• GB Packers tight end Quarless charged with firing a gun

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Green Bay Packers tight end Andrew Quarless was arrested Saturday after police said he allegedly fired two shots into the air during an argument outside a Miami Beach parking garage, authorities said. Miami Beach Police say a witness reported that Quarless was...

  • Gates, Richardson, McClain each get 4-game NFL suspensions

    Updated: Thu, Jul 2, 2015

    Three-time All-Pro tight end Antonio Gates of San Diego will be suspended the first four games of the 2015 season along with New York Jets defensive lineman Sheldon Richardson and Dallas linebacker Rolando McClain for violating NFL drug policies. Gates' suspension is over the league's...

  • Chargers tight end Antonio Gates suspended 4 games

    Updated: Thu, Jul 2, 2015

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — Antonio Gates' squeaky-clean image took a big hit Thursday when the San Diego Chargers' star tight end was suspended without pay for the first four games of the 2015 season for violating the NFL's policy on performance-enhancing substances. The NFL said in a statement...

  • Hall of Fame tight end Charlie Sanders dies at age 68

    Updated: Thu, Jul 2, 2015

    DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Lions say Hall of Fame tight end Charlie Sanders has died at age 68. Sanders, who played from 1968 through 1977, died Thursday from cancer. He spent 43 years with the Lions as a player, assistant coach, scout and radio broadcaster. Lions President Tom...

  • Texans release rookie Ivory after burglary charges

    Updated: Thu, Jul 2, 2015

    HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Texans have released defensive lineman Brandon Ivory a day after he was charged in a residential burglary in Tuscaloosa. The team announced his departure on Thursday. The 23-year-old Ivory, a former Alabama standout, signed a free-agent contract with the...

  • Jets' Richardson suspended 1st 4 games of season

    Updated: Thu, Jul 2, 2015

    NEW YORK (AP) — New York Jets defensive lineman Sheldon Richardson has been suspended without pay for the first four games of the regular season on Thursday for violating the NFL's substance abuse policy. Richardson will be eligible to return to the Jets' active roster on Monday, Oct....

  • Packers pass rusher Datone Jones suspended for season opener

    Updated: Thu, Jul 2, 2015

    GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Packers defensive end Datone Jones has been suspended for the first game this season for violating the NFL's substance abuse policy. The league said in a statement Thursday that Jones will be out for the Sept. 13 game at Chicago and eligible to return for the...

  • Cowboys LB Rolando McClain suspended 1st 4 games of season

    Updated: Thu, Jul 2, 2015

    IRVING, Texas (AP) — Cowboys linebacker Rolando McClain has been suspended for the first four games for violating the NFL's substance abuse policy, putting two key Dallas defenders on the sideline to start the season with pass rusher Greg Hardy's 10-game ban. The league said in a...

  • Jets help decorated veteran get smart home

    Updated: Thu, Jul 2, 2015

    Wounded veteran Sgt. Adam Keys on Wednesday received the keys to a customized high-tech smart home in Annapolis, Maryland designed to ensure his independence. Among the special guests on hand was New York Jets owner Woody Johnson, whose $1 million donation last July enabled Tunnel to...

  • Steelers interested in hosting 2023 Super Bowl

    Updated: Wed, Jul 1, 2015

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers are hoping to turn the 2023 Super Bowl into a home game. The franchise submitted an application at the owner's meetings in May for the right to bid on the 2023 Super Bowl. It's the first time the Steelers — whose six Super Bowl victories are...

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