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Caleb Sturgis out of Eagles game with concussion

The Philadelphia Eagles made a shocking announcement just minutes prior to their preseason showdown with the Pittsburgh Steelers.<p><b>Caleb Sturgis</b> is OUT …

James Harrison sets availability date to NFL to speak

Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison has heard the NFL's demand, and has now provided his answer. According to Tom Pelissero of USA Today …

Broncos' Trevor Siemian: Will start Saturday

Siemian will get the start at quarterback during Saturday's exhibition game against the 49ers, Jeff Legwold of ESPN.com reports.<p>Siemian is currently listed as a co-starter along with veteran Mark Sanchez on the Broncos' quarterback depth chart, but he's garnered first-team reps throughout this …

Mark Sanchez

Darren Sharper gets 18 years in prison for drugging, raping women

Sharper played 14 NFL seasons, including eight with the Packers<p>Darren Sharper, who played 14 NFL seasons for three teams, has been sentenced to 18 years in prison in a case where he was accused of drugging and raping as many as 16 women in four states, the Associated Press reports.<p>Judge Jane Triche …

Prison

Audibles: QB highs and lows of preseason Week 1

With one week of preseason action in the books, Don Banks and Andrew Perloff trade impressions of the quarterbacks who made headlines in their teams' …

Cam Newton

Rodgers: It's on us if Goodell has too much power

In light of the NFL’s threat to suspended players if they don’t sit down for a meeting regarding December’s <i>Al Jazeera America</i> report, Aaron Rodgers …

Aaron Rodgers

Giants K Josh Brown suspended one game

Giants kicker Josh Brown has been suspended for Week 1 of the regular season for violating the league’s personal conduct policy, the team announced …

Domestic Violence

Cowboys RB Ezekiel Elliott praises offensive line

Dallas Cowboys rookie Ezekiel Elliott is expected to have an immediate impact on the team this season, and according to him, the job description of …

Dallas

What we learned from episode two of 'Hard Knocks'

The anticipation for Episode 2 of <i>Hard Knocks: Training Camp with the L.A. Rams</i> only thickened in the throes of a report this week that contract …

Jon Gruden

Von Miller at Home

Photographer Robert Beck spent time in late April with Von Miler at his home in the Denver suburbs. Here are some of our favorite photos from the …

Photographers

Honey Badger returns to practice after being activated from the PUP list

Tyrann Mathieu is one of the best defensive players in football and the key to the Cardinals defense<p>The Cardinals have the heart of their defense back on the field.<p>The team activated Tyrann Mathieu from the physically unable to perform list on Tuesday, the Cardinals announced on their website. He …

Seahawks' Michael Bennett plans to run for president in 2020

Bennett thinks that anything Donald Trump can do, he can do better<p>Apparently, Michael Bennett's book club was just the first step in a much bigger plan. The Seahawks star has grand ambitions that include not just NFL domination, but leading the free world.<p>Bennett may have some other obstacles to …

Donald Trump

Browns reportedly suspend cornerback two weeks for ongoing ankle dispute

Williams and the team reportedly do not agree on the status of his ankle, or his play<p>The Cleveland Browns may be on the verge of a divorce with one of their cornerbacks. Per multiple reports, nickel corner K'Waun Williams has been suspended by the team for two weeks after a dispute arose regarding …

Green Bay Packers

Todd Bowles says there's no chance Darrelle Revis is moving to safety

The highly-paid corner previously hinted about it, but it's not happening<p>Sometimes in the later stages of their career, NFL cornerbacks will make the move to safety. It's a less physically-taxing position and allows players to age. Jets corner Darrelle Revis recently opined he would be willing to …

Darrelle Revis

WATCH: Lawyer for Aaron Hernandez forgets his client's name in court

The ex-Patriots tight end is being tried for double murder and his lawyer can't remember his name<p>Nothing says "great lawyer" quite like "guy who can't remember his client's name." As such, Aaron Hernandez, the former Patriots tight end being tried for double murder, should probably be a touch …

Aaron Hernandez

Stomach pain sends Cardinals coach Bruce Arians to hospital

Arians was examined by team physicians then taken to the hospital<p>Cardinals coach Bruce Arians was taken to a local hospital on Tuesday evening. The team released a statement via its public relations department on Twitter about the circumstances that led to his hospitalization:<p>There is not much …

