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FILE - In this Dec. 1, 2018, file photo, Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray hoists the Most Outstanding Player trophy after beating Texas 39-27 in the Big 12 Conference championship NCAA college football game, in Arlington, Texas. Murray was named The Associated Press college football Player of the Year, Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018. (AP Photo/Jeffrey McWhorter, File)
December 06, 2018 - 7:19 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on college football awards Thursday night (all times local): 7:15 p.m. AP player of the year Kyler Murray adds the Davey O'Brien Award as the nation's top quarterback as ESPN's College Football Awards show in Atlanta began. But right before the show started it was...
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The flag-draped casket of former President George H.W. Bush is carried by a joint services military honor guard Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018, in Spring, Texas, as it is placed on a Union Pacific train. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, Pool)
December 06, 2018 - 6:53 pm
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Thousands waved and cheered along the route as funeral train No. 4141 — for the 41st president — carried George H.W. Bush's remains to their final resting place on Thursday, his last journey as a week of national remembrance took on a decidedly personal feel in an...
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FILE - In this Nov. 3, 2018, file photo, Ohio State defensive back Jordan Fuller tackles Nebraska tight end Kurt Rafdal during the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, in Columbus, Ohio. Fuller was ejected from the game for a targeting penalty on the play. The NCAA says the number of enforced targeting penalties in the Football Bowl Subdivision this regular season was the same as in 2017. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete, File)
December 06, 2018 - 2:47 pm
The NCAA says the number of enforced targeting penalties in the Football Bowl Subdivision this season was the same as in 2017, ending four straight years of increased calls. NCAA national coordinator of officials Rogers Redding reported 179 enforced calls in 817 games compared with 179 in 816 games...
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FLE - This Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018 booking file photo provided by the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office shows NFL football player Reuben Foster. Foster’s ex-girlfriend tells ABC’s “Good Morning America” that he slapped her and pushed her during an incident in Tampa, Fla., that led to his arrest for domestic violence. Elissa Ennis says in an interview televised Thursday, Dec. 6, 3028, that Foster abused her three times, most recently last month in Tampa. (Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office via AP, File)
December 06, 2018 - 2:26 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Reuben Foster's ex-girlfriend tells ABC's "Good Morning America" that he slapped her and pushed her during an incident in Tampa, Florida, that led to his arrest for domestic violence. Elissa Ennis said in the interview televised Thursday that Foster abused her three times, most...
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FILE - In this Dec. 1, 2018, file photo, Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray hoists the Most Outstanding Player trophy after beating Texas 39-27 in the Big 12 Conference championship NCAA college football game, in Arlington, Texas. Murray was named The Associated Press college football Player of the Year, Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018. (AP Photo/Jeffrey McWhorter, File)
December 06, 2018 - 12:55 pm
Kyler Murray is The Associated Press college football Player of the Year, the second straight Oklahoma quarterback and fifth overall to win the award since it was established in 1998. Murray beat out Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa on 56 ballots submitted by AP college football poll voters and...
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Coach Jay Gruden talks with his quarterback Alex Smith (11) in the 2nd half during the Bucs game against the Washington Redskins Sunday. Nov. 11, 2018 at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Fla. (Jim Damaske/Tampa Bay Times via AP)
December 06, 2018 - 12:55 pm
ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — The Washington Redskins have asked for privacy for Alex Smith and his family amid reports the quarterback is dealing with complications from surgery to repair a broken leg. In a statement released Thursday, the team says it appreciates concerns about Smith's injury that occurred...
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FILE - In this Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018, file photo, Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray (1) throws during an NCAA college football game against UCLA, in Norman, Okla. Murray was named a Heisman Trophy finalist on Monday, Dec. 3, 2018. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File)
December 06, 2018 - 12:05 pm
Kyler Murray is The Associated Press college football Player of the Year, the second straight Oklahoma quarterback and fifth overall to win the award since it was established in 1998. Murray beat out Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa in voting by 56 AP college football poll voters who submitted...
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FILE - In this Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018, file photo, Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray (1) throws during an NCAA college football game against UCLA, in Norman, Okla. Murray was named a Heisman Trophy finalist on Monday, Dec. 3, 2018. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File)
December 06, 2018 - 12:01 pm
Kyler Murray is The Associated Press college football Player of the Year, the second straight Oklahoma quarterback and fifth overall to win the award since it was established in 1998. Murray beat out Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa in voting by 56 AP college football poll voters who submitted...
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Guests arrive at St. Martin's Episcopal Church for the funeral for former President George H.W. Bush Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
December 06, 2018 - 10:39 am
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on events honoring former President George H.W. Bush (all times local): 9:40 a.m. Former basketball star Yao Ming and Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt are among a handful of sports figures attending the Houston funeral for President George H.W. Bush. Baseball Hall of...
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FILE- In this Sunday, Dec. 2, 2018, file photo, San Francisco 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan talks to reporters following an NFL football game against the Seattle Seahawks in Seattle. The Seahawks won 43-16. Shanahan has started his first two seasons with the team with a 2-10 record. (AP Photo/John Froschauer, File)
December 06, 2018 - 2:36 am
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Kyle Shanahan's coaching tenure hasn't quite gotten off to the greatest start in San Francisco. He lost his first nine games with the 49ers last year before the arrival of Jimmy Garoppolo provided a late-season spark with five straight wins to close a 6-10 campaign. With...
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