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March 25, 2019 - 3:57 pm
MADISON, Wis. -- Alex Hornibrook announced his transfer to the Florida State Seminoles a few weeks back. Now, the Wisconsin Badgers look to turn the page and find their next long-term signal caller. Hornibrook's decision to transfer prior to his senior season is somewhat rare, especially...
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Arizona Cardinals' Larry Fitzgerald listens during a news conference on social justice during the annual NFL football owners meetings, Monday, March 25, 2019, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Matt York)
March 25, 2019 - 2:52 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — As part of the celebration of its 100th season, the NFL will have the Packers play at the Bears in the Thursday night kickoff game Sept. 5. Traditionally, the Super Bowl champion is the home team for the prime-time opener, but the league wants to salute historic rivalries in 2019. No...
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ARCHIVO - En esta foto de archivo del 1 de febrero de 2015, el tight end de los Patriots de Nueva Inglaterra, Rob Gronkowski, celebra tras la victoria de los Patriots sobre los Seahawks de Seattle en el Super Bowl en Glendale, Arizona. (AP Foto/Matt Rourke, Archivo)
March 25, 2019 - 1:21 am
Rob Gronkowski the football player is finished . Yeah, but what about Gronk? Well, the party is about to go bazooka . Look out for Gronk gone wild, Gronk unhinged, Gronk unleashed. Without football strings attached, Gronkowski is suddenly a hot free agent year-round, his talents pitched to far more...
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March 24, 2019 - 11:06 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski says he is retiring from the NFL after nine seasons. Gronkowski announced his decision via a post on Instagram Sunday, saying that a few months shy of his 30th birthday "it's time to move forward and move forward with a big smile." "It all started at...
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March 22, 2019 - 3:20 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Guaranteed payments for unrestricted free-agent contracts this month make up just over half of the total money to be paid, down a bit from 2018, when Kirk Cousins signed a fully guaranteed $84-million deal. For the first 148 deals reached in March, the players' union says $1.116...
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March 22, 2019 - 2:24 pm
Reviewing penalty calls, including pass interference, will be among proposals NFL owners will hear to expand the use of replay when they meet next week in Phoenix. The league's competition committee will present one proposal to make reviewable pass interference plus all scoring plays and turnovers...
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March 22, 2019 - 10:35 am
RISING SUN, Ind. (AP) — Former NFL cornerback Adam "Pacman" Jones has accepted a plea agreement following his arrest at a southeastern Indiana casino. The Cincinnati Enquirer reports that Jones initially faced charges including battery, cheating at gambling and resisting arrest. Court records show...
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March 20, 2019 - 9:07 pm
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have hired Maral Javadifar and Lori Locust as assistant coaches, becoming the first NFL team with two female coaches on their staff. Locust and Javadifar are also the first full-time female coaches in franchise history. Locust will be an assistant...
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Washington Capitals' Alex Ovechkin celebrates his power play goal during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Philadelphia Flyers, Wednesday, March 6, 2019, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Tom Mihalek)
March 19, 2019 - 9:58 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A person with direct knowledge of the decision says the Washington Capitals will go to the White House on Monday to celebrate their Stanley Cup championship. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Tuesday because the team had not announced the decision...
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March 19, 2019 - 9:48 pm
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Raiders have signed linebacker Vontaze Burfict. The move Tuesday puts Burfict on a new team one day after he was released by the Cincinnati Bengals, where he spent his first seven seasons. During his time with Cincinnati, Burfict was repeatedly suspended by the...
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