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Manning's late TD pass leads Giants past 49ers 27-23

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Eli Manning threw a 3-yard touchdown pass to Sterling Shepard with 53 seconds left and the New York...

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USC dismisses LB Levi Jones from team for rules violation

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Southern California linebacker Levi Jones has been dismissed from the team for an undisclosed violation of...

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Nick Mullens remains starter at QB for 49ers

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — San Francisco coach Kyle Shanahan knew things wouldn't always go quite as smoothly for Nick Mullens...

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Wilson, Seahawks missing 4th quarter magic this season

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — For most of his career, the fourth quarter is where Russell Wilson has thrived. His late game heroics of...

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Steelers RB Le'Veon Bell refuses to sign tag, out for 2018

The unprecedented move sets the two-time All-Pro up for the potentially big-time payday he has long been searching when he...

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After big game, Jones gives Packers another red zone option

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Running back Aaron Jones' breakout game led to a breakthrough performance in the red zone for the Green...

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Rivera: Anderson's frustration over role led to release

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Panthers coach Ron Rivera said C.J. Anderson's frustration with his smaller-than-expected role on...

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Titans waive fullback, sign RB Dawkins off practice squad

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans have signed running back Dalyn Dawkins off their practice squad with David...

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New York Giants finally get that winning feeling back

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — After five straight weeks of preparing and coming up empty, the New York Giants have something to...

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Chiefs-Rams game moved from Mexico City to LA due to field

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The NFL moved the Rams' Monday night showdown with the Kansas City Chiefs from Mexico City to Los Angeles on...

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Chiefs' Patrick Mahomes continues to rewrite record books

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Patrick Mahomes walked off the field at Arrowhead Stadium on Sunday with another record on his resume...

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LA Rams designate WR Pharoh Cooper to return from IR

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Receiver Pharoh Cooper will return to practice this week with the Los Angeles Rams after being sidelined...

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Chiefs-Rams game moved from Mexico City to LA due to field

The league announced the extraordinary decision six days before one of the most-anticipated regular-season games of the year.

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Jets' frustrated Adams: 'I'm a winner. It's just tough'

NEW YORK (AP) — Jamal Adams was still having a tough time trying to process everything two days later.The New York Jets...

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Police: Ex-NFL player brandished sword during argument

ABERDEEN, N.J. (AP) — Police in New Jersey say a former NFL player threatened someone with a sword during an argument at a...

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FANTASY PLAYS: Week 11 waiver adds with 6 teams on bye

Six teams — including all of the AFC East — are off this week. But besides the Patriots, no other team has essential fantasy...

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Raiders release defensive lineman Kony Ealy

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Raiders have released defensive lineman Kony Ealy one week after signing him to a...

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Steelers RB Le'Veon Bell refuses to sign tag, out for 2018

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Le'Veon Bell's patience on the football field sets him apart.In a game built on chaos, the star running back...

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Missouri assistant Dooley grateful for Tennessee opportunity

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Missouri offensive coordinator Derek Dooley said he's grateful about the opportunity he had at...

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Chargers officially place Perryman on IR, promote Johnson

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Chargers placed linebacker Denzel Perryman on injured reserve Tuesday with a knee...

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TE Noah Fant's usage questioned during Iowa's 3-game skid

Iowa junior tight end Noah Fant is one of the most talented players that Kirk Ferentz has ever coached in his 20 years.So why...

Former Oklahoma prep star Allonzo Trier returns as a Knicks contributor

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The way Terrance Ferguson remembers it, he was in seventh or eighth grade. He was playing for the best homeschool team in the country, but even he remembers Allonzo Trier. Ferguson was always taller than his peers, already dunking before he hit...

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Saints on top of Pro32 poll; KC stays 2nd; Rams up to 3rd

NEW YORK (AP) — For the past two months, the rest of the NFL has tried to slow down Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints.And...

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The NFL is moving Monday's Chiefs-Rams game to Los Angeles from Mexico City because of the field at Azteca Stadium.

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The NFL is moving Monday's Chiefs-Rams game to Los Angeles from Mexico City because of the field at Azteca...

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Bills cut receiver Pryor in latest move during bye week

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills have released receiver Terrelle Pryor two weeks after signing the eighth-year...

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NBC, CBS fighting for television ratings dominance

NEW YORK (AP) — Score one week for NBC in what's becoming an intriguing battle with CBS for dominance in the television ratings...

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Nielsen's top programs for Nov. 5-11

Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for Nov. 5-11. Listings include the week's ranking and viewership.1. NFL...

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Hue Jackson back in Cincinnati, helping to run defense

CINCINNATI (AP) — Hue Jackson needed only a few weeks to land another job in the place where he's always welcomed.The Bengals...

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Bilas: College basketball players will one day be paid

College basketball analyst Jay Bilas believes players will eventually be paid, and tells PodcastOne Sports Now that he's not...

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Monday Sports in Brief

HOCKEYThe National Hockey League announced a tentative $18.9 million settlement Monday with more than 140 retired players who...

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NFL players are reprising some old, costly celebrations

NFL players seem to have run out of creative ways to celebrate.Either that, or they've decided to pay homage to the players...

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NFL Notebook: Bengals fire defensive coordinator

The Bengals fired defensive coordinator Teryl Austin on Monday, a day after a 51-14 loss to the Saints.

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AP Source: Former Browns coach Jackson returning to Bengals

CLEVELAND (AP) — Hue Jackson's timeout from coaching didn't last long.Fired last month after a brutal run with the Browns,...

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Bengals fire defensive coordinator, Jackson re-joining staff

CINCINNATI (AP) — Marvin Lewis got the Bengals' head coaching job because of his reputation for defensive excellence. He's now...

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Bills release turnover-prone quarterback Nathan Peterman

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Nathan Peterman's turnover-over prone days with the Buffalo Bills are over after the second-year...

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3-game winning streak helping Indianapolis build momentum

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indianapolis Colts' season looked lost in early October.At 1-5, they were better positioned for the...

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Bills coach: QB Allen will regain starting job when healthy

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — It appears as if journeyman quarterback Matt Barkley's successful debut as the Buffalo Bills starter...

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Mets' Tim Tebow adds offseason TV hosting job

New York Mets minor leaguer Tim Tebow has another offseason job.The 2007 Heisman Trophy winner and former NFL quarterback will...

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No time for Seahawks to recover from being overrun by Rams

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — The idea the Seattle Seahawks would score 31 points and lose used to be unfathomable with Pete Carroll in...

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Falcons miss opportunity to stay close in NFC wild-card hunt

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons picked a bad time to play their second-worst game of the year.Losing by two...

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Boston College QB Brown day to day with abdominal injury

BOSTON (AP) — Boston College coach Steve Addazio would like to see college football adopt some of the same rules that the NFL...

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Houston RB Foreman could return to practice soon

HOUSTON (AP) — Houston Texans running back D'Onta Foreman has recovered from a ruptured Achilles tendon he suffered almost a...

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Patricia's Lions reeling after 3rd straight loss

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — Matt Patricia wants the Detroit Lions to stay the course.The Lions have lost three games in a row —...

