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LSU Heisman Trophy winner Billy Cannon dies at age 80

May. 20, 2018 7:03 PM EDT

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Billy Cannon, the gifted running back who won the Heisman Trophy for LSU in 1959 with a memorable Halloween night punt return touchdown against Mississippi, died Sunday. He was 80. LSU said Cannon, the school's only Heisman winner, died at his home in St. Francisville. The cause of...

Johnny Manziel watches a lot, throws a little at CFL camp

May. 20, 2018 5:33 PM EDT

HAMILTON, Ontario (AP) — Johnny Manziel spent much of the first day of the Hamilton Tiger-Cats' training camp as an observer. The 2012 Heisman Trophy winner watched a lot of the session Sunday, a day after signing with the Canadian Football league club. Manziel threw while working with the five other...

Johnny Manziel signs with CFL in path back to football

May. 19, 2018 8:53 PM EDT

HAMILTON, Ontario (AP) — Johnny Football is huddling up again for a long-awaited comeback — in Canada. Heisman Trophy winner Johnny Manziel signed a two-year contract with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the Canadian Football League on Saturday, looking to salvage his football career after a turbulent...

Cowboys WR Terrance Williams arrested on intoxication charge

May. 19, 2018 8:10 PM EDT

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Dallas Cowboys receiver Terrance Williams was arrested on a charge of public intoxication early Saturday after police responded to an accident involving his car and found Williams riding an electric bicycle on a road near his home. Police in the Dallas suburb of Frisco said Williams'...

Browns send CB Taylor to Cardinals for 2020 draft pick

May. 19, 2018 1:00 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Jamar Taylor's trade to Arizona is official. Cleveland traded another of their starting quarterbacks to the Cardinals on Saturday for a sixth-round draft pick in 2020. The teams agreed to the swap on Friday and had to work out final details before it was announced. The Browns previously...

Syracuse recruiting director Asil Mulbah leaving for Bills

May. 18, 2018 9:45 PM EDT

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Syracuse's director of recruiting operations is leaving the Orange for a position with the NFL's Buffalo Bills. Asil Mulbah announced on Instagram that has accepted a position in Buffalo's scouting department. "Excited to announce that I have accepted a position in the Buffalo Bills...

Jets sign third-rounder DL Nathan Shepherd to 4-year deal

May. 18, 2018 8:48 PM EDT

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets have signed defensive lineman Nathan Shepherd, the team's third-round draft pick out of Fort Hays State , to a four-year deal worth the slotted amount of $3.4 million. The 6-foot-4, 315-pound native of Ontario, Canada, was the first Division II player selected in...

AP Source: Cardinals finalizing deal for CB Jamar Taylor

May. 18, 2018 3:24 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Cardinals are finalizing a trade that would bring cornerback Jamar Taylor from the Cleveland Browns, two people with knowledge of the situation said Friday. The people, who sought anonymity because the trade had not been officially announced, said the deal was expected to be...

Raiders sign first-round pick Kolton Miller

May. 18, 2018 3:15 PM EDT

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Raiders have signed first-round draft pick Kolton Miller to a rookie contract. The deal announced Friday gives the Raiders six of their nine draft picks under contract. The Raiders traded down five spots to select Miller 15th overall last month to be their left tackle of...

AP source: Cowboys' Gregory seeks return after yearlong ban

May. 18, 2018 12:28 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Dallas Cowboys defensive end Randy Gregory is seeking reinstatement to the NFL after missing the 2017 season over multiple violations of the league's substance-abuse policy, a person with direct knowledge of the application said Friday. Gregory's application should be received by the league...