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N.F.L. Aims to Expand Reopening as Soon As Next Week

N.F.L. Aims to Expand Reopening as Soon As Next Week

Commissioner Roger Goodell said in a memo that coaches would be able to return to...

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N.F.L. Owners Drop Proposed Alternative to Onside Kicks

N.F.L. Owners Drop Proposed Alternative to Onside Kicks

The league’s owners voted Thursday to approve other rule changes that included expanding...

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In Joe Flacco, Jets Get a Credible Backup for Sam Darnold

In Joe Flacco, Jets Get a Credible Backup for Sam Darnold

For a pittance, the Jets address a major need by adding Flacco, the Super Bowl 47...

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Michael McCaskey, Bears’ Boss in Their Glory Years, Dies at 76

Michael McCaskey, Bears’ Boss in Their Glory Years, Dies...

He was a business professor when he took the reins from his grandfather George Halas,...

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Gene Rossides, 92, Dies; Led Columbia to Historic Upset of Army

Gene Rossides, 92, Dies; Led Columbia to Historic Upset...

A star quarterback, he helped snap West Point’s 32-game unbeaten streak in 1947....

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Phyllis George, Trailblazing Sportscaster, Is Dead at 70

Phyllis George, Trailblazing Sportscaster, Is Dead at 70

Four years after being crowned Miss America, she became a celebrity, and drew criticism,...

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Cody Latimer of the Redskins Faces Assault and Weapons Charges

Cody Latimer of the Redskins Faces Assault and Weapons...

Deputies went to an apartment complex in Colorado early Saturday morning after receiving...

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An Ex-Steeler’s Recount of a Hard Hit Triggers Bountygate Comparisons

An Ex-Steeler’s Recount of a Hard Hit Triggers Bountygate...

The former Pittsburgh linebacker James Harrison said in an interview that Steelers...

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N.F.L. Teams Preparing for Games With Fewer Fans

N.F.L. Teams Preparing for Games With Fewer Fans

The Jets tell fans they will not sell single-game tickets just as the league prepares...

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Don Shula Kept Winning Interesting

Don Shula Kept Winning Interesting

Shula’s teams claimed 347 victories under him, but it was the variety of styles...

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Don Shula, N.F.L. Coach Who Won, and Won, and Won, Dies at 90

Don Shula, N.F.L. Coach Who Won, and Won, and Won, Dies...

He had more victories than any other coach in the league and the only perfect season...

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N.F.L. Players Union Will Review Disability Benefits

N.F.L. Players Union Will Review Disability Benefits

Under the collective bargaining agreement ratified in March, more than 400 retired...

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Andy Dalton and Other Top N.F.L. Free Agents

Andy Dalton and Other Top N.F.L. Free Agents

After nine years starting at quarterback for the Cincinnati Bengals, Dalton joins...

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Mekhi Becton, the Jets’ Top Draft Pick, ‘Moves People Like Furniture’

Mekhi Becton, the Jets’ Top Draft Pick, ‘Moves People Like...

Becton is 6-foot-7 and weighs 364 pounds, but his array of skills tipped the scales...

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Harland Svare, 89, Giants Linebacker and Young Head Coach, Dies

Harland Svare, 89, Giants Linebacker and Young Head Coach,...

Brainy more than brawny, he helped put New York in three title games, then became,...

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Running Backs, Drafted Late, Are Still Coveted in the N.F.L.

Running Backs, Drafted Late, Are Still Coveted in the N.F.L.

Seven teams, most with already strong rushing attacks, selected a running back in...