Professional football

FILE - In this Aug. 31, 2017, file photo, Buffalo Bills running back Jonathan Williams (31) follows the block of tackle Cordy Glenn (77) against Detroit Lions defensive tackle Khyri Thornton (99) during the first half of a preseason NFL football game in Orchard Park, N.Y. A person familiar with the deal has told The Associated Press the Bills have moved up nine spots in the draft by swapping first-round draft picks with the Cincinnati Bengals, who also acquired high-priced left tackle Glenn as part of the trade. (AP Photo/Adrian Kraus, File)
March 12, 2018 - 6:11 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills put themselves in a better position to fill a big need at quarterback in the draft. The Cincinnati Bengals added much-needed protection for their own franchise quarterback, Andy Dalton. The Bills moved up nine spots in the draft by swapping first-round picks...
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President Donald Trump poses for photographs as Houston Astros' Josh Reddick, right, presents him with a jersey during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, March 12, 2018, where he honored the World Series Champion Houston Astros for their 2017 World Series victory. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
March 12, 2018 - 5:59 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump recognized the Houston Astros on Monday for their first World Series win, an "incredible victory" that Trump said was even more special following the devastation Hurricane Harvey wrought on the Texas city. Houston defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 7...
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March 12, 2018 - 4:17 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Chiefs are releasing one of their career sack leaders and a veteran stalwart of their secondary, moves designed to help Kansas City get younger on defense and have some financial freedom for the start of free agency. The Chiefs will part ways with longtime linebacker...
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President Donald Trump poses for photographs as Houston Astros' Josh Reddick, right, presents him with a jersey during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, March 12, 2018, where he honored the World Series Champion Houston Astros for their 2017 World Series victory. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
March 12, 2018 - 2:52 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump recognized the Houston Astros on Monday for their first World Series win, an "incredible victory" that Trump said was even more special following the devastation Hurricane Harvey wrought on the Texas city. Houston defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 7...
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March 12, 2018 - 2:35 pm
MIAMI (AP) — The Miami Dolphins appear ready to move on without their defensive anchor. Miami is discussing releasing five-time Pro Bowl tackle Ndamukong Suh when the NFL's new year begins Wednesday, a person familiar with the situation said Monday. The person said nothing has been finalized, and...
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March 12, 2018 - 11:47 am
MIAMI (AP) — A person familiar with the situation says the Miami Dolphins are discussing releasing five-time Pro Bowl defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh when the NFL's new year begins Wednesday. The person confirmed the conversations to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Monday because the...
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Brooklyn Nets forward Rondae Hollis-Jefferson, right, gets this hand on the ball as Philadelphia 76ers guard Ben Simmons, left, looks to pass during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Sunday, March 11, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
March 11, 2018 - 10:06 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Joel Embiid scored 21 points, Robert Covington added 19, and the Philadelphia 76ers routed the Brooklyn Nets 120-97 on Sunday night. Dario Saric scored 18 points and Ben Simmons had 11 points, six assists and six rebounds for the 76ers, who were able to avenge a disappointing loss...
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March 11, 2018 - 9:10 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Cincinnati Bengals offensive tackle Eric Winston has been unanimously re-elected as president of the NFL players union, earning his third straight three-year term. Winston, who is scheduled to become a free agent, ran unopposed for the position. The NFLPA Board of Player...
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March 11, 2018 - 1:34 pm
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The New York Giants cut veteran cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie on Sunday. Rodgers-Cromartie and the team failed to rework his contract, which called for him to make $6.5 million in salary and a cap hit of $8.5 million. The 2017 season was a difficult one for the...
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FILE - In this Oct. 29, 2017, file photo, Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman (25) runs after he intercepted a pass rom Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson (not shown) late in the second half of an NFL football game, in Seattle. The Seahawks are cutting ties with star cornerback Richard Sherman after seven seasons. The team has informed him that he will be released, and Sherman confirmed the decision in a text message to The Associated Press on Friday, March 9, 2018. (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear, File)
March 10, 2018 - 11:00 pm
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Star cornerback Richard Sherman agreed to a three-year deal with the San Francisco 49ers on Saturday, one day after being released by the rival Seattle Seahawks. Sherman confirmed in a text message that he agreed to the contract on Saturday after spending the day meeting...
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