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    Ex-NFL QB Johnny Manziel strikes deal with Tiger-Cats

    Ex-NFL QB Johnny Manziel strikes deal with Tiger-Cats


    Former Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel says he has signed with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats, posting to his Twitter account on Saturday that joining the CFL "is the best opportunity for me moving forward and I’m eager for what the future...

    Former Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel says he has signed with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats, posting to his Twitter account on Saturday that joining the CFL "is the best opportunity for me moving forward and I’m eager for what the future holds.”

    Carolina Panthers agree to sell to hedge fund manager for $2.2B US

    Carolina Panthers agree to sell to hedge fund manager for $2.2B US


    The Carolina Panthers announced Wednesday they've signed a "definitive agreement" to sell the team to David Tepper, the founder and president of global hedge fund Appaloosa...

    The Carolina Panthers announced Wednesday they've signed a "definitive agreement" to sell the team to David Tepper, the founder and president of global hedge fund Appaloosa Management.

    Supreme Court will hear Bell, NFL case on Super Bowl ads

    Supreme Court will hear Bell, NFL case on Super Bowl ads


    Canada's top court will consider appeals by Bell Canada and the National Football League over whether Canadian viewers can watch American TV commercials during the...

    Canada's top court will consider appeals by Bell Canada and the National Football League over whether Canadian viewers can watch American TV commercials during the game,

    Unsigned safety Eric Reid follows Kaepernick, files collusion grievance against NFL

    Unsigned safety Eric Reid follows Kaepernick, files collusion grievance against NFL


    The NFL players' union says former San Francisco 49ers safety Eric Reid filed a grievance against the league, alleging that he remains unsigned as a result of collusion by...

    The NFL players' union says former San Francisco 49ers safety Eric Reid filed a grievance against the league, alleging that he remains unsigned as a result of collusion by owners.

    Canadians Shepley, Hunter ink NFL deals after going undrafted

    Canadians Shepley, Hunter ink NFL deals after going undrafted


    Canadian offensive lineman Dakoda Shepley joined the New York Jets as an undrafted free agent Saturday after being bypassed in the NFL...

    Canadian offensive lineman Dakoda Shepley joined the New York Jets as an undrafted free agent Saturday after being bypassed in the NFL draft.

    One-handed Shaquem Griffin defies odds, drafted by Seattle Seahawks

    One-handed Shaquem Griffin defies odds, drafted by Seattle Seahawks


    The Seattle Seahawks have selected Central Florida linebacker Shaquem Griffin in the fifth round of the NFL draft on Saturday. Griffin lost his left hand to amputation when he was four years old, and became the feel-good story of the NFL...

    The Seattle Seahawks have selected Central Florida linebacker Shaquem Griffin in the fifth round of the NFL draft on Saturday. Griffin lost his left hand to amputation when he was four years old, and became the feel-good story of the NFL draft.

    Canada's Nathan Shepherd selected by New York Jets in NFL draft

    Canada's Nathan Shepherd selected by New York Jets in NFL draft


    Defensive tackle Nathan Shepherd is a New York Jet. The six-foot-five, 315-pound native of Ajax, Ont., was taken in the third round, No. 72 overall in the NFL draft Friday...

    Defensive tackle Nathan Shepherd is a New York Jet. The six-foot-five, 315-pound native of Ajax, Ont., was taken in the third round, No. 72 overall in the NFL draft Friday night.

    Woeful Browns anoint QB Baker Mayfield as latest saviour with 1st overall pick

    Woeful Browns anoint QB Baker Mayfield as latest saviour with 1st overall pick


    Baker Mayfield, until the past few days considered an outsider to be chosen at the top of the NFL draft, has been taken by the Cleveland Browns to begin Thursday night's...

    Baker Mayfield, until the past few days considered an outsider to be chosen at the top of the NFL draft, has been taken by the Cleveland Browns to begin Thursday night's selections.

    Longtime Steelers LB James Harrison, 39, calls it quits for 2nd time

    Longtime Steelers LB James Harrison, 39, calls it quits for 2nd time


    Longtime Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison, a two-time All Pro and 2008 NFL defensive player of the year, announced on Instagram early Monday he is stepping away from the game following a 15-year...

    Longtime Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison, a two-time All Pro and 2008 NFL defensive player of the year, announced on Instagram early Monday he is stepping away from the game following a 15-year career.

