NFL reinstates Patriots receiver Josh Gordon

More Sports / Football Aug 17, 2019

NFL reinstates Patriots receiver Josh Gordon

Josh Gordon's winding career has included several second chances following a trail of multiple drug suspensions that cast doubt on whether the talented but troubled playmaker would ever get on an NFL field again. He's getting yet another opportunity. The NFL conditionally reinstated the Patriots wide ...

Brown loses grievance over helmet

More Sports / Football Aug 13, 2019

Brown loses grievance over helmet

Oakland Raiders receiver Antonio Brown lost his grievance with the NFL on Monday over his use of an old helmet that is no longer certified as safe to use for practice or play. The arbitrator issued the ruling after holding a hearing last Friday with ...

Raiders legendary wideout Branch dead at 71

More Sports / Football Aug 6, 2019

Raiders legendary wideout Branch dead at 71

Cliff Branch, one of the Raiders' career-leading wide receivers who won three Super Bowls in 14 seasons with the franchise, has died. He was 71. Branch was found dead Saturday in a hotel room in Bullhead City, Arizona, the city's police department said. It said ...

Hall of Fame linebacker Buoniconti dead at 78

More Sports / Football Aug 1, 2019

Hall of Fame linebacker Buoniconti dead at 78

Pro Football Hall of Fame middle linebacker Nick Buoniconti, an undersized overachiever who helped lead the Miami Dolphins to the NFL's only perfect season and became a leader in the effort to cure paralysis, has died. He was 78. Buoniconti, who died Tuesday in Bridgehampton, ...

Chiefs' Patrick Mahomes the face of future for NFL

More Sports / Football Jul 30, 2019

Chiefs' Patrick Mahomes the face of future for NFL

Patrick Mahomes spent this past offseason riding horses through the surf and throwing passes on the beach, swapping jokes with Jimmy Kimmel and hob-knobbing with celebrities on the red carpet. He's the cover boy for this year's Madden video game. The Texas Tech die-hard who ...

NFL may add 'sky judge' to avoid repeat of blunder

More Sports / Football Mar 2, 2019

NFL may add 'sky judge' to avoid repeat of blunder

NFL executives are studying the possibility of adding a "sky judge" to help protect officials from botched calls such as the one that denied the New Orleans Saints a berth in last month's Super Bowl. Troy Vincent, the NFL executive vice president of football operations, ...