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NFL Hall of Famer Cortez Kennedy found dead at age 48

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Cortez Kennedy was a hulking force at defensive tackle, the cornerstone of a franchise that had little to cheer about for most of his playing career....

NFL cuts OT from 15 minutes to 10, citing player safety
CHICAGO (AP) -- NFL owners cut the overtime period from 15 minutes to 10 minutes to address coaches' concerns too many players were exhausted and risking injuries at the end of the extra period....

Police: Hall of Famer Cortez Kennedy found dead
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- Hall of Fame defensive tackle Cortez Kennedy has died in Orlando....

Vikings' Zimmer takes time off following latest eye surgery

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer finally relented, taking some time away from the team to allow his right eye a proper recovery from his latest surgery....

Top dollar: Browns sign Myles Garrett, 1st overall pick

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CLEVELAND (AP) -- Myles Garrett's first sack as a pro is filled with money....

Stadium for Rams, Chargers delayed; won't open until 2020

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LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The first kickoff at the palatial new home of the Rams and the Chargers is scheduled to happen a year later than originally planned....

Board OKs conditional lease for Raiders stadium in Las Vegas

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LAS VEGAS (AP) -- The public board that oversees the proposed stadium where the Raiders want to start playing in 2020 on Thursday unanimously approved a conditional lease agreement for the facility after months of negotiations that were affected by the sudden exit of an instrumental financial backer of the $1.9 billion project....

Battery complaint dropped against Browns draftee Brantley

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GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- Prosecutors dismissed a misdemeanor battery complaint against Cleveland Browns sixth-round pick Caleb Brantley, a defensive tackle from Florida, citing insufficient evidence....

Gisele Bundchen: Tom Brady had a concussion last year
BOSTON (AP) -- Tom Brady played through a concussion last year on his way to a fifth Super Bowl title, according to his wife, supermodel Gisele Bundchen. The injury, which was not reported by the team, left her worried about how long he should continue to play football....

LeGarrette Blount joins the Eagles on 1-year contract

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- LeGarrette Blount is bringing his power running to Philadelphia....