Professional football

Oklahoma head coach Lincoln Riley, center, congratulates wide receiver Charleston Rambo (14) after Rambo scored a touchdowns, during the second half of the Orange Bowl NCAA college football game against Alabama, Saturday, Dec. 29, 2018, in Miami Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
January 01, 2019 - 7:49 pm
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma and Lincoln Riley have agreed to a contract extension, which should quell speculation about the second-year coach being lured away by an NFL team. Oklahoma announced Tuesday that contract terms were being finalized and would be subject to approval by the board of...
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January 01, 2019 - 5:52 pm
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma and Lincoln Riley have agreed to a contract extension, which should quell speculation about the second-year coach being lured away by an NFL team. Oklahoma announced Tuesday that contract terms were being finalized and would be subject to approval by the board of...
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Texas A&M running back Trayveon Williams rushes downfield against North Carolina State during the first half of the Gator Bowl NCAA college football game Monday, Dec. 31, 2018, in Jacksonville, Fla. (James Gilbert/The Florida Times-Union via AP)
December 31, 2018 - 11:09 pm
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Trayveon Williams ran for 236 yards and three touchdowns, smashing a 30-year-old school record and carrying No. 21 Texas A&M to a 52-13 victory against North Carolina State in the Gator Bowl on Monday night. The Aggies (No. 19 CFP) ended 2018 with a four-game winning...
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Denver Broncos head coach Vance Joseph, front left, greets Los Angeles Chargers head coach Anthony Lynn after an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 30, 2018, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)
December 31, 2018 - 9:50 pm
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — John Elway is looking for his fourth head coach in six seasons after firing Vance Joseph for presiding over the Denver Broncos' worst two-year stretch since the late 1960s. Elway acknowledged being part of the problem in the Broncos' 20-28 record since their Super Bowl 50...
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Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Nick Foles (9) reacts to wide receiver Nelson Agholor's touchdown during the second half of the NFL football game against the Washington Redskins, Sunday, Dec. 30, 2018 in Landover, Md. (AP Photo/Mark Tenally)
December 31, 2018 - 5:07 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Nick Foles will lead the Philadelphia Eagles into the playoffs. Coach Doug Pederson said Foles is "feeling good" after suffering a chest injury and will start when the Eagles (9-7) face the Bears (12-4) in an NFC wild-card game next Sunday. "We'll take care of him and make sure...
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FILE - In this Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018 file photo, Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Dirk Koetter talks to reporters after an NFL football game against the New York Giants in East Rutherford, N.J. Dirk Koetter has been fired as coach of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The team made the announcement Sunday night, Dec. 30, 2018 a little more than three hours after the Bucs concluded a disappointing season with a 34-32 loss to the Atlanta Falcons. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun, File)
December 31, 2018 - 4:59 pm
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are searching for a new coach for the fifth time in 10 years. History says they'll set their sights on a big name, but not necessarily land their first or even second choice. General manager Jason Licht said Monday he's just "grateful" to have an...
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Cleveland Browns head coach Gregg Williams walks on the sideline in the second half of an NFL football game against the Baltimore Ravens, Sunday, Dec. 30, 2018, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
December 31, 2018 - 4:13 pm
BEREA, Ohio (AP) — The Browns believe they finally have the pieces. All that's missing is someone to keep them together. A day after Cleveland ended a promising turnaround season following a winless 2017, general manager John Dorsey said he will interview interim coach Gregg Williams and offensive...
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New York Jets owner Christopher Johnson speaks to reporters in Florham Park, N.J., Monday, Dec. 31, 2018. After firing Todd Bowles on Sunday night, the New York Jets are focused on bringing in someone who will be able to lead a franchise that has missed the playoffs for eight straight seasons but has a promising young quarterback in Sam Darnold and expects to be busy in free agency this offseason. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
December 31, 2018 - 3:34 pm
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — New York Jets Chairman and CEO Christopher Johnson says the team's reporting structure will remain the same moving forward with the new head coach answering to him directly and not general manager Mike Maccagnan. Todd Bowles was fired as coach Sunday night after four...
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Arizona Cardinals head coach Steve Wilks speaks with reporters after the team lost to the Seattle Seahawks in an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 30, 2018, in Seattle. (AP Photo/John Froschauer)
December 31, 2018 - 3:01 pm
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Cardinals have fired Steve Wilks after just one season as head coach. Wilks' firing Monday followed a 3-13 season, the franchise's worst record in 18 years and the worst in the NFL this season. He is the first Cardinals coach to be fired after one season since Joe...
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Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross speaks during a news conference after head football coach Adam Gase was fired, Monday, Dec. 31, 2018, in Davie, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
December 31, 2018 - 2:11 pm
MIAMI (AP) — The Miami Dolphins' coaching carousel is spinning again. Adam Gase was fired Monday as part of the latest organizational shake-up after the Dolphins finished 7-9 and missed the playoffs for the 15th time in 17 years. Owner Stephen Ross ordered a roster overhaul and acknowledged it may...
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