Brady, Belichick experience intimidating

Opponents tend to freak out against Tom Brady and Bill Belichick just when they’re about to conquer the New England Patriots’ dynastic duo. …

Security tall task for downtown Minny

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Concrete barriers and chain-link fencing are going up around the site of the Super Bowl in downtown Minneapolis, where a co…

NFL probes rise in preseason concussions

NEW YORK (AP) The NFL plans to talk to teams about how practices are conducted following a 73 percent increase in concussions during preseas…

Big plays, points expected at Pro Bowl

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) New Orleans Saints running back Mark Ingram has ridden every roller-coaster he could get to at Disney World the …

Closing arguments set in McKnight case

GRETNA, La. (AP) Jurors will soon be deciding the fate of the man who killed former NFL running back Joe McKnight. Closing arguments were un…

Brokenhearted players gather at Pro Bowl

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) Baltimore Ravens linebacker C.J. Mosley has no problem discussing the gut-wrenching way his season ended. He’s t…

Michaels excited to call 10th Super Bowl

Al Michaels has a similar level of anticipation heading into his 10th Super Bowl broadcast as he had the first time he worked the biggest st…

Super Bowl sparks revolutionary rivalry

PHILADELPHIA (AP) The war has begun in Philadelphia and Boston, where the Super Bowl-bound rivals are lightheartedly refusing to sell items …

Falcons expect roof fixes ready for '18

ATLANTA (AP) The Atlanta Falcons expect the retractable roof on Mercedes-Benz Stadium to be “fully operational” for the 2018 season and next…

Mayor won't jinx Eagles with jersey

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Philadelphia’s mayor says he won’t jinx the Eagles ahead of their Super Bowl appearance by placing the team’s jersey on th…

Top Senior Bowl QBs under heavy scrutiny

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) Baker Mayfield and Josh Allen are getting plenty of looks from the pros this week. Mayfield, college football’s top player…

Confident Wilks ready to lead Cardinals

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) Steve Wilks took over as head coach of the Arizona Cardinals saying he was humbled by the job but exhibiting an abundance …

Costas left out of Super Bowl coverage

NEW YORK (AP) Bob Costas won’t be working the Super Bowl for NBC next month. The longtime broadcaster was not included in the network’s line…

Turner to let Newton run, may tweak some

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Panthers offensive coordinator Norv Turner has no plans to restrict Cam Newton‘s ability to make plays with his feet. A…