Football

NCAA college football player, LSU quarterback Joe Burrow poses for a photo after winning the Heisman Trophy, Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Jason Szenes)
December 15, 2019 - 12:52 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Born into a family of Cornhuskers and raised in the Buckeye state, Joe Burrow left his roots behind and became a Heisman Trophy winner at LSU. The quarterback won the Heisman on Saturday night in a record-breaking landslide, becoming the first LSU player to bring college football's...
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Newtown's Riley Ward (13) reacts and looks back at his teammates after scoring the winning touchdown as the Newtown Nighthawks beat the Darien Blue Wave in the final play of the Class LL state football championship at Trumbull High School Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019, in Trumbull, Conn. Newtown won 13-7. Newtown marked the seventh anniversary of the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School with vigils, church services and a moment of joy when the community's high school football team, with a shooting victim's brother as linebacker, won the state championship Saturday in a last-minute thrill. (Kassi Jackson/Hartford Courant via AP)
December 14, 2019 - 9:57 pm
NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — Newtown marked the seventh anniversary of the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School with vigils, church services and a moment of joy when the community's high school football team — with a shooting victim's brother as linebacker — won the state championship Saturday in a...
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Navy's Malcolm Perry (10) leaps over Army's Donavan Lynch (11) during the second half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
December 14, 2019 - 8:03 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Navy coach Ken Niumatalolo wrapped Malcolm Perry tighter than an Army defense could muster for an embrace that served as a bit of an apology. Perry had done it all for Navy in a 31-7 victory Saturday that earned him MVP honors in the 120th game between the service academies...
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FILE - This Oct. 1, 2017 file photo shows San Francisco 49ers Jeff Hafley during an NFL football game against the Arizona Cardinals in Glendale, Ariz. Hafley is the new Boston College football coach. “Jeff’s shown throughout his coaching career he is a tremendous leader with high integrity and a gift for teaching," BC athletic director Martin Jarmond said in a statement Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)
December 14, 2019 - 1:17 pm
The tweet from Boston College athletic director Martin Jarmond showed a puff of white smoke rising from the school's Gothic bell tower, Gasson Hall. The Eagles have a new football coach. Borrowing from a papal tradition, the Jesuit school ended its search to replace Steve Addazio and made it...
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Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson, left, is swarmed by Denver Broncos defenders during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
December 14, 2019 - 1:03 pm
The Houston Texans have won the AFC South three times in coach Bill O'Brien's five seasons, and they have led or shared the divisional lead all but three weeks this season. Adding a fourth title to that list means going through the franchise the Texans replaced in Houston. The Tennessee Titans last...
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December 13, 2019 - 9:00 pm
Hall of Fame tight ends Mike Ditka, Kellen Winslow, John Mackey and Tony Gonzalez have been selected to the NFL's All-Time Team. Joining them on the squad is recent retiree Rob Gronkowski. The league revealed the tight ends and offensive linemen for the squad on Friday night. A 26-member panel is...
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FILE - In this Nov. 23, 2019, file photo, Ohio State quarterback Justin Fields plays against Penn State during an NCAA college football game, in Columbus, Ohio. Fields was selected to The Associated Press All-Big Ten Conference football team, and named Big Ten Offensive Player of the Year Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete, File)
December 13, 2019 - 6:22 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — For all the griping from coaches and administrators about the so-called transfer epidemic in college sports, the increased movement of players has done more good than harm for the people who are supposed to matter most: The Players. Just look at the front row Saturday night when the...
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Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson is introduced onto the field prior to an NFL football game against the New York Jets, Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
December 13, 2019 - 3:59 pm
Surely Lamar Jackson has put that ugly stereotype to rest, once and for all. Let's hope we never hear again how some dynamic young African-American quarterback would be better off at another position because — wink, wink — he's just not cut out to read defenses or up to the mental challenge. That...
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December 13, 2019 - 2:06 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia Eagles coach Doug Pederson says it was a “selfish act” for linebacker Kamu Grugier-Hill to hide concussion symptoms from the team's medical staff during a game at Miami on Dec. 1. Grugier-Hill said Thursday that he told doctors he hurt his shoulder on the first play...
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Baylor safety Chris Miller (3), defensive tackle James Lynch (93) and linebacker Terrel Bernard (26) tackle Oklahoma quarterback Jalen Hurts (1) during an NCAA college football game, in Waco, Texas, Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019. (Ian Maule/Tulsa World via AP)
December 13, 2019 - 12:48 pm
Oklahoma State running back and national rushing leader Chuba Hubbard is The Associated Press Big 12 offensive player of the year and Baylor career sacks leader James Lynch is the conference's top defensive player. When the AP All-Big 12 team and individual awards were announced Friday, it was the...
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