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Tyler Shough puts on a show at Oregon's spring game

Apr. 20, 2019 8:55 PM EDT

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — While Justin Herbert was his usual steady self at quarterback for Oregon, the Ducks' spring game gave redshirt freshman Tyler Shough a chance to show off his growth. Herbert, playing Saturday for the Mighty Oregon side, completed 17 of 32 passes for 219 yards and two touchdowns. Shough,...

Indianapolis Colts owner says he bought Lennon piano

Apr. 20, 2019 6:42 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An upright piano that John Lennon used to write Beatles' songs has been sold at auction. Just "A Day in the Life" of the owner of the Indianapolis Colts. Jim Irsay tweeted Saturday that he's "elated" to now own the instrument Lennon used to compose songs for The Beatles' "Sgt. Pepper's...

Swift eager to show he can be Georgia's No. 1 tailback

Apr. 20, 2019 5:41 PM EDT

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — D'Andre Swift's long wait has ended. Finally, the junior stands alone atop Georgia's depth chart at tailback. Swift has seized the opportunity this spring. Georgia coach Kirby Smart said Swift "has set himself apart from the other offensive players because of his demeanor and body...

Reggie Cobb, former NFL back and Volunteer star, dies at 50

Apr. 20, 2019 5:14 PM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Former NFL running back and University of Tennessee star Reggie Cobb has died at 50. His death was announced Saturday by the San Francisco 49ers. He scouted for the team for the last 10 years, as well as for other clubs before them. Details of his death were not disclosed. Cobb...

Ramsey says Jags know why he's skipping voluntary workouts

Apr. 19, 2019 7:42 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jacksonville Jaguars cornerback Jalen Ramsey responded to Tom Coughlin's public criticism Friday, saying the team knows why he's skipping voluntary workouts. Ramsey did not elaborate on the reason for his absence in his Twitter post , but said he will be "ready when it's time."...

Falcons give second chance to Hageman following 2017 release

Apr. 19, 2019 2:30 PM EDT

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons signed Ra'Shede Hageman to a one-year deal on Friday, giving a second chance to the defensive tackle the team released in 2017 after he was charged with domestic violence. Hageman, 28, was a second-round pick from Minnesota in 2014. He started a combined 16...

7 Big Ten teams will extend QB competitions into preseason

Apr. 19, 2019 11:16 AM EDT

The week started with nine of the 14 Big Ten teams coming out of spring practices planning to continue quarterback auditions in August. The number was down to seven by Friday. First-year coach Ryan Day of defending conference champion Ohio State insisted after the Buckeyes' spring game last Saturday he hadn't...

Attorneys accuse police, prosecutors of leaking Kraft video

Apr. 18, 2019 9:01 PM EDT

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Attorneys for two of the women charged in a Florida prostitution sting asked a judge on Thursday to hold police and prosecutors in contempt of court following reports that someone was shopping around undercover video of New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft. The motion was...

Lions may look to bolster pass-catching options in draft

Apr. 18, 2019 7:28 PM EDT

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Lions were the laughingstock of the league when they drafted wide receivers in the first round three straight years from 2003 to 2005, and none of them panned out for the franchise. Detroit drafted tight ends in the first round twice over the past decade and ended up...

With O-line still in flux, Vikings have clear need in draft

Apr. 18, 2019 7:21 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings will be constructing a new front five yet again this year. Perhaps this will be the spring they can finally plant a couple of seeds for stability. The Vikings have consistently fielded one of the NFL's best defenses since coach Mike Zimmer took over in 2014. In the...