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» Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Teams back at combine in search of 2018 success

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Lured out of the broadcast booth with a $100 million contract that makes him the highest-paid football coach ever, Jon Gruden sauntered up to the podium and flashed that mischievous smile.

Matt Forte announces retirement after 10 NFL seasons

NEW YORK (AP) Matt Forte spent the past few weeks weighing his difficult decision - to continue a terrific playing career or walk away from the game he loves.

No Mo’ Mo: Jets release DE Wilkerson after 7 seasons

NEW YORK (AP) The Jets decided it was time for Mo to go.

Vikings GM: Still evaluating complicated QB situation

The time for the Minnesota Vikings to commit anew to a starting quarterback has almost arrived.

Elway indicates Broncos will pursue Cousins

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) John Elway is giving his clearest indication yet that he's going to pursue Kirk Cousins, the prize of this year's free-agent quarterbacks.

Colts decide to let Frank Gore leave in free agency

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Running back Frank Gore came to Indianapolis with Super Bowl aspirations.

Colts decide to let Frank Gore leave in free agency

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) The Indianapolis Colts have told Frank Gore they do not intend to re-sign him this offseason.

The Latest: Contract talks with Rodgers ’sooner than later’

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) The Latest on the NFL combine (all times EST):

Teams back at combine in search of 2018 success

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Lured out of the broadcast booth with a $100 million contract that makes him the highest-paid football coach ever, Jon Gruden sauntered up to the podium and flashed that mischievous smile.

Matt Forte announces retirement after 10 NFL seasons

NEW YORK (AP) Matt Forte spent the past few weeks weighing his difficult decision - to continue a terrific playing career or walk away from the game he loves.

No Mo’ Mo: Jets release DE Wilkerson after 7 seasons

NEW YORK (AP) The Jets decided it was time for Mo to go.

NFL combine begins with deep group of quarterbacks

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Jon Gruden is back from the broadcast booth and the highest-paid coach in NFL history.

No Mo’ Mo: Jets release DE Wilkerson after 7 seasons

NEW YORK (AP) The New York Jets have released defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson, ending the one-time Pro Bowl selection's stint with the team that drafted him in the first round in 2011.

Matt Forte announces retirement after 10 NFL seasons

NEW YORK (AP) Matt Forte spent the past few weeks weighing his difficult decision - to continue a terrific playing career or walk away from the game he loves.

The Latest: Browns’ Jackson wants to avoid rookie QB again

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) The Latest on the NFL combine (all times EST):

Panthers release running back Jonathan Stewart

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) The Carolina Panthers have released running back Jonathan Stewart.

Pizza Hut replaces Papa John’s as NFL’s pizza sponsor

NEW YORK (AP) So long Papa John's, hello Pizza Hut.

Matt Forte announces retirement after 10 NFL seasons

NEW YORK (AP) Running back Matt Forte has announced his retirement from playing after 10 NFL seasons.

Pizza Hut replaces Papa John’s as NFL’s pizza sponsor

NEW YORK (AP) So long Papa John's, hello Pizza Hut.

The Latest: Bills coach rules out cutting QB Tyrod Taylor

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) The Latest on the NFL combine (all times EST):

Lions using franchise tag on Ziggy Ansah

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) The Detroit Lions have designated defensive end Ziggy Ansah as their franchise player.

NFL combine begins with deep group of quarterbacks

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Jon Gruden is back from the broadcast booth and the highest-paid coach in NFL history.

Draft diary: Clemson’s Cain welcomes combine questions

Deon Cain knows the questions are coming and he is looking forward to answering them this week at the NFL draft combine.

» Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Papa John’s will no longer be an official sponsor of the NFL

NEW YORK (AP) Papa John's is ending its recently stormy role as an official sponsor of the NFL.

Lions using franchise tag on Ziggy Ansah

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) The Detroit Lions have designated defensive end Ziggy Ansah as their franchise player.

Colts’ Reich completes coaching staff by adding 11 hires

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Indianapolis Colts coach Frank Reich has filled out his coaching staff with 11 additions.

49ers re-sign offensive lineman Garry Gilliam to 2-year deal

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) The San Francisco 49ers have signed offensive lineman Garry Gilliam to a two-year contract extension.

Bears hire Childress as consultant, finalize Nagy’s staff

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) The Chicago Bears hired former Minnesota Vikings coach Brad Childress as an offensive consultant and finalized new coach Matt Nagy's staff.

Bears hire Childress as consultant, finalize Nagy’s staff

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) The Chicago Bears say they have hired former Minnesota Vikings coach Brad Childress as an offensive consultant and finalized new coach Matt Nagy's staff.

’Goldbergs’ show throwback love to Super Bowl champ Eagles

PHILADELPHIA (AP) The Philadelphia Eagles might want to make room on the shelf for some Emmys next to the Lombardi Trophy.

Eagles punter Donnie Jones announces retirement

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Eagles punter Donnie Jones has retired after 14 seasons in the NFL.

Family’s lawsuit claims Steelers’ Davis mocked teenage son

PITTSBURGH (AP) A Pennsylvania family has filed a lawsuit against Pittsburgh Steelers safety Sean Davis, claiming he posted a video on social media mocking their teenage son.

» Monday, February 26, 2018

AP source: NFL seeking $2M from Jerry Jones over legal spats

DALLAS (AP) The NFL is exploring options to get more than $2 million in reimbursement for legal fees from Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones over his threat to derail Commissioner Roger Goodell's contract extension and support of running back Ezekiel Elliott's fight to avoid a six-game suspension, said a person with knowledge of the situation.

Bills agree to terms with CB Vontae Davis

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) The Buffalo Bills got a head start on a major positional need before free agency begins by agreeing to terms with veteran cornerback Vontae Davis on a one-year contract.

Panthers release veterans Kurt Coleman, Charles Johnson

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) The Panthers released veteran safety Kurt Coleman and defensive end Charles Johnson, the team announced Monday, saving Carolina nearly $6 million in salary cap space.

Police: Jets player was drunk, caused wrong-way tunnel crash

WEEHAWKEN, N.J. (AP) Police say New York Jets linebacker Dylan Donahue was drunk when he drove the wrong way in the Lincoln Tunnel and collided with a jitney bus, injuring four people.

Bears release Pernell McPhee, Quintin Demps

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) The Chicago Bears have released oft-injured linebacker Pernell McPhee and safety Quintin Demps.

Police: Jets player was drunk, caused wrong-way tunnel crash

WEEHAWKEN, N.J. (AP) Police say New York Jets player Dylan Donahue was drunk when he drove the wrong way in the Lincoln Tunnel and collided with a jitney bus, injuring four people.

» Saturday, February 24, 2018

Jaguars sign QB Blake Bortles to 3-year, $54M contract

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) Blake Bortles might not be the long-term answer in Jacksonville.

Jaguars sign QB Blake Bortles to 3-year, $54M contract

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) The Jacksonville Jaguars have signed quarterback Blake Bortles to a three-year, $54 million deal that will keep him under contract through the 2020 season. The deal includes $26.5 million guaranteed.

AP source: Jaguars finalizing $54M extension with QB Bortles

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) A person with knowledge of negotiations says the Jacksonville Jaguars are finalizing a three-year, $54 million extension that will keep quarterback Blake Bortles under contract through the 2020 season.

Post from Instagram of ex-NFL player spurs LA school closure

LOS ANGELES (AP) Former Miami Dolphins offensive lineman Jonathan Martin, spurred the shutdown of his former Los Angeles-area high school and was questioned by police after a menacing Instagram post appeared on his account.

» Friday, February 23, 2018

Longtime Jets LB David Harris retires after 11 seasons

The Hitman has made his final tackle.

Longtime Jets LB David Harris retires after 11 seasons

Former New York Jets linebacker David Harris, second on the team's career tackles list, has retired after 11 NFL seasons.

Former NFL player detained by police after Instagram post

LOS ANGELES (AP) Former Miami Dolphins offensive lineman Jonathan Martin, who has struggled with mental health issues after a 2013 bullying scandal that shook the NFL, was questioned by Los Angeles police after a threatening Instagram post on his account mentioned two former teammates who had harassed him.

Packers, Cowboys, Raiders, Bengals get 4 compensatory picks

NEW YORK (AP) The Packers, Cowboys, Raiders and Bengals will each receive four compensatory picks in April's draft.

Jags give 2-year extensions to Marrone, Coughlin, Caldwell

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) Jacksonville's success last season gave owner Shad Khan hope for the future and increased faith in the team's leadership.

Jaguars release veteran RB Chris Ivory, saving $3.6M in 2018

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) The Jacksonville Jaguars have released veteran running back Chris Ivory, who was ineffective and then inactive late in the season.

Report: Chiefs sending CB Peters to Rams for draft picks

LOS ANGELES (AP) The Kansas City Chiefs are trading Pro Bowl cornerback Marcus Peters to the Los Angeles Rams for what is expected to be a package of draft picks, according to published reports.

Former NFL player detained by police after Instagram post

LOS ANGELES (AP) Former Miami Dolphins offensive lineman Jonathan Martin, who has struggled with mental health issues after a 2013 bullying scandal that shook the NFL, was taken into Los Angeles police custody Friday after a threatening Instagram post on his account mentioned two former teammates who had harassed him.

Jags give 2-year extensions to Marrone, Coughlin, Caldwell

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) Jacksonville's success last season gave owner Shad Khan hope for the future and increased faith in the team's leadership.

Kellen Moore moving from player to QB coach for Cowboys

FRISCO, Texas (AP) Kellen Moore is the new quarterbacks coach for the Dallas Cowboys after spending the previous three seasons as the backup to Tony Romo and then Dak Prescott.

Hernandez’s fiancee sues to protect assets of home sale

TAUNTON, Mass. (AP) Aaron Hernandez's fiancee has sued the estates of three men the former New England Patriots player was charged with killing in an effort to ensure their daughter benefits from the sale of the ex-NFL star's home.

» Thursday, February 22, 2018

Colts’ Vinatieri gets new deal, chance to set scoring record

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) The NFL's oldest player is going to try to break the league's career scoring record.

Widow disgusted by Indiana immigration ad featuring husband

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) The widow of an Uber driver killed in a suspected drunken driving crash said her family has been ''devastated'' by a political ad featuring her deceased husband, an Indianapolis Colts player who was also killed and the Guatemalan immigrant charged with their deaths.

Widow disgusted by Indiana immigration ad featuring husband

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) The widow of an Uber driver killed in a suspected drunken driving crash called for an Indiana political ad featuring her deceased husband and the Guatemalan immigrant charged with his death to be taken off the air, saying it has ''devastated'' her family.

Widow disgusted by Indiana immigration ad featuring husband

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) The widow of an Uber driver killed in a suspected drunken driving crash by a person in the U.S. illegally says a new political ad featuring her deceased husband has ''devastated'' the family.

Colts’ Vinatieri gets new deal, chance to set scoring record

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Adam Vinatieri has signed a one-year contract extension with the Indianapolis Colts. And at 45 he could break the NFL's career scoring record next season

Eagles center Kelce plays sax with high school jazz band

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Philadelphia Eagles center Jason Kelce got attention for his impassioned and profane speech after the team's Super Bowl parade, but he's now communicating through music.

