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Former NFL player Brian Urlacher admires a bust of himself before delivering his speech during an induction ceremony at the Pro Football Hall of Fame, Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018, in Canton, Ohio. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane)
August 04, 2018 - 8:19 pm
The latest on Pro Football Hall of Fame inductions Saturday in Canton, Ohio, and Terrell Owens' separate celebration in Chattanooga, Tennessee (all times local): 9:20 p.m. Weapon X is now a Hall of Famer. Brian Dawkins, one of the hardest-hitting and most versatile safeties in NFL history, has been...
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FILE - In this March 22, 2018, file photo, free agent safety Eric Reid watches his brother, Stanford's defensive back Justin Reid, during NFL Pro Day in Stanford, Calif. Tennessee safety Johnathan Cyprien will miss the season with a torn left ACL, and coach Mike Vrabel says veteran Eric Reid is among the safeties the Titans want to look at for a potential replacement. (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)
August 04, 2018 - 7:18 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Kenny Vaccaro says he believes fellow safety Eric Reid should be on a team playing in the NFL. Needing a job himself, the veteran is very happy that the Tennessee Titans signed him instead. Vaccaro signed a one-year deal with the Titans on Saturday morning and was with them...
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Arizona Cardinals defensive end Chandler Jones (55) tries to break away from offensive guard Mike Iupati, back right, as running back Derrick Coleman (48) makes a block during an NFL football practice Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
August 04, 2018 - 6:38 pm
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Chandler Jones had an All-Pro season as an outside linebacker in 2017, leading the NFL in tackles with an Arizona Cardinals franchise-record 17. Now he's a defensive end, a position that could mean even more trouble for opposing quarterbacks. His only duties: set the edge to...
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Former wide receiver Terrell Owens holds a street sign after a road was named for him following his Pro Football Hall of Fame speech, Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018, in Chattanooga, Tenn. Instead of speaking at the Hall of Fame events in Canton, Ohio, Owens celebrated his induction at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, where he played football and basketball and ran track. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
August 04, 2018 - 5:53 pm
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Terrell Owens came in wearing a suit spotted with the Pro Football Hall of Fame logo and swapped that out for the prized gold jacket. His bust? That remained 600 miles away in Canton, Ohio, along with the seven other members of this year's Hall of Fame class, leaving the...
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Denver Broncos linebacker Von Miller leads fans in singing birthday wishes to a fan as Miller works the rope line after drills at the team's headquarters during an NFL football training camp Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018, in Englewood, Colo. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
August 04, 2018 - 4:41 pm
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Von Miller said he's unaffected by the new NFL rule prohibiting defenders from landing on top of quarterbacks, requiring them instead to shift his weight to the side to avoid a flag. "None of the rule changes affect my game. I don't really tackle quarterbacks with all my...
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Alabama quarterback Jalen Hurts (2) speaks to media before a NCAA college football practice, Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018, in Tuscaloosa, Ala. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)
August 04, 2018 - 3:58 pm
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Jalen Hurts finally got to give his own take on Alabama's much talked about quarterback situation. Since getting benched for the second half of the national title game, the two-year starter with the sparkling record has had to remain silent publicly about the situation...
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New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham works out during NFL football training camp, Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
August 04, 2018 - 12:49 pm
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J (AP) — Breaking his left ankle and having his career put in jeopardy has given New York Giants receiver Odell Beckham Jr. a new perspective on life in which he is more thankful, seemingly more mature and looking forward to having fun playing football again. Speaking to...
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The 2018 Class of the Pro Football Hall of Fame poses during the Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Festival Enshrinee's Gold Jacket Dinner on Friday, Aug. 3, 2018, in Canton, Ohio. From left are Brian Dawkins, Robert Brazile, Bobby Beathard, Jerry Kramer, Randy Moss, Ray Lewis, and Brian Urlacher. (Bob Rossiter/The Canton Repository via AP)
August 04, 2018 - 10:01 am
Seven members of the Pro Football Hall of Fame's class of 2018 will be on hand Saturday night in Canton, Ohio, for the induction festivities, along with more than 20,000 fans. About 600 miles away in Chattanooga, Tennessee, the eighth new Hall of Famer, Terrell Owens, will be doing his own thing...
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FILE - In this Sept. 17, 2016, file photo, Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer, right, and then-assistant coach Zach Smith, left, gesture from the sidelines during an NCAA college football game against Oklahoma in Norman, Okla. Ohio State expects to open fall camp as scheduled on Friday, Aug. 3, 2018, but without coach Urban Meyer. Meyer was put on administrative leave on Wednesday, Aug. 1 over the handling of a longtime assistant who has been accused of domestic violence. Co-offensive coordinator Ryan Day will be running the team while Ohio State investigates claims that Meyer’s wife knew about 2015 allegations of abuse against former Buckeyes assistant Zach Smith, who was fired last week. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File)
August 04, 2018 - 8:53 am
Urban Meyer is insisting that he properly handled 2015 allegations of domestic violence against one of his assistant coaches at the time, though he acknowledged he was not forthright with reporters when questioned him last week about the claims. The assistant Meyer fired, Zach Smith, also spoke up...
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Montreal Alouettes quarterback Johnny Manziel (2) is hit by Hamilton Tiger-Cats defensive end Jason Neill (96) during the first half of a Canadian Football League game Friday, Aug. 3, 2018, in Montreal. (Paul Chiasson/The Canadian Press via AP)
August 03, 2018 - 11:14 pm
MONTREAL (AP) — Johnny Interception? Johnny Manziel threw an interception — and made a tackle — on his second play in the Canadian Football League. It didn't get much better after that, with four of his six first-half series ending in interceptions. Seeing regular-season action for first time since...
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