Former NFL player Richard Sherman arrested on suspicion of DUI, authorities in Washington state say

SEATTLE — Former NFL player Richard Sherman was arrested early Saturday on suspicion of driving under the influence, according to the Washington State Patrol. No other details about the arrest were immediately available, said Trooper Rick Johnson, a patrol spokesperson. A spokesperson for the King County Prosecutor’s Office said nothing had been sent to their … Read more

Mississippi grand jury decides not to indict ex-NFL player Jerrell Powe on kidnapping charge

FILE – Mississippi defensive tackle Jerrell Powe talks to the media during the Southeastern Conference football media days on Friday, July 23, 2010, in Hoover, Ala. Powe’s attorney, Tom Fortner, said on Monday, Feb. 19, 2024, that a Mississippi grand jury has declined to indict Powe on a kidnapping charge, months after Powe, who played … Read more

Things to know about the shooting at the Kansas City Chiefs’ Super Bowl celebration

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Gunfire erupted at the Kansas City Chiefs’ Super Bowl celebration Wednesday, leaving one woman dead and more than 20 people injured, including children. Shots rang out at the end of the celebration outside the city’s historic Union Station. Fans had lined the parade route and some … Read more

Betting on the Super Bowl was brisk at sportsbooks in big U.S. markets

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — With this year’s Super Bowl being played in Las Vegas, the nation’s gambling capital, there was little doubt that betting on the big game would be huge. Statistics from several states where sports betting is legal are proving that prediction was true. Nevada’s sportsbooks set a record by taking $185.6 million … Read more

Chiefs get White House invitation to celebrate Super Bowl win. Could Taylor Swift tag along?

WASHINGTON — The White House says it’s looking forward to hosting the Super Bowl champion Kansas City Chiefs again — and it isn’t ruling out having the team’s most-famous fan, Taylor Swift, tag along this time. Asked at Monday’s press briefing if the pop star could come along as a “plus one” when the team … Read more

Carl Weathers, the NFL linebacker-turned-actor who starred in ‘Rocky,’ ‘Predator’ and ‘The Mandalorian,’ has died at 76

Carl Weathers, the NFL linebacker-turned-actor who starred in ‘Rocky,’ ‘Predator’ and ‘The Mandalorian,’ has died at 76 NEW YORK — Carl Weathers, the NFL linebacker-turned-actor who starred in ‘Rocky,’ ‘Predator’ and ‘The Mandalorian,’ has died at 76.