How Super Bowl celebrations can spread flu

Models show this year's flu season could be a mild one, but the virus will still kill thousands of people and sicken many more.

Bruno Mars to headline Super Bowl halftime show for second time: Reports

Bruno Mars to headline Super Bowl halftime show for second time: Reports

Grammy-winning singer Bruno Mars has been invited back to headline next year`s Super Bowl halftime show after scoring the second-biggest audience in the show`s history two years ago, U.S. media reported on Wednesday.

Super Bowl-winning former New York Giants player Tyler Sash, dead at 27

Super Bowl-winning former New York Giants player Tyler Sash, dead at 27

Super Bowl-winning former New York Giants player Tyler Sash was found dead at his home early Tuesday, multiple US media reports said.

Judge dumps Brady `Deflate-gate` suspension, league to appeal

Judge dumps Brady `Deflate-gate` suspension, league to appeal

A US federal judge on Thursday overturned a four-game suspension imposed on New England Patriots star quarterback Tom Brady by the National Football League for his alleged role in the "Deflate-gate" controversy.

Ex-NFL quarterback Erik Kramer surivives suicide attempt

Former National Football League quarterback Erik Kramer was treated for a gunshot wound following an apparent failed suicide attempt, US media reported on Thursday.

The incident took place Tuesday at a motel in Calabasas, about 30 miles (50 kilometers) northwest of Los Angeles.

Judge grills lawyers in Tom Brady "deflate-gate" lawsuit

Judge grills lawyers in Tom Brady "deflate-gate" lawsuit

A US federal judge grilled lawyers for Tom Brady and the National Football League in court Wednesday as he seeks to settle the star quarterback`s role in the "deflate-gate" scandal.

NFL owners hear update on Los Angeles relocation bids

NFL owners hear update on Los Angeles relocation bids

National Football League club owners heard updates Tuesday on possible relocations by three teams to Los Angeles, with a decision over who might play there in 2016 possibly coming by January.

Real Madrid top Forbes' most valuable teams list

Real Madrid top Forbes' most valuable teams list

Spanish soccer club Real Madrid retained top spot on a list of the world`s 50 most valuable sports teams, according to a Forbes poll released on Wednesday that was made up mostly of National Football League franchises.

NFL Draft picks briefed on domestic violence, sex crimes

NFL Draft picks briefed on domestic violence, sex crimes

The NFL Draft gets under way on Thursday with the next generation of American football stars undergoing mandatory domestic violence and sexual assault education prior to the event for the first time in history.

NFL concussion settlement approved by US judge

NFL concussion settlement approved by US judge

An American judge on Wednesday approved of a revised settlement agreement between the National Football League and thousands of ex-players who sued the league over concussions.

Greg Hardy banned for 10 games

Greg Hardy banned for 10 games

Defensive end Greg Hardy will miss the first 10 games of the 2015 season after the National Football League`s disciplinary committee suspended him for "conduct detrimental to the league."

Rock band The Slants cannot trademark disparaging name: US appeals court

 Asian-American rock band the Slants, which says it chose its name as a way to reclaim a term usually considered a racial slur, cannot trademark the name because it is disparaging, a US appeals court ruled on Monday. 

Ex-NFL star Hernandez gets life in prison for 2013 killing

Ex-NFL star Hernandez gets life in prison for 2013 killing

Former National Football League star Aaron Hernandez was sentenced to life in prison on Wednesday for murdering an acquaintance in an industrial park near his Massachusetts home, concluding the first of two murder trials he faces this year.

Atlanta Falcons lose draft pick for artificial crowd noise

Atlanta Falcons lose draft pick for artificial crowd noise

The Atlanta Falcons were fined $350,000 and stripped of a fifth-round pick in the 2016 National Football League draft on Monday for using artificial crowd noise for the past two seasons.

Ex-NFL star Darren Sharper pleads guilty to sexual assault

Ex-NFL star Darren Sharper pleads guilty to sexual assault

Former National Football League star Darren Sharper pleaded guilty to sexual assault charges filed in Arizona on Monday and was sentenced to nine years in prison shortly before facing more sex crime charges in a Los Angeles courtroom.

Manila-born ex-NFLer Tim Tebow pays Manny Pacquiao visit

Manila-born ex-NFLer Tim Tebow pays Manny Pacquiao visit

Filipino icon Manny Pacquiao received a visit from Manila-born former National Football League quarterback Tim Tebow for a weekend workout sesssion ahead of his May showdown with undefeated Floyd Mayweather.

Top receivers Bryant, Thomas get `franchise` tag

Two top National Football League receivers, Dez Bryant of the Dallas Cowboys and Demaryius Thomas of Denver, were among those given a "franchise player" tag on Monday by their clubs.

NFL: Pats, Seahawks fined for Super Bowl scuffle

NFL: Pats, Seahawks fined for Super Bowl scuffle

Seattle linebacker Bruce Irvin was docked $10,000 on Friday for igniting a scuffle at the end of Super Bowl 49 as the league fined four players involved.

NFL Super Bowl 49 sets US television viewership record

NFL Super Bowl 49 sets US television viewership record

New England Patriots` dramatic victory over Seattle Seahawks in Super Bowl 49 set a new US television viewership record by attracting 114.4 million viewers, telecaster NBC said.

Super Bowl 49: Pats stand in way of Seahawks dynastic aims

Super Bowl 49: Pats stand in way of Seahawks dynastic aims

Sunday`s Super Bowl 49 caps a National Football League season marred by scandal with a compelling clash between Seattle and New England that promises to clear away the clouds.