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NFL, NFLPA freeze anthem rules amid backlash to Miami policy

The NFL's two-month old national anthem policy is on hold.Hours after The Associated Press reported that Miami Dolphins players...

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After losing his leg, Isaiah Pead is relearning how to run

Isaiah Pead was a Miami Dolphins running back just two years ago. Then came Nov. 12, 2016. After Pead was thrown from his car...

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Injuries behind him, Bears' Long feels rejuvenated, older

BOURBONNAIS, Ill. (AP) — Chicago Bears guard Kyle Long showed up to training camp feeling rejuvenated — and a bit old.The...

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Patriots Training Camp Capsule

NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS (15-4)OPEN CAMP: July 26, Foxborough, MassachusettsLAST YEAR: New England lost twice in its first four...

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Saints Training Camp Capsule

NEW ORLEANS SAINTS (12-6)OPEN CAMP: July 26, Ochsner Sports Performance Center, Metairie, LouisianaLAST YEAR: Helped by...

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Bills Training Camp Capsule

BUFFALO BILLS (9-8)OPEN CAMP: July 26, St. John Fisher College, Pittsford, New YorkLAST YEAR: Under first-year coach (Sean...

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Falcons Training Camp Capsule

ATLANTA FALCONS (11-7)OPEN CAMP: July 27, Falcons practice facility, Flowery Branch, GeorgiaLAST YEAR: One year after reaching...

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Rams Training Camp Capsule

LOS ANGELES RAMS (11-6)OPEN CAMP: July 26, UC Irvine, Irvine, CaliforniaLAST YEAR: Coach Sean McVay led one of most remarkable...

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Broncos Training Camp Capsule

DENVER BRONCOS (5-11)OPEN CAMP: July 27, Englewood, ColoradoLAST YEAR: Coach Vance Joseph's first year was debacle in every...

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Eagles Training Camp Capsule

PHILADELPHIA EAGLES (16-3)OPEN CAMP: July 25, NovaCare Complex, PhiladelphiaLAST YEAR: Won first Super Bowl title and...

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Bengals Training Camp Capsule

CINCINNATI BENGALS (7-9)OPEN CAMP: July 26, Paul Brown StadiumLAST YEAR: Missed playoffs for second straight season. Coach...

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Cardinals Training Camp Capsule

ARIZONA CARDINALS (8-8)OPEN CAMP: July 27, Glendale, ArizonaLAST YEAR: Cardinals dealt with myriad injuries but managed to pull...

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Cowboys Training Camp Capsule

DALLAS COWBOYS (9-7)OPEN CAMP: July 26, Oxnard, CaliforniaLAST YEAR: Cowboys missed playoffs year after dynamic rookie tandem...

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AFC North Training Camp Capsules

PITTSBURGH STEELERS (13-4)OPEN CAMP: July 26, Latrobe, PennsylvaniaLAST YEAR: Steelers won second straight AFC North title and...

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Buccaneers Training Camp Capsule

TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS (5-11)OPEN CAMP: July 26, One Buccaneer Place, Tampa, FloridaLAST YEAR: Failed to play up to heightened...

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Packers Training Camp Capsule

GREEN BAY PACKERS (7-9)OPEN CAMP: July 26, Green Bay, WisconsinLAST YEAR: Finished under .500 and out of playoffs for first...

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Chiefs Training Camp Capsule

KANSAS CITY CHIEFS (10-7)OPEN CAMP: July 28, Missouri Western, St. Joseph, MissouriLAST YEAR: Chiefs rolled to 5-0 start, went...

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Vikings Training Camp Capsule

MINNESOTA VIKINGS (14-4)OPEN CAMP: July 25 (rookies), July 28 (veterans), Twin Cities Orthopedics Performance Center, Eagan,...

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AFC East Training Camp Capsules

NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS (15-4)OPEN CAMP: July 26, Foxborough, MassachusettsLAST YEAR: New England lost twice in its first four...

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Seahawks Training Camp Capsule

SEATTLE SEAHAWKS (9-7)OPEN CAMP: July 26, Virginia Mason Athletic Center, Renton, WashingtonLAST YEAR: Seattle missed...

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BC-FBN--Panthers Training Camp Capsule

CAROLINA PANTHERS (11-6)OPEN CAMP: July 26, Wofford College, Spartanburg, South CarolinaLAST YEAR: Panthers enjoyed bounce-back...

GOP House members who opposed tax package for teachers defend their position in runoff primaries

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Most of the state House incumbents in runoff primaries are having to defend their votes against tax hikes for teacher pay raises.

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Steelers Training Camp Capsule

PITTSBURGH STEELERS (13-4)OPEN CAMP: July 26, Latrobe, PennsylvaniaLAST YEAR: Steelers won second straight AFC North title and...

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Texans Training Camp Capsule

HOUSTON TEXANS (4-12)OPEN CAMP: July 26, Greenbrier, West VirginiaLAST YEAR: Texans had first losing record since 2013 as they...

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NFC North Training Camp Capsules

MINNESOTA VIKINGS (14-4)OPEN CAMP: July 25 (rookies), July 28 (veterans), Twin Cities Orthopedics Performance Center, Eagan,...

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Titans Training Camp Capsule

TENNESSEE TITANS (10-8)OPEN CAMP: July 25, Nashville, TennesseeLAST YEAR: Titans swept Jacksonville but missed AFC South title...

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Chargers Training Camp Capsule

LOS ANGELES CHARGERS (9-7)OPEN CAMP: July 28, Jack Hammett Sports Complex, Costa Mesa, CaliforniaLAST YEAR: Bolts' relocation...

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Bears Training Camp Capsule

CHICAGO BEARS (5-11)OPEN CAMP: July 19, Olivet Nazarene University, Bourbonnais, IllinoisLAST YEAR: Bears finished last in NFC...

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Raiders Training Camp Capsule

OAKLAND RAIDERS (6-10)OPEN CAMP: July 26, Napa, CaliforniaLAST YEAR: Raiders plummeted from 12 wins in 2016 to six last year as...

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Colts Training Camp Capsule

INDIANAPOLIS COLTS (4-12)OPEN CAMP: July 25, Westfield, IndianaLAST YEAR: Andrew Luck missed entire season and Colts never...

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Jets Training Camp Capsule

NEW YORK JETS (5-11)OPEN CAMP: July 26, Atlantic Health Jets Training Center, Florham Park, New JerseyLAST YEAR: Rebuilding...

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49ers Training Camp Capsule

SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS (6-10)OPEN CAMP: July 25, Santa Clara, CaliforniaLAST YEAR: Coach Kyle Shanahan's first year with San...

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Redskins Training Camp Capsule

WASHINGTON REDSKINS (7-9)OPEN CAMP: July 26, Richmond, VirginiaLAST YEAR: Injuries, ineffective running game and porous run...

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Lions Training Camp Capsule

DETROIT LIONS (9-7)OPEN CAMP: July 27, Allen Park, MichiganLAST YEAR: Early and late-season slides knocked team out of playoff...

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Giants Training Camp Capsule

NEW YORK GIANTS (3-13)OPEN CAMP: July 25, Quest Diagnostics Training Center, East Rutherford, New Jersey.LAST YEAR: 2017 was...

