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Ohio seeks technology ideas to solve national opioid crisis

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Ohio has launched an $8 million effort to attract ideas for using technology to solve the national opioid addiction crisis. More>>

Ferguson, Taylor rally No. 25 Memphis past Houston, 42-38

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Riley Ferguson threw for 471 yards and a 21-yard TD with 1:28 left, Patrick Taylor rushed for a career-high four touchdowns and No. 25 Memphis rallied from a 17-point deficit to beat the Houston Cougars, 42-38. More>>

Raiders Marshawn Lynch ejected for pushing official

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Oakland Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch has been ejected after shoving an official. More>>

Raiders eke out 31-30 win over Chiefs on Carr's late TD pass

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Derek Carr threw a 2-yard touchdown pass to Michael Crabtree on the final play after the game was extended by two straight defensive holding calls and the Raiders snapped a four-game losing streak with a 31-30 victory over the Kansas City Chiefs. More>>

Raiders score on final play to beat Chiefs 31-30

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Derek Carr threw a 2-yard touchdown pass to Michael Crabtree on the final play after the game was extended by two straight defensive holding calls and the Oakland Raiders snapped a four-game losing streak with a 31-30 victory over the Kansas City Chiefs. More>>

Packers, Microsoft join in tech venture near Lambeau Field

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The Green Bay Packers and Microsoft are launching a tech incubator in a development next to Lambeau Field in an effort to ignite innovation in an area not typically targeted by major, global companies. More>>

Emails: Protests spur college officials to talk with players

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Some college and university officials are having talks with student-athletes and consulting each other amid concerns that demonstrations over racial injustice like the ones roiling pro sports will spread to college athletics. More>>

Bowman set to make debut for Raiders vs. Chiefs

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Linebacker NaVorro Bowman is active for his debut with the Oakland Raiders just three days after signing with the team. More>>

Bridgewater: 'I definitely believe I'll play this year'

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Teddy Bridgewater says he "definitely" believes he'll play for the Minnesota Vikings this season. More>>

A win-win: Georgia, Miami succeeding after coaching change

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Mark Richt's departure from Georgia and return to Miami seems to be a win-win for both schools. More>>

Goodell: NFL not changing its national anthem policy

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The NFL is not changing its national anthem policy to require players to stand during the national anthem. More>>

Brady thinks Patriots' offense has room to grow

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Despite solid numbers, Brady thinks Patriots offense has room for improvement. More>>

Louisville trustees fire athletic director Tom Jurich

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Louisville trustees have fired athletic director Tom Jurich, the school's second major official let go this week in the wake of its involvement in a national federal investigation of college basketball. More>>

Jerry Sandusky denied new trial on child sex abuse charges

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A Pennsylvania judge is set to announce whether former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky will get a second shot at persuading a jury he's innocent of child molestation charges. More>>

Joe Theismann on Gordon Hayward's injury: 'It sickens me'

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Former NFL quarterback Joe Theismann says he was sickened by seeing the video of Boston Celtics forward Gordon Hayward breaking his left ankle. More>>

NFL will stage draft in Dallas next April

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The NFL draft is headed for Dallas. More>>

Texts: Sheriff, lawmaker pushed to stop cheerleader protest

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A powerful state lawmaker texted a Georgia sheriff, boasting how they pressured a university president after black cheerleaders knelt during the national anthem at a football game. More>>

Trump again blasts NFL over players kneeling during anthem

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President Donald Trump is again criticizing the NFL over players kneeling during the national anthem. More>>

Cowboys' Elliott gets another reprieve, will play vs 49ers

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AP source: Suspended Ezekiel Elliott getting emergency hearing in New York. More>>

NFL players, owners hold talks on social issues Video included

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Cowboys owner Jerry Jones was confronted by two protesters before the NFL's annual fall meetings. He listened, said nothing, and the protesters were peacefully led away. More>>

Football player cut from Albright passes on reinstatement

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A football player who was offered reinstatement after being cut from the team at Division III Albright College in Pennsylvania says he will not rejoin the team. More>>

Go for 2 or play for OT? How coaches make that call

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Long before a coach makes that critical call he has assessed everything from his players to his playbook. More>>

Mayfield, Love, Barkley lead AP midseason All-America team

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Baker Mayfield of Oklahoma and running backs Bryce Love of Stanford and Saquon Barkley of Penn State lead The Associated Press midseason All-America team, along with two defensive start from No. 1 Alabama. More>>

