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The Galveston County Daily News : Football

September 23, 2014

Football

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Paul Oliver's family sues NFL over his suicide

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The family of former San Diego Chargers defensive back Paul Oliver is suing the NFL and the team for wrongful death, blaming sports-related concussions for his suicide last year.

  • icon Posted: September 23

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Tuesday 09/23/2014
Board to release Ryan Leaf to Texas officials
Updated: September 23, 2014 - 10:03 pm

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana's parole board has decided to release former quarterback Ryan Leaf to authorities in Texas, where he was recently sentenced for violating his probation.

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Seahawks on top of AP Pro32 rankings
Updated: September 23, 2014 - 10:03 pm

NEW YORK (AP) — Russell Wilson's clutch plays in overtime helped the Seattle Seahawks fend off Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos. It also put them on top of the latest AP Pro32 power rankings.

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Goodell meets 11 former players about NFL conduct
Updated: September 23, 2014 - 7:00 pm

NEW YORK (AP) — NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and chief assistant Troy Vincent have met with 11 former NFL players to discuss ways to improve the league's personal conduct policy.

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Depleted Steelers sign linebacker James Harrison
Updated: September 23, 2014 - 7:00 pm

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin called the decision to sign James Harrison "simple and easy."

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Bears get early breaks, hold on to beat Jets 27-19
Updated: September 23, 2014 - 9:00 am

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Jay Cutler and the Chicago Bears needed to claw back from a big deficit last week.

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Monday 09/22/2014
Bears hold on to beat Jets 27-19
Posted: September 22, 2014

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The Chicago Bears took advantage of early mistakes by the sloppy New York Jets.

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Owner: 'No misinformation' by Ravens on Rice
Updated: September 22, 2014 - 11:00 pm

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — Baltimore Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti refuted a report suggesting he and other team officials tried to persuade the NFL to be lenient on Ray Rice after the running back was arrested in February for knocking out his then-fiancee in an Atlantic City elevator.

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Kicking game: It is called football, after all
Posted: September 22, 2014

In the biggest game of the NFL season so far, the winning coach said the game wasn't decided by superstars Peyton Manning, Marshawn Lynch or Richard Sherman. The MVP, Seattle coach Pete Carroll said, was punter Jon Ryan.

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