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Dolphins, LB Baker agree on 3-year, $39 million extension

Jun. 13, 2021 15:56 PM EDT

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — The Miami Dolphins and linebacker Jerome Baker have agreed on a three-year, $39 million contract extension, agent Drew Rosenhaus said Sunday. The deal includes $28.4 million in guaranteed money, Rosenhaus said. Baker has played in...

Police, TV station: Alabama news anchor dead

Jun. 13, 2021 14:53 PM EDT

HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — A veteran TV news anchor and former University of Alabama football player has died, police in Alabama and the station he worked for said. Christopher Sign's work “will serve forever as a hallmark of decency, honesty and journalist integrity,”...

Browns WR Landry says OBJ looks "amazing" after knee surgery

Jun. 12, 2021 22:55 PM EDT

EASTLAKE, Ohio (AP) — Odell Beckham Jr.'s knee looks fine for football. His softball swing needs work. The Browns wide receiver, who suffered a season-ending knee injury last season, took part Saturday in teammate Jarvis Landy's charity softball event, which drew 7,000...

Browns, Chiefs take budding rivalry onto softball field

Jun. 12, 2021 22:54 PM EDT

EASTLAKE, Ohio (AP) — A proud Clevelander, Chiefs All-Pro tight end Travis Kelce showed love to his hometown by wearing an Indians jersey and cap. He wasn't taking any chances. “I’m at home, but it’s still enemy territory,” Kelce said....

QB Sam Noyer heads to Oregon State for final season

Jun. 11, 2021 19:33 PM EDT

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Former Colorado quarterback Sam Noyer will use his final year of eligibility at Oregon State. Noyer, who is from Beaverton, Oregon, announced his move on Twitter on Friday. Noyer threw for 1,101 yards and six touchdowns in...

NFL's rookie webinar gave players valuable advice

Jun. 11, 2021 18:07 PM EDT

One of the most-asked questions at the NFL’s rookie webinar last month was how to handle family and friends asking for money. The advice was simple: Just say no. “Sometimes you got to just get good at saying no,” said Duke Preston, a former...

CFP expansion could increase annual revenue to $2 billion

Jun. 11, 2021 18:00 PM EDT

A new College Football Playoff with triple the number of teams involved could bring in three times as much money to the conferences and schools that share the wealth. The television rights for a proposed 12-team playoff could be worth about $1.9 billion annually,...

Bucs PR staff wins pro football writers' Pete Rozelle Award

Jun. 11, 2021 17:39 PM EDT

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers public relations staff has won the Pete Rozelle Award from the Professional Football Writers of America for its work in a Super Bowl-winning season that included the free agent addition of quarterback Tom Brady. The staff of Nelson Luis, Michael...

'New York Saints' moniker catches on during Islanders run

Jun. 11, 2021 17:32 PM EDT

Seth Tierney got chills hearing Islanders fans at a jam-packed Nassau Coliseum chant, “New York Saints! New York Saints!” By then, Tierney had figured out it wasn't about the now-defunct indoor lacrosse team by the same name he played three seasons for. The NFL's New...

Man sentenced in death of St. Louis high school coach

Jun. 11, 2021 16:30 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A man has been sentenced to eight years in prison after a hit-and-run crash killed a St. Louis high school football coach. Cory Robinson, 37, was sentenced Thursday in the death of Derrick Mitchell, an assistant football coach at Clyde C. Miller Career...