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8:26 PM ET SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Arizona Cardinals defensive end Robert Nkemdiche was arrested on an outstanding warrant June 6 in Scottsdale after he was pulled over for speeding on his way to practice. Scottsdale police officers discovered the traffic warrant, which stemmed from a violation in March, for Nkemdiche’s arrest after he was caught
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6:53 PM ET Associated Press NEW YORK — A songwriting team is suing singer Carrie Underwood, the NFL and NBC, saying they stole a song and used it to introduce “Sunday Night Football” last season. The lawsuit was filed Wednesday in Manhattan federal court over the song “Game On.” The suit sought unspecified damages, saying
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3:25 PM ET Associated Press INDIANAPOLIS — The NFL is teaming up with the NCAA to make football safer. Two of the league’s top medical experts, Jeff Miller and Dr. Allen Sills, spent Monday and Tuesday in Indianapolis meeting with NCAA officials, college team doctors and trainers. Both told The Associated Press they hope it’s
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6:21 PM ET Associated Press ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — The Denver Broncos are planning several ways to honor team owner Pat Bowlen , who died last week at 75 after a long battle with Alzheimer’s just two months shy of his enshrinement into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Renaming their stadium in his honor isn’t
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5:33 PM ET The Green Bay Packers claimed tight end Michael Roberts off waivers from the Detroit Lions on Monday. Roberts was waived last week after a trade that would have sent him to the New England Patriots was rescinded because conditions weren’t met. Roberts didn’t pass his physical with the Patriots, a source told
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9:36 PM ET OWINGS MILLS, Md. — Defensive tackle Michael Pierce accepted responsibility for being pulled from practicing at last week’s Baltimore Ravens mandatory minicamp, blaming it on an error in his training regimen. “Throughout the offseason, I tend to lift more than run,” Pierce told WNSP-FM radio in Alabama on Friday. “Being a nose
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11:56 PM ET Associated Press JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Absent linebacker Telvin Smith says the Jacksonville Jaguars fined him $88,650 for missing the team’s mandatory, three-day minicamp this week. Smith posted a picture of the fine letter on his Instagram story Saturday, adding, “it’s still love!!” The letter shows the Jaguars fined him $14,775 for missing
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1:00 AM ET PITTSBURGH — Alejandro Villanueva considered walking away from football in 2017. He was 28 years old and beginning business school at Carnegie Mellon. His exclusive-rights free-agent status kept him on league-minimum money despite two years as a starter at left tackle. So in 2017, Villanueva worked out with the Pittsburgh Steelers but
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6:23 PM ET HOUSTON — The Houston Texans will no longer pursue New England Patriots director of player personnel Nick Caserio for their general manager position, the team announced Friday. “When we started the process to interview Nick Caserio for our EVP/GM position, we consulted the League office on numerous occasions, followed the procedures outlined
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1:46 AM ET HOUSTON — The Houston Texans will no longer pursue New England Patriots director of player personnel Nick Caserio for their general manager position, the team announced Friday. As a result, the Patriots dropped the tampering charges they filed on Wednesday against the Texans for the attempted hire of Caserio, sources told ESPN’s
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1:00 AM ET Lindsey ThiryESPN Close Covered Rams for two years for Los Angeles Times Previously covered the Falcons Has covered the NBA and college football and basketball THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. — Todd Gurley II shook his head, then shrugged his shoulders. At the outset of the offseason program in April, the Los Angeles Rams
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9:02 PM ET Brady HendersonESPN RENTON, Wash. — Second-year linebacker Shaquem Griffin is back at his natural position as he tries to improve upon an up-and-down rookie season and stick with the Seattle Seahawks. They’re playing him on the edge as a strong-side linebacker, the same role he had at Central Florida, and the huge
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11:35 AM ET HOUSTON — In a complaint filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, a former Texans security coordinator said he believes he was “discriminated against and terminated on the basis of my race and color.” Jeff Pope, who was fired on May 8, alleges in the complaint that former general manager Brian Gaine
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