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Linebacker Aldon Smith #99 of the San Francisco 49ers rushes the Seattle Seahawks in the first quarter on December 8, 2013 at Candlestick Park in San Francisco, California. The 49ers won 19-17. (credit: Brian Bahr/Getty Images)

49ers’ Aldon Smith Arrested At LAX For Belligerence, Alleged Bomb Threat

San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith was arrested Sunday at Los Angeles International Airport after authorities said he became belligerent during a security screening and threatened that he had a bomb.

04/13/2014

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Report: Eagles Release DeSean Jackson Due To Possible Los Angeles Gang Ties

Unable to find a taker on the trade market, the Philadelphia Eagles Friday released dynamic wide receiver DeSean Jackson.

03/28/2014

Former NFL safety Darren Sharper, left, and his attorney, Blair Berk, center, listen as his other attorney Leonard Levine, right, addresses the court as Sharper pleads not guilty to charges of allegedly drugging and raping a pair of women he met at a West Hollywood nightclub, in a Los Angeles Superior courtroom February 20, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. Sharper's bail has been increased from $200,000 to $1 million. (credit: Bob Chamberlin-Pool/Getty Images)

Judge Refuses To Release NFL’s Darren Sharper From Jail

A judge in Los Angeles has again refused to release former NFL All-Pro safety Darren Sharper from jail.

03/24/2014

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NFL Faces New Concussion Case In Los Angeles

The estate of NFL Hall of Famer Mike Webster and dozens of former players suing the league over concussion injuries have agreed to wait to see if their lawsuit will join other similar cases being reviewed by a judge for possible settlement.

03/21/2014

Wide receiver Seyi Ajirotutu #16 of the San Diego Chargers is congratulated by tight end Ladarius Green #89 and tight end Antonio Gates #85 after catching a pass for a touchdown in the final minute of the game against the Kansas City Chiefs at Arrowhead Stadium on November 24, 2013 in Kansas City, Missouri. The Chargers defeated the Chiefs with a final score of 41-38. (credit: Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

WR Ajirotutu Signs 1-Year Deal To Stay With Chargers

Wide receiver and special teams ace Seyi Ajirotutu has signed a one-year contract to remain with the San Diego Chargers.

03/17/2014

Former NFL safety Darren Sharper appears in a Los Angeles Superior courtroom Thursday, February 20, 2014, pleading not guilty to charges of drugging and raping a pair of women he allegedly met at a West Hollywood nightclub. (credit: Bob Chamberlin/AFP/Getty Images)

Ex-NFL Player Accused Of 2 Rapes In WeHo Faces New Sexual Assault Charges In Arizona

Darren Sharper, 38, remains behind bars in Los Angeles — without bail — while awaiting a hearing Thursday in connection with an arrest warrant from New Orleans alleging that he raped two women there last Sept. 23.

03/12/2014

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Jonathan Martin, Who Accused Dolphins Teammate Of Bullying, Traded To 49ers

Jonathan Martin is returning to familiar territory, months after he accused a teammate of bullying and left the Miami Dolphins.

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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

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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

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Paula Deen Says She Can Relate To Openly Gay Football Player Michael Sam

Paula Deen says she relates to football player Michael Sam and his desire to avoid being labeled.

02/27/2014

2014 NFL Combine

Manziel Sticks To Football Business At NFL Combine

Johnny Manziel shed the Hollywood image Friday — maybe for good.

02/21/2014

Running back Ray Rice #27 of the Baltimore Ravens (credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Keidel: Ray Rice Another Crack In NFL Shield

Even by the pro athlete’s subterranean standards, the Ray Rice video was shocking. He made no effort to heal or cradle or care for his unconscious fiancee.

02/21/2014

Michael Sam #52 of the Missouri Tigers recovers a fumble for a touchdown against the Georgia Bulldogs at Sanford Stadium on October 12, 2013 in Athens, Georgia. (credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Agent’s Support For Openly Gay NFL Prospect: ‘I Think It’s Big For Sports In General’

The agent for All-American football player Michael Sam, who may become the first openly gay NFL player in history after publicly coming out Sunday, is calling the announcement a game changer.

02/10/2014

Michael Sam #52 of the Missouri Tigers recovers a fumble for a touchdown against the Georgia Bulldogs at Sanford Stadium on October 12, 2013 in Athens, Georgia. (credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

All-American NFL Prospect Michael Sam: ‘I Am An Openly, Proud Gay Man’

Missouri All-American Michael Sam says he is gay, and the defensive end could become the first openly homosexual player in the NFL.

02/09/2014

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell (credit: Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Keidel: NFL Mansions And Expansions

Forever high on hubris, the sport is pondering extra games, playoff teams, and new franchises, perhaps in London or Los Angeles. And it feels like all are in the name of profit, not principle.

02/07/2014

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