/ Apr 15, 2017

Female kicker earns scholarship

A teenage high school student is believed to have made U.S. sporting history by becoming the first woman to win a college scholarship to play American football. Becca Longo, an 18-year-old senior at Basha High School in Chandler, Arizona, has signed a letter of intent ...

/ Apr 8, 2017

Longtime Seahawks scout Jensen dies at 60

Derrick Jensen, a two-time Super Bowl winner as a player and longtime Seattle Seahawks scout, has died after a five-year battle with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis. He was 60. The Seahawks announced that Jensen died Friday morning. He retired as a scout in 2012 as the ...

Hall of Famer Sayers has dementia

/ Mar 21, 2017

Hall of Famer Sayers has dementia

Relatives of Pro Football Hall of Famer Gale Sayers say the Chicago Bears legend has been diagnosed with dementia. His wife, Ardythe Sayers, tells The Kansas City Star that her 73-year-old husband was diagnosed four years ago and she blames Sayers' football career. He played ...

/ Mar 2, 2017

49ers quarterback Kaepernick to opt out of deal: agents

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick will opt out of his contract, his agents said Wednesday. Kaepernick will become a free agent starting March 9, representatives Jeff Nalley and Sean Kiernan told all 32 NFL clubs, according to NFL Network and website reports. Kaepernick, 29, was ...

/ Feb 18, 2017

Ex-USC assistant Jackson dies at 81

John Jackson, who coached star tailbacks Marcus Allen and Charles White during their Heisman Trophy-winning seasons at Southern California, has died. He was 81. The university said Friday that Jackson died of complications following intestinal surgery on Thursday in suburban Torrance. Jackson was running backs coach ...

Brady rebuffs Gisele's call to retire

/ Feb 8, 2017

Brady rebuffs Gisele's call to retire

New England Patriots star Tom Brady, the first quarterback to win five Super Bowl titles, says his supermodel wife, Gisele Bundchen, pleaded with him to retire after Sunday's championship victory. "If it was up to my wife, she would have me retire today. She told ...