Football

September 19, 2017 - 4:21 pm
Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for Sept. 11-17. Listings include the week's ranking and viewership. 1. NFL Football: Green Bay at Atlanta, NBC, 20.24 million. 2. "NFL Sunday Post-Game," Fox, 13.96 million. 3. "America's Got Talent" (Wednesday), NBC, 11.59 million. 4. "America's...
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September 19, 2017 - 3:43 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Lawyers for former NFL players now eligible for payments under the league's $1 billion concussion settlement said Tuesday they've found evidence that unscrupulous third-party providers are trying to take advantage of players with significant brain damage. Christopher Seeger, a...
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September 19, 2017 - 1:26 pm
Santana Moss says Robert Griffin III took credit for coach Mike Shanahan and offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan being fired by the Washington Redskins. During his weekly radio appearance on FM-106.7 in Washington on Monday, Moss says it bothered him that Griffin acted like the Shanahans' treatment...
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Steve Geller
September 19, 2017 - 8:16 am
The Saints find themselves in the cellar of the NFC South after two weeks of play, as they are the only team in the division without a victory. New Orleans (0-2) will try and remedy that this week with a road game at Carolina, but it sure looks like the South has risen again. Panthers (2-0) Keep...
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USA TODAY
September 19, 2017 - 6:35 am
(AP) — It's one thing to be 0-2 for a fourth straight season. It's another to not even look competitive in a pair of double-digit losses, which is what the Saints have done heading into their first NFC South game at Carolina. Lopsided losses to Minnesota and New England have the Saints at a tipping...
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September 19, 2017 - 1:13 am
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The NFL's highest paid player has the Detroit Lions rolling into early showdown against the defending NFC champion Atlanta Falcons. How big can a game really be in Week 3? Well, there are only three undefeated teams left in the NFC: the Lions, the Falcons and the...
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September 18, 2017 - 11:27 pm
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — So far, so good for Matthew Stafford and the Detroit Lions. Eli Manning and the New York Giants are heading in the opposite direction. Stafford threw for two touchdowns, rookie Jamal Agnew broke the game open with an 88-yard punt return and the Lions beat the Giants 24-...
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September 18, 2017 - 11:24 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A federal judge overseeing the NFL's $1 billion concussion settlement with former players says she's concerned they're being targeted by claims service providers, lenders and other groups seeking a share of the money. At a hearing in Philadelphia on Tuesday, U.S. District Judge...
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September 18, 2017 - 11:13 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A federal judge overseeing the NFL's $1 billion concussion settlement with former players says she's concerned they're being targeted by claims service providers, lenders and other groups seeking a share of the money. At a hearing in Philadelphia on Tuesday, U.S. District Judge...
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