Charlotte Hornets` Jeff Taylor suspended 24 games
Charlotte Hornets` Jeff Taylor suspended 24 games

Charlotte Hornets forward Jeff Taylor was slapped with a 24-game suspension by the NBA on Wednesday after pleading guilty to a domestic violence charge.

Vikings' Adrian Peterson banned for remainder of season
Vikings' Adrian Peterson banned for remainder of season

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson was suspended Tuesday by the National Football League for at least the remainder of the 2014 season for violating the league`s personal conduct policy.

Adrian Peterson reinstatement hearing set for Monday
Adrian Peterson reinstatement hearing set for Monday

A National Football League reinstatement hearing for embattled Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has been scheduled for Monday afternoon, according to the league`s website.

Wembley to host three NFL games in 2015
Wembley to host three NFL games in 2015

London's iconic Wembley Stadium will host three National Football League (NFL) games next season.

NFL Players` union agrees to revised drug policy
NFL Players` union agrees to revised drug policy

The National Football League could begin testing for human growth hormone sometime this season after the players` union unanimously approved a revised drug policy on Friday.

Peyton Manning beats ex-teammates as Broncos down Colts
Peyton Manning beats ex-teammates as Broncos down Colts

Peyton Manning threw three touchdown passes to Julius Thomas and the Denver Broncos downed Indianapolis 31-24 in their National Football League season opener Sunday.

NFL: Brent can return to Cowboys after 10-game ban

Dallas Cowboys defensive tackle Josh Brent, found guilty of intoxication manslaughter for a 2012 car crash that killed former teammate Jerry Brown, has a reinstatement path to the National Football League.

NFL: Colts owner Irsay given a year`s probation for drink driving

Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay was suspended for six games by the National Football League after pleading guilty Tuesday to a misdemeanor charge of operating a vehicle while intoxicated.

First openly gay NFL draftee Michael Sam released by Rams
First openly gay NFL draftee Michael Sam released by Rams

Michael Sam, the first openly gay player drafted by National Football League, was cut Saturday from the St. Louis Rams but said he`s confident he`ll have another shot at making a pro football roster this season.

Kansas City Chiefs blocker Donald Stephenson gets four-game ban

Kansas City Chiefs starting right tackle Donald Stephenson was suspended Friday by the National Football League for the first four games of the upcoming season for a performance-enhancing substances violation.

Washington Post editorials drop `Redskins` name

The Washington Post newspaper`s editorial board announced Friday it will no longer use the controversial nickname of the National Football League`s Washington Redskins, supporting calls that the word is offensive.

Johnny Manziel fined for obscene gesture

Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel was fined $12,000 by the National Football League on Friday for making an obscene gesture toward the Washington Redskins` bench during a pre-season road loss Monday.

Vikings` Linval Joseph shot in leg

Minnesota Vikings defensive tackle Linval Joseph was struck in the calf by a stray bullet while at a downtown Minneapolis bar after the National Football League team`s exhibition game on Friday.

Miami`s Reshad Jones suspended four games

Miami Dolphins player Reshad Jones was slapped with a four-game suspension Friday for violating the National Football League`s policy on performance-enhancing drugs.

Pharrell Williams to kick off National Football League (NFL)

Grammy-winning singer Pharrell Williams is set to perform outside of CenturyLink Field in Seattle on September 4 to help kick off the 95th season of NFL.

Eight retired players sue league over painkillers

Eight retired players sued the National Football League on Tuesday over medications they say were obtained illegally and given as painkillers to numb injuries without regard for future health concerns.

Minneapolis awarded 52nd Super Bowl in 2018

Minneapolis will host the 52nd Super Bowl in 2018, the National Football League announced on Tuesday.

Super Bowl champ Seahawks in NFL opener

The Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks and the Green Bay Packers will kick off the 2014 National Football League`s regular season, the league announced on Wednesday.

United Nations expert says Washington Redskins name offensive

The Washington Redskins team name is a symbol of centuries of abuse faced by Native Americans, a United Nations human rights expert said Friday, without calling formally for it to be axed.

Arizona to host 2015 Pro Bowl game

The National Football League`s 2015 Pro Bowl game will be held in Arizona, the league announced on Wednesday.