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Seahawks place tight end Ed Dickson back on injured reserve

Nov. 22, 2019 3:44 PM EST

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — The Seattle Seahawks placed tight end Ed Dickson back on injured reserve Friday, just two days after activating him. The Seahawks signed Tyrone Swoopes from the practice squad to take Dickson’s place. The addition of Dickson earlier this week was an important move since...

“Hi, my name is”; Patchwork Steelers’ offense scrambling

Nov. 22, 2019 3:36 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Benny Snell Jr., Tevin Jones and Johnny Holton have been on the field in games together before. But that was in August, when their main goal was proving they deserved spots on the Pittsburgh Steelers’ 53-man roster. The stakes will be higher on Sunday in Cincinnati, when...

AP source: Yankees plan to not pay $26 million owed Ellsbury

Nov. 22, 2019 3:23 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The Yankees plan to not pay Jacoby Ellsbury the remaining $26 million due under his contract, contending he violated the deal by getting unauthorized medical treatment. New York general manager sent a letter to Ellsbury and his agent, Scott Boras, informing them the team converted his...

Browns’ Jarvis Landry: Garrett inquiry by league unfair

Nov. 22, 2019 3:19 PM EST

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Browns wide receiver Jarvis Landry called the NFL for two penalties — false start and illegal procedure in its handling of Myles Garrett’s suspension. “It was not fair to Myles,” Landry said. Garrett was banned indefinitely by the league for striking Steelers...

NFL footballs take detailed journey from factory to field

Nov. 22, 2019 3:12 PM EST

Those shiny “NFL 100” logos on all the footballs being used to commemorate the league’s centennial season are part of a lengthy process that goes into making each handcrafted leather game ball. Wilson has been the official game ball of the NFL since 1941. The size, shape and feel of the...

Abreu agrees to $50M, 3-year contract with White Sox

Nov. 22, 2019 1:45 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — José Abreu agreed to a $50 million, three-year contract with the White Sox, eight days after the first baseman accepted Chicago’s qualifying offer of a $17.8 million, one-year deal. Abreu receives a $5 million signing bonus payable on July 1 and salaries of $11 million in 2020,...

AP Source: Mariners, prospect White reach $24M, 6-year deal

Nov. 22, 2019 1:44 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — The Mariners are locking up Evan White for the future before he ever plays a major league game. Seattle and White have reached agreement on a $24 million, six-year contract, according to a person with knowledge of the deal. The person spoke to The Associated Press on Friday on the condition...

Blue Jackets rally in third, beat Red Wings 5-4

Nov. 21, 2019 11:10 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Boone Jenner, alone in the right corner, collected a long pass from Oliver Bjorkstrand from just below the blue line and snapped off the prettiest shot of the night during a third-period rally Thursday night. Jenner’s snipe under the bar past Jimmy Howard came 63 seconds after...

Rivers’ future with Chargers beginning to receive scrutiny

Nov. 21, 2019 8:48 PM EST

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Chargers’ final five regular-season games after their bye this week could go a long way toward determining whether Philip Rivers will return next year. The franchise quarterback is in the final year of his contract with neither side indicating it’s...

Surging Ravens visit LA Rams for Monday night showdown

Nov. 21, 2019 8:44 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sean McVay and the Los Angeles Rams know what it’s like to redefine how the NFL looks at offensive football, so they appreciate what Lamar Jackson is doing this season with the Baltimore Ravens. The Rams aren’t exactly looking forward to seeing the latest innovations in...