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Jacoby Jones, a star of Baltimore's most recent Super Bowl title run, has died at age 40

Jul. 14, 2024 17:41 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Former NFL receiver Jacoby Jones, whose 108-yard kickoff return in 2013 remains the longest touchdown in Super Bowl history, has died. He was 40. The Houston Texans, Jones' team for the first five seasons of his career, announced his death on Sunday. In a statement...

Athletics to move to 1st week of 2028 Olympics, swimming to 2nd week, plus some venues changed

Jun. 21, 2024 15:23 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The 2028 Los Angeles Olympics on Friday announced changes to its venue plan that it says will create an estimated $156 million in combined savings and revenue increases. Swimming will be held in a temporary pool at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, with its 38,000...

Bears sign receiver and return specialist DeAndre Carter to 1-year deal

Jun. 18, 2024 13:01 PM EDT

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears signed veteran receiver and return specialist DeAndre Carter to a one-year contract on Tuesday. The 31-year-old Carter has 108 receptions for 1,259 yards and six touchdowns over six seasons with Philadelphia (2018), Houston (2018-20),...

NFL running backs in new places could struggle to match the production they had with original teams

Jun. 18, 2024 11:27 AM EDT

Saquon Barkley’s move from one NFC East team to another gives Philadelphia Eagles coach Nick Sirianni the opportunity to deliver a stinging response whenever a rival fan shouts “Go Giants” at him. “I typically let it go,” Sirianni said. "But if the guy gets me good enough,...

From a national title at Michigan to coaching together in LA, a special Father's Day for the Minters

Jun. 15, 2024 16:48 PM EDT

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Father’s Day is always a special time for Rick and Jesse Minter. Sunday, though, might be extra rewarding. The Minters are on the same staff for the sixth time in their coaching careers, but this is the first time they have worked together in the NFL. ...

Safety Tony Jefferson comes out of retirement to sign with the Los Angeles Chargers

Jun. 14, 2024 15:41 PM EDT

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — Veteran safety Tony Jefferson has come out of retirement to sign with the Los Angeles Chargers, the team announced Friday. The 32-year-old Jefferson had a tryout during the Chargers' minicamp, which concluded Thursday. The Chargers will be...

Chargers QB Herbert takes in stride another offseason of learning a new offense and playbook

Jun. 13, 2024 18:57 PM EDT

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Justin Herbert having to learn a new playbook and working with a different offensive coordinator in college and the NFL has become a familiar routine. Herbert, along with many Los Angeles Chargers fans, are hoping that the new regime of coach Jim Harbaugh...

Jets wide receiver Mike Williams expects to return from his knee injury for the start of the season

Jun. 12, 2024 16:17 PM EDT

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Mike Williams has been showing up at the New York Jets' facility and pushing through his latest round of rehabilitation with one goal in mind. The veteran wide receiver wants to put the torn ACL that cut short his season last year with the Los Angeles...

Chargers' trip to Camp Pendleton carries extra meaning for Fox, Gilman and Harbaugh

Jun. 11, 2024 21:41 PM EDT

CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. (AP) — Marine 2nd Lt. Jawaun Stanley has closely followed Los Angeles Chargers safety Alohi Gilman’s career. Stanley watched his former roommate prepare for the upcoming season on Tuesday. The Chargers’ first day of minicamp included an...

Chiefs backup lineman taken to hospital after cardiac event during team meeting, AP source says

Jun. 06, 2024 12:54 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas City Chiefs backup B.J. Thompson was taken to a hospital in stable condition Thursday after the defensive lineman experienced a cardiac event during a team meeting, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press. The person, speaking...