Football

This image released by Tenderfoot TV & Cadence 13 shows the cover art for the podcast "To Live and Die in LA," named one of the top ten podcasts by the Associated Press. (Tenderfoot TV & Cadence 13 via AP)
December 09, 2019 - 1:45 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The top 10 podcasts of the year picked by The Associated Press. 1. "To Live and Die in LA," Tenderfoot TV & Cadence 13. What makes this podcast from journalist Neil Strauss so riveting is how organically it all came together. Strauss was asked to help out in the search of a...
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San Francisco 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo (10) passes in the first half an NFL football game against the New Orleans Saints in New Orleans, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)
December 09, 2019 - 3:03 am
Jimmy G. seems to be heating up just as Tom Terrific appears to be slowing down Bouncing back from a close loss a week earlier, the San Francisco 49ers went out and took over the No. 1 playoff seeding in the NFC by coming back on the road to edge Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints 48-46 on...
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Ohio State coach Ryan Day holds the trophy following the team's 34-21 win over Wisconsin in the Big Ten championship NCAA college football game, early Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
December 09, 2019 - 3:00 am
College football always needs an argument when it comes to the postseason. This year, it was whether LSU or Ohio State should be the top seed in the four-team playoff. Four was enough this season to accommodate the teams worthy of a crack at the national championship. Maybe more than enough. Unlike...
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Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes. left, passes under pressure from New England Patriots linebacker Dont'a Hightower, right, in the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
December 08, 2019 - 9:42 pm
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Patrick Mahomes got some help from the Chiefs defense to hold off the New England Patriots and wrap up the division title. Kansas City clinched the AFC West when Bashaud Breeland knocked away Tom Brady's fourth-down pass attempt to Julian Edelman in the end zone and the...
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Ohio State head coach Ryan Day reacts after a touchdown in the second half of an NCAA college football game against Michigan in Ann Arbor, Mich., Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
December 08, 2019 - 8:35 pm
Twelve of the 26 first-year coaches in the Football Bowl Subdivision are taking their teams to bowls. Ohio State’s Ryan Day is among six first-year coaches at bowl-bound Power Five schools. His unbeaten Buckeyes are the No. 2 seed in the College Football Playoff and will play Clemson in the Fiesta...
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New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick, center, argues a call in the second half of an NFL football game against the Kansas City Chiefs, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
December 08, 2019 - 7:43 pm
The Latest on Week 14 in the NFL (all times EST): 7:40 p.m. The referees are having a tough time in the Chiefs-Patriots game. Jerome Bogar's crew has picked up three flags, and in the second half they got missed two calls that together cost the Patriots four points. First, Chiefs tight end Travis...
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El pateador de los 49ers de San Francisco Robbie Gould celebra tras anotar el gol de campo que le dio el triunfo a su equipo sobre los Saints de Nueva Orleans el domingo ocho de diciembre del 2019. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)
December 08, 2019 - 6:54 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Jimmy Garoppolo decisively delivered a fourth-down pass to George Kittle with time running out, and the veteran tight end vigorously galloped up the sideline, seemingly embracing an opportunity to defiantly jerk his head back and forth as a Saints defender grabbed his face mask...
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Ohio State offensive lineman Branden Bowen (76) holds the trophy as he leaves the field following the team's 34-21 win over Wisconsin in the Big Ten championship NCAA college football game, early Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/AJ Mast)
December 08, 2019 - 6:53 pm
6:30 p.m. Toledo is not headed to a bowl despite going 6-6 this season. With 79 teams bowl eligible and 78 slots available, there was going to be a team left out. The Rockets lost their final three games of the regular season and will have their streak of nine straight winning seasons snapped. The...
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LSU safety Grant Delpit (7) sacks Georgia quarterback Jake Fromm (11) during the first half of the Southeastern Conference championship NCAA college football game, Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019, in Atlanta. Fromm was injured on the play. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
December 08, 2019 - 5:23 pm
Defending national champions. Undefeated and owners of a 28-game winning streak, longest in the nation. The Clemson Tigers are one heck of a No. 3 seed. Clemson will play second-seeded Ohio State in prime time Dec. 28 in the College Football Playoff semifinal at the Fiesta Bowl in Glendale, Arizona...
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Memphis head coach Mike Norvell, left, celebrates with he team after they defeated Cincinnati in an NCAA college football game for the American Athletic Conference championship Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
December 08, 2019 - 4:15 pm
Tallahassee, Fla. (AP) — Mike Norvell was the first coach Florida State interviewed for its football vacancy and though the search took school administrators around the country, they kept coming back to the man running Memphis’ program. “We really liked him,” Florida State athletics director David...
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