Auburn safety Jermaine Whitehead did not make the trip to Kansas State with his teammates Wednesday due to a violation of team rules, and he won't play in Thursday's game, a school spokesman told The Associated Press.
Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer has been arrested on aggravated assault charges in connection with two altercations at his home in late July involving a 27-year-old woman and an 18-month-old child.
The mother of Adrian Peterson came to his defense Wednesday in her first public comments since the running back's indictment for child abuse, saying he has six kids and "wants to be a good father to them all."
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick maintained his stance Wednesday that he "didn't say anything" to warrant an unsportsmanlike penalty for inappropriate language in Sunday night's 28-20 loss to the Chicago Bears.
Admitting they "made a mistake," the Minnesota Vikings changed course Wednesday as running back Adrian Peterson was placed on the NFL's exempt list, barring him from all team activities until his child-abuse case is resolved.
Nike has suspended its contract with Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson, announcing the decision Wednesday as part of a statement which also addressed the company's role as a partner with the NFL.
The NFL and its union announced agreement on "improvements" to the policy on performance enhancing drugs that includes testing for human growth hormone, neutral arbitration for appeals and will return three previously suspended players back to the field.