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Goodell says LA projects look promising

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NEW YORK (AP) Roger Goodell says the two stadium projects in the Los Angeles area look promising enough to lead to the return of the NFL to the nation's second-largest city.

The NFL commissioner told the Associated Press Sports Editors group Friday that he thinks the projects in Inglewood and Carson are "viable," and have a "great deal of potential to be successful."

"We had presentations earlier this week that are very exciting," Goodell said. "Not just for a return but to continue being successful going forward."

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Titans, WR Nicks agree to 1-year deal

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) The Tennessee Titans have agreed to terms on a one-year deal with veteran wide receiver Hakeem Nicks.

The Titans announced the deal Friday without disclosing financial details.

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Panthers QB Newton ready for workouts

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Quarterback Cam Newton says he's healthy and "can't wait" to participate in spring and summer workouts for the Carolina Panthers.

Newton missed almost all of last year's offseason's workouts following left ankle surgery in March of 2014. He says Panthers trainer Ryan Vermillion recently sent him photos of the injury from a year ago that "put things in perspective for me."

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Chiefs, LB Houston's reps negotiating

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Kansas City Chiefs general manager John Dorsey says he's spoken to representatives of All-Pro linebacker Justin Houston "in the last three days" as the sides negotiate a long-term contract.

Speaking in advance of next week's draft, Dorsey said Friday that the lines of communication remain open with Houston, who has been given the franchise tag but has yet to sign his tender.

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Ex-Ravens RB Rice speaks to Rutgers team

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) Former Baltimore Ravens and Rutgers running back Ray Rice attended the Scarlet Knights' spring game Friday night and spoke to the team at the request of coach Kyle Flood.

Rice was back at Rutgers for the first time since he was suspended by the NFL for punching his then-financee and now wife last year. He was on the sideline for the intra-squad game at HighPoint Solutions Stadium, hanging out with other former Rutgers stars such as Bengals receiver Mohamed Sanu and 49ers offensive lineman Anthony Davis. Rice acknowledged fans who called out encouragement to him by waving and pointing toward the crowd.

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Manning donating $3 million to Tennessee

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning is donating $3 million to Tennessee to benefit the Volunteers' football program and Manning's scholarship endowment.

The university issued a release Friday saying Manning and wife Ashley announced a "$3 million leadership commitment." Manning starred for Tennessee from 1994-97.

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Dolphins duck questions about DE Jordan

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) When given a chance Friday to voice support for underachieving defensive end Dion Jordan, Miami Dolphins officials took a pass.

The overall No. 3 pick in the 2013 draft skipped voluntary workouts this week, raising questions about his status. He has yet to break into the starting lineup, and there's speculation he's on the trading block.

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St. Louis stadium group still optimistic

ST. LOUIS (AP) Leaders of the effort to build a new NFL stadium in St. Louis said Friday they remain optimistic about a plan they say would retain a team and help redevelop a blighted part of the city.

Members of the St. Louis stadium task force made their case directly to league officials in New York on Wednesday. Task force leaders David Peacock and Robert Blitz spoke Friday for the first time since then, though they declined to discuss specifics of the 40-minute presentation or the league's response to the effort to either keep the Rams or attract another team if owner Stan Kroenke moves the franchise to Los Angeles.

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Tottenham eyes joint venue with NFL team

LONDON (AP) Wembley Stadium may not be the only London venue in the NFL's future.

Premier League club Tottenham is reportedly interested in hosting an NFL team at its planned new stadium if the NFL puts a full-time franchise in London.

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'Skins WR Jackson having reality TV show

NEW YORK (AP) Washington Redskins wide receiver DeSean Jackson is coming to reality TV.

He'll be the focus of a BET show premiering in June called "DeSean Jackson: Home Team."

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