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Fitzpatrick agrees to $11 million, 2-year deal with Miami

MIAMI (AP) — Ryan Fitzpatrick will become the Miami Dolphins' caretaker quarterback.The well-traveled veteran agreed to terms...

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If police finds Tyreek Hill broke 3-year-old's arm, NFL must consider ban

His name is Zev. He is 3 years old. That means he’s probably learning his ABCs and playing make believe and getting potty...

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Miami Open begins at Dolphins complex Tuesday

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — At the main entrance to the Miami Dolphins' stadium stands a statue of Dan Marino, witness to a...

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Tim McGraw, CeCe Winans to perform during NFL Draft

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The stars of the gridiron will meet the stars of Music City when the NFL Draft comes to Nashville,...

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Robin Roberts hosting first night of NFL draft on ABC

Robin Roberts is returning to sports for one night, hosting ABC's coverage of the first round of the NFL draft on April 25.The...

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Agent: Redskins agree to terms with receiver Brian Quick

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — The Washington Redskins have agreed to terms on a contract with wide receiver Brian Quick.His agency,...

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49ers re-sign DB Jimmie Ward to 1-year deal

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers have re-signed defensive back Jimmie Ward to a one-year deal.The team...

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Raiders re-sign return specialist Dwayne Harris

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Raiders have re-signed free agent return specialist Dwayne Harris.The team announced Monday...

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Gettleman goes on offense over Odell Beckham deal and Eli

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — After a week of being beaten up in the media over the trade of popular star receiver Odell Beckham...

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Packers re-sign veteran tight end Marcedes Lewis

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Green Bay Packers have re-signed veteran tight end Marcedes Lewis.A 13-year veteran, Lewis played in...

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COLLEGE BASKETBALLLooming at the top of this year's March Madness bracket: Duke freshman force of nature, Zion Williamson.The...

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Saints, free agent OL Nick Easton agree to 4-year contract

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The New Orleans Saints and former Minnesota Vikings interior offensive lineman Nick Easton have agreed on a...

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Native Americans say movement to end 'redface' is slow

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — John Little can hardly go a week without a reminder that he and other Native Americans often are viewed...

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AP source: Jaguars, free-agent LB Jake Ryan agree to deal

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A person with knowledge of negotiations says the Jacksonville Jaguars and free-agent linebacker Jake...

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Spence defends IBF welterweight title with win over Garcia

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Errol Spence Jr. had to go the distance to defend his IBF welterweight title for the third time. Still,...

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Huddle up! Browns QB Mayfield takes turn as Brewers 1B coach

PHOENIX (AP) — Baker Mayfield wasn't going to pass up this opportunity.Fully aware the Milwaukee Brewers wanted to protect him,...

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Cardinals added offensive line depth by signing Garcia

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Cardinals added another piece to their rebuilt offensive line, signing Max Garcia to a one-year...

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Raiders release OL Donald Penn

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Raiders released offensive lineman Donald Penn on Saturday, cutting ties with the...

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Saints Pro Bowl center Unger retiring after 10 seasons

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Two people familiar with the decision say New Orleans Saints Pro Bowl center and offensive captain Max Unger...

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Lions agree to terms with CB Marcus Cooper on 1-year deal

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Lions agreed to terms on a one-year contract with cornerback Marcus Cooper.The Lions made the move...

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Jaguars give Foles help by signing Conley, Ogbuehi

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars gave new quarterback Nick Foles some help Saturday by signing receiver Chris...

OSU football: Chuba Hubbard feeling good after having 'work done' on knee in offseason

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STILLWATER — Oklahoma State running back Chuba Hubbard had hoped to return to his first love over the winter. A three-time Canadian champion in the 100-meter dash, Hubbard looked forward to getting back on the track following the Cowboys’...

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Broncos bring back defensive lineman Zach Kerr

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Broncos are bringing back defensive lineman Zach Kerr on a two-year deal.Kerr played in 27...

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Friday's Sports In Brief

COLLEGE BASKETBALLCHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Zion Williamson had the go-ahead tip-in on his own miss with 30.3 seconds left and...

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Chiefs receiver and former OSU player Tyreek Hill linked to domestic battery case in suburban KC

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — The Chiefs are investigating an incident in which star receiver Tyreek Hill was involved in a domestic...

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Cornerback Bryce Callahan rejoining Vic Fangio in Denver

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Former Bears cornerback Bryce Callahan agreed to a three-year, $21 million deal with the Broncos,...

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Harper hit on foot by pitch; Severino out until May

New Phillies star Bryce Harper bruised his right foot when he was hit by a pitch during a spring training game Friday, but...

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Ex-officer charged in arrest of former football player

ATLANTA (AP) — A former suburban-Atlanta police officer who was fired last year after an internal investigation found he used...

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Jets bring back K Catanzaro after Myers leaves as free agent

NEW YORK (AP) — The Jets solved their kicking question with a familiar foot.Chandler Catanzaro was signed to a one-year deal by...

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Ravens welcome Ingram and Thomas, say farewell to Rosburg

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — A whirlwind week for the Baltimore Ravens continued Friday when special teams coach Jerry Rosburg...

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Texans sign CB Boddy-Calhoun

HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Texans have signed cornerback Briean Boddy-Calhoun as they continue to add to their secondary.His...

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LA Rams' "get-back coach" on leave after arrest, charges

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ted Rath, the Los Angeles Rams' director of strength training and performance, is on a leave of absence...

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Miami QB Ryan Tannehill traded to Titans for draft picks

MIAMI (AP) — Ryan Tannehill has a new team. Now the Miami Dolphins need a new quarterback.Miami traded Tannehill on Friday to...

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Chiefs' Hill linked to domestic battery case in suburban KC

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — The Chiefs are investigating an incident in which star receiver Tyreek Hill was involved in a...

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Chargers re-sign safety Adrian Phillips to 1-year deal

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Chargers aren't making major waves in free agency, but they are addressing some key...

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Raiders sign WR J.J. Nelson, DL Josh Mauro

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Raiders have signed receiver J.J. Nelson and defensive lineman Josh Mauro.The Raiders also...

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49ers re-sign LB Mark Nzeocha, release DE Cassius Marsh

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers have re-signed linebacker Mark Nzeocha to a three-year contract and released...

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Bears agree to 1-year deals with WR Hall, DT Williams

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears have agreed to one-year contracts with receiver Marvin Hall and defensive tackle...

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Vegas-bound Raiders spending big for final season in Oakland

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Jon Gruden and Mike Mayock were invited by Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis for an event in Las Vegas...

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LB Shaquil Barrett agrees to contract with Buccaneers

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Free agent linebacker Shaquil Barrett has agreed to terms on a contract with the Tampa Bay...

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Free Agency: Disenchantment works, trench warriors coveted

It's probably fair to compare the opening of the NFL's business season with the wildness often seen on the stock market floor....

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Cardinals sign Hicks, Sweezy and White

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Cardinals have signed linebacker Jordan Hicks to a four-year contract, offensive lineman J.R....

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Elway insists Flacco is still in his prime at age 34

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — John Elway insists Joe Flacco is at the top of his game at age 34 even though the former Baltimore...

