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State court suit over 'no-call' can proceed against NFL

Jul. 18, 2019 8:18 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A Louisiana judge ruled Thursday that a damage lawsuit can continue against the NFL over the playoff "no-call" that helped the Los Angeles Rams beat the New Orleans Saints and advance to the Super Bowl. State Civil District Court Judge Nicole Sheppard also ruled that attorney Antonio...

Jets TE Herndon suspended 4 games by NFL for 2018 DWI arrest

Jul. 13, 2019 12:59 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Jets second-year tight end Chris Herndon was suspended without pay by the NFL on Friday for the first four regular-season games for violating the league's substance abuse policy. Herndon pleaded guilty in January to driving while intoxicated in New Jersey in June 2018. The incident occurred...

NFL: Cowboys' Elliott won't be suspended over Vegas incident

Jul. 3, 2019 4:01 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Ezekiel Elliott won't be suspended over an incident in Las Vegas that police said involved an altercation between the star running back of the Dallas Cowboys and a security guard. The NFL said Wednesday that Commissioner Roger Goodell determined Elliott didn't violate the league's personal...

Elliott vows to avoid trouble after meeting with Goodell

Jul. 2, 2019 7:11 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Ezekiel Elliott is vowing to avoid incidents similar to a recent one in Las Vegas that forced the star running back of the Dallas Cowboys to meet with Commissioner Roger Goodell. Elliott tweeted Tuesday after meeting with Goodell in New York that he had "worked hard to make better...

Owner: Fan-related costs factor into Bills' stadium decision

Jun. 29, 2019 2:15 PM EDT

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Buffalo Bills owner Terry Pegula says he won't ask fans to break the bank when it comes to deciding whether to renovate the team's current stadium in the suburbs or build a new one downtown. "Whatever we're going to do stadium-wise is going to be in the best interest of...

Broncos owner Pat Bowlen dies at 75 before Hall enshrinement

Jun. 14, 2019 4:29 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — On a cool night in Santa Clara, California, on Feb. 7, 2016, John Elway thrust the Lombardi Trophy into the air and hollered, "This one's for Pat!" It came 18 years after Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen had declared, "This one's for John!" following the franchise's first Super Bowl...

Pat Bowlen was not your typical NFL owner

Jun. 14, 2019 3:31 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Hall of Famer Gary Zimmerman realized Pat Bowlen wasn't your typical, meddlesome NFL owner his first Thanksgiving in Denver when he found a sign-up sheet for a turkey, surely a prank on the rookies and other newcomers like himself. What the heck, he figured he'd play along, so he scribbled...

Jets' Gregg Williams establishing intense culture on defense

Jun. 13, 2019 4:52 PM EDT

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Gregg Williams is the furthest thing from warm and fuzzy. Never has been. And, never will. That's not how the New York Jets' defensive coordinator is wired. Williams has helped build stingy defenses all around the NFL for nearly 30 years with a mix of fiery passion, intimidating...

Calf injury continues to keep Luck out of Colts' workouts

Jun. 11, 2019 3:57 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indianapolis Colts will gladly play it safe with Andrew Luck. They'd rather he be healthy for training camp anyway. Just minutes after coach Frank Reich announced Tuesday that his starting quarterback would sit out this week's three-day minicamp — the final portion of Indy's...

Prosecutor: Criminal investigation of Chiefs' Hill inactive

Jun. 7, 2019 2:33 PM EDT

OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — A criminal investigation into allegations that Kansas City Chiefs receiver Tyreek Hill's son was abused is no longer active. Johnson County District Attorney Steve Howe told The Kansas City Star Friday he would re-evaluate his decision if new evidence emerges. Howe said he still...