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FILE - In this Feb. 4, 2018 photo, Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz, right, hands the Vincent Lombardi trophy to Nick Foles after winning the NFL Super Bowl 52 football game against the New England Patriots in Minneapolis. The Eagles won 41-33. President Donald Trump has called off a visit by the Philadelphia Eagles to the White House Tuesday due to the dispute over whether NFL players must stand during the playing of the national anthem. Trump says in a statement that some members of the Super Bowl championship team “disagree with their President because he insists that they proudly stand for the National Anthem, hand on heart.” Trump says the team wanted to send a smaller delegation, but fans who planned to attend “deserve better.” (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
June 05, 2018 - 10:51 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's cancellation of the Philadelphia Eagles' visit to the White House (all times local): 11:50 a.m. Fox News is apologizing for airing footage that wrongly suggested Philadelphia Eagles players knelt during the national anthem to protest racial...
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Newell Normand
June 05, 2018 - 10:18 am
Why do people have such a negative view of the NFL? According to a new poll, almost half of the country has an unfavorable opinion of the NFL. Why is that? Check out some of Newell Normand’s HOT TAKES : This issue struck me. I don’t know about you, but I like me a good dose of the New Orleans...
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File-This May 24, 2018, file photo shows Auburn pitcher Casey Mize throwing during the first inning of a Southeastern Conference tournament NCAA college baseball game against Texas A&M in Hoover, Ala. Mize has dazzled scouts for months with his impressive arsenal of pitches. The tantalizingly talented Auburn right-hander could find himself leading off the Major League Baseball draft on Monday night, with the Detroit Tigers ready to go on the clock with the No. 1 pick. (AP Photo/Butch Dill, File)
June 05, 2018 - 3:24 am
SECAUCUS, N.J. (AP) — All that Auburn pitcher Casey Mize needs to do now is change his Tigers stripes. And then lead Detroit out of the American League doldrums. The rebuilding Tigers selected Mize with the top pick Monday night in a Major League Baseball draft that included an eye-opening surprise...
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FILE - In this April 14, 2018, file photo, Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray (1) passes during an NCAA college football spring intrasquad game in Norman, Okla. Oklahoma’s quarterback competition took an unexpected twist at the Major League Baseball draft. Murray, the favorite to replace Heisman Trophy winner Baker Mayfield this season as Oklahoma’s starter, was selected ninth overall by the Oakland Athletics. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File)
June 04, 2018 - 10:00 pm
Oklahoma's quarterback competition took an unexpected twist at the Major League Baseball draft. Kyler Murray, the favorite to replace Heisman Trophy winner Baker Mayfield as the Sooners' starter this year, was selected ninth overall by the Oakland Athletics on Monday night. The speedy Murray has...
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FILE - In this Feb. 4, 2018 photo, Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz, right, hands the Vincent Lombardi trophy to Nick Foles after winning the NFL Super Bowl 52 football game against the New England Patriots in Minneapolis. The Eagles won 41-33. President Donald Trump has called off a visit by the Philadelphia Eagles to the White House Tuesday due to the dispute over whether NFL players must stand during the playing of the national anthem. Trump says in a statement that some members of the Super Bowl championship team “disagree with their President because he insists that they proudly stand for the National Anthem, hand on heart.” Trump says the team wanted to send a smaller delegation, but fans who planned to attend “deserve better.” (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
June 04, 2018 - 7:55 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Digging deeper into a culture war that he's repeatedly stoked, President Donald Trump on Monday called off a visit by the Philadelphia Eagles to the White House Tuesday, citing the dispute over whether NFL players must stand during the playing of the national anthem. Trump said in...
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FILE - In this March 9, 2018, file photo, former NFL quarterback Vince Young speaks after signing with the CFL Saskatchewan Roughriders in Regina, Saskatchewan. Heisman Trophy winner Carson Palmer and Vince Young will make their first appearances on the College Football Hall of Fame ballot. The National Football Foundation released Monday, June 4, 2018, the names of 76 players and six coaches from major college football who will be considered for the Hall of Fame this year. The latest class of about 15 player and coaches will be announced Jan. 7, the day of the College Football Playoff national championship. (Mark Taylor/The Canadian Press via AP, File)
June 04, 2018 - 10:52 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Heisman Trophy winner Carson Palmer and Vince Young will make their first appearances on the College Football Hall of Fame ballot. The National Football Foundation released Monday the names of 76 players and six coaches from major college football who will be considered for the Hall...
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June 03, 2018 - 8:49 am
GRAND CHUTE, Wis. (AP) — Green Bay Packers linebacker Clay Matthews says he needs surgery on his nose after getting hit in the face with a line drive during a charity softball game. Matthews was pitching during Saturday's game when offensive lineman Lucas Patrick hit the ball directly into Matthews...
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Vegas Golden Knights goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury (29) trips Washington Capitals defenseman Matt Niskanen (2) during the second period in Game 3 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final, Saturday, June 2, 2018, in Washington. Fleury was called for a penalty. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
June 02, 2018 - 9:54 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final between the Vegas Golden Knights and the Washington Capitals (all times local): 10:50 p.m. Devante Smith-Pelly has given the Washington Capitals a 3-1 lead on Vegas late in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final. Vegas defenseman Shea...
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Hamilton Tiger-Cats quarterback Johnny Manziel warms up for a Canadian Football League preseason game against the Toronto Argonauts on Friday, June 1, 2018, in Hamilton, Ontario. (Peter Power/The Canadian Press via AP)
June 01, 2018 - 11:33 pm
HAMILTON, Ontario (AP) — Johnny Manziel was 9-of-12 passing for 80 yards in his CFL debut as the Hamilton Tiger-Cats lost 36-18 to the Toronto Argonauts in an exhibition game Friday night. Manziel, playing in a game for the first time in more than two years, faced a Toronto defense that was missing...
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Attorney Gloria Allred stands among former Houston Texans cheerleaders, from left, Ashley Rodriguez, Morgan Wiederhold, Kelly Neuner, Hannah Turnbow, and Ainsley Parish, right, while holding up a shirt printed with $7.25, the amount she says the former cheerleaders where paid per hour, as she speaks during a press conference Friday, June 1, 2018, in Humble, Texas, announcing a lawsuit on behalf of the five the former cheerleaders at the law offices of Kimberley Spurlock. The five former cheerleaders are suing the NFL franchise, alleging the team failed to fully compensate them as required by law and subjected them to hostile work environment in which they were harassed, intimidated and forced to live in fear. (Melissa Phillip/Houston Chronicle via AP)
June 01, 2018 - 2:00 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — Five former Houston Texans cheerleaders are suing the NFL franchise, alleging the team failed to fully compensate them as required by law and subjected them to hostile work environment in which they were harassed, intimidated and forced to live in fear. The lawsuit was filed Friday...
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