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Attorney: FBI probing allegations tied to Texans QB Deshaun Watson
Aug 18, 2021
An attorney for 22 women who have filed lawsuits accusing Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson of sexual assault and harassment said Wednesday that he and some of his clients have spoken to the FBI about the case.
Jaguars' Urban Meyer, Trent Baalke subpoenaed in Iowa discrimination suit
Jul 14, 2021
The Jacksonville Jaguars said Wednesday that coach Urban Meyer and general manager Trent Baalke were subpoenaed as part of a lawsuit filed by lawyers for Black players suing former Iowa strength coach Chris Doyle for discrimination.
Supreme Court rules NCAA cannot enforce rules limiting education-related benefits
Jun 21, 2021
In a ruling that could help push changes in college athletics, the Supreme Court on Monday unanimously ruled that the NCAA can't enforce certain rules limiting the education-related benefits -- things like computers and graduate scholarships -- that colleges offer athletes.
Bills wide receiver Cole Beasley would rather retire than get COVID vaccine
Jun 19, 2021
Buffalo Bills receiver Cole Beasley does not plan to get vaccinated against COVID-19 and insists he will not follow rules jointly adopted by the NFL and NFLPA requiring unvaccinated players to stay clear of people.
NFL pledges to stop 'race-norming,' review past scores for potential race bias
Jun 02, 2021
The NFL on Wednesday pledged to halt the use of "race-norming" -- which assumed Black players started out with lower cognitive function -- in the $1 billion settlement of brain injury claims and review past scores for any potential race bias.
Former NFL player Kellen Winslow II sentenced to 14 years in prison for multiple rapes
Mar 03, 2021
Former NFL player Kellen Winslow II was sentenced Wednesday to 14 years in prison for multiple rapes and other sexual offenses against five women in Southern California, including one who was homeless when he attacked her in 2018.
Falcons owner Arthur Blank donating $17M to civil rights museum
Feb 04, 2021
The billionaire owner of the Falcons is donating $17 million to help a civil rights museum expand and offer new programming. Arthur Blank's family foundation announced the gift to the National Center for Civil and Human Rights on Thursday.
Carroll Hardy, architect of Broncos' 'Orange Crush' defense, dies at 87
Aug 09, 2020
Carroll Hardy, a multi-sport star best known as the only man ever to pinch hit for Ted Williams and a football executive who helped assemble the Broncos' "Orange Crush" defense during the 1970s, died Sunday at age 87.
The ESPYs focus on honors, pandemic and racial justice
Jun 22, 2020
No red carpet, no nattily dressed athletes, no house band or monologue poking fun at the past year's top athletes and moments. This was a different version of The ESPYS. The focus of Sunday night's show on ESPN was hope and inspiration in the time of coronavirus.