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Saints reach deal to keep quarterback Teddy Bridgewater

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The New Orleans Saints have agreed to terms on a deal with free agent quarterback Teddy Bridgewater to keep...

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Wilson shocked by Beckham trade to Browns

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson says he was shocked after the Cleveland Browns obtained wide...

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Bengals sign former Bills guard John Miller to 3-year deal

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Bengals signed guard John Miller to a three-year deal Friday, their first free-agent move to bolster the...

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Board approves Raiders lease to remain in Oakland in 2019

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Coliseum Authority approved a lease agreement Friday to keep the Raiders in Oakland for at least one...

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Redskins sign veteran DB Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Defensive back Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie has come out of a brief retirement to join the Washington...

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Titans releasing right guard rebuilding middle of O-line

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans are releasing right guard Josh Kline a year after signing the veteran to a...

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Browns' Kareem Hunt banned 8 games by NFL for 'altercations'

CLEVELAND (AP) — Kareem Hunt promises to change. The NFL will hold him to his word.The league suspended the Cleveland Browns...

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Steelers re-sign DT Daniel McCullers to 2-year deal

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers are bringing back defensive tackle Daniel McCullers.The Steelers re-signed McCullers...

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Jaguars sign Geoff Swaim to help fill depleted TE position

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars have signed free agent tight end Geoff Swaim, giving them another option at...

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NFL suspends Browns' Kareem Hunt for 8 games after caught on video kicking a woman

CLEVELAND (AP) — NFL suspends Browns' Kareem Hunt for 8 games after caught on video kicking a woman.

OSU football: Defensive focus turns to more experienced secondary in Jim Knowles' second season

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STILLWATER — Malcolm Rodriguez has always acted like a veteran, even when he was a true freshman, pulling his redshirt to help with special teams. Now, the junior-to-be safety is among the leaders in Oklahoma State’s defensive backfield as the...

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COLLEGE BASKETBALLCHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Zion Williamson made all 13 of his shots, five on high-flying dunks, and scored 29...

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5 games in, here's what we know about Alliance football

So what do we know about the Alliance of American Football five weeks into its 10-week regular season?First off, there's...

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Newly signed Le'Veon Bell feels 'amazing' about joining Jets

NEW YORK (AP) — Le'Veon Bell is leaving all the number crunching to the critics.The star running back slept soundly after...

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Jets release RB Crowell after agreeing to terms with Bell

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Jets released running back Isaiah Crowell on Thursday, an expected move after the team signed...

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The Latest: Jets agree to terms with CB Brian Poole

The Latest on NFL free agency Thursday (all times EDT)10 p.m.A person with direct knowledge of the contract tells The...

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Seahawks bring back Fluker, Wright, add Iupati

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — The Seattle Seahawks are keeping a couple of key pieces from last season's playoff team while adding to...

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Gore looks forward to sharing Bills backfield with McCoy

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Hold the AARP jokes.Running back Frank Gore sees nothing funny about teaming up with LeSean McCoy in...

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Relieved Barr remains a Viking after uneasy pledge to Jets

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — Anthony Barr slept for a mere two hours on Monday night, awakened at 3 a.m. by the angst of his decision...

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Slow down: Browns GM tempers expectations after Beckham deal

CLEVELAND (AP) — Fans are scrambling to get their hands on tickets, jerseys and make their first Odell Beckham Jr....

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Lions introduce Flowers, Coleman and James, also sign 2 more

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — Trey Flowers' 6-year old daughter has already experienced plenty of success during her father's NFL...

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49ers hope new additions address lack of takeaways

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The most glaring need for the San Francisco 49ers this offseason was clear after the defense set...

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Raiders cut WR Jordy Nelson, QB AJ McCarron to save cap room

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — After making several big-ticket additions to start free agency, the Oakland Raiders are now making some...

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Rare display: Packers introduce 4 free agents

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — From 2010 through 2016, former Packers general manager Ted Thompson signed two unrestricted free...

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Chiefs sign Mathieu amid overhaul of much-maligned defense

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — With a bright red hat perched jauntily on his mop-like hairdo, Tyrann Mathieu signed his contract with...

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Foles signs with Jaguars, welcomes being a starter again

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Tom Coughlin gushed about Nick Foles for several minutes and then had one request for his new...

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Garcia double-step to face Spence in undefeated title match

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Errol Spence Jr. didn't like four-division champion Mikey Garcia describing him as just another...

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Redskins' Collins glad to put Giants' turmoil behind him

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Dave Gettleman's trash seems to be the Washington Redskins' treasure.Three years after the-then Carolina...

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Some of Clemson defensive linemen workout for NFL executives

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Half of Clemson's talented defensive front four participated in the Tigers pro day Thursday before...

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Receiver stuck with Titans' deal even after Patriots' push

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — For Adam Humphries, Tennessee has been a potential destination for months because of his Tampa Bay...

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Steelers sign WR Donte Moncrief, bring back WR Eli Rogers

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Donte Moncrief can do the math in his head. Yet the newest Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver has no plans to...

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Colts sign Funchess, but stick to plan of re-signing players

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis Colts general manager Chris Ballard reverted to his old free-agent playbook.He re-signed his...

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Players to receive $188.88 million in performance payments

NEW YORK (AP) — Baltimore Ravens center Matt Skura has earned the most in performance-based pay given out Thursday by the...

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NFL contest to award 2 season tickets for 100 years

NEW YORK (AP) — In what the NFL is calling a "Fantennial" celebration, the league will present two season tickets for the next...

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Wednesday's Sports In Brief

NBAHOUSTON (AP) — Klay Thompson scored 30 points, DeMarcus Cousins had a season-high 27 and the Golden State Warriors snapped...

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Devon Still remains focused on the fight against cancer

SWARTHMORE, Pa. (AP) — Cheryl Colleluori had delivered a meal at a Philadelphia children's hospital to a family touched by...

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The guy behind the guy: Jim Zorn helps prepare Kyler Murray for his Pro Day moment

Jim Zorn, the one-time head coach of the Washington Redskins, has spent much of the last month working with Kyler Murray.

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Beckham's arrival makes Browns instant contenders

CLEVELAND — The Cleveland Browns returned as an expansion team in 1999. They became a real one Tuesday night. It only took 20...

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OU football: Kyler Murray's Pro Day is telling that he should be NFL's No. 1 pick

Not doing the speed drills or the strength tests on Wednesday is yet another sign Murray is in line to be the No. 1 pick in the...

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New York inaugurates its $25 billion mini-city, Hudson Yards

NEW YORK (AP) — A towering sculpture called Vessel — made up of 2,500 twisting steps the public can climb — is scheduled to...

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49ers get off to busy start in free agency

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers opened the new league year Wednesday by acquiring the defensive playmaker...

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Addition of Antonio Brown 'changed everything' for Raiders

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Rookie general manager Mike Mayock and coach Jon Gruden had meticulously put together a plan to rebuild...

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AP Source: Redskins re-sign Adrian Peterson to 2-year deal

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — A person with knowledge of the move says the Washington Redskins have agreed to re-sign running back Adrian...

