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Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones takes questions during the "state of the team" press conference at the start of the team's NFL training camp, Wednesday, July 25, 2018, in Oxnard, Calif. (AP Photo/Gus Ruelas)
July 25, 2018 - 5:12 pm
OXNARD, Calif. (AP) — Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones has doubled down on insisting that his players stand for the national anthem, saying he wouldn't support anyone who chose to stay in the locker room. Jones was speaking Wednesday at his annual news conference to open training camp in California...
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FILE - In this June 5, 2018, file photo, Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon warms up during the team's organized team activity at its NFL football training facility, in Berea, Ohio. Grordon, who has been suspended numerous times by the NFL for drug violations, announced on Twitter that he will not be with the team when camp opens later this week. Gordon says his absence “is a part of my overall health and treatment plan.”(AP Photo/Ron Schwane, File)
July 25, 2018 - 1:38 pm
BEREA, Ohio (AP) — As they await clarity on Josh Gordon's confusing situation, Browns general manager John Dorsey says the club has discussed signing former Dallas wide receiver Dez Bryant. Gordon is missing the start of training camp as part of his treatment to battle drug and alcohol addictions...
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This June 12, 2018 photo shows Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield throwing during practice at the NFL football team's training camp facility in Berea, Ohio. The Browns have signed Mayfield to his rookie contract. The Heisman Trophy winner from Oklahoma signed Tuesday, July 24, 2018 a day before Cleveland’s players are due to report to training camp. Mayfield is not expected to start in his first season as the Browns intend to play Tyrod Taylor, who led Buffalo to the playoffs last season. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
July 24, 2018 - 10:30 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — Baker Mayfield's first win was beating the clock. The No. 1 overall pick in this year's NFL draft signed his rookie contract on Tuesday with the Cleveland Browns, who believe the quarterback from Oklahoma can lead them back to respectability and more. Mayfield finalized his four-...
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Former New York Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis stands in front of a makeshift island at the main entrance to the team's training facility after a news conference officially announcing his retirement Tuesday, July 24, 2018, in Florham Park, N.J. Revis leaves behind an 11-season career that included four All-Pro selections and a Super Bowl win with the New England Patriots. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
July 24, 2018 - 8:25 pm
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Darrelle Revis officially shut down his dominant playing career by signing one final contract. The seven-time Pro Bowl cornerback who routinely frustrated opposing receivers with his blanket-like coverage officially retired Tuesday as a member of the New York Jets — the...
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FILE - In this Nov. 12, 2017, file photo, Los Angeles Rams running back Todd Gurley pushes away Houston Texans outside linebacker Jadeveon Clowney during the first half of an NFL football game, in Los Angeles. Gurley has agreed to a lucrative contract extension with the Rams. Rams general manager Les Snead confirmed the new deal Tuesday, July 24, 2018, for the NFL’s offensive player of the year. The Rams didn’t announce the terms of the deal, but ESPN says it’s a four-year extension worth $60 million through 2023. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo, File)
July 24, 2018 - 2:55 pm
IRVINE, Calif. (AP) — Running back Todd Gurley agreed to a lucrative four-year contract extension through 2023 with the Los Angeles Rams on Tuesday. Rams general manager Les Snead confirmed a new deal for the NFL's offensive player of the year, calling Gurley a cornerstone of a team with Super Bowl...
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Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer speaks at the Big Ten Conference NCAA college football Media Days in Chicago, Tuesday, July 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Annie Rice)
July 24, 2018 - 2:13 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Ohio State coach Urban Meyer is facing questions about his relationship with former receivers coach Zach Smith, who was fired after an Ohio court granted a domestic violence protection order to his ex-wife. Meyer says the move was the best thing for his team. Smith is the grandson of...
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FILE - In this June 3, 2018, file photo, Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love, center, shoots against Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant during the first half of Game 2 of basketball's NBA Finals in Oakland, Calif. All-Star forward Kevin Love has signed a new four-year, $120 million contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers, who are beginning anew following LeBron James’ departure. Love signed the extension Tuesday, July 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, Pool, File)
July 24, 2018 - 2:05 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — Kevin Love isn't leaving Cleveland anytime soon. The All-Star forward signed a new four-year, $120 million contract with the Cavaliers, who are beginning anew following LeBron James' departure. Love signed the extension Tuesday and immediately posted a photo on Instagram showing...
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New York Mets' Yoenis Cespedes takes batting practice before a baseball game against the New York Yankees, Friday, July 20, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
July 24, 2018 - 12:22 am
A look at what's happening around the majors Tuesday: YO, YOU GOOD? Yoenis Cespedes and the Mets are awaiting a report and recommendation from doctors after the slugger had an MRI on both feet Monday. Cespedes may need surgery to address calcification on both heels that has bothered him for 15...
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Philadelphia Phillies' Zach Eflin pitches during the first inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers, Monday, July 23, 2018, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
July 23, 2018 - 10:59 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Max Muncy, Yasmani Grandal, Chris Taylor and Joc Pederson hit solo homers and Alex Verdugo scored the tiebreaking run on a wild pitch in the top of the ninth inning, lifting the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 7-6 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies in a matchup of division leaders...
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July 23, 2018 - 2:34 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The Meadowlands Racetrack in New Jersey took in nearly $3.5 million in sports bets during its first nine days of accepting such bets. And most of that came from two weekends that sandwiched a dead period for major professional sports caused by baseball's All-Star break,...
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