Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Coughlin Gets New Contract

Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Coughlin Gets New Contract

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The oldest coach to win a Super Bowl will get at least three more shots at adding to his total.

Tom Coughlin signed a two-year contract extension through the 2014 season Wednesday with the New York Giants. The Coughlin, 65, who led the team to its second Super Bowl under him in February, has coached the Giants since 2004. His contract was in its final year.

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Baltimore Ravens coach John Harbaugh said he doesn't care how Terell Suggs injured his Achilles tendon, he just wants the All-Pro linebacker on the field. Suggs has denied reports he sustained the injury playing basketball in Arizona, insisting he got hurt at a conditioning session. The NFL defensive player of the year had surgery last month to repair the damage.

* The Denver Broncos had a surprise visitor show up for workouts after defensive lineman Ty Warren agreed to a restructured deal in time to join the team on the field. Warren sat out 2010 with a hip injury while with New England and missed all of last season in Denver when he had surgery to repair his torn right triceps.

* Lawyers for former NFL players plan to file a single lawsuit today consolidating scores of complaints brought against the league in the past year accusing the NFL of concealing information linking football-related head injuries to permanent neurological problems.

* Former Bengals linebacker Nate Webster was sentenced in Ohio to 12 years in prison for having sex with the underage teen daughter of a former assistant coach for the Cincinnati team.

TRACK AND FIELD

Olympic champions Michael Johnson, Dan O'Brien and Babe Didrikson will be among the 24 athletes inducted into the Hall of Fame being opened by track and field's governing body later this year. Edwin Moses, Carl Lewis and Jesse Owens had been previously announced as inductees to the inaugural class for the hall, being opened to celebrate the IAAF's 100th year. …

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