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3:22 PM ET ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — The Denver Broncos rolled out the welcome mat Saturday for the winningest coach in franchise history, as Mike Shanahan attended his first Broncos practice since he was fired as head coach in 2008. Shanahan, who was 146-91 (including playoffs) in 14 seasons as Broncos coach and a two-time Super
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5:57 PM ET PHILADELPHIA – Darren Sproles just can’t quit football, and the Philadelphia Eagles just can’t quit Sproles. The Eagles agreed to terms with the 36-year-old running back on a one-year contract Friday. He’ll join a loaded backfield that includes Jordan Howard, rookie Miles Sanders and Corey Clement. Sproles was supposed to retire after
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1:56 PM ET ESPN News Services Families will be at the forefront for the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s induction ceremonies next month. Four of the eight members of the Class of 2019 will have relatives present them for induction on Aug. 3: Kevin Mawae, Johnny Robinson, Ed Reed and Tony Gonzalez. Mawae, a superb
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10:20 AM ET Associated Press LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Former New York Giants offensive lineman Mitch Petrus has died in Arkansas of apparent heat stroke, officials said. He was 32. Pulaski County Coroner Gerone Hobbs says Petrus died Thursday night at a North Little Rock hospital. He says Petrus had worked outside all day at
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8:24 PM ET ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Denver Broncos linebacker Todd Davis, who started 16 games last season and has started all but three games over the past three seasons, is expected to miss three to four weeks with a partial tear in his calf muscle. Davis suffered the injury in the final team period of
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5:59 PM ET Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Former Tennessee Titans All-Pro defensive lineman Albert Haynesworth has recovered enough to receive treatment outside a hospital as his search for a new kidney continues. The 38-year-old Haynesworth posted an update Thursday on Instagram of his first dialysis treatment outside the hospital, thanking staff at Williamson Medical
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5:50 PM ET The Atlanta Falcons have reached a four-year, $57 million extension with star linebacker Deion Jones through the 2023 season, agent Drew Rosenhaus told ESPN’s Adam Schefter on Wednesday. The deal, announced by the team, also includes $34 million guaranteed for the one-time Pro Bowler. Jones, a former second-round draft pick from LSU
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11:17 AM ET Arizona Cardinals offensive tackle Desmond Harrison has a warrant for his arrest in North Carolina on felony charges of assault. A Greensboro police spokesman told multiple outlets that an incident report was filed Tuesday. The charges would be assault on a person by strangulation and assault on a female by a male.
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10:52 PM ET Kelly CohenESPN If you ever wanted to know what some of your favorite athletes will look like in 50 years, look no further than Twitter and Instagram today. By using FaceApp’s old age feature, anyone can see what they’ll look like decades from now, and everyone from Steph Curry to Dwyane Wade
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6:59 PM ET Defensive end Robert Ayers announced his retirement from the NFL on Tuesday. In a Facebook post he wrote: “THATS ALL FOLKS • SO THANKFUL… Was a helluva run @NFL but the time has come.. On to the next chapter of life…. #Retired #Blessed” Ayers, 33, didn’t play last season after he was
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6:46 PM ET Suspended former Pittsburgh Steelers and Oakland Raiders wide receiver Martavis Bryant has formally applied to the NFL for reinstatement, a source told ESPN on Monday. Bryant sent an e-mail to league officials Saturday requesting reinstatement from an indefinite suspension the league imposed in December for Bryant’s repeated violations of the league’s drug
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4:19 PM ET The Atlanta Falcons and star defensive tackle Grady Jarrett agreed to a four-year extension on Monday, the team announced. Terms were not disclosed but sources told ESPN’s Adam Schefter that the contract is worth $68 million. The Falcons had until 4 p.m. ET to agree to the deal with Jarrett, who initially
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7:04 PM ET Associated Press Ryan Leaf has been hired by ESPN to be a college football analyst, another step in the remarkable comeback of the former Washington State star who has battled drug addiction and served time in prison. Leaf will be paired with play-by-play announcer Clay Matvick and will mostly call games on
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