A last-minute appeal in the NFL concussion case, filed by the son of an all-star and civil rights activist, has sent the proposed settlement to the U.S. Supreme Court and delays payouts for at least several months.
One day after causing a social-media storm with his comments on San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, NBC Sports TV personality Rodney Harrison used a preseason media conference call to make a formal apology to the pro football player.
NFL stars James Harrison, Clay Matthews and Julius Peppers can start the regular season without having the specter of a league investigation over whether they used performance-enhancing drugs hanging over their heads.
Colin Kaepernick's decision to sit during the national anthem is prompting protests over a display at the Reno airport that includes memorabilia from his days at the University of Nevada, where he was a star player before being drafted by the San Francisco 49ers.
The NFL has cleared Steelers linebacker James Harrison of any wrongdoing as a result of its investigation and interview of him following a report on the now-defunct Al-Jazeera America television network.
Tommy Jones, Los Banos school board member and former mayor, turned himself in on Wednesday. His attorney, Kevin Little, said outside the Merced County Sheriff's Office on Wednesday that Jones is suspected of bribery and likely will appear in court on Friday.