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  • ESPN apologizes for Michael Sam shower report

    ESPN apologizes for the way it handled a report on Michael Sam.

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  • Zimmer happy he found 'perfect fit' with Vikings

    Mike Zimmer has waited a long time to be an NFL head coach, as a 58-year-old who has spent the past 20 seasons in the league as an assistant. When yet another team picked another candidate instead of him this winter, Zimmer was discouraged enough to consider skipping a second interview with…

    The Associated Press
  • Judge scraps electronic evidence in ex-NFL star's murder case

    A judge has thrown out some electronic evidence in a murder case against former National Football League star Aaron Hernandez because of a paperwork problem, according to local media reports on Tuesday. Bristol County Superior Court Judge Susan Garsh said evidence from two smartphones and three…

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  • Expectations high again for Rivers, Chargers

    The San Diego Chargers' bandwagon is ready to roll. With baseball's Padres heading toward their eighth straight year of missing the playoffs, the Chargers are set to own San Diego, at least until having to share the spotlight with Steve Fisher's San Diego State men's basketball team starting in…

    The Associated Press
  • Browns All-Pro receiver Josh Gordon officially suspended for a year

    The report came down in early May that Browns receiver Josh Gordon faced a one-year suspension from the NFL for violating the substance-abuse policy. Almost four months and one appeal hearing later, the NFL's decision never changed. Gordon, the NFL's leader in receiving yardage last year and a NFL…

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    What's next for the Cleveland Browns, Josh Gordon?

    NFL Media's Aditi Kinkhabwala reports on what the Cleveland Browns will do to help their receiving corps now that Josh Gordon's one-year suspension has been upheld.

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  • Broncos already facing adversity

    General manager John Elway wanted more of an edge on defense after Denver's shellacking in the Super Bowl, so he went out and signed free agents DeMarcus Ware, Aqib Talib and T.J. Ward. This trio of thumpers brought a new energy to the Broncos, who also got a big boost with the return of several…

    The Associated Press
  • Dose: Is Tim Wright For You?

    Chet Gresham looks at the fantasy impact of the Logan Mankins and Tim Wright trade between the Patriots and Buccaneers.

    Rotoworld
  • Latest Astrodome proposal: massive indoor park

    The iconic but shuttered Houston Astrodome could come back to life as an indoor park that county officials say would be the world's largest, according to the newest proposal for reusing the stadium and saving it from demolition. The pitch came from Harris County Judge Ed Emmett, the county's top…

    The Associated Press
  • Falcons, Jaguars trying to settle O-line in finale

    The Jacksonville Jaguars had few, if any, concerns at center for a dozen years. Brad Meester was Jacksonville's man in the middle every season since 2002, and he was arguably the most consistent and dependable player in franchise history. So it should be no surprise that the Jaguars have had a…

    The Associated Press
  • Roster spots on the line for Panthers and Steelers

    Joe Webb has a job beyond the weekend. Landry Jones would like one too. Whether the Pittsburgh Steelers' third-string quarterback gets to stick around beyond the weekend could depend on how he fares in Thursday night's preseason finale against Webb and the Carolina Panthers. ''I need to see…

    The Associated Press
  • Packers seeking 4th straight NFC North title

    Julius Peppers didn't seem very impressed with his first preseason sack with the Packers. The hope in Green Bay is that it will be the first of many big plays from Peppers once the real games begin. It's early, but coach Mike McCarthy's plan to boost the defense in 2014 looks as if it's working so…

    The Associated Press
  • Report: Pete Carroll, Seahawks fined $300K; team docked two minicamp practices in 2015

    The Seattle Seahawks were fined more than $300,000 and docked two minicamp practices in 2015 for breaking NFL rules on offseason practices, ESPN's Chris Mortensen reports.

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  • Raiders CB Hayden to start season on IR

    The Oakland Raiders placed cornerback D.J. Hayden on the reserve/physically unable to perform list Tuesday.

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    New England Patriots fantasy preview

    The "NFL Fantasy Live" crew breaks down the outlook for the top Patriots' fantasy players in 2014, including where owners should draft Rob Gronkowski and whether Tom Brady will be a top 5 fantasy quarterback.

    NFL Highlights
  • Team Report - NEW YORK GIANTS

    Good news for Giants G Schwartz

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    Raiders QB battle

    Marc Sessler breaks down the Raiders quarterback battle between Matt Schaub, Derek Carr and Matt McGloin.

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