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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...

Kraft's prosecutors appeal block of massage parlor video

May. 17, 2019 7:03 PM EDT

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Florida prosecutors are appealing a judge's decision to block them from using video that allegedly shows New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft engaging in paid sex at a massage parlor. The Palm Beach County State Attorney's Office on Friday filed a notice to appeal Monday's...

Only four players in 100 years have won six NFL titles

May. 17, 2019 7:03 PM EDT

Tom Brady will soon slip on his sixth Super Bowl ring, and Herb Adderley is the only other player on the planet who can relate to that level of success in the National Football League, which celebrates its 100th season this year. "It's going to be a long time, another 100 years, before somebody wins himself six...

Judge: Ex-NFL players must see neurologists close to home

May. 17, 2019 5:53 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Retired NFL players seeking testing as part of a $1 billion concussion settlement must see a doctor close to home to prevent fraud and "doctor shopping," the federal judge overseeing the case ruled. Lawyers for thousands of ex-players complain their clients agreed to the 2013...

Ravens sign linebacker Shane Ray, receiver Michael Floyd

May. 17, 2019 3:38 PM EDT

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — The Baltimore Ravens addressed two needs on Friday by signing free agent linebacker Shane Ray and veteran receiver Michael Floyd. Baltimore also signed free agent Pernell McPhee, an outside linebacker who played with the Ravens from 2011-14. Ray and Floyd were former first-round...

Ravens sign veteran WR Michael Floyd

May. 17, 2019 12:12 PM EDT

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — The Baltimore Ravens have signed veteran wide receiver Michael Floyd, who will provide another target for quarterback Lamar Jackson. Floyd caught 10 passes for 100 yards and a touchdown in 2018, his only year with the Washington Redskins. The 29-year-old Floyd was drafted in the...

Panthers sign free agent wide receiver Aldrick Robinson

May. 17, 2019 11:33 AM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Panthers have signed free agent wide receiver Aldrick Robinson to a one-year contract. Financial terms of the deal were not announced Friday. Robinson played in 14 games last season with the Vikings and had 17 receptions for 231 yards and a career-best five touchdowns. He has...

Tim Tebow struggling in Triple-A; still a work in progress

May. 17, 2019 2:21 AM EDT

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Six weeks into his latest baseball adventure, Tim Tebow is still struggling to find his stroke with the Syracuse Mets at the top rung of minor league ball. He remains unflappable in spite of the numbers. "I think I'm improving. I'm working, developing," Tebow said Thursday before the...

Cardinals' Peterson suspended 6 games for PED violation

May. 16, 2019 10:04 PM EDT

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona Cardinals All-Pro cornerback Patrick Peterson has been suspended for the first six games of the 2019 season for violating the NFL's performance-enhancing drug policy. The NFL did not specify Thursday which illegal substance Peterson allegedly used. Peterson can participate in...

Jets WR Robby Anderson signs restricted free agent tender

May. 16, 2019 9:43 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — New York Jets wide receiver Robby Anderson has signed his second-round restricted free agent tender, worth $3.095 million. The team announced the move Thursday night, a day after general manager Mike Maccagnan was fired and coach Adam Gase took over as acting GM while the Jets search for a...