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Jay Feely has some conflicted emotions in his new role as CBS’ sideline kicking analyst in playoff games. As a former NFL kicker who attempted 854 place kicks in his 14-year career, Feely knows what his fellow kickers go through each week. As an anal…

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MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Former Wisconsin and Denver Broncos running back Montee Ball was jailed early Friday on a felony battery charge after an apparent dispute with his girlfriend.

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell pledged Friday ”to do everything possible” to help teams in Oakland and San Diego work to get new stadiums in their current markets.

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680 NewsDisguised gunmen target boxing fans in Dublin hotel; 1 dead680 NewsMel Christle, president of the Boxing Union of Ireland, said the gunfire started seconds after the final boxer was weighed in. He said he saw one gunman, holding a handgun and d…

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Former NFL star Plaxico Burress has five years to repay New Jersey $56,000 in back taxes and restitution or face going to jail, a judge said Friday. Burress, of Totowa, declined to comment after he was sentenced in Superior Court. The former wide rec…

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Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt says he knew concussions were a risk when he decided to play football, so he’s not any more alarmed by the studies of prolonged head trauma suffered by NFL players. ”I think there’s this big perception that play…

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The GuardianSaracens rugby club sign up for head injury research projectThe GuardianIn a three-year research programme in partnership with Saracens rugby club, scientists will take samples of blood, saliva and urine before and after matches, and player…

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The IndependentSix Nations 2016: Is Eddie Jones the most brutal man in rugby?The IndependentThe philosophy is rooted in a tough and uncompromising upbringing: the south-eastern Sydney suburb of Chifley, known for the Long Bay jail and swathes of social…

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Johnny Manziel has lost another close ally. The troubled quarterback was dropped by his NFL agent Friday following two police investigations in Texas last weekend. Erik Burkhardt released a statement saying that with ”deep regret” he has ended his …

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The GuardianMan shot dead at Dublin boxing bout weigh-inThe GuardianThe bout was being promoted by Frank Warren and MGM Promotions, according to MGM, a Marbella-based gym run by Birmingham-born Irish boxer Matthew Macklin. Two years ago, former Europea…

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CTV NewsGunmen open fire on boxing fans at Dublin hotel, killing oneCTV NewsDUBLIN — Gunmen wearing disguises opened fire on boxing fans at a Dublin hotel Friday, killing one man and wounding two others in an attack that could reflect tensions within …

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CTV NewsGunmen attack boxing fans at Dublin hotel, 1 deadCTV NewsGunmen attack boxing fans at Dublin hotel, 1 dead. Ireland map. The Associated Press Published Friday, February 5, 2016 10:53AM EST. DUBLIN – Irish police say that unidentified gunmen hav…

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Gunmen attack boxing fans at Dublin hotel, killing 1Winnipeg Free PressGunmen attack boxing fans at Dublin hotel, killing 1. By: The Associated Press Posted: 02/5/2016 9:48 AM | Last Modified: 02/5/2016 9:49 AM | Comments: 0. Tweet; Post; Reddit; Share…

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Vincent Jackson’s commitment to supporting the military has earned him the NFL’s Salute To Service Award. The Tampa Bay wide receiver will be presented the honor Saturday night at NFL Honors by USAA, the league’s military appreciation sponsor. The aw…

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BBC NewsShots fired at boxing weigh-in in Dublin hotelIrish IndependentSHOTS have been fired at a boxing weigh-in at the Regency Hotel in Drumcondra in Dublin this afternoon – with one man believed to have been seriously injured. Share. Facebook &middo…

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The GuardianTim Peake to watch Six Nations England rugby match live in spaceThe GuardianBritish astronaut Tim Peake is set to take time off on Saturday afternoon to watch England's rugby test match against Scotland courtesy of a live-stream from th…

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Mohammad Amir claims a hat-trick for Karachi Kings in the second match of the inaugural Pakistan Super League in Duabi.

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Mirror.co.ukNigel Benn 'considering Chris Eubank rematch' – days after Frank Bruno declared boxing comebackMirror.co.ukOn the same week that Frank Bruno confirmed that he was hoping to have one more fight, Benn has revealed that he feels in bet…

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The GuardianDelilah? We just can't take rugby fans singing it any more, says MPThe GuardianJones's 1968 hit is an unofficial anthem at Welsh rugby matches, with male voice choirs and Jones himself singing it before games at the Millennium stadi…

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The Sweet ScienceBoxing NotesFight NewsSad to report the passing of famed trainer Richie Giachetti at age 75 in Lodi, Ohio. Giachetti trained 14 world champions including Larry Holmes, Mike Tyson and Buster Douglas. He also managed Holmes' Hall of …

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