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His Cause: NFL broadcaster's shoes will show damaged brain

Dec. 03, 2021 16:58 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — NFL player turned broadcaster Ross Tucker will wear shoes showing an image of a traumatized brain to raise money for the families of players who suffered from chronic traumatic encephalopathy. As part of the NFL’s “My Cause My Cleats” initiative,...

Man's obit urges betting a bunch on the Huskers

Nov. 24, 2021 10:30 AM EST

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Milton Andrew Munson's obituary recalled his life as an Air Force veteran, a pharmacist, husband and father, and as a Nebraska football fan. That was evident in one line in the obit: “In lieu of flowers, please place an irresponsibly large wager on Nebraska beating...

Jets' Saleh on Ryan criticism: 'He knows where to find me'

Nov. 15, 2021 19:11 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Robert Saleh is hearing plenty of criticism these days — from the fans, media and now, the always boisterous Rex Ryan. The current Jets coach was ripped Monday morning on ESPN Radio by Ryan, who led the team from 2009-14, for New York's 2-7 start...

White shines in Jets QB spotlight as Wilson heals, supports

Nov. 11, 2021 18:15 PM EST

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Mike White isn't sure when this wild ride will end. And maybe it won't anytime soon. The New York Jets quarterback is making his third straight start Sunday against Buffalo, filling in while the injured Zach Wilson heals from a sprained knee...

Baltimore Colts RB/fill-in QB Tom Matte, dead at age 82

Nov. 03, 2021 18:07 PM EDT

Tom Matte, who spent his entire 12-year NFL career as a gritty running back for the Baltimore Colts — except for a star turn for three games in 1965 as their quarterback — has died. He was 82. The Baltimore Ravens confirmed Matte's death during coach John Harbaugh's...

Column: Goodell's stance sparks more questions than answers

Oct. 29, 2021 13:03 PM EDT

If the point of this whole exercise is to protect Dan Snyder’s reputation, it’s at least a decade too late. Make that two decades. Snyder shot straight to the top of most “Worst Owners in Sports” lists soon after buying the NFL’s Washington franchise in 1999...

WFT's Del Rio jokes about channeling Tomlin on USC vacancy

Oct. 28, 2021 15:17 PM EDT

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Asked about the head coaching vacancy at the University of Southern California that he previously expressed interest in if it ever existed, Jack Del Rio joked about Mike Tomlin's answer to the same question earlier this week. Washington's defensive...

Potential McConnell rival cleared years after GOP complaint

Oct. 27, 2021 11:14 AM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Two years after the Kentucky Republican party filed a complaint against a potential challenger to U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell, the Federal Election Commission has unanimously dropped it. Matt Jones, host of the popular Kentucky Sports Radio, was...

Mike Lucci, Pro Bowl player with Detroit Lions, dies at 81

Oct. 26, 2021 15:15 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Mike Lucci, a Pro Bowl linebacker who played nine seasons with the Detroit Lions, died Tuesday at age 81. Lucci died after an extended illness, according to an obituary posted by Glick Family Funeral Home in Boca Raton, Florida. ...

Honolulu Marathon plans underway though future uncertain

Oct. 13, 2021 20:29 PM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — Organizers are planning for the Honolulu Marathon, even though it’s not clear government officials will allow it to be held in December. While Honolulu is easing pandemic-related restrictions on large events, organizers are frustrated that neither...