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Sam Darnold reveals what separates him from other QB draft prospects, talks going to Browns or Giants

– Sam, five USC players have been the first player in the draft. Every quarterback, especially the first four or five, everyone says, “I should be the first player taken.” Realistically, you grew up wanting to be USC’s quarterback. What would it mean for you, though, to be that coveted, the sixth player in USC history, which would give them ...

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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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