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Tony Romo, left, talks with Jim Furyk while walking up to the second green of the Spyglass Hill Golf Course during the first round of the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am golf tournament Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020, in Pebble Beach, Calif. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

Romo remains with CBS after agreeing to long-term contract

Feb. 29, 2020 2:43 AM EST

Tony Romo will remain with CBS as its top NFL analyst after agreeing to a record extension. CBS Sports spokeswoman Jen Sabatelle said that the network and Romo have agreed to a long-term contract. The New York Post reported that Romo's new deal is worth $17 million a year. If the former Dallas Cowboys star was...

In this Feb. 20, 2020, photo, Houma native Elijah McGuire, right, a Super Bowl champion running back with the Kansas City Chiefs, receives a key to the city from Terrebonne Parish Councilman John Navy during a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the renovated Mechanicville Gym in Houma, La. (Chris Singleton/The Courier via AP)

Local NFL player reflects on winning first Super Bowl

Feb. 29, 2020 12:01 AM EST

HOUMA, La. (AP) — Wherever Elijah McGuire goes these days, a celebration is sure to follow him. McGuire, a Houma native, won his first Super Bowl championship as a NFL player with the Kansas City Chiefs on Feb. 2. Whether it is in Kansas City or Houma, McGuire can’t get away from fans wanting to...

Louisville offensive lineman Mekhi Becton speaks during a press conference at the NFL football scouting combine in Indianapolis, Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

Big guys made big impression in 40-yard dash at NFL combine

Feb. 28, 2020 10:48 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The big guys made a big statement at the NFL scouting combine Friday night. Wisconsin star Jonathan Taylor ran the fastest 40-yard dash (4.39 seconds) despite weighing in as the third-heaviest running back at the combine, and the offensive linemen had a solid showing, led by...

6 sports figures get Southern Nevada Sports Hall of Fame nod

Feb. 28, 2020 8:20 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Las Vegas lawmaker who arrived in town to pitch Minor League Baseball and five other athletes have been named this year's inductees into the Southern Nevada Sports Hall of Fame, officials announced Friday. The class of 2020 includes Clark County Commissioner Larry Brown, former National...

FILE - In this Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020, file photo, Utah State quarterback Jordan Love works out at the NFL football scouting combine in Indianapolis. After turning heads last month at the Senior Bowl, Love delivered with another impressive workout Thursday. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)

Senior Bowl helps some draft prospects prep for NFL combine

Feb. 28, 2020 4:53 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Linebacker Malik Harrison came to the NFL's annual scouting combine fully prepared. He expected the early mornings, the late nights and the wall-to-wall interview schedules. He answered endless questions and took the psychological tests. And over the past month, the former Ohio State...

Alabama defensive back Trevon Diggs speaks during a press conference at the NFL football scouting combine in Indianapolis, Friday, Feb. 28, 2020. (AP Photo/AJ Mast)

NFL scouting combine family affair for lucky few

Feb. 28, 2020 4:46 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — University of Georgia defensive back JR Reed knew all about the NFL scouting combine long before he had the chance to grip the dumbbell at the Indianapolis Convention Center or spring from the launch pad at Lucas Oil Stadium. His father, Jake Reed, was a wide receiver in the NFL for 12...

Confused fans rip Garth Brooks for wearing 'Sanders' jersey

Feb. 28, 2020 3:27 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Leave it to the internet to interpret Garth Brooks wearing a Barry Sanders jersey during a concert in Detroit as a political endorsement of a certain liberal presidential candidate. The more than 70,000 fans who attended the country music star’s Feb. 22 show at Ford Field understood...

This image provided by KABC-TV shows a crane at a construction that collapsed outside SoFi Stadium, the new home of the Los Angeles Chargers and the Los Angeles Rams on Friday, Feb. 28, 2020 in  Inglewood, Calif. No injuries have been reported, fire department spokesman Franklin Lopez said. It's not clear what caused the crane to collapse in a parking lot outside the stadium.   (KABC-TV via AP)

No injuries reported when crane collapses at LA stadium site

Feb. 28, 2020 1:59 PM EST

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — A large construction crane collapsed Friday morning outside SoFi Stadium, the new home of the NFL's Los Angeles Chargers and Rams, according to the fire department. No injuries were reported. Firefighters were dispatched to the stadium in suburban Inglewood shortly before 8 a.m....

Arizona Cardinals head coach Kliff Kingsbury speaks during a press conference at the NFL football scouting combine in Indianapolis, Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

Arizona Cardinals to host game in Mexico City this season

Feb. 28, 2020 12:23 PM EST

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Cardinals will play a regular-season game in Mexico City this year. The announcement Friday said that additional details, including the date and opponent, would be released later. The Cardinals were required by the NFL to host a game outside the United States by 2023 after...

Alabama wide receiver Henry Ruggs III runs the 40-yard dash at the NFL football scouting combine in Indianapolis, Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

Ruggs runs fast but can't top Ross's record he had targeted

Feb. 27, 2020 11:16 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The stars came out at night inside Lucas Oil Stadium, especially Henry Ruggs III who came up short in his quest to set a record but still clocked the fastest 40-yard dash at the NFL scouting combine. A 4.27-second time in the 40 is nothing to scoff at, but Ruggs had hoped to run...