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North wins Senior Bowl 34-13

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Running backs stand out at Senior Bowl

The Senior Bowl is like any other all-star game. It caters more to the fans than scouts, with coaches more concerned with divvying up playing time than actually winning the game, won by the North 34-13.

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Patriots coach: 'We followed the rules'

As controversy continues over underinflated footballs used in Sunday's game against the Indianapolis Colts, New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick insisted Saturday that the Patriots organization had done nothing wrong.

The coach of the Super Bowl-...

Ernie Banks

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'Mr. Cub' Ernie Banks dies in Chicago at 83

The next time Ernie Banks plays two -- as he liked to say, feeling one baseball game a day wasn't enough -- it will be in the diamond in the sky.

The former Negro League upstart turned Cubs legend turned favorite son of Chicago died Friday in the Illi...

NFL Wilson footballs on field

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NFL looking into why footballs were deflated

Deflategate is not just a bunch of hot air, the NFL said Friday.

The league said the Super Bowl-bound New England Patriots used footballs that didn't meet league specifications in the first half of the AFC championship game last Sunday.

"While the evid...

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NFLPA files grievance over conduct policy

The NFLPA filed a grievance against the NFL over the new personal conduct policy.

Tony Romo

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Cowboys expected to restructure Romo's deal again

The Dallas Cowboys are expected to restructure quarterback Tony Romo's contract this offseason in an effort to create more salary cap space, according to the Fort Worth Star-Telegram.

NFL Wilson footballs on field

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Independent staff to handle Super Bowl footballs

The NFL will continue its practice of using equipment managers and ball attendants independent of the participating teams for the Super Bowl.

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Lawsuit: UNC and NCAA broke promises to athletes

Two former athletes who took so-called paper classes at the University of North Carolina have filed a lawsuit against the school and the NCAA.

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Federer upset at Australian Open

Roger Federer will have to wait for a record-extending 18th grand slam title after losing to Andreas Seppi 6-4 7-6 (5) 4-6 7-6 (5) in the third round of the Australian Open on Friday.

Jonathan Papelbon, Philadelphia Phillies

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Phillies in talks to trade Papelbon to Brewers

The Philadelphia Phillies are in serious discussions to send right-handed closer Jonathan Papelbon to the Milwaukee Brewers, according to reports Friday.


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