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  • newStrange developments at Hernandez trial
    On Thursday, a bomb threat interrupted the first Aaron Hernandez murder trial.  On Friday, things could get even more interesting. The day has begun with Judge E. Susan Garsh individually questioning the jurors, in the presence of the lawyers and He…
    - 2 hours ago, 27 Mar 15, 2:03pm -
  • newDespite concussions, Troy Aikman says he feels good in retirement
    Both the book League of Denial and the PBS documentary that draws from it devote a great deal of attention to Troy Aikman, who played in a Super Bowl after suffering a serious concussion in the NFC Championship Game, and who retired in part because o…
    - 2 hours ago, 27 Mar 15, 2:01pm -
  • newFalcons G.M. bracing for losing a valuable draft pick
    Falcons General Manager Thomas Dimitroff knows something’s coming. But he says he just doesn’t know what it is yet. Via D. Orlando Ledbetter of the Atlanta Journal Constitution, Dimitroff said during a radio interview on 680 The Fan that he’s…
    - 2 hours ago, 27 Mar 15, 1:26pm -
  • newNFL still not talking about Indiana law
    Plenty of institutions that pump millions into Indiana by staging events there have expressed concern about the wolf-in-sheep’s-clothing law that ostensibly protects religious freedom by giving business owners the right to discriminate against gay…
    - 2 hours ago, 27 Mar 15, 1:26pm -
  • newBears hoping to get more from Jared Allen this season
    The Bears didn’t get much out of Jared Allen last year after a bout with pneumonia, and now they’re shifting to a defense he’s not really suited for. But since they’re on the hook for an $11.5 million roster bonus anyway, they’re trying to…
    - 2 hours ago, 27 Mar 15, 1:14pm -
  • newMarshawn Lynch to appear in “Beast Mode” music video
    It’s been a good year for Marshawn Lynch, even without getting the chance to become the face of the nation. Lynch, who has received a $5 million raise for returning to the Seahawks, gone to Turkey to promote football, and has a movie about him (alt…
    - 3 hours ago, 27 Mar 15, 12:30pm -
  • newMichael Sam: “I am not the only gay person in the NFL”
    Michael Sam was going to be the first openly gay player in the NFL, when he was drafted by the Rams last year. But he said he quickly found out he’d have been far from the only gay player in the league. During an appearance at an event in Dallas la…
    - 4 hours ago, 27 Mar 15, 11:09am -
  • newJohn Fox: Cutler will have to earn the job in an open competition
    The Bears are on the hook to pay Jay Cutler a guaranteed $15 million this year and $10 million next year. But that doesn’t mean Cutler is their long-term starter. It doesn’t even mean Cutler is the Bears’ Week One starter. Bears coach John Fox…
    - 5 hours ago, 27 Mar 15, 10:56am -
  • newJeremy Maclin’s gone, but says “I still believe in Chip”
    When LeSean McCoy, Jeremy Maclin, Trent Cole and Todd Herremans made plans to attend a fundraiser last night, they were Eagles. Since then, they became former Eagles, part of a flurry of offseason activity that sent them all packing, along with quart…
    - 5 hours ago, 27 Mar 15, 10:36am -
  • Dont’a Hightower to miss 6-7 months after shoulder surgery
    When the Patriots open their offseason program in a few weeks, they’re going to be without a few key players after their Super Bowl run. But one important part of their defense is up in the air for the start of the regular season. According to Ben…
    - 5 hours ago, 27 Mar 15, 10:08am -
  • Chiefs owner: We’re going to get Justin Houston signed
    Chiefs outside linebacker Justin Houston would love to leave Kansas City in free agency, but the franchise tag makes that a long shot. Which might be why Chiefs owner Clark Hunt is confident that in the end, Houston will stay where he is. “He knows…
    - 6 hours ago, 27 Mar 15, 9:54am -
  • Wilf family pledges additional $19.5 million for new Vikings stadium
    The Wilf family, owners of the Minneosta Vikings, has pledged an additional $19.5 million toward the construction of the new Vikings stadium. According to the Associated Press, the additional funds will go toward enhancements in the plaza, food servi…
    - 11 hours ago, 27 Mar 15, 5:04am -
  • Hearing over Hardy exhibits is postponed
    Next Tuesday, the dispute between the NFL and North Carolina prosecutors over documents introduced into last July’s trial in Greg Hardy’s criminal case had been scheduled to go to court.  That now won’t happen. Via David Newton of ESPN.com, th…
    - 12 hours ago, 27 Mar 15, 4:03am -
  • City, county uniting in effort to keep Chargers
    In the Bay Area, the City of Oakland and the County of Alameda have come together in an effort to keep the Raiders in town.  In the southern end of the state, the city and county of San Diego likewise are joining forces to try to retain the Charger…
    - 12 hours ago, 27 Mar 15, 3:45am -
  • More countries could be hosting regular-season games
    The NFL’s international series has focused in recent years on building a presence in London.  But that’s not the only foreign country in which the league is willing to ignore that “N” is for “National.” Via Albert Breer of NFL Media, the…
    - 15 hours ago, 27 Mar 15, 12:53am -
  • Jerry Jones believes Darren McFadden can be a difference maker
    The Cowboys let running back DeMarco Murray, a third-round pick in 2011, walk away via free agency.  They replaced him with running back Darren McFadden, the fourth overall selection in 2008.  Murray led the NFL in rushing last season, with a franc…
    - 15 hours ago, 27 Mar 15, 12:30am -
  • Buccaneers LB Danny Lansanah signs ERFA tender

