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Mack, Amukamara lead Bears over Seahawks 24-17

Khalil Mack had one of six sacks against Russell Wilson, Prince Amukamara returned an interception 49 yards for a touchdown and...

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Uber driver suing Bucs' QB Winston over groping incident

PHOENIX (AP) — A female Uber driver in Arizona is suing Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston, accusing him of sexual...

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Tuesday's Sports in Brief

BASKETBALLPHILADELPHIA (AP) — Elton Brand is in charge of the Philadelphia 76ers.A person familiar with the situation says the...

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Vikings cut kicker, sign Dan Bailey

Dan Bailey has made 186 of 211 field-goal attempts, an accuracy greater than 88 percent that trails only Baltimore's Justin...

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Hall of Fame members threaten boycott of inductions

A group of Pro Football Hall of Famers led by Eric Dickerson is demanding health insurance coverage and a share of NFL revenues...

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Texas school superintendent says "can't count" on black QBs

HOUSTON (AP) — An East Texas school superintendent who wrote "You can't count on a black quarterback" in the comment section of...

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Jets not taking hungry, still-winless Browns lightly

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Jamal Adams and the Jets are well aware of the struggles going on in Cleveland.They know the Browns...

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Falcons G Levitre (triceps) out for season, 3rd player down

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons have lost offensive guard Andy Levitre to a season-ending triceps injury, the...

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Mother of LeSean McCoy's son alleges he was abusive

The mother of LeSean McCoy's young son said in a court filing Tuesday that she agreed to defend the Buffalo Bills running back...

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Bears coach understands Trubisky, Mahomes comparisons

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — Chicago Bears coach Matt Nagy understands the temptation to compare, given the way his present and...

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Cowboys re-sign veteran WR Butler after camp with Cards

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — The Cowboys have re-signed veteran receiver Brice Butler, who had left Dallas in free agency last spring...

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Rookie linebacker improving by leaps, bounds for Colts

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indianapolis Colts figured Darius Leonard would emerge as a defensive playmaker one day.He skipped the...

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Rams, Jaguars take top 2 spots in latest AP Pro32 poll

NEW YORK (AP) — And the winner is .... the Los Angeles Rams.The Rams, who have looked dominant in the first two weeks of the...

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Raiders promote LB Shilique Calhoun from practice squad

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Raiders have promoted linebacker Shilique Calhoun from the practice squad to the 53-man...

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Record-low viewership for Emmy Awards

NEW YORK (AP) — Television's biggest night wasn't that big. The Emmy Awards drew a record-low audience of just over 10.2...

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Carroll: Wilson trying too hard during Seahawks' 0-2 start

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Pete Carroll believes Russell Wilson is trying too hard to create opportunities during Seattle's winless...

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Fast track: Browns speedy WR Callaway to fill Gordon's role

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — With Josh Gordon long gone after he and his baggage were jettisoned to the Patriots, the Browns need another...

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Vikings sign ex-Cowboys kicker Bailey after cutting rookie

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have signed kicker Dan Bailey, owner of the second-best field goal percentage in NFL...

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Lions waive Demby, release Cromartie

The Detroit Lions have waived offensive lineman Jamil Demby and released safety Marcus Cromartie from injured reserve.The Lions...

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Titans bring back Durden, promote running back to roster

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans have brought back cornerback Kenneth Durden and promoted running back Dalyn...

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Chargers' Liuget sues trainer over 4-game suspension

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Chargers defensive tackle Corey Liuget has sued the trainer who he says is responsible for his...

OU's win 'eerily similar' to 2017 loss to Iowa State

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Sooner offense produces at a high level as OU beats Cyclones 37-27 despite hearty performance by Iowa State backup Zeb Noland

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Bills promote cornerback Ryan Lewis off practice squad

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills have signed cornerback Ryan Lewis off their practice squad to address a position...

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Young players emerge on Bengals' defense during 2-0 start

CINCINNATI (AP) — Defensive end Sam Hubbard dreamed about chasing Ravens, Steelers and Browns quarterbacks around the field...

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Nielsen's top programs for Sept. 10-16

Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for Sept. 10-16. Listings include the week's ranking and viewership.1. NFL...

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New coaches get off to rough starts in 2018

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Jon Gruden was welcomed back to Oakland as a returning hero when he got hired for his second stint as...

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FANTASY PLAYS: Ivory, Clement potential pickups for Week 3

If you're searching for a difference-making player to boost your outlook after two weeks, you're unlikely to find that on the...

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Steelers plan to talk to Brown about social media usage

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Mike Tomlin doesn't like talking about the way his players use social media. The Pittsburgh Steelers coach...

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Urban Meyer's return and the exit of Vontae Davis

Urban Meyer returns to coaching after a three-game suspension, and most Ohio State fans couldn't be happier. The AP's Mitch...

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Bears win despite up-down performance by Trubisky

CHICAGO (AP) — Mitchell Trubisky started fast, slowed down and picked it up down the stretch.Despite another inconsistent...

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Monday's Sports in Brief

FOOTBALLPHILADELPHIA (AP) — Carson Wentz has been cleared to return and is slated to start for the Philadelphia Eagles against...

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Renewed push to protect QBs has defenders stumped

Pass rushers like Clay Matthews are stumped as to what constitutes a clean hit on quarterbacks anymore. Lending a sympathetic...

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Broncos coach says he messed up the defensive game plan

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Broncos coach Vance Joseph is criticizing his team's conservative defensive play against the Oakland...

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Tafoya masters difficult job of sideline reporter

Michele Tafoya stood next to Aaron Rodgers on the Lambeau Field turf and saw the mischievous glint in the quarterback's eyes....

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Mack, Amukamara lead Bears over Seahawks 24-17

CHICAGO (AP) — Khalil Mack once again put on the sort of havoc-wreaking show the Chicago Bears envisioned when they traded for...

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Wilson, Seahawks offense struggle against Bears

CHICAGO (AP) — Russell Wilson looked to his left and his right. He looked for help in the middle of the field. He looked short...

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Bears honor Hall of Fame linebacker Brian Urlacher

CHICAGO (AP) — Brian Urlacher finally got a chance to say goodbye, and he tackled the opportunity the same way he played for 13...

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Rhode Island town council joins others boycotting Nike

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A Rhode Island town council has voted to ask its departments to refrain from purchasing Nike products,...

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Rams practice squad C Aaron Neary arrested on DUI suspicion

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Aaron Neary, a center on the Los Angeles Rams' practice squad, has been arrested on suspicion of...

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Rams lose K Greg Zuerlein for a few weeks, re-sign Ficken

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Greg Zuerlein, the Rams' All-Pro kicker, will be sidelined for the near future after injuring his...

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Cowboys see Prescott's runs as another way to help Elliott

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Dak Prescott wasn't much into Cam Newton comparisons when the subject came up before his Dallas Cowboys...

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The Latest: Rhode Island town passes resolution against Nike

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The Latest on a Rhode Island town considering a boycott of Nike (all times local):9:13 p.m.A Rhode...

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Vikings cut Carlson after 3 missed FGs, target Bailey

Vikings coach Mike Zimmer confirmed that free agent Dan Bailey was making his way to Minnesota for a physical exam.

