Professional football

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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Nashville Predators players celebrate after defeating the St. Louis Blues in Game 3 of a second-round NHL hockey playoff series Sunday, April 30, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
April 30, 2017 - 7:30 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Nashville Predators finally had a chance to show how they would react to their first loss this postseason. Returning home, they put their deep scoring on display and bounced back with a big victory. Cody McLeod scored the game-winner early in the second period, and the...
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April 30, 2017 - 6:12 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Cody McLeod scored the game-winner early in the second period, and the Nashville Predators beat the St. Louis Blues 3-1 Sunday to grab a 2-1 lead in their Western Conference semifinal. Defensemen Ryan Ellis and Roman Josi also scored, and Colton Sissons added two assists...
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FILE - In this Monday, March 9, 2015, file photo, Buffalo Bills general manager Doug Whaley reacts to a question about the future of the team during a news conference at the Ralph Wilson Media Center in Orchard Park, N.Y. The Buffalo Bills fired Whaley in a move that came a day after the NFL draft, and further solidifies rookie head coach Sean McDermott's control over the team. Team owner Terry Pegula announced the move Sunday, April 30, 2017, saying he reached the decision after a lengthy review of the team. (AP Photo/Gary Wiepert, File)
April 30, 2017 - 4:21 pm
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Whether it was sitting together in a golf cart watching training camp or sharing dinner and drinks at a nearby restaurant, Bills owner Terry Pegula and general manager Doug Whaley were nearly inseparable last summer. Some nine months later, their professional relationship...
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FILE - In this Monday, March 9, 2015, file photo, Buffalo Bills general manager Doug Whaley reacts to a question about the future of the team during a news conference at the Ralph Wilson Media Center in Orchard Park, N.Y. The Buffalo Bills fired Whaley in a move that came a day after the NFL draft, and further solidifies rookie head coach Sean McDermott's control over the team. Team owner Terry Pegula announced the move Sunday, April 30, 2017, saying he reached the decision after a lengthy review of the team. (AP Photo/Gary Wiepert, File)
April 30, 2017 - 12:33 pm
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — First Rex Ryan, now Doug Whaley. Bills owner Terry Pegula completed an offseason front-office purge by firing Whaley, his general manager, and the team's entire scouting staff on Sunday, a day after completing the NFL draft. Though pleased with the collaborative effort...
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Cleveland Browns' Jabrill Peppers, right, and Myles Garrett answer questions during a news conference at the NFL team's training facility, Friday, April 28, 2017, in Berea, Ohio. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane)
April 30, 2017 - 10:27 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — With 253 selections over three days, and a couple hundred thousand people on hand, the NFL draft seems as complex an operation as exists. Don't believe it, at least not for the teams. All the hard work had been done in the previous months. This weekend, the objective was very...
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FILE - In this Monday, March 9, 2015, file photo, Buffalo Bills general manager Doug Whaley reacts to a question about the future of the team during a news conference at the Ralph Wilson Media Center in Orchard Park, N.Y. The Buffalo Bills fired Whaley in a move that came a day after the NFL draft, and further solidifies rookie head coach Sean McDermott's control over the team. Team owner Terry Pegula announced the move Sunday, April 30, 2017, saying he reached the decision after a lengthy review of the team. (AP Photo/Gary Wiepert, File)
April 30, 2017 - 9:07 am
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills have fired general manager Doug Whaley one day after the end of the NFL draft, a move that further solidifies rookie head coach Sean McDermott's control over the team. Team owner Terry Pegula said Sunday he and his wife, Kim, reached the decision after a...
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FILE - In this Dec. 17, 2016, file photo, San Diego State running back Donnel Pumphrey runs against Houston during the first half of the Las Vegas Bowl NCAA college football game in Las Vegas. Pumphrey was selected by the Philadelphia Eagles in the fourth round, 132nd overall, of the NFL draft on Saturday, April 29, 2017. (AP Photo/David Becker, File)
April 29, 2017 - 7:33 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The final day of the NFL draft began with an impromptu rendition of "Fly Eagles Fly" by former Philadelphia star safety Brian Dawkins and ended with a player who was far from irrelevant in college being picked last. Mississippi quarterback Chad Kelly, a talented player with a...
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