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1 hr ago | ABC News

Hernandez Fiancee Seeks Perjury-Charge Dismissal

A lawyer for the fiancee of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez asked a judge Friday to throw out perjury charges, saying Shayanna Jenkins did not willfully lie as she was bombarded with 1,630 questions over two days before a grand jury.


Related Topix: Sports, Aaron Hernandez, New England Patriots, NFL Football

6 hrs ago | Troy Daily News

Manziel, Browns agree he's not ready to start

AP photoCleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel celebrates running back Dion Lewis scoring a touchdown on a pass, during the second half of a preseason game against the Washington Redskins Monday in Landover, Md.


Related Topix: Sports, Cleveland Browns, NFL Football, Johnny Manziel, Dion Lewis, Nate Burleson, Josh Gordon, Brian Hoyer

10 hrs ago | The Republic

Bell, Blount play after arrest, Steelers lose

Steelers running backs Le'Veon Bell and LeGarrette Blount played in a preseason game one day after they were arrested for marijuana possession.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Pittsburgh Steelers, Heath Miller, Cortez Allen, Ben Roethlisberger, William Gay, Bruce Gradkowski

11 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Three-down LBs grow scarcer as pass plays increase

Hall of Fame linebacker Andre Tippett had a simple answer for how often he left the field when the opponent had the ball.


Related Topix: Sports, New England Patriots, NFL Football, Rob Gronkowski, Detroit Lions

Thu Aug 21, 2014

CBS Local

Levi's Stadium Already Having Issues

AUGUST 17: A general view of Levi's Stadium before the San Francisco 49ers preseason game against the Denver Broncos on August 17, 2014 in Santa Clara, California.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, San Francisco 49ers, Phil Dawson


Marrone upset by Bills lack of practice discipline

Bills coach Doug Marrone blew up at his players on Thursday, sending a message that he's fed up with too many fights and post-whistle shoving matches during practice.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Buffalo Bills, Bryan Johnson, Scott Chandler, Erik Pears, Leodis McKelvin, Eric Wood


Cowboys LB Holloman has career-ending neck injury

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Dallas Cowboys, Sean Lee, Sterling Moore, Orlando Scandrick, J.J Wilcox, DeVonte Holloman

WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Cowboys LB Holloman's career likely over

Dallas Cowboys second-year linebacker DeVonte Holloman has been advised by doctors to give up football due to a severe neck injury, coach Jason Garrett revealed Thursday.


Related Topix: Sports, Dallas Cowboys, NFL Football, DeVonte Holloman


Familiar faces for Packers QB Aaron Rodgers

With running back Eddie Lacy in the backfield, top wide receivers Jordy Nelson and Randall Cobb entrenched and first-year starting center JC Tretter established as the clear-cut choice in the middle of the line, continuity has reigned throughout training camp on offense.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Green Bay Packers, Richard Rodgers, Andrew Quarless, Ryan Taylor, Jermichael Finley, Brandon Bostick

CBS Atlanta

Falcons linebackers Worrilow, Bartu embrace roles

Atlanta Falcons coach Mike Smith has put a strong emphasis since the start of training camp on improving the team's run defense.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Atlanta Falcons, Paul Worrilow, Joplo Bartu

Daily Reporter

Texans-Broncos practice features chippy moments

Denver Broncos right tackle Chris Clark took exception when J.J. Watt pushed him around in a 1-on-1 pass-rushing drill and kept right on motoring toward the imaginary quarterback.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Denver Broncos, Houston Texans, Jameson Konz, Jacob Tamme, Peyton Manning, Montee Ball

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Cybercast News Service

3 Ferguson area schools practice at Rams facility

Courtland Griffin has attempted to keep the lives of his McCluer North football players as normal as possible despite the upheaval in their community: Ferguson, Missouri.


Related Topix: Sports, NFC, St. Louis Rams, NFL Football, NFC West, Kenny Britt

Sporting News

Steelers' Le'Veon Bell, LeGarrette Blount to face pot charges

Steelers running backs Le'Veon Bell and LeGarrette Blount will be charged with marijuana possession following a traffic stop Wednesday afternoon.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Pittsburgh Steelers, LeGarrette Blount, Le'Veon Bell, NCAA Sports, Michigan State University NCAA, Michigan State Spartans NCAA Football, NCAA Football

The Washington Post

Rex, Giants RB spice up 'Snoopy Bowl' rivalry

No, the games don't matter in the standings. But since the only time the Jets and Giants play this season is Friday night at MetLife Stadium - for the coveted Snoopy Bowl trophy - the teams couldn't help spice things up a little.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, New York Giants, Andre Williams, New York Jets, Geno Smith, NCAA Sports, Boston College NCAA, NCAA Football, Boston College Eagles NCAA Football

KJR-AM Seattle

Trending Now: Former NFL referee avoided Redskins games

Browns head coach Mike Pettine addressed the media for the first time since naming Brian Hoyer the starting quarterback and said "I don't want Brian looking over his shoulder if he makes one bad throw".


Related Topix: Sports, Cleveland Browns, NFL Football, Brian Hoyer, New England Patriots

WOKY-AM Greenfield

Trending Now: Browns name Hoyer as startin...

NFL Network: The Cleveland Browns will start veteran quarterback Brian Hoyer over rookie Johnny Manzeil Week #1 in Pittsburgh vs. the Steelers.


Related Topix: Sports, Cleveland Browns, NFL Football, Brian Hoyer, Arizona Cardinals, NFC, NFC West

Brandon Sun

Browns choose QB Brian Hoyer over rookie Johnny Manziel to start opener against Steelers

Brian Hoyer will open the season as Cleveland's starting quarterback, barely hanging on to his job by holding off hotshot rookie Johnny Manziel.


Related Topix: Sports, Cleveland Browns, NFL Football, Johnny Manziel, Brian Hoyer


Eagles Acquire RB Barner from Panthers

The Philadelphia Eagles have acquired running back Kenjon Barner from the Carolina Panthers for a conditional seventh-round draft choice in 2015.


Related Topix: Sports, Carolina Panthers, NFL Football, Kenjon Barner

Tue Aug 19, 2014


49ers Sign Dorsey to Two-Year Extension

The San Francisco 49ers have signed defensive lineman Glenn Dorsey to a two-year contract extension through the 2016 season.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, San Francisco 49ers, Glenn Dorsey, Ian Williams

Evening Sun

Former Penn State, NFL linebacker Tim Shaw says he has ALS

In a 25-second video posted Tuesday on the Tennessee Titans' web site, the 30-year-old Shaw reveals he was recently diagnosed with ALS and pours a bucket of ice water on his head as part of the Ice Bucket Challenge to raise money and awareness to battle the disease.


Related Topix: Sports, Tim Shaw