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FILE - In this Oct. 2, 2016, file photo, New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick, left, and offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels talk before an NFL football game against the Buffalo Bills in Foxborough, Mass. McDaniels has backed out of a deal to become the Indianapolis' Colts new coach, a decision that shocked the franchise hours after it announced his hiring. The Colts confirmed McDaniels' decision in a statement Tuesday night after reports emerged that the Patriots' offensive coordinator had opted to stay in New England with coach Bill Belichick. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)
February 07, 2018 - 6:02 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Josh McDaniels sent ripples throughout the NFL with his decision to pull out of an agreement to become the Indianapolis Colts' head coach. He has yet to speak publicly about what factored into the 11th hour about-face. But McDaniels' return as New England's offensive coordinator keeps...
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FILE - In this Feb. 14, 2017, file photo, New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi speaks with members of the media during a news conference at the team's baseball spring training facilities, in Tampa, Fla. Former Yankees manager Joe Girardi is joining the MLB Network as a studio analyst and was set to make his debut Wednesday night, Feb. 7, 2018. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
February 07, 2018 - 2:29 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Joe Girardi has an idea what Aaron Boone will face when the Yankees and the rookie manager open their spring training schedule on Feb. 23. Girardi was a first-time manager with the Florida Marlins in 2006, leaving after a single season, a 78-84 record and repeated disagreements with...
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FILE - In this Dec. 31, 2017 photo, Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers watches from the sideline during the second half of an NFL football game against the Detroit Lions in Detroit. Rodgers wants to follow Tom Brady's path and still chuck it when he's in his 40s. He also accepts that in today's NFL he might again follow Brett Favre's footsteps and one day don something other than the green and gold. (AP Photo/Duane Burleson, File)
February 01, 2018 - 5:59 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers wants to take the same path as Tom Brady, still flinging footballs and chasing championships at age 40. He knows he might have to leave Green Bay to do that. The 34-year-old acknowledged Thursday in an interview with The Associated Press that he...
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In an Aug. 28, 2017 photo, Michele Tafoya interviews San Francisco quarterback Brian Hoyer on the sidelines at US Bank Stadium during the Vikings49ers pre-season game in Minneapolis. Tafoya, sideline reporter for NBC Sunday Night Football, lives in Edina with her husband and two children. (Brian Peterson/Star Tribune via AP)/Star Tribune via AP)
January 31, 2018 - 7:46 pm
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) — Michele Tafoya was a 28-year-old sports talk radio host in the heart of college basketball country, embarking on a long-desired vocation in an unforgiving field when she felt her first career boost from a bold on-air prediction. Cal will beat Duke. That's what Tafoya told...
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FILE - In this Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, file photo, Philadelphia Eagles' Carson Wentz, right, congratulates Nick Foles (9) during the second half of the NFL football NFC championship game against the Minnesota Vikings in Philadelphia. Wentz, who is injured, watched both playoff games from the sideline, rooting hard for his teammates and enjoying their success without him. He'll be their No. 1 fan Sunday when they take on the New England Patriots and try to win the franchise's first NFL title since 1960. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
January 30, 2018 - 6:44 pm
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) — Carson Wentz made the rounds along Radio Row at last year's Super Bowl and promised himself he'd be back for this one. He's here, but only as a cheerleader. Wentz led the Philadelphia Eagles to a 10-2 start before he tore his left ACL and LCL in Week 14. Nick Foles...
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January 26, 2018 - 5:49 pm
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Longtime Clemson football communications director Tim Bourret is retiring this summer after nearly 40 years involved in Tigers sports. Bourret said Friday he will leave his position July 1. Bourret has also served as radio analyst for Clemson men's basketball. Bourret joined...
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January 26, 2018 - 10:19 am
Who does Dre think is the greatest football player to ever play the game? Former Super Bowl great’s Muhsin “Moose” Muhammad and Dre Bly joined WFNZ’s Super Bowl lineman Frank Garcia and host Kyle Bailey for WFNZ’s “A Football Night” Wednesday night. "A Football Night" was an insightful evening of...
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January 22, 2018 - 10:30 am
WFNZ is heading to the big game and taking you along for the ride. Tune in Wed. Jan. 31 - Fri. Feb. 1 for live coverage as we head to Minnesota to bring you the latest headlines, interviews and more from radio row. Broadcast Times Wednesday, January 31 (All Times Central Standard) The Mac Attack, 5...
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A tourist helicopter circles the Statue of Liberty, Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, in New York. The statue is closed due to the government shutdown. President Donald Trump's budget director is holding out hope that feuding Democrats and Republicans in Congress can reach a short-term spending agreement before the start of the workweek Monday, but he worries that the government shutdown could last for several more days if progress remains elusive. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
January 21, 2018 - 6:20 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. government shutdown amid a congressional dispute over spending and immigration has forced scores of federal agencies and outposts to close their doors and triggered furloughs for Air Force civilian employees but won't keep Lady Liberty shackled. The Statue of Liberty and...
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Clune Arena was empty two hours before the game as the Air Force Academy had canceled all athletic events due to a federal government shutdown on Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018 in Colorado Springs, Colo. Hours after the partial shutdown took effect, the academy said both home and away events have been postponed. The academy's online sports calendar lists seven competitions that had been set for Saturday: men's and women's basketball games at Fresno State, men's and women's swimming at UNLV, men's hockey against Sacred Heart at the academy and men's gymnastics against Oklahoma at the academy. (Dougal Brownlie/The Gazette via AP)
January 20, 2018 - 6:58 pm
AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) — The federal government shutdown prompted the Air Force Academy on Saturday to call off sports events and upended plans for military outside the U.S. wanting to follow the NFL's conference playoff games on TV and radio. Games involving the Army and Navy men's...
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