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Bridgewater discusses possible hometown return with Dolphins

MIAMI (AP) — Free agent quarterback Teddy Bridgewater met Wednesday night with the Miami Dolphins to discuss playing for his...

Lon Kruger goes back to the old Big Eight Holiday Tournament but lauds Big 12

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Lonnie Kruger would hop on the bus with his Silver Lake, Kansas, teammates and coaches, make the 77-mile drive to KC, grab some lunch, darken the door of Municipal Auditorium and enjoy some holiday basketball. That’s how far...

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Beckham gone, Giants' turn of fortunes stunning

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — What a stunner!After their first season under general manager Dave Gettleman and coach Pat...

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Pats trade for Bennett, lose 2 starters to open free agency

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The defending champion New England Patriots were looking to a salary cap-friendly veteran addition and...

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The Latest: Source: Adrian Peterson to return to Redskins

The Latest on NFL free agency Wednesday (all times EDT):9:15 p.m.A person with knowledge of the move says the Washington...

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AP Sources: Seahawks bring back LB Kendricks, K Jason Myers

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — The Seattle Seahawks hope they have found the solution for their recent kicking troubles in Jason Myers...

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Jaguars officially agree to terms with QB Nick Foles

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — After repeatedly failing to find a franchise quarterback in the NFL draft, the Jacksonville Jaguars...

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Broncos begin rebuilding O-line in free agency

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — John Elway cycles through quarterbacks and head coaches at a dizzying rate. Yet, what's really an...

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Chargers add veterans in LB Thomas Davis, QB Tyrod Taylor

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Chargers didn't have many glaring offseason needs but upgrading the linebacking unit...

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Buccaneers address need for LB, WR, punter in free agency

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Buccaneers didn't make much of splash on the opening day of NFL free agency.The team needs...

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Patriots extend tender offer to suspended WR Josh Gordon

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The Patriots aren't ready to give up on the possibility of Josh Gordon playing football again in New...

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OMG, OBJ: Beckham's arrival makes Browns instant contenders

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Browns returned as an expansion team in 1999. They became a real one Tuesday night.It only took...

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Steelers sign CB Steven Nelson, bring back Chickillo, Berry

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The "Killer Bs" era is officially over in Pittsburgh. Antonio Brown is an Oakland Raider. Le'Veon Bell is a...

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Murray doesn't run, but shines as a passer at Pro Day

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Kyler Murray didn't run the 40-yard dash at Oklahoma's pro day.The people around him figure it's common...

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Bills to meet with Ziggy Ansah after signing 7 free agents

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The free-spending Buffalo Bills aren't yet done attempting to upgrade their young roster with veteran...

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Court reinstates late Aaron Hernandez's murder conviction

BOSTON (AP) — Aaron Hernandez's murder conviction was reinstated Wednesday in a sweeping ruling from Massachusetts' highest...

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Chiefs release erstwhile star Berry as free agency begins

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs began free agency Wednesday by cutting one of their most popular players in...

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Ravens rebound to secure RB Ingram, FS Thomas as free agents

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Baltimore Ravens finally made their move during the NFL's free agent frenzy, securing running back Mark...

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Falcons address top need, sign guards Carpenter, Brown

ATLANTA (AP) — After Matt Ryan agreed to restructure his contract to clear salary cap room, the Atlanta Falcons quickly...

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CBS and NBC swap Super Bowl telecast years in 2021 and 2022

NEW YORK (AP) — Super Bowl telecasts by NBC and CBS will swap years in 2021 and 2022.The switch means both networks can pair...

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South Carolina tries to get new Panthers practice facility

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina wants the Carolina Panthers to move their practice facility into their state's suburbs....

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The Latest: Lawyers slam restoration of Hernandez conviction

BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on the reinstatement of Aaron Hernandez's murder conviction (all times local):2 p.m.Attorneys for late...

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OU Pro Day recap: Kyler Murray and other Sooners perform in front of NFL scouts

The Oklahoman's OU beat writers and others follow developments at OU Pro Day.

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What happened to Raiders' and Jets' rebuilding plans?

For all those fans of the Raiders and Jets who believed in that rebuilding-program message, their teams have handed them a big...

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AP Source: Browns agree with TE Harris on 2-year deal

CLEVELAND (AP) — A person familiar with the deal says the Cleveland Browns and free agent tight end Demetrius Harris have...

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Court reinstates late NFL star Aaron Hernandez's murder conviction; it was erased after he killed himself in prison

BOSTON (AP) — Court reinstates late NFL star Aaron Hernandez's murder conviction; it was erased after he killed himself in prison.

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Tuesday's Sports in Brief

COLLEGE BASKETBALLNEW YORK (AP) — The NCAA Tournament selection show is returning to CBS and its traditional bracket-first...

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AP source: Jets agree to sign RB Le'Veon Bell

NEW YORK (AP) — Le'Veon Bell sat out a full season while considering where he'd make his next playmaking moves.Well-rested,...

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Giants trade Beckham to Browns, Jets get Bell

While the free agency spending frenzy runs wild, the Giants and Browns found a way to overshadow it Tuesday night: a trade of...

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AP Source: New York Jets, free agent running back Le'Veon Bell agree to contract

NEW YORK (AP) — AP Source: New York Jets, free agent running back Le'Veon Bell agree to contract.

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AP Sources: Browns to acquire star receiver Beckham from NY

CLEVELAND (AP) — Odell Beckham Jr. is about to run a deep route out of New Jersey — straight to Cleveland.The superstar wide...

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The Latest: Titans agree with Cameron Wake on 3-year deal

The Latest on NFL free agency (all times EDT):11:15 p.m.A person with knowledge of the decision tells The Associated Press that...

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Busy Jets fly into free agency with a few big-money moves

NEW YORK (AP) — Mike Maccagnan predicted the Jets — with lots of needs and plenty of money — would be very active when free...

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AP source: Vikings keep LB Barr in place on 5-year deal

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have kept the heart of their defense intact with a hefty commitment to linebacker...

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AP sources: Free-spending Bills add receivers Brown, Beasley

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The free-spending Buffalo Bills are using their sizeable salary-cap space to provide quarterback Josh...

OU basketball: Kristian Doolittle's path to being Sooners' most unguardable option

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kristian Doolittle chooses his words with deliberate sincerity, and when contemplating what he learned about himself this season, “resilience” was an appropriate choice. He was referring to playing out of position for the...

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AP Source: Cleveland Browns acquire star wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. in trade with New York Giants

CLEVELAND (AP) — AP Source: Cleveland Browns acquire star wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. in trade with New York Giants.

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As New York probes business deals, Trump cries 'HARASSERS'

NEW YORK (AP) — New York's attorney general has opened a civil investigation into President Donald Trump's business dealings,...

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Police: Nearly $200k seized from spa Kraft visited for sex

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Police seized almost $200,000 in connection with a Florida massage parlor where New England...

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Mitchell, Jazz back Westbrook, say Utah won't condone racism

NBA star Russell Westbrook will play in Utah again one day. When he does, a fan who allegedly made racial taunts against him...

