Professional football

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) looks to pass, during the first half of an NFL football game against the Miami Dolphins, Monday, Dec. 11, 2017, in Miami Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
December 12, 2017 - 12:16 am
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — The Miami Dolphins wore their perfect season uniforms, and for at least one game in 2017, they looked the part. Tom Brady was intercepted twice by Xavien Howard and held without a third-down conversion Monday night, and Miami snapped the New England Patriots' eight-game...
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A Seattle Seahawks staff member tries to remove Seahawks defensive tackle Quinton Jefferson, left, from the field as an object thrown from the stands hits them during the closing moments of an NFL football game against the Jacksonville Jaguars, Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017, in Jacksonville, Fla. Jacksonville won 30-24. (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton)
December 11, 2017 - 6:59 pm
RENTON, Wash. (AP) — The Seattle Seahawks will not face any suspensions for the melee that broke out at the conclusion of Sunday's loss to Jacksonville. It's the only upside for Seattle to come from the ugly, unflattering conclusion to the loss which will certainly result in hefty fines and another...
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File-This Oct. 29, 2017, file photo shows Chicago Bears tight end Zach Miller (86) being taken off the field on a cart, after injuring his leg in the second half of an NFL football game against the New Orleans Saints in New Orleans. After eight surgeries and nearly losing his left leg, Miller still refuses to rule out a return to the football field. In his first visit to Halas Hall since his Oct. 29 injury, Miller on Monday, Dec. 11, 2017, expressed thanks for the support he received from the Bears, teammates and fans after vascular surgery to repair a torn artery resulting from a knee injury. (AP Photo/Butch Dill, File)
December 11, 2017 - 5:20 pm
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — Chicago Bears tight end Zach Miller expressed uncertainty over his future upon returning Monday to Halas Hall after a series of serious knee surgeries. What Miller did know was he's been through a nightmare that nearly resulted in the amputation of his left leg. It was a...
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Houston Texans quarterback Tom Savage (3) is checked by a referee after he was hit during the first half of an NFL football game against the San Francisco 49ers, Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017, in Houston. Savage left the game. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)
December 11, 2017 - 2:02 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — Texans coach Bill O'Brien said Monday that he wouldn't have let Tom Savage re-enter Sunday's game after an alarming hit that gave him a concussion and left the quarterback's hands shaking if he had seen the video of the hit. Savage was injured with about nine minutes remaining in the...
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December 11, 2017 - 11:31 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Watching NFL football games on your phone used to be mainly limited to Verizon customers. Soon anyone will be able to watch football games on the go for free on Yahoo's app, now that Verizon owns Yahoo. But people who want to watch football through online-TV services like Sling will...
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Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown (84) celebrates a 39-38 win over the Baltimore Ravens in an NFL football game in Pittsburgh, Monday, Dec. 11, 2017. The Steelers won the clinched the AFC North Championship with the win. (AP Photo/Don Wright)
December 11, 2017 - 2:51 am
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ben Roethlisberger's record-setting day finished with a carry just as valuable as any of the franchise-record 66 passes he threw. As the Pittsburgh Steelers poured onto the Heinz Field turf to celebrate a frantic 39-38 victory over Baltimore that wrapped up their third AFC North...
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Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz gets tackles during the second half of an NFL football game against the Los Angeles Rams Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017, in Los Angeles. Wentz left the game shortly after the play and did not return to the game. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
December 11, 2017 - 1:43 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Carson Wentz threw a touchdown pass a few plays after suffering an injury that could ruin a special season for the Philadelphia Eagles, and then stuck around to greet teammates and celebrate a division-clinching victory with them. It's always team-first for No. 11. Two sources...
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Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger (7) walks off the field holding the jersey of linebacker Ryan Shazier after beating the Baltimore Ravens 39-38 to clinch the AFC North Championship in an NFL football game in Pittsburgh, Monday, Dec. 11, 2017. Shazier suffered a spinal cord injury in last week's game and is recovering from surgery to stabilize his spine. (AP Photo/Don Wright)
December 11, 2017 - 12:50 am
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ryan Shazier was everywhere. His helmet rested on the Pittsburgh Steelers' bench. His jersey too. His face and #Shalieve stitched on specially-designed cleats. His familiar No. 50 printed in white in the middle of a gold circle on T-shirts worn by teammates searching for a way to...
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Baltimore Ravens running back Javorius Allen (37) scores during the second half of an NFL football game against the Pittsburgh Steelers in Pittsburgh, Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
December 10, 2017 - 11:14 pm
The Latest on Week 14 of the NFL season: (all times local): 12:10 a.m. The Pittsburgh Steelers are AFC North champions after a wild 39-38 victory over the division rival Baltimore Ravens. Pittsburgh blew an early two-touchdown lead and trailed by 11 points going into the fourth quarter before...
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Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver Keelan Cole, left, rides on the back of Leonard Fournette (27) as they celebrate with offensive lineman Cam Robinson (74) and wide receiver Marqise Lee (11) after scoring a touchdown against the Seattle Seahawks during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017, in Jacksonville, Fla. (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton)
December 10, 2017 - 9:54 pm
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — After his second interception, Jacksonville Jaguars cornerback A.J. Bouye ran to the sideline and started high-fiving fans. Just when it seemed like he was done, he turned around, grabbed a cheerleader's pompoms and started dancing. Bouye and the Jaguars had plenty to...
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