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Chargers RB Gordon showing versatility as a receiver

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — If the first two weeks are going to serve as a harbinger for the rest of the season, defensive...

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Jets' Darnold focused on now, not being passed on by Browns

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Sam Darnold appeared destined to go to Cleveland in the months leading up to the NFL draft.Then, the...

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49ers fortunate to escape with 1st win after near collapse

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Nearly squandering a 17-point fourth quarter lead left a sour taste in the mouths of the San...

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McDermott chalks up Bills struggles to 'growing pains'

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Acknowledging the Buffalo Bills have much room to improve, coach Sean McDermott rejected the notion...

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Offensive line's backup plan getting rave reviews from Colts

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indianapolis Colts started training camp with Anthony Castonzo and Denzelle Good pegged as their...

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NFL Notebook: Browns trade Josh Gordon to Patriots

The Browns have traded problematic wide receiver Josh Gordon to the New England Patriots for a fifth-round draft pick.

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Falcons dispute report that RB Freeman out for 2-3 weeks

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons disputed a report that running back Devonta Freeman will be out for as long as...

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Packers dealing with costly penalties in tie with Vikings

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Every week, the Green Bay Packers are like any other NFL team, sending video of officials' calls they...

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Flowers, Fluker inactive for Seahawks against Bears

CHICAGO (AP) — Seattle Seahawks cornerback Tre Flowers and guard D.J. Fluker are inactive for Monday's game against the Chicago...

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Bengals try to extend early surge without Mixon

Former Oklahoma running back Joe Mixon had debris removed from his right knee over the weekend and is expected to be sidelined...

How did the Cowboys grade out in a big win over Boise State?

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Oklahoma State earned some pretty impressive grades after its dismantling of Boise State on Saturday.

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Cardinals offense a mess after scoring 6 points in 2 games

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — In the first two games for Steve Wilks as an NFL head coach, his Arizona Cardinals have been outscored...

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Texans look to clean up mistakes to avoid falling to 0-3

HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Texans committed mistake after mistake in their loss to Tennessee.Now they must figure out a way to...

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Gruden says no regrets over Mack trade despite 0-2 start

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Coach Jon Gruden was in no mood to rehash Denver's final drive that handed the Oakland Raiders a second...

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Kicked off: Browns release K Zane Gonzalez, sign Greg Joseph

CLEVELAND (AP) — Zane Gonzalez got kicked straight to the curb.The Browns released the wayward kicker on Monday after his four...

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Patriots have lots to fix on defense after loss to Jaguars

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Deficiencies on the defensive side of the football were a recurring theme for the Patriots during the...

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2nd-year pro Keelan Cole emerging as Jaguars' go-to receiver

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Keelan Cole was a wide-eyed rookie in 2017, an undrafted receiver from tiny Kentucky Wesleyan who...

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Vikings cut rookie Carlson after 3 missed FGs, target Bailey

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — With a roster built for the Super Bowl, the Minnesota Vikings were in no position to practice patience with...

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New York Giants off to 0-2 start under new coach Pat Shurmur

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Different year. Different coach. Different general manager. Different players.The problem for the...

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Out pattern: Browns trade receiver Josh Gordon to Patriots

CLEVELAND (AP) — Josh Gordon's strange, stuttering career will start anew in New England.Bill Belichick and Tom Brady have a...

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Steelers battling defense and drama during winless start

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers have been here before. Often in fact.A jarring early-season misstep filled with...

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DeSean Jackson, surprising Buccaneers off to blazing start

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Ryan Fitzpatrick isn't the only reason the surprising Tampa Bay Buccaneers are off to their fastest start in...

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Titans sign receiver Nick Williams, waive 2 players

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans have signed wide receiver Nick Williams and have waived receiver Cameron Batson...

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Lions fought back, but now in an even deeper hole

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Lions now face a different set of questions.After a blowout loss in Week 1 raised concerns about the...

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Oklahoma WRs Brown, Lamb dominant in Sooners' 3-0 start

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma's dynamic receiving tandem of Marquise "Hollywood" Brown and CeeDee Lamb has been virtually...

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Ratings generally up for NFL in first 2 weeks of schedule

NEW YORK (AP) — Ratings generally have been up for the NFL through the first two weeks of the schedule.CBS scored its best...

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Bills running back McCoy's status uncertain with rib injury

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Bills running back LeSean McCoy has been diagnosed with damage to his rib cartilage, leaving his...

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Phillip Lindsay has gone from undrafted to unforgettable

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Phillip Lindsay is taking the NFL by storm. He's also taking it all in stride."I am just playing...

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Mixed emotions: Vrabel gets 1st win, Mariota status unclear

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A game ball for his first victory as an NFL coach is on Mike Vrabel's desk, and the Tennessee Titans...

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Ravens not counting on having LB Mosley vs Broncos on Sunday

BALTIMORE (AP) — Coming off a long weekend following their first loss of the season, the Baltimore Ravens have implemented a...

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Bengals try to extend early surge without RB Joe Mixon

CINCINNATI (AP) — Joe Mixon's chair was upside-down in his locker on Monday, a reminder that the Cincinnati Bengals are moving...

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Jaguars LT Cam Robinson out for season with left knee injury

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars will be without left tackle Cam Robinson for the rest of the season because...

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Panthers coach Rivera won't tolerate 'lazy' play on defense

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Panthers coach Ron Rivera is still fuming about his team's performance, saying he won't tolerate...

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Wisconsin Democrat: Opponent's claims about kneeling 'crazy'

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Democratic candidate for Wisconsin lieutenant governor said Monday that it was "crazy" for his...

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Dolphins are 2-0, and Gase isn't fazed whatsoever

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — The Miami Dolphins are off to a perfect start, which they know guarantees nothing.Before now, the most...

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Chiefs celebrating Mahomes' big day _ on his birthday

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Patrick Mahomes had just thrown six touchdown passes in a record-setting performance against the...

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Bills' McCoy seeks to have ex-girlfriend's lawsuit tossed

ATLANTA (AP) — Lawyers for LeSean McCoy have asked a judge in Georgia to throw out a lawsuit in which the former girlfriend of...

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Carson Wentz cleared to return for Eagles

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — He's back.Carson Wentz has been cleared to return and is slated to start for the Philadelphia Eagles...

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STAT WATCH: Freshman Alan Bowman next big arm at Texas Tech

Alan Bowman looks to be next in line on the list of prolific passers who have come through Texas Tech.The true freshman sits...

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As kickers struggle, Rams go for TDs, 2-point conversions

NEW YORK (AP) — Who needs a kicker? Apparently not the Los Angeles Rams.As for the Browns and Vikings, who are going with...

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Manning sees what Prescott knew: Dallas D looking disruptive

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Dak Prescott was the first quarterback to get a good look at the Dallas defense this year — every day...

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Weekend Sports in Brief

BASKETBALLMIAMI (AP) — Dwyane Wade's Hall of Fame career is not over yet.Wade has decided to return to the Miami Heat and play...

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Week 2 ICYMI: I quit! Bills CB calls it a career at halftime

How's THAT for a halftime adjustment?While the rest of the Buffalo Bills jogged into the locker room at halftime of their game...

