Football

FILE - In this Oct. 29, 2017, file photo, Buffalo Bills offensive guard Richie Incognito (64) takes the field prior to an NFL football game against the Oakland Raiders, in Orchard Park, N.Y. Bills offensive lineman Richie Incognito texts The Associated Press he's "done," amid reports he is considering retirement after 11 NFL seasons. Incognito followed up the text on Tuesday, April 10, 2018, with a laughing-face emoji and did not respond to further questions seeking clarification. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)
April 10, 2018 - 12:41 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo Bills offensive lineman Richie Incognito said he's "done" in a text to The Associated Press on Tuesday amid reports he is considering retirement after 11 NFL seasons. Incognito followed up the text message with a laughing-face emoji and did not respond to further...
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FILE - In this Jan. 18, 2017 file photo, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator-designate, Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt is seen on Capitol Hill in Washington, at his confirmation hearing before the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee. Pruitt has spent millions of dollars in taxpayer funds on unprecedented security precautions that include a full-time detail of 20 armed officers, according to agency sources and documents reviewed by The Associated Press. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
April 07, 2018 - 4:17 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt's concern with his safety came at a steep cost to taxpayers as his swollen security detail blew through overtime budgets and at times diverted officers away from investigating environmental crimes. Altogether, the agency spent...
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Seth Dunlap
April 06, 2018 - 7:33 pm
Lists are always fun when ranking our favorite things. They’re even more fun when you get to dish on some of the things you dislike. Whether that’s a list of your least favorite songs or food it’s pretty entertaining to let the hate flow. There are many things we love about the NFL. We do lists all...
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Kristian Garic
April 06, 2018 - 2:35 pm
The Saints are signing Chicago Bears restricted free agent WR Cameron Meredith to a 2 year contract worth $9.6 million with $5.4 million in guaranteed money, according to NFL Network. Meredith entered the NFL in 2015 as an undrafted rookie free agent with the Bears. In two seasons in Chicago,...
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Villanova forward Eric Paschall, from left, head coach Jay Wright and guard Mikal Bridges acknowledge fans during a rally following a parade celebrating the team's NCAA college basketball championship, Thursday, April 5, 2018, in Philadelphia. Villanova defeated Michigan on Monday for the NCAA men's basketball title. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
April 05, 2018 - 1:54 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Thousands of fans lined up in downtown Philadelphia to celebrate another sports championship with a parade, this time for Villanova University's Wildcats. The winners of the men's basketball tournament rode double-decker buses along Market Street, the heart of the business...
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CORRECTS TO REACHING AN AGREEMENT LATE TUESDAY, NOT WEDNESDAY - FILE - In this Jan. 1, 2017, file photo, Cleveland Browns quarterback Robert Griffin III (10) throws a pass during the first half of an NFL football game against the Pittsburgh Steelers, in Pittsburgh. The Baltimore Ravens reached a one-year agreement with free agent Robert Griffin III, late Tuesday, April 3, 2018. (AP Photo/Don Wright, File)
April 04, 2018 - 1:26 pm
OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — Robert Griffin III is poised to resume his NFL career about 35 miles away from where he started it. The former Washington Redskins quarterback has reached agreement on a 1-year contract with the Baltimore Ravens, who love the idea of having the 2011 Heisman Trophy winner...
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FILE - In this Sept. 24, 2017, file photo, New England Patriots wide receiver Brandin Cooks runs toward the goal line for a touchdown after catching a pass from Tom Brady during the second half of an NFL football game against the Houston Texans in Foxborough, Mass. The Patriots have traded Cooks to the Rams for Los Angeles’ first-round draft pick, 23rd overall. In the deal Tuesday, April 3, 2018, New England also sends a fourth-round choice to the Rams, who give the Patriots a sixth-rounder. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)
April 03, 2018 - 8:03 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Tom Brady is losing one of his top receivers, and Jared Goff is getting a speedy new target. The New England Patriots traded receiver Brandin Cooks to the Rams on Tuesday for Los Angeles' first-round draft pick, the 23rd overall. New England also sent a fourth-round choice to the Rams...
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April 03, 2018 - 1:06 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A symphony debuting this week both captures and celebrates the distinctive sounds and sizzle of Philadelphia, from veteran radio announcer Merrill Reese's call of the Eagles' Super Bowl victory to a cook chopping steak on the grill at one of this city's iconic cheesesteak joints...
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Steve Geller
April 02, 2018 - 9:51 am
The sport of football has taken some hits off the field. The effects from head trauma is a growing concern of parents; even Hall of Famers like Troy Aikman and Terry Bradshaw have made it known that they wouldn’t want their boys playing the very game that they made a career out of. Saints head...
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