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Broncos kick off NFL training camps with Sanders on board

Jul. 17, 2019 7:05 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Broncos are the first team in the NFL to kick off training camp Thursday, and they'll do it with Emmanuel Sanders on hand and also Drew Lock . Sanders won't be full-go as he continues his comeback from a torn Achilles tendon last December, but "Emmanuel looks good. He's...

Falcons agree to 4-year, $57 million deal with Deion Jones

Jul. 17, 2019 6:14 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons have agreed to a four-year, $57 million contract extension with linebacker Deion Jones. The new deal, which includes $34 million in guaranteed salary, was announced by the team on Wednesday. The contract carries through the 2023 season. Jones' deal is the latest major...

Video shows Trump, Epstein chatting at 1992 Mar-a-Lago party

Jul. 17, 2019 4:43 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Video footage unearthed by NBC News shows Donald Trump and wealthy financier Jeffrey Epstein chatting at a party at Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate in 1992. NBC said the video posted Wednesday was recorded as part of a profile of Trump, who was newly divorced at the time. It shows the future...

The Latest: Louisville looks to rebuild under Satterfield

Jul. 17, 2019 4:41 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on ACC media days (all times local): 4:35 p.m. First-year coach Scott Satterfield says he won't measure Louisville's success this season in terms of wins and losses, but rather by if players are demonstrating the right attitude and giving their best effort on a daily...

Cardinals cut OT Harrison after arrest warrant issued

Jul. 17, 2019 1:04 PM EDT

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Cardinals released tackle Desmond Harrison on Wednesday after police in North Carolina issued a warrant for his arrest on assault charges. The Greensboro Police Department says the alleged assault was reported on Tuesday. Police spokesman Ron Glenn says the investigation has...

Texas says 10-win season not enough to be 'back' in Big 12

Jul. 16, 2019 7:01 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Tom Herman knows that Texas is probably a bit ahead of schedule after 10 wins in his second season that included making the Big 12 championship game and a Sugar Bowl victory. That doesn't necessarily mean the Longhorns are back just yet. "We weren't here to just have a really good...

Vikings backup RB Roc Thomas gets 3-game suspension

Jul. 16, 2019 6:50 PM EDT

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Vikings running back Roc Thomas has been suspended for the first three games of the regular season for violating the NFL's policy and program on substances of abuse. The league announced the punishment Tuesday, the week before training camp begins. Thomas can participate in...

Big 12 Notebook: 'Horns down' on deck at Big 12 media days

Jul. 16, 2019 5:47 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — So when is flashing "horns down" considered a penalty and should it always draw a flag? Greg Burks, the Big 12 coordinator official, said it depends on when and where an opposing player flashes the hand signal that is the exact opposite of the Texas Longhorns' "Hook 'em horns"...

Clemson needs to fill major holes on defensive line

Jul. 16, 2019 4:25 PM EDT

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson coach Dabo Swinney hears so many questions about the Tigers' defensive losses that he has lost count. He heard it again Tuesday — probably not for the last time. This time it came from one of those impact players no longer on the roster. Former Tiger Albert Huggins...

The Latest: Baylor seeks next Big 12 step climbing to 7 wins

Jul. 16, 2019 3:11 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the second day of Big 12 football media days Tuesday at AT&T Stadium. (all times local): 2 p.m. Baylor went from a 1-11 record in coach Matt Rhule's first season to 7-6 with a bowl victory in Year 2. Now the question is can the Bears make a similar jump as Rhule's...