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Falcons survive to beat Panthers 31-24 in NFC South thriller

ATLANTA (AP) — The Carolina Panthers somehow found a way to have a last-gasp chance to beat the Atlanta Falcons after twice...

OU football: Austin Seibert was Sooners' ace in the hole at Iowa State

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On a day when Kyler Murray turned in his best game as the Sooners’ starter and Marquise Brown had yet another monster first half, Seibert might’ve been OU’s most valuable player at Jack Trice Stadium.

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Broncos are winning again and the Raiders are still losing

DENVER (AP) — Ugly wins are a thing of beauty in Denver, where the Broncos learned all their hard lessons last year in the...

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Mahomes spreading the love for unbeaten Chiefs

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Patrick Mahomes is taking a democratic approach to his new job. Get open and the Kansas City Chiefs...

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Rams defense living up to early expectations after shutout

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Only two games have been played, yet the Rams defense is living up to its lofty expectations.Los Angeles put...

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Browns feisty even as winless streak continues vs. Saints

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Browns were just a kick away.Well, maybe a few kicks, not to mention a defensive penalty that revived a...

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Tom Brady loses for 1st time in 9 games vs Jaguars, 31-20

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Tom Brady trudged off the field with his helmet in one hand, grass stains on his jersey and a look of...

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49ers have little to celebrate after 30-27 win over Lions

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Richard Sherman wasn't in a celebratory mood after his first win with the San Francisco 49ers.That's...

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Improved Buccaneers insist fast start isn't a surprise

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The red-hot Tampa Bay Buccaneers scoff at the notion that their first 2-0 start in eight years is a...

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Bills rookie QB Allen draws upon lessons from Philip Rivers

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Josh Allen learned plenty while working out with Los Angeles Chargers starter Philip Rivers in...

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Cousins' comeback falls short, Vikings and Packers tie

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — A tie felt odd to Kirk Cousins.On one hand, the Minnesota Vikings quarterback threw three touchdown...

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Young Colts defense ready to face Wentz, Eagles

The Indianapolis Colts' defense looks primed and ready to face Carson Wentz and the defending Super Bowl champion Philadelphia...

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Vrabel gets 1st win as Titans dig deep to beat Texans 20-17

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — No Marcus Mariota. Both starting offensive tackles out, along with the top backup against Houston and...

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Dolphins sitting in 1st place in AFC East with 2-0 start

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Sure, it's just two games in and early overreactions can look silly fast. But the Miami Dolphins...

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Eli Manning under siege in Giants' loss to Cowboys

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Eli Manning was getting hammered hard even when he wasn't getting sacked by the Dallas Cowboys.When the...

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Prescott, Dallas D lead Cowboys to 20-13 win over Giants

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Dak Prescott accepted the challenge.The Dallas quarterback threw a 64-yard touchdown pass to Tavon...

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Police shooting protesters march outside Cowboys' stadium

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Demonstrators, including some who rolled empty coffins, marched outside AT&T Stadium ahead of Sunday's...

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Prescott, Dallas defense lead Cowboys to 20-13 win over Giants

Dak Prescott threw a 64-yard touchdown pass to Tavon Austin on the third play of the game and the Dallas Cowboys sacked Eli...

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Lutz's 44-yard field goal lifts Saints past Browns 21-18

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Wil Lutz kicked a 44-yard field goal for New Orleans with 21 seconds left, Cleveland kicker Zane Gonzalez...

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Broncos rally past Raiders 20-19 on McManus winner

DENVER (AP) — Case Keenum already has this fourth-quarter comeback thing down pat.Nail-biters are almost a prerequisite for a...

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Carr's nearly flawless air display can't deliver Gruden win

DENVER (AP) — Raiders quarterback Derek Carr had the hot hand on a sweltering afternoon, throwing strike after strike in a...

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The Latest: Giants cornerback Eli Apple out with groin issue

The Latest on the second Sunday of the NFL regular season (all times EDT):10:15 p.m.New York Giants cornerback Eli Apple won't...

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Fitzpatrick shines again, Buccaneers stun Eagles 27-21

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Courtesy of DeSean Jackson, Ryan Fitzpatrick rocked a pair of sunglasses and a partially zipped warmup...

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Lions lose 2nd straight under Patricia, 30-27 to 49ers

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — A blowout loss at home followed by a spirited comeback attempt by Matthew Stafford that fell just...

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Rams 2-0 for first time since 2001 after blanking Cardinals

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Rams had a short week to prepare for Sunday's game against the Arizona Cardinals.It didn't...

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Cardinals looking for answers on offense after loss to Rams

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Arizona Cardinals' offense ran one play in opposing territory on Sunday, the last play of their 34-0...

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49ers hang on to beat Lions 30-27

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Another miscommunication almost led to another game-altering interception for Jimmy Garoppolo.Only...

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NFL Today, Week 2

SCOREBOARDMonday, Sept. 17Seattle at Chicago, 8:15 p.m. EDT. The Seahawks are 23-9 in Monday night games, including an 11-game...

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Bortles throws 4 TDs, Jaguars beat Patriots 31-20 in rematch

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Eight months later and with much less on the line, the Jacksonville Jaguars found a way to close out...

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Brady can't pull out a comeback over Jags this time

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Falling behind to the Jacksonville Jaguars was nothing new to Tom Brady.The outcome was.Eight months...

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Cardinals WR Larry Fitzgerald sidelined by hamstring injury

Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald was sidelined by a hamstring injury on Sunday, and Detroit Lions cornerback...

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Pederson: Self-inflicted mistakes undermine Eagles

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Doug Pederson summed up a hot, frustrating day for the Philadelphia Eagles."A lot of self-inflicted wounds,"...

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Bills latest meltdown features Davis leaving team at half

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — As if Bills coach Sean McDermott didn't have enough to worry about in trailing the Los Angeles...

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Gordon decision, Gonzalez misses, add to Browns' misfortune

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A day after deciding to move on from troubled receiver Josh Gordon, the Cleveland Browns now have cause to...

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Wearing knee brace, Rodgers returns for Packers

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Aaron Rodgers was sore. It wasn't just his left knee that hurt.His mobility limited while wearing a...

Defending Army's option: 'Do your job and you'll be fine'

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NORMAN — According to former Oklahoma star safety Roy Williams, there's no magic to defending the triple option. “Do your job, have everybody else around you do their jobs and you'll be fine,” Williams said. Williams knows, having been part...

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Luck methodical when it matters, Colts beat Redskins 21-9

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — Andrew Luck could recall a critical error the Indianapolis Colts made on almost every possession, some he...

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Cowboys DE Randy Gregory out against Giants with concussion

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Dallas Cowboys defensive end Randy Gregory is inactive against the New York Giants after sustaining a...

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Steelers defense out of sorts in 42-37 loss to Chiefs

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Forget the communication issues in the secondary. The lack of a consistent pass rush. The inability to get...

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Darnold, Jets struggle with mistakes, missed opportunities

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Sam Darnold's Broadway debut was mostly a bust.And he wasn't alone.The rookie quarterback and New...

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Health not translating into victories for now 0-2 Texans

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Deshaun Watson is back and starting at quarterback. J.J. Watt also is running around on defense along...

