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August 07, 2019 - 4:38 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross is defending his support of longtime friend Donald Trump after being criticized about it by one of his players. Receiver Kenny Stills' comments Wednesday followed a report by the Washington Post that Ross plans to host a fundraiser for the president...
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Cleveland Browns running back Kareem Hunt runs the ball during practice at the NFL football team's training facility Monday, Aug. 5, 2019, in Berea, Ohio. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane)
August 05, 2019 - 3:17 pm
BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Kareem Hunt has learned there's only one way to avoid trouble. "Lay low," he said. The Browns' suspended running back said Monday that a recent off-field incident, which led to police questioning and raised team concerns, served as a reminder of his public profile and provided...
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Former NFL player Champ Bailey poses with a bust of himself during the induction ceremony at the Pro Football Hall of Fame, Saturday, Aug. 3, 2019, in Canton, Ohio. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane)
August 03, 2019 - 8:53 pm
CANTON, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on the Pro Football Hall of Fame induction ceremony Saturday night (all times local): 11:50 p.m. Tony Gonzalez probably could have been a star in the NBA. Instead, he chose the NFL path, and the most productive tight end in history has entered the Pro Football Hall of...
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FILE - In this June 11, 2019, file photo, Dallas Cowboys' Travis Frederick (72), Connor Williams (52) and Tyron Smith (77) warm up at the team's NFL football training facility in Frisco, Texas. Guillain-Barré syndrome, an autoimmune disease that attacks the nervous system, sapped most of Frederick’s strength and left him struggling to walk when the Cowboys returned from camp in California last summer. Ultimately, the diagnosis wasn’t early enough to save his season. Frederick missed all 18 games last season. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez, File)
August 01, 2019 - 4:13 pm
OXNARD, Calif. (AP) — Travis Frederick's first day in pads after a year of battling back from a nerve disorder wasn't particularly emotional for the Dallas Cowboys center. Those moments came earlier, like the first time Frederick hit his max on the squat in the weight room, or set a personal best...
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Wisconsin wide receiver Danny Davis testifies at the sexual assault trial of his former teammate, Quintez Cephus, Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019 at the Dane County Courthouse in Madison, Wis. (Ed Treleven/Wisconsin State Journal via AP)
August 01, 2019 - 2:59 pm
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Badgers wide receiver Danny Davis says at the trial of his former teammate Quintez Cephus that one of the women who accused Cephus of raping her had flirted with him shortly after meeting him for the first time. Cephus is charged with second- and third-degree sexual...
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FILE - In this April 18, 2019 file photo Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber speaks at a news conference in Los Angeles. Garber's 20th anniversary as Major League Soccer's commissioner is Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019 and the league's challenge these days is growth and not survival, an upward trajectory that will be boosted when the U.S. co-hosts the World Cup in 2026. MLS has doubled in size to 24 teams under Garber's leadership, plays primarily in soccer specific stadiums and maintains an average attendance among the top 10 soccer leagues in the world. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo, file)
August 01, 2019 - 2:11 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Don Garber keeps a fireman's hat in his office. "When you're running a business like this, you are a fireman. You're putting out fires every day," he said. Garber's 20th anniversary as Major League Soccer's commissioner is Sunday, and the league's challenge these days is growth, an...
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FILE - In this Feb. 3, 2013, file photo, Baltimore Ravens safety Ed Reed (20) celebrates at the end of the NFL Super Bowl XLVII football game against the San Francisco 49ers in New Orleans. The Ravens won 34-31. Reed will be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio, on Aug. 3, 2019. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
August 01, 2019 - 1:28 pm
BALTIMORE (AP) — Combining instinct and tireless film study with an unyielding urge to be a difference maker, Ed Reed established himself as one of the greatest safeties in NFL history. What he did with a football after plucking it from the air set him apart from anyone who ever played the game...
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Thorbjorn Olesen, of Denmark, lines up a putt on the sixth green during the second round of the World Golf Championships-FedEx St. Jude Invitational, Friday, July 26, 2019, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
August 01, 2019 - 12:28 pm
LONDON (AP) — Police arrested Ryder Cup player Thorbjorn Olesen on suspicion of sexually assaulting a female passenger while she was asleep on a flight to London, intoxication and failing to comply with the orders from the airline crew, British newspapers reported Thursday. The Sun and The...
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FILE - In this Feb. 20, 2014, file photo, former NFL safety Darren Sharper appears in Los Angeles Superior Court in Los Angeles. Disgraced NFL star Darren Sharper’s attempt to get out of a 2016 plea deal and the resulting 18-year prison sentence in a sexual assault case has been rejected by a federal judge. Attorneys for Sharper argued in a motion filed last year that he was not adequately advised by his previous lawyers on the consequences of his 2016 guilty plea, which arose from allegations that Sharper drugged and sexually assaulted as many as 16 women in four states. (Bob Chamberlin/Los Angeles Times via AP, Pool, File)
August 01, 2019 - 8:28 am
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Disgraced NFL star Darren Sharper's attempt to get out of a 2016 plea deal and 18-year prison sentence in a sexual assault case has been rejected by a federal judge. Attorneys for Sharper argued in a motion filed last year that he was not adequately advised by his previous...
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FILE - In this June 27, 2019, file photo, Sister Marie Jose De La Rosa, from New Jersey, chats with Washington Redskins cornerback Josh Norman at the Humanitarian Respite Center in McAllen, Texas. Most NFL players don’t have the kind of offseason adventures of Josh Norman, who flew with the Blue Angels, visited and donated to an immigrant detention center in Texas and jumped over a bull while running with the bulls in Pamplona, Spain. (Delcia Lopez/The Monitor via AP, File)
July 31, 2019 - 11:02 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Josh Norman flipped the switch from a whirlwind offseason to a "see ball, get ball" approach at training camp. That's way different from Norman's "see bull, jump over bull" summer. Unwilling to sacrifice outside interests and eager to make a difference off the football field,...
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