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Mar 7, 2016

Rams' Tre Mason subdued by stun gun during arrest

Los Angeles Rams running back Tre Mason was subdued with a stun gun twice when he refused to cooperate with officers who were arresting him in South Florida for reckless driving and marijuana possession, police in Hollywood, Florida, said Sunday. Mason refused orders to ...

Manning to retire after 18 NFL seasons

Mar 7, 2016

Manning to retire after 18 NFL seasons

Peyton Manning surveyed the landscape of his brilliant career and called one last audible. He’s retiring a champion. A month after Denver’s triumph in Super Bowl 50, Manning informed John Elway he’s going to follow his lead and ride off into that orange sunset ...

Rams set up shop in L.A.

Mar 5, 2016

Rams set up shop in L.A.

Although the Los Angeles Rams are in a hurry to get established in their new home, linebacker Alec Ogletree has an even more pressing deadline. Ogletree’s wife is pregnant, and her Aug. 2 due date falls early in the Rams’ first training camp back ...

Brady ban back on table in Deflategate appeal

Mar 4, 2016

Brady ban back on table in Deflategate appeal

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady could again be facing a four-game suspension for the scandal known as Deflategate after federal appeals court judges spent time Thursday shredding some of his union’s favorite arguments for dismissal. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in ...

Mar 3, 2016

Sharper makes new plea deal with federal prosecutors

Two weeks after a federal judge rejected a plea deal that included a nine-year prison sentence, former NFL star Darren Sharper has made a new plea deal with federal prosecutors in a drug and sexual assault case. The new deal was acknowledged in a ...

Flacco, Ravens good to go with 3-year contract extension

Mar 3, 2016

Flacco, Ravens good to go with 3-year contract extension

Joe Flacco pocketed several million dollars and the Baltimore Ravens saved valuable salary cap space after the quarterback signed a three-year extension Wednesday. Flacco received an NFL-record $40 million signing bonus to extend the six-year, $120.6 million contract he received in 2013 after earning ...

Miller, Cousins given franchise tags

Mar 2, 2016

Miller, Cousins given franchise tags

Where are the NFL All-Pros without contracts going? Nowhere, it appears. Super Bowl most valuable player Von Miller and fellow All-Pro players Josh Norman and Eric Berry were given franchise tags Tuesday, the league’s deadline to do so. Tags govern players’ ability to negotiate ...

Mar 1, 2016

Patriots QB Brady OKs two-year contract extension

Tom Brady reportedly has agreed to a two-year contract extension with the New England Patriots. The deal will significantly lessen Brady’s salary cap hit for 2016, which would have been about $15 million. He was due to make $9 million next season, plus a ...

Feb 26, 2016

Manziel case going to grand jury: police

Dallas police said Thursday they have referred their domestic violence case against Johnny Manziel to a grand jury, which will consider whether to charge the troubled Cleveland Browns quarterback on allegations that he attacked his ex-girlfriend. Police released a statement saying they have asked ...

Feb 25, 2016

Giants' Pierre-Paul sues ESPN, reporter Schefter

New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul has filed a lawsuit seeking in more than $15,000 in damages against ESPN and reporter Adam Schefter for posting his medical records. The lawsuit, filed Wednesday in Miami Dade County in Florida, alleges that Pierre-Paul’s privacy was ...

Feb 24, 2016

Allen says Griffin done with Redskins

Redskins president Bruce Allen has voiced what everyone has assumed for quite some time: Robert Griffin III is done in Washington. In an interview Tuesday with the “Dan Sileo Show” on 1090 AM in San Diego, Allen replied “well, no” when asked whether he ...

Feb 20, 2016

Steelers tight end Miller says he's retiring

Pittsburgh Steelers tight end Heath Miller retired in typically understated fashion Friday. It ended an 11-year career featuring a pair of NFL championships while winning over his teammates and an ardent fan base with his work ethic and reliability. No news conference. Just a ...