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Colts’ confidence in Luck’s recovery prompted trade

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Indianapolis Colts general manager Chris Ballard keeps responding to the same old questions about Andrew Luck with the same old answers. No, he’s not concerned. Yes, Luck’s recovery remains on track. And, of course, Ballard expects to see his star quarterback taking snaps this season. Now Ballard is doing more than just talking. He’s actually building his draft ...

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Colts’ confidence in Luck’s recovery from surgery prompted draft trade

INDIANAPOLIS — Indianapolis Colts general manager Chris Ballard keeps responding to the same old questions about Andrew Luck with the same old answers. No, he’s not concerned. Yes, Luck’s recovery remains on track. And, of course, Ballard expects to see his star quarterback taking snaps this season. Now Ballard is doing more than just talking. He’s actually building his draft ...

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Amnesty International honors Colin Kaepernick for protests

AMSTERDAM (AP) Amnesty International gave former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick its Ambassador of Conscience Award on Saturday for his kneeling protest of racial injustice that launched a sports movement and might have cost him his job. Onetime San Francisco 49ers teammate Eric Reid presented Kaepernick with the award during a ceremony in Amsterdam, the capital of the Netherlands. In his ...

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Colts’ confidence in Luck was reason for draft swap

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis Colts general manager Chris Ballard keeps responding to the same old questions about Andrew Luck with the same old answers. No, he’s not concerned. Yes, Luck’s recovery remains on track. And, of course, Ballard expects to see his star quarterback taking snaps this season. Now Ballard is doing more than just talking. He’s actually building his ...

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Ravens offer WR Snead a two-year contract

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — A person familiar with the situation tells The Associated Press that the Baltimore Ravens have offered New Orleans Saints restricted free agent receiver Willie Snead a two-year, $10.4 million contract. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because neither the Saints nor Ravens have announced the move. The Saints have five days to match the ...

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NFL confirms three regular-season games in London

LONDON (AP) — The NFL has confirmed the times and dates for the three regular-season games to be played in London this year. The Tennessee Titans will take on the Los Angeles Chargers on Oct. 21, and the Philadelphia Eagles will face the Jacksonville Jaguars a week later. Both games will be at Wembley Stadium. The first game, between the ...

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Former NFLer Chris Borland helps others adjust to retirement

Chris Borland knows firsthand all about the challenges of early retirement, having stepped away from a promising football career after one year because of concerns over head injuries. Instead of playing in front of boisterous crowds on the big NFL stage, Borland spends his time now helping other football players and military veterans make that adjustment to their new lives ...

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