Football

Brooks Koepka lines up to putt on the first green during the first round of the Byron Nelson golf tournament Thursday, May 9, 2019, at Trinity Forest in Dallas. (Ryan Michalesko/The Dallas Morning News via AP)
May 09, 2019 - 5:15 pm
DALLAS (AP) — Denny McCarthy shot a career-low 8-under 63 for the first-round lead Thursday at the Byron Nelson, where the local spotlight is on Trinity Forest members Jordan Spieth and Tony Romo. McCarthy had 10 birdies over a 12-hole stretch after a double bogey in his morning round. The former...
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FILE - In this July 10, 2018 file photo, New Carolina Panthers owner David Tepper answers a question during a news conference at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, N.C. The South Carolina Senate appears to be preparing for a key vote on whether to give the Carolina Panthers tax breaks and incentives to move their practice fields out of South Carolina. State Sen. Dick Harpootlian removed his objection on the bill Tuesday, May 7, 2019, so it could come to a vote. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton, File)
May 09, 2019 - 11:20 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The South Carolina Senate has agreed to provide $120 million in tax breaks to the Carolina Panthers to move their practice fields and team headquarters out of North Carolina. The 27-15 vote Thursday came after contentious debate with several senators questioning whether public...
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Boston Red Sox's Mookie Betts follows through on a solo home run against the Baltimore Orioles during the third inning of a baseball game Wednesday, May 8, 2019, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Gail Burton)
May 09, 2019 - 10:41 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — For decades, championship teams have visited the White House in a moment of ritual and tradition. Athletic excellence is celebrated, lame jokes are told and the president is given yet another jersey bearing his name. Under President Donald Trump, though, the visits often have...
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FILE - In this Thursday, Nov. 22, 2018, file photo, Detroit Lions defensive end Ezekiel Ansah stands during pregame of an NFL football game against the Chicago Bears, in Detroit. The Seattle Seahawks are addressing one of their biggest offseason needs as veteran defensive end Ansah has agreed to a one-year deal with the team, according to a person with knowledge of the deal, Wednesday, May 8, 2019. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)
May 08, 2019 - 8:43 pm
RENTON, Wash. (AP) — The Seattle Seahawks are addressing one of their biggest offseason needs as veteran defensive end Ezekiel Ansah has agreed to a one-year deal with the team, according to a person with knowledge of the deal. The person spoke to The Associated Press on Wednesday night on the...
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In this December 2018 photo provided by Lorena Rodriguez, Thomas Torres holds up the numbers 1 and 8 to mark his 18th birthday in Tucson, Ariz. Torres, a high school football player who has been in the U.S. since he was a toddler, was in custody for possible deportation to his native Mexico, prompting a protest Monday, May 6, 2019, by classmates outside an Arizona sheriff's office. (Lorena Rodriguez via AP)
May 08, 2019 - 1:56 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — A high school football player who was detained for possible deportation just weeks before he was to graduate from a Tucson high school was released from immigration lockup, a family friend said Wednesday. Lorena Rodriguez says in a Facebook post that Thomas Torres was released...
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A photo of 14-year-old football phenom Jaylon McKenzie provided by his mother. (CBS) KMOV VIA SUKEENA GUNNER
May 06, 2019 - 11:15 am
A 14-year-old football phenom featured in Sports Illustrated was killed on Saturday night after he was hit by a stray bullet while leaving a party in Venice, Illinois. Police said Jaylon McKenzie and a 15-year-old girl were both struck by gunfire after they left a house where the party was being...
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May 06, 2019 - 6:26 am
The XFL has reached multiyear agreements with ESPN and Fox Sports to broadcast its games beginning in 2020. The league also announced Monday that its season will start Feb. 8, the weekend after the NFL season ends with the Super Bowl. This is the second time Vince McMahon has launched a football...
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New York Giants first round draft pick Daniel Jones, 6th overall, talks to reporters during NFL football rookie camp, Friday, May 3, 2019, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
May 04, 2019 - 2:24 pm
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — After two days of rookie minicamp, it's easy to see why the New York Giants drafted Daniel Jones of Duke with the No. 6 pick. He reminds them of someone they know: Eli Manning. Jones can throw all the passes. His focus is football. And when he talks about life in the...
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May 03, 2019 - 8:40 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Clemson has fired men's basketball assistant coach Steve Smith. His voice is heard on a federal wiretap at the ongoing trial into college corruption. University officials said Friday that the school would not renew Smith's contract that expired last month. Tigers coach Brad...
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FILE - In this Dec. 13, 2018, file photo, Miss USA Sarah Rose Summers participates in the swimsuit and evening gown stage of the 67th Miss Universe competition in Bangkok, Thailand. The women who want to be crowned the next Miss USA include a psychological operations expert in the Army reserves, a former NFL cheerleader on a career path to become a surgical nurse and a lawyer who represents unjustly jailed prisoners for free. The 51 contestants representing each U.S. state and the District of Columbia take the stage Thursday, May 2, 2019, in Reno, Nev., for the first time at a hotel-casino where Vanessa and Nick Lachey will serve as hosts. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe, File)
May 02, 2019 - 5:05 pm
RENO, Nev. (AP) — The women who want to be crowned the next Miss USA on Thursday include a psychological operations expert in the Army reserves, a former NFL cheerleader working to become a surgical nurse, and a lawyer who represents some prisoners for free. There's also an ex-professional...
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