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NFL – Google News

NFL Rumors: Training Camp Buzz on Raiders, 49ers and More – Bleacher Report


Bleacher Report

NFL Rumors: Training Camp Buzz on Raiders, 49ers and More
Bleacher Report
Teams are going to carry themselves with optimism, but the reality of the NFL is this time of year also leads to injuries and contract disputes. Some of the injuries are carried over from last season or minicamps in June. Contract disputes can get ugly

Posted on 23 July 2014 | 10:24 pm

NFL’s Jim Brown sues New York City auction house over 1964 championship ring – New York Daily News


New York Daily News

NFL's Jim Brown sues New York City auction house over 1964 championship ring
New York Daily News
“The 1964 NFL Championship ring is very important to Jim, not for its monetary value, but because of what it stands for. It is a symbol of Jim Brown's accomplishments as a professional footbal player on the only professional football team”— the
NFL legend Jim Brown sues Bohemia sports auction house over championship Newsday
NFL Hall of Famer Jim Brown sues over 1964 title ring as auction price risesSan Gabriel Valley Tribune

all 55 news articles »

Posted on 23 July 2014 | 10:22 pm

Breaking down the Seahawks’ 2014 schedule, sixth-toughest in the NFL – The Seattle Times


Detroit Free Press

Breaking down the Seahawks' 2014 schedule, sixth-toughest in the NFL
The Seattle Times
In fact, the 2013 won-loss record of Seattle's 2014 foes was 143-112-1, a winning percentage of .561. That ranks sixth among 2014 NFL schedules. Some of that is due to the NFL scheduling philosophy, which is designed to create parity and calls for the
NFC offseason grades: Strong report cards for NFC WestUSA TODAY

all 23 news articles »

Posted on 23 July 2014 | 9:52 pm

Chiefs make Jamaal Charles NFL’s second-highest paid running back – CBSSports.com


CBSSports.com

Chiefs make Jamaal Charles NFL's second-highest paid running back
CBSSports.com
Jamaal Charles' holdout is over before it ever really even got a chance to start. The Chiefs running back agreed to a new deal with the team Wednesday that will add two years to his current contract, CBS Sports NFL Insider Jason La Canfora has confirmed.
Jamaal Charles, Kansas City Chiefs strike extensionNFL.com
Philadelphia Eagles center David Molk talks about how NFL players are underpaidBleeding Green Nation
Report: Jamaal Charles, Chiefs agree to two-year extensionSI.com
Arrowhead Pride (blog) -SB Nation -The State
all 189 news articles »

Posted on 23 July 2014 | 9:44 pm

Brennan: Dungy just more evidence of NFL’s problem – USA TODAY


USA TODAY

Brennan: Dungy just more evidence of NFL's problem
USA TODAY
It's not the NFL's fault that Dan Snyder and his Washington team continue to use and defend a blatantly racist nickname. It's also not the NFL's fault that former head coach and current TV talking head Tony Dungy said he wouldn't have drafted the NFL's
Dungy wrong about Michael SamESPN
'Thank God He Wasn't the St. Louis Rams Coach': NFL's First Openly Gay Player TheBlaze.com
Tony Dungy Clarifies Michael Sam Comments, Gay NFL Player Reacts: 'Thank Christian Post
Bleacher Report
all 122 news articles »

Posted on 23 July 2014 | 9:43 pm

Can Real Football Get Here Already? – Bleacher Report


Bleacher Report

Can Real Football Get Here Already?
Bleacher Report
Then there are the "Latest Headlines" on NFL.com, which include such gems as which quarterback will start for the Browns, Johnny Football jersey sales, the release of a former third-round pick, the retirement of an offensive lineman, unbridled
Michael Sam: 'Thank God' Dungy wasn't Rams' coachNFL.com
Dungy's comments better left unsaidESPN
Dungy: Sam deserves NFL chanceABC News
WISH-TV -Mediaite -Windy City Gridiron
all 532 news articles »

Posted on 23 July 2014 | 8:12 pm

For Washington Redskins Coach Jay Gruden, NFL dream took time to come true – Washington Post (blog)


Modesto Bee

For Washington Redskins Coach Jay Gruden, NFL dream took time to come true
Washington Post (blog)
Gruden never did quarterback the Giants, or any other NFL team. His NFL dream died a long, slow, painful death, one that took him on a journey through pro football's bush leagues. Only now, at age 47 — three kids and one grandchild later — has Gruden …
Delay of NFL gameFrederick News Post (subscription)
NFL coaches offer Jay Gruden adviceESPN (blog)
'Butterflies' for Jay Gruden at 1st Redskins campModesto Bee

all 52 news articles »

Posted on 23 July 2014 | 3:35 pm

Top 15 NFL Rookies to Watch in Camp – Bleacher Report


Bleacher Report

Top 15 NFL Rookies to Watch in Camp
Bleacher Report
The average NFL rookie has no idea what they're getting into when training camp rolls around. We often analogize the trials and failures of sports figures to our own experiences. And that means we believe we can "commiserate" with professional athletes …
'Madden NFL 15' ratings: Russell Wilson shakes up QBsNFL.com
Russell Wilson a Top-5 QB in 'Madden NFL 15' player ratings12th Man Rising
NFL rookies react to seeing their Madden ratings for the first time (video)Yahoo Sports (blog)
SportingNews.com -ESPN (blog) -Deadspin
all 120 news articles »

