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T.J. Hockenson is recovering from an ACL repair and hoping the NFL outlaws the low hit that hurt him

Apr. 15, 2024 18:10 PM EDT

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — For as smooth as the rehabilitation process has been for T.J. Hockenson since he tore the ACL in his right knee, the Minnesota Vikings tight end is not even halfway done with it. Hockenson's seventh year in the NFL will undoubtedly be his most difficult, with no...

NFL's first medical summit brought teams together to collaborate on improving player safety

Apr. 15, 2024 17:48 PM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The NFL has implemented new rules, banned another type of tackle and introduced equipment aimed toward improving player safety. Keeping players healthy has been a priority for a league that had so many star players suffer significant injuries in 2023. Aaron...

OJ Simpson's public life crossed decades and boundaries, leaving lasting echoes. Here are a few

Apr. 14, 2024 17:46 PM EDT

O.J. Simpson is gone now. But his life and public journey across seven decades touched multiple areas of American life, from sports to the legal arena to culture. The murder case against him in 1994 — and his acquittal in 1995 — had deep implications for how people talk about race and domestic...

Seahawks adding veteran guard Laken Tomlinson to their offensive line, AP source says

Apr. 12, 2024 20:26 PM EDT

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — The Seattle Seahawks are expected to sign veteran guard Laken Tomlinson to a one-year deal, according to a person with knowledge of the deal. The move adds some needed depth to the Seahawks' offensive line, instantly providing them with an experienced option...

Retiring Chairman Sean McManus leaves CBS Sports with its critical properties locked up long-term

Apr. 12, 2024 15:17 PM EDT

Sean McManus has had little time to reflect on his nearly 27 1/2-year tenure leading CBS Sports. Over the past month, there has been the men's NCAA Tournament and this weekend’s coverage of the Masters. If anything, McManus has approached the last six months since he announced his...

Caleb Williams among 13 confirmed prospects for opening night of the NFL draft

Apr. 11, 2024 19:25 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Southern California quarterback Caleb Williams, the popular pick to be the No. 1 selection overall, will be among 13 prospects attending the first round of the NFL draft in Detroit on April 25. The NFL announced the 13 prospects confirmed as of Thursday night, and...

Before murder charges tarnished his legacy, O.J. Simpson was one of the NFL's greatest running backs

Apr. 11, 2024 17:41 PM EDT

Long before the Bronco chase gripped a national television audience and the “Trial of the Century” captivated the country, O.J. Simpson was making his mark on the football field. The Juice was the best running back of his era during an 11-year NFL career mostly played with the...

10 things to remember about O.J. Simpson

Apr. 11, 2024 13:18 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ten things to remember about O.J. Simpson, the NFL running back-turned actor who was acquitted of murdering his wife and her friend. The family announced on Simpson’s official X account that Simpson died Wednesday after battling prostate cancer. Simpson’s...

New Titans coach Brian Callahan goes back to basics to start offseason program

Apr. 10, 2024 18:54 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans are getting to know each other, taking full advantage of the NFL giving new coaches a week's head start to the offseason ahead of the rest of the league. They started the voluntary portion of the first phase Monday, and first-time head...

Packers will face Eagles in Brazil in Friday night season opener

Apr. 10, 2024 10:13 AM EDT

The Green Bay Packers will play the Philadelphia Eagles when the NFL holds its first regular-season game in Brazil on Sept. 6. The matchup in Sao Paulo will mark the first time since 1970 that the NFL has played a Friday night game on the season's opening weekend. NFL...