NFL Playoffs

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards celebrates with his wife Donna Edwards as he arrives to address supporters at his election night watch party in Baton Rouge, La., Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019. (AP Photo/Matthew Hinton)
November 17, 2019 - 6:51 pm
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — In picking apart Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards’ reelection victory in the red state of Louisiana, analysts talk of cross-party voters, the get-out-the-vote effort in New Orleans and the Donald Trump factor. But in a year when both the LSU Tigers and New Orleans Saints...
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Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson (4) celebrates after an NFL football game against the Jacksonville Jaguars at Wembley Stadium, Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019, in London. The Houston Texans won 26-3. (AP Photo/Ian Walton)
November 16, 2019 - 12:14 pm
Deshaun Watson and Lamar Jackson starred three years ago in one of the more meaningful and memorable games of that college football season. This weekend, the NFL gets to stage the show. Watson and the Houston Texans will travel to Baltimore for a matchup with Lamar Jackson and the Ravens featuring...
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November 12, 2019 - 4:59 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Louisiana's Supreme Court has refused to revive a New Orleans Saints fan's lawsuit against the NFL over officials' failure to call a penalty at a crucial point in a January playoff game. The court denied a motion to rehear the case without comment Tuesday. Attorney Antonio LeMon...
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FILE - In this Feb. 4, 2018, file photo, Philadelphia Eagles head coach Doug Pederson, right, talks to Nick Foles during the first half of the NFL Super Bowl 52 football game against the New England Patriots, in Minneapolis. Facing the mighty New England Patriots on the NFL's biggest stage, Philadelphia Eagles coach Doug Pederson's decision to try a trick play _ the "Philly Special" _ on a fourth down late in the first half of Super Bowl 52 will be remembered as one of the gutsiest calls in sports history. That signature moment between Foles and Pederson standing on the sideline discussing the play was turned into a bronze statue that sits outside the team's stadium as a reminder of the greatest play in franchise history. (AP Photo/Matt York, File)
November 12, 2019 - 10:59 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Rookie running back Corey Clement took the snap out of shotgun formation, rolled to his left and pitched the ball to third-string tight end Trey Burton, who caught it coming off the end, ran a few steps and floated a pass to backup quarterback Nick Foles in the end zone for a...
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Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers (17) is sacked by Oakland Raiders defensive end Clelin Ferrell during the second half of an NFL football game in Oakland, Calif., Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
November 08, 2019 - 1:14 am
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Philip Rivers had one drive to salvage an up-and-down performance and end his final scheduled trip to the Oakland Coliseum on a winning note. Six straight incomplete passes followed by his third interception of the game ended those chances and dealt a serious blow to the Los...
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Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton stands on the sidelines during the first half of an NFL football game against the San Francisco 49ers in Santa Clara, Calif., Sunday, Oct. 27, 2019. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
November 05, 2019 - 4:55 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Panthers have placed quarterback Cam Newton on injured reserve, meaning he can't play for the rest of the regular season. Panthers general manager Marty Hurney said in a statement Tuesday that Newton is still experiencing pain in his foot and needs to continue to rehab...
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San Francisco 49ers running back Tevin Coleman is greeted by teammate offensive guard Mike Person, top, after scoring a touchdown during the first half of an NFL football game against the Carolina Panthers in Santa Clara, Calif., Sunday, Oct. 27, 2019. In the background is San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Kendrick Bourne (84). (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
October 27, 2019 - 7:44 pm
The Latest on Week 8 of the NFL regular season (all times EDT): 7:40 p.m. Both of the NFL's remaining undefeated teams will take that distinction into Week 9. The New England Patriots beat the Cleveland Browns 27-13 in coach Bill Belichick's 300th career victory, playoffs included. The San...
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FILE - In this Nov. 25, 1976, file photo, Buffalo Bills' O.J. Simpson rushes through a large hole in the center ofthe Detroit Lions defensive line to score on a 12-yard run for his second touchdown in the NFL football game in Pontiac, Mich. The former Heisman Trophy winner from Southern Cal became the first player in NFL history to run for more than 2,000 yards in a season in 1973, finishing with 2,003 yards. (AP Photo/File)
October 25, 2019 - 1:24 pm
A look at the NFL's sixth decade, the 1970s: FRANCHISES: The NFL's final and biggest merger kicked the league into a new era in 1970, the start of a decade where pro football entered the modern era. Combining the AFL and NFL meant splitting 26 teams into two conferences. Baltimore, Buffalo,...
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Washington Redskins quarterback Case Keenum (8) is sacked by Minnesota Vikings defensive tackle Linval Joseph during the first half of an NFL football game, Thursday, Oct. 24, 2019, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)
October 25, 2019 - 1:26 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — When Case Keenum walked into U.S. Bank Stadium with the rest of the Washington Redskins, he took his first look around the building where his career moment in the NFL took place for the Minnesota Vikings two seasons ago. This visit wasn't much to remember. Keenum suffered a...
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FILE - In this Oct. 10, 2019, file photo, Washington Mystics center Emma Meesseman kisses the trophy in the locker room after Game 5 of basketball's WNBA Finals against the Connecticut Sun in Washington. Washington was so bad for so long in the major professional sports but maybe soon it will be said that D.C. stands for District of Champions. The Nationals are in the city’s first World Series in 86 years. The Mystics recently won the WNBA championship. And the Capitals won the Stanley Cup in 2018. Before that, the nation’s capital endured a 26-year championship drought across MLB, NFL, NBA and NHL. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
October 22, 2019 - 3:27 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — As Sean Doolittle and the rest of the Nationals geared up for Washington's first World Series appearance in 86 years, the lefty reliever thought back to when he first joined the team in a 2017 trade. The attitude, he found, was not exactly reflective of a win-big mindset, much...
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