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Lo van Pham honored to be first Asian American official

May. 19, 2022 14:01 PM EDT

Lo van Pham’s journey to the NFL began when he fell in love with sports upon arriving in Texas after living in refugee camps with his family. More than 40 years later, van Pham is set to become the first Asian American to officiate in the NFL. “I never dreamed...

Man pleads to homicide in 2019 shooting outside stadium

May. 18, 2022 12:27 PM EDT

GREENSBURG, Pa. (AP) — A man has pleaded guilty to homicide in a shooting death outside a western Pennsylvania stadium during the closing minutes of a high school football game more than 2 1/2 year ago. Court records indicate that a guilty plea was recorded Tuesday for Greg Harper,...

Panthers hope Barnes' speed translates to football field

May. 14, 2022 16:31 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Kalon “Boogie” Barnes is a flat-out burner. The biggest question facing the Carolina Panthers rookie cornerback is whether his elite speed translates to a successful NFL career. Barnes ran a 4.23 40-yard dash at the NFL scouting combine in...

Gavin Greene guided by late dad's memory as tryout with Jets

May. 08, 2022 15:49 PM EDT

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Gavin Greene always imagined celebrating this moment with his famous father by his side. Life had other plans. Kevin Greene is still there, though — forever — as the late Pro Football Hall of Famer's son pursues his NFL dream as a tryout...

Ravens draft injured Michigan edge rusher Ojabo in 2nd round

Apr. 30, 2022 00:39 AM EDT

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — In one season, David Ojabo went from a relative unknown to a likely first-round draft pick. Then the Michigan edge rusher tore an Achilles tendon at pro day. The Baltimore Ravens believe he's still a potential standout. The Ravens selected...

2022 NFL Draft l Day 2 ends with yet another receiver picked

Apr. 29, 2022 23:54 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the NFL draft. ___ The second day of the NFL draft ended appropriately with another wide receiver being selected. The San Francisco 49ers selected speedster Danny Gray from SMU with the last pick of the third round, No....

NFL draft: Breaking down top defensive players available

Apr. 24, 2022 14:56 PM EDT

Top defensive players available in the NFL draft, scheduled for April 28-30: EDGE RUSHERS Position outlook: This is the pass-rushers draft with as many as four top-10 selections and eight going in the first round. Aidan Hutchinson, 6-foot-6, 265 pounds,...

NFL draft: Breaking down top offensive players available

Apr. 24, 2022 14:38 PM EDT

Top offensive players available in the NFL draft, scheduled for April 28-30: QUARTERBACKS Position outlook: The 2013 draft was the last in which a quarterback was not selected in the top 10 picks. There is a distinct chance that could happen with this group. ...

Column: Amid increasing abuse, officials flee youth sports

Apr. 23, 2022 12:41 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — When one looks at the ugly bruise encircling Kristi Moore's left eye, it's not surprising so many refs and umps are hanging up their stripes. Why put up with incessant taunts and threats from out-of-control parents? Why fret over potential violence —...

Praying football coach asking Supreme Court for his job back

Apr. 22, 2022 18:57 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — The clock ran down at the end of the homecoming game and spectators stormed the football field, knocking over members of the high school band — all to gather around an assistant coach as he took a knee in prayer, surrounded by uniformed players. Six years later,...