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A time-out for the NFL in 'NOLA no-call' lawsuit

Aug. 14, 2019 8:10 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Louisiana's Supreme Court has ruled that the NFL can hold off, for now, on providing documents and answering questions in a New Orleans Saints fan's lawsuit over referees' failure to call crucial penalties in a January playoff game won by the Los Angeles Rams. Attorney Anthony LeMon says...

Michigan, Nebraska look set to make breakthroughs in Big Ten

Aug. 13, 2019 1:29 PM EDT

The power structure in the Big Ten could be in for a shakeup. Jim Harbaugh enters his fifth year at Michigan overdue for a breakthrough, and two-time defending conference champion Ohio State is transitioning from Urban Meyer to Ryan Day and replacing a first-round NFL draft pick at quarterback. Momentum Nebraska...

AP Source: Kaepernick ready to compete to play

Aug. 9, 2019 10:39 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Colin Kaepernick is eager to prove he's good enough to play in the NFL. A person close to Kaepernick told The Associated Press on Friday: "Colin has always been prepared to compete at the highest level and is in the best shape of his life." The person spoke anonymously because of the...

Lawyer suing league relieves Saints from subpoena

Aug. 9, 2019 11:14 AM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A Louisiana lawyer suing the NFL over the failure to call a crucial penalty in a January playoff game said Friday he won't force the New Orleans Saints to comply with a subpoena for records regarding the game. Antonio LeMon released a letter to team officials saying he and three fellow...

Saints want no more lawsuit on the playoff's 'NOLA no-call'

Aug. 8, 2019 1:41 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — They were badly burned by the "Nola no-call," but the New Orleans Saints have joined the NFL in opposing a fan's lawsuit seeking damages over the missed penalty that helped the Los Angeles Rams beat the Saints in a January playoff game and move on to the Super Bowl. The lawsuit by...

The Latest: Lawyer says 'no-call' lawsuit is unique

Aug. 8, 2019 1:13 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Latest on a lawsuit seeking damages over officials failure to call a crucial penalty during a January NFL playoff game between the Los Angeles Rams and the New Orleans Saints (all times local): 12:05 p.m. An attorney suing the NFL over the failure to call a crucial penalty in a...

Chiefs still pained but motivated by AFC title game loss

Aug. 2, 2019 2:18 PM EDT

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) — The man with the most invested in the success or failure of the Kansas City Chiefs stood beside a practice field at Missouri Western State University and lamented 4 miserable inches. That's how far offside former pass rusher Dee Ford was in the AFC title game, when Charvarius Ward...

HOF Preview: Bailey's best play blemished Brady's perfection

Jul. 30, 2019 12:25 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — From the moment he played his first pickup game on a steamy summer day in the three-stoplight town of Folkston, Georgia, Champ Bailey had a nose for the football. "I mean, he was greedy with the football," said Boss Bailey, his younger brother by 16 months who played with Champ in high...

Cardinals release Longacre after 4 days of camp

Jul. 28, 2019 9:39 PM EDT

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Matt Longacre's stint in the desert was a short one. The Arizona Cardinals released Longacre on Sunday, four days after signing the linebacker to a one-year contract. The 27-year-old Longacre spent the past four seasons with the Los Angeles Rams, appearing in 38 games, including...

Rams shaking off Super Bowl loss to start new training camp

Jul. 28, 2019 8:04 PM EDT

IRVINE, Calif. (AP) — Most of the Los Angeles Rams had never been to the Super Bowl before last February, so they relished every day of the experience in Atlanta. And over the ensuing five months, the Rams have experienced another first: Being constantly asked how they managed to lose like that on...