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NFL doctor sends strong response to House report

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SEATTLE (AP) -- The co-chairman of the NFL's head, neck and spine committee has sent a letter to Congress stressing that he was not contacted by a committee handling a report during a government study on the link between football and brain disease....

No scoops for you: Bills media policy has many restrictions

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ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) -- Don't expect to hear or read anything about dropped passes or interceptions that take place during Buffalo Bills practices....

Concussion group says ex-NFL player Bubba Smith had CTE

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BOSTON (AP) -- Former NFL defensive end Bubba Smith was diagnosed with the brain disease CTE by researchers after his death, the Concussion Legacy Foundation said Monday....

Atlanta, Miami, Los Angeles selected to host Super Bowls

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- If you spend billions of dollars to build it, they will come....

Engineering and physics professors weigh in on Brady appeal

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NEW YORK (AP) -- Nearly two dozen engineering and physics professors weighed in Tuesday with a federal appeals court being asked to review New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady's four-game suspension for "Deflategate."...

Pro Football Hall of Famer Ron Mix admits felony tax fraud
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Pro Football Hall of Fame Member Ron Mix faces up to three years in federal prison after pleading guilty in Missouri to a felony tax-fraud charge....

Jaguars' Fowler returns, ready for bigger role after injury

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- Dante Fowler Jr. took a step right, quickly cut back inside offensive tackle Luke Joeckel and found himself on a collision course with the quarterback....

Dallas Cowboys sign injured linebacker Jaylon Smith
IRVING, Texas (AP) -- The Dallas Cowboys signed injured linebacker Jaylon Smith, their second-round draft pick, and former Baylor basketball player Rico Gathers on Friday....

Poll: 9 in 10 Native Americans not offended by Redskins name

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NEW YORK (AP) -- A recent national poll found that nine of 10 Native Americans aren't offended by the Washington Redskins name....

Patriots' Gronkowski not exactly a swan in 1st ballet lesson
BOSTON (AP) -- Don't look for Rob Gronkowski to spike his slippers in the end zone anytime soon....