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Panthers coach says Cam Newton to begin throwing next week

BY STEVE REED CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Cam Newton is almost ready to get back to work. Panthers coach Ron Rivera said the six-year NFL...

Are you ready? Hank Williams Jr. returning to ‘MNF’

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Hank Williams Jr. is bringing his rowdy friends back to "Monday Night Football" six years after ESPN dropped the country...

3 ex-Penn State officials sent to jail in Sandusky scandal

BY MARC LEVY and MICHAEL RUBINKAM HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Penn State's former president and two other ex-administrators were sentenced Friday to at least two...

Browns trade LB Demario Davis to Jets for DB Calvin Pryor

BY TOM WITHERS CLEVELAND (AP) — Demario Davis spent one long, losing season in Cleveland. The linebacker is going back where he started. Davis is...

Which new FBS head coaches are most likely to succeed?

BY RALPH D. RUSSO Grading the hires of new college football coaches is an offseason tradition and an exercise in educated guess work. Still, college football...

Cowboys player suspected of DWI near welcome party for him

DALLAS (AP) — Newly acquired Cowboys cornerback Nolan Carroll has been arrested on suspicion of driving while intoxicated near a club that held a...

Pick 6: Gary, Evans, Sweat are defenders set to rise in...

BY RALPH D. RUSSO In his first season as a starter, Malik Hooker blossomed into one of the best defensive players in college football. The Ohio...

NFL cuts OT to 10 minutes and opens up end zone...

BY JIM LITKE CHICAGO (AP) — NFL owners cut the overtime period from 15 minutes to 10 minutes during the regular season, but also gave...

Top dollar: Browns sign Myles Garrett, 1st overall pick

  BY TOM WITHERS CLEVELAND (AP) — Myles Garrett's first sack as a pro is filled with money. The No. 1 overall pick in last month's NFL...

Stadium for Rams, Chargers delayed; won’t open until 2020

BY GREG BEACHAM LOS ANGELES (AP) — The opening of the $2.6 billion football stadium under construction in Inglewood, California, has been pushed back one...

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Massive overhaul coming for Colonial and I-75

The Florida Department of Transportation has big plans to improve traffic at Colonial Boulevard’s Interstate 75 interchange. The $45,000,000 project will alter the way cars...

Red snapper season extended to September

For the first time since 2013, federal officials have agreed to extend the federal red snapper season, adding 39 days. The newly lengthened recreational...

Attack on lawmakers stirs memories of Giffords shooting

BY ASTRID GALVAN PHOENIX (AP) — When Ron Barber saw the news that a gunman opened fire on Republican lawmakers practicing for a baseball...

Cosby tweets thanks, defense demands mistrial over impasse

BY MARYCLAIRE DALE and MICHAEL R. SISAK NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Bill Cosby thanked his fans and supporters on Friday as a jury deliberated sexual...