Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman and defensive end Michael Bennett both gave impassioned speeches Thursday about how student athletes are unfairly maligned and how universities don't do enough for them.
With his old team about to play in the Super Bowl, former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez went on trial on murder charges Thursday, watching from the defense table as prosecutors showed the jury security-camera footage from his own home.
Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer has pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor and been placed on probation in a case stemming from alleged assaults on his wife during arguments at their apartment last year.
In the last league-mandated media session of the week for players in Super Bowl XLIX, Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch went on the offensive a bit, but he still did not answer questions and left his designated table after five minutes.
A person familiar with the decision says former New York Mets general manager Omar Minaya is leaving his job as senior vice president of the San Diego Padres to become a special adviser to Major League Baseball Players Association head Tony Clark.
A bettor at the Westgate SuperBook in Las Vegas is staring at a $50,000 payday. All they need is the Seattle Seahawks to score exactly four points Sunday in Super Bowl XLIX against the New England Patriots.