Eagles top AP Pro32 poll for 1st time

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Eagles top AP Pro32 poll for first time; Chiefs slip to 2nd; Pats jump to 3rd. More>>

San Antonio Stars moving to Las Vegas, bought by MGM Resorts

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The San Antonio Stars are moving to Las Vegas and are being bought by MGM Resorts International the league announced Tuesday. More>>

Time delayed viewing shows how 'The Good Doctor' is a hit

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ABC's new drama 'The Good Doctor' is an out-of-the-box hit this television season. More>>

Nielsen's top programs for Oct. 9-15

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A list of the top 20 prime-time programs in the Nielsen ratings for Oct. 9-15. More>>

Lawmaker: Mascot wrong to rally for kneeling cheerleaders

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A Georgia lawmaker says Scrappy the Owl, the mascot at the university where five cheerleaders have been kneeling during the national anthem, had no business leading students in a march through campus to support the cheerleaders. More>>

Questions and answers about Colin Kaepernick's grievance

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It still isn't enough for the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback to win the grievance he filed against the NFL on Sunday. More>>

Pennsylvania college offers cut players reinstatement

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Three football players who were cut from Division III Albright College in Pennsylvania for kneeling during the national anthem have been offered reinstatement. More>>

Woodyard's stop helps Titans end 11-game skid against Colts

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The Tennessee Titans beat the Indianapolis Colts 36-22 to snap an 11-game skid tied for the NFL's longest active losing streak against one team. More>>

Wisconsin governor tells NFL players to stop anthem protests

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Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker says NFL players should stop protesting during the national anthem and take a stand against domestic violence instead. More>>

McCarthy: Packers' Rodgers to have surgery on collarbone

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Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy says quarterback Aaron Rodgers will have surgery on his broken right collarbone, and that his season could be over. More>>

Houses spared by massive fires bring joy and sense of loss Video included

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With the winds dying down, fire crews gained ground as they battled the wildfires that have devastated California wine country and thousands of people got the all-clear to return home. More>>

AP source: Suspended Elliott getting emergency hearing in NY

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AP source: Suspended Ezekiel Elliott getting emergency hearing in New York. More>>

Goodell, union, players to meet on social issues and anthem

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Goodell, team owners, union, players to meet on social issues and anthem on Tuesday. More>>

Finally! Titans end 11-game skid to Colts with 36-22 win

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Finally! Tennessee Titans end 11-game skid to Indianapolis Colts with 36-22 win. More>>

Helmet maker vows fight against Hernandez concussion lawsuit

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Lawyers for late New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez have refiled a lawsuit against the NFL in Massachusetts' state court. More>>

'Purposely hidden': Cheerleaders to protest anthem in tunnel

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A group of Georgia cheerleaders say they'll take a knee in the stadium tunnel at Saturday's homecoming game since their university moved them off the field after the five demonstrated at an earlier game. More>>

Bridgewater cleared to rejoin Vikings for practice this week

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Teddy Bridgewater has been cleared to rejoin the Minnesota Vikings for practice. More>>

ICYMI in NFL Week 6: A-Rod's out; Kaep vs. NFL; what's a TD?

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ICYMI in NFL Week 6: Rodgers out; Kaepernick vs. the NFL; what's a TD, anyway?. More>>

AP Top 25 Heat Check: Georgia gives SEC the power its lacked

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AP Top 25 Heat Check: Georgia gives SEC power its lacked. More>>

Kaepernick files grievance against NFL, alleging collusion

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Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick has filed a grievance against the NFL. More>>

Giants take road less traveled to 23-10 shocker in Denver

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Juggling New York Giants had so many changes it helped them in their prime time. More>>

Al Michaels sorry for 'Sunday Night Football' Weinstein joke

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NBC play-by-play man Al Michaels has quickly apologized after making a joke about Harvey Weinstein during "Sunday Night Football.". More>>

Demonstrators stage silent protest outside Ravens stadium

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More than 100 people participated in a silent protest before the start of the Baltimore Ravens game as the national anthem played inside the M&T Bank Stadium. More>>

Son believes his father was deep asleep when fires came

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From a woman trying to save her dogs to a couple married 75 years, the California wildfires have claimed at least 40 lives. More>>