    Cowboys release star receiver Dez Bryant after 8 seasons

    Cowboys release star receiver Dez Bryant after 8 seasons


    The Dallas Cowboys have released Dez Bryant, deciding salary cap relief with the star receiver's declining production outweighs the risk of him returning to All-Pro form with another...

    The Dallas Cowboys have released Dez Bryant, deciding salary cap relief with the star receiver's declining production outweighs the risk of him returning to All-Pro form with another team.

    Robert Griffin III signs with Ravens after sitting out last season

    Robert Griffin III signs with Ravens after sitting out last season


    The Baltimore Ravens have reached agreement on a one-year deal with quarterback Robert Griffin III, whose once-promising NFL career grinded to a halt two years ago. He is expected to be a backup to Joe Flacco, Baltimore's starter for 10 straight...

    The Baltimore Ravens have reached agreement on a one-year deal with quarterback Robert Griffin III, whose once-promising NFL career grinded to a halt two years ago. He is expected to be a backup to Joe Flacco, Baltimore's starter for 10 straight seasons.

    Michael Bennett's lawyer says client will plead not guilty to injuring elderly

    Michael Bennett's lawyer says client will plead not guilty to injuring elderly


    Philadelphia Eagles defensive end Michael Bennett will enter a not guilty plea if he faces a trial on a felony injury of the elderly charge, his lawyer told...

    Philadelphia Eagles defensive end Michael Bennett will enter a not guilty plea if he faces a trial on a felony injury of the elderly charge, his lawyer told ESPN.

    NFL adopts 'simplified' catch rule after season of controversy

    NFL adopts 'simplified' catch rule after season of controversy


    The NFL has a simplified catch rule designed to eliminate confusion — and, the league hopes, controversy — about...

    The NFL has a simplified catch rule designed to eliminate confusion — and, the league hopes, controversy — about receptions.

    Roughriders drop player from negotiation list after domestic violence allegation

    Roughriders drop player from negotiation list after domestic violence allegation


    ​The Seattle Seahawks released quarterback Trevone Boykin shortly after his girlfriend alleged in a television interview that he physically assaulted her in...

    ​The Seattle Seahawks released quarterback Trevone Boykin shortly after his girlfriend alleged in a television interview that he physically assaulted her in Texas.

    Ex-Florida Panthers, Marlins, Dolphins owner Wayne Huizenga dies at 80

    Ex-Florida Panthers, Marlins, Dolphins owner Wayne Huizenga dies at 80


    H. Wayne Huizenga, a college dropout who built a business empire that included Blockbuster Entertainment, AutoNation and three professional sports franchises, has died. He was...

    H. Wayne Huizenga, a college dropout who built a business empire that included Blockbuster Entertainment, AutoNation and three professional sports franchises, has died. He was 80.

    NFL competition committee to recommend catch rule changes

    NFL competition committee to recommend catch rule changes


    One of the first orders of business when the NFL's annual meetings begin Monday in Orlando, Fla., will be a proposal by the committee to clarify what is a catch. Commissioner Roger Goodell has said he would urge simplification of the...

    One of the first orders of business when the NFL's annual meetings begin Monday in Orlando, Fla., will be a proposal by the committee to clarify what is a catch. Commissioner Roger Goodell has said he would urge simplification of the rules.

    Canadian NFLer Luke Willson to play for Detroit Lions

    Canadian NFLer Luke Willson to play for Detroit Lions


    In a message posted to Twitter, the tight end thanked the Seahawks for the past five years, which he said left him feeling full of...

    In a message posted to Twitter, the tight end thanked the Seahawks for the past five years, which he said left him feeling full of gratitude.

    Bills' Zay Jones arrested after naked, bloody argument with brother

    Bills' Zay Jones arrested after naked, bloody argument with brother


    Buffalo Bills receiver Zay Jones has been arrested in Los Angeles following a naked, bloody argument with his brother, Vikings receiver Cayleb...

    Buffalo Bills receiver Zay Jones has been arrested in Los Angeles following a naked, bloody argument with his brother, Vikings receiver Cayleb Jones.

    New York Jets trade up to acquire No. 3 overall pick from Colts

    New York Jets trade up to acquire No. 3 overall pick from Colts


    The New York Jets have acquired the No. 3 overall pick in the NFL draft from the Indianapolis Colts, moving up three spots in a sign that they intend to get one of the top quarterbacks...

    The New York Jets have acquired the No. 3 overall pick in the NFL draft from the Indianapolis Colts, moving up three spots in a sign that they intend to get one of the top quarterbacks available.