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Panthers' Moore has a day to remember _ both good and bad

ATLANTA (AP) — D.J. Moore had a day to remember.Both good and bad.Carolina's first-round pick had the first catch — and...

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Carlson misses 2 FGs in OT, Vikings and Packers tie

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Wide right, times two.Daniel Carlson missed two field goals in overtime, including one from 35 yards as...

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Saints narrowly prolong Browns' winless streak 21-18

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints needed less than 10 minutes to obliterate what looked like a milestone...

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Gore, Dolphins top Darnold, mistake-prone Jets 20-12

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Frank Gore moved up in the NFL record books with a history-making run — and helped deliver the...

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Gordon scores 3 TDs in Chargers' 31-20 win over Bills

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Los Angeles Chargers running back Melvin Gordon isn't concerned about an injury that sidelined him...

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Mahomes throws 6 TDs, Chiefs hold off Steelers 42-37

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Tyreek Hill turned to face the cameras when the hottest quarterback in the NFL looked up, saw a potential...

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Skins' sellout streak ends, boos accompany 21-9 loss to Indy

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — The half-century home sellout streak is over for the Washington Redskins.The announced attendance of...

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Ryan shines with arm and legs, Falcons beat Panthers 31-24

ATLANTA (AP) — The quarterback took off running, only to find three defenders waiting for him at the goal line.No problem. He...

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Succop kicks 31-yard field goal as Titans edge Texans 20-17

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee played without its starting quarterback and top three offensive tackles against J.J. Watt,...

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'Saturday Night Live,' politics, diversity could rule Emmys

LOS ANGELES (AP) — There are critical points about the 70th Emmy Awards to keep in mind, starting with this: The ceremony airs...

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Fournette inactive for Jaguars against Patriots

The Jacksonville Jaguars are without running back Leonard Fournette for the fourth time in two seasons.They went 3-0 without...

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NFL Foundation contributes $1 million to hurricane relief

The NFL Foundation will contribute $1 million to Hurricane Florence relief efforts.That contribution will be distributed to...

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Mack off to good start, Bears try to rebound against Seattle

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — Khalil Mack sat out offseason workouts and the preseason, had just one week to learn a new system...

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Packers QB Aaron Rodgers active for Vikings game

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers is active for the game against the Minnesota Vikings.He was...

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Jaguars add DE Campbell to injury report with knee soreness

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars have added All-Pro defensive end Calais Campbell to the injury report...

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Browns releasing troubled wide receiver Josh Gordon

CLEVELAND (AP) — Josh Gordon's troubled tenure with the Cleveland Browns has ended.The team isn't going to help him any longer....

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Holmes, Stark help Albany (NY) beat Morgan St. 30-27

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Freshman Dev Holmes had eight receptions for a season-high 238 yards, including an 88-yard go-ahead...

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Bowman throws for 605 yards as Texas Tech tops Houston 63-49

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Alan Bowman has a long list of prolific Texas Tech quarterbacks to chase on the career charts.The true...

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Barnett rallies South Florida to 25-19 win over Illinois

CHICAGO (AP) — For the second straight week, South Florida found a way to erase a double-digit fourth-quarter deficit against a...

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Cornelius leads No. 24 Oklahoma St. past No. 17 Boise St.

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Finally, Taylor Cornelius has emerged from Mason Rudolph's shadow.The fifth-year senior ran for two...

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Kendricks to play for Seahawks on Monday night vs. Bears

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — New Seattle Seahawks linebacker Mychal Kendricks will play Monday night against the Chicago Bears despite...

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Jaguars promote Wilds in case Fournette doesn't play vs Pats

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars have promoted running back Brandon Wilds from the practice squad, making a...

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WHAT'S HAPPENING: Rain still in the forecast from Florence

MIAMI (AP) — How do you measure a disaster like Florence? In sum, the storm is turning out to be every bit as devastating as...

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Cowboys' spotty passing attack holds key for Elliott's space

Dak Prescott heard the assessment from New York Giants safety Landon Collins on how to beat his Dallas Cowboys.

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Chargers sign Scott from practice squad, place Mager on IR

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The Los Angeles Chargers have signed offensive tackle Travis Scott from their practice squad and placed...

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Mississippi agency says it won't buy from Nike over ads

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi's public safety commissioner disclosed Saturday that state police will no longer buy Nike...

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Titans sign offensive tackle Tyler Marz from practice squad

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans have signed offensive tackle Tyler Marz from their practice squad and have waived...

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Vikings D preparing for all scenarios with Rodgers, Packers

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — For the Minnesota Vikings, it's more about whether Aaron Rodgers will have his full bag of tricks while...

Are Sooners really better defensively?

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The Sooners also started out strong defensively in 2017, then Big 12 play started and everything changed

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Rodgers returns to Packers practice after injuring knee

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers has taken part in practice for the first time this week...

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Bills cut receiver Kerley, sign Thomas off practice squad

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills have cut veteran receiver Jeremy Kerley in a surprise move that further depletes...

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Column: NFL keeps open pipeline for game officials

NEW YORK (AP) — One NFL fan is enraged by a penalty flag he sees fly on TV. He turns to the woman next to him and asks, "Where...

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Tom Brady vs. Jaguars is one-sided confrontation

If there's ever going to be a changing of the guard in the AFC, then Sunday's visit to Jacksonville by the Patriots would seem...

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Friday's Sports in Brief

TENNISLAS VEGAS (AP) — Tennis star Serena Williams talked about her fashion business, not tennis fouls during an appearance...

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Bengals improve to 2-0; Mixon injures knee

The Bengals beat the Ravens 34-23 on Thursday night. Former Oklahoma running back Joe Mixon was injured in the game and will...

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NFL Notebook: Seahawks sign Kendricks despite legal troubles

The Seattle Seahawks have signed linebacker Mychal Kendricks despite his recent guilty plea on insider trading charges.

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Seahawks sign LB Mychal Kendricks despite legal troubles

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — The Seattle Seahawks are hoping Mychal Kendricks can provide a short-term boost on the field that...

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Former Jets LB Donahue suspended 14 weeks by NFL

NEW YORK (AP) — Former New York Jets linebacker Dylan Donahue has been suspended 14 weeks by the NFL for violating its...

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RT Smith out for Rams game; Gresham, Golden questionable

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona Cardinals starting right tackle Andre Smith has been declared out for Sunday's game against the...

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Raiders will be without starting DT P.J. Hall vs. Broncos

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Oakland Raiders rookie defensive tackle P.J. Hall will miss this week's game at Denver with an ankle...

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Saints' Onyemata fined $40.1K for 2 roughing passer calls

NEW YORK (AP) — Two illegal hits cost David Onyemata more than he made for playing in New Orleans' season opener.The Saints...

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Rookie wide receiver Pettis in for Goodwin for 49ers

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — With Marquise Goodwin being ruled out for Sunday's game against Detroit, San Francisco 49ers rookie...

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After dominant opener, Jets' defense aims to 'step it up'

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets were dominant on defense in their season opener, with one player after another...

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Roethlisberger returns to practice, questionable for Chiefs

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger returned under center on Friday after missing the previous...