ESPN adds Herbstreit to NFL draft coverage, replacing Gruden

Kirk Herbstreit will take Jon Gruden's place on ESPN's coverage of the NFL draft.

ESPN adds Herbstreit to NFL draft coverage, replacing Gruden

Kirk Herbstreit will take Jon Gruden's place on ESPN's coverage of the NFL draft.

» Wednesday, February 21, 2018

AP source: Free agent CB Davis meets with 49ers, Raiders

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) Free agent cornerback Vontae Davis has met with the San Francisco 49ers and Oakland Raiders about upgrading their secondaries.

Buccaneers hire Brentson Buckner as defensive line coach

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have hired former NFL player Brentson Buckner as defensive line coach.

Attorney wants confession in Colts player’s death thrown out

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) A judge is being asked to throw out a confession from a Guatemalan man living illegally in the U.S. who's charged in a drunken-driving crash that killed Indianapolis Colts linebacker Edwin Jackson and his Uber driver.

Panthers re-hire Marty Hurney as full-time general manager

Marty Hurney will be calling the shots once again with the Carolina Panthers.

Panthers re-hire Marty Hurney as full-time general manager

The Panthers have re-hired Marty Hurney as their full-time general manager.

» Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Jarvis Landry given non-exclusive franchise tag by Dolphins

MIAMI (AP) The Miami Dolphins decided receiver Jarvis Landry is worth any headaches he causes, even if the cost is $16 million.

Luck tells Indy fans he feels better, rules out more surgery

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Andrew Luck delivered some good news to Indianapolis Colts fans on Tuesday.

Injured Steelers LB Ryan Shazier vows to play again

PITTSBURGH (AP) Injured Pittsburgh Steelers Ryan Shazier doesn't just plan to play again following a spinal injury. He says he wants to make it all the way to the Hall of Fame.

Jarvis Landry given non-exclusive franchise tag by Dolphins

MIAMI (AP) The Miami Dolphins decided receiver Jarvis Landry is worth any headaches he causes, even if the cost is $16 million.

Jarvis Landry given non-exclusive franchise tag by Dolphins

MIAMI (AP) Receiver Jarvis Landry has been given a non-exclusive franchise tag by the Miami Dolphins after leading the NFL with 112 catches in 2017.

Luck tells Indy fans he feels better, rules out more surgery

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Andrew Luck says he's feeling better and has ruled out needing any additional surgery.

AP Source: Eagles promote Mike Groh to offensive coordinator

PHILADELPHIA (AP) The Philadelphia Eagles will promote Mike Groh from wide receivers coach to offensive coordinator, according to a person familiar with the decision.

AP Source: Eagles promote Mike Groh to offensive coordinator

PHILADELPHIA (AP) The Philadelphia Eagles will promote Mike Groh from wide receivers coach to offensive coordinator, according to a person familiar with the decision.

AP Sources: Bears decline option on Sitton, release Freeman

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) The Chicago Bears are parting with veteran guard Josh Sitton and linebacker Jerrell Freeman.

Titans kicker Ryan Succop agrees to terms on extension

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Tennessee Titans kicker Ryan Succop has agreed to terms on a multiyear contract extension.

Texans release veteran linebacker Brian Cushing

HOUSTON (AP) The Houston Texans have released veteran linebacker Brian Cushing.

Jaguars exercise 1-year, $3.5M option on TE Marcedes Lewis

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) The Jacksonville Jaguars look as if they will keep veteran tight end Marcedes Lewis around at least another year.

Bears DB pleads guilty in northeast Iowa bar fracas

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa (AP) A Chicago Bears defensive back pleaded guilty to two misdemeanors stemming from a fracas at a bar in northeast Iowa.

Bucs release RB Doug Martin after disappointing season

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) Two-time Pro Bowl running back Doug Martin has been released by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, who may look for a replacement in free agency.

Colts to induct Reggie Wayne into Ring of Honor next season

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Former Indianapolis Colts receiver Reggie Wayne will become the 15th member of the Indianapolis Colts' Ring of Honor next season.

Ex-NFL player Carruth apologizes for role in shooting death

Former NFL player Rae Carruth has apologized for his role in the shooting death of Cherica Adams in 2001 and the permanent disability suffered by his then-unborn son, Chancellor Adams, as a result.

Colts to induct Reggie Wayne into Ring of Honor next season

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Former Indianapolis Colts receiver Reggie Wayne will become the 15th member of the Indianapolis Colts' Ring of Honor next season.

Ex-NFL player Carruth apologizes for role in shooting death

Former NFL player Rae Carruth has apologized for his role in the shooting death of Cherica Adams in 2001 and the permanent disability suffered by his then-unborn son, Chancellor Adams, as a result.

» Monday, February 19, 2018

NFL intrigue goes beyond the quarterbacks

The NFL's offseason features plenty of intrigue beyond where Kirk Cousins and dozens of other quarterbacks will land.

Vikings hire ex-Raiders offensive coordinator Todd Downing

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) The Minnesota Vikings have hired Todd Downing as a senior offensive assistant, bringing him back to his hometown team after serving last year as offensive coordinator of the Oakland Raiders.

Vikings hire ex-Raiders offensive coordinator Todd Downing

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) The Minnesota Vikings have hired Todd Downing as a senior offensive assistant, bringing him back to his hometown team after serving last year as offensive coordinator of the Oakland Raiders.

» Saturday, February 17, 2018

Utility offered Burgum more than free Super Bowl tickets

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum's trip to the Super Bowl as a guest of a Minneapolis utility included free invitations to a rock concert, private parties, meals and other events, The Associated Press found through an open records request.

Utility offered Burgum more than free Super Bowl tickets

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum's trip to the Super Bowl as a guest of a Minneapolis utility included free invitations to a rock concert, private parties, meals and other events, The Associated Press found through an open records request.

Utility offered Burgum more than free Super Bowl tickets

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum's trip to the Super Bowl as a guest of a Minneapolis utility included free invitations to a rock concert, private parties, meals and other events, The Associated Press found through an open records request.

» Friday, February 16, 2018

Chiefs sign free-agent cornerback David Amerson for depth

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) The Chiefs signed free-agent cornerback David Amerson on Friday to provide secondary depth.

Reich names Eberflus defensive coordinator, adds 3 to staff

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) New Indianapolis Colts coach Frank Reich has officially named Matt Eberflus as his defensive coordinator and Nick Sirianni as offensive coordinator.

Detroit Lions add assistants to coach Matt Patricia’s staff

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) The Detroit Lions added two coaches to Matt Patricia's staff.

Judge orders ex-Pilot Flying J president on house arrest

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) A judge says the ex-president of the Pilot Flying J truck stop chain must wear an electronic monitoring device and be placed on house arrest while he awaits sentencing on his conspiracy and fraud conviction.

Hurney reinstated as Panthers interim GM after investigation

The Panthers have reinstated interim general manager Marty Hurney after an NFL investigation found no wrongdoing into charges of harassment by his ex-wife.

Man convicted in death of Saints star Will Smith appeals

NEW ORLEANS (AP) A man convicted in the shooting death of retired New Orleans Saints star Will Smith has appealed the conviction and 25-year-sentence arising from a confrontation after a 2016 traffic collision.

Man convicted in Will Smith death files appeal

NEW ORLEANS (AP) Lawyers have appealed the conviction of a man serving a 25-year sentence in the death of retired New Orleans Saints star Will Smith.

Jaguars to play in stadium renamed TIAA Bank Field in 2018

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) The Jacksonville Jaguars will play in a renamed stadium next season.

Man convicted in Will Smith death files appeal

NEW ORLEANS (AP) Lawyers are appealing a 25-year sentence for the man convicted of killing retired New Orleans Saints star Will Smith.

» Thursday, February 15, 2018

5 sites named as finalists to host 2019 or 2020 NFL draft

The NFL has named five sites as finalists to host the NFL draft in either 2019 or 2020.

3 ex-staff of truck stops controlled by Haslams convicted

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) Three of four former employees of truck stop chain Pilot Flying J who have been on trial since November were convicted Thursday in connection with a rebate scam.

Bengals QB McCarron wins grievance, becomes free agent

CINCINNATI (AP) AJ McCarron won his grievance against the Cincinnati Bengals and will become an unrestricted free agent next month, making him one of the more attractive quarterbacks on the market.

3 ex-staff of truck stops controlled by Haslams convicted

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) Three of four former employees of truck stop chain Pilot Flying J who have been on trial since November were convicted Thursday in connection with a rebate scam.

Coach: Fitzgerald says he’ll be back for 2018 season

PHOENIX (AP) No. 11 is coming back for the Arizona Cardinals.

Five sites named as finalists to host 2019 or 2020 NFL draft

The NFL has named five sites as finalists to host the NFL Draft in either 2019 or 2020.

2 guilty of conspiracy in Pilot Flying J case

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) Three of four former employees of truck stop chain Pilot Flying J who have been on trial since November have been convicted in connection with a rebate scam.

New York Giants’ coaching staff has 3 veteran coordinators

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) Three experienced coordinators, including two with ties to new general manager Dave Gettleman, have been added to Pat Shurmur's coaching staff with the New York Giants.

Kicker Janikowski’s career with Raiders up after 18 seasons

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) Eighteen years after the Raiders made kicker Sebastian Janikowski a surprise first-round draft pick, his career in Oakland has come to an end.

Kicker Janikowski’s career with Raiders up after 18 seasons

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) Kicker Sebastian Janikowski's career with the Oakland Raiders has ended after 18 seasons.

Coach: Fitzgerald says he’ll be back for 2018 season

PHOENIX (AP) New Arizona coach Steve Wilks says Cardinals standout wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald has told him he'll return for a 15th NFL season.

Coach: Fitzgerald says he’ll be back for 2018 season

PHOENIX (AP) New Arizona coach Steve Wilks says Cardinals standout wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald has told him he'll return for a 15th NFL season.

» Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Jets promote QB coach Jeremy Bates to offensive coordinator

Jeremy Bates is getting another chance at running an NFL offense.

Wilks fills out Cardinals coaching staff with 11 hires

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) New Arizona Cardinals coach Steve Wilks has filled out his coaching staff with the hiring of 11 assistants.

AP source: Fox to air NFL draft along with ESPN, NFL Network

Fox Sports will broadcast the NFL draft this season, along with the NFL's usual television partners of ESPN and NFL Network.

Jets promote QB coach Jeremy Bates to offensive coordinator

Jeremy Bates is getting another chance at running an NFL offense.

Former Steelers OC Haley excited about new start with Browns

BEREA, Ohio (AP) Todd Haley's dad played for the Steelers, so he grew up in a household where enemy lines were clearly defined.

49ers center Daniel Kilgore receives three-year extension

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo has his man to snap the ball for the next several seasons after center Daniel Kilgore received a three-year contract extension.

Bengals sign former Giants offensive tackle Bobby Hart

CINCINNATI (AP) The Bengals took their first step in bolstering their offensive line, signing former New York Giants tackle Bobby Hart on Wednesday.

Radio station to halt broadcasts for ’sensitivity training’

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.''

Radio station to halt broadcasts for ’sensitivity training’

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.''

