Football

October 18, 2017 - 3:11 pm
DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) — Ohio launched an $8 million effort Wednesday to attract ideas for using technology to solve the national opioid addiction crisis that has touched scores of families, including that of Columbus mother Jacqueline Lewis, who said solutions can't come too soon. During a news...
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FILE - In this April 28, 2016, file photo, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell opens the NFL football draft in Chicago. The NFL draft is headed for Dallas. The Cowboys will host the 2018 draft in April. Virtually every NFL city, plus the Pro Football Hall of Fame site in Canton, Ohio, has expressed interest in holding the draft now that the league moves it around. (AP Photo/Matt Marton, File)
October 18, 2017 - 12:24 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL draft is headed for Dallas. Well, for AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, which the Cowboys call home. It's the first time the draft will happen in an NFL stadium. The Cowboys will host the 2018 draft in April. Virtually every NFL city, plus the Pro Football Hall of Fame...
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Kennesaw State University cheerleaders, from left to right, Shlondra Young, Tommia Dean and Kennedy Town stand outside the student center on the school's campus in Kennesaw, Ga., Monday, Oct. 16, 2017. The three are part of a group of cheerleaders from the Georgia college that say they'll take a knee in the stadium tunnel when the national anthem is played at Saturday's homecoming game since their university moved them off the field after an earlier demonstration. (AP Photo/Jeff Martin)
October 18, 2017 - 12:22 pm
KENNESAW, Ga. (AP) — A powerful lawmaker texted a Georgia sheriff, boasting how they pressured a university president to take action after black cheerleaders knelt during the national anthem at a football game. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution obtained the text messages under Georgia's open records...
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FILE - In this Oct. 29, 2015, file photo, former Penn State University assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky arrives for an appeal hearing at the Centre County Courthouse in Bellefonte, Pa. Sandusky lost a bid Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017, for a new trial and a second chance to convince a jury he is innocent of the child sexual abuse charges that landed him in state prison to serve a lengthy sentence. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
October 18, 2017 - 12:11 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Jerry Sandusky lost a bid Wednesday for a new trial and a second chance to convince a jury he is innocent of the child sexual abuse charges that landed him in state prison to serve a lengthy sentence. Judge John Foradora denied Sandusky's requests for a new trial or for...
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FILE - At left, in a Feb. 1, 2017, file photo, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell answers questions during a news conference for the Super Bowl 51 football game, in Houston. At right, in an Oct. 7, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump speaks to reporters at the White House in Washington. President Donald Trump is again criticizing the NFL over players kneeling during the national anthem. Trump said on Twitter Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017, that the "NFL has decided that it will not force players to stand for the playing of our National Anthem." He adds: "Total disrespect for our great country!" (AP Photo/File)
October 18, 2017 - 8:04 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is again criticizing the NFL over players kneeling during the national anthem. Trump said on Twitter Wednesday that the "NFL has decided that it will not force players to stand for the playing of our National Anthem." He adds: "Total disrespect for our great...
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Newell Normand
October 18, 2017 - 5:19 am
Colin Kaepernick's filed a grievance against the NFL & its owners alleging collusion. Here are Newell Normand’s HOT TAKES on the issue: *Let’s talk about Colin Kaepernick’s latest move. To me it’s collusion delusion. This grievance filed speaks volumes about Colin’s inability to take...
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FILE - In this Jan. 15, 2017, file photo, Dallas Cowboys' Ezekiel Elliott walks off the field after losing to the Green Bay Packers in an NFL divisional playoff football game in Arlington, Texas. The Cowboys return from their bye with Elliott suspended and on orders from the NFL to be away from the team. In New York, his legal team is trying again to get an injunction that would stop his six-game suspension. (AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth, File)
October 17, 2017 - 8:35 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Dallas Cowboys star Ezekiel Elliott was granted another legal reprieve Tuesday night in the running back's fight to avoid a six-game suspension over domestic violence allegations. A New York federal judge issued a temporary restraining order blocking the league's suspension,...
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FILE - In this Oct. 9, 2016, file photo, WNBA President Lisa Borders speaks during a press conference prior to Game 1 of the WNBA basketball finals between the Minnesota Lynx against the Los Angeles Sparks in Minneapolis. The San Antonio Stars are moving to Las Vegas after being bought by MGM Resorts International, the league said Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Stacy Bengs, File)
October 17, 2017 - 8:06 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Las Vegas is getting a WNBA franchise. The San Antonio Stars are moving to the gambling mecca after being bought by MGM Resorts International, the league said Tuesday. "Las Vegas has been on our radar screen for some time," WNBA President Lisa Borders said in a phone interview. "We'...
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In this image released by ABC, Freddie Highmore portrays Shaun Murphy in a scene from "The Good Doctor." Highmore stars as a young surgeon with autism who joins a prestigious hospital's surgical unit. The Nielsen company said last week's episode airing Monday night was the most popular show on ABC. (Liane Hentscher/ABC via AP)
October 17, 2017 - 1:59 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — ABC's new drama about a surgeon on the autism scale, "The Good Doctor," is a bona fide hit, and it takes a little time to recognize the magnitude. Last week's episode was the most popular show on the network, the Nielsen company said. A look at newly released Nielsen data for "The...
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