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State court suit over 'no-call' can proceed against NFL

Jul. 18, 2019 6:00 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A Louisiana judge won't stop a lawsuit against the NFL over the playoff "no-call" that led to the Rams beating the Saints and advancing to the 2019 Super Bowl. State Civil District Court Judge Nicole Sheppard ruled Thursday in the damage suit filed by attorney Antonio LeMon. LeMon says...

Raiders sign WR De'Mornay Pierson-El

Jul. 18, 2019 5:57 PM EDT

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Raiders have signed free agent receiver De'Mornay Pierson-El. The Raiders waived receiver Saeed Blacknall on Thursday to make room for Pierson-El on the roster. Pierson-El most recently played for Salt Lake in the Alliance of American Football. Before joining the AAF,...

Haynesworth thanks new 'family' of potential kidney donors

Jul. 18, 2019 5:37 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Former Tennessee Titans All-Pro defensive lineman Albert Haynesworth has recovered enough to receive treatment outside a hospital as his search for a new kidney continues. The 38-year-old Haynesworth posted an update Thursday on Instagram of his first dialysis treatment outside the...

Sanders, Lindsay shine, Davis hurt at Broncos camp opener

Jul. 18, 2019 4:36 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Emmanuel Sanders and Phillip Lindsay provided the good vibes at Vic Fangio's first training camp practice in Denver before linebacker Todd Davis was carted off with a right lower leg injury in the closing minutes Thursday. Davis was taken for an MRI. He was injured during a team...

Missouri man fined for pointing laser at Brady during game

Jul. 18, 2019 4:26 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri man has been fined $500 for pointing a laser at New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady during the AFC championship with the Kansas City Chiefs in January. KMBC reports Dwyan Morgan pleaded guilty Wednesday to a misdemeanor, disturbing the peace. He will pay the fine...

The Latest: Mendenhall using 2018 setbacks as teaching tool

Jul. 18, 2019 3:51 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on Atlantic Coast Conference media days (all times local): 3:50 p.m. Virginia coach Bronco Mendenhall says the team is placing an increased emphasis on what he calls "critical moment" situations in spring practice. The Cavaliers lost two games late last season in overtime...

Broncos out to forge new identity following owner's death

Jul. 18, 2019 1:53 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Ever since soon-to-be Hall of Famer Pat Bowlen stepped down from his daily duties as owner of the Denver Broncos, team president and CEO Joe Ellis ran the team in a "What would Pat do?" sort of way. With Bowlen's death last month, that's no longer the case. Ellis told The Associated...

Broncos kick off NFL training camps with Sanders on board

Jul. 17, 2019 7:05 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Broncos are the first team in the NFL to kick off training camp Thursday, and they'll do it with Emmanuel Sanders on hand and also Drew Lock . Sanders won't be full-go as he continues his comeback from a torn Achilles tendon last December, but "Emmanuel looks good. He's...

Falcons agree to 4-year, $57 million deal with Deion Jones

Jul. 17, 2019 6:14 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons have agreed to a four-year, $57 million contract extension with linebacker Deion Jones. The new deal, which includes $34 million in guaranteed salary, was announced by the team on Wednesday. The contract carries through the 2023 season. Jones' deal is the latest major...

The Latest: Louisville looks to rebuild under Satterfield

Jul. 17, 2019 4:41 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on ACC media days (all times local): 4:35 p.m. First-year coach Scott Satterfield says he won't measure Louisville's success this season in terms of wins and losses, but rather by if players are demonstrating the right attitude and giving their best effort on a daily...