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NHL, retired players reach $19M concussions settlement

The National Hockey League announced a tentative $18.9 million settlement Monday with more than 300 retired players who sued...

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49ers promote RB Matthew Dayes from practice squad

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers have promoted running Matthew Dayes to the active roster from the practice...

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Chargers LB Denzel Perryman out for season with knee injury

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Chargers have had to make plenty of adjustments this season on defense due to...

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Gruden takes blame for Raiders' 4th down throwaway

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Oakland coach Jon Gruden said he should take the blame for Derek Carr's bewildering fourth-down...

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LA Rams WR Cooper Kupp has torn knee ligament, McVay says

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles receiver Cooper Kupp is out for the season after tearing a ligament in his left knee,...

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With Cook back, Vikings ready to run as weather turns cold

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — Dalvin Cook's rush through the left side of the line for 70 yards last week was the longest gain of his...

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Cowboys look for win streak after saving season in Philly

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Dak Prescott and Ezekiel Elliott played off each other in a season-saving win over Philadelphia much the...

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Johnson, pass rush positive signs from Arizona's loss at KC

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Although the Arizona Cardinals went down to their seventh defeat of the season, there were positive aspects...

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Buccaneers sticking with Fitzpatrick as starting QB

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are sticking with Ryan Fitzpatrick as their No. 1 quarterback.Coach Dirk Koetter...

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Saints, Brees piling up points at franchise-record rate

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The dynamic Saints running back duo of Mark Ingram and Alvin Kamara agree that the word "savage" best...

Low turnover numbers not helping OU defense

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NORMAN — Oklahoma defensive lineman Neville Gallimore and linebacker Curtis Bolton treated Oklahoma State running back Chuba Hubbard like a pinball in the fourth quarter of Saturday's Bedlam game. On a fourth-quarter run, Gallimore got the...

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Titans saying all the right things about handling success

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans are saying all the right things about learning how to handle success.After beating...

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Jaguars center Brandon Linder injures knee, out for season

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jacksonville Jaguars center Brandon Linder will have season-ending surgery on his right knee.Linder...

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Confused Jags keep blowing assignments in 5th straight loss

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars are busting defensive assignments at an alarming rate.They are allowing...

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Patriots face growing list of issues heading into bye week

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The Patriots have been adept at masking most of their issues this season.After a 1-2 start by New...

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Redskins lose another offensive lineman for season

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Rookie tackle Geron Christian is out for the rest of the season in the latest significant injury to the...

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Bears supporting Parkey after tough day against Lions

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — This time, the Chicago Bears were good enough to overcome a tough day for Cody Parkey.That might not...

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Backfield change: Panthers waive Anderson; sign Cadet

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Panthers have waived backup running back C.J. Anderson, a 1,000-yard rusher last season with the...

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Ravens QB Flacco status for Sunday's game 'up in the air'

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — Carrying a three-game losing streak and a losing record, the Baltimore Ravens now face the burden of...

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Bowles remains Jets coach despite team's struggles, bad loss

NEW YORK (AP) — Todd Bowles is staying put as coach of the New York Jets.For now, at least.It was business as usual Monday for...

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Former Giants RB, Michigan captain Ron Johnson dies at 71

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Former New York Giants running back Ron Johnson, who was the first black player to be a captain of the...

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Browns much better, show promising growth under Williams

CLEVELAND (AP) — From disorganized and dysfunctional to disciplined — and according to rookie quarterback Baker Mayfield,...

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Eagles' Darby out for season with torn ACL

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Eagles lost another key player for the season.Cornerback Ronald Darby tore his ACL in the...

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Ex-Detroit Lion Barney accuses pizza chain of discrimination

DETROIT (AP) — Former Detroit Lions Hall of Famer Lem Barney and his wife are suing a Detroit-area pizza chain for racial...

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Bye comes at good time for hobbled Dolphins

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — Frank Gore walked slowly through the Miami Dolphins locker room Monday, a slight hunch in his posture and a...

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Quick change: Packers move on after win, prep for Seattle

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — It can be difficult enough for NFL players to have just three days to prepare for a Thursday night...

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Chiefs' maligned defense shines in victory over Arizona

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs finally got Justin Houston back onto the field Sunday against Arizona, and the...

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Sean Payton says Bengals will be paid for broken fire alarm

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — Saints coach Sean Payton says he broke a blaring fire alarm in visitor's locker room at Cincinnati's Paul...

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Saints add receiver Brandon Marshall after Dez Bryant injury

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — Saints coach Sean Payton says the Saints have signed veteran receiver Brandon Marshall.Marshall's addition...

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ICYMI in NFL Week 10: Bowles' Jets bad; Norman knocks fans

Time to start the "Which coaches are on the way out?" watch in the NFL, and all eyes are on Todd Bowles of the New York Jets at...

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Wagerers crossing the Delaware (and Hudson) for sports bets

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — In the time it takes for a red light to turn green, Leonard Sciascia can get his sports bets made,...

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Column: Ugly performances by Jets, Bucs and Raiders

To say the Jets , Raiders and Bucs have quit would be hyperbole.To say their fans are ready to quit watching them would be more...

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Weekend Sports in Brief

COLLEGE FOOTBALLLOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville has fired coach Bobby Petrino with two games left in a spiraling season that...

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Elliott takes giant leap needed to lift Cowboys past Eagles

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Ezekiel Elliott took one giant leap that may have saved Dallas' season.But it was Elliott's go-ahead 1-yard...

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Mahomes throws 2 TD passes as Chiefs beat Cardinals 26-14

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Patrick Mahomes will always have some special TV footage of the Kansas City Chiefs celebrating his...

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Elliott, Prescott lead Cowboys past Eagles 27-20

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Ezekiel Elliott and Dak Prescott left the defending Super Bowl champions wondering how their season went...

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Titans sack Brady, upset Patriots 34-10

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tom Brady added another big chunk of NFL history to his resume. The Tennessee Titans made sure the...

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Man reaching for free shirt critical after fall over railing

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A fan reaching for a free T-shirt is in critical but stable condition at Vanderbilt University Medical...

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Seahawks' Carroll optimistic despite 4-5 mark after loss

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Seattle coach Pete Carroll had every reason to be frustrated after his Seahawks dropped a second straight...

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Rams lose Kupp to potentially serious knee injury

Rams receiver Cooper Kupp suffered a potentially serious knee injury on Sunday — a blow to a team that has stayed remarkably...

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The Latest: Eagles, already thin at CB, lose Darby to injury

The Latest on Week 10 in the NFL (all times EST):10:45 p.m.Eagles cornerback Ronald Darby is out for the rest of the game...

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Jones helps Packers run away for 31-12 win over Dolphins

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — For a change, it was the Packers in a runaway.Aaron Jones ran for career highs of 145 yards and two...

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Osweiler, Dolphins squander chances for TDs vs. Packers

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The injury-riddled Miami Dolphins still managed to generate plenty of scoring opportunities against the...

OSU football: Tylan Wallace finding himself as a performer and a leader

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OSU receiver Tylan Wallace is one of four receivers in the country with more than 1,000 receiving yards, and his on-field performance has boosted his confidence to become a more vocal leader for the Cowboys as well

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George W. Bush, Laura Bush honored for work with veterans

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Former President George W. Bush and former first lady Laura Bush were awarded the National Constitution...

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Rams make late defensive stand, hold off Seahawks 36-31

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Rams were still reeling from the mass shooting less than five miles from their training...

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Carr's throwaway symbolizes Raiders' 5th straight loss

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Derek Carr rolled to his right, felt pressure from Melvin Ingram and threw the ball at the feet of Jalen...

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NFL Today, Week 10

SCOREBOARDMonday, Nov. 12.New York Giants (1-7) at San Francisco (2-7), 8:15 p.m. The teams have the second-lowest combined...

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Rivers leads Chargers to 6th straight win, 20-6 over Raiders

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Philip Rivers took nearly 20 minutes to complete his first pass, the Los Angeles Chargers got gashed on...

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Luck, Ebron lead Colts past struggling Jaguars 29-26

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Andrew Luck started Sunday by carving up Jacksonville's staunch defense.He finished it by playing the eager...

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Brees passes Favre with 3 TDs, Saints crush Bengals 51-14

CINCINNATI (AP) — Drew Brees and the Saints rocked Paul Brown Stadium from the opening drive, scoring every time they got the...

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Mayfield throws 3 TDs, Chubb has record run in Browns' win

CLEVELAND (AP) — Before he rolled out of bed, Baker Mayfield had a premonition of near perfection.More than a hunch."When I...

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Barkley, Bills light up listless Jets in 41-10 laugher

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Matt Barkley had just put the finishing touches on a stunning victory when he jogged over to the...

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Buccaneers lose again, Koetter mum on possible QB change

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Ryan Fitzpatrick has been down this road far more times than the veteran quarterback cares to remember.The...

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Mistake-prone Jags seeking solutions after 5th straight loss

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Jacksonville cornerback Jalen Ramsey had plenty to say this summer.Now that the temperatures are cooling,...

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Falcons flop, lose momentum after ugly 28-16 loss to Browns

CLEVELAND (AP) — Quarterback Matt Ryan packed his belongings, left Atlanta's subdued locker room and slowly walked down the...

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Eagles right tackle Lane Johnson out with knee injury

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Right tackle Lane Johnson is inactive for the Eagles against Dallas on Sunday night.Johnson, an All-Pro...

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Trubisky throws 3 TDs, Bears beat Lions 34-22

CHICAGO (AP) — Mitchell Trubisky locked in right from the start, whether he was firing downfield or making the right read...

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Brady pulled late as Pats' offense struggles in 34-10 loss

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The New England Patriots dipped into their bag of tricks, and wide receiver Julian Edelman threw to a...

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Bowles' sinking Jets bottom out with 41-10 loss to Bills

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The locker room was eerily quiet as New York Jets players got dressed, packed their bags and...

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Why Ex-Brown Joe Thomas thinks hunting can help veterans

Weeks before Veterans Day, Joe Thomas spent a day with former military members at a hunting preserve created specifically for...

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Smith throws for 178 yards, TD; Redskins beat Bucs 16-3

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Washington yielded 501 yards and forced Tampa Bay to punt once all day.Sounds like a blueprint for a...

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Lions' secondary unable to stop Trubisky in loss to Bears

CHICAGO (AP) — Glover Quin had a chance to stop Anthony Miller. He ended up on the ground on the sideline, watching as Miller...

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Bengals give up 500 yards again, get crushed by Saints 51-14

CINCINNATI (AP) — Broken coverage by broken coverage, missed tackle by missed tackle, yard by yard, the Bengals made history...

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Cardinals' Fitzgerald makes more history in another loss

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The catch that Larry Fitzgerald secured late in the fourth quarter against the Kansas City Chiefs on...

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Vrabel's Titans rout New England 34-10, snap Pats' streaks

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tom Brady added another big chunk of NFL history to his resume.The Tennessee Titans made sure the...

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The shape of Azteca a concern ahead of Mexico game

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The abused hybrid grass of Azteca Stadium is generating concerns for its poor condition a week before it...

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Louisville fires head coach Bobby Petrino with team 2-8

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville's seven-game skid was bad enough. Worse were the large margins of defeat and opponents'...

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Seahawks face Rams without RB Carson, guard Fluker

The Seattle Seahawks will face the NFC West-leading Los Angeles Rams minus running back Chris Carson and guard D.J....

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Airplane banner denounces Jets' partnership with MGM

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — An airplane banner criticizing the New York Jets' gaming deal partnership with casino operator MGM...

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Brees, Brady closing in on catching Favre on TD passing list

Drew Brees and Tom Brady enter Week 10 of the NFL's schedule neck and neck in closing in on matching Brett Favre for second...

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AP Top 25 Takeaways: Hold up on handing Tua that Heisman

Hold up on handing Tua Tagovailoa the Heisman Trophy.The Alabama quarterback looked only OK in the top-ranked Crimson Tide's...

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New Eagles wideout Golden Tate is up on Cowboys rivalry

It didn't take Golden Tate long to learn his new team's biggest rival.

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NFL Notebook: Saints place Dez Bryant on IR

Former Oklahoma State star Dez Bryant's season is over before it had even begun.

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Saints WR Thomas fined $30,000 for phone celebration

NEW YORK (AP) — New Orleans Saints receiver Michael Thomas has been fined $30,000 by the NFL for using a phone as a prop for a...

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Bills say QB Matt Barkley expected to start against Jets

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills are going with newly signed journeyman Matt Barkley as their starting quarterback,...

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Mond accounts for 4 TDs as A&M gets 38-24 win over Ole Miss

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — After Kellen Mond turned the ball over on Texas A&M's first two drives of the second half on...

Bedlam mystery: What's the secret to OU domination?

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The Sooners dominate the Cowboys unlike any other in-state college football rivalry. Can someone please explain?

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Jets promote QB Davis Webb, place TE Neal Sterling on IR

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets have signed quarterback Davis Webb from the practice squad and placed tight end...

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BYU scores 35 straight, tops UMass 35-16

FOXBORO, Mass. (AP) — Zach Wilson threw two touchdown passes to Talon Shumway and Aleva Hifo ran for two and Brigham Young...

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Saints place Bryant on injured reserve, promote Kirkwood

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Dez Bryant's season is over before it had even begun.The New Orleans Saints placed the newly acquired Bryant...

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Trump says 7 to receive Presidential Medal of Freedom

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has announced his first recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom and they...

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Friday's Sports in Brief

PRO FOOTBALLMETAIRIE, La. (AP) — Dez Bryant's tenure with the Saints may have been short-lived.In just his second practice with...

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NFL Notebook: Jaguars RB Fournette to play at Colts

Jacksonville Jaguars running back Leonard Fournette is good to go for Sunday's game at Indianapolis.

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Saints' Dez Bryant hurt, calls injury the 'ultimate test'

In just his second practice with New Orleans, the newly acquired wide receiver indicated in social media posts Friday that he...

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7 Seahawks questionable to play against Rams

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Safety Bradley McDougald, running back Chris Carson and right guard D.J. Fluker headlined a list of seven...

