NFL toughens its stance against domestic violence

In a letter and accompanying memo sent Thursday to every National Football League team owner, Commissioner Roger Goodell announced a significant change in the league's policy against domestic violence, with a six-game suspension for first-time ...

Raiders rookie QB Carr gets chance to impress

OAKLAND, Calif. -- The Raiders insist it's not an audition, just a chance for rookie Derek Carr to get in some much-needed work.

Yet with starting quarterback Matt Schaub sitting out Thursday night's exhibition game against the Seattle Seahawks ...

Newton: 'No doubt' he'll play Week 1 vs. Bucs

Panthers quarterback Cam Newton has no doubt that he'll play in the season opener Sept. 7 at Tampa Bay.

Newton, who cracked his ribs last week against New England, left little question about his Week 1 status while talking with reporters ...