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4 hrs ago | KIDK CBS 3

ESPN commentator apologizes for abuse remark

ESPN star Stephen A. Smith apologized on Monday for what he called "the most egregious error of my career," a Friday commentary about domestic abuse that referred to possible "provocation" by victims.


Related Topix: Sports, Ray Rice, NFL Football, Baltimore Ravens

8 hrs ago | The State

Lawrence Okoye preparing for the NFL

That very well may be next on his list of things to accomplish. The rugby player turned track and field athlete turned football player has been accepted to the prestigious English educational institution, where he intends to study law, and has a spot reserved until 2017.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, San Francisco 49ers, Lawrence Okoye, Olympic Track And Field, Summer Olympic, Chris Cook, Aaron Lynch, Marcus Martin

12 hrs ago | Merced Sun-Star

McGloin buried on Raiders depth chart again

He's still buried on Oakland's depth chart, still spending most of his time in practice waiting for the occasional rep or two with the offense.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Oakland Raiders, Matt Schaub, Derek Carr, Matt McGloin, Jake Murphy, Rod Streater

Sun Jul 27, 2014


Jets' Pryor out indefinitely with concussion

Rookie safety Calvin Pryor , known for his hard-hitting style, will be out indefinitely with a concussion, the New York Jets announced Sunday.


Related Topix: Sports, New York Jets, NFL Football, Jace Amaro, Calvin Pryor

Rock Hill Herald

Greg Hardy: I hate I've been a distraction to Carolina Panthers

In his first public comments since he was convicted two weeks ago of assaulting and threatening his ex-girlfriend, Carolina Panthers defensive end Greg Hardy repeatedly declined to comment about the domestic violence case, but said he regrets being a distraction to the team.


Related Topix: Sports, Greg Hardy, Carolina Panthers, NFL Football


Boy with inoperable tumor gets birthday wish

Daniel Nickerson's visit on the field of Gillette Stadium, where the NFL team was practicing, would be a dream come true for many.


Related Topix: Sports, New England Patriots, NFL Football, Tom Brady

Lexington Herald-Leader

Panthers lose rookie RB Gaffney for season

Gaffney was Carolina's sixth-round draft pick out of Stanford and was expected to provide some depth in the backfield.


Related Topix: Sports, Carolina Panthers, NFL Football, Stanford University NCAA, NCAA Sports, Stanford Cardinal NCAA Football, NCAA Football, Jonathan Stewart, Tyler Gaffney, Mike Tolbert, DeAngelo Williams

Erie Times News

Moeaki out indefinitely with hamstring injury

Bills coach Doug Marrone provided an update before the team's Saturday night practice.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Buffalo Bills, Chris Gragg, Fred Jackson, Mark Asper, Kansas City Chiefs, Dominique Jones

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Raiders have high hopes for rookie Khalil Mack

The former two-star recruit who got his only scholarship offer from Buffalo coming out of high school, worked his way into a first-round pick this spring and is being compared to some of the best pass-rushing linebackers in the league before he even puts his pads on for the first time.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Oakland Raiders, Khalil Mack, Justin Tuck, LaMarr Woodley, Tarell Brown, Antonio Smith (Arizona Cardinals)

Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Island Packet

49ers GM: NFL discipline on Smith could come soon

"Don't have a date. We know it's going to happen sooner rather than later. Certainly, this isn't something that's going to drag into the season and may not even drag as far as into the preseason games itself," Baalke said.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, San Francisco 49ers, Joe Staley, Aldon Smith, Colin Kaepernick, Vernon Davis, Mike Iupati

Cybercast News Service

Roethlisberger OK with choice to wait on new deal

There are days when Ben Roethlisberger can feel every single hit he's absorbed during a decade as one of the NFL's most fearless quarterbacks.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Pittsburgh Steelers, Ben Roethlisberger, Lance Moore, Heath Miller

The State

For Bears, backup QB 1 of few questions on offense

The Bears would love nothing more than to see Cutler get through the season without missing time and render the backup quarterback spot a non-issue.


Related Topix: Sports, Chicago Bears, NFL Football, David Fales, Jay Cutler, Jordan Palmer, Jimmy Clausen, Tim Jennings


Dalton's future with Bengals secure ... for now

Andy Dalton and the rest of the Bengals took the field for their first training camp practice, applauded by several hundred fans in the metal, temporary bleachers.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Cincinnati Bengals, AFC, AFC North, AJ McCarron, Rey Maualuga, Andy Dalton, A.J Green

Cybercast News Service

Packers re-sign WR Jordy Nelson after 1st practice

The Packers have signed receiver Jordy Nelson to a contract extension, securing their top player at a position that has had several high-profile departures in recent years.


Related Topix: Sports, Green Bay Packers, NFL Football, Jordy Nelson, Aaron Rodgers

Cybercast News Service

49ers RB Kendall Hunter out with torn ACL

The 49ers confirmed Saturday that Hunter tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee during Friday's practice.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, San Francisco 49ers, Kendall Hunter, Carlos Hyde, Frank Gore, LaMichael James, Jewel Hampton


Rams: No restrictions on Bradford

Except for a brace, the St. Louis Rams have no restrictions in training camp for their quarterback, either.


Related Topix: Sports, St. Louis Rams, NFL Football, Jake Long, Michael Sam, Chris Long, Jo-Lonn Dunbar, James Laurinaitis

The Brattleboro Reformer

Gronk's back: Star tight end practices with Pats

The oft-injured tight end for the New England Patriots is practicing at training camp but not ready for full activity as he continues his recovery from knee surgery.


Related Topix: Sports, New England Patriots, NFL Football, Tom Brady, Darrelle Revis, Rob Gronkowski

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Daily Dispatch

Fan Fest in Charlotte signals NFL season on horizon

Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton said that while his surgically repaired ankle is getting better, it's not completely healed.


Related Topix: Sports, Carolina Panthers, NFL Football, NFC, NFC South, Kelvin Benjamin, Cam Newton, Greg Hardy

The Republic

Browns' Manziel: "I've made some rookie mistakes"

Like reading a blitz, Johnny Manziel knew the questions about his off-field wildness were coming.


Related Topix: Sports, Cleveland Browns, NFL Football, Johnny Manziel, Brian Hoyer, New England Patriots, Rob Gronkowski

CBS Local

3 Sue Pounceys Over Alleged Fight At Nightclub

NFL offensive linemen Mike and Maurkice Pouncey have been sued by three people who say the twin brothers attacked them at a Miami Beach nightclub.


Related Topix: Sports, Maurkice Pouncey, Pittsburgh Steelers