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49ers, Raiders alter schedules due to smoke from wildfire

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers shifted workout times Friday as smoke from a massive Northern California...

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Lions rule out Slay, Lang for game against Chicago

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Lions will be without standout cornerback Darius Slay for Sunday's game at Chicago.The...

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Chargers CB King developing into complete defensive player

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Desmond King is showing signs of developing into a complete player for the Los Angeles Chargers.The...

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NFL television ratings see increase for most packages

After years of declines, NFL television ratings are showing modest gains.Three of the league's television partners have shown...

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Cowboys shuffling receivers again; pair set for 2018 debuts

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — The Dallas Cowboys are doing more shuffling at receiver as they try to revive one of the NFL's worst...

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Saints' Dez Bryant hurt, calls injury the 'ultimate test'

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — Dez Bryant's tenure with the Saints may have been short-lived.In just his second practice with New...

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Win streak aside, Brady says Patriots can still do more

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Historically, Tom Brady has been hesitant to express satisfaction when it comes to the Patriots'...

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Bills RB McCoy breaks silence by saying he's frustrated

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy ended his near two-week silence by saying he wanted to keep...

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Bears get Khalil Mack back for game with Lions

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — Khalil Mack will save some secrets for the Detroit Lions on Sunday at Soldier Field.Asked if he would...

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Say his name: Rookie WR Valdes-Scantling on rise for Packers

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Packers receiver Marquez Valdes-Scantling turned to Twitter to give a tutorial about how to pronounce...

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Take 5; Steelers get a break after drilling Panthers

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ben Roethlisberger was still in the process of picking himself up off the Heinz Field turf when the scrum...

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Beckham Jr. hopeful Giants can run the table

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Call Odell Beckham Jr. the eternal optimist.When the New York Giants' flashy wide receiver was...

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Chiefs could get Houston, Sorensen on field vs Cardinals

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Chiefs could be getting some much-needed help for their ailing, leaky defense when linebacker...

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Jaguars' Fournette 'completely healthy,' will play at Colts

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jacksonville Jaguars running back Leonard Fournette is good to go for Sunday's game at...

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Rams cancel practice for fire; 20 players, coaches evacuate

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Rams canceled practice Friday after a wildfire forced about 20 players and coaches to...

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NFL fines Titans safety for celebrating on Cowboys' logo

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The NFL has fined Tennessee Titans safety Kevin Byard $10,026 for celebrating his end-zone interception...

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Rivera tells Panthers to get away from football after loss

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Panthers coach Ron Rivera wants his players to get away from football, just for a little while.A day...

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Jets' Darnold doubtful vs. Bills, unlikely to back up McCown

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Take a seat, Sam. You're sitting this one out.New York Jets quarterback Sam Darnold was listed as...

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Bills QB Matt Barkley in the mix to start against Jets

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Bills rookie quarterback Josh Allen's status remains uncertain. Derek Anderson is out. And that means...

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3 Dolphins offensive linemen questionable for Green Bay

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — The Miami Dolphins could be without three injured starting offensive linemen Sunday at Green Bay.Guard Ted...

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Bears raise more than $800,000 in social justice donations

The Bears and their players raised $813,850 in social justice donations, with matching grants.With money donated primarily by...

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Vikings' Harrison Smith voted top NFL safety by AP panel

NEW YORK (AP) — Harrison Smith has been making his mark for years with big hits and clutch interceptions for the Minnesota...

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Halfway to NFL awards: decisions and lots of candidates

By the time every NFL team has played eight games, there are some heavily established favorites for The Associated Press NFL...

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Eagles optimistic Darren Sproles will play this season

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Eagles coach Doug Pederson says he optimistic running back Darren Sproles will play again this season...

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Rams CB Marcus Peters to Saints coach Payton: "Keep talking"

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Cornerback Marcus Peters criticized himself for playing poorly when his Los Angeles Rams lost at...

OKC wins the Schroder for Anthony deal

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Dennis Schroder surveyed the defense and dribbled into the lane. Drive. Shot. Basket. The Houston Rocket defending him? Carmelo Anthony. Oh, the irony. Four months ago, the Thunder decided to unload Carmelo. He didn't want to come off...

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FANTASY PLAYS: Burning questions for NFL Week 10

A look at some key fantasy football questions for Week 10:WHICH UNDER THE RADAR PLAYERS HAVE THE BEST CHANCE FOR A BIG GAME...

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No. 2 Clemson on a roll heading to No. 17 Boston College

BOSTON (AP) — The best Boston College team in a decade is standing in the way of No. 2 Clemson's fourth straight trip to the...

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XTECH shouldering its way into locker rooms on all levels

EAST HANOVER, N.J. (AP) — At 43, Baylor coach Matt Rhule is far removed from a playing career. That doesn't mean he won't run...

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Thursday's Sports in Brief

OLYMPICSDENVER (AP) — A growing sex-abuse problem in Olympic sports has led to a steady stream of Congressional hearings and a...

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Bryant practices with Saints, asserts he's 'not a bad guy.'

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — Dez Bryant wasn't about to declare himself a changed man just because he'd changed teams.At age 30, the...

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Panthers can't recover from early deficit in blowout loss

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Carolina Panthers fell behind early and never recovered.Ben Roethlisberger and the Steelers offense used...

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Roethlisberger throws for 5 TDs, Steelers rip Panthers 52-21

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ben Roethlisberger's first pass went for a touchdown. His last did the same. And in between the Pittsburgh...

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Big Ben throws for 5 TDs, Steelers roll to win

PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Steelers aren't playing like a team missing Le'Veon Bell. Ben Roethlisberger threw for 328 yards...

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Here comes Who Dey vs. Who Dat. Say what?

Here comes Who Dey vs. Who Dat.Say what?The Who Dat folks from New Orleans go head-on with the Who Dey fans in Cincinnati on...

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No. 5 Georgia carries on its tradition as Running Back U

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — When Elijah Holyfield was pondering where he wanted to go to college, he certainly took an interest in...

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LA Rams horrified by mass shooting near their training base

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Andrew Whitworth and most of his Los Angeles Rams teammates live within a few miles of their...

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Seahawks' Moore trying to move past loss to Chargers

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — David Moore tried his best not to let the final pass in Seattle's loss to the Los Angeles Chargers last...

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Rams shocked by mass shooting near training home

The Rams train in Thousand Oaks about five miles north of the Borderline Bar and Grill, where Marine combat veteran Ian David...

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Court urged to end rule that erased Hernandez's conviction

BOSTON (AP) — A legal principle that erased former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez's murder conviction after he...

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Frustrated WR Jackson not giving up on Bucs playoff hopes

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — DeSean Jackson's frustration grows by the loss.The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have dropped five of six games...

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Larry Fitzgerald closing in on yards receiving milestone

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Larry Fitzgerald is closing in on another milestone, and it's an impressive one.The 35-year-old receiver...

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Mullens to share stage with Manning when 49ers host Giants

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Nick Mullens remembers getting the phone call from Archie Manning inviting him to the prestigious...

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Steelers RT Gilbert out for 3rd straight week

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers right tackle Marcus Gilbert will miss his third straight game while dealing with a knee...

