Mar 20, 2013 14:32 EDT
National Football League players will be penalized for using the crown of their helmet against defenders and quarterbacks figure to fumble more often under rule changes adopted Wednesday.
Mar 19, 2013 13:33 EDT
Matt Hasselbeck signed a free agent deal with the Indianapolis Colts on Tuesday, a day after the 14-season National Football League quarterback was released by the Tennessee Titans.
Mar 18, 2013 14:54 EDT
Any athlete suspected of getting a concussion during sports should stop play, leave the game and not return until cleared by a licensed healthcare professional, according to new US guidelines out Monday.
Mar 16, 2013 17:21 EDT
National Football League free agent receiver Donte Stallworth suffered severe burns when a hot-air balloon containing him and his girlfriend struck power lines on Saturday, the Miami Herald reported.
Mar 13, 2013 21:31 EDT
Receiver Wes Welker, who is New England's all-time reception leader, has signed a two-year contract with the Denver Broncos.
Mar 12, 2013 17:00 EDT
Ryan Fitzpatrick was released by the Buffalo Bills on Tuesday, 18 months after the National Football League team signed the quarterback to a six-year contract extension worth $59 million.
Mar 12, 2013 15:52 EDT
Atlanta Falcons tight end Tony Gonzalez has changed his mind about retirement, saying Tuesday he will rejoin the NFL club after falling one game short of reaching last month's Super Bowl.
Mar 12, 2013 03:07 EDT
Eagles quarterback Michael Vick has canceled several book signings due to threats of violence against him, Philadelphia-based TV station NBC10 reported.
Mar 11, 2013 19:54 EDT
Helmets and mouthguards can prevent serious head and facial injuries, but there is no evidence they specifically stave off concussion, top authorities in sports medicine say.
Mar 11, 2013 17:44 EDT
The National Football League joined GE, a world leader in medical imaging, on Monday in launching a $60 million research program aimed at improving diagnosis and treatment of traumatic brain injuries.
Mar 04, 2013 14:38 EST
Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco signed the richest contract in National Football League history Monday, a six-year deal worth $120.6 million to stay with the Super Bowl champions.
Mar 01, 2013 23:33 EST
Super Bowl most valuable player Joe Flacco has agreed to terms on a new contract with the Baltimore Ravens, the Baltimore Sun reported.
Feb 28, 2013 16:16 EST
Questions by team representatives regarding sexual orientation to collegiate players hoping for a multi-million-dollar National Football League career have prompted an investigation by the league.
Feb 27, 2013 13:53 EST
Two decades after NFL legend Joe Montana left the San Francisco 49ers for Kansas City, another star quarterback -- Alex Smith -- is set to leave the 49ers and join the Chiefs, according to reports.
Feb 25, 2013 20:29 EST
Three-time Super Bowl champion Tom Brady has agreed to a three-year contract extension with the New England Patriots, according to a report in Sports Illustrated.
Feb 11, 2013 12:48 EST
Michael Vick has agreed to a restructured contract to remain with the Philadelphia Eagles but will have to fight to keep his starting quarterback job, the NFL club announced on Monday.
Feb 08, 2013 13:45 EST
An electrical relay device installed at the Superdome to help prevent blackouts failed and caused the power outage that shut down the Super Bowl, the suppliers said on Friday.
Feb 07, 2013 13:58 EST
Gregg Williams, the major figure in the New Orleans Saints payoffs-for-injuries bounty scheme, was reinstated Thursday by the National Football League after being suspended indefinitely 11 months ago.
Feb 07, 2013 13:22 EST
Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson underwent successful hernia surgery on Thursday to repair a torn abdominal muscle, the National Football League team announced.
Feb 07, 2013 13:10 EST
Little of the cash from huge football transfer fees finds its way to smaller clubs, which are ending up with fewer opportunities to make it into the major leagues, the European Commission said Thursday.