Rangers take step toward home-ice advantage in first round with win over Sabres

...comment from an NHL spokesman was not immediately returned.The lawsuits were filed just months after the National Football League agreed to pay $765 million to settle lawsuits from thousands of former players who developed dementia or other concussion-related...

Longtime Buffalo Bills owner Ralph Wilson dies at 95

BUFFALO, N.Y. - Buffalo Bills owner Ralph Wilson, who helped found the American Football League in 1960, died at his home Tuesday afternoon. He was 95.Bills president Russ Brandon made the announcement at the NFL winter...

MLB hopes opening series will help drive interest in baseball Down Under

...going to be huge, but I'm not suggesting for one minute that the series will help us overtake the AFL (Australian Football League) or National Rugby League," Pickett said. "These two games will not be a panacea for all things baseball. But...

NFL executives searching for ways to prevent bullying

...the team and the league. It was inconsistent with a civilized workplace <0x2014> even in a professional football league and even among tough football players whose very profession is defined by physical and mental domination of players...

Editorial: Couldn't happen to a better Guy

...for 22 years, Guy finally was elected to the hall Saturday.Guy was an outstanding punter. He led the National Football League in punting for three of his 14 pro years with the Oakland (and, for a time, the Los Angeles) Raiders. He punted...

Ex-basketball star Julius Thomas is now big target for Broncos

...to gain his quarterback's confidence, too.He was pretty sure only friends and family picked him up in fantasy football leagues before his five-catch, 161-yard, two-touchdown performance against Baltimore in the NFL opener on Sept. 5...

National Football League's PAT kicks might just get the boot from league games

It's not that inconceivable that National Football League's PAT kicks might just get the boot from league games sometime in the future.

Investigation ordered by NFL says 3 players engaged in a pattern of harassment against Martin

An investigation ordered by the National Football League says three Dolphins players engaged in a pattern of harassment against Martin and others.

Georgia hires Tracy Rocker as assistant coach

...before suffering a knee injury.He concluded his career by playing one year for the Orlando Thunder of the World Football League.As a coach, Rocker spent two summers working with NFL teams ? Indianapolis in 2001 and Tampa Bay in 2006 as a part...

Ex-Georgia star Champ Bailey finally has spot on big stage at the Super Bowl

Ex-Georgia star Champ Bailey's moment has finally arrived. After 15 seasons in the National Football League, he has spot on the big stage at this year's Super Bowl.