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Former Cougar Kyle Van Noy returns to practice with the Detroit Lions

The former BYU linebacker was put on short-term injury reserve in August.

Former Cougar Kyle Van Noy returns to practice with the Detroit Lions

The former BYU linebacker was put on short-term injury reserve in August and is not eligible to return to a game until the Lions' Nov. 9 matchup with Miami. Read more »

Oct. 15, 2014

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Week 6 NFL locals roundup: Former BYU star Ezekiel Ansah shines in the Detroit Lions' victory

Former BYU Cougar Ezekiel Ansah had a big game for the Detroit Lions to highlight the local efforts in Week 6 of the NFL season. Read more »

Oct. 14, 2014

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49ers throttle Rams 31-17 for 3rd straight win

Colin Kaepernick and the San Francisco 49ers answered St. Louis' fast start with a big finish. Read more »

Oct. 13, 2014

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NFL Sunday rewind: Recaps and top photos from Week 5

DeMarco Murray scored on a 15-yard run with 3:16 left and the Dallas Cowboys stunned the defending Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks 30-23 on Sunday. Read more »

Oct. 12, 2014

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Lions fan with laser pointer banned from Ford Field, charged

son accused of using a laser pointer during Sunday’s game between the Detroit Lions and Buffalo Bills has been identified and banned indefinitely from attending all future events at Ford... Read more »

Oct. 9, 2014

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Prosecutors want Adrian Peterson's bond revoked

Texas prosecutors have filed a motion to revoke Adrian Peterson's bond and have him re-arrested after the Minnesota Vikings running back allegedly admitted to smoking marijuana while he is awaiting... Read more »

Oct. 9, 2014

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NFL teams are cranking up the jams to deal with crowd noise

To get ready to face Richard Sherman and Seattle's ear-piercing 12th man, the Denver Broncos turned to Lil Wayne, Jerimih, Ozzy Ozbourne and Pharrell Williams. Read more »

Oct. 9, 2014

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In our opinion: Sports shines brightest when sportsmanship takes center stage

Instead of watching sports just to see one team beat another, it’s more fulfilling to focus on the moments of sportsmanship and selflessness that inspire. Read more »

Oct. 9, 2014

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Brain injury expert faults NFL concussion deal

A lead scientist studying the brains of deceased athletes with brain trauma has criticized the proposed NFL concussion settlement, because it would not compensate retirees who exhibit mood swings,... Read more »

Oct. 8, 2014

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NFL owners' meetings focus on personal conduct

There hasn't been much football talk at the NFL owners' meetings Wednesday. Read more »

Oct. 8, 2014

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Favre says he's glad Manning will break his record

Brett Favre said Wednesday that he couldn't be happier to see Peyton Manning on the brink of breaking his NFL record of 508 touchdown throws. Read more »

Oct. 8, 2014

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December trial date set in Peterson abuse case

A Texas judge has tentatively set a Dec. 1 trial date for Vikings star running back Adrian Peterson on a charge of felony child abuse for using a wooden switch to discipline his 4-year-old son. Read more »

Oct. 8, 2014

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NFL owners see video on domestic violence

The presentation on domestic violence given to NFL owners on Wednesday included a video by a former player appealing for recognition and action. Read more »

Oct. 8, 2014

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Brady back in form, Patriots beat Bengals 43-17

What a turnaround for Tom Brady and the New England Patriots. Read more »

Oct. 5, 2014

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Amy Donaldson: NFL needs to bring women into the culture of teams if it wants real change

If the NFL really wants to change its culture, women can't just be advisors. They need to be part of the culture, part of the teams. That organic inclusion is what will offer men insight they... Read more »

Oct. 5, 2014

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Manning's 500th TD pass leads Broncos past Cards 41-20

Peyton Manning joined Brett Favre in the NFL's most exclusive of clubs with his 500th touchdown pass Sunday when the Denver Broncos handed the Arizona Cardinals their first loss, 41-20. Read more »

Oct. 5, 2014

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Fake punt helps 49ers beat Chiefs 22-17

Colin Kaepernick threw for 201 yards and a touchdown, Frank Gore ran for 107 yards and the San Francisco 49ers converted a fake punt to beat the Kansas City Chiefs 22-17 on Sunday. Read more »

Oct. 5, 2014

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These days, it seems anybody can play RB in NFL

Matt Asiata had been splendidly impersonating Adrian Peterson when the Minnesota Vikings played the Atlanta Falcons last weekend, the relatively unknown running back bludgeoning their backpedaling... Read more »

Oct. 3, 2014

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Peppers gets pick 6, Packers rout Vikings 42-10

Julius Peppers returned an interception 49 yards for a touchdown, Aaron Rodgers threw for three scores, and the Green Bay Packers beat the Minnesota Vikings 42-10 Thursday night. Read more »

Oct. 3, 2014

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Vai's View: Jim McMahon not the greatest? You might want to reconsider

I was inundated with emails about my piece on Jim McMahon’s graduation, jersey retirement and induction into BYU’s Hall of Fame from a few weeks ago. Read more »

Oct. 2, 2014

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Ravens' Steve Smith: Panthers stabbed me in the back

Steve Smith took some parting shots at the Carolina Panthers, three days after the outspoken wide received led the Baltimore Ravens to a 38-10 win over his former team. Read more »

Oct. 1, 2014

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NFL locals roundup for week 4

Former Utes Alex Smith and Steve Smith headlined the local performances for week four of the NFL season. Read more »

Sept. 30, 2014

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Former Utah tight end Jake Murphy signs to Miami Dolphins practice squad

The rookie Jake Murphy has joined the Dolphins' practice squad, his agent Derrick Fox confirmed. Read more »

Sept. 30, 2014

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Raiders fire coach Dennis Allen

Dennis Allen arrived in Oakland as the fresh-faced, defensive mastermind who was supposed to be completely different than the parade of coaches during late owner Al Davis' final years running the... Read more »

Sept. 30, 2014

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NFL says Husain Abdullah should not have been penalized for prayer

The NFL says Kansas City Chiefs safety Husain Abdullah should not have been penalized for dropping to his knees in prayer in the end zone after an interception. Read more »

Sept. 30, 2014

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