Three-time All-Pro tight end Antonio Gates of San Diego will be suspended the first four games of the 2015 season along with New York Jets defensive lineman Sheldon Richardson and Dallas linebacker Rolando McClain for violating NFL drug policies.
Antonio Gates' squeaky-clean image took a big hit Thursday when the San Diego Chargers' star tight end was suspended without pay for the first four games of the 2015 season for violating the NFL's policy on performance-enhancing substances.
Cowboys linebacker Rolando McClain has been suspended for the first four games for violating the NFL's substance abuse policy, putting two key Dallas defenders on the sideline to start the season with pass rusher Greg Hardy's 10-game ban.
Scott Thompson will serve as Team USA’s long snapper and backup linebacker as the team competes against six other nations in this July’s International Federation of American Football Senior World Championship.
A Massachusetts judge last week refused to overturn or to reduce Aaron Hernandez's first-degree murder conviction, rejecting defense lawyers' arguments that the state "utterly failed" to prove the former New England Patriots player killed Odin Lloyd in 2013.