Lawrence Tynes' wife took to Twitter on Wednesday to publicly refute the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' claim that her husband is "responding well" to treatment for MRSA, a serious staph infection that sidelined the veteran kicker earlier this month.
A day after expressing frustration with his recovery from offseason hip surgery, Chicago Bears receiver Brandon Marshall missed practice Wednesday with what the team described as a previously planned excused absence.
Aaron Hernandez was using angel dust, had become paranoid to the point of carrying a gun everywhere and was told by Patriots coach Bill Belichick to lay low or he'd be cut in the year before being accused of murder, according to a report by Rolling Stone.
The NFL's marketing campaign for next Thursday night's "Kickoff" game has featured several large banners of Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco, including one at Sports Authority Field at Mile High that has prompted an angry public reaction from fans.
Travis Wood outpitched Clayton Kershaw in a matchup of All-Star lefties, and Dioner Navarro and Starlin Castro had run-scoring singles to help the Chicago Cubs beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-2 on Tuesday night.
San Francisco 49ers guard Joe Looney said Monday he wasn't trying to intentionally injure Minnesota Vikings defensive tackle Kevin Williams with his low block Sunday night, saying he "didn't try to take a dirty, cheap shot at him."
Former Louisville point guard Peyton Siva, who helped lead the Cardinals to the NCAA championship this past April, told ESPN.com that this year's team will be "better" and is "more talented" than last season's title-winning squad.
Green Bay Packers running back DuJuan Harris, who finished last season as the team's starter, will be placed on injured reserve after re-injuring his knee in Friday's preseason game against the Seattle Seahawks, coach Mike McCarthy said Tuesday.
Cowboys owner/general manager Jerry Jones compared quarterback Tony Romo's offensive mind to New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton and said former coach and recently inducted Hall of Famer Bill Parcells endorsed Romo for having more say in offensive plans.
With a 4-22 record at Washington State, Bills rookie Jeff Tuel has taken an unlikely path to starting at quarterback in the NFL. Mike Leach, his college coach, said Monday in a radio interview he will be interested to see how he performs as a pro.