U.S. retail sales probably rose in February as consumer spending stabilized, data in the coming week may show.
U.S. stocks rose, with the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index erasing losses to close at a record, as data showing stronger-than-forecast jobs growth overshadowed concern the situation in Ukraine could worsen.
The National Collegiate Athletic Association is expected as early as April to reach an agreement to boost safeguards for athletes who get concussions while playing college sports.
Quarterback Johnny Manziel, projected to be one of the top picks in the National Football League draft in May, has signed a shoe and marketing contract with Nike Inc., ESPN reported.
The Denver Broncos released Champ Bailey rather than rework a contract that was to pay the 12-time Pro Bowl cornerback $10 million next season.
D’Qwell Jackson joined the Indianapolis Colts a week after the inside linebacker’s eight- season career with the Cleveland Browns ended in his release.
Brandon Browner will be suspended without pay for the first four games of the season as part of his conditional reinstatement for a violation of the National Football League’s substance-abuse policy.
Devin Hester, who has returned more punts for touchdowns than any player in National Football League history, said he won’t return to the Chicago Bears for a ninth season.
Troy Polamalu and Heath Miller signed contract extensions that cleared salary-cap space while tying them to the Pittsburgh Steelers through 2016.
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