Professional football

April 28, 2019 - 5:56 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Police in Kansas are investigating a shooting that killed one current Washburn University football player and injured a former player just hours after he was drafted by the New York Giants. Topeka police say officers found 23-year-old defensive back Dwane Simmons dead when they...
Read More
April 28, 2019 - 3:51 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Police in Kansas are investigating a shooting that killed one current Washburn University football player and injured a former player just hours after he was drafted by the New York Giants. Topeka police say officers found 23-year-old defensive back Dwayne Simmons dead when they...
Read More
Fans attend the final day of the NFL football draft Saturday, April 27, 2019, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
April 27, 2019 - 8:12 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Let's talk quarterbacks. As in potential backup quarterbacks in the NFL, and maybe starters down the road. Eleven quarterbacks were chosen in the three rounds of the draft. The trio that went in the opening round — No. 1 overall Kyler Murray to Arizona, No. 6 Daniel Jones to...
Read More
Fans attend the final day of the NFL football draft Saturday, April 27, 2019, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
April 27, 2019 - 6:41 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Let's talk quarterbacks. As in potential backup quarterbacks in the NFL, and maybe starters down the road. Eleven quarterbacks were chosen in the three rounds of the draft. The trio that went in the opening round — No. 1 overall Kyler Murray to Arizona, No. 16 Daniel Jones...
Read More
Fans attend the final day of the NFL football draft Saturday, April 27, 2019, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
April 27, 2019 - 5:39 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Let's talk quarterbacks. As in potential backup quarterbacks in the NFL, and maybe starters down the road. Through 200 picks in the draft, 11 quarterbacks had been chosen. The three who went in the opening round — No. 1 overall Kyler Murray to Arizona, No. 16 Daniel Jones to...
Read More
FILE - In this Nov. 19, 2018, file photo, Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill walks off the field after an NFL football game against the Los Angeles Rams, in Los Angeles. The Kansas City Chiefs have made a habit of inciting controversy during the NFL draft in the Andy Reid era by acquiring players that have a history of off-the-field issues. The team took a chance on cornerback Marcus Peters, who was traded away after getting into trouble with coaches. It drafted running back Kareem Hunt, then quickly cut him when he kicked a woman in a hotel hallway. And it picked wide receiver Tyreek Hill, who is currently dealing with a domestic violence case that centers on the 3-year-old child he shares with his fiance.(AP Photo/Kelvin Kuo, File)
April 27, 2019 - 3:09 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Chiefs owner Clark Hunt said he was "deeply disturbed" by audio of Tyreek Hill discussing injuries to his 3-year-old son but declined to elaborate on the case citing an ongoing criminal investigation. The most visible face of the Chiefs' ownership family, Hunt spoke briefly...
Read More
FILE - In this Nov. 19, 2018, file photo, Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill walks off the field after an NFL football game against the Los Angeles Rams, in Los Angeles. The Kansas City Chiefs have made a habit of inciting controversy during the NFL draft in the Andy Reid era by acquiring players that have a history of off-the-field issues. The team took a chance on cornerback Marcus Peters, who was traded away after getting into trouble with coaches. It drafted running back Kareem Hunt, then quickly cut him when he kicked a woman in a hotel hallway. And it picked wide receiver Tyreek Hill, who is currently dealing with a domestic violence case that centers on the 3-year-old child he shares with his fiance.(AP Photo/Kelvin Kuo, File)
April 27, 2019 - 2:16 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Chiefs owner Clark Hunt said he was "deeply disturbed" by audio of Tyreek Hill discussing injuries to his 3-year-old son but declined to elaborate on the case citing an ongoing criminal investigation. Hunt spoke briefly with reporters on Saturday, while the team was holding...
Read More
FILE - In this Sept. 29, 2018, file photo, Stanford running back Bryce Love rushes during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Notre Dame in South Bend, Ind. The Washington Redskins on Saturday, April 27, 2019 selected Bryce Love 112th overall. Love is coming off tearing the ACL in his right knee in his final college game in December. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, file)
April 27, 2019 - 2:12 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The third and final day of an NFL draft as memorable for the scene, the music and the passion of the folks in Nashville began Saturday with Arizona selecting Iowa State wide receiver Hakeem Butler. Butler is 6-foot-6 and could be a presence in the red zone for new Cardinals...
Read More
San Francisco 49ers first-round pick Nick Bosa answers questions during an NFL football news conference Friday, April 26, 2019, in Santa Clara, Calif. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar )
April 27, 2019 - 1:27 pm
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — San Francisco 49ers first-round pick Nick Bosa has a prominent fan. President Donald Trump tweeted out congratulations to Bosa on Saturday for being the second overall pick in the NFL draft. Trump told Bosa he will be a great player and to "always stay true to yourself."...
Read More
April 27, 2019 - 12:22 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The third and final day of an NFL draft as memorable for the scene, the music and the passion of the folks in Nashville began Saturday with Arizona selecting Iowa State wide receiver Hakeem Butler. Butler is 6-foot-6 and could be a presence in the red zone for new Cardinals...
Read More

Pages