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Breaking down the franchise tag deadline

Monday marks this summer’s franchise tag deadline, the last day a player given the franchise tag can negotiate a long-term contract extension ahead of the 2017 season. If the player and team cannot agree to a deal, the player will be subjected to the stipulations of the tag for the upcoming season. What does that mean for the players and ...

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Cardinals' Johnson reiterates he's ready for 30 touches per game

Arizona Cardinals running back David Johnson emerged as arguably the NFL’s greatest all-around threat and has every intention of tormenting defenders once again this fall. Johnson reiterated his belief that he’s ready for 30 touches per game, a notion that ought to give… NFL | theScore PLEASE CLICK ON PUBLISHER AT END OF TEXT TO READ THE COMPLETE ARTICLE

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Edelman dismisses notion of going undefeated

The New England Patriots made significant improvements this summer after going 14-2 and winning Super Bowl LI, so there’s ample reason to believe they’ll defend their title without much contest. Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman doesn’t subscribe to that theory, however. Edelman, who recorded a stunning catch in Super Bowl LI… NFL | theScore PLEASE CLICK ON PUBLISHER AT END ...

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Former football player finds success in craft beer

DEXTER, Mich. (AP) – Surrounded by wooden oak barrels, plastic hoses and a lingering hint of wet-basement staleness, Tony Grant is giddy. Making beer – especially the sour variety – is an exact science, and the former Michigan State football player is talking about fermentation, bacteria and natural carbonation. “We just let Mother Nature do her thing. We don’t fake ...

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