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Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes (15) warms up before an NFL preseason football game against the Cincinnati Bengals in Kansas City, Mo., Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019. (AP Photo/Colin E. Braley)
August 13, 2019 - 1:26 pm
ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs needed a playmaking safety and signed coveted free agent Tyrann Mathieu. They needed help at cornerback and signed Bashaud Breeland and Morris Claiborne. They had to address the pass rush and extended the contract of defensive end Frank Clark. That...
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In this photo from Friday, Aug. 9, 2019, Pittsburgh Steelers wide receivers coach Darryl Drake talks to a receiver during the second half of an NFL preseason football game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Pittsburgh. The team said Drake, who joined the coaching staff in 2018, died early Sunday morning, Aug. 12, 2019. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
August 13, 2019 - 1:06 pm
LATROBE, Pa. (AP) — Steelers coach Mike Tomlin gathered his team for what he called the "most important film session of the year." It was the team's first football work since the sudden death of wide receivers coach Darryl Drake. For a team grappling with the grief over a beloved assistant, the...
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FILE - In this June 11, 2019, file photo, Oakland Raiders wide receiver Antonio Brown is shown during an NFL football minicamp in Alameda, Calif. The Raiders and their big personalities like Antonio Brown and Richie Incognito are ready to be stars on HBO's "Hard Knocks." (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)
August 13, 2019 - 12:03 pm
Antonio Brown has issues from head to toe, and the AP's Josh Dubow talks about how the Oakland Raiders are dealing with them as the team and its new wide receiver try to find common ground in training camp. Dubow joins PodcastOne Sports Now to talk about the Brown saga, and the prospects for the...
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August 12, 2019 - 6:33 pm
A petition reportedly has been filed with the National Labor Relations Board seeking to create a separate union for NFL running backs. According to the website Law360, the petition was filed Thursday by the International Brotherhood of Professional Running Backs and focuses on the shorter careers...
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FILE - In this June 11, 2019, file photo, Oakland Raiders wide receiver Antonio Brown is shown during an NFL football minicamp in Alameda, Calif. The Raiders and their big personalities like Antonio Brown and Richie Incognito are ready to be stars on HBO's "Hard Knocks." (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)
August 12, 2019 - 5:12 pm
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Oakland Raiders receiver Antonio Brown lost his grievance with the NFL on Monday over his use of an old helmet that is no longer certified as safe to use for practice or play. The arbitrator issued the ruling after holding a hearing last Friday with Brown, representatives...
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FILE - In this Aug. 14, 2018, file photo, Cleveland Browns defensive end Chad Thomas walks out to the field during NFL football training camp in Berea, Ohio. Browns defensive end Chad Thomas sustained a neck injury in practice Monday, Aug. 12, 2019, and is undergoing further tests at a hospital.(AP Photo/Ron Schwane, File)
August 12, 2019 - 3:37 pm
BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Cleveland Browns defensive end Chad Thomas was immobilized on the field and taken to a hospital after suffering a neck injury Monday during training camp. A team spokesman said Thomas, a third-round pick in 2018, was taken to University Hospitals for further evaluation and...
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FILE - In this Monday, Aug. 5, 2019, file photo, Oklahoma quarterbacks Jalen Hurts, left, and Tanner Mordecai, right, throw during NCAA college football practice in Norman, Okla. Hurts is competing with Mordecai, a redshirt freshman, and Spencer Rattler, a true freshman, to become starting quarterback. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File)
August 12, 2019 - 2:37 pm
Red River rivals Oklahoma and Texas met twice last season for the first time in 115 years, when the Sooners won their fourth consecutive Big 12 championship by avenging their only regular-season loss. Oklahoma now has another transfer quarterback — former national championship winner Jalen Hurts —...
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August 12, 2019 - 12:24 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — A friend of LeSean McCoy's ex-girlfriend has dropped a lawsuit against the Buffalo Bills running back. Elizabeth Donald is a childhood friend of Delicia Cordon. Donald was with Cordon during a violent home invasion in July 2018 at a house near Atlanta owned by McCoy. Donald sued...
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FILE - In this Aug. 3, 2019, file photo, Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa (13) talks with the media prior to Alabama's fall camp fan-day college football scrimmage, in Tuscaloosa, Ala. Two constants remain at Alabama: coach Nick Saban and championship expectations. Now, just add in a Heisman Trophy candidate at quarterback and a national title game humbling that provided ample offseason motivation. (AP Photo/Vasha Hunt, File)
August 12, 2019 - 11:35 am
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama is hardly immune to change, with an assemblage of new assistant coaches and the next wave of blue-chip prospects replacing the old ones. Two constants remain: coach Nick Saban and championship expectations. Now, just add in a Heisman Trophy candidate at quarterback...
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Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott (4) stands behind center during the first half of the team's NFL preseason football game against the San Francisco 49ers in Santa Clara, Calif., Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
August 11, 2019 - 1:26 am
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Dak Prescott got the Dallas Cowboys off to a good start in a brief cameo in the exhibition opener. San Francisco's rookie receivers took over after that to lead the 49ers to the victory. Prescott completed all four of his pass attempts, caught one and led Dallas to a...
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