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AFC South Training Camp Capsules

JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS (12-7)OPEN CAMP: July 26, JacksonvilleLAST YEAR: Earned first postseason berth since 2007 and made...

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NFC South Training Camp Capsules

NEW ORLEANS SAINTS (12-6)OPEN CAMP: July 26, Ochsner Sports Performance Center, Metairie, LouisianaLAST YEAR: Helped by...

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NFC West Training Camp Capsules

LOS ANGELES RAMS (11-6)OPEN CAMP: July 26, UC Irvine, Irvine, CaliforniaLAST YEAR: Coach Sean McVay led one of most remarkable...

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NFC East Training Camp Capsules

PHILADELPHIA EAGLES (16-3)OPEN CAMP: July 25, NovaCare Complex, PhiladelphiaLAST YEAR: Won first Super Bowl title and...

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Jacksonville Jaguars training camp capsule

JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS (12-7)OPEN CAMP: July 26, JacksonvilleLAST YEAR: Earned first postseason berth since 2007 and made...

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Ravens Training Camp Capsule

BALTIMORE RAVENS (9-7)OPEN CAMP: July 18, Owings Mills, MarylandLAST YEAR: Ravens missed playoffs for third straight season,...

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Browns Training Camp Capsule

CLEVELAND BROWNS (0-16)OPEN CAMP: July 26, Berea, OhioLAST YEAR: Browns hit new low — and that's saying something — by joining...

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AFC West Training Camp Capsules

KANSAS CITY CHIEFS (10-7)OPEN CAMP: July 28, Missouri Western, St. Joseph, MissouriLAST YEAR: Chiefs rolled to 5-0 start, went...

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Quarterback is biggest question for AFC West champion Chiefs

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) — It would be a bit disingenuous to say the fate of the Kansas City Chiefs this season rests on the strong...

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Dolphins Training Camp Capsule

MIAMI DOLPHINS (6-10)OPEN CAMP: July 26, Davie, FloridaLAST YEAR: Dolphins regressed in second season under Adam Gase. As...

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Analysis: Few good options for NFL owners on player protests

The controversy over NFL players protesting during the national anthem isn't going away, despite — or perhaps because of — team...

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Friday's Sports in Brief

PRO FOOTBALLMiami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross said he hadn't decided whether to actually discipline players who protest during...

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An excited, energetic Taylor Swift brings tour to MetLife

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Taylor Swift brought her explosive Reputation Tour to the MetLife Stadium on Friday and will make...

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Dolphins owner says he was keeping options open on anthem

Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross said he hadn't decided whether to actually discipline players who protest during the national...

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Lions waive Barnes from injured reserve

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Lions have waived tight end Brandon Barnes from injured reserve.The Lions announced the...

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Bears QB Mitchell Trubisky takes break from social media

BOURBONNAIS, Ill. (AP) — Mitchell Trubisky is tired of it all.The Chicago quarterback has no use for the critics. And when it...

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The Latest: Trump says NFL protesters should be suspended

The Latest on the NFL's national anthem policy (all times local):6:30 p.m.President Donald Trump is once again inserting...

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Terrell Owens released from Eskimos' negotiation list

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Terrell Owens was released from the Edmonton Eskimos' negotiation list Friday, leaving the 44-year-old...

Substance abuse, mental illness contribute to Oklahoma's foster care challenges

HealthJul 8, 2018

Oklahoma has been plagued for years by high rates of abuse and neglect of children — statistics driven in large measure by the state's high level of methamphetamine addiction, officials say. Opioid addiction has added to that crisis in recent...

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Colts will give Luck days off but no limitations on field

WESTFIELD, Ind. (AP) — Andrew Luck should be back in his old spot when the Indianapolis Colts open training camp next week.Yes,...

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Guatemalan pleads guilty in crash that killed Colts player

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A Guatemalan man living illegally in the U.S. pleaded guilty Friday to driving drunk in a crash that killed...

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Different approach by ESPN for Monday night season opener

ESPN is going with a fresh approach for its first 2018 regular-season broadcast of "Monday Night Football."

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Jaguars DE Dante Fowler suspended 1 game for lot fight

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jacksonville Jaguars defensive end Dante Fowler has been suspended without pay for the season opener...

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Police officer killed in the line of duty is laid to rest

HANOVER, Mass. (AP) — A police officer killed while investigating a car crash was remembered by his brother-in-law as a family...

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Thursday's Sports in Brief

PRO FOOTBALLThe NFL's two-month old national anthem policy is on hold.Hours after The Associated Press reported that Miami...

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The Latest: NFL, NFLPA working on anthem resolution

The Latest on the Miami Dolphins anthem policy (all times local):10:15 p.m.The NFL and National Football League Players...

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NFL and its players union working on anthem resolution

The NFL and National Football League Players Association have agreed to halt enforcement of rules regarding the new national...

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After busy offseason, Bears ready to see how pieces fit

BOURBONNAIS, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears made sweeping changes to lift a struggling franchise, and general manager Ryan Pace...

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Flacco looks impressive in first practice for Ravens

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco threw to some of his new wide receivers and tight ends at a...

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Vikings sign 1st-rounder Hughes, complete draft class deals

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have signed first-round pick Mike Hughes, putting their entire eight-player draft...

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APNewsBreak: Miami Dolphins to discipline players who protest during national anthem with suspensions, fines or both

MIAMI (AP) — APNewsBreak: Miami Dolphins to discipline players who protest during national anthem with suspensions, fines or both.

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Clemson's pursuers have new looks in ACC's Atlantic Division

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Clemson looks ready for another year as the Atlantic Coast Conference favorite in a division that has...

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Saban's coaching tree casts large shadow over SEC Media Days

ATLANTA (AP) — There is no escaping Nick Saban's influence on the Southeastern Conference. His coaching tree was represented on...

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AP source: Falcons won't offer WR Jones new deal this year

ATLANTA (AP) — Stifled by the salary cap, the Atlanta Falcons won't be offering Julio Jones a more lucrative contract.Not this...

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Different approach by ESPN for Monday night season opener

ESPN is going with a fresh approach for its first 2018 regular-season broadcast of "Monday Night Football."Two announcers with...

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Sex abuse victims join hands, accept courage award at ESPYs

LOS ANGELES (AP) — More than 140 survivors of sexual abuse by a former team doctor for USA Gymnastics and Michigan State...

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Before drafting Allen, Bills had a hair-raising plane ride

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Brandon Beane is happy he's still around to tell the story of when the Buffalo Bills pegged...

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ESPYs List

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Winners at the ESPY Awards presented Wednesday:Male athlete: Alex OvechkinFemale athlete: Chloe KimOlympic...

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NFL Notebook: Revis retires after 11 seasons

Darrelle Revis announced Wednesday on social media that he was ending an 11-season career that included four All-Pro selections.

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Saints add veteran running back Shane Vereen

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The New Orleans Saints have signed veteran running back Shane Vereen in a move that could help the club...

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The Latest: Miami's Richt making sure Canes have fullback

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on ACC Media Days (all times local):6:30 p.m.Miami coach Mark Richt said 2017 was the first...

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More claims mean NFL concussion payout could jump by $400M

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Lawyers representing former NFL players estimated Wednesday that payouts from the concussion settlement...

