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Parcells not likely as Saints interim coach

NEW ORLEANS – Bill Parcells is unlikely to become the New Orleans Saints’ interim coach, according to multiple reports. Parcells prefers to remain retired and not replace his protégé and …


In brief: Cogdill, NFL great from WSU and LC, turns 75

NFL: One of the greatest wide receivers in the history of the Detroit Lions and the NFL is Gail Cogdill (pictured above), the 1960 Associated Press Offensive Rookie of the …


Gleason decries release of Williams recording

NEW ORLEANS – A recording of then-New Orleans defensive coordinator Gregg Williams urging players to deliver punishing hits on specific San Francisco players was released without approval from retired special …


Grizzlies snap Heat’s home streak at 17

NBA: Rudy Gay scored 17 points, Zach Randolph had 14 points and 14 rebounds off the bench, and the Memphis Grizzlies put seven players in double figures to snap Miami’s …


Seahawks host Hasselbeck, Titans in preseason opener

The Seattle Seahawks’ preseason will begin with some familiar faces returning to the Pacific Northwest. Seattle announced its 2012 preseason schedule on Wednesday and the Seahawks will open at home …


Saints sign linebacker Hawthorne

New Orleans Saints general manager Mickey Loomis said Tuesday that the club agreed to terms on a five-year contract with free-agent linebacker David Hawthorne. The 6-foot, 246-pound Hawthorne has spent …


Drug task force watched Leaf for month

The Friday arrest of former Washington State quarterback Ryan Leaf in Great Falls, Mont., was the result of a month-long investigation by a Montana drug task force.


Schneider has given the Seahawks more than a prayer

RENTON, Wash. – The morning of the first NFL draft that truly belonged to him, Seahawks general manager John Schneider went to mass, hoping for a little divine intervention before …


Payton, Saints appealing

NEW ORLEANS – Saints coach Sean Payton is appealing his season-long suspension from the NFL for his role in New Orleans’ bounty system. And he’s not the only one looking …


Newsmakers

Agreed Kansas City Royals outfielder Alex Gordon agreed to a $37.5 million, four-year deal that includes a player option for 2016. Last season, Gordon hit .303 with 23 homers and …


Others former players join Rypien in lawsuits

Mark Rypien is a Super Bowl MVP and champion, a former quarterback for the Washington Redskins and other teams who reached football’s pinnacle and now wonders at what cost. His …


Allen rebuts report that he’ll sell Blazers

NBA: Billionaire Paul Allen (pictured above) is emphatically refuting reports that he is entertaining offers for the Portland Trail Blazers. Allen went to Twitter on Thursday to rebut the report, …


Rypien ties concussions to maladies

Add 1992 Super Bowl MVP Mark Rypien to the ever-growing list of former players suing the NFL because, they say, more should have been done to inform them about concussions …


49ers sign running back Jacobs

The San Francisco 49ers added another member of last season’s Super Bowl-champion New York Giants on Wednesday, agreeing to terms with running back Brandon Jacobs on a one-year contract. A …


Robinson leads cast of All-Americans

Men’s basketball: Kansas forward Thomas Robinson is a unanimous pick for the Associated Press All-America team, while Ohio State forward Jared Sullinger is a repeat selection. Draymond Green of Michigan …


Tebow: ‘Here to help’

Tim Tebow laughed a few times, smiled steadily and stayed polite and composed. If being surrounded by dozens of cameras and scores of media people made him nervous, the New …


Forget hoops, NFL has March Madness

March Madness is all about the NFL this year. From Peyton Manning in Denver to Tim Tebow in New York.


Saints coach apologizes for bounty system

Sean Payton apologized Friday for the bounty system under which Saints players were offered payouts for big hits on opponents, saying he takes “full responsibility” for the program that operated …


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 …