AP Top 25: Penn State up to 2 behind unanimous No. 1 Alabama

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Penn State is No. 2 in The Associated Press College football poll behind now unanimous No. 1 Alabama after a wild weekend of upsets gave the Top 25 a major makeover. More>>

Packers: Rodgers could miss rest of season with collarbone

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Green Bay Packers star quarterback Aaron Rodgers could miss the remainder of the season with a broken collarbone. More>>

Rodgers breaks collarbone, Winston also hurts shoulder

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Aaron Rodgers' season may have ended after an injury, just a week after the same thing happened to J.J. Watt and Odell Beckham Jr. Rodgers broke his collarbone in Green Bay's 23-10 loss to Minnesota. More>>

California firefighters say they finally 'turned a corner'

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Even as an unprecedented toll of death and destruction from wildfires kept mounting, California communities were getting glimpses of heroism and humanity Firefighters made major gains against most of the blazes on Friday. More>>

Manning, Pierre-Paul and rest of Giants stun Broncos 23-10

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Eli Manning ignored the loss of four wide receivers, and the New York Giants pulled off a 23-10 stunner over the Denver Broncos. More>>

Brady gets wins record, Patriots hold off Jets 24-17

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Tom Brady set the NFL record for regular-season victories by a quarterback as he got his 187th as the New England Patriots held on for a 24-17 win over the New York Jets to claim first place in the AFC East. More>>

Steelers outlast Chiefs 19-13 to defeat NFL's last unbeaten

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Le'Veon Bell ran for 179 yards and a touchdown, and Antonio Brown made an acrobatic touchdown catch in the fourth quarter, to help Pittsburgh beat Kansas City. More>>

With Rodgers out, Vikings cruise past Packers 23-10

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Harrison Smith led Minnesota's defense in a thorough dismantling of Green Bay. More>>

The Latest: PG&E expects to restore all power soon Video included

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A state fire spokesman says it appears firefighters are making good progress on deadly wildfires that started a week ago, devastating wine country and other parts of rural Northern California. More>>

Dolphins rally from 17-point deficit to stun Falcons 20-17

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Jay Cutler threw a pair of touchdown passes, Cody Parkey kicked a pair of field goals and the Miami Dolphins rallied from a 17-0 halftime deficit to stun the Atlanta Falcons 20-17. More>>

Cousins inconsistent as Redskins hold on to beat 49ers

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Kirk Cousins threw for two touchdowns and an interception and ran for a score as part of an inconsistent performance against Kyle Shanahan's winless San Francisco 49ers as the Washington Redskins barely held on for a 26-24 victory. More>>

The Latest: QB Siemian returns for second half

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The Latest from the NFL: Several 49ers take a knee again; 3 Dolphins stay off the field for the anthem. More>>

Watson tosses 3 TDs as Texans beat Browns 33-17

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Deshaun Watson threw for 225 yards and three touchdowns to become the first rookie in NFL history to have at least three TD passes in three straight games and give the Houston Texans a 33-17 win over the Cleveland Browns on Sunday. More>>

Nebraska picks Washington State AD to head athletics program

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Nebraska has chosen Washington State athletics director Bill Moos to head its sports program. More>>

Novak's late kick leads Chargers past Raiders 17-16

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Nick Novak kicked a 32-yard field goal on the final play of the game and the Los Angeles Chargers took advantage of a key missed extra point by Giorgio Tavecchio to beat the Oakland Raiders 17-16. More>>

Sun Devils use strong defense to stun No. 5 Huskies 13-7

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Manny Wilkins completed 29 of 41 passes for 245 yards, Arizona State's defense smothered the Washington most of the night and the Sun Devils stunned the No. 5 Huskies 13-7 on Saturday night. More>>

LSU stuns No. 10 Auburn, riding clutch defense to 27-23 win

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D.J. Chark returns punt for touchdown as LSU stuns No. 10 Auburn, riding clutch defense to 27-23 win. More>>

Dolphins' Parker, Falcons' Sanu inactive because of injuries

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Miami's DeVante Parker is inactive with an ankle injury after being listed as doubtful on the team's most recent update. More>>

Miami Miracle: No. 11 'Canes rally past Georgia Tech, 25-24

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Darrell Langham made another miracle happen, and No. 11 Miami rallied past Georgia Tech 25-24. More>>

