- Union appeals Rice's indefinite suspension by NFL
September 16, 201411:04 PM ET
BALTIMORE (AP) — The NFL players' union appealed Ray Rice's indefinite suspension Tuesday night.
- Criticism mounting for Vikings, Adrian Peterson
September 16, 201411:40 PM ET
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Adrian Peterson has been one of the most popular and marketable stars in the NFL, an approachable superstar with an inspirational comeback story that made him an endorser's dream.
- Orioles clinch AL East with 8-2 win over Blue Jays
September 16, 201411:30 PM ET
BALTIMORE (AP) — Champagne was spraying all around him, and Dan Duquette couldn't help but laugh at the mayhem he helped create.
- Nats beat Braves to clinch another NL East title
September 16, 201411:24 PM ET
ATLANTA (AP) — The Washington Nationals bounced up and down in unison near second base, not bothered at all by a smattering of boos from the crowd at Turner Field.
- Broncos, Seahawks top AP Pro32 before rematch
September 16, 20146:04 PM ET
NEW YORK (AP) — The Seattle Seahawks and Denver Broncos finished last season as the top two teams in the league.
- Warner, Seau among 113 Hall nominees
September 16, 20149:46 PM ET
Super Bowl-winning quarterback Kurt Warner and linebacker Junior Seau are among 15 first-year eligible modern-era candidates nominated for the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
- Grand jury to weigh case of NASCAR's Tony Stewart
September 16, 20144:23 PM ET
The decision whether to charge three-time NASCAR champion Tony Stewart in the August death of a fellow driver at a sprint car race in upstate New York will be up to a grand jury.
- Senator ties NFL tax status to Redskins name
September 16, 20143:39 PM ET
WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. senator threatened the NFL with legislation over Washington's nickname, a letter was dispatched to the other 31 team owners, and the issue was linked to the league's others recent troubles Tuesday as the anti-"Redskins" movement took its cause to Capitol Hill.
- DA: Josh Gordon gets probation in DWI case in NC
September 16, 20143:49 PM ET
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A prosecutor said Tuesday that suspended Cleveland Browns receiver Josh Gordon will receive probation and undergo a substance-abuse assessment after pleading guilty to a drunken-driving charge in North Carolina.
- Atlanta mayor: Talked to 6 possible Hawks owners
September 16, 20148:08 PM ET
ATLANTA (AP) — Mayor Kasim Reed said Tuesday he has already talked with six potential buyers of the Atlanta Hawks and expects a sale of the team to move quickly after racially charged comments by owner Bruce Levenson and general manager Danny Ferry.