Lawyer says Seau family won't make trouble

Jul 28, 2015

Lawyer says Seau family won't make trouble

The family of the late Junior Seau will not disrupt the Hall of Fame ceremonies on Aug. 8 despite its disagreement with a policy preventing live remarks during a posthumous induction. Steve Strauss, legal counsel to the Seaus and partner at Cooley LLP, said ...

Jul 26, 2015

Peterson reports to Vikings camp

The “AP! AP!” and “MVP! MVP!” chants started as soon as Adrian Peterson was spotted driving into the parking lot. The purple-clad crowd of autograph-seeking Vikings fans gathered at the team’s annual reporting day saved the loudest cheers for a 30-year-old running back who ...

Saints poised to cut ties with Galette

Jul 25, 2015

Saints poised to cut ties with Galette

The New Orleans Saints have cut Junior Galette, who has been among their most productive pass rushers the past two seasons, but also has dealt with off-the field trouble. Galette’s agent, Alvin Keels Jr., said Friday that his client has been informed he’ll be ...

Union offered NFL settlement on Brady ban

Jul 24, 2015

Union offered NFL settlement on Brady ban

The players’ union proposed a settlement on Tom Brady’s four-game suspension last week that was “met with silence” by the NFL, a person familiar with the proposal told AP. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Thursday because the NFL Players Association’s offer was ...

Jul 8, 2015

NFL reaches 10-year stadium deal with Totttenham

The NFL says it will play at least two games per year at Premier League club Tottenham’s new stadium over a 10-year period. Tottenham’s new stadium is expected to open in the summer of 2018 and will feature a retractable grass field with an ...

Winston seeking to turn page as NFL career begins

Jun 27, 2015

Winston seeking to turn page as NFL career begins

Jameis Winston knows there are always eyes on him — watching, dissecting and waiting for him to make a mistake. The spotlight doesn’t leave, and Winston wants to shine in it. “It’s about my actions,” the Tampa Bay Buccaneers rookie said while attending a ...

Jun 18, 2015

Late NFL writer Goldberg named McCann Award winner

Dave Goldberg, who covered the NFL for The Associated Press for 25 years, has posthumously been given the Dick McCann Award for his distinguished work. Goldberg, who spent 41 years at the AP and passed away on Feb. 8 from complications following hip surgery, ...

Goodell planning to hear Brady appeal

May 23, 2015

Goodell planning to hear Brady appeal

Roger Goodell will hear four-time Super Bowl winner Tom Brady’s appeal of his four-game suspension for his role in the deflated footballs scandal. Goodell will not withdraw from what the commissioner considers his responsibility of hearing the appeal, according to several people with knowledge ...

Goodell to hear Brady's appeal of suspension

May 15, 2015

Goodell to hear Brady's appeal of suspension

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said Thursday night he will personally hear the suspension appeal of Super Bowl MVP Tom Brady, who challenged the league’s punishment for his role in using deflated footballs during the AFC Championship Game. The NFL Players Association filed the expected ...

NFL sacks Brady with four-game ban; Patriots fined

May 12, 2015

NFL sacks Brady with four-game ban; Patriots fined

The NFL came down hard on its biggest star and its championship team, telling Tom Brady and the Patriots that no one is allowed to mess with the rules of the game. The league suspended the Super Bowl MVP Monday for the first four ...