March 19, 2018 - 6:40 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A person familiar with the situation says the Carolina Panthers and unrestricted free agent slot wide receiver Jarius Wright have agreed on a three-year deal. The person spoke to The Associated Press Monday on condition of anonymity because the Panthers have not announced the...
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Clemson forward Elijah Thomas, front, celebrates a basket with forward David Skara during the first half of a second-round NCAA men's college basketball tournament game against Auburn on Sunday, March 18, 2018, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Denis Poroy)
March 18, 2018 - 10:40 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Clemson isn't all about football. The Tigers are pretty good at basketball, too, and are going to the Sweet 16 for the first time in 21 years. Gabe DeVoe scored 22 points and Elijah Thomas had 18 points and 11 rebounds for Clemson, which closed the first half with a 25-4 run that...
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FILE - In this Feb. 28, 2018, file photo, New York Jets general manager Mike Maccagnan speaks during a press conference at the NFL football scouting combine in Indianapolis. The Jets have acquired the No. 3 overall pick in the NFL draft from the Indianapolis Colts on Saturday, March 17, 2018,, moving up three spots in a sign that they intend to get one of the top quarterbacks available. The Jets are sending the Colts their first-rounder, No. 6 overall ,along with two second-rounders this year and a second-rounder next year to complete the massive deal. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File(
March 17, 2018 - 2:38 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Jets shook up the NFL draft on Saturday by soaring three spots to No. 3 overall in a stunning swap with the Indianapolis Colts. The Jets acquired the third pick in a strong sign that they intend to get one of the top quarterbacks available. They sent the Colts their...
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Minnesota Vikings new quarterback Kirk Cousins addresses the media after he was introduced during a news conference, after signing a three-year, $84 million contract, at the NFL football team's new headquarters Thursday, March 15, 2018, in Eagan, Minn. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)
March 16, 2018 - 7:58 pm
EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — The idea began to percolate about 2½ years ago, in discussions between Kirk Cousins and agent Mike McCartney about his status with the Washington Redskins and his future in the NFL. The goal was to get a fully guaranteed contract, the security players in this league of high...
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FILE - In this July 1, 2014, file photo, fans cheer for the United States against Belgium during a Brazil 2014 World Cup viewing party at Soldier Field in Chicago. Chicago, the home of the U.S. Soccer Federation, has dropped out of the North American bid for the 2026 World Cup. Organizers were to announce their list of bidding cities Thursday, March 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Stacy Thacker, File)
March 16, 2018 - 7:20 am
FIFA is struggling to move on from the most tainted chapter in its history, even as it attempts to award another World Cup. With less than three months to go until the host of the 2026 World Cup is decided, FIFA is still assessing allegations of skullduggery around the voting more than seven years...
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FILE - In this Dec. 17, 2017, file photo, Green Bay Packers' Jordy Nelson (87) catches a pass in front of Carolina Panthers' Daryl Worley (26) during the second half of an NFL football game in Charlotte, N.C. The Oakland Raiders are shuffling wide receivers, signing free agent Nelson and releasing Michael Crabtree. A person familiar with the moves says Nelson has agreed to a two-year contract on Thursday, March 15, 2018, after spending more than a day meeting with the former Packers star. (AP Photo/Bob Leverone, File)
March 15, 2018 - 7:31 pm
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Raiders are shuffling wide receivers, signing free agent Jordy Nelson and releasing Michael Crabtree. Nelson signed a two-year contract Thursday after the Raiders spent more than a day meeting with the former Green Bay Packers star. Oakland is also cutting ties...
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FILE - In this Dec. 17, 2017, file photo, Washington Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins (8) throws the ball during an NFL football game against the Arizona Cardinals, in Landover, Md. Free agent quarterback Kirk Cousins is predictably the top priority on Minnesota’s offseason shopping list. Cousins will visit with the Vikings on Wednesday, March 14, 2018, after the league year begins, his agent Mike McCartney said. (AP Photo/Mark Tenally, File)
March 15, 2018 - 4:57 pm
EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — The leverage of free agency in his prime brought Kirk Cousins the market-setting contract with Minnesota. Now the Vikings have their latest franchise quarterback to try to secure that elusive first Super Bowl victory with. The Vikings wrapped up their welcome party with an $84...
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FILE - This 2013 file photo shows New York Jets running back Joe McKnight. The man convicted of manslaughter in the 2016 road-rage shooting death of former NFL running back McKnight faces sentencing in Louisiana. Fifty-six-year-old Ronald Gasser could get up to 40 years in prison when court convenes Thursday, March 15, 2018, in suburban New Orleans. (AP Photo/File)
March 15, 2018 - 12:45 am
GRETNA, La. (AP) — The man convicted of manslaughter in the 2016 road-rage shooting death of former NFL running back Joe McKnight faces sentencing in a suburban New Orleans courtroom on Thursday. Ronald Gasser, 56, could get up to 40 years in prison. Gasser was convicted Jan. 26. Defense lawyers...
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March 14, 2018 - 1:53 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The parents of a Democratic National Committee employee who was killed in 2016 allege Fox News exploited the slaying of their son as a "political football." Joel and Mary Rich claim in a lawsuit that Fox News, a reporter and a guest commentator used "lies, misrepresentations and...
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New York Mets' Tim Tebow laughs with teammates in the dugout before a spring training baseball game against the New York Yankees, Wednesday, March 7, 2018, in Port St. Lucie, Fla.. Tebow did not play. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
March 13, 2018 - 8:35 pm
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) — Tim Tebow was reassigned by the New York Mets to their minor league camp on Tuesday after he went 0 for 4 with four strikeouts in an exhibition against the Houston Astros. The former NFL quarterback and 2007 Heisman Trophy winner hit .056 (1 for 18) with 11 strikeouts in...
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