NFL probes Winston groping allegation

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TAMPA, Fla. (AP) The NFL is investigating an allegation that Jameis Winston groped a female Uber driver in 2016, and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback has denied the allegation on his social media accounts.

The Buccaneers acknowledged the allegation on Friday and released a statement saying they are in the "process of obtaining further information regarding today's media report. We take these matters seriously and are fully supportive of the investigation that is being conducted by the NFL."

The NFL also released a statement saying that it has reached out to Uber to request more information.

Danica to retire after Daytona, Indy 500

HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) She started in go-karts when she was 10, and was a national champion two years later. By the time Danica Patrick turned 16, she was on her own in Europe, pursuing a racing career.

Patrick was a fearless woman in a sport almost exclusively comprised of male drivers. She raced hard, sparred with her rivals off the track and rarely flinched while becoming one of the most recognizable athletes in the world. (MORE)

Cards give Fitzgerald 1-year extension

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) Larry Fitzgerald has signed a contract to return to the Arizona Cardinals for a 15th season, if he decides to play at all.

The one-year extension announced Friday with arguably the most popular player in Cardinals franchise history does not mean Fitzgerald will play football next season. Only that if he does, it will be with the only team he has known since he entered the league. (MORE)

Out as prez, advisor Hart leaves Braves

ATLANTA (AP) John Hart left the Atlanta Braves on Friday, less than a week after being stripped of his role as president of baseball operations.

The decision was not unexpected given the hiring of general manager Alex Anthopoulos, who is now in charge of all baseball-related decisions. Hart was bumped to the role of senior adviser, but clearly had no real power. (MORE)

Concussed Rivers practices, iffy to play

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers is listed as questionable for Los Angeles' game against Buffalo on Sunday due to a concussion.

Rivers is still progressing through the NFL's concussion protocol after he reported symptoms of a head injury on Monday. (MORE)

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