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Colorado seniors graduate weeks after fatal attack at school

May. 20, 2019 11:40 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Seniors from a Colorado high school where a student was killed trying to stop a shooting nearly two weeks ago graduated Monday. STEM School Highlands Ranch held its commencement ceremony at a Denver Broncos training facility and honored 18-year-old Kendrick Castillo, who was fatally...

'Instincts just took over': Coach describes stopping gunman

May. 20, 2019 10:27 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Former University of Oregon football star Keanon Lowe said he had just entered a classroom at the Portland high school where he works as a coach and security guard when a student armed with a black shotgun appeared in the doorway. Lowe had just seconds Friday to react. He lunged at...

Rams center Allen ready for "full-time gig" as starter

May. 20, 2019 9:43 PM EDT

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles Rams center Brian Allen started to build a rapport with quarterback Jared Goff last season as a rookie when starter John Sullivan would be held out of practice early in the week to rest and recuperate. Allen was again snapping the ball to Goff during the first day...

The Latest: Colorado seniors graduate weeks after attack

May. 20, 2019 9:32 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Latest on the commencement ceremony for a suburban Denver school that was attacked two weeks ago. (all times local): 7:30 p.m. Seniors from a Colorado high school where a student was killed trying to thwart a shooting two weeks ago have graduated. The Denver Broncos hosted...

NFL Network to broadcast 10 Conference USA football games

May. 20, 2019 8:10 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — The NFL Network and Conference USA have agreed to a four-year partnership that will put 10 of the league's Saturday football games on the network each season. "While exploring new media options for football, NFL Network stood out as an excellent opportunity for national exposure," C-USA...

Prosecutor: Ex-NFL player raped homeless woman, 2 others

May. 20, 2019 8:01 PM EDT

VISTA, California (AP) — Kellen Winslow Jr., the son of a pro football star who himself earned over $40 million in an injury plagued NFL career, "took what he wanted," including raping a 54-year-old hitchhiker and a 59-year-old homeless woman, prosecutors said Monday. Meanwhile defense lawyers argued the...

Manning not worried about having Jones waiting in the wings

May. 20, 2019 6:13 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Eli Manning hasn't been looking over his shoulder since the New York Giants took heir apparent Daniel Jones with the sixth pick overall in the NFL draft. The 38-year-old Manning is always focused on what he can control and right now that's being the Giants' quarterback in 2019....

Broncos to induct cornerback Champ Bailey into Ring of Fame

May. 20, 2019 6:08 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Broncos will induct longtime cornerback and new Hall of Fame member Champ Bailey into the team's Ring of Fame. The ceremony will take place Oct. 13. It's been quite a memorable year for the 40-year-old Bailey, who will be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame on...

Jags' Fournette fined $303 to resolve recent driving arrest

May. 20, 2019 5:55 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jacksonville Jaguars running back Leonard Fournette was fined a little more than $300 to resolve a traffic violation that resulted in his arrest last month. Fournette pleaded no contest Monday to driving with a suspended license and was docked $303 in fines and court fees. As part...

Cowboys' Elliott detained by police at Vegas music festival

May. 20, 2019 5:31 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Dallas Cowboys star Ezekiel Elliott was handcuffed by police, but not arrested, after a scuffle involving event staff at a Las Vegas music festival, officials said Monday. The 23-year-old running back was detained briefly about 3 a.m. Saturday near a gate to the overnight Electric Daisy...