Football

November 21, 2017 - 10:11 pm
CANTON, Ohio (AP) — First-year eligibles Ray Lewis and Randy Moss are among 27 semifinalists for induction into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. The hall said Tuesday that all ties for the 25th spot in the semifinals also advance. Others in their initial year of eligibility who made this cut are...
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Miami head coach Mark Richt walks off the field after an NCAA college football game against Virginia, Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, in Miami Gardens, Fla. Miami won 44-28. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
November 21, 2017 - 8:27 pm
Miami made a small but potentially significant move up to No. 2 behind Alabama in the College Football Playoff rankings on Tuesday night, with Clemson slipping one spot to three and Oklahoma holding at four. Wisconsin and Auburn remained next up behind the top four in a week when the top half of...
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Denver Broncos quarterback Brock Osweiler (17) and Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton (14) meet after an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017, in Denver. The Bengals won 20-17. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)
November 21, 2017 - 7:41 pm
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — It's time to see conclusively if quarterback Paxton Lynch is a bust or just a late bloomer. The Denver Broncos' former first-round draft pick will make his first start this weekend at Oakland, a person with knowledge of the decision told The Associated Press on Tuesday. The...
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November 21, 2017 - 2:16 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for Nov. 13-19. Listings include the week's ranking and viewership. 1. NFL Football: Philadelphia at Dallas, NBC, 21.06 million. 2. "Sunday Night NFL Pre-Kick," NBC, 15.31 million. 3. NFL Thursday Night Football: Tennessee at...
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November 21, 2017 - 1:54 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — As Thanksgiving approaches, NBC can be thankful for another weekly ratings win, its second in a row. As with last week, NBC won largely on the strength of two football games. Sunday night's clash between Philadelphia and Dallas was the week's most-watched program, while Thursday's...
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FILE - In this Nov. 19, 2017, file photo, Cleveland Browns' Josh Gordon, center, watches before an NFL football game between the Jacksonville Jaguars and the Browns in Cleveland. On Wednesday, Nov. 22, the talented wide receiver, who has squandered millions of dollars and derailed a promising career because of substance abuse, will practice with the Browns for the first time in 14 months _ a return that once seemed unimaginable.(AP Photo/Ron Schwane, File)
November 21, 2017 - 10:56 am
CLEVELAND (AP) — Every day he stays committed and sober, Josh Gordon takes another step toward playing again in the NFL. The long walk and wait are nearly over. The wide receiver, who squandered millions in potential earnings and derailed a promising career because of substance abuse, will practice...
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FILE - In this Aug. 28, 1999, file photo, then-New England Patriots wide receiver Terry Glenn looks back at hecklers behind the end zone after catching a touchdown pass from quarterback Drew Bledsoe during the second quarter against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Fla. Officials say former Cowboys receiver Terry Glenn has died following a one-vehicle rollover traffic accident near Dallas that left his fiancée slightly hurt. The Dallas County Medical Examiner’s office says Glenn died at 12:52 a.m. Monday, Nov. 20, 2017, at Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas. The ex-Ohio State standout was 43.(AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File)
November 21, 2017 - 1:40 am
DALLAS (AP) — Former NFL receiver Terry Glenn, who caught Tom Brady's first touchdown pass with the New England Patriots in 2001, died Monday following a one-vehicle rollover traffic accident near Dallas that left his fiancée slightly hurt, officials said. He was 43. Glenn died shortly before 1 a.m...
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Atlanta Falcons' Julio Jones pulls down a pass in front of Seattle Seahawks' Jeremy Lane in the second half of an NFL football game, Monday, Nov. 20, 2017, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
November 21, 2017 - 12:12 am
SEATTLE (AP) — Matt Ryan and the Atlanta Falcons did enough through 3 ½ quarters that even the best comeback attempt by Russell Wilson fell short this time. A couple of yards short to be exact. Ryan threw a pair of touchdown passes, Adrian Clayborn returned a fumble 10 yards for a score and the...
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Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield (6) tries to avoid Kansas linebacker Joe Dineen Jr. (29) during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Lawrence, Kan., Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
November 20, 2017 - 2:40 pm
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Baker Mayfield's on-the-field antics caught up with him this time. Oklahoma's senior quarterback will not start his final regular-season game Saturday at home against West Virginia after making a lewd gesture against Kansas. Oklahoma coach Lincoln Riley also stripped Mayfield...
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Scoot
November 20, 2017 - 1:21 pm
For a game that had an early Drew Brees interception and with the Saints trailing by 15 points with less than 6 minutes left to play, you have to be impressed with the way the Saints beat the Washington Redskins yesterday. I was not at the game yesterday because I am in Portland, OR visiting my son...
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