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The Latest: NFL concussion payouts expected to grow

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on the NFL concussion settlement (all times local):5:10 p.m.Lawyers representing former NFL...

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Titans' Casey says he will protest during anthem this season

Tennessee Titans defensive lineman Jurrell Casey says he plans to protest during the national anthem this season, even if it...

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Star CB Darrelle Revis retiring after 11 NFL seasons

Revis Island is closed for business.Darrelle Revis, a star cornerback with the New York Jets and a Super Bowl winner with their...

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Police: Cardinals' Seals-Jones arrested after hotel incident

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona Cardinals tight end Ricky Seals-Jones has been arrested after allegedly pushing an employee...

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Gruden aids 4 youth football programs in Oakland area

Jon Gruden is football through and through. It doesn't matter what level, what age, or where.The former and now current coach...

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Steelers All-Pro WR Antonio Brown is Madden cover guy

We already know that Antonio Brown has made it to the top of the NFL. Now, he's made it onto the cover of the video game he...

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Big 12 Preview: Post Mayfield, can Oklahoma be derailed?

Oklahoma is the favorite again in the Big 12 even with Heisman Trophy winner Baker Mayfield now in the NFL.Who will be the...

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Daniels and Tuohy named national prep athletes of the year

MARINA DEL REY, Calif. (AP) — JT Daniels, a quarterback recruit for Southern California in 2019, and Katelyn Tuohy, dominant in...

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Panthers hire Richard Rodgers as secondary coach

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Panthers have hired Richard Rodgers as the secondary coach and Jeff Imamura will be the assistant...

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Don McAuliffe, star of '52 Michigan State title team, dies

Former Michigan State running back Don McAuliffe, a fighter in his youth, battled to the very end.The captain of Michigan...

Oklahoma camp offers help for childhood trauma victims

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Camp Hope offers help for childhood trauma victims

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Arizona Cardinals suspend GM 5 weeks after extreme DUI plea

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Cardinals suspended general manager Steve Keim for five weeks and fined him $200,000 after he...

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NFL Notebook: Cowboys DE Gregory reinstated from suspension

The NFL has reinstated Dallas Cowboys defensive end Randy Gregory, who was suspended all of last season for multiple violations...

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Rams agree to 5-year extension with Brandin Cooks

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Rams have agreed to a five-year extension with wide receiver Brandin Cooks.The Rams traded...

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Gabe Rivera, Texas Tech star left paralyzed, dies at 57

Gabe Rivera, the overpowering "Senor Sack" lineman for Texas Tech who was paralyzed in a car accident while a Pittsburgh...

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NFL reinstates Cowboys DE Gregory from yearlong suspension

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Dallas Cowboys defensive end Randy Gregory, who was suspended all of last season over multiple violations...

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Mike Kudla, former star Ohio State defensive end, dies at 34

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Mike Kudla, a star defensive end who played on Ohio State's 2002 national championship team, has died. He...

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Tom Stephens, original Patriot and 2-way player, dies at 82

BOSTON (AP) — Tom Stephens, an original member of the Patriots and a two-way player, has died at 82.According to a funeral...

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Monday's Sports In Brief

BASEBALLWASHINGTON (AP) — The ball cleared the center field wall, and the sellout crowd roared. Bryce Harper threw his bat in...

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Bell, Steelers failed to reach deal on new contract

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Le'Veon Bell's next season with the Pittsburgh Steelers will almost certainly be his last.The Pro Bowl...

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Jets waive 2015 2nd-rounder Smith, sign safety Bryant

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets waived 2015 second-round draft pick Devin Smith and signed safety Brandon Bryant on...

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Eagles QB Wentz weds girlfriend in lakeside ceremony

PERKASIE, Pa. (AP) — Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz married his longtime girlfriend Maddie Oberg in a lakeside...

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Green Bay Packers says missing playoffs hurt bottom line

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Green Bay Packers' profit fell by nearly 50 percent in the last fiscal year as the team missed the...

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Bowlsby has reasons to feel bullish about Big 12 Conference

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Bob Bowlsby never bought into the negative perceptions some have about the Big 12, and these days the...

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Boomer Esiason leaving Monday night NFL radio broadcasts

NEW YORK (AP) — Boomer Esiason is dropping his national radio duties on NFL Monday night games.Esiason was the analyst on...

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Weekend Sports In Brief

WORLD CUPMOSCOW (AP) — France won its second World Cup title by beating Croatia 4-2 on Sunday in a match briefly interrupted by...

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Tony Romo rallies to win celebrity golf tournament

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Nev. (AP) — Former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo rallied from four points back to win his first...

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Oklahoma favored again going into Big 12 football media days

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Oklahoma won another Big 12 title and made it to the College Football Playoff again in its first season...

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Rush on for casinos to start sports bets before football

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey gambling regulators are warning casinos to submit their plans for sports betting by...

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Sharks captain Pavelski leads after 2nd round in Lake Tahoe

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Nev. (AP) — San Jose Sharks captain Joe Pavelski held off a charge from three-time defending champion Mark...

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New Jersey track brings sports bets to New York's doorstep

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — A northern New Jersey horse racing track has brought legal sports betting to New York City's...

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Manning enjoys working with young players at football camps

If you want to get an insight into what makes Eli Manning tick, watch the two-time Super Bowl MVP work with kids at a summer...

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A look back at the top moments of DeMarco Murray's career

Former Oklahoma running back DeMarco Murray announced his retirement from football Friday. Murray still holds the Sooners'...

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Here's the catch: NFL refs thought they were right all along

PLANO, Texas (AP) — Walt Coleman doesn't see the revamped catch rule as a big change for NFL game officials because the veteran...

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Sharks captain Pavelski leads after 1st round in Lake Tahoe

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Nev. (AP) — San Jose Sharks captain Joe Pavelski took the lead with 25 points, and former NFL quarterback...

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2014 top offensive player RB DeMarco Murray retires

DeMarco Murray is retiring from the NFL.The 2014 Offensive Player of the Year made the announcement on ESPN on Friday, four...

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Former Sooner star running back retires from NFL

Running back DeMarco Murray has retired after seven seasons in the NFL. "It's been a long time thinking, the last year or two...

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Rogers coached the Oklahoma City Twisters

The Oklahoma City Twisters lasted only one season, and coach Darryl Rogers lasted less than that

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Canha's two-run single helps A's rally past Astros 6-4

HOUSTON (AP) — The Oakland Athletics continued their late-inning magic on Thursday, and it helped them to a series win over the...

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Kellen Winslow Jr. charged with 2003 rape of teenager

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Former NFL tight end Kellen Winslow Jr. has been charged with raping an unconscious teenager 15 years...

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NFL announces latest winners of research competition

NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL has three new winners of a research competition aimed at improving equipment and player safety.The...

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FANTASY PLAYS: Prospects for QBs, plus LeBron hooping in LA

This could be the year that quarterbacks Drew Brees and Ben Roethlisberger reach fantasy mortality.The 39-year-old Saints...

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NFL, American Cancer Society award $3.2 million in grants

NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL has partnered with the American Cancer Society and awarded $3.2 million in grant funding to address...

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Police had previously responded to Bills star's home

ATLANTA (AP) — Police responded to several nonviolent disputes at the home where Buffalo Bills star LeSean McCoy was attempting...