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49ers QB Nick Mullens knows how to make good 1st impression

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Nick Mullens knows how to make a good first impression.Whether it was wearing a suit to his...

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Thielen, Diggs have helped Vikings stay on track

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — Thanks to Adam Thielen, Minnesota's record book has already needed several revisions this year.Just past...

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Mack, Allen Robinson just about ready to return to Bears

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — Two-time All-Pro pass rusher Khalil Mack and top receiver Allen Robinson look as if they're just about...

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Bears eye rare win over Lions, end of skid against division

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears have a rare opportunity to beat the Detroit Lions and pick up a victory over an NFC...

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Jets' McCown to start vs. Bills for injured Darnold

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Josh McCown is going from mentor to starter this week for the New York Jets.The 39-year-old...

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New Falcon Bruce Irvin delighted to be back home in Atlanta

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — Bruce Irvin has wanted to play for the Atlanta Falcons since he was a kid.Now that the seventh-year...

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FANTASY PLAYS: Players to start and sit in NFL Week 10

Like winter, fantasy football playoffs loom. Successful fantasy owners shouldn't go into victory formation yet, as one bad week...

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Mayfield hopes NFL officials find consistency on helmet hits

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Baker Mayfield has become the NFL's unwanted poster boy for helmet-to-helmet hits.Twice this season,...

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4 teams, 3 weekends, 2 big games for 1 Big 12 title rematch

There are four legitimate contenders, three weekends of games and two big head-to-head matchups that should go a long way in...

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Falcons flying high again after rough start, face Browns

CLEVELAND (AP) — Quietly, steadily and with little fanfare, the Atlanta Falcons have gotten off the ground.They're flying again...

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Raiders' Guenther says no friction between him, Gruden

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Oakland Raiders defensive coordinator Paul Guenther denied there is any friction between him and coach...

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Dolphins' Burke says Jones, defense now on 'same page'

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — Miami Dolphins defensive coordinator Matt Burke has spent the week patching up things, and not just because...

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Trailblazing African-American RB Wally Triplett dies at 92

DETROIT (AP) — Wally Triplett, the trailblazing running back who was one of the first African-Americans drafted by an NFL team,...

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Packers hope to bounce back against Dolphins' pick-happy D

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — One team is starting a backup at quarterback but still above .500. The other boasts one of the NFL's...

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Colts' revamped line studies hard for test against Jaguars

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indianapolis Colts spent their offseason cramming for Sunday's test.They understood that to ascend in...

How's Carmelo Anthony working in Houston after his OKC exit?

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The NBA season is longer than a handful of games. Just ask the Thunder. And if you want a second opinion, ask Carmelo Anthony and the Houston Rockets.

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Rivers rolling, Carr stalling entering Chargers-Raiders game

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Derek Carr had appeared to pass Philip Rivers in the pecking order of AFC West quarterbacks two years...

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Mahomes, Rosen to face off when Chiefs welcome Cardinals

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Patrick Mahomes Reunion Tour rolls on Sunday when the young, record-setting quarterback leads the...

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History on the line: Porous Bengals try to stop Saints

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Steelers piled up 481 yards against Cincinnati's historically bad defense.The Chiefs and the Buccaneers...

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Joseph's job safe for now as Broncos stumble again

DENVER (AP) — Vance Joseph keeps losing games but not his locker room.That's why Denver Broncos general manager John Elway...

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Giants tight end Engram trying to overcome dropped passes

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Evan Engram understands that he has all the tools to be a top tight end in the NFL.The New York...

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Losses, ugly offenses, QB uncertainty mark Bills-Jets

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Even the most die-hard of Bills and Jets fans might have a tough time getting fired up about this...

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New Eagles wideout Golden Tate is up on Cowboys rivalry

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — It didn't take Golden Tate long to learn his new team's biggest rival.Tate, the playmaking wide receiver...

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Rams eager to rebound from 1st loss, sweep Seahawks series

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Although the Los Angeles Rams hadn't lost a game until last week, their spectacular season has featured...

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Lions-Bears Preview Capsule

DETROIT (3-5) at CHICAGO (5-3)Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, FoxOPENING LINE — Bears by 4RECORD VS. SPREAD — Detroit 5-3, Chicago 5-3SERIES...

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Dolphins-Packers Preview Capsule

MIAMI (5-4) at GREEN BAY (3-4-1)Sunday, 4:25 p.m. ET, CBSOPENING LINE - Packers by 7RECORD VS. SPREAD - Miami 5-4, Green Bay...

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Vrabel gets 1st crack coaching against Belichick, Patriots

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Mike Vrabel won three Super Bowl rings over eight seasons with the New England Patriots. He even caught...

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Texans shake off terrible start with 6-game winning streak

HOUSTON (AP) — Ask Jadeveon Clowney how the Houston Texans turned around their season by winning six straight games after an...

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Harbaugh, Flacco seek strong finish in 11th year with Ravens

BALTIMORE (AP) — Having worked in unison for 11 seasons with the Baltimore Ravens, John Harbaugh and Joe Flacco are under...

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Chiefs using screen plays in creative new ways on offense

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Patrick Mahomes had been shredding the Patriots defense all night with his incredible arm strength and...

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Linebackers are paying price for NFL's video-game numbers

DENVER (AP) — With the NFL's volcanic offenses, can't-hit-them-too-hard rules and bewildered officials, linebackers today...

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Former Bills GM Whaley hired as XFL senior VP

STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — The XFL says former Buffalo Bills general manager Doug Whaley has been hired as the league's senior vice...

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Police: Steelers Antonio Brown pulled over for going 100 mph

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Police say Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown was stopped for speeding over 100 mph in his...

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Redskins-Buccaneers Preview Capsule

WASHINGTON (5-3) at TAMPA BAY (3-5)Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, FoxOPENING LINE - Buccaneers by 2RECORD VS. SPREAD - Washington 5-3,...

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Falcons-Browns Preview Capsule

ATLANTA (4-4) at CLEVEAND (2-6-1)Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, FoxOPENING LINE — Falcons by 3RECORD VS. SPREAD — Atlanta 3-5, Cleveland...

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The Latest: Court urged to reinstate Hernandez conviction

BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on a legal fight over former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez's murder conviction after his...

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Giants-49ers Preview Capsule

NEW YORK GIANTS (1-7) at SAN FRANCISCO (2-7)Monday, 8:15 p.m. ET, ESPNOPENING LINE - 49ers by 3RECORD VS. SPREAD - New York...

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Cowboys-Eagles Preview Capsule

DALLAS (3-5) at PHILADELPHIA (4-4)Sunday, 8:20 p.m. ET, NBCOPENING LINE — Eagles by 7RECORD VS. SPREAD — Cowboys 3-5, Eagles...

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Patriots-Titans Preview Capsule

NEW ENGLAND (7-2) at TENNESSEE (4-4)Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, CBSOPENING LINE — Patriots by 7RECORD VS. SPREAD — New England 6-3,...

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Chargers-Raiders Preview Capsule

LOS ANGELES CHARGERS (6-2) at OAKLAND (1-7)Sunday, 4:05 p.m. ET, FoxOPENING LINE - Chargers by 10RECORD VS. SPREAD - Los...

