• Pats trade OG Mankins to Bucs for TE Wright
    The New England Patriots have traded six-time Pro Bowl guard Logan Mankins to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers for tight end Tim Wright and an undisclosed draft pick.
  • NFL upholds Gordon's one-year suspension
    Josh Gordon will miss the entire 2014 season following the NFL's announcement Wednesday that it has upheld the Cleveland Browns receiver's yearlong suspension for violating the league's substance-abuse policy.
  • Newton says he'll start Week 1 for Panthers
    Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton, who suffered a hairline fracture to his ribs, said Wednesday that he'll be ready to start Week 1 of the regular season against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
  • Love to Wolves owner: Focus on your team
    New Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love has a message for Minnesota Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor: Quit worrying about me and instead focus on your own team.
  • NFL's Vincent defends Meriweather's penalty
    Troy Vincent, the NFL's new executive vice president of football operations and a former defensive back, defended the two-game suspension he gave Washington Redskins safety Brandon Meriweather for a preseason hit on Ravens wide receiver Torrey Smith.
  • Rivers, Clippers agree to contract extension
    Los Angeles Clippers coach Doc Rivers has agreed to a contract extension through the end of the 2018-19 season, the team announced Wednesday.
  • Sources: Seattle, Carroll fined more than $300K
    The Seattle Seahawks and coach Pete Carroll have been collectively fined more than $300,000 and will lose two minicamp practices in 2015 as ruled by NFL commissioner Roger Goodell for violating no-contact rules that govern NFL teams' offseason practices.
  • USC vetting Shaw's heroics as doubts arise
    USC Trojans football coach Steve Sarkisian has informed the media that the school has received several calls questioning the authenticity of Josh Shaw's story.
  • Survey: NFL players side with Obama on pot
    When President Barack Obama said earlier this year that he does not think marijuana is more dangerous than alcohol, his words resonated with NFL players.
  • Cops: Boxer Taylor shot cousin, posts bail
    Former undisputed middleweight champion Jermain Taylor is free on a $25,000 bond after the former middleweight champion was jailed overnight in Little Rock in connection with a shooting that wounded his cousin.
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