NFL football

January 25, 2019 - 6:55 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Athletics remain hopeful of seeing Heisman Trophy winner Kyler Murray in their uniform when spring training begins next month. While the Oklahoma quarterback declared for the NFL draft last week, the prized outfielder and 2018 first-round draft pick could report...
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FILE-In this Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019 file photo, New Orleans Saints wide receiver Tommylee Lewis (11) works for a catch against Los Angeles Rams defensive back Nickell Robey-Coleman (23) during the second half the NFL football NFC championship game, in New Orleans. The Rams won 26-23. New Orleans Saints fans have found some pretty creative ways to express their displeasure over the infamous “no call” during last weekend’s Saints-Rams championship game. But their newest tactic may make the loudest statement - a Super Bowl boycott. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)
January 25, 2019 - 11:00 am
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A New Orleans bakery is turning out thousands of cookies with a picture of a referee with a circle and slash mark across it in red icing. The owner of a locksmith shop has hung posters and signs taking aim at NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, and some residents have hung posters of...
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FILE - In this Jan. 20, 2019, file photo, Los Angeles Rams' Jared Goff takes the field before the NFL football NFC championship game against the New Orleans Saints in New Orleans. Goff was 7 years old when Tom Brady won his first Super Bowl in early 2002. The Rams quarterback has looked up to his fellow Bay Area native ever since, and now they're meeting in the Super Bowl. (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)
January 24, 2019 - 8:46 pm
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Jared Goff was 7 years old when Tom Brady beat the Rams to win his first Super Bowl in early 2002. The kid has been a fan of the superstar ever since. Goff is now 24, the same age as Brady was then. When Brady plays in his ninth Super Bowl next weekend in Atlanta for...
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FILE - In this Dec. 13, 2018, file photo, Ryan Martin, right, looks over his wager at Rivers Casino, as the new, temporary sports betting area opened in Pittsburgh. Pending Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board approval, regular operations are scheduled to begin Saturday, Dec. 15. Marton made several wagers, including placing a $100 bet on the Pittsburgh Steelers to win the Super Bowl. Anyone willing to wager that the high-scoring Patriots or Rams will get shut out in the Super Bowl can count on a big payday if that unlikely scenario occurs. Prop bets aren’t a big moneymaker for sports books during the season, but they pick up popularity as the nation is intensely focused on a single game. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic. File)
January 24, 2019 - 6:57 pm
Anyone willing to wager that the high-scoring Patriots or Rams will get shut out in the Super Bowl can count on a big payday if that unlikely scenario occurs. William Hill, the nation's largest sports book operator, released on Thursday its list of more than 900 proposition bets for Super Bowl 53...
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FILE - In this July 23, 2018, file photo, Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Dee Ford talks to the media at NFL football training camp in St. Joseph, Mo. A 47-year-old Englishwoman has seen the best and worst that Twitter would have to offer the American football player who shares her name. Dee Ford, of Kent, England, told the Kansas City Star that her "phone was going off literally nonstop" due to angry tweets from Kansas City Chiefs fans who thought they were venting at linebacker Dee Ford following his critical late penalty in last weekend's AFC Championship loss to the New England Patriots.(AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)
January 24, 2019 - 1:37 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A 47-year-old Englishwoman has seen the best and worst that Twitter would have to offer the American football player who shares her name. Dee Ford, of Kent, England, told the Kansas City Star that her "phone was going off literally nonstop" due to angry tweets from Kansas...
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This photo provided by Amazon shows Andrea Kremer, left, and Hannah Storm posing for a portrait at Pier 59 studios on Sept. 21, 2018, in New York. Hannah Storm and Andrea Kremer had so much fun in their first season calling NFL games on Amazon Prime that they are coming back for an encore. Amazon announced Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019, that the veteran announcing duo will return next season to call the Thursday night package on Amazon's prime video service. (Amazon via AP)
January 24, 2019 - 8:20 am
Hannah Storm and Andrea Kremer had so much fun in their first season calling NFL games on Amazon Prime that they are coming back for an encore. Amazon announced Thursday the veteran announcing duo will return next season to call the Thursday night package on Amazon's prime video service. "It's...
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New England Patriots middle linebacker Kyle Van Noy (53) celebrates after sacking Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes during the first half of the AFC Championship NFL football game, Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
January 23, 2019 - 7:08 pm
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — It took an entire regular season and some tough losses, but the Patriots defense finally likes where it is at heading into its Super Bowl matchup with the Los Angeles Rams. It hasn't been perfect, but after a slow start to 2018 and fighting to find an identity following the...
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New Orleans Saints wide receiver Tommylee Lewis (11) works for a coach against Los Angeles Rams defensive back Nickell Robey-Coleman (23) during the second half the NFL football NFC championship game Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019, in New Orleans. The Rams won 26-23. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
January 23, 2019 - 5:16 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — There's nothing like two overtime games in the NFL conference championships to keep television viewers glued to their recliners. The New England Patriots' thrilling victory over the Kansas City Chiefs was seen by 53.92 million viewers on Sunday, the Nielsen company said. That's up...
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FILE - In this Feb. 3, 2002, file photo, St. Louis Rams quarterback Kurt Warner looks to pass to Marshall Faulk, right, in the first quarter against the New England Patriots in Super Bowl 36 in New Orleans. The Greatest Show On Turf. “That team and that era, football kind of saw everyone with a mindset of three yards and a cloud of dust in December and January, and you had to be able to run the football to win was kind of the mantra,” says Warner, who entered the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2017. “We were one of the first to show you can win throwing first. I guess that is all relative with such an extremely talented team because Marshall ran for almost 1,400 yards. (AP Photo/Doug Mills, File)
January 23, 2019 - 12:44 pm
The head-spinning offenses NFL fans are enamored of and will watch in the Super Bowl in Atlanta share their explosiveness with the previous team to win the big game in the ATL. The Greatest Show On Turf. Yes, at the turn of the century, there was a group that shared so many light-em-up traits with...
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In this Jan. 17, 2019 photo, workers use a lift to install a Super Bowl 53 wrap on the outside of Mercedes-Benz Stadium as it is transformed for the big NFL football game in Atlanta. Kraft Heinz’ frozen-food brand Devour is trying to make waves during its Super Bowl debut with an ad taking a humorous jab at one man’s “frozen food porn addiction.” Super Bowl ads have long used raunchiness and sex stand out during the Super Bowl, advertising’s biggest stage. But the approach runs the risk of offending the audience. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP, File)
January 23, 2019 - 7:11 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Sex sells ... frozen food dishes? Kraft Heinz' frozen-food brand Devour is trying to make waves during its Super Bowl debut with an ad taking a humorous jab at one man's "frozen food porn addiction." The ad shows a woman talking about her boyfriend's problem with "frozen food porn...
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