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Pre-'93 NFL pension benefits group receives $100K donation

Feb. 19, 2019 6:59 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two leading advocates for retired NFL players have teamed up in pushing for increased pension benefits for pre-1993 retirees. The Pro Football Retired Players Association, a nonprofit chaired by Hall of Famer Jim Brown, donated $100,000 to "Fairness for Athletes in Retirement, a nonprofit...

AP source: Machado, Padres agrees to $300M, 10-year deal

Feb. 19, 2019 6:10 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — With their city's long-suffering fans desperate for a winner, the rebuilding San Diego Padres delivered their splashiest free agent signing ever by agreeing with All-Star infielder Manny Machado on a $300 million, 10-year deal. A person familiar with the negotiations confirmed the deal to...

Cowboys aren't picking up option on WR Terrance Williams

Feb. 19, 2019 4:46 PM EST

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — The Cowboys aren't picking up a team option on the final year of Terrance Williams' contract, making the receiver an unrestricted free agent after he spent his first six NFL seasons in Dallas. The move will create $2.25 million in salary cap space. Williams had just two catches for 18...

Jaguars hire Dom Capers as senior defensive assistant

Feb. 19, 2019 4:10 PM EST

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Former NFL head coach Dom Capers has joined Jacksonville's coaching staff as senior defensive assistant, returning to the Jaguars two decades after his first stint with the team. The team says Capers will work closely with defensive coordinator Todd Wash and the other assistants...

Brown meets with Rooney, saying 'it is time to move on'

Feb. 19, 2019 3:30 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown has ended his lengthy standoff with the team by meeting with president Art Rooney II, though any shot at reconciliation between the two sides appears to be out of the question. Brown, who has asked to be traded, posted a picture on various...

Roman overhauls Ravens offense with QB Lamar Jackson in mind

Feb. 19, 2019 2:24 PM EST

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — Greg Roman is off to a running start in his new role as offensive coordinator of the Baltimore Ravens, working long hours to construct a unit that can fully utilize the talents of quarterback Lamar Jackson. The Ravens closed the regular season with a 6-1 run behind Jackson, who...

New York Giants re-sign tight end Scott Simonson

Feb. 19, 2019 1:13 PM EST

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The New York Giants have re-signed tight end Scott Simonson. The Giants announced the signing Tuesday. The 27-year-old appeared in all 16 games last season and earned $705,000. Contract terms for this season were not immediately available. Simonson had career highs of nine...

Romo will tee off at home in Nelson for 2nd PGA Tour chance

Feb. 19, 2019 12:47 PM EST

DALLAS (AP) — Former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo will get to play at home when he gets another shot on the PGA Tour. Romo, now the lead NFL analyst for CBS, has accepted a sponsor's exception to play in the AT&T Byron Nelson tournament at Trinity Forest Golf Club in May. He is a member of the...

Falcons offensive lineman Sambrailo signs 3-year extension

Feb. 19, 2019 12:43 PM EST

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons have re-signed offensive tackle Ty Sambrailo to a three-year contract extension. The team announced the deal on Tuesday but financial terms were not released. Sambrailo is entering his third season with the Falcons and fifth overall. He started the final four...

Man dies in portable toilet fire at Baltimore Ravens stadium

Feb. 19, 2019 10:43 AM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — Firefighters say a man died in a fire in a portable toilet near the Baltimore Ravens' stadium. News outlets quote Baltimore police as saying the Sunday fire in the parking lot of M&T Bank Stadium didn't appear to be criminal. Baltimore Fire spokeswoman Blair Skinner says a security...