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2 hrs ago |

Man arrested in connection with Hernandez case

A man was arrested Wednesday evening in Florida on federal charges of lying to a grand jury, obstruction of justice, and witness tampering, in a case connected to the murder case against former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez, authorities said.


Related Topix: Sports, Aaron Hernandez, New England Patriots, NFL Football

4 hrs ago | WAOW

New Wausau fire chief announced

The Lincoln County man accused of killing his wife and hiding her body has been found guilty on all three counts.


Related Topix: Sports, Aaron Rodgers, Outdoor Recreation, Marathon

8 hrs ago | The Kansas City Star

No gap in Kansas law on hate crimes

One difficulty of hate-crime laws can be the high legal standards. Some call for proving not only that a murder had occurred, but at the same time that bias was the motivation.


Related Topix: Sports, Kansas City Chiefs, NFL Football, Dwayne Bowe, Weird

12 hrs ago |

Bengals add punter Conley for depth

Kevin Huber is the starting punter, he's healthy and not going anywhere. He does need a rest through the long offseason, though.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Cincinnati Bengals, Kevin Huber, Quinn Sharp, New York Jets, Cleveland Browns, T.J Conley

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Sidney Rice agrees to terms with Seahawks

Rice returns to Seattle after spending the last three seasons with the Seahawks.


Related Topix: Sports, Seattle Seahawks, NFL Football, Sidney Rice

Report: LB Smith may not play for 49ers in 2014

San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith, who was arrested over the weekend for making false bomb reports at a Los Angeles airport, likely won't play for the team in 2014, the San Jose Mercury News reported.


Related Topix: Sports, Aldon Smith, NFL Football, San Francisco 49ers

National Public Radio

Jets Sign Former Titans RB Chris Johnson

The New York Jets signed the former Titans running back Wednesday, a little over a week after he was officially released by Tennessee on April 7. Johnson met with the Jets all day Tuesday - the first team he visited - and stayed in town to watch the Knicks-Nets game in Brooklyn before signing Wednesday.


Related Topix: Sports, New York Jets, NFL Football, Tennessee Titans, Bilal Powell, Alex Green, LaDainian Tomlinson, Mike Goodson


Manning holds on to heartache of Super Bowl

Broncos fans may want to move on from Denver's Super Bowl debacle. Not Peyton Manning.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Denver Broncos, DeMarcus Ware, Chris Kuper, Julius Thomas, Knowshon Moreno, Wes Welker

St. Cloud Times

Vikings praise Zimmer's passion, intensityVikings praise Zimmer's...

Vikings praise Zimmer's passion, intensity on Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer, center, poses with team owner Zygi Wilf, left, and Vikings president Mark Wilf, right EDEN PRAIRIE The Minnesota Vikings clearly have the energy, ... (more)


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Minnesota Vikings, Adrian Peterson (Minnesota Vikings), Kyle Rudolph, Chad Greenway, Everson Griffen

WTKA-AM Ann Arbor

Report: Packers Resign QB Matt Flynn

Backup quarterback Matt Flynn has reached an agreement on a new contract with the Green Bay Packers, according to ESPN.


Related Topix: Sports, Green Bay Packers, NFL Football, Matt Flynn, Aaron Rodgers

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Willits News

Charges dropped against 49ers' Kilgore

Daniel Kilgore, the 49ers' projected starting center for this coming season, was found not guilty of public intoxication related to a January arrest in his hometown of Kingsport, Tenn.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, San Francisco 49ers, Adam Snyder, Jonathan Goodwin, Colin Kaepernick, Ryan Seymour, Daniel Kilgore

KLAL-FM Little Rock

Michael Strahan Joins ABC's "Good Morning America"

Michael Strahan got a red carpet welcome on ABC's Good Morning America Tuesday as a member of the GMA family.


Related Topix: Sports, Michael Strahan

Washington Times

Steelers sign P Adam Podlesh

The Steelers are looking for a new punter after deciding not to re-sign Mat McBriar, who averaged a career-worst 41.3 yards per punt during the 2013 season.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Pittsburgh Steelers, Mat McBriar, Chicago Bears, Brad Wing, Adam Podlesh

CBC News

Brandon Lloyd back with 49ers after 1-year absence from NFL

Brandon Lloyd, left, gets congratulated by New England quarterback Tom Brady after a touchdown reception in a Jan. 13 playoff game.


Related Topix: Sports, NFC, New England Patriots, NFL Football, NFC West, St. Louis Rams, Denver Broncos, Brandon Lloyd, Tom Brady


Jets host RB Chris Johnson

Running back Chris Johnson finally began his first ever free-agent tour on Tuesday, meeting with the New York Jets, one of three teams to express interest in signing the former Tennessee Titans Pro Bowler.


Related Topix: Sports, New York Jets, NFL Football, Chris Ivory, Bilal Powell, Geno Smith, Chris Johnson (Tennessee Titans)

Sporting News

CJ2K in NYC: RB Chris Johnson visiting Jets

The New York Jets were supposed to have the most interest in free-agent running back Chris Johnson, and now they're showing it.


Related Topix: Sports, New York Jets, NFL Football, Chris Ivory, Bilal Powell, Chris Johnson (Tennessee Titans), Tennessee Titans

Contra Costa Times

49ers great Ronnie Lott on Aldon Smith: 'I'm worried about him as an individual'

Ronnie Lott and his wife, Karen, arrived at Los Angeles International Airport on Sunday and noticed seven or eight police cars camped outside the Southwest Airlines terminal.


Related Topix: Sports, Aldon Smith, NFL Football, San Francisco 49ers

Northern Michigan News

Remaking of Miller's image well under way

After a rough 2013 season that began with a six-game drug suspension and ended with a blown out knee in December, the Denver Broncos pass-rusher showed up for his foundation's inaugural event at Sports Authority Field Monday night 20 pounds lighter and with a rediscovered smile.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Denver Broncos, DeMarcus Ware

Mon Apr 14, 2014

WLNS-TV Lansing

Lions having 'civil and productive' talks with Suh

The Detroit Lions have been negotiating with Ndamukong Suh in the hopes of signing him to a long-year deal before he potentially becomes a free agent next year.


Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, Ndamukong Suh

Inside Bay Area

Kawakami: Judgment day approaching for Aldon Smith and 49ers

A real-life day, when he won't be excused instantly and his messier actions won't be rationalized just because he can rush the quarterback.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, San Francisco 49ers, Aldon Smith, Colin Kaepernick, Chris Culliver