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Spring League invites Rice, Manziel, adds former NFL players

| | Jan 21 2017 - 12:05am | Comments

An independent football league debuting in April is embracing high-profile NFL players who were shunned, extending invitations to Johnny Manziel and Ray Rice and lining up several former draft picks with the promise of a shot to display their talent.

  1. | Posted: Jan 12 2017 - 12:05am

    Everything stinks. Everybody is a fraud. Nothing makes sense.

  2. | Posted: Jan 12 2017 - 12:05am

    NEW YORK — Ice Cube has dreamed about seeing his favorite NBA players come out of retirement.

  3. | Posted: Jan 11 2017 - 12:05am

    HARTFORD, Conn. — It’s never about streaks with Geno Auriemma. He’s been there and done that.

  4. | Posted: Jan 11 2017 - 12:05am

    TORONTO — DeMar DeRozan scored a season-high 41 points, Kyle Lowry had 24 and the Toronto Raptors rallied to end the Boston Celtics’ four-game winning streak with a 114-106 victory Tuesday night.

  5. | Posted: Jan 11 2017 - 12:05am

    MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Baylor’s euphoria over its ascent to the No. 1 ranking lasted just one day.

  6. | Posted: Jan 11 2017 - 12:05am

    Before this weekend, just five NFL playoff games since 1966 have featured a team favored by at least 15 points. Just one of those underdogs won the game (Google “Joe Namath” if you need more information on that).

  7. | Posted: Jan 11 2017 - 12:05am

    The teams that started the season Nos. 1 and 2 finished as the top two of 2016.

  8. | Posted: Jan 10 2017 - 12:05am

    CHICAGO — Russell Westbrook had 21 points, 14 assists and nine rebounds, helping the Oklahoma City Thunder pull away from the Chicago Bulls for an easy 109-94 victory Monday night.

  9. | Posted: Jan 10 2017 - 12:05am

    The chances that Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens will soon be inducted into baseball’s Hall of Fame have diminished somewhat in recent days as more writers have disclosed how they voted on the 2017 ballot.

  10. | Posted: Jan 10 2017 - 12:05am

    In terms of pedigree, the NFC divisional playoff game at the Georgia Dome on Saturday will be a mismatch.

  11. | Posted: Jan 10 2017 - 12:05am

    TAMPA, Fla. — College football’s first national championship rematch was even better than the original, with an incredible twist at the end.

  12. | Posted: Jan 10 2017 - 12:05am

    TAMPA, Fla. — Thank you, Clemson.

  13. | Posted: Jan 9 2017 - 12:05am

    GREEN BAY, Wis. — Aaron Rodgers, master of the Hail Mary pass, struck again in another big moment.

  14. | Posted: Jan 9 2017 - 12:05am

    There will be a familiar feel to the NFL playoffs next weekend: Every divisional-round game will be a rematch from the regular season, the first time that’s happened in six years.

  15. | Posted: Jan 9 2017 - 12:05am

    TAMPA, Fla. — If a football team averaged barely one touchdown per game, you would call it a pretty bad team.