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Houston Texas Accused of ‘Enabling’ Former Quarterback Deshaun Watson in New Lawsuit

Deshaun Watson’s legal woes showed no sign of abating on Monday, as a new lawsuit accused his former NFL team of “enabling” his “predatory” behavior. The suit, filed by Houston attorney Tony Buzbee, marks the first time the Houston Texans have been sued over the controversy surrounding their ex-quarterback, sparked after it was revealed Watson …

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Running backs Adrian Peterson, Le’Veon Bell sign deals for boxing exhibition in July, sources say

5:50 PM ET Mike CoppingerESPN Adrian Peterson and Le’Veon Bell have signed contracts for a heavyweight boxing exhibition on July 30 at Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles, sources told ESPN on Monday. Both the former All-Pro running backs will be competing in a boxing ring for the first time, but since it’s an exhibition, the …

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Marlin Briscoe, first Black starting QB in AFL, dies at age 76

Marlin Briscoe, who became the first Black starting quarterback in the American Football League more than 50 years ago, died Monday. His daughter, Angela Marriott, told The Associated Press that Briscoe, 76, died of pneumonia at a hospital in Norwalk, California. He had been hospitalized with circulation issues in his legs. Briscoe, an Omaha, Nebraska, …

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Jets’ Zach Wilson enjoys’ time with the fam ‘in Mexico

Zach Wilson is taking in some family time before Jets training camp. The second-year quarterback posted a trio of photos Sunday on Instagram from what appeared to be a recent trip to Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, with his nearest and dearest, including mom Lisa Wilson. “Time with the Fam!” Wilson captioned the post, which featured …

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Josh Allen says he was ‘jinxed’ before losing OT coin toss

Josh Allen hasn’t gotten past last year’s divisional-round playoff loss to the Chiefs. But the game isn’t what irks him the most. It’s the coin toss that gave the Chiefs the ball to start overtime and led to the Bills’ heartbreaking elimination. “Up to that point, I think I was 9-0 throughout the season. In …

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Ex-Patriots executive compares Tua Tagovailoa to Tom Brady

The compliments keep coming for Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa. Earlier in June, Dolphins newly acquired receiver Tyreek Hill said Miami’s franchise QB is more accurate than Patrick Mahomes. And just this last week, Scott Pioli – the former director of personal player for the Patriots – compared Tagovailoa’s arm strength to Tom Brady’s. Your TagovailoaPhoto …

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