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Analysis: Tom Brady's legacy goes beyond Super Bowl rings

Feb. 01, 2023 16:56 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Tom Brady had nothing left to prove. Already considered the GOAT — greatest of all time — Brady finally walked away from the NFL on Wednesday following the most difficult, emotionally draining season in his life. “I’m retiring. For good,"...

Police report details what led to Georgia player's arrest

Jan. 24, 2023 19:55 PM EST

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Georgia football transfer Rodarius “Rara” Thomas was arrested for blocking the door to a campus dorm room and causing injuries to a 17-year-old girl during an argument, a police report says. The incident resulted in a felony charge of false imprisonment...

AP source: Michigan's Harbaugh refuses to agree on charge

Jan. 19, 2023 19:54 PM EST

Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh told NCAA investigators in multiple meetings this week that he will not agree to an unethical conduct charge, according to a person familiar with the situation. The person spoke to The Associated Press on Thursday night on condition of anonymity because...

Northwestern hires attorney to probe alleged football hazing

Jan. 11, 2023 19:52 PM EST

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — Northwestern has hired an outside attorney to investigate alleged hazing within its football program. The school said Wednesday in a statement it “immediately” hired attorney Maggie Hickey of law firm ArentFox Schiff to lead the investigation after it was...

Chicago State mulls adding Division I football program

Jan. 11, 2023 18:47 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago State is considering adding a Division I football team. A predominantly Black institution with an enrollment of about 2,300, the South Side school announced Wednesday a committee of faculty, staff, students, partners, community leaders and “long-standing...

Michigan: NCAA looking into potential football infractions

Jan. 06, 2023 12:49 PM EST

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Michigan announced Friday that it has received notice from the NCAA that it is looking into potential rules infractions in the Wolverines football program. Athletic director Warde Manuel said the “draft allegations” were received Thursday. ...

Patriots navigating uncertainty as matchup with Bills looms

Jan. 05, 2023 16:25 PM EST

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Bill Belichick doesn’t usually watch Monday night games on television. But with the Patriots preparing to play the Bills, and with New England's playoff hopes hinging on a victory, the longtime coach happened to have the Buffalo-Cincinnati game on. ...

Football fans grapple with violent side of a beloved sport

Jan. 05, 2023 15:58 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The harrowing scenes of Damar Hamlin's on-field collapse after suffering cardiac arrest have forced some fans to confront yet again a truth they’ve always known but hated to think about: Football, a game with violence in its DNA, can go from exciting and joyous to dark and...

Cardinals lose again, but encouraging performances help mood

Jan. 02, 2023 18:29 PM EST

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — The Cardinals lost another football game on Sunday. That's not particularly important. Certainly, Arizona would still like to win games and the 20-19 loss to Atlanta was disappointing. But at this point, the franchise is much more interested in building for the...

Michigan graduate assistant a trailblazer for female coaches

Dec. 30, 2022 12:59 PM EST

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Mimi Bolden-Morris had a trailblazing season at Michigan, becoming what is believed to be the first female graduate assistant football coach at a power conference school since the late 1980s. If her mother didn't call coach Jim Harbaugh, it wouldn't have...