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Lynch confirms retirement in TV interview

Jun 7, 2016

Lynch confirms retirement in TV interview

Marshawn Lynch is putting to rest any lingering speculation about a possible return to the NFL in an interview with “60 Minutes Sports.” In the interview that is to air Tuesday, Lynch says, “I’m retired. Is that good enough? Which camera do you want ...

Jun 6, 2016

Broncos' Talib suffers minor gunshot wound

The Denver Broncos say star cornerback Aqib Talib is recovering after being shot in the lower right leg at a Dallas nightclub early Sunday morning. Team spokesman Patrick Smyth said the team has been in touch with the cornerback and that he’s doing OK. ...

Baylor's Briles out amid sex assault scandal

May 27, 2016

Baylor's Briles out amid sex assault scandal

Baylor University demoted school president Ken Starr and ousted football coach Art Briles on Thursday, issuing a scathing report over the university’s handling of sexual assault complaints against football players. The board of regents at the largest Baptist university in the United States said ...

May 26, 2016

Patriots join Brady appeal in court

The New England Patriots joined the latest “Deflategate” appeal to support Tom Brady on Wednesday, taking sides with their star quarterback in court for the first time in his fight against the NFL and Commissioner Roger Goodell. In an eight-page friend of the court ...

May 24, 2016

NFL Hall of Famer Mix admits tax fraud

Pro Football Hall of Fame Member Ron Mix faces up to three years in federal prison after pleading guilty in Missouri to a felony tax-fraud charge. The Kansas City Star reported that Mix agreed to pay nearly $50,000 to the IRS under his guilty ...

May 16, 2016

Hayne leaving NFL to pursue Olympic dream

Former Australian Rugby League star Jarryd Hayne’s NFL experiment is over, as he announced his retirement Sunday from the San Francisco 49ers in order to join the Fiji Rugby Sevens team for the Rio Olympics. “I simply could not pass that chance up,” Hayne ...

May 12, 2016

Bills to retire Hall of Famer Bruce Smith's jersey number

Bruce Smith, a Hall of Fame defensive end for the Buffalo Bills, will have his jersey number retired at the NFL club’s 2016 home opener, the team announced Wednesday. No player has worn Smith’s number, 78, since his final season with Buffalo in 1999 ...

May 12, 2016

Seahawks' Lockette opts to retire six months after neck injury

Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Ricardo Lockette is retiring six months after suffering a serious neck injury in a game at Dallas. The team confirmed the retirement and has scheduled a news conference with Lockette on Thursday. Lockette was knocked out and remained motionless on ...

May 10, 2016

UAB running back Bryant brain dead after shooting

Police in Florida are searching for clues after a Saturday night shooting on Interstate 95 in South Florida that left University of Alabama Birmingham running back Gregory Bryant brain dead and injured a passenger in his car. Police spokeswoman Lori Colombino said in a ...