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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Falcons reportedly informed about pending 'severe' penalties

    FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. The Falcons were caught off guard when they were informed at the owners' meeting that their punishment for the noise gate investigation would be "severe." The team was not expecting to receive an update at the meeting and were not...
  • 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...
  • Plenty at stake for Ravens as league meetings are set to begin

    Plenty at stake for Ravens as league meetings are set to begin
    Ravens’ officials started arriving at the posh Arizona Biltmore resort today for the league’s annual three-day meetings. The purpose of the meetings is to discuss – and in some cases, vote on – pressing league and business...
  • Significant replay rules changes proposed in NFL

    Video replays galore. More coaches' challenges. And a "bonus field goal." All are on the agenda for next week's NFL meetings, when team owners will spend much time deciding whether 13 proposals to amend instant replay should pass. Among the replay...
  • Review of all penalties among new rule proposals for NFL

    Review of all penalties among new rule proposals for NFL
    NEW YORK (AP) — Video replays galore. More coaches' challenges. And a "bonus field goal." All are on the agenda for next week's NFL meetings, when team owners will spend much time deciding whether 13 proposals to amend instant replay should pass....
  • Falcons re-sign Kroy Biermann

    ATHENS, Ga. Kroy Biermann, who led the Falcons in sacks last season, was re-signed on Wednesday after testing free agency. Contract terms were undisclosed, but the team listed him as a defensive end. He played outside linebacker in the team's 3-4 defense...
  • MEAC, SWAC finalize football postseason bowl game

    Football champions of the Mid-Eastern and Southwestern Athletic conferences will compete in an annual postseason bowl game beginning next season, under an agreement announced Wednesday by both leagues. The inaugural MEAC-SWAC bowl game will be played...
  • Several teams interested in running back Justin Forsett

    Several teams interested in running back Justin Forsett
    Running back Justin Forsett is drawing interest from several NFL teams with the free agency signing period set to begin Tuesday afternoon. The free agent has maintained a strong desire to rejoin the Ravens and the feeling is mutual. However, sources...
  • Missouri pass rusher Shane Ray to visit Ravens, sources say

    Missouri pass rusher Shane Ray to visit Ravens, sources say
    The Ravens have scheduled a visit with Missouri outside linebacker Shane Ray, according to league sources. The Southeastern Conference Defensive Player of the Year also met with the Ravens at the NFL scouting combine. Ray is one of the top pass...