Column: Brady’s stolen jersey saga proves grime doesn’t pay
This photo released by MAGO on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 shows Tom Brady’s Super Bowl LI jersey after it was recovered by authorities in Mexico City. Brady’s jersey went missing from the locker room after the game, and immediately set off an investigation that stretched from Boston to the... Read more
Bengals’ Adam ‘Pacman’ Jones faces 3 misdemeanor charges
Adam Jones has a history of off-the-field legal issues.(Photo: Aaron Doster, USA TODAY Sports) 7 CONNECTTWEETLINKEDINCOMMENTEMAILMORE CINCINNATI (AP) — Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Adam “Pacman” Jones faces three misdemeanor charges, including assault, but no longer is being charged with a felony for a January confrontation with hotel security guards, police... Read more
Serial numbers, game photos may help verify Brady jerseys
FILE – In this April 20, 1932, file photo, New York Yankees’ Babe Ruth takes a practice cut prior to the Yankees home-opener against the Philadelphia Athletics at Yankee Stadium in New York. Troy Kinunen, president of Memorabilia Evaluation and Research Services, said his company evaluated Babe Ruth’s 1932... Read more
NFL free agency tracker: Seahawks add S Bradley McDougald
CLOSESkip in Skipx Embed x Share Keep up with all the latest free-agent signing in the NFL. USA TODAY Sports In this Nov. 13, 2016, file photo, Tampa Bay Buccaneers free safety Bradley McDougald (30) runs after picking up a fumble by the Chicago Bears during an NFL football... Read more
NFL looking to speed up games via officiating and breaks
FILE – In this Feb. 5, 2017, file photo, New England Patriots’ Jonathan Jones, left, fails to block an extra point kick by Atlanta Falcons’ Matt Bryant during the second half of the NFL Super Bowl 51 football game in Houston. The NFL is making plans to speed up... Read more
Browns return specialist Josh Cribbs officially retires
FILE – In this Dec. 20, 2009, file photo, Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Cribbs (16) returns a kick 103 yards past Kansas City Chiefs’ Andy Studebaker (96) during the first half of an NFL football game in Kansas City, Mo. It was the second kick Cribbs returned for... Read more
Connor Barwin chose LA Rams for reunion with Wade Phillips
FILE – In this Nov. 6, 2016, file photo, Philadelphia Eagles defensive end Connor Barwin prepares to play against the New York Giants in an NFL football game in East Rutherford, N.J. Barwin is eager for a fresh start on the West Coast after signing a one-year deal with... Read more
Suspect in Tom Brady jersey theft case sought autographs, selfies
CLOSESkip in Skipx Embed x Share The NFL announced on Monday that Tom Brady's jersey from Super Bowl LI has been found after an international investigation. USA TODAY Sports New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) celebrates after beating the Atlanta Falcons during Super Bowl LI at NRG Stadium. Read more
San Diego Chargers finalize deal to move training camp to Costa Mesa
CLOSESkip in Skipx Embed x Share USA TODAY Sports' Tom Pelissero digs into the Chargers' decision to move to L.A. and what that means for the franchise. USA TODAY Sports San Diego Chargers running back Melvin Gordon runs during a drill in training camp at Chargers Park. Read more
AP source: Linebacker Manti Te’o agrees to deal with Saints
FILE – In this Sept. 8, 2014, file photo, San Diego Chargers inside linebacker Manti Te’o (50) looks over the line of scrimmage during the second half of an NFL football game against the Arizona Cardinals in Glendale, Ariz. A person familiar with the situation says Te’o has agreed... Read more