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  • Former NFL players' lawsuit claims teams pushed painkillers on them

    Former NFL players' lawsuit claims teams pushed painkillers on them
    A lawsuit filed by a group of former NFL players alleges all 32 teams provided painkillers to players as part of a longstanding conspiracy aimed at keeping them on the field despite the health risks. The lawsuit, filed Thursday in federal court in...
  • Analyzing the fine-print of Ryan Tannehill's new contract

    Analyzing the fine-print of Ryan Tannehill's new contract
    It is critical to read the fine-print of any contract, and NFL contracts are no exception. The Miami Dolphins turned in Ryan Tannehill's contract extension to the NFL this week, and the details began trickling out Thursday afternoon. Plenty of...
  • What happened at NFL meetings and what it means

    What happened at NFL meetings and what it means
    SAN FRANCISCO — NFL owners concluded an especially hectic spring meetings by setting up what figures to be a very busy summer and fall. Los Angeles was the main topic, along with deflated footballs, future Super Bowls, altered extra points and...
  • NFL pushes back extra-point attempts to 15-yard line

    NFL pushes back extra-point attempts to 15-yard line
    The NFL loves ceremonies. The NFL does not love ceremonial plays. To that end, the NFL is giving up its biggest "gimme" play, the 99% effective extra-point kick. By a 30-2 vote Tuesday, the league's owners approved moving the line of scrimmage on PATs...
  • NFL Players Assn. files contempt motion against Roger Goodell, NFL

    NFL Players Assn. files contempt motion against Roger Goodell, NFL
    The NFL Players Assn. announced Tuesday it has filed a motion to hold Commissioner Roger Goodell and the NFL in contempt for not making a disciplinary ruling on Adrian Peterson that is consistent with the league's personal conduct policy. In February,...
  • Free-spending Dodgers set MLB record payroll at $270M; average is $4.2M

    Free-spending Dodgers set MLB record payroll at $270M; average is $4.2M
    NEW YORK (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers set a baseball record with a $270 million opening-day payroll, including nearly $44 million going to players no longer on the team. Major League Baseball's average salary on opening day Sunday also set a...
  • Goodell Insists On Hearing Brady Appeal

    SAN FRANCISCO — NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said Wednesday it's his responsibility to hear directly from New England quarterback Tom Brady in his appeal of his four-game suspension in the deflated footballs case. Goodell said he has not had time...
  • Andre Reed to coach with the Bills during training camp

    Andre Reed to coach with the Bills during training camp
    It continues to be a busy time for Andre Reed. He'll be back in Allentown next month to have the street that separates Dieruff High School from Irving Street Park named in his honor, and he'll also have the park named in his honor. He'll also have his...
  • NFLPA: We will call Goodell as witness in 'Deflategate'

    NFLPA: We will call Goodell as witness in 'Deflategate'
    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — Tom Brady wants to call Commissioner Roger Goodell as a witness in the appeal of the four-game suspension he was handed for "Deflategate." The NFL players union said in its appeal of the penalties that Goodell can't hear the...
  • Will Hill looks forward to 'hitting people' at strong safety in second Ravens season

    Will Hill looks forward to 'hitting people' at strong safety in second Ravens season
    Will Hill has displayed his gentler side throughout this offseason, smiling and mugging for photographs while pushing his infant daughter in her baby stroller. Hill has been able to indulge his zest for knocking things over on bowling lanes in...
  • Kraft-Goodell Relationship Frayed By NFL Investigation

    Kraft-Goodell Relationship Frayed By NFL Investigation
    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Robert Kraft has repeatedly stood up for Roger Goodell, supporting the NFL commissioner's high salary, playing a key role in ending the 2011 lockout, even vouching for his friend amid missteps in the Ray Rice domestic...