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Ex-Panthers GM Marty Hurney wonders if Patriots have culture of cheating

...culture. Is there a culture of cheating at probably what most people look at as the best franchise in the National Football League?" SEAHAWKS: All-Pro safety Earl Thomas returned to limited duty in practice while cornerback Richard Sherman...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-01-23/ex-panthers-gm-marty-hurney-w
Make the right call

...are much weightier matters on the world's plate today.But make no mistake: This is a big deal. The National Football League is big business; as footballs go, so go billions of dollars. Especially at Super Bowl time.Even more important...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-01-23/make-right-call
Oddities not rare in sports in 2014

...told me to run, so I start running like a crazy guy."LOVE AND DEATH: The Win nipeg Blue Bombers of the Canadian Football League became wedding planners. The team offered couples the chance to say "I do" on its field, completing perhaps the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-12-26/oddities-not-rare-sp
Tony Gwynn, Jean Beliveau were among sports greats who died in 2014

...other places.RALPH WILSON, 95: He was ridiculed for throwing away good money in a venture called the American Football League. He was the Buffalo Bills' only owner and a cornerstone of the modern NFL. His team was an anchor in western New...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-12-27/tony-gwynn-jean-beliveau-were-amo
When it comes to competing for contracts, being gay is a growing asset for business owners

...that Luna also is a lesbian entrepreneur hasn't hurt either.Federal agencies, organizations such as the National Football League and more than one-third of Fortune 500 companies are now trying to expand their vendor pools by explicitly encouraging...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-02/when-it-comes-competing-co
Internationa Football league is finished

...Saturday night. The International Football League is finished this year. "I'd...summer to the North American Football League. Marshall said that the Destrahan...Atlantic League, the Southern Football League and the Carolina Football League...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/09/19/pro_270646.shtml
NFL
WWF head to launch pro football league

...to unveil his latest creation: the XFL, a new pro football league set to open in February 2001. No scripts. No sideshows...Mankind, and phony feuds and bogus friendships. The football league, McMahon promised a crowded news conference, will...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/02/04/pro_281389.shtml
NFL
Overtime

...multiple drivers. Pro FootballCommissioner of CFL won't stayMark Cohon will step down as commissioner of the Canadian Football League on Jan. 9.The decision announced Thursday between Cohon and the league's board of governors was reached by mutual...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-12-04/overtime
Atlanta place-kicker Matt Bryant has been Mr. Automatic this season

...bounced around a bit early in his career, playing for four teams and even doing a stint in the now-defunct United Football League. But he found a home after signing with the Falcons in 2009, and this might be his best season yet.He's made...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-11-19/atlanta-place-kicker-matt-bry
Carl Sanders is only Georgia letterman elected governor

...One day, a very important visitor - Pete Rozelle, commissioner of the National Football League - showed up at his office. The old American Football League, rival of the NFL, had begun making inroads toward locating a franchise in Atlanta...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-11-20/carl-sanders-only-georgia-let