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Goodell plays defense during state of league address

PHOENIX - NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell's annual Super Bowl state of the league address on Friday was not so much about highlighting the league as it was defending his own job performance during what has been a tumultuous season. | Video

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Ex-Super Bowl champ Leonard Marshall to teach about concussions

- Two-time Super Bowl champion Leonard Marshall is teaming up with the lawyer who first sued the NFL over concussions to form an educational road show on how to avoid and treat head injuries in sports.

Carroll will let Sherman decide on playing if baby arrives

PHOENIX - Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman is hopeful that his son will be born after Super Bowl Sunday but should an early arrival occur, coach Pete Carroll says he will leave it to the player to decide how he responds.

Boston plans heavy police presence to avoid post-Super Bowl chaos

BOSTON - Boston officials on Friday said they planned a heavy police presence and travel restrictions in some areas when the New England Patriots play in Sunday's Super Bowl, hoping to avert the violence seen following championships a decade ago.

Players call on NFL to revisit media policy

PHOENIX - Marshawn Lynch may not have made any friends with Super Bowl reporters given his reluctance to answer questions but he has plenty of support from current and former players who feel the NFL should revisit its media policy.

Spurs star Duncan sues financial adviser for fraud in Texas court

SAN ANTONIO - NBA superstar Tim Duncan has filed a lawsuit seeking at least $1 million in damages against a longtime friend and financial adviser the basketball player says cheated him in his investments.

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Highlights from the Aussie Open

Highs and lows of the Australian Open.

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Lindsey Vonn skis into record books

Lindsey Vonn becomes the most successful female in Alpine skiing World Cup history.