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New York Councilman Jumaane D. Williams, second from right, with the help of Kirsten John Foy, second from left, Northeast Regional Director of the National Action Network, holds a jersey with Colin Kaepernick's name on the back, during a rally of civil rights activists outside of the NFL’s headquarters, Friday, May 25, 2018, in New York. About 50 people gathered to protest the NFL’s new policy aimed at ending player protests during the playing of the national anthem in stadiums before games. Kaepernick, the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback, started the movement of taking a knee during the anthem to protest police brutality and racial inequality two seasons ago. (AP Photo/Ralph Russo)
May 25, 2018 - 5:00 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Civil rights activists protested outside NFL headquarters Friday, calling on team owners to overturn their new national anthem policy and urging a boycott of the league and its sponsors. About 50 people gathered at the midtown Manhattan office building for a rally organized by...
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FILE - In this April 6, 2009, file photo, NHL commissioner Gary Bettman, center, gestures as he comments on the weather during a news conference to promote the NHL Awards Show, in Las Vegas. Once perhaps an unlikely leader for the good ol’ hockey game with its roots north of the border, the 65-year-old Jewish lawyer from New York has become one of the most powerful and long-lasting forces in professional sports. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, FIle)
May 25, 2018 - 12:59 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — There is usually another guest at the table when Gary Bettman and his wife, Shelli, go out to dinner with other couples during the NHL playoffs. Friends come to accept the glow of the TV screen set up so Bettman can keep an eye on games, ready to go from enjoying a nice meal to...
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May 23, 2018 - 7:05 am
NEW YORK (AP) — America has spoken: NFL over "American Idol." For the seventh consecutive year, NBC's "Sunday Night Football" has topped the season's television ratings, as measured by Nielsen. That edges the six straight years for Fox's "American Idol" (2005-06 through 2010-11). The football games...
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May 22, 2018 - 2:03 pm
The old television broadcast booth at Indianapolis Motor Speedway was situated on the roof over the front straightaway, set back just enough that Paul Page remembers being able to see the start-finish line only if he pressed one eye to the glass. Still, it was a great vantage point to see one of...
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Danica Patrick is hugged by Patrick Bourdais after she qualified for the IndyCar Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Saturday, May 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
May 19, 2018 - 8:02 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — IndyCar's marquee names turned a day of qualifying for the "Greatest Spectacle in Racing" into a throwback, nail-biting, bumping affair. Helio Castroneves, seeking a redemptive record-tying fourth victory, was fastest around Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Danica Patrick was fast,...
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A view of the Foro Italico's central court as Italy's Fabio Fognini plays Spain's Rafa Nadal during their quarterfinal match at the Italian Open tennis tournament in Rome, Friday, May 18, 2018. (Claudio Onorati/ANSA via AP)
May 19, 2018 - 4:07 pm
ROME (AP) — Even without Roger Federer and Serena Williams, the Italian Open is setting records for crowd attendance. And it's not just Rafael Nadal, Maria Sharapova or the attractive courts lined by neo-classical statues and characteristic umbrella pine trees drawing fans to the Foro Italico. This...
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FILE - In this May 4, 2018, file photo, Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield (6) runs a drill during rookie minicamp at the NFL football team's training camp facility in Berea, Ohio. A person familiar with the decision says the Browns will appear on HBO's "Hard Knocks" this season. Coming off a historic 0-16 season, the Browns were chosen after declining the opportunity several times, said the person who spoke Thursday, May 17, to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File)
May 17, 2018 - 6:34 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — Ready or not, the Cleveland Browns are getting their close-up. Coming off a historic, dismal 0-16 season, the Browns have been chosen to appear on HBO's popular "Hard Knocks" series that gives NFL fans a behind-the-scenes look at training camp. The Browns have turned down previous...
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May 16, 2018 - 10:16 am
BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) — National champion Alabama will face Louisville in ABC's first Saturday Night Football game, and Miami plays LSU on Sunday night of the season-opening weekend. ESPN announced Wednesday its schedule for the first three weeks of Saturday night games. The Crimson Tide meets...
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Signs for Monmouth Park are displayed in a bar at the racetrack in Oceanport, N.J., Monday, May 14, 2018. The Supreme Court on Monday gave its go-ahead for states to allow gambling on sports across the nation, striking down a federal law that barred betting on football, basketball, baseball and other sports in most states. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
May 15, 2018 - 2:45 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Surpeme Court struck down a 26-year-old federal ban on sports betting on Monday, allowing states to decide whether they want to allow legal wagers on football, basketball, baseball, hockey and other games. Here's a look at what that means: SO, WHEN CAN I BET ON SPORTS? Soon,...
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Signs for Monmouth Park are displayed in a bar at the racetrack in Oceanport, N.J., Monday, May 14, 2018. The Supreme Court on Monday gave its go-ahead for states to allow gambling on sports across the nation, striking down a federal law that barred betting on football, basketball, baseball and other sports in most states. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
May 14, 2018 - 4:45 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Surpeme Court struck down a 26-year-old federal ban on sports betting on Monday, allowing states to decide whether they want to allow legal wagers on football, basketball, baseball, hockey and other games. Here's a look at what that means: SO, WHEN CAN I BET ON SPORTS? Soon,...
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