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Norv Turner not ruling out a return to coaching at some point
June 21st, 2017 at 10:11 AM
***PHOTO1*** Norv Turner's taking a year off, sort of, but he won't be far from football. The longtime coach won't be on a sideline in the fall for the first time since 1975, but he's staying connected with the game and isn't ruling out a return to the profession. Turner told...

NFL rules keep Stanford players from working with their teams
May 12th, 2017 at 12:29 PM
***PHOTO1*** Panthers first-round draft pick Christian McCaffrey and 49ers first-round pick Solomon Thomas would love to be working with their new teams, but the NFL won't let them. NFL rules don't allow rookies to begin participating in offseason work until their schools' semesters come to an end. For Stanford players like...

The top 10 currently active NFL players over the age of 35
May 12th, 2017 at 11:11 AM
***PHOTO1*** No question who sits atop this list. Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports Most NFL players are long gone before reaching their late-30s. Pro football is a violent, punishing sport that isn't conducive to long-term careers, though that depends on the position played. However, that doesn't apply to the following group...

10 NFL players who should be thinking about retirement
May 5th, 2017 at 9:41 PM
***PHOTO1*** Football is a brutal sport, so it's no surprise NFL careers are not exactly long-lasting. But in some cases, players are able to weather the repeated storms and carve out long, successful careers. It's rare when you break it down by the numbers, but it does happen. Eventually however, the...

Texans-Bengals kicks off Thursday Night Football schedule
April 20th, 2017 at 8:40 PM
***PHOTO1*** There have been plenty of criticisms about Thursday night games over the years, but they aren't going anywhere and this year's schedule of games under the Thursday Night Football banner includes a few late-season Saturday and Monday games as well. The package will also be featured on a variety of...