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PHOENIX (AP) — Dallas coach Jason Garrett says Greg Hardy must "do the right things from the beginning" to be part of the Cowboys. Garrett said the team did an extensive examination of Hardy's background before signing him. "Like with any other player, you have to do your...
PHOENIX (AP) — Dallas coach Jason Garrett says Greg Hardy must "do the right things from the beginning" to be part of the Cowboys. Speaking when NFC coaches were available to reporters at the NFL owners meetings, Garrett said the team talked to people going all the way back to...
NEW YORK (AP) — This was one touchdown of a promposal — with the help of the New York Jets. Sarah Kardonsky of Division Avenue High School in Levittown, New York, asked her boyfriend, Michael Pagano, to prom with a video proposal that featured some special guests. Several Jets...
PHOENIX (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings don't plan to trade Adrian Peterson and fully expect him to be with the team for the 2015 season. Vikings coach Mike Zimmer was emphatic about that Wednesday at the NFL owners' meetings. "We're good to go. I mean, he's under contract and we...
PHOENIX (AP) — Vikings coach Mike Zimmer "fully expects" Adrian Peterson to be with the team for the 2015 season, adding Wednesday there are "no plans" to trade the star running back. Peterson has not yet been reinstated by the NFL from his suspension under the personal conduct...
UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — The FBI is investigating social media threats made against New York Islanders defenseman Nick Leddy. FBI spokesman J. Peter Donald confirmed the investigation in an email Wednesday to The Associated Press. Islanders' spokesman Kimber Auerbach says Leddy...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Major League Soccer has awarded an expansion franchise to Minneapolis with play to begin in 2018. The league said Wednesday that the team would play in a soccer-specific stadium in the downtown area. An ownership group is still being finalized, but will...
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Bobby Hurley has agreed to a new contract with the University at Buffalo that will make him the Mid-American Conference's highest paid men's basketball coach, a person familiar with negotiations told The Associated Press on Wednesday The person spoke on the...
Some pitchers have trouble finding the plate. Edwin Jackson of the Chicago Cubs had a much bigger problem: He couldn't find the ballpark. Jackson missed his spring training start Tuesday against the A's when he drove to the wrong stadium. Fitting, too — he once walked eight...