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The Latest: Trump says NY among 'PRESIDENTIAL HARASSERS'

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on a New York state investigation into President Donald Trump's business dealings (all times...

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Top 10 NFL free agents of all time.

A look at the most impactful football free agents of all time:1. DE Reggie White, 1993 Green Bay Packers.White stunned the NFL...

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AP source: Browns beef up line, set to sign DT Richardson

CLEVELAND (AP) — Browns general manager John Dorsey has built a fearsome front on defense.One week after acquiring end Olivier...

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Steelers keep injured LB Ryan Shazier on roster in 2019

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ryan Shazier will be a member of the Pittsburgh Steelers in 2019 as he continues his recovery from a spinal...

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NFL At 100: Free agency has been a boon to NFL

DENVER (AP) — The National Football League's annual free agency frenzy officially begins Wednesday, just 39 days after Tom...

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Column: AB gives stars new weapon _ and makes owners nervous

Some of Antonio Brown's antics are impossible to defend.Livestreaming from the locker room after a playoff win. Disappearing...

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WR DeVante Parker gets another chance with Dolphins

MIAMI (AP) — Former first-round pick DeVante Parker will get another chance to show the Miami Dolphins he's not a bust.The...

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Broncos, Falcons to open preseason in Hall of Fame game

CANTON, Ohio (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons and Denver Broncos will play in the Hall of Fame game Aug. 1 to open the preseason.Each...

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Ravens GM DeCosta saves cap space, loses Mosley and others

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — The NFL's top-ranked defense in 2018 will have a decidedly different look next season.With...

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Packers to sign Za'Darius Smith as part of free agent spree

After missing the playoffs in back-to-back years, the Green Bay Packers are spending big in free agency to try to get back the...

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Panthers re-sign backup QB Heinicke to 1-year deal

The Panthers have re-signed backup quarterback Taylor Heinicke to a one-year contract to provide depth behind Cam Newton.Terms...

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Falcons add salary cap space by tweaking Ryan's contract

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons lack the financial flexibility to be big spenders in free agency even after clearing salary...

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Raiders deal to stay in Oakland for 2019 set for vote Friday

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A lease agreement to keep the Raiders in Oakland for at least one more season is coming to a vote this...

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AP Source: Raiders agree to deal with safety Lamarcus Joyner

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — After making a couple of big splashes to improve their offense, the Oakland Raiders have now turned to...

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Jaguars to sign quarterback Nick Foles

The Jacksonville Jaguars have a new quarterback, maybe even the franchise passer the team has been missing for nearly two...

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AP Source: Lions agree to $36M, 4-year deal with CB Coleman

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Lions addressed needs on both sides of the ball while reuniting their coach and general manager with...

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Foles to Jaguars, Collins to Washington, Brown to Oakland

NEW YORK (AP) — Nick Foles is headed to Jacksonville, Landon Collins to Washington and Trent Brown to Oakland.The big-money...

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Free Agency-Chiefs Capsule

KANSAS CITY CHIEFS (13-5)UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS: OLB Dee Ford (franchise tag), OLB Justin Houston, DT Allen Bailey, TE...

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Joe Auer, who scored on Miami Dolphins' 1st play, has died

MIAMI (AP) — Joe Auer, who returned a kickoff for a Miami Dolphins touchdown on the franchise's first play, has died at age...

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AP sources: DeSean Jackson close to returning to Eagles

The Philadelphia Eagles have agreed to acquire wide receiver DeSean Jackson from Tampa Bay along with a 2020 seventh-round...

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AP Source: Chiefs, Mathieu agree to $42M, 3-yr contract

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs agreed to a $42 million, three-year deal with safety Tyrann Mathieu on Monday,...

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AP sources: Busy Bills agree to sign 4, including Gore

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo Bills general manager Brandon Beane promised he'd be "judicious" in rebuilding his team in free...

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AP Sources: Suggs not returning to Ravens in 2019

BALTIMORE (AP) — Terrell Suggs is leaving the Baltimore Ravens after pursuing opposing quarterbacks and providing boisterous...

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Texans re-sign 3 free agents

HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Texans have signed free agents Angelo Blackson, DeAndre Carter and Joel Heath.Houston also extended...

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Free Agency-Texans Capsule

HOUSTON TEXANS (11-6)UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS: S Kareem Jackson, FS Tyrann Mathieu, CB Kayvon Webster, QB Joe Webb, CB Shareece...

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AP Source: Redskins to sign Collins to $84M, 6-year deal

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Landon Collins wore No. 21 in honor of Sean Taylor. Now he'll don the same burgundy and gold as his...

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AP Source: Titans to sign WR Adam Humphries to 4-year deal

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A person with knowledge of the deal says the Tennessee Titans have agreed with Tampa Bay wide receiver...

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Free Agency-Bills Capsule

BUFFALO BILLS (6-10)UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS: WR Deonte Thompson, OGs Ryan Groy and John Miller, OT Jordan Mills, RB Taiwan...

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Saints agree to 2-year extension with LB Craig Robinson

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The New Orleans Saints have agreed with linebacker Craig Robinson on a two-year contract extension.The...

OU basketball: Meet Mike Shepherd, a man who's mastered the art of scheduling

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Mike Shepherd used a tunnel in the Sprint Center as his canvas, and his hands as a brush. He drew invisible lines on the wall as he ran through past and potential matchups, all in explaining how a strong resume comes together....

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AP source: Foles to sign 4-year, $88M deal with Jaguars

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars have a new quarterback, maybe even the franchise passer the team has been...

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Free Agency-Ravens Capsule

BALTIMORE RAVENS (10-7)UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS: LB Terrell Suggs, LB C.J. Mosley, LB Za'Darius Smith, WR John Brown, RB...

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CLEVELAND BROWNS (7-8-1)UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS: QB Tyrod Taylor, WR Breshad Perriman, CB E.J. Gaines, LB Ray-Ray Armstrong,...

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PITTSBURGH STEELERS (9-6-1)UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS: RB Le'Veon Bell, TE Jesse James, P Jordan Berry, LB Anthony Chickillo, WR...

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CINCINNATI BENGALS (6-10)UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS: LB Preston Brown, LB Vincent Rey, OT Cedric Ogbuehi, OT Jake Fisher, OT...

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Cap-tight Vikings clear space by cutting Remmers, Sendejo

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have a little bit more flexibility to spend on offseason renovations, after moving on...

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OAKLAND RAIDERS (4-12)UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS: TE Jared Cook, RB Marshawn Lynch, RB Doug Martin, CB Rashan Melvin, WR Dwayne...

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LOS ANGELES CHARGERS (13-5)UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS: WR Geremy Davis, LB Kyle Emanuel, TE Antonio Gates, P Donnie Jones, DT...

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DENVER BRONCOS (6-10)UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS: RT Jared Veldheer, DT Domata Peko, CB Tramaine Brocks, OLB Shaquil Barrett, C...

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NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS (14-5)UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS: K Stephen Gostkowski, P Ryan Allen, WR Cordarrelle Patterson, WR Chris...

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NEW YORK JETS (4-12)UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS: QB Josh McCown, RB Bilal Powell, WR Jermaine Kearse, LG James Carpenter, CB...

