Football

FILE - In this Dec. 31, 2017, file photo, Philadelphia Eagles' Nick Foles (9) throws a pass over Dallas Cowboys' DeMarcus Lawrence (90) during the first half of an NFL football game in Philadelphia. The Eagles earned the top seed in the NFC playoffs for the first time since 2004. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola, File)
January 04, 2018 - 4:51 pm
In the topsy-turvy NFC playoffs, only the Falcons return from last year, and they sneaked in as the sixth and final team. They narrowly avoided the same fate as the Cowboys, Seahawks, Packers, Giants and Lions — all sitting this one out. The top five seeds are newcomers, led by the Eagles. They are...
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FILE - In this Dec. 31, 2017, file photo, Philadelphia Eagles' Nick Foles (9) throws a pass over Dallas Cowboys' DeMarcus Lawrence (90) during the first half of an NFL football game in Philadelphia. The Eagles earned the top seed in the NFC playoffs for the first time since 2004. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola, File)
January 04, 2018 - 4:19 pm
In the topsy-turvy NFC playoffs, only the Falcons return from last year, and they sneaked in as the sixth and final team. They narrowly avoided the same fate as the Cowboys, Seahawks, Packers, Giants and Lions — all sitting this one out. The top five seeds are newcomers, led by the Eagles. They are...
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January 04, 2018 - 10:41 am
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Longtime Yale football coach Carmen "Carm" Cozza has died at 87. The university says he died Thursday. Cozza led Yale to a share of 10 Ivy League titles during 32 years as coach. He was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 2002. He coached the Bulldogs from...
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January 04, 2018 - 10:09 am
ATLANTA (AP) — An Atlanta police official says the agency is working with the U.S. Secret Service ahead of President Donald Trump's visit to the city for Monday's college football title game. Atlanta police spokesman Carlos Campos said in a Thursday statement to The Associated Press that "we're...
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FILE - In this Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017 file photo, Southern California quarterback Sam Darnold throws a pass during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Arizona State in Tempe, Ariz. Southern California quarterback Sam Darnold will skip his final two seasons of eligibility to enter the NFL draft. (AP Photo/Ralph Freso, File)
January 03, 2018 - 9:50 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Southern California quarterback Sam Darnold will skip his final two seasons of eligibility to enter the NFL draft. Darnold made the expected announcement in an Instagram video Wednesday. "I've been blessed that my life has been full of memorable moments and wonderful people,"...
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FILE - In this Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017 file photo, UCLA quarterback Josh Rosen passes during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Southern California in Los Angeles. UCLA quarterback Josh Rosen is skipping his senior season to enter the NFL draft. Rosen made the expected announcement Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018 with a post on Twitter. He is expected to be a high first-round pick in April. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)
January 03, 2018 - 9:42 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — UCLA quarterback Josh Rosen is skipping his senior season to enter the NFL draft. Rosen made the expected announcement Wednesday with a post on Twitter. He is expected to be a high first-round pick in April. After arriving in Westwood as the top quarterback recruit in the nation...
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FILE - In this Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017 file photo, UCLA quarterback Josh Rosen passes during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Southern California in Los Angeles. UCLA quarterback Josh Rosen is skipping his senior season to enter the NFL draft. Rosen made the expected announcement Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018 with a post on Twitter. He is expected to be a high first-round pick in April. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)
January 03, 2018 - 8:46 pm
Within 30 minutes of one another, UCLA quarterback Josh Rosen and Southern California quarterback Sam Darnold announced they will enter the NFL draft. The Los Angeles rivals have a chance to be the first two quarterbacks taken and possibly among the first few players off the board in April. Joining...
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January 03, 2018 - 8:34 pm
HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — The Oakland Raiders came one step closer to securing the land the team needs for its new headquarters and practice facility near Las Vegas — and at a steep discount. Officials in suburban Henderson approved a resolution Tuesday that allows the city to move forward with a...
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January 03, 2018 - 7:39 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Southern California quarterback Sam Darnold will skip his final two seasons of eligibility to enter the NFL draft. Darnold made the expected announcement in an Instagram video Wednesday. About 25 minutes earlier, UCLA quarterback Josh Rosen announced he will enter the draft. Both...
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January 03, 2018 - 7:34 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Mike Munchak doesn't live in a bubble. If anything, he makes it a point to avoid it. So do the players he mentors as the offensive line coach for the Pittsburgh Steelers. So when the Hall of Famer's name popped up as a candidate for the open head coaching job in Arizona this week...
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