Hall of Fame cornerback Willie Brown dies at age 78
Hall of Fame cornerback Willie Brown, who provided the iconic play of the Oakland Raiders' first Super Bowl title, died on Tuesday. He was 78.
Jets angry Darnold’s ‘seeing ghosts’ comment made it on air
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Jets are disappointed and angry quarterback Sam Darnold's comment about him "seeing ghosts" made it on air during the "Monday Night Football" game.
AP source: Falcons trade receiver Mohamed Sanu to Patriots
ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons traded receiver Mohamed Sanu to the New England Patriots for a second-round draft pick in 2020, according to a person within the NFL.
NFL cracks down on internal dissent over officiating
The NFL threw yellow flags on Rams linebacker Clay Matthews, Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield and Lions safety Tracy Walker, fining each $12,500 for criticizing officials.
So bad for so long, does DC stand for District of Champions?
WASHINGTON (AP) — As Sean Doolittle and the rest of the Nationals geared up for Washington's first World Series appearance in 86 years, the lefty reliever thought back to when he first joined the...
ICYMI in NFL Week 7: Lions fans call out officiating circus
It was a fitting form of protest, given the circus that NFL officiating has become, game after game, week after week: A trio of spectators wore clown makeup and black-and-white striped jerseys in...
Former MVP Matt Ryan becomes latest QB to get hurt
Matt Ryan became the latest star quarterback to go down in a rugged season for passers, injuring his right ankle when he was sacked by the Los Angeles Rams' Aaron Donald in the Atlanta Falcons'...
The Latest: Cowboys’ Maher kicks another from at least 62
The Latest on Week 7 in the NFL (all times EDT):
Brett Maher of the Dallas Cowboys has added to his record as the only kicker in NFL history with multiple field goals of at...
Bears QB Mitchell Trubisky back in lineup against Saints
Chicago Bears quarterback Mitchell Trubisky is active against the New Orleans Saints after missing a game because of a left shoulder injury.
Lions fans still angry about Monday night officiating
It's a different officiating crew this week, but Detroit fans don't care.
Lions fans booed loudly when the official began talking during the opening coin toss before Sunday's...
Chiefs move on with Moore while Mahomes rehabs injury
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Matt Moore spent his spring as a scouting assistant with the Miami Dolphins, and he spent most of the summer gearing up for a season as an assistant high school football...
Earl Thomas returns to Seattle in Ravens-Seahawks showdown
Earl Thomas is going back to the place where it all started for him.
The playmaking safety was a star in Seattle for nine seasons, helping the Seahawks win a Super Bowl while establishing...
Guaranteed: Joe Namath voted NFL’s greatest character
White shoes. Fur coat. Pantyhose. Fu Manchu mustache.
And an arm that would make Superman proud.
Yep, Joe Namath is the NFL's greatest character. Guaranteed.
Ricky Williams’ Heisman sells for auction-record $504,000
The Heisman Trophy won by Ricky Wiliams in 1998 at Texas was sold at auction for $504,000, setting a record for college football's most recognizable award.
AP Source: Chiefs QB Mahomes expected to miss 4-6 weeks
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes escaped significant ligament damage when he dislocated his right kneecap and there is optimism the reigning NFL MVP could be back on the...
AP source: Jets’ Osemele cleared to play; he wants surgery
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Kelechi Osemele and the New York Jets are locked up in a surgery standoff.
The left guard says he needs a season-ending operation on his shoulder and is waiting for...
McVay: Jalen Ramsey expected to play for Rams at Atlanta
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Rams expect cornerback Jalen Ramsey to play on Sunday in Atlanta.
Ramsey went through a second full practice with the Rams on Friday, three days...
- The Spokesman-ReviewFormer Washington State QB claims feud between Tracy Claeys, Darcel McBath led to DC’s resignationOctober 16, 2019
- Wisconsin State JournalTom Oates: Grading Packers' performance in last-second win over LionsOctober 15, 2019
- Watertown Daily TimesL-Cats blow by Blue Devils to clinch Capitol North titleOctober 13, 2019
- The Times-TribuneHS FOOTBALL: Dallas Stuns Unbeaten Valley ViewOctober 12, 2019
- Wilkes-Barre Citizens' VoiceGAMETRACKER 2019: Live Football ScoresOctober 5, 2019
The Wonderwall: Minnesota United has steep backing behind it
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — When Minnesota United takes the field for the franchise's first match in the MLS playoffs, the Loons will have a stadium full of fired-up fans behind them.
NFL’s biggest star joins growing list of sidelined QBs
DENVER (AP) — With Patrick Mahomes sidelined, fans across the NFL may be longing for the days when the backup quarterback's job was to carry a clipboard and not the hopes and dreams of an entire...
Big Ten clash as No. 16 Michigan visits No. 7 Penn State
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Sean Clifford looks forward to watching himself on tape more and more each week.
It is one of the perks of being Penn State's starting quarterback. It is also part...
NFL owners agree to invest in Hall of Fame project
CANTON, Ohio (AP) — The NFL says team owners have given the OK to invest up to $10 million in the Pro Football Hall of Fame Village in Canton.
Chiefs’ Patrick Mahomes injures right knee against Broncos
DENVER (AP) — Now the wait begins to see how long it takes Patrick Mahomes to return from a gruesome right knee injury.
