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Arlington Park approved for football stadium by local officials

Evidence of the interest of the Chicago Bears in building a new stadium at Arlington Park in Arlington Heights continues to accumulate. The Chicago Tribune reports that local officials have taken action to prohibit certain uses of the facility, but that the stadium has been approved for a football stadium. Chicago mayor Lori Lightfoot thinks […]

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Davante Adams: Nothing worth mentioning in contract talks

Packers wide receiver Davante Adams said at this month’s mandatory minicamp that he will report to training camp next month whether he signs a contract extension or not and there’s not much to update when it comes toward making progress toward that agreement. Adams is in the final year of his contract and told Paulina […]

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Domestic violence charges against Derrius Guice dismissed

Former Washington running back Derrius Guice is no longer facing criminal domestic violence charges. Guice was arrested last August and charged with one felony count of strangulation and four misdemeanors after a series of incidents involving the same woman. He was waived by Washington shortly after news of the arrest came to light. The felony […]

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Baker Mayfield’s agent thinks contract will get done this summer

Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield said earlier this month that he isn’t in a rush to sign a contract extension, but one of his agents does not think he’s going to have to wait too long. Jack Mills told Tony Grossi of WKNR that he doesn’t feel the need to wait for Bills quarterback Josh Allen […]

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Davante Adams: Aaron Rodgers situation is not something Packers players talk about

Packers wide receiver Davante Adams says he and his teammates aren’t sweating the situation with quarterback Aaron Rodgers, who is unhappy with the team and has stayed away all offseason. Adams said players are focused on their own jobs and that they’ll trust Rodgers to take care of his own business. “Honestly, it’s not even […]

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Derek Carr: I’m excited about Andre James

When the Raiders elected to transform their offensive line this offseason, the choice largely affected Derek Carr. The quarterback had played behind Rodney Hudson — widely thought of as one of the league’s best centers — since 2015. After the club traded Hudson to Arizona, Andre James will take over that position. James doesn’t have […]

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XFL players get pennies on the dollar from bankruptcy

The pandemic killed the resurrected XFL. The league, before being sold to The Rock, went through bankruptcy. Now, the players for XFL 2.0 have gotten their money. It’s not much. Via Daniel Kaplan of TheAthletic.com, XFL players will get as little as four cents on the dollar for their claims for unpaid wages. The average […]