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Chargers coach Lynn has busy break ahead before camp starts

Jun. 16, 2019 1:44 AM EDT

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Anthony Lynn has a busy stretch ahead before the Los Angeles Chargers report to camp on July 24. While many in the NFL try to relax in the five weeks between minicamp and training camp, Lynn plans on getting his family foundation off the ground as well as open a new school in...

Jaguars fine absent linebacker Smith $88K for missing camp

Jun. 15, 2019 11:03 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Absent linebacker Telvin Smith says the Jacksonville Jaguars fined him $88,650 for missing the team's mandatory, three-day minicamp this week. Smith posted a picture of the fine letter on his Instagram story Saturday, adding "it's still love!!" The letter shows the Jaguars fined...

Mets shuffle leaky bullpen, sign 1st-round draft pick

Jun. 15, 2019 9:01 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Desperate for help in a failing bullpen, the New York Mets acquired reliever Brooks Pounders from the Cleveland Indians for cash on Saturday. Pounders, who had been pitching at Triple-A Columbus, was immediately added to the major league roster. The Mets (33-36) also recalled right-hander...

Peyton Manning adds another honor in TN Sports Hall of Fame

Jun. 15, 2019 7:34 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Peyton Manning, the former quarterback with a record five NFL MVPs among the string of awards and honors to his credit, calls his decision to attend the University of Tennessee one of the best he's ever made. That makes being inducted into the Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame on...

Fans pack downtown St. Louis to cheer on the champion Blues

Jun. 15, 2019 4:57 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — After a half-century of disappointment, even Mother Nature didn't dare spoil the celebration of St. Louis' first-ever Stanley Cup championship. A morning downpour fizzled to a light rain by the time the parade began Saturday, and the sun popped out just as a rally was starting before a...

New Mexico football stadium may be named for Brian Urlacher

Jun. 15, 2019 12:43 AM EDT

LOVINGTON, N.M. (AP) — A southeastern New Mexico school district is looking into a proposal to rename its high school football stadium after retired Chicago Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher. Lovington Municipal Schools Athletic Coordinator Robert Arreola proposed this week changing the name of Wildcat...

Lions waive Roberts after trade with Patriots falls through

Jun. 14, 2019 8:22 PM EDT

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Lions waived tight end Michael Roberts after trying to trade him to the New England Patriots. The Lions say trade conditions put Roberts back on the team's roster before they took him off it for the second straight day. Roberts failed a physical with the Patriots,...

Buffalo Bills sign 3rd-round pick, tight end Dawson Knox

Jun. 14, 2019 7:20 PM EDT

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills have their entire 2019 draft class under contract after signing rookie tight end Dawson Knox to a four-year deal. The Bills announced the signing Friday, a day after completing their series of offseason mandatory practices and six weeks before the team reports to...

Vikings slowly but surely adjust to yet another new offense

Jun. 14, 2019 7:19 PM EDT

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — Stefon Diggs has dived into yet another playbook. The fifth-year player is taking direction from a fourth offensive coordinator, Kevin Stefanski, since he was drafted by the Minnesota Vikings. As challenging as the frequent changes in philosophy and terminology have been, well, at least...

Texans drop pursuit of Caserio, Patriots drop complaint

Jun. 14, 2019 6:31 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — The Texans have dropped their pursuit of Patriots executive Nick Caserio for their vacant general manager's job, and New England has withdrawn the grievance it filed against Houston. Texans owner Cal McNair released a statement Friday saying the Texans would no longer seek interviews with...