Bills DT Dareus to enter drug program

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PITTSFORD, N.Y. (AP) Bills defensive tackle Marcell Dareus agreed to enter an NFL substance abuse program in a bid to have felony drug charges in Alabama dismissed, his attorney said on Monday.

Rod Giddens wrote in an email to The Associated Press that Dareus was allowed to enter the program during a hearing at Calhoun County Court in Alabama earlier in the day. Dareus attended the hearing while being excused from training camp in suburban Rochester, New York.

Buffalo's WKBW-TV first reported the agreement.

CFO: Sterling must repay $500M in loans

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Darren Schield, who oversees the finances of The Sterling Family Trust, testified Monday that three banks are ready to recall their loans to Sterling because of his decision to dissolve the trust. His move was designed to rescind his signed agreement for the sale of the Clippers, a team he bought for $12 million. (MORE)

Manziel has NFL's top-selling jersey

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Giants sign 2B Uggla to minors deal

PHILADELPHIA (AP) The San Francisco Giants have signed former All-Star second baseman Dan Uggla to a minor league contract.

Uggla was released last Friday by the Braves after hitting just .162 and losing his starting job. The move was announced during Monday night's game against the Phillies. (MORE)

Big 12 commish warns of big NCAA changes

DALLAS (AP) Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby had a dire warning Monday for anyone who likes intercollegiate athletics the way they are now.

"You're going to hate it going forward," Bowlsby said. "There's a lot of change coming." (MORE)

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