Football

LSU head coach Ed Orgeron celebrates with his players after defeating Alabama 46-41 in an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019, in Tuscaloosa , Ala. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
December 05, 2019 - 3:25 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — He comes at you with that raspy Cajun timbre, his words delivered from deep in the throat in rapid-fire succession, often requiring subtitles for those not raised in the backwaters of southern Louisiana. Ed Orgeron's portly, weathered face reveals every line and wrinkle of a man who...
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Oklahoma quarterback Jalen Hurts (1) is pursued by Oklahoma State linebacker Amen Ogbongbemiga (11) in the second half of an NCAA college football game in Stillwater, Okla., Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
December 05, 2019 - 1:29 pm
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma coach Lincoln Riley never imagined having his quarterback run the ball so much. He’s also never had one quite like Jalen Hurts. The graduate transfer has rushed for 1,217 yards and 18 touchdowns this season and is nearing the school record for rushing yards in a season...
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Ohio State quarterback Justin Fields throws against Michigan in the first half of an NCAA college football game in Ann Arbor, Mich., Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
December 05, 2019 - 1:22 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Justin Fields’ first real hero moment came in the third quarter last Saturday, a display of toughness destined to live in the lore of the Ohio State-Michigan game. The first-year starter who had led the Buckeyes to a perfect record went down and couldn’t get up after a...
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This photo provided by the Frisco Police Department shows Antwaun Woods. Dallas Cowboys defensive tackle Antwaun Woods has been arrested on charges of possession of marijuana and tampering with evidence. Police in the Dallas suburb of Frisco say Woods was arrested Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019, after a traffic stop. (Frisco Police Department via AP)
December 05, 2019 - 11:57 am
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Dallas Cowboys defensive tackle Antwaun Woods was arrested on drug and tampering charges after police say he tried to put out a marijuana cigarette when he knew he was about to be stopped for speeding. Woods didn't pull over immediately and told police in the Dallas suburb of...
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El novato quarterback de los Steelers Devlin Hodges celebra el triunfo de Pittsburgh del domingo ante los Browns de Cleveland. El coach Mike Tomlin anunció el martes dos de diciembre que será titular por segundo juego consecutivo ante los Cardinals. (AP Photo/Don Wright)
December 05, 2019 - 2:06 am
While Tom Brady and Drew Brees pursue Peyton Manning, Devlin Hodges is chasing Ed Rubbert. Say what? Manning's record of 539 touchdown passes could be broken by both Brady and Brees during the final month of the regular season. Brady has thrown 535 TD passes and Brees has 532. As for Hodges, he...
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Dallas Cowboys safety Xavier Woods (25) and linebacker Sean Lee (50) defend as Buffalo Bills quarterback Josh Allen (17) reaches the end zone for a touchdown in the second half of an NFL football game in Arlington, Texas, Thursday, Nov. 28, 2019. (AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth)
December 04, 2019 - 6:55 pm
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — It's easy to forgive Ravens coach John Harbaugh for forgetting this weekend's showdown of two of the AFC's more dynamic quarterbacks won't be the first meeting between Baltimore's Lamar Jackson and the Buffalo Bills' Josh Allen. The score was so lopsided and the 15 months...
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This photo shows Detroit Lions quarterback David Blough's special shoes that honors Tyler Trent, Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019 in Allen Park, Mich. Blough, now a quarterback for the Detroit Lions, showed off a special shoe with Trent's likeness on it. Trent was the inspirational Purdue fan who died of bone cancer at age 20 on Jan. 1. Blough, who played at Purdue, said he's planning to wear the shoes in Detroit's game at Minnesota this weekend. (AP Photo/Noah Trister)
December 04, 2019 - 6:06 pm
ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — David Blough is ready to honor Tyler Trent with his shoes. Blough, now a quarterback for the Detroit Lions, showed off a special shoe Wednesday with Trent's likeness on it. Trent was the inspirational Purdue fan who died of bone cancer at age 20 on Jan. 1. Blough, who...
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Southern California head coach Clay Helton signals to fans from midfield after a 52-35 win over UCLA in an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
December 04, 2019 - 5:38 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Southern California has decided to retain Clay Helton, extending the head coach’s improbable 4 ½-year tenure atop the West Coast’s winningest college football program. New athletic director Mike Bohn announced the decision four days after the No. 24 Trojans (8-4, 7-2 Pac-12)...
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Graphic shows NFL team matchups and predicts the winners in Week 14 action; 3c x 4 1/2 inches; 146 mm x 114 mm;
December 04, 2019 - 4:46 pm
It's difficult to determine which 6-6 team has flopped more this season, the Cowboys or Bears. Maybe Thursday night's matchup at Soldier Field will give us a clue. Dallas, at least, is in position to make the playoffs, albeit as the winner of the weak NFC East. With Philadelphia ravaged by injuries...
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December 04, 2019 - 4:44 pm
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J (AP) — It was a familiar scene in the New York Giants’ locker room Wednesday after practice. Reporters and cameramen huddled around the far end of the room, waiting for the starting quarterback to take his weekly turn answering questions from the media. For the better part of...
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