Hospitals

Status of Patriots' Malcolm Mitchell becomes big story in win over Saints

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- New England Patriots quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo didn’t implode in Thursday's preseason opener against the New Orleans Saints, …

Rob Gronkowski

Carson Wentz answers fans' call to make his Eagles debut in win over Buccaneers

PHILADELPHIA -- The chant started early in the second quarter, after a particularly ugly series by the Philadelphia Eagles' offense.<p>“We want Wentz! …

Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Panthers CBs don't make mistakes against Ravens, but Cam Newton did

There were no glaring mistakes from the rookie cornerbacks who started for the Carolina Panthers in Thursday night's 22-19 loss in the preseason …

Cam Newton

Ryan Fitzpatrick is solid, Geno Smith is booed -- but throws TD in Jets' win over Jaguars

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- The New York Jets' fan base apparently approves of the team's decision to re-sign Ryan Fitzpatrick, relegating Geno Smith to …

Ryan Fitzpatrick

Play Fantasy Football for free on ESPN! Expert analysis, live scoring, mock drafts, and more.

More people play fantasy football on ESPN than anywhere else! Create and join leagues, practice against other fans in mock drafts, and crush the …

Sports Analytics

Tim Tebow and other two-sport NFL veterans

Former NFL quarterback Tim Tebow has decided to pursue a career in professional baseball instead of mounting a comeback in the NFL after three …

Lawsuit to be filed over Hall of Fame Game

A lawyer who once sued the NFL over a mix-up in seating at Super Bowl XLV is once again filing suit against the league, this time for the Hall of …

Hall of Fame

The Latest: N Carolina joins OK, 'Nova, 'Cuse in Final Four

The Latest on the Elite Eight of the NCAA Tournament, with games Sunday in Chicago and Philadelphia (all times Eastern):<p>11:05 p.m.<p>With a wide smile, Roy Williams joined the North Carolina huddle wearing his Final Four cap sideways.<p>But the Tar Heels in the Final Four seems like a natural fit.<p>The Tar …

Roy Williams

Seeded 10th, Syracuse Is One of the Last Four Left

CHICAGO — Shortly before Coach Jim Boeheim cut down the net to celebrate a most improbable victory, he grabbed a microphone and noted to the assembled fans that he had just witnessed the best comeback in Syracuse’s long, rich basketball history.<p>Boeheim could have been talking about his own comeback …

Notre Dame looking for kind of respect only a Final Four can provide

In the order of newsworthy stories coming out of South Bend, Ind., Notre Dame coach Mike Brey knows where the Irish rank even on the eve of playing in their second straight NCAA tournament Elite Eight.<p>"Well, we have a quarterback controversy going on right now in South Bend," he said, referencing …

A fired-up Buddy Hield has Oklahoma in Final Four after rout of Oregon

Oklahoma's Buddy Hield explodes for 37 points as No. 2 seed Sooners power past No. 1 seed Oregon in the West Regional Final and into the Final Four.<p>ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Buddy Hield is not one of those insular players solely focused on his own team while ignoring outside influences and statements.<p>He …

The Latest: N Carolina joins OK, 'Nova, 'Cuse in Final Four

The Latest on the Elite Eight of the NCAA Tournament, with games Sunday in Chicago and Philadelphia (all times Eastern):<p>11:05 p.m.<p>With a wide smile, Roy Williams joined the North Carolina huddle wearing his Final Four cap sideways.<p>But the Tar Heels in the Final Four seems like a natural fit.<p>The Tar …

Roy Williams

NCAA's Mark Emmert expressed concerns to North Carolina governor over anti-gay measure

ANAHEIM, Calif. — NCAA President Mark Emmert said he talked to North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory on Friday about how opposition to anti-discrimination legislation that protects people based their on sexual orientation and gender identity might affect championships scheduled to be held in North …

Vandy coach Kevin Stallings has offer from Pitt, expected to accept

After losing Jamie Dixon to TCU less than a week ago, Pitt appears to be moving quickly to make its next coaching hire.<p>Pitt has offered its head coach vacancy to Vanderbilt's Kevin Stallings and he is expected to accept, multiple sources told CBS Sports on Saturday.<p>A source said that Stallings and …