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A plane flies over MetLife Stadium with a message that reads “SHAME ON JETS/MGM #ENDGUNVIOLENCE #STOPMGM” ahead of an NFL football game between the New York Jets and the Buffalo Bills in New York on Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018. (AP Photo/Dennis Waszak Jr.)
November 11, 2018 - 12:40 pm
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — An airplane banner criticizing the New York Jets' gaming deal partnership with casino operator MGM Resorts International circled MetLife Stadium several times a few hours before the team's game against the Buffalo Bills. The banner trailing the plane Sunday read: "SHAME...
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ARCHIVO - En esta foto de archivo del 19 de noviembre de 2017, el cornerback de los Eagles de Philadelphia, Ronald Darby (41), intenta tacklear al receptor de los Cowboys de Dallas, Dez Bryant, durante un juego de la NFL en Arlington, Texas. Bryant y los Saints de Nueva Orleáns acordaron el miércoles 7 de noviembre de 2018 los términos de un contrato. (AP Foto/Ron Jenkins, Archivo)
November 10, 2018 - 2:11 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Dez Bryant's season is over before it had even begun. The New Orleans Saints placed the newly acquired Bryant on injured reserve Saturday, promoting receiver Keith Kirkwood from the practice squad to the active roster before Sunday's game at Cincinnati. Bryant was injured during...
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FILE - In this May 13, 2008 file photo, Sheldon Adelson, CEO of the Las Vegas Sands Corp., left, sits with his wife Dr. Miriam Adelson before a session at the President's Conference in Jerusalem. President Donald Trump has announced his first recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom and they include Miriam Adelson, Utah Sen. Orrin Hatch, who is retiring after more than 41 years in the U.S. Senate; former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Roger Staubach and Alan Page, who began a legal career after leaving the NFL. (AP Photo/Tara Todras-Whitehill, File)
November 10, 2018 - 10:21 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has announced his first recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom and they include the wife of a major Republican Party donor, the longest-serving Republican senator in U.S. history, Elvis Presley and Babe Ruth. Trump will also posthumously recognize...
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FILE - In this Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018 file photo, Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes (15) in action during an NFL football game against the Cleveland Browns in Cleveland. After years of declines, NFL television ratings are showing modest gains. Three of the league’s television partners have shown increases after the first nine week of the season while one remains flat. That is welcome news after ratings decreased 9.7 percent last season and 8 percent in 2016. (AP Photo/David Richard, File)
November 09, 2018 - 5:41 pm
After years of declines, NFL television ratings are showing modest gains. Three of the league's television partners have shown increases after the first nine weeks of the season while one remains flat. That is welcome news after ratings decreased 9.7 percent last season and 8 percent in 2016. "I'm...
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FILE - In this Nov. 23, 2017, file photo, Dallas Cowboys' Dez Bryant warms up before an NFL football game against the Los Angeles Chargers in Arlington, Texas. A person familiar with the situation says free-agent Dez Bryant and the New Orleans Saints have agreed on contract terms that will add the former Cowboys star to one of the NFL’s top offenses. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity on Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018, because the roster move has not been announced. (AP Photo/Ron Jenkins, File)
November 09, 2018 - 5:06 pm
METAIRIE, La. (AP) — Dez Bryant has been injured in just his second practice with New Orleans Saints and the newly acquired receiver has indicated in social media posts that he has had a significant setback. The team's injury report on Friday has listed Bryant as questionable for Sunday's game in...
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FILE - In this Nov. 4, 2018, file photo, New Orleans Saints wide receiver Michael Thomas (13) pulls in a pass against Los Angeles Rams cornerback Marcus Peters (22) during the first half of an NFL football game in New Orleans. Peters criticized himself for playing poorly when the Rams took their first loss of the season at New Orleans last weekend. That doesn’t mean Saints coach Sean Payton can say anything about it, however. Peters reacted sharply in the Rams’ locker room Thursday, Nov. 8, when asked about postgame comments by Payton in which the veteran coach said the Saints liked the matchup of receiver Michael Thomas going against Peters, a former Pro Bowl selection. (AP Photo/Bill Feig, File)
November 09, 2018 - 9:20 am
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Cornerback Marcus Peters criticized himself for playing poorly when his Los Angeles Rams lost at New Orleans last weekend. That doesn't mean Saints coach Sean Payton can say anything about it, however. Peters reacted sharply in the Rams' locker room Thursday when asked...
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Ben Roethlisberger, de los Steelers de Pittsburgh, festeja un pase de anotación a Antonio Brown durante el encuentro del jueves 8 de noviembre de 2018, ante los Panthers de Carolina (AP Foto/Keith Srakocic)
November 08, 2018 - 11:56 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ben Roethlisberger's first pass went for a touchdown. His last did the same. And in between the Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback and his red-hot team put together systematic 52-21 dismantling of Carolina on Thursday night that left little doubt about their depth and their talent...
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FILE - In this Dec. 10, 2017, file photo, Cincinnati Bengals fans cheer in the stands during the first half of an NFL football game against the Chicago Bears in Cincinnati. Here comes Who Dey vs. Who Dat. Say what? The Who Dat folks from New Orleans go head-on with the Who Dey fans in Cincinnati on Sunday. And don't ask which group first came up with its catchy phrase and odd rendering of the English language. (AP Photo/Frank Victores, File)
November 08, 2018 - 10:23 pm
Here comes Who Dey vs. Who Dat. Say what? The Who Dat folks from New Orleans go head-on with the Who Dey fans in Cincinnati on Sunday. And don't ask which group first came up with its catchy phrase and odd rendering of the English language. "Who Dey? I don't understand. I'm baffled," says Saints...
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FILE - In this Friday, April 14, 2017, file 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 in the 2012 deaths of Daniel de Abreu and Safiro Furtado, at Suffolk Superior Court in Boston. On Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018, Massachusetts' Supreme Judicial Court will consider whether the state should get rid of the centuries-old legal principle that erased Hernandez's murder conviction after he killed himself in prison. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia, Pool, File)
November 08, 2018 - 6:15 pm
BOSTON (AP) — A legal principle that erased former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez's murder conviction after he killed himself in prison is outdated, unfair and should not stand, a Massachusetts prosecutor told the state's highest court Thursday. It doesn't make sense the former New...
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Former sports radio host Craig Carton leaves Manhattan federal court Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2018, in New York after being convicted of fraud for diverting money from investors in a ticket reselling business for his own needs, including gambling expenses. Outside court, he said he was disappointed and his lawyer promised to appeal. (AP Photo/Lawrence Neumeister)
November 07, 2018 - 4:02 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Craig Carton, the former co-host of a sports radio show with ex-NFL quarterback Boomer Esiason, emerged from a courthouse where he was convicted of fraud Wednesday to say he was disappointed with the verdict, though he respected it. "I need to let it sink in now," Carton said. "I'm...
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