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FILE - In this July 16, 2014, file photo, San Francisco 49ers' Colin Kaepernick arrives at the ESPY Awards at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. Video and pictures from social media posted on May 1, 2017, show Kaepernick standing outside a New York City parole office with two boxes of custom-made suits. An Instagram post by Kaepernick’s “Know Your Rights Camp” campaign says the suits will make parolees “better equipped to achieve gainful employment” and “live more productive lives.” (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File )
May 02, 2017 - 6:38 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Former 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick has yet to find another NFL job, but he's donating some of his old suits in order to help others find work. Video and pictures from social media show Kaepernick standing outside a New York City parole office with two boxes of custom-made...
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May 02, 2017 - 2:46 am
MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Former NFL tight end Todd Heap and his family are encouraging people to "share hugs and spread love and joy through random acts of heartfelt kindness" on Wednesday in honor of their late daughter's birthday. Police say Heap was moving a truck that ran over and killed his 3-year-...
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May 01, 2017 - 10:34 pm
(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) Amanda Lotz, University of Michigan (THE CONVERSATION) In recent months, ESPN has come under fire from liberals and conservatives. Some progressives are urging fans to boycott the...
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FILE - In this March 4, 2017, file photo, Air Force wide receiver Jalen Robinette makes a catch as he runs a drill at the NFL football scouting combine in Indianapolis. Athletes such as Robinette, the NCAA's leader in yards per catch last season, will have to serve two years of active duty before applying for reserve status to pursue a career in professional sports. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy, File)
May 01, 2017 - 9:33 pm
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — The U.S. Defense Department has rescinded its 2016 policy allowing military service academy athletes to go straight to the pros upon graduation. Athletes such as Air Force wide receiver Jalen Robinette, the NCAA's leader in yards per catch in 2016, will have to serve two...
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In this Nov. 20, 2016, photo provided photo by IU Health, Golden Warriors' Stephen Curry poses for a photo with Riley Patient Brody Stephens in Indianapolis. Stephens, an 8-year-old basketball-loving Indiana boy with leukemia who befriended players like Curry, has died. Brody Stephens' father told the Indianapolis Star that his son died Saturday, April 29, 2017, of a viral complication. (IU Health via AP)
May 01, 2017 - 7:51 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An 8-year-old Indiana boy who befriended his basketball and football heroes during a years-long fight with leukemia has died. Brody Stephens' father tells the Indianapolis Star ( http://indy.st/2nPK0S6 ) his son died Saturday of a viral complication. Brody was diagnosed with...
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May 01, 2017 - 7:31 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An 8-year-old Indiana boy who garnered friendships with his basketball and football heroes has died after a years-long fight with leukemia. Brody Stephens' father tells the Indianapolis Star ( http://indy.st/2nPK0S6 ) his son died Saturday of a viral complication. Brody was...
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FILE - In this March 4, 2017, file photo, Air Force wide receiver Jalen Robinette makes a catch as he runs a drill at the NFL football scouting combine in Indianapolis. Athletes such as Robinette, the NCAA's leader in yards per catch last season, will have to serve two years of active duty before applying for reserve status to pursue a career in professional sports. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy, File)
May 01, 2017 - 6:30 pm
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — The U.S. Defense Department has rescinded its 2016 policy allowing military service academy athletes to go straight to the pros upon graduation. Athletes such as Air Force wide receiver Jalen Robinette, the NCAA's leader in yards per catch in 2016, will have to serve two...
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Cincinnati Bengals second-round draft pick Joe Mixon speaks during a news conference at Paul Brown Stadium, Saturday, April 29, 2017, in Cincinnati. The former Oklahoma running back was selected as the 48th overall pick. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
May 01, 2017 - 5:32 pm
CINCINNATI (AP) — Minutes before the Bengals raised some eyebrows by taking running back Joe Mixon in the second round of the draft, Jeremy Hill tweeted a link to a television interview about the possibility of getting company in the backfield this year. "Bring 'em all on," Hill says in the...
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FILE - In this April 15, 2015, file photo, former New England Patriots football player Aaron Hernandez listens as the verdict is read finding him guilty in the shooting death of Odin Lloyd, at the Bristol County Superior Court in Fall River, Mass. In court documents filed Monday, May 1, 2017, prosecutors asked a judge to reject a request by attorneys for Hernandez to dismiss his murder conviction because he died before having his appeal heard. Hernandez was found hanged in his prison cell on April 19, 2017. (Dominick Reuter/Pool Photo via AP, File)
May 01, 2017 - 2:46 pm
BOSTON (AP) — A request by lawyers for ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez to dismiss his murder conviction would reward his "conscious, deliberate and voluntary" act of taking his own life, prosecutors argued Monday. Hernandez was serving a life sentence without parole in the 2013 killing of semi-...
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May 01, 2017 - 1:41 pm
BOSTON (AP) — A request by lawyers for ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez to dismiss his murder conviction would reward his "conscious, deliberate and voluntary" act of taking his own life, prosecutors argued Monday. Hernandez was serving a life sentence without parole in the 2013 killing of semi-...
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