| Oct 14, 2011
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Miami Dolphins receiver Brandon Marshall has a goal. It's to "get kicked out in the second quarter," he told reporters. Four times. The age-old adage that everyone and their mother must have a goal should be qualified -- perhaps the......
| Nov 3, 2011
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Bubba Smith fans will have a chance to own some memorabilia connected with the late football star. Have you ever wanted to own a Bronko Nagurski Legends Award? How about an NFL Pro Bowl Golden Helmet? Those two items, and......
| Nov 13, 2011
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DeSean Jackson has been benched by the Philadelphia Eagles for Sunday's game against the Arizona Cardinals after missing a team meeting Saturday, according to reports. Fantasy football players with the former Long Beach Poly and California standout on...
| Dec 6, 2011
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The San Diego Chargers finally played a solid game Monday night, but Tim Tebow and the Denver Broncos likely will prevent another late-season playoff run....
| Mar 21, 2011
One of original Navajo code talkers during WWII
Lloyd Oliver, 88, a member of the original Marines unit during World War II that helped develop and implement a code based on the Navajo language, died Wednesday at a hospice in Avondale,...
| Apr 26, 2011
Joe Perry, a Hall of Fame fullback with the San Francisco 49ers who became the first player to rush for 1,000 yards in back-to-back seasons, has died. He was 84.
Perry, nicknamed "the Jet" because of his speed, died Monday in Tempe, Ariz., of...
| Feb 20, 2011
Ollie Matson, a remarkably versatile football player who had the misfortune during a 14-year career in the National Football League to play on mostly bad teams, among them some of the worst Los Angeles Rams clubs in history — and made it to the Hall...
| Feb 19, 2011
NFL player on Super Bowl-winning teams
Dave Duerson, 50, a four-time Pro Bowl safety who played on Super Bowl winners with the Chicago Bears and New York Giants, was found dead Thursday at his home in Sunny Isles Beach, Fla. Investigators...
| Jul 8, 2011
John Mackey, who helped revolutionize the NFL's tight end position and whose post-football struggles with dementia became emblematic of the brutality of the game, has died. He was 69.
Mackey died Wednesday in Baltimore after a 10-year battle with frontal...
| Aug 17, 2011
Hall of Fame receiver with the Eagles
Pete Pihos, 87, a Hall of Fame receiver who helped the Philadelphia Eagles to a pair of NFL championships, died Tuesday at a nursing home in Winston-Salem, N.C., the team announced. He had Alzheimer's...
| Dec 1, 2011
Former NFL defensive tackle
Chester McGlockton, 42, a former NFL defensive tackle who was a first-round pick of the Los Angeles Raiders in 1992 and went on to become an assistant football coach at Stanford University, died overnight...