PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The NFL season kicks off tonight when the Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles host the Atlanta Falcons. Before the Eagles begin their quest for a repeat, they'll have one more celebration. The first Super Bowl banner in franchise history will be unveiled in front of a sellout crowd that waited seemingly forever to witness the moment.

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — New York Giants special teams coordinator Thomas McGaughey has revealed that he has been undergoing treatment for a rare form of cancer. The 45-year-old McGaughey says he has a bile duct cancer located near the small intestine and strikes about 8,000 people in the United States annually. McGaughey has been receiving oral medication and chemotherapy. He says everything is going well.

NEW YORK (AP) — Serena Williams will attempt to reach her ninth U.S. Open final when she faces No. 19 seed Anastasija Sevastova of Latvia in the semifinals Thursday night. Williams is bidding for a seventh U.S. Open championship and 24th Grand Slam singles trophy overall, which would tie Margaret Court for the most in tennis history. The second semifinal features No. 14 Madison Keys of the U.S. against No. 20 Naomi Osaka of Japan.

Houston (AP) — Authorities in Texas have arrested a former sports medicine trainer charged in connection to Larry Nassar, the former sports doctor convicted of sexually molesting female athletes. Walker County district attorney's office says Debra Van Horn was detained this morning by Homeland Security officials at a Houston airport as she exited a flight from China.

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — The Atlantic Coast Conference men's basketball tournament is heading back to Washington and to New York. Commissioner John Swofford says the tournament will be played in Washington in 2021 and in Brooklyn in 2022. The league previously announced the tournament locations for this season — Charlotte, North Carolina — and Greensboro in 2020.