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  • 13 NFL teams receive 32 compensatory picks

    The NFL announced Monday that a total of 32 compensatory choices were awarded to 13 teams for the 2014 draft, which will be held May 8-10. Compensatory free agents are determined by a formula developed by the NFL Management Council based on salary,...
  • 'No Fun League' bans dunking the football

    Paul Brown simply wouldn't understand the uproar. The legendary coach and owner made his plea decades ago, when he demanded that one of his Cincinnati Bengals keep his composure. The player's violation was that he celebrated a little too much after...
  • Falcons' White fulfills Twitter pledge — and more

    When Dylan Hoyt told Atlanta Falcons receiver Roddy White in a Tweet that Mercer would beat Duke in their first-round NCAA tournament match-up, White responded that if it did, White would give Hoyt two season tickets to the Falcons. Click here. The...
  • College Sports History: It Starts With Yale-Harvard Regatta

    College Sports History: It Starts With Yale-Harvard Regatta
    The Yale-Harvard Regatta is two years shy of its 150th anniversary and, as such, is the oldest collegiate sports event in the United States. Yale-Harvard football is old, too, but the regatta predates that by 23 years. The first race came about...
  • Packers have big plans for Julius Peppers

    Packers have big plans for Julius Peppers
    ORLANDO, Fla. — Jared Allen isn't the only Pro Bowl pass rusher changing locales within the NFC North. The Packers signed Julius Peppers earlier this month and coach Mike McCarthy has his vision set for tapping into Peppers' athleticism....
  • Brian VanGorder feeling his way with Notre Dame defense

    SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Brian VanGorder didn't exactly scoff at the suggestion. He casually dismissed it. Asked after six spring practices if he has experienced any resistance from his defensive pupils while installing his schemes, Notre Dame's new...
  • Two NFL analysts praise new Ravens center Jeremy Zuttah

    Two NFL analysts praise new Ravens center Jeremy Zuttah
    The Ravens' trade for center Jeremy Zuttah from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers is expected to provide an immediate upgrade for the offensive line. Zuttah is an athletic 6-foot-4, 308-pounder regarded by NFL analysts as well-suited for offensive coordinator...
  • St. Louis Rams - TeamReport

    NFL Team Report - St. Louis Rams - INSIDE SLANT Rams happy to bring Saffold back Not so fast. That was the atmosphere at St. Louis Rams headquarters Wednesday night when the team shockingly learned guard Rodger Saffold had failed his physical in...
  • Coach Smith says Falcons aren't shifting to a 3-4 defense

    ATLANTA Falcons coach Mike Smith wanted to clear the air. While scouting players for free agency and the draft, and reviewing training and practice plans, he heard all of the radio and blogosphere chatter about the Falcons switching to a 3-4 defense. He...
  • Arizona Cardinals - TeamReport

    NFL Team Report - Arizona Cardinals - INSIDE SLANT Whenever Arizona Cardinals coach Bruce Arians is asked about his team's needs this off-season, the answer is always the same: "We need to get stronger on both lines of scrimmage." The Cardinals'...
  • Jets sign QB Vick, release Sanchez

    Jets sign QB Vick, release Sanchez
    Free agent quarterback Michael Vick agreed to a one-year contact with the New York Jets on Friday and the National Football League team released former starter Mark Sanchez. Vick, 33, had spent five years with the Philadelphia Eagles but hobbled by...