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10 things to remember about O.J. Simpson

Apr. 11, 2024 13:18 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ten things to remember about O.J. Simpson, the NFL running back-turned actor who was acquitted of murdering his wife and her friend. The family announced on Simpson’s official X account that Simpson died Wednesday after battling prostate cancer. Simpson’s...

Lions match 49ers' 3-year, $12M offer to retain restricted free agent Brock Wright, AP source says

Apr. 03, 2024 15:06 PM EDT

The Detroit Lions retained tight end Brock Wright, preventing the San Francisco 49ers from signing the restricted free agent. Detroit decided to match the 49ers' $12 million, three-year offer to Wright, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press on Wednesday. The...

Travis Kelce brings back music festival in Kansas City with Lil Wayne, 2 Chainz, Diplo as headliners

Apr. 02, 2024 16:14 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Travis Kelce is keeping himself busy: On the heels of winning his third Super Bowl, earning a Webby nomination for his podcasting endeavors and garnering headlines for his newfound relationship with Taylor Swift, the superstar tight end will continue living his best life with...

Saints, defensive end Chase Young agree on 1-year contract for former No. 2 overall pick

Mar. 18, 2024 21:57 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The New Orleans Saints have agreed to terms of a one-year contract with free agent defensive end Chase Young, a move that provides reinforcements to an edge pass rush that periodically struggled to pressure quarterbacks last season. "I definitely plan to add a...

The 49ers agree to deal with backup quarterback Joshua Dobbs, agent says

Mar. 18, 2024 19:54 PM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers have agreed to a deal with quarterback Joshua Dobbs to give the team another option at backup behind Brock Purdy. Dobbs' agent Mike McCartney confirmed that Dobbs will join the 49ers, filling the spot vacated when Sam Darnold...

The 49ers have been docked a 2025 fifth-round draft pick for an accounting error

Mar. 18, 2024 16:59 PM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers have forfeited a 2025 draft pick and had a 2024 fourth-round pick moved down four spots because of an accounting error regarding the salary cap. The NFL announced the punishment on Monday that docks San Francisco a fifth-round pick...

It's March Madness and more people than ever can legally bet on basketball games

Mar. 17, 2024 00:29 AM EDT

People in North Carolina may have a little more riding on this year's NCAA men's and women's basketball tournaments, as they will be able to legally bet on the games through their smartphone apps and computers for the first time. For the sixth straight year, the number of states...

The Rams sign QB Jimmy Garoppolo to back up Matthew Stafford; add safety Kamren Curl

Mar. 15, 2024 18:15 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo has signed with the Los Angeles Rams as the backup to Matthew Stafford. Safety Kamren Curl also agreed to terms on a two-year contract with the Rams on Friday. Garoppolo was released Wednesday by the Las Vegas Raiders...

49ers agree to deal with linebacker De'Vondre Campbell, AP source says

Mar. 15, 2024 17:38 PM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers found their help at linebacker, agreeing to a one-year deal with free agent De'Vondre Campbell. A person familiar with the move said on Friday that Campbell will sign with San Francisco as soon as he passes a physical. The person...

Chiefs agree with WR Marquise Brown on 1-year deal worth up to $11 million, AP source says

Mar. 14, 2024 23:27 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs and Marquise Brown have agreed on a one-year deal that could be worth up to $11 million, a person familiar with the contract told The Associated Press on Thursday night, giving quarterback Patrick Mahomes the upgrade at wide receiver the team had...