Archive for the ‘Sports/Football/NFL’ Category

Ex-NFL great Warren Sapp to donate brain for concussion research

Wednesday, June 21st, 2017
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Pro Football Hall of Famer Warren Sapp is donating his brain for medical research. The former defensive lineman announced Tuesday that his brain would go to the Concussion Legacy Foundation after his death.

Bell Media becomes exclusive NFL rights-holder in Canada

Wednesday, June 7th, 2017
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Bell Media has secured exclusive Canadian broadcast rights for the NFL. Under the new multi-year deal, NFL regular-season games will air across Bell channels on Thursday, Sunday and Monday.

Loosen up: NFL to allow some flair in celebrations

Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017
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The NFL wants to put some flair back into celebrations, allowing players to use the football as a prop, celebrate as a group and roll around on the ground again if they choose.

Tom Brady played with concussion last season, says wife

Wednesday, May 17th, 2017
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Tom Brady played through a concussion last year on his way to a fifth Super Bowl title, according to his wife, supermodel Gisele Bundchen. The injury, which was not reported by the team, left her worried about how long he should continue to play football.

Don’t worry about a thing, Bob Marley’s grandson signs with Redskins

Tuesday, May 16th, 2017
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The Washington Redskins have signed Nico Marley, grandson of legendary Jamaican musician Bob Marley.

Aaron Hernandez thought he would be released from prison

Friday, May 12th, 2017
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Former NFL player Aaron Hernandez sounded as if he thought he would soon be freed in his last conversation with his fiancee before he killed himself.

Wife of ESPN’s Chris Berman dies in car crash

Wednesday, May 10th, 2017
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The wife of longtime ESPN broadcaster Chris Berman has died in a traffic crash in Connecticut. State police say 67-year-old Katherine Ann Berman, of Cheshire, was one of two victims in the two-vehicle crash at about 2:15 p.m. Tuesday in Woodbury.

Judge to hear arguments for bid to erase Aaron Hernandez conviction

Tuesday, May 9th, 2017
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A judge is set to hear arguments in a push by lawyers for late NFL star Aaron Hernandez to erase his conviction in a 2013 murder.

Buffalo Bills fire general manager Whaley 1 day after draft

Sunday, April 30th, 2017
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The Buffalo Bills have fired general manager Doug Whaley one day after the end of the NFL draft, a move that further solidifies rookie head coach Sean McDermott's control over the team.

Cleveland Browns stick to script, select Myles Garrett No.1 overall

Thursday, April 27th, 2017
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No surprises at the top of the NFL draft: Roger Goodell got booed, then Myles Garrett was picked first overall by the Cleveland Browns.