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Former President George H.W. Bush wears pink socks at the dedication of the George W. Bush Presidential Library on the campus of Southern Methodist University in Dallas on April 25, 2013. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)
December 03, 2018 - 6:19 pm
DALLAS (AP) — President George H.W. Bush said a lot with socks. A visit from friend and fellow former President Bill Clinton inspired him to wear a pair emblazoned with Clinton's face. He wore Houston Texans' socks when meeting with the head coach. At the funeral for his wife, Barbara Bush, he wore...
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Green Bay Packers' general manager Brian Gutekunst, right, speaks as team president Mark Murphy looks on during a press conference at Lambeau field in Green Bay, Wisc., Monday, Dec. 3, 2018. The Packers fired head coach Mike McCarthy after a loss to the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday. (AP Photo/Mike Roemer)
December 03, 2018 - 5:13 pm
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Green Bay Packers president Mark Murphy says he will hire the franchise's next head coach after firing Mike McCarthy following a stunning loss to the lowly Arizona Cardinals. General manager Brian Gutekunst will also be heavily involved, along with a committee, though Murphy...
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New York Jets head coach Todd Bowles, left, and Tennessee Titans head coach Mike Vrabel talk before an NFL football game Sunday, Dec. 2, 2018, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski)
December 03, 2018 - 2:35 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Jets coach Todd Bowles says New York's loss at Tennessee on Sunday will stick with him "for the rest of my life." The Jets blew a 16-0 lead before falling to the Titans 26-22, the team's sixth straight defeat in what has become another lost season. New York is 3-9 with a game at AFC...
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FILE - In this Dec. 2, 2018, file photo, Carolina Panthers head coach Ron Rivera talks with the media following an NFL football game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, in Tampa, Fla. Rivera will take over defensive play calls from coordinator Eric Washington following the team’s four-game losing streak. The Panthers also fired defensive line coach Brady Hoke and assistant secondary/cornerbacks coach Jeff Imamura. The moves were announced after Rivera met with new owner David Tepper and general manager Marty Hurney on Monday morning, Dec. 3, 2018. (AP Photo/Jason Behnken, File)
December 03, 2018 - 2:14 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Desperate to shake things up amid a four-game losing streak, Panthers coach Ron Rivera announced Monday he is taking over defensive playing calling duties In addition to demoting defensive coordinator Eric Washington, the Panthers also fired defensive line coach Brady Hoke...
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FILE - In this Dec. 2, 2018, file photo, Carolina Panthers head coach Ron Rivera talks with the media following an NFL football game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, in Tampa, Fla. Rivera will take over defensive play calls from coordinator Eric Washington following the team’s four-game losing streak. The Panthers also fired defensive line coach Brady Hoke and assistant secondary/cornerbacks coach Jeff Imamura. The moves were announced after Rivera met with new owner David Tepper and general manager Marty Hurney on Monday morning, Dec. 3, 2018. (AP Photo/Jason Behnken, File)
December 03, 2018 - 12:56 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Desperate to shake things up amid a four-game losing streak, Panthers coach Ron Rivera announced Monday he is taking over defensive playing calling duties In addition to demoting defenisvie coordinator Eric Washington, the Panthers also fired defensive line coach Brady Hoke...
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Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers (17) calls signals as he plays against the Pittsburgh Steelers in the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 2, 2018, in Pittsburgh. The Chargers beat the Steelers 33-30. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
December 03, 2018 - 1:39 am
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Philip Rivers watched Ben Roethlisberger do what the Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback so often does — lead a game-tying drive late in the fourth quarter — and decided it was time for the Los Angeles Chargers to do something they so rarely do: win a big one on the road against a...
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Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers (17) calls signals as he plays against the Pittsburgh Steelers in the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 2, 2018, in Pittsburgh. The Chargers beat the Steelers 33-30. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
December 03, 2018 - 1:14 am
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Philip Rivers watched Ben Roethlisberger do what the Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback so often does — lead a game-tying drive late in the fourth quarter — and decided it was time for the Los Angeles Chargers to do something they so rarely do: win a big one on the road against a...
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Los Angeles Chargers wide receiver Travis Benjamin (12) dashes past Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Mike Hilton (28) on his way to a touchdown after making a catch in the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 2, 2018, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
December 02, 2018 - 11:56 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Michael Badgley kicked a 29-yard field goal on the final play to lift the Los Angeles Chargers to a 33-30 victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday night. Badgley initially missed a 39-yard kick but Pittsburgh was called for offsides. Badgley's ensuing 34-yard attempt was...
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Los Angeles Chargers wide receiver Travis Benjamin (12) dashes past Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Mike Hilton (28) on his way to a touchdown after making a catch in the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 2, 2018, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
December 02, 2018 - 11:44 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Michael Badgley kicked a 29-yard field goal on the final play to lift the Los Angeles Chargers to a 33-30 victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday night. Badgley initially missed a 39-yard kick but Pittsburgh was called for offsides. Badgley's ensuing 34-yard attempt was...
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Kansas City Chiefs running back Spencer Ware, left, is congratulated by quarterback Patrick Mahomes after scoring against the Oakland Raiders during the second half of an NFL football game in Oakland, Calif., Sunday, Dec. 2, 2018. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
December 02, 2018 - 9:08 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs still had plenty of firepower on offense even without star running back Kareem Hunt. Mahomes threw four touchdown passes Sunday to join Peyton Manning and Tom Brady as the only QBs to reach the 40 TD mark through 12 games, sending...
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