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UNC Charlotte Chancellor Philip DuBois receives a hug after a news conference regarding a deadly shooting on the campus earlier in the day, Tuesday, April 30, 2019, in Charlotte, N.C. (David T. Foster III/The Charlotte Observer via AP)
April 30, 2019 - 11:21 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A shooting that killed two and wounded four at a North Carolina university left students scrambling for shelter and prompted fresh calls for ways to keep campuses safe. A vigil was planned for Wednesday on the campus of the University of North Carolina-Charlotte, where the...
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FILE - In this Sept. 12, 2011, file photo, Oakland Raiders kicker Sebastian Janikowski (11) reacts after kicking a 63-yard field goal against the Denver Broncos in the second quarter of an NFL football game, in Denver. Former Oakland Raiders kicker Sebastian Janikowski is set to retire after an 18-year career. Janikowski spent 17 of his seasons with Oakland before kicking last season with the Seattle Seahawks after signing a one-year deal. Janikowski’s agent, Paul Healy, confirmed to The Associated Press on Monday, April 29, 2019, his client intends to retire. Janikowksi, 41, told ESPN over the weekend he didn’t believe his body could handle kicking in the NFL anymore. (AP Photo/Joe Mahoney, File)
April 29, 2019 - 12:58 pm
Former Oakland Raiders and Seattle Seahawks kicker Sebastian Janikowski is set to retire after an 18-year career. Janikowski spent 17 seasons with Oakland before kicking last season with Seattle after signing a one-year deal. Janikowski's agent, Paul Healy, confirmed to The Associated Press on...
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Miami Dolphins NFL football quarterback Josh Rosen smiles as he speaks during a news conference, Monday, April 29, 2019, at the Dolphins training facility in Davie, Fla. The Dolphins traded a 2019 second-round draft pick and a 2020 fifth-round selection to Arizona for Rosen. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
April 29, 2019 - 11:30 am
DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — Josh Rosen is embracing his fresh start with the Miami Dolphins and says he still believes he can be a franchise quarterback, despite being supplanted by Kyler Murray after only one season at Arizona. At his introductory news conference with the Dolphins on Monday, Rosen smiled a...
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In this Sept. 22, 2018 photo, Washburn defensive back Corey Ballentine carries the ball during an NCAA college football game in Topeka, Kan. Police in Kansas are investigating a shooting that killed one current Washburn University football player and injured a former player just hours after he was drafted by the New York Giants. Topeka police say officers found 23-year-old defensive back Dwane Simmons dead when they investigated gunshots shortly before 1 a.m. Sunday, April 28, 2019. Ballentine is the wounded player who was picked by the Giants in the sixth round of the NFL draft Saturday. (Phil Anderson/Topeka Capital-Journal via AP)
April 29, 2019 - 8:03 am
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Latest on the killing of a Washburn University football player and wounding of a New York Giants draft pick (all times local): 10 a.m. The father of a Washburn University football player who was killed in a weekend shooting in which a New York Giants draft pick was wounded...
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In this Sept. 22, 2018 photo, Washburn defensive back Corey Ballentine carries the ball during an NCAA college football game in Topeka, Kan. Police in Kansas are investigating a shooting that killed one current Washburn University football player and injured a former player just hours after he was drafted by the New York Giants. Topeka police say officers found 23-year-old defensive back Dwane Simmons dead when they investigated gunshots shortly before 1 a.m. Sunday, April 28, 2019. Ballentine is the wounded player who was picked by the Giants in the sixth round of the NFL draft Saturday. (Phil Anderson/Topeka Capital-Journal via AP)
April 29, 2019 - 6:22 am
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — No arrests have been made in a Kansas shooting that killed a Washburn University football player and wounded a former player who was drafted by the New York Giants just hours earlier. Police in Topeka, where the university is located, say they have no new information to release...
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April 28, 2019 - 12:51 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Police in Kansas are investigating a shooting that killed one current Washburn University football player and injured a former player just hours after he was drafted by the New York Giants. Topeka police say officers found 23-year-old defensive back Dwayne Simmons dead when they...
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FILE - In this Nov. 19, 2018, file photo, Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill walks off the field after an NFL football game against the Los Angeles Rams, in Los Angeles. The Kansas City Chiefs have made a habit of inciting controversy during the NFL draft in the Andy Reid era by acquiring players that have a history of off-the-field issues. The team took a chance on cornerback Marcus Peters, who was traded away after getting into trouble with coaches. It drafted running back Kareem Hunt, then quickly cut him when he kicked a woman in a hotel hallway. And it picked wide receiver Tyreek Hill, who is currently dealing with a domestic violence case that centers on the 3-year-old child he shares with his fiance.(AP Photo/Kelvin Kuo, File)
April 27, 2019 - 11:16 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Chiefs owner Clark Hunt said he was "deeply disturbed" by audio of Tyreek Hill discussing injuries to his 3-year-old son but declined to elaborate on the case citing an ongoing criminal investigation. Hunt spoke briefly with reporters on Saturday, while the team was holding...
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April 27, 2019 - 9:22 am
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The third and final day of an NFL draft as memorable for the scene, the music and the passion of the folks in Nashville began Saturday with Arizona selecting Iowa State wide receiver Hakeem Butler. Butler is 6-foot-6 and could be a presence in the red zone for new Cardinals...
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FILE - In this Dec. 30, 2018, file photo, Arizona Cardinals quarterback Josh Rosen drops back to pass against the Seattle Seahawks during the first half of an NFL football game in Seattle. Rosen, supplanted by Kyler Murray as the Cardinals’ quarterback of the future after only one season, has been traded to the Miami Dolphins in a deal that also involved two draft picks. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)
April 26, 2019 - 6:56 pm
DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — Josh Rosen, supplanted by Kyler Murray as the Arizona Cardinals' quarterback of the future after only one season, has been traded to the Miami Dolphins in a deal that also involved two draft picks. The Cardinals used the No. 1 overall pick Thursday to draft Murray, the Heisman...
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Former Tennessee Titans player Eddie George announces the pick for the Titans as Mississippi wide reciever A.J. Brown during the second round of the NFL football draft, Friday, April 26, 2019, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
April 26, 2019 - 5:59 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Latest on the NFL draft (all times EDT): 8:35 p.m. Eddie George made sure to remember, and honor, his former Tennessee Titans teammate at the NFL draft in Nashville. George came out wearing a Titans' No. 9 jersey worn by the late Steve McNair when he walked out with the...
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