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NFL readies 'virtual draft' in April

Apr 07, 2020 - 7:42 PM

The NFL comes up with a virtual draft after it was forced to scrap out its Las Vegas event due to the coronavirus

TOP DRAFT PICK. Chase Young of Ohio State is slated to be the top pick of the NFL Draft 2020. Photo from Chase Young's Instagram

Legendary NFL kicker dies after coronavirus infection

Apr 06, 2020 - 2:48 PM

Saints kicker Tom Dempsey held the record for the longest field goal in NFL history for more than 4 decades

DEFYING ODDS. Born without toes on his right foot or fingers on his right hand, Tom Dempsey still managed to carve out a decade-long NFL career. Photo from neworleanssaints.com


NFL star changes jersey to No. 24 in tribute to Kobe Bryant

Mar 23, 2020 - 4:42 PM

Defensive back Darius Slay will start his stint for the Philadelphia Eagles with a new jersey number after wearing No. 23 during his first 7 seasons in the NFL

HONORING A LEGEND. Darius Slay pays homage to the "greatest of all time" Kobe Bryant. Photo from Instagram/@bigplayslay23


Patriots owner says thank you to Brady in full-page Tampa ad

Mar 23, 2020 - 2:12 PM

NFL star Tom Brady ends a 20-year run with the New England Patriots to join the Tampa Bay Buccaneers

FAREWELL. Tom Brady will not play for the New England Patriots in the next NFL season. File photo from Twitter/@NFL


Tom Brady signs NFL contract with Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Mar 20, 2020 - 9:52 PM

Three-time MVP Tom Brady joins a Buccaneers side that hasn't reached the NFL playoffs in 13 years

Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images/AFP

Tom Brady announces departure from New England Patriots

Mar 17, 2020 - 9:30 PM

Decorated quarterback Tom Brady leaves the New England Patriots after 20 years in the team

END OF AN ERA. Tom Brady announces his departure from the New England Patriots after 20 years. Photo from Twitter (@NFL)

Chiefs celebrate Super Bowl title with parade, rally

Feb 06, 2020 - 2:03 PM

'Next year, we're coming right back here,' coach Andy Reid promises as the Kansas City Chiefs celebrate their first Super Bowl title in 50 years

TOP OF THE WORLD. Super Bowl MVP Patrick Mahomes (center) and the Kansas City Chiefs bask in championship glory. Photo by Ed Zurga/EPA-EFE

Trump misplaces Super Bowl champs Kansas City Chiefs

Feb 03, 2020 - 5:07 PM

US President Donald Trump commits another gaffe as he mentions the wrong state after the Kansas City Chiefs won the Super Bowl

BLUNDER. Donald Trump draws laughter from social media after his Twitter blunder regarding the Kansas City Chiefs' Super Bowl win. Photos from Shutterstock (Trump) and Instagram/@chiefs (Damien Williams)


Comeback king Mahomes sparks Chiefs to Super Bowl win

Feb 03, 2020 - 11:58 AM

Patrick Mahomes and the Chiefs erase a double-digit deficit to win for the third straight game as Kansas City ends a 50-year Super Bowl title drought

ALL SMILES. Patrick Mahomes (right) and Frank Clark celebrate as the Chiefs win their first Super Bowl since 1970. Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images/AFP


New era beckons as Chiefs, 49ers clash in Super Bowl

Feb 02, 2020 - 8:35 PM

The Super Bowl could mark a changing of the guard for the NFL's quarterback hierarchy as the curtain comes down on the league's 100th season

HISTORY-SEEKING. The Kansas City Chiefs look to win their first Super Bowl title in 50 years. Photo from Instagram/@chiefs


Ravens ace Lamar Jackson unanimous pick for NFL MVP

Feb 02, 2020 - 3:18 PM

Lamar Jackson becomes only the second player in NFL history to be a unanimous pick for the MVP award after Tom Brady in 2010

BEAST. Lamar Jackson totalled 3,127 passing yards for a league-leading 36 touchdowns for the Ravens in the ongoing NFL season. Photo from Twitter/@Ravens


After 'Hustlers' and turning 50, Jennifer Lopez takes on Super Bowl

Jan 31, 2020 - 10:45 AM

The powerhouse performer and 'Hustlers' star is set to take on the Super Bowl halftime show with singer Shakira

NFL player Brown surrenders himself to Florida police

Jan 24, 2020 - 5:01 PM

Police say Antonio Brown allegedly refused to pay for the goods delivered to his home and threw a rock at the delivery vehicle

CONTROVERSIAL. Antonio Brown starts the new year on the wrong foot. File photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images/AFP


Patriots ace Edelman arrested for vandalism

Jan 13, 2020 - 2:33 PM

Julian Edelman, who won Super Bowl MVP in the NFL last season, was detained briefly by police

TOUGH BREAK. Julian Edelman is reportedly due to undergo knee and shoulder surgery during the offseason. Photo from Instagram/@patriots


NFL champions Brady, Patriots dethroned by upstart Titans

Jan 05, 2020 - 1:39 PM

The loss could spell the end of the storied career of Tom Brady, who won 6 Super Bowl championships

PLAYOFF EXIT. Tom Brady and the Patriots fail to defend their NFL throne. Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images/AFP


Marshawn Lynch glad to be back in NFL after one-year retirement

Dec 25, 2019 - 7:09 PM

The Seahawks are gambling that Marshawn Lynch, who has not played in over a year, can still produce touchdowns

REUNION. Marshawn Lynch will play for the Seattle Seahawks for the first time since 2015. Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images/AFP


Injury-hit Seahawks poised to bring back Marshawn Lynch – reports

Dec 24, 2019 - 3:35 PM

Marshawn Lynch returns to the NFL after a one-year hiatus as he links up with the Seahawks, the team he played for 6 seasons

BEAST MODE BACK. Marshawn Lynch is set to reunite with the Seahawks. File photo by John G. Mabanglo/EPA


NFL bans Seattle receiver Gordon indefinitely for drugs

Dec 17, 2019 - 10:59 AM

NFL issues Seattle Seahawk's Josh Gordon his sixth suspension since the 2013 season

BANNED. Josh Gordon gets banned from the NFL indefinitely. Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images North America/AFP

Myles Garrett slapped with record ban for helmet attack in NFL brawl

Nov 16, 2019 - 2:02 PM

The NFL hands the Cleveland Browns defensive end the longest ban in the history of the sport for a single on-field incident

STUNNING. The match between the Cleveland Browns and the Pittsburgh Steelers turns into a full-blown brawl as Myles Garrett hits Mason Rudolph with his own helmet. Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images/AFP


Patriots, Chiefs stay unbeaten with NFL road victories

Sep 30, 2019 - 3:28 PM

The New England Patriots and Kansas City Chiefs both improve to 4-0 with victories over the Buffalo Bills and the Detroit Lions, respectively

KINGS OF NFL. Defending Super Bowl champions New England Patriots continue to dominate. Photo from Twitter/@Patriots


Brown says he's done with NFL after Patriots drop him

Sep 23, 2019 - 12:37 PM

With rape and sexual assault allegations haunting him, Antonio Brown gets released by the Patriots after just one game into the new NFL season

SHORT-LIVED. Antonio Brown ends his stint with the New England Patriots after just one game. Photo from Twitter/@AB84


New England Patriots dump Brown amid NFL rape investigation

Sep 21, 2019 - 12:38 PM

Controversies continue to unfold as the Patriots release Antonio Brown after just 11 days

Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images/AFP

Patriots receiver Brown dropped by Nike, sidesteps questions

Sep 20, 2019 - 2:34 PM

'I'm just here to focus on ball and look forward to getting out there,' says Patriots star Antonio Brown amid a sexual assault case filed by his former trainer

EMBATTLED. The NFL launches an investigation on the allegations against Antonio Brown. Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images/AFP

Brown scores in Pats debut as NFL champs thump Dolphins

Sep 16, 2019 - 1:23 PM

The Patriots waste no time in making use of Antonio Brown, who engineered his departure from the Oakland Raiders

WINNING DEBUT. Antonio Brown makes an immediate impact for the New England Patriots. Photo from nfl.com


Brown trains with Patriots as NFL mulls rape probe

Sep 12, 2019 - 2:46 PM

Just days after joining Super Bowl champion Patriots, Antonio Brown gets rocked by a fresh controversy

TUMULTUOUS. New England Patriots receiver Antonio Brown denies accusations of rape in a federal lawsuit filed by his former fitness trainer. Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images/AFP

