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In NFL, this time before draft is 'silly season' of conjecture and hype

chicagotribune.com — Football is a game of misdirection, bluffing and disguise. That goes double for the NFL draft, which takes place April 30 to May 2 in Chicago, the first time it has been held outside New York City since 1965.

NFL mock draft: Jameis Winston and Marcus Mariota likely to go 1-2

latimes.com — The Times' NFL writer Sam Farmer takes a look at the potential selections that teams might make at this year's draft, which starts April 30 in Chicago: 1. TAMPA BAY - Jameis Winston, QB, Florida State:The Buccaneers have made it clear they're comfortable with Winston, baggage and all. 2.

In NFL, this time before draft is 'silly season' of conjecture and hype

latimes.com — Football is a game of misdirection, bluffing and disguise. That goes double for the NFL draft, which takes place April 30 to May 2 in Chicago, the first time it has been held outside New York City since 1965.

NFL strongly considers extra-point changes

latimes.com — The NFL's gimme play appears to be on its way out. Although owners didn't vote Wednesday on various proposals to change the extra-point play, the issue will be a central point of focus in May when the group reconvenes for a one-day meeting in San Francisco.

NFL owners approve measure to improve on-field safety for players

latimes.com — The NFL will have rules in place to make the game safer next season, but measures to enhance replay got the thumbs down Tuesday from team owners at the league's annual meetings. Owners voted unanimously in favor of giving independent spotters the authority to call a medical timeout if they see a player showing obvious signs of a concussion.

NFL to let independent spotters call timeouts for suspected concussions

latimes.com — NFL owners unanimously approved a measure Tuesday authorizing independent spotters to call a medical timeout during a game if they spot a player showing signs of disorientation and in need of the league's concussion protocol. The rule comes on the heels of a huge hit to the head of New England receiver Julian Edelman by Seattle safety Kam Chancellor in the Super Bowl.

Los Angeles is looking better and better to NFL owners

chicagotribune.com — Even though no teams have announced plans to relocate, and there have been no formal stadium presentations, several influential NFL owners believe a Los Angeles solution is within reach. "I really believe that in the next year we'll have two teams in that market," New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft said Monday during a break from the annual owners meetings.

Los Angeles is looking better and better to NFL owners

baltimoresun.com — Even though no teams have announced plans to relocate, and there have been no formal stadium presentations, several influential NFL owners believe a Los Angeles solution is within reach. "I really believe that in the next year we'll have two teams in that market," New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft said Monday during a break from the annual owners meetings.

Los Angeles is looking better and better to NFL owners

orlandosentinel.com — Even though no teams have announced plans to relocate, and there have been no formal stadium presentations, several influential NFL owners believe a Los Angeles solution is within reach. "I really believe that in the next year we'll have two teams in that market," New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft said Monday during a break from the annual owners meetings.

Los Angeles is looking better and better to NFL owners

latimes.com — Even though no teams have announced plans to relocate, and there have been no formal stadium presentations, several influential NFL owners believe a Los Angeles solution is within reach. "I really believe that in the next year we'll have two teams in that market," New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft said Monday during a break from the annual owners meetings.
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Mar 29, 2015

NFL mock draft: Jameis Winston and Marcus Mariota could go 1-2 fw.to/kea2zga

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Mar 28, 2015

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Mar 28, 2015

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Mar 28, 2015

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Mar 27, 2015

Nearly 26 years after his death, Keith Whitley remains one of the greatest voices out there.

Mar 27, 2015

RT @LANow: 22-year-old man collapses at Beyond Wonderland rave in San Bernardino County, later dies lat.ms/1NkcKcC

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Lawyer friend on behalf of worker who "lost" hearing gets guy's wife on stand. Her first words: "He hears when he WANTS to hear." Case over

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