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Falcons LB Shembo waived after animal cruelty charge

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LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (AP) -- The Atlanta Falcons waived linebacker Prince Shembo on Friday, shortly after he was charged with aggravated animal cruelty....

AP Source: Brady's deflate appeal will be June 23

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A person familiar with the situation says Tom Brady's appeal of his suspension in the deflated footballs scandal will be heard on June 23....

Belichick avoids direct answers on deflated footballs

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FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) -- Coach Bill Belichick shed little light Friday in his first public remarks since the report was issued on the Patriots' use of deflated footballs....

Adrian Peterson vents on Twitter about honoring contract

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Adrian Peterson took to Twitter on Thursday to express his frustration over criticism he is receiving while staying away from the voluntary portion of Minnesota Vikings' offseason....

Tebow makes his Philly debut

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A slimmer Tim Tebow threw passes in shorts while a horde of reporters critiqued his mechanics and analyzed his arm motion....

Eagles' Kelly says McCoy was wrong to question his motives

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Eagles coach Chip Kelly says LeSean McCoy was wrong to suggest he favors white players over black players, adding he never considers race when building his roster....

NFL lineman Ray McDonald arrested again

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SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) -- NFL lineman Ray McDonald has been arrested for the second time this week....

McClain, Bryant on offseason missing list for Dallas Cowboys

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IRVING, Texas (AP) -- The Cowboys figured they would be without receiver Dez Bryant most of the offseason because of the star receiver's contract situation....

"Hard Knocks" coming to Houston

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HOUSTON (AP) -- The Houston Texans will be the stars of this season of "Hard Knocks."...

Before arrest, 911 caller says NFL player Ray McDonald drunk

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- A 911 caller says NFL defensive end Ray McDonald is drunk in a recording that led to his arrest on suspicion of assaulting a woman holding the couple's baby at his home in Northern California....