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HBO biopic about Penn State's Joe Paterno premieres April 7

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An HBO biopic starring Al Pacino as late Penn State football coach Joe Paterno will premiere April 7. HBO tweeted the premiere date Friday, along with a trailer to the film directed by Barry Levinson. More>>

Former NFL player detained by police after Instagram post

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A law enforcement official says former Miami Dolphins player Jonathan Martin was taken into Los Angeles police custody after a threatening Instagram post and is being questioned but is not under arrest. More>>

Jags give 2-year extensions to Marrone, Coughlin, Caldwell

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Jacksonville's success last season gave owner Shad Khan hope for the future and increased faith in the team's leadership. More>>

Hernandez's fiancee sues to protect assets of home sale

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Hernandez's fiancee sues estates of 3 men the former NFL star is charged with killing in effort to ensure their daughter benefits from the sale of home. More>>

The Latest: No answer at home of school's ex-armed officer

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For almost a half-hour after a school shooter dropped his assault-style rifle and escaped Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, police officers thought they were seeing his actions live on the school's security system. More>>

Final tribute: Slain football coach is hailed as a 'hero'

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Friends, students pay tribute to football coach who died saving students from school shooter. More>>

Trump comments points to deep divisions over arming teachers

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In the aftermath of yet another mass shooting inside a school, Trump says that if one of the victims had been armed "he would have shot and that would have been the end of it.". More>>

Widow disgusted by Indiana immigration ad featuring husband

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The widow of an Uber driver killed in a suspected drunken driving crash by a person in the U.S. illegally says a political ad featuring her deceased husband is "disgusting.". More>>

Eagles center Kelce plays sax with high school jazz band

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Philadelphia Eagles center Jason Kelce, who got attention for his impassioned and profane speech after the team's Super Bowl parade, is now communicating through music. More>>

European soccer weekend: What to watch in main competitions

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The first trophy of the season is up for grabs at Wembley Stadium on Sunday, and it's a chance for Pep Guardiola to get his hands on silverware for the first time with Manchester City. More>>

ESPN adds Herbstreit to NFL draft coverage, replacing Gruden

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Kirk Herbstreit will take Jon Gruden's place on ESPN's coverage of the NFL draft. More>>

Panthers re-hire Marty Hurney as full-time general manager

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The Panthers have re-hired Marty Hurney as their full-time general manager. More>>

Luck tells Indy fans he feels better, rules out more surgery

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Andrew Luck says he's feeling better and and ruled out needing any additional surgery. More>>

Jarvis Landry given non-exclusive franchise tag by Dolphins

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Receiver Jarvis Landry has been given a non-exclusive franchise tag by the Miami Dolphins after leading the NFL with 112 catches in 2017. More>>

Bears DB pleads guilty in northeast Iowa bar fracas

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A Chicago Bears defensive back has pleaded guilty to two misdemeanor charges stemming from a fracas outside a bar in northeast Iowa. More>>

Mayfield rejects Manziel comparisons with NFL combine near

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Baker Mayfield says he and Johnny Manziel are "two completely different people". More>>

New exhibit examines Native American imagery in US culture

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A new exhibit at the National Museum of the American Indian uses images of Natives to show how the population permeates American culture. More>>

NFL intrigue goes beyond the quarterbacks

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While quarterbacks will dominate the news in free agency and the draft, there are plenty of other topics that will provide a football fix during the offseason. More>>

Mets GM says, yes, he thinks Tim Tebow will play in majors

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Tim Tebow has arrived at spring training for the New York Mets, and the attention has quickly turned to whether the quarterback who became an outfielder can reach the big leagues. More>>

The Latest: James, Team LeBron tops Team Stephen 148-145

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The NBA All-Star Game between Team LeBron and Team Stephen at Staples Center has begun. More>>

Danica done: Patrick wrecks in final race of NASCAR career

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Danica Patrick was ready to race Sunday for the final time in NASCAR at the Daytona 500. More>>

The Latest: Wallace overcome with emotion after historic run

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The Daytona 500 is sold out for the third straight year. More>>

College football attendance dips, but Purdue gets Brohm bump

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Buoyed by turnaround season, Purdue bucked a trend in college football by increasing attendance by more 13,000 fans per game in 2017 _ and, in the process, banked an extra $2.5 million in revenue compared to 2016. More>>

Hurney reinstated as Panthers interim GM after investigation

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The Panthers have reinstated interim general manager Marty Hurney after an NFL investigation found no wrongdoing into charges of harassment by his ex-wife. More>>