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Titans sign safety Vaccaro to new deal, will release Cyprien

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans have agreed to terms with safety Kenny Vaccaro on a multi-year contract while...

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Free Agency-Colts Capsule

INDIANAPOLIS COLTS (11-7)UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS: C Josh Andrews, CB Pierre Desir, S Clayton Geathers, LB Najee Goode, WR Ryan...

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TENNESSEE TITANS (9-7)UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS: OLB Derrick Morgan, LG Quinton Spain, S Kenny Vaccaro, G Kevin Pamphile, TE...

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JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS (5-11)UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS: DT Malik Jackson, FS Tashaun Gipson, OT Jermey Parnell, RB Carlos Hyde, LS...

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Free Agency-Seahawks Capsule

SEATTLE SEAHAWKS (10-7)UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS: S Earl Thomas, LB K.J. Wright, CB Justin Coleman, DT Shamar Stephen, K...

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SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS (4-12)UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS: DB Jimmie Ward, WR Pierre Garcon, LB Mark Nzeocha, RB Alfred Morris, P...

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LOS ANGELES RAMS (15-4)UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS: DT Ndamukong Suh, S Lamarcus Joyner, OG Rodger Saffold, DE Dominique Easley,...

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ARIZONA CARDINALS (3-13)UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS: G Mike Lupati, K Phil Dawson, LB Deone Bucannon, LB Josh Bynes, S Tre Boston,...

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GREEN BAY PACKERS (6-9-1)UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS: LB Clay Matthews, WR Randall Cobb, DT Muhammad Wilkerson, LB Jake Ryan, CB...

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DETROIT LIONS (6-10)UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS: DE Ziggy Ansah, DT Ricky Jean Francois, LB Eli Harold, RB Zach Zenner, TE Levine...

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UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS: LB Anthony Barr, DT Sheldon Richardson, RB Latavius Murray, CB/PR Marcus Sherels, K Dan Bailey, DT...

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CHICAGO BEARS (12-5)UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS: S Adrian Amos, WR Josh Bellamy, RB Benny Cunningham, FB Michael Burton, WR Kevin...

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NEW YORK GIANTS (5-11)UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS: G Jamon Brown, S Landon Collins, LS Zak DeOssie, DT Mario Edwards, WR Bennie...

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WASHINGTON REDSKINS (7-9)UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS: RB Adrian Peterson, WR Jamison Crowder, LB Preston Smith, S Ha Ha...

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DALLAS COWBOYS (11-7)UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS: DE DeMarcus Lawrence (franchise tag), WR Cole Beasley, DL David Irving...

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PHILADELPHIA EAGLES (10-8)UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS: QB Nick Foles, WR Golden Tate, DE Brandon Graham, RB Jay Ajayi, LB Jordan...

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CAROLINA PANTHERS (7-9)UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS: S Mike Adams, RB Cameron Artis-Payne, RB Kenjon Barner, RB Travaris Cadet, K...

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TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS (5-11)UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS: CB Brent Grimes, QB Ryan Fitzpatrick, LB Kwon Alexander, WR Adam...

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ATLANTA FALCONS (7-9)UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS: G Andy Levitre; G Ben Garland; G Zane Beadles; RB Tevin Coleman; DE Derrick...

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NEW ORLEANS SAINTS (14-4)UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS: RB Mark Ingram, LB Manti Te'o, TE Michael Hoomanawanui, S Chris Banjo, WR...

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C-USA keeping basketball tourneys with dual-court setup

DALLAS (AP) — Conference USA is keeping its basketball tournaments at the Dallas Cowboys' facility where the league can play on...

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AP Source: 49ers agree to $54M deal with LB Kwon Alexander

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers agreed Monday to sign free-agent linebacker Kwon Alexander to a four-year...

Offense was awful for the Thunder against Golden State

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Thunder makes less than 33 percent of its 2-pointers vs. Golden State, and you know what that means

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AP Source: Raiders to sign tackle Trent Brown to $66M deal

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Raiders made another big splash Monday, agreeing to sign free agent offensive tackle Trent...

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Browns release veteran tight end Darren Fells

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Browns have released veteran tight end Darren Fells, increasing the likelihood they address that...

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Chicago Bears re-sign TE Ben Braunecker to 2-year contract

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Bears have re-signed tight end Ben Braunecker to a two-year contract.The 6-foot-4 Braunecker made...

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New York Giants re-sign restricted free agent OL Pulley

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The New York Giants have re-signed center Spencer Pulley to a three-year, $9.6 million...

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Rick Gosselin makes case for Gutowsky

Kingfisher-bred Gutowsky was an NFL star of the 1930s

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NFL Notebook: Raiders acquire Antonio Brown from Steelers, according to source

The Oakland Raiders agreed on a deal Saturday night to acquire prolific but disgruntled receiver Antonio Brown from the...

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LA Rams re-sign pass rusher Dante Fowler before free agency

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Linebacker Dante Fowler has re-signed with the Los Angeles Rams, passing up a shot at unrestricted free...

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AP sources: Jets agree on deal to acquire Raiders' Osemele

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Jets made a big move to get a big man to bolster their offensive line.Two people with direct...

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Chiefs release veteran LB Justin Houston to free cap space

The Kansas City Chiefs released veteran linebacker Justin Houston on Sunday after they were unable to drum up enough trade...

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Chargers release starting safety Jahleel Addae

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Chargers released safety Jahleel Addae, who had started 59 games over the past six...

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NFL at 100: Another labor stoppage looms in 2 years

NEW YORK (AP) — Eight years ago at this time, when the NFL was hitting a mere 91 and counting, discord between players and...

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NFL At 100: Finding labor peace always a tortured process

NEW YORK (AP) — Lombardi Trophy. TV contracts. New stadiums. Huge profits.Those are some two-word phrases that mean the most to...

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AP source: Raiders acquire WR Antonio Brown from Steelers

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Raiders agreed on a deal Saturday night to acquire prolific but disgruntled receiver Antonio...

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Former 49ers defensive end Cedrick Hardman dies at 70

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Former San Francisco 49ers defensive end Cedrick Hardman has died. He was 70.The team said he died Friday...

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Chargers re-sign LB Denzel Perryman to 2-year contract

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Linebacker Denzel Perryman signed a two-year deal Saturday to remain with the Los Angeles...

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AP source: Chiefs sign RB Hyde to $2.8M contract for 2019

The Kansas City Chiefs bolstered their young, relatively unproven backfield Saturday by signing veteran running back Carlos...

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Former Patriots TE Allen agrees to 2-year deal with Dolphins

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — Tight end Dwayne Allen has agreed to a $7 million, two-year contract with the Miami Dolphins after helping...

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NFL teams propose major changes to replay and overtime

NFL teams proposed major changes to replay and overtime on Saturday after a season of consistent criticism of officiating and...

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Report: Spa founder attended Trump's Super Bowl party

MIAMI (AP) — A photo published Friday in the Miami Herald shows the founder and one-time owner of a spa implicated in a...

