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

Thursday, April 27th, 2017

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

Adrian Peterson signs 2-year deal with Saints: reports

Tuesday, April 25th, 2017

Free-agent running back Adrian Peterson has reportedly agreed to a two-year contract with the New Orleans Saints. The Saints have not announced a deal, but Peterson tells ESPN in a statement that he's agreed to play in New Orleans.

Aaron Hernandez’s funeral to be held today in hometown

Monday, April 24th, 2017

Family and friends of Aaron Hernandez will say their farewells to the former NFL player during a private funeral in his hometown. Services will be held Monday for the former New England Patriot, who was found hanged in his cell in a maximum-security prison in Massachusetts last Wednesday.

Man who killed retired NFLer Will Smith sentenced to 25 years

Thursday, April 20th, 2017
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The man who fatally shot retired New Orleans Saints star Will Smith and wounded his wife after a traffic crash last year was sentenced Thursday to 25 years in prison for manslaughter, far less than the maximum prosecutors had called for.

Aaron Hernandez’s death ruled suicide

Thursday, April 20th, 2017

Aaron Hernandez's death in prison — just days after the former NFL star was cleared of additional murder charges — remains shrouded in mystery.

Tom Brady not attending White House visit

Wednesday, April 19th, 2017

Star quarterback Tom Brady will not join his New England Patriots teammates when the Super Bowl champions visit the White House on Wednesday to accept congratulations from President Donald Trump for another NFL title. The White House said it was notified that Brady was dealing with a "personal family matter" and will not attend the ceremony.

Former NFL star Aaron Hernandez found dead in cell

Wednesday, April 19th, 2017

Former pro football player and convicted killer Aaron Hernandez has been found dead in his Massachusetts jail cell, according to prison officials.

Falcons all-time leading receiver Roddy White officially retires

Friday, April 14th, 2017
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Roddy White, the leading receiver in Atlanta Falcons history, has officially retired. White, who was released by Atlanta before the 2016 season, made the announcement on his Twitter account on Friday.

Ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez acquitted in 2012 double murder

Friday, April 14th, 2017

Ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez, already serving life sentence for 2013 murder, was acquitted on Friday in a 2012 double slaying.

Marshawn Lynch visits Raiders with hopes of making comeback: report

Wednesday, April 5th, 2017

Retired running back Marshawn Lynch visited the Oakland Raiders with hopes of suiting up for his hometown team.