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Accepting rights award, Kaepernick decries 'lawful lynching'

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Human rights organization Amnesty International has honored former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick with its Ambassador of Conscience Award for 2018, lauding his peaceful protests against racial inequality. More>>

Herrera sends Man United into FA Cup final with win vs Spurs

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Ander Herrera kept Manchester United in with a shot of silverware this season by securing a place in the FA Cup final with a 2-1 victory over Tottenham on Saturday. More>>

Earle Bruce, Ohio State coach who followed Hayes, dies at 87

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Earle Bruce, Ohio State coach who followed Woody Hayes and mentored Urban Meyer, dies at 87. More>>

Touchdown Bucks! Packers' Rodgers buys into NBA team

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Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers has joined the ownership group of the NBA's Milwaukee Bucks as a limited partner. More>>

Chris Borland quit NFL, now helps those in retirement

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Chris Borland knows all about the challenges of early retirement, having stepped away from a promising football career after one year because of concerns over head injuries. More>>

Vikings LB Brothers gets 4-game suspension for PED violation

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Minnesota Vikings LB Kentrell Brothers suspended for first 4 games of regular season for performance-enhancing substance violation. More>>

Intrigue, admiration, unrest: The Wenger years at Arsenal

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There has been a roller-coaster of emotions at Arsenal in the 21 1/2-year tenure of Arsene Wenger that will come to an end next month. More>>

Champ Eagles vs. Atlanta to open season, also play in London

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Super Bowl champion Philadelphia will host Atlanta to kick off the 2018 NFL season on Thursday night Sept. 6. Green Bay hosts Chicago in the first Sunday night matchup on Sept. 9. More>>

Under wraps: Browns GM Dorsey keeping draft plans private

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Browns general manager Dorsey keeping his draft plans private. More>>

Champion Eagles to face host Jaguars in London

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The Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles will head to England's home of soccer when they take on the Jacksonville Jaguars in one of four NFL international games next season. More>>

Tennessee AD Fulmer signs new deal running through 2021

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Tennessee athletic director Phillip Fulmer signs contract running through 2021 that increases his annual pay to at least $900,000. More>>

Convicted ex-high school athlete wants off sex offender list

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A judge is hearing arguments about whether a man convicted as a juvenile of raping a 16-year-old girl should be removed from Ohio's sex offender registry. More>>

NFL confirms times and dates for this year's London games

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The NFL has confirmed the times and dates for the three regular-season games to be played in London this year. More>>

Proposed Illinois ban on youth tackle football dead for now

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The sponsor of a proposal to ban Illinois children younger than 12 from playing tackle football tells The Associated Press the measure lacks the votes to pass this session. More>>

Browns' Jackson: team still undecided on QB for No. 1 pick

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Browns coach Hue Jackson said the team has not yet reached a decision on which quarterback it will draft with the No. 1 overall pick in this year's draft. More>>

Ex-Jet Nick Mangold, one of NFL's best centers, retires

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Ex-Jet Nick Mangold, one of NFL's best centers, retires after 11 seasons. More>>

Eagles center Jason Kelce gets married, sequins not included

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Philadelphia Eagles center Jason Kelce had another excuse to get dressed up this weekend_ however not in Mummer's regalia like he wore in the Super Bowl parade _ when he and his girlfriend tied the knot. More>>

Longtime Steelers linebacker James Harrison retires again

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Longtime Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison is taking a second crack at retirement. More>>

NFL to prohibit use of certain helmets for 1st time

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The NFL for the first time is prohibiting certain helmets from being worn by players. More>>

Denver Broncos release running back C.J. Anderson

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AP Source says the Denver Broncos have released running back C.J. Anderson. More>>

Whoa, Nellie: Keith Jackson remembered at Rose Bowl

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Keith Jackson, the folksy voice of college football for decades on ABC, was remembered as "the Walter Cronkite of sports broadcasting" in a memorial service at the Rose Bowl. More>>

49ers: Foster to miss offseason program for legal issues

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San Francisco 49ers linebacker Reuben Foster won't participate in the offseason program while he tends to legal matters related to his domestic violence charges. More>>

Eagles release cornerback Daryl Worley after his arrest

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The Philadelphia Eagles have released cornerback Daryl Worley, hours after he was arrested. More>>

Robinson's daughter says black MLBers reluctant to speak out

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Jackie Robinson's daughter thinks black baseball players are more reluctant to speak publicly about racial issues than their NFL and NBA colleagues because they constitute a lower percentage of rosters. More>>