Falcons hire RB coach Bernie Parmalee, add 2 more assistants

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) Atlanta Falcons coach Dan Quinn has made three additions to his staff, including running backs coach Bernie Parmalee.

Terry Robiskie hired to take over as Bills receivers coach

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) The Buffalo Bills have hired Terry Robiskie to be their receivers coach in the latest offseason shuffle of Sean McDermott's staff.

» Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Reich embraces new role with Colts as coaching backup plan

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Frank Reich did some of his most memorable work in relief.

Chiefs’ career tackles leader Johnson to become free agent

Derrick Johnson's tenure with the Kansas City Chiefs is coming to an end.

Patriots player Gronkowski gives $25,000 to kids’ hospital

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski has visited a hospital in Maine to make a donation and meet with kids.

Patriots player Gronkowski gives $25,000 to kids’ hospital

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski has visited a hospital in Maine to make a donation and meet with kids.

Reich embraces new role with Colts as coaching backup plan

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Frank Reich has been introduced as the Indianapolis Colts new head coach.

Ravens-Bears to meet in Hall of Fame game on Aug. 2

BALTIMORE (AP) The Baltimore Ravens and Chicago Bears will launch the NFL's 99th season by playing in the annual Hall of Fame game on Aug. 2.

Man arrested in crash killing Colts LB charged in 2nd case

LEBANON, Ind. (AP) A Guatemalan living illegally in the U.S. and charged in a drunken crash that killed Indianapolis Colts linebacker Edwin Jackson and another man has been charged in an unrelated case.

Ravens-Bears to meet in Hall of Fame game on Aug. 2

BALTIMORE (AP) The Baltimore Ravens and Chicago Bears will launch the NFL's 99th season by playing in the annual Hall of Fame game on Aug. 2.

Titans coach Mike Vrabel finalizes staff with 4 more hires

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) New Tennessee Titans coach Mike Vrabel has finalized his coaching staff.

» Monday, February 12, 2018

Former Browns WR Massaquoi lost 4 fingers in ATV accident

CLEVELAND (AP) Former Browns wide receiver Mohamed Massaquoi has divulged that he lost most of his left hand in an all-terrain vehicle crash last April.

Colts will establish memorial scholarship for Edwin Jackson

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) As former Indianapolis Colts coach Chuck Pagano and general manager Chris Ballard attended Edwin Jackson's funeral in Atlanta on Monday, team owner Jim Irsay announced he was donating $25,000 to establish the Edwin Jackson Memorial Scholarship in memory of the former linebacker.

Cardinals extend GM Keim’s contract through 2022

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) The Arizona Cardinals have extended the contract of general manager Steve Keim through 2022.

Colts will establish memorial scholarship for Edwin Jackson

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay is donating $25,000 to establish the Edwin Jackson Memorial Scholarship in memory of the former linebacker who was killed in a traffic accident Feb. 4.

Matthew McConaughey hails Nick Foles in newspaper ad

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) Matthew McConaughey is congratulating fellow Texan and Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Nick Foles on his Super Bowl win.

» Sunday, February 11, 2018

49ers linebacker jailed on suspicion of domestic assault

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Authorities say San Francisco 49ers linebacker Reuben Foster has been arrested on suspicion of domestic violence and possessing an assault rifle.

Colts hire Frank Reich as new head coach

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) The Indianapolis Colts' second choice for head coach could turn out to be even better than the first.

Colts hire Frank Reich as new head coach

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) The Indianapolis Colts' second choice for head coach could turn out to be even better than the first.

Colts hire Frank Reich as new head coach

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) The Indianapolis Colts have hired Philadelphia Eagles offensive coordinator Frank Reich as their new head coach.

AP source: Colts agree to deal making Reich new head coach

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) The Indianapolis Colts have reached a deal with Philadelphia Eagles offensive coordinator Frank Reich to become their next head coach, a person with direct knowledge of the negotiations told The Associated Press on Sunday.

AP source: Colts agree to deal making Reich new head coach

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) A person with direct knowledge of the deal tells The Associated Press that Philadelphia Eagles offensive coordinator Frank Reich has agreed to become the Indianapolis Colts' new head coach.

» Saturday, February 10, 2018

Steelers sign Pro Bowl FB Nix to 4-year contract

PITTSBURGH (AP) The Pittsburgh Steelers have signed Pro Bowl fullback Roosevelt Nix to a four-year contract.

Radio host suspended for using stereotyped Asian accent

BOSTON (AP) A Boston sports radio host who impersonated a sports agent on air using a stereotyped Asian accent has been suspended for five days.

Bengals cheerleader and husband launch golf cart transit

CINCINNATI (AP) An entrepreneurial Cincinnati Bengals cheerleader and her husband have teed off on a new way of getting around the city's downtown: golf carts.

Jets sign son of def. coordinator, to reserve/future deal

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) The New York Jets have signed defensive back Kacy Rodgers II, son of defensive coordinator Kacy Rodgers, to a reserve/future contract.

Jim Garrett, Cowboys coach Jason Garrett’s dad, dies at 87

DALLAS (AP) Jim Garrett, the father of Dallas Cowboys coach Jason Garrett and a longtime scout for the club, has died. He was 87.

» Friday, February 9, 2018

Jets sign son of def. coordinator, to reserve/future deal

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) The New York Jets have signed defensive back Kacy Rodgers II, son of defensive coordinator Kacy Rodgers, to a reserve/future contract.

Police: 2 stabbed, officer assaulted during Eagles’ parade

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Philadelphia's mayor on Friday praised fans for their largely peaceful revelry at the Eagles' Super Bowl parade, noting only a few ''small hiccups'' during a celebration that included two stabbings, a toppled Jumbotron and the assault of an officer.

Vikings hire Eagles QB coach John DeFilippo to run offense

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) John DeFilippo stood on top of a double-decker bus with the rest of the Eagles, as they cruised through raucous downtown Philadelphia on Thursday to celebrate the franchise's first championship in 57 years.

The Latest: City ’sorry’ for blocking view of Eagles’ parade

PHILADELPHIA (AP) The Latest on the aftermath of the Philadelphia Eagles' parade (all times local):

Garoppolo, 49ers connect, completing long-term record deal

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) Jimmy Garoppolo could have waited and cashed in even more than he did after other quarterbacks re-set the market.

Police: 2 stabbed, officer assaulted during Eagles’ parade

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Philadelphia's mayor on Friday praised fans for their largely peaceful revelry at the Eagles' Super Bowl parade, noting only a few ''small hiccups'' during a celebration that included two stabbings, a toppled Jumbotron and the assault of an officer.

Lions extend Quinn’s deal to match length of Patricia’s deal

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) The Detroit Lions have extended general manager Bob Quinn's contract to match the length of the deal they gave coach Matt Patricia .

Police: 2 stabbed, officer assaulted during Eagles’ parade

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Philadelphia officials say two people were stabbed, an officer was assaulted and four police vehicles sustained minor damage during the Eagles' Super Bowl parade.

Vikings hire Eagles QB coach John DeFilippo to run offense

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) The Minnesota Vikings have hired Philadelphia Eagles quarterbacks coach John DeFilippo as their offensive coordinator.

Vikings hire Eagles QB coach John DeFilippo to run offense

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) The Minnesota Vikings have hired Philadelphia Eagles quarterbacks coach John DeFilippo as their offensive coordinator.

Fans return Eagles CB Sidney Jones’ lost cellphone

PHILADELPHIA (AP) A group of fans have helped return Philadelphia Eagles rookie cornerback Sidney Jones' lost cellphone during the team's Super Bowl victory parade - but not before taking a selfie.

Philadelphia cleaning up after Super Bowl parade

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Philadelphia is cleaning up the streets one day after hundreds of thousands celebrated the Eagles' Super Bowl victory with a parade.

Panthers Hurney meeting with NFL to answer harassment claims

Panthers interim general manager Marty Hurney will meet with an NFL investigator Friday to answer his ex-wife's claims of harassment.

» Thursday, February 8, 2018

Panthers Hurney meeting with NFL to answer harassment claims

Panthers interim general manager Marty Hurney will meet with an NFL investigator Friday to answer his ex-wife's claims of harassment.

Quarterbacks will dominate the 2018 NFL offseason

Quarterbacks will rule the NFL's offseason.

49ers re-sign QB Jimmy Garoppolo to 5-year deal

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) Jimmy Garoppolo signed a record-breaking, five-year contract with the San Francisco 49ers on Thursday that will pay him a reported $137.5 million to keep him off the free-agent market next month without forcing the team to use the one-year franchise tag.

49ers re-sign QB Jimmy Garoppolo to 5-year deal

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) Jimmy Garoppolo signed a record-breaking, five-year contract with the San Francisco 49ers on Thursday that will pay him a reported $137.5 million to keep him off the free-agent market next month without forcing the team to use the one-year franchise tag.

Chiefs cut cornerback Revis to save salary cap spacae

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) The Chiefs have cut veteran cornerback Darrelle Revis, a move that was long expected with his pricy tag next season and the franchise's tight salary cap situation this offseason.

Eagles, Philly fans get catharsis through Super Bowl parade

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Philadelphia's first Super Bowl parade provided catharsis Thursday for hundreds of thousands of Eagles fans, deliriously joyful after decades without a title and relishing the national spotlight on a team that few outside the city thought could win it all.

Steelers name Bradley, Dunbar as defensive assistant coaches

PITTSBURGH (AP) The Pittsburgh Steelers overhauled a portion of their defensive coaching staff Thursday, hiring Karl Dunbar as defensive line coach and Tom Bradley as defensive backs coach.

Eagles, Philly fans get catharsis through Super Bowl parade

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Philadelphia's first Super Bowl parade provided catharsis Thursday for hundreds of thousands of Eagles fans, deliriously joyful after decades without a title and relishing the national spotlight on a team that few outside the city thought could win it all.

The Latest: Fans keep it mostly peaceful at Eagles parade

PHILADELPHIA (AP) The Latest on the parade for the Super Bowl-winning Philadelphia Eagles (all times local):

Quarterbacks will dominate the 2018 NFL offseason

Quarterbacks will rule the NFL's offseason.

The Latest: Foles, Wentz, Kelce give thanks to Eagles fans

PHILADELPHIA (AP) The Latest on the parade for the Super Bowl-winning Philadelphia Eagles (all times local):

Philly celebrates Super Bowl with emotional rally, parade

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Philadelphia's first Super Bowl parade ended in a raucous, emotional rally as hundreds of thousands of partying Eagles fans jammed the streets leading to the city's famed ''Rocky'' steps to revel in an NFL title many thought would never come.

The Latest: Eagles descend ’Rocky’ steps to Meek Mill song

PHILADELPHIA (AP) The Latest on the parade for the Super Bowl-winning Philadelphia Eagles (all times local):

Philly celebrates 1st Super Bowl title with parade

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Philadelphia's first Super Bowl parade worked its way up Broad Street on Thursday as hundreds of thousands of deliriously happy Eagles fans jammed the city's main thoroughfares to celebrate an NFL title many of them never thought they'd see.