Boise State stifles Penny, beats No. 19 San Diego St. 31-14

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Alexander Mattison ran for 128 yards and a touchdown and Boise State's defense kept star running back Rashaad Penny in check to beat No. 19 San Diego State 31-14. More>>

NFL Week 6 features Patriots-Jets matchup for 1st place

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The surprising Jets battle the Patriots for first place, while the winless Giants play in primetime. More>>

No. 20 NC State pulls away from Pitt in 35-17 win

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Nyheim Hines ran for an 83-yard touchdown and returned a punt 92 yards for another score on his way to 249 total yards to help No. 20 North Carolina State win its sixth straight game with a 35-17 victory over Pittsburgh. More>>

No. 17 Michigan defense holds off Indiana in OT, 27-20

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Karan Higdon ran a touchdown on the first play of overtime for No. 17 Michigan and Tyree Kinnel intercepted a fourth-down pass in the end zone on the final play as the Wolverines held off Indiana 27-20. More>>

LSU stuns No. 10 Auburn, riding clutch defense to 27-23 win

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D.J. Chark returns punt for touchdown as LSU stuns No. 10 Auburn, riding clutch defense to 27-23 win. More>>

Memphis uses 5 turnovers to hand No. 25 Navy 1st loss, 30-27

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Riley Ferguson threw three touchdown passes and Memphis took advantage for five turnovers by No. 25 Navy to hand the Midshipmen their first loss 30-27. More>>

Flip out: Bowers' TD leap leads Cal past No. 8 Wash. St 37-3

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Ross Bowers did an acrobatic flip into the end zone to cap a touchdown run for California and the Golden Bears used a dominant defensive performance to stun No. 8 Washington State 37-3 for their first win in 14 years against a top 10 team. More>>

Dungey has 3 TD passes, Syracuse stuns No. 2 Clemson 27-24

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Eric Dungey threw for 278 yards and three touchdowns, Cole Murphy kicked a tiebreaking field goal in the fourth quarter, and Syracuse stunned No. 2 Clemson 27-24. More>>

UNC set to move past academic probe, not celebrating ruling

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North Carolina Is finally set to find out its fate in its multi-year NCAA academic case. More>>

Teams report first progress against wine country wildfires

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Northern California communities have been battered by four days under siege from wildfires that are nowhere near over. More>>

Elliott attorneys to seek new hearing before appeals court

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Attorneys for Ezekiel Elliott have indicated they intend to ask for another hearing before the federal appeals court that cleared the way for the NFL's six-game suspension of the star Dallas Cowboys running back over domestic violence allegations. More>>

Countdown on: Texas-OU is first Herman-Riley coaching duel

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Texas' Tom Herman and Lincoln Riley of Oklahoma are both leading their teams into the Red River rivalry as head coaches for the first time, which hasn't happened since 1947. More>>

Former player: Parents should be warned of football's risks

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NFL Hall of Famer Harry Carson says Congress should require that parents be informed that football can cause long-term neurological damage before they sign up their kids to play. More>>

Clemson QB suffers concussion late in first half at Syracuse

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Clemson quarterback Kelly Bryant has been injured late in the first half against Syracuse. More>>

Raiders' Mack gets top spot in AP's defensive end rankings

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Khalil Mack of the Oakland Raiders earned the No. 1 spot in the AP's rankings of NFL defensive ends. More>>

Trump, unlikely religious favorite, hails Christian values

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Trump assures Christian conservatives his administration will defend religious organizations, return to traditional American values. More>>

The Latest: Coaches eager for UNC to move past NCAA case

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North Carolina has avoided major penalties after an NCAA infractions committee panel "could not conclude" there were academic violations in the multi-year case focused on irregular courses. More>>

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

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NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week. More>>

Panthers await word on Kuechly in concussion protocol

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The Carolina Panthers will have to wait to find out whether star linebacker Luke Kuechly will be out after he entered the concussion protocol during Thursday night's loss to the Philadelphia Eagles. More>>

Week 7 Preview: Red River Rivalry and Penny's Heisman push

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With no games pitting ranked teams, Week 7 of the college football season could be a ho-hum couple of days. More>>

Fans in low places: Sound woes mar Garth Brooks stadium show

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Fans at the first big concert at Atlanta's gleaming new sports arena say a screeching sound made it impossible to hear country music star Garth Brooks' lyrics _ even though they knew all the words to his songs. More>>