Waiting in the wings, just in case: 35-year-old backup Matt...
Ramsey hopes to play Sunday in LA Rams’ revamped secondary
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Thanks to two injures and a couple of major trades, the Los Angeles Rams will be without three regular starters in their secondary this weekend in...
Mahomes, banged-up Chiefs face Denver on short rest
DENVER (AP) — Patrick Mahomes was without two of his linemen and one of his receiving threats for the banged-up Kansas City Chiefs' game against the Denver Broncos on Thursday night.
Formula One reaches agreement for Miami Grand Prix in 2021
MIAMI (AP) — Formula One has reached preliminary agreement to race in Miami in 2021, giving the global series a second race in the U.S.
Despite an earlier push for a street race in downtown...
Dolphins heading toward wrong end of history
Forty-seven years since the Miami Dolphins had the only undefeated season in NFL history, the team is heading toward an ignominious record.
The Dolphins are 0-5 and on pace to score only 134...
- Business WireHOF Village and ASM Global Announce Management Agreement for Tom Benson Hall of Fame StadiumOctober 14, 2019
- Business WireBig 12 Conference Award-Winning “Champions for Life” Campaign Begins Fifth SeasonOctober 3, 2019
- Globe NewswireThe Alliance Serving As NC State Football ‘Coin Toss’ Sponsor This SeasonSeptember 5, 2019
- Business WireACC Network Coming to Comporium TVJuly 26, 2019
- Business WireJoe Montana Professional Football Hall of Famer Joins Stimwave Technologies As Official SpokespersonJuly 11, 2019
Ramsey ‘overjoyed’ by LA move; Rams eager for long-term deal
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Rams fully understand the risks they took in acquiring volatile cornerback Jalen Ramsey.
The defending NFC champions believe the potential...
Vrabel: Titans switch to Tannehill at QB looking for spark
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans want to jump-start an offense that has just one touchdown over the past 10 quarters, so they're turning to veteran quarterback Ryan Tannehill and...
Winners in KC, now Texans, Colts battle for top of AFC South
Both Jacoby Brissett and Deshaun Watson have managed to outduel reigning NFL MVP Patrick Mahomes in consecutive weeks — on his home turf no less.
LSU, Alabama, now leading SEC’s offensive evolution
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — No. 1 Alabama and No. 2 LSU are in the process of turning long-held perceptions of the Southeastern Conference upside down.
Goodell: pass interference reviews are working as expected
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — NFL commissioner Roger Goodell says the new video review rule for pass interference is working as expected, with only obvious mistakes by officials being...
Fitzpatrick to start for Dolphins at Buffalo on Sunday
DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — The winless Miami Dolphins have again changed starting quarterbacks because coach Brian Flores changed his mind.
Ryan Fitzpatrick will make his first start since Week 2...
Woeful Mariners now only team never to reach World Series
SEATTLE (AP) — And then there was one.
The Washington Nationals are off to the World Series for the first time in franchise history after sweeping the St. Louis Cardinals on Wednesday night,...
NCAA: College athletes graduating at record high rate
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Graduation rates among college athletes continue to hit record highs.
The NCAA's most recent statistics, released Wednesday, show 89% of all athletes who enrolled in...
Man accused of killing Georgia college student surrenders
KENNESAW, Ga. (AP) — A man accused of killing a Georgia college student has surrendered to authorities.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports Cobb County police arrested 22-year-old...
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AP source: Titans to start Ryan Tannehill instead of Mariota
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Titans are making a change at quarterback in hopes of salvaging their season.
Tennessee will start Ryan Tannehill at quarterback instead of Marcus Mariota on...
Rams get CB Jalen Ramsey from Jaguars for 3 draft picks
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Rams acquired Jalen Ramsey from the Jaguars on Tuesday night, ending the star cornerback's tumultuous tenure in Jacksonville with a trade to the defending NFC...
ASU making noise at midseason; Gordon stands out among QBs
The Pac-12 is a jumble at the halfway point after some surprising early season results but some themes have emerged.
First, Oregon has rebounded after the loss to Auburn in the opener and is...
NFL: Preseason game concussion rate increased by 44%
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The NFL says the number of concussions in exhibition games this year rose to 49 from 34 in 2018, an increase of 44% and a setback in efforts to reduce brain...
Lions latest victims of NFL’s flag football problem
Another frustrating weekend of flag-filled football culminated with the Packers' 23-22 last-second win over the Lions on Monday night thanks to two hands-to-the-face calls on Detroit defensive end...
Nielsen’s top programs for Oct. 7-13
NEW YORK (AP) — Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for Oct. 7-13. Listings include the week's ranking and viewership.
1. NFL Football: N.Y. Giants at New England, Fox, 16.26...
Raiders to partner with casino for new Las Vegas stadium
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Raiders are partnering with a California-based tribal casino on their new stadium in Las Vegas.
The Raiders say the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians will become a...
NFL AT 100-AP Was There-Packers-Raiders 2003
As part of its celebration of its 100th season, the NFL is designating a Game of the Week, each chosen to highlight a classic matchup. For this week, it is the Packers-Raiders game.
First-half surprises include stingy Wisconsin, LSU’s Burrow
The same six teams occupied the first six spots in the Top 25 poll all the way up until Georgia lost 20-17 in overtime to South Carolina last week, causing the Bulldogs to tumble from No. 3 to No....