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Broncos beat Panthers in rematch of Super Bowl 50

Sep 9, 2016

Broncos beat Panthers in rematch of Super Bowl 50

Denver’s dominant defense came up big against Cam Newton again and the Broncos escaped with a 21-20 victory over the Carolina Panthers Thursday night when Graham Gano missed a 50-yard field goal with 4 seconds remaining in the NFL season opener. Newton was sacked ...

Dalton determined to lead Bengals

Sep 8, 2016

Dalton determined to lead Bengals

Andy Dalton went out on top last season, but it wasn’t the place he wanted to finish. He led the AFC in passer rating when he broke the thumb on his passing hand on Dec. 13 while making a tackle during an interception return ...

Broncos, Panthers ready for rematch

Sep 7, 2016

Broncos, Panthers ready for rematch

Cam Newton and Von Miller won’t be watching much film of Super Bowl 50 as they prepare for Thursday night’s NFL kickoff between the Carolina Panthers and Denver Broncos. The Panthers don’t really want to relive the nightmare, and the Broncos don’t want to ...

Sep 6, 2016

Florida State receiver Rudolph gives jersey to autistic friend

Florida State wide receiver Travis Rudolph reunited with Bo Paske on Monday before the fourth-ranked Seminoles face No. 11 Mississippi. Rudolph surprised Paske and his mother, Leah, by giving Bo a personalized Florida State jersey during an interview on ESPN at the team’s hotel. ...

Sep 6, 2016

Kaepernick jersey sales a hot item

Colin Kaepernick’s decision not to stand for the national anthem apparently has made his San Francisco 49ers jersey very popular, no matter why people are buying. The league’s 33rd best seller on draft day in April, Kaepernick’s jersey has been the seventh best seller ...

Sep 6, 2016

Ex-USC coach Steve Sarkisian joins Alabama staff as analyst

Former Southern California head coach Steve Sarkisian is joining No. 1 Alabama’s staff as an analyst. Crimson Tide coach Nick Saban confirmed the hiring on Monday of yet another fired USC coach, joining offensive coordinator Lane Kiffin. Sarkisian arrived in Tuscaloosa after Alabama’s season-opening, ...

49ers cut tight end Miller after reports of arrest

Sep 6, 2016

49ers cut tight end Miller after reports of arrest

The San Francisco 49ers released tight end Bruce Miller on Monday, just hours after he was arrested for assaulting two men. Miller was charged with aggravated assault, elder abuse, threats and battery after an early-morning fight at a San Francisco hotel, according to the ...

Longhorns edge Irish in double-OT thriller

Sep 5, 2016

Longhorns edge Irish in double-OT thriller

After two losing seasons and with the pressure of an entire program bearing down, Charlie Strong turned his team over to a freshman quarterback for Texas’ opener, something no Longhorns coach had done in more than 70 years. He even called Shane Buechele’s mom ...

Wisconsin rallies for upset of No. 5 LSU at Lambeau Field

Sep 4, 2016

Wisconsin rallies for upset of No. 5 LSU at Lambeau Field

Rafael Gaglianone booted the 47-yard field goal in the fourth quarter. Wisconsin’s defense backed up their strong-legged kicker with a late-game interception. Then LSU offensive lineman Josh Boutte delivered a devastating hit. The Badgers staved off the fifth-ranked Tigers’ desperate last-ditch drive for a ...

49ers keep Kaepernick

Sep 4, 2016

49ers keep Kaepernick

Colin Kaepernick survived San Francisco’s roster cuts on Saturday when the 49ers determined that his ability as a quarterback more than offset any potential distraction over his refusal to stand during the national anthem. Coach Chip Kelly announced that Kaepernick will start the season ...

NFL legend Taylor arrested on DUI charge

Sep 3, 2016

NFL legend Taylor arrested on DUI charge

The Florida Highway Patrol said ex-New York Giants linebacker Lawrence Taylor has been arrested in Palm Beach County on a DUI charge, the Palm Beach Post reported. Spokesman Sgt. Mark Wysocky told the newspaper that Taylor was arrested after a crash on Florida’s Turnpike. ...

Sep 3, 2016

Kaepernick issue may spark boycott

The union for police officers who work San Francisco home games says its members may boycott policing the stadium if the 49ers don’t discipline Colin Kaepernick for refusing to stand during the national anthem. A letter sent to the 49ers from the Santa Clara ...