NFL football

CORRECTS TO MEEK MILL NOT MEEK MILLS Rapper Meek Mill comes out to ring a Liberty Bell replica before the first half in Game 5 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series between the Miami Heat and the Philadelphia 76ers, Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola)
April 25, 2018 - 12:18 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia-born rapper Meek Mill attended an NBA playoff game in his first public appearance since being released from prison while he appeals decade-old gun and drug convictions. Following a five-month campaign by his supporters to get him out, the state Supreme Court on...
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FILE - In this March 3, 2018, file photo, Florida wide receiver Antonio Callaway runs a drill at the NFL football scouting combine in Indianapolis. A person with knowledge of the situation says Callaway failed a drug test at the NFL combine, a mistake that could damage his draft status. The person says NFL teams were made aware of the result Tuesday, April 24. The person spoke to The Associated Press on the condition of anonymity because the league does not release that information publicly. NFL Network first reported Callaway's failed test. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy, File)
April 24, 2018 - 9:11 pm
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Former Florida receiver Antonio Callaway failed a drug test at the NFL combine, a mistake that could damage his draft status. A person with knowledge of the situation says NFL teams were made aware of the result Tuesday. The person spoke to The Associated Press on the...
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FILE - In this April 27, 2017, file photo, fans cheer after Texas A&M's Myles Garrett was selected with the number one overall pick by the Cleveland Browns during the first round of the 2017 NFL football draft, in Philadelphia. Cleveland’s recent success in hosting major events has the Browns hopeful they will be awarded an upcoming NFL draft. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)
April 24, 2018 - 3:32 pm
NBA great Ray Allen tells the "AP Sports Weekly" podcast that the players who step up to take the big shots in the playoffs do so because they refuse to be overwhelmed by the moment. Allen propelled Miami to an NBA title in 2013 with a 3-pointer in Game 6 of the Finals against San Antonio that is...
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FILE - This Jan. 1, 2017, file photo shows then San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick speaking at a news conference after the team's NFL football game against the Seattle Seahawks in Santa Clara, Calif. Pete Carroll said the Seattle Seahawks have not closed the door on the possibility of adding Kaepernick to their roster, but how much further they pursue it may depend on the upcoming NFL draft. Reports surfaced earlier this month that Seattle pulled out of a planned workout for Kaepernick. Seattle has been one of the few teams to show interest in Kaepernick following his protests during the national anthem. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
April 23, 2018 - 7:40 pm
RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Pete Carroll said Monday the Seattle Seahawks have not closed the door on the possibility of adding Colin Kaepernick to their roster, but how much further they pursue it may depend on the upcoming NFL draft. "We're still battling on all fronts, on all guys. We're still looking...
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FILE - In this April 27, 2017, file photo, fans cheer after Texas A&M's Myles Garrett was selected with the number one overall pick by the Cleveland Browns during the first round of the 2017 NFL football draft, in Philadelphia. Cleveland’s recent success in hosting major events has the Browns hopeful they will be awarded an upcoming NFL draft. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)
April 23, 2018 - 5:09 pm
BEREA, Ohio (AP) — The Browns get the No. 1 pick in the NFL draft this week. Next month, they hope to get the entire draft. In partnership with the cities of Cleveland, Canton and the Pro Football Hall of Fame, the Browns are a finalist to host the 2019 or 2020 drafts. The league is also...
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San Francisco 49ers general manager John Lynch speaks to reporters at the team's football facility in Santa Clara, Calif., Monday, April 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
April 23, 2018 - 5:02 pm
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — San Francisco general manager John Lynch says the team will be patient through linebacker Reuben Foster's legal issues in a domestic violence case but stressed he won't remain on the 49ers if the team determines he hit a woman. Lynch spoke publicly Monday for the first...
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FILE - In this Sept. 16, 2017, file photo, Alabama defensive back Minkah Fitzpatrick tackles Colorado State wide receiver Michael Gallup during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Tuscaloosa, Ala. Fitzpatrick is a possible first round pick in the NFL Draft. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson, File)
April 23, 2018 - 3:23 pm
Four quarterbacks are certain to go in the first round of the NFL draft Thursday night, all of them early. Five might be off the board midway through the top 32 picks. And, who knows given the desperation pro teams are displaying about finding that franchise QB, we could see six of them go on...
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FILE - In this Dec. 29, 2017, file photo, Southern California quarterback Sam Darnold (14) throws a pass with teammates providing blocking against Ohio State during the first half of the Cotton Bowl NCAA college football game in Arlington, Texas. Every quarterback prospect in the upcoming NFL draft has a major flaw or drawback that keeps them from being the consensus best one of the bunch. (AP Photo/LM Otero, File)
April 23, 2018 - 3:16 pm
DENVER (AP) — We've been hearing it for months: The 2018 NFL draft is all about the quarterback. The quarterback conundrum is more like it. "You can go around a room and probably get four or five different opinions on how they should be stacked." That's a quote from John Elway, Denver Broncos...
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New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis (23) greets fans after defeating the Portland Trail Blazers in Game 4 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series in New Orleans, Saturday, April 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Scott Threlkeld)
April 23, 2018 - 1:45 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — With every Anthony Davis put-back dunk, reverse alley-oop jam, step-back 3-pointer or game-sealing block in the playoffs, the New Orleans Pelicans take a step closer to becoming the NBA's next small-market success story. That didn't quite happen with Chris Paul, who essentially...
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April 23, 2018 - 7:38 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Former NFL kicker Jay Feely says a photo of him holding a pistol while standing between his daughter and her prom date was intended to be a joke. Feely posted the photo on Twitter Saturday. The photo shows him standing with his arm around his daughter and with the gun in his other...
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