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This image provided by KABC-TV shows a crane at a construction that collapsed outside SoFi Stadium, the new home of the Los Angeles Chargers and the Los Angeles Rams on Friday, Feb. 28, 2020 in  Inglewood, Calif. No injuries have been reported, fire department spokesman Franklin Lopez said. It's not clear what caused the crane to collapse in a parking lot outside the stadium.   (KABC-TV via AP)

No injuries reported when crane collapses at LA stadium site

Feb. 28, 2020 1:59 PM EST

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — A large construction crane collapsed Friday morning outside SoFi Stadium, the new home of the NFL's Los Angeles Chargers and Rams, according to the fire department. No injuries were reported. Firefighters were dispatched to the stadium in suburban Inglewood shortly before 8 a.m....

Tim Graham, left, a member of Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly's staff, confers with Senate Vice President Jeff Longbine, right, R-Emporia, outside the Senate chamber ahead of a debate on legalizing betting on sports events, Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020, at the Statehouse in Topeka, Kan. Pictured between them in the mirror is Michael Murray, Longbine's chief of staff. (AP Photo/John Hanna)

Kansas struggles with details of legalizing sports betting

Feb. 26, 2020 8:08 PM EST

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas lawmakers who want to legalize betting on sports events and allow online sales of lottery tickets are struggling to agree on the details and facing criticism that they're being too generous toward companies already managing casinos for the state. The state Senate voted 23-15 on...

Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott speaks Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020, about the new college football bowl game to be held at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, Calif. The LA Bowl will match opponents from the Pac-12 and Mountain West conferences in December at the multibillion-dollar stadium, which is scheduled to open in July. (AP Photo/Greg Beacham)

LA Bowl will welcome Pac-12, Mountain West to SoFi Stadium

Feb. 26, 2020 6:34 PM EST

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — The Pac-12 and the Mountain West believe football fans around their conferences will be eager to see what's inside SoFi Stadium. The conferences' commissioners formally announced the new LA Bowl on Wednesday at the under-construction stadium south of downtown Los Angeles. For at...

Green Bay Packers kicker Mason Crosby (2) kicks a field goal during warm-ups in the NFL NFC Championship football game against the San Francisco 49ers, Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020 in Santa Clara, Calif. The 49ers defeated the Packers 37-20. (Margaret Bowles via AP)

Packers re-sign longtime kicker Mason Crosby for 3 years

Feb. 24, 2020 2:48 PM EST

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Green Bay Packers have signed longtime placekicker Mason Crosby to a three-year contract extension. Crosby, who turns 36 in September, has been with the Packers since being selected in the sixth round of the 2007 draft. He's appeared in every game since then. His string of 208...

FILE - In this Dec. 2, 2018, file photo, Los Angeles Rams head coach Sean McVay motions to his team beside defensive coordinator Wade Phillips, right, during the second half of an NFL football game, in Detroit. Veteran defensive coordinator Wade Phillips has been fired by the Los Angeles Rams after three winning seasons. Phillips announced Monday, Jan. 6, 2020, on Twitter that the Rams are not renewing his contract. (AP Photo/Duane Burleson, File)

Big changes are coming to the NFL scouting combine this year

Feb. 24, 2020 2:21 AM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Big changes are coming to the NFL scouting combine this year. There will be more eyeballs on the league's annual gathering of top college talent but fewer assistant coaches watching those prospects run through drills that have been tailored by position and more accurately mimic what...

Michigan State hires Wisconsin's Gilmore as tight ends coach

Feb. 21, 2020 4:55 PM EST

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State hired Wisconsin assistant Ted Gilmore on Friday as tight ends coach. Gilmore, 52, joins the Spartans after spending the past five seasons as the Badgers' wide receivers coach. Previously, he spent three seasons as wide receivers coach for the Oakland Raiders and...

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes holds the Super Bowl trophy during a rally in Kansas City, Mo., Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

Chiefs agree to 3-year deal with Missouri Western for camp

Feb. 14, 2020 1:31 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs agreed to a three-year deal with Missouri Western State University to host their training camp, keeping the Super Bowl champions as one of the last NFL teams to take their late-summer workouts on the road. Chiefs President Mark Donovan said Friday that the...

Sports agent Leigh Steinberg poses for a picture at his office Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020, in Newport Beach, Calif. A decade after his personal and professional life bottomed out, Steinberg has another Super Bowl MVP client, saw another former client be elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame and could have yet another first-round draft pick in the spring. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

Steinberg's comeback continues with Super Bowl MVP Mahomes

Feb. 13, 2020 5:31 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The real-life "Jerry Maguire" is riding a nice comeback wave. A decade after his personal and professional life bottomed out, agent Leigh Steinberg has another Super Bowl MVP client, saw his 11th former client elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame and likely will have two clients taken...

NFL to stage additional combine for draft prospects in Miami

Feb. 12, 2020 5:33 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — The NFL will stage an additional event beyond the upcoming scouting combine in Indianapolis. The league's combine series will have a regional invitational and historically black colleges and universities combine from March 27-29 at the Miami Dolphins' Baptist Health Training Facility....

FILE - In this Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019 file photo,Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers (17) warms up before an NFL football game against the Kansas City Chiefs in Kansas City, Mo. Now that we know Philip Rivers won't be leading the Chargers into SoFi Stadium in September, the muddied waters of NFL quarterbacking have been cleared a bit. Just a little bit. Not knowing where Rivers might be headed if anywhere in 2020 doesn't simplify things at all. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)

Analysis: Offseason Fix: Where are the free QBs headed?

Feb. 12, 2020 2:37 AM EST

Now that we know Philip Rivers won't be leading the Chargers into SoFi Stadium in September, the muddied waters of NFL quarterbacking have been cleared a bit. Just a little bit. Indeed, not knowing where Rivers might be headed, if anywhere, in 2020 doesn't simplify things at all. Nearly every one of the NFL's...