• Steelers back Le'Veon Bell glad suspension reduced

    Updated: Wed, Jul 29, 2015

    LATROBE, Pa. (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell is ready to move forward after the NFL cut his suspension from three games to two following his arrest last summer on DUI and drug charges. Bell appealed the initial suspension and the league cut one week off his...

  • Chiefs safety Eric Berry back at practice after cancer fight

    Updated: Wed, Jul 29, 2015

    ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) — Pro Bowl safety Eric Berry returned to the Kansas City Chiefs' practice field Wednesday, just eight months after a cancer diagnosis threatened to derail his career. Berry walked down the long hill from the locker room to the practice fields at Missouri Western...

  • Chiefs release injured running back Cyrus Gray

    Updated: Wed, Jul 29, 2015

    ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) — The Chiefs have released running back Cyrus Gray, who tore his ACL last November, in what coach Andy Reid described Wednesday as a "football decision." The former sixth-round pick ran for 99 yards and a touchdown in 35 games, but was also a valuable special...

  • AP source: Offensive tackle Cherilus visiting Buffalo Bills

    Updated: 3 min ago

    PITTSFORD, N.Y. (AP) — A person familiar with the visit tells The Associated Press that free-agent offensive tackle Gosder Cherilus is meeting with the Buffalo Bills to determine their interest in signing him. The person spoke on the condition of anonymity Wednesday because the Bills...

  • The Latest: Police in Maine asked to watch over Goodell home

    Updated: 21 min ago

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Here is the latest surrounding the suspension of star Patriots quarterback Tom Brady for using underinflated footballs (all times local): 12:45 p.m. Police have been asked to keep an eye on NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell's home on the Maine coast following...

  • Brady vows to fight on; Kraft says he regrets not doing so

    Updated: 35 min ago

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady vowed on Wednesday to fight his four-game "Deflategate" suspension, and team owner Robert Kraft opened training camp by saying he continues to "believe and unequivocally support" the three-time Super Bowl MVP. "It is...

  • Full text of Patriots owner Kraft's statement about Brady

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The full text of New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft's statement Wednesday after quarterback Tom Brady's four-game suspension was upheld by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell: In light of yesterday's league ruling, I felt it was important to make a statement...

  • Statement released by Tom Brady

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Full text of the statement released Wednesday by Tom Brady: ___ I am very disappointed by the NFL's decision to uphold the 4 game suspension against me. I did nothing wrong, and no one in the Patriots organization did either. Despite submitting to hours of...

  • Chiefs' Berry to practice 8 months after cancer diagnosis

    Updated: 10 hr ago

    ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) — Eight months after getting the stunning news that he had cancer, Chiefs Pro Bowl safety was expected back on the practice field Wednesday, a day after doctors gave him the all-clear. The Chiefs medical staff and his own doctors put him through a battery of tests...

  • NFL 2015: Players who could make breakthroughs in 2015

    Updated: 10 hr ago

    If you're not sure where Le'Veon Bell and Justin Forsett came from to reach the top of the NFL rushing charts, this will be helpful. If you couldn't identify Jerry Hughes or Tashaun Gipson before they burst through as top-level defenders, read on. Here's a road map to some likely...

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