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In this Jan. 15, 1978, file photo, Red Miller, head coach of the Denver Broncos, yells to his team from the sidelines during NFL football's Super Bowl XII against the Dallas Cowboys in New Orleans. Miller, the fiery head coach who led the Broncos to their first Super Bowl, has died after complications from a stroke. He was 89. (AP Photo/File(
September 27, 2017 - 3:44 pm
Red Miller, the fiery head coach who guided the Denver Broncos from obscurity to their first Super Bowl, has died after complications from a stroke. He was 89. Miller coached the Broncos from 1977-80 and compiled a 42-25 record. He's best known as the coach who turned a defense filled with...
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Washington Redskins running back Chris Thompson (25) carries the ball during the second half of an NFL football game against the Oakland Raiders in Landover, Md., Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017. (AP Photo/Mark Tenally)
September 26, 2017 - 10:15 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Through three weeks, viewership for national telecasts of NFL games is down 11 percent this season compared to 2016, the Nielsen company said on Tuesday. Nielsen said the games averaged 17.63 million viewers for the first three weeks of last season, and have dipped to 15.65 million...
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The Dallas Cowboys, led by owner Jerry Jones, center, take a knee prior to the national anthem prior to an NFL football game against the Arizona Cardinals, Monday, Sept. 25, 2017, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Matt York)
September 26, 2017 - 8:01 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — No matter what challenges his administration faces, President Donald Trump is keeping up his running commentary on the NFL — tweeting Tuesday about the football league's TV ratings and suggesting it bar players from kneeling during the national anthem. The NFL, for its part, was...
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September 26, 2017 - 4:06 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — In a story Sept. 25 about NFL ratings, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the 16.04 million average viewership for NFL games this year took only Sunday afternoon games into account. In fact, the figure is a measurement of all games that were shown to a national audience...
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Brooke Henderson, of Canada, salutes the crowd after finishing up on the 18th hole during the final round of the Canadian Pacific Women's Open golf tournament in Ottawa, Ontario, Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017. (Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press via AP)
August 31, 2017 - 9:40 am
NORTON, Mass. (AP) — Adam Scott was a surprise arrival to the Dell Technologies Championship for the second event in the FedEx Cup playoffs. He was planning to skip the opening two playoff events, and thus end his season, because his wife was expecting their second child in Australia. Their son was...
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August 30, 2017 - 5:41 pm
The Pac-12 Conference will have shorter breaks and move up kickoff times for non-conference games on its network as part of a pilot program designed to shorten college football games. The conference announced this summer that it will shorten halftimes and added further details about the program on...
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August 30, 2017 - 4:28 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Larry Sherman, an actor and former journalist who also served as Donald Trump's first publicist, died Saturday of natural causes, according to his son, entertainment publicist Charles Sherman. The elder Sherman was 94. Sherman was an out-of-work sports journalist with no experience...
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August 30, 2017 - 4:24 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — An actor and former journalist who served as Donald Trump's first publicist, has died. Larry Sherman was 94. His son, entertainment publicist Charles Sherman, says he died Saturday of natural causes in New York. Sherman was an out-of-work sports journalist with no experience in...
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August 29, 2017 - 12:58 pm
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — A drugstore in Ethiopia that was selling banned substances to athletes across the road from the country's main track stadium has been shut down pending an investigation, anti-doping authorities said Tuesday. Ethiopia's Anti-Doping Office confirmed that the pharmacy was...
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File-This Oct. 18, 2014, shows Marshall tight end Ryan Yurachek scoring a touchdown against Florida International during the first half of an NCAA college football game, in Miami. Good players can get lost on bad teams, but here are a few who will be worth seeking out in 2017. Just don't wait until bowl season because it will probably be too late. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz, File)
August 23, 2017 - 11:37 am
Facebook has struck a deal for exclusive rights to live stream 15 college football games this season, beginning next week. The agreement with Stadium, a digital sports network, gives Facebook the rights to six Mountain West games and nine Conference USA games. The games will not be televised. The...
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