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The Baltimore Ravens intend to talk to Ray Rice before deciding how to deal with the running back’s arrest in a New Jersey casino. ]]> Mon, 17 Feb 2014 13:38:00 -0500 <![CDATA[ Donovan McNabb serves jail time for DUI ]]> Lead story image

Former NFL quarterback and Mount Carmel star Donovan McNabb was released Thursday from an Arizona jail after serving a one-day sentence for a DUI arrest late last year. ]]> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 10:54:00 -0500 <![CDATA[ Aaron Hernandez associates indicted on murder charges ]]> Lead story image

Two associates of former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez have been indicted on murder charges in connection with the shooting of a man last summer near Hernandez’s Massachusetts home. ]]> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 16:10:00 -0500 <![CDATA[ Colin Kaepernick named in police report ]]>

Three NFL players are named in a police report involving a woman who passed out in a hotel and later woke up in a hospital not knowing how she got there, though no one has been charged with a crime, authorities said Thursday. ]]> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 16:11:00 -0500 <![CDATA[ Colts owner Jim Irsay could face felony drug charges ]]> Lead story image

Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay was released from jail Monday after being held overnight following a traffic stop in which police said he failed sobriety tests and had multiple prescription drugs inside his vehicle. ]]> Mon, 17 Mar 2014 14:48:00 -0500 <![CDATA[ NFL free agency: NFC team-by-team list ]]>

Listing NFL free agents for each NFC team: ]]> Tue, 11 Mar 2014 11:28:00 -0500 <![CDATA[ Ravens’ Jah Reid arrested in Key West strip club fight ]]>

Baltimore Ravens tackle Jah Reid faces misdemeanor charges following a fight at a strip club in Key West, Florida. ]]> Mon, 10 Mar 2014 11:18:00 -0500 <![CDATA[ Darren Sharper surrenders to police on multiple rape charges ]]> Lead story image

Former NFL All-Pro safety Darren Sharper surrendered to Los Angeles police after being named in a warrant involving a rape case in New Orleans. ]]> Fri, 28 Feb 2014 14:40:00 -0500 <![CDATA[ Aaron Hernandez involved in jail fight — sheriff ]]> Lead story image

Former NFL star Aaron Hernandez was involved in a scuffle with another jail inmate, but neither man required medical attention, a Massachusetts sheriff said Wednesday. ]]> Wed, 26 Feb 2014 09:48:01 -0500 <![CDATA[ Roger Goodell made $44.2 million in 2012 ]]>

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell made $44.2 million in 2012, according to tax returns the league has submitted. ]]> Fri, 14 Feb 2014 14:52:01 -0500 <![CDATA[ Richie Incognito, other Dolphins harassed Jonathan Martin — report ]]> Lead story image

An NFL ordered-investigation found Jonathan Martin was subjected to “a pattern of harassment” that included racist slurs and vicious sexual taunts about his mother and sister by three Miami Dolphin teammates. ]]> Fri, 14 Feb 2014 10:14:00 -0500 <![CDATA[ Mike Priefer kept by Vikings despite anti-gay complaints ]]>

MINNEAPOLIS — The Minnesota Vikings have finalized their assistants under new coach Mike Zimmer, including special teams coordinator Mike Priefer, the target of a discrimination complaint by one of his former players. The Vikings said Thursday that Priefer will be one of seven holdovers from the previous staff, along with offensive line coach Jeff Davidson, wide receivers coach George Stewart and others. Zimmer was hired three weeks ago to replace Leslie Frazier, who was fired after 3½ seasons. Norv Turner will mark his 30th year of coaching in the NFL as the offensive coordinator, as widely reported for weeks, and … ]]> Thu, 06 Feb 2014 12:16:01 -0500 <![CDATA[ Seahawks’ Super Bowl win costs furniture store $7M ]]>

Seattle’s victory in the Super Bowl has cost flamboyant Houston furniture store mogul Jim McIngvale some $7 million. ]]> Mon, 03 Feb 2014 12:04:00 -0500 <![CDATA[ Rowdy Seahawks fans cause $25,000 damage to Seattle’s Pergola ]]>

Seahawks fans celebrating the Super Bowl victory caused an estimated $25,000 damage to a century-old ornate glass archway called the Pergola in Seattle’s Pioneer Square. ]]> Mon, 03 Feb 2014 11:02:00 -0500 <![CDATA[ 9/11 truther interrupts Super Bowl MVP Malcolm Smith ]]> Lead story image

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — A man jumped onto the podium during Super Bowl MVP Malcolm Smith’s postgame news conference, grabbed the microphone and said the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks were “perpetrated by people with your own government.” Smith sat dumbfounded and surprised when the man suddenly appeared on his right side. The man said: “Investigate 9/11. 9/11 was perpetrated by people with your own government.” He quickly walked away, and security converged on him. It wasn’t immediately clear if he was taken into custody. Smith then continued taking questions from the media. … ]]> Mon, 03 Feb 2014 10:46:50 -0500 <![CDATA[ Is Seahawks’ defense best ever? ]]> Lead story image

ADAM L. JAHNS: The Seahawks proudly declared that defense still can win championships — and did so against one of the best quarterbacks of all-time in the Denver Broncos’ Peyton Manning. ]]> Mon, 03 Feb 2014 16:21:33 -0500