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FILE - In this Jan. 12, 2020, file photo, Houston Texans wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins (10) motions a first down during the first half of an NFL divisional playoff football game against the Kansas City Chiefs in Kansas City, Mo. The Arizona Cardinals pulled a stunner during the offseason when they landed Hopkins in a trade with the Texans. Hopkins is one of the game's elite receivers and he's had at least 1,000 yards receiving in five of the past six seasons. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)

Mid-career move: Hopkins ready for new start in Arizona

Aug. 4, 2020 3:53 PM EDT

Quarterback Kyler Murray is the young star who hopes he's at the beginning of a long and successful run with the Arizona Cardinals. Veteran receiver Larry Fitzgerald is winding down one of the NFL's great offensive careers. DeAndre Hopkins — a man in the prime of his NFL life — said there's plenty...

Texans look to contend for title with new-look offense

Jul. 20, 2020 2:30 PM EDT

HOUSTON TEXANS (11-7) CAMP SITE: Houston LAST YEAR: Won AFC South for second straight year and fourth time in five seasons behind strong play of quarterback Deshaun Watson. Beat Bills in wild-card round with big comeback before squandering 24-0 lead in 51-31 loss to Kansas City in divisional round. IMPORTANT...

FILE - In this Monday, July 29, 2019, file photo, Kansas City Chiefs head coach Andy Reid watches a drill during NFL football training camp in St. Joseph, Mo. This was supposed to be the day that a bunch of wide-eyed rookies reported for their first training camp with the Kansas City Chiefs, lugging televisions and fans and other comfort items into the dormitories at Missouri Western State University. Instead, they were tested for COVID-19 and then sent home.(AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)

Chiefs rookies report for training camp unlike any other

Jul. 20, 2020 2:11 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — This was supposed to be the day that a bunch of wide-eyed rookies reported for their first training camp with the Kansas City Chiefs, lugging televisions and fans and other comfort items into the dormitories at Missouri Western State University. Instead, they were tested for...

In this image from video, a Louisville Metro Police Department office stands guard outside the home of Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron as protestors sit in his front yard in Louisville, Kentucky Tuesday, July 14, 2020. About two dozen protestors were arrested. Protesters were chanting Breonna Taylor's name as well as calling for justice after the 26-year-old emergency room technician was fatally shot by LMPD in her South End Apartment while police were serving a search warrant. Cameron said he still has no timeline for when his office will conclude its investigation of the case.  (Mary Ann Gerth/Courier Journal via AP)

87 protesters arrested at Kentucky attorney general's home

Jul. 15, 2020 7:11 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Eighty-seven demonstrators who gathered at the home of Kentucky’s attorney general to demand justice for Breonna Taylor have been arrested and charged with a felony for trying to “intimidate” the prosecutor, police said. Protesters with the social justice...

Texas tries to recoup unemployment after overpaying Texans

Jul. 7, 2020 6:50 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Texas is attempting to recoup unemployment payments after mistakenly sending them to thousands of Texans amid the pandemic. The Texas Workforce Commission, an agency that oversees unemployment benefits, estimates that it overpaid by $32 million, the Houston Chronicle reported Monday. The...

FILE - In this April 16, 2019, file photo, Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Adam Thielen stretches before practice at the Twin Cities Orthopedic Center in Eagan, Minn. The Chicago Bears, Tennessee Titans and Los Angeles Rams all decided to end their offseason programs even with the NFL allowing two more weeks to keep working. 
So did the Houston Texans, Arizona Cardinals and Washington Redskins. Turns out there's only so much that can be done virtually. (Elizabeth Flores/Star Tribune via AP, File)

Coaches, players make best of NFL's 1st virtual offseason

Jun. 16, 2020 1:20 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Turns out there’s only so much that can be done virtually. Six teams decided to end their offseason programs even with the NFL allowing two more weeks to keep working: the Bears, Titans, Rams, Texans, Cardinals and Redskins. With coaches and players scattered and team...

George Floyd's funeral procession arrives at Houston Memorial Gardens cemetery, Tuesday, June 9, 2020, in Pearland, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

The Latest: George Floyd's casket taken inside mausoleum

Jun. 9, 2020 11:44 PM EDT

TOP OF THE HOUR: — `He is going to change the world’: Funeral held for George Floyd. — New York passes bill to unveil police discipline records. — Officials back off removing temporary fencing at White House. — Portland mayor to redirect $7 million from police budget to other...

FILE - In this Jan. 12, 2020, file photo, Houston Texans running back Carlos Hyde carries the ball during the first half of an NFL divisional playoff football game against the Kansas City Chiefs in Kansas City, Mo. Hyde has admired the Seattle Seahawks from afar for a while. So it made sense he would jump at the chance to sign with Seattle this offseason and build the depth in the Seahawks backfield. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Carlos Hyde knows role in Seattle could be as No. 2 option

Jun. 8, 2020 6:17 PM EDT

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — When he was an opponent playing in the same division, Carlos Hyde admired the way the Seattle Seahawks operated from afar. Of course he would. He’s a running back and very few teams, if any, run the ball as much as the Seahawks. “It’s been a place that...