Friday, June 24, 2016

Manziel's lawyer expresses doubt his client can stay clean in errant text

An attorney handling Johnny Manziel's domestic violence case expressed doubts about the Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback's ability to stay clean and said he was given a receipt that shows ...

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

NFLPA suspends registration of a financial adviser

The NFL Players Association on Wednesday suspended the registration of a financial adviser accused of cheating several professional athletes, including Denver Broncos quarterback Mark Sanchez, out ...

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Falcons GM accepts fact he's on the hot seat

FLOWERY BRANCH - Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff, who's been with the team since 2008, believes that he's "on the hot seat" heading into the 2016 season.
By D. Orlando Ledbetter

Saturday, June 18, 2016

Jones is taking over a leadership role with the Falcons

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - It took six years for Julio Jones to become the leader of the Atlanta Falcons' receiving group.
By George Henry

Saturday, June 11, 2016

Newton stays busy, tries to shak off Super Bowl loss

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Cam Newton might not be over the sting of losing the Super Bowl quite yet, but he's getting there. At least the familiar smile has returned to the Carolina quarterback's face.
By Steve Reed

Friday, June 10, 2016

Baylor, ex-coach Briles seeking quick settlement

Court documents indicate Baylor University and former football coach Art Briles want to quickly settle a federal civil rights lawsuit filed by a woman who says the Baptist school was indifferent ...

Thursday, June 9, 2016

Florida to rename stadium after Spurrier

Florida is renaming its football field after former coach Steve Spurrier.

Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Broncos' Miller turns down offer from team

A person familiar with the matter tells The Associated Press that Super Bowl MVP Von Miller's camp has rejected a contract proposal that would have made him the highest-paid non-quarterback in NFL ...

Tuesday, June 7, 2016

Atlanta quarterback downplays reason for off-season workouts

Matt Ryan insists his motivation for a full schedule of off-season work has nothing to do with his disappointing 2015.

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Manning, Spurrier could go in College Hall of Fame together

Peyton Manning and his old college football nemesis, Steve Spurrier, could enter the Hall of Fame at the same time.

Monday, May 30, 2016

Atlanta takes Super Bowl scam

Atlanta was the latest mark in this hugely profitable shell game run by the NFL and its billionaire owners.
By Paul Newberry

Thursday, May 26, 2016

Ravens punished for violating labor agreement

The Baltimore Ravens have forfeited one week of offseason practices for violating the labor agreement on such workouts.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Patriots ask federal appeals court to rehear case

The New England Patriots have asked a federal appeals court in New York City to rehear the "Deflategate" case.

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Former NFL defensive end Smith had CTE

Former NFL defensive end Bubba Smith was diagnosed with the brain disease CTE by researchers after his death, the Concussion Legacy Foundation said Monday.

Atlanta gets Super Bowl again

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The NFL awarded Super Bowls to Atlanta, Miami and Los Angeles, three cities that made significant financial investments in new stadiums or recently upgraded an existing one.
By Steve Reed

Beasley accepting responsibility of learning dual role

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - Vic Beasley Jr. is learning a new position for his second season with the Atlanta Falcons.
By Charles Odum

Monday, May 23, 2016

NFL sought to influence study on brain injuries, report says

WASHINGTON - National Football League officials improperly sought to influence a government study on the link between football and brain disease, according to a senior House Democrat in a report ...
By Andrew Taylor

Still plenty of air in 'Deflategate' court case

NEW YORK - Tom Brady's lawyers asked a federal appeals court for a new hearing before an expanded panel of judges, telling them Monday that the principle at stake is not just a silly dispute over ...
By Barry Wilner

Thursday, May 19, 2016

NFL returns money to government

The NFL is returning more than $700,000 of taxpayers' money that was paid to teams for sponsored military tributes.

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

SEC to have officials at headquarters to help with replays

The Southeastern Conference will have officials at headquarters helping with instant replay rulings during the upcoming football season.

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