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Longtime NFL assistant coach and defensive mastermind Monte Kiffin dies at age 84

Jul. 11, 2024 21:31 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Monte Kiffin, the longtime NFL and college assistant coach whose Tampa Bay defenses routinely ranked among the league’s best, died Thursday. He was 84. One of the architects of the ultra successful Tampa 2 defensive scheme, Kiffin spent 13 seasons as defensive...

Titans sign safety Jamal Adams to further revamp their secondary

Jul. 11, 2024 13:32 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans signed three-time Pro Bowl safety Jamal Adams on Thursday. The 28-year-old was the sixth pick overall in 2017 by the New York Jets and was an All-Pro in 2019. Adams was traded to the Seattle Seahawks three years later. He was released by...

UFC 303 reports a nearly $16M gate, its 4th-biggest despite 3 bouts with replacement fighters

Jun. 30, 2024 07:33 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Conor McGregor’s broken toe couldn’t keep MMA fans away from T-Mobile Arena on Saturday for UFC 303, as the 30-year-old organization celebrated its fourth-highest gate. With 18,881 in attendance, the total gate was announced at $15.9 million for an event that...

Pereira retains light heavyweight title with 2nd-round TKO of Prochazka at UFC 303

Jun. 30, 2024 01:54 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Alex Pereira first became a champion kickboxer and then moved to the UFC and won title belts in the middleweight and light heavyweight divisions. And, after Saturday night's convincing victory over top-ranked challenger Jiri Prochazka in UFC 303, he might not be...

NFL receiver Randall Cobb thanks firefighters for saving his family from a house fire

Jun. 27, 2024 18:43 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Veteran NFL wide receiver Randall Cobb is thanking Nashville firefighters for saving his family after a house fire. Cobb shared a statement and video on social media Wednesday that his family is safe and healthy along with their dog. Cobb said he couldn't...

Jets sign defensive lineman Takkarist McKinley after he had a tryout in minicamp

Jun. 13, 2024 16:34 PM EDT

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets signed defensive lineman Takkarist McKinley on Thursday after he had a tryout with the team during its two-day minicamp. McKinley was the 26th overall pick by Atlanta in 2017 and has 20 career sacks, but hasn’t played in a...

Jets wide receiver Mike Williams expects to return from his knee injury for the start of the season

Jun. 12, 2024 16:17 PM EDT

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Mike Williams has been showing up at the New York Jets' facility and pushing through his latest round of rehabilitation with one goal in mind. The veteran wide receiver wants to put the torn ACL that cut short his season last year with the Los Angeles...

Jets coach Robert Saleh says there's 'no issue' with Aaron Rodgers' minicamp absence

Jun. 12, 2024 15:43 PM EDT

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Aaron Rodgers' absence is no big deal as far as Robert Saleh and the New York Jets are concerned. The quarterback not being present for the team's two-day minicamp made headlines when Saleh announced Tuesday neither Rodgers nor edge rusher Haason Reddick...

Jets' Hall says 49ers' McCaffrey is 'the standard' for running backs and he aims to reach that level

Jun. 12, 2024 06:03 AM EDT

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Breece Hall sees where Christian McCaffrey is at in his NFL career and ponders the possibilities. The New York Jets running back is entering his third season as one of the league's top players at his position. But his ultimate goal is to be as consistently...

Aaron Rodgers and Haason Reddick are not attending Jets' mandatory minicamp

Jun. 11, 2024 19:32 PM EDT

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — New York Jets quarterback Aaron Rodgers and edge rusher Haason Reddick are not participating in the team's mandatory minicamp this week, unexcused absences that subject both to fines. Coach Robert Saleh said Tuesday he has spoken to both players. Rodgers'...