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Brady lawsuit moved to New York

Tom Brady’s lawsuit against the NFL in which he wants his four-game suspension overturned will be heard in New York instead of Minnesota. Brady and the players’ union filed their suit Wednesday in Minnesota. But the NFL already had filed papers Tuesday in New York, moments after announcing that commissioner ...

Welter embraces role as NFL trailblazer

Jul 29, 2015

Welter embraces role as NFL trailblazer

Jen Welter accepts the title of trailblazer, embraces the chance to be a role model for girls and, perhaps most of all, can’t wait to get beyond the hype and on to work when the Arizona Cardinals open training camp this weekend. It’s only ...

Goodell upholds Brady's four-game ban

Jul 29, 2015

Goodell upholds Brady's four-game ban

The commissioner pointed to concealed evidence. The team described it as a folly. And the agent added sham to the lexicon of “Deflategate.” Then the players’ union said it would take it all to court. Tom Brady’s four-game suspension for his role in using ...

Jul 28, 2015

Former QB Trudeau arrested for intoxication

Former Indianapolis Colts quarterback Jack Trudeau has been arrested on preliminary charges of operating while intoxicated, public intoxication and intimidating a police officer. Zionsville police say the arrest occurred Sunday night. A probable cause affidavit says the 52-year-old Trudeau threatened a police officer during ...

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 ...

Titans announce deal with Heisman Trophy-winner Mariota

Jul 22, 2015

Titans announce deal with Heisman Trophy-winner Mariota

Heisman Trophy-winner Marcus Mariota signed with the Tennessee Titans on Tuesday, becoming the last of the NFL’s first-round draft picks to finalize his deal. The former Oregon quarterback is expected to start immediately, with the timing of the contract keeping the No. 2 overall ...

U.S. pounds Japan to claim third straight IFAF crown

Jul 19, 2015

U.S. pounds Japan to claim third straight IFAF crown

Team USA completed a three-peat in the IFAF World Championship with an overwhelming 59-12 victory over Japan in the gold-medal game in Canton, Ohio, Saturday. The United States has competed in the tournament that’s held every four years since the 2007 edition in Kawasaki ...