Football

FILE- In this April 5, 2017, file pool photo, former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez looks back during his double murder trial in Suffolk Superior Court in Boston. Aaron Hernandez expected to be released from jail and resume his football career shortly after his arrest on a murder charge, according to newly released jailhouse telephone calls. (Nancy Lane/The Boston Herald via AP, Pool, File)
November 30, 2018 - 12:53 pm
BOSTON (AP) — The late New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez expected to be released from jail and resume his football career shortly after his arrest on a murder charge, according to newly released jailhouse telephone calls. Hernandez, convicted of one killing and acquitted of two others,...
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FILE - In this Oct. 28, 2018 file photo New York Jets quarterback Sam Darnold throws during the first half of an NFL football game against the Chicago Bears in Chicago. Darnold was limited at practice, a positive sign after he sat out team drills since injuring his right foot more than three weeks ago. The rookie says Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018 he was a little sore after practice, but is hopeful he will be able to play Sunday at Tennessee after missing the Jets' last two games.(AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, file)
November 30, 2018 - 12:40 pm
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Sam Darnold is questionable for the New York Jets' game Sunday at Tennessee, and his status is uncertain. Meanwhile, Josh McCown was a full participant at practice Friday after being limited during the week. Coach Todd Bowles says Friday he has decided who will start...
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November 30, 2018 - 11:58 am
Iowa junior tight end Noah Fant says he's leaving school early to enter the NFL draft. Fant announced on his Instagram page on Friday that he intends to forego his final season of eligibility to turn pro. Fant, a native of Omaha, Nebraska, also told the Omaha World-Herald that he plans to skip Iowa...
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Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott (4) celebrates after a run play against the New Orleans Saints during the second half of an NFL football game, in Arlington, Texas, Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018. Dallas won 13-10. (AP Photo/Roger Steinman)
November 30, 2018 - 12:28 am
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Dak Prescott desperately scrambled for a first down in a game of fourth-quarter keepaway, then took three knees starting from the New Orleans 1 to run out the clock by the narrowest possible margin. Anything to keep Drew Brees and the NFL's highest-scoring offense on the...
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Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott (4) celebrates after a run play against the New Orleans Saints during the second half of an NFL football game, in Arlington, Texas, Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018. Dallas won 13-10. (AP Photo/Roger Steinman)
November 30, 2018 - 12:16 am
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Dak Prescott desperately scrambled for a first down in a game of fourth-quarter keepaway, then took three knees starting from the New Orleans 1 to run out the clock by the narrowest possible margin. Anything to keep Drew Brees and the NFL's highest-scoring offense on the...
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Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott (4) celebrates after a run play against the New Orleans Saints during the second half of an NFL football game, in Arlington, Texas, Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018. Dallas won 13-10. (AP Photo/Roger Steinman)
November 29, 2018 - 11:57 pm
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Dak Prescott desperately scrambled for a first down in a game of fourth-quarter keepaway, then took three knees from the New Orleans 1 to run out the clock by the narrowest possible margin. Anything to keep Drew Brees and the NFL's highest-scoring offense on the sideline...
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Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott (21) celebrates his touchdown against the New Orleans Saints with quarterback Dak Prescott (4) in the first half of an NFL football game, in Arlington, Texas, Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth)
November 29, 2018 - 11:30 pm
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Ezekiel Elliott scored the only Dallas touchdown and the Cowboys stifled Drew Brees and the Saints, ending New Orleans' 10-game winning streak with a 13-10 victory Thursday night. The Cowboys (7-5) won their fourth consecutive game and assured they will at least remain tied...
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FILE - In this Nov. 3, 2018, file photo, Utah State coach Matt Wells gestures to officials during the first half of the team's NCAA college football game against Hawaii in Honolulu. Texas Tech has hired Wells as its new football coach after he was part of an impressive turnaround at Utah State, his alma mater. The hiring was announced by Texas Tech on Thursday night, Nov. 29. (AP Photo/Eugene Tanner, File)
November 29, 2018 - 9:54 pm
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Texas Tech hired Matt Wells as its new football coach Thursday night after he was part of an impressive turnaround at Utah State, his alma mater. Wells had a 44-34 record in six seasons as coach of the Aggies, who are 10-2 this year and headed to their fifth bowl in that span...
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This photo provided by Vanderbilt University shows Vanderbilt tight end Turner Cockrell. Cockrell, 21, died Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018, at home after battling cancer for more than a year. (Vanderbilt University via AP)
November 29, 2018 - 8:33 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Vanderbilt tight end Turner Cockrell died Thursday at home after battling cancer for more than a year. He was 21. Cockrell was surrounded by family in Acworth, Georgia, when he died. The Commodores were told of Cockrell's death at a team meeting Thursday afternoon,...
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This photo provided by Vanderbilt University shows Vanderbilt tight end Turner Cockrell. Cockrell, 21, died Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018, at home after battling cancer for more than a year. (Vanderbilt University via AP)
November 29, 2018 - 8:08 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Vanderbilt tight end Turner Cockrell died Thursday at home after battling cancer for more than a year. He was 21. Cockrell was surrounded by family in Acworth, Georgia, when he died. The Commodores were told of Cockrell's death at a team meeting Thursday afternoon,...
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