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Judge approves $24 million settlement over Rams' PSLs

Jun. 24, 2019 4:18 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A federal judge has approved a settlement calling for the NFL's Rams to pay up to $24 million to personal seat license holders in St. Louis. U.S. District Judge Stephen Limbaugh Jr. approved the settlement Monday. Several St. Louis PSL holders filed a class-action lawsuit after the team...

Raiders to host Rams for 2 joint practices

Jun. 24, 2019 4:07 PM EDT

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Raiders will host the Los Angeles Rams for two joint practice sessions before the teams play in their exhibition opener. The Raiders announced Monday that the practices will be held at their training camp facility in Napa on Aug. 7 and Aug. 8. The teams are scheduled to...

Trial set to begin for former Baltimore Ravens running back

Jun. 24, 2019 11:00 AM EDT

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — A trial begins Monday for the Baltimore Ravens' former starting running back Alex Collins on drug and weapons felony charges. Collins is charged with intent to distribute marijuana and possession of a firearm during a drug-trafficking crime, as well as two misdemeanors. Charging...

Jagger appears healthy as Rolling Stones rock Soldier Field

Jun. 22, 2019 1:48 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — An energetic Mick Jagger skipped, spun, sprinted and pranced Friday night as the Rolling Stones launched their North American tour at Chicago's Soldier Field. The 75-year-old showed no sign of ill health three months after the tour was postponed because a doctor said he required medical...

Jury awards $6M in Drew Brees diamond-fraud lawsuit

Jun. 21, 2019 10:25 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A jury has awarded more than $6 million to New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees in a lawsuit that claimed a San Diego County jeweler sold him over-priced diamonds. The San Diego Union-Tribune says a Superior Court jury made the award Friday in a fraud suit Brees and his wife filed...

Redskins QB Alex Smith on playing again: 'That's the plan'

Jun. 21, 2019 3:02 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington Redskins quarterback Alex Smith says he hopes to play football again but still needs to make basic progress like relearning how to run after breaking his right leg. In an interview during a massage at a shopping mall with "The Oh My Goff Show," posted Friday on YouTube, Smith...

Patriots owner pledges $20 million to fight anti-Semitism

Jun. 20, 2019 4:49 PM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — The owner of the New England Patriots, Robert Kraft, accepted Israel's prestigious Genesis Prize at a lavish ceremony on Thursday, where he pledged $20 million to establish a foundation dedicated to combating anti-Semitism and the Palestinian-led boycott movement against Israel. In his...

Bears sign sixth-round pick CB Duke Shelley to 4-year deal

Jun. 20, 2019 4:04 PM EDT

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears have signed sixth-round draft pick Duke Shelley to a four-year contract. The cornerback from Kansas State recorded 165 tackles and eight interceptions over four seasons for the Wildcats. He started the first seven games last year before suffering a season-ending...

Hall of Famer Brian Dawkins tackling mental wellness head on

Jun. 20, 2019 12:09 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Brian Dawkins is tackling mental health issues the same aggressive way he took on anyone who dared cross the middle during his Hall of Fame career as a safety for the Philadelphia Eagles and Denver Broncos. Since revealing he suffered from depression and had suicidal thoughts early in...

Jets' Douglas fills out staff with Hogan, Savage, Alexander

Jun. 19, 2019 9:35 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Joe Douglas filled out his front office staff with some familiar faces who have plenty of NFL experience. The New York Jets general manager hired Rex Hogan as the team's assistant GM, Chad Alexander as director of player personnel, Phil Savage as senior football adviser and Chris Nolan as a...