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Hasselbeck understands Titans’ interest in Manning

NFL: Matt Hasselbeck understands why the Titans tried to sign Peyton Manning, and plans to move on, taking care of what he controls. That includes building off his first season …


Seahawks sign offensive lineman Omiyale

Frank Omiyale has started at right tackle, left guard and left tackle over the previous three seasons in Chicago. That versatility is a big reason why Seattle will sign him …


Tebow signs with New York Jets

NEW YORK – Tim Tebow is coming to New York. Really. After a big false start, the New York Jets on Wednesday got the quarterback who turned the Denver Broncos …


Smith returning to 49ers for $8 million per season

Quarterback Alex Smith signed a three-year deal Wednesday with the San Francisco 49ers that will pay him $8 million per season with $16.5 million guaranteed. A person with knowledge of …


NFL suspends Payton for entire 2012 season

The NFL has suspended New Orleans head coach Sean Payton for the 2012 season, and former Saints defensive coordinator Gregg Williams is banned from the league indefinitely because of the …


Denver moves toward break with Tebow after Manning signing

On the day the Denver Broncos celebrated the arrival of Peyton Manning, all the action photos of Tim Tebow that once graced the hallways at the team facility were gone. …


Manning casts his lot with Broncos

The Denver Broncos got their man. Pending final contract negotiations, Peyton Manning will join John Elway’s Broncos with hopes of winning another Super Bowl.


Manning reportedly has chosen the Broncos

DENVER — Peyton Manning wants Denver to be the next stop in his outstanding career.


Seahawks in with QB Flynn

RENTON, Wash. – The Seattle Seahawks are hoping another Green Bay backup turns into their franchise quarterback. The Seahawks reached an agreement Sunday with Matt Flynn on a three-year deal, …


Seahawks sign DT Jones, pursue quarterback

The Seahawks made their first addition of free agency on Saturday morning, agreeing to terms on a one-year deal with defensive tackle Jason Jones of the Tennessee Titans. That didn’t …


Lions receiver Johnson gets big deal

Calvin Johnson got the biggest contract in NFL history from the Detroit Lions on Wednesday, and he wasn’t even a free agent. The All-Pro wide receiver’s eight-year deal through the …


Colston stays with New Orleans

Marques Colston is staying put in New Orleans. Brandon Marshall is headed to Chicago. Hours before free agency began Tuesday, the Saints’ star receiver agreed to a five-year contract to …


Moss reported returning to NFL with 49ers

A person with knowledge of the negotiations says Randy Moss is back in the NFL with the San Francisco 49ers. ESPN first reported the move.


Manning visits with Cardinals

TEMPE, Ariz. – Peyton Manning arrived at the Arizona Cardinals’ headquarters Sunday, the second stop for the star free agent in his search for a new team. Manning waved and …


In brief: Women take NCAA turn today

Basketball: Now that the men’s NCAA tournament bracket has been announced and scrutinized, it’s the women’s turn. The 2012 women’s NCAA tournament draw, which includes first- and second-round games at …


Redskins’ big trade a bold move

The St. Louis Rams agreed in principle Saturday to trading the No. 2 pick of the draft to the Washington Redskins for three first-round selections. The Redskins are paying a …


Eagles coach Reid puts faith in receiver Jackson

PHILADELPHIA – A little less than four months ago, Philadelphia Eagles coach Andy Reid directed DeSean Jackson to stay home from a crucial home game against the Arizona Cardinals, after …


Broncos safety Carter takes charity to Africa

OKLAHOMA CITY – When he decided as a senior in high school to start his own charitable foundation, Denver Broncos safety Quinton Carter never dreamed he’d be able to help …


Intriguing names dot NFL’s free-agency list

Peyton Manning is a free man. Drew Brees is not. A week after a record 21 players were given franchise tags – only Saints star quarterback Brees got an exclusive …


In brief: Seahawks release ex-WSU player Trufant

NFL: Marcus Trufant’s balky back and lofty salary finally led to the end of his career with his hometown team. Trufant (pictured above) was released by Seattle on Wednesday after …


Manning’s exit seems familiar

This kind of thing is always ugly. John Unitas couldn’t have looked more miserable playing for the San Diego Chargers than if they made him play in his underwear. Joe …


Colts announce they’re releasing Peyton Manning

INDIANAPOLIS — Peyton Manning’s record-breaking run as quarterback of the Indianapolis Colts ended Wednesday, when owner Jim Irsay announced the team would release its best player.


Bounty outrage produces hypocrites

LOS ANGELES – Please, enough with the moral outrage. News flash: NFL players were paid to knock players out of games, as if they weren’t going to try to do …


Thunder rally to victory over Mavericks

NBA: Russell Westbrook scored 24 points, Kevin Durant added 22 and the Oklahoma City Thunder scored the final eight points to escape with a 95-91 victory over the Dallas Mavericks …


Foster gets a Texas-sized contract

Arian Foster got what he wanted from the Houston Texans, agreeing to a new five-year contract. Foster’s agent, Mike McCartney, said Monday that a deal was done, though Foster had …


Lynch will remain with Seahawks

SEATTLE – Seattle Seahawks fans might want to consider stocking up on Skittles. Marshawn Lynch is staying put. The Seahawks’ bulldozing, candy-loving running back signed a four-year contract Sunday night …


Investigators will talk to Williams

NEW YORK – NFL investigators will meet today with the former New Orleans Saints assistant coach who admitted and apologized for running a bounty program that rewarded players with thousand-dollar …


Ravens designate Ray Rice as franchise player

Ray Rice has been designated the franchise player of the Baltimore Ravens, who hope to buy some time while negotiating a long-term contract deal for the standout running back. Ravens …


Bounty hunter sorry

Former New Orleans Saints defensive coordinator Gregg Williams is apologizing for running a bounty program that targeted opposing players for injuries. The NFL on Friday said that it had found …


St. Louis Rams say they would deal No. 2 pick

The St. Louis Rams are willing to trade the second overall pick of the April draft. Chief operating officer Kevin Demoff said Tuesday that the team would make a deal …