Professional football

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 (AP) — The U.S. Defense Department has rescinded its 2016 policy allowing military service academy athletes to go straight to the pros upon graduation.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 (AP) — The U.S. Defense Department has rescinded its 2016 policy allowing military service academy athletes to go straight to the pros upon graduation.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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May 01, 2017 - 1:39 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Prosecutors have asked a judge to reject a request by attorneys for ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez to dismiss his murder conviction. In court documents filed Monday, prosecutors argue that dismissing the conviction would reward Hernandez for his "conscious, deliberate and voluntary act"...
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May 01, 2017 - 12:34 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Prosecutors have asked a judge to reject a request by attorneys for ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez to dismiss his murder conviction. In court documents filed Monday, prosecutors argue that dismissing the conviction would reward Hernandez for his "conscious, deliberate and voluntary act"...
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May 01, 2017 - 11:31 am
BOSTON (AP) — Prosecutors have asked a judge to reject a request by attorneys for ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez to dismiss his murder conviction. In court documents filed Monday, prosecutors argue that dismissing the conviction would reward Hernandez for his "conscious, deliberate and voluntary act"...
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