Veteran NFL player Sean Smith is facing seven years in jail after being charged with assault in Los Angeles.
US long jumper Marquise Goodwin accepts a one-year ban by the US Anti-Doping Agency but is free to play for the San Francisco 49ers in the NFL this season.
The mother of high school American footballer Zac Easter, who took his own life aged 24, tells BBC Radio 5 live more needs to be done to protect players from head traumas in sport.
Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott is suspended for six games after domestic violence incidents.
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