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Broncos owner giving up control due to Alzheimer's

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Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen is giving up control of the team as he battles Alzheimer's disease. More>>

Jets eliminating paper season tickets

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The New York Jets are doing away with paper tickets for season ticket holders and offering those fans a rewards plan for showing up regularly and behaving properly. More>>

TCU's Fields investigated for alleged assault

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TCU suspended defensive end Devonte Fields on Tuesday pending the results of a police investigation into whether he punched a former girlfriend in the head and threatened her with a gun while shouting, "I should blast you!" More>>

Seahawks start atop AP Pro32 rankings

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The Seattle Seahawks start the preseason right where they ended last season, as the No. 1 team in the AP Pro32 NFL power rankings. More>>

Paterno son, other former assistant sue Penn State

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A son of late Penn State football coach Joe Paterno has sued the university over his dismissal from its coaching staff two years ago, saying he has been unfairly linked to the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal. More>>

T.J. Ward hearing on Denver assault charge delayed

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A court hearing for Broncos safety T.J. Ward on charges stemming from an incident at a strip club has been delayed until next month. More>>

Big 12 commish's dire warning about pending change

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Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby had a dire warning Monday for anyone who likes intercollegiate athletics the way they are now. More>>

Bills DT Dareus to enter substance abuse program

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Bills defensive tackle Marcell Dareus agreed to enter an NFL substance abuse program in a bid to have felony drug charges in Alabama dismissed, his attorney said on Monday. More>>

Manziel scores as NFL's top-selling jersey

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Second on Cleveland's depth chart, Johnny Manziel already tops one NFL list. More>>

Eagles player charged with shoving Arizona officer

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A Philadelphia Eagles player is facing charges in Arizona after authorities say he pushed a police officer investigating a bar brawl. More>>

Former NFLers: Painkillers easy to get up to 2012

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By JIM LITKE AP Sports Writer Dozens of former players joining a lawsuit against the NFL say teams kept handing out powerful painkillers and other drugs with few - if any- safeguards as recently as 2012.... More>>

Vikings suspend Priefer for 3 games

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The Minnesota Vikings will suspend special teams coordinator Mike Priefer without pay for three games this season and donate $100,000 to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights groups, in response to former punter... More>>

AP sources: Bon Jovi part of group eyeing Bills

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Rocker Jon Bon Jovi is part of a Toronto group that has retained a banking firm and submitted paperwork expressing interest in buying the Buffalo Bills, three people who have reviewed documents regarding the sale process... More>>

5 former NFL players sue union over concussions

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Five former NFL players, including six-time Pro Bowl defensive end Neil Smith, are suing the union for not providing accurate information about the risk of head injuries. More>>

NFL to restrict evaluations of underclassmen

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The NFL will limit the number of underclassmen who can receive evaluations for the draft to five from a single school, although special exceptions will be allowed. More>>

Sandusky son says victim's story sounded familiar

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Hearing the first victim to take the witness stand against Jerry Sandusky helped push the former Penn State coach's adopted son Matthew to come forward with his own allegations of abuse, he said in a television interview. More>>

Jerry Sandusky son alleges even worse abuse

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Jerry Sandusky's adopted son Matthew said in a television interview Thursday that his sexual abuse at the former Penn State coach's hands consisted of oral sex, a more serious allegation than he made to detectives... More>>

CBS won't dictate use of Redskins name on the air

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CBS won't dictate to its announcers whether or not to use the nickname of Washington's NFL franchise during televised games this season. More>>

49ers open posh, high-tech stadium in Santa Clara

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San Francisco 49ers CEO Jed York got a little teary on his drive to Levi's Stadium on Thursday. His voice cracked while talking about taking his young son to games at the stadium for years to come. More>>

Bama players motivated by sour ending to season

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Alabama receiver Amari Cooper has been through the offseasons filled with talk of repeat national championships, and now he's endured one that began with sour memories not celebratory confetti showers. More>>

Durant, Rousey win top athlete honors at ESPYs

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Kevin Durant won two ESPY Awards, including male athlete of the year, and mixed martial arts star Ronda Rousey earned female athlete honors, becoming the first UFC fighter to claim a trophy in the biggest category at the... More>>

Mother of 2 makes NFL cheerleading squad at age 40

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She hadn't done splits and high kicks in years, but 40-year-old dance instructor Kriste Lewis set a lofty goal - to try out for the New Orleans Saints cheerleading squad, known as the Saintsations. More>>

Ex-NFL player back in Calif. court on rape charges

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Former NFL All-Pro safety Darren Sharper was set to return to court in California on Wednesday for a pair of hearings as he faces sexual assault allegations in several states. More>>

Chris Kluwe's lawyer threatens to sue Vikings

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Former Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe intends to sue the team over allegations of anti-gay conduct by a coach, his lawyer said Tuesday. More>>

Saints confirm multiyear deal with Jimmy Graham

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The New Orleans Saints on Tuesday confirmed a multiyear contract with Jimmy Graham, ending a protracted holdout for the star tight end. More>>

Kraft, Belichick interviewed in Hernandez probe

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New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft and coach Bill Belichick were interviewed by police investigating a homicide in which former player Aaron Hernandez has been charged. More>>

Haslam-owned truck-stop chain won't be charged

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The truck-stop company owned by Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam and Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam may have put the worst behind it after federal attorneys agreed not to prosecute Pilot Flying J for cheating customers. More>>

Haslam-owned truck-stop chain to pay $92M fine

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The truck-stop company owned by Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam and Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam has agreed to pay a $92 million penalty for cheating customers out of promised rebates and discounts, authorities announced... More>>

SEC's Slive continues push for Big Five autonomy

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Southeastern Conference commissioner Mike Slive is confident the NCAA reform he's been pushing for years will take a big step toward becoming a reality in August. More>>

Malzahn: Marshall 'embarrassed' after legal run-in

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Auburn coach Gus Malzahn says quarterback Nick Marshall will "suffer the consequences" but isn't elaborating on what punishment he'll face after being cited for possession of less than an ounce of marijuana... More>>

College Football Playoff's trophy is golden

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A rising gold football-shaped trophy will be the prize for the national champion in the new College Football Playoff. More>>

Dawg Pound: Browns getting dog mascot 'Swagger'

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Johnny Manziel's newest teammate with the Browns has four legs and can roll over on command. More>>

NCAA President calls for 'scholarships for life'

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NCAA President Mark Emmert told a Senate committee Wednesday he supports "scholarships for life" and other reforms in how athletes are treated, then did such a good job of casting himself as a powerless figurehead that one... More>>

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