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STORY REMOVED: Westhoff-Book

May. 21, 2022 15:43 PM EDT
NEW YORK (AP) — The Associated Press has withdrawn a story about a book by former New York Jets assistant coach Mike Westhoff. The story should not have moved. No substitute story will move.

Browns' Watson caps busy week as NFL investigation continues

May. 20, 2022 15:54 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Deshaun Watson's week included meeting with NFL investigators and golf in the Bahamas with his new Browns teammates. Next week he'll be back on the field, and under more public scrutiny. Some of the women who have accused Cleveland's quarterback of...

Titans agree to deal with third-round pick Petit-Frere

May. 19, 2022 18:19 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans agreed to terms with third-round pick Nicholas Petit-Frere on Thursday. Petit-Frere, an offensive tackle, played 35 games, including 20 starts for Ohio State. He started 12 games at left tackle in 2021 and seven games at...

Ravens veteran punter Sam Koch retires after 16 seasons

May. 19, 2022 15:51 PM EDT

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — Longtime Ravens punter Sam Koch retired Thursday and will join the Baltimore coaching staff as a special teams consultant. A 16-year veteran, Koch, 39, appeared in a franchise-record 256 regular-season games, 239 consecutively from 2006-20, also a team...

Chargers break ground on new complex in El Segundo

May. 18, 2022 21:13 PM EDT

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — If anyone had doubts about the Chargers' future in Los Angeles, owner Dean Spanos is hoping Wednesday's ceremonial groundbreaking for a new team headquarters answers them. The Chargers have already started work on the 14-acre site, which is slated for...

Ex-NFL head coach Kitchens joins South Carolina as analyst

May. 18, 2022 20:59 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Former Cleveland Browns head coach Freddie Kitchens has joined South Carolina as a senior analyst. The school announced the addition of Kitchens on Wednesday. Kitchens has worked in the NFL since 2006, most recently with the New York Giants....

Jets sign Garrett Wilson; all 3 1st-rounders under contract

May. 18, 2022 17:49 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Jets signed wide receiver Garrett Wilson to a four-year, $20.55 million deal Wednesday, the last of the team's three first-round draft picks to get under contract. Wilson was the No. 10 overall pick last month out of Ohio State. He's expected to be an...

Chargers sign defensive lineman Morgan Fox

May. 18, 2022 16:29 PM EDT

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Chargers continued the offseason rebuild of their defense by signing defensive lineman Morgan Fox on Wednesday. Fox will be entering his seventh year in the league. He spent his first five seasons with the Rams (2016-20) before going to the...

Buffalo sports teams offer support at site of mass shooting

May. 18, 2022 14:58 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo resident Jamie Lash was giddy as Buffalo Bills player Josh Thomas draped his arm around her shoulder and smiled for a picture Wednesday. It was a rare moment of lightness in a week spent mourning the violent deaths of 10 people at the Tops supermarket where she used...

Giants sign 4 defensive players, release 4 others

May. 18, 2022 13:20 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The New York Giants added four defensive players to their roster, including three who have previously worked with members of the coaching staff. The Giants announced the signings of end Jalyn Holmes, safety Henry Black and cornerbacks Maurice Canady and...