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David Amerson will stay in the AFC West after the Kansas City Chiefs announced they had signed the free-agent cornerback on Friday. The Oakland Raiders released Amerson on Feb. 5, saving some $6 million against their salary cap. The deal with Kansas City is for one year and $2.25 million in base salary, a source
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Marty Hurney on Friday was reinstated as the interim general manager of the Carolina Panthers after the NFL informed the team that a two-week investigation revealed no evidence that Hurney harassed his ex-wife. He remains the front-runner to be named the full-time GM, according to a league source. An announcement could come
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NEW ORLEANS — A man convicted in the shooting death of retired New Orleans Saints star Will Smith has appealed the conviction and 25-year-sentence arising from a confrontation after a 2016 traffic collision. Cardell Hayes was convicted of manslaughter in December 2016 in Smith’s death and of attempted manslaughter because Smith’s wife, Raquel, was shot
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Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt will receive an honorary doctorate from Baylor for his efforts to help the Houston area recover from Hurricane Harvey. The university announced Thursday that Watt would get a Doctor of Humanities in Medicine degree during Baylor’s commencement ceremony May 29. Along with Watt, Houston Emergency Medical Services Director Dr.
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Cleveland/Canton, Tennessee, Kansas City, Denver and Las Vegas have been named as the five finalists to be considered as host cities for the NFL draft in 2019 or 2020. “Being selected as one of five finalists to host either the 2019 or 2020 NFL Draft in Cleveland and Canton is a great testament to our
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The Jacksonville Jaguars have indefinitely banned two fans they have positively identified among the four people the team says threw debris at Seattle Seahawks defensive lineman Quinton Jefferson during a Dec. 10 game at EverBank Field. Jefferson was restrained after attempting to climb into the stands to confront the fans. The Jaguars conducted what they
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