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Atlanta Falcons defensive tackle Grady Jarrett, right, sacks Washington Redskins quarterback Alex Smith (11) during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018 in Landover, Md. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
November 04, 2018 - 1:45 pm
The Latest on Week 9 in the NFL (all times EST): 1:42 p.m. The Washington Redskins are missing most of their starting offensive linemen just minutes into their game against Atlanta. Washington lost left guard Shawn Lauvao to an injured left knee on its first drive and right tackle Morgan Moses to...
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Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco, center, throws to a receiver as Ravens tight end Nick Boyle, front right, keeps Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker T.J. Watt away in the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
November 04, 2018 - 1:28 pm
The Latest on Week 9 in the NFL (all times EST): 1:22 p.m. Former NFL receiver Steve Smith has shared a secret. He acknowledged on the NFL Network he left his Carolina Panthers' playbook for his new team, the Baltimore Ravens, to find when he was released in 2013. It's not unusual for players to...
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FILE - This Sept. 1, 2008 file photo shows former Iowa Barnstormers coach Greg Stephen in Des Moines, Iowa. A lawsuit, filed Friday, Nov. 2, 2018, seeking class-action status has been filed on behalf of hundreds of victims of Stephen, a former Iowa youth basketball coach now facing 15 to 180 years in prison for sexually exploiting them. (Michael Zamora/The Des Moines Register via AP, File)
November 03, 2018 - 2:38 pm
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A lawsuit seeking class-action status has been filed on behalf of hundreds of victims of a former Iowa youth basketball coach now facing 15 to 180 years in prison for sexually exploiting them. The lawsuit, which was filed Friday in state court by law firm Grefe & Sidney...
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Buffalo Bills tight end Jason Croom, right, tries to make a catch against New England Patriots strong safety Patrick Chung during the second half of an NFL football game, Monday, Oct. 29, 2018, in Orchard Park, N.Y. (AP Photo/Adrian Kraus)
October 31, 2018 - 8:03 pm
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — It didn't take Bill Belichick long to recall what Aaron Rodgers did against his defense the previous time that the Packers faced the Patriots. "He killed us," Belichick said of New England's 26-21 loss in Green Bay in 2014. "He does everything well. ... He's one of the...
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October 31, 2018 - 3:20 pm
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets and MGM Resorts International have agreed on a multiyear deal that is the first of its kind in the NFL. With the announcement Wednesday, MGM Resorts is now the official gaming partner of the Jets. The agreement is the most comprehensive and integrated...
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October 31, 2018 - 12:41 pm
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Terrell Owens will receive his Hall of Fame ring at a ceremony during the San Francisco 49ers' game against the Oakland Raiders. Owens will be presented the ring Thursday night at halftime by Hall of Fame president David Baker. Owens will wear his gold Hall of Fame jacket...
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In this Sept. 9, 2018 photo Denver Broncos wide receiver Demaryius Thomas (88) catches a pass before an NFL football game against the Seattle Seahawks in Denver. Thomas is bracing for a trade after Denver slipped to 3-5 midway through his ninth NFL season. Thomas, the Broncos' longest-tenured player, put the odds at "50-50" that he'll be summoned into general manager John Elway's office by the trade deadline Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2018 to learn whose jersey he'll be wearing next. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)
October 30, 2018 - 4:46 pm
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Demaryius Thomas' trade from the Denver Broncos to the Houston Texans wasn't so much a good-bye as a see-you-later. As in Sunday, when the Texans (5-3) visit the Broncos (3-5). "I thought about it, yeah," general manager John Elway said Tuesday. "But, ultimately, we had to...
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October 30, 2018 - 4:37 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — In a story Oct. 29 about developments in the aftermath of the synagogue shooting in Pittsburgh, The Associated Press erroneously reported the professional position of Cecil and David Rosenthal's sister. She is state Rep. Dan Frankel's former chief of staff, not his current chief...
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New Orleans Saints cornerback P.J. Williams returns an interception 45-yards for a touchdown during the second half of an NFL football game against the Minnesota Vikings, Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)
October 29, 2018 - 12:27 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — No miraculous play was needed for New Orleans to win this game in Minnesota, no where-were-you moment that instantly went viral. Drew Brees and the Saints simply scored some revenge for their last-second loss in the playoffs last season by taking advantage of two key turnovers,...
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United States Attorney Scott Brady, at podium, speaks with members of the media during a news conference in the aftermath of a deadly shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
October 28, 2018 - 7:46 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Latest on a deadly shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue (all times local): 7:20 p.m. U.S. Attorney Scott Brady says federal prosecutors are seeking approval to pursue the death penalty against Pittsburgh synagogue shooting suspect Robert Bowers. Brady says he has begun the...
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