ATLANTA (AP) — Tommy Nobis, the first player drafted by the expansion Atlanta Falcons and a hard-hitting middle linebacker who was never fully recognized for his talents on a struggling franchise that failed to make the playoffs during his long career, died Wednesday. He was 74.
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NEW YORK (AP) — Hall of Fame player Marshall Faulk and two other NFL Network analysts were suspended after a woman who worked as a wardrobe stylist at the network accused them of sexual misconduct in a lawsuit.
DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — Kenyan Drake is handling his new role as an NFL workhorse just fine, thank you.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Mike Tomlin is ready to talk about the New England Patriots.
CHICAGO (AP) — Devin Hester, the spectacular speedster who holds the NFL record for kick return touchdowns with 20, announced his retirement from the NFL on Tuesday.
DALLAS (AP) — Sonny Dykes didn't even have to finish the story of his favorite SMU memory to stir some in the crowd who showed up to greet the Mustangs' new coach.
A day and a half before the torch is lit and more than 12 hours before any Olympian slips into a ski or skate, the 2018 Winter Games officially will begin when the first stones are thrown in the new discipline of mixed doubles curling.
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Tom Brady was a mere mortal in Miami.
RENTON, Wash. (AP) — The Seattle Seahawks will not face any suspensions for the melee that broke out at the conclusion of Sunday's loss to Jacksonville.
Mississippi quarterback Shea Patterson says he will transfer to Michigan, where coach Jim Harbaugh has gone through three starting QBs this season.
Bill O'Brien takes a lot of heat in Houston for his quarterback decisions. He shouldn't be blamed for allowing Tom Savage to go back into the game after a hard hit from Elvis Dumervil left him dazed and his hands visibly quivering, leading fans to fear he'd suffered not only a concussion but…
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Carson Wentz got the Eagles this far. Now, it's up to Nick Foles to deliver Philadelphia its first Super Bowl title.
No. 2 Oklahoma will bring three All-Americans to the College Football Playoff.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — It was a familiar feeling for Terrell Suggs and the Baltimore Ravens.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ben Roethlisberger's record-setting day finished with a carry just as valuable as any of the franchise-record 66 passes he threw.
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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — After his second interception, Jacksonville Jaguars cornerback A.J. Bouye ran to the sideline and started high-fiving fans.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Philadelphia Eagles might have lost star quarterback Carson Wentz for the rest of the season even as they clinched the NFC East title.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two sources familiar with the injury tell The Associated Press that doctors believe Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz tore his left anterior cruciate ligament in a win over the Rams on Sunday and will miss the rest of the season and playoffs.
HOUSTON (AP) — After years of struggles at the position, the San Francisco 49ers may have finally found their quarterback of the future in Jimmy Garoppolo.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The Dallas Cowboys needed a big win to stay in the playoff hunt and they got it with the big play in spoiling Steve Spagnuolo's debut as New York interim coach and the return of quarterback Eli Manning to the Giants' starting lineup.
NEW YORK (AP) — Baker Mayfield took a unique road to the Heisman Trophy, a long and winding climb from walk-on to one of the most accomplished players to ever play college football.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Just when you thought Army-Navy couldn't get any more intense, it snowed.
NEW YORK (AP) — Baker Mayfield is in many ways the perfect college football player: Good enough to play at an elite level, but because he is not an ideal NFL prospect, he stuck around long enough to lead Oklahoma to three Big 12 championships and two playoff appearances.
Oregon assistant Mario Cristobal was officially promoted to head coach a year to the day after Willie Taggart was introduced.
NEW YORK (AP) — Lamar Jackson gets asked to do the Heisman Trophy pose a lot.
ATLANTA (AP) — Naturally, the four coaches on the podium were happy with the system the way it is.
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Todd Bowles usually keeps his emotions in check during his daily dealings with the media.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Brett Kern turns a football into a weapon when he punts, pinning opponents near their goal line or leaving returners nowhere to run by angling a ball right at the sideline.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Alabama once again is making a postseason run with help from an assistant coach on his way out the door.
ATLANTA (AP) — Deion Jones can't wait to face the New Orleans Saints again in two weeks.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Sashi Brown brought analytics, a bevy of draft picks and some stability to the Cleveland Browns.
CLEVELAND (AP) — John Dorsey turned the Kansas City Chiefs back into winners.
NEW YORK (AP) — Baker Mayfield is The Associated Press college football Player of the Year, becoming the fourth Oklahoma quarterback to win the award since it was established in 1998.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee coach Jeremy Pruitt's mission is to get the Volunteers back to the status they enjoyed when his new boss was roaming the sidelines.
NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL's Walter Payton Man of the Year Award honors a man's involvement in the community and performance on the playing field.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jacksonville Jaguars running back Leonard Fournette doesn't want to be known as a trendsetter.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Lamar Jackson has looked even better than last year, when his performance was good enough to make him the youngest player to ever win the Heisman Trophy.
There's a toast Russians offer when something looks too good to be true.
Hall of Fame quarterback Warren Moon has been accused of sexual harassment in a lawsuit filed in California by a woman who worked as his assistant at his sports marketing firm.
Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield and reigning Heisman Trophy winner Lamar Jackson of Louisville are Heisman finalists for the second straight year and will be joined in New York for the presentation ceremony by Stanford running back Bryce Love.
Hardcore college football fans across the country undoubtedly will be tuned in for the College Football Playoff. But what about casual fans outside SEC, ACC and Big 12 country?
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Anyone can see just how much the Dallas Cowboys desperately miss Ezekiel Elliott.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas had its best back-to-back seasons in the Southeastern Conference when Bobby Petrino was leading a high-powered offensive attack during the 2010-11 seasons.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Two-time Super Bowl MVP Eli Manning is back as the New York Giants' starting quarterback.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Marcus Peters chucked an official's flag into the stands, stalked off the field wearing a smile, then ran back onto it without wearing socks when he realized he hadn't been ejected.
Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield, Stanford running back Bryce Love and Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson are the finalists for The Associated Press college football Player of the Year.
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Ken Niumatalolo has made Navy the football king of service academies.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Jimmy Vaccaro has been taking — and dispensing — money in this city's sports books for the better part of 43 years.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — UCF didn't take long to hire someone to lead its rejuvenated football program.