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The NFL's salary cap will climb from $167 million last season to $177.2 million for the 2018 campaign, according to multiple reports Monday. Most estimates had the number moving to at least $178 million and possibly $179 million. Pro Football Talk reported additional money was diverted to the Player Performance Pool to reward players who are lower paid but play a high n…

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Derby's Tricia Mangan narrowly lost her individual race and the United States fell Friday in the first round to Great Britain in the inaugural Alpine team event Friday at the Winter Olympics in South Korea. Mangan finished six-hundredths of a second behind Alexandra Tilley in their head-to-head race, the third of the four individual races between the teams. Tilley finis…

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Former Miami Dolphins offensive tackle Jonathan Martin was detained Friday in Southern California after a social media post that depicted a shotgun and shell casings and included the Twitter names of several people, including Bills lineman Richie Incognito, according to reports. “When you’re a bully victim & a coward, your options are suicide or revenge,” Martin wro…

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Three alleged drug dealers have been charged in federal court in Detroit with the killing of Robert Eddins, a linebacker who was briefly with the Bills, and another man in December 2016. Eddins, 28, and Ricardo McFarlin, 32, died from multiple gunshot wounds to the head, and their bodies were found in the basement of a Eddins' grandmother's house on Detroit's west side.…

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More than 300 NFL prospects will be at the Scouting Combine next week in Indianapolis. The 40-yard dash has become an annual highlight with fans obsessing over hundredths of a second and players investing significant money in working with trainers and speed coaches to improve by those hundredths. But why do players run 40 yards and not 50 yards or 100 yards? Gil Bran…

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 Here is a quick Q&A to get you ready for the 2018 Winter Olympics Q: Where are the Olympics? A: Pyeongchang, South Korea. The city is 80 miles from Seoul, which hosted the Summer Olympics in 1988, and about 60 miles south of the Demilitarized Zone that separates North Korea and South Korea. Events also will take place in Jeongseon and Gangnueung on the coast…

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Colts general manager Chris Ballard faced the media on Wednesday morning, hours after the stunning decision by Josh McDaniels to back out of his agreement to coach the Colts. The Colts-Patriots rivalry has run deep – from the duels for AFC supremacy when it was Peyton Manning's Colts against Tom Brady's Patriots to the Colts' role in starting what would become known as …

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Alex Smith won't be the next quarterback of the Bills. The Kansas City Chiefs have reached an agreement to trade Smith to the Washington Redskins, according to a report in the Kansas City Star. NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reported that the Chiefs will get a 2018 third-round pick and cornerback Kendall Fuller, who was a 2016 third-round pick. As part of the deal, Sm…

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Mon, Feb 14, 2011

General Motors Co. will pay more than $189 million in profit-sharing to 48,000 U.S. hourly workers and millions more in performance bonuses to salaried employees, according to company documents obtained by the Associated Press. The payouts could go to as many as 2,000 people in two Buffalo Niagara region plants.GM will pay most hourly workers more than $4,000 each …

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Tue, Jul 20, 2010

The Buffalo Bills have seven down and two to go in their quest to sign their draft class of 2010.Third-round pick Alex Carrington signed a four-year contract with the team on Monday, becoming the seventh of the team's nine picks to agree to terms.The only remaining unsigned picks are first-rounder C.J. Spiller and second-rounder Torell Troup. None of the NFL's…

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Thu, Feb 25, 2010

TAMPA, Fla. -- Alex Rodriguez felt a huge relief after helping the New York Yankees win the World Series.The All-Star third baseman said a "humongous gorilla came off my back."Now I just have an opportunity to come out and play baseball and have fun," Rodriguez said. "Really continue to focus on what I did in '09. Divorced myself of personal achievements and really buy …

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Thu, Nov 26, 2009

Lazar Hayward scored 27 points and Jimmy Butler added 15 to help Marquette beat Xavier, 71-61, on Thursday at the Old Spice Classic.The victory set up a semifinal matchup with No. 15 Michigan at noon today (ESPN). The Wolverines needed overtime Thursday to defeat Creighton, 83-76.Hayward, the former Traditional standout, had two three-pointers and David Cubillan hit a long…

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Sat, May 16, 2009

Buffalo Bills fullback Corey McIntyre was arrested Thursday for allegedly masturbating outside the home of a Port St. Lucie, Fla., woman in March, authorities said.Meanwhile, former Bill and future Hall of Famer Bruce Smith was charged with drunken driving Friday morning after a police officer stopped him for speeding, Virginia Beach police said.McIntyre, 30, was charged w…