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April 09, 2020 - 7:40 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Rams are trading receiver Brandin Cooks to the Houston Texans, according to a person familiar with the deal. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Thursday because the teams hadn’t announced the deal. The NFL Network reported the Rams will get a second-round...
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FILE - In this Oct. 23, 2016, file photo, a New Orleans Saints helmet rests on the playing field before an NFL football game in Kansas City, Mo. An Associated Press review of public tax documents found that the Bensons' foundation has given at least $62 million to the Archdiocese of New Orleans and other Catholic causes over the past dozen years, including gifts to schools, universities, charities and individual parishes. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)
April 09, 2020 - 7:11 pm
Hundreds of emails detailing the New Orleans Saints’ efforts to conduct damage control for the area's Roman Catholic archdiocese amid its clergy sexual abuse crisis should remain shielded from the public, a court official recommended Thursday. The recommendation by a court special master came...
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A locked gate is seen by the Etihad Stadium where Manchester City was due to play Burnley in an English Premier League soccer match Saturday March 14, 2020, after all English soccer games were cancelled due to the spread of the COVID-19 Coronavirus. For most people, the new COVID-19 coronavirus causes only mild or moderate symptoms, but for some it can cause more severe illness.(AP Photo/Jon Super)
April 09, 2020 - 6:24 pm
The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Carolina Hurricanes president and general manager Don Waddell said All-Star defenseman Dougie Hamilton would be ready to play if the season resumes after breaking his left leg in January. Hamilton needed surgery...
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FILE - In this Sept. 28, 2019, file photo, Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa (13) throws a pass during the first half of the team's NCAA college football game against Mississippi in Tuscaloosa, Ala. Tagovailoa’s agent says the quarterback is healthy and will be ready for training camp. Tagovailoa held a virtual pro day with former NFL quarterback Trent Dilfer on Thursday, April 9, after the former Alabama star’s personal pro day was canceled because of the coronavirus outbreak. Tagovailoa injured his hip on Nov. 15 and had season-ending surgery two days later. He is expected to be among the top five picks in the NFL draft later this month. (AP Photo/Vasha Hunt, File)
April 09, 2020 - 6:14 pm
Tua Tagovailoa’s agent says the quarterback is healthy and will be ready for training camp. Tagovailoa held a virtual pro day with former NFL quarterback Trent Dilfer on Thursday after the former Alabama star’s personal pro day was canceled because of the coronavirus outbreak. Video of Tagovailoa’s...
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FILE - In this March 28, 2019, file photo, a large flag is unfurled during the national anthem before an opening day baseball game between the New York Yankees and the Baltimore Orioles at Yankee Stadium in New York. Forbes estimates the New York Yankees are baseball’s most valuable franchise at $5 billion, up 9% over last year and 47% more than the No. 2 Los Angeles Dodgers at $3.4 billion.(AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
April 09, 2020 - 4:20 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Forbes estimates the New York Yankees are baseball’s most valuable franchise at $5 billion, up 9% over last year and 47% more than the No. 2 Los Angeles Dodgers at $3.4 billion. The Yankees are second among all sports in Forbes’ evaluations to the Dallas Cowboys, listed at $5.5...
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The baseball field scoreboard lights up the year at Richfield High School Wednesday night, April 8, 2020 in Richfield, Minn. Seeking to brighten spirits amid the virus outbreak, the symbolic act of turning on the lights became a movement — fueled by social media with the hashtag #BeTheLight — across the country. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)
April 09, 2020 - 1:53 pm
The virus outbreak weighed heavily on Brett Beesley's heart and mind as the Dumas High School principal drove past the stadium along the main highway in his Texas Panhandle town. Seeking to brighten the spiritsof his suddenly disconnected students in a gloomy and frightening time, he made a...
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FILE - In this April 1, 2020, file photo, Atlanta Braves field manager Tyler Lenz walks across the covered home plate at Truist Park in Atlanta. There are no sponsored power plays at the moment. No doughnut races in the fourth quarter. No calls to the bullpen presented by phone companies. While the coronavirus pandemic circles the world, sports business executives are having conversations about lucrative advertising and marketing contracts with no games on the horizon. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP, File)
April 09, 2020 - 1:10 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — There are no sponsored power plays at the moment. No doughnut races in the fourth quarter. No calls to the bullpen presented by phone companies. Amid the coronavirus shutdown, sports business executives are having tough conversations about lucrative advertising and marketing...
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FILE - In this Feb. 2, 2020, file photo, Kansas City Chiefs' Armani Watts (23) celebrates with Alex Brown, left, and Jordan Lucas during the second half of the NFL Super Bowl 54 football game against the San Francisco 49ers in Miami Gardens, Fla. Last month was set to stage what would have been its first-ever combine exclusively for football players from Historically Black College and Universities that didn't receive invites to the NFL Combine in Indianapolis. But that event was one of the many cancellation casualties of the coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)
April 09, 2020 - 1:03 pm
De’Montrez Burroughs looked at it as his best shot to accomplish his NFL dream. The South Carolina State senior receiver had the dates circled on his calendar. First, the Bulldogs’ annual pro day on March 19, followed a week later by the first-ever NFL combine event held for draft prospects from...
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April 09, 2020 - 10:20 am
The Carolina Panthers and the rest of the NFL are prepping for the 2020 NFL Draft in a completely new way.
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FILE - In this Jan. 10, 2015, file photo, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady holds up the game ball after an NFL divisional playoff football game against the Baltimore Ravens in Foxborough, Mass. Brady was selected to the 2010s NFL All-Decade Team announced Monday, April 6, 2020, by the NFL and the Pro Football Hall of Fame. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)
April 09, 2020 - 3:25 am
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Tom Brady entered his final season in New England with a strong inkling that it would be his last with the Patriots. The six-time Super Bowl champion who signed with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in free agency last month said Wednesday on SiriusXM’s “The Howard Stern Show” it was “...
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