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FILE - In this Feb. 13, 2013 file photo, Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco (5) holds the Vince Lombardi Trophy after defeating the San Francisco 49ers 34-31 in the NFL Super Bowl XLVII football game in New Orleans. Flacco was the Super Bowl MVP and the NFL's highest-paid quarterback just a few years ago. After injuries shortened his last two seasons, Flacco is now in New York with a new role: as a backup to Sam Darnold.  (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)

Jets' Flacco 'embracing' backup role but not done as starter

May. 28, 2020 5:39 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Joe Flacco has hoisted the Lombardi Trophy and been the Super Bowl MVP. He has been the highest-paid quarterback in the NFL and one of the faces of a franchise. Now with the New York Jets, Flacco is merely a 35-year-old backup coming off an injury and tasked with helping Sam Darnold...

FILE - In this Feb. 17, 2019, file photo, New Jersey Devils right wing Kurtis Gabriel works out prior to an NHL hockey game against the Buffalo Sabres in Newark, N.J. The NHL is hoping to move to Phase 2 of its return-to-play protocol, including the opening of practice facilities and allowing small group workouts, early next month.
The league, which was forced to pause its season on March 12 because of the COVID-19 pandemic, released a 22-page memo detailing the plan Monday, May 25, 2020. The document stresses there's no exact date for the start of Phase 2 or a timetable for how long it will last. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)

The Latest: Iowa St AD sees football games with 30,000 fans

May. 26, 2020 9:51 PM EDT

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Iowa State athletic director Jaime Pollard is telling Cyclones fans that football home games will be played at no more than 50% capacity at Jack Trice Stadium, pending a change in state and local health guidelines. That means no...

FILE - In this Oct. 27, 2019, file photo, Denver Broncos quarterback Joe Flacco (5) throws during the first half of an NFL football game against the Indianapolis Colts in Indianapolis. The New York Jets and Flacco have agreed to terms on a one-year deal, the 2013 Super Bowl MVP's agency announced on Twitter. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy, File)

Jets, QB Joe Flacco agree to terms on 1-year deal

May. 22, 2020 8:18 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Jets and quarterback Joe Flacco have agreed to terms on a one-year deal, the 2013 Super Bowl MVP's agency announced on Twitter. The move to bring in Flacco gives third-year starter Sam Darnold a veteran backup, but one who is also coming off a herniated disk that cut short his...

A directional arrow on a street points to the Signal Iduna Park, Germany's biggest stadium of Borussia Dortmund in Dortmund, Germany, Thursday, May 14, 2020. Bundesliga will now restart on May 16, 2020 when Borussia Dortmund will play the derby against FC Schalke 04 at home without spectators due to the coronavirus outbreak. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)

The Latest: Aussie rules football to kick off on June 11

May. 15, 2020 12:12 AM EDT

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Aussie rules football will kick off again on June 11, with the second round of the Australian Football League to be played almost three months after the competition was suspended because of the coronavirus pandemic. Australian...

Ravens sign Fluker, who will seek to replace Yanda at guard

May. 11, 2020 12:32 PM EDT

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — The Baltimore Ravens have signed free agent guard D.J. Fluker, who is expected to compete for the opening on the offensive line created by the retirement of Marshal Yanda. Fluker has 92 games of NFL experience over seven years with three teams, most recently the Seattle Seahawks....

FILE - In this Feb. 2, 2020, file photo, Kansas City Chiefs' Patrick Mahomes, left, and Tyrann Mathieu celebrate after defeating the San Francisco 49ers in the NFL Super Bowl 54 football game in Miami Gardens, Fla. The Kansas City Chiefs began talking about a repeat before they had even left the stadium following their Super Bowl triumph. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)

Chiefs among centerpieces of NFL slate as they chase repeat

May. 10, 2020 1:17 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — In the makeshift interview room just outside Hard Rock Stadium in Miami, defensive tackle Chris Jones yelled across to Chiefs teammate Frank Clark, vowing that the Super Bowl championship they had just won would not be the last. Their road to a repeat will begin at home. And there...

FILE - In this Nov. 17, 2019, file photo, Baltimore Ravens free safety Earl Thomas waits for a play during the second half of the team's NFL football game against the Houston Texans in Baltimore. The lawyer for the wife of Baltimore Ravens safety Earl Thomas said she is being subjected to an “unfounded ongoing investigation

Police: Ravens' Thomas threatened by wife with gun in Texas

May. 7, 2020 9:45 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — The lawyer for the wife of Baltimore Ravens safety Earl Thomas said she is being subjected to an “unfounded ongoing investigation" by Texas police after she allegedly pointed a loaded gun at her husband's head upon finding him in bed with another woman last month. According to a...

FILE - In this Dec. 8, 2019, file photo, Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson (8) celebrates a 61-yard touchdown play as he walks off the field with offensive guard Marshal Yanda (73) during the second half of an NFL football game against the Buffalo Bills in Orchard Park, N.Y. In their quest to keep quarterback Lamar Jackson upright and running, the Baltimore Ravens have put a priority on fortifying their offensive line following the retirement of eight-time Pro Bowl guard Marshal Yanda. (AP Photo/John Munson, File)

Ravens revamped O-Line must protect and serve Lamar Jackson

May. 5, 2020 3:34 PM EDT

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — In their quest to keep quarterback Lamar Jackson upright and running, the Baltimore Ravens have put a priority on fortifying their offensive line following the retirement of eight-time Pro Bowl guard Marshal Yanda. It's unlikely that anyone will step in at right guard with the...

Ravens sign LB Jake Ryan to 1-year contract

May. 4, 2020 4:30 PM EDT

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — Linebacker Jake Ryan has signed a one-year contract with the Baltimore Ravens, who hope he can return to form after playing in only two games over the last two seasons. Ryan tore his ACL in training camp with Green Bay in 2018 and missed the entire season. He signed a two-year...

Ravens exercise 5th-year option on All-Pro CB Humphrey

Apr. 29, 2020 3:57 PM EDT

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — The Baltimore Ravens have exercised the fifth-year option on All-Pro cornerback Marlon Humphrey, keeping him under contract through 2021. Drafted 16th overall out of Alabama in 2017, Humphrey has seven career interceptions and returned two fumbles for touchdowns last season. He was...