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NFL – Google News

More 2014 NFL over-under win totals released – CBSSports.com


CBSSports.com

More 2014 NFL over-under win totals released
CBSSports.com
As all 32 teams are now in training camp and as each squad's fan base fantasizes about the playoff run they know their favorite organization can make this year, we now have over-under odds on how many wins everybody can expect. Here's the list of all

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Posted on 30 July 2014 | 6:16 pm

Raiders’ Mark Davis met with San Antonio city officials – NFL.com


Dallas Morning News

Raiders' Mark Davis met with San Antonio city officials
NFL.com
NFL spokesman Greg Aiello told the Express-News on Tuesday that the league has "received no applications from any of our teams to relocate at this point, so there is nothing for us to respond to." Aiello subsequently told Around The League that the NFL
Report: Raiders owner joins San Antonio officials to discuss relocating NFL teamDallas Morning News
Raiders owner Mark Davis meets with San Antonio officials; possible move?CBS sports.com (blog)
River Walk Raiders? Seriously? Texas could become a 3-NFL team stateDallas Business Journal (blog)
ESPN (blog) -Your Houston News -FOXSports.com
all 210 news articles »

Posted on 30 July 2014 | 5:11 pm

Patrick Peterson, not Richard Sherman, should be the highest paid corner in … – Washington Post


TMZ.com

Patrick Peterson, not Richard Sherman, should be the highest paid corner in
Washington Post
The debate as to who is the best cornerback in the NFL rages on, only this time, the Arizona Cardinals are putting their money where their mouths are. The Cards signed Patrick Peterson to a five-year contract extension, in a deal worth $70 million with
Patrick Peterson, Cardinals reach five-year extensionNFL.com
Richard Sherman — FIRES BACK AT NFL STAR … With Ultimate Counter-TrollTMZ.com
NFL news: Arizona Cardinals make Patrick Peterson highest paid cornerback in SkySports
kgw.com -Cincy Jungle -azcentral.com
all 244 news articles »

Posted on 30 July 2014 | 3:21 pm

Odell Beckham: Tests showed blood in my hamstring – NFL.com


Newsday

Odell Beckham: Tests showed blood in my hamstring
NFL.com
The New York Giants got good news on Odell Beckham, but they'll still be without their first-round pick for the foreseeable future. The Star-Ledger reported Tuesday that tests on Beckham's lingering hamstring injury came back negative, according to two …
Giants Camp Report: Day 6ESPN (blog)

all 116 news articles »

Posted on 30 July 2014 | 2:52 pm

NFL Preseason Schedule 2014: Highlighting Complete Slate and Must-See … – Bleacher Report


Bleacher Report

NFL Preseason Schedule 2014: Highlighting Complete Slate and Must-See
Bleacher Report
The craze for the NFL lends itself to knee-jerk reactions, a tendency perhaps best exemplified by the preseason. Teams do not game-plan for their opponents, instead running vanilla offensive and defensive schemes, using the exhibition slate to

Posted on 30 July 2014 | 1:19 pm

NFL lineman sued for ‘giving ex-girlfriend herpes and telling her the red … – Daily Mail


Daily Mail

NFL lineman sued for 'giving ex-girlfriend herpes and telling her the red
Daily Mail
Accused: Thomas dated the woman during his NFL stint with the San Diego Chargers in 2010. The player spent the first four years of his NFL career with the Chargers before deciding to go across the country to join the Pittsburgh Steelers last year.
NFL Lineman Cam Thomas — I Didn't Give That Woman Herpes!TMZ.com
Woman files lawsuit against NFL lineman, claims he gave her an STDkfor.com

all 18 news articles »

Posted on 30 July 2014 | 11:10 am

Deford: Is Goodell Good Enough To Lead The NFL? – NPR


NPR

Deford: Is Goodell Good Enough To Lead The NFL?
NPR
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell's piddling suspension of Ray Rice of the Ravens for a mere two games for Rice's apparent violent attack upon his then-fiancee, now wife, has been met with shock and disappointment. But for now, never mind Ray Rice.
NFL under fire over two-game suspension for wife-basher Ray RiceSydney Morning Herald
Roger Goodell and the NFL Need a PR Win, Especially with Female FansBleacher Report
Ray Rice's suspension sparks controversy as ESPN commentators debate and NewsNet5.com
New York Daily News -Tampabay.com
all 514 news articles »

