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DeMaurice Smith unanimously elected NFLPA executive director again

NFL players union chief DeMaurice Smith’s term was extended by a vote on Tuesday. (AP) It’s like a boxing card that’s announced years ahead of time: NFL commissioner Roger Goodell vs. NFLPA executive director DeMaurice Smith, comingShow More Summary

How the nation's finest keep up with the NFL while overseas

Every Sunday in the fall, thousands of fans pack into NFL stadiums and millions more find a comfy seat in front of a television to enjoy a day full of football. But the men and women defending our country miss out on sharing the day following the nation’s most popular sport. Show More Summary

Tiki and Ronde Barber will call Bucs-Giants game together

Tiki and Ronde Barber (left) at the Pro Bowl in 2009. (AP) It’s hardly a bad thing to experiment with NFL broadcasting teams. Look how well Tony Romo is doing with CBS. In that spirit, Fox Sports is trying something different. For the Tampa Bay Buccaneers-New York Giants game on Oct. Show More Summary

Dolphins indefinitely suspend LB Lawrence Timmons

Linebacker Lawrence Timmons is indefinitely suspended, the Miami Dolphins announced Monday. The decision happened after the team filed a missing persons report for Timmons with police in Los Angeles over the weekend, according to TMZ. Show More Summary

Former Bears CB Charles Tillman reportedly training to join FBI

Charles Tillman of the Chicago Bears accepts the award for Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year in 2014. (AP) The “Peanut Punch” might be coming to law enforcement. Former Chicago Bears cornerback Charles “Peanut” Tillman, most famous for...Show More Summary

Los Angeles mayor doesn't even really want the Chargers

On just about every subject I’ll hear from fans who don’t agree with me, which is fine. I’ve written often about how the Los Angeles Chargers‘ relocation is the worst in modern American professional sports history, how L.A. didn’t want...Show More Summary

Santana Moss claims Robert Griffin III gloated over Mike Shanahan's firing

Mike Shanahan and Robert Griffin III during training camp in 2012. (AP) Here’s something nobody would have predicted in mid-September 2017: Robert Griffin III and Santana Moss beefing over the firing of Mike Shanahan four years ago.Show More Summary

Chris Long donates six game checks to scholarships in Charlottesville

Philadelphia Eagles’ Chris Long (L) stands beside Malcolm Jenkins as he raises his fist during the national anthem before a preseason game. (AP) Chris Long wanted to do something positive in Charlottesville, Virginia, and he is using a good portion of his Philadelphia Eagles salary for it. Show More Summary

San Diego restaurant gives away free tacos when Chargers lose

The Los Angeles Chargers have left San Diego behind, but San Diego most certainly hasn’t forgotten them. In a display of beautiful pettiness, one San Diego restaurant is giving away free tacos every time the Chargers lose … as they did, Sunday, in an ugly collapse before a good half-dozen Chargers fans in Carson. Show More Summary

It'd be cool if Jaguars' Calais Campbell yelled 'checkmate!' every time he got a sack

Calais Campbell was a big free-agent pickup this past offseason for the Jacksonville Jaguars, who got him on a four-year deal valued at $60 million in the spring. He made an immediate splash, notching four sacks in a victory against the Houston Texans in Jacksonville’s season opener. Show More Summary

Giants might have made a mistake hiring Ben McAdoo as head coach

When the New York Giants hired Ben McAdoo to replace Tom Coughlin as head coach, it was strange. The Giants wanted a change, but they hired one of Coughlin’s coaches. However, it made sense on another level because McAdoo had done a fine job as New York’s offensive coordinator. Show More Summary

Matthew Stafford has an audible named after his buddy Clayton Kershaw

We found out Monday night that Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford has an audible he named after his childhood pal and baseball superstar Clayton Kershaw. It’s a good thing Stafford used it now, because “Kershaw” probably won’t be any good in October. Show More Summary

Watch Matt Prater get an insanely lucky bounce to make a long field goal

We’ve seen field goals hit the upright and ricochet through on an angle for a successful field goal. You won’t often see one bounce in off the crossbar like a soft jump shot. You can’t say Detroit Lions kicker Matt Prater got a “shooter’s...Show More Summary

Patriots still can't beat the Cowboys in one important category

Fresh off the fifth world championship in franchise history, the New England Patriots are now tied with the New York Yankees as the second most valuable franchise in professional sports. According to Forbes, the reigning Super Bowl champion...Show More Summary

Odell Beckham Jr. active for MNF, but can he save Giants offense?

The good news: Odell Beckham Jr. is back for the New York Giants. [Watch on Yahoo: Ravens vs. Jaguars live from London Sept. 24] The star receiver, who suffered an ankle injury on a hit in preseason, was out in Week 1. He was questionable...Show More Summary

Washington ends Su'a Cravens season a day before he reportedly intended on showing up

Washington safety Su’a Cravens, a second-round pick just a year ago, may not have officially retired yet, but he won’t be playing in 2017. On Monday, Washington officially placed Cravens on the reserve/left squad list, which by rule means he cannot play this year. Show More Summary

Jason Garrett will talk to Ezekiel Elliott for not hustling after interception

There might be a few reasons to not be the biggest fan of Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott, but what happened Sunday shouldn’t cause people to freak out. Could Elliott have given more effort on an interception by the Denver Broncos? Sure. Show More Summary

Report: Vikings believe Sam Bradford has bone bruise

On Sunday, the Minnesota Vikings played in Pittsburgh against the Steelers without starting quarterback Sam Bradford, who was unable to make it through pre-game warmups due to a knee issue. And then after the game, Minnesota coach Mike...Show More Summary

NFL Week 2 Superlatives: No one does team spirit like Marshawn Lynch

We’re unveiling a new feature this season – weekly NFL superlatives. It’s meant to be a lighthearted look at Sunday’s games, as we highlight best dressed, most athletic, and even class clown. Here’s the picks for Week 2: Most Team Spirit:...Show More Summary

Lawrence Timmons reportedly ready to play again after strange absence

Miami Dolphins LB Lawrence Timmons missed Sunday’s game against the Chargers. (AP) Miami Dolphins linebacker Lawrence Timmons surprisingly and mysteriously missed Sunday’s game, but a report says he’s ready to return this week. This is an unusual story because we have so little information on it. Show More Summary

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