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Look who leads the AFC North: those 2-0 Bengals

CINCINNATI (AP) — A few hours after a Thursday night loss to the Texans left them 0-2 last season, the Bengals made a decision...

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Titans' Vrabel expects to use 2 QBs against Texans

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee Titans coach Mike Vrabel said Friday he expects to play both starting quarterback Marcus...

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Winning with Winfield: Minnesota safety plays up to his name

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota had a seven-point lead with about 80 seconds left last week, when Fresno State called the running...

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Longtime ski rivals Colorado and New Hampshire meet on field

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — The Colorado Buffaloes knocked off an in-state rival and a former Big 12 foe.Now they tackle their next...

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Falcons RB Freeman (knee) out for Sunday's game vs Carolina

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons will be missing another key starter for Sunday's game against Carolina.Two-time...

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Rodgers questionable for Packers game with Vikings

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Still no answers on A-Rod.Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers is questionable for Sunday's NFC North...

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Chargers missing 2 starters for Sunday's game at Buffalo

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Chargers will be missing at least two starters when they visit the Buffalo Bills on...

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Jets' Kearse appears ready to play, Maye doubtful

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — New York Jets wide receiver Jermaine Kearse practiced fully for the third straight day and appears...

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Bills rule out Shaq Lawson, Taron Johnson against Chargers

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Bills defensive end Shaq Lawson and rookie cornerback Taron Johnson have been ruled out of Buffalo's...

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SDSU has plenty of concerns going against No. 23 Sun Devils

SAN DIEGO (AP) — San Diego State coach Rocky Long was driving to work earlier this week when he heard on the radio that the...

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Panthers CB Bradberry seeks breakout year vs NFL's top WRs

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Panthers cornerback James Bradberry has set his sights on becoming an All-Pro cornerback this season.He...

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Giants CB Jenkins back with team after family emergency

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Janoris Jenkins is back with the New York Giants and ready to play against the Dallas Cowboys.A...

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Jaguars optimistic Fournette will play against Patriots

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jacksonville Jaguars coach Doug Marrone is optimistic running back Leonard Fournette will play...

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No. 8 Notre Dame wants to avoid doldrums against Vandy

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — The ho-hum victory over Ball State a week ago was a wakeup call for No. 8 Notre Dame, which doesn't...

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Eagles rely on depth, unselfish line to pressure QBs

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Blitzing is more of an option than a necessity for the Philadelphia Eagles.Defensive coordinator Jim...

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Broncos continue to have trouble covering tight ends

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Covering tight ends has been the Denver Broncos' bugaboo for several seasons, a trend that continued...

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Miller, Mack are 1-2 in AP edge rusher rankings

DENVER (AP) — With his league-rattling trade from the Oakland Raiders to the Chicago Bears, Khalil Mack cashed in with a new...

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Panthers without 3 starting offensive linemen vs Falcons

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Panthers will be without three starting offensive linemen when they visit the Atlanta Falcons on...

Will Kempt play Saturday vs. Sooners?

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Kempt burst onto the scene in epic upset of OU last October, but he might not be able to play Saturday in Ames

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FANTASY PLAYS: Burning fantasy questions for Week 2

A look at some key fantasy questions going into Week 2:IS IT SAFE TO START PACKERS QB AARON RODGERS AGAINST THE...

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Cougars coach knows what to expect against Texas Tech

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Houston coach Major Applewhite knows what to expect against Texas Tech after facing the Red Raiders as a...

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Tafoya working 250th NFL game as sideline reporter

Michele Tafoya will work her 250th NFL game as a sideline reporter on Sunday night at AT&T Stadium when the Cowboys host the...

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Dolphins lineman Sitton out for season with shoulder injury

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — Miami Dolphins left guard Josh Sitton is out for the season.Sitton has been diagnosed with a torn left...

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AP Source: Seahawks to sign Mychal Kendricks

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — The Seattle Seahawks are expected to sign linebacker Mychal Kendricks to a one-year contract despite his...

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Saints' Drew Brees braces for improving Browns

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Drew Brees is in his 13th year playing for the Saints — and it's been about that long since he's beaten the...

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Alliance signs players cut by NFL teams for spring league

There's a lifeline out there for the guys who couldn't quite make it in the NFL this month: the Alliance of American...

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Illinois faces its first big test against South Florida

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Illinois faces its first real challenge of the season Saturday when it hosts South Florida at Soldier...

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Shootout? No. 24 Oklahoma State hosts No. 17 Boise State

Two of the nation's top offenses will be on display when No. 24 Oklahoma State hosts No. 17 Boise State on Saturday in a big...

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Dalton throws 4 TD passes, leads Bengals over Ravens 34-23

CINCINNATI (AP) — Andy Dalton has turned into a big pain for the Baltimore Ravens.He threw four touchdown passes on Thursday...

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Ravens can't recover from Bengals' dominant 1st half

CINCINNATI (AP) — By the time the Ravens figured out what they needed to do, they were too far behind and their streak of five...

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Andy Dalton throws 4 TD passes, Bengals beat Ravens 34-23

CINCINNATI (AP) — Andy Dalton kept the Ravens out of the playoffs last year by throwing a long touchdown pass. He sent them to...

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Jaguars try to end winless ways against Patriots' Tom Brady

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Tashaun Gipson remembers his first game against Tom Brady five years ago as vividly as his last one...

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Cowboys' spotty passing attack holds key for Elliott's space

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Dak Prescott heard the assessment from New York Giants safety Landon Collins on how to beat his Dallas...

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After poor opener, Cardinals look to control Gurley, Rams

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — The Washington Redskins shredded the Arizona Cardinals for 182 yards on the ground in their season opener,...

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Stars Group launches online sports betting in New Jersey

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — One of the world's largest online gambling companies has launched mobile sports betting in New...

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Protests will continue, Stills says

Stills said he spoke with several veterans privately Tuesday at Miami VA hospitals. Most of them understood where his protests...

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Seahawks need more from pass rush than was shown in opener

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — The biggest concern about the Seattle Seahawks' overhauled defense entering the season was probably the...

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Foles, Fitzpatrick prosper as backup QBs for Eagles, Bucs

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Gerald McCoy is puzzled when he hears people question the ability of fellow NFL players, particularly backup...

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Chiefs face Steelers in 2nd straight road challenge

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A talented and mobile young quarterback tasked with taking over a playoff team from a veteran.Yeah,...

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Healthy again, Jets' Enunwa emerges as go-to guy for Darnold

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Quincy Enunwa catches passes, takes big hits and dishes out some vicious shots of his own.The New...

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Bengals LB Preston Brown inactive vs Ravens

CINCINNATI (AP) — Preston Brown is inactive for the Bengals' Thursday night game against the Ravens, leaving Cincinnati without...

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Von Miller, DeMarcus Ware switch roles for dance floor

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Von Miller has received plenty of instruction over the years from DeMarcus Ware, his idol-turned-mentor...

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Titans limit QB Marcus Mariota at practice

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans limited Marcus Mariota at practice Thursday and gave more work to backup Blaine...

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Bears try to shake off gut punch, rebound against Seattle

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears came into the season believing they were ready to start returning the favor after...

