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FILE - In this June 7, 2018, file photo, New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski catches the ball during an NFL football minicamp practice, in Foxborough, Mass. Those doubts are now gone as Gronkowski, “a true veteran for sure now” at 29, eagerly awaits his ninth season in the league, which starts Sept. 9 at home against the Houston Texans. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)
August 28, 2018 - 1:21 pm
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Rob Gronkowski has come a long way since doubting his NFL future following the New England Patriots' loss to the Philadelphia Eagles in the Super Bowl. Gronkowski, who has battled injuries throughout his eight-year pro career, was asked about what was next for him after the...
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Police investigate the scene of a fatal mass shooting at The Jacksonville Landing during a video game tournament, Sunday, Aug. 26, 2018, in Jacksonville, Fla. (Will Dickey/The Florida Times-Union via AP)
August 27, 2018 - 7:54 pm
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on a deadly mass shooting at a video game tournament in Jacksonville, Florida (all times local): 10:45 p.m. The CEO of EA says he will cancel the remaining Madden Classic qualifier events after two people were fatally shot and 10 others injured at a "Madden NFL...
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Tiger Woods watches his shot on the sixth hole during the final round of the Northern Trust golf tournament, Sunday, Aug. 26, 2018, in Paramus, N.J. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)
August 27, 2018 - 3:53 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Monday praised two African-American athletes after they recently defended him in public. Trump's public praise comes amid his continued disapproval of NFL players, most of them African-American, who kneel during the national anthem to protest police...
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A police officer walks by the front of a Chicago Pizza and GLHF Game Bar on Monday, Aug. 27, 2018, at the scene of fatal shooting on Sunday, at The Jacksonville Landing in Jacksonville, Fla. A gunman opened fire at a video game tournament killing multiple people and then fatally shooting himself in a rampage that wounded several others. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
August 27, 2018 - 3:49 pm
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A California man who played video games to earn money for college and a West Virginian whose e-sports winnings helped support his young family were slain at a Florida tournament where a gunman specifically targeted fellow gamers, authorities said Monday. David Katz, 24, of...
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August 27, 2018 - 10:21 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — UCLA has suspended six players for unspecified rules violations for its season opener against Cincinnati. Chip Kelly is making his debut as UCLA's coach on Saturday. He said Monday if "you do something wrong, there's a punishment that's involved in it." Offensive lineman Boss...
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Washington Redskins quarterback Alex Smith (11) throws the ball as he is hit by Denver Broncos defensive end DeMarcus Walker (57) with defensive end Derek Wolfe (95) nearby, during the first half of a preseason NFL football game Friday, Aug. 24, 2018, in Landover, Md. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
August 27, 2018 - 9:50 am
ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Trent Williams and Paul Richardson are pretty sure. Jay Gruden and Jordan Reed understand there's no way to know. After the Washington Redskins' starting offense didn't take one snap together as a complete group during the preseason, there's reason for both apprehension and...
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Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver Marqise Lee (11) is injured as he is tackled by Atlanta Falcons cornerback Damontae Kazee, right, and linebacker Duke Riley (42) during the first half of an NFL preseason football game, Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018, in Jacksonville, Fla. Lee was taken off the field on an medical cart after the play. (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton)
August 27, 2018 - 9:08 am
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars will be without their top receiver for the second straight year. Coach Doug Marrone said Monday that Marqise Lee will have season-ending knee surgery and be placed on injured reserve. Lee, who led the team in receptions in 2017, was carted off the...
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Arizona Cardinals defensive back Patrick Peterson (21) runs into the end zone with a touchdown followed by teammate Benson Mayowa (91) after an interception during the first half of a preseason NFL football game against the Dallas Cowboys in Arlington, Texas, Sunday, Aug. 26, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth)
August 26, 2018 - 9:47 pm
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Patrick Peterson hasn't faced a starting quarterback in the preseason. The three-time All-Pro cornerback for the Arizona Cardinals is getting himself in regular-season form anyway. Peterson returned an interception 30 yards for a touchdown after Dallas decided to sit...
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Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver A.J. Green (18) catches a pass for a touchdown in front of Buffalo Bills' Tre'Davious White (27) during the first half of a preseason NFL football game Sunday, Aug. 26, 2018, in Orchard Park, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)
August 26, 2018 - 6:14 pm
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton doesn't believe he could have scripted a better visit to Buffalo on Sunday. The donation he made to Buffalo's Roswell Park Cancer Institute to open the day was special. The two standing ovations he received from Bills fans before the...
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August 26, 2018 - 1:34 pm
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Adam "Pacman" Jones is reuniting with Vance Joseph, who was his Cincinnati's secondary coach during the veteran cornerback's best seasons in the NFL. Jones signed a one-year deal with the Denver Broncos after visiting the team on Sunday. To make room, the Broncos waived...
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