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LA City Council to discuss NFL motion

It’s been a long time since the Southland has had an NFL team to call it’s own. But city officials are trying to change that. An L.A. City Council committee is expected today to discuss […]

09/24/2013

Tennessee Titans running back Jackie Battle (22) scores a touchdown in front of Pittsburgh Steelers strong safety Troy Polamalu (43) in the second quarter of an NFL football game in Pittsburgh, Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Steelers S Troy Polamalu to cut hair for veterans

  PITTSBURGH (AP) — The NFL’s most famous head of hair is getting a trim to help raise awareness for the plight of military veterans. Polamalu will have what he called a “ceremonial haircut” on […]

09/20/2013

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Week 2 NFL Analysis from Former Player Rodney Harrison

Penny Griego and Phil Hulett reviewed week two of the NFL season with former NFL player, 2-Time Superbowl Winner, former Charger, former Patriot, now NBC Sports Radio Football Analyst, Rodney Harrison. Listen to a replay […]

09/17/2013

Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning holds the game ball after an NFL football game against the Baltimore Ravens, Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013, in Denver. The Broncos won 49-27. Manning threw a record-tying seven touchdown passes — something no one had done in 44 years. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

Are you ready for some football? You bet!

Well, it’s that time of year again, when Americans across the land take an extended break from being productive at work, paying attention to trouble spots overseas, or noticing they have a family. Our long […]

09/06/2013

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Ticketmaster puts resale, unsold tickets in 1 spot

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Fans of popular artists or sports teams know how hard it is to find good seats to live events at affordable prices. Now, Ticketmaster will show you what seats are available […]

09/06/2013

Former NFL player Kevin Turner, left, suffers from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or Lou Gehrig's disease. Former players Dorsey Levens, center, and Bill Bergey listen during a a news conference in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

Mixed emotions from NFL players on settlement

NEW YORK (AP) — The hundreds of millions of dollars the NFL is ready to pay former players sounds great, until you stretch it out over 20 years and divide it among thousands of people. […]

08/31/2013

US VP Joe Biden

10 Things to Know for Friday

(AP) – A look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday: 1. OBAMA FACES RESISTANCE ON POSSIBLE SYRIA STRIKE The administration shared intelligence with lawmakers aimed at convincing […]

08/29/2013

Oct. 7, 2007 photo of New England Patriots linebacker Junior Seau.  (AP Photo/Winslow Townson, File)

NFL to pay $765M to settle concussion lawsuits

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The NFL has agreed to spend close to $800 million to diagnose and compensate potentially thousands of retired players who develop dementia and other brain disorders they blame on the violent, bone-crunching […]

08/29/2013

Atlanta Falcons linebacker Brian Banks (53) closes in on Cincinnati Bengals quarterback John Skelton during an NFL preseason football game in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

Brian Banks spreading hope even facing long odds

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — Dripping in sweat after more than two hours on a steamy practice field, Brian Banks joyfully complies with every request for an autograph. After serving time for a crime he […]

08/23/2013

This Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013 publicity photo released by PBS shows NFL Hall-of-Famer Harry Carson speaking during the PBS FRONTLINE “League of Denial: The NFL's Concussion Crisis” session at the Television Critics Association Summer Press Tour in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/PBS, Courtesy Rahoul Ghose)

ESPN drops out of PBS project on NFL head injuries

LOS ANGELES (AP) — ESPN ended its collaboration with PBS on an investigation of the NFL and players’ head injuries as public TV producers expressed surprise over the abrupt collapse of the 15-month partnership. ESPN […]

08/23/2013

GM gets back in the Super Bowl game

DETROIT (AP) — General Motors is bringing its ads back to football’s biggest game. The automaker says its Chevrolet brand is returning to next year’s Super Bowl because the game falls in the middle of […]

08/23/2013

NFL Players Association spokesman George Atallah pauses as he speaks to the media in Washington, July 18, 2011. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)

NFL: Players have ‘buyer’s remorse’ on HGH testing

NEW YORK (AP) — The man who oversees the NFL’s drug program says the players’ union has “buyer’s remorse” about HGH testing. A union official says “the only thing” the league cares about “is power.” […]

08/22/2013

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