Posted on 30 July 2014 | 9:24 am

Injury roundup: Steven Jackson expected back Week 1 – NFL.com


NBCSports.com

Injury roundup: Steven Jackson expected back Week 1
NFL.com
He was unable to place much pressure on his right foot, per NFL Media's Desmond Purnell. Jerry Jones said Lawrence will undergo X-rays on his foot and ankle. The Cowboys fear that the No. 34 overall pick broke his foot, per NFL Media Insider Ian
Falcons Camp Report: Day 5ESPN (blog)

all 36 news articles »

Posted on 30 July 2014 | 4:26 am

The NFL’s preseason soap opera is filling up days of our lives – USA TODAY


USA TODAY

The NFL's preseason soap opera is filling up days of our lives
USA TODAY
Just as retirees flock to the daily “stories” of suddenly introduced evil twin brothers, love triangles and amazing coma recoveries, NFL fans are fiending for narratives from the country's most popular sport now that players are finally back in pads

Posted on 29 July 2014 | 5:33 pm

A permanent NFL franchise in London might be more reality than dream – SkySports


A permanent NFL franchise in London might be more reality than dream
SkySports
Richard Graves speaks with commissioner Roger Goodell about his hopes for the season and London's NFL future, short and long-term. With all 32 NFL teams now in Training Camp, fans and players alike are starting to dream of emulating the reigning …

Posted on 29 July 2014 | 1:57 pm

NCAA – Google News

Google News

Preseason College Football Rankings 2014: Early Breakdown of NCAA Top 25 – Bleacher Report


Bleacher Report

Preseason College Football Rankings 2014: Early Breakdown of NCAA Top 25
Bleacher Report
A playoff is upon us with the BCS a nightmare of the past, but rankings remain an important piece of collegiate football's culture, especially after Amway partnered with USA Today and the American Football Coaches Association. These rankings, like all

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Posted on 30 July 2014 | 4:25 pm

NCAA settles concussion lawsuit, will change rules – Indianapolis Star


Indianapolis Star

NCAA settles concussion lawsuit, will change rules
Indianapolis Star
Nearly three years after former athletes filed the first of several concussion lawsuits against the NCAA, a settlement has been reached that would change association guidelines regarding management of concussions and provide $75 million for medical …
NCAA Deal Revamps Head-Injury CareNew York Times
NCAA agrees to settle concussion lawsuits impose new guidelinesFOXSports.com
NCAA to settle head injury suit with $70 million fundChicago Tribune
CBSSports.com -Pensacola News Journal
all 640 news articles »

Posted on 30 July 2014 | 2:11 pm

NCAA Head-Injury Settlement Includes $70 Million Medical Fund – NPR


NCAA Head-Injury Settlement Includes $70 Million Medical Fund
NPR
The NCAA has settled a class-action lawsuit over its head injury policies, pending approval. Supporters laud a $70 million fund for medical monitoring; others say there's no money for injured players. Share. Facebook; Twitter. Google+. Email. Comment …

Posted on 30 July 2014 | 10:00 am

Colleges: NCAA OKs $70 million to monitor concussions – Columbus Dispatch


Columbus Dispatch

Colleges: NCAA OKs $70 million to monitor concussions
Columbus Dispatch
The NCAA has reached a preliminary settlement in a class-action lawsuit brought by former college athletes to institute wide-ranging reforms to its head-injury policies. The settlement is the latest attempt by the NCAA to address concerns over athletes

Posted on 30 July 2014 | 9:52 am

College sports: NCAA sets $70 million aside in lawsuit – South Bend Tribune


College sports: NCAA sets $70 million aside in lawsuit
South Bend Tribune
CHICAGO — The NCAA agreed Tuesday to settle a class-action head-injury lawsuit by creating a $70 million fund to diagnose thousands of current and former college athletes to determine if they suffered brain trauma playing football, hockey, soccer and …

Posted on 30 July 2014 | 9:40 am

NCAA Settles Head-Injury Suit – CBS Local


CBS Local

NCAA Settles Head-Injury Suit
CBS Local
The deal, filed in U.S. District Court in Chicago, calls for the NCAA to toughen return-to-play rules for players who receive head blows and create a $70 million fund to pay for thousands of current and former athletes to undergo testing to determine

