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'How is this guy still employed?': NCAA's Emmert a survivor

Sep. 02, 2021 20:51 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A dry erase board stuck to the wall behind the door to Mark Emmert's office at NCAA headquarters has three columns drawn on it. At the top of the list on the left, “Academic Success” is handwritten in green marker. The middle column is for “Health & Well...

Tagliabue memoir a strong look into the NFL's inner workings

Aug. 30, 2021 03:41 AM EDT

Paul Tagliabue left his job as commissioner of the NFL in 2006 and didn't get selected for the Pro Football Hall of Fame until last year. If that seems odd for a man who guided the NFL for 17 years and oversaw labor peace, expansion, new stadiums, huge increases in...

EXPLAINER: How leagues investigate gambling allegations

Aug. 06, 2021 05:16 AM EDT

Allegations from his estranged wife that Evander Kane bet on hockey games, including his own, and tried to lose for profit have sparked an NHL investigation into the San Jose Sharks forward's gambling activities. Just what the league will find and how quickly is anyone's...

Wilson bounces back, sparkles in his 2nd Jets camp practice

Jul. 31, 2021 15:44 PM EDT

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Now, that was more like it. Zach Wilson shook off a rough training camp debut by showing off the type of eye-popping playmaking ability that made him so coveted by the New York Jets. And the No. 2 overall draft pick did it Saturday in front of...

Today in History

Jul. 28, 2021 00:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Wednesday, July 28, the 209th day of 2021. There are 156 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On July 28, 1976, an earthquake devastated northern China, killing at least 242,000 people,...

Broncos CEO says team's ownership will be settled next year

Jul. 27, 2021 18:20 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Broncos should have a new owner by this time next year, whether that's Brittany Bowlen or a billionaire like Jeff Bezos. Team president and CEO Joe Ellis said Tuesday that the trust that runs the franchise will begin a transition in...

Positive COVID test keeps Colts coach out for start of camp

Jul. 26, 2021 15:20 PM EDT

WESTFIELD, Ind. (AP) — Indianapolis Colts fans eagerly anticipated seeing coach Frank Reich and new starting quarterback Carson Wentz reunite Wednesday. Turns out, they'll may need to wait a few more days. General manager Chris Ballard announced...

Ex-coach/player wants meeting with Goodell over Asian remark

Jul. 26, 2021 12:54 PM EDT

Former NFL player and coach Eugene Chung is still waiting to meet with Commissioner Roger Goodell regarding an anti-Asian comment he says a team made about him during a job interview this year. Chung said on a conference call Monday the league never told him why a...

NFL faces playbook full of questions as training camps open

Jul. 24, 2021 11:26 AM EDT

From players getting COVID-19 vaccinations to relaxed coronavirus protocols to lineup issues, particularly at quarterback, the NFL faces a multitude of questions as training camps open. At least in 2021 there is the knowledge — and lessons learned — from completing...

Analysis: How the NFL got through the pandemic and to 2021

Jul. 24, 2021 11:08 AM EDT

Saying the NFL is America's most popular sport isn't exactly brainiac territory. Arguing that it also dealt most successfully with the dangers and restrictions caused by COVID-19 should be just as obvious. So as training camps open — on time — in preparation for the...