- Developer of proposed Lucas museum looking outside Chicago Updated: May-03-16 8:47 pm
CHICAGO - The wife of "Star Wars" creator George Lucas said Tuesday that opposition to a Chicago lakefront museum by a parks advocacy group has prompted a search outside the city for a site.
- Bills left tackle Glenn agrees to 5-year contract extension Updated: May-03-16 7:54 pm
BUFFALO, New York - Cordy Glenn has become one of the NFL's top-paid left tackles after agreeing to a five-year, $65 million contract extension with the Buffalo Bills.
- As Big 12 ponders expansion, American on guard for losses Updated: May-03-16 7:01 pm
The Big 12 presidents will consider in the coming weeks whether the league should expand, leaving the American Athletic Conference on guard for the possibility of one or more defections.
- Court grants Brady extension to appeal Deflategate decision Updated: May-03-16 6:40 pm
NEW YORK - Tom Brady's lawyers will get another two weeks to appeal his "Deflategate" suspension.
- Saints, left tackle Armstead agree on 5-year extension Updated: May-03-16 6:29 pm
METAIRIE, Louisiana - New Orleans Saints left tackle Terron Armstead has agreed to a five-year extension that runs through the 2021 season.
- Don Shula treated for fluid retention, sleep apnea Updated: May-03-16 6:07 pm
MIAMI - Pro Football Hall of Fame coach Don Shula has been admitted to a hospital for treatment of fluid retention and sleep apnea.
- Former East Carolina coach rejuvenated by job at Virginia Updated: May-03-16 6:05 pm
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Virginia - Ruffin McNeill no longer commands the corner office where the head coach can wow recruits and their parents with polished wood paneling decor, highlight films playing on a big screen and other signs of the trappings of playing football at his university.
- Conway makes switch from basketball to football Updated: May-03-16 5:56 pm
LARAMIE, Wyoming - Austin Conway is switching sports at Wyoming.
- Chiefs cut safety Wilson, linebacker Gordon to create space Updated: May-03-16 5:55 pm
KANSAS CITY, Missouri - The Chiefs waived safety Jimmy Wilson and linebacker Cameron Gordon on Tuesday as they massaged their roster following the NFL draft and the signing of undrafted free agents.
- Rookie reform: Dolphins, Jags make changes to newcomer camps Updated: May-03-16 5:24 pm
- Ex-49er Stubblefield denies sexually assaulting woman Updated: May-03-16 5:14 pm
SAN JOSE, California - A former San Francisco 49er defensive lineman charged with raping a developmentally delayed woman denied the charges Tuesday, saying the episode was a consensual encounter with a mentally competent woman who asked for money and a job afterward.
- Broncos' Siemian trusts he'll get a shot at starting, too Updated: May-03-16 4:36 pm
ENGLEWOOD, Colorado - Quarterback Trevor Siemian is stuck between the future and the present, a project in first-rounder Paxton Lynch and a placeholder in Mark Sanchez.
- School sacks nation's last tackle powder-puff football game Updated: May-03-16 4:31 pm
JUPITER, Florida - What boosters describe as the nation's last tackle powder-puff football game is no more, at least for now.
- School, football coach deny negligence in player's injury Updated: May-03-16 4:01 pm
HELENA, Montana - The Belt High School football coach and the school district have denied any negligence in the injuries that left a 16-year-old football player a quadriplegic who cannot speak or care for himself.
- 5 held for trial in July slayings of 2 teens in Erie Updated: May-03-16 1:53 pm
ERIE, Pennsylvania - Five defendants have been ordered to stand trial in the slayings of two teenagers in northwestern Pennsylvania last summer.
- Yearbook prank lands high school student felony charge Updated: May-03-16 12:51 pm
MESA, Arizona - An Arizona high school student is facing a felony charge after police say he exposed himself in a football team picture that ended up in the school yearbook.
- New Jersey man charged with rape at Massachusetts college Updated: May-03-16 9:59 am
NORTH ANDOVER, Massachusetts - A New Jersey teenager visiting a Massachusetts college has been charged with raping a student during the trip.
- Weber makes sweet investment in Champaign custard shop Updated: May-03-16 5:52 am
CHAMPAIGN, Illinois - Four years after he was fired by the University of Illinois, basketball coach Bruce Weber is making a comeback in Champaign. He's bringing former Illini football coach Ron Turner with him, too.
- Peyton Manning speaking at Freed-Hardeman Benefit Dinner Updated: May-03-16 4:09 am
HENDERSON, Tennessee - The NFL's recently retired Peyton Manning is speaking this fall at the Freed-Hardeman University Benefit Dinner to raise money for student scholarships.
- Ex-49er Dana Stubblefield charged with raping disabled woman Updated: May-02-16 10:59 pm
SAN JOSE, California - Former San Francisco 49er Dana Stubblefield was charged Monday with the rape of a "developmentally delayed" woman, prosecutors announced.
- Vikings decline 5th-year option on WR Cordarrelle Patterson Updated: May-02-16 10:39 pm
MINNEAPOLIS - The Minnesota Vikings have spent about a year sending gifted but flighty receiver and kick returner Cordarrelle Patterson messages that he needs to buckle down and come to training camp prepared to earn a spot.
- The Latest: Ex-49er Dana Stubblefield denies raping woman Updated: May-02-16 10:38 pm
SAN JOSE, California - The Latest on the rape charges against former San Francisco 49er Dana Stubblefield (all times local):
- Study: Football concussions and resuming play vary by age Updated: May-02-16 9:50 pm
CHICAGO - Younger football players are more likely to return to the field less than a day after suffering concussions than those in high school and college, according to a new study.
- Harrison plans to play in 2016, Steelers re-sign Gradkowski Updated: May-02-16 8:28 pm
PITTSBURGH - Looks like there's still a little fuel left James Harrison's tank after all.
- Jets pick up option on Richardson, decline on Milliner Updated: May-02-16 8:16 pm
NEW YORK - The New York Jets exercised their fifth-year option on defensive lineman Sheldon Richardson on Monday, keeping him under contract with the team through the 2017 season.