Saints say cornerback Brian Dixon arrested in Miami (Yahoo Sports)
The New Orleans Saints said they are aware cornerback Brian Dixon was arrested in Miami on Sunday morning and booked with resisting an officer. Nola.com/Times-Picayune reports (http://bit.ly/1CzO8ce ) that he posted bond and was released from jail Sunday morning after being booked for resisting arrested without violence in Miami Beach. A Miami-Dade police official told the newspaper that he was arrested in Miami Beach. Police and jail officials contacted by The Associated Press declined to provide details.
Hernandez fiancee set to resume testimony in murder trial (Yahoo Sports)
The fiancee of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez is expected to take the stand for a second day of testimony in his murder trial and talk about a box she disposed of from their basement the day after a man who was dating her younger sister was killed. Shayanna Jenkins, Hernandez's high school sweetheart and the mother of his 2-year-old daughter, is expected to testify again on Monday. Jenkins was compelled to testify under a grant of immunity. Hernandez is charged in the killing of Odin Lloyd on June 17, 2013.
Tom Brady posts video of cliff jump (Yahoo Sports)
Tom Brady really went deep.
Seahawks QB Russell Wilson works out with Texas Rangers (Yahoo Sports)
Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson spent Saturday at spring training with the Texas Rangers, hitting a home run in batting practice and drawing on his recent Super Bowl experience to deliver a message to the team. A former minor league infielder for Colorado, Wilson was later acquired by the Rangers and practiced with them last year. ''I think I'm better in baseball than football,'' Wilson said, breaking into a laugh. Wilson took out the lineup card before Texas played San Diego, but wasn't going to get into the game.
Michael Sam: Gay NFL players have reached out to him (Yahoo Sports)
DALLAS (AP) -- Michael Sam says there are ''a lot'' of gay players in the NFL and some have reached out to him.
Aaron Hernandez fiancee discusses money, gun at murder trial (Yahoo Sports)
Former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez and his fiancee traded expressionless glances Friday as she took the witness stand to testify in his murder trial. Shayanna Jenkins was called by prosecutors after being granted immunity, which means she was ordered to testify by the court or face time behind bars. Jenkins, Hernandez's high school sweetheart and the mother of his 2-year-old daughter, appeared to be a reluctant and careful witness, pausing for long periods before answering and saying she couldn't remember details of the time surrounding the June 17, 2013, killing of Odin Lloyd, who was dating her younger sister. Lloyd's bullet-riddled body was found in an industrial park near the home Hernandez and Jenkins shared.
Panthers claim OT Martin off waivers; sign Boykin (Yahoo Sports)
The Panthers spent Friday looking to upgrade their depth on offense. Carolina claimed offensive tackle Jonathan Martin off waivers from San Francisco and signed free wide receiver Jarrett Boykin from Green Bay. The 6-foot-5, 315 Martin was the primary victim in the Miami Dolphins' bullying scandal involving Richie Incognito. Martin, a former second-round pick by the Dolphins in 2012, started 32 of 38 games in three NFL seasons with Miami and San Francisco.
Police make arrest in threat that delayed Hernandez trial (Yahoo Sports)
Police have arrested a man who they say called in a bomb threat that forced the evacuation of the Massachusetts courthouse where Aaron Hernandez's murder trial is being held. Fall River police arrested 55-year-old Paul Haddad of Westwood on Thursday night. Police say Thursday's threat had nothing to do with Hernandez, the former New England Patriots player.
Pagano planning to remain Colts coach for 'years to come' (Yahoo Sports)
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Colts coach Chuck Pagano says in a statement Friday night that he expects to keep his current job for ''many years to come.''
Vikings, cornerback Terence Newman agree to contract (Yahoo Sports)
The Minnesota Vikings and cornerback Terence Newman have agreed to terms on a one-year contract worth as much as $2.5 million, including $750,000 guaranteed, that will reunite the veteran with coach Mike Zimmer for his 13th NFL season. The Vikings announced the deal Friday with Newman, who spent the last three years with Cincinnati after nine with Dallas. Zimmer, entering his second season with Minnesota, was Newman's defensive coordinator for six years: four with the Cowboys and two with the Bengals. Newman, who was drafted by Dallas with the fifth overall pick out of Kansas State in 2003, has 37 career interceptions, the third-most among active players in the NFL.