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NFL locals photo gallery: Van Noy and Ansah chatting it up at training camp

Training camp provides an opportunity to make an impression — and plenty of photogenic moments.

Phil Mickelson says he's cooperating with insider trading probe

A federal official briefed on the investigation told The Associated Press the FBI and Securities and Exchange Commission are analyzing trades Mickelson and Las Vegas gambler Billy Walters made... Read more »

May 31, 2014

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Former Ute Keith McGill signs rookie deal with Oakland Raiders

Keith McGill, a fourth-round pick of the Oakland Raiders in this year's NFL draft, has signed with the team. Read more »

May 30, 2014

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NFL suspends Arizona Cardinals' Washington for 1 year

The NFL has suspended Arizona Cardinals inside linebacker Daryl Washington for one year for violating the league's substance abuse policy. Read more »

May 30, 2014

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Obama highlights danger of concussions in White House summit on sports injuries

President Barack Obama said Thursday that the culture of American sports must shift to cope with the danger posed by concussions, even as he urged young players to stay on the field. Read more »

May 29, 2014

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Sports teams add charitable games to stands

Margaret Johnson figured she was simply donating to charity when she spent $20 on 40 raffle tickets during a recent Minnesota Twins baseball game. Read more »

May 29, 2014

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Doug Robinson: Where's the outrage in Ray Rice assault case?

Football star Ray Rice's alleged attack on his girlfriend has generated little of the discussion and reaction that followed the Sterling and Sam cases Read more »

May 28, 2014

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Prosecutor: Hernandez killed 2 after drink spilled

Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez gunned down two men he did not know in their car because one of them bumped into him while dancing at a Boston nightclub, spilling his drink,... Read more »

May 28, 2014

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Johnny Manziel working only on football

Johnny Manziel is concentrating only on football after a fun-filled weekend in Las Vegas. Read more »

May 28, 2014

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Rock On: Let's 'ear' this one out

Salt Lake Bees could turn a weird moment into a money maker. Meanwhile, love letter to SLC tells Rock On who won't be next Jazz coach. Read more »

May 27, 2014

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NFL locals rookie roundup: Kyle Van Noy projected as first-year starter for Lions

NFL.com has listed the former BYU linebacker as the starter on the strongside in 2014 for the Lions. Also, Utah State head coach Matt Wells discusses Maurice Alexander's ability to blitz and create... Read more »

May 24, 2014

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Under Arians, rookies bound to get playing time

Coach Bruce Arians has no qualms about playing rookies. Read more »

May 23, 2014

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Ray Rice apologizes, says he 'failed miserably'

Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice says he "failed miserably" and has apologized for the actions that led to his February arrest on assault charges. Read more »

May 23, 2014

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NFL headed for expanded playoffs in 2015

Commissioner Roger Goodell supports two more wild-card teams. So do most owners, although the league is proceeding cautiously by delaying until October an actual vote. Read more »

May 22, 2014

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50 senators to NFL: Change Redskins' racist name

Half the U.S. Senate urged NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell on Thursday to change the Washington Redskins' name, saying it is a racist slur and the time is ripe to replace it. Read more »

May 22, 2014

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Obama salutes Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks

President Barack Obama can appreciate a team overcoming long odds. Read more »

May 21, 2014

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No vote on expanded NFL playoffs until fall at earliest

NFL owners will not vote on expanding the playoffs to 14 teams until fall at the earliest. Read more »

May 20, 2014

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Jim McMahon, other retired football players, say NFL illegally supplied drugs

A group of retired NFL players says in a lawsuit filed Tuesday that the league, thirsty for profits, illegally supplied them with risky narcotics and other painkillers that numbed their injuries... Read more »

May 20, 2014

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Minneapolis awarded 2018 Super Bowl

The owners chose Minneapolis and the $1 billion stadium planned for the site of the old Metrodome to host the championship over New Orleans and Indianapolis. Read more »

May 20, 2014

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USU football: Former player Bojay Filimoeatu signs free agent contract with Oakland Raiders

Former Utah State linebacker Bojay Filimoeatu signed a free agent contract with the Oakland Raiders. Filimoeatu spent the past year recovering from a knee injury sustained in practice during the... Read more »

May 20, 2014

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Everything must go: Pontiac Silverdome's assets for sale

The Pontiac Silverdome was the place Elvis, Led Zeppelin and the Rolling Stones played. And Pope John Paul II prayed. It's where Barry Sanders and Isiah Thomas became Detroit sports legends. Read more »

May 19, 2014

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A broken process? Lies and high pressure are the norm for undrafted free agents in the NFL

Making an NFL roster as an undrafted free agent is already difficult. But the process athletes face just finding a post-draft deal might be one of the toughest challenges they deal with. Read more »

May 17, 2014

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Colts star LB Robert Mathis suspended for 4 games

NFL sacks champion Robert Mathis admits he made a mistake late last season. Read more »

May 16, 2014

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CougarLinks: Kyle Van Noy aims to 'learn the defense completely' during rookie mini-camp

Former BYU linebacker Kyle Van Noy hit the field as a Detroit Lion for the first time Friday, as the team held Day One of its rookie mini-camp. Van Noy has high expectations for what he will... Read more »

May 16, 2014

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Before he was drafted, Johnny Manziel texted the Browns he wanted to 'wreck' league with them

Once Johnny Manziel texted that he wanted to "wreck this league" with them, the Browns didn't waste another second. Read more »

May 16, 2014

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Former BYU running back Harvey Unga trying out with Carolina Panthers

Harvey Unga, BYU's all-time leading rusher, is at the Carolina Panthers' rookie mini-camp this weekend, trying to earn a roster spot. Read more »

May 16, 2014

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