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FILE - In this Sept. 15, 2019, file photo, New England Patriots wide receiver Antonio Brown (17) watches on the sidelines during the first half at an NFL football game against the Miami Dolphins in Miami Gardens, Fla. The NFL has suspended Brown for the first eight regular-season games of the 2020 season Friday, July 31, 2020, under the league’s personal conduct policy. Brown does not have a contract with any team. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)
July 31, 2020 - 6:54 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL suspended wide receiver Antonio Brown for the first eight regular-season games of the 2020 season. Brown, who does not have a contract with any team, was suspended Friday under the league's personal conduct policy. Brown, who played one game last season for the Patriots...
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FILE - This Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019, file photo, shows the Pac-12 logo during the second half of an NCAA college football game between Arizona State and Kent State, in Tempe, Ariz. The Pac-12 has set Sept. 26 as the start of its 10-game conference-only football schedule. The Pac-12 announced three weeks ago it would eliminate nonconference games for its 12 member schools. (AP Photo/Ralph Freso, File)
July 31, 2020 - 6:36 pm
The Pac-12 set Sept. 26 as the start date Friday for its 10-game, conference-only football schedule, joining the Southeastern Conference in pushing back its season by three weeks because of the coronavirus pandemic. The Pac-12 announced July 10 it would eliminate nonconference games to give its 12...
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FILE - In this July 22, 2020, file photo, the sun sets behind Allegiant Stadium, new home of the Las Vegas Raiders football team, as it nears completion in Las Vegas. Officials in Nevada have declared "substantial completion" after nearly 1,000 days of construction of the $2 billion Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas designed to be the home of the NFL's relocated Raiders. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
July 31, 2020 - 6:03 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Officials declared “substantial completion" of Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas after nearly 1,000 days were spent building the $2 billion home for the NFL’s relocated Raiders. Friday has been the target date for completion since ground was broken in November 2017 for the 65,000-seat...
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July 31, 2020 - 3:24 pm
Steve Levy, Brian Griese and Louis Riddick will be the new announce team for ESPN's “Monday Night Football” according to a person familiar with the decision. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Friday because the network has not announced its decision. ESPN biographer...
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FILE - In this Feb. 27, 2020, file photo, LSU quarterback Joe Burrow watches a drill at the NFL football scouting combine in Indianapolis. No. 1 overall draft pick Joe Burrow acknowledged he had a little extra energy when he stepped on the practice field for his first walkthrough with the Cincinnati Bengals. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)
July 31, 2020 - 3:06 pm
After waiting a few extra months to get on the practice field for the Cincinnati Bengals for the first time, No. 1 overall pick Joe Burrow had a little extra energy. “Everyone’s super anxious to have pads on and start getting some live reps,” Burrow said Friday. “We had our first walkthrough today...
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Young boys play soccer on a dusty field at Ramaphosa informal settlement, east of Johannesburg, South Africa, Tuesday, April 28, 2020. South Africa will begin a phased easing of its strict lockdown measures on May 1, although confirmed cases of coronavirus continue to increase. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)
July 31, 2020 - 2:29 pm
CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — More than 50 players and staff members at soccer clubs in Zambia's top flight have tested positive for COVID-19 in an outbreak that the national association says was caused by teams failing to properly implement measures to stop its spread, leading to the season being...
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Racing Point driver Lance Stroll of Canada steers his car during the second practice session for the British Formula One Grand Prix at the Silverstone circuit in Silverstone, England, Friday, July 31, 2020. The British Formula One Grand Prix race will be held on Sunday. (Bryn Lennon/Pool via AP)
July 31, 2020 - 12:03 pm
SILVERSTONE, England (AP) — Lance Stroll led the second practice for the British Grand Prix on Friday while struggling Ferrari had another bad day, with Sebastian Vettel spending most of it stuck in the team garage. Stroll finished fourth at the Hungarian GP two weeks ago for Racing Point, which...
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FILE - In this Dec. 7, 2019, file photo, a player prepares to hike the ball at the line of scrimmage during the first half of the Big Ten championship NCAA college football game between Ohio State and Wisconsin in Indianapolis. Don Yee, one of sports' most influential agents, Tom Brady is one of his clients, has teamed with former ESPN and NFL Network executive Jamie Hemann to develop HUB Football. The concept is simple, though the implementation could be very complex: It will provide opportunities for college players and street free agents to be seen in action by NFL teams. (AP Photo/AJ Mast, File)
July 31, 2020 - 11:51 am
In this time of upheaval on all levels of football, Don Yee has a plan to provide long-term stability. One of sports' most influential agents — Tom Brady is one of his clients — Yee has teamed with former ESPN and NFL Network executive Jamie Hemann to develop HUB Football. The concept is simple,...
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FILE - This Oct. 3, 2018 file photo shows a view of the exterior of Wembley Stadium in London. Supporters will attend soccer in Britain on Friday, July 31, 2020 for the first time since the country’s coronavirus lockdown four months ago. In a pilot event for the planned widespread return of supporters, 500 will be allowed into the Irish Cup final at 18,500-capacity Windsor Park. Northern Ireland is ahead of the rest of the U.K. Over in London on Saturday, England’s FA Cup final will be played without any spectators at Wembley. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, File)
July 31, 2020 - 11:40 am
LONDON (AP) — There will be no walk up to the royal box. No Prince William to hand over the trophy. Either Arsenal captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang or Chelsea counterpart César Azpilicueta will have to pick it up themselves on the pitch. Even the traditional pre-match “Abide With Me” hymn will be...
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REMOVES REFERENCE TO FORMER FOOTBALL PLAYER - FILE - in this Nov. 13, 2006 file photo, former Michigan head football coach Bo Schembechler talks to the media in Ann Arbor, Mich. Dozens of more victims who said they were molested by a University of Michigan doctor have filed a lawsuit against the school. They include a former student who claims he told legendary coach Bo Schembechler about the abuse in 1982. (Mandi Wright/Detroit Free Press via AP)
July 31, 2020 - 8:13 am
DETROIT (AP) — In a story July 30, 2020, about a lawsuit against the University of Michigan, The Associated Press erroneously reported that a football player had told coach Bo Schembechler about abuse by Dr. Robert Anderson in the 1980s. The man who said he told Schembechler was a student who was...
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