(The Sports Xchange) - San Francisco 49ers defensive tackle Ray McDonald was arrested and charged with felony domestic violence early Sunday morning. The Sacramento Bee reported that McDonald was booked by San Jose police at 5:30 a.m. Show More Summary
(Reuters) - Defensive end Michael Sam's quest to become the first openly gay player in the National Football League (NFL) remained in limbo on Sunday after his exit interview with the St. Louis Rams. Both the Rams and national media reported Sam had gone unclaimed off waivers by other league teams before Sunday's 12 noon ET deadline passed. Show More Summary
For National Football League fans, the wait is almost over. After months of off-season news, the NFL Draft and preseason games, the real thing is just around the corner. And with it comes the start of another rapidly growing tradition in the United states: fantasy football. Show More Summary
- Michael Sam, the first openly gay player drafted in National Football League, said he was confident of making a pro football team despite being cut by the St Louis Rams. The journey continues," the defensive end wrote on Twitter. NFL teams had to reach the 53-man NFL limit by Saturday ahead of next week's season openers.
Former star linebacker James Harrison has announced his retirement from the National Football League, saying he wants to spend more time with his family. Harrison, who won a pair of Super Bowls with the Pittsburgh Steelers, made the announcement on his Facebook page. Show More Summary
- Michael Sam, the first openly gay player selected in the National Football League draft, was released Saturday by the St. Louis Rams in final roster cuts before the season begins. All NFL teams had to reach the 53-man NFL limit byShow More Summary
(Reuters) - Defensive end Michael Sam's dream of becoming the first openly gay player in the National Football League (NFL) was put on hold on Saturday when he failed to make the St. Louis Rams' 53-man roster for the 2014 regular season. Show More Summary
Michael Sam became the first openly gay player picked in the National Football League Draft this May. In August, he became the first openly gay player to play in a pre-season game, performing well. But the St. Louis Rams cut Sam on Saturday...Show More Summary
New York (AFP) - Michael Sam, the first openly gay player drafted by a National Football League team, was released Saturday by the St. Louis Rams in their final roster reduction.
San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith apologized Saturday for actions that led to a nine-game suspension from the National Football League. A day after being hit with the ban, Smith released a statement through the NFL Players Association expressing regret for substance abuse and personal conduct policy violations. Show More Summary
Former Steelers and Bengals linebacker James Harrison has decided to retire from football. Former Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison has announced his retirement from the National Football League, deciding that he'd like to...Show More Summary
The San Francisco 49ers have one of the most formidable defenses in the National Football League. Their linebacker corps is widely considered the best in the NFL. However, for a large part of the 2014 season, that linebacker group is going to be severely short-handed. Show More Summary
San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith received a nine-game ban without pay Friday from the National Football League for substance abuse and personal conduct violations. Smith has 42 sacks since making his NFL debut in 2011, the second-most of any player in the league over that span, but has multiple incidents involving police as well. Show More Summary
- Michael Sam, the first openly gay player drafted by the National Football League, is confident he will play for a team this season, although maybe not the St. Louis Rams. Sam, a defensive end, led St. Louis with six tackles Thursday...Show More Summary
The National Football League has drastically toughened its punishments for domestic violence after weeks of uproar over its weak response to the case of Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice. Rice received a two-game suspension after...Show More Summary
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell is pictured here at the Super Bowl in 2009. Wikimedia Commons Admitting that he hadn’t gone far enough in guiding the National Football League’s policy on domestic violence and had flubbed the Ray RiceShow More Summary
National Football League commissioner Roger Goodell announced tougher penalties for domestic violence Thursday, including potential life bans for repeat offenders, and apologized for issuing a weak abuse penalty last month. In a letter...Show More Summary
Johnny Manziel is now in the National Football League, but he will always have a spot in the Nissan Heisman House. The 2012 Heisman Trophy winner was included in the latest batch of Nissan Heisman House commercials, which arrived just in time for the 2014-15 college football season. Show More Summary
If you didn't think the National Football League was really serious about its new digital network, think again. A mere week after arriving on the Apple TV, NFL Now is adding Yahoo Screen to the growing list of platforms it is currently available in....
- Defensive tackle Jurrell Casey has agreed to a multi-million dollar contract extension, making him the highest paid player with the National Football League's Tennessee Titans. The 24-year-old Casey has been a solid contributor for the Titans since they picked him in the third round of the 2011 NFL entry draft.