Football

September 20, 2018 - 10:25 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The former investment bank analyst who fed confidential stock tips to NFL player Mychal Kendricks has pleaded guilty to securities fraud. Damilare Sonoiki, who also wrote for the television show "Black-ish" for a season, pleaded guilty in federal court Wednesday. Prosecutors...
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Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes (15) plays in the first quarter of an NFL football game against the Pittsburgh Steelers, Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Don Wright)
September 20, 2018 - 3:26 am
Patrick Mahomes is already chasing Peyton Manning and Tom Brady. Mahomes tossed six touchdown passes at Pittsburgh after throwing four in the opener at the Chargers. His 10 TDs are the most in NFL history by a quarterback in his team's first two games of a season. Manning has the most through three...
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New England Patriots wide receiver Josh Gordon holds the ball during an NFL football practice, Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
September 19, 2018 - 7:27 pm
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Josh Gordon arrived at a Patriots' team facility that was abuzz with excitement about what he could potentially bring to their depleted receiving group. There was also just as strong a sentiment in the building to keep any lofty expectations in check — at least for now...
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Jason Huber
September 19, 2018 - 4:56 pm
Week 2 of the NFL and Week 3 of College Football are in the books! Here at WFNZ, we will be airing select games every week including every Virginia Tech football game. This week we preview every CFB and NFL game that will be airing on WFNZ610AM/102.5FM . This week we are airing two NFL games in...
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FILE - In this Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018, file photo, Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick (14) rolls out during the second half of an NFL football game against the Philadelphia Eagles in Tampa, Fla. Miami Dolphins rookie safety Minkah Fitzpatrick wants to trademark his nickname but says he’d be happy to share it with Buccaneers quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick. Both go by “FitzMagic.” (AP Photo/Mark LoMoglio, File)
September 19, 2018 - 4:30 pm
DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — Miami Dolphins rookie safety Minkah Fitzpatrick wants to trademark his nickname but says he'd be happy to share it with Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick. Both go by "FitzMagic," and the Bucs' QB has been making headlines while leading his team to a 2-0 start as a...
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FILE - In this Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018, file photo, Ohio State's acting head coach Ryan Day directs warm-ups before an NCAA college football game against Oregon State in Columbus, Ohio. No. 15 TCU gets another chance for the Big 12 against No. 4 Ohio State. The Horned Frogs and Buckeyes will play Saturday night at the home stadium of the NFL’s Dallas Cowboys. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete, File)
September 19, 2018 - 3:54 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State assistant Ryan Day earned an extra $487,000 for steering the Buckeyes during Urban Meyer's suspension. That's the amount of the lump-sum bonus the university will give Day for acting as head coach from Aug. 1 through last Sunday. Meyer served a three-game suspension...
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FILE - In this Aug. 9, 2018, file photo, Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson (4) listens to head coach Bill O'Brien before an NFL preseason football game against the Kansas City Chiefs in Kansas City, Mo. The Texans fired back at an East Texas school superintendent who wrote: "You can't count on a black quarterback," in the comment section of an online news article where he was criticizing Watson. O 'Brien called the comments “outdated, inaccurate, ignorant and idiotic.” Watson said he didn't waste time worrying about the post. (AP Photo/Ed Zurga, File)
September 19, 2018 - 3:41 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Texans fired back Wednesday at an East Texas school superintendent who wrote: "You can't count on a black quarterback," in the comment section of an online news article where he was criticizing quarterback Deshaun Watson. Lynn Redden is superintendent of the Onalaska...
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Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan looks to the fans celebrating after scoring the game winning touchdown on a quarterback keeper during the fourth quarter of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept 16, 2018, in Atlanta. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
September 19, 2018 - 1:59 pm
Week 2 was another high scoring slate in the NFL and another week when daily fantasy sports contests were won by rostering the passing attack from just a handful of games. Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes threw for 300-plus yards and six touchdowns in a 42-27 victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers...
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Mr. Mascot
September 19, 2018 - 12:02 pm
With the football season well underway I thought I would take the time to help out the ‘watercooler’ football fans of the world. You’re welcome. Not everyone knows what a tight end is, what a 3-4 defense is or why you punt the ball. Even worse, some people think they know what they are talking...
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This July 14, 2018 photo, workers at the FanDuel sports book at the Meadowlands Racetrack in East Rutherford N.J. prepare to take bets moments before opening. New Jersey gambling regulators are investigating whether FanDuel should be ordered to pay a New Jersey man $82,000 for a bet he made on a football game at what the company said were erroneously high odds. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)
September 19, 2018 - 11:39 am
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey gambling regulators are investigating whether FanDuel's sports book should pay out more than $82,000 to a man who was given exorbitant odds for the Denver Broncos to win Sunday against the Oakland Raiders. Anthony Prince of Newark made his bet and was handed a...
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