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Joe Gibbs dedicates Daytona 500 victory to late son

Feb. 18, 2019 2:17 AM EST

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Joe Gibbs closed his eyes during a tribute lap for his late son, while crew members raised a banner to honor the co-founder of Joe Gibbs Racing. J.D. Gibbs had been hand-picked by his father to run the organization, changed tires during the early seasons, had a brief stint as a...

Little Rock native reflects on long career as an NFL referee

Feb. 18, 2019 1:01 AM EST

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Retired NFL referee Walt Coleman was greeted by applause recently followed by boos at his request while speaking in front of a crowd of about 100 people in downtown Little Rock. Weeks after his last game as the league's most-tenured official in December, Coleman's message to...

Pro football returns to San Diego, along with tailgating

Feb. 17, 2019 10:39 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Two years after the Chargers left their home of 56 seasons, pro football returned to San Diego on a cold, rainy winter Sunday, with a different dynamic mixed in with a beloved local tradition. On the field at SDCCU Stadium, the San Diego Fleet of the new Alliance of American Football,...

The Latest: Johnson wrecked trying to pit in Daytona 500

Feb. 17, 2019 5:49 PM EST

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the Daytona 500 (all times local): ___ 5:40 p.m. Jimmie Johnson's chances of winning a third Daytona 500 ended with a strange accident on pit road. Johnson was running near the front of the field and trying to pit when Cody Ware and his Rick Ware Racing teammate...

McKenzie hired by Dolphins as senior personnel executive

Feb. 17, 2019 5:42 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Former NFL executive of the year Reggie McKenzie has been hired by the Miami Dolphins as a senior personnel executive under general manager Chris Grier. The move was the latest change in football operations for the Dolphins following a 7-9 season. Grier was given more authority last month, and...

Game changer: Tebow enters Mets camp 'all in' on baseball

Feb. 16, 2019 8:54 PM EST

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) — By now, Tim Tebow has shown he belongs in professional baseball. He's fully committed to the game and much more comfortable on the field. Sometimes, though, he still sounds like a football player. On his first day at spring training with the New York Mets, the former NFL...

Daytona 500 announces 4th consecutive sellout

Feb. 16, 2019 5:19 PM EST

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Daytona 500 is a sellout for the fourth consecutive year. Daytona International Speedway announced Saturday that all reserved grandstand seats have been purchased for the 61st running of "The Great American Race." Track president Chip Wile says "this is a tribute to our...

Ready, Aim, Tweet; Brown fires at Roethlisberger, Tomlin

Feb. 16, 2019 4:57 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Antonio Brown's laundry list of issues with the Pittsburgh Steelers appears to include a problem with quarterback Ben Roethlisberger's leadership style and how head coach Mike Tomlin treated the Pro Bowl wide receiver during the regular-season finale against Cincinnati. Brown, who has...

Demaryius Thomas involved in rollover crash in Denver

Feb. 16, 2019 4:56 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — Denver police say veteran NFL wide receiver Demaryius Thomas crashed his vehicle near downtown early Saturday. Police say Thomas' vehicle rolled over and ended up on a grassy median after he apparently lost control at around 12:20 a.m. A female passenger sustained possible serious injuries...

Tim Tebow says he advised Kyler Murray to follow his heart

Feb. 16, 2019 4:30 PM EST

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) — Before picking football over baseball, Kyler Murray got some advice from another famous two-sport star. One Heisman Trophy winner to another. Tim Tebow says he told Murray to follow his heart when deciding between the Oakland Athletics and pursuing an NFL career. Murray, who won...