Wes Welker of Denver Broncos suspended four games for use of amphetamines

Denver Broncos wide receiver Wes Welker has been suspended four games for use of amphetamines, sources told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.

KEYWORDS: suspended     amphetamines     wide receiver     

Josh Brent, formerly of Dallas Cowboys, can return in Week 11 with conditions

Josh Brent is a member of the Dallas Cowboys once more but before he can return to the field he must serve a 10-game suspension handed down from the NFL.

KEYWORDS: josh brent     crash     re-sign     eligible     return     jerry jones     

NFL bans Jim Irsay of Indianapolis Colts six games, fines him $500K

The NFL on Tuesday suspended Jim Irsay for six games and fined him $500,000 after the Indianapolis Colts owner pleaded guilty to one misdemeanor count of operating a vehicle while intoxicated.

SOURCE: news services
KEYWORDS: Jim Irsay     suspension     fine     ban     

Texas A&M Aggies, Georgia Bulldogs vault into top 10 of AP Top 25 college football poll

The Texas A&M Aggies, buoyed by their victory over South Carolina, moved up 13 spots to No. 8 in the AP Top 25 after the opening weekend of college football.

SOURCE: news services
KEYWORDS: AP Top 25     poll          

2014 Ryder Cup -- Keegan Bradley tabbed first U.S. wild card

Keegan Bradley hasn't stopped thinking about playing in another Ryder Cup. U.S. captain Tom Watson gave him that chance Tuesday night.

SOURCE: Associated Press
KEYWORDS: Ryder Cup     wild cards     u.s. team     americans     roster     europe     tom watson     picks     

Derek Jeter honorary patches will be on New York Yankees' uniforms and caps

The New York Yankees announced Tuesday that the team will wear a patch of Derek Jeter's final season logo on all player hats and uniforms from Sept. 7, the day that the shortstop will be honored at Yankee Stadium, through the end of the season.

KEYWORDS: cap     patch     Captain     retirement     

Dallas Cowboys to bring in Michael Sam for physical

Michael Sam is flying to Dallas on Tuesday night and will take a physical Wednesday and if all goes well they will add him to their practice squad, a source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.

SOURCE: news services
KEYWORDS: Boys     gay     practice squad     physical     roster     

Ray McDonald party attended by large number of San Francisco 49ers, Vernon Davis says

Tight end Vernon Davis said a larger number of 49ers players were at the party Saturday night in which the alleged incident between Ray McDonald and his girlfriend took place.

KEYWORDS: domestic violence     arrest     party     jim harbaugh     

FIBA Basketball World Cup -- United States beats New Zealand, moves to 3-0

Anthony Davis scored 21 points, Kenneth Faried had 15 and the United States remained unbeaten at the FIBA Basketball World Cup by beating winless New Zealand 98-71 on Tuesday.

SOURCE: Associated Press
KEYWORDS: FIBA Basketball World Cup     Team USA     U.S.     New Zealand     WCup     

A 9-foot Joe Frazier statue is rising in Philadelphia

A 9-foot statue of Philadelphia's Joe Frazier will honor the fighter's and city's spirit.

SOURCE: Associated Press
KEYWORDS: Joe Frazier     Muhammad Ali     Rocky Balboa