Football

April 11, 2017 - 1:56 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — An NFL spokesman says players could be subject to fines for participating in the Pro Football Arm Wrestling Championship at a Las Vegas casino. League spokesman Brian McCarthy says Tuesday that the NFL found out about the event while it was happening and now is looking into which...
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Defendant Aaron Hernandez listens as Judge Jeffrey Locke addresses the jury's question during his double murder trial at Suffolk Superior Court, Tuesday, April 11, 2017, in Boston. Hernandez is on trial for the July 2012 killings of Daniel de Abreu and Safiro Furtado who he encountered in a Boston nightclub. The former New England Patriots NFL player is already serving a life sentence in the 2013 killing of semi-professional football player Odin Lloyd. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, Pool)
April 11, 2017 - 10:27 am
BOSTON (AP) — The jury in the double-murder trial of ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez has started its third day of deliberations. Jurors began deliberating at around 9:45 a.m. Tuesday. Since Friday, the jury has spent about 12 hours deliberating first-degree murder charges against Hernandez. The former...
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April 11, 2017 - 3:31 am
ON GOLF: SERGIO'S MAJOR A long, tearful road to a major for Sergio Garcia AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Eighteen years and 71 majors later, more tears for Sergio Garcia. This time, they were accompanied by a smile. Sunday at the Masters was a most joyous occasion, far different from when Garcia teed it up in...
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Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez listens to testimony during his double murder trial in Suffolk Superior Court in Boston, Wednesday, April 5, 2017. Hernandez is standing trial for the July 2012 killings of Daniel de Abreu and Safiro Furtado, who he encountered in a Boston nightclub. The former NFL player is already serving a life sentence in the 2013 killing of semi-professional football player Odin Lloyd. (Nancy Lane/The Boston Herald via AP, Pool)
April 10, 2017 - 1:18 pm
BOSTON (AP) — As jurors in the double-murder trial of ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez began their second day of deliberations Monday, one of Hernandez's lawyers told the judge that his selection of a white woman as forewoman of the mostly minority jury has "troubling racial overtones." Attorney Ronald...
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Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez listens to testimony during his double murder trial in Suffolk Superior Court in Boston, Wednesday, April 5, 2017. Hernandez is standing trial for the July 2012 killings of Daniel de Abreu and Safiro Furtado, who he encountered in a Boston nightclub. The former NFL player is already serving a life sentence in the 2013 killing of semi-professional football player Odin Lloyd. (Nancy Lane/The Boston Herald via AP, Pool)
April 10, 2017 - 10:39 am
BOSTON (AP) — A lawyer for former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez has objected to the judge's selection of a white woman as the jury forewoman in his double-murder trial. Attorney Ronald Sullivan Jr. made his argument Monday as jurors started their second day of deliberations. Sullivan...
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Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez listens to testimony during his double murder trial in Suffolk Superior Court in Boston, Wednesday, April 5, 2017. Hernandez is standing trial for the July 2012 killings of Daniel de Abreu and Safiro Furtado, who he encountered in a Boston nightclub. The former NFL player is already serving a life sentence in the 2013 killing of semi-professional football player Odin Lloyd. (Nancy Lane/The Boston Herald via AP, Pool)
April 10, 2017 - 12:03 am
BOSTON (AP) — Jurors in the double-murder trial of ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez are set to begin their second day of deliberations. The former New England Patriots tight end is charged with first-degree murder in the 2012 shootings of Daniel de Abreu and Safiro Furtado. Jurors are scheduled to...
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April 09, 2017 - 3:32 am
HAWKS-PLAYOFFS Hawks seal 10th straight playoff appearance when Bulls lose ATLANTA (AP) — After two impressive victories, the Atlanta Hawks clinched their 10th consecutive playoff appearance Saturday when Chicago lost at Brooklyn. The Hawks (41-38) have the longest active postseason streak in the...
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Daniel Cormier, left, battles Anthony Johnson during a light heavyweight mixed martial arts bout at UFC 210, early Sunday, April 9 2017, in Buffalo, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)
April 09, 2017 - 2:08 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — With a vicious choke, Daniel Cormier forced Anthony Johnson into submission and retirement. Cormier's next title challenger? Pick a fighter outside of the cage. Cormier easily defeated "Rumble" Johnson for the second time in two years, using a rear naked choke to retain the...
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Thiago Alves punches Patrick Cote during a welterweight mixed martial arts bout at UFC 210, Saturday, April 8, 2017, in Buffalo, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)
April 09, 2017 - 1:04 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Daniel Cormier beat Anthony Johnson for the second time, using a submission victory to retain the light heavyweight championship in the main event of UFC 210 on Saturday night. With tears in his eyes, Johnson announced his retirement inside the octagon, saying "it's time for me...
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FILE - In this Nov. 29, 2006, file photo, Wichita State's Wendell Preadom top, and PJ Couisnard go for a rebound over the Missouri Valley logo during a game in Wichita, Kan. The American Athletic Conference has voted to extend an invitation to Wichita State to join the league. Conference spokesman Bill Potter says the presidents of the conference’s 12 member schools voted unanimously Friday, April 7, 2017, to admit the school in all sports but football. (AP Photo/Larry W. Smith, File)
April 07, 2017 - 11:43 am
Wichita State has accepted an invitation to join the American Athletic Conference. Conference spokesman Bill Potter says the presidents of the conference's 12 member schools voted unanimously Friday to admit the school in all sports but football and the school accepted the invitation. The school,...
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