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FILE - In this Jan. 5, 2019, file photo, Seattle Seahawks defensive end Dion Jordan (95) plays against the Dallas Cowboys during the second half of the NFC wild-card NFL football game in Arlington, Texas. The San Francisco 49ers have signed defensive lineman Dion Jordan to a one-year contract. The Niners announced the deal Friday, Aug. 7, 2020, to add another former first-round pick to their talented line. (AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth, File)

49ers sign former first rounder Dion Jordan to 1-year deal

Aug. 7, 2020 10:25 PM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers have signed defensive lineman Dion Jordan to a one-year contract. The Niners announced the deal Friday to add another former first-round pick to their talented line. Jordan was the No. 3 overall pick by Miami in 2013 but has never lived up to his billing...

FILE - In this July 22, 2020, file photo, the sun sets behind Allegiant Stadium, new home of the Las Vegas Raiders football team, as it nears completion in Las Vegas. Officials in Nevada have declared

Raiders unable to utilize all their new digs in Las Vegas

Aug. 6, 2020 6:26 PM EDT

After years of playing in a dilapidated stadium in Oakland with a rundown team facility, the Raiders were looking forward to showing off their fancy new digs in Las Vegas this season. Those plans have been altered by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Raiders will play their first season at $2 billion Allegiant Stadium...

FILE - In this Dec. 29, 2019, file photo, Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr throws a pass during the first half of an NFL football game against the Denver Broncos in Denver. Carr keeps compiling completions and yards at such a fast pace that he already is the career leader for the Raiders in those categories after (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey, File)

Raiders QB Derek Carr: 'I'm tired of being disrespected'

Aug. 4, 2020 6:23 PM EDT

Derek Carr keeps compiling completions and yards at such a fast pace that he already is the career leader for the Raiders in those categories after just six seasons in the NFL. Those prolific numbers have been a bit of empty calories, however, as they haven’t translated to enough points or wins for the...

Vikings-Raiders trade rescinded after PJ Hall fails physical

Aug. 4, 2020 6:04 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The trade that sent defensive tackle P.J. Hall from Las Vegas to Minnesota for a conditional draft pick has been negated after Hall failed a physical with the Vikings. Minnesota had agreed Monday to send a conditional seventh-round pick in 2021 to the Raiders for Hall. The Vikings sent him...

FILE - In this June 4, 2019, file photo, New York Jets offensive guard Kelechi Osemele speaks to reporters at the team's NFL football training facility in Florham Park, N.J. The Kansas City Chiefs have had two players opt out of the upcoming season because of COVID-19. But with the signing of veteran guard Kelechi Osemele, and some key offseason acquisitions at both spots, there may be no positions for which the Chiefs are better able to absorb those losses as they head into training camp. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)

Chiefs' fortunate offseason helps with COVID-19 opt outs

Aug. 4, 2020 4:59 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kelechi Osemele was at a birthday party with his girlfriend in a park not long ago when his phone rang, and the two-time Pro Bowl offensive lineman ducked away from the noise to find out who was on the other end. It turned out the Kansas City Chiefs were interested in him. They had...

FILE - In this Dec. 1, 2019, file photo, Kansas City Chiefs running back Darwin Thompson (34) gets past Oakland Raiders defensive tackle P.J. Hall (92) during the second half of an NFL football game in Kansas City, Mo., The Minnesota Vikings have acquired Hall from the Raiders for a conditional seventh-round draft pick in 2021. Hall provides reinforcement for the interior for the Vikings after the opt-out by expected starter Michael Pierce. (AP Photo/Reed Hoffmann, File)

Vikings land DT P.J. Hall in deal with Raiders for late pick

Aug. 3, 2020 8:20 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings acquired defensive tackle P.J. Hall from the Oakland Raiders for a conditional seventh-round draft pick in 2021, fetching a reinforcement for the interior on Monday after the opt out by expected starter Michael Pierce. Hall was a second-round pick in coach Jon...

FILE - In this July 24, 2020, file photo, members of the St. Louis Cardinals wait to be introduced before the start of a baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates in St. Louis. The Cardinals 4-game series against the Detroit Tigers was postponed Monday, Aug. 3, 2020, after more Cardinals players and staff staffers test positive for COVD-19. The series was to have been played in Detroit from Tuesday through Thursday. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)

The Latest: Indiana St pauses football workouts .

Aug. 3, 2020 8:05 PM EDT

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Indiana State has paused football workouts for two weeks after six players tested positive for COVID-19. Coach Curt Mallory told players, coaches and support staff everyone must quarantine for 14 days. The athletic department...

FILE - In this July 22, 2020, file photo, the sun sets behind Allegiant Stadium, new home of the Las Vegas Raiders football team, as it nears completion in Las Vegas. Officials in Nevada have declared

Raiders to play first season in Las Vegas without fans

Aug. 3, 2020 5:24 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Raiders will have to wait another year to show off their fancy new home to their fans in Las Vegas. The team sent a letter to season ticket holders on Monday saying that after discussion with health care officials and local leaders, the decision was made not to allow fans at games this...

FILE - In this July 22, 2020, file photo, the sun sets behind Allegiant Stadium, new home of the Las Vegas Raiders football team, as it nears completion in Las Vegas. Officials in Nevada have declared

Officials declare Allegiant Stadium in Vegas almost complete

Jul. 31, 2020 6:04 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Officials declared “substantial completion" of Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas after nearly 1,000 days were spent building the $2 billion home for the NFL’s relocated Raiders. Friday has been the target date for completion since ground was broken in November 2017 for the...

Fans wearing face masks to help protect against the spread of the new coronavirus watch the KBO league game between Doosan Bears and LG Twins in Seoul, South Korea, Sunday, July 27, 2020. Masked fans hopped, sang and shouted cheering slogans in baseball stadiums in South Korea on Sunday as authorities began bringing back spectators in professional sports games amid the coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

The Latest: Bears place DT John Jenkins on COVID-19 list

Jul. 30, 2020 7:34 PM EDT

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ The Chicago Bears placed defensive tackle John Jenkins on the Reserve/COVID-19 list on Thursday, meaning he tested positive for the coronavirus or is being quarantined after coming in close contact with someone infected. Jenkins...