OTL: $100 million NFLPA grant not what it seems

ESPN Sports Feed - Thu, 03/06/2014 - 09:57
On the eve of the 2013 Super Bowl, Harvard Medical School and the NFL Players Association announced a $100 million health grant from the union. But the NFLPA never intended to give $100 million, "Outside the Lines" has learned.
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Peterson lobbies for Vikings to sign QB Vick

ESPN Sports Feed - Thu, 03/06/2014 - 09:47
Running back Adrian Peterson is interested in the team bringing Michael Vick to Minnesota to be the next starting quarterback. The 2012 NFL MVP tweeted on Wednesday night that Vick "would intently make the Vikings a playoff team!"
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Coach K suffers dizziness in loss to Wake

ESPN Sports Feed - Thu, 03/06/2014 - 09:01
Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski has "improved considerably" after feeling dizzy and light-headed during and after Wednesday night's loss at Wake Forest.
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Colts reach deal with veteran LB Jackson

ESPN Sports Feed - Thu, 03/06/2014 - 08:57
Veteran linebacker D'Qwell Jackson agreed to a deal with the Indianapolis Colts on Thursday.
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Sources: Packers, Raji close to 1-year deal

ESPN Sports Feed - Thu, 03/06/2014 - 08:33
The Green Bay Packers and B.J. Raji are close to completing a one-year deal that will keep the defensive tackle off the free-agent market, league sources told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter on Thursday morning.
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Pistorius lawyer grills neighbor over gunshots

ESPN Sports Feed - Thu, 03/06/2014 - 05:58
Oscar Pistorius shook slightly, his hands covering his ears as a neighbor described in court Thursday how the famous athlete knelt next to his dead or dying girlfriend, praying as he tried to help Reeva Steenkamp breathe.
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Melo, Knicks top Wolves, snap 7-game skid

ESPN Sports Feed - Thu, 03/06/2014 - 00:36
Carmelo Anthony scored 33 points to help the New York Knicks snap a seven-game losing streak with a 118-106 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday night.
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Source: Broncos to release veteran CB Bailey

ESPN Sports Feed - Wed, 03/05/2014 - 23:02
The Denver Broncos will release cornerback Champ Bailey, who had a $1 million roster bonus due March 15, a source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.
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Noah has another triple-double in Bulls' win

ESPN Sports Feed - Wed, 03/05/2014 - 22:23
Augustin, Noah lead Bulls past Pistons 105-94
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Report: Hester says he won't return to Bears

ESPN Sports Feed - Wed, 03/05/2014 - 21:57
Record-setting returner Devin Hester said Wednesday he will not be back with the Chicago Bears next season.
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Pop: In timeouts, I'll say 'I've got nothing'

ESPN Sports Feed - Wed, 03/05/2014 - 21:48
Gregg Popovich, famously curt and sarcastic, revealed one of the secrets to the Spurs' success Tuesday, saying empowering his players to communicate on the court as he does during timeouts is key to getting them to make the right decisions.
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Wake Forest takes charge to shock Duke

ESPN Sports Feed - Wed, 03/05/2014 - 20:34
Tyler Cavanaugh scored a career-high 20 points, and Wake Forest pulled away to upset No. 4 Duke 82-72 on Wednesday night.
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NCAA, conferences sued over scholarships

ESPN Sports Feed - Wed, 03/05/2014 - 19:43
Former West Virginia football player Shawne Alston sued the NCAA and five major conferences Wednesday, saying they violated antitrust laws by agreeing to cap the value of an athletic scholarship at less than the actual cost of attending school.
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Browner must sit first four games of 2014

ESPN Sports Feed - Wed, 03/05/2014 - 16:58
Former Seattle Seahawks cornerback Brandon Browner will be suspended for the first four games of the 2014 season as part of his reinstatement after a violation of the league's substance-abuse policy, the NFL and NFL Players Association jointly announced.
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Coach: Rice, fiancee set for couples seminar

ESPN Sports Feed - Wed, 03/05/2014 - 15:57
Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice and his fiancee plan to attend a couples seminar after a domestic violence incident last month, coach John Harbaugh told reporters Wednesday.
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Sources: Finnegan told of release by Rams

ESPN Sports Feed - Wed, 03/05/2014 - 15:38
Veteran cornerback Cortland Finnegan has been informed that he will be released by the St. Louis Rams, sources confirmed to's Nick Wagoner on Wednesday.
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Canadiens land Vanek just before deadline

ESPN Sports Feed - Wed, 03/05/2014 - 15:36
The Montreal Canadiens made a major splash prior to Wednesday's trade deadline, acquiring high-scoring left wing Thomas Vanek from the New York Islanders.
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Sources: NCAA opts to table 'slow play' vote

ESPN Sports Feed - Wed, 03/05/2014 - 14:13
The NCAA Football Rules Committee tabled the controversial 10-second rule proposal Wednesday that would have slowed down college offenses, sources told
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Brown: No way D-League better than NCAA

ESPN Sports Feed - Wed, 03/05/2014 - 13:38
SMU coach Larry Brown, a Hall of Famer, strongly disagreed with Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban's suggestion that elite prospects would be better prepared by playing in the D-League instead of spending one season in college.
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Steelers extend Polamalu, Miller thru 2016

ESPN Sports Feed - Wed, 03/05/2014 - 12:55
The Pittsburgh Steelers have signed veteran safety Troy Polamalu and tight end Heath Miller to new three-year contracts that will keep them with the team through the 2016 season, the team announced Wednesday.
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