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May 13

Irish offensive linemen Quenton Nelson, Mike McGlinchey drafted in top 10

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Two Notre Dame offensive linemen were taken in the top 10 picks of the NFL draft Thursday. Offensive guard Quenton Nelson went to the Indianapolis Colts at No. 6, and offensive tackle Mike McGlinchey went to the San Francisco 49ers at No. 9. This is the first time since 1993, when Rick Mirer went at …

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May 10

NFL cheerleaders will settle for $1 in exchange for meeting with Roger Goodell

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If NFL commissioner Roger Goodell will have a meeting with a group of cheerleaders, the two former cheerleaders who recently filed discrimination claims will settle those claims for $1 each. The settlement proposal by Sara Blackwell, the lawyer representing the cheerleaders, asked that Goodell and league lawyers have a “good faith” meeting with at least …

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May 07

Jon Gruden runs first NFL practice in almost 10 years with Raiders

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Jon Gruden yelled out instructions, called out plays and ran an NFL practice for the first time since leaving coaching nearly a decade ago in Tampa Bay. This was the day Gruden had been waiting for ever since he was hired for a second stint as Oakland Raiders coach. The Raiders opened their first voluntary …

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May 05

Devin Hester retires with Bears, doesn’t want to see kickoffs ousted

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Devin Hester, who officially retired with the Chicago Bears on Monday, said he’s not happy about the possibility the NFL could soon eliminate one of his fortes — the kickoff return. “Kickoff and punt return is one of the key aspects of the quality of football,” Hester said. “You’ve got to let these guys play …

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Apr 25

Ex-Heisman winner Matt Leinart becoming real estate agent

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After leaving the NFL, Matt Leinart did what a lot of retired athletes do: He became a television sports analyst. That’s still his weekend job at Fox during football season, but now he’s trying his hand at something a bit further afield. Last April, he passed his real estate exam on the first try and …

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Apr 23

Patrick Reed captured the 2018 Masters by one shot over Rickie Fowler and two over Jordan Spieth.

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Patrick Reed was about to sink a 10-foot eagle putt that would give a stranglehold at the 2018 Masters , and hundreds of fans around the 13th green at Augusta National were doing something remarkable. They were leaving. He is also an American, and a proud one, too. He jumped at the chance to play …

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Apr 21

Draft analyst reports Browns expected to take Josh Allen No. 1

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The Cleveland Browns are in need of a franchise quarterback and are expected to select a QB high in the upcoming NFL Draft. According to one analyst, their pick could be Wyoming’s Josh Allen. On NFL Network Monday evening, former NFL scout Daniel Jeremiah reported that sources say the Browns are expected to take Allen …

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Apr 12

Red Sox’s Xander Bogaerts suffers left ankle injury after slide into dugout

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Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts left Sunday’s 8-7 victory over the Rays in the seventh inning after injuring his left ankle while sliding into the Rays’ dugout. An aggressive forecheck led to Thomas knocking Andrew Peeke off the puck in the right corner. The puck went to Kuhlman and back to Thomas, who banked a …

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Apr 03

Why did the Chargers sign Geno Smith

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This offseason, most free agent quarterbacks found new teams quickly. But even as Brock Osweiler and Blaine Gabbert inked new deals, Geno Smith ’s remained unsigned — until now. On Sunday, Smith signed with the Los Angeles Chargers, the team announced. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, it’s a one-year deal for Smith. They’ve still got …

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Mar 25

Raiders sign Tahir Whitehead to reported 3-year deal

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The Oakland Raiders have signed free-agent linebacker Tahir Whitehead, the team announced Thursday. The deal is a three-year contract worth more than $6 million annually, a source told Michael Gehlken of the Las Vegas Review Journal. Whitehead, 27, gives the Raiders some much-needed help in the middle of their defense, particularly against the run. The …

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