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Eagles to trade running back McCoy to Buffalo for Alonso

LeSean McCoy will lead Rex Ryan’s “ground and pound” running attack for the Buffalo Bills next season. Two people familiar with the deal told The Associated Press on Tuesday that the Philadelphia Eagles have agreed to trade McCoy, their star running back, to the Bills for linebacker Kiko Alonso. The ...

Mar 6, 2015

Peyton takes pay cut to stay with Broncos

Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning passed his physical and signed his revised contract on Thursday. “We’re glad to work something out with Peyton so that he will be part of our team this season,” Broncos general manager John Elway said. The five-time NFL MVP ...

Mar 4, 2015

Rugby star Hayne signs with 49ers

Australian rugby star Jarryd Hayne is getting his shot to play in the NFL. Hayne passed a physical and signed a three-year contract with the San Francisco 49ers on Tuesday. The team announced the deal for the undrafted free agent, who said his deal ...

Suh set for free agency after Lions pass on tag

Mar 3, 2015

Suh set for free agency after Lions pass on tag

Ndamukong Suh can test the open market when free agency begins March 10 after the Detroit Lions did not use the franchise tag on the star defensive tackle. The deadline for teams to designate franchise or transition players came and went Monday, and the ...

Judge rules for Peterson in ban case; NFL files appeal

Feb 27, 2015

Judge rules for Peterson in ban case; NFL files appeal

In NFL limbo for the last five-plus months, Adrian Peterson’s future with the Minnesota Vikings is still in question. The path toward resolution of his status has been cleared, though the clash between league and the union over the personal conduct policy persists. Commissioner ...

Feb 26, 2015

Lions part ways with RB Bush

The Detroit Lions released running back Reggie Bush on Wednesday, halfway through the four-year deal he signed as a free agent before the 2013 season. Bush started 23 games for the Lions. He rushed for 1,006 yards in 2013, but this past season he ...

Feb 25, 2015

Giants release veteran Kiwanuka

The New York Giants released veteran defensive end Mathias Kiwanuka on Tuesday in a move that clears about $4.8 million of space under the NFL salary cap. The NFL Players Association estimates the new salary cap will rise to $143 million. Cutting Kiwanuka’s contract, ...

Feb 24, 2015

Bagnoli named Columbia coach

Columbia has hired Al Bagnoli, who retired as Penn’s coach 13 weeks ago after a long and successful run with the Quakers, to try to revive the Ivy League’s worst football program. Columbia announced the hiring of Bagnoli on Monday. The 62-year-old Bagnoli was ...

QB Winston meets media

Feb 21, 2015

QB Winston meets media

Jameis Winston responded to all the lingering questions with some bold answers. According to Winston, the character concerns that dogged him at Florida State are history. The comparisons to Johnny Manziel are irrelevant. The supposed throwing shoulder injury is a non-issue. And anyone who ...

Feb 20, 2015

Raiders, Bolts could share stadium

The Oakland Raiders and San Diego Chargers are planning a shared stadium in the Los Angeles area if both teams fail to get new stadium deals in their current hometowns, the teams said in a joint statement Thursday night, adding another layer of complexity ...

Vikings general manager expects to have Peterson back

Feb 19, 2015

Vikings general manager expects to have Peterson back

The Minnesota Vikings haven’t wavered with their public stance since the season ended: They want Adrian Peterson to return. In the strongest statement yet, general manager Rick Spielman said Wednesday he expects the star running back to stay with the team after his suspension ...

Feb 15, 2015

IFAF worlds moved to Canton

The fifth world championship of American football will played in a new format in the sport’s mother country this summer, according to the International Federation of American Football website. Canton, Ohio, will be the host of the international competition, which takes place once every ...

Feb 7, 2015

Peterson presents case before judge

The NFL Players Association’s attempt to have Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson reinstated has been taken under advisement by a federal judge. U.S. District Judge David Doty heard arguments from the NFLPA and the NFL on Friday. He did not provide a timetable ...