AP source: Colts seek permission to interview Bills’ Frazier

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) A person with knowledge of the situation confirms to The Associated Press the Indianapolis Colts have sought permission to interview Buffalo Bills defensive coordinator Leslie Frazier for their head-coaching vacancy.

The Latest: Eagles parade crowd huge; don’t expect estimate

PHILADELPHIA (AP) The Latest on the parade for the Super Bowl-winning Philadelphia Eagles (all times local):

The Latest: ’Thank You Fans’ - Eagles flash Lombardi trophy

PHILADELPHIA (AP) The Latest on the parade for the Super Bowl-winning Philadelphia Eagles (all times local):

Philly celebrates 1st Super Bowl title with parade

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Philadelphia's first Super Bowl parade stepped off Thursday as hundreds of thousands of deliriously happy Eagles fans jammed the city's main thoroughfares to celebrate an NFL title many of them never thought they'd see.

Back taxes on Aaron Hernandez’s former home paid

NORTH ATTLEBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) The more than $115,000 in back taxes owed on the Massachusetts home that once belonged to former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez have been paid.

Monday funeral in Atlanta for Colts linebacker Edwin Jackson

ATLANTA (AP) Funeral services have been arranged for Indianapolis Colts linebacker Edwin Jackson, who was killed with his Uber driver when authorities say a drunken driver living illegally in the U.S. struck them along a highway.

Ex-Vikings star ordered to pay balance of bank loan

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) A judge has ordered former Minnesota Vikings star Adrian Peterson to pay about $600,000 after he defaulted on a loan from a suburban Minneapolis bank.

Eagles fans flock to Philadelphia to fete champs at parade

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Tens of thousands of Eagles fans poured into Philadelphia Thursday morning, some before dawn, to take part in the city's first-ever Super Bowl parade, celebrating a championship they've dreamed about and agonized over for decades.

Philly feting 1st Super Bowl title with parade

PHILADELPHIA (AP) The championship parade Philadelphia has dreamed about and agonized over - year after year, decade after decade, across generations of faithful but frustrated fans - well, it's here, Philly. It's finally here. Your beloved Eagles are heading up Broad Street.

The Latest: Eagles Super Bowl parade filling with fans

PHILADELPHIA (AP) The Latest on the parade for the Super Bowl-winning Philadelphia Eagles (all times local):

Philly feting 1st Super Bowl title with parade

PHILADELPHIA (AP) The championship parade Philadelphia has dreamed about and agonized over - year after year, decade after decade, across generations of faithful but frustrated fans - well, it's here, Philly. It's finally here. Your beloved Eagles are heading up Broad Street.

The Latest: Early birds head to Eagles Super Bowl parade

PHILADELPHIA (AP) The Latest on the parade for the Super Bowl-winning Philadelphia Eagles (all times local):

Philly feting 1st Super Bowl title with parade

PHILADELPHIA (AP) The championship parade Philadelphia has dreamed about and agonized over - year after year, decade after decade, across generations of faithful but frustrated fans - well, it's here, Philly. It's finally here. Your beloved Eagles are heading up Broad Street.

» Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Jurors begin deliberations in Pilot Flying J rebate case

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) Jurors have begun considering evidence in a federal trial of former employees of the truck stop chain Pilot Flying J. The employees are accused of conspiring to defraud customers in a rebate scam.

Lions hope coach Matt Patricia ends their search for winner

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) Matt Patricia's unlikely path to becoming an NFL coach began with his buddies, setting up miniature players on a vibrating, metal field for fierce games of electric football.

New Titans coordinators come from very different backgrounds

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Tennessee's new coordinators each saw opportunities by joining Mike Vrabel's first Titans staff - though they looked at the situation from completely different vantage points.

McDaniels stay gives Patriots possible Belichick successor

BOSTON (AP) Josh McDaniels sent ripples throughout the NFL with his decision to pull out of an agreement to become the Indianapolis Colts' head coach.

Philadelphia gears up to shut down for Eagles parade

PHILADELPHIA (AP) The city is gearing up and shutting down for its first-ever Super Bowl parade, with universities, schools and government offices all shuttering and mass transit being shifted to serve the needs of parade-going Eagles fans.

Rooney hopeful Steelers can reach long-term deal with Bell

PITTSBURGH (AP) The Steelers have no plans on moving on from All-Pro running back Le'Veon Bell.

Eagles fan to pay for stadium chair stolen after Super Bowl

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) A man who stole a seat from U.S. Bank Stadium after the Philadelphia Eagles beat the New England Patriots in the Super Bowl has agreed to pay for its replacement.

49ers re-sign Cassius Marsh to 2-year contract

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) The San Francisco 49ers have re-signed defensive lineman Cassius Marsh to a two-year contract.

The Latest: Man charged with assaulting AP photographer

PHILADELPHIA (AP) The Latest on Thursday's parade plans for the Super Bowl-winning Philadelphia Eagles, and the continuing arrests stemming from violence after Sunday's victory (all times local):

Eagles fan to pay for stadium chair stolen after Super Bowl

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) A Philadelphia Eagles fan who stole a seat from the Minneapolis stadium that hosted the Super Bowl has agreed to pay for its replacement.

Lions hope coach Matt Patricia ends their search for winner

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) The Detroit Lions desperately hope Matt Patricia ends their decades-long search for a coach who can help them have success in the playoffs.

Philadelphia gears up to shut down for Eagles parade

PHILADELPHIA (AP) The city is gearing up and shutting down for its first-ever Super Bowl parade, with universities, schools and government offices all shuttering and mass transit being shifted to serve the needs of parade-going Eagles fans.

Not upset with the upset, sports chain could get Eagles rush

Fly, Dick's Sporting Goods, fly.

Prosecutor: Trump’s comments on fatal crash ’ghoulish’

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) An Indiana prosecutor blasted President Donald Trump on Wednesday for politicizing the case of an immigrant illegally living in the U.S. and charged in a drunken crash that killed Indianapolis Colts linebacker Edwin Jackson and another man, saying his and others' comments were ''ghoulish and inappropriate.''

Colts say ’rivalry on’ after McDaniels backs out of deal

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Colts general manager Chis Ballard showed up for a news conference Wednesday - just not the one he expected.

Lions hope coach Matt Patricia ends their search for winner

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) The Detroit Lions have introduced Matt Patricia as their coach.

The Latest: DNA sought from immigrant in NFL player’s death

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) The Latest on a suspected drunken-driving crash that killed Indianapolis Colts linebacker Edwin Jackson and another man (all times local):

Prosecutor: Trump’s comments on fatal crash ’ghoulish’

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) An Indiana prosecutor blasted President Donald Trump on Wednesday for politicizing the case of an immigrant charged in a drunken-driving crash that killed Indianapolis Colts linebacker Edwin Jackson and another man, saying his and others' comments were ''ghoulish and inappropriate.''

Colts say ’rivalry on’ after McDaniels backs out of deal

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Indianapolis Colts general manager Chis Ballard has a message for New England - the rivalry is ''back on.''

Replacements needed for some stadium seats post-Super Bowl

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Operators of the Minneapolis stadium that hosted the Super Bowl have some seats to replace, including one taken by a Philadelphia Eagles fan who was spotted with a stolen seat at the airport.

Philadelphia gears up to shut down for Eagles parade

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Philadelphia is gearing up and shutting down for its first-ever Super Bowl parade, with universities, schools and city offices all shuttering and mass transit being shifted to serve the needs of parade-going Eagles fans.

Lions hire Pasqualoni to be Patricia’s defensive coordinator

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) The Detroit Lions have hired Paul Pasqualoni to be Matt Patricia's defensive coordinator.

Philadelphia gears up to shut down for Eagles parade

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Philadelphia is gearing up and shutting down for its first-ever Super Bowl parade, with universities, schools and city offices all shuttering and mass transit being shifted to serve the needs of parade-going Eagles fans.

Man charged in drunken-driving crash that killed NFL player

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Prosecutors filed felony charges on Wednesday against an immigrant illegally living in the U.S. who is suspected in a drunken-driving crash that killed Indianapolis Colts linebacker Edwin Jackson and an Uber driver.

The Latest: Trump decried for comment on NFL player’s death

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) The Latest on a suspected drunken-driving crash that killed Indianapolis Colts linebacker Edwin Jackson and another man (all times local):

Man charged in drunken-driving crash that killed NFL player

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Prosecutors filed felony charges on Wednesday against an immigrant illegally living in the U.S. who is suspected in a drunken-driving crash that killed Indianapolis Colts linebacker Edwin Jackson and an Uber driver in Indiana.

The Latest: Lawyer says suspect confused over crash charges

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) The Latest on a suspected drunken-driving crash that killed Indianapolis Colts linebacker Edwin Jackson and another man (all times local):

Rings abound: Eagles QB Wentz gets engaged in Kentucky

VERSAILLES, Ky. (AP) Philadelphia quarterback Carson Wentz couldn't play in the Super Bowl, but he still gets a ring - and now his girlfriend gets one, too.

The Latest: Suspect in NFL player death appears in court

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) The Latest on a suspected drunken-driving crash that killed Indianapolis Colts linebacker Edwin Jackson and another man (all times local):

Man charged in drunken-driving crash that killed NFL player

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Prosecutors on Wednesday charged an immigrant illegally living in the U.S. in a drunken-driving crash that killed Indianapolis Colts linebacker Edwin Jackson and his Uber driver in Indiana.

The Latest: Suspect in NFL player death charged in crash

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) The Latest on a suspected drunken-driving crash that killed Indianapolis Colts linebacker Edwin Jackson and another man (all times local):

The Latest: Suspect in NFL player death faces federal charge

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) The Latest on a suspected drunken-driving crash that killed Indianapolis Colts linebacker Edwin Jackson and another man (all times local):

Suspect in Colts player’s death faces immigration charge

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Federal authorities have filed a new immigration charge against a Guatemalan man who has twice been deported from the U.S. and is now suspected in a drunken-driving crash that killed Indianapolis Colts linebacker Edwin Jackson and another man.

UMass students arrested after Super Bowl appear in court

BELCHERTOWN, Mass. (AP) Seven University of Massachusetts-Amherst students arrested during a violent post-Super Bowl disturbance on campus have pleaded not guilty.

Suspect in Colts player’s highway death due in Indiana court

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) An immigrant who was living illegally in Indiana when he was arrested in a suspected drunken-driving crash that killed Indianapolis Colts linebacker Edwin Jackson and another man faces a court hearing.

» Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Josh McDaniels backs out of deal to become Colts coach

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Josh McDaniels has backed out of a deal to become the Indianapolis' Colts new coach, a decision that shocked the franchise hours after it announced his hiring.

Josh McDaniels backs out of deal to become Colts coach

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Josh McDaniels has backed out of a deal to become the Indianapolis' Colts new coach, a decision that shocked the franchise hours after it announced his hiring.

Panthers interim GM put on paid leave for harassment claim

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) The interim general manager of the Carolina Panthers has been placed on paid administrative leave after his ex-wife accused him of harassment.

Josh McDaniels backs out of deal to become Colts coach

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Josh McDaniels has backed out of a deal to become the Indianapolis' Colts new coach, a decision that shocked the franchise hours after it announced his hiring.

