Veteran forward Todd Bertuzzi returns to Red Wings after signing 1-year, $1.5 million contract

Bertuzzi signs 1-year, $1.5M deal with Red Wings

DETROIT — The Detroit Red Wings refuse to concede that they will be rebuilding next season.

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Browns’ Stallworth suspended without pay for year; Goodell says receiver put ’stain’ on NFL

Browns’ Stallworth suspended for season

NEW YORK — NFL commissioner Roger Goodell decided Donte’ Stallworth’s football punishment should last much longer than his 24 days in jail.

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Cleveland Browns receiver Donte’ Stallworth suspended without pay for season

Browns’ Stallworth suspended without pay for year

NEW YORK — Cleveland Browns receiver Donte’ Stallworth was suspended without pay for this season Thursday after pleading guilty to killing a pedestrian while driving drunk. He cannot participate in any team activities until his reinstatement after the Super Bowl.

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Donte’ Stallworth suspended without pay for year by NFL after guilty plea to DUI manslaughter

Donte’ Stallworth suspended without pay for season

NEW YORK — NFL commissioner Roger Goodell decided Donte’ Stallworth’s football punishment should last much longer than his 24 days in jail.

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Fla. judge allows Stallworth to train with strength and conditioning coach on house arrest

Stallworth allowed to train during house arrest

MIAMI — Suspended Cleveland Browns wide receiver Donte’ Stallworth will be allowed to leave home confinement to train with a strength and conditioning coach, a judge ruled Tuesday.

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Miami judge to consider motion to cut time on Donte’ Stallworth’s house arrest, probation

Stallworth asks judge to cut time on probation

MIAMI — A Miami judge is expected to hear arguments on suspended Cleveland Browns wide receiver Donte’ Stallworth’s motion to cut his time on house arrest and probation, which were part of his DUI manslaughter plea bargain.

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Arena League latest casualty. Tougher to find NFL-caliber players than supermodels

Why the NFL has no rival: ‘It’s the game, stupid.’

It’s easier to find out-of-work supermodels than athletes good enough for the NFL, which is the short answer why the Lingerie Football League will survive for another day and the Arena Football League won’t.

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First-round selection Hakeem Nicks signs with Giants, last of 9 draft picks

Giants sign first-round pick Hakeem Nicks

ALBANY, N.Y. — The New York Giants will be reporting to training camp Sunday with all their draft picks, including the one they hope fills the void left by the release of troubled Super Bowl hero Plaxico Burress.

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First-round selection Hakeem Nicks reaches deal with Giants, last of 9 draft picks

Giants complete deal with first-round pick Nicks

ALBANY, N.Y. — The New York Giants will be reporting to training camp Sunday with all their draft picks, including the one they hope fills the void left by the release of troubled Super Bowl hero Plaxico Burress.

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Red Sox star David Ortiz says union told him he tested positive for drugs in 2003

Ortiz says union told him of 2003 positive test

NEW YORK — David Ortiz spent the afternoon answering questions about drugs, not his big home run.

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