    - 15 hours ago, 27 Mar 15, 12:12am -
  • Reports: Vikings reach deal with Terence Newman, who’s likely to sign Friday
    The Vikings will reportedly soon finalize a contract with a cornerback whom head coach Mike Zimmer knows well. According to Darren Wolfson of KSTP-TV in St. Paul, Minnesota is likely to sign Bengals corner Terence Newman on Friday. Ian Rapoport of NF…
    - 16 hours ago, 26 Mar 15, 11:31pm -
  • ProFootballTalk: What does failed drug test mean for Randy Gregory?
    In the aftermath of defensive end Randy Gregory admitting to a failed drug test due to marijuana, Mike Florio explains how Gregory will now likely be subject to constant drug tests from the league.  
    - 16 hours ago, 26 Mar 15, 11:16pm -
  • ProFootballTalk: NFL continues to review Greg Hardy’s case
    Mike Florio responds to Roger Goodell’s statement regarding the ongoing Greg Hardy investigation, wondering if the NFL will use the old or recently-updated conduct policy while reviewing Hardy’s case.  
    - 16 hours ago, 26 Mar 15, 11:14pm -
  • ProFootballTalk: Titans must draft Mariota with No. 2 overall pick
    Rotoworld’s Josh Norris explains why it is an absolute necessity for the Titans to scoop up Marcus Mariota with the No. 2 overall pick and not be satisfied with sixth-round selection Zach Mettenberger.  
    - 16 hours ago, 26 Mar 15, 11:12pm -
  • Derrick Shelby signs restricted free agent tender with Dolphins
    Defensive lineman Derrick Shelby has signed his restricted free agent tender with the Miami Dolphins. The team announced the signing on Thursday. Miami placed a second round tender on Shelby prior to the start of free agency that is worth $2.4 millio…
    - 17 hours ago, 26 Mar 15, 11:05pm -
  • Vikings waive Justin Anderson, Jordan McCray
    The Vikings have parted ways with two second-year pros signed to reserve-future contracts after the 2014 season, waiving linebacker Justin Anderson and offensive guard Jordan McCray on Thursday. The roster moves were disclosed in the NFL’s Thursday…
    - 17 hours ago, 26 Mar 15, 10:39pm -
  • Hernandez’s fiancée due to testify on Friday
    Apart from Thursday’s bomb threat, the first Aaron Hernandez murder trial hasn’t generated much news in recent weeks.  The circumstantial evidence points to Hernandez as the killer (or at least present during the killing) of Odin Lloyd, but ther…
    - 18 hours ago, 26 Mar 15, 9:44pm -
  • Brandon Magee still committed to football despite trip to spring training
    While Brandon Magee is joining the Boston Red Sox for the next few weeks to participate in spring training, the former Tampa Bay Buccaneers linebacker is still fully committed to pursuing his football career. Magee was waived by the Buccaneers this w…
    - 18 hours ago, 26 Mar 15, 9:40pm -
  • PFT Live 3/26: Jerry Jones, Troy Vincent
    Mike Florio recaps his time at the 2015 NFL Owners Meetings and shares some bonus interviews with Jerry Jones, Troy Vincent and Jeff Fisher. Mike also talks to Vic Lombardi about Peyton Manning’s future in Denver.      
    - 19 hours ago, 26 Mar 15, 8:44pm -
  • 49ers cut Jonathan Martin
    Jonathan Martin, the offensive lineman best known for leaving the Dolphins after he was bullied by teammate Richie Incognito, has been released by the 49ers. The 49ers announced the move today. Martin will be placed on waivers, which means all 31 oth…
    - 19 hours ago, 26 Mar 15, 8:44pm -
  • Vikings sign a gigantic Polish offensive tackle named Babatunde
    The Vikings signed a big man who helped the Giants win a championship. OK, so it was the Wroclaw Giants of the Polish American Football League, but this guy is already an early favorite here at PFT. According to Chris Tomasson of the St. Paul Pione…
    - 19 hours ago, 26 Mar 15, 8:43pm -
  • Rex Ryan is surprised the Bears didn’t want to hire him
    After Rex Ryan was fired by the Jets, and before he was hired by the Bills, he was expecting the Bears to call him and ask him to interview for their head-coaching vacancy. But that call never came. Ryan said at the league meeting that he expected th…
    - 19 hours ago, 26 Mar 15, 8:27pm -
  • Vinny Testaverde working as quarterback tutor for ECU prospect
    When Chris Weinke left IMG to take a job as the Rams quarterback coach, he was replaced by another old guy who once played for the Panthers. According to Bill Voth of Black and Blue Review, East Carolina quarterback Shane Carden is under the tutelage…
    - 20 hours ago, 26 Mar 15, 7:46pm -

