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Google and NFL meet; Sunday Ticket up for grabs?

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Google has been holding talks with the National Football League, raising speculation that the internet monolith is seeking new inroads into television. Other tech companies like Apple are reportedly in talks […]

08/21/2013

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In memo, union tells NFL players HGH testing close

The NFL Players Association “tentatively agreed” to let the league take 40 blood samples for HGH tests each week during the season, with a positive result drawing a four-game suspension, according to a memo the […]

08/13/2013

OJ Simpson appears in court in Las Vegas (AP Photo)

10 Things to Know for Thursday

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday: 1. WHAT’S WITHIN THE NSA’S POWER Congressional testimony reveals that the agency can snoop not just on a […]

08/01/2013

Cleveland Browns offensive lineman Ryan Miller is attended to by the team's medical staff after he suffered a concussion during NFL football training camp Saturday, July 27, 2013, in Berea, Ohio. (AP Photo/The Plain Dealer, john Kuntz)

Severe NFL injuries rose every season from 2009-12

Sure didn’t take long for some significant injuries at NFL training camps — Philadelphia Eagles receiver Jeremy Maclin, Baltimore Ravens tight end Dennis Pitta, Denver Broncos center Dan Koppen, to name only three. Immediately, some […]

07/31/2013

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A list of major NFL player arrests

New England tight end Aaron Hernandez was charged with murder and weapons counts Wednesday in the slaying of a Massachusetts man. Soon after he was arrested, Hernandez was cut by the team. The NFL put […]

06/26/2013

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius. (Photo credit: U.S. Department of Health & Human Services)

‘Obamacare’ countdown gets under way

WASHINGTON (AP) — Fewer than 100 days before uninsured Americans can sign up for coverage, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius said Monday the administration is gearing up with new call centers, a revamped […]

06/24/2013

Evelyn Lozada and Chad Johnson, aka Chad Ochoinco

Ex-NFL star Chad Johnson gets 30 days in jail

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Former NFL star Chad Johnson was sentenced Monday to 30 days in jail for a probation violation in a domestic violence case by a judge who angrily rejected a no-jail […]

06/10/2013

Bret Lewis

How to love hockey and soccer

OK. Truth be told, I am not a hockey or a soccer fan. And believe me, if you don’t like a sport that someone else loves, they take it personally. They believe we in the […]

05/29/2013

Model of the proposed San Francisco 49ers football stadium made of cake. (AP Photo)

Super Bowl 50 will be in smartest stadium in NFL

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Goodbye cold, grungy Candlestick Park. Hello high tech, shiny new Levi’s Stadium. Fifty-four years after $32 million Candlestick Park opened, the 49ers are building a new, $1.2 billion showcase of […]

05/28/2013

Black Labrador Retriever puppy. (AP Photo)

Some games take points to win, others take fans

LOS ANGELES (AP) — It’s a Super Bowl matchup for the ages: cats vs. dogs. The Puppy Bowl, a fixture on Animal Planet during the Super Bowl for nearly a decade, will have new competition next year from the Kitten Bowl.

04/23/2013

Bret Lewis

No NFL mania in L.A.

Southern California. Now going on 16 years without an NFL team. The number two TV market in the country. Still waiting. To the outsider, it’s impossible to fathom. But there are two main reasons we are still on hold.

04/19/2013

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Super voice gone: Pat Summerall dead at 82

DALLAS (AP) — Pat Summerall, the deep-voiced NFL player-turned-broadcaster who spent half of his four decades calling sports famously paired with John Madden, died Tuesday. He was 82. Susie Wiles, Summerall’s daughter, said her father died in Dallas.

04/16/2013

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