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  • Atlanta Falcons fined for using fake crowd noise, lose 2016 draft pick

    The Atlanta Falcons forfeited a fifth-round 2016 draft pick and were fined $350,000 by the NFL on Monday for using artificial crowd noise during games at the Georgia Dome over the past two seasons. In addition, the league suspended Falcons president...
  • Falcons hit with $350,000 fine for fake-noise

    Who knew fake noise could cost so much? Money, a player and two professional reputations took a hit in the aftermath of the Atlanta Falcons' fake crowd noise scandal. The Falcons found out the cost on Monday as they were fined $350,000, will forfeit a...
  • Browns GM suspended, fined for sending texts

    Although many observers expected the NFL to lower the boom on the Browns for Text-gate, the penalties it issued Monday were more like a slap on the wrist. The league suspended Browns General Manager Ray Farmer without pay for the first four regular-...
  • Falcons Fined, Lose Draft Pick; Browns GM Suspended

    ATLANTA — In the midst of two losing seasons, the Atlanta Falcons tried to pump up the noise. It's going to cost them. The NFL announced yesterday that it had fined the team $350,000, stripped them of a draft pick and suspended team president Rich...
  • On The Fly: Believe It Or Not, It's Baseball Season

    On The Fly: Believe It Or Not, It's Baseball Season
    Carson Cross of UConn is having a great season. He is 6-1 with a 1.49 ERA, 65 strikeouts, and teams are batting .178 against him. He was named AAC pitcher of the week for the second time this season. And Vinny Siena of Woodbridge had nine RBI and scored...
  • NFL mock draft: Jameis Winston and Marcus Mariota likely to go 1-2

    NFL mock draft: Jameis Winston and Marcus Mariota likely to go 1-2
    The Times’ NFL writer Sam Farmer takes a look at the potential selections that teams might make at this year’s draft, which starts April 30 in Chicago: 1. TAMPA BAY – Jameis Winston, QB, Florida State:The Buccaneers have made it...
  • Extra talk about extra points, then perhaps changes in 2015

    It's the dullest play in football, the one when viewers head for the fridge, fans in the stands head for the concessions. Even some of the players don't pay attention when the extra point is being tried. The NFL's answer: Spice it up. Yes, the extra...
  • MLS awards 23rd franchise to Minneapolis

    Major League Soccer awarded a franchise to Minneapolis on Wednesday, continuing an expansion that will give the league at least 23 teams by 2018. "We have a plan here that we believe in," MLS Commissioner Don Garber said during a news conference. "A...
  • John Fox more a 'sooner than later' coach when it comes to fixing defense

     John Fox more a 'sooner than later' coach when it comes to fixing defense
    PHOENIX — The first time John Fox walked into the Bears headquarters, it was based at Lake Forest College and the team wasn't far removed from victory in Super Bowl XX. Fox was there in 1986 to learn about the vaunted defense from Vince Tobin, who...
  • Change to extra points likely in NFL

    Spice it up. The NFL's dullest play, the extra point, appears to be headed for some changes, perhaps significant ones, for the 2015 season. While team owners didn't vote on any extra-point proposals Wednesday, there was so much discussion and interest...
  • Change to extra points appears likely in NFL

    PHOENIX (AP) — Spice it up. The NFL's dullest play, the extra point, appears to be headed for some changes, perhaps significant ones, for the 2015 season. While team owners didn't vote on any extra-point proposals Wednesday, there was so much...