Football

Dallas Cowboys tight end Jason Witten announces his retirement from football at the NFL team's training facility and headquarters, Thursday, May 3, 2018, in Frisco, Texas (AP Photo/Richard Rodriguez)
May 03, 2018 - 6:14 pm
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Jason Witten mostly held it together while announcing he was retiring after 15 years with the Dallas Cowboys to go into TV. One wavering moment came when the tight end turned to owner Jerry Jones on a stage in front of his family, teammates and club employees in what normally...
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FILE - In this Feb. 5, 2017, file photo, Atlanta Falcons' Matt Ryan celebrates after a touchdown during the second half of the NFL Super Bowl 51 football game against the New England Patriots in Houston. Ryan has agreed to a five-year contract extension with the Falcons, the team announced Thursday, May 3, 2018, without revealing terms. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)
May 03, 2018 - 4:34 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Quarterback Matt Ryan has become the NFL's highest-paid player, agreeing to a five-year contract extension worth a guaranteed $100 million with the Atlanta Falcons. The team announced the deal Thursday. A person familiar with the deal, which begins in 2019, says it is worth a maximum...
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FILE - This Jan. 14, 2015, file photo shows Buffalo Bills president Russ Brandon at a news conference in Orchard Park, N.Y. A person with direct knowledge of the decision tells The Associated Press that Buffalo Bills and Sabres president Russ Brandon is leaving his post in a major shake-up made by the teams' owners, Terry and Kim Pegula. (AP Photo/Bill Wippert, File)
May 03, 2018 - 12:19 pm
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The NFL plans to contact the Buffalo Bills regarding team president Russ Brandon's abrupt resignation amid allegations he had an inappropriate relationship with a female employee. The league released a statement Thursday saying it will discuss the matter with the Bills and...
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May 03, 2018 - 9:35 am
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — The World Video Game Hall of Fame has inducted "John Madden Football," a giant of the multibillion-dollar industry the early video game helped launch, and "Spacewar!," a college student creation from 1962. "Tomb Raider" and "Final Fantasy VII" round out the class of 2018...
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May 02, 2018 - 8:48 pm
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — In a story May 1 about the murder trial of William Riley Gaul, The Associated Press reported erroneously that both sides agree that shots were fired through his ex-girlfriend's bedroom window. The prosecutor and defense attorney agree that Gaul fired the shots into her...
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FILE - In this March 14, 2015, file photo, cars race on downtown Miami streets during the Formula E Miami ePrix auto race, in Miami. Formula One has announced plans for a street race in Miami starting in 2019. Miami city officials are scheduled to vote next week on a plan to stage a race the series has long coveted as it seeks to enlarge its presence in the United States. A Miami race would be the second in the U.S., joining the U.S. Grand Prix in Austin, Texas. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File)
May 02, 2018 - 12:56 pm
Formula One announced Wednesday it wants to stage a street race in Miami starting in 2019 and the city commission has scheduled a vote next week on a proposal to formalize plans for a 10-year deal. The series has long sought to enlarge its presence in the United States. A Miami race would be the...
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FILE - In this Oct. 2, 2016, file photo, San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, left, and safety Eric Reid kneel during the national anthem before an NFL football game against the Dallas Cowboys in Santa Clara, Calif. The NFL players' union says former San Francisco 49ers safety Eric Reid filed a grievance against the league, alleging that he remains unsigned as a result of collusion by owners. Reid had joined former teammate Colin Kaepernick two seasons ago in kneeling during the national anthem to protest police brutality and racial inequality. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
May 02, 2018 - 11:36 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL players' union says former San Francisco 49ers safety Eric Reid filed a grievance against the league, alleging that he remains unsigned as a result of collusion by owners. Reid, a Pro Bowler in 2013, had joined former teammate Colin Kaepernick two seasons ago in kneeling...
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FILE - This Jan. 14, 2015, file photo shows Buffalo Bills president Russ Brandon at a news conference in Orchard Park, N.Y. A person with direct knowledge of the decision tells The Associated Press that Buffalo Bills and Sabres president Russ Brandon is leaving his post in a major shake-up made by the teams' owners, Terry and Kim Pegula. (AP Photo/Bill Wippert, File)
May 01, 2018 - 11:19 pm
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Russ Brandon abruptly resigned his dual role as president of the NFL's Buffalo Bills and NHL's Buffalo Sabres after being confronted by the teams' owners regarding an alleged inappropriate relationship with a female employee, two people with direct knowledge of the...
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President Donald Trump is presented with a jersey by Ahmad Bradshaw, right, and John Voit, center, during a ceremony to present the Commander in Chief trophy to the U.S. Military Academy football team in the Rose Garden of the White House, Tuesday, May 1, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
May 01, 2018 - 12:19 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is honoring Army's football team at the White House and predicting the service branches of the military could have a new addition: the space force. Trump saluted the Black Knights with the annual Commander-in-Chief's Trophy on Tuesday, recounting their...
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Fans gather on the floor during the NFL football draft at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, Saturday, April 28, 2018. (Jae S. Lee/The Dallas Morning News via AP)
April 30, 2018 - 4:20 pm
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Dallas Cowboys want a do-over on hosting the Super Bowl after horrid weather and a seating fiasco ruined their first try seven years ago. While the wait will easily be more than a decade and with no indication the big game is coming back soon, last weekend's draft at...
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