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Martavis Bryant relishes second chance with Oakland Raiders

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Martavis Bryant is back with the Oakland Raiders and focused on getting up to speed again in coach Jon...

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Elliott, Barkley square off as Cowboys, Giants seek 1st win

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Ezekiel Elliott and Saquon Barkley are friends from their days as foes at Ohio State and Penn State.Now...

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Bradford faces Rams for 1st time when Cards visit Coliseum

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Six years before the Rams chose Jared Goff with the No. 1 overall pick to be the savior of a struggling...

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Bears' Trubisky vows to move on from shaky opener

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — A shaky performance in a season-opening loss at Green Bay on Sunday night wasn't the way Chicago Bears...

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Panthers, Falcons look to make early statement in NFC South

ATLANTA (AP) — One season after the NFC South sent three teams to the playoffs, the division may be just as deep.The Atlanta...

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Foot injury shelves Chargers' Bosa for second straight game

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles Chargers defensive end Joey Bosa will miss Sunday's game at Buffalo because of a bone...

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Finally healthy, Steelers TE McDonald ready to make impact

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Vance McDonald arrived in Pittsburgh on the eve of the 2017 regular season, far too late to have any say in...

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QB not lone Bills' concern in preparing to host Chargers

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills can change quarterbacks all they want following their second-most lopsided loss in...

How OSU overcame a rough first quarter to lasso Boise State

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Over the final three quarters of their 44-21 victory over the No. 17 Broncos, Taylor Cornelius and the Cowboys shook whatever spirits might’ve been targeting them in the opening 15 minutes. OSU posted only 15 yards of offense in the first quarter...

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Titans rookie coach faces off against Texans, his old boss

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Mike Vrabel knows Houston coach Bill O'Brien pretty well after spending the past four seasons working...

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Jags' Fournette running again, feeling better about injury

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Leonard Fournette is running again and feeling "better and better" about his strained right...

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Colts' Luck is next big test for Redskins' Dunbar

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — Quinton Dunbar watched in middle school as Larry Fitzgerald caught passes in the NFL.Years later,...

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Passing judgment: Mayfield 'humbled' by praise from Brees

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Baker Mayfield has assorted shiny trophies, plaques and awards from his college days. Probably more than he...

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Garoppolo faces old friend Patricia when 49ers host Lions

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Matt Patricia got an early taste of what Jimmy Garoppolo was capable of doing as an NFL...

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Indianapolis waives Swoope, activates practice squad player

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indianapolis Colts have waived veteran tight end Erik Swoope and activated defensive tackle Jihad Ward...

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AFC East rivals Dolphins, Jets look to start season 2-0

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Welcome to the Dolphins-Jets rivalry, Sam Darnold.New York's rookie quarterback will be under...

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Von Miller misses Khalil Mack, Case Keenum sure won't

DENVER (AP) — Von Miller might be the only one at Denver Broncos headquarters lamenting Khalil Mack's startling trade from the...

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Texans' Watt looks to build on return from injury in Game 2

HOUSTON (AP) — J.J. Watt got better as the season opener went on, his first game since breaking his leg last October."Whatever...

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Drew Brees says Baker Mayfield 'can be a lot better than me'

Drew Brees sees a lot of himself in Browns rookie quarterback Baker Mayfield.

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Jags' Ramsey says he would hit his grandma if she faced him

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — No one is safe from Jalen Ramsey's trash talk. Not even his grandma.The Jacksonville Jaguars star...

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Elbow issue shelves Roethlisberger for 2nd straight practice

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger missed practice again on Thursday due to an issue with his...

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Falcons' Devonta Freeman again held out of practice

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — Atlanta Falcons running back Devonta Freeman was held out of practice again, leaving his status...

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Hughes stands out in Vikings debut: 'Why we drafted him'

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — For all the heads Mike Hughes has turned in practice with Minnesota since the Vikings picked him in the...

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'We're not going anywhere': Stills will continue kneeling

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — There was a time when Miami Dolphins receiver Kenny Stills was bothered by the backlash over his decision to...

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Beckham sore, optimistic and impish after first game back

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — After catching 11 passes and being targeted 15 times in his first game since breaking an ankle 11...

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Vinatieri visits Washington with chance at field goal record

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Adam Vinatieri's weekend preparations have already kicked into full force.He's working with wet footballs,...

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FANTASY PLAYS: Players to start and sit in Week 2

Week 1 was a weak one for the likes of Chiefs running back Kareem Hunt, Patriots wide receiver Chris Hogan and any fantasy...

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Chiefs' Andy Reid still dialing up innovative offenses

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A couple of years ago, late in the season, then-Raiders coach Jack Del Rio lavished upon Chiefs...

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Dolphins LG Sitton still ailing, WR Parker nearing a return

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — Left guard Josh Sitton was held out of his second consecutive Miami Dolphins practice Thursday, casting...

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Gonzalez, Reed, Fletcher, Bailey 1st-year HOF nominees

Tony Gonzalez, the most accomplished tight end in NFL history, Ed Reed, Champ Bailey and London Fletcher are first-year...

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Raiders-Broncos Capsule

OAKLAND (0-1) at DENVER (1-0)Sunday, 4:25 p.m. ET, CBSOPENING LINE — Denver by 3RECORD VS. SPREAD — Oakland 0-1, Denver...

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Eagles-Buccaneers Capsule

PHILADELPHIA (1-0) at TAMPA BAY (1-0)Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, FoxOPENING LINE - Eagles by 3RECORD VS. SPREAD - Philadelphia 1-0,...

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Panthers-Falcons Capsule

CAROLINA (1-0) at ATLANTA (0-1)Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, FoxOPENING LINE — Falcons by 4RECORD VS. SPREAD — Carolina 1-0, Atlanta...

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Browns-Saints Capsule

CLEVELAND (0-0-1) at NEW ORLEANS (0-1)Sunday 1 p.m. ET, CBSOPENING LINE — Saints by 7 ½RECORD VS. SPREAD — Cleveland 1-0, New...

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Seahawks-Bears Capsule

SEATTLE (0-1) at CHICAGO (0-1)Monday, 8:15 p.m. ET, ESPNOPENING LINE — Bears by 3RECORD VS. SPREAD — Seattle 0-0-1, Chicago...

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Colts-Redskins Capsule

INDIANAPOLIS (0-1) at WASHINGTON (1-0)Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, CBSOPENING LINE — Redskins by 3RECORD VS. SPREAD — Colts 0-1, Redskins...

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Lions-49ers Capsule

DETROIT (0-1) at SAN FRANCISCO (0-1)Sunday, 4:05 p.m. ET, FoxOPENING LINE - 49ers by 3 1/2RECORD VS. SPREAD - Detroit 0-1, San...

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Dolphins-Jets Capsule

MIAMI (1-0) at NEW YORK JETS (1-0)Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, CBSOPENING LINE — Jets by 3RECORD VS. SPREAD — Miami 1-0, New York...

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Patriots-Jaguars Capsule

NEW ENGLAND (1-0) at JACKSONVILLE (1-0)Sunday, 4:25 p.m. ET, CBSOPENING LINE - Pick-emRECORD VS. SPREAD - New England 1-0,...

