Football

San Diego Chargers head coach Mike McCoy reacts during the second half of an NFL football game against the Kansas City Chiefs, Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)
January 01, 2017 - 7:51 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The San Diego Chargers have fired Mike McCoy following a second straight last-place finish in the AFC West and a third straight season out of the playoffs. The team announced McCoy's firing about an hour after the Chargers lost 37-27 to the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday. McCoy had...
Read More
San Diego Chargers head coach Mike McCoy reacts during the second half of an NFL football game against the Kansas City Chiefs, Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)
January 01, 2017 - 7:50 pm
The Latest on Week 17 of the NFL regular season (all times ET): ___ 8:50 p.m. The San Diego Chargers fired head coach Mike McCoy after Sunday's loss to Kansas City. McCoy went 28-38 in four seasons with the Chargers, who finished 5-11 this season. "Our team's disappointing performance has not...
Read More
Ohio State quarterback J.T. Barrett leaves the field after the team's Fiesta Bowl NCAA college football playoff semifinal against Clemson, Saturday, Dec. 31, 2016, in Glendale, Ariz. Clemson won 31-0 to advance to the BCS championship game on Jan. 9 against Alabama. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)
January 01, 2017 - 7:32 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — In the end, the Ohio State Buckeyes' youth and inexperience was exploited by Clemson in the desert. On the bright side, most of the team that reached the College Football Playoff with only six returning starters and the youngest squad in a Power Five conference will be back...
Read More
Former Atlanta Falcons quarterback Michael Vick waves to fans as he returns to the Georgia Dome, before the Falcons played the New Orleans Saints in an NFL football game Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017, in Atlanta. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
January 01, 2017 - 5:57 pm
The Latest on Week 17 of the NFL regular season (all times ET): ___ 6:50 p.m. Michael Vick made a triumphant return to the Georgia Dome, riding onto the field in a convertible to a raucous ovation that made it clear Atlanta Falcons have forgiven their former franchise quarterback. Despite an online...
Read More
Former Atlanta Falcons quarterback Michael Vick waves to fans as he returns to the Georgia Dome, before the Falcons played the New Orleans Saints in an NFL football game Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017, in Atlanta. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
January 01, 2017 - 5:51 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Michael Vick made a triumphant return to the Georgia Dome on Sunday, riding onto the field in a convertible to a raucous ovation that made it clear Atlanta Falcons have forgiven their former franchise quarterback. Despite an online campaign calling for the Falcons to revoke their...
Read More
Protesters against the Dakota Access Pipeline rappel from the catwalk in U.S. Bank Stadium during the first half of an NFL football game between the Minnesota Vikings and the Chicago Bears, Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Andy Clayton-King)
January 01, 2017 - 5:30 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Protesters trying to stymie the Dakota Access oil pipeline sneaked up on a truss connected to the roof and rappelled down to unfurl a huge banner inside U.S. Bank Stadium during the Minnesota Vikings' season finale against the Chicago Bears. Play was not interrupted on the field...
Read More
New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman (11) celebrates his touchdown, during the second half of an NFL football game against the Miami Dolphins, Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017, in Miami Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)
January 01, 2017 - 3:54 pm
The Latest on Week 17 of the NFL regular season (all times local): ___ 4:50 p.m. Atlanta Falcons outside linebacker Vic Beasley, the NFL's sacks leader, has left the game with a shoulder injury. His return was questionable. Beasley was injured on New Orleans' second offensive possession. Beasley,...
Read More
New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman (11) celebrates his touchdown, during the second half of an NFL football game against the Miami Dolphins, Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017, in Miami Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)
January 01, 2017 - 3:49 pm
The Latest on Week 17 of the NFL regular season (all times local): ___ 4:46 p.m. Eric Dickerson is back on the sidelines with the Los Angeles Rams. The Hall of Fame running back returned to the Coliseum on Sunday for the struggling Rams' final game in their homecoming season against the Arizona...
Read More
Officials place the trophy on the stage after the Peach Bowl NCAA college football playoff game between Alabama and Washington, Saturday, Dec. 31, 2016, in Atlanta. Alabama won 24-7. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
January 01, 2017 - 3:31 pm
Both New Year's Eve College Football Playoff semifinals drew a bigger television and online audience than the games last season, but there were still far fewer people watching the games than when they were played on New Year's Day two seasons ago. The Peach Bowl and Fiesta Bowl semifinals on...
Read More
Indianapolis Colts running back Frank Gore (23) is tackled by Jacksonville Jaguars safety Johnathan Cyprien (37) during the first half of an NFL football game in Indianapolis, Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
January 01, 2017 - 1:55 pm
The Latest on Week 17 of the NFL regular season (all times local): ___ 2:46 p.m. Indianapolis Colts running back Frank Gore became the oldest player in NFL history to run for 1,000 yards. The 31-year-old Gore started the game needing 36 yards to get there. After a tough first quarter, Gore got...
Read More

Pages