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  • MONDAY, DEC. 5, 2016, 6:06 P.M.

    NFL notes: Panthers coach Rivera not worried about losing team over decision to discipline Newton

    Panthers coach Ron Rivera is not worried about losing the faith of his players in the locker room after his decision to bench Cam Newton for the start of Sunday …


  • MONDAY, NOV. 28, 2016, 10:58 A.M.

    Gold Bud Light cans offer chance at lifetime Super Bowl tickets

    Bud Light is offering beer drinkers who find special gold cans a chance to win tickets to the Super Bowl for the rest of their lives.


  • SUNDAY, NOV. 27, 2016, 6:32 P.M.

    49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick discusses politics, Fidel Castro

    Colin Kaepernick threw three touchdown passes, ran for 113 yards and nearly rallied the woeful San Francisco 49ers from a 17-point deficit in the final eight minutes Sunday, which left …


  • THURSDAY, SEPT. 15, 2016, 1:12 P.M.

    Las Vegas Raiders? Stadium plan passes major vote

    A plan to build an NFL stadium in Las Vegas and lure the Raiders from Oakland crossed a major hurdle Thursday when a Nevada oversight committee voted unanimously to recommend …


  • SUNDAY, NOV. 8, 2015, 9:39 P.M.

    Dave Boling: Seahawks have hope - and concerns

    If the NFC appears to be crumbling a bit from the competition as the season goes on, consider it a positive for the Seattle Seahawks. Maybe they got their crumbling …


  • SATURDAY, OCT. 17, 2015, 9:12 P.M.

    Seahawks face undefeated Panthers

    The Seattle Seahawks again are at the Carolina crossroads.


  • TUESDAY, AUG. 11, 2015

    Comfy in New Orleans

    WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. – Saints center Max Unger was never going to be happy about being traded away from Super Bowl-contending Seattle, where he made good friends and became …


  • SUNDAY, DEC. 7, 2014, 5:28 P.M.

    Seahawks stifle Eagles

    Russell Wilson threw two touchdown passes, ran for another score and the Seattle Seahawks defense stifled Philadelphia in a 24-14 victory over the Eagles on Sunday.


  • MONDAY, NOV. 10, 2014

    Rodgers has 6 TDs in win

    GREEN BAY, Wis. – Aaron Rodgers had a record-setting night for the Green Bay Packers. The Chicago Bears’ season is quickly turning into a nightmare. Rodgers threw six touchdown passes …


  • SATURDAY, MARCH 1, 2014

    NFL Notes: Saints place franchise tag on Graham

    The New Orleans Saints have placed their franchise tag on Jimmy Graham in order to protect the club’s rights to its star tight end through next season. The move means …


  • SUNDAY, JAN. 20, 2013

    Patriots are at home sweet home

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – Home sweet home. Sure works for the Patriots in the AFC title game. New England gets a chance to extend its mastery in the final step to …


  • SUNDAY, JAN. 20, 2013

    NFL notes: Record number of early entries approved for draft

    A record 73 underclassmen, including six first-team All-Americans, were approved for the NFL draft on Saturday. That number was eight more than last year.


  • MONDAY, JAN. 14, 2013, 10:46 P.M.

    Disappointed Seahawks look forward to 2013

    RENTON, Wash. – Wounds still felt fresh 24 hours after the Seahawks’ season-ending playoff loss Sunday in Atlanta. Tight end Zach Miller and receiver Sidney Rice were on crutches, nursing …


  • SUNDAY, JAN. 13, 2013

    Seahawk Sherman gets honor he wanted

    Before any postseason accolades had been handed out, Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman knew two things. One, he knew that the possibility of a four-game suspension could keep him from earning …


  • SUNDAY, JAN. 13, 2013

    Former Vandal Iupati among All-Pro picks

    NEW YORK – It’s unanimous, on both sides of the ball. Vikings 2,000-yard man Adrian Peterson and Texans pass-swatting end J.J. Watt were unanimous choices for The Associated Press All-Pro …


