Sunday, March 26, 2017

Football

In this Jan. 1, 2017, file photo, Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton (1) throws an interception to Tampa Bay Buccaneers cornerback Brent Grimes during the third quarter of an NFL football game in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan Ebenhack, File)

BY STEVE REED CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Panthers general manager Dave Gettleman isn’t second-guessing the team’s decision to allow quarterback Cam Newton to continue to play last season despite a ...
In this photo released by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Harold H. Shaw, left, Special Agent in Charge of the FBI Boston Division and Colonel Richard D. McKeon, right, of the Massachusetts State Police, hold two recovered Super Bowl jerseys worn by New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, beside team owner Robert Kraft, center, on Thursday, March 23, 2017 in the NFL football team's trophy room at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass. Brady's jersey went missing from the Patriots' locker room after their Super Bowl win over the Atlanta Falcons on Feb. 5, setting off an investigation that stretched from Boston to the Mexican border. (FBI via AP)

BOSTON (AP) — Tom Brady’s stolen Super Bowl jerseys are back with the New England Patriots. The jerseys worn by Brady during this year’s Super Bowl and the 2015 Super ...
In this Feb. 5, 2017, file photo, New England Patriots' Jonathan Jones, left, fails to block an extra point kick by Atlanta Falcons' Matt Bryant during the second half of the NFL Super Bowl 51 football game in Houston. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)

BY BARRY WILNER NEW YORK (AP) — For all those NFL fans longing for more action, fewer interruptions and a better flow to games, Commissioner Roger Goodell is with you. ...
This photo released by MAGO on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 shows Tom Brady's Super Bowl LI jersey after it was recovered by authorities in Mexico City. (MAGO via AP )

BY CARLOS RODRIGUEZ MEXICO CITY (AP) — The Mexican media executive suspected of stealing Tom Brady’s jersey went to the Super Bowl as a working journalist but spent the week ...
In this Saturday, March 11, 2017, photo, Nebraska quarterback Tanner Lee (13) throws during NCAA college football spring practice in Lincoln, Nebraska. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)

BY RALPH D. RUSSO College football teams can be divided into two groups during the spring: Those with quarterback competitions and those without. The ones without are usually kind of ...
In this Dec. 4, 2016, file photo, San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick warms up before an NFL football game against the Chicago Bears. Spike Lee said on Instagram Sunday, March 19, 2017, that it was "fishy" that Kaepernick, now a free agent, hadn't been signed." (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, File)

Meals on Wheels has confirmed a $50,000 donation from former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick. The group that provides food for seniors in need thanked Kaepernick for his donation ...
In this Jan. 1, 2017, file photo, Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton (1) puts on his helmet during the first quarter of an NFL football game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan Ebenhack, File)

BY STEVE REED CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Panthers quarterback Cam Newton’s offseason “sabbatical” is going to be a little longer than expected. Newton will undergo surgery on March 30 to ...
President Donald Trump points as he speaks during a rally at the Kentucky Exposition Center, Monday, March 20, 2017, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

LOUISVILLE, Kentucky (AP) — President Donald Trump has taken a swipe at controversial NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick at a campaign-style rally in Louisville, Kentucky. Kaepernick, who played for the San ...
In this Feb. 5, 2017, file photo, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady celebrates a touchdown against the Atlanta Falcons during Super Bowl 51 in Houston. (AP Photo/Gregory Payan, File)

BY MARK PRATT and PETER ORSI BOSTON (AP) — Tom Brady’s missing Super Bowl jersey has been found in Mexico six weeks after it vanished from the Patriots’ locker room ...
In this Sept. 1968, file photo, Chicago Bears' halfback Gale Sayers runs with the ball. (AP Photo/File)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Relatives of Pro Football Hall of Famer Gale Sayers say the Chicago Bears legend has been diagnosed with dementia. His wife, Ardythe Sayers, tells The ...
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