Oklahoma President Boren has minor stroke at Stoops ceremony

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Oklahoma president Boren leaves Stoops ceremony on stretcher. More>>

Cowboys release Dez Bryant, look to catch salary-cap relief

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The Dallas Cowboys have released Dez Bryant, deciding salary cap relief with the star receiver's declining production outweighs the risk of him returning to All-Pro form with another team. More>>

Landry signs $75 million contract extension with Browns

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Browns sign wide receiver Jarvis Landry to five-year, $75 million contract extension. More>>

NCAA approves rule aimed at decreasing kickoff returns

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A fair catch on a kickoff received inside the 25-yard line will result in a touchback next season after a proposed rule change was approved by the NCAA Playing Rules Oversight Panel. More>>

NFL seeks special investigator in concussion settlement

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The NFL is accusing some attorneys representing players in the $1 billion concussion settlement of fraud, and has asked to have a special investigator appointed to investigate. More>>

Former Memphis walk-on says he's best receiver in NFL draft

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Anthony Miller is trying really hard to follow the advice given to him at the NFL combine to just slow down. The man who walked on at Memphis is eager to prove he's the best wide receiver available in the 2018 NFL draft. More>>

Jim Kelly progressing 'remarkably well' after cancer surgery

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Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly is progressing "remarkably well" two weeks since having surgery to have cancer removed from his jaw, and is expected to be released from the hospital soon, says the doctor who oversaw the lengthy operation. More>>

49ers' Reuben Foster charged in assault against girlfriend

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Authorities say San Francisco 49ers linebacker Reuben Foster has been charged with felony domestic violence after being accused of attacking his live-in girlfriend. More>>

NFL rejects Burfict's appeal, upholds 4-game suspension

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The NFL has rejected linebacker Vontaze Burfict's appeal and imposed a four-game suspension for violating the league's policy on performance-enhancers, the fourth year in a row he'll miss the start of a Bengals season. More>>

Favre says he might have had "thousands" of concussions

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Brett Favre says he might have had "thousands" of concussions during his Hall of Fame career. More>>

Ohio court to decide if ex-player can sue over concussions

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The Ohio Supreme Court will decide whether the widow of a former University of Notre Dame football player can sue the school and the NCAA over allegations her husband was disabled by concussions from his college career in the 1970s. More>>

AP source: Browns near contract extension with Jarvis Landry

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A person familiar with the negotiations says the Cleveland Browns are close to finalizing a contract extension with star wide receiver Jarvis Landry. More>>

Buffalo Bills place guard Incognito on reserve/retired list

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The Buffalo Bills have placed Richie Incognito on their reserve/retired list in a move confirming the offensive guard's intention to abruptly quit football after 11 seasons. More>>

Patriots owner calls for reform after Meek Mill prison visit

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New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft is calling for reform of the criminal justice system after visiting rapper Meek Mill in a Pennsylvania prison. More>>

Griffin III hopes to start anew as a backup QB with Ravens

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Griffin III ready to forget the past and 'go forward as a new player' with Baltimore Ravens. More>>

Bills guard Richie Incognito set to retire after 11 seasons

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Buffalo Bills offensive lineman Richie Incognito texts The Associated Press he's "done," amid reports he is considering retirement after 11 NFL seasons. More>>

Trump hails championship Alabama football team

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President Donald Trump is praising the University of Alabama football team for their latest championship season. More>>

Giants open OTAs with Odell Beckham Jr. in the building

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New York Giants have opened their first organized team activities under new coach Pat Shurmur with star receiver Odell Beckham Jr. in the building. More>>

Packers' Trevor Davis accused of making false bomb threat

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Police say Green Bay Packers wide receiver Trevor Davis was arrested after falsely claiming to have explosives while checking in for a flight at Los Angeles International Airport. More>>

Lions sign QB Matt Cassel and re-sign WR TJ Jones

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Lions sign quarterback Matt Cassel, add depth behind Matthew Stafford. More>>

Security for EPA chief comes at a steep cost to taxpayers

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AP sources: EPA chief Scott Pruitt's concern with personal security came at a steep cost to taxpayers. More>>

AP sources: EPA chief spent millions on security and travel

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AP sources: EPA chief Scott Pruitt's concern with personal security came at a steep cost to taxpayers. More>>

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