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Ohio State holds on for win over Michigan State

Nov 20, 2016

Ohio State holds on for win over Michigan State

Before Ohio State could move on to next weekend’s showdown with Michigan, the Buckeyes had to deal with a different nemesis. As usual, Michigan State gave Urban Meyer’s team all it could handle. Mike Weber ran for 111 yards and a touchdown, and No. ...

Nov 19, 2016

Tommie Smith set to honor Al Davis in Mexico City

Olympic gold medalist Tommie Smith will return to Mexico City to light the torch honoring late Raiders owner Al Davis before Oakland plays Houston in an NFL game. Smith will make his second trip back to Mexico City since he famously raised his black-gloved ...

Bryant praises Cowboys' bond

Nov 19, 2016

Bryant praises Cowboys' bond

Dez Bryant hesitated to talk about playing a day after the death of his father, and preferred not to try to add anything to Tony Romo’s heartfelt statement about the quarterback situation in Dallas. The Cowboys’ star receiver had already drained enough emotion on ...

Nov 18, 2016

Houston shocks third-ranked Louisville

Duke Catalon scored three touchdowns and Houston’s defense hurried and harassed Heisman favorite Lamar Jackson all night to propel the Cougars to a stunning 36-10 victory Thursday night that dashed No. 3 Louisville’s playoff hopes. Louisville (9-2) entered the game ranked fifth in the ...

Panthers beat Saints as injuries mount up

Nov 18, 2016

Panthers beat Saints as injuries mount up

When Luke Kuechly was carted off the field with a concussion, the tears streaming down his face as he left, it appeared the Carolina Panthers might be ready for another collapse. Their defensive leader was gone and another big fourth-quarter lead was crumbling. Instead, ...

Nov 15, 2016

Seahawks star Wilson joining Seattle Arena investment group

The push to get a new NBA/NHL arena built in Seattle’s stadium district received a boost on Monday from Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson. He’s not just offering support. Wilson is becoming an investor. “We couldn’t be more thrilled that Russell is joining our partnership ...

Giants win fourth straight by edging Bengals

Nov 15, 2016

Giants win fourth straight by edging Bengals

Eli Manning threw his third touchdown pass of the game on a fourth-down gamble by rookie coach Ben McAdoo, and the New York Giants beat the Cincinnati Bengals 21-20 Monday night for their first four-game winning streak since 2013. Manning threw scoring passes of ...

Seahawks hold off Patriots

Nov 14, 2016

Seahawks hold off Patriots

This time, Seattle won it at the goal line. It certainly won’t make up for the Super Bowl loss two seasons back, but the Seahawks’ goal-line stand lifted them to a 31-24 victory over the New England Patriots on Sunday night. Tom Brady couldn’t ...

Nov 12, 2016

Chiefs' Kelce fined for towel toss

Turns out that was one costly towel toss for Travis Kelce. The Kansas City Chiefs tight end was fined $24,309 by the NFL on Friday after he protested a non-call by mockingly chucking his towel toward an official and being ejected. Kelce thought Jacksonville’s ...

Lowly Browns fall to 0-10 after getting thrashed by Ravens

Nov 11, 2016

Lowly Browns fall to 0-10 after getting thrashed by Ravens

The Baltimore Ravens gained sole possession of first place in the AFC North at the expense of the winless Cleveland Browns, who reached a historic low point in franchise history. Joe Flacco threw three touchdown passes, and the Ravens used a strong second half ...

Romo practicing, but playing status unclear

Nov 10, 2016

Romo practicing, but playing status unclear

Tony Romo stretched alongside Jason Witten early in practice for the Dallas Cowboys, just as they’ve done for most of the past 10 years. Then the 36-year-old quarterback went off to run the scout team, and his trusty tight end joined the first-teamers along ...