Hamlett, who signed with Jacksonville as an undrafted free agent, gave NFL teams the impression that he was giving up football after college, the Florida Times Union reports. "I just took some time off because I was banged up," said Hamlett, launching into a denial that he retired. "I love the game of football, and I wanted to play. The whole [story] kind of got blown out of proportion."
Lyle will take a break from the PGA Tour for the rest of the 2014-15 season, Golfweek reports. "I need to stress that this decision has nothing to do with my recent illness - I am still healthy and cancer-free," said Lyle in a statement. "As the year progressed, it has become increasingly obvious that I am simply not in a position to compete on the PGA Tour."