Defense closing arguments presented in Pilot rebate case

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) A defense lawyer representing the former president of Pilot Flying J truck stop chain has made his closing arguments in a case in which four former employees of the chain are accused of conspiring to defraud customers in a rebate scam.

Immigrant suspected in NFL player’s death had been deported

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) An immigrant who was living illegally in Indiana when he was arrested in a suspected drunken-driving crash that killed an NFL player had a history of misdemeanor convictions and arrests, including at least two previous instances of driving under the influence, authorities said Tuesday.

Immigrant suspected in NFL player’s death had been deported

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) An immigrant who was living illegally in Indiana when he was arrested in a drunken-driving crash that killed an NFL player had a history of misdemeanor convictions and arrests, including at least two previous instances of driving under the influence, authorities said Tuesday.

911 call reporting burglary: ’This is Rob Gronkowski’

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski can be heard on a 911 call calmly telling a dispatcher that his home was burglarized while he was at the Super Bowl.

Patriots’ Butler denies off-field misconduct before benching

BOSTON (AP) Patriots cornerback Malcolm Butler says he didn't miss a curfew or do anything off the field that would have hurt New England's chances of winning the Super Bowl before he was benched for the game.

The Latest: Attorney: NFL player’s family grieving privately

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) The Latest on a suspected drunken-driving crash that killed Indianapolis Colts linebacker Edwin Jackson and another man (all times local):

Immigrant suspected in NFL player’s death had been deported

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) An immigrant who was living illegally in Indiana when he was arrested in a drunken-driving crash that killed an NFL player had a history of misdemeanor convictions and arrests, including two previous instances of driving under the influence, authorities said Tuesday.

Titans add Williams, Carter, Dews to coaching staff

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) The Tennessee Titans have hired Terrell Williams as defensive line coach, Keith Carter as offensive line coach and Tony Dews as running backs coach.

Mayor hopes ’knucklehead contingent’ avoids Eagles parade

PHILADELPHIA (AP) An estimated 2 million people celebrating the Philadelphia Eagles' long-awaited first Super Bowl win will descend on the city Thursday as the Vince Lombardi trophy is paraded through five miles of jubilant fans.

Cops: Home of Patriots’ Gronk robbed during Super Bowl week

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) Police say the home of New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski was robbed while he was away at the Super Bowl.

Colts have a new coach in Patriots’ Josh McDaniels

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) The Indianapolis Colts waited 22 days to make Josh McDaniels their coach. On Tuesday, they got it done.

Eagles Super Bowl parade to bring surprises, free subways

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Philadelphia officials have revealed plans for Thursday's Super Bowl parade and said fans should expect some dramatic surprises, jumbotrons, free subway rides and 850 portable toilets.

Trump: Crash that killed NFL player is ’disgraceful’

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) President Donald Trump said it was ''disgraceful'' that an Indianapolis Colts linebacker was killed in a suspected drunken-driving crash by a person who was in the U.S. illegally.

The Latest: Suspect in NFL player’s death has DUI conviction

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) The Latest on a suspected drunken-driving crash that killed Indianapolis Colts linebacker Edwin Jackson and another man (all times local):

Colts have a new coach in Patriots’ Josh McDaniels

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) The Indianapolis Colts have hired Josh McDaniels as their coach.

Eagles Super Bowl parade to bring surprises, free subways

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Philadelphia officials are revealing plans for Thursday's Super Bowl parade and say fans should expect some dramatic surprises along the five-mile route - and free subway rides all day.

Trump: Crash that killed NFL player is ’disgraceful’

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) President Donald Trump said it was ''disgraceful'' that an Indianapolis Colts linebacker was killed in a suspected drunken-driving crash by a person who was in the U.S. illegally.

Eagles Super Bowl parade plans to include dramatic surprises

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Philadelphia officials are revealing plans for Thursday's Super Bowl parade and say fans should expect some dramatic surprises along the five-mile route.

Eagles Super Bowl parade plans to include dramatic surprises

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Philadelphia officials are revealing plans for Thursday's Super Bowl parade and say fans should expect some dramatic surprises along the five-mile route.

Trump: Crash that killed NFL player is ’disgraceful’

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) President Donald Trump said it was ''disgraceful'' that an Indianapolis Colts linebacker was killed in a suspected drunken-driving crash by a person who is in the U.S. illegally.

Philly Super Bowl parade plans to include dramatic surprises

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Philadelphia officials are revealing plans for Thursday's Super Bowl parade and say fans should expect some dramatic surprises along the five-mile route.

Seattle Seahawks’ Frank Clark loses father in house fire

CLEVELAND (AP) Seattle Seahawks player Frank Clark has confirmed his father and three other family members have died in a Cleveland house fire.

Trump: ’Disgraceful’ that man illegally in US killed athlete

WASHINGTON (AP) President Donald Trump says it's ''so disgraceful'' that Indianapolis Colts linebacker Edwin Jackson was killed by a person who is in the U.S. illegally.

Super Bowl Party! Eagles fans ready to revel in parade

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Kevin Hart fessed up he was tipsy when he tried to crash the Super Bowl stage and celebrate with his hometown Philadelphia Eagles when they hoisted the Lombardi Trophy. The pint-sized funnyman ran into a no-nonsense security guard who refused to allow Hart, wearing an Eagles letterman's jacket, access to the stage that was set up on the field.

Cops: Home of Patriots’ Gronk robbed during Super Bowl week

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) Police say the home of New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski was robbed while he was away at the Super Bowl.

Super Bowl Party! Eagles fans ready to revel in parade

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Kevin Hart fessed up he was tipsy when he tried to crash the Super Bowl stage and celebrate with his hometown Philadelphia Eagles when they hoisted the Lombardi Trophy. The pint-sized funnyman ran into a no-nonsense security guard who refused to allow Hart, wearing an Eagles letterman's jacket, access to the stage that was set up on the field.

» Monday, February 5, 2018

Saints release Fairley with non-football designation

NEW ORLEANS (AP) The New Orleans Saints have released defensive tackle Nick Fairley with a non-football illness designation after he missed all of the 2017 season because of a heart condition.

Closing arguments begin in Pilot Flying J trial

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) Emails, recordings and testimony prove that four former employees of the truck stop chain Pilot Flying J conspired to defraud customers in a fuel rebate scam that has already resulted in more than a dozen guilty pleas, a prosecutor said Monday.

Raiders release cornerback David Amerson

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) The Oakland Raiders have released former starting cornerback David Amerson in the first significant move since Jon Gruden took over as coach last month.

Vegas sports books not so lucky with Eagles’ Super Bowl win

LAS VEGAS (AP) Lady Luck was most certainly not the side of Las Vegas sports books during the Super Bowl as some reported six- and seven-figure losses in part due to a seemingly deep-pocketed mystery bettor and the many records set during the game, which allowed gamblers to cash in on proposition bets.

Closing arguments begin in Pilot Flying J trial

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) Emails, recordings and testimony prove that four former employees of the truck stop chain Pilot Flying J conspired to defraud customers in a fuel rebate scam that has already resulted in more than a dozen guilty pleas, a prosecutor said Monday.

Belichick isn’t saying why he benched Butler in Super Bowl

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick was no more forthcoming on Monday about his surprise benching of one-time Super Bowl star Malcolm Butler.

Frigid Super Bowl raises questions about northern venues

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) After years of planning and many millions in spending, there was one thing organizers of Super Bowl 52 couldn't control - a Minnesota winter.

Eagles get hero’s welcome after winning 1st Super Bowl title

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Fresh off their first Super Bowl title, the Philadelphia Eagles arrived home to a hero's welcome Monday afternoon, hours after overjoyed fans mobbed the streets in a sometimes unruly victory celebration nearly 60 years in the making.

Closing arguments begin in Pilot Flying J trial

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) A prosecutor has reviewed emails, recordings and testimony with jurors in an attempt to connect four former Pilot Flying J employees to a scheme to defraud trucking customers on fuel rebates.

Eagles get hero’s welcome after winning 1st Super Bowl title

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Fresh off their first Super Bowl title, the Philadelphia Eagles arrived home to a hero's welcome Monday afternoon, hours after overjoyed fans mobbed the streets in a sometimes unruly victory celebration nearly 60 years in the making.

Nielsen says 103.4 million watch Super Bowl

NEW YORK (AP) An estimated 103.4 million people watched the Super Bowl on NBC, a 7 percent drop from last year that indicates that television's biggest event may have peaked in popularity.

Police: Suspect in Colts player’s crash death deported twice

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) A man being held in a suspected drunken-driving crash that killed Indianapolis Colts linebacker Edwin Jackson and his Uber driver has been twice deported from the U.S. - a revelation an Indiana congressman said Monday should anger ''all Americans.''

The Latest: Man held in NFL player’s death had BAC of 0.239

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) The Latest on a suspected drunken-driving crash that killed Indianapolis Colts linebacker Edwin Jackson and another man (all times local):

Super Bowl 52 was filled with calls befitting a classic

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Not only was the Philadelphia Eagles' knockout of New England a thrill-a-minute slugfest, it produced some of the biggest calls the Super Bowl has ever seen.

Nielsen says 103.4 million watch Super Bowl

NEW YORK (AP) An estimated 103.4 million people watched the Philadelphia Eagles beat the New England Patriots in the Super Bowl, the smallest audience for television's biggest yearly event since 2009.

Eagles, Foles persevere in soaring to Super Bowl title

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) He has traveled a long road: starter and castoff, journeyman and backup. Now Nick Foles stands at the summit of his sport.

The Latest: Super Bowl MVP Foles fist bumps Mickey at Disney

PHILADELPHIA (AP) The Latest on Philadelphia's first Super Bowl victory and the fans' reaction (all times local):

Lions hire Matt Patricia as coach, eyeing the Patriot Way

DETROIT (AP) The Detroit Lions hired Matt Patricia on Monday, doubling down on the franchise's hope it can copy the New England Patriots' formula for success.

The Latest: Eagles arrive home, greeted by overjoyed fans

PHILADELPHIA (AP) The Latest on Philadelphia's Super Bowl win reaction (all times local):

Police: Suspect in Colts player’s crash death deported twice

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) A man being held in a suspected drunken-driving crash that killed Indianapolis Colts linebacker Edwin Jackson and his Uber driver has been twice deported from the U.S. - a revelation an Indiana congressman said Monday should anger ''all Americans.''

The Latest: Philly’s top cop hit in head during celebration

PHILADELPHIA (AP) The Latest on Philadelphia's Super Bowl win reaction (all times local):

Ram truck ad using MLK speech draws backlash

NEW YORK (AP) A Ram truck ad that used a speech by Martin Luther King, Jr., is drawing a backlash.

The Latest: Rokita: NFL player’s death should anger nation

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) The Latest on a suspected drunken-driving crash that killed Indianapolis Colts linebacker Edwin Jackson and another man (all times local):

Police: Suspect in Colts player’s crash death deported twice

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) A man being held in a suspected drunken-driving crash that killed Indianapolis Colts linebacker Edwin Jackson and his Uber driver has twice been deported from the U.S., police said Monday.

Ram truck ad using MLK speech draws backlash

NEW YORK (AP) A Ram truck ad that used a speech by Martin Luther King, Jr., is drawing a backlash.

