NFL Playoffs

FILE - In this June 12, 2018, file photo, Washington Capitals' Alex Ovechkin, of Russia, holds up the Stanley Cup trophy during the NHL hockey team's Stanley Cup victory celebration at the National Mall in Washington. The U.S. Capitol rises in the background. A person with direct knowledge of the decision says the Capitals will go to the White House on Monday, March 25, 2019, to celebrate their Stanley Cup championship. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Tuesday, March 19, 2019, because the team had not announced the decision.(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
March 19, 2019 - 9:58 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals will get a chance to celebrate their Stanley Cup championship with President Donald Trump at the White House on Monday. One player has already said he won't attend. Minutes after the Capitals beat the New Jersey Devils 4-1 on Tuesday night...
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FILE - In this June 12, 2018, file photo, Washington Capitals' Alex Ovechkin, of Russia, holds up the Stanley Cup trophy during the NHL hockey team's Stanley Cup victory celebration at the National Mall in Washington. The U.S. Capitol rises in the background. A person with direct knowledge of the decision says the Capitals will go to the White House on Monday, March 25, 2019, to celebrate their Stanley Cup championship. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Tuesday, March 19, 2019, because the team had not announced the decision.(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
March 19, 2019 - 3:34 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Washington Capitals' decision to visit the White House (all times local): 4:30 p.m. The White House confirmed to The Associated Press on Tuesday that the Stanley Cup champion Washington Capitals are scheduled to visit President Donald Trump on Monday. White House...
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FILE - In this March 20, 2012, file photo, new Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning, center, is flanked by Broncos owner Pat Bowlin, left, and vice president John Elway during a NFL football news conference at the team's headquarters in Englewood, Colo. Manning was coming off neck fusion surgery that sidelined him in 2011 when the Colts released him so they could turn their team over to rookie Andrew Luck. Despite the uncertainty over his health, Manning was courted by several teams and chose the Broncos. (AP Photo/Ed Andrieski, File)
March 12, 2019 - 5:25 pm
A look at the most impactful football free agents of all time: 1. DE Reggie White, 1993 Green Bay Packers. White stunned the NFL by choosing Green Bay after a whirlwind tour in the first offseason of unfettered free agency. His arrival at age 32 signaled a new era for the Packers, who hadn't found...
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File-This Nv. 11, 2018, file photo shows Los Angeles Rams defensive end Dante Fowler forcing a fumble by Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson during the second half in an NFL football game in Los Angeles. Fowler has re-signed with the Los Angeles Rams, passing up a shot at unrestricted free agency to stay with the NFC champions. The Rams announced a deal Sunday, March 10, 2019, to keep Fowler, but didn’t disclose the terms. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo, File)
March 10, 2019 - 10:49 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Linebacker Dante Fowler has re-signed with the Los Angeles Rams, passing up a shot at unrestricted free agency to stay with the NFC champions. The Rams announced a deal Sunday night to keep Fowler, but didn't disclose the terms. The Rams acquired Fowler in a trade with...
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FILE - In this Thursday, Nov. 22, 2018, file photo, Dallas Cowboys defensive end Demarcus Lawrence (90) during the first half of an NFL football game against the Washington Redskins in Arlington, Texas. Two people with direct knowledge of the decision say the Cowboys are placing the franchise tag on Lawrence for the second consecutive year. The decision means Lawrence has a one-year offer for a $20.5 million while the sides keep working on a long-term contract. The people spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Monday, March 4, 2019, because the decision has not been announced. (AP Photo/Ron Jenkins, File)
March 04, 2019 - 5:47 pm
The Dallas Cowboys are placing the franchise tag on DeMarcus Lawrence for the second straight year. Their star defensive end doesn't appear to be in any rush to sign the lucrative one-year contract this time. Two people with knowledge of the decision said Monday the Cowboys had decided on another...
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Orlando Apollos receiver Rannell Hall encourages the fans in the stands before the team's Alliance of American Football game against the Atlanta Legends on Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)
February 11, 2019 - 8:43 pm
There clearly is an appetite in America for more football. Why else would the NFL combine, draft and minicamps get almost as much attention as regular-season or even playoff games in other sports? There also is quite the gridiron void once the Super Bowl is over and the next NFL contests to pay...
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Patrick Mahomes of the Kansas City Chiefs accepts the award for AP offensive player of the year at the 8th Annual NFL Honors at The Fox Theatre on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019, in Atlanta. (Photo by Paul Abell/Invision for NFL/AP Images)
February 07, 2019 - 2:22 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs are already planning their future around signing quarterback Patrick Mahomes to a long-term contract, even though the NFL MVP won't be eligible to sign an extension until after next season. Chiefs general manager Bret Veach said during a wide-ranging...
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Los Angeles Rams wide receiver Josh Reynolds cleans out his locker at the team's training camp Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019, in Thousand Oaks, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
February 05, 2019 - 5:03 pm
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Rams have plenty of offseason work to do. Thanks to their run to the Super Bowl, they have a relatively short amount of time to do it. Sean McVay professes to love few things more than his next challenge, and the coach is already hitting the Rams'...
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New England Patriots' Tom Brady (12) gestures during the second half of the NFL Super Bowl 53 football game against the Los Angeles Rams, Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
February 03, 2019 - 11:59 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on the Super Bowl (all times EST): ___ 12:50 a.m. The New England Patriots added even more luster to the franchise's rich championship history on Sunday. Their victory over the Los Angeles Rams put a stamp on a season that started 1-2, but ended with New England becoming...
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New England Patriots' Julian Edelman holds the trophy after the NFL Super Bowl 53 football game against the Los Angeles Rams, Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019, in Atlanta. The Patriots won 13-3. Edelman was named the Most Valuable Player. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
February 03, 2019 - 11:14 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Julian Edelman was forced to watch only as a spectator as his disappointed New England Patriots teammates trudged off the field a year ago as Super Bowl losers. Catch after catch in this one, Tom Brady's favorite wide receiver helped make them winners again. "It's pretty surreal,"...
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