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Cardinals place 6 on unable to perform list before camp

Jul. 20, 2019 7:07 PM EDT

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Cardinals have placed six players on the Physically Unable to Perform list before the start of training camp next week. The Cardinals announced Saturday linebackers Dante Booker (back) and Brooks Reed (hip), tight end Charles Clay (knee), offensive lineman Max Garcia (knee),...

Ex-Denver coach Mike Shanahan takes in Broncos practice

Jul. 20, 2019 3:36 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Mike Shanahan attended a Denver Broncos practice for the first time since he was fired as coach on New Year's Eve 2008. "I was glad he was here," new head coach Vic Fangio said after practice Saturday. "I think it's good he's here. Mike's got a big part in the rich history of this...

Gifford's drafted to serve as official ice cream of Patriots

Jul. 20, 2019 9:17 AM EDT

SKOWEHGAN, Maine (AP) — A Maine company has been named the official ice cream of the New England Patriots. Gifford's Famous Ice Cream said it'll be producing a special flavor for the six-time world champs that'll be sold at Gillette Stadium and elsewhere around the region. Gifford's is a fifth-generation,...

Volunteer-run athletic program gives at-risk kids purpose

Jul. 20, 2019 8:23 AM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Hours after learning that 14-year-old Jaykwon "Bobby" Sharp had been shot and killed, Michael Whitlow lay motionless in bed, weeping and staring at the ceiling, wondering whether he had done enough. Wondering whether 10 years of helping kids stay off the streets and on a basketball...

Ex-Cardinals lineman surrenders to police on assault charge

Jul. 19, 2019 6:36 PM EDT

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — An offensive tackle for the Arizona Cardinals who was released this week has surrendered to police in North Carolina after a warrant was issued for his arrest on an assault charge. A news release from the Greensboro Police Department says Desmond Harrison turned himself in to...

Harbaugh, Michigan looking to play game outside US

Jul. 19, 2019 6:06 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Michigan hasn't played a game outside the United States in more than a century but coach Jim Harbaugh said that will change soon. Asked about the possibility of playing a game in Mexico, Harbaugh tipped an upcoming international date. "We're close to announcing playing a team on foreign...

Ohio State, other Big Ten East powers facing uncertainty

Jul. 19, 2019 3:54 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The two most important spots on a football team are the coach and the quarterback. Ohio State has questions at both. The Buckeyes aren't the only powerhouse program with uncertainty in the Big Ten's East Division. Michigan and Michigan State each have a new offensive coordinator, and Penn...

Cost of Raiders stadium in Las Vegas rises to $1.9 billion

Jul. 19, 2019 3:52 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Officials have raised the budget to $1.9 billion for the 65,000-seat Las Vegas Stadium being built for the NFL's relocated Raiders and UNLV football. The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports the stadium authority board on Thursday approved $40 million in construction additions. They include 20...

6 Broncos offensive players coming back from injuries

Jul. 19, 2019 3:21 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Broncos' revamped offense features a half-dozen key players coming back from injuries that ended their 2018 seasons prematurely. Advantage Broncos? Right guard Ronald Leary thinks so. Like receiver Emmanuel Sanders, Leary is coming off a torn Achilles tendon. Tight ends...

Ex-Giants offensive lineman Mitch Petrus dies of heat stroke

Jul. 19, 2019 2:12 PM EDT

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Offensive lineman Mitch Petrus, a walk-on at Arkansas who went on to a three-year NFL career that included a Super Bowl win with the New York Giants, has died. He was 32. Pulaski County Coroner Gerone Hobbs said Petrus died of heat stroke Thursday night at a North Little Rock...