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Cowboys' Romo leaves after getting pulled down awkwardly
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SEATTLE (AP) -- Dallas quarterback Tony Romo appeared to injure his back on the third play of Thursday's preseason game against the Seattle Seahawks after getting pulled down from behind by Cliff Avril....

Judge won't dismiss Pierre-Paul privacy lawsuit against ESPN
MIAMI (AP) -- A Miami federal judge has refused to dismiss a lawsuit filed by New York Giants lineman Jason Pierre-Paul against ESPN over disclosure of his medical records from a 2015 fireworks accident....

Browns trade linebacker Barkevious Mingo to Patriots
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CLEVELAND (AP) -- Barkevious Mingo never really fit in with the Browns....

Correction: Giants-Mara story
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EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) -- In a story Aug. 24 about New York Giants owner John Mara commenting on placekicker Josh Brown's one-game suspension, The Associated Press erroneously reported some of the details of the allegations made against Brown and details of the NFL's personal conduct policy. According to the NFL, Brown allegedly grabbed his ex-wife by her wrist, not her throat, and the ex-wife's allegations of 20 abusive incidents were contained in a court filing, not made to the media. Additionally, the NFL's personal conduct policy doesn't mandate a six-game suspension. It calls for a baseline suspension of six games without pay for violations involving assault, with consideration given to possible mitigating or aggravating circumstances....

FANTASY PLAYS: Strategies to consider for draft-day edge
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Fantasy football draft strategy has evolved considerably the past 10 years, from the days of picking running backs early, saving kickers for last and avoiding sitting near opponents who look at your cheat sheets. The reason is simple: The game has grown rapidly, with now 56 million people in North America playing fantasy sports, according to the Fantasy Sports Trade Association....

Vegas stadium backers down to 2 top sites for Raiders
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Backers of a proposed NFL stadium said they've whittled their list to two sites just west of the Las Vegas Strip and refuse to accept any less than $750 million in public funding toward the project, which they hope will soon be home to the Raiders....

Harrison, Matthews, Peppers talk PEDs with NFL investigators
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Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison and Green Bay Packers defensive players Clay Matthews and Julius Peppers met this week with NFL investigators looking into allegations linking them to performance-enhancing drugs, the players' union said Thursday....

Dolphins, Marlins increase Zika-control efforts at stadiums
MIAMI (AP) -- The Miami Dolphins and Miami Marlins say they've intensified mosquito-control treatments at their stadiums because of the Zika virus....

With no deal, Chargers withdraw offer to first-rounder Bosa
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SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Joey Bosa's holdout turned ugly Wednesday when the San Diego Chargers pulled their contract offer to the first-round draft pick and said they'll restructure a new deal that would reflect him playing less than a full season....

Broncos linebacker DeMarcus Ware returns to practice
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ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) -- Broncos linebacker DeMarcus Ware returned to practice on a limited basis Tuesday with the plan to have him ready for the season opener against Carolina....