Philadelphia cleaning up after some celebrations turn unruly

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Philadelphia was cleaning up Monday after pockets of Super Bowl victory celebrations turned unruly overnight, with rowdy Eagles fans smashing department store windows, looting a gas station convenience store and toppling a number of the city's famously greased light poles.

The Latest: Super Bowl parade set; team flying home

PHILADELPHIA (AP) The Latest on Philadelphia's Super Bowl win reaction (all times local):

Eagles, Foles persevere in soaring to Super Bowl title

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) The path Nick Foles has taken, with all the trials and tribulations, successes and setbacks, led to his hoisting the Lombardi Trophy.

Police: Suspect in Colts player’s crash death deported twice

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Police say a man being held in a suspected drunken driving crash that killed Indianapolis Colts linebacker Edwin Jackson has twice been deported from the U.S.

Ram truck ad using MLK speech draws backlash

NEW YORK (AP) A Ram truck ad that used a speech by Martin Luther King, Jr., is drawing a backlash.

The Latest: Mayor: Super Bowl parade ’most likely’ Thursday

PHILADELPHIA (AP) The Latest on Philadelphia's Super Bowl win reaction (all times local):

Philadelphia cleaning up after some celebrations turn unruly

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Philadelphia was cleaning up Monday after pockets of Super Bowl victory celebrations turned unruly overnight, with rowdy Eagles fans smashing department store windows, looting a gas station convenience store and toppling a number of the city's famously greased light poles.

The Latest: Official: Vandalism, 3 arrests amid celebration

PHILADELPHIA (AP) The Latest on Philadelphia's Super Bowl win reaction (all times local):

Philadelphians take to the streets to celebrate Super Bowl

PHILADELPHIA (AP) The Philadelphia Eagles' Super Bowl victory set off a celebration that has been 58 years in the making.

Anti-DUI tweet alludes to prison rape during Super Bowl

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) Kentucky State Police have apologized for a Super Bowl-themed tweet aimed at discouraging drunken driving that referenced prison rape.

Foles outduels Brady to give Eagles their first Super Bowl

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Nick Foles did his best Tom Brady impersonation, leading a late-game comeback to cap a season that began as a backup and ended as Super Bowl MVP.

The Latest: Bud Light to hand out free beer for Eagles fans

PHILADELPHIA (AP) The Latest on Philadelphia's Super Bowl win reaction (all times local):

Philadelphians take to the streets to celebrate Super Bowl

PHILADELPHIA (AP) The Philadelphia Eagles' Super Bowl victory set off a celebration that has been 58 years in the making.

The Latest: 12 hurt, 6 arrested at UMass after Super Bowl

PHILADELPHIA (AP) The Latest on Philadelphia's Super Bowl win reaction (all times local):

The Latest: Philadelphia cleans up after Super Bowl fetes

PHILADELPHIA (AP) The Latest on Philadelphia's Super Bowl win reaction (all times local):

Ram truck ad using MLK speech draws backlash

NEW YORK (AP) A Ram truck ad that used a speech by Martin Luther King, Jr., is drawing a backlash.

The Latest: Philadelphia cleans up after Super Bowl fetes

PHILADELPHIA (AP) The Latest on Philadelphia's Super Bowl win reaction (all times local):

Philadelphians take to the streets to celebrate Super Bowl

PHILADELPHIA (AP) The rain and hail that pelted Philadelphia for much of the day dissipated just as people across the city spilled out of sports bars, apartments and houses.

Foles outduels Brady to give Eagles their first Super Bowl

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Nick Foles did his best Tom Brady impersonation, leading a late-game comeback to cap a season that began as a backup and ended as Super Bowl MVP.

Philadelphians take to the streets to celebrate Super Bowl

PHILADELPHIA (AP) The rain and hail that pelted Philadelphia for much of the day dissipated just as people across the city spilled out of sports bars, apartments and houses.

Wentz keeps feelings to himself after Eagles win without him

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Perhaps there will come a time when Carson Wentz wants to talk about having to watch the Philadelphia Eagles win their first Super Bowl.

Brady takes his 3rd Super Bowl loss, despite 500-yard game

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) The ball had just been whacked out of Tom Brady's right hand at the worst possible moment for the New England Patriots, giving the Philadelphia Eagles the ball just before the two-minute warning.

Patriot coordinators will likely be moving on after loss

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) The Patriots' loss in the Super Bowl likely will be the last game for New England's two coordinators, both almost certain to be named head coaches elsewhere in the next few days.

Foles outduels Brady to give Eagles their first Super Bowl

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Nick Foles did his best Tom Brady impersonation, leading a late-game comeback to cap a season that began as a backup and ended as Super Bowl MVP.

Philadelphians take to the streets to celebrate Super Bowl

PHILADELPHIA (AP) The rain and hail that pelted Philadelphia for much of the day dissipated just as people across the city spilled out of sports bars, apartments and houses.

Nick Foles a Super Bowl MVP and unlikely folk hero in Philly

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Cast aside once in Philadelphia, Nick Foles delivered the city its first Super Bowl title.

Ram truck ad using MLK speech draws backlash

NEW YORK (AP) A Ram truck ad that used a speech by Martin Luther King, Jr., is drawing a backlash.

Zach Ertz brings in TD catch and brings home Super Bowl ring

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Zach Ertz went out wide in the formation in yet another play-calling twist by Philadelphia coach Doug Pederson, facing one-on-one coverage from New England safety Devin McCourty with the Patriots leading the Eagles by one point late in the fourth quarter of the Super Bowl.

Aggressive playcalling helps Eagles capture first Super Bowl

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Doug Pederson called for a pass to his quarterback on fourth down, went for 2-point conversions when the chart said otherwise and stuck with the same aggressive approach in the biggest game of his coaching career.

Humor, social messages proliferate at a tame Super Bowl

NEW YORK (AP) This year's Super Bowl ads ran the gamut from tame humor to ... tame messages about social causes.

Here’s a look at the best and the worst Super Bowl ads

NEW YORK (AP) During advertising's biggest showcase, tame humor and messages about social causes ruled the day. Slapstick humor, sexual innuendo and chest thumping patriotic messages were, for the most part, nowhere in sight. After a divisive year, advertisers during the Big Game worked overtime to win over audiences with messages that entertained and strove not to offend.

Ram truck ad using MLK speech draws backlash

NEW YORK (AP) A Ram truck ad that used a speech by Martin Luther King, Jr., is drawing a backlash.

AP PHOTOS: Eagles beat Patriots in a thrilling Super Bowl

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) The Philadelphia Eagles won an epic shootout over the Patriots to win the franchise's first Super Bowl.

Catch/No Catch: Foles does, Brady doesn’t in Super Bowl

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Nick Foles caught a pass, for a touchdown no less.

Patriots defense pushed around in Super Bowl loss to Eagles

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) So many times this season, New England's defense made plays when it had to give Tom Brady and the Patriots offense a chance to win.

The Latest: Giants steal the show with "Dirty Dancing" ad

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Dodge Ram ad using MLK speech draws backlash

NEW YORK (AP) A Dodge Ram truck ad that used a speech by Martin Luther King, Jr., is drawing a backlash.

Philadelphians take to the streets to celebrate Super Bowl

PHILADELPHIA (AP) The rain and hail that pelted Philadelphia for much of the day dissipated just as people across the city spilled out of sports bars, apartments and houses.

» Sunday, February 4, 2018

Graham’s strip-sack of Brady hands Super Bowl to Eagles

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) The stage was set for another dramatic Super Bowl comeback for Tom Brady and the New England Patriots.

Dodge Ram ad using MLK speech draws ire online

NEW YORK (AP) A Dodge Ram ad that used a speech by Martin Luther King, Jr., is drawing ire on social media.

Here’s a look at the best and the worst Super Bowl ads

NEW YORK (AP) During advertising's biggest showcase, tame humor and messages about social causes ruled the day. Slapstick humor, sexual innuendo and chest thumping patriotic messages were, for the most part, nowhere in sight. After a divisive year, advertisers during the Big Game worked overtime to win over audiences with messages that entertained and strove not to offend.

The Latest: Giants steal the show with "Dirty Dancing" ad

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Trump: Service members make Super Bowl Sunday possible

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) President Donald Trump expressed appreciation for U.S. service members on Super Bowl Sunday, saying their bravery and sacrifice help make occasions like the year's most-watched football game possible and renewing his criticism of NFL players who kneel during the national anthem.

Humor, social messages proliferate at a tame Super Bowl

NEW YORK (AP) This year's Super Bowl ads ran the gamut from tame humor to ... tame messages about social causes.

Nick Foles a Super Bowl MVP and unlikely folk hero in Philly

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Cast aside once in Philadelphia, Nick Foles delivered the city its first Super Bowl title, and he outdueled the great Tom Brady to do it.

Nick Foles a Super Bowl MVP and unlikely folk hero in Philly

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Cast aside once in Philadelphia, Nick Foles delivered the city its first Super Bowl title, and he outdueled the great Tom Brady to do it.

The Latest: Hyundai ad highlights cancer research funding

NEW YORK (AP) The Latest on the ads of the 2018 Super Bowl (all times Eastern Time):

Graham’s strip-sack of Brady hands Super Bowl to Eagles

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) The stage was set for another dramatic Super Bowl comeback for Tom Brady and the New England Patriots.

Patriots defense pushed around in Super Bowl loss to Eagles

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) So many times this season New England's defense made plays when it had to give Tom Brady and the Patriots offense a chance to win.

Nick Foles leads Eagles to first Super Bowl title over Pats

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Nick Foles went back-and-forth with Tom Brady and the defense came through with a turnover when they needed a stop.

The Latest: Defense helps Eagles win 1,000-yard Super Bowl

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The Latest: Tide wants to be all Super Bowl commercials

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The Latest: Pats take 1st lead in 1st 1,000-yard Super Bowl

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Protesters block trains near Super Bowl, march on stadium

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Police arrested 17 activists who blocked a light-rail line carrying Super Bowl ticketholders to U.S. Bank Stadium on Sunday in a protest against police brutality and privileges enjoyed by wealthy visitors that shut down trains for more than two hours.

The Latest: Brady with 400 yards again, Pats within 29-26

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The Latest: 17 activists in Super Bowl protest cited, let go

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The Latest: 17 activists in Super Bowl protest cited, let go

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The Latest: Timberlake includes Prince tribute at halftime

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The Latest: Fiat Chrysler marks MLK speech anniversary in ad

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The Latest: Foles catches TD pass, Eagles lead 22-12 at half

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Trump: Service members make Super Bowl Sunday possible

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) President Donald Trump expressed appreciation for U.S. service members on Super Bowl Sunday, saying their bravery and sacrifice help make occasions like the year's most-watched football game possible and renewing his criticism of NFL players who kneel during the national anthem.

Protesters block trains near Super Bowl, march on stadium

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Police arrested 17 activists who blocked a light-rail line carrying Super Bowl ticketholders to U.S. Bank Stadium on Sunday in a protest against police brutality and privileges enjoyed by wealthy visitors that shut down trains for more than two hours.

