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Ex-Wisconsin receiver surrenders, charged in double-homicide

Feb. 15, 2020 9:12 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — A former University of Wisconsin football player who is the brother of a standout in the 2011 Super Bowl surrendered to Chicago police on Saturday in connection with the deaths of two people who were found with gunshot wounds on a road in Janesville, Wisconsin. Marcus Randle El, 33, turned...

FILE - In this Nov. 14, 2019, file photo, Cleveland Browns defensive end Myles Garrett (95) hits Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph (2) with a helmet during the second half of an NFL football game in Cleveland. Suspended Browns star defensive end Myles Garrett met Monday, Feb. 10, 2020, with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to discuss his possible reinstatement, a person familiar with the meeting told The Associated Press. (Joshua Gunter/Cleveland.com via AP, File)

Rudolph's agent: Garrett legally liable after ESPN interview

Feb. 15, 2020 2:08 PM EST

The agent for Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph says Cleveland defensive end Myles Garrett opened himself up for potential legal action after reiterating his claim that Rudolph used a racial slur shortly before their infamous brawl in November. During an interview with ESPN, his first since being hit with a...

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, right, poses with the West Virginia Mountaineer Mascot before West Virginia's NCAA college basketball game against Kansas on Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020, in Morgantown, W.Va. (AP Photo/Kathleen Batten)

Steelers confident Roethlisberger can return to form in 2020

Feb. 13, 2020 4:54 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers are confident quarterback Ben Roethlisberger's surgically repaired right elbow will be ready to go in time for the 2020 regular season, so confident there are no plans to look around for a proven veteran backup just in case. General manager Kevin Colbert said...

FILE - In this Nov. 20, 2019, file photo, Cleveland Browns star defensive end Myles Garrett leaves an office building in New York. Suspended Browns star defensive end Myles Garrett met Monday, Feb. 10, 2020, with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to discuss his possible reinstatement, a person familiar with the meeting told The Associated Press. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)

Browns' Garrett reinstated by NFL from indefinite suspension

Feb. 12, 2020 12:04 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Myles Garrett is allowed to play and chase quarterbacks again after the NFL reinstated the Browns' star defensive end from his indefinite suspension for a vicious attack on Pittsburgh QB Mason Rudolph last season. The league lifted its ban Wednesday on Garrett, who ripped off Rudolph's...

FILE - In this Nov. 14, 2019, file photo, Cleveland Browns defensive end Myles Garrett (95) hits Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph (2) with a helmet during the second half of an NFL football game in Cleveland. Suspended Browns star defensive end Myles Garrett met Monday, Feb. 10, 2020, with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to discuss his possible reinstatement, a person familiar with the meeting told The Associated Press. (Joshua Gunter/Cleveland.com via AP, File)

AP Source: Browns star Garrett meets with NFL about return

Feb. 10, 2020 3:50 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Suspended Browns star defensive end Myles Garrett met Monday with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to discuss his possible reinstatement, a person familiar with the meeting told The Associated Press. Garrett, who was banned indefinitely for ripping off Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Mason...

Steelers sign GM Kevin Colbert to 1-year extension

Feb. 5, 2020 4:56 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert isn't quite ready to head off into retirement. The team and Colbert agreed to a one-year contract extension on Wednesday that runs through the 2021 draft. Colbert was in the final months of a deal that was set to expire after the 2020...

San Francisco 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan, center, stands next to offensive assistant Katie Sowers and players before the NFL Super Bowl 54 football game between the San Francisco 49ers and Kansas City Chiefs Sunday, Feb. 2, 2020, in Miami Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

Katie Sowers makes history as 1st woman coach at Super Bowl

Feb. 3, 2020 12:39 AM EST

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Katie Sowers made history Sunday night, becoming the first woman to coach in the Super Bowl. The first woman coach to help win a Lombardi Trophy remains up for grabs. Sowers came in as an offensive assistant with the San Francisco 49ers who just happened to be the first woman...

FILE - In this Oct. 12, 2014, file photo, Pittsburgh Steelers strong safety Troy Polamalu watches from the bench in the second quarter of an NFL football game against the Cleveland Brownsin Cleveland. First-time eligibles Reggie Wayne and Polamalu are among 15 finalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame's modern-day 2020 class. (AP Photo/David Richard, File)

Safeties first: Polamalu, Atwater heading to Hall of Fame

Feb. 1, 2020 7:09 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — He grew his hair so long, it flowed out of his helmet and obscured the name on the back of his jersey. Didn't matter. Everyone knew where to find Troy Polamalu on Sundays. The Steelers great earned a spot in the Pro Football Hall of Fame along with another hard-hitting safety, Steve Atwater...

Rating Super Bowls: Classics, Memorables and Duds

Jan. 26, 2020 12:31 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Not all Super Bowls are super. Some are classics, some are memorable but not quite fit for total greatness. Some have elements making them noteworthy, but otherwise won't make many championship scrapbooks (except with fans of the winners). And some are outright duds. Here's a look at America's...

FILE - In this Nov. 29, 1981 file photo, San Francisco 49ers coach Bill Walsh is hugged by 49ers back Walt Easley, left, and 49ers back Ronnie Lott after beating the New York Giants 17-10 to clinch the division title at Candlestick Park in San Francisco. What doach Kyle Shanahan, quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo, defensive end Nick Bosa and the rest of the San Francisco 49ers are doing this year harkens back to 1981 when Bill Walsh, Joe Montana and Ronnie Lott led the franchise to its first Super Bowl title. (AP Photo/Carl Viti)

49ers' Super Bowl run has similarities to 1981 title team

Jan. 25, 2020 12:44 PM EST

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — A first-time NFL coach turning a losing franchise into a contender in his third year and getting the label of an offensive genius. A charismatic quarterback in his third season in San Francisco emerging as a leader and a face of the franchise. A talented defensive rookie who...