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Sports Briefing | Pro Football: Former N.F.L. Star Joins C.F.L.

published Thu, Apr 17 2014 21:47 GMT
The former N.F.L. receiver Chad Johnson, 36, signed a two-year contract with the Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football League.

Jets’ Chris Johnson Disputes Report That Knee Is Arthritic

published Thu, Apr 17 2014 15:02 GMT
Jets’ Chris Johnson Disputes Report That Knee Is Arthritic
Running back Chris Johnson, signed on Wednesday, laughed on Thursday when told of the ESPN report and said he wouldn’t have passed the physical if the Jets had any concerns.

Jets Add Backfield Spark; Giants Get Insurance

published Wed, Apr 16 2014 20:06 GMT
Jets Add Backfield Spark; Giants Get Insurance
The Jets signed running back Chris Johnson, adding speed to their backfield, and the Giants picked up Josh Freeman to back up Eli Manning at quarterback.

Concussion Cases Inspire New Course at George Washington’s Law School

published Sun, Apr 13 2014 21:11 GMT
The litigation arising from brain injuries in the N.F.L. has prompted George Washington University’s law school to devote a course to the ramifications of such trauma.

Sports Briefing: Browns Retain Pro Bowler Alex Mack

published Sat, Apr 12 2014 00:09 GMT
The Cleveland Browns matched a five-year, $42 million offer from the Jacksonville Jaguars for their Pro Bowl center, Alex Mack.