Brady, Patriots agree on two-year extension – reports

Aug 05, 2019 - 11:56 AM

The 42-year-old Tom Brady has talked of playing until 45 and the new deal could make that a possibility

CAN STILL PLAY. Tom Brady is not stopping anytime soon. Photo from Twitter/@TomBrady


Giants NFL draft pick shot just hours after selection

Apr 29, 2019 - 10:43 AM

Sixth-round pick Corey Ballentine is expected to make a full recovery while former teammate Dwane Simmons was killed in the shooting incident

TRAGIC. The New York Giants say they are investigating the shooting incident involving draftee Corey Ballentine. Photo from Ballentine's Twitter account (@cbxiii__)


Cardinals trade Rosen after picking Murray No. 1

Apr 27, 2019 - 6:03 PM

Rosen lands with the Dolphins as Murray takes on the quarterback job for the Cardinals

NEW KID ON THE BLOCK. All eyes will be on Kyler Murray after being drafted first overall. Photo from Arizona Cardinals' Twitter account (@AZCardinals)


Patriots' Gronkowski retires from NFL

Mar 25, 2019 - 3:21 PM

The star tight end brings down the curtain on a nine-year career highlighted by 3 Super Bowl triumphs

RETIRED. Rob Gronkowski hangs up his spurs after an injury-plagued NFL career. Photo from Gronkowski's Instagram account (@gronk)


Kaepernick's lawyer says quarterback still wants to play

Feb 18, 2019 - 2:50 PM

Mark Geragos, whose past clients include pop icon Michael Jackson, says he wouldn't be surprised if the Panthers or the Patriots acquire Colin Kaepernick

RARING FOR COMEBACK. Colin Kaepernick last played in the NFL in 2016 before severing his contract with the San Francisco 49ers the following year. File photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images/AFP


Patriots, Rams ready for Super Bowl generation game

Feb 03, 2019 - 10:18 PM

Patriots star Tom Brady looks to become the only NFL player in history to win 6 Super Bowls against a youthful Rams side

FAVORITES. Tom Brady and the New England Patriots are tipped to win their sixth title. Photo by Timothy A. Clary/AFP

Patriots edge Chiefs to book Super Bowl date with Rams

Jan 21, 2019 - 11:49 AM

New England seeks its third title in 5 seasons after winning Super Bowls in 2016 and 2017

OLD BUT GOLD. Tom Brady (12) leads the New England Patriots to their ninth Super Bowl appearance in 18 seasons. File photo by Adam Glanzman/Getty Images/AFP


Points galore in NFL, NBA as rule changes take effect

Jan 04, 2019 - 5:00 PM

Both major professional sports leagues are experiencing a skyrocket in their offensive plays

THRIVING ON OFFENSE. The NBA and the NFL are seeing a more offensive approach in their respective leagues. File photos from Steve Dykes/Getty Images/AFP (NBA) and Shutterstock (NFL)


Patriots, Cowboys grab NFL playoff berths as Eagles alive

Dec 24, 2018 - 11:09 AM

New England became the first team in NFL history to reach the playoffs for 10 consecutive seasons

10TH STRAIGHT PLAYOFF. The New England Patriots make history as the first team clinch a 10th striaght playoff berth. Photo from Tom Brady's Instagram

James slams NFL owners have 'slave mentality'

Dec 22, 2018 - 7:24 PM

LeBron James does not mince his words regarding his thoughts on the NFL

OUTSPOKEN. LeBron James compares the NFL and the NBA in a new episode of 'The Shop'. Photo from LeBron James' Instagram

Tom Brady becomes NFL's all-time passing yard leader

Nov 26, 2018 - 12:45 PM

The five-time NFL champion eclipses Peyton Manning's former record

Tom Brady also reaches 3,000 passing yards for the 16th straight season. File photo by Timothy A. Clary/AFP


Trump tweets: No pay for NFL anthem protesters

Jul 21, 2018 - 11:48 AM

The US President provokes another round of debate on pro football players kneeling in protest during the national anthem

TAKE A KNEE. Many NFL players have been kneeling during the national anthem to highlight racial and social injustices. Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images/AFP

Browns make Oklahoma's Mayfield top pick in NFL draft

Apr 27, 2018 - 12:24 PM

Cleveland Browns team officials describe the reigning Heisman Trophy winner as an 'ultra-competitor'

