Football

November 14, 2018 - 7:44 am
WAYNE, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a pro football fan charged with drunken driving after a crash told police he drank too much because his favorite team isn't any good. Wayne police say 57-year-old Christopher Greyshock, of West Milford, was charged after he rear-ended another vehicle about 5:15 p...
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FILE - In this Dec. 9, 2012, file photo, New Orleans Saints defensive end Will Smith appears before an NFL football game against the New York Giants in East Rutherford, N.J. A Louisiana appellate court is set to hear the case of Cardell Hayes, the man convicted of manslaughter for fatally shooting retired New Orleans Saints star Will Smith. In the appeal, Hayes’s attorneys say the judge in the case should have granted a new trial because a witness who contacted the defense a day after Hayes' conviction said he had heard two guns at the time of the shooting. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun, File)
November 14, 2018 - 4:32 am
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A Louisiana appellate court is set to hear the case of Cardell Hayes, convicted of manslaughter for fatally shooting retired New Orleans Saints star Will Smith. Hayes insisted he shot Smith in self-defense after Smith grabbed a gun and fired as the two argued following a 2016...
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Alabama running back Josh Jacobs (8) carries the ball during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Mississippi State, Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018, in Tuscaloosa, Ala. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)
November 13, 2018 - 7:53 pm
The College Football Playoff rankings held steady at the top, with Alabama, Clemson, Notre Dame and Michigan an unchanged first four from last week. The third rankings of the season were drama-free Tuesday night after every top-10 team won last weekend. In fact, the selection committee's entire top...
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Mexico's Azteca Stadium is seen from above in Mexico City, Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018. The NFL has moved the Los Angeles Rams' Monday night showdown with the Kansas City Chiefs from Mexico City to Los Angeles due to the poor condition of the field at Azteca Stadium. (AP Photo/Christian Palma)
November 13, 2018 - 7:02 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The NFL moved the Rams' Monday night showdown with the Kansas City Chiefs from Mexico City to Los Angeles on Tuesday due to the poor condition of the field at Azteca Stadium. The league announced the extraordinary decision six days before one of the most-anticipated regular-...
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November 13, 2018 - 6:19 pm
ABERDEEN, N.J. (AP) — Police in New Jersey say a former NFL player threatened someone with a sword during an argument at a youth sports event. John "Charlie" Rogers Jr. turned himself in to Aberdeen police Monday and was charged with making terroristic threats, stalking and weapons offenses. The...
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Seattle Seahawks running back Rashaad Penny, left, scores past Los Angeles Rams inside linebacker Cory Littleton during the first half in an NFL football game Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
November 13, 2018 - 6:11 pm
Six teams — including all of the AFC East — are off this week. But besides the Patriots, no other team has essential fantasy starters to replace. San Francisco's break forces you to fill in for running back Matt Breida and tight end George Kittle. Cleveland's only regular fantasy starters are Nick...
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FILE - In this Dec. 25, 2017, file photo, Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell (26) warms up before an NFL football game against the Houston Texans, in Houston. The Le'Veon Bell watch is almost over for the Steelers. The star running back has until 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, afternoon to sign his one-year franchise tender and be eligible to play this season. (AP Photo/Michael Wyke, FIle)
November 13, 2018 - 6:03 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Le'Veon Bell's patience on the football field sets him apart. In a game built on chaos, the star running back rarely hurries or makes hasty decisions. His ability to put his hand on the back of an offensive lineman while waiting for the hole to open — much like a child sticking...
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November 13, 2018 - 4:59 pm
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Northern Arizona University's game against Sacramento State that was postponed last weekend because of poor air quality has been canceled. A wildfire north of the Sacramento area produced smoke that made the sky hazy at the game site last Saturday night. Northern Arizona...
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FILE - In this June 3, 2014, file photo, Cincinnati Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis, right, talks with then-offensive coordinator Hue Jackson during an NFL football organized team activity, in Cincinnati. Jackson needed only a few weeks to land another job in the place where he's always welcomed. The Bengals hired Jackson on Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, as a special assistant to head coach Marvin Lewis as he tries to resurrect Cincinnati's historically bad defense. Jackson was fired by the Cleveland Browns last month after he won only three games in three seasons as head coach.(AP Photo/Al Behrman, File)
November 13, 2018 - 3:15 pm
CINCINNATI (AP) — Hue Jackson needed only a few weeks to land another job in the place where he's always welcomed. The Bengals hired Jackson on Tuesday as a special assistant to head coach Marvin Lewis as he tries to resurrect Cincinnati's historically bad defense. Jackson was fired by the...
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FILE - In this Nov. 10, 2018, file photo, Maryland quarterback Kasim Hill (11) grimaces as he is examined by team trainers after an apparent injury during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Indiana, in Bloomington, Ind. With No. 9 Ohio State next on the schedule, Maryland has yet another obstacle to overcome. Interim coach Matt Canada announced Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, that starting quarterback Kasim Hill tore the ACL in his left knee against Indiana last week, making this the second straight season he’s had cut short with a knee injury. Tyrrell Pigrome will start against the Buckeyes (9-1, 6-1 Big Ten) as Maryland (5-5, 3-4) tries for a third straight week to get a win that will make them bowl eligible. (AP Photo/Doug McSchooler, File)
November 13, 2018 - 2:46 pm
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — During a harsh season in which the Maryland football team has been forced to deal with an array of setbacks — none worse than the death of player Jordan McNair — the Terrapins have repeatedly showed their resiliency. With No. 9 Ohio State next on the schedule, Maryland has...
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