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Cowboys re-sign DT Ross, exercise options on 3 other players

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — The Dallas Cowboys have re-signed defensive tackle Daniel Ross while exercising the options on contracts...

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The Latest: NFL's Ware pays for grave markers after tornado

BEAUREGARD, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on a deadly tornado outbreak that killed 23 in Lee County, Alabama (all times local):7:45...

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Saban wants to rebuild "Alabama Factor" after falling short

Alabama enters spring practice with a largely new coaching staff and plenty of hot-shot recruits.Same old expectations,...

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LA Rams sign veteran safety Eric Weddle to 2-year deal

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Veteran safety Eric Weddle agreed to a two-year deal with the Los Angeles Rams on Friday, returning to his...

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Cardinals release Bethea, sign Foster to 1-year deal

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Cardinals have released safety Antoine Bethea and quarterback Mike Glennon, and re-signed...

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Green Bay Packers release LB Antonio Morrison

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Green Bay Packers released linebacker Antonio Morrison on Friday after one season, freeing some $2...

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49ers sign K Jonathan Brown to 2-year deal

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers have signed free-agent kicker Jonathan Brown to a two-year contract.The deal...

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Dorial Green-Beckham gets jail time in marijuana case

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Former NFL wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham has been sentenced to 90 days in jail after a Missouri...

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Auburn's Dean, Stidham highlight pro day workouts

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Jamel Dean was a spectator while his Auburn teammates ran the 40 at pro day, a luxury he earned with an...

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WR Danny Amendola released by Miami Dolphins

MIAMI (AP) — Receiver Danny Amendola has been released by the Miami Dolphins, creating $6 million salary cap space for the...

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AP Source: Browns trading G Zeitler to Giants for DE Vernon

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Browns didn't wait for free agency's opening to make some noise.Looking for a pass rusher to bookend with...

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Jags clear $30M in space by cutting Jackson, Gipson, others

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars cleared $30 million in salary cap space by cutting five veterans Friday,...

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Raiders sign S Erik Harris to 2-year deal

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Raiders have signed safety Erik Harris to a two-year contract.Harris was eligible to become...

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NFL Hall of Famers seek pension parity for old-timers

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — As the NFL gears up for a yearlong celebration of its history for its 100th season, some of the stars who...

NCAA Tournament: Now it's time for the Sooners to help themselves

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NORMAN – The NCAA Tournament Selection Show didn’t make the Sooners wait. Sixty-eight teams would be announced, but “Oklahoma” popped up on the screen as the 22nd name called. That was good for crimson blood pressure, which ran a little high...

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Lions release veteran, banged-up offensive guard T.J. Lang

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Lions have cut offensive guard T.J. Lang.Detroit made the move Friday, releasing the...

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Baseball Hall of Famer Tom Seaver diagnosed with dementia

Hall of Fame pitcher Tom Seaver, the star of the Miracle Mets 1969 World Series championship team, has been diagnosed with...

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Thursday Sports in Brief

NFLENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Broncos have agreed to trade quarterback Case Keenum to the Washington Redskins, a person...

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Women's forum opens eyes for candidates and teams

Sam Mullet sat at a table during a lunch break at the NFL combine in Indianapolis, where she was attending the Women's Careers...

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AP source: Broncos trading Keenum to Redskins

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Case Keenum is on the move again. The Denver Broncos have agreed to trade the veteran quarterback to...

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New OC Harrell sees sunny days ahead for USC's offense

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Graham Harrell has been living in a hotel near campus during his first six weeks as Southern California's...

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Steelers shore up line, sign Pouncey and Foster to new deals

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers made a significant investment in protecting quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, signing...

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Cowboys re-sign March-Lillard, Thompson for defensive depth

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — The Dallas Cowboys have re-signed two players who were set to become unrestricted free agents in...

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Titans punter Brett Kern agrees to terms on extension

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee Titans punter Brett Kern has agreed to terms on a multi-year contract extension.The Titans...

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Dolphins release DE Andre Branch, G Ted Larsen

MIAMI (AP) — The Miami Dolphins released defensive end Andre Branch and guard Ted Larsen, part of their effort to pare payroll...

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49ers decline contract option on wide receiver Pierre Garcon

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Pierre Garcon will become a free agent after the San Francisco 49ers declined his contract...

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Jets tender 2nd-round offer to WR Robby Anderson

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets have tendered a second-round qualifying offer to wide receiver Robby Anderson, who...

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Jaguars re-sign veteran long-snapper Matt Overton

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars have re-signed veteran long-snapper Matt Overton, preventing him from...

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Broncos re-sign Pro Bowl long snapper Casey Kreiter

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Broncos Pro Bowl long snapper Casey Kreiter signed a one-year, $1 million contract to stay in Denver on...

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Vikings RB Thomas charged with felony marijuana possession

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Vikings running back Roc Thomas has been charged with felony possession of marijuana.A criminal...

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Ravens get jump on free agency, sign TE Boyle for 3 years

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — The Baltimore Ravens have signed pending unrestricted free agent tight end Nick Boyle to a three-year...

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AP source: Free agent CB Kevin Jonson to visit Browns

CLEVELAND (AP) — Free agent cornerback Kevin Johnson is scheduled to meet with the Browns, a person familiar with the visit...

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New York Giants re-sign Pro Bowl placekicker Aldrick Rosas

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The New York Giants have re-signed Pro Bowl placekicker Aldrick Rosas.The Giants didn't disclose...

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Wednesday Sports in Brief

NBALOS ANGELES (AP) — LeBron James has moved past Michael Jordan into fourth place on the NBA's career scoring list.The Los...

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Patriots' Super Bowl DVD a celebration of Belichick, dynasty

NFL Films is no stranger to producing films commemorating a Super Bowl title for the New England Patriots. When it came time to...

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Lions tender safety Charles Washington

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Lions have tendered safety Charles Washington, an exclusive rights free agent.The team...

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Bears sign kicker Chris Blewitt

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears have signed kicker Chris Blewitt.Blewitt left Pittsburgh as the school's career...

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AP source: Cornerback Kevin Johnson visits Bills

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Cornerback Kevin Johnson is meeting with the Buffalo Bills a day after being released by the Houston...

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Browns release veteran linebacker Jamie Collins

CLEVELAND (AP) — Jamie Collins had flashes of brilliance with the Browns. Not nearly enough of them, though.Cleveland released...

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Broncos release strong safety Darian Stewart

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Safety Darian Stewart is joining a crowded field of free agent safeties following his release Wednesday...

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Oklahoma coach defends QB Kyler Murray against TV critique

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma coach Lincoln Riley on Wednesday ripped the criticism of former Sooners quarterback Kyler Murray...

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Longtime Green Bay Packers fullback John Kuhn retires

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Former Green Bay Packers fullback John Kuhn has announced his retirement.Packers general manager Brian...

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New Ohio State coach kicks off tenure with many new faces

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State has a new head coach, a reconstituted offensive line and a transfer quarterback who has never...

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AP Top 25 Podcast: NFL combine winners, losers, takeaways

Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray is not so short and Mississippi State defensive end Montez Sweat is very fast.While those...