  • SUNDAY, JAN. 13, 2013

    Ravens pull off stunning upset in 2OTs

    DENVER – Welcome to NFL immortality, Joe Flacco. Somewhere up there in the all-time playoff archives near the “Hail Mary” by Staubach and the “Immaculate Reception” by Franco now lives …


  • FRIDAY, JAN. 11, 2013

    Seattle’s big CBs face challenge in Atlanta’s WRs

    RENTON, Wash. – Taken individually, Roddy White and Julio Jones rank among the NFL’s elite at wide receiver. As a tandem, Seattle cornerback Richard Sherman doesn’t know if there is …


  • FRIDAY, JAN. 11, 2013

    Here come the big boys in NFL playoffs

    The records are gaudy. The star power is high. Here come the NFL’s big boys. Denver, Atlanta, New England and San Francisco host divisional playoff games this weekend. They’re a …


  • SUNDAY, DEC. 23, 2012

    It’s no wonder Jones a favorite

    GREEN BAY, Wis. – James Jones didn’t need to watch the film to know his performance in last weekend’s game against the Chicago Bears was his best yet. And it …


  • SUNDAY, DEC. 23, 2012

    Seahawks and 49ers are two teams on top of their game

    SEATTLE – As good as it gets. That’s not just a statement on the quality of Seattle’s grudge match against San Francisco tonight at CenturyLink Field. It’s a summary of …


  • SATURDAY, DEC. 22, 2012

    Broncos could lose coordinators after big season

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. – The more the Denver Broncos win, the better the chance they lose – coordinators, that is. Defensive boss Jack Del Rio and his offensive counterpart, Mike McCoy, …


  • SATURDAY, DEC. 22, 2012

    Johnson makes big plays for struggling Bills

    Stevie Johnson’s season has gone much like the one-handed catch the Buffalo Bills receiver made last weekend. It looked marvelous: Johnson leaping over the middle to snag the ball with …


  • SATURDAY, DEC. 22, 2012

    Column: Harbaugh vs. Carroll always entertains

    Two franchises playing for high stakes. Two teams waging battle on national TV in prime time. Two young quarterbacks on a quest to prove they are capable of leading a …


  • SATURDAY, DEC. 22, 2012

    Falcons have enough on line

    DETROIT – The Atlanta Falcons have proven they’re good enough to dominate a division leader. Atlanta is coming off a 34-0 victory over the New York Giants, putting the NFC …


  • FRIDAY, DEC. 21, 2012

    Hawks line a bit shaky

    RENTON, Wash. – There’s never a good time to be thin on the defensive line. This, however, may be a particularly bad time for the Seahawks to be missing one …


  • WEDNESDAY, DEC. 19, 2012, 2:30 A.M.

    ‘Breakfast at Tiffany’s‘ added to US film registry

    WASHINGTON (AP) — “Breakfast at Tiffany’s,” ”Dirty Harry” and “A League of Their Own” will be preserved for their enduring significance in American culture by the Library of Congress, along …


  • MONDAY, DEC. 17, 2012

    Best bet on the Tube

    The New York Jets turned to the running game over the past month to help limit turnovers and have ground away enough to keep their slim playoff hopes alive. Chris …


  • SATURDAY, DEC. 15, 2012

    Bears’ Marshall sets trap for eager Packers

    Green Bay Packers receiver Greg Jennings thinks Chicago Bears receiver Brandon Marshall is a genius. Marshall had made headlines one day earlier when he went off on the rival Packers …


  • FRIDAY, DEC. 14, 2012

    Bengals roll over Eagles 34-13

    PHILADELPHIA – With one turnover after another, the Philadelphia Eagles looked every bit of the laughingstock they’ve been this year. Andy Dalton threw a touchdown pass and ran for another …


  • FRIDAY, DEC. 14, 2012

    Caldwell relishes expanded duties

    Don’t expect Jim Caldwell to incorporate the triple-option or a variety of trick plays in his first NFL game as an offensive coordinator. Caldwell grabbed the reins of the Baltimore …


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