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Saints come to terms with Graham

Jul 16, 2014

Saints come to terms with Graham

The New Orleans Saints on Tuesday confirmed a multiyear contract with Jimmy Graham, ending a protracted holdout for the star tight end. Graham skipped all of the Saints’ voluntary and mandatory practices and workouts — and challenged the NFL’s franchise tag process through arbitration. ...

Arbitrator rejects Graham's bid to be declared wide receiver

Jul 3, 2014

Arbitrator rejects Graham's bid to be declared wide receiver

The Saints’ Jimmy Graham and the NFL Players Association were dealt a setback Wednesday when an arbitrator ruled that he can only be considered a tight end for the purposes of his franchise tag designation. NFLPA had filed a grievance arguing that Graham was ...

'Johnny Football' addresses critics

Jun 28, 2014

'Johnny Football' addresses critics

Johnny’s gonna play and Johnny’s gonna party. Tired of scrutiny about how he spends his weekends away from football and drained by the spotlight that follows him, Browns rookie quarterback Johnny Manziel said he has no plans to tone down his lifestyle. “I don’t ...

Peterson not concerned over nearing age 30

Jun 20, 2014

Peterson not concerned over nearing age 30

Adrian Peterson is staring 30 years old right in the face, and he knows the stigma that number carries for NFL running backs. He knows that most running backs these days seem to hit a wall at 30, experiencing a steep decline in production ...

Jun 16, 2014

X League's Obic to play game in U.S.

The four-time defending X League champion Obic Seagulls will play against team in the United States this summer. The Seagulls will visit Tuscaloosa, Alabama, in August and take on a local semi-professional football team on Aug. 14, Obic and the city of Tuscaloosa announced ...

Hall of Fame coach Noll dies at 82

Jun 14, 2014

Hall of Fame coach Noll dies at 82

Chuck Noll, the Hall of Fame coach who won a record four Super Bowl titles with the Pittsburgh Steelers, died Friday night at his home. He was 82. The Allegheny County Medical Examiner said Noll died of natural causes. Noll transformed the Steelers from ...

Newton not concerned about contract status

Jun 12, 2014

Newton not concerned about contract status

Cam Newton said his focus is on getting back on the football field, not a new contract. The Panthers quarterback said Wednesday he’s happy for San Francisco’s Colin Kaepernick, who recently signed a six-year, $126 million contract. He even sent a congratulatory text message ...

49ers reward Kaepernick with $126 million extension

Jun 5, 2014

49ers reward Kaepernick with $126 million extension

Colin Kaepernick insists he just happened to pull on a pair of socks with dollar bill prints all over them Wednesday morning — before he learned he had struck a new fortune with the San Francisco 49ers. “I had these on before I found ...