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Top teams' problems leave AFC race open

Aug 29, 2016

Top teams' problems leave AFC race open

No Manning. No Brady, for the first four games. No clear-cut favorite in the AFC. With the regular season about to kick off, it’s anybody’s guess who’ll be the conference’s representative at the Super Bowl in Houston in February. The defending champion Denver Broncos ...

Aug 19, 2016

Sharper sentenced to over 18 years for rape

Former NFL star Darren Sharper was sentenced Thursday to more than 18 years in prison for drugging women in order to rape them — double the sentence recommended by prosecutors. One of Sharper’s victims — the only one to speak at his sentencing hearing ...

Legend Favre 'blessed' by Hall of Fame induction

Aug 7, 2016

Legend Favre 'blessed' by Hall of Fame induction

They came in No. 4 jerseys and wearing cheeseheads. They chanted “Go Pack Go.” It was Lambeau Field transported to Ohio, and only one man could have caused it. Brett Favre, welcome to the Pro Football Hall of Fame. “Believe me, I am an ...

Aug 6, 2016

Rooney Rule not working: Dungy

Tony Dungy would like to see the NFL’s Rooney Rule used in the manner it was intended. The new Pro Football Hall of Fame member said Friday that he doesn’t believe teams are “following the spirit of the rule now.” The rule, designed by ...

Bush hoping to extend career after signing with Bills

Aug 2, 2016

Bush hoping to extend career after signing with Bills

Running back Reggie Bush wasn’t going to let a freak accident on the concrete surface ringing the Edward Jones Dome field in St. Louis end his career. Declaring his surgically repaired left knee 100 percent, Bush eagerly looked forward to the opportunity of playing ...

Jul 30, 2016

Dolphins' stadium work nearly done

The Miami Dolphins say their $500 million stadium renovation will be completed as scheduled and in time for the team’s final exhibition game on Sept. 1. Work continues 24 hours a day on upgrades that include a canopy. Dolphins owner Stephen Ross said Friday ...

Ex-Wolverines set for Japan debut

Jul 30, 2016

Ex-Wolverines set for Japan debut

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Like most other American players, quarterback Devin Gardner and wide receiver Jeremy Gallon had no idea that football was even played there. Now, the two former University of Michigan players will open up a new chapter of their football career “there” — in Japan. ...

Jul 28, 2016

Legendary QB Favre hired as SiriusXM NFL Radio host

Brett Favre is getting into satellite radio, joining SiriusXM NFL Radio as a host. One day before Favre is inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Aug. 6, he will debut on SiriusXM with a special town-hall style show from Canton, Ohio. ...

Jul 28, 2016

Warren Sapp bitten by shark while catching lobster

Pro Football Hall of Famer Warren Sapp is OK after being bitten on the arm by a shark while catching lobster off the Florida Keys. A photo posted by a fishing charter boat’s account on Instagram Wednesday appears to show Sapp’s arm with a ...