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ESPN

  • newTennessee fires Tyndall amid NCAA probe
    The Tennessee Volunteers have fired Donnie Tyndall, as the basketball coach is "highly likely" to be found responsible for NCAA violations stemming from his time at Southern Miss, the school announced Friday morning.
    - 2 hours ago, 27 Mar 15, 2:03pm -
  • newDon't bite the hand: Coyotes analyst arrested
    Arizona Coyotes radio analyst Nick Boynton has been placed on a leave of absence by the team after being involved in a disturbance at the casino in Buffalo while in town for Thursday night's game against the Sabres.
    - 2 hours ago, 27 Mar 15, 1:57pm -
  • newIndians prank SS Ramirez, park car in infield
    As the Cleveland Indians took the field for practice Thursday, a BMW was parked at the No. 6 position in the infield dirt as a lighthearted lesson for starting shortstop Jose Ramirez.
    - 2 hours ago, 27 Mar 15, 1:55pm -
  • newTexas AD mulling Barnes' status, source says
    Rick Barnes will need to make significant changes with the Texas Longhorns if he want to keep his job, a source confirmed to ESPN.com's Jeff Goodman on Thursday night.
    - 2 hours ago, 27 Mar 15, 1:22pm -
  • newSam: NFL players reach out, won't come out
    Michael Sam may be the first openly gay player to be selected in the draft, but he said Thursday that there are more gay players in the NFL.
    - 2 hours ago, 27 Mar 15, 1:16pm -
  • newSabres fans cheer OT loss: 'Whole new low'
    Sabres defenseman Mike Weber struggled to gather his thoughts after watching his home fans cheer Arizona's game-winning goal in overtime.
    - 4 hours ago, 27 Mar 15, 11:22am -
  • newKentucky (37-0) obliterates West Virginia
    Trey Lyles scored 14 points, Andrew Harrison added 13 and the unbeaten Kentucky Wildcats, chasing history and a ninth national title, rolled to a 78-39 victory over West Virginia on Thursday night in the NCAA tournament.
    - 4 hours ago, 27 Mar 15, 11:10am -
  • LHP Aiken, 2014's top pick, gets Tommy John
    Pitching prospect Brady Aiken, the first overall pick in last year's draft who failed to reach an agreement with the Houston Astros, underwent Tommy John surgery on his left elbow.
    - 8 hours ago, 27 Mar 15, 7:38am -
  • Arizona outlasts Xavier to reach region final
    T.J. McConnell scored 13 of his 17 points in the second half, freshman Stanley Johnson added 12 points, and second-seeded Arizona made a dominant late rally for a 68-60 victory over sixth-seeded Xavier in the West Regional semifinals Thursday night.
    - 8 hours ago, 27 Mar 15, 7:34am -
  • Wisconsin rallies, then holds off Heels' upset bid
    Sam Dekker scored a career-high 23 points, Frank Kaminsky added 19 and top-seeded Wisconsin rallied in the final 10 minutes to hold off North Carolina 79-72 on Thursday night and advance to the final eight of the NCAA tournament.
    - 8 hours ago, 27 Mar 15, 7:15am -

FOX Sports

  • Gonzalez back at Falcons camp Aug. 17?

    - 7 Aug 13, 5:08pm -
  • Packers LT Bulaga to have surgery on torn ACL, will miss season

