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May 03

Ready to Move on from ‘Deflategate’ Says Goodell

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With their quarterback preparing to serve a four-game suspension, a lot of fans might be wondering how the New England Patriots will fare in the NFL power rankings. Despite all the hullaballoo that has been furling around this particular issue, Roger Goodell, the NFL Commissioner, believes that it is about time the league put the …

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Apr 28

Jaguars select Jalen Ramsey at No. 5

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The Jaguars have selected Florida State defensive back Jalen Ramsey with the No. 5 overall pick. It was fairly obvious the Jaguars wanted a defensive player, and they’re probably pleasantly surprised that Ramsey slipped to No. 5. He’s regarded as one of the draft’s best athletes and can play both cornerback and safety.   http://www.nfl.com/draft/2016/tracker#dt-tabs:dt-by-round

Apr 28

Rams make Jared Goff the first L.A. draft pick in 22 years

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Football is back in Los Angeles. And the football team that has returned to L.A. holds the first pick in the draft. That team has now used the first pick in the draft. As expected (#asexpected), the Rams have made Cal quarterback the No. 1 overall selection.   http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2016/04/28/rams-make-jared-goff-the-first-l-a-draft-pick-in-22-years/

Apr 27

Report: NFL won’t reopen settlement talks with Tom Brady

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If Tom Brady wants to have his suspension shortened or vacated, he’ll need to appeal the court’s decision to reinstate the four-game ban. The NFL “does not see any need to reopen any settlement talks with Tom Brady and the (NFL Players’ Association),” a league source told ESPN’s Adam Schefter on Wednesday. Schefter reported the …

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Apr 27

Former Browns coach Mike Pettine shares biggest regrets

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With less that two days remaining until the 2016 NFL Draft, ESPN Cleveland analyst Tony Grossi penned a well-reported story on former Browns head coach Mike Pettine and the weekend that would ultimately torpedo his career in Cleveland: the 2014 NFL Draft that saw then GM Ray Farmer select cornerback Justin Gilbert and quarterback Johnny …

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Apr 21

The NFL Concussion Settlement Deal Won Approval, Silencing Critics on the League

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In the last few years, the N.F.L and thousands of retired football lawyers have been fighting for a compensation of all former players diagnosed with the neurological disease, a disease linked with repeated hits to the head. The issue of the settlement has continued to make headlines all around the country with many players worried …

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Apr 20

Even a Spurs legend couldn’t stifle a yawn during their Game 2 win

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  Predictions for the first-round playoff series between the 67-win San Antonio Spurs and injury ravaged Memphis Grizzlies were fairly consistent in expecting a dominant showing for the higher-seeded team. All four of our BDL writers predicted a sweep, and San Antonio’s dominant Game 1 victory did little to change opinions of this matchup’s level …

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Apr 20

The Landry Hat: Eatman: Cowboys get a bad report on Jalen Ramsey

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Dallas Cowboys staff writer Nick Eatman reveals team officials allegedly got a not-so glowing report about Florida State defensive back Jalen Ramsey. The Dallas Cowboys need to upgrade their defense in the upcoming NFL Draft. And many draft analysts believe Florida State defensive back Jalen Ramsey is the best overall defender in this class. So …

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Apr 14

Lakers Corner: Kobe’s Final Game

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Before I start, let’ get one thing straight. About 30 prior to the Utah Jazz vs Los Angeles Lakers game last night, the Jazz found out that they were eliminated from the playoffs. That information may have affected the team’s play. If it were reversed, and the Utah Jazz needed a win against the Laker …

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Apr 12

Why Concussions are So Serious for the NFL

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The issue of concussions in the NFL is continuing to make headlines around the country. Everyday more players join the NFL concussion litigation as new research is released and information unfolds. Why is it that this story has captivated the American public? Why are so many athletes retiring after sustaining concussions, and how does it …

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