Justice and mercy: Young adults tour Oklahoma County jail

LifeJul 14, 2018

A local pastor recently took a group of young adults from his church for a tour of the Oklahoma County jail to learn about some of the systemic problems plaguing the jail and the criminal justice system that feeds into it.

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Giants sign G Zac Kerin, waive OL Ethan Cooper

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The New York Giants have signed guard Zac Kerin and waived first-year offensive lineman Ethan...

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J.J. Watt donates $10K to help fallen firefighter's family

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt has donated $10,000 to help the family of a Wisconsin firefighter...

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New league not trying to replace college football

Phil Savage, the former NFL executive who has been a radio analyst for Alabama football for nine years, says the fledging...

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Alliance to allocate players using college affiliation first

When the Alliance of American Football makes its first snap next February, there could be lots of familiar names playing for...

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Former Michigan State, Lions coach Darryl Rogers dies

DETROIT (AP) — Darryl Rogers, who coached Michigan State to a share of the Big Ten title in 1978 and later took the helm for...

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Giants, Redskins make picks in NFL's supplemental draft

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Giants have spent a 2019 third-round draft pick on Western Michigan cornerback Sam Beal, and...

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Western Kentucky AD proud of athletic, academic success

Western Kentucky athletic director Todd Stewart is proud of the school's ongoing success in competition and classwork.The...

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NFL player Pacman Jones attacked by employee at airport

ATLANTA (AP) — Police say former Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Adam "Pacman" Jones was attacked during a run-in with a...

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Esports on ESPN: Overwatch championship to air in prime time

Esports are coming to ESPN.The network will air the inaugural Overwatch League Grand Finals in prime time this month as part of...

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Lawyer: NFL star LeSean McCoy orchestrated assault of woman

ATLANTA (AP) — The lawyer for the ex-girlfriend of NFL star LeSean McCoy says the Buffalo Bills running back orchestrated an...

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LeSean McCoy denies abuse allegations; NFL, police investigating

The Buffalo Bills and the NFL are investigating allegations made against LeSean McCoy by an unidentified woman on Instagram,...

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Police: Woman assaulted at home of NFL star LeSean McCoy

Police acknowledged Tuesday that a woman was assaulted during a home invasion at a suburban Atlanta house owned by NFL star...

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Ex-NFL player Browner charged with trying to kill his ex

POMONA, Calif. (AP) — Prosecutors say former NFL cornerback Brandon Browner has been charged with trying to kill his...

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Manning enjoys working with young players at football camps

UNION, N.J. (AP) — If you want to get an insight into what makes Eli Manning tick, watch the two-time Super Bowl MVP work with...

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NFL players union files grievance over anthem policy

NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL Players Association filed a grievance with the league on Tuesday challenging its national anthem...

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Panthers owner under contract to keep Richardson statue

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — While new Carolina Panthers owner David Tepper would like the focus to be on his plans for the team's...

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Man pleads guilty to cheating NFL players in charity fraud

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — An Ohio man has admitted defrauding NFL players out of money meant for charities.Thirty-nine-year-old...

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Sarkisian loses $30M lawsuit against USC over firing

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former USC head football coach Steve Sarkisian has lost a $30 million lawsuit that claimed he was improperly...

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Sale of NFL's Panthers to David Tepper closed

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Panthers announced the sale of the franchise to David Tepper has closed.Tepper becomes only...

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Cowboys cornerback indicted following road-rage incident

PLANO, Texas (AP) — Dallas Cowboys cornerback Marquez White has been indicted on one count of aggravated assault with a deadly...

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Ex-Detroit Lions tight end Pettigrew arrested in Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Police say a former Detroit Lions player has been arrested in Pittsburgh for punching an officer after...

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Ex-NFL player violates restraining order, threatens woman

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A former NFL cornerback has been arrested after police say he broke into the Southern California house of an...

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Arizona Cardinals GM Steve Keim apologizes after DUI arrest

CHANDLER, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona Cardinals general manager Steve Keim is apologizing for what he calls "incredibly poor judgment...

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Trump: NFL players staying in the locker room during the national anthem is worse than kneeling

“I think in many respects, that’s worse. Isn’t that worse than not standing? I think that’s worse,” Trump said during a rally...

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NFL includes 7 rookie officials for upcoming season

NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL roster of game officials for the upcoming season includes seven rookies among the 121.The newcomers...

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Cards' Jackson, Irish's Ogunbowale named ACC's top athletes

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson and Notre Dame women's basketball player Arike Ogunbowale are the...

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NCAA prepares minority coordinators for head coaching jobs

OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — Camera lighting made beads of sweat emerge from Tony Elliott's forehead as he fielded questions ranging...

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Exhibit features Ernie Barnes, football player turned artist

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — At heart, Ernie Barnes the professional football player was always Ernie Barnes the artist.His teammates...

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NFL confirms Edelman must serve 4-game suspension

New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman will miss the first four games of the 2018 season for violating NFL policy on...

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NFL suspends Packers RB Aaron Jones for 2 games

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The NFL has suspended Green Bay Packers running back Aaron Jones for the first two games of the 2018...

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Owens says he will give induction speech at Chattanooga

Terrell Owens has decided to celebrate his induction into the Pro Football Hall of Fame at Chattanooga, where he played college...

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NFL suspends Rams right guard Jamon Brown for 2 games

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Right guard Jamon Brown has been suspended for the first two games of the Los Angeles Rams'...

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NFL suspends 49ers linebacker Reuben Foster 2 games

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — San Francisco 49ers linebacker Reuben Foster was suspended Tuesday without pay for the first two...

Oklahoma's drug court program not only saves tax dollars but saves lives

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Without Oklahoma’s drug court program, Cameron Rian Shores says he would be dead. “I can wake up and my life is not in chaos. Every day I don’t have to be sick and tired of being sick and tired," Shores said. Shores, 26, has been a drug addict for...

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More than 100 phony replica Super Bowl rings found

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Federal authorities say they have intercepted a shipment of 108 phony replica Super Bowl rings representing...

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Prosecutors drop Gillette Stadium bomb threat case

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The case against a Gillette Stadium worker who had been charged with emailing a threat to blow up the...

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Eagles will wear home jerseys vs. Saints because of golf bet

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Eagles will have their choice of uniform jerseys when they visit the New Orleans Saints in...

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Seahawks' Kam Chancellor: 'Time for the next chapter'

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Seattle Seahawks strong safety Kam Chancellor said scans on his injured neck have shown no improvement and...

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Annapolis-bred Belichick laments newspaper shooting

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick is expressing sympathy for the families and friends of those...

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Colts RB Turbin suspended for first 4 games of season

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis Colts running back Robert Turbin has been suspended without pay for the first four games of...

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Bucs' QB Jameis Winston suspended for three games

The discipline stems from the league's investigation of an accusation that the 2013 Heisman Trophy winner groped a female Uber...

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Complaint: Brother of Giants' Jenkins, victim had dispute

HACKENSACK, N.J. (AP) — The brother of New York Giants cornerback Janoris Jenkins had an alleged altercation in his brother's...

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NFL suspends Bucs QB Jameis Winston for 3 games

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will open the season without quarterback Jameis Winston, who has been suspended...

