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  • NFL Calendar

    April 20 — Teams with returning head coach can begin offseason workouts. April 30-May 2 — NFL draft, Chicago. May 18-20 — Spring owners’ meetings, San Francisco Aug. 8 — Hall of Fame inductions, Canton,…

  • Cal defense shines for a change at scripted spring game

    BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — California’s scripted spring football game didn’t quite follow the expected script. Instead of the Golden Bears’ high-powered offense dominating a thinned-out defense, Cal struggled to score for much of Saturday’s California…

  • Free agent center Wisniewski signs 1-year deal with Jaguars

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars have signed unrestricted free-agent center Stefan Wisniewski to a one-year contract, providing them with much-needed line depth. Wisniewski started 61 games — 46 at center and 15 at…

  • Draft prospects from spread offenses face bigger adjustment

    The spread offense doesn’t just cause problems for college defensive coordinators. It also messes with people who evaluate draft prospects. Back in the late 1990s, when Phil Savage was the Baltimore Ravens’ director of college…

  • Auburn’s Marshall among NFL prospects making moves

    Fifteen months after leading Auburn to a Southeastern Conference title as a quarterback, Nick Marshall is preparing for a career as an NFL cornerback. It’s a major switch even for a player who started his…

  • 49ers fullback Miller at home in Georgia after March arrest

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — San Francisco 49ers fullback Bruce Miller is not taking part in the team’s offseason program at team headquarters in the aftermath of his March arrest on suspicion of spousal battery.…

  • In Aaron Hernandez murder case, question lingers: Why?

    FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — Aaron Hernandez had it all. Fame, as a star tight end with the New England Patriots, which took him to the Super Bowl. Fortune, with a $40 million NFL contract.…

  • Winston’s lawyer calls sex assault suit against QB a ‘stunt’

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The attorney for NFL prospect Jameis Winston said the lawsuit filed against the former Florida State University quarterback by a woman who says he raped her is “false” and a “stunt.”…

  • Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel says he “let down” fans

    CLEVELAND (AP) — Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel has expressed remorse and asked for privacy following a 10-week stay in rehab. In his first public comments since he entered a treatment facility on Jan. 28, Manziel…

  • Coming to the Kentucky Derby? Leave selfie sticks at home

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — For the 160,000 people crammed into Churchill Downs on Derby Day, picture-taking can run neck-and-neck with betting and sipping mint juleps amid a winning field of photo opportunities: sleek racehorses, daring…

  • Coroner: Ex-NFL running back’s cellmate death ruled homicide

    BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (AP) — The death of a man sharing a prison cell with former NFL running back Lawrence Phillips was ruled a homicide by strangulation, according to a coroner’s report released Thursday. Damion Soward,…

  • Lee Remmel, long-time Packers PR executive, dies at 90

    GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Lee Remmel, whose six-decade relationship with the Green Bay Packers spanned a sports writing career and a 30-plus year stint in the team’s front office, has died. He was 90.…

  • Jaguars linebacker Posluszny agrees to 1-year extension

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jacksonville Jaguars linebacker Paul Posluszny has agreed to a one-year contract extension that restructures his salary. Posluszny’s new deal will pay him $15 million over three seasons. The ninth-year pro was…

  • Coming to the Kentucky Derby? Leave selfie sticks at home

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — For the 160,000 people crammed into Churchill Downs on Derby Day, picture-taking can run neck-and-neck with betting and sipping mint juleps amid a winning field of photo opportunities: sleek racehorses, daring…

  • Coming to the Kentucky Derby? Leave selfie sticks at home

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — For the 160,000 people crammed into Churchill Downs on Derby Day, picture-taking can run neck-and-neck with betting and sipping mint juleps amid a winning field of photo opportunities: sleek racehorses, daring…