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NFL sees sharp decline in concussions, hits on defenseless players

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The NFL believes players have largely learned to avoid hits to the head of defenseless players. NFL Competition Committee Co-Chair Rich McKay says that at all levels of football, players have taken to heart the rules against hitting opponents in

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Brandon Spikes among the best defensive players left unsigned

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Looking for an inside linebacker in free agency? You’re in luck. The top three unsigned defensive players in PFT’s free agency rankings — Brandon Spikes (Buffalo), Rolando McClain (Dallas) and Mason Foster (Tampa Bay) — are all inside linebackers. On

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Brandon Spikes among the best defensive players left unsigned

Looking for an inside linebacker in free agency? You’re in luck. The top three unsigned defensive players in PFT’s free agency rankings — Brandon Spikes (Buffalo), Rolando McClain (Dallas) and Mason Foster (Tampa Bay) — are all inside linebackers. On

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NHL players getting an education about blood clots

TORONTO (AP) — The doctor told Tomas Fleischmann he might never play hockey again. Blood clots that began in his leg had moved to his lungs and threatened not only his career but his life…. AP Top Sports News At

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All franchised players should play the tag game, absent fair long-term deals

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An item from Sunday suggested a strategy for receiver Dez Bryant, if the Cowboys apply the franchise tag — and if they don’t offer him a long-term deal with sufficient fully guaranteed money at signing. Some Cowboys fans believed this

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Fans, former players attend public memorial for Dean Smith

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina has said its final farewell to Dean Smith…. AP Top Sports News At 12:24 a.m. EST

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Some players use NFL combine to prove they’re perfect fit (Yahoo Sports)

Oregon’s Ifo Ekpre-Olomu has the toughest job at this week’s NFL scouting combine. Listed at 5-foot-10, he must convince at some team he’s big enough to stand up to the rigors of being an NFL cornerback. Yahoo Sports – NFL

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Ben Obomanu says some Seattle players believe decision to throw was made to get Russell Wilson Super Bowl MVP

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Conspiracy theories are fun right? No matter how silly they may sound, there is something about believing in nefarious circumstances in an otherwise simple situation that captures the imagination. However, the belief in such theories can be just as strong

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McShay: Combine players with most to prove

Todd McShay gives a comprehensive preview of the combine in Indy ESPN.com – NFL

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LeBron James elected vice president of NBA players’ union

NEW YORK (AP) — LeBron James is about to play a new power position – vice president…. AP Top Sports News At 3:47 a.m. EST

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