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  1. Seven retired NFL players raise objection to concussion settlemen...

    Lester Munson

    Seven retired players who played a total of 66 seasons in the NFL attacked the proposed settlement of concussion litigation on Wednesday, asserting that the deal "comes nowhere near being fair, adequate and reasonable."

    Story | Conversation | July 03, 2014
  2. Jim McMahon honored by the Sports Legacy Institute

    Jim McMahon got another rousing ovation in Chicago.

    Story | Conversation | June 18, 2014
  3. Lewis warns Bengals about complacency

    Coley Harvey

    CINCINNATI -- Marvin Lewis had been mostly calm and even tempered during the Cincinnati Bengals' organized team activities (OTAs) and minicamp practices the past four weeks. Very seldom did it seem he felt the need to raise his voice and put his play...

    Blog | June 16, 2014
  4. Houston's release raises draft questions

    Michael Rothstein

    Part of the reason the Detroit Lions essentially ignored addressing the secondary in the 2014 draft was because of the faith general manager Martin Mayhew had in the potential of his young cornerbacks. That trust is sure to be tested now. The ...

    Blog | June 13, 2014
  5. Ravens hail Kubiak's unpredictability

    Tania Ganguli

    In a piece today about former Texans coach Gary Kubiak, our Ravens reporter Jamison Hensley said Kubiak is bringing some much-needed unpredictability to Baltimore's offense. The premise might raise some eyebrows among Texans fans given that the Te...

    Blog | June 11, 2014
  6. Morning Roar: Tulloch, Raiola play softball

    Michael Rothstein

    The Lions, lying in wait for the new year ... ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- Stephen Tulloch is adamant. This season, he is going to win the softball game he helps put together each year to raise money through his foundation. It hasn't gone well for him ...

    Blog | June 06, 2014
  7. San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick needs to play up...

    Jeffri Chadiha

    Colin Kaepernick has prodigious skills. Now, with more talent around him than ever, the QB should be able to carry the 49ers, writes Jeffri Chadiha.

    Story | Conversation | May 30, 2014
  8. Gaines, Thomas contract numbers are in

    Adam Teicher

    The contracts of two recently signed Kansas City Chiefs draft picks, third-round cornerback Phillip Gaines of Rice and fourth-round wide receiver/kick returner De'Anthony Thomas of Oregon, contain modest raises over those given to players selected in...

    Blog | May 22, 2014
  9. Abraham preps for 20 sacks from sideline

    Josh Weinfuss

    Outside linebacker John Abraham wants to take his 11.5 sacks from 2013 and raise you - about 8.5 more. "I'm shooting for at least 20," Abraham said. "I always shoot high. If you shoot high, you might hit low, at least you shoot high. Don't bowl if...

    Blog | May 21, 2014
  10. Vikings' new stadium delivers a Super Bowl

    Ben Goessling

    MINNEAPOLIS -- They could talk about the plans for a revamped downtown. They could tout the Twin Cities' robust group of Fortune 500 companies that had already helped raise more than $30 million for the game. But the Minneapolis bid committee had one...

    Blog | May 20, 2014
  11. Examining the Fulton, Tardif contracts

    Adam Teicher

    The contracts for the two sixth-round draft picks of the Kansas City Chiefs are in. The Chiefs gave modest raises over the players last picked in their respective spots to the two offensive linemen, Zach Fulton of Tennessee and Laurent Duvernay-Tardi...

    Blog | May 20, 2014
  12. Player on St. Louis Rams says Michael Sam show a potential distra...

    A player on the St. Louis Rams, speaking on condition of anonymity, says Michael Sam's upcoming reality show on the Oprah Winfrey Network could potentially cause friction.

    Story | Conversation | May 15, 2014
  13. Watt expects to raise $400,000 for charity

    Tania Ganguli

    J.J. Watt filled the rosters for his charity softball game on a first-come, first-serve basis. This year, he actually had to turn down some teammates who wanted to play. "It's unbelievable to see my teammates come out and support my charity and my...

    Blog | May 02, 2014
  14. Daily draft dish: Anthony raises Barr

    Rich Cimini

    With draft day (May 8 ) rapidly approaching, we'll whet your appetite with a daily factoid, courtesy of ESPN Stats & Information. We'll keep it New York Jets-centric, sticking to team needs, possible selections, trends, etc. One of the most po...

    Blog | April 29, 2014
  15. Bernie Kosar raises stakes on dismissal

    Pat McManamon

    Bernie Kosar hit all the high notes with the community in a statement he released saying he wanted back on the Cleveland Browns' preseason broadcast team. He also took the decision to another level by saying he was taken off the preseason bro...

    Blog | April 24, 2014
  16. Wilkerson gets option and a raise

    Jane McManus

    If Muhammad Wilkerson ever felt underappreciated, his accountant can now set him straight. Jets general manager John Idzik doesn't look like such a thrifty after laying out $6,969,000 for a fifth-year option on the defensive end for 2015. Wilkerson, ...

    Blog | April 18, 2014