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FILE - In this June 16, 1998, file photo, then-President Clinton, left, and Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen hold the Vince Lombardi Trophy during a ceremony at the White House where the president honored the Super Bowl XXXII champions. The late Pat Bowlen will be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio on Aug. 3, 2019.(AP Photo/Greg Gibson, File)
July 31, 2019 - 3:08 am
DENVER (AP) — John Elway is glad he had the chance to return the favor and dedicate a championship to his beloved boss 18 years after Pat Bowlen jabbed the Super Bowl 32 trophy into the San Diego night and hollered, "This ... one's ... for ... John!" Elway called it the greatest moment of his...
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Construction workers continue work in the bowl of the NFL stadium rising in Inglewood, Calif., Tuesday, July 30, 2019. The multi-billion-dollar complex is on schedule to open in July 2020. Officials from the NFL, the Los Angeles Rams and the Los Angeles Chargers toured the stadium as part of early preparations for the Super Bowl in February 2022. (AP Photo/Greg Beacham)
July 30, 2019 - 6:41 pm
INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — The NFL committed the 2022 Super Bowl to the Los Angeles area back when the 298-acre stadium complex in Inglewood was still mostly a waterlogged hole in the ground. That hole has long since been filled by the skeleton of a massive arena, and thousands of workers are making...
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Miami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick (14) talks with head coach Brian Flores after the teams NFL football training camp, Tuesday, July 30, 2019, in Davie, Fla. Flores says Fitzpatrick has become the front-runner in the Miami Dolphins' quarterback competition ahead of Josh Rosen. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
July 30, 2019 - 2:07 pm
DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — Josh Rosen is looking like a backup, and the perennial problem of bad blocking has prompted a coaching staff change less than a week into training camp. Otherwise, the Miami Dolphins' offense is taking shape nicely. Rosen joined the Dolphins in April as their latest hope to...
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Erik Jones (20) banks into the first turn during a NASCAR Cup Series auto race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon, N.H., Sunday, July 21, 2019. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
July 29, 2019 - 2:47 pm
LONG POND, Pa. (AP) — Erik Jones started the season on the hot seat for Joe Gibbs Racing. Now, 21 races into the season, he is on a hot streak for the best team in NASCAR and making an easy case for a new contract. With five races left before NASCAR sets the playoff field, Jones is close to...
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FILE - In this Sept. 30, 2012, file photo, Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan, left, and tight end Tony Gonzalez celebrate a 30-28 victory over the Carolina Panthers in an NFL football game at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta. Matt Ryan believes Tony Gonzalez already was a lock for the Hall of Fame before being traded from Kansas City to Atlanta in 2009. Still, it took the Falcons’ quarterback some time to finally believe Gonzalez when the tight end kept saying he was open despite being covered by two or three defenders. (AP Photo/Atlanta Journal & Constitution, Curtis Compton, File)
July 28, 2019 - 10:06 am
ATLANTA (AP) — Matt Ryan was in only his second season in 2009 when he kept hearing newly acquired tight end Tony Gonzalez insist he was open on plays. "I would go back and watch the film and he was like completely covered," Ryan said. Covered? The Atlanta Falcons quarterback saw play after play...
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Dallas Cowboys tight end Jason Witten talks to the media following practice at the NFL football team's training camp in Oxnard, Calif., Saturday, July 27, 2019. (AP Photo/Michael Owen Baker)
July 27, 2019 - 7:46 pm
OXNARD, Calif. (AP) — Ezekiel Elliott's contract holdout doesn't faze the player who has been around Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones longer than anyone else on the roster — even after taking a year off. Jason Witten said "talk to me in a month" when the tight end was asked Saturday if Elliott's...
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July 27, 2019 - 3:34 pm
LEXINGTON, Ohio (AP) — Alexander Rossi doesn't know how the chase for his first IndyCar series championship will play out, but he now knows where he'll be working after the season. Andretti Autosport announced Saturday that Rossi signed a multiyear contract to stay with the organization that took...
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FILE - In a Tuesday, June 4, 2019 file photo, New York Giants' Golden Tate runs a drill during an NFL football minicamp at the team's training facility, in East Rutherford, N.J. Tate has been suspended for four games for using a drug prescribed for fertility planning. The 10-year veteran, who signed with the Giants in March as a free agent, announced the suspension in a Twitter post Saturday, July 27, 2019. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, File)
July 27, 2019 - 2:22 pm
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — New York Giants wide receiver Golden Tate has been suspended for four games for using a drug prescribed for fertility planning. The 10-year veteran, who signed with the Giants in March as a free agent, announced the suspension in a Twitter post Saturday. He said he...
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July 26, 2019 - 9:41 pm
RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Bobby Wagner took on the challenge of representing himself when it came to negotiating a new contract with the Seattle Seahawks. The risk paid off. Wagner and the Seahawks reached agreement on a three-year contract extension Friday night, locking up the anchor of their defense...
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FILE - In this Jan. 30, 2019, file photo, Los Angeles Rams head coach Sean McVay speaks during a news conference ahead of the NFL Super Bowl 53 football game against the New England Patriots, in Atlanta. Coach Sean McVay and general manager Les Snead have agreed to contract extensions through 2023 with the Los Angeles Rams. The defending NFC champions announced the deal Friday, July 26, 2019, while veterans reported to training camp in Orange County. (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)
July 26, 2019 - 4:52 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sean McVay and Les Snead have received their rewards for their two-year transformation of the Los Angeles Rams. The Rams' 33-year-old head coach and his general manager have agreed to contract extensions through 2023. The defending NFC champions announced the deals Friday while...
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