Thursday, March 30, 2017

Football

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 ...
In this combination photo, director Spike Lee, left, appears at the premiere of "Touched With Fire" on Feb. 10, 2016, in New York and San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick appears at a news conference on Jan. 1, 2017, after an NFL football game against the Seattle Seahawks in Santa Clara, California. (AP Photo/Files)

NEW YORK (AP) — Spike Lee says it’s “fishy” that former 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick remains an NFL free agent. Kaepernick’s season-long protest of the “Star Spangled Banner” ahead of ...
Alexander Bradley testifies during the double murder trial for former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez in Suffolk Superior Court, Monday, March 20, 2017, in Boston. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, Pool)

BOSTON (AP) — A witness against former NFL star Aaron Hernandez has told the jury at his double-murder trial that Hernandez opened fire on a car because he believed two ...
In this Dec. 23, 2013, file photo, former San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Dwight Clark is honored at halftime of an NFL football game between the 49ers and the Atlanta Falcons in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar, File)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Dwight Clark revealed Sunday that he has Lou Gehrig’s disease and suspects playing football might have caused the illness. Clark announced on Twitter that he has ...
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