The Chicago Bears released defensive end Ray McDonald following a domestic violence arrest in Northern California that police say stemmed from an assault on a woman who was holding a baby. McDonald was taken into custody at 7 a.m. Monday on…KRISTIN J. BENDER and ANDREW SELIGMAN (Associated Press)
The Minnesota Vikings will open their optional team practices this week without Adrian Peterson. The star running back has told coach Mike Zimmer that he will not attend the three days of team work that begin Tuesday, a person with knowledge of the…JON KRAWCZYNSKI (AP Sports Writer)
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) -- Dozens of New England Patriots fans filled a parking lot at Gillette Stadium to protest the four-game suspension handed to quarterback Tom Brady over the ''Deflategate'' scandal.
Roger Goodell will hear Tom Brady's appeal of his four-game suspension for his role in the deflated footballs scandal. The union asked Goodell to remove himself from that role because it said he lacked impartiality and that Goodell would be called…BARRY WILNER (AP Pro Football Writer)
Cornerback Orlando Scandrick has the raise he sought by skipping the first two weeks of voluntary offseason workouts with the Dallas Cowboys. It's the second time in three years the Cowboys have reworked contract terms for Scandrick, who showed up…SCHUYLER DIXON (AP Sports Writer)