Monday, May 29, 2017

Football

In this March 15, 2017, file photo, Defendant Aaron Hernandez listens during his double murder trial in Suffolk Superior Court, in Boston. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, Pool, File)

BY DENISE LAVOIE FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — A judge on Tuesday erased a 2013 murder conviction against former NFL star Aaron Hernandez, ruling that case law in Massachusetts has ...
In this Jan. 2, 2017, file photo, New York Jets wide receiver Robby Anderson speaks to reporters in the locker room of their training facility in Florham Park, New Jersey. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)

MIAMI (AP) — Authorities say a wide receiver for the New York Jets has been charged with resisting arrest and obstruction of justice after sparring with officials who asked him ...
In this April 14, 2017, file pool photo, former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez turns to look in the direction of the jury as he reacts to his double murder acquittal after the sixth day of jury deliberations at Suffolk Superior Court in Boston. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia, Pool)

BOSTON (AP) — An investigative report on the suicide of ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez has confirmed he wrote a reference to a biblical passage in ink on his forehead and ...
State Rep. Jeff Leach, R-Plano, wearing a football helmet, shakes hands with former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo, who was honored in the House Chamber at the Capitol in Austin, Texas, on Wednesday May 3, 2017. (Jay Janner/Austin American-Statesman via AP)

ALEDO, Texas (AP) — Tony Romo’s next pursuit of a championship will be in golf. And it’s a long shot. A month after the Dallas Cowboys quarterback retired, Romo is ...
In this Jan. 13, 2017, file photo, Alabama NCAA college football coach Nick Saban speaks to the media in Tuscaloosa, Albama. (Vasha Hunt/AL.com via AP, File)

BY JOHN ZENOR MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama is giving coach Nick Saban plenty of incentive to stick around — and to sign a contract extension in the first place. ...
In this July 16, 2014, file photo, San Francisco 49ers' Colin Kaepernick arrives at the ESPY Awards at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File )

NEW YORK (AP) — Former 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick has yet to find another NFL job, but he’s donating some of his old suits in order to help others find ...
This photo made available by the Hillsborough County, Fla., Sheriff's Office shows LaDarrius Divonta Jackson, 22, under arrest, Monday, May 1, 2017. (Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office via AP)

BY TAMARA LUSH TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Police have arrested a 22-year-old University of South Florida football player on charges of sexual battery and false imprisonment hours after he allegedly ...
In this March 4, 2017, file photo, Air Force wide receiver Jalen Robinette makes a catch as he runs a drill at the NFL football scouting combine in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy, File)

BY ARNIE STAPLETON CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — The U.S. Defense Department has rescinded its 2016 policy allowing military service academy athletes to go straight to the pros upon graduation. Athletes ...
Cincinnati Bengals second-round draft pick Joe Mixon speaks during a news conference at Paul Brown Stadium, Saturday, April 29, 2017, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

BY JOE KAY CINCINNATI (AP) — Minutes before the Bengals raised some eyebrows by taking running back Joe Mixon in the second round of the draft, Jeremy Hill tweeted a ...
Cincinnati Bengals second-round draft pick Joe Mixon speaks during a news conference at Paul Brown Stadium, Saturday, April 29, 2017, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

BY JOE KAY CINCINNATI (AP) — The Bengals are facing a backlash over their decision to draft running back Joe Mixon, who punched a woman in the face while at ...
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