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Study: Heart illness rare for COVID-infected pros
A recent study has revealed that out of 789 professional athletes infected with COVID-19, only five of them had inflammatory heart disease.[read more]

Chiefs FB Sherman retires after 10 NFL seasons
Chiefs fullback Anthony Sherman announced his retirement Thursday after 10 NFL seasons.[read more]

Jets GM open to Darnold offers, not trade for star
Jets GM Joe Douglas said he will answer the call if teams try to trade for Sam Darnold but downplayed the idea of trading assets for a star player. He also said he hopes to keep safety Marcus Maye long term.[read more]

Saints release punter Morstead after 12 seasons
The New Orleans Saints released Thomas Morstead, who has been one of the NFL's best punters over the past 12 years and was responsible for one of the most iconic moments in franchise history.[read more]

Brady rookie card sells for record $1.32 million
A Tom Brady rookie card sold for a record $1.32 million on Thursday as the card marketplace continues to rise in interest and value.[read more]

Source: Lions tell CB Trufant he'll be released
The Detroit Lions have told cornerback Desmond Trufant that he will be released, a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter.[read more]

GM says Broncos want Von Miller back in 2021
The Broncos want Von Miller back in 2021, general manager George Paton said Thursday, but are waiting on more information on his potential legal issues and are not ruling out discussions on a pay cut.[read more]

Big Ben's back: Roethlisberger signs with Steelers
Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, saying he's ready to "give my all" and is "more than happy" to adjust his contract to help the team, has signed a deal to return to the Steelers for the 2021 season.[read more]

How J.J. Watt can get better by pairing with Cardinals' Chandler Jones
Last season Watt was double-teamed 30% of the time, the highest rate in the league and something fewer teams can do while also accounting for Jones.[read more]

After big-ticket targets, who should Patriots pursue in free agency?
In an offseason when New England figures to be aggressive, pass-catchers and interior defensive linemen make sense as potential additions.[read more]