NFL Playoffs

Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott (21) runs a drill during NFL football minicamp Wednesday, June 13, 2018, in Frisco, Texas. (Smiley N. Pool/The Dallas Morning News via AP)
June 14, 2018 - 7:29 pm
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Ezekiel Elliott doesn't pretend that vocal leadership comes naturally for him. The Dallas Cowboys running back is going to try anyway now that fellow stars Jason Witten and Dez Bryant are gone, and now that his focus is solely on football following a tumultuous second year in...
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Fans react during a viewing party for Game 5 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final between the Washington Capitals and the Vegas Golden Knights, Thursday, June 7, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
June 11, 2018 - 5:43 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Nicklas Backstrom dreamed about the road less traveled. Driving down Constitution Avenue on his way to each home game since his NHL debut in 2007, he imagined the street lined with overjoyed Washington Capitals fans. "It always popped up in my head that one time we're going to...
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President Donald Trump participates in a "Celebration of America" event on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, June 5, 2018. Trump quickly scheduled the event with military bands after canceling a visit with the Philadelphia Eagles as he stoked fresh controversy over players who protest racial injustice by taking a knee during the national anthem. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
June 05, 2018 - 5:38 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's cancellation of the Philadelphia Eagles' visit to the White House (all times local): 5:30 p.m. Philadelphia Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins says NFL players who have been speaking out politically are fighting for racial and social equality, not...
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Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) gestures during the first half of Game 1 of basketball's NBA Finals between the Warriors and the Cleveland Cavaliers in Oakland, Calif., Thursday, May 31, 2018. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
May 31, 2018 - 11:50 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Latest from the NBA Finals and Thursday's Game 1 (all times local): 8:50 p.m. The Golden State Warriors pulled out a 124-114 overtime victory over Cleveland in Game 1 of the NBA Finals after a bizarre ending to regulation. The game went to OT after Cleveland's J.R. Smith...
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Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant answers questions after an NBA basketball practice, Wednesday, May 30, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. The Warriors face the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 1 of the NBA Finals on Thursday in Oakland. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
May 31, 2018 - 2:29 pm
The first one deserved a sequel, which Cleveland won in the biggest comeback in NBA Finals history to even things up with Golden State. Then with Kevin Durant joining Stephen Curry on one side and LeBron James leading the other, the Warriors and Cavaliers sent interest soaring as they rampaged...
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FILE - In this Dec. 31, 1983 file photo Seattle Seahawks coach Chuck Knox listening during a news conference in Miami. Knox, the veteran NFL coach who led the Seattle Seahawks for nine years and took the Los Angeles Rams to three straight NFC championship games, has died. He was 86. Knox died Saturday evening, the Seahawks confirmed Sunday, May 13, 2018. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, file)
May 13, 2018 - 8:09 pm
Chuck Knox, the former NFL coach who took the Los Angeles Rams to three straight NFC championship games and also led the Seattle Seahawks and Buffalo Bills, has died. He was 86. The Rams and Seahawks said Sunday that Knox died Saturday night. "He established a winning culture and a legacy that will...
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FILE - In this Feb. 5, 2017, file photo, Atlanta Falcons' Matt Ryan celebrates after a touchdown during the second half of the NFL Super Bowl 51 football game against the New England Patriots in Houston. Ryan has agreed to a five-year contract extension with the Falcons, the team announced Thursday, May 3, 2018, without revealing terms. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)
May 03, 2018 - 6:11 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Matt Ryan is the NFL's first $100 million man. The Atlanta Falcons quarterback became the league's highest-paid player Thursday by agreeing to a five-year contract extension that could be worth as much as $150 million. A person familiar with the deal, speaking to The Associated Press...
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April 19, 2018 - 8:35 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Super Bowl champion Philadelphia will host Atlanta to kick off the 2018 NFL season on Thursday night, Sept. 6. Green Bay hosts Chicago in the first Sunday night matchup on Sept. 9, while the Monday nighters on opening weekend feature the New York Jets at Detroit, followed by the Los...
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FILE - In this Nov. 30, 2017, file photo, Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant (88) catches a pass for a touchdown over Washington Redskins cornerback Bashaud Breeland (26) in the second half of an NFL football game, in Arlington, Texas. The Cowboys have released Dez Bryant, deciding salary cap relief with the star receiver's declining production outweighs the risk of him returning to All-Pro form with another team. Cowboys owner and general manager Jerry Jones said in a statement Friday, April 13, 2018, it wasn't an easy decision, but was what the organization believes is in its best interest. (AP Photo/Ron Jenkins, File)
April 13, 2018 - 5:10 pm
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Dez Bryant never lived up to the big contract he signed with the Dallas Cowboys when he was among the best receivers in the NFL. If the franchise leader in touchdown catches is going to find his 2014 All-Pro form again, it will be with another team. The Cowboys released Bryant...
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FILE - In this Aug. 17, 2017, file photo, Tom Coughlin, Jacksonville Jaguars executive vice president of football operations, right, watches from the sideline during warmups before an NFL preseason football game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Jacksonville, Fla. After making the AFC championship game in January, and leading New England by 10 points in the fourth quarter before losing 24-20, the Jaguars will be a popular pick to win their division and make another run to the Super Bowl. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, File)
March 27, 2018 - 5:19 pm
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Tom Coughlin had one complaint about his first season back with the Jacksonville Jaguars: Watching games from the press box. "The window in front of me got messed up a few times," Coughlin said Tuesday at the NFL Meetings. The 71-year-old former coach turned fiery executive...
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