49ers’ Goodwin wins ’40 Yards of Gold,’ $1 million

San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Marquise Goodwin won the “40 Yards of Gold” sprint event and its $1 million prize on Saturday. Goodwin outraced Carolina Panthers cornerback Donte Jackson by 0.05 seconds in the final of the 40-yard dash tournament in Sunrise, Florida. Goodwin was a star track athlete in college at Texas and competed […]

Ty Law makes one final pick: His Hall of Fame presenter

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — Quick-hit thoughts and notes around the New England Patriots and NFL: 1. Hall of Fame presenter pick: When former Patriots cornerback Ty Law is officially inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in early August, his longtime friend Byron “Book” Washington will be his presenter. For the player with 53 career […]

Source: Saints’ Onyemata gets 1-game ban

New Orleans Saints defensive tackle David Onyemata, who had 6.5 sacks over the past two seasons, is being suspended one game for violating the NFL’s substance abuse policy, a league official told ESPN’s Adam Schefter on Friday. Onyemata was issued a misdemeanor summons for marijuana possession in February. According to the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office, […]

KC radio host loses job over remarks about Reid

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A sports radio host has lost his job after a comment he made about Kansas City Chiefs coach Andy Reid and his family stirred outrage. Union Broadcasting announced Friday afternoon that it had reached a mutual agreement to part ways with Kevin Kietzman. He had been suspended since Tuesday from WHB […]

Bills’ Lawson to pay for 11-year-old’s funeral

ANDERSON, S.C. — Buffalo Bills defensive end Shaq Lawson says he will pay for the funeral of an 11-year-old South Carolina girl who died after someone fired more than 35 shots at her home. News outlets report a family member announced Lawson’s contribution Wednesday evening at a vigil for Ja’Naiya Scott. Someone fired shots at […]