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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

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick (7) runs out of bounds as Green Bay Packers outside linebacker Clay Matthews dives for him during the second quarter of an NFL football game in San Francisco, Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

ESPN, Fox earn record NFL opener ratings

NEW YORK (AP) — San Francisco’s victory over Green Bay was the highest-rated and most-watched telecast of any kind since the Academy Awards in February, leading Fox to its best NFL opening week ever. Sunday’s […]

09/10/2013

Candlestick Park  (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

Fall at Candlestick Park leaves 1 fan dead, 2 hurt

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Falls by fans at stadiums in San Francisco and Indianapolis during NFL season openers have left one man dead and two other people injured, authorities said. At the 49ers’ game against […]

09/09/2013

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

Indianapolis Colts NFL football team owner Jim Irsay talks about the city's bid for the 2018 Super Bowl during an announcement in front of the downtown skyline in Indianapolis, Aug. 30, 2013. The city hosted the 2012 Super Bowl. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

Indy announces plans to seek 2018 Super Bowl

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis wants to host the Super Bowl in 2018 after winning praise for its handling of the NFL’s showcase event in 2012. The city notified the NFL of its intentions Friday ahead […]

08/30/2013

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

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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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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