MSU football coach Dantonio gets 1-year extension to 2023

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Michigan State football coach Mark Dantonio's contract extended one year through the 2023 season. More>>

Man convicted in death of Saints star Will Smith appeals

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Lawyers have filed an appeal for the man sentenced to 25 years in prison for killing retired New Orleans Saints star Will Smith. More>>

These are the lives lost in the Florida high school shooting Video included

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A football coach who also worked as a security guard is among the dead in a school shooting that claimed 17 lives in Parkland, Florida. More>>

Coach: Fitzgerald says he'll be back for 2018 season

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New Arizona coach Steve Wilks says Cardinals standout wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald has told him he will return for a 15th NFL season. More>>

Houston ends No. 5 Cincinnati's 16-game win streak, 67-62

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Corey Davis, Jr., finished with 16 points, and the Houston Cougars snapped the nation's longest winning streak at 16 games with a 67-62 win over No. 5 Cincinnati. More>>

Bengals QB McCarron wins grievance, becomes free agent

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AJ McCarron has won his arbitration case against the Cincinnati Bengals and will become an unrestricted free agent next month, making him one of the more attractive quarterbacks on the market. More>>

Kicker Janikowski's career with Raiders up after 18 seasons

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Kicker Sebastian Janikowski's career with the Oakland Raiders ends after 18 seasons. More>>

Truex sets course for repeat bid of 1st career NASCAR title

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Once a journeyman driver, Martin Truex Jr. enters the 2018 NASCAR season as the class of the field. More>>

Ex-Heisman winner Manziel attempts comeback in Spring League

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Former Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback Johnny Manziel says he's making a football comeback. More>>

AP source: Fox to air NFL draft along with ESPN, NFL Network

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Fox Sports will broadcast the NFL draft this season, along with the NFL's usual television partners of ESPN and NFL Network. More>>

No officials charged in Arizona football players abuse case

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An Arizona prosecutor says metro Phoenix high school officials accused of not notifying authorities about the sexual and physical abuse of football players won't be charged with crimes. More>>

Radio station to halt broadcasts for 'sensitivity training'

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A Boston sports radio station facing criticism for the offensive nature of its shows says it will suspend all live programming while employees receive "sensitivity training.". More>>

Notre Dame president rips NCAA's denial of Notre Dame appeal

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The NCAA has denied Notre Dame's appeal of the committee on infraction's decision to vacate 21 victories, including all 12 from the school's 2012 national championship game run, because of academic misconduct. More>>

A's catcher Maxwell no longer will kneel for national anthem

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Oakland catcher Bruce Maxwell says he no longer will kneel for the national anthem this season after became the first major leaguer to do so following the lead of many NFL players. He spoke as A's pitchers and catchers reported to spring training. More>>

'LOVE' returns: Philadelphia park gets its sculpture back

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Robert Indiana's "LOVE" sculpture is returning to its home Tuesday in Philadelphia after undergoing a year of repairs. More>>

Colts hire Frank Reich as new head coach

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A person with direct knowledge of the deal tells The Associated Press that Philadelphia Eagles offensive coordinator Frank Reich has agreed to become the Indianapolis Colts' new coach. More>>

Bar brawl? McConnell, Schumer at odds over the best bourbon

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Add bourbon to the list of things Sens. Mitch McConnell and Chuck Schumer can't agree on. More>>

Matthew McConaughey hails Nick Foles in newspaper ad

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Actor Matthew McConaughey took out a full page ad in a Texas newspaper to congratulate fellow Texan and Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Nick Foles on his Super Bowl win. More>>

Fans return Eagles CB Sidney Jones' lost cellphone

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Fans help return Philadelphia Eagles rookie cornerback Sidney Jones' lost cellphone during the team's Super Bowl victory parade _ but not before taking a selfie. More>>

Bengals cheerleader and husband launch golf cart transit

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An entrepreneurial couple has teed off a new way of getting to downtown Cincinnati entertainment spots: golf cart rides. More>>

Underdog US players 'trying to prove some doubters wrong'

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Though more diverse than the 1980 "Miracle On Ice" team, the United States carries the same underdog approach into the 2018 Olympics thanks to players being overlooked for much of their careers. More>>

Garoppolo, 49ers connect, completing long-term record deal

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'This is where I want to be': Garoppolo completes long-term deal with 49ers. More>>

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