NFL Draft

January 14, 2021 - 10:22 am
The NFL has clarified its eligibility requirements for the draft to allow college players who would’ve played a fourth season during the pandemic-altered 2020 season to be eligible. In a memo sent to teams that was obtained by The Associated Press on Thursday, the league said the 2020 college...
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Alabama head coach Nick Saban leaves the field after their win against Ohio State in an NCAA College Football Playoff national championship game, Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021, in Miami Gardens, Fla. Alabama won 52-24. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
January 12, 2021 - 8:25 am
Nick Saban wasn't ready to contemplate his legacy moments after capturing a record seventh national championship “because you're always looking forward.” It was time to start chasing No. 8, after all. The Crimson Tide capped off a 13-0 season with a 52-24 win over Ohio State Monday night in the...
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Ohio State defensive tackle Haskell Garrett forces a fumble by Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence during the second half of the Sugar Bowl NCAA college football game Friday, Jan. 1, 2021, in New Orleans. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
January 01, 2021 - 11:32 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence was on his back, reaching out desperately with his right hand to try to gather in the ball after it squirted through his arms as he was dragged down to the Superdome turf. The Heisman Trophy finalist couldn’t quite get a grip on it before it...
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Ohio State head coach Ryan Day, from left, quarterback Justin Fields and linebacker Tuf Borland hold up the trophy after the team's win against Clemson in the Sugar Bowl NCAA college football game Friday, Jan. 1, 2021, in New Orleans. Ohio State won 49-28. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
January 01, 2021 - 11:12 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Numbers have fueled Ohio State all year. There was 29-23, the score of last season's painful playoff loss to Clemson. Six, the number of games the Buckeyes played in this pandemic-altered season, which a lot of people thought was too few for them to deserve a return trip to the...
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UCF linebacker Tatum Bethune (15) sacks BYU quarterback Zach Wilson (1) in the fourth quarter in the Boca Raton Bowl NCAA college football game at FAU Stadium in Boca Raton, Fla. Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2020.(Al Diaz/Miami Herald via AP)
January 01, 2021 - 3:52 pm
PROVO, Utah (AP) — BYU quarterback Zach Wilson is entering the NFL draft. Wilson announced the decision Friday on Twitter. “After much thought prayer and consideration, I'm excited to announce that I will be declaring for the 2021 NFL draft,” Wilson tweeted. “I pray that I will always back Cougar...
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December 04, 2020 - 8:47 am
The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ The Cleveland Browns got two more players back from the COVID-19 list, activating starting linebacker Sione Takitaki and defensive end Joe Jackson on Friday. Earlier this week, the team activated star defensive...
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Seattle Seahawks' DK Metcalf reacts after a first down catch during the first half of an NFL football game against the Philadelphia Eagles, Monday, Nov. 30, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola)
December 01, 2020 - 1:07 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — DK Metcalf got extra motivation he didn't even need. Metcalf caught 10 passes for 177 yards, Russell Wilson threw for 230 yards and a touchdown and the Seattle Seahawks beat the Philadelphia Eagles 23-17 on Monday night. Before the game, Metcalf said Eagles defensive coordinator...
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Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray (1) runs for a first down against the Buffalo Bills during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 15, 2020, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
November 15, 2020 - 5:18 pm
The Latest on Week 10 in the NFL (all times EST): ___ 8 p.m. From Kyler Murray magic to Alex Smith’s latest milestone, it was quite the day for quarterbacks selected first in the NFL draft. Cam Newton will be the eighth No. 1 pick QB to play Sunday when he starts for the New England Patriots. Seven...
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Las Vegas Raiders quarterback Derek Carr (4) and head coach Jon Gruden react after the game at Bank of America Stadium.
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November 06, 2020 - 5:08 am
The Las Vegas Raiders and coach Jon Gruden have been fined a total $650,000 and docked a sixth-round draft pick for repeated violations of the NFL’s COVID-19 protocols.
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Las Vegas Raiders head coach Jon Gruden reacts during the second half of an NFL football game against the Cleveland Browns, Sunday, Nov. 1, 2020, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane)
November 05, 2020 - 7:23 pm
The Las Vegas Raiders and coach Jon Gruden have been fined a total $650,000 and docked a sixth-round draft pick for repeated violations of the NFL’s COVID-19 protocols. A person familiar with the punishment said Thursday the team has been fined $500,000, Gruden has been docked $150,000 and the...
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