NORTH ATTLEBORO, Mass., June 18 (UPI) -- Police investigating the slaying of a Boston man questioned New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez, Sports Illustrated reported Tuesday.
ATLANTA, June 17 (UPI) -- An Atlanta radio station Monday fired three sports show personalities after they mocked a former NFL player suffering from Lou Gehrig's disease.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., June 17 (UPI) -- Former NFL wide receiver Chad Johnson was released from a Florida jail Monday after apologizing for slapping his attorney's buttocks in court.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass., June 11 (UPI) -- New England Patriots Coach Bill Belichick Tuesday confirmed widespread reports the team had signed quarterback Tim Tebow.
CINCINNATI, June 11 (UPI) -- Bengals cornerback Adam "Pacman" Jones entered a not guilty plea Tuesday to a charge he hit a woman outside a Cincinnati bar.
SANTA CLARA, Calif., June 11 (UPI) -- A construction worker was found dead Tuesday at the bottom of an elevator shaft at the San Francisco 49ers' new stadium being built in Santa Clara, Calif.
KANSAS CITY, Mo., June 11 (UPI) -- Relatives of Zoey Belcher said Tuesday that whoever gets custody of the daughter of Kansas City linebacker Jovan Belcher will not have control of her money.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass., June 10 (UPI) -- Quarterback Tim Tebow has signed a contract with the New England Patriots, ESPN and NFL.com reported Monday.
HOLLYWOOD, June 10 (UPI) -- Retired San Diego Chargers linebacker Shawne Merriman was taken to a Los Angeles hospital after overdosing on unspecified drugs and alcohol, police said.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., June 10 (UPI) -- By NFL receiver Chad Johnson's standards, it was a tame touchdown dance but the pat on the butt he gave his lawyer will land him in a Florida jail for 30 days.
MILWAUKEE, June 6 (UPI) -- The estate of a former NFL player and coach says it has sued the football league for hiding what it knew about the health risks from repeated concussions.
GREEN BAY, Wis., June 5 (UPI) -- Green Bay Packers running back DuJuan Harris has undergone a procedure to remove a large cyst pressing against his lung, his agent said Wednesday.
HOUSTON, June 5 (UPI) -- The big news at the Houston Texans' recent organized team activity was tight end Owen Daniels' announcement of his upcoming marriage.
COLUMBUS, Ohio, June 4 (UPI) -- Ohio State President E. Gordon Gee announced his retirement Tuesday following a furor over disparaging comments about other schools and athletic conferences.
PITTSBURGH, June 4 (UPI) -- The second of three suspects in the stabbing of Pittsburgh Steelers offensive tackle Mike Adams was arrested, and arraigned Tuesday.
LOS ANGELES, June 4 (UPI) -- New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul is expected to be ready for the 2013 season after back surgery Tuesday, the team said.
LOS ANGELES, June 4 (UPI) -- NFL Hall of Famer Deacon Jones died in Southern California Monday at the age of 74, the Washington Redskins said.
CHICAGO, June 3 (UPI) -- Ron Smith, the former Pro Bowl kick returner for the Chicago Bears, died after a brief illness, his family said. He was 70.
BUFFALO, N.Y., June 3 (UPI) -- Jim Kelly, the coach of the Buffalo Bills, announced Monday he has been diagnosed with cancer of the jaw but is optimistic about recovery.
NEW YORK, June 1 (UPI) -- Tim Tebow's father says his quarterback son has not given up on playing in the NFL again despite a report some close to him believe his career may be over.
PITTSBURGH, June 1 (UPI) -- Pittsburgh Steelers offensive tackle Mike Adams was recovering Saturday from stab wounds suffered outside his Pittsburgh home, his agent said.
ST. LOUIS, May 31 (UPI) -- St. Louis Rams running back Isaiah Pead has been slapped with a one-game suspension for violating the NFL's substance abuse policy.