Posted on 30 July 2014 | 3:41 am

While Penn State recovers, NCAA could help by lifting bowl ban – CBSSports.com


CBSSports.com

While Penn State recovers, NCAA could help by lifting bowl ban
CBSSports.com
CHICAGO — There's a statement to be made, a huge one at Penn State. A nation's outrage may not have diminished over the Jerry Sandusky scandal but the story is certainly off the front page. It was two years ago this month that the NCAA overreached
Five Pa. Congressmen ask NCAA to further relax sanctions against Penn StatePenn Live
Pa. congressmen ask NCAA to relax sanctions on Penn State footballTribune-Review
Five US Congressmen Ask NCAA To Reverse Its Penalties Against Penn StateCBS Local
Pittsburgh Post Gazette -Allentown Morning Call -Philly.com
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Posted on 30 July 2014 | 3:35 am

NCAA reaches $75 million settlement in concussion lawsuit – Chicago Tribune


NCAA reaches $75 million settlement in concussion lawsuit
Chicago Tribune
The NCAA would embrace a new protocol to handle athlete concussions and would spend millions of dollars to monitor former players as long as those athletes are barred from filing class-action claims in the future, under a proposed settlement announced

Posted on 29 July 2014 | 11:07 pm

NCAA settles concussion lawsuit with $70m fund for college athletes – The Guardian


The Guardian

NCAA settles concussion lawsuit with $70m fund for college athletes
The Guardian
Syracuse running back Prince-Tyson ncaa college football american football Plaintiffs say the case will make college sports safer, as particularly American football has come under scrutiny for head injuries sustained during play. Photograph: Kathy

Posted on 29 July 2014 | 3:53 pm

NCAA Reaches $75 Million Settlement In Head-Injury Lawsuit – NPR (blog)


NPR (blog)

NCAA Reaches $75 Million Settlement In Head-Injury Lawsuit
NPR (blog)
The NCAA has reached a settlement with former athletes that provides $75 million for medical monitoring and research into head injuries. The settlement also calls for a change in the way schools handle head trauma. As USA Today explains, the NCAA …

Posted on 29 July 2014 | 3:34 pm

NFL.com

Bills LB Nigel Bradham suspended for opening game

Buffalo Bills linebacker Nigel Bradham was suspended for the opening game of the 2014 season. The third-year pro was taking snaps in place of the injured Kiko Alonso.

Posted on 30 July 2014 | 6:11 pm

Packers sign GM Ted Thompson to multiyear deal

Who is most responsible for the recent success in Green Bay? The argument starts with Aaron Rodgers, but reasonable minds in Green Bay could offer general manager Ted Thompson.

Posted on 30 July 2014 | 6:06 pm

Tyron Smith, Cowboys strike eight-year, $98M deal

The Dallas Cowboys have agreed to terms with left tackle Tyron Smith on an eight-year, $98-million contract, NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reports.

Posted on 30 July 2014 | 6:06 pm

Bob McNair responds to Raiders-San Antonio meeting

One day after Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis acknowledged that he met with San Antonio city officials, Houston Texans owner Bob McNair urged patience. Would three teams be too many in Texas?

Posted on 30 July 2014 | 4:33 pm

Darnell Dockett: Cardinals ‘dogged’ 49ers even in loss

Four of the Arizona Cardinals’ six losses last season came to NFC West opponents. However, team leaders like Darnell Dockett don’t take stock in that stat, believing they can take the division crown in 2014.

Posted on 30 July 2014 | 1:29 pm

Seahawks won’t veer from plan with Marshawn Lynch

The Seahawks would love to get Marshawn Lynch into training camp, but the Super Bowl champions aren’t about to ditch their team-building philosophy to make that happen.

Posted on 30 July 2014 | 1:28 pm

Patrick Peterson, Cardinals reach five-year extension

Patrick Peterson and the Arizona Cardinals reached agreement on a five-year extension through 2020 on Tuesday. The cornerback said that the deal is worth $70 million with $48 million guaranteed.

Posted on 30 July 2014 | 3:54 am