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Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014

Ravens, fans move on without Rice

Much has changed in Baltimore since an explicit video surfaced showing Ray Rice striking his then-fiancee in an elevator.

Goodell: NFL sought but was not given video

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. - Commissioner Roger Goodell said the league asked for, but was not given, a video of the ex-Ravens running back punching his then-fiancee.
By Rob Maaddi

Bills to be sold to Sabres owners

The estate of late Buffalo Bills owner Ralph Wilson has reached "a definitive agreement" to sell the franchise to Buffalo Sabres owners Terry and Kim Pegula.
By John Wawrow

Falcon attendance streak ends

MACON, Ga. -- One of the most enduring streaks in Georgia sports, one that spanned nearly half a century and 30 losing seasons, ended Sunday.
By Joe Kovac Jr.

Monday, Sept. 8, 2014

Stafford, Lions assemble early lead

Matthew Stafford improvised brilliantly on two early touchdown passes to Johnson, and Detroit beat the New York Giants 35-14 in Caldwell's first game.
By Noah Trister

Clowney out 4-6 weeks with knee injury

Jadeveon Clowney, the No. 1 overall pick of the Houston Texans, will be out 4-6 weeks after arthroscopic surgery on his right knee Monday.

Falcons' Hester proves ability to thrive on offense

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - Before the Atlanta Falcons decided to sign Devin Hester, they wanted to ensure he wasn't content returning kickoffs and punts. 
By Paul Newberry

Surgery knocks out Clowney 4-6 weeks

HOUSTON - No. 1 overall pick Jadeveon Clowney had arthroscopic surgery on his right knee Monday and will be out 4-6 weeks.
By Kristie Rieken

Ravens release Rice after latest video release

BALTIMORE - Ray Rice was let go by the Baltimore Ravens on Monday and suspended indefinitely by the NFL after a video was released showing the running back striking his then-fiancee in February.
By David Ginsburg

Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014

Suisham's winner lifts Steelers over Browns

PITTSBURGH - Shaun Suisham drilled a 41-yard field goal as time expired to give the Pittsburgh Steelers a 30-27 victory over the Cleveland Browns on Sunday.
By Will Graves

Ryan, Bryant lead Falcons past Saints in OT

ATLANTA - Matt Bryant kicked a 51-yarder field goal on the final play of regulation, then booted a 52-yarder in overtime to give the Atlanta Falcons a 37-34 victory over the New Orleans Saints.
By Paul Newberry

Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014

One-sided rivalry has Falcons wanting a good start

ATLANTA - Say this about a rivalry: It's not much of one if both teams aren't winning on a regular basis. The Atlanta Falcons really need to step it up against the New Orleans Saints.
By Paul Newberry

Defensive tackle grateful for spot on Bengals' practice squad

Defensive tackle Devin Still's  4-year-old daughter was diagnosed with cancer in June. Still missed off-season practice time to be with her. Then he suffered a hamstring injury during the ...

Friday, Sept. 5, 2014

McDonald will play for 49ers

Defensive tackle Ray McDonald will play in Sunday's opener for the 49ers, a week after his arrest for domestic violence, coach Jim Harbaugh announced Friday afternoon before the team's flight to ...

Seahawks roll past Packers

SEATTLE - Marshawn Lynch rushed for 110 yards and a pair of touchdowns, Harvin had 100 combined yards rushing and receiving, and the Seahawks stymied Aaron Rodgers' up-tempo offense in a 36-16 win ...
By TIM BOOTH

Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014

Seahawks fans celebrate title

SEATTLE - The Seattle Seahawks unveiled their Super Bowl banner during a pregame ceremony Thursday night honoring the first championship in franchise history.

Panthers quarterback expects to start

Carolina quarterback Cam Newton is "on pace" to start opener against Tampa Bay.

Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014

Ryan facing different questions after dismal year

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - Everyone wants to know if Matt Ryan and the Atlanta Falcons can bounce back from their worst season since Ryan's college days.
By Paul Newberry

Sam added to Cowboys' practice squad

Michael Sam's second chance will be with the Dallas Cowboys.

Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014

Texas A&M QB looking to make nickname for himself

COLLEGE STATION, Texas - Texas A&M quarterback Kenny Hill says he prefers Kenny Trill.
By Kristie Rieken

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