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Eagles to trade running back McCoy to Buffalo for Alonso

Mar 4, 2015

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...