49ers lineman Alex Boone will join San Francisco Zoo patrons on Friday to celebrate the naming of a 4-year-old black rhino after him.
Former NFL star Chad Johnson will serve 30 days in jail after violating probation in a domestic violence case.
Members of the committee responsible for bringing Super Bowl 50 to the Bay Area returned home Wednesday afternoon.
The San Francisco 49ers new home, Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, has been selected to host Super Bowl 50 in 2016.
The San Francisco 49ers and Levi Strauss & Co have reached an agreement for a $220 million, 20-year naming rights deal.
California lawmakers are trying to close a loophole out-of-state athletes are using to receive big settlements.
Investigators searched New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez's North Attleboro, Mass., home Tuesday in connection with the death of a man who police said was an associate of Hernandez, ABC News reported.
New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski underwent back surgery with noted specialist Robert Watkins in California on Tuesday.
Steve Gleason wrote on his organization's Facebook page that he accepts the apologies of the three Atlanta radio disc jockeys who mocked his Lou Gehrig's disease in a skit Monday morning and later were fired.
Chad Johnson said Tuesday in an interview with ABC's "Good Morning America" that he's learned his "lesson" after spending seven days in jail and hopes he can still get another chance to play in the NFL.
For the first time, the NFL Rookie Symposium will include speakers on the issue of sexual orientation. The league plans to have ex-players speak about the possibility of having a gay teammate, and how to talk about these issues publicly.
Desmond Bishop says he is "100 percent" healthy after tearing his hamstring last year and motivated by his release by the Green Bay Packers. His first free-agent visit will be with his former team's biggest rival -- the Minnesota Vikings.
Atlanta Falcons tight end Tony Gonzalez has won the 2013 Good Guy Award from the Professional Football Writers of America.
The St. Louis Convention and Visitors Commission said Tuesday it has paid $2 million to the St. Louis Rams to cover the team's legal fees for the dispute over upgrades to the Edward Jones Dome that resulted in arbitration.
Three more employees of the truck stop chain owned by the Cleveland Browns' owner and Tennessee's governor have pleaded guilty in what authorities call a scheme to cheat trucking firms out of rebates.