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NFL holding its inaugural General Manager Forum next week

Jun. 18, 2021 15:02 PM EDT

The NFL is holding its inaugural General Manager Forum next week in an effort to increase minority hiring in front offices. The forum, named after Ozzie Newsome, will be held virtually on Monday ahead of the fourth annual Quarterback Coaching Summit. There are only four...

Defend NY: Jets bond while supporting Islanders in playoffs

Jun. 17, 2021 23:01 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Islanders had their jumbo-sized man advantage in the stands again at the Old Barn. Several Jets players were at Nassau Coliseum on Thursday night to root on the Islanders during their 2-1 loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 3 of their...

Move to the burbs? Bears confirm bid to buy horse track site

Jun. 17, 2021 21:20 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Bears have submitted a bid to buy a spacious suburban horse racing track site, signaling a potential willingness to move out of downtown Soldier Field for a new stadium. Bears President and CEO Ted Phillips announced...

Chiefs wrap up 3-day mandatory minicamp with optimism

Jun. 17, 2021 20:53 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs wrapped up their three-day mandatory minicamp Thursday with a sense of optimism that comes from playing in the last two Super Bowls and the offseason additions to the roster. These three days comprised the final practices...

NFL suspends 49ers D-lineman Jordan Willis for doping

Jun. 17, 2021 18:32 PM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Defensive lineman Jordan Willis of the San Francisco 49ers was suspended without pay for the first six games of the regular season for violating the NFL's policy on performance-enhancing substances. Willis, 26, remains eligible to participate...

Broncos quarterback competition goes on hiatus for 6 weeks

Jun. 17, 2021 18:32 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Broncos' quarterback competition took an early summer hiatus Thursday when coach Vic Fangio canceled the final day of the team's mandatory minicamp in favor of a team bonding field day featuring tug of war and a home run derby. Fangio...

UConn coach says refusal to violate protocols led to ouster

Jun. 17, 2021 18:29 PM EDT

A former strength coach for UConn's men's basketball team has sued the school, claiming his contract wasn't renewed after he refused demands from coach Dan Hurley that he violate NCAA guidelines and school COVID-19 protocols. A hearing was held Thursday in Rockville...

Solid start to NFL education for Jets' 'unflappable' Wilson

Jun. 17, 2021 16:50 PM EDT

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Zach Wilson was walking off the field after his final practice of New York Jets minicamp when fellow rookie Michael Carter shared an observation that resonated with him. “It’s hard to know sometimes,” the running back said to Wilson,...

Former Washington QB Haskins seeks fresh start with Steelers

Jun. 17, 2021 16:42 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers’ quarterback Dwayne Haskins wants to put a very forgettable run with Washington in the past. The 24-year-old is looking for the chance to start fresh and to carve out a role in a crowded quarterback room that’s headlined by...

Titans wrap minicamp, offseason with reminder camp is coming

Jun. 17, 2021 16:20 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — No bowling. No golfing. No skeet shooting. The Tennessee Titans wrapped up their three-day minicamp Thursday by running, meeting and running some more. No practice — but the kind of in-person experience everyone in the NFL missed in the...