Posts Tagged Professional football

Lions’ Nick Fairley gets probation, fine for DUI

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Detroit Lions defensive tackle Nick Fairley won’t spend time in jail after being convicted of drunken driving and reckless driving in his hometown of Mobile, Alabama.

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Lynch ends holdout, arrives at Seahawks camp

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Marshawn Lynch’s holdout is over, ending one distraction so far for the Super Bowl champions.

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Trump selected to advance in Bills’ sale process

In this May 27, 2014 file photo, Donald Trump speaks at a National Press Club luncheon in Washington. Trump says he'll submit a bid to buy the Buffalo Bills but that it's unlikely his offer will be the winner. The billionaire businessman told Fox News that's because he's "not going to do something totally stupid" to make the team his. Trump spoke on the eve of Tuesday's, July 29, 2014, deadline for prospective owners to submit initial bids for the National Football League franchise. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Donald Trump remains in the running to purchase the Buffalo Bills.

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Julio Jones says right foot completely healed

Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones (11) makes a catch during an NFL football training camp practice in Flowery Branch, Ga., Thursday, July 31 2014. Jones is on the field and practicing with the Falcons but he's still mindful of the second screw that a surgeon placed in his right foot last fall. It's a tricky return for Jones, the former Pro Bowl selection who's trying to return to star form without suffering a setback with his right foot.  (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — Julio Jones describes his second return from right foot surgery as “a work in progress.”

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Lions coach Jim Caldwell leading team in a new way

Detroit Lions head coach Jim Caldwell watches practice during an NFL football training camp in Allen Park, Mich., Thursday, July 31, 2014. Caldwell has had a calming presence on his new team, perhaps giving the franchise what it needed after five years with the emotionally charged Jim Schwartz. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — Detroit Lions coach Jim Caldwell took players — by position group — out to dinner during the offseason and allowed them to pick their favorite restaurants in the Motor City.

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