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FILE - In this Nov. 23, 2017, file photo, Dallas Cowboys team owner Jerry Jones stands on the field as the team warms up before an NFL football game against the Los Angeles Chargers in Arlington, Texas. A person with knowledge of the situation says the NFL is exploring options to get more than $2 million in reimbursement for legal fees from Jones over his threat to derail Commissioner Roger Goodell’s contract extension and his support of running back Ezekiel Elliott’s fight to avoid a six-game suspension. The person spoke to The Associated Press on Monday, Feb. 26, 2018, on condition of anonymity because the matter has not being publicly addressed. (AP Photo/Ron Jenkins, File)
February 26, 2018 - 11:12 pm
DALLAS (AP) — A person with knowledge of the situation says the NFL is exploring options to get more than $2 million in reimbursement for legal fees from Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones over his threat to derail Commissioner Roger Goodell's contract extension and his support of running back...
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FILE - In this Oct. 13, 2017, file photo, New York Rangers defenseman Ryan McDonagh, right, looks to pass in front of Columbus Blue Jackets forward Matt Calvert during an NHL hockey game in Columbus, Ohio. The Tampa Bay Lightning have strengthened their NHL-leading team by acquiring Rangers' McDonagh. (AP Photo/Paul Vernon, File)
February 26, 2018 - 9:47 pm
Tampa Bay Lightning general manager Steve Yzerman now has something in common with Boston Bruins counterpart Don Sweeney. They both tapped the New York Rangers before the NHL trade deadline Monday. A day after the Bruins landed power forward Rick Nash from the Rangers, the Lightning followed suit...
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February 26, 2018 - 5:39 pm
The Tampa Bay Lightning strengthened their first-place team by acquiring New York Rangers captain Ryan McDonagh. The Rangers spurred their franchise overhaul by adding yet another first-round draft pick in consecutive days. And Senators captain Erik Karlsson is staying in Ottawa for the remainder...
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February 26, 2018 - 5:32 pm
The Tampa Bay Lightning strengthened their first-place team by acquiring New York Rangers captain Ryan McDonagh. The Rangers spurred their franchise overhaul by adding yet another first-round draft pick in consecutive days. And Senators captain Erik Karlsson is staying in Ottawa for the remainder...
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Boston Bruins forward Rick Nash (61) skates during warm-ups prior to the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Buffalo Sabres, Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018, in Buffalo, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)
February 25, 2018 - 6:08 pm
The Boston Bruins bolstered their chances of contending for the Stanley Cup with a bold move, acquiring Rick Nash from the New York Rangers a day before the NHL trade deadline. "Our players have made a push and I wanted to inch that along if we could and reward it in a way," Bruins general manager...
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FILE - In a Saturday, Dec.23, 2017 file photo, Toronto Maple Leafs defenseman Ron Hainsey (2) checks New York Rangers right wing Rick Nash (61) as he controls the puck during the second period of an NHL hockey game at Madison Square Garden in New York. On Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018, the New York Rangers traded forward Rick Nash as part of a multiplayer deal with the Boston Bruins. The Rangers acquired the Bruins' first-round pick in this year's draft as well as forwards Ryan Spooner and Matt Beleskey and a seventh-round pick in the 2019 draft. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun, File)
February 25, 2018 - 1:55 pm
The Boston Bruins have made a bold move, acquiring Rick Nash from the New York Rangers a day before the NHL trade deadline. Boston added the veteran forward Sunday morning in a market filled with players in the last season of their contracts. The retooling Rangers received the Bruins' first-round...
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FILE - In this Jan. 21, 2018, file photo, Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Blake Bortles scrambles against the New England Patriots during the AFC championship NFL football game at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass. A person with knowledge of negotiations says the Jaguars are finalizing an extension that will keep Bortles under contract through 2020. The person spoke to The Associated Press on Saturday, Feb. 24, on the condition of anonymity because the deal has not been completed. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson, File)
February 24, 2018 - 7:54 pm
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A person with knowledge of negotiations says the Jacksonville Jaguars are finalizing a three-year, $54 million extension that will keep quarterback Blake Bortles under contract through the 2020 season. The person spoke to The Associated Press on Saturday on the condition...
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FILE - In this Jan. 21, 2018, file photo, Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Blake Bortles scrambles against the New England Patriots during the AFC championship NFL football game at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass. A person with knowledge of negotiations says the Jaguars are finalizing an extension that will keep Bortles under contract through 2020. The person spoke to The Associated Press on Saturday, Feb. 24, on the condition of anonymity because the deal has not been completed. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson, File)
February 24, 2018 - 7:41 pm
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A person with knowledge of negotiations says the Jacksonville Jaguars are finalizing a three-year, $54 million extension that will keep quarterback Blake Bortles under contract through the 2020 season. The person spoke to The Associated Press on Saturday on the condition...
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February 24, 2018 - 7:34 pm
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A person with knowledge of negotiations says the Jacksonville Jaguars are finalizing an extension that will keep quarterback Blake Bortles under contract through 2020. The person spoke to The Associated Press on Saturday on the condition of anonymity because the deal has...
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FILE - In this March 18, 2015, file photo, the NCAA logo is at center court as work continues at The Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh, for the NCAA college basketball second and third round games. Bank records and other expense reports that are part of a federal probe into college basketball list a wide range of impermissible payments from agents to at least two dozen players or their relatives, according to documents obtained by Yahoo Sports. Yahoo said Friday, Feb. 23, 2018, that the documents obtained in discovery during the investigation link current players including Michigan State's Miles Bridges, Duke's Wendell Carter and Alabama's Collin Sexton to potential benefits that would be violations of NCAA rules. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File)
February 23, 2018 - 2:18 pm
New details of payments to players in a federal investigation that has lurked in the shadows since first rocking college basketball last fall mark the latest threat to the sport's basic foundation, showing the breadth of alleged corruption. Bank records and other expense reports that are part of...
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