Parcells: I left Miami too early

Retired NFL football coach Bill Parcells watches batting

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Bill Parcells thought he was doing the right thing by stepping away from the Dolphins early in the 2010 season, exercising a clause in his contract that he could leave the team if there was an ownership chance.

He admits in hindsight he left Miami too soon, leaving the team and new owner Stephen Ross in the lurch.

“I didn’t anticipate the ownership change, not that I didn’t along with...

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Bill Parcells puts Giants, Jets at top of his list of coaching highlights

Retired NFL football coach Bill Parcells chats with

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Ask Bill Parcells to reflect back on the most successful moments of his career, and the Giants and Jets are at the top of that list.

His best coaching job? The 1999 Jets, who started off 1-6 after Vinny Testaverde got hurt in the first quarter of the first game, but finished 8-8 in Parcells’ last season in New York.

Most memorable moment? The Giants’ 15-13 win over the 49ers in the 1990...

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Maurkice Pouncey apologizes for wearing hat that said 'Free Hernandez'

Steelers rookie center Maurkice Pouncey, who was injured

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While former Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez awaits his trial on first-degree murder charges in connection with last month's death of semipro football player Odin Lloyd, two of his former Florida teammates made news over the weekend by wearing baseball caps with the words "Free Hernandez" printed on the front. 

Twin brothers Maurkice Pouncey, a Steelers center, and Mike Pouncey,...

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Broncos suspend two execs arrested for DUI

Broncos director of player personnel Matt Russell, pictured,

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The Broncos have suspended two personnel executives after both were arrested for drunken driving.

Matt Russell,the team’s director of player personnel, has been suspended indefinitely, while Tom Heckert, the director of pro personnel, was suspended for a month.

“This morning, we informed both Matt and Tom of the discipline as well as our expectations of them going forward,” Broncos president...

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Cruz, White apologize for Twitter remarks on Trayvon Martin verdict

Victor Cruz runs with the ball during a

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Victor Cruz apologized via Twitter on Sunday for a controversial message on his Twitter feed after a jury acquitted George Zimmerman on second-degree murder charges in the shooting death of teenager Trayvon Martin last year. The Giants’ receiver reiterated his apology on Monday morning in an interview on ESPN’s “Mike & Mike” radio program, saying he was wrong for his reaction.

“Thoroughly...

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Aaron Hernandez's photo removed from Pro Football Hall of Fame, report says

New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez high

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The Pro Football Hall of Fame took down a photograph of former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez, according to The (Cleveland) Plain Dealer, after receiving several complaints about it this week.

The picture shows Hernandez, who was arrested and charged June 26 with murdering Odin Lloyd, high-stepping into the end zone for a touchdown in a 2010 game against the Green Bay Packers....

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