Raiders-Chargers game may be affected by wildfires

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The NFL is keeping an eye on the wildfires in Northern California and has been exploring options to move the game between the Oakland Raiders and Los Angeles Chargers if it becomes necessary. More>>

Court clears way for 6-game suspension of Cowboys' Elliott

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A federal appeals court has lifted an injunction that blocked a six-game suspension for Dallas Cowboys star Ezekiel Elliott. More>>

Carson Wentz throws 3 TD passes, Eagles beat Panthers 28-23

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Carson Wentz threw for 222 yards and three touchdowns and the Philadelphia Eagles beat the Carolina Panthers 28-23 to improve to an NFC-best 5-1. More>>

South Dakota school cancels homecoming after racist stunt

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A South Dakota high school is investigating photos posted on social media that show students destroying a car with "Go back to the Rez" painted on the side. More>>

Trump: 'About time' NFL demands players stand during anthem

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President Donald Trump says "it is about time" that NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell demands "all players" stand for the national anthem. NFL owners are meeting next week to consider whether players should stand during the national anthem. More>>

Eric Reid: 49ers won't force players to stand for anthem

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The San Francisco 49ers won't be forcing their players to stand during the national anthem, safety Eric Reid said Wednesday. More>>

Eminem slams Trump in profane video, calls him racist

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Eminem has unleashed a four-and-a-half minute lyrical tirade against President Donald Trump, saying he "came to stomp.". More>>

Giants suspend cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie

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The New York Giants have suspended veteran cornerback Dominque Rodgers-Cromartie. More>>

Legal experts split on if NFL can punish for anthem protests

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Legal experts are split on whether NFL owners can legally punish professional football players for not standing for the national anthem before pro football games. More>>

Stills surprised to be joined by Goodell for police visit

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Miami Dolphins receiver Kenny Stills says he was pleasantly surprised to be joined by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell for visits with police and youngsters in an effort to build better community relations. More>>

Mike Ditka apologizes for comment on racial oppression

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Mike Ditka apologizes for saying he wasn't aware of any racial oppression in the last 100 years in the United States. More>>

Rudolph, Vikings have childlike fun with Duck, Duck, Goose

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Tight end Kyle Rudolph called for a celebratory round of the children's game Duck, Duck, Goose in the huddle if the Vikings could score a touchdown. More>>

Still alive: Teams chasing World Cup spots through playoffs

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Qualification for the 2018 World Cup will be wrapped up next month in two intercontinental playoffs and four European playoffs. More>>

Bystander rape-prevention programs face questions

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A national wave of rape-prevention programs seeks to make people better bystanders, but they are facing hard questions and new concerns. More>>

Trump sticks to hockey in honoring Cup champion Penguins

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The Stanley Cup champions will be honored by President Donald Trump at the White House, a visit captain Sidney Crosby and other players say is not about politics. More>>

Division III Albright cuts player for kneeling during anthem

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A backup quarterback for Division III Albright College in Pennsylvania has been cut for kneeling during the national. More>>

NFL may change policy that players 'should' stand for anthem

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NFL owners will meet next week to consider changes to a game manual that says players "should" stand during the national anthem. More>>

AP FACT CHECK: Trump seems unaware NFL pays taxes

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AP FACT CHECK: Trump calls for exposing NFL to taxes, seemingly unaware it already is. More>>

CBS holds its ratings lead in Week 2 of the new fall season

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Nielsen said CBS continued to reign in the prime-time ratings game in the second week of the new fall season. More>>

Muhammad Ali Enterprises files $30M lawsuit against Fox

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Muhammad Ali Enterprises is suing the Fox Broadcasting Company for more than $30 million for what it says was Fox's unauthorized use of the famed boxer's image in a video that ran just before its broadcast of the 2017 Super Bowl. More>>

Trump's jibe deepens feud with Tillerson; he was joking?