TOPNOTCH. The 23-year-old Baker Mayfield emerges as the top choice in a draft field considered as one of the deepest in recent history. Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images/AFP

Blame me, says Patriots coach Bill Belichick

Feb 05, 2018 - 1:11 PM

'Obviously we didn't do a good enough job coaching,' says Bill Belichick of New England's Super Bowl loss

UPSET. New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick takes the blame for their Super Bowl loss to the Philadelphia Eagles. CJ Gunther/EPA

Vikings dump Saints on last-play shocker, Jaguars advance in NFL playoffs

Jan 15, 2018 - 10:16 AM

Minnesota will next play Philadelphia and Jacksonville will meet New England

WALK OFF TOUCHDOWN. Case Keenum connected with Stefon Diggs on a desperation game-winning 61-yard touchdown pass to send the Vikings to the NFC Championship game. Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images/AFP

Patriots roll past Titans in NFL playoffs, Eagles clip Falcons to advance

Jan 14, 2018 - 2:56 PM

The Patriots will face either the Jacksonville Jaguars of Pittsburgh Steelers for a berth in the Super Bowl

HANDOFF. It was another milestone night for superstar quarterback Tom Brady as the Patriots roll past the Titans and into their seventh straight American Football Conference title game. Photo by Adam Glanzman/Getty Images/AFP

Falcons topple Rams, Titans edge Chiefs in NFL playoff openers

Jan 07, 2018 - 3:14 PM

The Titans also advance to a divisional game against either the Super Bowl Champion New England Patriots or the Pittsburgh Steelers

TEAM LEADER. Bryant catapults the Falcons to victory over the Rams via 4 field goals. Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images/AFP

Cleveland Browns fans mark 0-16 season with mock parade

Jan 07, 2018 - 1:19 PM

Browns fans celebrate their season of perfect futility, with some wearing bags over their heads

HISTORIC FUTILITY. At least the Browns fans can keep a sense of humor. Screenshot from YouTube

Saints, Rams, Chiefs, Panthers clinch playoff spots

Dec 25, 2017 - 11:44 AM

The 4 teams join New England, Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, Minnesota, and Jacksonville in the playoffs

PLAYOFFS. New Orleans Saints, Los Angeles Rams, Kansas City Chiefs and Carolina Panthers clinch crucial victories to seal spots in the playoffs. Photo from Facebook

NFL player Cam Newton slammed over sexist remark

Oct 05, 2017 - 2:39 PM

The Panthers star smirks at a female reporter and says 'It's funny to hear a female talk about routes like - it's funny'

HOT WATER. Cam Newton's sexist comments to a female reporter were skewered by other female journalists on Twitter. Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images/AFP

Sports stars, teams grieve after Vegas shooting horror

Oct 03, 2017 - 6:42 AM

Athletes, teams and leagues react in disbelief as the deadliest mass shooting in modern US history hit home

FIRST RESPONDERS. An ambulance leaves the intersection of Las Vegas Boulevard and Tropicana Ave. after a mass shooting at a country music festival nearby on October 2, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Ethan Miller/Getty Images/AFP

The Juice is loose - O.J. Simpson walks out of prison on parole

Oct 01, 2017 - 5:18 PM

The former NFL star is released on parole after 9 years behind bars for armed robbery

NO PULP. OJ Simpson was released 8 minutes after midnight on Sunday 'to ensure public safety and avoid possible incident.' File photo by Jason Bean/Pool/AFP

O.J. Simpson could be released from prison as early as next week

Sep 29, 2017 - 2:02 PM

Former NFL star O.J. Simpson was granted parole in July and could walk out a free man as early as this coming Monday

PAROLED. O.J. Simpson is reportedly 'very upbeat' after serving 9 years in prison for armed robbery. Photo by Sholeh L Moll-Masumi/Pool/AFP

NFL player Delanie Walker says he's received death threats over anthem protest

Sep 29, 2017 - 1:30 PM

The Tennessee Titans player says the 'words of hate' motivates him to continue his work in creating dialogue on race matters

BACKLASH. 'The racist and violent words directed at me and my son only serve as another reminder that our country remains divided and full of hateful rhetoric,' says Delanie Walker. Photo by Wesley Hitt/Getty Images/AFP