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1 hr ago | Cybercast News Service

New AP award to recognize top NFL assistant coach

The Associated Press will recognize the NFL's top assistant coach with a new award beginning this season, the news organization announced Wednesday.


Related Topix: Sports, New York Jets, AFC, AFC South

3 hrs ago | CBS Local

SMU Adds Kevlar-Fortified Liners To Football Helmets

SMU has added Kevlar-fortified liners designed to lower the risk of concussions to the inside of its football helmets.


Related Topix: Sports, Dallas Cowboys, NFL Players, Tony Romo

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Daily Reporter

Mankins traded; Bradford, Raji on IR

On the NFL's first preseason cutdown day, a trade and several key players going on injured reserve overshadowed other moves.


Related Topix: Sports, New England Patriots, Logan Mankins, NFL Players, Rob Gronkowski, St. Louis Rams, Brady Quinn, Sam Bradford

Cybercast News Service

Vikings' Joseph ready to return from bullet wound

The Minnesota Vikings defensive tackle spoke publicly Tuesday for the first time since he was shot in the leg at a nightclub earlier this month.


Related Topix: Sports, Minnesota Vikings, Teddy Bridgewater, Anthony Barr, NFL Players, Christian Ponder, Mike Zimmer, Phil Loadholt


Judge OKs Aaron Hernandez bid to suppress evidence

A judge on Tuesday granted a request by former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez to suppress evidence from two cellphones and three iPads taken from his home in a search during a 2013 murder investigation.


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

San Jose Mercury News

Oakland Raiders' DJ Hayden will miss first five games

Raiders cornerback DJ Hayden missed the final eight games of his rookie season with a groin injury, and now he's officially going to miss at least five of his sophomore season with a foot injury he suffered during an offseason workout.


Related Topix: Sports, Oakland Raiders, D.J Hayden, NFL Players, Juron Criner, Trent Edwards, Lucas Nix, Kory Sheets


Dez Bryant: No contract talks once season begins

Dallas Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant is looking for a new contract, but if he doesn't get one by the start of the regular season, he'll put discussions on hold.


Related Topix: Sports, Dallas Cowboys, NFL Players, Dez Bryant, Detroit Lions, Calvin Johnson

The Washington Post

Schwartz has dislocated big toe, out indefinitely

New York Giants left guard Geoff Schwartz has a dislocated right big toe and will be in a walking boot for a week to 10 days.


Related Topix: Sports, New York Giants, Geoff Schwartz, NFL Players

The Washington Post

Vikings help provide trainers to public schools

The Minnesota Vikings are partnering with the NFL and TRIA Orthopaedic to ensure that every public high school in Minneapolis and St. Paul will have an athletic trainer on the sideline for football games and practices this fall.

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Related Topix: Sports, Minnesota Vikings

USA Today

Browns have big problems with opener looming

Even by the Browns' low standards, and they don't get much closer to the bottom of the NFL barrel, Saturday's 33-14 exhibition loss to St. Louis was dreadful.


Related Topix: Sports, Cleveland Browns, Justin Gilbert, Nate Burleson, Josh Gordon, Jordan Cameron, NFL Players, Buster Skrine

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Daily Press & Argus

Welker not thinking retiring 'at all' after concussion

Retirement 'not been brought up' for concussed Broncos WR Wes Welker That's the word from Broncos coach John Fox, who spoke with wideout Monday.


Related Topix: Sports, Denver Broncos, Boise State Broncos NCAA Football, NCAA Sports, Boise State University NCAA, NCAA Football, Peyton Manning, Wes Welker, NFL Players, Doug Martin, Emmanuel Sanders

CBC News

Washington safety Meriweather suspended 2 games

Washington safety Brandon Meriweather was suspended two games for a hit on Ravens receiver Torrey Smith during Saturday night's pre-season game.


Related Topix: Sports, Chicago Bears, Baltimore Ravens, Torrey Smith, NFL Players

CBS Local

Life After Bullying Scandal? Incognito To Visit Guard-Thin Buccaneers

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are going to meet with Richie Incognito to determine if one of the central figures in the Miami Dolphins bullying scandal can help their struggling offensive line.


Related Topix: Sports, Miami Dolphins, Richie Incognito, NFL Players

The Daily Breeze

Ex-Usc QB Matt Cassel named starter for Minnesota Vikings

Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer has named veteran Matt Cassel as the team's starting quarterback for the season opener against the St. Louis Rams.


Related Topix: Sports, Minnesota Vikings, Matt Cassel, NFL Players, Teddy Bridgewater, Mike Zimmer


Five options for Rams after losing Bradford

Maybe he is an upgrade over Kellen Clemens, but the more poignant question for the St. Louis Rams is whether the franchise can compete in the rugged NFC West with Shaun Hill manning the controls.


Related Topix: Sports, St. Louis Rams, NFC, NFC West, Shaun Hill, NFL Players, Philadelphia Eagles, Nick Foles

WOC-AM Davenport

First Openly Gay NFL Draftee Michael Sam May Not Make the Team

Michael Sam , who became the first openly gay football player to be drafted by an NFL team, has made waves in just three preseason games.

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Related Topix: Sports, St. Louis Rams, Michael Sam, NFL Players, Cleveland Browns, Johnny Manziel

Riders beat Lions for fifth straight victory-Image1

Tino Sunseri's first CFL career touchdown pass sparked the Saskatchewan Roughriders to a comeback 20-16 victory over the B.C. Lions on Sunday.


Related Topix: Canadian Football League, Canada, BC Lions, Sports, Detroit Lions, Stefan Logan, NFL Players, Saskatchewan Roughriders


Bradford out for season with ACL tear

By the time the St. Louis Rams coach began his day-after news conference, he'd had several hours to digest the impact of an injury that puts the team's once-rosy outlook in serious doubt, and to give a vote of confidence to journeyman backup Shaun Hill.


Related Topix: Sports, St. Louis Rams, Greg Robinson, Trumaine Johnson, Michael Brockers, Kendall Langford, Rodger Saffold, NFL Players

Sun Aug 24, 2014

WKRC-AM Cincinnati

Bengals get first pre season victory

Cincinnati's Terence Newman returned an interception 54 yards for the only touchdown by either team's starters and the Bengals went on to a 19-13 preseason victory over the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday night.


Related Topix: Sports, Cincinnati Bengals, Leon Hall, Terence Newman, NFL Players, Andy Dalton, Arizona Cardinals, John Brown

Chico Enterprise-Record

Raiders notebook: Schaub misses practice with sore elbow

Presumptive Raiders starting quarterback Matt Schaub sat out practice Sunday with a sore elbow, a scene eerily similar to a situation a year ago that led to the ascension of Terrelle Pryor as the starter at the expense of Matt Flynn.


Related Topix: Sports, Oakland Raiders, Matt Schaub, NFL Players, Matt McGloin, Mike Davis, Denarius Moore, Derek Carr