The Church of Scotland voted Saturday to allow its ministers to be in same-sex marriages, following years of deliberation.
The Los Angeles Rams chose Jared Goff as the number one pick in the NFL draft on Thursday, handing the young quarterback from California the task of leading the ambitious franchise into their new era.
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady must serve a four-game "Deflategate" suspension imposed by the NFL, a U.S. federal appeals court ruled Monday, overturning a lower judge and siding with the league in a battle with the players union.
Some 43 percent of retired American football players studied show signs of traumatic brain injury, raising new concerns about the long-term effects of hitting and tackling, researchers said Monday.
Former New Orleans Saints player Will Smith was shot and killed in a case of road rage by a man who had rear-ended his car, police said Sunday.
The National Football League intentionally omitted at least 100 cases of concussion in research aimed at downplaying the risk of head injuries in the sport, the New York Times reported on Thursday.
The NFL could be headed to China in a couple of years. For a regular-season game, no less. The league is looking into playing a game in China as early as the 2018 season. A detailed analysis of how much interest there would be in such a game in the world's most populous country is under way, and is being discussed this week at the owners' meetings.
An NFL official has acknowledged a link between American football and the brain disease CTE for the first time.
Peyton Manning made an emotional farewell to the NFL after 18 years on Monday, a day after the iconic quarterback's retirement was announced by Super Bowl champion Denver Broncos.
At a time of simmering Mideast tensions and rising malaise, a group of French chefs recently visited the West Bank to bring a little joie de vivre to Palestinian kitchens.