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Vikes' Peterson accused of child abuse

Sep 13, 2014

Vikes' Peterson accused of child abuse

Star Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has been indicted in Texas on a charge of child abuse after using a branch to spank his son, and was swiftly benched by the team on Friday for this weekend’s game against New England. Peterson’s attorney, ...

Ravens fly high without Rice

Sep 12, 2014

Ravens fly high without Rice

The dismissal of Ray Rice wasn’t a distraction for the Baltimore Ravens. Ultimately, it served as inspiration. Playing a pivotal divisional game three days after the release of the star running back, Baltimore got a pair of touchdown passes from Joe Flacco and rolled ...

Sep 12, 2014

Kanagawa withdraws from league

The American football club of Kanagawa University has withdrawn from all league games this season because of a violent incident within the team, the Kanto Collegiate Football League announced on Thursday. Kanagawa University belongs to the “Big 8″ division, the second highest division of ...

Sep 12, 2014

49ers suspend announcer Robinson

The San Francisco 49ers have suspended veteran broadcaster Ted Robinson for two games following comments this week to a San Francisco radio station about the Ray Rice domestic violence case that were deemed insensitive. The Pac-12 Networks also announced Wednesday night it had suspended ...

Source claims Rice video was sent to NFL back in April

Sep 11, 2014

Source claims Rice video was sent to NFL back in April

A law enforcement official says he sent a video of Ray Rice punching his then-fiancee to an NFL executive five months ago, while commissioner Roger Goodell has insisted the league didn’t see the violent images until this week. The person played AP a 12-second ...

Goodell denies seeing video

Sep 10, 2014

Goodell denies seeing video

As questions arose about how the NFL investigated domestic violence allegations against Ray Rice, commissioner Roger Goodell said Tuesday the league asked for, but was not given, video showing the ex-Ravens running back punching his then-fiancee in an elevator. Goodell told CBS that “no ...

Stafford, Johnson leads Lions in rout of Giants

Sep 9, 2014

Stafford, Johnson leads Lions in rout of Giants

Matthew Stafford was at his best when improvising — and that alone may be a sign of improvement. Stafford threw two early touchdown passes to Calvin Johnson, and Detroit beat the New York Giants 35-14 on Monday night in Jim Caldwell’s first game as ...

Ravens cut Rice after latest video emerges

Sep 9, 2014

Ravens cut Rice after latest video emerges

Ray Rice was let go by the Baltimore Ravens on Monday and suspended indefinitely by the NFL after a video was released showing the running back striking his then-fiancee in February. The grainy video, released by TMZ Sports, shows Rice and Janay Palmer in ...

Sep 9, 2014

Colts' Mathis likely done for season

Defending NFL sacks champion Robert Mathis is expected to miss the Colts’ entire season after tearing an Achilles tendon during a private workout last week in Atlanta, a person with knowledge of the injury said on Monday. Indianapolis coach Chuck Pagano was expected to ...

Sep 9, 2014

SMU football coach Jones resigns

SMU coach June Jones resigned Monday only two games into his seventh season at the school, citing “some personal reasons” for his sudden decision. The resignation, effective immediately, came after the Mustangs scored only one touchdown while losing their first two games this year. ...

Sep 9, 2014

Clowney undergoes knee surgery

Jadeveon Clowney, the No. 1 overall pick in the 2014 NFL Draft, had arthroscopic surgery on his right knee Monday and will be out 4-6 weeks. Coach Bill O’Brien said he didn’t know exactly what was repaired in Clowney’s knee. Clowney was injured late ...