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William Clay Ford in 2005 (credit: Getty Images)

William Clay Ford, Detroit Lions Owner, Dead At 88

Ford Motor Co. said in a statement Sunday that Ford died of pneumonia at his home. Ford help steer the family business for more than five decades.

03/09/2014

Jabari Parker #1 of the Duke Blue Devils is congratulated by Rodney Hood #5 and Amile Jefferson #21 after scoring against the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets. (credit: Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

Keidel: NBA Needs To Raise Age Restriction

The player, college, and NBA have suffered greatly in quality of play and players. And for every Kobe Bryant and Kevin Garnett there has been a conga line of lost causes, teens who toiled in Europe or Asia or worse once their hoop dreams melted into memory.

03/07/2014

Muhammad Wilkerson (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Report: Jets Putting Wilkerson Talks On Back Burner

Muhammad Wilkerson may still get his long-term deal from the Jets. It’ll just be awhile, according to the New York Daily News.

03/07/2014

Hakeem Nicks (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images), Jon Beason (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images), Justin Tuck (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Palladino: Giants GM Reese Set To Balance Talent Equation

Twenty-seven free agents of all types and a 7-9 record just doesn’t add up. And bad math adds up to a lot of pink slips, even if it means a pile of green paper at the other end for the dearly departed.

03/07/2014

Place kicker Matt Prater of the Denver Broncos kicks an extra point against the Jacksonville Jaguars at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on October 13, 2013 in Denver, Colorado. The Broncos defeated the Jaguars 35-19. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Report: NFL Competition Committee Discussing 42-Yard Extra Point

Coaches under the new proposal would have to choose between a PAT spotted on the 25-yard line or the traditional two-point conversion, according to Judy Battista of NFL.com.

03/04/2014

Richard Sherman (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Sherman Calls Proposed Ban Of ‘N’ Word ‘Atrocious Idea, Almost Racist’

“It’s an atrocious idea,” the Pro Bowler said. “It’s almost racist to me. It’s weird they’re targeting one specific word. Why wouldn’t all curse words be banned then?”

03/03/2014

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Keidel: The NFL, ‘N’ Word, And Censorship

The NFL is considering a heavy tax on it, citing the fact that the gridiron is a workplace, and thus they can control the language and lexicon of its players. It’s probably the most delicate and toxic topic we’ll ever discuss in sports.

02/28/2014

Richie Incognito (Photo by Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)

Dolphins’ Incognito Calls Bashing Own Car With Bat ‘A Piece Of Art’

The controversial offensive lineman has since “accepted professional help” and “is currently being treated at a facility in Arizona,” Jeff Darlington of NFL.com reported on Friday.

02/28/2014

Darrelle Revis (Photo by Winslow Townson/Getty Images)

Report: Darrelle Revis Could Be On Move Again This Offseason

Teams are “exploring” the market for Revis and “rival executives believe a deal could be possible,” Jason La Canfora of CBSSports.com reported.

02/26/2014

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - FEBRUARY 02: Bruno Mars performs during the Pepsi Super Bowl XLVIII Halftime Show at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Secaucus To Get Reimbursed After NFL Backed Out Of Contract Before Super Bowl

Mayor Michael Gonnelli said a representative of Touchdown Entertainment said the company would pay the town about $18,000. The company contracted to use the local high school as a staging area for the halftime show at MetLife Stadium.

02/26/2014

Aaron Hernandez is escorted into Attleboro District Court for his hearing on August 22, 2013 in North Attleboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Sheriff: Aaron Hernandez Involved In Altercation With Fellow Inmate

A Massachusetts sheriff says jail staff are interviewing witnesses and reviewing surveillance video to determine whether charges are warranted.

02/26/2014

Steve Elkington (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Golfer Tweets ‘Michael Sam Is Leading The Handbag Throw At NFL Combine’

Elkington later deleted his tweet, and then tried to clarify his position. He posted a reply: “I’m for Sam I’m against ESPN telling me he’s gay….”

02/26/2014

Mike Naples works out at the TEST Parisi Football Academy. (Photo by Kristyna Barbella/KBMultimedia.com)

Mike Naples Blog: Inside The Daily Grind Of An NFL Draft Hopeful

Each week, Naples will blog exclusively for CBS New York on his draft process, taking us into the life of a prospect up through being signed by an NFL team.

02/25/2014

Clay Matthews (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Clay Matthews On WFAN: NFL Walking ‘Fine Line’ With Language Cleanup

“The reality is that this is a tough sport played by tough men,” the Packers linebacker said Tuesday on WFAN radio. “It’s an emotional sport as well, and tempers fly.”

02/25/2014

Michael Sam #52 of the University of Missouri Tigers looks to sack Nathan Scheelhaase #2 of the University of Illinois Fighting Illini during the State Farm Arch Rivalry game on September 4, 2010 at the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis, Missouri. The Tigers defeated the Fighting Illini 23-13. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Lobbyist Says He’s Working To Ban Gay Players From NFL

The GOP strategist’s comments were met with a mix of outrage and bewilderment. One person tweeted, “History will not look kindly upon you Mr. Jack Burkman. Shame on you.”

02/25/2014

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