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Bettis ready to pull into Hall of Fame

Aug 3, 2015

Bettis ready to pull into Hall of Fame

By the end of 2004, Jerome Bettis was done. Finished. Burned out. A dozen years in the NFL, most of them as the perpetually smiling blue-collared soul of the Pittsburgh Steelers, left him spent. The Steelers had just watched a 15-1 season evaporate a ...

Silent Brady sharp in Patriots' first padded practice

Aug 2, 2015

Silent Brady sharp in Patriots' first padded practice

Two things were certain when the New England Patriots put on pads for the first time at training camp on Saturday: The home fans sure do love Tom Brady, and the quarterback’s suspension and court case haven’t affected his accuracy. In between raucous cheers ...

Wilson signs four-year extension with Seahawks

Aug 1, 2015

Wilson signs four-year extension with Seahawks

Drawn out to nearly the last moment before a deadline that was not just for show, Russell Wilson and the Seattle Seahawks discovered a compromise in contract talks. Those worries about Wilson hitting free agency or Seattle having to use a franchise tag are ...

Brady lawsuit moved to New York

Jul 31, 2015

Brady lawsuit moved to New York

Tom Brady’s lawsuit against the NFL in which he wants his four-game suspension overturned will be heard in New York instead of Minnesota. Brady and the players’ union filed their suit Wednesday in Minnesota. But the NFL already had filed papers Tuesday in New ...

Brady takes fight to court as Kraft rips NFL

Jul 30, 2015

Brady takes fight to court as Kraft rips NFL

Tom Brady took the fight over his “Deflategate” suspension to social media and federal court on Wednesday, and New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft backed the three-time Super Bowl MVP, saying “I was wrong to put my faith in the league.” One day after ...

Welter embraces role as NFL trailblazer

Jul 29, 2015

Welter embraces role as NFL trailblazer

Jen Welter accepts the title of trailblazer, embraces the chance to be a role model for girls and, perhaps most of all, can’t wait to get beyond the hype and on to work when the Arizona Cardinals open training camp this weekend. It’s only ...

Goodell upholds Brady's four-game ban

Jul 29, 2015

Goodell upholds Brady's four-game ban

The commissioner pointed to concealed evidence. The team described it as a folly. And the agent added sham to the lexicon of “Deflategate.” Then the players’ union said it would take it all to court. Tom Brady’s four-game suspension for his role in using ...

Jul 28, 2015

Former QB Trudeau arrested for intoxication

Former Indianapolis Colts quarterback Jack Trudeau has been arrested on preliminary charges of operating while intoxicated, public intoxication and intimidating a police officer. Zionsville police say the arrest occurred Sunday night. A probable cause affidavit says the 52-year-old Trudeau threatened a police officer during ...

Lawyer says Seau family won't make trouble

Jul 28, 2015

Lawyer says Seau family won't make trouble

The family of the late Junior Seau will not disrupt the Hall of Fame ceremonies on Aug. 8 despite its disagreement with a policy preventing live remarks during a posthumous induction. Steve Strauss, legal counsel to the Seaus and partner at Cooley LLP, said ...