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Judge orders evidence preserved in Aaron Hernandez prison suicide

NEW BEDFORD, Mass. – A judge on Friday ordered key evidence in the prison suicide of Aaron Hernandez preserved, granting a request from the ex-NFL star’s fiancee so the family can investigate the...

DATE: April 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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The 2017 Denver Broncos schedule

Here’s a look at the Denver Broncos upcoming schedule: Preseason Week 1: at Bears – Thurs., Aug. 10 (6 p.m.) Preseason Week 2: at 49ers – Sat., Aug. 19 (8 p.m.) Preseason Week 3: vs. Packers –...

DATE: April 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

DEA warned NFL doctors about drug laws in 2011; it didn’t go well

On a cold day in February 2011, doctors and athletic trainers from the NFL’s 32 teams gathered at a hotel ballroom in downtown Indianapolis. Under scrutiny for its handling of prescription drugs,...

DATE: April 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Spolis for a champion: Patriots to kick off NFL season in 2017

One of the spoils of being champion: The New England Patriots will kick off the NFL season on Sept. 7 by hosting the Kansas City Chiefs. New England earned that honor with its record comeback to...

DATE: April 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Play 60: Battling youth obesity and lack of fitness

When the NFL launched Play 60 a decade ago as a way to get American youth active, the league had no idea what reach the program would have. Ten years later, millions of youngsters and 73,000...

DATE: April 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Broncos relieved Aqib Talib escapes suspension

ENGLEWOOD – Members of the Denver Broncos “No Fly Zone” secondary are relieved that star Aqib Talib won’t face a suspension over the shooting in Dallas last year in which the All-Pro cornerback...

DATE: April 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Trump congratulates Patriots, doesn’t mention Hernandez

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump welcomed the New England Patriots to the White House Wednesday, noting the parallels between his own upset victory and their stunning Super Bowl win — but...

DATE: April 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Von Miller recovers his Broncos Super Bowl 50 helmet

ENGLEWOOD – Von Miller has his Super Bowl 50 helmet back. The FBI retrieved his helmet from Mexican authorities who also recovered Tom Brady’s two Super Bowl jerseys in Mexico City last month....

DATE: April 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Phil Simms headed to CBS studio spot on ‘NFL Today’

NEW YORK – Phil Simms is headed to the studio. A fixture as a game analyst at CBS for two decades, Simms will join the network’s “NFL Today” cast for the upcoming season. Simms recently was...

DATE: April 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Some NFL teams could lose their charter flights

Some NFL teams may have to alter their travel schedules as airlines balk at providing charter flights. Others seem to have little or no concern. Several airlines have indicated they are either...

DATE: April 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez hangs himself in his prison cell

BOSTON — Former NFL star Aaron Hernandez hanged himself in the prison cell where he was serving a life sentence for murder, officials said Wednesday, the same day his ex-teammates on the New...

DATE: April 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Prep Spotlight: Durango High School’s Jacob Bourdon going out swinging

Durango High School senior Jacob Bourdon made one of the biggest plays of the football season for the Demons in the fall. The play is his single favorite moment in his entire life playing sports....

DATE: April 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports