Fox gets Thursday NFL games for 5 years

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) Fox and the NFL have agreed to a five-year deal for Thursday night football games. Those games previously were telev…

Falcons WR Roberts wins Service award

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) Atlanta Falcons receiver Andre Roberts has won the 2017 Salute to Service Award. Roberts, whose parents served in th…

Chiefs agree to trade QB Smith to 'Skins

WASHINGTON (AP) Two people with direct knowledge of the trade say the Kansas City Chiefs have agreed to deal quarterback Alex Smith to the W…

Gronkowski expects to play in Super Bowl

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) New England Patriots star tight end Rob Gronkowski says he expects to play in Sunday’s Super Bowl against the Philad…

Skiing in downtown Minneapolis

Minnesota in the winter can be home to some of the coldest temperatures on the planet. Brian McCollor, a Minneapolis skier says,”This is 16 …

Panthers C Kalil to retire after 2018

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) The Panthers say two-time All-Pro center Ryan Kalil plans to retire after the 2018 season when his contract expires. Pa…

Wentz goes from MVP contender to fan

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) Carson Wentz made the rounds along Radio Row at last year’s Super Bowl and promised himself he’d back for this one. …

Super Bowl 52 Media Night

Monday night at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, Minnesota, they held the annual Super Bowl Media Night. Both the Patriots and Eagles sho…

Dolphins hire ex-Lions Oden, Kocurek

MIAMI (AP) A person familiar with the situation says former Detroit Lions assistant coaches Tony Oden and Kris Kocurek have joined coach Ada…

Jags QB Bortles has right wrist surgery

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Blake Bortles had surgery on his right wrist last week to fix a problem that kept h…

Timberlake bash angers some Prince fans

NEW YORK (AP) At least one Prince superfan hopes the late superstar’s Paisley Park jacked up the price to rent out his former home and studi…

Bills fire DB coach Byrd, hire Butler

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) A person with direct knowledge of the decisions tells The Associated Press the Buffalo Bills have fired defensive ba…