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Oakland Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch (24) sits during the national anthem prior to the team's NFL preseason football game against the Arizona Cardinals, Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)
August 13, 2017 - 2:37 am
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — In his first game in an Oakland Raider uniform, Marshawn Lynch didn't play a down. Yet he provided the most vivid image of the night, sitting for the national anthem before the Raiders' 20-10 preseason loss to the Arizona Cardinals on Saturday. The ex-Seattle running back,...
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August 11, 2017 - 9:02 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Ryan Tannehill has decided surgery can no longer be avoided. The Miami Dolphins quarterback will undergo an operation to repair the torn ACL in his left knee and will miss the entire season, a person familiar with the decision said Friday. The person confirmed the decision to The...
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Minnesota Vikings' Trae Waynes (26) and Edmond Robinson (51) tackle Buffalo Bills' Sammy Watkins (14) on a punt return during the first half of a preseason NFL football game Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017, in Orchard Park, N.Y. (AP Photo/Rich Barnes)
August 11, 2017 - 5:38 pm
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills' offseason overhaul isn't over yet with receiver Sammy Watkins and cornerback Ronald Darby the latest players to be sent packing. The Bills dealt both starters in separate blockbuster trades on Friday as part of an effort to reshape the roster under new...
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August 11, 2017 - 4:28 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — A judge has ordered Baylor University to turn over information —including interview recordings and documents — provided to a law firm hired amid a sexual assault scandal that rocked the nation's largest Baptist school. U.S. District Judge Robert Pitman in Austin ruled Friday...
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Minnesota Vikings' Trae Waynes (26) and Edmond Robinson (51) tackle Buffalo Bills' Sammy Watkins (14) on a punt return during the first half of a preseason NFL football game Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017, in Orchard Park, N.Y. (AP Photo/Rich Barnes)
August 11, 2017 - 1:56 pm
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills shook up their roster with two separate blockbuster trades Friday, dealing starting receiver Sammy Watkins to the Los Angeles Rams and acquiring receiver Jordan Matthews from Philadelphia in exchange for cornerback Ronald Darby. The Bills acquired...
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August 11, 2017 - 12:36 pm
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott has been suspended for six games after a yearlong NFL investigation of his domestic violence case in Ohio. The 2016 NFL rushing leader was suspended despite prosecutors in Columbus, Ohio, deciding more than a year ago not to...
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New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) leads his team onto the field for an NFL preseason football game against the Jacksonville Jaguars, Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Mary Schwalm)
August 11, 2017 - 9:12 am
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell watched the New England Patriots' exhibition opener, spending some time in owner Robert Kraft's suite. It was his first game in New England since suspending quarterback Tom Brady in the scandal that came to be known as "Deflategate." Goodell...
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Cleveland Browns defensive end Myles Garrett, right,rushes against New Orleans Saints offensive tackle Khalif Barnes as Saints quarterback Chase Daniel (10) looks to pass during the first half of an NFL preseason football game, Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/David Richard)
August 11, 2017 - 12:48 am
CLEVELAND (AP) — After a brief, brutal and breathtaking NFL exhibition debut, Myles Garrett was asked what he didn't do well. "Nothing," he said. Finally, the beleaguered Browns may have something. Garrett showed flashes of dominance in his first preseason game, and Cleveland rookie quarterback...
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Philadelphia Eagles' Carson Wentz throws during the first half of a preseason NFL football game against the Green Bay Packers Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017, in Green Bay, Wis. (AP Photo/Mike Roemer)
August 10, 2017 - 11:43 pm
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Quarterback Carson Wentz had a perfect preseason debut for the Philadelphia Eagles. The Green Bay Packers might need to keep working on tackling, though they're off to a good start in creating turnovers. Wentz went 4 for 4 for 56 yards and a score on his first series, eluding...
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Minnesota Vikings running back C.J. Ham (30) rushes for a touchdown during the second half of a preseason NFL football game against the Buffalo Bills Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017, in Orchard Park, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)
August 10, 2017 - 10:09 pm
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Quarterback Teddy Bridgewater need not rush back from injury after Case Keenum showed glimpses of being a capable backup in the Minnesota Vikings' 17-10 preseason-opening win over the Buffalo Bills on Thursday night. Taking over for starter Sam Bradford, Keenum went 11 of...
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