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49ers strike gold with Gore in victory against Eagles

Sep 29, 2014

49ers strike gold with Gore in victory against Eagles

An off-balance Colin Kaepernick improvised, threw across his body and across the field, finding Frank Gore open near the opposite sideline more than 20 yards away. Gore bailed out a broken play and helped get the San Francisco 49ers back on track with a ...

Phoenix break open tie to beat Big Bears

Sep 28, 2014

Phoenix break open tie to beat Big Bears

by Hiroshi Ikezawa

Quarterback Ryohei Takahashi rushed two yards for a fourth-quarter touchdown to break a 7-7 tie as the Nihon University Phoenix defeated the Waseda University Big Bears 14-7 on Sunday at Amino Vital Field in Chofu, Tokyo. The Phoenix stayed undefeated with a 3-0 record ...

Huge rally lifts Florida State

Sep 28, 2014

Huge rally lifts Florida State

Jameis Winston threw for 365 yards and four touchdowns in his return from a suspension, and No. 1 Florida State rallied from 17 points down to beat North Carolina State 56-41 on Saturday night. The Heisman Trophy winner directed four straight second-half touchdown drives ...

Donnell makes three TD grabs as Giants rout Redskins

Sep 26, 2014

Donnell makes three TD grabs as Giants rout Redskins

He wasn’t drafted, people mispronounce his name, and he had no idea where he was going when he was ushered into the room for his first big NFL postgame news conference. But Larry Donnell can find the end zone. And, once he gets there, ...

Bironas accused of initiating chase

Sep 24, 2014

Bironas accused of initiating chase

A college student told a 911 dispatcher that a man he later identified as Rob Bironas chased him and his friends, then tried to hit their pickup truck minutes before the former Titans kicker’s fatal crash. Metro Nashville Police Department released copies of two ...

Cutler leads Bears past Jets

Sep 23, 2014

Cutler leads Bears past Jets

Chicago Bears coach Marc Trestman needed a few extra minutes to clear his head. His team took advantage of mistakes by the New York Jets to jump to an early lead, but then things got a little too close for comfort in a 27-19 ...

Wilson has last laugh as Seahawks hold off Broncos

Sep 22, 2014

Wilson has last laugh as Seahawks hold off Broncos

Once Peyton Manning had completed a frantic fourth-quarter rally to force overtime, Russell Wilson could admit to being a little selfish. Wilson wanted the spotlight himself — to put together one final drive, keeping Manning sitting on the sideline as a spectator and making ...

Florida State tops Clemson in OT

Sep 21, 2014

Florida State tops Clemson in OT

With Heisman Trophy winner Jameis Winston watching from the sideline, No. 1 Florida State came back to beat No. 22 Clemson 23-17 in overtime on Karlos Williams’ 12-yard touchdown run Saturday night. Winston was suspended for the game against Clemson (1-2, 0-1 ACC) after ...

NFL vows to get house in order

Sep 20, 2014

NFL vows to get house in order

More defiant than contrite, Roger Goodell on Friday announced no sweeping changes in his first public statements in more than a week of turmoil surrounding the NFL’s handling of players accused of crimes. The commissioner was definitive about one thing: He has not considered ...

Hester sets return mark in rout

Sep 19, 2014

Hester sets return mark in rout

Devin Hester high-stepped into the NFL record book. Matt Ryan had as many touchdown passes as incompletions. Julio Jones made a spectacular over-the-shoulder catch tumbling into the end zone. The result: One of the biggest wins in Atlanta Falcons history. Hester set an NFL ...