Professional football

May 23, 2018 - 3:36 pm
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The former fiancée of the late NFL player Aaron Hernandez says she is expecting a baby. Shayanna Jenkins Hernandez made the announcement in a post on Instagram on Tuesday. She says she and her daughter with Hernandez, Avielle, are "blessed" to be expecting a baby girl. She...
Read More
Miami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill stretches out during an NFL organized team activities football practice, Wednesday, May 23, 2018, at the Dolphins training facility in Davie, Fla. Tannehill returns to the Dolphins' practice field this week for OTAs optimistic he can stay healthy after suffering a serious knee injury each of the past two years. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
May 23, 2018 - 3:33 pm
DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — Ryan Tannehill dropped back to pass and the pocket quickly collapsed, making it just like old times. An onrushing end merely waved as he went by because Wednesday's drills involved no contact, which spared Tannehill a blow. Instead, he scooted away on his reconstructed left knee...
Read More
Tennessee Titans owner Amy Adams Strunk holds a football as she and NFL commissioner Roger Goodall prepare for a photo after it was announced that Nashville will host the 2019 NFL draft during the NFL owner's spring meeting Wednesday, May 23, 2018, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
May 23, 2018 - 1:00 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — The NFL draft is heading to Music City. League owners awarded the 2019 draft to Nashville during their annual spring meetings on Wednesday, clearly impressed with the city's turnout for events such as the NHL Stanley Cup Final and a party to unveil redesigned uniforms for the...
Read More
May 23, 2018 - 12:30 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — NFL owners approve policy allowing players to stay in locker room for national anthem, but they must stand if on field.
Read More
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell kisses New Orleans Saints owner Gayle Benson on the forehead before announcing New Orleans has been selected to host the 2024 Super Bowl during the NFL owner's spring meeting Wednesday, May 23, 2018, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
May 23, 2018 - 11:59 am
ATLANTA (AP) — The Super Bowl is headed back to New Orleans for the 11th time and will make its fourth stop in Arizona. NFL owners voted unanimously on both sites Wednesday at the league's annual spring meeting in Atlanta, which will host the 2019 Super Bowl at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. The 2023 title...
Read More
May 23, 2018 - 7:05 am
NEW YORK (AP) — America has spoken: NFL over "American Idol." For the seventh consecutive year, NBC's "Sunday Night Football" has topped the season's television ratings, as measured by Nielsen. That edges the six straight years for Fox's "American Idol" (2005-06 through 2010-11). The football games...
Read More
Marco Andretti, right, is congratulated by his grandfather Mario Andretti after qualifying for the IndyCar Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Sunday, May 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
May 23, 2018 - 1:55 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Marco Andretti had already wagered a few bucks with teammate Alexander Rossi on the Super Bowl and then decided to up the ante. Andretti tweeted that if the Philadelphia Eagles beat the New England Patriots, he'd meet fans at his hometown's downtown circle . The Eagles won and...
Read More
David Tepper, left, speaks as NFL commissioner Roger Goodall looks on during a news conference where he was introduced as the new owner of the Carolina Panthers at the NFL owners spring meeting Tuesday, May 22, 2018, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
May 22, 2018 - 9:15 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — The NFL approved a new owner for the Carolina Panthers, passed a rule to eject players who hit with their helmets, and took steps to spice up the kickoff. Still to be resolved: a much more contentious issue. What to do, if anything, about players who kneel during the national anthem...
Read More
David Tepper smiles as he speaks to the media during a news conference where he was introduced as the new owner of the Carolina Panthers at the NFL owners spring meeting Tuesday, May 22, 2018, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
May 22, 2018 - 8:35 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — The new owner of the Carolina Panthers is committed to keeping the team in the Carolinas. And Charlotte is clearly his preferred choice. But David Tepper left a bit of wiggle room on his first day as owner of the team. The NFL unanimously approved Tepper's $2.2 billion purchase of...
Read More
New England Patriots quarterback Brian Hoyer flips the visor on his hat while speaking to a reporter following NFL football organized team activities practice at the team's training camp, in Foxborough, Mass., Tuesday, May 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
May 22, 2018 - 7:05 pm
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Seven-on-seven drills. Playbook run-throughs. Pretending that everything is normal. It's all part of the New England Patriots getting ready for the regular season. Three months after losing the Super Bowl to the Philadelphia Eagles, the Patriots held their second organized...
Read More

Pages