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  • Mad Dash: Kobe Bryant responds to LaMarcus Aldridge reports with meme

    In today's Mad Dash: Kobe gets creative with his critics, Dan Patrick wants Abby Wambach's socks, and Earl Thomas drops to a knee for his high school sweetheart.

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  • Chargers job listing requires willingness to move to Los Angeles

    The possibility of the San Diego Chargers moving to Los Angeles seems to be very real.

    Shutdown Corner
  • Cowboys LB Rolando McClain suspended for substance abuse

    In 13 games, including 12 starts, McClain registered 81 tackles, two interceptions and a sack in 2014.

    Shutdown Corner
  • Judge upholds ex-NFL star Hernandez' murder conviction

    A Massachusetts judge on Wednesday rejected a request by lawyers for former National Football League player Aaron Hernandez to overturn his conviction for the 2013 murder of an acquaintance. A jury in April found Hernandez guilty of murdering semi-professional football player Odin Lloyd at a North…

    Reuters
  • Longtime Lions stalwart Charlie Sanders dies at age 68

    Hall of Fame tight end Charlie Sanders epitomized Detroit's blue-collar roots. On Thursday, the man who spent 43 years in the Lions' organization as a player, broadcaster and scout died in the Detroit suburb of Royal Oak after battling cancer. Lions spokesman Matt Barnhart said the team confirmed…

    The Associated Press
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    What is the fantasy impact of San Diego Chargers tight end Antonio Gates' suspension?

    NFL Media Senior fantasy analyst Michael Fabiano breaks down how Antonio Gates' four-game suspension impacts his draft position.

    NFL Highlights
  • WWE seeking to block concussion-related lawsuits

    World Wrestling Entertainment Inc. is asking a federal judge to block lawsuits by former wrestlers who claim they have suffered long-term health problems from concussions they received in the ring. The Stamford-based company, in a lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court in Connecticut on Monday,…

    The Associated Press
  • Chargers' Gates banned four games for positive test

    (Reuters) - San Diego Chargers tight end Antonio Gates has been suspended four games without pay four violating the National Football League's substance abuse policy, the team said on Wednesday. Gates, an eight-time Pro Bowl selection who is considered one of the best tight ends to ever play in the…

    Reuters
  • Gates, Richardson, McClain each get 4-game NFL suspensions

    Three-time All-Pro tight end Antonio Gates of San Diego will be suspended the first four games of the 2015 season along with New York Jets defensive lineman Sheldon Richardson and Dallas linebacker Rolando McClain for violating NFL drug policies. Gates' suspension is over the league's ban on…

    The Associated Press
  • Redskins' name hinders DC's efforts for stadium site lease

    The National Park Service won't grant the District of Columbia a new lease for the site of the Washington Redskins' old stadium in part because Interior Secretary Sally Jewell opposes the team's name. Jewell reiterated that position during a meeting in late April with Mayor Muriel Bowser, Interior…

    The Associated Press
  • Russell Wilson talks contract, baseball on 'Kimmel' (Videos)

    Kimmel asked Wilson if he wants to be the league’s highest-paid player. Wilson made sure to say all the right things.

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  • Australian academy prepares punters for US college football

    The fog is still lifting off a deserted playing field on the outskirts of this southern Australian city as 10 aspiring college football punters begin their morning drills. No one watches them practice on a chilly Melbourne day. Soon, they hope, almost all of them will be showing off their skills in…

    The Associated Press
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  • Houston Texans lineman Brandon Ivory charged in burglary

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) -- Houston Texans defensive lineman Brandon Ivory has been charged in what police describe as a residential burglary in Tuscaloosa.

    The Associated Press
  • Steelers interested in hosting 2023 Super Bowl

    The Pittsburgh Steelers are hoping to turn the 2023 Super Bowl into a home game. The franchise submitted an application at the owner's meetings in May for the right to bid on the 2023 Super Bowl. It's the first time the Steelers - whose six Super Bowl victories are the most in the NFL - and city…

    The Associated Press
  • Fantasy Fallout: Gates Banned

    Raymond Summerlin examines the fantasy fallout from Antonio Gates' four-game suspension.

    Rotoworld
  • Chargers tight end Antonio Gates suspended 4 games

    Antonio Gates' squeaky-clean image took a big hit Thursday when the San Diego Chargers' star tight end was suspended without pay for the first four games of the 2015 season for violating the NFL's policy on performance-enhancing substances. The NFL said in a statement that Gates can participate in…

    The Associated Press
  • Thursday's Sports In Brief

    Three-time All-Pro tight end Antonio Gates of San Diego will be suspended the first four games of the 2015 season along with New York Jets defensive lineman Sheldon Richardson and Dallas linebacker Rolando McClain for violating NFL drug policies. Gates' suspension is over the league's ban on…

    The Associated Press
  • Ex-Patriots LB Brandon Spikes pleads guilty to leaving scene of accident

    The former Patriots linebacker was sentenced to a year of probation. The team released him June 8.

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  • Former sports writer and publicist Jack Disney dies at 80

    ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) -- Jack Disney, a longtime sports writer with the old Los Angeles Herald Examiner who later worked in publicity at two Southern California horse racing tracks, has died. He was 80.

    The Associated Press