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  • Jets’ Richardson: ‘positive vibes’ about possible suspension

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  • Titans claim tight end Cunningham off waivers from Jets

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans have claimed tight end Jerome Cunningham off waivers from the New York Jets.

  • Council debates, ultimately passes interim budget

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  • In this Feb. 5, 2012, file photo, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady reacts after passing to Danny Woodhead for a touchdown during the first half of the NFL Super Bowl XLVI football game against the New York Giants, in Indianapolis. Brady will appeal his four-game suspension by the NFL, seeking a second hearing before the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court. The decision by the New England Patriots quarterback was confirmed Monday, May 23, 2016, by NFL Players Association spokesman George Atallah. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)

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  • Correction: Baylor-Sexual Assault-Timeline story

    WACO, Texas (AP) — In a story May 24 about sexual assault cases involving Baylor University, The Associated Press misspelled the name of a Baylor spokeswoman on second reference. Her name is Lori Fogleman, not Fogelman.

  • In this Dec. 3, 2011, file photo, Houston players gather before a Conference USA championship NCAA college football game against Southern Mississippi in Houston. Conference USA announced Wednesday, May 25, 2016, that it has reached a multiyear agreement to have its football and basketball games and other sports televised by four networks, CBS Sports Network and American Sports Network, beIN Sports, and ESPN. (AP Photo/Dave Einsel, File)

    C-USA agrees to TV deals with 4 networks, including ESPN

    IRVING, Texas (AP) — Conference USA has reached a multiyear agreement to have its football and basketball games and other sports televised by four networks, including ESPN.

  • C-USA, ESPN agree to deal to air 6 football games

    BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) — Conference USA has agreed to a deal with ESPN to televise five regular-season football games and the league championship in 2016 and ’17.

  • FILE- In the Sept. 12, 2015 file photo, Baylor President Ken Starr waits to run onto the field before an NCAA college football game in Waco, Texas. Baylor University officials say regents are still reviewing an investigation into how the Texas school handled reports of rape and assault by football players and expect to announce any actions by June 3, 2016. Baylor issued the statement Tuesday, May 24, 2016, after reports that President Ken Starr was fired. The school said it would not respond to "rumors." (AP Photo/LM Otero, File)

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    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Baylor University and its president are facing mounting pressure over how the school has handled reports of rape and assault by football players, and the Texas university says its governing board is still considering the results of an internal investigation into the matter.