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College football, XFL, Australian Open headline ESPN slate

May. 17, 2022 19:22 PM EDT

Three huge matchups to kick off the college football season, the XFL, a new Australian Open agreement and two new “30 for 30” documentaries were announced Tuesday by ESPN as part of its presentation to advertisers in New York. The five-year agreement with the XFL concluded the...

Titans agree to terms with top draft pick Treylon Burks

May. 17, 2022 17:28 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans have agreed to terms on a multi-year contract with the 18th pick overall in wide receiver Treylon Burks. The Titans did not announce details of the contract Tuesday, but they now have five of their nine draft picks under contract. ...

Bengals' Burrow wasted no time getting over Super Bowl loss

May. 17, 2022 15:45 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Joe Burrow said he didn't spend any time second-guessing himself or pondering what might have been after the Bengals' Super Bowl loss to the Los Angeles Rams. Business as usual for Joe Cool. What's next? Burrow said he watched video of the game once...

Tom Brady featured in upcoming Netflix 'Greatest' roast

May. 17, 2022 13:03 PM EDT

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Tom Brady will be on the hot seat – this time during a Netflix roast. Netflix announced Tuesday the seven-time Super Bowl champion will be featured first in a series of upcoming specials called “Greatest Roasts of All Time: GROAT.” Brady is the...

Jets sign 1st-rounder Jermaine Johnson to rookie deal

May. 16, 2022 20:42 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Jets signed defensive end Jermaine Johnson, the No. 26 overall pick in the NFL draft, to a fully guaranteed four-year, $13.1 million rookie deal Monday. Johnson joins cornerback Ahmad “Sauce” Gardner, selected fourth overall, as Jets first-round...

Ravens sign former Dolphins LB Vince Biegel

May. 16, 2022 20:36 PM EDT

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — The Baltimore Ravens signed linebacker Vince Biegel on Monday. Biegel played five games last season for the Miami Dolphins. He also started 10 games for Miami in 2019. Prior to that, he played for the New Orleans Saints and Green Bay Packers. ...

4 Bills Hall of Famers planning support of shooting victims

May. 16, 2022 18:11 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Bills Hall of Fame running back Thurman Thomas tells The Associated Press he and several former teammates are coming together in Buffalo this week to help support families of the shooting victims. Among those players expected to make the trip are Hall of...

Titans sign veteran defensive lineman DeMarcus Walker

May. 16, 2022 17:57 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans have signed veteran defensive lineman DeMarcus Walker and cornerback Kenneth George. The Titans also placed safety Jamal Carter on injured reserve Monday. The 6-foot-4, 280-pound Walker has played 49 games in five...

AP source: Browns QB Watson to meet with NFL reps in Texas

May. 16, 2022 17:19 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — NFL officials will meet this week with Cleveland Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson as the league continues to investigate whether he violated its personal conduct policy, a person familiar with the plans told The Associated Press on Monday. Watson, who is facing 22...

Falcons sign LB Nick Kwiatkoski, add WR Geronimo Allison

May. 16, 2022 16:07 PM EDT

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons signed inside linebacker Nick Kwiatkoski to a one-year contract Monday, and also added receiver Geronimo Allison to the roster. Kwiatkoski has played in 77 career games with 34 starts in six seasons with the Chicago Bears and Las Vegas...