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Baltimore Orioles' Adam Jones looks up at fans in center field during the third inning of a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox, Tuesday, May 2, 2017, in Boston. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
May 03, 2017 - 8:02 am
When Red Sox fans hurled the N-word toward Orioles outfielder Adam Jones in Fenway Park, it was a reminder of Boston's racial legacy — particularly around its sports teams. Boston's reputation as a racist sports town developed through decades of barriers broken and maintained, intertwined with...
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Baltimore Orioles' Adam Jones looks up at fans in center field during the third inning of a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox, Tuesday, May 2, 2017, in Boston. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
May 03, 2017 - 7:19 am
When Red Sox fans hurled peanuts and the N-word toward Orioles outfielder Adam Jones in Fenway Park, it was a reminder of Boston's racial legacy — particularly around its sports teams. Boston's reputation as a racist sports town developed through decades of barriers broken and maintained,...
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Baltimore Orioles' Adam Jones looks up at fans in center field during the third inning of a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox, Tuesday, May 2, 2017, in Boston. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
May 03, 2017 - 5:11 am
When Red Sox fans hurled peanuts and the N-word toward Orioles outfielder Adam Jones in Fenway Park, it was a reminder of the Boston's racial legacy — particularly around its sports teams. Boston's reputation as a racist sports town developed through decades of barriers broken and maintained,...
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Baltimore Orioles' Adam Jones looks up at fans in center field during the third inning of a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox, Tuesday, May 2, 2017, in Boston. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
May 03, 2017 - 4:49 am
When Red Sox fans hurled peanuts and the N-word toward Orioles outfielder Adam Jones in Fenway Park, it was a reminder of the Boston's racial legacy — particularly around its sports teams. Boston's reputation as a racist sports town developed through decades of barriers broken and maintained,...
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Baltimore Orioles' Adam Jones looks up at fans in center field during the third inning of a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox, Tuesday, May 2, 2017, in Boston. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
May 03, 2017 - 2:57 am
When Red Sox fans hurled peanuts and the N-word toward Orioles outfielder Adam Jones in Fenway Park, it was a reminder of the Boston's racial legacy — particularly around its sports teams. Boston's reputation as a racist sports town developed through decades of barriers broken and maintained,...
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FILE - In this Dec. 18, 2016, file photo, Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson warms up before the start of an NFL football game against the Indianapolis Colts, in Minneapolis. Peterson scoffs at the notion that decade in the NFL and a pair of knee injuries have somehow left him a worn down, less effective version of his former dominant self. “It’s kind of crazy to hear people even comment on how many years I have left and compare me to other running backs when I’m just my own individual,” Peterson, who signed with New Orleans Saints last week, said while on a conference call hosted by his new club Tuesday, May 2, 2017. (AP Photo/Andy Clayton-King, File)
May 02, 2017 - 8:58 pm
METAIRIE, La. (AP) — Adrian Peterson scoffs at the notion that a decade in the NFL and a pair of knee injuries have somehow left him a worn down, less effective version of his former dominant self. "It's kind of crazy to hear people even comment on how many years I have left and compare me to other...
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FILE- In this Oct. 11, 2015, file photo, Kansas City Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles carries the ball during the second half of an NFL football game against the Chicago Bears in Kansas City, Mo. Charles is scheduled to visit with the Denver Broncos on Tuesday, May 2, 2017. If his surgically repaired right knee checks out, Charles could be joining their fierce divisional rival. (AP Photo/Ed Zurga, File)
May 02, 2017 - 8:46 pm
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Declaring "I still have more in my tank," Jamaal Charles, the Kansas City Chiefs' all-time rushing leader, signed with the AFC West rival Denver Broncos on Tuesday for a chance to prove it. "Excited to have Jamaal Charles join the Broncos," general manager John Elway tweeted...
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FILE - In this March 3, 2017, file, photo, the Toyota 4Runner held in a Boston Police evidence lot in the Hyde Park neighborhood of Boston is seen during a "view" of pertinent locations and evidence in the Aaron Hernandez trial. The vehicle, which prosecutors say Hernandez was in when he killed two men in 2012, is up for auction. The Boston Globe reports more than 60 people had placed bids on the Toyota 4-Runner on eBay as of Tuesday evening, May 2. The SUV’s owner is a Rhode Island car dealer, who leased it to Hernandez as part of a promotional agreement. The former New England Patriots tight end was acquitted in the double slaying on April 14. He was in prison for the killing of a man who was dating his fiancee’s sister. He hanged himself in his cell days later. (John Wilcox/The Boston Herald via AP, Pool, File)
May 02, 2017 - 8:32 pm
BOSTON (AP) — The SUV prosecutors say ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez was in when he killed two men in 2012 is up for auction. The Boston Globe reports more than 60 people had placed bids on the Toyota 4-Runner on eBay as of Tuesday evening. The SUV's owner is a Rhode Island car dealer, who leased it...
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Cincinnati Bengals second-round draft pick Joe Mixon speaks during a news conference at Paul Brown Stadium, Saturday, April 29, 2017, in Cincinnati. The former Oklahoma running back was selected as the 48th overall pick. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
May 02, 2017 - 4:55 pm
CINCINNATI (AP) — An advocacy group is urging the Cincinnati Bengals to speak out against domestic violence after the team drafted a player who punched a woman in the face. Women Helping Women called on the team to take a public stand against domestic violence and sexual assault. The Bengals chose...
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FILE - In this Oct. 15, 2016, file photo, Iowa State running back David Montgomery (32) runs during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Texas, in Austin, Texas. Montgomery averaged 5.2 yards per carry and closed the season with 141 yards against West Virginia. (AP Photo/Michael Thomas, File)
May 02, 2017 - 2:06 pm
A look at football players in the Big 12 Conference this spring who are poised to have standout seasons beginning this fall: ___ BAYLOR WR Blake Lynch, sophomore. The speedy Lynch will get a chance to be a top receiving target sooner rather than later after KD Cannon and Ishmael Zamora both left...
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