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FILE - In this Jan. 14, 2018 file photo, NFL footballs sit on the field during warm ups before an NFL divisional football AFC playoff game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Jacksonville Jaguars in Pittsburgh. The NFL wants Congress to enact a framework for legalized sports betting in the wake of a Supreme Court ruling that clears the way for more states to allow gambling. All the major leagues responded to a ruling that figures to have far-reaching implications throughout the sports world. (AP Photo/Don Wright, File)
May 14, 2018 - 2:36 pm
The NFL wants Congress to enact a framework for legalized sports betting in the wake of a Supreme Court ruling that clears the way for more states to allow sports gambling. Supreme Court justices voted 6-3 on Monday to strike down a 1992 law that barred most state-authorized sports gambling. Before...
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Signs for Monmouth Park are displayed in a bar at the racetrack in Oceanport, N.J., Monday, May 14, 2018. The Supreme Court on Monday gave its go-ahead for states to allow gambling on sports across the nation, striking down a federal law that barred betting on football, basketball, baseball and other sports in most states. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
May 14, 2018 - 2:30 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Monday gave its go-ahead for states to allow gambling on sports across the nation, striking down a federal law that barred betting on football, basketball, baseball and other sports in most states. The justices voted 6-3 to strike down the Professional and...
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FILE - In this March 4, 2018, file photo, Taraji P. Henson arrives at the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. Henson got more than a card on Mother’s Day. The “Empire” actress got engaged to former Super Bowl star Kelvin Hayden. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
May 14, 2018 - 8:49 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Taraji P. Henson got more than a card on Mother's Day. The 47-year-old "Empire" actress got engaged to former Super Bowl star Kelvin Hayden. Henson posted a photo on Instagram showing off her diamond ring. She says the day started with a Cartier love bracelet before the 34-year-...
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FILE - In an April 25, 2018 file photo, New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning speaks to reporters during NFL football training camp, in East Rutherford, N.J. Jury selection is scheduled to begin on Monday, May 14, 2018, in a New Jersey memorabilia dealer’s lawsuit that accuses New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning of conspiring with the team's equipment staff to sell bogus "game-used" helmets to unsuspecting collectors as part of a long-running scam.(AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)
May 13, 2018 - 9:27 pm
HACKENSACK, N.J. (AP) — Jury selection is scheduled to begin in New Jersey in a lawsuit accusing the New York Giants and quarterback Eli Manning of knowingly selling bogus "game-worn" equipment to unsuspecting collectors. It's set to get underway Monday in Bergen County. Eric Inselberg and two...
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FILE - In this Dec. 31, 1983 file photo Seattle Seahawks coach Chuck Knox listening during a news conference in Miami. Knox, the veteran NFL coach who led the Seattle Seahawks for nine years and took the Los Angeles Rams to three straight NFC championship games, has died. He was 86. Knox died Saturday evening, the Seahawks confirmed Sunday, May 13, 2018. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, file)
May 13, 2018 - 7:09 pm
Chuck Knox, the former NFL coach who took the Los Angeles Rams to three straight NFC championship games and also led the Seattle Seahawks and Buffalo Bills, has died. He was 86. The Rams and Seahawks said Sunday that Knox died Saturday night. "He established a winning culture and a legacy that will...
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FILE - In this Oct. 8, 2014, file photo, New England Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels, right, talks with safety's coach Brian Flores as they walk out to the field before practice begins at the NFL football team's facility in Foxborough, Mass. It looked like the Patriots would be replacing both of their coordinators following February's Super Bowl loss to Philadelphia. McDaniels walked away from a deal to coach the Colts. But there will be a new look on defense, with Flores taking over play calling duties following defensive coordinator Matt Patricia's departure. AP Photo/Stephan Savoia, File)
May 11, 2018 - 6:10 pm
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — In his first public comments since he declined at the last minute to accept the Indianapolis Colts' head coaching position, Josh McDaniels denied Friday that he'd made any deal to succeed Bill Belichick as coach of the New England Patriots. McDaniels listed several reasons...
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Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph (2) passes during NFL football rookie mini camp, Friday, May 11, 2018, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
May 11, 2018 - 3:17 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Mason Rudolph started wearing the No. 2 while playing high school football in South Carolina. He kept it during his record-breaking career at Oklahoma State, where he left as the program's all-time winningest quarterback. When the Pittsburgh Steelers let him know No. 2 was...
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Detroit Lions head coach Matt Patricia addresses the media at the team's football training facility, Thursday, May 10, 2018, in Allen Park, Mich. Patricia addressed the 1996 sexual assault allegation against him which surfaced in media reports. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
May 10, 2018 - 12:58 pm
ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — Detroit Lions coach Matt Patricia said Thursday he was "falsely accused" in a 1996 sexual assault allegation that resurfaced this week, and he indicated that the matter has not been an issue as he has climbed from job to job in the years since then. Patricia held a brief...
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May 10, 2018 - 8:41 am
ELIZABETH, N.J. (AP) — A former NFL linebacker says in a lawsuit that police and prosecutors in New Jersey knew a shooter had lied about getting a weapon from the player, but charged him anyway. A gun charge against Khaseem Greene was dropped in July after an audio recording surfaced of the other...
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May 09, 2018 - 4:32 pm
Rookie defensive back Natrell Jamerson dropped by Sports Talk with Bobby Hebert and Kristian Garic. His reaction to being asked about being called the steal of the draft by ESPN draft analyst Todd McShay after his selection in the 3rd round was priceless. "He aint lying," Jamerson laughed. (2015)...
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