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NFL fines ex-Panthers owner $2.75M after misconduct review

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The NFL has fined former Carolina Panthers owner Jerry Richardson $2.75 million following its...

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Atlantic City welcomes back 2 shuttered casinos

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Movie stars lent an air of celebrity glitz to a gritty seaside gambling resort Thursday as Atlantic...

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Atlanta to bring human rights murals to city for Super Bowl

ATLANTA (AP) — In the months leading up to the 2019 Super Bowl, some of Atlanta's bare walls will get a makeover.The city of...

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Brother of Giants' Janoris Jenkins charged in man's death

FAIR LAWN, N.J. (AP) — The brother of New York Giants cornerback Janoris Jenkins was arrested and charged Wednesday with...

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Indianapolis Colts sign second-round draft pick Braden Smith

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indianapolis Colts have signed second-round draft pick Braden Smith.The team announced the signing of...

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Column: Sports betting is here, leagues should stay away

They've been taking action for two weeks now in New Jersey, where basketball great Julius Erving helped kick things off with a...

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Vikings agree on contract extension with DE Danielle Hunter

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have agreed to terms on a five-year contract extension with Danielle Hunter, making...

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Wife of Denver Broncos owner says she also has Alzheimer's

DENVER (AP) — The wife of Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen says she has Alzheimer's, a disease which led her husband to give up...

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NBC Sports hires former ref McAulay as on-air rules analyst

NEW YORK (AP) — NBC Sports has hired former NFL official Terry McAulay as an on-air rules analyst for its coverage of "Sunday...

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Argentina, Colombia to play Sept 11 exhibition in New Jersey

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Argentina and Colombia will meet in an exhibition on Sept. 11 at MetLife Stadium, home to the...

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CBS Sports hires former NFL ref Steratore as rules analyst

NEW YORK (AP) — CBS Sports has hired former referee Gene Steratore as a rules analyst for its NFL broadcasts.Steratore retired...

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NFL players trade helmets for caps and gowns in offseason

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — When Bruce Irvin got a multimillion dollar signing bonus after being a first-round draft pick in 2012,...

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Body found in house where NY Giants' Janoris Jenkins lives

FAIR LAWN, N.J. (AP) — A body has been found at a New Jersey home where New York Giants cornerback Janoris Jenkins lives.The...

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Attorney: Don't judge Ex-NFL player on limited information

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The attorney for a former Tampa Bay and University of Alabama defensive end arrested in Florida on...

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In West Virginia, FanDuel makes first sports wagering deal

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia resort owned by Gov. Jim Justice has chosen FanDuel to handle sports betting by its...

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Former Tampa Bay player arrested on drug charges

Pinellas County Jail records show 50-year-old Keith McCants was arrested early Monday near St. Petersburg. He's charged with a...

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Falcons sign former Chiefs safety Ron Parker to 1-year deal

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — The Falcons have signed a one-year deal with safety Ron Parker, who spent the last five seasons with...

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Photos and video: Carrie Underwood performs with Ludacris on Radio Disney Awards, shoots new 'Sunday Night Football' opening

Between the Radio Disney Music Awards and "Sunday Night Football," Oklahoma native Carrie Underwood had a busy few days last...

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Ex-NFL, Alabama player Keith McCants arrested on drug charge

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — A former defensive end for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the University of Alabama has been arrested...

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Growing pains, high expectations face Titans' new head coach Mike Vrabel

Mike Vrabel has been around the NFL long enough to know that he will have some growing pains as a first-time head coach.

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Ex-Bears football player indicted for assaulting deputy

DELAWARE, Ohio (AP) — A former Chicago Bears and Ohio State University football player who authorities say was ordered to leave...

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Why elementary-school homework spurred a children's book about Sterling Shepard

Ashleigh Shepard decided long ago that she wanted to write a children's book that would appeal to her younger brother. Instead,...

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Trade action slow on first night of NHL draft

DALLAS (AP) — Rasmus Dahlin went first overall to the Buffalo Sabres, Commissioner Gary Bettman was booed relentlessly by the...

Will voters elect more female senators?

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In a state where only seven of 47 state senators are female, two women and seven men entered the District 30 primary. Both women and one man advanced. Historically, few women run for Oklahoma's Legislature. Those who do are elected at a...

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Ex-Dallas Cowboys running back strikes plea deals

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Prosecutors say they have reached plea deals with former Dallas Cowboys running back Joseph Randle that...

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Patriots sign 1st-round draft pick Isaiah Wynn

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The New England Patriots have signed first-round draft pick OL Isaiah Wynn, an offensive lineman from...

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Raiders sign undrafted free agent fullback Ryan Yurachek

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Undrafted free agent fullback Ryan Yurachek has signed with the Oakland Raiders.The team announced his...

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HOF Jim Kelly out of the hospital after latest oral surgery

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo Bills Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly has been released from a New York City hospital a day...

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49ers signed OL Tomlinson to 3-year extension

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers have signed offensive lineman Laken Tomlinson to a three-year contract...

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Coaching roots run deep for new Packers DC Mike Pettine

Mike Pettine, 51, is coaching again in the NFL after being hired by head coach Mike McCarthy to oversee the Packers defense. He...

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Cowboys stress numbers over No. 1 at receiver without Bryant

Cole Beasley doesn't need a lot of prodding to bring up how much he thinks outsiders will overlook Dallas receivers now that...

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Fresno State hires Terry Tumey as athletic director

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Fresno State has hired Terry Tumey as athletic director.University President Joseph I. Castro announced...

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What did Baker Mayfield say on FS1 interviews?

Mayfield, who also did an interview with Skip Bayless and Shannon Sharpe earlier in the day to promote an upcoming four-part...

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Jets' Robby Anderson gets probation in Florida traffic case

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — New York Jets wide receiver Robby Anderson will serve six months of probation following a January...

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Jon Dorenbos shares in Philadelphia Eagles' Super Bowl magic

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Former Philadelphia Eagles player and "America's Got Talent" finalist Jon Dorenbos is sharing in the Super...

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Alliance spring league adds San Antonio as 8th franchise

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The Alliance of American Football completed its awarding of franchises Thursday by placing a team in San...

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Man charged with robbing Gronkowski's home arraigned

WRENTHAM, Mass. (AP) — One of three men charged in connection with a robbery at the home of New England Patriots tight end Rob...

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Formula One's Ricciardo drawn to NASCAR (and even NFL)

MONTREAL (AP) — Daniel Ricciardo drove go-karts while growing up in Australia and found himself drawn to stock car racing and...

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Ed Croke, New York Giants' former PR director, dies at 86

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Ed Croke, the New York Giants' former public relations director, died Wednesday. He was 86.The NFL...

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Growing pains, high expectations face Titans' new head coach

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Mike Vrabel has been around the NFL long enough to know that he will have some growing pains as a...

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Giants give Abrams VP of football operations title

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The New York Giants have added the title of vice president of football operations to the duties of...

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Ex-Bills GM Whaley named NFLPA's college scouting director

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Buffalo Bills general manager Doug Whaley is taking over as the NFL Players Association's director of...

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Player union blasts concussion management at World Cup

MOSCOW (AP) — The impact to his head was so violent that Noureddine Amrabat can't remember the World Cup match at all, even...

