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Angels rally to end Yankees' winning streak

Apr. 26, 2019 2:28 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — When the breakthrough finally came for the Los Angeles Angels during a frustrating series against the New York Yankees, they were able to rally for their second largest margin of victory on the young season. Tommy La Stella and Kole Calhoun hit two-run home runs in the fifth inning,...

Seahawks address pass rush need selecting TCU's L.J. Collier

Apr. 26, 2019 1:28 AM EDT

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — As the defensive linemen kept coming off the board, the Seattle Seahawks decided not to take a risk or get cute at the end of the first round of the draft. Yet in true Seattle style, the pick made to address an acknowledged need was a player few were expecting to go on the first night....

Giants get 3 in first round, QB Jones, DT Lawrence, DB Baker

Apr. 26, 2019 1:19 AM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The New York Giants finally found an heir apparent to Eli Manning and a couple potential starters for the defense in their first NFL draft with three first-round picks. The Giants stunned many at the NFL draft by taking quarterback Daniel Jones of Duke at sixth overall, before...

Patriots select N'Keal Harry, add youth to receiving group

Apr. 26, 2019 1:12 AM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The Patriots spent their lone pick of the first round of the NFL draft getting Tom Brady a fresh pair of hands to throw to. New England used the 32nd pick of Thursday's opening round to select receiver N'Keal Harry out of Arizona State. He is the first receiver selected by the...

Chargers select DT Jerry Tillery in first round

Apr. 26, 2019 1:12 AM EDT

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Chargers were able to address one of their biggest needs during the first round of Thursday's draft by selecting Notre Dame defensive tackle Jerry Tillery with the 28th overall pick. The Chargers have one of the best defensive end combinations in the league with...

Denver moves down, selects Iowa tight end Noah Fant

Apr. 26, 2019 1:06 AM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — John Elway gave Joe Flacco just what he wanted, a threat to stretch the field, not take his job. The Denver Broncos general manager selected Iowa tight end Noah Fant with the 20th pick Thursday night, bypassing a quarterback in the first round of the NFL draft. Elway, who gained an...

Falcons select 2 offensive linemen on first day of NFL draft

Apr. 26, 2019 1:04 AM EDT

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons were looking to bulk up in the trenches after a disappointing season. They stuck to that plan, even when one potential target after another was snatched up ahead of the 14th pick in the NFL draft. In a bit of a surprise, the Falcons selected offensive guard...

Raiders take Clemson DE Clelin Ferrell 4th overall

Apr. 26, 2019 12:59 AM EDT

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Mike Mayock pulled off a bit of a shocker with his first pick as an NFL general manager that even surprised the player he selected. The Oakland Raiders used the fourth pick in the draft on Clemson defensive end Clelin Ferrell on Thursday night, passing up other pass rushers rated...

Packers take Gary at No. 12, trade up for Savage at No. 21

Apr. 26, 2019 12:54 AM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Packers general manager Brian Gutekunst said his veteran additions on defense during free agency gave him more flexibility with his draft picks, but it didn't necessarily mean he would shy away from a defensive player in the first round if someone he liked was there. In the end, he...

Cardinals create glut at quarterback by selecting Murray

Apr. 26, 2019 12:49 AM EDT

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona general manager Steve Keim did not want to look at tape of Kyler Murray. The Cardinals traded up in last year's draft to take Josh Rosen, so it's not like they needed another quarterback. Ever diligent, Keim forced himself to watch the reigning Heisman Trophy winner. What he saw...