The lawsuit was filed in Jackson County Circuit Court on behalf of former players Leonard Griffin, Chris Martin, Joe Phillips, Alexander Louis Cooper and Kevin Porter, all of whom played on defense.
Police released the additional details in the death of Kyle A. Van Winkle, 30, of Smithville. He died Sunday after a struggle in Kansas City's Arrowhead Stadium parking lot.
The Rams can break their 30-year lease after the 2014 season — a decade early — but have said little about their plans beyond expressing an interest to stay. That isn't keeping stadium boosters from hoping for the best.
Olympic diver Tom Daley says he is in a relationship with a man.
Doug Weight and Bill Guerin began their friendship before they were in the NHL and grew closer while playing together for the Edmonton Oilers, St. Louis Blues and New York Islanders.
St. Louis' two-game winning streak was snapped in Sunday's 23-13 loss to the San Francisco 49ers.
The glaring error by the officiating crew didn't cost the Redskins in their 24-17 loss Sunday night. Some of the same mistakes that have plagued the team all season did.
The Chiefs became the first team in NFL to win its first nine games and then lose three in a row.
Arizona coach said officiating in Sunday's game could possibly cost the Cardinals a playoff spot.
The Broncos held off a furious rally to beat the Chiefs 35-28 on Sunday and seize control of the AFC West.
While Colin Kaepernick was sacked four times, Robert Quinn and the opportunistic Rams defense failed to make the game-changing plays it had the past two weeks
Tamba Hali has recovered after spraining his right ankle in last week's loss to San Diego. Meanwhile, linebacker Justin Houston is considered "week to week" after dislocating his right elbow against the Chargers.
Running back Zac Stacy, cornerback Trumaine Johnson and left guard Chris Williams, who were injured in last Sunday's game against the Chicago Bears, have been cleared to play against San Francisco on Sunday.
The prevailing thought all season was Kansas City couldn't win a high-scoring game, and that its defense would have to carry the load. But while the Chiefs didn't beat San Diego, Alex Smith and his cohorts at least proved that they could pick up some slack.
Dallas is at least temporarily ahead of Philadelphia (6-5) atop the NFC East.
It hasn't been determined whether John Fox, who is recovering from heart surgery, will coach from the sideline or the booth for his first game back, when the Broncos host the Tennessee Titans on Dec. 8.
The San Francisco 49ers have remained vague on when the wide receiver will return, though they're hoping he can play against the St. Louis Rams on Sunday.
If the Lions hadn't started the game so poorly, the score could have been even more lopsided. The Packers have a five-game losing winless streak for the first time since 2008.
The victory provided the Ravens (6-6) with their first winning streak since September and pushed them ahead of the Steelers (5-7) and four other teams in the race for the final wild-card slot in the AFC.
With defensive tackle Kevin Vickerson was put on season-ending injured reserve Wednesday.