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Green Bay Packers' Aaron Rodgers (12) throws a pass under pressure from Carolina Panthers' Mario Addison (97) during the first half of an NFL football game in Charlotte, N.C., Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Bob Leverone)
December 17, 2017 - 2:49 pm
The Latest on the NFL's 15th Sunday of the regular season (all times Eastern): 2:30 p.m. Aaron Rodgers isn't showing any lingering effects from a broken collarbone. The Packers quarterback is 10 of 17 passing for 128 yards with two touchdowns and one interception in the first half as Green Bay...
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Carolina Panthers owner Jerry Richardson, top center, watches during the first half of an NFL football game between the Carolina Panthers and the Green Bay Packers in Charlotte, N.C., Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Mike McCarn)
December 17, 2017 - 2:41 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The NFL and the Carolina Panthers declined comment on a report Sunday that at least four former Panthers employees received monetary settlements due to inappropriate workplace comments and conduct by owner Jerry Richardson. The Sports Illustrated report cites unnamed sources...
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Carolina Panthers owner Jerry Richardson, top center, watches during the first half of an NFL football game between the Carolina Panthers and the Green Bay Packers in Charlotte, N.C., Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Mike McCarn)
December 17, 2017 - 2:30 pm
The Latest on the NFL's 15th Sunday of the regular season (all times Eastern): 2:18 p.m. The NFL and the Carolina Panthers have declined comment on a report that at least four former team employees received monetary settlements due to inappropriate workplace comments and conduct by owner Jerry...
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FILE - In this Sunday, Jan. 24, 2016 file photo, Carolina Panthers owner Jerry Richardson watches before the NFL football NFC Championship game against the Arizona Cardinals in Charlotte, N.C. The Carolina Panthers are investigating workplace misconduct allegations against founder and owner Jerry Richardson. The team said Friday, Dec. 15, 2017 former White House Chief of Staff Erskine Bowles is overseeing the investigation by a Los Angeles-based law firm. (AP Photo/Bob Leverone, File)
December 17, 2017 - 12:34 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The NFL is taking over the investigation of allegations of workplace misconduct by Carolina Panthers owner Jerry Richardson. NFL spokesman Brian McCarthy said Sunday in an email to The Associated Press that the league will handle the investigation rather than the team, as...
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December 17, 2017 - 11:39 am
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The NFL is taking over the investigation of allegations of workplace misconduct by Carolina Panthers owner Jerry Richardson. NFL spokesman Brian McCarthy said Sunday in an email to The Associated Press that the league will handle the investigation rather than the team, as...
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December 17, 2017 - 10:26 am
DETROIT (AP) — The Ralph C. Wilson Jr. Foundation plans to develop a center in Detroit that's focused on supporting nonprofits. Plans for the space in Detroit's New Center area were announced earlier this month by the foundation named for Wilson, the late owner of the Buffalo Bills. The location...
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FILE - In this June 24, 2017, file photo, Atlanta Braves' Matt Kemp waves to a fan after the team's baseball game against the Milwaukee Brewers in Atlanta. Kemp is returning to the Los Angeles Dodgers as part of a five-player trade with the Atlanta Braves that includes cash. (AP Photo/Danny Karnik, File)
December 16, 2017 - 4:56 pm
Matt Kemp is returning to the place where he began his major league career, reacquired by the Los Angeles Dodgers on Saturday as part of a five-player trade with the Atlanta Braves that creates more financial flexibility for the reigning NL champions. The Dodgers sent first baseman Adrian Gonzalez...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017 file photo, San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Matt Moore throws to an Arizona Diamondbacks batter during the first inning of a baseball game in Phoenix. A person with direct knowledge of the agreement says the San Francisco Giants are trading left-hander Matt Moore to the Texas Rangers for prospects. The swap was pending a physical, the person said Friday, Dec. 15, 2017 speaking on condition of anonymity because neither club had announced the deal. (AP Photo/Matt York, File)
December 15, 2017 - 8:59 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Giants have agreed to trade left-hander Matt Moore to the Texas Rangers for prospects, a person with direct knowledge of the negotiations said Friday. The swap was pending a physical, the person said, speaking on condition of anonymity because neither club had announced the...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017 file photo, San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Matt Moore throws to an Arizona Diamondbacks batter during the first inning of a baseball game in Phoenix. A person with direct knowledge of the agreement says the San Francisco Giants are trading left-hander Matt Moore to the Texas Rangers for prospects. The swap was pending a physical, the person said Friday, Dec. 15, 2017 speaking on condition of anonymity because neither club had announced the deal. (AP Photo/Matt York, File)
December 15, 2017 - 8:04 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The San Francisco Giants have agreed to trade left-hander Matt Moore to the Texas Rangers for prospects, a person with direct knowledge of the negotiations said Friday. The swap was pending a physical, the person said, speaking on condition of anonymity because neither club had...
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FILE - In this Jan. 29, 2015, file photo, NFL Players Association Executive Director DeMaurice Smith speaks during a news conference for NFL Super Bowl XLIX football game, in Phoenix. Leaders from the NFL and NHL players associations have contributed to unveiling a universal declaration of player rights. Among the 17 articles laid out in the declaration are rights to unionize and collectively bargain, express opinions freely and receive equal pay for equal work. The declaration was made by the World Players Association on Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
December 14, 2017 - 1:00 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Leaders from the NFL, NBA, NHL and Major League Baseball players associations helped unveil a universal declaration of player rights that is designed to establish a new approach to governing sports and protecting athletes. Among the 17 articles laid out in the declaration are...
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