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President Donald Trump says reaching out to Democrats for help in getting immigration legislation is difficult because "the Democrats don't want secure borders.". More>>

Chiefs, Packers remain top 2 teams in AP Pro32 poll

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Chiefs, Packers remain top 2 teams in AP Pro32 poll; Eagles jump up to No. 3. More>>

Trump says US should change tax law to punish NFL

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President Donald Trump is suggesting the U.S. change its tax laws to punish organizations like the NFL if members are "disrespecting" the national anthem or flag; NFL already gave up its tax-exempt status. More>>

Stormtroopers on Soldier Field introduce 'Last Jedi' trailer

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The trailer for "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" debuted in dramatic fashion during halftime of "Monday Night Football". More>>

Giants' Odell Beckham Jr. has surgery for broken left ankle

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New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. has surgery for his broken left ankle. More>>

Cowboys' Jerry Jones reignites protest conversation in NFL

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Comments by Dallas Cowboys owner draw sharp response from NFL players' union. More>>

Pence tours California, raises funds for House Republicans

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Vice President Mike Pence is scheduled to arrive in California this weekend for a fundraising trip in a state that overwhelmingly rejected his boss. More>>

Keenum leads 3 scoring drives, Vikings beat Bears 20-17

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Keenum shines in relief of Bradford, Vikings top Bears 20-17 in Trubisky's debut. More>>

Dolphins assistant resigns, apologizes after video surfaces

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The NFL and the Miami Dolphins say they're aware of a social media video showing offensive line coach Chris Foerster snorting three lines of a white powdery substance at an office desk. More>>

Giants' Beckham to have ankle surgery later this week

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New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. will have surgery for his broken left ankle later this week. More>>

ESPN suspends anchor for breaking social media rules

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ESPN suspends Jemele Hill 2 weeks for breaking its social media rules after tweets about boycotting Cowboys, advertisers. More>>

Stormtroopers on Soldier Field introduce 'Last Jedi' trailer

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The trailer for "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" debuted in dramatic fashion during Monday Night Football halftime. More>>

The Latest: Trump praises Cowboys owner on NFL protests

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President Donald Trump is tweeting that U.S. policy on North Korea has been unsuccessful, and that America has given "billions of dollars" and received nothing in return. More>>

Watt and Mercilus out for season with injuries

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Houston's J.J. Watt and Whitney Mercilus will miss the rest of the season with injuries. More>>

Oregon State and coach Gary Andersen agree to part ways

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Oregon State and coach Gary Andersen mutually agreed to part ways with the Beavers off to a 1-5 start. More>>

Hall of Fame QB Y.A. Tittle dead at 90

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Hall of Fame QB and 1963 NFL Most Valuable Player Y.A. Tittle has died. More>>

Ready to run? Bell wants Steelers to stick to ground game

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Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell says the team didn't try to run the ball enough during an upset loss to Jacksonville. More>>

First-place Eagles quickly prepare for Panthers

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Riding a three-game winning streak and sitting in first place in the NFC East, the Philadelphia Eagles have no time to enjoy their position. More>>

Jerry Jones: Cowboys 'will not play' if they disrespect flag

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Dallas owner Jerry Jones says the NFL can't leave the impression that it tolerates players disrespecting the flag and that any of his Cowboys making such displays won't play. More>>

FANTASY PLAYS: Waiver picks to help stay ahead of injuries

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FANTASY PLAYS: Waiver picks to help stay ahead of injuries. More>>

Rodgers lifts Packers over Cowboys 35-31 in another thriller

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Aaron Rodgers threw a 12-yard touchdown pass to Davante Adams with 11 seconds remaining and Green Bay beat the Dallas Cowboys 35-31 Sunday in another thriller nine months after the Packers' divisional playoff win on the same field. More>>

Undefeated Chiefs beat Texans 42-34; Watt breaks left leg

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Alex Smith threw for 324 yards and three touchdowns to help the Kansas City Chiefs remain undefeated with a 42-34 victory over the Houston Texans. More>>

Liz Weston: Why NFL players go broke, and what you can learn

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Pro athletes face the same kinds of financial issues many of us do, only with stakes that are much, much higher. More>>

ICYMI in NFL Week 5: Trump, Pence, Jones keep anthem in news

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The national anthem is still somehow the subject of NFL conversation. More>>

VP Pence leaves NFL game after players protest during anthem

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Vice President Mike Pence left the 49ers-Colts game after about a dozen San Francisco players took a knee during the national anthem. More>>

Beckham breaks left ankle, Watt breaks left leg

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Odell Beckham Jr.'s touchdown catch had the New York Giants in position to win even after three receivers were injured. More>>

AP Top 25 shakeup: Penn State to 3; Wazzu, Auburn in top 10

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Penn State moved up to No. 3 in The Associated Press college football poll and Washington State and Auburn jumped into the top 10 for the first time this season after six ranked teams lost this past weekend. More>>

