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NFL, Players Union Discuss HGH Testing

By Jim McCoy Mon 22nd July SportsNFLNFLPAPEDs
The NFL and players union are talking again about starting to test for human growth hormone as early as the upcoming season. The labor agreement that ended the NFL lockout in 2011 allowed the league to test players for HGH - once the union approved the process.Read More »

Warrants Reveal Further Details In Hernandez Investigation

Search warrants in the murder case against former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez reveal the breadth of the investigation, with authorities scouring through everything from his house to the contents of his team locker. Eight search warrants were unsealed Tuesday after news organizations sought access to the records.Read More »

Another Suspect Arrested In Hernandez Case

Massachusetts State Police say a man sought in connection with the murder case against former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez has been arrested in Florida. State police say local officers captured Ernest Wallace early Friday afternoon in Miramar in south Florida. Authorities revealed Thursday night that they were seeking Wallace.Read More »

Hernandez Arrested, Then Released By Patriots

The New England Patriots say they've released tight end Aaron Hernandez "following his arrest in the investigation of a homicide" last week in nearby North Attleboro. The Patriots issued a statement Wednesday saying: "We realize that law enforcement investigations into this matter are ongoing. We support their efforts and respect the process.Read More »

Lawsuit Alleges New England's Hernandez Shot Man In The Face

New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez is being sued in South Florida by a man claiming Hernandez shot him in the face after an argument at a bar. The lawsuit filed late Wednesday by Alexander Bradley comes as police in New England investigate Hernandez's possible connection to the death of 27-year-old semi-pro player Odin Lloyd. Bradley claims in the lawsuit he and HernaRead More »

NFL Commissioner Sees Redskins' Nickname In Positive Light

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says the Washington Redskins nickname is "unifying force that stands for strength, courage, pride and respect." Goodell was responding to a letter from 10 members of Congress who want the name changed because it is offensive to many Native Americans. Goodell cited the nickname's origins and polls that support its popularity.Read More »

Tebow Signs With Patriots, Former Coach Wishes Him Well

Tim Tebow finally has a new team. The New England Patriots announced the signing of the popular, but oft-maligned, unorthodox quarterback on Tuesday, six weeks after he was cut by the New York Jets and just in time for the start of the three-day minicamp that runs through Thursday. "Anything we do, we feel is in the best interests of the team," coach Bill Belichick said at a Read More »

NFL Is Moving 2014 Draft To Later Date

By Jim McCoy Tue 28th May SportsdraftNFL
The NFL draft is moving to May next year. The league officially announced Tuesday that the 2014 edition will be held May 8-10 at Radio City Music Hall because of a scheduling conflict in April at the venue.Read More »

Former Saint, Chargers Star Muncie Dies

The New Orleans Saints say Chuck Muncie, a Pro Bowl running back with both the Saints and San Diego Chargers, has died at age 60. Muncie was the Saints first-round pick, third overall, out of California in 1976. He played four-and-a-half seasons in New Orleans before being traded in 1980 to San Diego, where he finished his nine-year NFL career.Read More »

Retired NFL Players May Test Brain Drug

By Jim McCoy Fri 26th April Sportsbrain injuriesNeuralstem Inc.NFL
A potential treatment for traumatic brain injuries may be tested in retired professional football players, who are the focus of concern over blows to the head. Neuralstem, Inc., of Rockville, Md., said Wednesday it is working with the National Football League Alumni Association to study the feasibility of such a test, which would need government approval.Read More »

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