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NFL

49ers' Nick Bosa apologizes for controversial social media posts

Jim Trotter explores the impact of Nick Bosa's controversial social media posts and the apology offered by the San Francisco 49ers' first-round pick. → Read More

NFL offers $100 million plan for social justice organizations in partnership with players

The NFL is proposing a partnership with the league's players in which $100 million would be donated to social justice organizations, but not all players are on board with the pitch. → Read More

The Message Of Sean Taylor

HE HAD been dead for less than nine hours, the victim of an apparent break-in gone awry at his $900,000 home in a Miami suburb, when The Washington Post put up a column on its website under the headline TAYLOR'S DEATH IS TRAGIC BUT NOT SURPRISING. Portions of the Nov. 27 column were as jarring as the headline, particularly the passage, "Could anyone honestly say they never saw this coming? You'd… → Read More

Pettine confident Browns will improve

BEREA, Ohio -- Highlights from this afternoon's conference call with Cleveland Browns coach Mike Pettine: The inability to win on third down was a → Read More

Michael Sam sacks Johnny Manziel -- twice

CLEVELAND -- They were the two most talked about prospects entering the draft -- quarterback Johnny Manziel because of his rock star persona, defensi → Read More

Observation deck: Cleveland Browns

Comments Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, photo & other personal information you make public on Facebook will appear with your comment, and may be used on ESPN's media platforms. Learn more. → Read More

W2W4: Cleveland Browns

The Cleveland Browns (0-2) face the St. Louis Rams (0-2) in the third game of the preseason, at FirstEnergy Stadium. 1. How does Brian Hoyer perform: → Read More

Focus shifts to receivers for Browns

BEREA, Ohio -- For all the attention being paid to the struggles of the Cleveland Browns' quarterbacks this preseason, it should be noted that the wid → Read More

Josh Gordon anxious about in-limbo appeal

BEREA, Ohio -- It's 17 days and counting with no ruling on Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon's appeal of a year-long suspension for violating → Read More

Brian Hoyer the right decision -- for now

The decision of Cleveland Browns coach Mike Pettine to go with veteran Brian Hoyer over rookie Johnny Manziel as the Week 1 starting quarterback agai → Read More

Trotter: Players are right, Manziel will be a hit

Lost amid the parties and selfies is that Johnny Manziel boasts the competitive drive, sheer desire to be great. And his peers have taken notice, Jim Trotter writes. → Read More

Trotter: Why non-elite QBs get elite dollars

Since the talent pool is so shallow, teams are willing to lavish big bucks on signal-callers who haven't been elite performers, Jim Trotter writes. → Read More

McKenzie: Raiders are right on schedule

NAPA, Calif. -- For too long, it seemed the Oakland Raiders would never get here. But here they are, finally, in Year 3 of the Great Reconstruction. A → Read More

McKenzie: Raiders are right on schedule

NAPA, Calif. -- For too long, it seemed the Oakland Raiders would never get here. But here they are, finally, in Year 3 of the Great Reconstruction. A → Read More

Raiders not done with read-option

Comments Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, photo & other personal information you make public on Facebook will appear with your comment, and may be used on ESPN's media platforms. Learn more. → Read More

Raiders not done with read-option

Comments Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, photo & other personal information you make public on Facebook will appear with your comment, and may be used on ESPN's media platforms. Learn more. → Read More

Raiders Camp Report: Day 2

A daily review of the hot topics coming out of Oakland Raiders training camp: An estimated 1,000 fans attended the afternoon practice, which was h → Read More

Raiders Camp Report: Day 1

NAPA, Calif. -- A daily review of the hot topics coming out of Oakland Raiders training camp: The Raiders took a businesslike approach on Day 1 a → Read More

No debate: Schaub is Raiders' man

Oakland Raiders coach Dennis Allen couldn't have been more definitive when asked about his starting quarterback. He looked a visitor in the eyes and w → Read More

Trotter: Draft notable for lack of splashy moves

It's not a reach to say most NFL teams avoided distractions and stuck to their boards in the 2014 draft, writes Jim Trotter. → Read More