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Lions, Chiefs, Jets, UCLA Bruins among teams that missed out on…

Lions, Chiefs, Jets, UCLA Bruins among teams that missed out on Harbaughs as head coaches

yahoo.com Updated Feb 1, 2013
NEW ORLEANS -- Everybody has a different set of emotions when they watch the Super Bowl. For some NFL teams, there will be a definite sense of regret and "what might have been." As ESPN's Adam Schefter pointed out on Friday, several teams othe…
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  • Chargers doctor under review, per rules of the CBA

    Chargers doctor under review, per rules of the CBA

    The NFLPA’s request that the Chargers’ team doctor be removed is currently in the middle of a review mechanism put in place under the rules of the CBA. Commissioner Roger Goodell cited Article 50 of the collective bargaining agreement, which calls for
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  • What could have been in Kansas City

    What could have been in Kansas City

    ESPN.com Feb 1, 2013
    Jim Harbaugh could have been a Chief. ESPN’s Adam Schefter details how the Chiefs, in the early days of the Scott Pioli era in 2009, tried to talk to Harbaugh but the timing was not right. The Chiefs instead hired Todd Haley. I think Pioli was set on Ha
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  • Five reasons the Ravens will win Super Bowl XLVII

    Five reasons the Ravens will win Super Bowl XLVII

    CNNSI.com Feb 1, 2013
    NEW ORLEANS -- One thing is certain about Super Bowl XLVII: After the game has ended and the confetti has rained on the field inside the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, a Harbaugh will hoist the hardware. Will John Harbaugh, coach of the Ravens, lift the Lomba…
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  • Manning-Peterson highlights big Saturday

    Manning-Peterson highlights big Saturday

    ESPN.com Feb 1, 2013
    Saturday is an important day in the AFC West. Major 2012 season individual awards will be given and the 2013 class of the Pro Football Hall of Fame will be announced. One of the key events will be the announcement of the NFL MVP award. Denver quarterbac…
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  • Strong free-agent options at wide receiver

    Strong free-agent options at wide receiver

    ESPN.com Feb 1, 2013
    Potentially, one of the most stacked positions in upcoming free agency is wide receiver. That is of interest in the AFC West, because each team in the division could use a receiver Here are some of the top receivers who can become free agents on March 1…
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  • Natural draft fits for the Chiefs

    Natural draft fits for the Chiefs

    ESPN.com Feb 1, 2013
    We’ve talked often about the tough spot the Kansas City Chiefs are in with the No. 1 pick overall pick this year. The Chiefs badly need a quarterback, but to this point, nobody at the position has shown he is worthy of being the top pick. There are some
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  • Black ex-coaches feel Rooney Rule is broken

    Black ex-coaches feel Rooney Rule is broken

    CNNSI.com Feb 1, 2013
    NEW ORLEANS (AP) Three black former NFL head coaches say the league needs to rethink its Rooney Rule for promoting minority hiring after 15 top vacancies - eight head coaching jobs and seven general manager positions - were all filled by white candidate…
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Sports Columnists

  • Super Bowl XLVII -- John Clayton's First and Goal

    Feb 1
    The Harbaugh brothers' lifelong competition moves to a very big stage.
  • Don Banks: Moss, Birk reunited in XLVII, but only one will get elusive rin…

    Feb 1
    NEW ORLEANS -- Have to admit, I'm a sucker for the sentimental stories that come forth every year during Super Bowl week. Jerome Bettis' quest to ride off into retirement with a ring. John Elway finally getting the big confetti shower for once (and then…
  • Peter King: Ravens-49ers a great, and very unpredictable, matchup

    Feb 1
    NEW ORLEANS -- I don't know what kind of game this is going to be, but this Super Bowl really has it all.
  • Super Bowl XLVII - Football will change -- and survive

    Feb 1
    NFL commissioner Roger Goodell is overseeing a game that is going through change on the surface, but a strong heart beats underneath