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Spring League tries out the Ravens’ spot-and-choose overtime rule

Earlier this year, the Baltimore Ravens proposed a revolutionary approach to overtime. The NFL didn’t adopt it. The Spring League did. In the fourth week of The Spring League’s six-game

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C.J. Uzomah fully healthy after tearing Achilles in Week 2

Bengals tight end C.J. Uzomah could one day become a trivia answer if Joe Burrow‘s career turns out as the team expects. Who caught Burrow’s first career touchdown pass? Uzomah

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MLB, union sued for moving All-Star Game

In a development that could cause the NFL and other sports leagues to expand the factors to be considered when potentially moving major events for political reasons, a group called

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Panthers sign C.J. Saunders, waive Tommy Stevens

The Panthers have signed receiver C.J. Saunders, the team announced Tuesday night. They cut quarterback Tommy Stevens in a corresponding move. Stevens spent most of last season on the Panthers’

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Sean Padden resigns as Carolina’s vice president of football ops

Sean Padden has worked with Matt Rhule for a long time, but not for any longer. Alaina Getzenberg of the Charlotte Observer reports that Padden has resigned as the Panthers’

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Rams sign fourth-round choice Robert Rochell

The Rams signed fourth-round draft choice Robert Rochell. They released a video from Rochell on social media after his signing, the sixth of nine Rams’ draft choices to sign. That

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June 2 means plenty, but it used to mean more

Before 2006, June 2 brought about a fresh wave of NFL free agency. Now, it usually means extra cap space for some teams and greater trade flexibility for all of

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