All posts tagged "nfl"

  • FILE - In this Feb. 7, 2016, file photo, Denver Broncos’ Peyton Manning holds up the trophy after the NFL Super Bowl 50 football game in Santa Clara, Calif. A person with knowledge of the decision tells The Associated Press on Sunday, March 6, 2016, that Manning has informed the Denver Broncos he's going to retire. The person, who was briefed on the matter, spoke to The AP on condition of anonymity because the quarterback and the team were still working out details of an announcement. (AP Photo/Matt York, File)
    Peyton Manning to retire after 18 NFL seasons

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Peyton Manning surveyed the landscape of his brilliant career and called one last audible. He’s retiring a champion. A month after Denver’s triumph in Super Bowl 50, Manning informed John Elway he is...

    • Posted March 6, 2016
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  • NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell participates in a news conference for NFL Super Bowl XLIX football game Friday, Jan. 30, 2015, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
    How much does NFL commissioner make? Goodell earned $34 million in 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell earned just over $34 million for 2014, according to the league’s tax filing released Tuesday. That total is actually down a bit from 2013 ($35 million) and 2012, when...

    • Posted February 16, 2016
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  • Oakland Raiders cheerleaders perform during the second half of an NFL football game against the San Diego Chargers in Oakland, Calif., Monday, Sept. 10, 2012. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)
    NFL commissioner encourages teams to fairly pay cheerleaders

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says he is encouraging NFL teams to properly compensate cheerleaders. Goodell, speaking at his annual Super Bowl news conference Friday, said he respects the cheerleaders’ role for each team...

    • Posted February 8, 2016
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  • An artist's rendering provided by Carson2gether on April 23, 2015 shows the interior a proposed stadium that would house both the Chargers and the Raiders NFL football teams in Carson, Calif. (AP)
    Chargers to stay in San Diego in 2016

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — Chargers Chairman Dean Spanos said Friday that the team will play in San Diego in 2016, and he’ll work with politicians and the business community to try to resolve a long, bitter battle...

    • Posted January 29, 2016
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  • Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton, left, walks across a practice field covered in snow and ice, Friday, Jan. 22, 2016, in Charlotte, N.C. The Panthers host the Arizona Cardinals in the NFC championship NFL football game on Sunday. (Jeff Siner/The Charlotte Observer via AP)
    Snowstorm wreaks havoc on sports schedule and team travel

    (AP) — A blizzard moving into the Eastern United States disrupted the sports schedule Friday, complicating team travel and blanketing the field where Sunday’s NFC championship game will be played with a wintry mix. In Charlotte, North...

    • Posted January 22, 2016
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    Bills hire NFL’s first full-time female assistant coach

    BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills promoted Kathryn Smith to be their special teams quality control coach, making her the first full-time female member of an NFL coaching staff. The team announced the move in a...

    • Posted January 20, 2016
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  • Rams fans cheer for the NFL football team at a news conference at the Forum in Inglewood, Calif., on Friday, Jan. 15, 2016. The St. Louis Rams are returning to play in 2016 in the Los Angeles area; in a few years the team will begin play at a stadium being built near the Forum. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)
    LA Rams begin taking ticket deposits, report heavy interest

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Rams got the response they craved when the franchise began taking deposits Monday for season tickets for its first season back in Los Angeles. The team reported heavy traffic on a website...

    • Posted January 19, 2016
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