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Adrian Peterson reinstated by NFL

Adrian Peterson has been cleared to return to the NFL. Now all that remains to be settled is where he will play next season.

Longtime Steelers cornerback Ike Taylor retires at 34

Given the choice to look for a job elsewhere or retire with one team on his résumé, 34-year-old cornerback Ike Taylor couldn’t envision himself playing for a team other than Pittsburgh. The free agent called it a career Tuesday.

Lawrence Phillips suspected of killing cellmate

Former running back Lawrence Phillips is suspected of killing his cellmate in a Central California prison, officials said. A college standout at Nebraska, Phillips played 25 of his 35 NFL games for St. Louis.

TicketNetwork just shrugged when its brokers reneged

Brokers later reneged on dozens of orders sold via TicketNetwork, which allowed them to list tickets on multiple websites through a licensing agreement. But once Super Bowl deals headed south, those without promised tickets say TicketNetwork merely shrugged.

Johnny Manziel reportedly is released from rehab facility

Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel was released from a rehab facility after more than 10 weeks, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press.

Lineman Mike Pouncey gets $52.2 million contract extension from Miami Dolphins

The Miami Dolphins finalized a $52.2 million, five-year extension for Mike Pouncey that will make him the NFL’s highest-paid center.

Colts exercise option on QB Andrew Luck

Andrew Luck is sticking around Indianapolis for at least two more years. If Jim Irsay has his way, it will be for a whole lot longer.

NFL hires female official

Sarah Thomas saw the New York City area code pop up on her phone and started praying it was the NFL calling to say she’d been hired as a full-time game official.

Defense attorney acknowledges Aaron Hernandez was at the scene of killing

Jurors began deliberating in the murder trial of former New England tight end Aaron Hernandez — after his lawyer acknowledged for the first time his client was at the scene of the killing and saw it happen.

NFL, Adrian Peterson reportedly to meet Tuesday

Several reports indicate running back could meet with league, possibly commissioner Roger Goodell.

M’s Taijuan Walker, Gonzaga coverage: Seattle Times readers sound off

Letters to the editor touch on the Masriners, our coverage of the NCAA tournament and the extra-point conundrum in the NFL.

Washington acquires Dashon Goldson in trade with Tampa Bay

Washington sent a 2016 sixth-round draft choice to Tampa Bay for 30-year-old safety Dashon Goldson — who played college ball for the UW Huskies — and a 2016 seventh-round pick. Goldson was a two-time Pro Bowl choice when he was with San Francisco.

Former NFL great Eddie LeBaron Jr. dies

College Football Hall of Famer, former NFL quarterback and war hero Eddie LeBaron Jr. has died. He was 85.

Washington’s Kasen Williams now hoping to just catch on

Kasen Williams was a Parade All-America National Player of the Year in 2011, but devastating injuries in 2013 derailed his career. He will try to impress during UW’s Pro Day on Thursday and has been working with Keith Price, his former UW quarterback.

Patriots owner testifies Aaron Hernandez said he wasn’t involved in 2013 killing

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft testified his former standout tight end, Aaron Hernandez, told him he was innocent when asked if he was involved in a 2013 killing. Kraft was called by the prosecution in Hernandez’s murder trial.

Cleveland Browns, Atlanta Falcons are penalized for rules violations

League officials penalized the Cleveland Browns and the Atlanta Falcons, fining the franchises and suspending two team executives for off-field infractions last season.

Fiancée says she removed a box at Aaron Hernandez’s request

The fiancée of former New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez testified in his murder trial she removed a box from their basement at his request the day after the slaying, but never looked inside before she dumped the box in a random trash bin.

New Vikings lineman big enough to hold down 2 jobs

Babatunde Aiyegbusi is 6 feet 9 and 351 pounds.

Why NFL’s doing more than kick around major changes on PATs

From narrower goal posts to snapping the ball from the 15-yard line, the NFL is considering a major overhaul of extra points.

Gonzaga, Seahawks, Marcus Peters: Seattle Times sports readers sound off

Readers’ letters to The Seattle Times sports editor for March 29, 2015

Aaron Hernandez’s fiancée discusses money, gun at his murder trial

Aaron Hernandez, former New England Patriots tight end, and his fiancée traded expressionless glances as she took the witness stand to testify in his murder trial. Shayanna Jenkins was called by prosecutors after being granted immunity.

Randy Gregory admits he tested positive for marijuana at NFL combine

Defensive end says he also failed two drug tests at Nebraska.

Cassius Marsh could provide much-needed depth to Seahawks’ defensive line

Marsh played in only a few games last year because of a broken foot. But he showed flashes of the productivity the Seahawks need to rebuild along the defensive line.

Kingdome debt to be retired 15 years after implosion

On the 15th anniversary of the implosion of the Kingdome, a King County official said enough lodging-tax revenue has been collected to pay off debt of the former home of the Mariners and Seahawks.

Minnesota has no plans to trade Adrian Peterson

Coach Mike Zimmer says he expects running back to be on team this season.

Seahawks’ Pete Carroll ‘way over’ Super Bowl finish

The question continues to come his way: Does he regret the Super Bowl pass play?

It’s no easy task, but contract extension for Seahawks QB Russell Wilson will get done

The Seahawks are not going to let their franchise quarterback walk away. That’s unthinkable. They’re not even going to let him get to the doorway and gaze at the landscape.

Ditch the extra-point kick, suggests Seahawks coach Pete Carroll

Carroll said he is in favor of changing the traditional extra- point attempt — a kick from the 2-yard-line — a play that many view has become so automatic as to almost be meaningless.

Super Bowl ticket claims by Washington residents reach $820,000

Washington residents made 133 complaints for Super Bowl ticket ‘short sales’ through the state’s Attorney General’s Office as of Friday.

After Russell Wilson strikes gold, Seahawks must keep unearthing young gems to keep winning

Quarterback Russell Wilson is about to become a very rich man, ending one of the Seahawks biggest advantages the past three seasons. Now it’s even more critical for the team’s brain trust to find cheaper talent. News | Awards & Certificates | Promote Us | Contact Us | Privacy Policy | Terms of Use | Uninstall Info

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