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Jaguars-Colts Preview Capsule

JACKSONVILLE (3-5) at INDIANAPOLIS (3-5)Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, CBSOPENING LINE - Colts by 1½RECORD VS. SPREAD - Jacksonville 3-5,...

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Bills-Jets Preview Capsule

BUFFALO (2-7) at NEW YORK JETS (3-6)Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, CBSOPENING LINE — Jets by 7½RECORD VS. SPREAD — Buffalo 3-6, New York...

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Saints-Bengals Preview Capsule

NEW ORLEANS (7-1) at CINCINNATI (5-3)Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, FoxOPENING LINE — Saints by 3½RECORD VS. SPREAD — New Orleans 6-2,...

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Seahawks-Rams Preview Capsule

LOS ANGELES (AP) — SEATTLE (4-4) at LOS ANGELES RAMS (8-1)Sunday, 4:25 p.m. ET, CBSOPENING LINE — Rams by 8RECORD VS. SPREAD —...

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Cardinals-Chiefs Preview Capsule

ARIZONA (2-6) at KANSAS CITY (8-1)Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, FoxOPENING LINE — Chiefs by 15RECORD VS. SPREAD — Arizona 4-3-1, Kansas...

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Another despondent season in Dallas

Only five NFL franchises have fewer playoff wins than do the Cowboys over the last 20 years.

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NFL stadiums and Kenny Chesney: magical mix of sports/music

The wave of sound builds from the bottom of the lower bowl to the very top of MetLife Stadium. Every seat is filled, and the...

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Wednesday's Sports in Brief

BOXINGTOKYO (AP) — Floyd Mayweather has called off his bout with Japanese kickboxer Tenshin Nasukawa and says he was...

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NFL on pace for record-setting scoring midway through season

It's never been easier to score in the NFL.At the midpoint of the season, the league is on pace to set records for most points,...

How the Thunder can help Raymond Felton in Russell Westbrook's absence

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It's not as simple as passing up a shot. In the second quarter Saturday, Dallas' JJ Barea sagged off Raymond Felton by at least 10 feet. Felton fired from 3-point range in front of his former teammate and off the miss, the Mavericks tore out in...

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NFL Notebook: Dez Bryant signs with Saints

Dez Bryant has found a new team, agreeing to join the already prolific offense of the surging New Orleans Saints.

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Saints sign ex-Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — Dez Bryant has found a new team, agreeing to join the already prolific offense of the surging New Orleans...

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Motivated by critics, WR Kirk off to good start in NFL

TEM PE, Ariz. (AP) — Too small, too slow. Christian Kirk is well aware of what critics said to him going into this year's NFL...

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Uncertainty about Carson will test Seahawks running depth

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — It's become clear through the first half of this season the Seattle Seahawks offense functions best when...

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Packers eager to finish strong after first-half frustrations

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Randall Cobb is out of detailed answers for now.But the veteran receiver did have one simple solution to...

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Browns GM Dorsey to lead search for team's next coach

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Browns owners Dee and Jimmy Haslam will count on John Dorsey's keen eye for talent to find a...

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NFL fines Dolphins and Gase for injury report violation

MIAMI (AP) — The NFL has fined the Miami Dolphins $30,000 and coach Adam Gase $15,000 for an injury report violation a month...

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Under pressure: Sacks rise for Carr behind hurt Raiders line

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — After taking a career-high seven sacks behind a decimated Oakland Raiders offensive line, Derek Carr got...

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Titans' Butler struggling, now a target in pass defense

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Titans cornerback Malcolm Butler knows why he has struggled so much that opposing quarterbacks keep...

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Vikings claim Abdullah off waivers from Detroit

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have claimed running back Ameer Abdullah off waivers from the Detroit Lions.The...

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Former sports radio host Craig Carton convicted of fraud

NEW YORK (AP) — Craig Carton, the former co-host of a sports radio show with ex-NFL quarterback Boomer Esiason, emerged from a...

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Most Improved Players playing key roles at halfway point

NEW YORK (AP) — Established superstars such as Tom Brady or Aaron Rodgers grab all the attention when their teams do well.But a...

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Bills' McCoy not talking as production keeps dropping

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The more LeSean McCoy's production drops, the less the Buffalo Bills running back wants to talk about...

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Tyrell Williams emerges as deep threat for Chargers

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Chargers have proven during the first half of the season that they have plenty of...

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Browns lose defensive starters Kirksey, Gaines to injuries

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — The losses are piling up for the Browns — in the standings, and on the sideline.On Wednesday, two defensive...

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Mitchell Trubisky, Bears' offense maintaining focus

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — Mitchell Trubisky and the Chicago Bears' offense refuse to become mired in mistakes or popular...

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Miami's Tannehill to miss Packers game with shoulder injury

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — For Ryan Tannehill, the pain persists. It hurts to throw, and it hurts not to play.The Miami Dolphins...

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Patriots sign offensive lineman Matt Tobin to 53-man roster

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The Patriots have signed offensive lineman Matt Tobin to the 53-man roster.Tobin practiced with the...

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NFL's running renaissance highlighted by Gurley's MVP look

Ezekiel Elliott likes to give Todd Gurley credit for the NFL's running renaissance because the Los Angeles Rams star ended an...

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Safety Jones says he and Dolphins are 'on the same page'

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — Reshad Jones is expressing no regrets and offering no explanation.The Miami Dolphins safety mysteriously...

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Falcons bolster pass rush by adding veteran Bruce Irvin

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons made a move to bolster their lackluster pass rush by agreeing to a one-year deal...

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Jets' Darnold has strained foot, could miss game vs. Bills

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Sam Darnold could be headed for the sideline this week — and maybe longer.The New York Jets rookie...

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Ex-Vikes DT sues Andrews, others over surgery complication

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Former Minnesota Vikings defensive tackle Sharrif Floyd has filed a lawsuit against famed orthopedist Dr....

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Floundering Jaguars take 'must-win' approach against Colts

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars used their bye week to ponder the team's precarious position.Mired in a...

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With weak offense, Gruden's Redskins can't mount comebacks

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Coach Jay Gruden's Washington Redskins have established a pattern: When they get a lead, they win; when...

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Joseph says Broncos, bitter Thomas need to move on

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Vance Joseph says the Broncos and former Denver wide receiver Demaryius Thomas both need to just move...

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Chiefs becoming must-watch show with Mahomes under center

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — There are times that Dolphins coach Adam Gase hears about a cool play that happened somewhere else in...

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Darren Sproles back at practice for the Eagles

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Darren Sproles returned to practice Wednesday for the Philadelphia Eagles after missing seven games because...

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Panthers and Steelers test their mettle in prime time

Two teams headed for January football, the Panthers and Steelers, get to test their mettle on Thursday night. It should be a...

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FANTASY PLAYS: Finding low-owned players in daily leagues

The Rams and Saints again showed the value of stacking lineups in daily fantasy football contests as they erupted Sunday for 80...

