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Aug 22, 2015

Baylor to investigate handling of Ukwuachu case

Baylor University will conduct an investigation into the school’s handling of sexual assault allegations against a football player who was allowed to transfer into coach Art Briles’ program despite a history of disciplinary problems at Boise State. Following the conviction of defensive end Sam ...

Rodgers proclaims calf fully healed

Aug 21, 2015

Rodgers proclaims calf fully healed

Eight months after being limited by a sore left calf, Aaron Rodgers is fully healed. So opponents must again stay on their toes against a quarterback known for his ability to extend plays. The NFL MVP had no issues in the offseason. He said ...

Judge may throw out suspension of Brady

Aug 20, 2015

Judge may throw out suspension of Brady

A federal judge made clear Wednesday that the NFL’s four- game suspension of Tom Brady over Deflategate is in jeopardy as the star New England quarterback returned to practice. U.S. District Judge Richard M. Berman, who’s been asked by the NFL Players Association to ...

Griffin defends 'best' comments

Aug 19, 2015

Griffin defends 'best' comments

Frustrated that a quote about striving to be the NFL’s best quarterback was taken out of context, Robert Griffin III complained Tuesday that his name “keeps getting used for headlines.” The Washington Redskins quarterback drew heavy scrutiny for his comments to WJLA-TV, the ABC ...

Aug 18, 2015

Hoop coaches visit Broncos camp

Sometimes during the dog days of August, NFL training camp talk turns to hoops and hardwood. That was the case in Denver on Monday when the Broncos welcomed several visitors to their sideline, including Colorado State basketball coach Larry Eustachy and new Denver Nuggets ...

Ruling to let college players unionize tossed out

Aug 18, 2015

Ruling to let college players unionize tossed out

The National Labor Relations Board on Monday blocked a historic bid by Northwestern University football players to form the nation’s first college athletes’ union, dealing a blow to a labor movement that could have transformed amateur sports. In a unanimous decision, the board said ...

L.A. stadium could change divisions

Aug 18, 2015

L.A. stadium could change divisions

Construction of an NFL stadium in the Los Angeles area could come with another change: a possible shift in division for the Oakland Raiders or the San Diego Chargers. The teams have proposed a shared $1.78 billion stadium in the city of Carson — ...

Bucs unconcerned by Winston's up-and-down debut

Aug 17, 2015

Bucs unconcerned by Winston's up-and-down debut

Jameis Winston’s preseason debut didn’t go as smoothly as he would have liked, however the Tampa Bay Buccaneers came away from the outing feeling good about the rookie’s progress. “You would like all of your players the first time they’re going to be on ...

Winston has mixed debut for Bucs

Aug 16, 2015

Winston has mixed debut for Bucs

Jameis Winston produced mixed results at best in his first NFL action for Tampa Bay, and Teddy Bridgewater had Minnesota’s passing attack in prime form to spark the Vikings in a 26-16 exhibition victory over the Buccaneers on Saturday night. Winston, the first pick ...

Raiders roll past Rams

Aug 15, 2015

Raiders roll past Rams

Derek Carr took little time to build up his rapport with rookie receiver Amari Cooper. Carr completed three passes to Cooper on an opening field-goal drive and the Raiders beat the St. Louis Rams 18-3 in their exhibition opener under new coach Jack Del ...

Aug 15, 2015

Sam takes leave from Alouettes

Michael Sam is stepping away from pro football. Sam, the first openly gay player drafted by the NFL, has told the Canadian Football League’s Montreal Alouettes that he is leaving the team. “The last 12 months have been very difficult for me, to the ...

Embattled Brady plays

Aug 14, 2015

Embattled Brady plays

Tom Brady completed one of four passes before giving way to Jimmy Garoppolo, and the New England Patriots fell 22-11 to the Green Bay Packers in both teams’ exhibition opener on Thursday night. A day after appearing before a federal judge hearing the appeal ...