Posted on 23 July 2014 | 3:24 pm

Ravens offseason arrests stick out like sore thumb on NFL’s improved hand – SportingNews.com


CBS Local

Ravens offseason arrests stick out like sore thumb on NFL's improved hand
SportingNews.com
There's good news and bad news about the annual tally of NFL arrests. The bad news, though, is concentrated on one team: the Baltimore Ravens. A year after an offseason that made the NFL look like the Wild Wild West, arrests have fallen by nearly …
NFL continues to mull Ray Rice discipline as Ravens move aheadWashington Post (blog)
Jerry Coleman: NFL Holding Ravens Hostage Over Rice DecisionCBS Local
Awaiting ruling on Ray Rice situation, Harbaugh says he expects NFL to be Baltimore Sun
Fox News -NFL.com -The Star-Ledger
all 109 news articles »

Posted on 23 July 2014 | 3:10 pm

For Retirees, Decision on Concussion Settlement Will Not Be a Simple One – New York Times


CNBC.com

For Retirees, Decision on Concussion Settlement Will Not Be a Simple One
New York Times
The proposed settlement in the case brought by more than 4,500 retired N.F.L. players who claim the league hid from them the dangers of concussions is similar. Asking 10 retired players what they think of the settlement might elicit 10 opinions. In the
Ex-NFL players file settlement appealCNBC.com
Ex-NFL players appeal $765M concussion settlement, arguing unfair National Post
Retirees urge judge to reverse rulingESPN
Orlando Sentinel -Washington Post (blog)
all 81 news articles »

Posted on 23 July 2014 | 3:21 am

NCAA – Google News

Google News

Union University gets final NCAA membership approval – Jackson Sun


Times of San Diego

Union University gets final NCAA membership approval
Jackson Sun
Union University has received formal approval to join the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), closing a three-year transition process from the NAIA. Union's athletic teams will be eligible for Gulf South Conference and NCAA Division II …
Cal State San Marcos Moving Up to NCAA Division IITimes of San Diego

all 4 news articles »

Posted on 23 July 2014 | 11:58 pm

NCAA infractions chair responds to ‘cheating pays’ – Belleville News Democrat


Belleville News Democrat

NCAA infractions chair responds to 'cheating pays'
Belleville News Democrat
Conference USA commissioner Britton Banowsky speaks at the NCAA college Conference USA football media day in Irving, Texas Wednesday, July 23, 2014. Banowsky seems to be settling in after a few years of significant change in the makeup of its league …
Dick Harmon: Big 12 commissioner frank about future of NCAADeseret News
NCAA uncertaintyHouston Chronicle
Big 12 commisioner cites cheatingCentral Florida Future
Log Cabin Democrat
all 7 news articles »

Posted on 23 July 2014 | 11:29 pm

Pac-12′s Larry Scott shares optimistic view on autonomy vote, NCAA enforcement – al.com


Pac-12.com

Pac-12's Larry Scott shares optimistic view on autonomy vote, NCAA enforcement
al.com
While Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby lamented the state of NCAA enforcement and the SEC's Mike Slive renewed the threat of a breakaway division if Power 5 autonomy measures aren't passed, Pac-12 commissioner Larry Scott on Wednesday took an …
Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott is upbeat about NCAA's futureLos Angeles Times
Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott calls for change to NCAA modelPac-12.com
Scott, Pac-12 focus on big pictureRivals.com (subscription)

all 16 news articles »

Posted on 23 July 2014 | 10:52 pm

NCAA Frozen Four Returning to Boston in 2015 – The Mack Report


NCAA Frozen Four Returning to Boston in 2015
The Mack Report
Despite the long term success that Boston-area teams have had contending for the NCAA National Championship, holding the tourney in the Greater Boston area has not provided local schools with a great home-ice advantage, or for Hockey East squads in …

Posted on 23 July 2014 | 5:48 pm

NCAA awaits possible verdict hit, shifts stance – Chicago Tribune


NCAA awaits possible verdict hit, shifts stance
Chicago Tribune
Although it concedes nothing, notably absent from a set of forms known collectively as the NCAA student-athlete statement that Division I athletes are required to sign annually is the contested name-and-likeness release that grants permission to the
Useless gestureLakenewsonline.com
ACC and its member institutions encourage initial eligibility educationWTXL ABC 27

all 6 news articles »

Posted on 23 July 2014 | 1:33 pm

Big 12′s Bowlsby rips NCAA enforcement, says ‘cheating pays’ – CBS sports.com (blog)


CBS sports.com (blog)

Big 12's Bowlsby rips NCAA enforcement, says 'cheating pays'
CBS sports.com (blog)
Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby painted a bleak picture of the future of college athletics during his address Monday at the conference's media days. Much like last year's address, Bowlsby went out of his way to criticize the NCAA. A year later
Bob Bowlsby sees bleak landscapeESPN
Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby rips NCAA says cheating paysFOXSports.com
Cheaters always prosper in the NCAAMile High sports
USA TODAY -DesMoinesRegister.com
all 376 news articles »

Posted on 23 July 2014 | 1:33 am

NCAA forces THSCA to question future of all-star games – Austin American-Statesman (blog)


NCAA forces THSCA to question future of all-star games
Austin American-Statesman (blog)
Lake Travis' Andy Erickson scores on a punt return during the 2010 THSCA all-star game. Due to new NCAA rules, the coaching organization may have to move its annual all-star football and basketball games to a different date.

