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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 …


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 …


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 …


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 …


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 …


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 …


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 …


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 …


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 …


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 …


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 …


Seahawks won’t force quarterback issue

INDIANAPOLIS – The Seahawks are looking for a quarterback in the draft every year, said general manager John Schneider. One year they might even get around to picking one. It …


Quinn apologizes for Tebow comments

NFL: Brady Quinn is apologizing to Tim Tebow for unflattering comments Quinn made about the Denver Broncos’ starting quarterback in a GQ article. The article on Tebowmania was written by …


Hall of Fame catcher Carter dies

Baseball: Gary Carter, a Hall of Fame catcher who helped lift the New York Mets to a dramatic victory over the Boston Red Sox in the 1986 World Series, died …


Cundiff draws support from Ravens

DES MOINES, Iowa – For Ravens kicker Billy Cundiff, the support of his teammates and the lessons learned from his Midwestern upbringing have helped keep the biggest miss of his …


Wish went astray at Super Bowl

The Patriots got exactly what they wanted when the Giants threw to Mario Manningham on New York’s last Super Bowl drive. Then the receiver New England deemed less dangerous than …


Fans greet Giants on return to New Jersey

Smiles were the order of the day, as the Super Bowl-champion New York Giants returned home, victorious once again. The team’s charter plane from Indianapolis touched down around 1:55 p.m. …


Eli and the Giants ruin Patriots’ season once again

INDIANAPOLIS – Take that, Brady. You too, Peyton. Eli Manning is the big man in the NFL after one-upping Tom Brady and leading the New York Giants to a 21-17 …


Eli, Giants do it again

Just as he did four years ago, Eli Manning guided the New York Giants to a decisive touchdown in the final minute and the result Sunday was a 21-17 victory …


Aaron Rodgers given MVP award

INDIANAPOLIS – The best quarterbacks bring fans out of their seats. Aaron Rodgers and Peyton Manning did exactly that Saturday night when the NFL Most Valuable Player accepted the trophy …


Seahawks’ Cortez Kennedy among new Hall of Famers

Cortez Kennedy spent years waiting for his Hall of Fame call, which is kind of funny considering how he learned of his selection on Saturday. “I had to watch it …


Why the Patriots will win

INDIANAPOLIS – Rarely is Bill Belichick outcoached. Tom Brady almost never gets outplayed. The brilliant coach on the sideline and his cerebral leader on the field – winners of three …


Defense will spell difference for Giants in Super Bowl

INDIANAPOLIS – In this new NFL age of throw first and throw again, it’s easy to forget to first rule of football: Defense wins championships. Sorry, Eli. Sorry, Tom. There’s …