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Pittsford, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - The Buffalo Bills signed running back Fred Jackson to a contract extension Wednesday that will keep the veteran with the team through next season. Jackson's deal had been set to expire at the end of the upcoming season. The one-year extension...
(Ponte Vedra Beach, FL) -- A wrist injury is sidelining world number-two Rafael Nadal. He hurt his right wrist in practice on Tuesday and has withdrawn from the Canada Masters and Cincinnati Masters. The left-handed Nadal, who hits a two-handed backhand, will wear a cast for two...
Pittsburgh, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Pittsburgh Steelers announced on Wednesday that "Mean Joe" Greene's No. 75 has been retired by the franchise. A ceremony honoring Greene to make the jersey retirement official is set to take place at Heinz Field during a Nov. 2 contest...
Green Bay, WI (SportsNetwork.com) - The Green Bay Packers signed executive vice president and general manager Ted Thompson to a new multi-year contract on Wednesday. Thompson has been a key decision-maker in the Packers' current streak of five straight playoff appearances. "I'm...
(Columbus, OH) -- More than seven-thousand people have now signed their names to an online petition, demanding the rehiring of Ohio State University's recently-ousted band director. The petition at change.org was launched in response to Jon Waters' firing amid claims of a "...
(Washington, DC) -- Hillary Clinton is joining those who want the Washington Redskins to change their name. The former Senator, Secretary of State and First Lady told Fusion TV that the name is "insensitive," adding "there's no reason for it to continue as the name of a team in...
(Toronto, Ontario) -- Three bids are in to purchase the Buffalo Bills. The "Toronto Sun" reports billionaire Donald Trump, Buffalo Sabres owner Terry Pegula and a Toronto-based group that includes rock star Jon Bon Jovi all submitted bids to the investment bank handling the sale...
San Antonio, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - The Oakland Raiders, whose lease at O.co Coliseum expires next year, are apparently shopping for a new location, landing in Texas almost two weeks ago. The Express-News on Tuesday cited sources which claimed that Raiders owner Mark Davis and...
(Chicago, IL) -- The NCAA is reaching a 75-million dollar preliminary settlement in a class-action concussion-related lawsuit. The proposed agreement would create a medical monitoring fund that would allow all former college athletes to get neurological screening for brain...