Settlement In NFL Concussion Case

By Jim McCoy Thu 29th August SportsconcussionsNFLretired football players
A federal judge says the NFL and more than 4,500 former players want to settle concussion-related lawsuits for $765 million. The global settlement would fund medical exams, concussion-related compensation and medical research.Read More »

Steelers Worried? Not Really

By Jim McCoy Wed 28th August SportsNFLPittsburgh Steelers
Ben Roethlisberger is freaking out over the Pittsburgh Steelers' winless preseason, except for the part where he's not. "I'm so worried, can't you see it on my face?" Roethlisberger said with a laugh.Read More »

RG III May Be Cleared To Play

By Jim McCoy Tue 27th August SportsNFLRobert Griffin IIIWashington Redskins
Robert Griffin III could get the all-clear to play in the regular season when he meets with his surgeon Thursday night. Washington Redskins coach Mike Shanahan said Tuesday that Griffin will meet with Dr. James Andrews while the Redskins are in Florida for their final preseason game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Said Shanahan: "I know Dr.Read More »

Aaron Hernandez Indicted For Murder

A Massachusetts grand jury has indicted former New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez on a first-degree murder charge in the death of a man whose bullet-riddled body was found in an industrial park. The indictment was returned Thursday.Read More »

Chiefs' Alex Smith Faces Off Friday Against Former 49ers Teammates

Alex Smith says that he has no hard feelings when it comes to the San Francisco 49ers. That doesn't mean he wouldn't like to play well Friday night. Smith will be leading the Kansas City Chiefs into Arrowhead Stadium for the first time as their starting quarterback against his former team. Smith had resurrected his career in San Francisco before getting hurt last season.Read More »

Tebow Says Hernandez Case Is "Sad"

Tim Tebow says the case in which Aaron Hernandez is charged with murder is heartbreaking and sad. And he says his thoughts and prayers are with all the families involved. Tebow spoke Friday after the first practice of the New England Patriots training camp.Read More »

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 »


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