Football

January 06, 2018 - 1:43 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Panthers coach Ron Rivera has signed a two-year extension keeping him under contract through the 2020 season. The team announced the extension Saturday. Financial terms were not released. Rivera is 64-47-1 in seven seasons with the Panthers. He has guided Carolina to a Super...
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The Atlanta Westin hotel is decorated an image of the College Football Playoff National Championship Trophy, Friday, Jan. 5, 2018, in Atlanta. Georgia is to take on Alabama on Monday. (Alyssa Pointer/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
January 06, 2018 - 1:25 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — It's not exactly the Super Bowl — that will have to wait another month — but Las Vegas bookies are looking to cash in on college football's national championship game. Bettors, too, are hoping to make a score on the last college football game of the season. "I'm expecting a monster...
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FILE - This file photos show, former NFL football players Donovan McNabb, left, in 2013, and an Eric Davis in 2013. McNabb and Davis have been dismissed from ESPN following an investigation into accusations of sexual misconduct while employed at NFL Network, ESPN said in a statement Saturday, Jan 6, 2018. (AP Photo/Joseph Kaczmarek, left, Danny Moloshok, right, File)
January 06, 2018 - 1:08 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Donovan McNabb and Eric Davis have been dismissed from ESPN following an investigation into accusations of sexual misconduct while employed at NFL Network. ESPN says in a statement Saturday "they are no longer working for us." The pair worked for ESPN Radio and were taken off the...
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January 06, 2018 - 12:02 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Donovan McNabb and Eric Davis have been dismissed from ESPN following an investigation into accusations of sexual misconduct while employed at NFL Network. ESPN says in a statement Saturday "they are no longer working for us." The pair worked for ESPN Radio and were taken off the...
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Alabama NCAA college football players arrive at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, Friday, Jan. 5, 2018, in Atlanta. Alabama is to take on Georgia in the national championship game on Monday. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
January 05, 2018 - 10:11 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — The bus ride for No. 3 Georgia was about 75 minutes from its campus in Athens to the capital city. No. 4 Alabama spent less time than that in the air, flying from Tuscaloosa to what has become something of a home away from home for the Crimson Tide. The Bulldogs and Tide made...
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Alabama NCAA college football players arrive at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, Friday, Jan. 5, 2018, in Atlanta. Alabama is to take on Georgia in the national championship game on Monday. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
January 05, 2018 - 8:46 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — The bus ride for No. 3 Georgia was about 75 minutes from its campus in Athens to the capital city. No. 4 Alabama spent less time than that in the air, flying from Tuscaloosa to what has become something of a home away from home for the Crimson Tide. The Bulldogs and Tide made...
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FILE - In this Dec. 31, 2017, file photo, New England Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels watches from the sideline during the first half of the team's NFL football game against the New York Jets in Foxborough, Mass. The New York Giants had the busiest day in their search for a new head coach, interviewing Patriots coordinators McDaniels and Matt Patricia. McDaniels met with new general manager Dave Gettleman, Giants co-owner John Mara and assistant general manager Kevin Abrams on Friday afternoon, Jan. 5, in Foxborough. Patricia, the defensive coordinator, talked with the trio in the morning. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)
January 05, 2018 - 7:45 pm
The New York Giants had the busiest day in their search for a new coach, interviewing New England Patriots coordinators Josh McDaniels and Matt Patricia. McDaniels, the Patriots' offensive coordinator, met with new general manager Dave Gettleman, Giants co-owner John Mara and assistant general...
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FILE - In this Dec. 31, 2017, file photo, New England Patriots defensive coordinator Matt Patricia watches from the sideline during the first half of an NFL football game against the New York Jets, in Foxborough, Mass. The New York Giants have interviewed New England Patriots defensive coordinator Matt Patricia for their vacant head coaching job. Patricia met with new general manager Dave Gettleman, Giants co-owner John Mara and assistant general manager Kevin Abrams on Friday, Jan. 5, 2018, in Foxborough, Mass.(AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)
January 05, 2018 - 7:23 pm
The New York Giants had the busiest day in their search for a new coach, interviewing New England Patriots coordinators Josh McDaniels and Matt Patricia. McDaniels, the Patriots' offensive coordinator, met with new general manager Dave Gettleman, Giants co-owner John Mara and assistant general...
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FILE - In this Dec. 25, 2017, file photo, Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger (7) scrambles away from Houston Texans linebacker Ufomba Kamalu (94) during the first half of an NFL football game in Houston. The Steelers have dealt with a steady stream of adversity during their run to a second straight AFC North title, some of it self-inflicted and some of it out of their hands entirely. If anything, they believe all the chaos has only strengthened them as they try to end New England’s dominant run atop the AFC. (AP Photo/Michael Wyke, File)
January 05, 2018 - 5:25 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — If Cam Heyward's being honest, he's lost count of distractions the Pittsburgh Steelers have dealt with this season, be they self-created, overblown or otherwise. The weeks would pass and something that had nothing to do with Pittsburgh's relatively easy push to a second straight...
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January 05, 2018 - 5:18 pm
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jacksonville Jaguars receiver Marqise Lee practiced for the first time in three weeks Friday, increasing his chances of playing in a wild-card game against Buffalo. Lee missed the final two regular-season games after spraining his right ankle. He was limited in his...
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