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Browns QB Mayfield in 'no rush' with contract extension

Jun. 16, 2021 17:02 PM EDT

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Along with everything else, Baker Mayfield is practicing patience this summer. The Cleveland Browns quarterback, whose strong 2020 season seemingly ended any debate about whether he can lead the franchise over the long term, said Wednesday that he's...

Lotulelei eagerly rejoins Bills after year off from football

Jun. 15, 2021 17:47 PM EDT

For someone regarded by his Buffalo Bills teammates as a man of few words, defensive tackle Star Lotulelei sure had plenty to unpack following his year away from football. Saying he had no regrets in deciding 11 months ago to opt out of last season because of COVID-19...

Browns, Chiefs take budding rivalry onto softball field

Jun. 12, 2021 22:54 PM EDT

EASTLAKE, Ohio (AP) — A proud Clevelander, Chiefs All-Pro tight end Travis Kelce showed love to his hometown by wearing an Indians jersey and cap. He wasn't taking any chances. “I’m at home, but it’s still enemy territory,” Kelce said....

Jim Fassel, coach who took Giants to Super Bowl, dies at 71

Jun. 08, 2021 21:29 PM EDT

Jim Fassel, whose bold guarantee of a playoff bid late in the 2000 season seemingly catapulted the New York Giants to a spot in the Super Bowl, has died. He was 71. The Giants said Tuesday that family friends informed them of his death. Son John...

Recently retired QB Rivers wins NFL writers' Good Guy Award

Jun. 08, 2021 18:31 PM EDT

Retired quarterback Philip Rivers has won the Pro Football Writers of America's Good Guy Award for his cooperation with reporters. Rivers, who retired at 39 after one season with Indianapolis in 2020 following 16 years with the San Diego and Los Angeles Chargers, earned...

CBS hitting stride on soccer coverage with Champion's League

May. 28, 2021 19:16 PM EDT

Pete Radovich has directed some of CBS Sports' most memorable openings featuring Jay-Z, John Malkovich and Patrick Stewart. But the most rewarding assignment of Radovich's nearly 20 years at the network comes Saturday when the UEFA Champions League final between Chelsea...

Brady-Prescott kicks off NFL season plus a return to London

May. 12, 2021 21:41 PM EDT

The NFL is returning to London in October and Tom Brady begins his pursuit of an eighth Super Bowl title against Dak Prescott and the Dallas Cowboys when Tampa Bay hosts the league’s annual kickoff game on Sept. 9. The first game in London since the coronavirus pandemic...

Jerry Burns, former Vikings coach known for wit, dies at 94

May. 12, 2021 20:32 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Jerry Burns, the colorful character who took over as the Minnesota Vikings' head coach in a time of turmoil and led the team to three playoff berths in six seasons, has died. He was 94. The team announced Burns’ death. Vikings spokesman Bob Hagan...

Bills double up on DEs with Basham; Take OT Brown at 93

May. 01, 2021 01:05 AM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Brandon Beane wasn’t kidding about wanting to improve the Bills' pass rush this offseason after watching Buffalo’s defense exposed in two losses to Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs last season. Short of putting 12 defenders on the...

Patriots trade up in 2nd round, select Barmore from Alabama

May. 01, 2021 00:39 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Trying to rebound from the worst season since his first in New England, Bill Belichick looked to old friend Nick Saban for top players in this year's draft. The Patriots traded up eight spots in the second round Friday night to select Alabama defensive...