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A federal judge says a lawsuit accusing the NFL and team owners of conspiring to suppress wages for cheerleaders fails to provide evidence to support that claim
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- A lawsuit accusing the NFL and team owners of conspiring to suppress wages for cheerleaders lacks evidence to support that claim, a federal judge said....

Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer had a strong message for anyone wondering if his lingering eye issues would shorten his coaching career

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer has had a lot of time on his hands this week while sitting at home on his Kentucky ranch as his team went through optional practices in the Twin Cities....

David Johnson tops the National Football Players Association list of "Rising 50" players poised to break out as top sellers of merchandise this coming season

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TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) -- When young people are buying football jerseys, they often pick one with the name of a flamboyant, sometimes brash player....

The Orlando Police Department has confirmed that Hall of Fame defensive tackle Cortez Kennedy has died

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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 owners shortened the overtime period to 10 minutes after coaches expressed concern too many players were just trying to hang on for the final minutes of the extra period
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....

The Orlando Police Department has confirmed that Hall of Fame defensive tackle Cortez Kennedy has died
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- Hall of Fame defensive tackle Cortez Kennedy has died in Orlando....

Top overall draft pick Myles Garrett signs rookie contract with Browns

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

The opening date for the $2.6 billion football stadium under construction in Inglewood, California, has been pushed back one year to 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....

The board that's building a new stadium for the Raiders in Las Vegas has unanimously approved a lease after months of talks.

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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....

Prosecutors dismiss battery complaint against Browns rookie defensive lineman Caleb 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....

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