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Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt (99) is helped off the field after he was injured during the first half of an NFL football game against the Kansas City Chiefs, Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)
October 08, 2017 - 9:08 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on Week 5 of the NFL (all times Eastern): 9 p.m. Houston star J.J. Watt injured his left knee in the first quarter of the Texans' home game against the Kansas City Chiefs. The defensive end fell to the ground while being blocked midway through the quarter. Watt remained on...
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October 08, 2017 - 7:12 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A CBS Sports reporter clarified his televised report saying quarterback Colin Kaepernick told him he would stand during the national anthem if he played in the NFL again, saying he didn't actually discuss the issue with the player when they spoke. Jason La Canfora said in a series...
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New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham reacts while being carted off the field after an injury during the second half of an NFL football game against the Los Angeles Chargers, Sunday, Oct. 8, 2017, in East Rutherford, N.J. The Chargers won 27-22. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)
October 08, 2017 - 7:08 pm
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The Los Angeles Chargers finally grabbed a win, while the New York Giants just about lost everything. Philip Rivers threw a 10-yard touchdown pass to Melvin Gordon with 2:58 to play and the Chargers rallied for a 27-22 victory Sunday in an ugly game between teams that...
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Indianapolis Colts' Frank Gore (23) runs past San Francisco 49ers' DeForest Buckner (99) during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 8, 2017, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
October 08, 2017 - 6:53 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Adam Vinatieri brought the perfect gift to Peyton Manning's big celebration Sunday. Another game-winning kick. After Indianapolis blew a 14-point lead in the final eight minutes of regulation, the last remaining Colts player from Manning's first Super Bowl team easily made a 51-...
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Arizona Cardinals' John Brown, left, scores a touchdown past Philadelphia Eagles' Jalen Mills during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 8, 2017, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Michael Perez)
October 08, 2017 - 5:28 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Carson Wentz calls third downs the "money down." Cha-ching. Wentz threw a career-best four touchdown passes and the Philadelphia Eagles continued their impressive start with a 34-7 victory over the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday. Wentz tossed three scoring passes on three...
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In this Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017 photo, Penn State University student Jesse Weber, right, looks over his computer as fellow student Amber Morris, center, and program director Katie Tenney, left, exchange ideas during a Stand For State team meeting in State College, Pa. Penn State's Stand for State program is part of a large push in colleges across the country seeking to train people to be able to recognize, and step in, when a sexual assault is unfolding. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
October 08, 2017 - 1:35 pm
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Training programs around the country are trying to teach bystanders to stop sexual assault, and now is when they have to be especially alert. Campus sexual assault reports are so common at the beginning of the fall semester, college administrators call this time of year...
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In this June 29, 2017 photo, Joseph Smith, 32, a U.S. Army veteran, sits outside his home in Houston's Freedmen's Town. Smith says he was not offended by NFL players protesting the national anthem. A silent protest initially started by a San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick last year in response to police killings of minorities has become a measure on patriotism and the nation's symbols, drawing heated responses from some including President Donald Trump. (AP Photo/Russell Contreras)
October 08, 2017 - 2:42 am
FREEDMEN'S TOWN, Texas (AP) — When Afghanistan War veteran Joseph Smith saw NFL players take a knee or raise a fist during the playing of the national anthem last month, he wasn't offended — he was proud. Where some saw it as disrespectful, he saw it as patriotic. "It's not an insult against the...
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Iowa State wide receiver Allen Lazard (5) catches the game winning touchdown between Oklahoma cornerback Jordan Thomas (7) and safety Chanse Sylvie (28) in the fourth quarter of an NCAA college football game in Norman, Okla., Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017. Iowa State won 38-31. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
October 08, 2017 - 1:06 am
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — This Iowa State team is different. Kyle Kempt passed for 343 yards and three touchdowns, including a 25-yarder to Allen Lazard that put the Cyclones ahead with 2:19 left, and Joel Lanning made plays on offense and defense to lead Iowa State to a stunning 38-31 victory over No...
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Wisconsin running back Jonathan Taylor (23) runs past a tackle attempt by Nebraska defensive back Lamar Jackson (21) during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Lincoln, Neb., Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)
October 08, 2017 - 12:42 am
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Freshman Johnathan Taylor became the latest Wisconsin running back Nebraska couldn't stop. Following in the footsteps of backs like Montee Ball and Melvin Gordon, Taylor rushed for a season-high 249 yards and two touchdowns to lead a punishing ground game that helped ninth-...
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Michigan State safety David Dowell (6) celebrates after a Michigan pass-attempt was broken up in the end zone in the final seconds of an NCAA college football game in Ann Arbor, Mich., Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017. (AP Photo/Tony Ding)
October 08, 2017 - 12:34 am
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Mark Dantonio has done what seemed improbable a decade ago and in the previous century, figuring out a way to help Michigan State have its way with Michigan on a consistent basis. Brian Lewerke ran for a touchdown and threw for a score in the first half and the Spartans held...
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