Football

April 04, 2018 - 8:56 am
NBA-SCHEDULE Cavaliers win battle of division leaders UNDATED (AP) — The Cleveland Cavaliers continue to shake their midseason malaise and demonstrate they are capable of making their fourth straight trip to the NBA Finals. LeBron James delivered 27 points, nine rebounds and six assists as the Cavs...
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FILE – In this Sept. 14, 2017, file photo, Ma'lik Richmond, center, of Steubenville, Ohio, and his attorney Susan Stone, left, walk out of U.S. District Court in Youngstown, Ohio. An Ohio judge has scheduled a Thursday, April 19, 2018, hearing about whether Richmond, a high school and college football player convicted as a juvenile of raping a 16-year-old girl during an alcohol-fueled party, should be removed from the state's sex offender listings. (AP Photo/Dake Kang, File)
April 19, 2018 - 9:09 am
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio (AP) — A judge is hearing arguments about whether a man convicted as a juvenile of raping a 16-year-old girl should be removed from Ohio's sex offender registry. Judge Thomas Lipps scheduled the hearing for Thursday in Juvenile Court in Steubenville to consider the request of...
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This combination of 2008-2017 photos shows Linkin Park co-lead vocalist Chester Bennington, Atlanta Braves pitcher R.A. Dickey, former NHL star Theo Fleury and film director Tyler Perry. They are among the male celebrities who have disclosed they were victims of sexual abuse. (AP Photo)
April 19, 2018 - 12:42 am
For some male victims of sexual assault and abuse, #MeToo can feel more like #WhatAboutMe? They admire the women speaking out about traumatic experiences as assault and harassment victims, while wondering whether men with similar scars will ever receive a comparable level of public empathy and...
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FILE - In this March 1, 2018, file photo, Chris Borland, a former NFL linebacker and Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year for the University of Wisconsin, testifies before a Illinois House Mental Health Committee hearing in Springfield, Ill., on House Bill 4341, which would ban tackle football for kids under 12 years of age. Borland was illustrating how repetitive sub-concussive hits that begin when children play impact sports can be as dangerous as a single hit that results in a concussion. Democratic state Rep. Carol Sente, third from right, the sponsor of the proposal told The Associated Press Wednesday, April 18, 2018, the measure lacks the votes to pass this session. (Rich Saal//The State Journal-Register via AP, File)
April 18, 2018 - 5:39 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A proposal aimed at delaying the effects of helmet-banging head trauma by banning Illinois children younger than 12 from playing tackle football lacks the votes this spring, its sponsor said Wednesday. Rep. Carol Sente said parents and taxpayers "need more time to absorb...
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April 18, 2018 - 5:38 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A federal judge has denied a law firm's request to be added as an administrator of the NFL's estimated $1 billion concussion settlement. U.S. District Judge Anita Brody rejected an attempt from the Locks Law Firm to join the process that compensates former players for head...
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April 18, 2018 - 5:04 pm
CANASTOTA, N.Y. (AP) — Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald has been named grand marshal for the International Boxing Hall of Fame's annual parade. Fitzgerald, who starred in college at Pittsburgh, is a lifelong boxing fan and says he considers it a great honor. Fitzgerald says it'll be...
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April 17, 2018 - 8:12 pm
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Von Miller says he didn't do anything wrong when on a recent shark fishing excursion in Florida that's drawn the interest of conservation officials. The Denver Broncos star said he's an avid hunter and fisherman who always follows the rules. "I was shocked" to catch a...
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April 17, 2018 - 6:06 pm
MIAMI (AP) — A former NFL and University of Florida football player has been sentenced to nearly 22 years in prison for a health care fraud scheme that prosecutors say bilked the federal government out of about $20 million. Federal court records show that 46-year-old Monty Grow was sentenced Monday...
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FILE - In this Dec. 31, 2017, file photo, Cleveland Browns head coach Hue Jackson grimaces during a news conference following an NFL football game against the Pittsburgh Steelers in Pittsburgh. Jackson said the team has not yet reached a decision on which quarterback it will draft with the No. 1 overall pick in this year’s draft. (AP Photo/Don Wright, File)
April 17, 2018 - 5:48 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — As the NFL draft nears, the Cleveland Browns are still doing their homework on quarterbacks. The final exam is quickly approaching, but the No. 1 pick remains an unknown to everyone, including coach Hue Jackson. On Tuesday, Jackson dismissed reports that general manager John Dorsey...
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FILE – In this Feb. 8, 2018, file photo, Philadelphia Eagles center Jason Kelce speaks at the conclusion of the NFL team's Super Bowl victory parade in front of the Philadelphia Museum of Art in Philadelphia. When Kelce and his girlfriend Kylie McDevitt tied the knot Saturday, April 14, 2018, Kelce wore a tan, three-piece suit, a toned-down look compared to the bright green, genie-like Mummers getup he donned for the parade. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
April 17, 2018 - 11:47 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia Eagles center Jason Kelce had another excuse to get dressed up this weekend— however not in outlandish sequins like he wore in the Super Bowl parade — when he and his girlfriend tied the knot. Kelce married Kylie McDevitt at the Logan Hotel on Saturday. He wore a...
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