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  • Jon Gruden to Raiders is like NFL coming to L.A.: a bit of a longshot

    Sixteen years ago, before they hired Jon Gruden, the Oakland Raiders got a frigid dose of reality from the agent of the little-known, teenage-looking coach. "Nobody's lining up for this job," said agent Bob LaMonte, essentially delivering an ice-...
  • Film studio helps fearful fliers get off the ground

    Film studio helps fearful fliers get off the ground
    As the passengers lined up to walk through an X-ray machine in the airport terminal, a surly security officer bellowed commands to the travelers. "Empty your pockets," she said. "Put all your items in the bin yourself. Take your shoes off." A few...
  • Ray Rice to be removed from the latest edition of Madden video game

    Ray Rice will be removed as a character from the latest version of the popular "Madden"¬†video game franchise Friday. The roster change will happen automatically through an online update.¬† Electronic Arts Sports announced Rice’s removal from...
  • Panthers LW Scottie Upshall hopes to continue resurgence on and off ice

    While several veteran Panthers forwards lost their scoring touch last season, Scottie Upshall found health, confidence and eventually his pesky, misplaced game. After compiling just 10 points in 53 games over his first two injury-plagued seasons since...
  • Zynga signs Tiger Woods to help develop golf game in Orlando

    Zynga signs Tiger Woods to help develop golf game in Orlando
    Zynga, the maker of games like Words With Friends and Farmville, will develop a golf game at its new Orlando studio. The company has signed Tiger Woods as a partner to endorse the new mobile game. Called Zynga Sports 365, the new arm of the company will...
  • Watch: First Trailer for 'Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel'

    Fox Searchlight has released the first trailer for "The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel," eight months ahead of its March platform release in the U.S. The original "Best Exotic Marigold Hotel" was a surprise hit and grossed $135 million worldwide in...
  • Denver Broncos' record-setting Peyton Manning is as focused as ever

    Peyton Manning has a different way of looking at the Pro Football Hall of Fame these days. "I used to watch the Hall of Fame [ceremonies] and I could remember I'd always call my dad," the Denver quarterback said this week, standing with a reporter...
  • Canton is boom town for a day as punter Ray Guy enters Hall of Fame

    Canton is boom town for a day as punter Ray Guy enters Hall of Fame
    Ray Guy had a thundering leg, sure, but did he really have the power to punt a football from one end zone to the other? John Madden didn't buy it. "When we scouted him I saw a film that he kicked the ball 100 yards," recalled Madden, coach of the...
  • John Madden thinks kids start playing football with helmets too young

    The NFL Network may have gotten more than it bargained for when it included John Madden in a panel discussion about safety in youth football. Melissa Stark has been hosting a five-part series touting the Heads Up Football program, which has been given a...
  • Former coach Levy will present Andre Reed for Hall of Fame induction

    Former coach Levy will present Andre Reed for Hall of Fame induction
    The presenters for the Pro Football Hall of Fame Class of 2014 next month include children, a father, a media member and two former coaches. The seven inductees during the weekend of Aug. 1-3 in Canton, Ohio, are former Tampa Bay Buccaneers linebacker...
  • Madden: Whole New Ballgame For NFL Receivers

    John Madden returned the call Saturday morning. He was at a game, naturally, watching his 12-year-old grandson play flag football. It was refreshing to hear Madden's familiar voice talking football, particularly after the NFL's most turmoil-filled few...