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By The Associated Press » Thursday, September 18, 2014

PHOENIX (AP) - Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer head-butted his wife and broke her nose after she refused his sexual advances, and punched her in the face the next day, police said Thursday.The details surfaced in a law enforcement report a day after Dwyer was arrested on aggravated assault charges and... Read More

By The Associated Press » Thursday, September 18, 2014

IRVING, Texas (AP) - Tony Romo just had to get out of the way for the Dallas Cowboys to win for the first time this season.His three interceptions played a big role in a season-opening loss to San Francisco, and the difference a week later at Tennessee was the rushing attack led by DeMarco Murray.Romo has been called a lot... Read More

By The Associated Press » Thursday, September 18, 2014

DENVER (AP) - Jack Elway, the son of Denver Broncos general manager John Elway, has pleaded guilty to disturbing the peace after being accused of pulling his girlfriend from a car and shoving her to the ground.John Albert Elway, 25, entered his plea Tuesday and was sentenced to one year of probation that includes domestic... Read More

By The Associated Press » Thursday, September 18, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) - PepsiCo Inc.'s CEO Indra Nooyi has made a double-edged statement on the NFL's problems handling domestic violence, calling some players' behavior "repugnant" but saying that Commissioner Roger Goodell is "a man of integrity."The boss of the maker of Pepsi, Gatorade and Doritos, one of the league's biggest... Read More

By The Associated Press » Thursday, September 18, 2014

DENVER (AP) - Jack Elway, the son of Denver Broncos general manager John Elway, has pleaded guilty in a domestic violence case involving his girlfriend.Court records show the 25-year-old John Albert Elway on Tuesday pleaded guilty to disturbing the peace and was sentenced to one year of probation that includes domestic... Read More

By The Associated Press » Thursday, September 18, 2014

PHOENIX (AP) - Police say Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer head-butted his wife after she refused his sexual advances, and broke her nose.The details surfaced Thursday in a law enforcement report a day after Dwyer was arrested on aggravated assault charges and deactivated from all team activities. He spent a... Read More

By The Associated Press » Thursday, September 18, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) - PepsiCo Inc.'s CEO Indra Nooyi has made a double-edged statement on the NFL's problems handing domestic violence, calling some players' behavior "repugnant" but saying that Commissioner Roger Goodell is "a man of integrity."The boss of the maker of Pepsi, Gatorade and Doritos, one of the league's biggest... Read More

By The Associated Press » Thursday, September 18, 2014

PHOENIX (AP) - The Arizona Cardinals say they first learned of the domestic abuse accusations against backup running back Jonathan Dwyer on Wednesday afternoon.By evening, citing the "serious nature of these allegations," the team deactivated Dwyer from all team activities.The quick reaction came with the backdrop of... Read More

By The Associated Press » Thursday, September 18, 2014

PHOENIX (AP) - Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer was released from jail early Thursday after his arrest on aggravated assault charges in connection with two altercations at his home in July involving a woman and an 18-month-old child, the latest in a string of such cases involving NFL players.The Maricopa... Read More

By The Associated Press » Thursday, September 18, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) - The leader of Gatorade maker PepsiCo is urging the National Football League to "seize the moment" and put domestic violence and child abuse policies in place immediately once it conducts its review.PepsiCo Inc. Chairman and CEO Indra Nooyi said in a statement that the NFL has a chance to "effect positive... Read More

By The Associated Press » Thursday, September 18, 2014

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) - Adrian Peterson has had the potential to be that rare post-modern NFL running back playing productively into his 30s. After that extraordinary comeback from knee reconstruction, Emmitt Smith's career rushing record became a realistic if daunting target.The latest challenge for Peterson has taken... Read More

By The Associated Press » Thursday, September 18, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) - INDIANAPOLIS COLTS at JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS - COLTS: DNP: RB Ahmad Bradshaw (not injury related), CB Darius Butler (neck), LB Jerrell Freeman (hamstring), LB D'Qwell Jackson (not injury related), DT Ricky Jean Francois (ankle), DE Arthur Jones (ankle), S LaRon Landry (not injury related), G Joe Reitz... Read More

By The Associated Press » Thursday, September 18, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) - The NFL is under pressure from sponsors, fans and lawmakers for its handling of domestic violence allegations against several players. At issue is whether the league is acting swiftly enough to investigate or discipline players.Here is a look at key developments Wednesday:VIKINGS: WE MADE A MISTAKEThe... Read More

By The Associated Press » Wednesday, September 17, 2014

PHOENIX (AP) - Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer was arrested Wednesday on aggravated assault charges in connection with two altercations at his home in July involving a woman and their 18-month-old child, the latest in a string of such cases involving NFL players.The Cardinals said they became aware of the... Read More

By The Associated Press » Wednesday, September 17, 2014

PHOENIX (AP) - Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer was arrested Wednesday on aggravated assault charges in connection with two altercations at his home in July involving a woman and their 18-month-old child, the latest in a string of such cases involving NFL players.The Cardinals said they became aware of the... Read More

By The Associated Press » Wednesday, September 17, 2014

MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) - The father of a woman who once dated NFL receiver Brandon Marshall called for the league's commissioner to resign Wednesday because he's disappointed in the way his daughter's abuse allegations were handled.Clarence Watley spoke at a news conference about his daughter, Rasheedah Watley, who he said was... Read More

By The Associated Press » Wednesday, September 17, 2014

PHOENIX (AP) - Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer has been arrested on aggravated assault charges in connection with two altercations at his home in late July involving a 27-year-old woman and an 18-month-old child.Phoenix police announced the arrest Wednesday, the latest in the string of cases involving... Read More

By The Associated Press » Wednesday, September 17, 2014

HOUSTON (AP) - Adrian Peterson's mother is defending the Minnesota Vikings running back in the wake of child abuse allegations against him, saying that he is "trying hard to be a good parent."Bonita Jackson said she and Peterson's father, Nelson Peterson, were "big disciplinarians" who used hands, switches and belts to... Read More

By The Associated Press » Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Floyd Mayweather Jr., who has spent some time in jail for abusing women himself, was speaking some truth when he briefly rose to Ray Rice's defense last week while trying to sell some pay-per-views for his latest fight."I think there's a lot worse things that go on in other people's households, also," Mayweather said.... Read More

By The Associated Press » Wednesday, September 17, 2014

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - The Panthers finally made a decision on Greg Hardy: the Pro Bowl defensive end will not play anymore games for Carolina until his domestic violence case is resolved.The team removed Hardy from its active roster Wednesday, ending three weeks of indecision regarding his playing status. He played Week... Read More

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