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Friday’s Sports In Brief
The league’s competition committee is expected to look into the issue this offseason. Each conference would add one playoff team, bringing the total from 12 to 14.
Other topics likely to get consideration include monitoring instant replay from league headquarters and creating a set of guidelines to prevent locker-room bullying.
ST. LOUIS (AP) - A company tied to St. Louis Rams owner Stan Kroenke has purchased a prime piece of land in the Los Angeles area amid speculation the NFL franchise is considering a return to the city it left for the Midwest nearly two decades ago.
Team officials provided a written statement confirming the recent purchase of a 60-acre site in Inglewood, Calif., adjacent to the shuttered Hollywood Park racetrack.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - A suspicious powder mailed to several locations in New York and New Jersey, including at least five hotels near the site of Sunday’s Super Bowl, appears not to be dangerous, the FBI said.
The agency said further testing was being conducted on the substance, but it is “within normal values.”
White powder also was found in a letter sent to former New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani’s business in New York City, where police said preliminary tests showed it posed no threat.
Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez used “coded messages” to communicate about his murder case in jailhouse phone calls, Massachusetts prosecutors said in a request for access to recordings of his calls.
Hernandez also talked about other matters related to his co-defendants’ “whereabouts and likely criminal liability,” the motion says.
Taxpayers must pay the freight for over-budget train projects
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- Bill Clinton cashes in on struggling nonprofit hospital
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- Gates: Obama strategy won't stop Putin
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