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Packers dump special teams coordinator Slocum after gaffes

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Green Bay Packers released special teams coordinator Shawn Slocum on Friday, less than two weeks after mistakes marred their loss in the NFC title game in Seattle.

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Ex-NFL official Steeg on San Diego’s stadium advisory group

San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer speaks during a news conference about the city's efforts to build a new stadium for the San Diego Chargers NFL football team Friday, Jan. 30, 2015, in San Diego. Faulconer named a group Friday that will work to develop a plan for a new Chargers stadium in the city. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Former NFL executive Jim Steeg is among nine civic leaders appointed by Mayor Kevin Faulconer to an advisory group tasked with devising a plan for a new stadium to keep the Chargers in San Diego.

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Column: Ferry builds a powerhouse but won’t get to enjoy it

In this May 29, 2013, file photo, Atlanta Hawks general managerr Danny Ferry waits during a news conference in Atlanta.   Ferry can only watch from afar, perhaps taking some satisfaction that the team he put together is the biggest surprise in the NBA. Racially charged comments forced the Hawks general manager to take an indefinite leave, but maybe it's time to recognize that he's been punished enough. (AP Photo/David Tulis, File)

ATLANTA (AP) — Danny Ferry can only watch from afar, surely with plenty of satisfaction at the juggernaut he created, undoubtedly offset by a sense of melancholy that he’s not along for the ride.

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Missouri AD Mike Alden grateful, regretful in stepping down

Missouri athletic director Mike Alden, left, laughs with University of Missouri chancellor R. Bowen Loftin, right, during a press conference announcing the resignation of Alden, Friday, Jan. 30, 2015, in Columbia, Mo. Alden plans to leave in August but will remain at Mizzou as an instructor in its College of Education and an administrator in a new global service-learning program.(AP Photo/L.G. Patterson)

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — At times overcome by rare displays of emotion, Missouri athletic director Mike Alden said Friday he has reached “the perfect time” to step down after 17 years.

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Goodell: Pats could be penalized even if no competitive edge

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell participates in a news conference for NFL Super Bowl XLIX football game Friday, Jan. 30, 2015, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

PHOENIX (AP) — Commissioner Roger Goodell says that even if no competitive advantage was gained, the New England Patriots could face increased penalties if the NFL investigation finds they violated rules by deflating footballs in the AFC championship game.

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