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FANTASY PLAYS: Rating aging stars Bryant, Murray, Howard

Former Cowboys Pro Bowlers Dez Bryant and DeMarco Murray find themselves united again, only now they are joined as one-time...

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Denver Broncos' stadium gets a new, temporary name

DENVER (AP) — The home of the Denver Broncos will be known as Broncos Stadium at Mile High while the team continues to look for...

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Brady, James, Ovechkin, Shiffrin earn bids for The ESPYs

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Patriots quarterback Tom Brady vies for best male athlete while Olympic skier Mikaela Shiffrin contends a...

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Cowboys stress numbers over No. 1 at receiver without Bryant

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Cole Beasley doesn't need a lot of prodding to bring up how much he thinks outsiders will overlook Dallas...

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Bugel, Thomas win PFWA's assistant coach award

Joe Bugel and Emmitt Thomas are winners of the 2018 Paul "Dr. Z" Zimmerman Award given by the Professional Football Writers of...

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Browns sign OL Greg Robinson, former No. 2 pick by Rams

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Browns have signed offensive lineman Greg Robinson, a 2014 first-round draft pick with the...

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World Cup Episode 3: 'Please God, Give the Goal!'

"PodcastOne Sports Now" co-hosts Jim Litke and Tim Dahlberg examine instant replay through the lens of the most controversial...

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Vikings' public relations staff wins Pete Rozelle Award

The Minnesota Vikings' public relations staff has won the Pete Rozelle Award from the Professional Football Writers of America...

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Panthers sign WR Moore; all draft picks under contract

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Panthers have signed wide receiver D.J. Moore, their first-round draft pick.All eight of Carolina's...

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Vikings to induct former coach Dennis Green in Ring of Honor

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings will induct former head coach Dennis Green into their Ring of Honor this season.The...

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Philadelphia Eagles surprise former team secretary with Super Bowl ring

A former Philadelphia Eagles executive assistant, who was fired by former coach Chip Kelly, was presented with a Super Bowl...

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Jets' Claiborne a happy father after newborn's health scare

Morris Claiborne was in the middle of a walkthrough practice last summer when he got the call — finally — that he was eagerly...

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Jay-Z, Beyonce release surprise album 'Everything Is Love'

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jay-Z and Beyonce are keeping up a family tradition, dropping a surprise album before anyone knew it was...

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Jets' Claiborne a happy father after newborn's health scare

WHIPPANY, N.J. (AP) — Morris Claiborne was in the middle of a walkthrough practice last summer when he got the call — finally —...

Federal pay prevents Oklahoma City VA from filling some doctor positions

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There are 21 job openings at the Oklahoma City VA Medical Center and many of them may never be filled.

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Spence keeps IBF title at home with quick knockout of Ocampo

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Errol Spence Jr. gave the home folks the knockout he figured they wanted. There just wasn't much of the...

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Johnny Manziel sits in Tiger-Cats' opening loss

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Johnny Manziel never made it off the sideline in Hamilton's regular-season opener, looking on as...

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QBs Sam Darnold, Josh Allen learn from greatest at US Open

SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) — Sam Darnold and Josh Allen are spending their weekend watching greatness, and for once it's not other...

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Cloud-free Elliott seeks to join chorus of Cowboys leaders

Ezekiel Elliott doesn't pretend that vocal leadership comes naturally for him.

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Chiefs' Patrick Mahomes II embracing life in Kansas City

Patrick Mahomes II could have spent his offseason just about anywhere, back home in Texas perhaps, or maybe even some exotic...

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Coaching roots run deep for new Packers DC Mike Petttine

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Coaching runs deep in Mike Pettine's family.Vacations to the Jersey shore as a child gave the Green Bay...

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After tryout, Cardinals sign WR Little to 1-year contract

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Cardinals have signed wide receiver Greg Little to a one-year contract after he participated in...

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Ex-NFL player Kellen Winslow Jr pleads not guilty to rape

VISTA, Calif. (AP) — Former NFL tight end Kellen Winslow Jr. was jailed without bail Friday after pleading not guilty to...

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Spence to defend title at home in Texas vs Mexico's Ocampo

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Errol Spence Jr. wanted to defend his IBF crown back home in Texas as soon as possible after taking the...

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Cowboys DL David Irving banned 4 games for 2nd straight year

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Dallas Cowboys defensive lineman David Irving was suspended for four games Friday for violating the NFL's...

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Keith Fahnhorst, 49er tackle who won 2 titles, dies at 66

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Keith Fahnhorst, a star tackle for the San Francisco 49ers who won two Super Bowl titles in the 1980s, has...

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The Latest: Ronaldo 3, Spain 3: Star's hat trick earns draw

MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Friday at the World Cup (all times local):10:55 p.m.Cristiano Ronaldo scored a hat trick, capped by...

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Browns OL Stephenson suspended 2 games for drug violation

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland Browns offensive lineman Donald Stephenson has been suspended two games without pay by the NFL for...

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Former NFL communications director Liu wins PFWA award

NEW YORK (AP) — Randall Liu, the former NFL director of football communications, has won the Jack Horrigan Award from the...

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Jets D-coordinator Rodgers enjoying rare chance to coach son

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — At the training facility, Kacy Rodgers is the New York Jets' defensive coordinator.Everywhere else,...

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Philadelphia Eagles get Super Bowl rings honoring team, fans

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Eagles are sporting some bling to commemorate their Super Bowl victory.Players, coaches...

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Trump says he 'worked hard' on World Cup bid, thanks Kraft

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said he worked hard on the effort to bring the 2026 World Cup to North America and...

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Former NFL player Kellen Winslow Jr arrested on rape charges

ENCINITAS, Calif. (AP) — Former NFL tight end Kellen Winslow Jr. has been arrested on charges of rape and other sex crimes on...

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Jets' Pryor aims to be healthy for start of training camp

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Terrelle Pryor tried pushing himself through practice and games last season until his ailing right...

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Griffin trying to fill Sherman's shoes with Seahawks

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — For the past six seasons, the Seattle Seahawks never had to worry about the player lining up on the left...

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Coming attractions: LA Rams tour their palatial new stadium

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — After Jared Goff tipped back his hard hat and swung his arm a few times to get loose, he grabbed a...

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Cardinals sweat through minicamp under new coach Steve Wilks

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Cardinals, with running back David Johnson still a no-show, wrapped up their first minicamp...

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Cloud-free Elliott seeks to join chorus of Cowboys leaders

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Ezekiel Elliott doesn't pretend that vocal leadership comes naturally for him.The Dallas Cowboys running...

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Titans ditch final minicamp session, spend time with police

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans wanted to wrap up their offseason with a trip to Fort Campbell.With soldiers at...

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Cable feels back at home in second stint with Raiders

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — As soon as Tom Cable drove into the Raiders facility seven years after being fired from his dream job as...

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Jets sign D-lineman Courtney Upshaw after minicamp tryout

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets have signed veteran defensive lineman Courtney Upshaw after a three-day tryout...

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Cousins, Vikings head into summer break with more to learn

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — Kirk Cousins pushed himself so hard last summer that by Washington's second regular-season game, he felt as...

