One of the United States' oldest college football teams has its first openly gay player.
Julio Jones hauled in nine passes for 141 yards, including a pair of touchdowns, and the Atlanta Falcons came back after squandering a 17-point halftime lead to beat the Philadelphia Eagles 26-24 Monday night in the coaching debut of Dan Quinn.
Dallas quarterback Tony Romo threw an 11-yard touchdown pass to Jason Witten with 7 seconds left, giving the Cowboys a 27-26 win against the New York Giants on Sunday in the teams' first game of the new NFL season.
The U.S. city of San Diego and the Chargers are poised to miss a deadline set by the mayor to schedule an election on whether taxpayers should help pay for a new stadium to stop the NFL team from moving to Los Angeles.
The National Football League season kicking off Thursday will unleash a flood of wagering in which US$95 billion will be bet, most of it illegally, the American Gaming Association said Wednesday.
Super Bowl-winning former New York Giants player Tyler Sash was found dead at his home early Tuesday, multiple U.S. media reports said.
As the National Football League prepares to kick off a new season, American football fans in Los Angeles are finally beginning to believe their long wait for a team of their own may be over.
Alabama running back Derrick Henry ran for 147 yards and three touchdowns as the No. 3-ranked Crimson Tide beat No. 20-ranked Wisconsin 35-17 on Saturday in the college season opener for both teams.
Tom Brady posted a statement on Facebook on Friday night, a day after U.S. District Judge Richard M. Berman vacated the New England quarterback's four-game suspension in the "Deflategate" scandal.
Tom Brady learned Thursday he will start the season on the field after a judge lifted the league's four-game suspension of the star quarterback for a scandal over deflated footballs, saying he was treated unfairly by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. The league quickly appealed.