Football

Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy looks at Aaron Rodgers as he walks off the field after injuring his leg during the first half of an NFL football game against the Chicago Bears Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018, in Green Bay, Wis. (AP Photo/Mike Roemer)
September 12, 2018 - 11:41 am
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Aaron Rodgers will work with the rehab group in practice on Wednesday. Green Bay coach Mike McCarthy says Rodgers will be given the whole week to get ready for the Packers' game on Sunday against the NFC North rival Minnesota Vikings. Rodgers threw touchdown passes in the...
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Nick Hobbs, of Marine Warehouse Center, removes a customer's boat from the water in advance of Hurricane Florence in Wrightsville Beach, N.C., Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018. Florence exploded into a potentially catastrophic hurricane Monday as it closed in on North and South Carolina, carrying winds up to 140 mph (220 kph) and water that could wreak havoc over a wide stretch of the eastern United States later this week. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
September 11, 2018 - 11:43 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Florence (all times local): 8 p.m. ___ 7:30 p.m. The National Weather Service says more than 5.4 million people live in areas now under hurricane warnings or watches on the U.S. East Coast. Another 4 million people are under a tropical storm watch...
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Storefronts have wood paneling installed over windows, Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018, in New Bern, N.C., as a precaution against storm damage from Hurricane Florence. (Gray Whitley/Sun Journal via AP)
September 11, 2018 - 5:56 pm
Hurricane Florence has forced the cancellation of several Top 25 games this weekend, including No. 13 Virginia Tech's home game against East Carolina, No. 14 West Virginia's trip to North Carolina State and No. 18 UCF's game at North Carolina. The Category 4 storm's approach led to a series of...
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This GOES East satellite image taken Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018, at 10:30 a.m. EDT, and provided by NOAA shows Hurricane Florence in the Atlantic Ocean as it threatens the U.S. East Coast, including Florida, Georgia, South and North Carolina. Millions of Americans are preparing for what could be one of the most catastrophic hurricanes to hit the Eastern Seaboard in decades. Mandatory evacuations begin at noon Tuesday, for parts of the Carolinas and Virginia (NOAA via AP)
September 11, 2018 - 5:51 pm
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Florence's impact on college football (all times local): 5:45 p.m. The game between East Carolina and No. 13 Virginia Tech is now off the weekend schedule due to Hurricane Florence. The schools issued statements confirming Saturday's game wouldn't be...
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Miss New York Nia Franklin reacts after being named Miss America 2019, Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018, in Atlantic City, N.J. (AP Photo/Noah K. Murray)
September 11, 2018 - 5:48 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Miss America ceremony subtracted the swimsuit competition for the first time in its 98-year history, and subtracted one million television viewers, too. The Nielsen company said 4.34 million people watched the annual ceremony on ABC Sunday, down 19 percent from the 5.35 million...
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This GOES East satellite image taken Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018, at 10:30 a.m. EDT, and provided by NOAA shows Hurricane Florence in the Atlantic Ocean as it threatens the U.S. East Coast, including Florida, Georgia, South and North Carolina. Millions of Americans are preparing for what could be one of the most catastrophic hurricanes to hit the Eastern Seaboard in decades. Mandatory evacuations begin at noon Tuesday, for parts of the Carolinas and Virginia (NOAA via AP)
September 11, 2018 - 4:17 pm
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Florence's impact on college football (all times local): 4:15 p.m. Virginia is moving its football game against Ohio to Nashville, Tennessee due to Hurricane Florence's approach. Cavaliers athletic director Carla Williams says safety is the top...
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This GOES East satellite image taken Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018, at 10:30 a.m. EDT, and provided by NOAA shows Hurricane Florence in the Atlantic Ocean as it threatens the U.S. East Coast, including Florida, Georgia, South and North Carolina. Millions of Americans are preparing for what could be one of the most catastrophic hurricanes to hit the Eastern Seaboard in decades. Mandatory evacuations begin at noon Tuesday, for parts of the Carolinas and Virginia (NOAA via AP)
September 11, 2018 - 1:12 pm
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Florence's impact on college football (all times local): 1:10 p.m. North Carolina State's home game against No. 14 West Virginia won't take place Saturday with Hurricane Florence approaching the state. The schools announced the change Tuesday...
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Los Angeles Rams quarterback Jared Goff throws as Oakland Raiders nose tackle P.J. Hall looks on during the first half of an NFL football game in Oakland, Calif., Monday, Sept. 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
September 11, 2018 - 1:35 am
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Jared Goff threw two touchdown passes, newcomer Marcus Peters returned an interception 50 yards for a touchdown and the Los Angeles Rams spoiled coach Jon Gruden's much-anticipated return to the Oakland sideline by beating the Raiders 33-13 on Monday night. The Rams (1-0)...
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Houston Astros starting pitcher Justin Verlander (35) acknowledges the crowd as he walks off the field at Comerica Park with teammate George Springer following the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Detroit Tigers , Monday, Sept. 10, 2018, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Duane Burleson)
September 10, 2018 - 10:07 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Justin Verlander knew this would be one of the most emotional games of his major league career. He still wasn't prepared. In his return to Detroit, Verlander received three standing ovations while pitching the Houston Astros to a 3-2 victory over the Tigers on Monday night. Verlander...
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September 10, 2018 - 9:48 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Detroit defensive end Ziggy Ansah left Monday night's game against the New York Jets with a shoulder injury. It wasn't clear how severe the injury was, but it was a concerning development for the Lions, who kept the standout pass rusher this year on the franchise tag. Ansah hasn't...
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