Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Football

In this Sept. 13, 2014 file photo, Western Kentucky head coach Jeff Brohm watches from the sideline during the fourth quarter of an an NCAA college football game against Middle Tennessee in Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

BY RALPH D. RUSSO Grading the hires of new college football coaches is an offseason tradition and an exercise in educated guess work. Still, college football writers do it every ...
This undated photo provided by the Dallas County Sheriff's Department shows Dallas Cowboys cornerback Nolan Carroll, who was arrested early Monday, May 29, 2017, in Dallas, on suspicion of driving while intoxicated. (Dallas County Sheriff's Department shows via AP)

DALLAS (AP) — Newly acquired Cowboys cornerback Nolan Carroll has been arrested on suspicion of driving while intoxicated near a club that held a promotional event welcoming him to Dallas. ...
In this Saturday, Nov. 12, 2016 file photo, Iowa running back Akrum Wadley (25) tries to get away from Michigan defender Rashan Gary (3) during the second half of an NCAA college football game in Iowa City, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)

BY RALPH D. RUSSO In his first season as a starter, Malik Hooker blossomed into one of the best defensive players in college football. The Ohio State safety had mostly ...
In this Jan. 30, 1983, file photo, Washington Redskins get together in the end zone to do their trademark high five to celebrate the first half touchdown against the Miami Dolphins in Super Bowl XVII at the Rose Bowl inPasadena, California. Jubilant Redskins include, from left, Rick Walker (88), Charlie Brown (87), Otis Wonsley (39), Virgil Seay (80) and Alvin Garrett (89). (AP Photo)

BY JIM LITKE CHICAGO (AP) — NFL owners cut the overtime period from 15 minutes to 10 minutes during the regular season, but also gave players plenty of leeway to ...
In this Jan. 1, 2017, file photo, New York Jets quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick looks to pass against the Buffalo Bills during the second half of an NFL football game in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Buccaneers agreed to terms Friday on a one-year contract with quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick as a veteran backup to Jameis Winston. Fitzpatrick spent the ...
In this April 28, 2017, file photo, Cleveland Browns' Myles Garrett answers a questions during a news conference at the NFL team's training facility in Berea, Ohio. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane, File)

BY TOM WITHERS CLEVELAND (AP) — Myles Garrett’s first sack as a pro is filled with money. The No. 1 overall pick in last month’s NFL draft, Garrett signed his ...
In this Jan. 13, 2016, file photo, the Hollywood Park Casino stands on the grounds of the former Hollywood Park horse-racing track in Inglewood, California. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)

BY GREG BEACHAM LOS ANGELES (AP) — The opening of the $2.6 billion football stadium under construction in Inglewood, California, has been pushed back one year to 2020 due to ...
In this Dec. 4, 2016, file photo, New England Patriots running back LeGarrette Blount carries the ball against the Los Angeles Rams during the first half of an NFL football game, in Foxborough, Mass. Blount is bringing his power running to Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)

BY ROB MAADDI PHILADELPHIA (AP) — LeGarrette Blount is bringing his power running to Philadelphia. The Eagles and Blount agreed on a one-year contract Wednesday, giving the team a bruising ...
In this Dec. 5, 2015, file photo, Baylor helmets on shown the field after an NCAA college football game in Waco, Texas. (AP Photo/LM Otero, File)

BY JIM VERTUNO AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A new federal lawsuit against Baylor University alleges football players routinely recorded gang rapes and staged dog fights during hazing parties in a ...
In this May 1, 2017, file photo, Gisele Bundchen, left, and Tom Brady attend The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute benefit gala celebrating the opening of the Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garçons: Art of the In-Between exhibition in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)

BY JIMMY GOLEN BOSTON (AP) — Tom Brady played through a concussion last year on his way to a fifth Super Bowl title, according to his wife, supermodel Gisele Bundchen. ...
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