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Surging Newton, Panthers face red-hot Steelers

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Cam Newton spent a portion of the summer studying Ben Roethlisberger and working out alongside Antonio Brown,...

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Panthers-Steelers Preview Capsule

CAROLINA (6-2) at PITTSBURGH (5-2-1)Thursday, 8:20 p.m. ET, Fox/NFL NetworkOPENING LINE — Steelers by 7 1/2RECORD VS. SPREAD —...

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Democratic ex-NFL linebacker Colin Allred defeats Republican House Rules Committee Chairman Pete Sessions in Dallas race

DALLAS (AP) — Democratic ex-NFL linebacker Colin Allred defeats Republican House Rules Committee Chairman Pete Sessions in...

Sooners, not Cowboys, have a lot riding on Bedlam

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Bedlam football has become a nationally relevant series over the last 15 years, but 2018 is an exception

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Brissett scores 20, No. 16 Syracuse beats E Washington 66-34

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — With all five starters back, No. 16 Syracuse didn't figure to skip a beat defensively, and Eastern...

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Roethlisberger skips practice, but expects to face Panthers

Roethlisberger has a broken finger but is expected to play Thursday night against Carolina.

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Developing young QBs in NFL a tricky balancing act

NEW YORK (AP) — Start them right away? Ease 'em in? Have them sit a whole season?When it comes to developing young quarterbacks...

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Packers put Allison on IR, continue to reshuffle secondary

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Green Bay Packers have placed receiver Geronimo Allison on injured reserve and continued to...

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Jerry Jones: Cowboys 'not in anything' without improved play

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Even if the Dallas Cowboys were better than 3-5, Jerry Jones says he would have plenty of cause for...

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Pro and college football games dominate the TV ratings

LOS ANGELES (AP) — While political battles raged, viewers overwhelmingly cast their TV votes for football.Eight of the 10 most...

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Roethlisberger skips practice, but expects to face Panthers

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger sat out practice on Tuesday to give his broken left index...

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Nielsen's top programs for Oct. 29-Nov. 4

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for Oct. 29-Nov. 4. Listings include the week's ranking...

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Titans now face Patriots on short week after snapping skid

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee's three-game skid is over, and the Titans are back to .500 after a big road victory.But...

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QB Nick Mullens to get 2nd start for 49ers

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers are sticking with Nick Mullens as their starting quarterback after his...

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Giants rookie QB Lauletta apologizes after traffic arrest

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Giants rookie quarterback Kyle Lauletta apologized Tuesday morning, a week after he was arrested...

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Saints on top of latest Pro32 poll; KC, Pats tied for 2nd

NEW YORK (AP) — Who Dat on top of the latest AP Pro32 rankings?Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints.The Saints knocked off the...

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Lions cut Ameer Abdullah, sign Zach Zenner, Bruce Ellington

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Lions have released running back Ameer Abdullah, cutting ties with their seldom-used,...

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FANTASY PLAYS: Immediate and future pickups for Week 10

The Vikings, Broncos, Texans and Ravens being off in Week 10 means there are plenty of bye week players to replace in...

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AP All-America Watch: Sun Devils star WR; Alabama DT

The Associated Press has been honoring college football's best with an All-America team since 1925. The full three-team AP...

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Cowboys unable to defend star at home except for Jones shove

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Dallas Cowboys defense might want to delete that last group photo. It was a celebration that proved...

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Column: NFL is fun again in most surprising twist to season

Michael Thomas reached behind a goal post to pull out a flip phone in homage to a memorable touchdown celebration of the past....

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Coaches: curious calls, assertions, admonitions in Week 9

DENVER (AP) — Coaches made some curious calls, assertions and admonitions in Week 9 as the NFL hit the halfway point with some...

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Mariota recovers, Titans top Cowboys 28-14 in Cooper's debut

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Kevin Byard secured the interception that sparked the sluggish Tennessee Titans and turned toward...

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McVay: Rams will use their first loss as motivational fuel

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Rams didn't really aspire to perfection, and they didn't appear to be overly...

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Lions fall to bottom of NFC North after loss to Vikings

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Lions have fallen into last place in the NFC North and there are signs they may have a...

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Fox, NBC and Facebook turn down Trump ad deemed racist

NEW YORK (AP) — NBC, Fox News Channel and Facebook all said Monday they will stop airing President Donald Trump's campaign...

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Seahawks sit at .500 after step back from winning formula

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — The Seattle Seahawks figured out just how easy it is to get off track.After successfully resetting its...

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Packers struggling at 3-4-1 at halfway mark

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Every year, Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy nips any playoff talk in the bud by saying it's not a...

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NFL Notebook: Elway says Joseph's job is safe for now

John Elway says he's going to "stay the course" with Denver Broncos head coach Vance Joseph despite his 8-17 record.

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Bills QB Allen resumes practice 3 weeks after elbow injury

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills might have some good news on offense, for once.Rookie quarterback Josh Allen...

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Red Sox bring World Series trophy to Bruins game

BOSTON (AP) — The World Series champion Red Sox completed their tour of the three other major Boston-area professional sports...

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Back on track: RB Duke Johnson re-emerges for Browns in loss

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Duke Johnson wore a backpack on Monday that seemed symbolic.The Browns finally asked him to carry a larger...

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Chargers looking to continue fast start over next 3 weeks

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Chargers have won five straight to improve to 6-2 at midseason for the first time in...

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Cowboys DE Gregory out as Titans safety Vaccaro returns

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Dallas Cowboys defensive end Randy Gregory is out against Tennessee after having arthroscopic knee...

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Steelers rolling as Bell hints possible return

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Le'Veon Bell might be ready to head back to work. The Pittsburgh Steelers don't exactly look like they need...

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NFL sack leader Danielle Hunter 'just lets it rip' for Vikes

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — The physical attributes Danielle Hunter has used to amass his league-leading total of 11½ sacks this season...

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Buccaneers searching for answers to defensive woes

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — It doesn't matter if Jameis Winston or Ryan Fitzpatrick is at quarterback for the Buccaneers. A porous...

When not foul crazy, the Thunder is the NBA's best defense

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When the Thunder doesn’t foul so much, it has the best defense in the NBA.

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Texans roll to sixth straight win entering bye week

HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Texans have won six straight games for the first time since 2012, leaving their terrible start...

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John Elway says coach Vance Joseph's job is safe for now

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — John Elway says he's going to "stay the course" with Denver Broncos head coach Vance Joseph despite his...

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Rested Cardinals face daunting trip to Kansas City

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — When the season started for the Arizona Cardinals, Sam Bradford was the quarterback and Mike McCoy was...

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Resurgent Falcons back in playoff race with 3 straight wins

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — Coach Dan Quinn says losing six starters to injured reserve never forced him to lose faith in the...

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Raiders regroup after lopsided loss to 49ers

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Two defensive captains have been cut, a respected veteran retired and the team's No. 1 receiver was...

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With division games, Bears figure to see where they stand

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears are about to find out just where they stand.The NFC North leaders are staring at...

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Fournette back at practice, but Jags unsure if he will play

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jacksonville Jaguars running back Leonard Fournette practiced for the first time in more than a month...