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Chiefs-Steelers Capsule

KANSAS CITY (1-0) at PITTSBURGH (0-0-1)Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, FoxOPENING LINE — Steelers by 4 1/2RECORD VS. SPREAD — Kansas City...

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Cardinals-Rams Capsule

LOS ANGELES (AP) — ARIZONA (0-1) at LOS ANGELES RAMS (1-0)Sunday, 4:05 p.m. ET, FoxOPENING LINE — Rams by 8 1/2RECORD VS....

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No. 4 Ohio State heads back to title site to play No. 15 TCU

No. 4 Ohio State (2-0) vs. No. 15 TCU (2-0) at Arlington, Texas, 8 p.m. ET (ABC)Line: Ohio State by 13½.Series record: Ohio...

The ripple effects of Russell Westbrook's surgery

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When Russell Westbrook returns from his latest knee surgery, his absence will have had a ripple effect across the Thunder.

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Texans-Titans Capsule

HOUSTON (0-1) at TENNESSEE (0-1)Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, CBSOPENING LINE — Texans by 2RECORD VS. SPREAD — Houston 0-1, Tennessee...

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Giants-Cowboys Capsule

NY GIANTS (0-1) at DALLAS (0-1)Sunday, 8:30 p.m. ET, NBCOPENING LINE — Cowboys by 5RECORD VS. SPREAD — Giants 0-1, Cowboys...

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Vikings-Packers Capsule

MINNESOTA (1-0) at GREEN BAY (1-0)Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, FoxOPENING LINE - Packers by 3RECORD VS. SPREAD - Minnesota 1-0, Green Bay...

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Chargers-Bills Capsule

LOS ANGELES CHARGERS (0-1) at BUFFALO (0-1)Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, CBSOPENING LINE — Chargers by 7 1/2RECORD VS. SPREAD — Los...

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Wednesday's Sports in Brief

WOMEN'S BASKETBALLFAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Breanna Stewart led the Seattle Storm to their third WNBA title, scoring 30 points in a...

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No 15 TCU gets another chance for Big 12 vs No 4 Ohio State

Some things to watch in the Big 12 Conference during Week 3 of the season:GAME OF THE WEEKNo. 15 TCU (2-0) vs. No. 4 Ohio State...

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New head coaches go 0-7 in Week 1 of NFL season

New coach. Familiar results.Teams with a new man in charge went 0-7 in Week 1, the worst start by a group of new head coaches...

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Drew Brees says Baker Mayfield 'can be a lot better than me'

CLEVELAND (AP) — Drew Brees sees a lot of himself in Browns rookie quarterback Baker Mayfield.And then some."I think he can be...

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Rams All-Pro kick returner Pharoh Cooper headed to IR

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — All-Pro kick returner Pharoh Cooper will be placed on the Los Angeles Rams' injured reserve list...

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A mayor in Louisiana rescinds a city's ban on Nike products

KENNER, La. (AP) — The mayor of a New Orleans suburb said Wednesday he is rescinding his order banning his city's recreation...

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Saints not worried about unbalanced offense _ yet

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — Drew Brees isn't worried about the Saints' conspicuously heavy reliance on the passing game during a...

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Redskins' offensive line living up to Hogs 2.0 nickname

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Long before Alex Smith and Adrian Peterson joining the Redskins was ever a possibility, Trent Williams made...

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Chargers not altering game plan on defense facing rookie QB

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Chargers face a familiar scenario for the second straight game, preparing for an...

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Jets' Darnold unfazed by all the attention after 1st NFL win

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The kid has a sense of humor, too.Sam Darnold kept a straight face for a split-second as he answered...

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Arizona's sputtering offense faces Rams' stout defense

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Cardinals offense did very little in their season opener, a 24-6 home loss to Washington.They...

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NFL Notebook: Foles to start for Eagles vs. Bucs; Wentz not cleared to play

Carson Wentz still isn't ready to return from knee surgery.

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Patriots' Gronk 'ready for anything' after Ramsey's comments

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Jalen Ramsey has approached trash talking — both dishing it out and receiving it — with open arms for...

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49ers Garoppolo looks to rebound from 1st loss since college

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Jimmy Garoppolo didn't feel the need to throw any chairs, yell at teammates or do just about...

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Mariota practices for Titans, expected to play vs. Texans

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota practiced fully Wednesday after being knocked out of Tennessee's...

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Luck welcomes soreness after throwing 53 passes in opener

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Andrew Luck's postgame recovery process turned into a quick reminder of what he'd missed over the past 20...

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Pegula: Bills stadium plans on hold until after elections

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — In preparing to open their 46th season in Orchard Park, New York, this weekend, the Buffalo Bills are...

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Steelers LBs Watt, Dupree make a splash after flipping spots

PITTSBURGH (AP) — On the surface, the Pittsburgh Steelers' offseason decision to flip outside linebackers Bud Dupree and T.J....

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Jaguars' Yeldon welcomes more work with Fournette injured

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jaguars running back T.J. Yeldon hasn't started a game in nearly two years, a frustrating stretch...

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Another initiation for Vikes QB Cousins: Lambeau Field trip

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — With his first real game for the Minnesota Vikings in the books , Kirk Cousins has another initiation...

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Raiders bring Bryant back less than 2 weeks after release

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Two days after their passing game went flat in the second half of a season-opening loss, the Oakland...

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Broncos, Keenum cleaning things up after 3-turnover debut

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Case Keenum's new beginning in Denver was blotted by an uncharacteristic three interceptions, almost...

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Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad:___Sept. 11Los Angeles Times on the departure of CBS Chairman...

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Miami's Fitzpatrick attends 1st NFL game _ and makes impact

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — Miami Dolphins rookie and New Jersey native Minkah Fitzpatrick is ready for a rowdy reception returning to...

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Browns WR Josh Gordon pushes forward after puzzling opener

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Even days later, Josh Gordon's emotions remain jumbled following his first season-opening game since he was...

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Panthers offense in shuffle mode following spate of injuries

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Panthers quarterback Cam Newton heads to his hometown of Atlanta this weekend without his favorite...

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Foles to start for Eagles vs Bucs; Wentz not cleared to play

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Nick Foles made the right choice when he picked the Eagles over the Buccaneers last season.Foles has a...

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Falcons jarred by season-opening loss, 2 major injuries

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons came into the season with such high expectations.Then, a jarring dose of...

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Ravens-Bengals could be significant in AFC North

Considering what happened in the rain at Cleveland last Sunday, the rugged AFC North looks like it will be wide open.So...

Why Mike Gundy is showing the world his goofy side

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Oklahoma State and Boise State, opponents of Saturday, have built powerful programs over the past decade or so. But they sometimes zig where others zag. Boise has blue turf. OSU has Mike Gundy.

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'Little Sisters': TCU-Ohio St matchup came from 2010 remark

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — One of college football's marquee matchups this weekend is for all of those "Little Sisters of the...

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Bills will start rookie Josh Allen at QB against Chargers

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Josh Allen has the big arm. He has the size. And, now, he has the opportunity to take over as...

