Posts Tagged Football

Super Bowl, World Series champs back gay marriage at court

FILE- In this June 26, 2013, file photo, gay rights advocate Vin Testa waves a rainbow flag in front of the Supreme Court in Washington. Thousands of businesses, religious groups, advocacy organizations and politicians who are filing legal briefs at the Supreme Court in support of gay marriage. The cases from Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio and Tennessee will be argued April 28, and a decision is expected by early summer.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

WASHINGTON (AP) — The New England Patriots are for same-sex marriage. So are the San Francisco Giants.

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Colts make qualifying offers to 4 potential free agents

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Colts have made qualifying offers to four restricted free agents.

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As NFLPA election looms, Smith hopes to keep ‘boring job’

In this Jan. 29, 2015, file photo, DeMaurice Smith, executive director of the NFLPA, speaks during a news conference about the NFL football Super Bowl, in Phoenix. Smith says he expects there are "more than enough people" who will express some sort of disagreement with him when the union convenes in Hawaii for elections later this month. At least a half-dozen candidates say they will challenge Smith, who was initially elected unanimously in 2009 and re-elected without opposition in 2012 after he guided the players through a lockout and into a new collective bargaining agreement with the NFL. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — By his own description, DeMaurice Smith has a boring job.

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Jones-Drew retires, Woodley released by Raiders

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Two of the Oakland Raiders’ big free agent acquisitions from last season are no longer with the team.

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Peyton Manning has some unfinished business

In this Dec. 7, 2014, file photo, Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning passes against the Buffalo Bills during an NFL football game in Denver.  A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that Manning will return for a fourth season in Denver and 18th in the NFL. Manning will reduce his salary from $19 million to $15 million in 2015, according to the person who spoke on condition of anonymity because there was no official announcement. However, he can make up all of the $4 million pay cut by reaching certain performance benchmarks. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — If the Denver Broncos’ 2015 season goes the way he hopes, Peyton Manning will earn back every penny of the $4 million pay cut he took Thursday.

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