Texans star J.J. Watt breaks left leg against Chiefs

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Houston Texans star J.J. Watt injured his left knee in the first quarter against the Kansas City Chiefs. More>>

The Latest: Houston star J.J. Watt breaks left leg

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Top overall pick Myles Garrett is active and starting for the winless Browns. More>>

CBS Sports reporter backtracks on Kaepernick anthem report

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Quarterback Colin Kaepernick tells CBS he'll stand during national anthem if given chance to play football in NFL again. More>>

Colts celebrate Manning's return with 26-23 win over 49ers

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Adam Vinatieri made a 51-yard field goal with 1:38 left in overtime Sunday to give the Indianapolis Colts a 26-23 victory over San Francisco. More>>

Cam Newton's 3 TD passes help Panthers beat Lions 27-24

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Cam Newton showed he was very focused on football, throwing three touchdowns to help the Carolina Panthers build a lead big enough to hold off the Detroit Lions for a 27-24 win. More>>

Chargers end nine-game losing streak, Giants remain winless

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Philip Rivers threw a 10-yard touchdown pass to Melvin Gordon with 2:58 to play and the Los Angeles Chargers rallied to beat the New York Giants 27-22 Sunday. More>>

Wentz tosses 4 touchdown passes, Eagles beat Cardinals 34-7

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Carson Wentz threw a career-best four touchdown passes and the Philadelphia Eagles continued their impressive start with a 34-7 victory over the Arizona Cardinals. More>>

Flacco, Ravens beat Raiders without Carr 30-17

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Joe Flacco hit Mike Wallace on two deep passes to spark Baltimore's struggling offense and the Ravens got a fumble return for a touchdown by Jimmy Smith to beat the short-handed Oakland Raiders 30-17. More>>

Cam Newton's 3 TD passes help Panthers beat Lions 27-24

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Cam Newton showed he was very focused on football, throwing three touchdowns to help the Carolina Panthers build a lead big enough to hold off the Detroit Lions for a 27-24 win. More>>

Iowa State stuns No. 3 Oklahoma 38-31

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Kyle Kempt passed for 343 yards and three touchdowns, including a 25-yarder to Allen Lazard that put Iowa State ahead with 2:19 left and Joel Lanning made plays on offense and defense to lead the Cyclones to a stunning 38-31 victory over No. 3 Oklahoma. More>>

Michigan St beats No. 7 Michigan 14-10, 8th time in 10 games

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Brian Lewerke ran for a touchdown and threw for a score in the first half and Michigan State held on to beat No. 7 Michigan 14-10. More>>

Harris helps No. 1 Alabama outlast Texas A&M 27-19

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Damien Harris ran for 124 yards and a touchdown and Jalen Hurts had touchdown pass and ran for another score to help top-ranked Alabama remain undefeated with a 27-19 win over Texas A&M on Saturday night. More>>

Diverse United States divided on symbols of patriotism

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A silent protest started by Colin Kaepernick last year in response to police killings has become a statement about patriotism and the nation's symbols. More>>

Taylor runs for 249 in No. 9 Badgers' 38-17 win over Huskers

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Freshman Johnathan Taylor rushes for season-high 249 yards in No. 9 Wisconsin's 38-17 win over Huskers. More>>

No. 2 Clemson tops Wake Forest 28-14 as Bryant injured

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No. 2 Clemson won its ninth straight over Wake Forest with a 28-14 victory Saturday as quarterback Bryant injured. More>>

No. 5 Georgia Bulldogs run for 423 yards, rout Vandy 45-14

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Nick Chubb ran for two touchdowns and 138 yards, and fifth-ranked Georgia routed Vanderbilt 45-14 Saturday despite missing three players from the Bulldogs' stingy defense. More>>

Hill scores 3 ways as No. 8 TCU beats No. 23 West Virginia

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Kenny Hill ran 3 yards for a touchdown with 2:53 left and No. 8 TCU remained undefeated with a 31-24 win over No. 23 West Virginia. More>>

No. 10 Ohio State keeps rolling, routs Maryland 62-14

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Quarterback J.T. Barrett passed for three touchdowns and rushed for another and No. 10 Ohio State routed Maryland 62-14 Saturday. More>>

Stunned at home, LSU responds with 17-16 win at Florida

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Danny Etling threw a short touchdown pass in the second half and LSU rebounded from a stunning home loss with a 17-16 victory at No. 21 Florida on Saturday. More>>

