Scramble for virus supplies strains global solidarity

ROME (AP) — San Marino needed medical masks. Badly. The tiny republic, wedged next to what would be two of Italy’s hardest-hit provinces in the COVID-19 outbreak, had already regist...

Former Brady backup Hoyer agrees to 1-year deal with Pats

BOSTON (AP) — Brian Hoyer is returning to the Patriots for a third time. The veteran quarterback has agreed to a one-year deal worth $1.05 million. Hoyer was rele...

It's official: Five-time Pro Bowler Campbell to join Ravens

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — For years, the Baltimore Ravens have been impressed by the play of defensive end Calais Campbell. Now, via a trade with Jacksonville, they've finally got th...

Chargers make upgrades on both lines and secondary

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Chargers had an active start on the first day of the new league year despite missing out on Tom Brady. The Chargers upgraded their offensive...

49ers do best to keep NFC title winning roster intact

After coming within one quarter of winning the Super Bowl, the task for the San Francisco 49ers in free agency was more about keeping pieces in place rather than finding upgrades. Th...

Saints bring back safety Jenkins as free agency opens

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The New Orleans Saints opened free agency by bringing back a former defensive leader that they've long regretted letting go. Veteran free agent safety Malcolm Jenk...

Texans fill running back hole with shocking trade of Hopkins

HOUSTON (AP) — The trade of DeAndre Hopkins leaves a huge hole in the Texans' offense. But Houston did address one glaring free agency need with the shocking trade of the star recei...

Stefon Diggs' addition highlights Bills large offseason haul

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Frustrated by the Bills collapse in an AFC wild-card playoff loss at Houston, general manager Brandon Beane opened the offseason suggesting Buffalo wasn’t one player away from bei...

Ravens GM DeCosta bolsters defense, enhances draft

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — The Baltimore Ravens bolstered their defense and improved their draft position at the outset of free agency. The addition of 6-foot-8 defensive end Calais Ca...

AP Explains: What exactly is the Defense Production Act?

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Wednesday invoked a Korean War-era law as part of his response to the coronavirus pandemic, aiming to boost private industry production of supplies needed f...

Regulators approve sale of Emera Maine to Canadian company

BANGOR, Maine (AP) — Regulators approved the $1.3 billion sale of a Maine electric utility Tuesday to a Canadian company. The Maine Public Utilities Commission voted unanimously to ...

Where will Tom Brady land? Bucs are faves and front-runners

Tom Brady made it clear to the world Tuesday that he’s leaving New England after two decades, three league MVPs and six Super Bowl rings. Left unsaid: where he’s headed. ...

German virus vaccine firm denies US made takeover offer

BERLIN (AP) — A German company working on a potential vaccine for the new coronavirus denied reports Monday that the U.S. government was angling to acquire it, while German official...

NFL teams curtailing or stopping scouting operations

NFL teams are curtailing or completely stopping scouting operations as a safeguard against the spread of the new coronavirus. The Washington Redskins, Minnesota Vikings, Tampa Bay Bu...

PepsiCo buying energy drink maker Rockstar for $3.85B

NEW YORK (AP) — PepsiCo says it's buying energy drink maker Rockstar Energy Beverages for $3.85 billion. PepsiCo and Coca-Cola have moved aggressively in their pursuit of consumers ...