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Trial set to begin in ex-NFL player's road-rage killing

Jan. 16, 2018 6:08 AM EST

GRETNA, La. (AP) — The trial in a road-rage shooting that left former NFL football player Joe McKnight dead was set to begin with jury selection Tuesday in a New Orleans suburb. Ronald Gasser, 55, is charged with second-degree murder in the Dec. 1, 2016, shooting of the local high school football star....

New York Jets DB accused of possessing marijuana-laced candy

Jan. 9, 2018 7:46 PM EST

HANOVER TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — New York Jets player Rashard Robinson has been accused of possessing marijuana-laced candy. Authorities say the 22-year-old NFL cornerback was pulled over in Morris County, New Jersey, last December and police found "THC infused Peanut Budda Buddah Candy" in Robinson's...

Jets head into offseason focused on progress, promise

Jan. 2, 2018 5:41 PM EST

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Christopher Johnson knew early in the season that his New York Jets were heading in the right direction. As the acting owner/CEO, he wanted to see clear progress — with wins and losses not necessarily being an overriding factor in whether he'd stick with coach Todd Bowles...

Jets head into offseason with finding a QB top priority

Jan. 1, 2018 5:55 PM EST

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Priority No. 1 for the New York Jets this offseason: Find a starting quarterback. Sure, that seems obvious, but it's an issue that doesn't have a simple solution. And, mainly because the answer might not be on the current roster. Josh McCown had the best season of his 15-year NFL...

ICYMI in NFL Week 17: After long drought, Bills in playoffs

Jan. 1, 2018 2:46 AM EST

The final touchdown of the NFL regular season put an end to the longest playoff drought in U.S. pro sports. The touchdown belonged to the Cincinnati Bengals, the drought no longer belongs to the Buffalo Bills and somewhere in the midst of all that, the Baltimore Ravens found themselves staring at a very long...

The Latest: Playoff seeds, matchups set in dramatic fashion

Dec. 31, 2017 8:14 PM EST

The latest on Week 17, the last regular-season weekend in the NFL (all times Eastern): ___ 7:59 p.m. Whew! The NFL's playoff seeds and first-round matchups were set in dramatic fashion. Buffalo got the final postseason berth when Cincinnati stunned Baltimore. The Bengals scored on a fourth-and-12 play when Andy...

Lewis scores twice, Patriots secure home-field with 26-6 win

Dec. 31, 2017 5:58 PM EST

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Bill Belichick made it a priority to get his team prepared for frigid weather leading up to the Patriots' regular-season finale against the New York Jets. With home-field advantage throughout the playoffs following a 26-6 victory on Sunday, the AFC's road to the Super Bowl will...

Gronk goes catchless in Patriots' 26-6 win over Jets

Dec. 31, 2017 5:52 PM EST

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Tom Brady's eyes widened when he was told that he didn't even throw a pass in the direction of tight end Rob Gronkowski on Sunday — the first time in the three-time All-Pro's career that he wasn't targeted for an entire game. "Really?" the Patriots quarterback said. "I...

NFL rushing leader Gurley inactive as Rams rest starters

Dec. 31, 2017 4:26 PM EST

NFL rushing leader Todd Gurley of the Los Angeles Rams is inactive for Sunday's home regular-season finale against the San Francisco 49ers. Gurley will finish the regular season with 1,305 yards rushing. Also resting for the playoffs are center John Sullivan, left tackle Andrew Whitworth and defensive tackle...

Steelers sitting Big Ben, Bell vs winless Browns

Dec. 31, 2017 12:46 PM EST

The Pittsburgh Steelers are giving Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, running back Le'Veon Bell and other starters the day off against the winless Cleveland Browns despite having a shot at home-field advantage throughout the AFC playoffs. Roethlisberger and Bell were joined on the sidelines by offensive linemen...