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FILE - This Aug. 24, 2017, file photo shows screens of a video game at a Madden NFL 18 Launch Event in New York. The Madden franchise will continue to be a part of the gaming universe for at least the next six years. NFL owners on Thursday, May 28, 2020, approved an extension of their deal with Electronic Arts, continuing a relationship that has existed for 30 years. It was also recently approved by the NFL Players Association. (Mark Von Holden/AP Images for EA SPORTS Madden NFL 18, File)

NFL, EA agree to extension of Madden video game franchise

May. 28, 2020 5:44 PM EDT

The Madden franchise will continue to be a part of the gaming universe for at least the next six years. NFL owners on Thursday approved an extension of their deal with Electronic Arts, continuing a relationship that has existed for 30 years. It was also recently approved by the NFL Players Association. The...

FILE - In this Feb. 13, 2013 file photo, Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco (5) holds the Vince Lombardi Trophy after defeating the San Francisco 49ers 34-31 in the NFL Super Bowl XLVII football game in New Orleans. Flacco was the Super Bowl MVP and the NFL's highest-paid quarterback just a few years ago. After injuries shortened his last two seasons, Flacco is now in New York with a new role: as a backup to Sam Darnold.  (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)

Jets' Flacco 'embracing' backup role but not done as starter

May. 28, 2020 5:39 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Joe Flacco has hoisted the Lombardi Trophy and been the Super Bowl MVP. He has been the highest-paid quarterback in the NFL and one of the faces of a franchise. Now with the New York Jets, Flacco is merely a 35-year-old backup coming off an injury and tasked with helping Sam Darnold...

FILE - In this Feb. 17, 2019, file photo, New Jersey Devils right wing Kurtis Gabriel works out prior to an NHL hockey game against the Buffalo Sabres in Newark, N.J. The NHL is hoping to move to Phase 2 of its return-to-play protocol, including the opening of practice facilities and allowing small group workouts, early next month.
The league, which was forced to pause its season on March 12 because of the COVID-19 pandemic, released a 22-page memo detailing the plan Monday, May 25, 2020. The document stresses there's no exact date for the start of Phase 2 or a timetable for how long it will last. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)

The Latest: Iowa St AD sees football games with 30,000 fans

May. 26, 2020 9:51 PM EDT

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Iowa State athletic director Jaime Pollard is telling Cyclones fans that football home games will be played at no more than 50% capacity at Jack Trice Stadium, pending a change in state and local health guidelines. That means no...

FILE - In this Oct. 27, 2019, file photo, Denver Broncos quarterback Joe Flacco (5) throws during the first half of an NFL football game against the Indianapolis Colts in Indianapolis. The New York Jets and Flacco have agreed to terms on a one-year deal, the 2013 Super Bowl MVP's agency announced on Twitter. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy, File)

Jets, QB Joe Flacco agree to terms on 1-year deal

May. 22, 2020 8:18 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Jets and quarterback Joe Flacco have agreed to terms on a one-year deal, the 2013 Super Bowl MVP's agency announced on Twitter. The move to bring in Flacco gives third-year starter Sam Darnold a veteran backup, but one who is also coming off a herniated disk that cut short his...

FILE - In this Feb. 2, 2020, file photo, Kansas City Chiefs' Patrick Mahomes, left, and Tyrann Mathieu celebrate after defeating the San Francisco 49ers in the NFL Super Bowl 54 football game in Miami Gardens, Fla. The Kansas City Chiefs began talking about a repeat before they had even left the stadium following their Super Bowl triumph. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)

Chiefs among centerpieces of NFL slate as they chase repeat

May. 10, 2020 1:17 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — In the makeshift interview room just outside Hard Rock Stadium in Miami, defensive tackle Chris Jones yelled across to Chiefs teammate Frank Clark, vowing that the Super Bowl championship they had just won would not be the last. Their road to a repeat will begin at home. And there...

FILE - In this Aug. 24, 2019, file photo, the Kansas City Chiefs and the San Francisco 49ers play during the second half of an NFL preseason football game at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Mo. The Chiefs will open defense of their Super Bowl championship by hosting Houston on Sept. 10 in the NFL's annual kickoff game — pending developments in the coronavirus pandemic, of course. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)

Kicking off: Texans at Chiefs to open season Sept. 10

May. 7, 2020 9:32 PM EDT

The Kansas City Chiefs will open defense of their Super Bowl championship by hosting Houston on Sept. 10 in the NFL's annual kickoff game — pending developments in the coronavirus pandemic, of course. The Texans won a regular-season game at Arrowhead Stadium in 2019, then blew a 24-0 lead in the divisional...

FILE - In this Dec. 29, 2019, file photo, New York Jets quarterback Sam Darnold (14) smiles before an NFL football game against the Buffalo Bills in Orchard Park, N.Y. Darnold was mostly pleased with how he finished last year with the New York Jets. The young quarterback enters his third NFL season knowing he needs to be even better. (AP Photo/Adrian Kraus, File)

Jets' Darnold enters Year 3 with 'definitely room to grow'

May. 6, 2020 6:05 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Sam Darnold was mostly pleased with how he finished last year with the New York Jets. The young quarterback enters his third NFL season knowing he needs to be even better. Make or break? Not really. But Darnold, who has flashed promise with his playmaking abilities, along with some...

FILE - In this April 25, 2019, file photo, Charles Davis speaks on the NFL Network set in Nashville, Tenn. Davis is moving from the Fox Sports booth to CBS. The network announced on Tuesday, May 5, 2020, that Davis will be an analyst for its NFL coverage and contributing to football coverage on CBS Sports Network. (AP Photo/Gregory Payan, File)

Charles Davis joins CBS as part of its No. 2 NFL crew

May. 5, 2020 6:33 PM EDT

Charles Davis is moving from the Fox Sports booth to CBS. The network announced on Tuesday that Davis will be an analyst for its NFL coverage and contributing to football coverage on CBS Sports Network. Davis will join announcer Ian Eagle and reporter Evan Washburn on CBS' No. 2 NFL crew. He replaces Dan Fouts,...

FILE - In this Dec. 8, 2019, file photo, Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson (8) celebrates a 61-yard touchdown play as he walks off the field with offensive guard Marshal Yanda (73) during the second half of an NFL football game against the Buffalo Bills in Orchard Park, N.Y. In their quest to keep quarterback Lamar Jackson upright and running, the Baltimore Ravens have put a priority on fortifying their offensive line following the retirement of eight-time Pro Bowl guard Marshal Yanda. (AP Photo/John Munson, File)

Ravens revamped O-Line must protect and serve Lamar Jackson

May. 5, 2020 3:34 PM EDT

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — In their quest to keep quarterback Lamar Jackson upright and running, the Baltimore Ravens have put a priority on fortifying their offensive line following the retirement of eight-time Pro Bowl guard Marshal Yanda. It's unlikely that anyone will step in at right guard with the...

In a photo provided by ESPN Images, Rece Davis, left, and Jesse Palmer discuss the NFL football draft, Thursday, April 23, 2020, in Bristol, Conn. (Allen Kee/ESPN Images via AP)

Analysis: NFL has some changes to consider for future drafts

Apr. 27, 2020 4:25 PM EDT

Since 2015, when the NFL began moving its draft around the nation, the event kept getting bigger and more extravagant. Iconic backdrops in Chicago. Hundreds of thousands of fans at the “Rocky Steps” in Philadelphia or on lower Broadway in Nashville. A stadium setting in Texas, Jerry's palace near...