Professional football

May 12, 2018 - 1:22 pm
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills have signed first-round draft pick Tremaine Edmunds of Virginia Tech to a four-year deal. The team announced the signing of the linebacker Saturday. Buffalo traded up to the 16th selection to get Edmunds. He had 109 tackles and 5.5 sacks in 2017. That...
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Los Angeles Chargers coach Anthony Lynn smiles during the team's NFL football rookie minicamp Friday, May 11, 2018, in Costa Mesa, Calif. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
May 11, 2018 - 9:04 pm
COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles Chargers coach Anthony Lynn has completed his college degree a quarter-century after he left school just short of graduation. Lynn will receive his bachelor's degree in interdisciplinary studies on Saturday at UNLV. The 49-year-old coach spent the past 18...
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FILE - In this Oct. 8, 2014, file photo, New England Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels, right, talks with safety's coach Brian Flores as they walk out to the field before practice begins at the NFL football team's facility in Foxborough, Mass. It looked like the Patriots would be replacing both of their coordinators following February's Super Bowl loss to Philadelphia. McDaniels walked away from a deal to coach the Colts. But there will be a new look on defense, with Flores taking over play calling duties following defensive coordinator Matt Patricia's departure. AP Photo/Stephan Savoia, File)
May 11, 2018 - 7:10 pm
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — In his first public comments since he declined at the last minute to accept the Indianapolis Colts' head coaching position, Josh McDaniels denied Friday that he'd made any deal to succeed Bill Belichick as coach of the New England Patriots. McDaniels listed several reasons...
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FILE - In this Oct. 8, 2014, file photo, New England Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels, right, talks with safety's coach Brian Flores as they walk out to the field before practice begins at the NFL football team's facility in Foxborough, Mass. It looked like the Patriots would be replacing both of their coordinators following February's Super Bowl loss to Philadelphia. McDaniels walked away from a deal to coach the Colts. But there will be a new look on defense, with Flores taking over play calling duties following defensive coordinator Matt Patricia's departure. AP Photo/Stephan Savoia, File)
May 11, 2018 - 4:24 pm
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — In his first public comments since he declined at the last minute to accept the Indianapolis Colts' head coaching position, Josh McDaniels denied Friday that he'd made any deal to succeed Bill Belichick as coach of the New England Patriots. McDaniels listed several reasons...
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Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph (2) passes during NFL football rookie mini camp, Friday, May 11, 2018, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
May 11, 2018 - 4:17 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Mason Rudolph started wearing the No. 2 while playing high school football in South Carolina. He kept it during his record-breaking career at Oklahoma State, where he left as the program's all-time winningest quarterback. When the Pittsburgh Steelers let him know No. 2 was...
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May 11, 2018 - 10:56 am
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The New York Giants have signed three of their six draft picks and 11 undrafted free agents. The team announced the signings of guard Will Hernandez, the second-round pick from Texas-El Paso and linebacker Lorenzo Carter, the third-round choice from Georgia. The Giants...
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May 10, 2018 - 7:13 pm
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills have signed four of eight draft picks in preparing to open their annual rookie minicamp. The Bills on Thursday signed both fifth-round selections, Jacksonville State safety Siran Neal and Virginia Tech guard Wyatt Teller. The Bills also signed their final...
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FILE - In this Sept. 3, 2015, file photo, then-Tampa Bay Buccaneers linebacker Khaseem Greene (44) sits on the sidelines after an interception during the first half of an NFL preseason football game against the Miami Dolphins, in Miami Gardens, Fla. Former NFL linebacker Khaseem Green says in a lawsuit that police and prosecutors in New Jersey knew a shooter had lied about getting a weapon from the player, but charged him anyway. A gun charge against Greene was dropped in July after an audio recording surfaced of the other man telling detectives he lied about Greene's involvement in a shooting outside a nightclub in Elizabeth in December 2016. The Kansas City Chiefs released Greene the day charges against him were reported. The suit, filed Tuesday, May 8, 2018, names the Elizabeth Police Department, and the Union County Prosecutors Office. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)
May 10, 2018 - 5:22 pm
ELIZABETH, N.J. (AP) — A former NFL linebacker's career was cut short after authorities in New Jersey fabricated evidence linking him to a gun used in a shooting, the player alleged in a lawsuit filed this week. The Elizabeth police department and Union County prosecutor's office "willfully ignored...
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FILE - In this March 14, 2015, file photo, fans watch as the China Racing Formula E Team car practices for the 2015 FIA Formula E Miami ePrix, in Miami. Miami's city commission is scheduled to vote Thursday, May 10, 2018, whether to move forward on a deal with Formula One to stage a Miami Grand Prix in 2019. (David Santiago/El Nuevo Herald via AP, File)
May 10, 2018 - 4:01 pm
Formula One's efforts to expand its reach across the U.S. got a key boost Thursday when Miami city commissioners agreed to enter formal negotiations to host a race as early as next year. The unanimous vote allows city staff to work out a contract with F1 that could be voted on later this summer...
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Detroit Lions head coach Matt Patricia addresses the media at the team's football training facility, Thursday, May 10, 2018, in Allen Park, Mich. Patricia addressed the 1996 sexual assault allegation against him which surfaced in media reports. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
May 10, 2018 - 1:58 pm
ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — Detroit Lions coach Matt Patricia said Thursday he was "falsely accused" in a 1996 sexual assault allegation that resurfaced this week, and he indicated that the matter has not been an issue as he has climbed from job to job in the years since then. Patricia held a brief...
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