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Power Lunch: Chat with columnist Berry Tramel

Berry answers questions from readers.

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NFL Notebook: 5 defensive players and kicker get franchise tags

Five defensive players, all premier pass rushers, and 49ers placekicker Robbie Gould, were given franchise tags by their teams...

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Tuesday Sports in Brief

HORSE RACINGARCADIA, Calif. (AP) — Santa Anita has canceled racing indefinitely to re-examine its dirt surface after the deaths...

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Weddle says goodbye to Ravens in wake of report he was cut

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — Six-time Pro Bowl safety Eric Weddle has bid farewell to Baltimore after apparently being cut by the...

A star is born: OSU freshman Yor Anei shines despite Cowboys' 73-70 loss to TCU

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A troubled OSU basketball season ended Wednesday night with a 73-70 loss to TCU in the Big 12 Tournament, but better days are ahead.

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Former Broncos QB pleads not guilty in trespassing case

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Former Denver Broncos backup quarterback Chad Kelly has pleaded not guilty to first-degree criminal...

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Cornerback Kevin Johnson released by Houston Texans

HOUSTON (AP) — Cornerback Kevin Johnson has been released by the Houston Texans.Johnson was a first-round pick in 2015 out of...

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5 defensive players and kicker get franchise tags

NEW YORK (AP) — Five defensive players, all premier pass rushers, and 49ers placekicker Robbie Gould, were given franchise tags...

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'Rock star for a day': New Orleans celebrates Mardi Gras

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — From children clamoring for tossed strands of beads, to revelers dressed up as "blind referees" poking fun...

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Collins to test free agency after Giants skip franchise tag

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The New York Giants are letting three-time Pro Bowl safety Landon Collins test the free-agent...

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Lions sign defensive end Romeo Okwara to 2-year extension

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Lions have signed defensive end Romeo Okwara to a two-year contract extension.The Lions...

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Some prospects saw their stock slide at combine

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Many headliners boosted their draft stock at the NFL's annual scouting combine with a wonderful workout, a...

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Phillips sticks with Bills rather than test free agency

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Defensive tackle Jordan Phillips preferred re-signing with the Buffalo Bills as payback for providing him...

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Ex-NFL, CFL coach Trestman will lead Tampa Bay XFL team

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — One-time NFL and Canadian Football League coach Marc Trestman will be the coach and general manager of the...

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Colts re-sign Hunt, keep starting DT off free-agent market

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Margus Hunt enjoyed playing in Indianapolis so much last season he decided to stick around for two more...

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Buccaneers re-sign LT Smith for 3 years, $41.25 million

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have re-signed offensive tackle Donovan Smith to a three-year, $41.25 million...

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Bears release veteran linebacker Sam Acho

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears have released linebacker Sam Acho.An eight-year veteran, Acho made 25 starts in four...

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The Latest: Revelry reflects infamous Saints-Rams 'no call'

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Latest on Mardi Gras (all times local):12:10 p.m.If you thought Saints fans were over the NFC...

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Falcons hire Simpson as D-line coach after Young steps down

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — Bryant Young has resigned as the Atlanta Falcons defensive line coach, saying he wants to spend more...

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Cowboys place franchise tag on DeMarcus Lawrence

Cowboys place franchise tag on DeMarcus Lawrence The Dallas Cowboys are placing the franchise tag on DeMarcus Lawrence for the...

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Monday Sports in Brief

BASEBALLSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco Giants President and CEO Larry Baer was granted a leave of absence from the team on...

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Chiefs make franchise tag on linebacker Dee Ford official

The Kansas City Chiefs placed the franchise tag on outside linebacker Dee Ford on Monday, making official a decision the team...

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AP sources: Buffalo Bills agree to re-sign Jordan Phillips

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Two people with direct knowledge of the deal tell The Associated Press that defensive tackle Jordan...

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Falcons place franchise tag on Jarrett, still want new deal

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons placed a franchise tag on Grady Jarrett on Monday while saying they still hope...

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AP sources: Cowboys putting franchise tag on Lawrence again

The Dallas Cowboys are placing the franchise tag on DeMarcus Lawrence for the second straight year. Their star defensive end...

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Seahawks use franchise tag on defensive end Frank Clark

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — As Frank Clark continued to impress in the final season of his rookie contract, the Seattle Seahawks kept...

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Patriots release TE Dwayne Allen and WR Darren Andrews

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The New England Patriots have released tight end Dwayne Allen.Allen played 29 games for the Patriots...

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Giants have re-signed veteran QB Alex Tanney

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The New York Giants have re-signed veteran quarterback Alex Tanney.The team confirmed the signing...

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49ers sign offensive lineman Mike Person to 3-year extension

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

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Sweat, Metcalf among big winners at NFL scouting combine

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Receiver D.K. Metcalf showed off his muscle-man physique — and his speed — in Indianapolis.Defensive end...

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Texans place non-exclusive franchise tag on Clowney

The Houston Texans placed the non-exclusive franchise tag on defensive end/outside linebacker Jadeveon Clowney on Monday.The...

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Man's arrest with Ravens player mirrors earlier Alabama case

BALTIMORE (AP) — A man arrested on marijuana charges alongside since-cut Baltimore Ravens running back Alex Collins had...

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No cash accepted for tickets, concessions at Atlanta stadium

ATLANTA (AP) — Mercedes-Benz Stadium is moving away from cash transactions for all events, including Atlanta Falcons and...

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Hardships help Al-Shaair bring life's lessons to NFL combine

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Azeez Al-Shaair views his NFL future differently from most other prospects in Indianapolis this week for...

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Montez Sweat set big-man record for 40-yard dash

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The defensive linemen hailed as the gems of the draft class didn't disappoint during their on-field testing...

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Clelin Ferrell out to shoot down mispronunciations

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Many prospects use the NFL scouting combine as a chance to clear their good name, rectifying misconceptions...

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Treatment of elite athletes often based on hype, not proof

By this point in the NBA season, the players’ bodies are wearing down. Sixty or so games worth of sprinting, cutting, jumping...

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Klobuchar and Kennedy kid Washington elite at Gridiron

WASHINGTON (AP) — If a woman can be president, can a woman also tell a dirty joke? Amy Klobuchar thinks so.The U.S. senator...

NBA on ESPN announcer Mike Breen is a prince, and here's a story to prove it

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I speak to a lot of classes and civic clubs. I take a lot of questions. I don’t remember ever being asked what was my biggest blunder. But I know what it was. Mike Breen has been asked that question. He thought about it and came up with one....

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AP source: Chiefs franchising star linebacker Dee Ford

The Kansas City Chiefs are placing the franchise tag on outside linebacker Dee Ford after the best season of his career, though...

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Campbell, Isabella post best times at NFL scouting combine

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Receivers Parris Campbell and Andy Isabella each completed the 40-yard dash in 4.31 seconds to post the...

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Nick Bosa healthy again, following dad and brother into NFL

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Nick Bosa found himself in the news again last week when Zion Williamson sprained his right knee in the...

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Small school success stories provide motivation at combine

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Defensive lineman Darryl Johnson sees hope for small-school players all around the NFL.One of his former...

