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The Antonio Brown saga takes its strangest (and darkest) turn yet

Wednesday, September 11th, 2019
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Days after joining the Super Bowl champions, one of the NFL's biggest — and most troubled — stars has been accused of sexual assault. Here's the background you need to know on the Antonio Brown story and the latest, most shocking developments.

Antonio Brown joins new Patriots teammates at practice amid rape allegations

Wednesday, September 11th, 2019
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Antonio Brown practised with the New England Patriots for the first time Wednesday afternoon, a day after the running back's former trainer filed a civil lawsuit accusing him of sexually assaulting her.

Antonio Brown accused of rape by former trainer

Tuesday, September 10th, 2019
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Britney Taylor says Brown sexually assaulted her on three occasions, according to a lawsuit filed Tuesday in the Southern District of Florida.

NFL suspends Canadian-born D-lineman Nathan Shepherd 6 games for PED use

Tuesday, September 10th, 2019
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New York Jets defensive tackle Nathan Shepherd told NFL Media he took performance-enhancing drugs this off-season, leading to a six-game suspension following two separate failed drug tests.

Odell Beckham Jr. says time’s not up, plans to keep wearing lavish watch in games

Tuesday, September 10th, 2019
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Browns star receiver Odell Beckham Jr. plans to keep wearing a lavish watch in games. Beckham said Tuesday that his jewelry "shouldn't be an issue" and the NFL is only making it one because he's the one involved.

Raiders beat Broncos in 1st game after Antonio Brown’s release

Tuesday, September 10th, 2019
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The night started with Oakland Raiders fans derisively chanting at former disgruntled receiver Antonio Brown and ended with coach Jon Gruden celebrating a victory in the Black Hole. The saga that consumed the football world for days didn't hamper the Raiders a bit.

Wil Lutz’s field goal caps wild finish as Saints top Texans

Monday, September 9th, 2019
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Wil Lutz made a 58-yard field goal as time expired to lift the New Orleans Saints to a 30-28 victory over the Houston Texans on Monday night in game that had three scoring plays in the final minute.

Beckham Jr.’s $350G watch likely to draw a slap on wrist from NFL

Monday, September 9th, 2019
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Cleveland Browns star wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. caught plenty of attention with what was on his wrist during the team's season opener.

Patriots hammer Steelers to kick off title defence

Sunday, September 8th, 2019
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The New England Patriots trolled the Pittsburgh Steelers on Saturday and then blew them out Sunday night.

Josh Allen, Bills overcome 16-point deficit to stun Jets

Sunday, September 8th, 2019
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Josh Allen threw a 38-yard touchdown pass to John Brown with 3 minutes left, and the Bills overcame four early turnovers to rally from a 16-point second-half deficit and stun Le'Veon Bell and the Jets 17-16 in the season opener Sunday.