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Sports 'Deflategate' appeal could test powers of NFL commissioner 'Deflategate' appeal could test powers of NFL commissioner
Tom Brady signaled in his appeal of his "Deflategate" suspension that he will put NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell's credibility on trial, further inflating the stakes in what started as a silly little scandal about the air pressure in footballs.
Sports Brady, union threaten Goodell with lawsuit in 'Deflategate' Brady, union threaten Goodell with lawsuit in 'Deflategate'
Tom Brady's lawyers demanded that NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell recuse himself from the Super Bowl MVP's "Deflategate" appeal and threatened to go to court unless the four-game suspension is overturned.
Sports Melvin Gordon signs rookie contract, works out with Chargers Melvin Gordon signs rookie contract, works out with Chargers
Gordon, the 15th overall selection, participated Friday in the first of three minicamp practices for Chargers rookies after signing his first contract. He was the last of the team's five picks to sign and most eyes were on Gordon, the former Wisconsin star and Heisman Trophy finalist.
Sports Michael Phelps to relocate to Arizona to keep training under Bowman Michael Phelps to relocate to Arizona to keep training under Bowman
Phelps said Thursday he will relocate to Tempe, Arizona, to continue training under longtime coach Bob Bowman. Phelps currently lives and trains in Baltimore but is making the move after Bowman was hired as the men's and women's swimming coach at Arizona State.
Sports 49ers and Broncos announce joint practices 49ers and Broncos announce joint practices
The San Francisco 49ers and Denver Broncos will hold joint practices in the lead-up to their Aug. 29 preseason game in Denver.
Sports Tom Brady appeals suspension in 'Deflategate' scandal Tom Brady appeals suspension in 'Deflategate' scandal
Tom Brady appealed his four-game suspension for his role in using deflated footballs during the AFC championship game, and the players union urged Commissioner Roger Goodell to appoint a neutral arbitrator to hear the case.
Sports Major league teams relying on shift more often Major league teams relying on shift more often
As a whole, moving infielders from left to right — or right to left — and back again is trending up across the majors. So far, teams have shifted on 3,395 balls in play this year, which factors out to 17,666 times over a 162-game season.
Sports Former football player starts fantasy sports combine Former football player starts fantasy sports combine
The three-day event, which borrows its name from the annual NFL Combine in Indianapolis, will feature a gathering of the industry's top analysts and current and former players and ex-coaches providing tips on how to win daily, weekly or season-long leagues, he said.