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NFL to interview Clay Matthews, Julius Peppers, James Harrison in PEDs probe

Clay Matthews, Julius Peppers and James Harrison will be interviewed next month by NFL officials in connection to a media report that linked them to the use of performance-enhancing drugs. A letter from NFL executive Adolpho Birch that was obtained by The Associated Press says Green Bay linebackers...

  • Redskins trying to reduce fumbles with beeping footballs

    Redskins trying to reduce fumbles with beeping footballs

    ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Amid the hooting and hollering at Washington Redskins minicamp, there's a different sound in the air during running back drills. Coaches whack at the football with Matt Jones carrying it, and it beeps. Then it beeps longer. That's a good sign. The Redskins are one of five NFL...

  • 'Sunday Night Football' is getting a new theme song and Carrie Underwood will sing it

    'Sunday Night Football' is getting a new theme song and Carrie Underwood will sing it

    The opening to “Sunday Night Football” is going to be different this fall. Not completely different though – Carrie Underwood will still be performing the theme song to broadcast TV’s top-rated program. Only now that tune will be based on one of the country superstar’s own hits, rather than the ’80s pop...

  • Jared Goff still saying all the right things, but he's not the starter yet

    As Jared Goff addressed his status as the face of an NFL franchise in the country’s second-largest market, he sounded awfully similar to the most dominant athlete in town. “I’m very honored that they decided to do what they did, trade the picks to take me with the first pick,” Goff said. “I don’t...

  • Lions add cheerleaders to field for 1st time at Ford Field

    Lions add cheerleaders to field for 1st time at Ford Field

    The Detroit Lions will have their own cheerleaders for the first time in more than four decades. Lions President Rod Wood announced the decision Monday, saying that adding cheerleaders will elevate game-day entertainment. Team spokesman Ben Manges says the team hasn't had its own cheerleaders since...

  • Seahawks give tryout to former Bulls player Nate Robinson

    Seahawks give tryout to former Bulls player Nate Robinson

    The Seattle Seahawks have given former NBA standout and one-time college football player Nate Robinson a tryout. The Seahawks confirmed that Robinson went through a tryout on Monday, first reported by The Washington Post. Robinson had indicated in video posted to YouTube earlier this spring a desire...

  • Eagles WR Nelson Agholor accused of sexual assault

    Eagles WR Nelson Agholor accused of sexual assault

    Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Nelson Agholor has been accused of sexual assault by a dancer at Cheerleaders Gentlemen's Club in Philadelphia. The incident allegedly occurred Thursday afternoon at the club, which is close to the team's headquarters. "There was an allegation made against one of...

  • Richard Sherman as president: Make the billionaires pay for their stadiums

    Richard Sherman as president: Make the billionaires pay for their stadiums

    Richard Sherman for president? The Seahawks cornerback was fine with the idea, pitched by Seattle radio host John Clayton, of writing in Sherman’s name on the ballot. Keep in mind, Sherman is no stranger to speaking his mind. “I respectfully accept that nomination,” Sherman told Clayton. “I think...

  • AP source: Miller rejects $114.5 million offer

    Super Bowl MVP Von Miller's camp has rejected a contract proposal that would have made him the highest-paid non-quarterback in NFL history, a person familiar with the matter told The Associated Press on Wednesday. The person, who spoke on condition of anonymity because of the sensitive nature of...

  • Report: Aaron Hernandez Hires Casey Anthony's Lawyer

    Report: Aaron Hernandez Hires Casey Anthony's Lawyer

    Former New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez has hired a new defense team that includes the lawyer who represented Casey Anthony, ESPN reported Wednesday. Along with attorney Jose Baez, who represented Anthony, Hernandez has hired two other attorneys, ESPN reported. Hernandez, a Bristol native and...

  • Dolphins rookie Laremy Tunsil getting rave reviews

    Dolphins rookie Laremy Tunsil getting rave reviews

    The early reviews on Miami Dolphins first-round pick Laremy Tunsil have been almost unanimously good. "It's crazy how athletic he is," guard-center Jamil Douglas said. "Athleticism and aggressiveness," guard Billy Turner said. "He's a strong kid," right tackle Ja'Wuan James said. "A good kid, too."...

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