NFL: Lifetime ban possible for domestic abuse
The NFL is immediately implementing a sweeping domestic violence initiative that calls for a six-game suspension for a first offense and a lifetime ban from the league for a second offense.
Sources: Watt, Texans agree to $100M deal
The Houston Texans and defensive end J.J. Watt have reached agreement on a six-year contract extension that could pay him $100 million, league sources told ESPN's Chris Mortensen.
Raiders start rookie Carr, not Schaub, at QB
The Oakland Raiders have named rookie Derek Carr their starting quarterback.
L'ville shuts down Miami to win ACC debut
Dominique Brown's 15-yard touchdown run in the third quarter and Gerald Christian's 10-yard TD catch late in the fourth followed Louisville's big defensive performance that helped beat Miami 31-13 on Monday night.
Cup wild-cards: Poulter, Westwood, Gallacher
European captain Paul McGinley chose Ian Poulter, Lee Westwood and Stephen Gallacher as his wild-card selections Tuesday for the Ryder Cup, with Luke Donald the high-profile name to miss out.
Phillies' Hamels, 3 relievers no-hit Braves
Cole Hamels and three Philadelphia Phillies relievers combined to pitch a no-hitter Monday, beating the Atlanta Braves 7-0.
Rams finalize practice squad minus Sam
The St. Louis Rams announced their 10-man practice squad Monday afternoon and defensive end Michael Sam is not part of it.