    - 7 Aug 13, 5:06pm -
  • Former Jet Moore opts to retire
    After sleeping on it, Brandon Moore has decided to retire ratherthan join the Dallas Cowboys.
    - 7 Aug 13, 1:52pm -
  • Obama: Russia must ease stance
    President Barack Obama is the latest public figure to call forRussia to ease its anti-gay stance and urge the nation to welcomegay and lesbian athletes to the 2014 Sochi Olympics.
    - 7 Aug 13, 1:29pm -
  • Injured Saints duo lost for season
    The Saints have lost receiver Joseph Morgan and defensive endKenyon Coleman for the season because of injuries, depriving NewOrleans of one of its top deep threats and a reliable veteranrun-stopping lineman.
    - 7 Aug 13, 1:13pm -
  • Team staged rejected proposal
    The minor league baseball team in New Britain, Conn., isacknowledging it staged a rejected marriage proposal as a publicitystunt.
    - 7 Aug 13, 10:09am -
  • Tiger has one last shot at a major
    Is Tiger Woods changing his tune about the importance of winningmajors?
    - 6 Aug 13, 9:03pm -
  • Manziel gets advice from Newton
    Cam Newton can relate to what Johnny Manziel is going through. The Panthers QB said he's spoken to Manziel a few times this offseason.
    - 6 Aug 13, 8:25pm -
  • Report: Autographs net Manziel $7,500
    Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel allegedly accepted $7,500as payment for signing approximately 300 mini- and full-sizedfootball helmets, according to an autograph broker who spoke withESPN.
    - 6 Aug 13, 7:25pm -
  • Surgery successful, another needed
    Tony Stewart underwent successful surgery Tuesday to repair thebroken right tibia and fibula suffered Monday night in a sprint carrace in Iowa. Stewart will need a second surgery and remainshospitalized. There was no timetable for his return.
    - 6 Aug 13, 6:34am -

Yahoo Sports

  • Labor unions, developers reach agreement on Los Angeles-area NFL stadium
    (Reuters) - Labor leaders said on Thursday they had reached an agreement with developers of a proposed Los Angeles-area stadium project, which is backed by the billionaire owner of the St. Louis Rams, that could become home for an NFL team. The Los A…
    - 9 hours ago, 27 Mar 15, 6:12am -
  • Flawless Lee Mi-Rim grabs LPGA Kia Classic lead
    South Korea's Lee Mi-Rim had seven birdies without a bogey in a seven-under par 65 to take a one-shot lead in the LPGA Kia Classic. Lee, who missed the course record at Aviara Golf Club by one stroke, on Thursday birdied all four of the par-five hole…
    - 11 hours ago, 27 Mar 15, 4:48am -
  • Highlights of Thursday's NBA game
    (The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of Thursday's National Basketball Association game: - - - Bucks 111, Pacers 107 Ersan Ilyasova set a career high with 34 points as the Milwaukee Bucks won consecutive games for the first time in more than a month wit…
    - 11 hours ago, 27 Mar 15, 4:06am -
  • Hoffman leads at wind-whipped PGA Texas Open
    Charley Hoffman fired five birdies in a five-under par 67 to take the lead by one shot after the wind-whipped first round of the US PGA Tour Texas Open. Australia's Aaron Baddeley on Thursday also had five birdies with one bogey in a four-under 68 at…
    - 12 hours ago, 27 Mar 15, 3:11am -
  • Lee Mi-rim motors one ahead at Kia Classic
    (Reuters) - South Korean Lee Mi-rim picked off seven birdies to take a one-shot lead with a seven-under-par 65 in the opening round of the Kia Classic in southern California on Thursday. Lee took advantage of ideal afternoon conditions to head Yani T…
    - 13 hours ago, 27 Mar 15, 2:08am -
  • Late starter Hoffman moves one ahead at Texas Open
    (Reuters) - American Charley Hoffman, bidding for a fourth PGA Tour victory, took advantage of a favorable afternoon start to seize a one-stroke lead in the opening round of the Texas Open in sunny San Antonio on Thursday. With conditions a little ea…
    - 13 hours ago, 27 Mar 15, 2:07am -
  • Golf-Lee Mi-rim motors one ahead at Kia Classic
    South Korean Lee Mi-rim picked off seven birdies to take a one-shot lead with a seven-under-par 65 in the opening round of the Kia Classic in southern California on Thursday. Lee took advantage of ideal afternoon conditions to head Yani Tseng of Taiw…
    - 14 hours ago, 27 Mar 15, 1:57am -
  • Woman behind NBA ex-owner Donald Sterling's downfall denies they had romance
    By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The woman whose recording of former Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling making racist remarks that cost him his NBA franchise testified in court on Thursday that she loved him but insisted again that the…
    - 14 hours ago, 27 Mar 15, 1:28am -
  • New law could hit visitors to Final Four
    An Indiana law enacted Thursday that could let businesses discriminate against gay couples has the US national college basketball tournament organizers concerned ahead of next week's "Final Four" in Indianapolis. Indiana governor Mike Pence signed a…
    - 16 hours ago, 27 Mar 15, 12:04am -
  • NFL eyes Germany, Mexico games, more in London
    National Football League officials are looking at staging regular-season games in Germany and Mexico and adding more games in London in a bid to boost global growth. According to a posting on the NFL's website, the league is building the roots of a s…
    - 16 hours ago, 26 Mar 15, 11:49pm -
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