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Chargers’ Bosa switching to family jersey No. 97

[ad_1] COSTA MESA, Calif. -- After three seasons wearing No. 99, Los Angeles Chargers defensive end Joey Bosa is returning to comfort zone and his college No. 97.Bosa said he has wanted to switch back to his college number for some time but waited until this season due to financial considerations, with the Chargers moving to powder-blue uniforms as the team's primary home uniform for the upcoming year.Running back Melvin
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Winslow Jr. emotionless in opening of rape trial

[ad_1] VISTA, Calif. -- Kellen Winslow Jr., the son of a pro football star who himself earned more than $40 million in an injury plagued NFL career, "took what he wanted," including raping a 54-year-old hitchhiker and a 59-year-old homeless woman, prosecutors said Monday.Meanwhile, defense lawyers argued the sex was consensual and asked jurors not to judge the married father for his "cheating ways."Winslow, 35, did not show any emotion
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Rams WR Kupp happy with progress after ACL

[ad_1] 7:58 PM ETLindsey ThiryESPN Close Covered Rams for two years for Los Angeles Times Previously covered the Falcons Has covered the NBA and college football and basketballTHOUSAND OAKS, Calif. - Receiver Cooper Kupp worked through individual drills on the sideline Monday as the Los Angeles Rams opened organized team activities.Kupp tore his ACL in a victory over the Seattle Seahawks in Week 10 last season."It's been a long process
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Bucs ‘mutually part ways’ with longtime DT McCoy

[ad_1] TAMPA, Fla. -- After unsuccessful attempts to trade him, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have "mutually parted ways" with defensive tackle Gerald McCoy, the team said in a statement.A six-time Pro Bowler and arguably the Bucs' most visible player over the past nine seasons on and off the field, McCoy has been a no-show for the Bucs' offseason program that began last month. Although attendance for the offseason program has
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Florida judge blocks video in Kraft-related case

[ad_1] A Florida judge on Monday ruled that prosecutors cannot use surveillance video in a case related to the solicitation case of New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft.Palm Beach County Judge Joseph Marx ruled to suppress the video evidence in the case against the owner and manager of the Orchids of Asia Day Spa in Jupiter, Fla.Spa owner Hua Zhang and manager Lei Wang face several counts related to prostitution.
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Redskins’ Foster (ACL) done for season

[ad_1] ASHBURN, Va. -- Washington Redskins linebacker Reuben Foster suffered a season-ending tear of the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee Monday, a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter.He was injured on the third snap of the team's first organized team activity session and was carted off the field. He later underwent an MRI. A source said that Foster will see a specialist to see if his knee suffered more
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Fournette fined $303, has other charges dropped

[ad_1] JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Jacksonville Jaguars running back Leonard Fournette pleaded no contest to driving without a valid license and was fined $303 on Monday, according to Duval County court records.Fournette also had charges of speeding and improper tint on his side and rear windows dismissed.Per the court records, Fournette must pay the fine by July 1.Fournette was arrested April 11 after a Jacksonville Sheriff's officer pulled over a 2016
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Jets’ Gase disputes power struggle with fired GM

[ad_1] FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- Commenting for the first time on the team's front-office turmoil, New York Jets coach Adam Gase took issue Monday with the perception that he undermined Mike Maccagnan, who was fired last week after four seasons as the general manager."I disagree with that, as far as a power struggle," Gase said. "Because whoever is getting hired [as the new GM] is going to have the same
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Fournette fined $303, has other charges dropped

[ad_1] JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Jacksonville Jaguars running back Leonard Fournette pleaded no contest to driving without a valid license and was fined $303 on Monday, according to Duval County court records.Fournette also had charges of speeding and improper tint on his side and rear windows dismissed.Per the court records, Fournette must pay the fine by July 1.Fournette was arrested April 11 after a Jacksonville Sheriff's officer pulled over a 2016
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Winslow faces opening statements in rape case

[ad_1] VISTA, California -- Prosecutors at the rape trial of Kellen Winslow Jr., a former first-round NFL draft pick and the son of a Hall of Famer, said Monday he was a man with fame and riches who "took what he wanted" -- raping three women and exposing himself to two others.The 35-year-old Winslow was once the highest-paid tight end in the NFL, earning more than $40 million, before his