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Texans put Kevin Johnson, Seantrel Henderson on IR

HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Texans placed cornerback Kevin Johnson and right tackle Seantrel Henderson on injured reserve on...

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Jets' Christopher Johnson dishes on Darnold, expectations

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Christopher Johnson was in an elevator at Ford Field in Detroit when his New York Jets took the field...

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McCarthy: Packers QB Aaron Rodgers to get week to get ready

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer isn't buying it.The Green Bay Packers can say all they want that...

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Dolphins' Josh Sitton sidelined by shoulder injury

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — Miami Dolphins guard Josh Sitton sat out practice Wednesday because of a shoulder injury that could force...

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New York Giants need to regain that winning feeling soon

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The New York Giants can talk all they want about how tight their locker room is, how much they...

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Ravens place RB Dixon in injured reserve; promote Turner

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — The Baltimore Ravens have placed backup running back Kenneth Dixon on injured reserve after he hurt...

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Lions waive injured running back Zach Zenner

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Lions waived running back Zach Zenner from the reserve-injured list.Detroit made the move...

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Chiefs' Patrick Mahomes made all the right throws in Week 1

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — There's a video a couple of years old floating around the internet that shows Patrick Mahomes, then the...

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Ravens, Bengals back together after last season's thriller

CINCINNATI (AP) — Andy Dalton came to the line on fourth-and-12 from the Baltimore 49-yard line.He knew it could be the final...

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Ravens-Bengals Capsule

BALTIMORE (1-0) at CINCINNATI (1-0)Thursday, 8:20 p.m. ET, NFL NetworkOPENING LINE — Bengals by 1RECORD VS. SPREAD — Baltimore...

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Jaguars' Fournette misses practice with strained hamstring

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jacksonville Jaguars running back Leonard Fournette missed practice Wednesday because of a strained...

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Panthers sign tackle Clark, put Williams on injured reserve

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — With injuries piling up on the offensive line, the Panthers have signed veteran free agent offensive...

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FANTASY PLAYS: 49ers-Lions an attractive high-scoring stack

With all the excitement around the NFL last weekend, it was one high-scoring Saints-Buccaneers game that brought home all the...

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Roethlisberger hopeful balky elbow will be ready for Chiefs

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger hopes his balky right elbow will be good to go Sunday...

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Reverend protests Nike's Kaepernick campaign during service

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama reverend has cut up a Nike headband and wristband before his congregation to protest the company...

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McVay has Rams taking it slow after opening game victory

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Rams looked like a team that could be playing for a long time based on how they...

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Patricia, Lions looking to clean up after opening-game mess

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — Matt Patricia tried not to send mixed signals as he sought to decipher the cause behind the Detroit...

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Rams returner Pharoh Cooper to miss time with sprained ankle

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles Rams wide receiver and return specialist Pharoh Cooper is expected to miss several...

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Seahawks likely to be without Doug Baldwin at Chicago

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Pete Carroll insisted through the offseason the Seattle Seahawks would return to their roots of being...

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Panthers' tight end re-fractures foot

The Carolina Panthers announced Tuesday that tight end Greg Olsen re-fractured the same right foot that kept him out of nine...

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List of NFL players with Oklahoma ties

Here is a list of NFL players with ties to Oklahoma.

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Gruden dealing with first loss since 2008 after opening dud

Jon Gruden's much-anticipated return from the broadcast booth to the sideline for Oakland ended in disappointment as the...

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Gruden dealing with first loss since 2008 after opening dud

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Losing didn't get any easier for Jon Gruden in his nine seasons away from coaching.Gruden's...

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Former NFL running back charged with rape in Kansas

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Former Dallas Cowboys running back Joseph Randle has been charged with rape in Wichita.KAKE-TV reports...

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Nielsen's top programs for Sept. 3-9

NEW YORK (AP) — Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for Sept. 3-9. Listings include the week's ranking and...

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Packers put Trevor Davis on IR, claim CB Burton off waivers

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Green Bay Packers have placed receiver and return man Trevor Davis on injured reserve, and claimed...

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Broncos re-sign special teams ace Shamarko Thomas

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Broncos filled their roster vacancy Tuesday by re-signing safety Shamarko Thomas, who was...

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Miss America ratings fall amid drop of swimsuit competition.

NEW YORK (AP) — The Miss America ceremony subtracted the swimsuit competition for the first time in its 98-year history, and...

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Falcons place Pro Bowl LB Deion Jones on IR with foot injury

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons placed linebacker Deion Jones on injured reserve on Tuesday, taking a second...

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Jets set blueprint with stunning, dominant opening win

NEW YORK (AP) — Yes, that really happened.Sam Darnold sparkled in his NFL debut — after a disastrous first throw, of course —...

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Bengals aim to cut down on defensive penalties vs Ravens

CINCINNATI (AP) — Safety Shawn Williams lowered his shoulder and hit Andrew Luck in the head as he was tackled, drawing an...

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Redskins re-sign WR Brian Quick amid flurry of moves

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — The Washington Redskins have re-signed wide receiver Brian Quick.The team announced the signing Tuesday in...

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Panthers' Olsen breaks foot; Williams will need surgery

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Panthers will be without three-time Pro Bowl tight end Greg Olsen and second-team All-Pro Bowl right...

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Injuries keep Colts searching for answers to protect Luck

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indianapolis Colts spent the offseason investing in Andrew Luck's protection plan.After one week, they...

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Patriots, Eagles switch places in latest AP Pro32 poll

NEW YORK (AP) — Well that didn't take long.The Philadelphia Eagles and New England Patriots, who met in the Super Bowl,...

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FANTASY PLAYS: Week 2 pickups good, but no huge players

After the first full week of fantasy football results, there are interesting potential adds on the waiver wire, but it seems...

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With AFC title game rematch on tap, Jaguars relive The Play

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Myles Jack squeezed into his locker stall, his leather chair pushed to one side, his sweaty clothes...

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Jaguars release Bennett, creating roster spot for Fowler

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars have released defensive tackle Michael Bennett, clearing a roster spot for...

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Steelers QB Roethlisberger, CB Haden dealing with injuries

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers will be a little short-handed as they prepare for their home opener against Kanas...

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Gruden's return to Raiders turns into dud after fast start

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Jon Gruden's return to the Oakland Raiders' sideline couldn't have gotten off to a better start, with...

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Too slow: Gronkowski's grab not reviewed by poky NFL

DENVER (AP) — The NFL spent a lot of time and effort in the offseason simplifying what constitutes a catch and trying to make...

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Rams spoil Gruden's return with 33-13 win over Raiders

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Once Jared Goff and the Los Angeles Rams offense got started after sitting out the entire preseason,...

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Darnold sharp, but Jets' rout of Lions a total team effort

DETROIT (AP) — Sam Darnold showed he could recover from a careless mistake — a promising trait for any rookie quarterback.What...

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Brewers trim Cubs' NL Central lead to 1 with 3-2 win

CHICAGO (AP) — Right after Tommy La Stella struck out swinging for the final out, Jeremy Jeffress pounded his glove with his...

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Darnold recovers from 1st-play pick-6, helps Jets rout Lions

DETROIT (AP) — Sam Darnold rolled right and made a rookie move, lobbing a football across the field that was picked off and...