The total settlement would include $675 million for compensatory claims, for players with neurological symptoms; $75 million for baseline testing for asymptomatic men; and $10 million for medical research and education. The NFL would also pay an additional $112 million to the players' lawyers for their fees and expenses, for a total payout of nearly $900 million.
Dennis Rodman and an assortment of basketball players — some of them former NBA stars — will play against a team of North Korean players on Wednesday. The game is a "birthday present" for Kim Jong Un.
The Indianapolis Colts are getting some help from a former New England Patriot.
The Carolina Panthers will look to limit the damage that Colin Kaepernick and the San Francisco 49ers can do in their upcoming playoff game on Sunday, Jan. 12.
The number of candidates for the Washington coaching job more than doubled in a single day, with the team reaching out to as many as five NFL assistant coaches.
Alex Smith was 30 of 46 for 378 yards with four TDs and no interceptions on a day he lost his top two running backs, Jamaal Charles and Knile Davis, and starting receiver Donnie Avery to injuries.
St. Louis goalie Brian Elliott has won 13 consecutive home games, extending a franchise record he set with a 5-0 shutout against Los Angeles on Thursday.
The question for the Chiefs is whether they've fixed the miscues that proved so costly against the Colts two weeks ago.
Former Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe said members of the organization asked him to tone down his pro-gay-marriage rhetoric. Special-teams coach Mike Priefer has disputed claims that he made anti-gay remarks.
Chiefs' general manager John Dorsey envisions a franchise that is always in the playoffs, one hoisting trophies regularly.
Paul Martin and Brooks Orpik might be a little banged up, but they made the U.S. Olympic team, which comes as a big relief to the two Penguins players.
Two years after a devastating knee injury threatened his career, and one year after he was the lone bright spot in a blighted season, Charles has put together one of the finest campaigns in the history of a franchise that has had plenty of notable offensive stars.
The wide receiver says he got some rest and is ready to go for Saturday's game against Indianpolis. Several other players also were ready to start in the upcoming game.
As the Chiefs prepare to visit Indianapolis for a wild-card showdown Saturday, there's an unmistakable bond that seems to unite the longest-tenured players in the organization.
The Blues are 8-1-2 in their last 11 games. The Wild have gone 10 straight games without a win in regulation, leading to speculation regarding coach Mike Yeo's job status.
The top five stories were grim: terrorism, performance-enhancing drug use, legal settlements, murder charges. The first on-field action came in at No. 6 — the Boston Red Sox's worst-to-first World Series title.
The Chiefs will be near full strength for the first time in weeks when they visit the Indianapolis Colts for an AFC wild-card playoff game on Saturday.
Fired on Monday were Washington's Mike Shanahan, Detroit's Jim Schwartz, Minnesota's Leslie Frazier and Tampa Bay's Greg Schiano. They join Cleveland's Rob Chudzinski who was fired Sunday night.
San Diego lined up with seven men on one side of the snapper, and NFL rules state no more than six players can be on the line of scrimmage on either side of the snapper.
The Colts are playing their best football of the season and at just the right time — heading into Saturday's rematch with the Chiefs (11-5), who have lost five of their past seven.