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  • Romo gets $108M deal

    Quarterback Tony Romo and the Dallas Cowboys have agreed on a six-year contract extension worth $108 million, with about half of it guaranteed. The agreement was reported on the team’s …


  • Seattle nearing deal to send backup QB Matt Flynn to Oakland

    SEATTLE – The Seattle Seahawks may give Matt Flynn another chance to be a starting quarterback after all. Only this time, that chance would come in Oakland. The Seahawks are …


  • Ravens sign Dumervil

    Elvis Dumervil is putting his seven seasons in Denver and one bizarre fax fiasco behind him after agreeing to a five-year deal with the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday. Broncos football …


  • Newsmakers

    Signed Free-agent safety Ed Reed is finally a Houston Texan. The nine-time Pro Bowl safety signed a contract with Houston on Friday, a week after leaving town with no deal …


  • Hasselbeck joins Colts

    The Indianapolis Colts jumped at the chance to get a veteran backup for Andrew Luck. On Tuesday, this year’s busiest team in free agency signed former Tennessee quarterback Matt Hasselbeck …


  • Flynn likely to stay a Seahawk

    A prominent quarterback from Seattle’s past provides the most instructive indication of its near future at that position. Matt Hasselbeck came on the market Monday, released after two seasons with …


  • Stallworth injured in balloon crash

    NFL free agent Donte Stallworth is hospitalized with serious burns after the hot air balloon carrying him and two other people crashed into power lines above South Florida. Stallworth’s agent, …


  • Broncos botch Dumervil deal

    Time really is money. Nobody knows that better than Elvis Dumervil and the Denver Broncos. Dumervil found himself out of a job and the Broncos were without their best defensive …


  • Seahawks, Avril finalize deal

    Seattle has established itself as a destination in today’s NFL. That is the lesson to be drawn from this week’s free-agent additions, a two-man coup at defensive end as Seattle …


  • Falcons sign RB Jackson

    The Atlanta Falcons have found their replacement for Michael Turner by agreeing to terms with free agent Steven Jackson on a three-year, $12 million deal. The 29-year-old Jackson had 1,042 …


  • Seahawks, Vikings working on Harvin deal

    Explosive. That describes Percy Harvin on a football field, and – at times – away from it. Explosive also applies to the Seahawks’ pending acquisition of Harvin in a trade …


  • Seahawks get Harvin for 1st-round pick

    Percy Harvin is on his way to Seattle to join the Seahawks. The Minnesota Vikings have agreed to trade the unhappy receiver to Seattle for a package of draft picks …


  • Kickalicious outing

    Just call him “Kickalicious.” That’s what coaches with the Detroit Lions did after they had too much trouble pronouncing Havard Rugland’s name during a tryout earlier this week. Rugland is …


  • Newsmakers

    Retired Indianapolis gave Jeff Saturday a chance to fulfill his NFL dream. On Thursday, he came back to thank the town and the team that embraced his improbable journey from …


  • Woman’s NFL tryout lasts two kicks

    Lauren Silberman’s NFL tryout lasted all of two kicks, neither of which traveled 20 yards. Silberman became the first woman to compete at an NFL regional scouting combine on Sunday …


  • Newsmakers

    Sentenced Former University of San Diego basketball star Brandon Johnson has been sentenced to six months in prison for his role in a game-fixing scheme. The 26-year-old insists he never …


  • Ravens hand over jackpot to QB Flacco

    NFL: Joe Flacco and the Baltimore Ravens reached a tentative agreement Friday on a new contract that would make the Super Bowl MVP the highest-paid player in NFL history. If …


  • Self gets win No. 500 after Jayhawks rally

    Men’s basketball: Elijah Johnson scored a career-high 39 points and No. 6 Kansas rallied to beat Iowa State 108-96 in overtime on Monday night in Ames, Iowa, for coach Bill …


  • Te’o stock may have dropped

    INDIANAPOLIS – If Manti Te’o were a stock, now would be a good time to buy. His value had been driven down by a poor performance in the BCS national …


  • Varied group of offensive linemen for NFL draft

    INDIANAPOLIS – This year’s NFL rookie offensive linemen are chock full of stories and characters. Luke Joeckel and Barrett Jones have the neatly trimmed hair, the clean-cut faces, the All-American …


  • Ligety picks up third win at worlds

    Winter sports: Ted Ligety became the first man in 45 years to win three gold medals at a skiing world championships by blowing away the field in winning his favored …


  • Power company takes blame for Super Bowl blackout

    The company that supplied electricity to the Super Bowl in New Orleans took the blame Friday for the power outage that brought the big game to a halt, explaining that …


  • Williams apologizes for Saints’ bounty scandal

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Gregg Williams knows he’s got to prove himself every day. The former Saints defensive coordinator said he received a “great rebirth” Thursday when he was reinstated by …


  • Disappointed 49ers looking ahead

    NEW ORLEANS – Offensive linemen Alex Boone and Mike Iupati stood in one corner of a near-empty San Francisco locker room and pondered just how close they had come to …


  • Newsmakers

    Suspended Boise State officials say two football players have been suspended from the school for violating university rules. The discipline creates uncertainty for the futures of safety Lee Hightower, who …


  • Ravens survive surge for Super Bowl title

    NEW ORLEANS – From blowout to blackout to shootout, Joe Flacco and the Baltimore Ravens had just enough power to survive one of the most electric Super Bowls ever. The …


  • Top performers from Super Bowl XLVII:

    Joe Flacco Awarded MVP trophy after completing 22 of 33 passes for 287 yards and three touchdowns.


  • What they’re saying about Super Bowl

    Lewis savors final moments of game Ray Lewis said his favorite moments were some of the last of his career.


  • 49ers dig big hole, but Kaepernick almost gets them out

    NEW ORLEANS – Colin Kaepernick got tripped up and tossed down, then still nearly led the greatest Super Bowl comeback in just his 10th career NFL start. Rarely rattled on …


  • Chad: Power outage doesn’t affect The Slouch

    Finally, Big Brother fought back. Serena Williams had trumped Venus and Eli Manning had out-clutched Peyton – and, of course, Albert Brooks always has been a bit funnier than Super …

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