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Benjamin eagerly catching up in 2nd season with Bills

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Kelvin Benjamin burst up the right sideline, timed his turn some 20 yards upfield, and made a leaping...

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Cardinals sign punter Andy Lee to 2-year extension

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Cardinals have signed punter Andy Lee to a two-year contract extension through 2020.Financial...

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Chargers defense confident coming out of minicamp

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Melvin Ingram expects greatness from the Los Angeles Chargers defense.Ingram is so confident of it,...

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New Jersey begins taking legal sports bets

OCEANPORT, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's governor bet that the New Jersey Devils will win the Stanley Cup, while basketball legend...

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No QB competition has meant more relaxed offseason in Denver

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The angst that permeated the Denver Broncos for two straight summers of quarterback competitions is...

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Steelers LB Matakevich ready for starting shot

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Tyler Matakevich's signature red beard is a jagged mess.All knots and snarls, a series of small mushroom...

EPA wants to remove lead from a Superfund site in Bristow to protect its workers

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Lead contamination at a former Creek County oil refinery is so extensive the Environmental Protection Agency says it must excavate much of the contamination soon to protect workers who are removing contaminants on the remainder of the property.

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Ravens coach Harbaugh: LB Suggs 'headed for Hall of Fame'

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — Sixteen years into his NFL career and just four months before his 36th birthday, Baltimore Ravens...

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Thumb injury doesn't slow Saints' top draft pick in camp

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — New Orleans Saints No. 1 draft choice Marcus Davenport will undergo minor thumb surgery now that the team...

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The Latest: Dr. J bets on Philly to repeat as NFL champs

OCEANPORT, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on the start of legal sports betting in New Jersey (all times local):3:35 p.m.A Philadelphia...

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Chiefs' Reid releases players early after productive camp

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Chiefs coach Andy Reid and quarterback Patrick Mahomes II finally had a disagreement.After calling off...

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Giants minicamp ends with helmet-swinging scuffle

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Pat Shurmur's first minicamp with the New York Giants nearly had an ugly ending when high-priced...

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Eagles' Chris Long wins PFWA's Good Guy award

Philadelphia Eagles defensive end Chris Long has won the Good Guy Award from the Professional Football Writers of America for...

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QB DeShone Kizer gets a fresh start with Green Bay Packers

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — DeShone Kizer has already had quite the NFL career after just one year in the league.But what a year it...

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Bolts' Verrett back in practice after 2 injury-plagued years

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Jason Verrett's staggering accumulation of injuries over the past several years could have shaken...

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AP source: Cowboys make Zack Martin NFL's highest-paid guard

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — The deal making Zack Martin of the Dallas Cowboys the highest-paid guard in the NFL is finally done.The...

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Jets OC Bates throwing whole playbook at rookie Darnold

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Jeremy Bates is not treating his rookie quarterback with kid gloves.No coddling. No easing into...

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Anderson on Jets standing behind him: 'I owe them the world'

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Robby Anderson has had a rough year, generating the type of headlines no one wants their name...

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Fitzgerald still going strong as he approaches 15th season

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — The temperature was well into triple digits and sweat-soaked Larry Fitzgerald was still going full bore,...

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Rams like how Talib, Peters and Suh are fitting in

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — When the Los Angeles Rams traded for cornerbacks Aqib Talib and Marcus Peters and signed defensive...

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Atlanta's hot soccer scene featured in winning World Cup bid

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta's burgeoning soccer scene was featured in North America's successful bid for 2026 World...

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NFL, MLB to participate in NYC Pride March for first time

The NFL and MLB will participate in New York City’s LGBT Pride March for the first time ever later this month.

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Matt Ryan, Falcons press on without Julio Jones

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — Matt Ryan once again worked without his favorite target Wednesday on the second day of the Atlanta...

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Titans' secondary expect to 1 of the best, if not the best

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Malcolm Butler says he and his fellow members of the Tennessee Titans' secondary have set high goals...

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Panel opts not to change school's Redskins team name, mascot

CINCINNATI (AP) — In the latest round in a recurring fight, a Cincinnati-area high school whose teams have been called the...

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Jaguars' Greene trying to stay healthy, keep making plays

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Rashad Greene has missed nearly twice as many games as he's played in three seasons with the...

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DeMarcus Ware now a consultant for Broncos' pass rushers

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — It was just like old times Wednesday at the Denver Broncos' training complex. DeMarcus Ware took...

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Redskins LT Williams expects to be back for training camp

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Washington Redskins left tackle Trent Williams says he expects to be back for training camp after having...

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Browns' Mayfield waits turn as backup

Along with learning a new playbook, offensive system, football-obsessed city and everything else that comes with being a...

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Saquon Barkley learning about being an NFL running back

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — There's no doubt Saquon Barkley has the talent to be great NFL running back.Speed, power,...

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Texans' Deshaun Watson working his way back from ACL injury

HOUSTON (AP) — During the Texans' nine-week offseason program, Deshaun Watson had a set of goals in mind.The second-year...

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Steelers WR Smith-Schuster eyes bigger role in Year 2

PITTSBURGH (AP) — JuJu Smith-Schuster is an open book. Unless you ask the Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver about the left knee...

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Broncos brain trust hasn't given up on Paxton Lynch

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Denver Broncos fans have pretty much given up on Paxton Lynch.No longer do they fill the airwaves and...

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49ers wrap up 2nd offseason under Shanahan in prime position

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Jimmy Garoppolo showed what he can do in coach Kyle Shanahan's offense even before he fully...

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Practicing patience: Browns' Mayfield waits turn as backup

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Baker Mayfield stood 15 yards away from a semicircle of cameras with a member of Cleveland's media relations...

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Bengals' last-ranked offense a work in progress at minicamp

CINCINNATI (AP) — During the first day of Bengals minicamp, the offense ran through new plays.A day later, some of them were...

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With no holdouts, Vikings take good vibes into summer break

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — Several prominent players across the NFL have skipped mandatory minicamps this week, subjecting themselves...

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Ravens D-coordinator Martindale puts personal stamp on unit

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — There are no dreary work days for Don Martindale, who has overwhelmingly embraced his new role as...

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49ers WR Goodwin overcomes adversity, wins Halas Award

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Marquise Goodwin has won the 2018 George Halas Award from the...

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Former Cowboys cheerleader files lawsuit against team

DALLAS (AP) — A former Dallas Cowboys cheerleader has filed a federal lawsuit against the team, alleging she wasn't paid for...

Complaints in OKC about homelessness have skyrocketed

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The recent building boom in downtown Oklahoma City has exposed those who took shelter in a previously overlooked part of town.

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Chiefs' Patrick Mahomes II embracing life in Kansas City

INDEPENDENCE, Mo. (AP) — Patrick Mahomes II could have spent his offseason just about anywhere, back home in Texas perhaps, or...

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Redskins acknowledge no waiting list for season tickets

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — The Washington Redskins say they no longer have a waiting list for fans wanting to buy season tickets.The...

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July 16 — Deadline for any club that designated franchise player to sign that player to a multiyear contract or extension.Aug....

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Wentz eager to return, but Foles allows Eagles to wait

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Carson Wentz was having an MVP-caliber season before a torn ACL forced him to the sideline, where he...

