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AP source: Jaguars finalizing $54M contract with QB Bortles

Feb. 24, 2018 8:25 PM EST

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Blake Bortles might not be the long-term answer in Jacksonville. He is, however, the short-term solution. The Jacksonville Jaguars are finalizing a three-year, $54 million deal with Bortles that will keep him under contract through the 2020 season, according to a person with...

Embiid leads Sixers to 7th straight win, 116-105 over Magic

Feb. 24, 2018 7:48 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Joel Embiid had 28 points and 14 rebounds, and the Philadelphia 76ers extended their season-high win streak to seven with a 116-105 victory over the Orlando Magic on Saturday. Six 76ers scored in double figures. Ben Simmons had 17 points and seven assists, and 3-point specialist J.J....

Post from Instagram of ex-NFL player spurs LA school closure

Feb. 24, 2018 3:36 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former Miami Dolphins offensive lineman Jonathan Martin, spurred the shutdown of his former Los Angeles-area high school and was questioned by police after a menacing Instagram post appeared on his account. The post from Martin, who has struggled with mental health issues after a 2013...

Longtime Jets LB David Harris retires after 11 seasons

Feb. 23, 2018 10:56 PM EST

The Hitman has made his final tackle. Former New York Jets linebacker David Harris, second on the team's career tackles list, retired Friday night after 11 NFL seasons. Harris made the announcement in a statement released on Twitter by his agents . "After 11 years of having played the greatest team sport at its...

Former NFL player detained by police after Instagram post

Feb. 23, 2018 9:15 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former Miami Dolphins offensive lineman Jonathan Martin, who has struggled with mental health issues after a 2013 bullying scandal that shook the NFL, was questioned by Los Angeles police after a threatening Instagram post on his account mentioned two former teammates who had harassed...

Packers, Cowboys, Raiders, Bengals get 4 compensatory picks

Feb. 23, 2018 8:41 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The Packers, Cowboys, Raiders and Bengals will each receive four compensatory picks in April's draft. The NFL announced Friday that 32 such selections will be split among 15 teams. Compensatory picks are awarded to teams who lost more or better compensatory free agents than they acquired in...

Jags give 2-year extensions to Marrone, Coughlin, Caldwell

Feb. 23, 2018 6:35 PM EST

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jacksonville's success last season gave owner Shad Khan hope for the future and increased faith in the team's leadership. Khan gave two-year extensions to coach Doug Marrone, executive vice president of football operations Tom Coughlin and general manager Dave Caldwell on Friday....

Jaguars release veteran RB Chris Ivory, saving $3.6M in 2018

Feb. 23, 2018 6:10 PM EST

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars have released veteran running back Chris Ivory, who was ineffective and then inactive late in the season. Ivory averaged 3.4 yards a carry, finishing with 382 yards and a touchdown last season. He was inactive for four of Jacksonville's final five games....

Report: Chiefs sending CB Peters to Rams for draft picks

Feb. 23, 2018 6:04 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs are trading Pro Bowl cornerback Marcus Peters to the Los Angeles Rams for what is expected to be a package of draft picks, according to published reports. ESPN.com first reported the trade, which will not become official until the start of the new league year on...

Kellen Moore moving from player to QB coach for Cowboys

Feb. 23, 2018 4:43 PM EST

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Kellen Moore is the new quarterbacks coach for the Dallas Cowboys after spending the previous three seasons as the backup to Tony Romo and then Dak Prescott. Moore's move is part of a significant overhaul to coach Jason Garrett's staff. Although offensive coordinator Scott Linehan and...