FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Tony Pollard returned kicks and caught passes while growing up admiring Reggie Bush, making it easy to believe the former Memphis running back would be a change-of-pace option...
Mahomes leads Chiefs to doorstep of playing in Super Bowl
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The game was all-but decided, and the Chiefs minutes away from playing in their first AFC title game in 25 years, when they drove to the goal line for a chance to punctuate their long-awaited victory over the Indianapolis Colts with a touchdown.
Patrick Mahomes turned and handed the ball to Darrel Williams, who was stood up right at the goal line. Williams kept churning as the Chiefs began to push him, inch by inch, toward pay dirt.
Oklahoma’s Murray beats Alabama’s Tagovailoa for Heisman
NEW YORK (AP) — Kyler Murray waited three years to fulfill the five-star potential he brought to college football. With one shot to deliver, Murray replaced a Heisman Trophy winner by becoming a Heisman Trophy winner.
The Oklahoma quarterback won college football's most prestigious individual award Saturday night, beating out Alabama's Tua Tagovailoa and setting up a College Football Playoff matchup of Heisman winner versus runner-up.
A rushing barrier finally falls for Lions against Patriots
DETROIT (AP) — Kerryon Johnson was drafted to help Detroit's woeful running game.
He's already reached one significant mark, becoming the Lions' first 100-yard rusher in almost five years.
The Latest: Lions finally have a 100-yard rusher
The Latest on the third Sunday of the NFL regular season (all times EDT):
For the first time since 2013, the Detroit Lions have a 100-yard rusher.
Rookie Kerryon Johnson is at 101 after a 10-yard run in the fourth quarter. Detroit leads New England 23-10.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A jury in St. Louis on Tuesday ordered the NFL's Rams to pay former running back Reggie Bush $12.5 million for a severe knee injury he suffered in 2015, the team's final season in St. Louis before moving to Los Angeles.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Former NFL running back Reggie Bush alleges that dangerous conditions at a St. Louis stadium led to a season-ending injury in a case that could leave the city on the hook for damages, even though the Rams are long gone.
Expect ‘prominent alumni presence,’ like Reggie Bush, at Saints’ playoff game vs. Panthers
Fans in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on Sunday for the New Orleans Saints' playoff game vs. the Carolina Panthers should be on the lookout for plenty of familiar faces.
"Saints want fans to bring the noise again this week. Going to have another push. And I’m told there will be a 'very prominent alumni presence' at the game,'" The Advocate's Nick Underhill reported Thursday morning.
Celebs, athletes compete in video game event for charity
ATLANTA (AP) — Some popular celebs and athletes will compete in a televised video game event to raise money for charity.
Turner announced Thursday that NBA Hall of Famer Shaquille O'Neal, Grammy Award-winning rapper Lupe Fiasco, NFL running back Reggie Bush and pro wrestling star Natalie Eva Marie will play each other in the "eLeague Street Fighter V Invitational Celebrity Showdown." Each contestant will compete to raise a combined $45,000 for the charities of their choice.
Florida’s Callaway joins unique club with TD run vs Georgia
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida receiver Antonio Callaway became the first player in school history to account for touchdowns five different ways. Not in the same game, though.
The 2006 NFL draft was anything but short on star power. Reigning Heisman Trophy winner Reggie Bush was the draft's most high profile player after his electrifying college career. Quarterback Vince Young was fresh off his historic performance in the BCS National Championship Game, where his Texas Longhorns topped Bush's USC Trojans in one of the greatest...
Buffalo Bills sign receiver/returner Brandon Tate
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills have signed receiver Brandon Tate in the team's latest bid to upgrade its special teams return position.
Tate was signed Tuesday, a week after being cut by the Bengals. He spent the previous five seasons in Cincinnati, where he was the team's primary returner.
San Francisco 49ers Preview Capsule
SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS (5-11)
New faces: Coach Chip Kelly, OL Anthony Davis, WR Jeremy Kerley, WR Rod Streater, LG Zane Beadles, rookies DE DeForest Buckner, OL Joshua Garnett, CB Rashard Robinson.
Key losses: Coach Jim Tomsula, WR Anquan Boldin, G Alex Boone, DL Ian Williams, RB Reggie Bush, RG Jordan Devey, returner/RB Jarryd Hayne.
CINCINNATI (AP) — NFL fields have come a long way from the days of lumpy artificial surfaces, but there's still a lot of room for improvement, the head of the players' union said Tuesday.
Bengals offensive lineman Eric Winston said the league and the NFL Players Association need to identify trouble spots in advance. He noted that running back Reggie Bush tore a knee ligament after slipping on concrete alongside the playing field in St. Louis last season.
PITTSFORD, N.Y. (AP) — Running back Reggie Bush wasn't going to let a freak accident on the concrete surface ringing the Edward Jones Dome field in St. Louis end his career.
Declaring his surgically repaired left knee 100 percent, Bush eagerly looked forward to the opportunity of playing an 11th NFL season — and on his fifth team — after signing a one-year contract with the Buffalo Bills on Monday.
"I'm in shape. I'm full strength. I'm ready to go," Bush said...
Allen Park — When the Detroit Lions drafted running back Theo Riddick in 2013, the addition was largely met with a shrug. The team had just signed Reggie Bush in free agency, still had former second-rounder Mikel Leshoure on the roster and had poached promising local product Joique Bell off the New Orleans Saints practice squad at the end of the previous sesaon. Few could conceive what role Riddick would have early in his career.
NEW YORK (AP) — They were once big names with huge contracts. Now, several former NFL stars are unsigned and unemployed, anxiously awaiting another — and, maybe, final — opportunity to get back on the football field.
Just a few years ago, a list that included Anquan Boldin, Reggie Bush, Wes Welker, Andre Johnson and Roddy White would have highlighted the league's best playmakers. But age, injuries, contract squabbles and off-field issues have the NFL's unemployment...