Packers vs Cowboys: Great NFL rivalry is renewed

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Rivalry renewed: Packers-Cowboys has been one of the NFL's most meaningful rivalries for decades. More>>

McSorley, Barkley lead Penn State over Northwestern 31-7

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Trace McSorley threw for 245 yards and a touchdown, Saquon Barkley ran for two scores in the second half, and No. 4 Penn State beat Northwestern 31-7 on Saturday. More>>

Iowa State stuns No. 3 Oklahoma 38-31

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Kyle Kempt passed for 343 yards and three touchdowns in his first start and helped Iowa State stun No. 3 Oklahoma 38-31. More>>

Iowa St.'s Lanning plays both ways; Cyclones stun Oklahoma

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Iowa State's Joel Lanning played both offense and defense Saturday against No. 3 Oklahoma. More>>

Sports radio host loses gig for quips about female announcer

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A Philadelphia sports radio personality says he lost a weekly television gig after saying a female announcer calling an NFL game "sounds unnatural.". More>>

Rivera: Newton's apology 'something that needed to be said'

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Panthers coach Ron Rivera says Cam Newton's apology for a sexist remark was something that was needed to be said. More>>

Ravens' Smith, Redskins' Breeland fined $18,231 for hits

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Baltimore linebacker Za'Darius Smith and Washington cornerback Bashaud Breeland have been fined $18,231 by the NFL for hits in last weekend's games. More>>

Jets troll Browns with sad dog wearing cone in Twitter post

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The New York Jets' social media department appeared to take a shot at the winless Browns by posting a graphic of a sad-looking dog that resembles Cleveland's logo. More>>

Steelers' Brown gets top spot in AP's wide receiver rankings

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Steelers star Antonio Brown is No. 1 in The Associated Press rankings of the NFL's best wide receivers. More>>

WHAT'S HAPPENING: FBI hopes Vegas billboards bring in tips

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WHAT'S HAPPENING: Authorities hunting for a motive for the Las Vegas concert massacre are looking into the possibility the gunman planned additional attacks. Law enforcement is also investigating whether Stephen paddock scoped out other music festivals. More>>

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

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NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week. More>>

AP-NORC Poll: Disapproval for anthem protest, Trump response

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AP-NORC Poll finds that most Americans think refusing to stand during the national anthem at NFL games is disrespectful, and they disapprove of Trump's call for firing those players who don't stand. More>>

QB Newton on sexist remarks: My comments were unacceptable

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Dannon, the maker of Oikos yogurt, is cutting ties with spokesman Cam Newton over what the company perceives as "sexist" comments the Carolina quarterback made to a female reporter. More>>

Patriots 'D shows sign of improvement in win over Bucs

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Patriots porous 'D shows signs of improvement in win over Bucs. More>>

10 Things to Know for Friday

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Among 10 Things to Know: The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons wins Nobel Peace prize; Hurricane Maria damages primate research facility in Puerto Rico; participation in high school football is down around the U.S. More>>

NFL looking into Pryor saying KC fans made racist remarks

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NFL looking into claim by Redskins receiver Terrelle Pryor that fan in Kansas City made racist remarks to him. More>>

How the AP-NORC poll on NFL protests was conducted

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The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research poll on NFL protests was conducted by NORC on Sept 28-Oct. More>>

AP-NORC Poll: Most dislike NFL protests _ and Trump comments

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AP poll finds most Americans disapprove of players refusing to stand for the national anthem _ and most also disapprove of President Donald Trump's comments on the protests. More>>

Brady throws for 303 yards, Patriots hold off Bucs 19-14

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Tom Brady threw for 303 yards and one touchdown, and New England's porous defense showed signs of improvement in a 19-14 victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. More>>

No. 24 NC State beats No. 17 Louisville 39-25

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Nyheim Hines ran for two touchdowns and Ryan Finley threw for another to help No. 24 North Carolina State beat No. 17 Louisville 39-25 on Thursday night. More>>

Week 6 Preview: No. 8 TCU looks to remain unbeaten

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Week 6 features No. 8 TCU trying to remain undefeated, Washington State QB Luke Falk attempting to build on his momentum. More>>

Pelini: Player convicted of rape earned a second chance

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Youngstown State football coach Bo Pelini says a player convicted of rape as a teen has earned a second chance by staying disciplined, focused and out of trouble. More>>

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