The Latest: Bud Knight blows off ’Dilly Dilly’ for drinks

NEW YORK (AP) The Latest on the ads of the 2018 Super Bowl (all times Eastern Time):

The Latest: 17 activists taken away in Super Bowl protest

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AP PHOTOS: Eagles, Patriots fight for Super Bowl; fans giddy

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) The Philadelphia Eagles and the New England Patriots are doing battle in the Super Bowl, with the Eagles gunning for their first title and the Pats shooting for their sixth.

J. Lo shout-outs A-Rod, covers Prince at pre-Super Bowl show

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Jennifer Lopez raised money for Hurricane Maria victims in Puerto Rico, celebrated an anniversary with beau Alex Rodriguez and covered Prince songs at a pre-Super Bowl concert in Minneapolis.

The Latest: Super Bowl ads will pull double duty at Olympics

NEW YORK (AP) The Latest on the ads of the 2018 Super Bowl (all times Eastern Time):

The Latest: Brady can’t make catch, Eagles expand lead

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Sheila E: Timberlake won’t use Prince hologram at Super Bowl

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Sheila E. said Justin Timberlake reached out to her after she tweeted that Prince didn't want to be turned into a hologram and said she has been assured there will be no hologram of the late superstar at Sunday's Super Bowl.

The Latest: Male celebrities dominate in Super Bowl ads

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The Latest: 17 activists taken away in Super Bowl protest

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The Latest: Patriots finally score in 1st, match Eagles 3-3

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) The Latest from the Super Bowl (all times local):

The Latest: Patriots finally score in 1st, match Eagles 3-3

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The Latest: Eagles settle for FG, 3-0 lead on opening drive

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Light humor trumps political causes during the Super Bowl

NEW YORK (AP) Get ready to ... chuckle gently.

The Latest: No kneeling or sitting by players before anthem

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Sheila E: Timberlake won’t use Prince hologram at Super Bowl

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Sheila E. said Justin Timberlake reached out to her after she tweeted that Prince didn't want to be turned into a hologram and said she has been assured there will be no hologram of the late superstar at Sunday's Super Bowl.

Police clear protesters blocking light rail near Super Bowl

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Police on Sunday arrested a group of activists who locked themselves along a light-rail line carrying Super Bowl ticketholders to U.S. Bank Stadium, shutting down trains for more than two hours.

AP PHOTOS: Eagles, Patriots fight for Super Bowl; fans giddy

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) The Philadelphia Eagles and the New England Patriots are set to do battle in the Super Bowl, with the Eagles gunning for their first title and the Pats shooting for their sixth.

The Latest: Wentz tossing passes in warm-ups for Eagles

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Philly cops use hydraulic fluid on poles to deter climbers

PHILADELPHIA (AP) While Philadelphia Eagles fans prepare for the Super Bowl, police are working to keep any victory celebrations firmly on the ground.

The Latest: MVP award hasn’t been kind in Super Bowl

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The Latest: Police remove activists blocking way to stadium

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Colts: Linebacker Edwin Jackson among 2 killed on highway

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Indianapolis Colts linebacker Edwin Jackson was one of two men killed early Sunday when a suspected drunken driver struck them as they stood outside their car along a highway in Indianapolis, the team and police said.

Patriots DT Alan Branch among Super Bowl inactives

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Defensive tackle Alan Branch is among the inactives for the New England Patriots in the Super Bowl against the Philadelphia Eagles.

Activists block light rail carrying spectators to Super Bowl

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Activists protesting police brutality chained themselves along a light-rail line carrying ticketholders to the Super Bowl on Sunday, halting trains in both directions.

The Latest: Stats don’t back penalty conspiracy for Patriots

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Sheila E: Timberlake won’t use Prince hologram at Super Bowl

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Sheila E. said Justin Timberlake reached out to her after she tweeted that Prince didn't want to be turned into a hologram and said she has been assured there will be no hologram of the late superstar at Sunday's Super Bowl.

The Latest: Protesters shut off rail line serving Super Bowl

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AP PHOTOS: Eagles, Patriots fight for Super Bowl; fans giddy

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) The Philadelphia Eagles and the New England Patriots are set to do battle in the Super Bowl, with the Eagles gunning for their first title and the Pats shooting for their sixth.

Activists block light rail carrying spectators to Super Bowl

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) A small group of activists protesting police brutality have shut down a light-rail line carrying fans to the Super Bowl in Minneapolis.

Colts: Linebacker Edwin Jackson among 2 killed on highway

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) The Indianapolis Colts say linebacker Edwin Jackson was one of two men killed when a suspected drunken driver struck them as they stood outside their car along a highway in Indianapolis.

Indianapolis Colts confirm that linebacker Edwin Jackson was one of two men killed by a suspected drunken driver

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Indianapolis Colts confirm that linebacker Edwin Jackson was one of two men killed by a suspected drunken driver.

Good thing fans are inside for coldest Super Bowl Sunday

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) The coldest Super Bowl Sunday won't be felt inside cozy U.S. Bank Stadium.

Brady and numbers point to another Patriots Super Bowl win

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) Even if numbers occasionally lie, most of them indicate the New England Patriots are in great position to hoist a sixth Lombardi Trophy.

Eagles have the right formula to upset Patriots

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) The best formula for success against the New England Patriots is to keep Tom Brady on the sideline and harass him when he's on the field.

Philly cops use hydraulic fluid on poles to deter climbers

PHILADELPHIA (AP) While Philadelphia Eagles fans prepare for the Super Bowl, police are working to keep any victory celebrations firmly on the ground.

J. Lo shout-outs A-Rod, covers Prince at pre-Super Bowl show

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Jennifer Lopez raised money for Hurricane Maria victims in Puerto Rico, celebrated an anniversary with beau Alex Rodriguez and covered Prince songs at a pre-Super Bowl concert in Minneapolis.

Brady wins MVP, Rams get 3 awards, Allen comeback player

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) For the third time, Tom Brady is the NFL's Most Valuable Player.

J. Lo shout-outs A-Rod, covers Prince at pre-Super Bowl show

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Jennifer Lopez raised money for Hurricane Maria victims in Puerto Rico, celebrated an anniversary with beau Alex Rodriguez and covered Prince songs at a pre-Super Bowl concert in Minneapolis.

Brady wins MVP, Rams get 3 awards, Allen comeback player

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) For the third time, Tom Brady is the NFL's Most Valuable Player.

» Saturday, February 3, 2018

Brady wins MVP, Rams get 3 awards, Allen comeback player

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) For the third time, Tom Brady is the NFL's Most Valuable Player.

J.J. Watt wins Walter Payton Man of the Year Award

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Houston Texans star defensive end J.J. Watt won the NFL's Walter Payton Man of the Year Award on Saturday night.

Brady wins MVP, Rams get 3 awards, Allen comeback player

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) For the third time, Tom Brady is the NFL's Most Valuable Player.

The Latest: J.J. Watt wins Walter Payton Man of Year Award

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The Latest: Rams’ Sean McVay is Coach of the Year

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) The Latest on the NFL Honors (all times local):

Lewis, Moss, Owens, Urlacher highlight 8-person Hall class

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Ray Lewis and Brian Urlacher terrorized opposing offenses from the middle of the field. Randy Moss and Terrell Owens did the same to defenses on the outside.

The Latest: Rams’ Gurley is Offensive Player of the Year

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Rams’ Donald is Defensive Player of the Year

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Jackson: I’m not performing at Super Bowl with Timberlake

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Together again? Not so much.

Jackson: I’m not performing at Super Bowl with Timberlake

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Janet Jackson wants to make it crystal clear: She will not be joining Justin Timberlake during this year's Super Bowl halftime show.

Comeback Kings: Patriots thrive at late-game playoff rallies

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) Tom Brady is the comeback king in the playoffs.

3 companies receive grants in NFL’s startup competition

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Three companies received $50,000 grants for winning the NFL's annual Super Bowl startup competition designed to spur novel advancements in athlete safety and performance.

Snoop Dogg has busy Super Bowl week as DJ, gospel singer

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Snoop Dogg's Super Bowl week is almost as busy as that of the Philadelphia Eagles and New England Patriots players competing on Sunday.

Snoop Dogg has busy Super Bowl week as DJ, gospel singer

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Snoop Dogg's Super Bowl week has been almost as busy as that of the Philadelphia Eagles and New England Patriots players who'll be competing.

Eli Manning looks forward after worst season of career

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) Eli Manning is looking ahead. Who wouldn't after the year he just had?

Marines seek young, tough recruits in Super Bowl ad

WASHINGTON (AP) For the first time in 30 years, the U.S. Marine Corps will air an ad during the Super Bowl, using an online-only spot Sunday to target a young, tough, tech-savvy audience for potential recruits looking for a challenge.

With the flu, Pink powers through pre-Super Bowl concert

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Battling the flu, pop star Pink powered through a pre-Super Bowl concert, still hitting high notes, flying in the air and dancing onstage days before she will sing the national anthem at the big game.

San Diego couple gets to sleep at stadium on Super Bowl eve

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Here's how lucky Chelsea and Courey Marshall are: They are going to Sunday's Super Bowl after spending the previous night in a luxury suite at U.S. Bank Stadium.

The Eagle Way is similar to the Patriot Way: No egos

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) Bill Belichick's impressive resume makes it easy for the five-time championship head coach to mandate that players check their egos before joining the New England Patriots.

Marines seek young, tough recruits in Super Bowl ad

WASHINGTON (AP) For the first time in 30 years, the U.S. Marine Corps will be airing an ad during a Super Bowl, using an online-only spot Sunday to target a young, tough, tech-savvy audience for potential recruits who are looking for a challenge.

Eagles starting D-lineman Tim Jernigan returns to practice

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Philadelphia Eagles starting defensive tackle Tim Jernigan returned to practice Friday after missing two days this week because of an illness.

» Friday, February 2, 2018

Eagles offer tickets to fan who feared missing Super Bowl

WILLIAMSTOWN, N.J. (AP) The Philadelphia Eagles have surprised a fan who woke up groggy from recent dental surgery asking, ''Did I miss the Super Bowl?!?''

Column: No cure for Patriot Fatigue, so savor the greatness

Patriot Fatigue is a national affliction.

Minneapolis team keeps immigrants informed during Super Bowl

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Military Humvees, officers in combat gear and the occasional F-16 flying over downtown Minneapolis are all part of the beefed up security measures that come with hosting the Super Bowl. But those images can be scary for some immigrants and refugees who are worried about terrorism, deportation or even a war they can't forget.

Ravens GM Ozzie Newsome to step down after 2018 season

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) Ozzie Newsome's reign as the only general manager in Baltimore Ravens history will come to an end after the 2018 season.

Family roots for Brady run deep and strong in Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Tom Brady has never lost in Minnesota, with his latest game in the land of lakes this weekend at the Super Bowl of course looming as the largest yet.

Western Wisconsin cashing in on Super Bowl

HUDSON, Wis. (AP) Hospitality venues, retailers and other locales in western Wisconsin are capitalizing on the economic benefits generated by the Super Bowl being held in neighboring Minnesota.

Bills training director Carpenter retires after 33 seasons

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) Buffalo Bills director of training operations Bud Carpenter is retiring after 33 seasons with the team.

