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Hall of Fame Giants linebacker Lawrence Taylor pleaded guilty Monday to driving under the influence charges stemming from a September drunk driving arrest.  Taylor was sentenced to 12 months probation, had his license revoked for nine months and will need to place an ignition interlock device on his car for six months after that. He …

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FRISCO, Texas (AP) Ryan Switzer exchanged a high-five with Dez Bryant, then two more, followed by a shoulder bump and a couple of dance moves with his celebrated Dallas teammate. The rookie receiver isn’t a typical fourth-round pick cloaked in anonymity. The 5-foot-8 speedster ran with the starters during offseason practices and he cooked up …

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The 2017 season is time for Chicago Bears” defensive tackle Eddie Goldman to live up to his high potential. Defensive tackle Eddie Goldman is entering his third season with the Chicago Bears, and it’s arguably his most critical. After being drafted 39th overall in the 2015 NFL Draft, Goldman has experienced his fair shares of ups and …

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Monday’s decision by the U.S. Supreme Court in a case involving trademark law and the band The Slants has absolutely nothing to do with the football. And yet it has everything to do with the Washington Redskins. As explained below, the team and owner Daniel Snyder will celebrate the decision as a key victory in …

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JERUSALEM (AP) Hall of Fame running back Jerome Bettis says the NFL has taken advantage of its players by not sharing with them all the information it had about the risk of concussions. After viewing an innovation expo in Jerusalem that included a presentation from ElMindA, an Israeli neuro-technology company that can help the NFL …

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The Indianapolis Colts parted ways with Ryan Grigson this offseason just one year after signing him to a contract extension. It was the best decision the team could have made as the Colts continued to flirt with .500 rather than rising well above it for a playoff spot. Former Colts punter Pat McAfee was very …

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As we continue our list of fantasy football”s top 101 PPR players of 2017 we get a couple of running backs on the fringe of RB1 status. If an owner can draft a RB1 outside of rounds 1-2, her/his team will typically be in excellent shape. Finding that type of value can instantly make a …

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USC’s Sam Darnold could very well be the No. 1 overall pick at next year’s NFL Draft. The sophomore, who became a college football star as last season progressed, did nothing to hurt his standing over the weekend when he completed a pass a friend who happened to jump off a wakeboard. As he did …

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Few teams were as active as the 49ers this offseason, whether it was in the draft or free agency. And for the most part, their moves were commendable. However, they’re still in awful shape for 2017. They don’t have a legitimate starting quarterback, their wide receiver corps is among the worst in the NFL, and …

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Few defenses boast as much versatility and exciting playmaking talent as the Arizona Cardinals, and Haason Reddick is just the latest addition. Haason Reddick spent his time with the Temple Owls as an “EDGE” defender, mostly lining up as a defensive end. Temple would line up the former walk-on either side of the formation, but Pro …

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