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Injuries make impact sidelining NFL stars at halfway point

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Rookie head coach Mike Vrabel has no time to imagine how much better his struggling Tennessee offense...

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NFL flexes Vikings-Bears to prime time on Nov. 18

NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL has moved the Vikings game at Chicago from Sunday afternoon to prime time on NBC on Nov. 18.That bumps...

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3 Skins starters out for season: Scherff, Lauvao, Richardson

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington Redskins lost more than a quarter of their starting offense in one fell swoop Monday, with...

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Jets' Darnold shoulders blame, played 'stupid football'

NEW YORK (AP) — Sam Darnold had a tough time sitting through film of the game. New York Jets fans certainly know the...

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Harbaugh 'not surprised or insulted' over queries on future

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — The Ravens have a losing record and are in danger of missing the playoffs for the fourth year in a...

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Patriots' Patterson has become revelation out of backfield

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — To be a productive member of the New England Patriots, it's usually best to approach the game plan...

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Saints' Payton: Red zone defense has to get better

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — Saints coach Sean Payton expressed concern on Monday that his first-place team eventually will falter if...

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Bengals come out of bye missing top receiver A.J. Green

CINCINNATI (AP) — The black stool rested upside-down in A.J. Green's locker — not a site the Bengals wanted to see coming out...

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WRs Moore, Samuel bring 'different dimension' to Panthers

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — D.J. Moore has a running joke with Curtis Samuel before every game about which of the young Panthers...

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Kicker carousel: Chargers release Sturgis, promote Badgley

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Chargers have released kicker Caleb Sturgis and promoted Michael Badgley from the...

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Chiefs GM Brett Veach making all the right moves

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — In a jubilant locker room deep within Arrowhead Stadium, a young man impeccably dressed who looked as...

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ICYMI in NFL Week 9: Saints' Thomas phones home in key win

No real reason for everyone to flip out at what New Orleans wideout Michael Thomas did with a flip phone. He was just having a...

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Taylor, Douglas, Boozer among latest Black College HOF class

John Taylor from Delaware State and Hugh Douglas from Central State are among the seven new inductees to the Black College...

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Dolphins' Gase says Jones will be back in lineup Sunday

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — As he tried to resolve issues that led safety Reshad Jones to take himself out of a game, Miami Dolphins...

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For 2nd straight week, Packers not good enough vs NFL's best

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Green Bay had the ball in field goal range, on the cusp of breaking a fourth-quarter tie, when...

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Column: Brady already was the GOAT before beating Rodgers

Tom Brady didn't have to beat Aaron Rodgers in only their second head-to-head matchup to prove he's the best quarterback of all...

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Brady, Patriots beat Rodgers, Packers 31-17

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Tom Brady and Aaron Rodgers spent the week telling anyone who asked that the other guy was the better...

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Patriots' Edelman voices support for synagogue victims

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — New England Patriots receiver Julian Edelman expressed his support for the victims of a Pittsburgh...

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Weekend Sports Briefs

MARATHONNEW YORK (AP) — Mary Keitany of Kenya and Lelisa Desisa of Ethiopia won the New York City Marathon on Sunday, with...

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Okies in the NFL: Sunday, Nov. 4 

How NFL players with Oklahoma ties fared on Sunday.

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Brees, Saints hand Rams their 1st loss of the season

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Michael Thomas caught a late 72-yard touchdown reception and then celebrated with a cellphone in a throwback...

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Rams confidence unshaken after season's first loss

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Rams defensive tackle Aaron Donald stood calmly in front of his locker while he answered for his unit's...

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NFL Today, Week 9

SCOREBOARDMonday, Nov. 5.Tennessee at Dallas, 8:15 p.m. Amari Cooper makes his debut for the Cowboys (3-4) after being acquired...

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Wilson, Seattle nearly complete rally but fall to Chargers

SEATTLE (AP) — Russell Wilson missed a wide-open Jaron Brown for a potential touchdown. He reverted to a problem from earlier...

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Long-distance call: Thomas helps Saints beat Rams 45-35

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — When the time came to dial up a big play for Michael Thomas, the Saints' leading receiver answered the...

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Packers S Whitehead kicked out for taking a swing at Patriot

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Packers safety Jermaine Whitehead has been ejected from Green Bay's game against the New England...

Why performance isn't the only reason Bedlam fans feel differently about their QBs

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Plenty has happened on the field to fuel feelings of Bedlam fans. Kyler Murray is in the running for the Heisman. Taylor Cornelius is maddening with his swings in consistency. But for many fans, how these quarterbacks have played has served only...

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Broncos go into bye with coach on hot seat, flickering hopes

DENVER (AP) — Moments after Brandon McManus pushed his winning attempt wide right, the Denver Broncos were calling him "our...

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Thomas wins homecoming as Texans escape Denver 19-17

DENVER (AP) — For the first time in his life, Demaryius Thomas celebrated Brandon McManus missing a field goal.Thomas won his...

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Rivers, Gordon leads Chargers past Seahawks 25-17

SEATTLE (AP) — Jahleel Addae saw Russell Wilson's pass coming in his direction. He didn't see David Moore running open behind...

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Browns lose DBs Denzel Ward, E.J. Gaines to injuries

Cleveland defensive backs Denzel Ward and E.J. Gaines left with injuries in the first quarter of Sunday's loss to Kansas City,...

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Magic Mahomes: KC quarterback throws 3 TDs, Chiefs go to 8-1

CLEVELAND (AP) — With almost every flick of his right wrist, the legend of Patrick Mahomes grows.And he's just beginning.Only...

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The Latest: Saints hand previously unbeaten Rams 1st loss

The Latest on Week 9 in the NFL (all times EST):7:49 p.m.The Los Angeles Rams' undefeated run is over.Drew Brees threw four...

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Fitzpatrick will keep starting QB job in Tampa Bay

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Ryan Fitzpatrick played well enough to retain starting the quarterback job in Tampa Bay for another...

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Bills go from anemic to comedic in 41-9 loss to Bears

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Sean McDermott insists the Buffalo Bills have enough talent on offense to win in the NFL."I believe...

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Vikings: Pro Bowl fullback Bill 'Boom Boom' Brown dies at 80

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Bill Brown, the Minnesota Vikings fullback who was a four-time Pro Bowl pick in 14 seasons in the NFL, has...

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Sad sack Lions: Stafford downed 10 times in loss to Vikings

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Detroit Lions were at a disadvantage, playing in a deafening stadium against a daunting Minnesota...

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Browns lose defenders, drop fourth in row to end rough week

CLEVELAND (AP) — The coach changed. Everything else with the Cleveland Browns stayed the same.Unable to slow Patrick Mahomes...

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Gronkowski, Michel inactive for Pats' matchup with Packers

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Quarterbacks Tom Brady and Aaron Rodgers will both be without key players in the Sunday night matchup...

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Vikings hang 10 sacks on Stafford in 24-9 win vs. Lions

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings turned their defensive line loose on Matthew Stafford in a dominant performance that...

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Ravens need a break: enter bye week mired in 3-game skid

BALTIMORE (AP) — By the time the Baltimore Ravens play another game, they'll have gone five weeks without a victory.After...