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  • AP source: Vikings to meet with Adrian Peterson on Wednesday

    3 Mar 2015 | 8:57 pm
    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Adrian Peterson is about to feel what it's like to be recruited again. Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer and GM Rick Spielman plan to travel to Peterson's home near Houston on Wednesday to meet with their disgruntled star running back, a person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press. The person requested anonymity because neither side was publicly discussing the process. Peterson's wife, Ashley, will also be part of the meeting in which Zimmer and Spielman will try to convince the 2012 league MVP that he should remain with the Vikings after missing…
  • AP sources: Eagles deal running back McCoy for Bills' Alonso

    3 Mar 2015 | 6:20 pm
    BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) LeSean McCoy will lead Rex Ryan's "ground and pound" running attack for the Buffalo Bills next season. Two people familiar with the deal told The Associated Press on Tuesday that the Philadelphia Eagles have agreed to trade McCoy, their star running back, to the Bills for linebacker Kiko Alonso. The people spoke under condition of anonymity because the teams had not announced the deal. ESPN first reported the trade. The deal has been agreed to, but can't be completed until the 2015 league season begins on Tuesday. McCoy had an inconsistent season last year after leading the…
  • AP Source: Greg Hardy to meet with NFL officials

    3 Mar 2015 | 4:06 pm
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Panthers defensive end and soon-to-be free agent Greg Hardy will meet with NFL officials in New York on Wednesday to discuss his domestic violence case, a person familiar with the situation said Tuesday. The person spoke with The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because no public announcement of the meeting has been made. NFL spokesman Brian McCarthy said the league had no comment. The meeting means Hardy's lengthy legal saga could be coming to an end soon. Hardy has been on the commissioner's exempt list since September. He becomes a free agent March 10. While…
  • Trooper: Fingerprints show victim in Hernandez's rented car

    3 Mar 2015 | 3:56 pm
    FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) A state police trooper who specializes in fingerprint analysis testified Tuesday in the murder trial of Aaron Hernandez that the fingerprints of the former NFL player and his alleged victim, Odin Lloyd, were found inside a car that was allegedly used to drive Lloyd to his death. Prosecutors say Hernandez, then a New England Patriot tight end, and two friends, Carlos Ortiz and Ernest Wallace, picked up Lloyd from his home early on the morning of June 17, 2013, shortly before he was killed. Hernandez also is charged in another case with the fatal shootings of two men in…
  • AP source: Manning, Broncos talking about reworking contract

    25 Feb 2015 | 6:15 pm
    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) It looks as if it's going to come down to money. A person with knowledge of the negotiations confirms the Denver Broncos and Peyton Manning's representatives are discussing ways to revise his contract and give the team more flexibility in free agency. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because of the sensitive nature of the talks. Manning, who has made more money than any player in pro football history, is due to make another $19 million in both 2015 and `16, and his salary cap number for next season is $21.2 million. John Elway has…
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  • Blackhawks' Kane has surgery for broken left clavicle

    25 Feb 2015 | 4:49 pm
    CHICAGO (AP) Blackhawks star Patrick Kane had surgery Wednesday to repair a broken left collarbone, likely sidelining the dynamic forward for the rest of the season unless Chicago makes another deep run in the playoffs. Team physician Dr. Michael Terry and Dr. Bradley Merk performed the surgery, and Terry said a full recovery will take "approximately 12 weeks." Kane, who leads Chicago with 27 goals and 37 assists, lost his balance and crashed into the boards after he was cross-checked by Florida defenseman Alex Petrovic with 12:11 left in the first period of Tuesday night's 3-2 shootout…
 
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  • Obamacare Faces Tough Test in Supreme Court Challenge

    Pete Williams
    4 Mar 2015 | 4:54 am
    The U.S. Supreme Court will take up a legal challenge Wednesday that could throw the Affordable Care Act, better known as Obamacare, into deep disarray. NBC justice correspondent Pete Williams reports.
  • Two More NFL Veterans Will Donate Brains to Science

    4 Mar 2015 | 4:22 am
    Sidney Rice and Steve Weatherford will donate their brains to science, as doctors look for ways to curb the NFL's concussion problem.
  • This Mom Literally Balances Kids With Workouts

    3 Mar 2015 | 9:41 pm
    Kimberley Welman's quirky exercises have gone viral since she started using her stroller as a gym prop and her twin babies as weights.
  • Testosterone Can Damage Heart, FDA Warns

    3 Mar 2015 | 1:33 pm
    The Food and Drug Administration is warning doctors against over-prescribing testosterone-boosting drugs for men
  • FDA: Antibiotic Linked to Nerve Damage

    3 Mar 2015 | 10:48 am
    A North Carolina woman who suffered a series of extreme side effects from using Levaquin, joins the effort to pull the medication. The FDA says more than 1,200 people have died, and almost 100,00 have suffered side effects from the drug. WCNC's Michelle Boudin reports.
 
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  • Steals and Deals: Studs, candles, sheet sets, more

    4 Mar 2015 | 5:31 am
    Jill's Steals and Deals contains exclusive coupon codes up to 75 percent off for TODAY viewers.
  • After gaining 120 pounds in 1 year, rare diagnosis saves man's life

    TODAY
    4 Mar 2015 | 5:19 am
    Donelle Trotman was only in his 30s when his health suddenly took a strange and frightening turn.He was rapidly gaining weight — more than 100 pounds in one year. His upper torso was getting bigger, but not his legs. And he felt overwhelmingly tired.
  • Smell you later! The surprising reason we shake hands

    Linda Carroll
    4 Mar 2015 | 5:12 am
    You consciously do the grip and grin. But you may unconsciously perform the shake and sniff. After pumping a person's hand during a greeting, some people take that moment of body-language reading to a deeper level, absentmindedly trying to detect traces of information from the scents left on their palms, new science suggests.
  • Customize your cartoon avatar with Bitmoji

    4 Mar 2015 | 5:09 am
    The app Bitmoji enables you to create a customized avatar, choosing such details as the shape of your nose and eyes. And you can share it with friends. Carson Daly reports from the Orange Room.
  • Parents who let kids walk home alone found responsible for 'unsubstantiated' child neglect

    Eun Kyung Kim
    4 Mar 2015 | 5:01 am
    The Maryland parents under investigation over letting their children walk home by themselves have been found “responsible for unsubstantiated child neglect” by local child protective services.Danielle and Alexander Meitiv said they received a letter last weekend notifying them of the Feb. 20 decision in a case that has garnered national debate over parenting styles and philosophy.
 
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