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Philly set to welcome NFL draft in grand way

When the NFL chose Philadelphia to host the 2017 draft, it quickly became clear one of the world's most famous movie locations would be the perfect site to hold the three-day extravaganza

Former VCU basketball player agrees to NFL deal…

The agent for former VCU basketball forward Mo Alie-Cox says his client has agreed to terms with the NFL's Indianapolis Colts

Attorneys review applications for 'Las Vegas Raiders' name

A handful of people paid up to $275 for the "Las Vegas Raiders" trademark when news of the team's potential move from Oakland surfaced in January 2016

NFL draft: Evaluating ex-top recruits who didn't match hype

Receivers Malachi Dupre of LSU and Travis Rudolph of Florida State are examples of former five-star recruits trying to overcome perceptions that they never fulfilled their promise before entering the NFL draft

Would it be a bad move for the Chargers to draft…

Some experts don't think the pick would be wise for the Bolts.

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Raiders exercise fifth-year option on star…

Menacing pass rusher Khalil Mack had his fifth-year contract option exercised by the Oakland Raiders on Thursday, presumably keeping him with the team through the 2018 season

Falcons look to move on after epic Super Bowl…

MVP quarterback Matt Ryan admits he went to a "dark place"' after Atlanta's epic collapse in the Super Bowl

Raiders want resolution on Marshawn Lynch before draft

Oakland general manager Reggie McKenzie would like some resolution on whether running back Marshawn Lynch wants to come out of retirement and be traded to the Raiders before the draft next week

Ex-Dallas Cowboy found guilty of battery at Kansas party

Former Dallas Cowboys running back Joseph Randle has been found guilty of aggravated battery, aggravated burglary, criminal threat and marijuana possession after striking three people with his car as he left a house party in Kansas

Does the Chargers' schedule excite San Diegans?

Will the Chargers' home schedule bring out San Diegans?

Browns zero in on No. 1 pick, trade for veteran…

With the No. 1 pick and six in the top 65, the Cleveland Browns are primed to change their future in next week's NFL draft

Von Miller recovers his Super Bowl 50 helmet

FBI agents deliver Von Miller's missing helmet to the Super Bowl 50 MVP

Romo to call Cowboys on Thanksgiving, might get earlier game

Tony Romo should call his first Cowboys game in November in the former Dallas quarterback's first season as an NFL TV analyst

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Lease: Raiders wouldn't pay rent at tax-funded Vegas stadium

The Oakland Raiders wouldn't pay rent at a proposed tax-funded stadium in Las Vegas under the most recent version of a lease agreement unveiled Thursday during a meeting of the public entity overseeing plans for the $1.9 billion project

2017 NFL draft preview countdown: Offensive linemen

Lil Wayne joins Skip Bayless, Shannon Sharpe to…

Lil Wayne joins Skip Bayless and Shannon Sharpe on UNDISPUTED to talk about Cowboys WR Dez Bryant.

Phil Simms headed to CBS studio spot on 'NFL…

Phil Simms is heading to the studio as part of the CBS program "NFL Today."

Tax increase yields $4.6M for Vegas stadium in…

Taxpayers contributed over $4.6 million for an NFL stadium in Las Vegas during March, when an increase on area hotel taxes went into effect to cover the state's share of the project

Spoils for a champion: Patriots open season hosting Chiefs

One of the spoils of being champion: The New England Patriots will kick off the NFL season on Sept. 7 by hosting the Kansas City Chiefs

The Latest: Raiders to announce some draft picks from Vegas

Oakland Raiders president Marc Badain says the team will announce its third-day draft picks from the "Welcome to Las Vegas" sign next week

Austin American-Statesman, Kirk Bohls column

7 things you didn’t notice about the 2017 NFL…

The Packers will play in a new stadium's opener for the second straight year, in the Falcons debut at Mercedes-Benz Stadium The Chiefs have the most primetime games with 6, starting in Week 1 against the Patriots Redskins are hosting a Thanksgiving game for the first time ever (vs. the Giants kicking off at 8:30 p.m. ET) The Cowboys and Giants begin their seasons against each other for the third straight year The Steelers play four primetime games in a row -- from Weeks 11 to 14 (Titans, Packers, Bengals and Ravens) The Chargers kick off their reign in L.A. against the Dolphins in Week 2 in the the 30,000-capacity StubHub Center Bye weeks don’t start until Week 5 this season, a break from previous years

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Easy choice: Browns CB Haden wants Garrett with…

Browns cornerback Joe Haden wants the team to select Texas A&M's Myles Garrett with the No. 1 pick in next week's NFL draft

Obama, former players, friends say goodbye to Dan…

President Barack Obama, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell were among hundreds of dignitaries, family members and former NFL players on hand to say goodbye to former Pittsburgh Steelers chairman Dan Rooney

Roof construction delays Mercedes Benz Stadium…

The planned opening of the $1.5 billion Mercedes Benz Stadium has been delayed by ongoing roof construction