Professional football

February 21, 2018 - 10:51 am
The Panthers have re-hired Marty Hurney as their full-time general manager. This will be Hurney's second stint as Carolina's general manager, having previously worked for the Panthers from 1998-2012, beginning as GM in 2002. Hurney also worked with the Panthers since last July as the interim...
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FILE - In this Oct. 6, 2017, file photo, Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck runs during NFL football practice in Indianapolis. Luck delivered some good news to Colts fans Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018. He feels better. He ruled out additional surgery. And he’s eager to play football after spending the last 13 months rehabbing from shoulder surgery. If all goes well, the three-time Pro Bowl quarterback might even return in time for the start of April’s offseason workouts. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File)
February 20, 2018 - 9:35 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Andrew Luck delivered some good news to Indianapolis Colts fans on Tuesday. He feels better. He ruled out additional surgery. And he's eager to play football after spending the last 13 months rehabbing from shoulder surgery. If all goes well, the three-time Pro Bowl quarterback...
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The Davey O'Brien National Quarterback Award winner Baker Mayfield speaks during a news conference at the Fort Worth Club in Fort Worth, Texas, Monday, Feb. 19, 2018. (Max Faulkner/Star-Telegram via AP)
February 19, 2018 - 7:34 pm
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Baker Mayfield doesn't like comparisons to Johnny Manziel, although the Heisman Trophy winner from Oklahoma wasn't surprised by them after an arrest and other antics during his time with the Sooners. At a stop in his home state of Texas to accept the Davey O'Brien Award as...
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People look at a section of the "Americans" exhibit that explores the historical context of the Battle of Little Bighorn, at the Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian, Friday, Feb. 9, 2018, in Washington. A new exhibit uses images of Natives to show how the population permeates American culture. The "Americans" exhibit has received good reviews, but some say the accompanying website falls short in its characterization of an 1830 U.S. law that forced thousands of American Indians off their lands. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
February 19, 2018 - 4:52 pm
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Bold. Visionary. A spectacular success. The words in an online promotion for a new museum exhibit in Washington, D.C., describe an 1830 U.S. law that forced thousands of American Indians from their lands in the South to areas west of the Mississippi River. Provocative, yes,...
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February 19, 2018 - 3:48 pm
The NFL's offseason features plenty of intrigue beyond where Kirk Cousins and dozens of other quarterbacks will land. As the Philadelphia Eagles enjoy the city's first NFL title since 1960 and the New England Patriots smart over their failure to win a sixth ring, 30 other teams are plotting to...
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February 16, 2018 - 11:31 am
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Lawyers are appealing a 25-year sentence for the man convicted of killing retired New Orleans Saints star Will Smith. Cardell Hayes' attorneys say the trial judge should have granted a new trial because a witness reached the day after Hayes' conviction said he'd heard two guns at...
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Martin Truex Jr., right, answers questions during an interview during media day for the NASCAR Daytona 500 auto race at Daytona International Speedway, Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018, in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
February 15, 2018 - 10:47 am
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Martin Truex Sr. had a familiar deckhand this week when he unhitched his boat for a fishing trip off South Florida. Truex first brought his son into the family business aboard a clamming boat as a teenager. The son would rise before dawn, sometimes sprung to life from the...
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FILE - In this Dec. 20, 2015, file photo, Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel warms-up before an NFL football game against the Seattle Seahawks, in Seattle. Former Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback Johnny Manziel says he's making a football comeback. Manziel announced Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018, that he will participate in the developmental Spring League in Austin, Texas, which will play from March 28 to April 15. The league is designed for players hoping to impress NFL scouts. The league confirmed Manziel will participate. (AP Photo/Scott Eklund, File)
February 14, 2018 - 3:00 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Former Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback Johnny Manziel says he's making a football comeback. Manziel announced Wednesday that he'll participate in the developmental Spring League in Austin, Texas, which will play from March 28 to April 15. The league is designed for players...
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February 14, 2018 - 2:52 pm
BOSTON (AP) — A Boston sports radio station facing criticism after a host used a stereotyped Asian accent to impersonate New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady's agent will suspend live programming while employees receive "sensitivity training." WEEI announced Wednesday that live programs will...
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"LOVE", the famous 1976 Robert Indiana sculpture, is parked in front of John F. Kennedy Plaza before reinstallation, Tuesday Feb. 13, 2018 in Philadelphia. The sculpture was removed for repairs a year ago while its home, the downtown park, was going through a renovation. (AP Photo/Jacqueline Larma)
February 13, 2018 - 2:11 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — "LOVE" returned to Philadelphia on Tuesday, just in time for Valentine's Day. The famous 1976 Robert Indiana sculpture was brought back to its namesake downtown park on a flatbed truck after making a number of stops at parks and statues along the Benjamin Franklin Parkway before...
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