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Pick 6: 10-win teams in 2016 likely to slip back in...

  BY RALPH D. RUSSO Alabama makes knocking out double-digit victory seasons look so easy, but for most programs, it takes a combination of good play...

Peterson says he’s agreed on 2-year contract with Saints

  NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Free-agent running back Adrian Peterson says he has agreed to a two-year contract with the New Orleans Saints. The Saints have...

Hernandez suicide notes ordered released ahead of funeral

BY DAVE COLLINS BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) — Aaron Hernandez's family turned out Monday for a private funeral to say their farewells to the former NFL...

Judge orders evidence preserved in Hernandez prison suicide

  BY MICHELLE R. SMITH NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (AP) — A judge on Friday ordered key evidence in the prison suicide of Aaron Hernandez preserved, granting...

Patriots hit back at New York Times over White House tweet

WASHINGTON (AP) — The New England Patriots are taking issue with a New York Times photo comparison that suggested a significantly smaller turnout...

Star QB Tom Brady to miss NFL champs’ visit to White...

  BY CATHERINE LUCEY WASHINGTON (AP) — Star quarterback Tom Brady will not join his New England Patriots teammates Wednesday when the Super Bowl champions visit...

Ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez dead

  MILFORD, Mass. (AP) — Massachusetts prison officials say former NFL star Aaron Hernandez has hanged himself in his cell and pronounced dead at a...

Road-rage confrontation: Killer of ex-Saint faces sentencing

BY KEVIN McGILL NEW ORLEANS (AP) — It was a road-rage confrontation that cost former New Orleans Saints star Will Smith his life. Now, more...

Panthers sign Pro Bowl DT Kawann Short to 5-year extension

BY STEVE REED CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Panthers made sure Kawann Short's contract situation wasn't going to end the same away Josh Norman's...

Weekly Chat: Carolina Panthers Safety, Tre Boston, Talking ‘Man-to-Man’ to Lee...

Professional athletes are often defined by great…and not so great moments that occur on the playing field in their particular sport. Yankees’ starting pitcher, Don...

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70-Year-Old Woman Attacked, Suspect At-Large: NEW PHOTOS RELEASED

A 70-year-old woman walking from the Walmart parking lot towards the store located at 545 Pine Island Road in North Fort Myers was approached by an...

Firefighters Mopping Hot Spots in Golden Gate Estates: UPDATE – STILL...

Firefighters are reportedly mopping up hot spots that cover the 7,068 acres consumed by the 30th Avenue Fire. Residual heat crews continue to encounter smoldering...

LCSO Sharing Little Regarding Lehigh Homicide Investigation: UPDATE – VICTIMS IDENTIFIED

The Lee County Sheriff's Office has released limited information regarding the death investigation that began on Thursday afternoon on 4 Street West in Lehigh Acres. Now reported...

Ohio family members plead for tips to solve massacre of 8

  BY ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Tearful family members are pleading for information that could help solve the massacre of eight people in Ohio...