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Eagles' Chris Long announces retirement after 11 NFL seasons

May. 19, 2019 2:03 AM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Eagles defensive lineman Chris Long announced his retirement from football Saturday night, ending an 11-year NFL playing career that included winning two Super Bowl titles and the Walter Payton Man of the Year Award. Long posted his decision on Twitter , with a tweet that included a...

Police ID teen tackled after bringing gun to Oregon school

May. 18, 2019 9:59 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Police released the identity Saturday of an 18-year-old student who was tackled after reportedly bringing a gun into classroom at an Oregon high school. Angel Granados Dias had been booked into the Multnomah County Detention Center on suspicion of possessing a firearm in a public...

Pogacar, van der Breggen hold on to win Tour of California

May. 18, 2019 7:24 PM EDT

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Tadej Pogacar did the work necessary to win the Tour of California on the steep climb of Mt. Baldy. His team did the work it needed for him to win on the run-in to Pasadena. With big names going on the attack midway through the final stage Saturday, UAE Team Emirates was able to...

Attorney: Ex-Ohio State football players among those abused

May. 18, 2019 5:56 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An attorney preparing a lawsuit against Ohio State University on behalf of more than 50 former athletes who claim they were sexually abused by a team physician told The Associated Press on Saturday that most of those clients were football players from the school's storied program,...

Broncos to host graduation for school in mass shooting

May. 18, 2019 4:38 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — The Denver Broncos will host graduation ceremonies at its Colorado training center for students from a school where one student was killed and eight others injured during a recent shooting. Administrators from STEM School Highlands Ranch had reached out to the football team about the...

The Latest: Football players say Ohio State doc abused them

May. 18, 2019 1:10 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on the report detailing abuse of male athletes and students by a now-dead doctor at Ohio State. (all times local): 12:35 p.m. An attorney who is preparing a lawsuit against Ohio State University on behalf of more than 50 former athletes who say they were abused by a team...

'Shocking': Ohio State doc abused 177, officials were aware

May. 18, 2019 2:01 AM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A now-dead Ohio State team doctor sexually abused at least 177 male students from the 1970s through the 1990s, and numerous university officials got wind of what was going on over the years but did little or nothing to stop him, according to a report released by the school Friday. Dr....

3 generations of Harbaughs make 1st visit to Yankee Stadium

May. 18, 2019 12:49 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Jim Harbaugh is in a New York sports state of mind this weekend. Michigan's football coach visited Yankee Stadium for the first time Friday, joined by his father and 6-year-old son to watch the Bronx Bombers take on the Tampa Bay Rays with first place at stake in the AL East. After that,...

Ex-Oregon football star stops armed student at Oregon school

May. 17, 2019 11:23 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A former college football standout at the University of Oregon was credited Friday with tackling an armed student at a Portland, Oregon, high school before anyone was injured. Keanon Lowe, a football and track coach and a security guard at Parkrose High School, told reporters as he...

The Latest: Students alerted staff before gunman found

May. 17, 2019 11:16 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Latest on the arrest of an armed person at a Portland, Oregon high school (all times local): 8:15 p.m. Officials at a Portland, Oregon, high school say two students informed a staff member of concerning behavior by another student before a school coach and security guard found him...