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This undated photo provided by Avonna Murfitt shows her son, Adrian Murfitt, of Anchorage, Alaska, who was one of the people killed when a gunman opened fire at a country music festival in Las Vegas on Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017. (Courtesy of Avonna Murfit via AP)
October 03, 2017 - 6:45 am
At least 59 concert-goers never made it home after a gunman opened fire from the 32nd floor of a Las Vegas hotel onto a crowd of more than 22,000 below at a country music festival. They were school teachers and youth football coaches, real estate agents and local business owners. They were parents...
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Kansas City Chiefs running back Kareem Hunt (27) runs away from Washington Redskins cornerback Bashaud Breeland (26) during the second half of an NFL football game in Kansas City, Mo., Monday, Oct. 2, 2017. (AP Photo/Ed Zurga)
October 03, 2017 - 2:26 am
Order those playoff tickets, Bills and Rams fans. Two of the NFL's longest playoff droughts will end this season. The Bills (3-1) and Rams (3-1) are surprise division leaders at the one-quarter point. Both teams are coming off impressive road wins that proved they're no fluke. Buffalo handed the...
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Kansas City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce (87) makes a touchdown catch as Washington Redskins cornerback Bashaud Breeland (26) defends during the first half of an NFL football game in Kansas City, Mo., Monday, Oct. 2, 2017. (AP Photo/Ed Zurga)
October 03, 2017 - 1:04 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — After Harrison Butker missed the first field-goal attempt of his NFL career, Chiefs coach Andy Reid walked over to the rookie and prepared to instill a little bit of confidence. "He said, 'I got it. I got it. I was just off a tad,'" Reid recalled of their brief exchange. "He...
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FILE- In this Aug. 31, 2017, file photo, Chicago Bears quarterback Mitchell Trubisky (10) scrambles during the first half of an NFL football game against the Cleveland Browns in Chicago. Trubisky, the No. 2 overall draft pick from North Carolina, will start against the Minnesota Vikings next Monday night, after Mike Glennon struggled in the first four games, a person familiar with the situation said Monday, Oct 2, 2017. The person spoke on the condition of anonymity because the team has not announced the move. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, File)
October 02, 2017 - 10:01 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Bears are going to give prized rookie quarterback Mitchell Trubisky a try. The No. 2 overall draft pick from North Carolina will start against the Minnesota Vikings next Monday night after Mike Glennon struggled in the first four games. The team announced the move Monday...
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Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson (4) runs for a touchdown against the Tennessee Titans during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/George Bridges)
October 02, 2017 - 8:00 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Texans scored a franchise-record 57 points in a win over the Titans on Sunday. If you ask the players, the best part about that big win is that they believe the team can get much better. The biggest reason for Houston's success on Sunday was the dynamic play of rookie...
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Indianapolis Colts quarterback Jacoby Brissett rests on the turf after he was sacked in the second half of an NFL football game against the Seattle Seahawks, Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
October 02, 2017 - 12:38 am
SEATTLE (AP) — It took a trio of relative unknowns to wake up the Seattle Seahawks. J.D. McKissic took the second carry of his career 30 yards for a touchdown and Bobby Wagner scooped up Marcus Smith's forced fumble and rumbled 21 yards for a score in a 13-second span late in the third quarter, and...
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Former football legend O.J. Simpson signs documents at the Lovelock Correctional Center, Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017, in Lovelock, Nev. Simpson was released from the Lovelock Correctional Center in northern Nevada early Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017. (Brooke Keast/Nevada Department of Corrections via AP)
October 01, 2017 - 9:45 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the release from a Nevada prison of former football legend O.J. Simpson (all times local): 6:45 p.m. A Nevada parole official says O.J. Simpson plans to live at a home in the Las Vegas area for the foreseeable future. State Parole and Probation Capt. Shawn Arruti told...
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Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald (11) pulls in the game winning touchdown as San Francisco 49ers cornerback Rashard Robinson defends during overtime of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017, in Glendale, Ariz. The Cardinals won 18-15. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)
October 01, 2017 - 9:28 pm
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers had made Larry Fitzgerald almost irrelevant on Sunday, until the final play that won the game for the Arizona Cardinals. Carson Palmer threw 19 yards to Fitzgerald with 32 seconds left in overtime for the contest's only touchdown and the Cardinals...
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Members of the San Francisco 49ers kneel during the national anthem as others stand during the first half of an NFL football game against the Arizona Cardinals, Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)
October 01, 2017 - 7:10 pm
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers played on Thursday last week, before President Donald Trump lashed out at NFL players for not standing during the national anthem. So as teams across the league kneeled, sat and raised fists in protest, the team once at the epicenter of anthem protests...
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Buffalo Bills middle linebacker Preston Brown (52) to a win over the Atlanta Falcons during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017, in Atlanta. The Buffalo Bills won 23-17. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
October 01, 2017 - 6:58 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — The Buffalo Bills stand alone atop the AFC East at the latest point in a season in nine years. For that, coach Sean McDermott offered both cheers and restraint. "It feels good," McDermott said before adding, "still a long way to go." Stephen Hauschka kicked a tiebreaking, 56-yard...
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