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November 03, 2019 - 4:44 am
The NFL's ninth Sunday opens with a dose of Minshew Mania across the pond and closes with the New England Patriots trying to keep their perfect season going. Week 9 of the NFL brings with it a treat for early risers — the Jacksonville Jaguars, with quarterback Gardner Minshew, facing the Houston...
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Georgia defensive back J.R. Reed (20) does the "gator chop" with fans in celebration after after the team's win over Florida in an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019, in Jacksonville, Fla. (Joshua L. Jones/Athens Banner-Herald via AP)
November 02, 2019 - 5:37 pm
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jake Fromm was a little late to the after-party. He was in the third and final wave of Georgia players leaping into the stands at the "World's Largest Outdoor Cocktail Party." It was a fitting spot for Fromm considering how effective he's been on third down against Florida...
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Notre Dame quarterback Ian Book (12) celebrates his 7-yard touchdown run with wide receiver Chase Claypool (83) during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Virginia Tech, Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019, in South Bend, Ind. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
November 02, 2019 - 5:35 pm
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Ian Book delivered the type of clutch, game-winning drive that can make Notre Dame fans forgive the quarterbacks' mistakes. Book ran 7 yards for a touchdown with 29 seconds left to cap an 18-play, 87-yard drive as the 16th-ranked Fighting Irish pulled out a 21-20 victory...
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Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence (16) hands the ball off to running back Travis Etienne (9) during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Wofford, Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019, in Clemson, S.C. (AP Photo/Richard Shiro)
November 02, 2019 - 4:38 pm
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Trevor Lawrence accounted for four touchdowns, Travis Etienne ran for 212 yards and two TDs and No. 4 Clemson won its 24th consecutive game, rolling over FCS opponent Wofford 59-14 on Saturday. Etienne, the reigning Atlantic Coast Conference player of the year, helped the...
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Michigan's Giles Jackson returns the opening kickoff for a touchdown during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Maryland, Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019, in College Park, Md. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
November 02, 2019 - 2:53 pm
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — In a Big Ten matchup between Michigan and Maryland, Giles Jackson and Javon Leake each returned a kickoff 97 yards for a touchdown. The difference was, Jackson's dash down the right sideline came on the opening kick, which helped make Leake's third-quarter jaunt irrelevant...
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In this Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019 photo, Denver Broncos quarterback Joe Flacco (5) hangs his head as back-up quarterback Brandon Allen looks on during the second half of an NFL football game against the Kansas City Chiefs, in Denver. It took Allen four seasons and three different teams to get his shot at starting in the NFL. The fourth-year pro is taking over with Flacco sidelined by a herniated disk in his neck. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)
November 01, 2019 - 3:30 pm
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Joe Flacco's Denver debut lasted half a season. The Broncos placed the veteran quarterback they acquired from Baltimore on injured reserve Friday and promoted rookie QB Brett Rypien from their practice squad to back up new starter Brandon Allen. Coach Vic Fangio said even...
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Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes (15) throws the ball during warm-ups prior to an NFL game against the Denver Broncos, Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019, in Denver. The Chiefs defeated the Broncos 30-6. (Margaret Bowles via AP)
November 01, 2019 - 2:52 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes is questionable against the Minnesota Vikings, raising the possibility the league MVP could return after missing just one game to a dislocated kneecap. Mahomes practiced on a limited basis throughout the week, just as he did last week. But...
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San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Deebo Samuel can't make the catch as Arizona Cardinals middle linebacker Jordan Hicks (58) defends during the first half of an NFL football game, Thursday, Oct. 31, 2019, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)
October 31, 2019 - 8:50 pm
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Jimmy Garoppolo threw for 317 yards and four touchdowns and the San Francisco 49ers reached the halfway point of their season undefeated, beating the Arizona Cardinals 28-25 on Thursday night. San Francisco (8-0) fell behind 7-0, but responded with three touchdowns — one as...
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Baylor quarterback Charlie Brewer (12) carries in front of West Virginia linebacker Dylan Tonkery (10) and defensive lineman Reese Donahue (46) during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Waco, Texas, Thursday, Oct. 31, 2019. (AP Photo/Jerry Larson)
October 31, 2019 - 8:45 pm
WACO, Texas (AP) — Charlie Brewer threw for 277 yards and two touchdowns and John Mayers kicked a go-ahead 36-yard field goal to help No. 12 Baylor win its 10th game in a row, 17-14 over West Virginia on Thursday night. The Bears (8-0, 5-0 Big 12), who two seasons ago won only one game, are the...
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FILE - In this Nov. 11, 2018, file photo, Washington Redskins offensive tackle Trent Williams stands on the sideline during the second half of an NFL football game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Tampa, Fla. A person with knowledge of the situation says Williams has reported to the Redskins, ending his holdout. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity on Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2019, because the team had not announced Williams’ return. He can be kept off the 53-man roster for up to three weeks after reporting.(AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, File)
October 31, 2019 - 4:43 pm
ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Washington Redskins tackle Trent Williams revealed a cancer diagnosis that played a part in his lengthy holdout and distrust of the team's medical staff and the organization. Williams on Thursday said he told the team of the medical issue six years ago, and the growth on his...
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