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Feb 4, 2017

Quarterback Vick says he's retiring

Michael Vick, who rose to stardom with the Atlanta Falcons before he was sent to prison for running a dogfighting operation, told ESPN he is retiring from the NFL. The 36-year-old Vick, a dynamic dual threat with his speedy legs and powerful left arm, ...

Patriots favored to win 5th title

Feb 4, 2017

Patriots favored to win 5th title

An NFL season that began with Tom Brady serving a four-game suspension ends with him in the Super Bowl, where his New England Patriots take on Matt Ryan and the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday. The oddsmakers have Brady and the Patriots three-point favorites, which ...

Feb 3, 2017

Ex-Baylor coach Briles drops defamation lawsuit

Former Baylor football coach Art Briles has dropped the defamation lawsuit filed against four university officials he accused of making false statements against him, according to attorneys in the case. Briles in December sued the three regents and a university vice president for libel ...

Feb 2, 2017

Ex-49ers cheerleader sues NFL over low wages

A former San Francisco 49ers cheerleader has filed a federal lawsuit alleging NFL executives and team owners are conspiring to suppress wages for cheerleaders. The suit filed Tuesday by the woman identified only as “Jane Doe” names the league and each team and seeks ...

Feb 2, 2017

Tagliabue regrets concussion remarks from 1994

Former NFL commissioner Paul Tagliabue is apologizing for remarks he made decades ago about concussions in football. In an interview with the Talk of Fame Network that airs nationwide Wednesday night, Tagliabue admitted he erred in 1994 in saying concussions were “one of those ...

Goodell dodges questions on Raiders, parries on Pats

Feb 2, 2017

Goodell dodges questions on Raiders, parries on Pats

Nothing produces awkward NFL moments quite like watching the commissioner parry all those thorny issues involving the league’s oldest and newest troublemakers — the Raiders and Patriots. Reporters spent time poking Roger Goodell about “Deflategate,” the Raiders’ now-threatened move to Las Vegas, and other ...

Feb 1, 2017

Brady hints Patriots will play in Mexico next season

Tom Brady is planning a trip to Mexico this year. To play football. Although the NFL has yet to announce the game — commissioner Roger Goodell might do so on Wednesday at his annual Super Bowl news conference — Brady spoke openly Tuesday about ...

Falcons' Freeney has chance to go out on top

Feb 1, 2017

Falcons' Freeney has chance to go out on top

Dwight Freeney is coming up on that time of year when he has to answer some hard questions. How does his body feel? Can he still be effective at what he does? Is the motivation to succeed as strong as ever? Once he completes ...

Jan 31, 2017

Stanford to open 2017 season in Australia

Stanford will open the upcoming football season in Australia against Rice. Stanford announced Monday that the schools had gotten approval to move the game that had been scheduled to be played in Houston to Sydney. The game will be moved up a week and ...