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NFL's Goodell Refuses to Recuse Himself From Brady Hearing, Union Says

The National Football League has rejected a request from the players union that Commissioner Roger Goodell remove himself from Tom Brady's appeal of his four-game suspension over the "Deflategate" scandal, the union said on Friday.

Canadian Football's Alouettes Sign Defensive End Michael Sam

Michael Sam, the first openly gay player drafted into the NFL, has signed a contract with the Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football League, the team said Friday.

Michael Sam Signs With Montreal Alouettes of C.F.L.

Sam, a 25-year-old openly gay linebacker who never made it into a regular-season N.F.L. game last season, signed a two-year deal to play in the Canadian Football League.

Ex-NFL Star Sharper Set to Change Plea in Federal Rape Case

Disgraced former NFL star Darren Sharper, who has pleaded guilty or no contest to rape and attempted rape charges in three states, is set to change his not guilty plea in a federal rape case in New Orleans next week, court records s...

Broncos DE Antonio Smith Under Investigation in Texas

Denver Broncos defensive end Antonio Smith is under investigation in Texas over a criminal allegation the local sheriff described Thursday as "sexual in nature."

Ray Rice Domestic Violence Charges Dismissed

A judge dismissed the charges on Thursday after the Atlantic County prosecutor said Rice, a former Ravens running back, had completed the terms of his pretrial intervention.

Domestic Violence Charges Against Former NFL Player Ray Rice Dismissed

Domestic violence charges against former NFL running back Ray Rice were dismissed on Thursday, according to ABC. The move comes after Rice completed a pretrial intervention program, ABC reported.

Ex-NFL Star Hernandez Due in Court on Witness Intimidation Charge

Convicted murderer and former National Football League star Aaron Hernandez is due in court on Thursday to face charges that he shot a man prosecutors believe witnessed a double homicide of which Hernandez is also accused.

What Happened at NFL Meetings and What It Means

NFL owners concluded an especially hectic spring meetings by setting up what figures to be a very busy summer and fall.

Sports Briefing | Pro Football: Former Jet Pleads Guilty in Domestic Dispute Case

Jermaine Cunningham, who was with the Jets last year, pleaded guilty to three charges in connection with a domestic dispute case that invoked New Jersey’s revenge pornography law.

Concussion Lawsuits Rankle School Groups

The Illinois High School Association is the first state association that could face class-action scrutiny over concussions.

Roger Goodell Says Patriots’ Decision to Accept Punishment Is Not Tied to Tom Brady’s Appeal

The N.F.L. commissioner also said he was looking forward to hearing the Patriots’ quarterback’s version of events.

The Giants’ Will Beatty Is Sidelined With a Muscle Tear

Beatty, who plays the pivotal left tackle position and was one of the Giants’ most experienced linemen, tore a pectoral muscle during weight training and will be sidelined five to six months.

Goodell Mentions Germany, Mexico for Possible Games

A future regular-season NFL game in Mexico or Germany was discussed by NFL owners Wednesday.

Column: In the End, the NFL Cartel Is What Matters Most

Tom Brady is on his own, cast off by an owner who figured out that being in the club that practically prints money is a lot more important than being loyal to one of his employees.

Goodell Says NFL Didn't Push Patriots Not to Fight 'Deflategate' Penalty

The decision by New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft not to appeal the team's "Deflategate" penalty was made without pressure from the National Football League, Commissioner Roger Goodell said on Wednesday.

Goodell Wants to Hear Directly From Brady in Appeal

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says it's his responsibility to hear directly from New England quarterback Tom Brady in his appeal of his four-game suspension in the deflated footballs case.

Pats Owner Kraft Tries to Let the Air Out of 'Deflategate'

Robert Kraft isn't challenging punishments handed to his Patriots in the deflated footballs scandal.

Sports Briefing | Pro Football: Shared N.F.L. Stadium for Los Angeles Area Is Nearer

A land transaction was completed for the facility near Carson which would be home to the Chargers and the Raiders.

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