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Chiefs' addition of Clark another controversial decision

Apr. 24, 2019 5:14 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs have made a habit of inciting controversy during the NFL draft in the Andy Reid era by acquiring players that have a history of off-the-field issues. This year, they didn't even wait until the draft. The Chiefs swung a blockbuster trade with the Seattle...

76ers season has gone south with each visit to Toronto

Apr. 24, 2019 10:41 AM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The 76ers have gone south in Toronto. Sixers coach Brett Brown wants the season series to come with an asterisk. Sure, the Raptors went 3-1 against the Sixers, but Philadelphia has evolved thanks to a pair of splashy trades this season that could skew the perception that Toronto has...

O'Reilly's luck turns and so do fortunes of the Blues

Apr. 24, 2019 2:17 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — When the St. Louis Blues traded for Ryan O'Reilly in the offseason, they received an All-Star caliber player still seeking postseason success. He fit right in with a franchise still seeking its first Stanley Cup after 52 years of existence. While neither has found what they are looking for...

Elway evasive on quarterbacks, effusive on Harris' absence

Apr. 24, 2019 2:12 AM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — John Elway insists he isn't mad at star cornerback Chris Harris Jr. for skipping Denver's offseason program, and he reiterated that he'll address his contract demands after this weekend's NFL draft. "I said we're going to talk about it," Elway stressed Tuesday. "It doesn't mean...

Harris wants out if Elway doesn't meet contract hopes

Apr. 24, 2019 1:53 AM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Denver Broncos star cornerback Chris Harris Jr. told The Associated Press on Tuesday night that he wants to be traded if general manager John Elway doesn't give him a contract extension. Elway insisted earlier Tuesday in his pre-draft news conference that he's not angry with Harris...

Defending champion Caps face 'Mr. Game 7' and the Hurricanes

Apr. 23, 2019 6:39 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — Justin Williams doesn't lose in Game 7. Except that one time. The player who earned the "Mr. Game 7" moniker for going 7-0 with seven goals and seven assists in winner-take-all situations lost in a Game 7 for the first time with the Washington Capitals in 2017. Now he's back as...

Defense order of the day for 1st round of NFL draft

Apr. 23, 2019 6:12 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — We learned during the 2018 season that offense is beloved by NFL teams (and fans). We also learned that defense, as performed by the Patriots in the Super Bowl, carries away the Lombardi Trophy. This year's draft, which begins Thursday night, is stocked with defenders who can be...

Pace sees few glaring draft needs for Bears after big jump

Apr. 23, 2019 5:31 PM EDT

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — General manager Ryan Pace understands the idea that the Chicago Bears need to draft a running back. He's just not necessarily buying it. Pace doesn't see too many big holes on the roster with the draft starting Thursday after Chicago made a worst-to-first jump last season. The...

AP source: Chiefs get Clark from Seahawks for draft picks

Apr. 23, 2019 3:36 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs acquired pass rusher Frank Clark from the Seattle Seahawks for a package of picks Tuesday, then quickly agreed with him on a $105 million, five-year contract, as they continue to overhaul their much-maligned defense. The Chiefs sent the No. 29 overall pick in...

Draft expert sees Kyler Murray and then linemen in NFL draft

Apr. 23, 2019 11:04 AM EDT

Kyler Murray and then a bunch of defensive linemen. That's how NFL draft expert Ross Tucker sees things going down this week when the picks start coming in Nashville for this year's version of the draft. Tucker says he sees the Arizona Cardinals picking Murray, the quarterback from Oklahoma. After that, he told...