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NFL teams under no time pressure to form own anthem policies

May. 24, 2018 10:06 PM EDT

With no deadlines to meet and a monthlong summer break coming up, NFL teams are in no hurry to formulate a policy on demonstrations during the national anthem. One day after league owners mandated that players must stand for the "Star-Spangled Banner" — they now have the option of remaining in the locker...

Curses! Andretti weary of talking Indy 500 disappointment

May. 23, 2018 1:55 AM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Marco Andretti had already wagered a few bucks with teammate Alexander Rossi on the Super Bowl and then decided to up the ante. Andretti tweeted that if the Philadelphia Eagles beat the New England Patriots, he'd meet fans at his hometown's downtown circle . The Eagles won and Andretti...

Patriots take field for OTA with no Brady, no Gronk

May. 22, 2018 7:05 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Seven-on-seven drills. Playbook run-throughs. Pretending that everything is normal. It's all part of the New England Patriots getting ready for the regular season. Three months after losing the Super Bowl to the Philadelphia Eagles, the Patriots held their second organized team...

Eagles release starting linebacker Mychal Kendricks

May. 22, 2018 5:28 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Eagles have released starting linebacker Mychal Kendricks after six seasons with the team. The cost-cutting move announced on Tuesday came after linebacker Paul Worrilow went down with a knee injury on the first day of organized team activities. Kendricks was due to...

Eagles QB Carson Wentz back on the field for start of OTAs

May. 22, 2018 2:33 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Carson Wentz was back on the field throwing passes less than six months after knee surgery ended his season. The Pro Bowl quarterback wore a brace on his surgically repaired left knee and tossed passes to assistant coaches and ballboys as the Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles...

Pivetta throws 7 scoreless innings, Phillies top Braves 3-0

May. 21, 2018 11:00 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Phillies are a win away from first place. OK, it's May — but for a team stuck for years in the bottom of the National League, it's starting to feel a bit like September. Nick Pivetta struck out seven over seven innings, and Nick Williams and Aaron Altherr each homered to lead...

Panthers sign running back Kenjon Barner from Eagles

May. 11, 2018 4:48 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Panthers have signed free-agent running back Kenjon Barner from the Philadelphia Eagles to a one-year contract. Financial terms were not available Friday. Barner is expected to compete as a third-down back and returner. A day earlier, the Panthers placed third-down back...

Foles the goat: Boston zoo makes good on Super Bowl bet

May. 10, 2018 9:43 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — There's a new goat in New England — and his name's not Brady, but Foles. Boston's Franklin Park Zoo has named a newborn Nigerian dwarf goat after Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Nick Foles, making good on a Super Bowl bet with the Philadelphia Zoo. The Boston zoo had proudly declared...

Eagles sign running back Matt Jones and all 5 draft picks

May. 9, 2018 6:20 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Eagles have signed running back Matt Jones to a two-year contract and also agreed to terms on four-year deals with all five of their draft picks. Jones was a third-round pick by the Washington Redskins in 2015. He had 950 yards rushing and six touchdowns while averaging...

Harbor seal that made mostly wrong Super Bowl picks dies

May. 7, 2018 5:09 PM EDT

NORWALK, Conn. (AP) — A harbor seal that gained some fame by making annual Super Bowl picks usually incorrectly has died at a Connecticut aquarium. The 35-year-old seal was named Orange and had been at the Maritime Aquarium in Norwalk since 2005. The aquarium said Monday that Orange had been undergoing...