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Jan 31, 2017

Welker joins Texans coaching staff

The Houston Texans have added Wes Welker to their coaching staff as an offense and special teams assistant. Welker wrapped up a 12-year playing career in 2015. He had 9,924 yards receiving and scored 50 touchdowns playing for five teams, including spending six seasons ...

Super Bowl opening night tamer than usual

Jan 31, 2017

Super Bowl opening night tamer than usual

A man traipsing around Monday’s Super Bowl opening night in a full-length gown declaring himself “The Empress of Austria, Elizabeth I” was the most outrageous guest at what was a rather tame media night compared to the circus this event has been in the ...

Adelson out of Las Vegas stadium deal for Raiders

Jan 31, 2017

Adelson out of Las Vegas stadium deal for Raiders

Billionaire casino mogul Sheldon Adelson pulled out of a deal Monday to build a $1.9 billion domed stadium for the Oakland Raiders in Las Vegas The move deprives the team of a chief financial backer as it seeks to bring pro football to Las ...

AFC's defense stamps out late NFC rally in Pro Bowl

Jan 30, 2017

AFC's defense stamps out late NFC rally in Pro Bowl

The Pro Bowl has long been more about showmanship than competition. Clearly, that memo missed Lorenzo Alexander. The Buffalo Bills linebacker could have just sat on a late interception for the win, but instead opted to return the ball 20 yards and then lateralled ...

Jan 30, 2017

Tillman's widow disappointed by Trump's travel ban

The widow of Pat Tillman has expressed disappointment over President Donald Trump after the administration imposed a temporary ban on travel to the United States from seven majority Muslim countries. Marie Tillman posted a message on Facebook saying she was saddened by the executive ...

Jan 29, 2017

Cameron named X League MVP

Fujitsu quarterback Colby Cameron won the X League MVP award for the first time after guiding the Frontiers to their second national championship in three seasons, at the All X League Awards in Tokyo on Saturday. The former Louisiana Tech standout completed 76 of ...

Goodell happy to give Brady trophy

Jan 26, 2017

Goodell happy to give Brady trophy

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said Wednesday he would not be uncomfortable handing the Lombardi Trophy to quarterback Tom Brady if the New England Patriots win the Feb. 5 Super Bowl in Houston. Goodell, whose suspension of Brady for his role in deflating footballs used ...

Dominant Falcons claim NFC title

Jan 23, 2017

Dominant Falcons claim NFC title

Matt Ryan tumbled into the end zone, slammed the ball to the turf with a thunderous spike, and let out a scream that showed just how much he wanted this game. He wants the next one even more. With another MVP-worthy performance and plenty ...

Jan 21, 2017

Bills' Watkins has foot surgery again

Buffalo Bills star receiver Sammy Watkins has had a second operation in less than a year for a broken left foot and is expected to be sidelined until the start of training camp. The Bills also announced on Friday that Shaq Lawson had surgery ...

Ryan, Mack receive NFL honors

Jan 19, 2017

Ryan, Mack receive NFL honors

Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan, who directed the NFL’s highest-scoring attack, and Oakland Raiders defensive end Khalil Mack took top awards in media voting announced Wednesday. Ryan, who led the Falcons with club records in passing yards and touchdowns, was chosen the 2016 NFL ...

Brown apologizes for posting video

Jan 19, 2017

Brown apologizes for posting video

Antonio Brown insists he didn’t mean to disrespect his coach or create a distraction when he livestreamed the raucous aftermath of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ playoff win over the Kansas City Chiefs last week. The ever social media savvy Brown also didn’t rule out doing ...