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.

''Sterile'' England make Roy Hodgson sweat against Slovenia
''Sterile'' England make Roy Hodgson sweat against Slovenia

 England manager Roy Hodgson conceded his side played some "sterlie" football but still felt they were worthy winners after recovering to beat Slovenia 3-1 in their Euro 2016 Group E qualifier at Wembley on Saturday.

Wembley stadium chief admits pitch not perfect for England
Wembley stadium chief admits pitch not perfect for England

The managing director of Wembley Stadium said Monday the quality of the usually pristine turf at the London ground will be below its best when England play their next match there on Saturday.

Fulham owner Shahid Khan targets top-six finish for improving side
Fulham owner Shahid Khan targets top-six finish for improving side

It`s not everyone who can watch two clubs he owns in two different sports while staying on his own yacht moored in the middle of London, but that`s the pleasant situation Shahid Khan finds himself in this weekend.

Brady outshines Manning as Pats rout Broncos
Brady outshines Manning as Pats rout Broncos

om Brady won the battle of the marquee quarterbacks over Peyton Manning, while the Arizona Cardinals knocked off the Dallas Cowboys to claim the NFC`s best record.

NFL: Cowboys condemn Seahawks to rare home defeat
NFL: Cowboys condemn Seahawks to rare home defeat

DeMarco Murray grabbed a slice of NFL history on Sunday to help the Dallas Cowboys hand the Super Bowl champion Seahawks a rare home defeat with a 30-23 triumph.

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.

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.

Real Madrid, Barcelona top Forbes rich list

Spain may have been embarrassingly dethroned as World Cup holders, but Real Madrid and Barcelona are still champions at making money after they were named as the world`s two richest sports franchises.

Manchester United are the first sports team to be valued in excess of USD 3 billion

English Premier League giant Manchester United have become the first professional sports team to be valued in excess of USD 3 billion.