Ruling on Rice marks unusual NFL about-face

LOS ANGELES--The NFL suffered a rare setback Friday when its far-reaching and high-profile suspension of Ray Rice was overturned, allowing the running back to return to the league immediately -- if anyone will take him.

The league, which seldom ...

Vikings RB McKinnon says he's out vs. Panthers

Though listed as doubtful, Vikings rookie running back Jerick McKinnon said he will not play against the Panthers on Sunday due to a lingering low back injury.

McKinnon did not practice all week and has been listed on the injury report since Nov....

Decision on status of Rams' Long expected Saturday

All signs point to defensive end Chris Long returning to action Sunday when the Rams host the Oakland Raiders in a noon game at the Edward Jones Dome. But coach Jeff Fisher is not ready to make it official just yet.

Long, who underwent surgery ...