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  • Low-Key Seahawks GM Speaks With His Decisions

    RENTON, Wash. — It was not a simple season for Seattle Seahawks general manager John Schneider, from the preseason holdout of Marshawn Lynch to the midseason trade of Percy Harvin. Even celebrating the Seahawks' second straight NFC championship...
  • Bidding war between networks, sports leagues will increase price of cable TV

    Cable TV is about to get more expensive for millions of consumers because of a bidding war between networks and the country's most powerful sports leagues. Time Warner Cable, Cablevision and scores of rural cable providers are tacking on sports...
  • What trick will Belichick pull from his hoodie sleeve next?

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick has long been a fan of trick plays. Some of them are even legal. But he won't be alone in next week's Super Bowl: Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll also went deep in his playbook to...
  • Bill Belichick's Reputation Takes Another Hit With Deflated Balls

    Add underinflated footballs to the list of incidents giving Bill Belichick a reputation for guile and playing above the rules. Softer footballs wouldn't explain all of a rout that earned the New England Patriots a spot in the Super Bowl. But it's...
  • Seattle's Kam Chancellor plans to bring the gavel down at Super Bowl

    Seattle's Kam Chancellor plans to bring the gavel down at Super Bowl
    The NFL's Commissioner is determined to shut down the New England Patriots in Super Bowl XLIX. That's not Roger Goodell, who officially holds the title, but Seattle safety Kam Chancellor, who earned that nickname among the Seahawks for his ability to...
  • Can Bears find Jay Cutler's successor in draft? Don't bet on it

     Can Bears find Jay Cutler's successor in draft? Don't bet on it
    MOBILE, Ala. — As the Bears work to fill out John Fox's coaching staff and review personnel there is also the task of preparing for the NFL draft, the lifeblood of any organization, especially one in a rebuilding phase. Fox and new general manager...
  • Skittles has strong-arm approach in first Super Bowl ad, from DDB Chicago

    Skittles has strong-arm approach in first Super Bowl ad, from DDB Chicago
    Skittles, the purveyor of colorful candies and quirky commercials, is taking a strong-arm approach in its first-ever Super Bowl ad. A teaser video released Thursday features townspeople with enormous right arms, a call to action and the tag line, "It...
  • NFL fines Seahawks' Marshawn Lynch $20,000 for obscene gesture

    NFL fines Seahawks' Marshawn Lynch $20,000 for obscene gesture
    NEW YORK -- The NFL has fined Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch $20,000 for making an obscene gesture during last Sunday's NFC championship game, a person with knowledge of the fine told The Associated Press on Thursday. The league did not specify...
  • Colts' Luck, Cowboys' Romo top picks in draft for Pro Bowl

     Colts' Luck, Cowboys' Romo top picks in draft for Pro Bowl
    PHOENIX — Like sandlot players when they were kids, Hall of Famers Chris Carter and Michael Irvin chose sides on Wednesday night. This time, they were drafting some of the best football players in the game for Team Carter and Team Irvin in their...
  • Hyde: Belichick, Brady weather storm at center of Deflate-gate

    Long before Deflate-gate, Bill Belichick replaced New York Jets coach Bill Parcells as the Pro Bowl coach. This was after the 1998 season. The Jets were AFC runner-ups and health reasons made Parcells cede to Belichick, his defensive coordinator. At the...
  • Effects Of Inflation: Once Again, We're Talking About Football

    It doesn't matter if we want Deflategate. It doesn't matter if we don't want Deflategate. We NEED Deflategate. Whether the Patriots purposely took some of the air out of their footballs Sunday as they were taking all of the air out of the Indianapolis...