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Arizona Cardinals' first-round draft pick Haason Reddick speaks after being introduced at the teams' training facility, Friday, April 28, 2017, in Tempe, Ariz. (AP Photo/Matt York)
April 28, 2017 - 6:57 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on the NFL draft (all times Eastern): 6:45 p.m. Cardinals first-round draft pick Haason Reddick arrived in Arizona Friday and gushed about his new NFL home. He praised the welcoming fans and called the area "heaven on earth." Apparently nobody warned him about...
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April 28, 2017 - 4:56 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Former New York Mets pitcher Dwight Gooden has gotten a key to the city 31 years after the team's thrilling World Series win over the Boston Red Sox. Teammates from the 1986 Mets including Darryl Strawberry, Jesse Orosco and Bobby Ojeda (oh-HEY'-duh) joined Democratic Mayor Bill de...
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Fans gather to watch the first round of the 2017 NFL football draft, Thursday, April 27, 2017, in Philadelphia. Nearly 100,000 people attended the festivities surrounding the first night of the NFL draft Thursday. That's more than at any Super Bowl except one. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
April 28, 2017 - 4:42 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Nearly 100,000 people attended the festivities surrounding the first night of the NFL draft Thursday. That's more than at any Super Bowl except one. The traveling spring show might be the league's second-most popular event outside of the championship extravaganza. And, like the...
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April 28, 2017 - 2:38 pm
DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Pistons have put in bids to host a future NBA All-Star Game at Little Caesars Arena. The team says in a release Friday that bids were submitted to the league for 2020 and 2021. Little Caesars Arena is being built just north of downtown Detroit and is expected to open this...
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Texas A&M's Myles Garrett, right, is congratulated by his brother and former NBA player Sean Williams after the Cleveland Browns selected Garrett with the No. 1 pick in the NFL football draft, at Terre Verde Golf Course in Arlington, Texas, Thursday, April 27, 2017. (Nathan Hunsinger/The Dallas Morning News via AP)
April 28, 2017 - 11:21 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Defense was supposed to dominate in the first round of the NFL draft. It did, eventually. It just took a while. After the Browns took Texas A&M defensive end Myles Garrett with the No. 1 overall pick Thursday night, eight of the next 11 picks were offensive players in a...
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T.J. Owuanibe, 14, announces the Baltimore Ravens' selection during the first round of the 2017 NFL football draft, Thursday, April 27, 2017, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
April 28, 2017 - 10:35 am
OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — T.J. Owuanibe got his wish: The 14-year-old shared center stage with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to announce the Baltimore Ravens' top draft pick. The eighth grader at McDonogh School in Baltimore was diagnosed two years ago with brain cancer. He recently told Make-A-...
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Texas A&M's Myles Garrett, right, is congratulated by his brother and former NBA player Sean Williams after the Cleveland Browns selected Garrett with the No. 1 pick in the NFL football draft, at Terre Verde Golf Course in Arlington, Texas, Thursday, April 27, 2017. (Nathan Hunsinger/The Dallas Morning News via AP)
April 28, 2017 - 9:57 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Defense was supposed to dominate in the first round of the NFL draft. It did, eventually. It just took awhile. After the Browns took Texas A&M defensive end Myles Garrett with the No. 1 overall pick Thursday night, eight of the next 11 picks were offensive players in a...
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FILE - In this Monday, May 23, 2016, file photo, former Romanian tennis player Ilie Nastase watches a match at the French Open tennis tournament in Paris, France. Nastase made an attempt at apologizing for his comments about Serena Williams and his outburst during a Fed Cup match. The 70-year-old tennis great posted a statement on Facebook a week after he speculated about the skin color of the baby the pregnant Williams is expecting. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant, File)
April 28, 2017 - 9:54 am
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Ilie Nastase responded to the backlash from his comments about Serena Williams and his Fed Cup outburst, saying his remarks about the pregnant tennis great were "spontaneous" and his tirade inexcusable. The 70-year-old tennis Nastase posted a statement on Facebook a week...
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April 28, 2017 - 9:09 am
ZURICH (AP) — The sprawling American investigation of bribery and corruption in international soccer has reached into Asia and claimed the first guilty plea from a senior official in the new FIFA leadership. A member of the FIFA Audit and Compliance Committee, Richard Lai of Guam, was provisionally...
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Toronto Raptors' DeMar DeRozan drives against Milwaukee Bucks' Greg Monroe during the first half of game 6 of an NBA first-round playoff series basketball game Thursday, April 27, 2017, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
April 28, 2017 - 2:25 am
MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Toronto Raptors keep getting themselves into tough situations in the playoffs. They hope their resilience helps make them stronger as they get ready to face the Cleveland Cavaliers again. At the least, the Raptors will need to get better at holding onto big leads after blowing...
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