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  • FILE - In this Oct. 6, 2013, file photo, Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck, right, celebrates with wide receiver Reggie Wayne following an NFL football game against the Seattle Seahawks in Indianapolis. Luck is already back to work. He hopes Reggie Wayne will soon join him on the practice field. The Colts star quarterback and Pro Bowl receiver both returned to Indianapolis on Friday for charity events, just five days before the Colts hold their first official offseason workouts.  Wayne is trying to return from a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy, File)

    Colts’ Wayne Focused On Proving Doubters Wrong

    INDIANAPOLIS— Reggie Wayne spent the offseason working out. The perennial Pro Bowler rehabbed his injured right knee two or three times a day and made... Read more

  • FILE - In this Feb. 2, 2014 file photo, Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning walks off the field after the Broncos lost to the Seattle Seahawks in the NFL Super Bowl XLVIII football game in East Rutherford, N.J. Manning delivers the keynote address at the Boy Scouts of America's annual breakfast Wednesday, April 16, 2014 in Denver,  and makes his first public comments since the Broncos were trounced by Seattle from the opening snap of the Super Bowl.  (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File)

    Did Manning’s Meeting With Saban Cross The Line?

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo.—Peyton Manning’s never-ending quest to hone his game and Nick Saban’s desire to decipher fast-paced offenses led to a recent meeting that the Crimson... Read more

  • Jags’ Tinker Aims For Inspiration Not Sad Story

    HOOVER, Ala.— Carson Tinker wants to use his personal story to lift people up not bring them down. The Jacksonville Jaguars’ long snapper was injured... Read more

  • Luck, Wayne Back In Indy As Offseason Work Looms

    INDIANAPOLIS— Andrew Luck is already back to work. He hopes Reggie Wayne will soon join him on the practice field. The Colts star quarterback and... Read more

  • Saints Bring Back WR Meachem

    METAIRIE, La.— New Orleans Saints general manager Mickey Loomis says the club has re-signed veteran free-agent wide receiver Robert Meachem to a one-year contract. Meachem... Read more

  • FILE - This Feb. 20, 2014 file photo shows former NFL safety Darren Sharper appearing  in Los Angeles Superior Court in Los Angeles. Lawyers for former NFL All-Pro safety Darren Sharper will return to a Phoenix courtroom Thursday April 17, 2014 to question the evidence being used to keep him in jail without bail on charges that he drugged and sexually assaulted two women. (AP Photo/Los Angeles Times, Bob Chamberlin, Pool, File)

    Sharper Loses Bid To Be Released On Bail

    PHOENIX— Former NFL All-Pro safety Darren Sharper has lost his bid to be released on bail in a sexual assault case after an Arizona judge... Read more

  • NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell answers questions during a news conference at the NFL football annual meeting in Orlando, Fla., Monday, March 24, 2014. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

    NFL, Lawyers At Work On $765M Concussion Deal

    PHILADELPHIA— A judge overseeing thousands of NFL concussion-linked lawsuits says lawyers are still working to address her concerns about a proposed $765 million fund. U.S... Read more

  • Jaguars WR Tandon Doss Arrested In Indianapolis

    INDIANAPOLIS— Indianapolis police have arrested Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver Tandon Doss on a disorderly conduct charge, but he will not be prosecuted. A police report... Read more

  • FILE - In this Oct. 20, 2013, file photo, Tennessee Titans running back Chris Johnson (28) runs ahead of San Francisco 49ers defenders Demarcus Dobbs (83) and NaVorro Bowman (53) on a touchdown reception in an NFL football game in Nashville, Tenn.  The New York Jets signed the former Titans running back Wednesday, April 16, a little over a week after he was officially released by Tennessee on April 7. (AP Photo/Wade Payne, File)

    Critics, Knee Are No Concern For Jets RB Johnson

    NEW YORK— Chris Johnson knows what a lot of people are saying about him. Maybe he’s lost a step. He’ll never be the electrifying playmaker... Read more

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    Donovan McNabb Arrested in Arizona, Mug Shot Released (+Photo)

    The Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office has released a photo of Donovan McNabb after the former NFL quarterback was arrested in Arizona. No one is sure why... Read more

  • Sharper’s Attorneys To Question Arizona Evidence

    PHOENIX— Lawyers for former NFL All-Pro safety Darren Sharper will return to a Phoenix courtroom Thursday to question the evidence being used to keep him... Read more

  • Bills Great Kelly Hoping To Spend Weekend At Home

    BUFFALO, N.Y.— Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly is planning to spend this weekend celebrating Easter at home in suburban Buffalo, before returning to New... Read more

  • FILE - In this Aug. 8, 2013 file photo, Tennessee Titans running back Chris Johnson talks with teammates on the sideline in the third quarter of a preseason NFL football game against the Washington Redskins, in Nashville, Tenn. The Titans have told Chris Johnson they are releasing him after six seasons to avoid paying the $8 million the running back is due in pay in 2014, and the final three seasons left on the $53.5 million contract he signed in September 2011. The Titans announced Johnson has been told he will be released Friday, April 4, 2014. (AP Photo/Wade Payne, File)

    Jets Sign Former Titans RB Chris Johnson

    NEW YORK—Always fast on the field, Chris Johnson found a new job pretty quickly, too. The New York Jets signed the former Titans running back Wednesday, a... Read more

  • Manning Holds On To Heartache Of Super Bowl

    DENVER— Broncos fans may want to move on from Denver’s Super Bowl debacle. Not Peyton Manning. He’s holding on to the heartache to stoke his... Read more

  • FILE - In this Aug. 8, 2013 file photo, Tennessee Titans running back Chris Johnson talks with teammates on the sideline in the third quarter of a preseason NFL football game against the Washington Redskins, in Nashville, Tenn. The Titans have told Chris Johnson they are releasing him after six seasons to avoid paying the $8 million the running back is due in pay in 2014, and the final three seasons left on the $53.5 million contract he signed in September 2011. The Titans announced Johnson has been told he will be released Friday, April 4, 2014. (AP Photo/Wade Payne, File)

    AP Source: RB Chris Johnson Visits Jets

    NEW YORK— Former Tennessee Titans running back Chris Johnson visited the New York Jets on Tuesday, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated... Read more

  • Ex-Minnesota State, Mankato Coach Returning To Job

    MINNEAPOLIS— Former Minnesota State, Mankato, football coach Todd Hoffner says he’ll return to his old job after an arbitrator ruled he was wrongly fired. Hoffner... Read more

  • Vikings Praise Zimmer’s Passion, Intensity

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn.— The Minnesota Vikings have the energy and enthusiasm of a team with a new coaching staff. The only results that matter are... Read more

  • 49ers Sign WR Brandon Lloyd To 1-year Deal

    SAN FRANCISCO— The San Francisco 49ers have signed wide receiver Brandon Lloyd to a one-year contract. The 49ers announced the deal Tuesday. San Francisco selected... Read more

  • Hearing Postponed In Ex-NFL Player’s Rape Case

    LOS ANGELES— A judge in Los Angeles has postponed a hearing on rape charges against former NFL All-Pro safety Darren Sharper to await the results... Read more

  • Fired Minnesota Football Coach May Grab Job Back

    MINNEAPOLIS— Former Minnesota State-Mankato football coach Todd Hoffner is about to clear up the uncertainty over whether he will return to his old job. The... Read more


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