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Tom Brady missed practice Tuesday and will not attend hearingTom Brady missed practice Tuesday and will not attend hearingNew England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady did not participate in practice Tuesday, and he apparently has scrapped plans to attend Wednesday's hearing in New York regarding his appeal of his four-game suspension from Deflategate.
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Punchlines: A slightly sketchy Tom Brady sketchPunchlines: A slightly sketchy Tom Brady sketchThe late-night comics on the somewhat odd portrayal of Brady's courtroom appearance
Pro Football Hall of Famer Frank Gifford dies at 84Pro Football Hall of Famer Frank Gifford dies at 84Pro Football Hall of Famer Frank Gifford, who was the NFL MVP in 1956 with the New York Giants, died Sunday at his Connecticut home of natural causes.
NFL will allow athletic trainers to stop playNFL will allow athletic trainers to stop playThe NFL announced that beginning with the 2015 season, a third party athletic trainer will be able to stop play if they spot an injury on the field. (Aug. 5)
Fantasy football rankings: Who is the No. 1 RB?Fantasy football rankings: Who is the No. 1 RB?USA TODAY Sports gets you ready for your fantasy football draft with the top five running backs for 2015.
NFL gets tougher on monitoring football air pressureNFL gets tougher on monitoring football air pressureThe league is introducing a new set of rules that will require more oversight from officials and record keeping of footballs' PSI. Video provided by Newsy
Zach Zenner getting adjusted to life in the NFLZach Zenner getting adjusted to life in the NFLZach Zenner host’s his own youth camp before heading back to Detroit and the NFL
A Roundtable Tribute to Van MillerA Roundtable Tribute to Van MillerA Roundtable Tribute to Van Miller
Pro Football Hall of Fame development brings concernsPro Football Hall of Fame development brings concernsSome people who live near the Pro Football Hall of Fame are raising concerns about how they might be affected.
NFL Daily Blitz: Manziel says rookie season was 'disaster'NFL Daily Blitz: Manziel says rookie season was 'disaster'USA TODAY Sports' Matt Abrams discusses the biggest topics of the day in the NFL.
Naval Academy SWO races to break into pro NASCARNaval Academy SWO races to break into pro NASCARLt. Jesse Iwuji is looking to become the first black Navy veteran to achieve NASCAR fame.
- Seattle Seahawks
Meet the 27 QBs who make more than Russell WilsonMeet the 27 QBs who make more than Russell WilsonAnd 8 of them are backups.
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Former Faulkner safety Sears signs with CFL's EskimosFormer Faulkner safety Sears signs with CFL's EskimosThe 6-foot, 5-inch safety had a tryout with the Cleveland Browns before signing June 2 with Edmonton.
Jets take part in OTAsJets take part in OTAsNew York Jets players run drills during organized team activities at the team's NFL football training center, Wednesday, June 3, 2015, in Florham Park, N.J. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
NFL: Giants Organized Team ActivitiesNFL: Giants Organized Team ActivitiesJun 8, 2015; East Rutherford, NJ, USA; New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz (80) during organized team activities at Quest Diagnostics Training Center. Mandatory Credit: Noah K. Murray-USA TODAY
- Philadelphia Eagles
Matt Barkley: Tim Tebow only a camp armMatt Barkley: Tim Tebow only a camp armPhiladelphia Eagles QB Matt Barkley joins teammate Mark Sanchez in calling Tim Tebow only a camp arm.
What good is Adrian Peterson's Twitter rant?What good is Adrian Peterson's Twitter rant?Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson went on Twitter rant Thursday, apparently venting frustration over his NFL contract and the system too. Video provided by Newsy
NFL: Philadelphia Eagles OTANFL: Philadelphia Eagles OTAMay 28, 2015; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Tim Tebow (11) takes the field during OTA's at the NovaCare Complex. Mandatory Credit: Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports
Browns to host 'Orange & Brown' scrimmage in ColumbusBrowns to host 'Orange & Brown' scrimmage in ColumbusTraining camp event to feature scrimmage format at Ohio Stadium on Aug. 7.
Mike Zimmer's simple message for PetersonMike Zimmer's simple message for PetersonMinnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer spoke to the press Wednesday about the future of running back Adrian Peterson.
- San Francisco 49ers
Kaepernick sorry for 'insensitive' post about Houston stormsKaepernick sorry for 'insensitive' post about Houston stormsColin Kaepernick apologized Tuesday for an "insensitive post" he made on Instagram joking about the storms in Houston.
- New England Patriots
Goodell won't hear Tom Brady's appeal by 10-day deadlineGoodell won't hear Tom Brady's appeal by 10-day deadlineAccording to an Associated Press report, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell will not hear New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady's appeal of his four-game suspension for his part in the Deflategate controversy before the appointed deadline.
- Seattle Seahawks
Seahawks fans aim to raise $5 million to pay Russell WilsonSeahawks fans aim to raise $5 million to pay Russell WilsonA Seattle Seahawks fan launched a GoFundMe campaign to raise $5 million to help the team pay Russell Wilson on top of his potential new contract.
Domestic violence charges against Ray Rice dismissedDomestic violence charges against Ray Rice dismissedAn Atlantic City judge on Thursday dismissed the domestic violence charges against Ray Rice after the former Baltimore Ravens running back completed a pre-trial diversion program.
Study released on Football Hall of Fame projectStudy released on Football Hall of Fame projectThe Pro Football Hall of Fame wants to expand into an even bigger tourist attraction, but is it worth it to do so?
- Philadelphia Eagles
Unpacking claims of racial Bias aimed at Chip KellyUnpacking claims of racial Bias aimed at Chip KellyFormer Eagles players and at least one sports analyst have questioned whether Chip Kelly has a racial bias against black players. Video provided by Newsy