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FILE - In this Sept. 23, 2018, file photo, New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft walks on the sidelines before an NFL football game against the Detroit Lions in Detroit. Kraft has pleaded not guilty to two counts of misdemeanor solicitation of prostitution. Kraft’s attorney Jack Goldberger filed the written plea in Palm Beach County, Fla., court documents released Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019. The 77-year-old Kraft is requesting a non-jury trial. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)
March 01, 2019 - 8:19 am
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Prosecutors haven't yet seen videos police say show New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft and other men engaging in sex acts and handing over cash in a Florida spa. Lawyers for some of the men have filed court motions to keep the videos from being made public, arguing...
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Brothers Damien Hanford, right, and Matthew Hanford, hold their copy of the mostly blank front page of the New Orleans Times-Picayune newspaper, at Bergeron Boudin and Cajun Meats, in Harahan, La., Monday, Feb. 4, 2019. The newspaper's nearly blank front page summarized what those in the Big Easy think of the New England Patriots' win over the Rams on Sunday: "Super Bowl? What Super Bowl?" (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
February 04, 2019 - 3:34 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A "Boycott Bowl" festival and a jazz funeral procession putting the football season to rest encapsulate how New Orleans residents feel about the Super Bowl, and even the city's police department got in on the disenchantment. NOLA.com/The Times-Picayune reports the New Orleans...
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FILE - In this June 25, 2013 file photo, Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., accompanied by fellow members of the Congressional Black Caucus express disappointment in the Supreme Court's decision on Shelby County v. Holder that invalidates Section 4 of the Voting Rights Act, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Congressman Lewis has studied the NFL’s response to Colin Kaepernick and believes the league could’ve have taken a better approach than to blackball the ex-quarterback. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
February 01, 2019 - 4:34 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Congressman John Lewis believes sometimes people have to kneel before they can be heard so he supports NFL players who want to peacefully demonstrate against police brutality and social injustice. "There's nothing wrong with kneeling," Lewis said Friday during a visit to his...
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FILE - In this Sunday, March 11, 2018 file photo, Adam Levine, left, and James Valentine of Maroon 5 perform during the 2018 iHeartRadio Music Awards at The Forum in Inglewood, Calif. Maroon 5 has canceled its news conference to discuss the band's Super Bowl halftime performance, choosing to not meet with reporters as most acts have done during the week leading up to the NFL's big game. The NFL announced Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019 that “the artists will let their show do the talking as they prepare to take the stage this Sunday.” (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
January 29, 2019 - 6:02 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Maroon 5 has canceled its news conference to discuss the band's Super Bowl halftime performance, choosing to not meet with reporters as most acts have done. The NFL announced Tuesday that "the artists will let their show do the talking as they prepare to take the stage this Sunday."...
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FILE - In this May 24, 2018, file photo, entertainer Jermaine Dupri is shown during an interview in New York. Big-name entertainers believe social injustice needs to be addressed during the Super Bowl and are ensuring the topic that ignited a political firestorm and engulfed the NFL will be in the spotlight. Dupri says he was called a “sellout” during a meeting with people who had lost family members as result of police brutality. The music mogul plans to give mothers a platform to speak onstage during his Super Bowl Live event in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Carucci, File)
January 25, 2019 - 7:18 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Some entertainers believe social injustice needs to be addressed during the Super Bowl and are ensuring the topic that ignited a political firestorm, engulfing the NFL, will be in the spotlight. They passionately disagree on how. Some will perform in Super Bowl-related events while...
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Mike Clemens
December 22, 2017 - 2:48 pm
Green Bay, WI - Over 20 emergency vehicles, including fire trucks, ambulances, police and the Brown County Bomb Squad responded to an incident in the south parking lot Friday just outside of Lambeau Field, and the gated parking lot where Packers players and coaches park their vehicles. One person...
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Mike Clemens
September 26, 2017 - 7:12 pm
Green Bay, WI - There have been many demonstrations of "unity" this past weekend in the NFL. Expect more. Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers told reporters Tuesday that there is a need for unity in America right now, and he is asking that this Thursday night, when the Packers host the Chicago Bears...
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Mike Clemens
July 17, 2017 - 5:19 pm
Dallas, TX - With NFL training camps set to open next week, the Dallas Cowboys star running back Ezekiel Elliott may be in trouble with the law again. Witnesses say it was Elliot who punched a man at a Dallas area nightclub that required treatment from EMT's. Elliott, entering his second season for...
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