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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 ...

Victim's girlfriend says Hernandez was just casual friend

Feb 5, 2015

Victim's girlfriend says Hernandez was just casual friend

Former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez often smoked marijuana with the man he’s accused of later killing, and they hung out during family gatherings, the victim’s girlfriend testified Wednesday. But she insisted that they had only the beginnings of a friendship and were ...

Fans want NFL return

Feb 4, 2015

Fans want NFL return

by Kaz Nagatsuka

It was a Monday night, not a Super Sunday, but an estimated 100 people had assembled for a viewing party for Super Bowl XLIX between the New England Patriots and Seattle Seahawks on massive screens at a public viewing event in Tokyo. There was ...

Seahawks fans struggle to deal with Super Bowl loss

Feb 4, 2015

Seahawks fans struggle to deal with Super Bowl loss

As shocking as it was, the Seattle Seahawks’ last-minute loss to the New England Patriots in the Super Bowl Sunday was probably not even the worst loss in the city’s sports history. Seattle did lose an entire NBA franchise, after all, when the SuperSonics ...

NFL suspends Browns receiver Gordon for at least one year

Feb 4, 2015

NFL suspends Browns receiver Gordon for at least one year

Josh Gordon has been pushed out of bounds again by the NFL. And this time, there’s no guarantee he’ll be back. The troubled wide receiver was suspended by the league for at least one year without pay on Tuesday for violating the league’s substance-abuse ...

Carroll stands by call to pass

Feb 3, 2015

Carroll stands by call to pass

Less than 16 hours later, Seahawks coach Pete Carroll was still stunned by the outcome while defending the decision to call a pass from the 1-yard line in the Super Bowl’s closing seconds, a choice that will long be debated. So close to another ...

Quinn leaving Seahawks to be head coach of Falcons

Feb 3, 2015

Quinn leaving Seahawks to be head coach of Falcons

The Atlanta Falcons’ long wait for new leadership on the field finally ended Monday when Seattle defensive coordinator Dan Quinn was named the team’s coach. The Falcons said Quinn will be introduced at a news conference on Tuesday. Quinn replaces Mike Smith, who was ...

Browns QB Manziel enters treatment program

Feb 3, 2015

Browns QB Manziel enters treatment program

Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel has sought help to change his off-field lifestyle. Following a rough rookie season in the NFL, Manziel has entered a treatment program for unspecified reasons, one of his advisers said in a statement released by the team on Monday. ...

Patriots complete journey in Super Bowl XLIX

Feb 2, 2015

Patriots complete journey in Super Bowl XLIX

The final 125 seconds included a perfect possession by Tom Brady for the go-ahead points, a juggling catch that could have been the play of the year, and a victory-clinching, end-zone interception on a pass — not run — from the 1. A Super ...

Brady rallies Patriots past Seahawks to Super Bowl victory

Feb 2, 2015

Brady rallies Patriots past Seahawks to Super Bowl victory

Tom Brady and the Patriots made this Super Bowl all about football, not footballs. Clutch football, spiced by a sensational fourth-quarter rally and a goal-line, game-saving interception. The record-setting Brady threw for four touchdowns, including a 3-yarder to Julian Edelman with 2:02 remaining Sunday ...

Rodgers named MVP; Watt gets top defender

Feb 1, 2015

Rodgers named MVP; Watt gets top defender

Just living the dream. And looking for more. Green Bay’s Aaron Rodgers won his second MVP award Saturday night, and J.J. Watt swept away the voters the way he sweeps quarterbacks off their feet to take top defensive honors. Rodgers, also the 2011 Associated ...