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.
49ers linebacker Smith suspended 9 games
49ers linebacker Aldon Smith has been suspended nine games for violating the NFL's personal-conduct and substance-abuse policies.
Sources: Rams cut 17; Sam still on roster
Michael Sam survived a round of cuts by the St. Louis Rams on Friday, sources told ESPN.
Stewart: Tragedy will affect my life forever
Tony Stewart expressed sorrow in his first public comments since striking and killing driver Kevin Ward Jr. earlier this month in upstate New York.
Report: Colts owner reaches plea agreement
Colts owner Jim Irsay has reached a plea agreement in his impaired driving case, the Indianapolis Star reported Friday, citing court officials.
Bengals' RB plans don't include Green-Ellis
BenJarvus Green-Ellis has been cut.
Mariners' Montero gets into fight with scout
The Seattle Mariners will further investigate an altercation that occurred Thursday between catcher Jesus Montero, currently rehabbing an oblique injury with the team's Class A Everett AquaSox affiliate, and Butch Baccala, a scout from his team.