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Alex Collins faces gun, drug charges after release by Ravens

BALTIMORE (AP) — Former Baltimore Ravens running back Alex Collins is out on bond after being charged with drug and gun...

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Raiders sign offense lineman Denzelle Good to year extension

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Raiders have signed offensive lineman Denzelle Good to a one-year extension.He was eligible...

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Acquitted of sexual assault, Baylor's Oakman looks to NFL

WACO, Texas (AP) — Former Baylor football player Shawn Oakman says he wants to try to enter the NFL after being acquitted of...

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Friday Sports in Brief

NFLNEW YORK (AP) — The NFL's salary cap will jump $11 million next season to $188.2 million.In the ninth year of the 10-year...

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Alliance seeks and finds new partners in commercial world

It's too early to tell what impact the Alliance of American Football will have on the sport itself. After all, this is its...

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Antonio Brown says "too much smoke" to return to Steelers

NEW YORK (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers insist there's still a chance wide receiver Antonio Brown could return next...

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Ravens release RB Collins following arrest in car crash

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — The Baltimore Ravens have released running back Alex Collins, who led the team in rushing two years...

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The Latest: Garrett Bradbury shows off speed, agility

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on the NFL's annual scouting combine in Indianapolis (all times local):6:40 p.m.North Carolina...

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Shurmurs make NFL combine a father-son affair

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — There's one quarterback at the NFL scouting combine that New York Giants coach Pat Shurmur has absolutely...

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Murray followed his heart to choose football over baseball

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — When Kyler Murray joined the Heisman Trophy club in December, Charlie Ward thought about his initiation in...

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NFL salary cap jumps $11 million to $188.2 million

NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL's salary cap will jump $11 million next season to $188.2 million.In the ninth year of the 10-year labor...

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David Irving suspended indefinitely for 3rd ban in 3 years

Free agent defensive lineman David Irving has been suspended indefinitely for violating the NFL's substance-abuse policy.Irving...

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Alliance in holding pattern on Johnny Manziel

Johnny Manziel could wind up as part of the Alliance of American Football. Or he could not.The new league is in a holding...

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Eagles defensive end Brandon Graham gets 3-year deal

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Eagles and defensive end Brandon Graham have agreed to a three-year contract extension,...

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Berry Tramel: Why did Jason Witten return to the Dallas Cowboys?

Did the struggles on Monday Night Football push Witten back to the Cowboys?

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Prosecutors haven't seen videos in Patriots owner's case

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Prosecutors haven't yet seen videos police say show New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft and...

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Kraft enters not guilty plea in prostitution case

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft has pleaded not guilty to two counts of misdemeanor solicitation of prostitution in a...

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OSU football: Former coach excited to see Justice Hill, Jordan Brailford perform at NFL Combine

STILLWATER — Oklahoma State football fans will have a notable interest in the happenings at the NFL Combine over the next few...

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Demaryius Thomas arrested, suspected of vehicular assault

DENVER (AP) — Former Denver Broncos and Houston Texans receiver Demaryius Thomas is facing a felony charge of vehicular assault...

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NFL gives 2 players with checkered pasts chance at combine

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Louisiana Tech defensive end Jaylon Ferguson and Colorado State wide receiver Preston Williams have already...

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The Latest: Workouts with Cabrera get Michigan RB pumped up

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on the NFL's annual scouting combine in Indianapolis (all times local):___5:45 p.m.Running back...

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Jason Witten rejoining Cowboys after year as broadcaster

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Jason Witten said the hardest thing about deciding to retire nine months ago was leaving football without...

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Kyler Murray at 5-foot-10, 207 pounds at NFL combine

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Kyler Murray may not show off his arm or his legs at the NFL scouting combine, but on Thursday he assuaged...

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Murray standing tall at 5-foot-10

An extra inch and added bulk make Murray bigger than we all thought, and NFL scouts will start to drool

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Patriots owner pleads not guilty to prostitution charges

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft has pleaded not guilty to two counts of misdemeanor...

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Ex-Packers coach Mike McCarthy accused of berating prep refs

PULASKI, Wis. (AP) — Former Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy has been accused of confronting and berating referees after a...

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New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft pleads not guilty to misdemeanor solicitation of prostitution in Florida case

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft pleads not guilty to misdemeanor solicitation of...

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The Latest: Dorsey confident signing Hunt the right thing

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on the NFL scouting combine on Thursday (all times local):1:15 p.m.Cleveland Browns general...

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State: School's 'football flu' policy can be challenged

BURLINGTON CITY, N.J. (AP) — A southern New Jersey school employee has won a round in a dispute over using a sick day during...

OU football: Waiting on appeal, Nick Basquine preparing to be big part of Sooners' offense

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NORMAN — Oklahoma wide receiver Nick Basquine was just joking when, during the 2017 season, he told head coach Lincoln Riley that he was going to move into the quarterback room for positional meetings. “Come on,” Riley responded. So Basquine...

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Packers' LaFleur looks to build relationship with Rodgers

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers endured perhaps the most challenging year of his career — a...

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NFL Notebook: Eagles agree to let Foles seek starting job in free agency

Nick Foles rejuvenated his career in Philadelphia. Now he wants to turn his success into an NFL starting job — and the Eagles...

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Cohen says Trump inflated his wealth in bid to buy Bills

NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Cohen said during his congressional testimony Wednesday that Donald Trump grossly overstated his wealth...

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New solutions for the old problem of illegal massage parlors

BOSTON (AP) — They're nestled amid bustling downtowns and tucked into nondescript strip malls across quiet suburbs. Brothels...

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Clemson starts hot, holds off Pittsburgh 62-48

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The shot clock running down, Clemson's David Skara collected the ball and chucked it toward the basket. The...

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National champs return to field for Clemson spring practice

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson coach Dabo Swinney moved up and down the rows of Tigers players, patting their shoulder pads and...

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The Latest: Elway wants Keenum to stay in Denver

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on Wednesday at the NFL scouting combine (all times local):5:25 p.m.John Elway says he wants...

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Johnny Manziel released, barred from other CFL teams

MONTREAL (AP) — Johnny Manziel's time in the Canadian Football League is over.The CFL terminated the 2012 Heisman Trophy...

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Eagles agree to let Foles seek starting job in free agency

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Nick Foles rejuvenated his career in Philadelphia. Now he wants to turn his success into an NFL starting...

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Defensive linemen dominate this year's combine class

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — This year's class of quarterback prospects isn't as sexy as last year's group led by Baker Mayfield and Sam...

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Former NFL player Pacman Jones arrested at Indiana casino

RISING SUN, Ind. (AP) — Former Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Adam "Pacman" Jones has been arrested and jailed after an incident...

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Steelers hope to see less of Brown if they pull off trade

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert insists he would gladly welcome back Antonio Brown next...

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Spielman: Vikings pick up 2020 option on Zimmer's contract

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have exercised their option on coach Mike Zimmer's contract for 2020.General manager...

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49ers hire Wes Welker, Miles Austin as offensive assistants

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers have added former NFL receivers Wes Welker and Miles Austin as assistant...