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Arizona Cardinals' rookie receiver shot outside home

Arizona Cardinals rookie receiver Damond Powell`s NFL ambitions were in limbo Saturday after he was shot outside his home in Toledo, Ohio.

Powell was shot in the face on Friday night, suffering injuries that police said did not appear to be life-threatening.

`Deflategate` football fetches $43,740 at auction
`Deflategate` football fetches $43,740 at auction

A ball from the game that produced the "Deflategate" scandal that has seen Patriots quarterback Tom Brady suspended for four games sold at auction on Saturday for $43,740.

FIFA, others defeat US soccer concussion lawsuit
FIFA, others defeat US soccer concussion lawsuit

A U.S. judge has dismissed a lawsuit by soccer players and parents seeking to force FIFA and other governing bodies to change the sport`s rules to limit the risk of concussions and other head injuries, especially for children.

FIFA, others defeat US soccer concussion lawsuit
FIFA, others defeat US soccer concussion lawsuit

A U.S. judge has dismissed a lawsuit by soccer players and parents seeking to force FIFA and other governing bodies to change the sport`s rules to limit the risk of concussions and other head injuries, especially for children.

EPL boss envious of US sports' foreign fixtures
EPL boss envious of US sports' foreign fixtures

Despite running the sporting behemoth that is the English Premier League, Richard Scudamore still casts his eyes enviously at the foreign expansion success of the NFL and NBA.

Tottenham, NFL in 10-year deal for London games
Tottenham, NFL in 10-year deal for London games

A minimum of two NFL games per year will be played at Tottenham`s new state-of-the-art stadium under a 10-year-deal agreed between the English Premier League club and American football chiefs, it was confirmed Wednesday.

Martin Whitmarsh fears F1 could ''crash and burn''
Martin Whitmarsh fears F1 could ''crash and burn''

Former McLaren team principal Martin Whitmarsh says he is saddened by the current state of Formula One and fears it may "crash and burn" before eventually recovering.

The Glazers’ Way: Loyal, low key, few frills in running Manchester United
The Glazers’ Way: Loyal, low key, few frills in running Manchester United

The First Allied building at 270 Commerce Drive in the Rochester, New York, suburb of Henrietta isn’t much to look at.

EPL to ditch sponsor from 2016-17 season
EPL to ditch sponsor from 2016-17 season

The English Premier League will not have a title sponsor from the 2016-17 season, the organisation revealed on Thursday.

On cusp of title glory, Mohun Bagan face tricky Bengaluru test
On cusp of title glory, Mohun Bagan face tricky Bengaluru test

A determined Mohun Bagan will be gunning for glory as they are only a point shy of winning their maiden I-League football title when they take on defending champions Bengaluru FC in what promises to be a pulsating finale to the marathon tourney.

NFL: Tom Brady slapped with four-game ban over `Deflategate`
NFL: Tom Brady slapped with four-game ban over `Deflategate`

 Tom Brady was suspended for four games and the New England Patriots were fined $1 million on Monday as the NFL came down heavy on its marquee player and its Super Bowl champ over the "Deflategate" scandal.

US sports rank most homophobic among six English-speaking countries: Survey
US sports rank most homophobic among six English-speaking countries: Survey

Homophobia in sports is worse in the United States than in other English-speaking countries and globally is more acute in team sports than other parts of society, according to a survey released on Saturday.

Yoga at Capitol Hill

In a curtain-raiser event for the First International Day of Yoga on June 21, the newly founded Congressional Yogi Association organized the first-ever "Yoga on the Hill" at Capitol Hill, the seat of US parliament.

Miami Dolphins flop Dion Jordan facing season-long drug ban
Miami Dolphins flop Dion Jordan facing season-long drug ban

Miami Dolphins defensive end Dion Jordan is to be suspended for the entirety of the upcoming 2015 season after violating the NFL`s drug policy for the third time in two years, reports said Tuesday.

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."

'Murder convicted' Aaron Hernandez placed on 'suicide watch': Report
'Murder convicted' Aaron Hernandez placed on 'suicide watch': Report

American football player Aaron Hernandez, who was sentenced this week to life in prison without the possibility of parole after being found guilty of first-degree murder, has reportedly been placed on suicide watch at his Massachusetts prison.

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.

Pittsburgh Steelers great Troy Polamalu retires
Pittsburgh Steelers great Troy Polamalu retires

Pittsburgh Steelers great Troy Polamalu announced his retirement Friday after making his mark as one of the league`s premier safeties over a dozen NFL seasons.

NFL: Browns GM banned four games for texting to sideline

Cleveland Browns general manager Ray Farmer was suspended for four games without pay by the National Football League on Monday for violating rules banning the use of electronic devices during games.