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Cleveland Browns' Myles Garrett runs through drills during an NFL football rookie minicamp, Friday, May 12, 2017, in Berea, Ohio. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane)
May 13, 2017 - 6:04 pm
BEREA, Ohio (AP) — A physical specimen, consensus best player in the draft and No. 1 overall pick, Myles Garrett came to Cleveland with few noticeable flaws. Hall of Famer Bruce Smith found one. After he and Smith watched video together of his college games at Texas A&M, Garrett said the former...
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FILE - This is a June 30, 1964, file photo showing Detroit Lions football player Yale Lary. Lary, a Hall of Fame safety who helped the Detroit Lions win three NFL titles during the 1950s, has died. He was 86. The Pro Football Hall of Fame confirmed his death, citing information from the nine-time Pro Bowler's family. The Lions say Lary died Friday, May 12, 2017, at his home in Fort Worth, Texas. (AP Photo/File)
May 12, 2017 - 9:01 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Yale Lary, a Hall of Fame safety who helped the Detroit Lions win three NFL titles during the 1950s, has died. He was 86. The Pro Football Hall of Fame confirmed his death, citing information from the nine-time Pro Bowler's family. The Lions said Lary died Friday at his home in Fort...
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May 12, 2017 - 4:14 pm
BOSTON (AP) — The ruling this week by a Massachusetts judge erasing the murder conviction of Aaron Hernandez, the former New England Patriots player who took his life in prison, has angered the victim's family and roiled prosecutors. It has also raised questions about how the legal principle on...
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New York Giants' Travis Rudolph talks to reporters during NFL football rookie minicamp, Friday, May 12, 2017, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
May 12, 2017 - 3:44 pm
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — A Florida State wide receiver who warmed hearts by sitting with an autistic school child at lunch last year is attempting to overcome his own adversity and make the New York Giants. It's not going to be easy for Travis Rudolph. His father was fatally shot in a freak...
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May 12, 2017 - 12:00 pm
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina says it has added quarterback Brandon Harris as a graduate transfer from LSU. UNC officials announced Friday that Harris signed his scholarship paperwork and is expected to join the Tar Heels this summer after he graduates from LSU. Harris said in March that...
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May 11, 2017 - 9:59 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Chargers have avoided any holdout drama with their latest first-round pick, signing receiver Mike Williams to a four-year contract. The Chargers also signed four more draft picks Thursday. Offensive guard Forrest Lamp, cornerback Desmond King, offensive tackle Sam...
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May 11, 2017 - 9:50 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Oakland Raiders and the public entity that oversees their proposed stadium in Las Vegas have a little over a week to agree on a conditional lease to avoid any delays on the team's relocation. Raiders President Marc Badain on Thursday said the lease agreement is on the agenda of...
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FILE - In this Oct. 2, 2016, file photo, San Francisco 49ers quarterback Blaine Gabbert passes against the Dallas Cowboys during an NFL football game in Santa Clara, Calif. A person with knowledge of the situation says Gabbert has agreed to a one-year contract with the Arizona Cardinals. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the deal had not been officially announced by the team. (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)
May 10, 2017 - 10:58 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — A person with knowledge of the situation says quarterback Blaine Gabbert has agreed to a one-year contract with the Arizona Cardinals. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the deal had not been officially announced by the team. The 27-year-old...
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May 09, 2017 - 9:33 pm
ELIZABETH, N.J. (AP) — A linebacker in the NFL who starred at Rutgers University has been charged in connection with a shooting in New Jersey. A grand jury indicted Khaseem Greene for weapon possession on Tuesday in a December shooting in Elizabeth, where Greene is from. The Kansas City Chiefs...
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May 09, 2017 - 6:11 pm
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills hired Brandon Beane to fill their general manager vacancy in yet another indication of rookie head coach Sean McDermott's growing influence over team decisions. The Bills announced the move on Tuesday. Beane's hiring completes a short search process,...
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