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Titans cut Johnson

Apr 5, 2014

Titans cut Johnson

The CJ2K era is over in Tennessee, just the latest step by the Titans in their franchise makeover. The Titans told Chris Johnson they are releasing him Friday after six seasons to avoid paying $8 million the running back is due in 2014, along ...

Apr 4, 2014

TV director Grossman dies at 78

Sandy Grossman, who directed a record 10 Super Bowl broadcasts and spent more than two decades in the TV truck working with announcers Pat Summerall and John Madden, has died. He was 78. Grossman died Wednesday at his home in Boca Raton, Florida, of ...

Jackson completes turnaround with three-year Redskins deal

Apr 3, 2014

Jackson completes turnaround with three-year Redskins deal

The contrast couldn’t have been greater for DeSean Jackson. In a matter of days, he went from unwanted to wanted, from fired to hired, from discarded by the Philadelphia Eagles with reputation tarnished to rock star treatment and a new fat contract from the ...

Raiders add Rogers to defensive backfield

Apr 1, 2014

Raiders add Rogers to defensive backfield

The Oakland Raiders have added another proven veteran to their rebuilding defense, signing free-agent cornerback Carlos Rogers to a one-year contract on Monday. Rogers, 32, joins former San Francisco 49ers secondary mate Tarell Brown on Oakland’s overhauled defense. The Raiders have also brought in ...

Philly cuts Jackson

Mar 29, 2014

Philly cuts Jackson

DeSean Jackson went from the trading block to the chopping block. Jackson is out in Philly — just as Mark Sanchez was on his way into town. Unable to find a taker on the trade market, the Eagles released him, ending the Pro Bowl ...

Bills owner, Pro Football Hall of Famer Wilson dies at age 95

Mar 26, 2014

Bills owner, Pro Football Hall of Famer Wilson dies at age 95

During his 95 years, Buffalo Bills owner Ralph Wilson went from fan to “Foolish Club” member to the Pro Football Hall of Fame, enjoying every step along the way. The NFL lost the person regarded as the league’s “conscience” on Tuesday, when Wilson died ...

Football camp chief thinks outside box

Mar 22, 2014

Football camp chief thinks outside box

by Kaz Nagatsuka

As a player, Tomotsuna Inoue wasn’t able to fulfill his wish to reach the NFL. But his dream continues, now as someone who presents a chance for Japanese youngsters to achieve that big goal. Inoue has organized Tomotsuna Academy Football Camp as its director ...

Jets sign Vick after cutting Sanchez

Mar 22, 2014

Jets sign Vick after cutting Sanchez

Michael Vick is switching green jerseys — and maybe trading his clipboard for a starting job. The New York Jets signed the former Philadelphia Eagles quarterback to a one-year deal Friday, and released Mark Sanchez, the one-time face of the franchise. “I love competition ...

Newton requires surgery on ankle, will be out four months

Mar 19, 2014

Newton requires surgery on ankle, will be out four months

Cam Newton will undergo surgery Wednesday on his left ankle and will be sidelined for four months, the Carolina Panthers announced. The team said Tuesday the Pro Bowl quarterback has experienced soreness in the ankle since the end of last season and the problem ...

Colts owner Irsay arrested on DUI, drug charges

Mar 18, 2014

Colts owner Irsay arrested on DUI, drug charges

Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay was released from jail Monday after being held overnight following a traffic stop in which police said he failed sobriety tests and had multiple prescription drugs inside his vehicle. Irsay was pulled over late Sunday after he was spotted ...

Mar 17, 2014

Broncos keep up spree with free agent Sanders

Before John Elway headed out to the golf course to take advantage of a sunny Sunday in the Rocky Mountains, the Denver Broncos general manager made yet another splash in free agency by signing wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders to a three-year, $15 million contract. ...