Posted on 23 July 2014 | 12:40 am

NCAA 15 Release Missed By More than Just Gamers – Gotta Be Mobile


Gotta Be Mobile

NCAA 15 Release Missed By More than Just Gamers
Gotta Be Mobile
Many gamers are looking for the NCAA 15 release date in hopes of playing a new NCAA Football 15 game for PS4 and Xbox One this year, but that's not in the cards. If EA, the NCAA and college athletes weren't in a battler over the use of their likenesses
NCAA Football: 5 most valuable college coachesFanSided
The Wall Street Journal has a ridiculous realignment planNBCSports.com

all 7 news articles »

Posted on 22 July 2014 | 10:02 pm

Clemson reported 15 NCAA violations in past year – Greenville News


Clemson reported 15 NCAA violations in past year
Greenville News
The violations cited included coaches and athletes in one sport receiving nearly $100 more on their NCAA championship per diem than allowed. Another violation described media members talking with prospects before the Florida State football game last …

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Posted on 22 July 2014 | 10:49 am

Not in the game: College football players want NCAA video game back – CBSSports.com


CBSSports.com

Not in the game: College football players want NCAA video game back
CBSSports.com
"Give us the NCAA Football 15 [video game]," Mason said. "We used to play it every day. We used to say during fall that would get us through the camp playing the game. That really was a blow." As college football players prepare for the season, there's
Some NCAA Footballers Want EA Sports' NCAA Football Back on the ShelvesEleven Warriors
NCAA Drops Likeness Release From Athlete AgreementInside Higher Ed
ABDUL-JABBAR: Bless this union? Yes, for the athletes' sakePress-Enterprise

all 5 news articles »

Posted on 22 July 2014 | 1:27 am

NFL.com

Golden Tate starts training camp on PUP list

As more training camps begin, more names get added to the PUP list. Golden Tate opens up his first Detroit Lions training camp on the list. What other recognizable names are in the same predicament?

Posted on 23 July 2014 | 11:43 pm

Rex Ryan: Jets won’t put timetable on QB decision

New York Jets coach Rex Ryan told reporters on Wednesday that it wouldn’t be "appropriate" to set a timetable on deciding between Geno Smith and Michael Vick as the team’s starting quarterback.

Posted on 23 July 2014 | 11:16 pm

Jerry Jones: Kyle Orton doesn’t plan to retire from NFL

After an offseason fight over $3 million, quarterback Kyle Orton won and was released by the Dallas Cowboys. But owner Jerry Jones thinks he still wants to play. Does Orton still have the drive?

Posted on 23 July 2014 | 10:59 pm

Jerry Jones: Not a ‘make or break’ season for Garrett

The Dallas Cowboys have finished with a mediocre record of 8-8 for the past three seasons. But Cowboys owner Jerry Jones continues to show support for Jason Garrett.

Posted on 23 July 2014 | 10:53 pm

Jamaal Charles, Kansas City Chiefs strike extension

Jamaal Charles won’t be a holdout at Kansas City Chiefs training camp after all. The star running back struck a new deal with the team on Wednesday, Ian Rapoport reported.

Posted on 23 July 2014 | 8:41 pm

John Elway on Pat Bowlen: ‘He’s given me so much’

An emotional John Elway gushed about what Pat Bowlen meant to the Denver Broncos and himself as a player and general manager. The Hall of Fame quarterback knows the facility in Dove Valley will never be the same.

Posted on 23 July 2014 | 7:08 pm

Eagles’ Lane Johnson suspended four games for PEDs

The Eagles announced that 2013 top-five draft pick Lane Johnson was suspended for violating the NFL’s policy on performance-enhancing substances. How will Philadelphia handle his absence?

Posted on 23 July 2014 | 6:34 pm

Tyson Clabo, Houston Texans agree to contract terms

The Houston Texans signed for Dolphins and Falcons tackle Tyson Clabo on Wednesday. Does he have a chance to break into the starting offensive line?

Posted on 23 July 2014 | 6:17 pm

Vernon Davis reports to San Francisco 49ers camp

Tight end Vernon Davis reported to training camp Wednesday after skipping offseason workouts. What’s next on the contract front for the San Francisco 49ers?

Posted on 23 July 2014 | 4:15 pm

Jason Babin, New York Jets strike two-year contract

The New York Jets are kicking the tires on 34-year-old pass rusher Jason Babin. NFL Media’s Kimberly Jones reported that the sides met Monday. Babin, a situational pass rusher, could be an intriguing addition to Gang Green.

Posted on 23 July 2014 | 2:56 pm