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Jackson's passing has rejuvenated Ravens' offense

Oct. 13, 2021 19:33 PM EDT

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — Colts owner Jim Irsay was so impressed with Lamar Jackson that he took to Twitter the next day — and said the Baltimore quarterback's performance against Indianapolis might have been the best in NFL history. And Irsay, as he explained in his...

Today in History

Sep. 23, 2021 00:24 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Thursday, Sept. 23, the 266th day of 2021. There are 99 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Sept. 23, 1955, a jury in Sumner, Mississippi, acquitted two white men, Roy Bryant and...

Peyton's Place is Hall of Fame, with Woodson, Megatron

Aug. 08, 2021 22:11 PM EDT

CANTON, Ohio (AP) — Peyton's Place is now in Canton at the Pro Football Hall of Fame. The only five-time NFL MVP and a two-time Super Bowl winner who left the game five years ago with a slew of passing records was enshrined Sunday night with other members of the class...

Hall of Fame inductions roster is something to marvel at

Aug. 06, 2021 16:01 PM EDT

Take a look at this roster: Peyton Manning throwing to Calvin Johnson, Isaac Bruce, Harold Carmichael and Drew Pearson. Or handing off to Edgerrin James. A pass protection pocket featuring Alan Faneca,Steve Hutchinson, Jimbo...

Calvin Johnson aims to change game with cannabis business

Aug. 04, 2021 14:49 PM EDT

WEBBERVILLE, Mich. (AP) — Calvin Johnson is simply in awe that he will soon join Jim Brown and Gale Sayers as Pro Football Hall of Famers inducted at 35 years old or younger. “That’s football royalty, man," Johnson said in an interview with The Associated Press....

Bill Russell to auction most of his prized NBA memorabilia

Jul. 22, 2021 15:17 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The most decorated man in NBA history will be giving the public a chance to own some of the prized memorabilia from his Hall of Fame career. Bill Russell announced Thursday he is offering hundreds of items from his personal collection, including trophies,...