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The Latest: PBR returns with closed event in Oklahoma

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The Professional Bull Riders returned from a 41-day break Saturday night in Guthrie, Oklahoma, for an Unleash The Beast event scheduled for Las Vegas.

The competition at Lazy E Arena was closed to fans to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

Taylor Toves of Stephenville, Texas, topped the 41 cowboys in the first round of the two-day event, scoring 89.5 points on Biker Bob. He joined Chandler Bownds as the only right-handed riders to reach the 8-second whistle atop Biker Bob in the bull’s 45 outings.

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49ers make a series of trades

UNDATED (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers made a flurry of trades on Saturday, the final day of the NFL draft.

They agreed to acquire seven-time Pro Bowl left tackle Trent Williams from the Washington Redskins on for a fifth-round pick in this year’s draft and a 2021 third-rounder.

The 49ers had a big need at left tackle because their longtime standout left tackle Joe Staley announced his retirement Saturday.

The 31-year-old Williams must pass a physical for the trade to be finalized. He sat out the entire 2019 season because of a dispute with

Denver QB Drew Lock big winner in Broncos’ infusion of speed

John Elway waited four years for just this sort of weekend where could actually build around a quarterback instead of sleuthing for one.

After declaring Drew Lock his starting QB this spring, Elway used his cache of 10 picks in the NFL draft to score both targets and shields for his second-year passer.

Moreover, the Broncos GM injected some serious speed into an offense that averaged a piddling 17.6 points last season — and only 15.9 before Lock’s five-game audition during which Denver averaged 21.4 points.

“We had to get some speed and we had to get some talent on that offensive side and

Denver QB Drew Lock big winner in Broncos’ infusion of speed

John Elway waited four years for just this sort of weekend where could actually build around a quarterback instead of sleuthing for one.

After declaring Drew Lock his starting QB this spring, Elway used his cache of 10 picks in the NFL draft to score both targets and shields for his second-year passer.

Moreover, the Broncos GM injected some serious speed into an offense that averaged a piddling 17.6 points last season — and only 15.9 before Lock’s five-game audition during which Denver averaged 21.4 points.

“We had to get some speed and we had to get some talent on that offensive side and

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NFL-TRADES

49ers make a series of trades

UNDATED (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers made a flurry of trades on Saturday, the final day of the NFL draft.

They agreed to acquire seven-time Pro Bowl left tackle Trent Williams from the Washington Redskins on for a fifth-round pick in this year’s draft and a 2021 third-rounder.

The 49ers had a big need at left tackle because their longtime standout left tackle Joe Staley has decided to retire. Staley announced Saturday that a deteriorating neck injury led to his decision to retire after 13 seasons. Staley also missed nine games last season with

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NFL-TRADES

49ers make a series of trades

UNDATED (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers made a flurry of trades on Saturday, the final day of the NFL draft.

They agreed to acquire seven-time Pro Bowl left tackle Trent Williams from the Washington Redskins on for a fifth-round pick in this year’s draft and a 2021 third-rounder.

The 49ers had a big need at left tackle because their longtime standout left tackle Joe Staley has decided to retire. Staley announced Saturday that a deteriorating neck injury led to his decision to retire after 13 seasons. Staley also missed nine games last season with

The Latest: Tajikistan suspending soccer after Sunday games

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Tajikistan says it’s suspending its soccer season, further reducing the handful of leagues still operating worldwide.

The Central Asian nation’s soccer federation says games on Sunday will go ahead as planned before the league is suspended until May 10.

The federation says its decision is in line with government measures to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

The domestic season began on April 4. Games were being played without spectators.

Only a few other countries are still staging pro soccer,

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NFL-TRADES

49ers make a series of trades

UNDATED (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers made a flurry of trades on Saturday, the final day of the NFL draft.

They agreed to acquire seven-time Pro Bowl left tackle Trent Williams from the Washington Redskins on for a fifth-round pick in this year’s draft and a 2021 third-rounder.

The 49ers had a big need at left tackle because their longtime standout left tackle Joe Staley has decided to retire. Staley announced Saturday that a deteriorating neck injury led to his decision to retire after 13 seasons. Staley also missed nine games last season with

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NFL-REDSKINS-49ERS TRADE

49ers acquire Pro Bowl LT Trent Williams from Redskins

UNDATED (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers agreed to acquire seven-time Pro Bowl left tackle Trent Williams from the Washington Redskins on Saturday for a pair of draft picks.

The Niners will send a fifth-round pick in this year’s draft and a 2021 third-rounder to acquire the 31-year-old Williams, who still must pass a physical for the trade to be finalized.

Williams sat out the entire 2019 season because of a dispute with Washington’s front office. The Redskins did not trade him before the Oct. 29 deadline and

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NFL-REDSKINS-49ERS TRADE

49ers acquire Pro Bowl LT Trent Williams from Redskins

UNDATED (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers agreed to acquire seven-time Pro Bowl left tackle Trent Williams from the Washington Redskins on Saturday for a pair of draft picks.

The Niners will send a fifth-round pick in this year’s draft and a 2021 third-rounder to acquire the 31-year-old Williams, who still must pass a physical for the trade to be finalized.

Williams sat out the entire 2019 season because of a dispute with Washington’s front office. The Redskins did not trade him before the Oct. 29 deadline and