Method vs. Message: How sports can start a movement

Colin Kaepernick's first two ''protests'' drew scant attention. He sat on the bench, out of uniform, virtually unnoticed. His third got some buzz after a reporter tweeted a picture of the 49ers bench that had nothing to do with the quarterback but caught him in the frame, sitting during the national anthem.

Eli Manning looks forward after worst season of career

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) Eli Manning is looking ahead. Who wouldn't after the year he just had?

Issa Rae says female creative voices have been amplified

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Issa Rae said she feels that women's voices have been amplified in the film and television worlds and she's happy to be part of the group leading the change and opening doors for others.

Eagles have the right formula to upset Patriots

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) The best formula for success against the New England Patriots is to keep Tom Brady on the sideline and harass him when he's on the field.

Issa Rae says female creative voices have been amplified

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Issa Rae says she feels that women's voices have been amplified in film and television, and she's happy to be part of the group leading the change and opening doors for others.

Brady and numbers point to another Patriots Super Bowl win

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) Even if numbers occasionally lie, most of them indicate the New England Patriots are in great position to hoist a sixth Lombardi Trophy.

Ravens GM Ozzie Newsome to step down after 2018 season

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) Baltimore Ravens general manager Ozzie Newsome will step down after the 2018 season and be replaced by assistant GM Eric DeCosta.

Super Bowl 52 might come down to Gronk or Ertz

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) Rob Gronkowski gets to play in this year's Super Bowl after missing last year's game with a bad back. Zach Ertz gets the chance to match his wife, Julie , a soccer star who's already won a world championship.

Judge won’t remove bank from former NFL player’s lawsuit

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) A judge has denied a bank's request to be dismissed from a lawsuit filed by former NFL player Darren McFadden.

Trump punts on question of who will win the Super Bowl

WASHINGTON (AP) President Donald Trump is punting on the question of who will win the Super Bowl.

Slow starters: Pats have no 1st quarter SB points with Brady

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) Tom Brady has accomplished just about everything when it comes to playing in the Super Bowl.

Moss, Owens, Bruce: quite the wideout collection

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) Randy Moss on one side, Terrell Owens on the other. Isaac Bruce in the slot.

Nick Foles plans to become a pastor after football

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) Nick Foles has a calling far greater than throwing touchdown passes.

Western Wisconsin cashing in on Super Bowl

HUDSON, Wis. (AP) Hospitality venues, retailers and other locales in western Wisconsin are capitalizing on the economic benefits generated by the Super Bowl being held in Minneapolis.

Super Bowl Ads shy from politics and mind their manners

NEW YORK (AP) Peyton Manning takes a family to Universal Parks & Resorts. Chris Pratt works out to get in shape to tout Michelob Ultra. Bill Hader takes a break on set to snack on some Pringles.

Super Fan: 81-year-old has attended every Super Bowl

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) Donald Crisman has more than a half-century of Super Bowl memories behind him, from taking a 24-hour train ride to Super Bowl II to seeing his beloved New England Patriots win in overtime last year.

Prince is gone, but his spirit lives at Minnesota Super Bowl

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Picture this: Prince taking the stage at U.S. Bank Stadium in his hometown of Minneapolis for the 2018 Super Bowl to a dazzling display of purple lights, wowing the crowd at halftime with his frenzied guitar work, soulful singing and slick dance moves.

Imagine Dragons happy to not be singing in the cold

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Imagine Dragons were happy to perform indoors ahead of Super Bowl 52, unlike their recent outdoor gig for New Year's Eve.

Method vs. Message: How sports can start a movement

Colin Kaepernick's first two ''protests'' drew scant attention. He sat on the bench, out of uniform, virtually unnoticed. His third got some buzz after a reporter tweeted a picture of the 49ers bench that had nothing to do with the quarterback but caught him in the frame, sitting during the national anthem.

Nick Foles plans to become a pastor after football

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) Nick Foles has a calling far greater than throwing touchdown passes.

Long Super Bowl halftime forces teams to make adjustments

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) Halftimes in the NFL are typically a 12-minute sprint. Players rush back to the locker room, maybe take a bathroom break, get a few words of advice from their coaches and head back out for the second half.

Super fan has been to every Super Bowl; ’18 may be his last

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) Donald Crisman has more than a half-century of Super Bowl memories behind him, from taking a 24-hour train ride to Super Bowl II to seeing his beloved New England Patriots win in overtime last year. But he says Sunday's matchup between the Philadelphia Eagles and the Patriots just might be his final big game.

Prince is gone, but his spirit lives at Minnesota Super Bowl

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Picture this: Prince taking the stage at U.S. Bank Stadium in his hometown of Minneapolis for the 2018 Super Bowl to a dazzling display of purple lights, wowing the crowd at halftime with his frenzied guitar work, soulful singing and slick dance moves.

Prince is gone, but his spirit lives at Minnesota Super Bowl

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Picture this: Prince taking the stage at U.S. Bank Stadium in his hometown of Minneapolis for the 2018 Super Bowl to a dazzling display of purple lights, wowing the crowd at halftime with his frenzied guitar work, soulful singing and slick dance moves.

Super fan has been to every Super Bowl; ’18 may be his last

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) Donald Crisman has more than a half-century of Super Bowl memories behind him, from taking a 24-hour train ride to Super Bowl II to seeing his beloved New England Patriots win in overtime last year. But he says Sunday's matchup between the Philadelphia Eagles and the Patriots just might be his final big game.

Eagles fans have extra reason to cheer at Wing Bowl

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Thousands of Philadelphia Eagles fans will be heading to a sports arena for a popular contest started years ago to make up for the fact their team was unlikely to appear in the Super Bowl.

» Thursday, February 1, 2018

Bears’ Long indicates he’s done with offseason surgeries

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) Chicago Bears guard Kyle Long indicated he has undergone his final offseason surgery.

Eagles defensive tackle Tim Jernigan misses practice again

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Philadelphia Eagles starting defensive tackle Tim Jernigan missed his second straight practice Thursday because of an illness.

Gronkowski cleared to play in Super Bowl after concussion

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski has been cleared from the concussion protocol and will play in Sunday's Super Bowl against the Philadelphia Eagles.

McNabb’s disputed puke upstaged T.O. in previous matchup

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) One of the biggest mysteries in Super Bowl history occurred the previous time the Philadelphia Eagles met the New England Patriots 13 years ago.

NFLPA boss: "We prepare for war" over new labor agreement

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) DeMaurice Smith dismissed with one word a question about his union's labor deal with the NFL being extended.

Super Bowl winners mostly lack star running backs these days

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) The Tom Brady-Bill Belichick dynasty actually lacks something: a 100-yard rusher in the Super Bowl for the New England Patriots.

Black to run Super Bowl pregame ’stand for the anthem’ ad

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) In her bid for governor of Tennessee, Republican Rep. Diane Black will run an ad during the Super Bowl pregame show saying ''it's too bad that the league doesn't respect the patriotism of our national anthem.''

Text from Jenkins helped Pats’ Rowe after trade from Eagles

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) Eric Rowe was in a daze after being told he was being traded from Philadelphia to New England in September of 2016, wondering why the team that drafted in the second round a year earlier no longer wanted him.

Gronkowski cleared to play in Super Bowl after concussion

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski has been cleared from the concussion protocol and will play in Sunday's Super Bowl against the Philadelphia Eagles.

Rodgers wants to follow in Brady’s footsteps

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers wants to take the same path as Tom Brady, still flinging footballs and chasing championships at age 40.

Rodgers wants to follow in Brady’s footsteps

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers wants to take the same path as Tom Brady, still flinging footballs and chasing championships at age 40.

NFLPA boss: "We prepare for war" over new labor agreement

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) DeMaurice Smith dismissed with one word a question about his union's labor deal with the NFL being extended.

Only on AP: For NFL players, racial profiling often personal

A son who saw a police officer hold a gun to his father's head. A husband whose wife was pulled over driving a Bentley.

Rodgers wants to play as long as Brady

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers says he wants to play into his 40s like Tom Brady, but he might have to leave Green Bay to do that.

Super Bowl legacy fund helps kids get active, healthy

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Without a lacrosse field of their own, youth teams in the Lower Sioux Indian Community in southwestern Minnesota have been traveling more than two hours to play in tournaments in South Dakota.

Timberlake rules out ’N Sync reunion at Super Bowl show

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Justin Timberlake was asked about a bromance with Tom Brady, a possible `N Sync reunion and serenaded with ''Happy Birthday,'' but the superstar didn't get a question about the wardrobe malfunction that rocked the world during a press conference Thursday to promote his return to the Super Bowl halftime show.

Timberlake rules out ’N Sync reunion at Super Bowl show

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Justin Timberlake was asked about a bromance with Tom Brady, a possible `N Sync reunion and serenaded with ''Happy Birthday,'' but the superstar didn't get a question about the wardrobe malfunction that rocked the world during a press conference Thursday to promote his return to the Super Bowl halftime show.

Steelers’ Shazier released from hospital after spinal injury

PITTSBURGH (AP) Injured Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Ryan Shazier is going home.

Georgia Senate blasts NFL denial of ’Please Stand’ ad

ATLANTA (AP) The debate over whether the NFL should let players kneel during the national anthem flared up in state government this week as some legislators and a governor disparaged the league.

Super Bowl Matchups

Matchups for the Super Bowl between the Philadelphia Eagles and New England Patriots:

Super Bowl Matchups

Matchups for the Super Bowl between the Philadelphia Eagles and New England Patriots:

A look at the key players in Super Bowl 52

NEW YORK (AP) Projected starters and key players for the Super Bowl at Minneapolis on Feb. 4:

Black to run Super Bowl pregame ’stand for the anthem’ ad

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) In her bid for governor, Republican Rep. Diane Black will run an ad during the Super Bowl pregame show saying ''it's too bad that the league doesn't respect the patriotism of our national anthem.''

Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie is quietly influential with peers

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) Jeffrey Lurie danced like nobody was watching after the Philadelphia Eagles won both of their playoff games.

Underdog Eagles trying to pull off historic comeback story

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) America loves comeback stories, the last-to-first variety that features new stars, big plays and a monumental triumph at the end.

Georgia GOP candidate blasts NFL denial of ’Please Stand’ ad

ATLANTA (AP) A Georgia Republican running for lieutenant governor says the National Football League's rejection of a veterans group's Super Bowl ad is ''hypocritical.''

NFL shows behind-the-scenes medical procedures

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) For those who think game plans and play calls are complex, it would be helpful to take a behind-the-scenes look at the medical setups that go into an NFL game.

Super Bowl security includes off-site screening, more police

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Fans attending the Super Bowl in Minneapolis will have the chance to go through security screening off-site, and out of the elements.

NFL shows behind-the-scenes medical procedures

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) For those who think game plans and play calls are complex, it would be helpful to take a behind-the-scenes look at the medical setups that go into an NFL game.

2 Patriots delivered 2 of biggest Super Bowl defensive plays

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) James Harrison and Malcolm Butler can probably trade notes when it comes to Super Bowl-changing defensive plays.

McDaniels capitalizes on second stint with Brady, Belichick

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) Josh McDaniels didn't know what he didn't know.