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Jets' Bridgewater positive in comeback from 'scary' injury

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Teddy Bridgewater remembers some of his teammates crying. They were on their knees and praying.For...

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Smith quarterbacked Stillwater, then cameras for NFL Films

Stillwater's only state-championship quarterback shot 42 Super Bowls for NFL Films

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NFL Notebook: Julio Jones misses minicamp but has coach's support

Julio Jones remains in coach Dan Quinn's good graces even after missing the opening day of the Atlanta Falcons' mandatory...

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Raiders edge rusher Khalil Mack holds out of minicamp

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Khalil Mack is holding out from the mandatory minicamp for the Oakland Raiders.Mack stayed away from the...

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Raiders 2017 1st-round pick Conley ready for fresh start

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Gareon Conley is ready for a fresh start.The 2017 first-round pick who was expected to become the...

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Ingram arrives for 1st day of Saints' minicamp

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — Running back Mark Ingram was a late arrival to the New Orleans Saints' offseason program and he'll be a...

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Earl Thomas absent from Seahawks minicamp

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Seattle Seahawks free safety Earl Thomas officially commenced his holdout as the team began its three-day...

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Ha Ha Clinton-Dix back at Lambeau for Packers minicamp

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Ha Ha Clinton-Dix returned to Lambeau Field for Green Bay Packers minicamp after the safety cited...

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Bills running back McCoy shows no signs of slowing at 30

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — When he was much younger and brasher, LeSean McCoy recalled informing the league's older running...

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Zack Martin, set to be highest-paid guard, rejoins Cowboys

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Zack Martin rejoined the Dallas Cowboys for mandatory minicamp Tuesday with the two-time All-Pro closing...

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Chargers TE Green ready to make most of new opportunity

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Virgil Green is used to trading personal gain for the success of the team.In his first season with...

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Panthers' Kuechly says he'll be ready to go by training camp

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Panthers four-time All-Pro middle linebacker Luke Kuechly says he should be ready for full contact when...

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Rams DT Aaron Donald skips mandatory minicamp, seeking deal

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — All-Pro defensive tackle Aaron Donald is not attending the Los Angeles Rams' mandatory minicamp...

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McCown, Bridgewater, Darnold an intriguing QB trio for Jets

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The grizzled veteran. The comeback kid. The hotshot rookie.The New York Jets' quarterback competition...

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Luck takes private throwing program public at Colts' camp

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Andrew Luck's big secret is finally out. He's been throwing a football for weeks — and now he's throwing in...

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Julio Jones misses Falcons' minicamp but has Quinn's support

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — Julio Jones remains in coach Dan Quinn's good graces even after missing the opening day of the...

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Broncos' Shane Ray optimistic 4th surgery will be the fix

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Shane Ray is aiming to keep both his weight and his spirits up as he heads into a fourth surgery on his...

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Chargers DT Liuget recovering from foot surgery

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles Chargers defensive tackle Corey Liuget underwent offseason foot surgery, but head coach...

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David Johnson skips first day of Cardinals minicamp

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona running back David Johnson skipped the first day of the Cardinals' mandatory minicamp Tuesday amid...

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Pro Bowl left tackle Taylor Lewan skips mandatory minicamp

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee left tackle Taylor Lewan is skipping the Titans' mandatory minicamp while his agents...

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Straight route: Browns' Gordon clean, driven in comeback

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Josh Gordon's new route through life, a straight and sober one, is rewarding him every day.Given another...

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Steelers' Antonio Brown needed time to 'get my mind right'

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Antonio Brown didn't skip out on the vast majority of the Pittsburgh Steelers organized team activities to...

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Dunlap participates in Bengals camp after skipping OTAs

CINCINNATI (AP) — Carlos Dunlap walked into the Cincinnati Bengals locker room and noticed a group of videographers and...

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Chiefs head into minicamp with plenty of fresh faces

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Bob Sutton has been around football long enough to realize that every year brings turnover, even when a...

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Jury orders Rams to pay $12.5 million for Reggie Bush injury

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A jury in St. Louis on Tuesday ordered the NFL's Rams to pay former running back Reggie Bush $12.5 million for...

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Beckham and all Giants attend mandatory minicamp for Shurmur

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Odell Beckham Jr. has been cleared to practice although the star New York Giants' receiver did...

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Browns CB Wilson to miss second season with knee injury

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Browns cornerback Howard Wilson will miss his second straight NFL season before it started.Wilson had...

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Jaguars' Ramsey has no regrets about skipping team workouts

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jalen Ramsey spent the past few months working out at his father's training facility in Nashville.It...

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Kellen Winslow Jr arrested on suspicion of burglary

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The San Diego County Sheriff's Department says it is investigating the circumstances of former NFL player...

Health Department says medical marijuana rollout on schedule despite chaos

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The past two weeks have brought chaos as the Board of Health passed regulations their top lawyer said weren’t legal, two groups sued, the attorney general told the board it overstepped its authority, the top health department lawyer resigned in...

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Charean Williams wins PFWA's McCann Award

Charean Williams has won the Dick McCann Award from the Professional Football Writers of America.Williams, the 50th McCann...

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The Latest: Capitals' coach says Cup repeat on the mind

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Washington Capitals' Stanley Cup parade (all times local):2:30 p.m.Barry Trotz says the...

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Staying in the draft shouldn't cost athletes their eligibility

Athletes should retain their eligibility in football and basketball even if drafted, so long as they don't sign with an agent.

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Julio Jones will skip Falcons' minicamp

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons will open their mandatory minicamp without Julio Jones, one of their most important...

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Matt Patricia adjusts to being scrutinized leading the Lions

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — Matt Patricia worked in relative obscurity in New England.The burly man with a bushy beard, baseball...

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Giants sign 2 before start of minicamp Tuesday, waive 1

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The New York Giants have made a couple of roster moves before the opening of a mandatory...

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Capitals parade a welcome chance to cheer for DC sports fans

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nicklas Backstrom dreamed about the road less traveled.Driving down Constitution Avenue on his way to each...

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Earl Thomas says he's skipping Seahawks mandatory minicamp

Earl Thomas is putting the pressure on the Seattle Seahawks for a new contract, saying he will not participate in any team...

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The Latest: Dixon wins 2nd IndyCar race in a row at Texas

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The Latest on IndyCar race at Texas Motor Speedway (all times local):9:45 p.m.Scott Dixon won his...

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Johnny Manziel stars in Tiger-Cats' preseason finale

MONTREAL (AP) — Johnny Manziel was 12 of 20 for 88 yards and a touchdown and the Hamilton Tiger-Cats scored 30 straight points...

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Several things to watch as a busy NBA offseason begins

CLEVELAND (AP) — The NBA offseason has arrived, which means nothing will happen for the next four months other than a draft,...

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Icon to eyesore: Storied Akron Rubber Bowl awaits demolition

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Billy Graham saved souls there. Karl Wallenda once walked on a tightrope above the gridiron. The Rolling...

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Lions announce joint practices with Raiders, Giants

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Lions will participate in joint training camp practices before preseason games with the...

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Texans safety Andre Hal diagnosed with Hodgkin lymphoma

HOUSTON (AP) — Houston Texans safety Andre Hal has been diagnosed with Hodgkin lymphoma and insists he "will beat it."He...