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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 ...

McCaffrey scores 2 TDs in win

Sep 3, 2016

McCaffrey scores 2 TDs in win

Christian McCaffrey had two long touchdown runs and Ryan Burns threw a scoring pass in his first career start to lead No. 8 Stanford to a 26-13 victory over Kansas State on Friday night. With the Wildcats focused on stopping McCaffrey after he set ...

49ers win after Kaepernick kneels for anthem

Sep 2, 2016

49ers win after Kaepernick kneels for anthem

Colin Kaepernick and San Francisco 49ers safety Eric Reid kneeled during the national anthem Thursday night, continuing the quarterback’s preseason protest of American racial injustice and minority oppression. Kaepernick and Reid dropped to one knee while a naval officer sang “The Star-Spangled Banner” and ...

Brown, Redskins beat Bucs in rain

Sep 1, 2016

Brown, Redskins beat Bucs in rain

Mack Brown ran for 149 yards and a touchdown in the rain to lead the Washington Redskins to a 20-13 preseason-closing victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Wednesday night. With Tropical Storm Hermine approaching Florida’s Gold Coast, the game — played in mostly ...

Vikings QB Bridgewater to miss year at least

Aug 31, 2016

Vikings QB Bridgewater to miss year at least

Minnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater is expected to miss at least the next season while recovering from a dislocated left knee and torn anterior cruciate ligament after a freak practice injury on Tuesday. Bridgewater was taken by ambulance to a hospital after crumpling to ...

Aug 30, 2016

Eagles rookie Tavarres backtracks on anthem boycott vow

Philadelphia Eagles rookie Myke Tavarres pledged Monday to emulate Colin Kaepernick by refusing to stand for the U.S. national anthem, only to backtrack on the issue hours later. Tavarres, 23, said he planned to sit during the anthem when the Eagles host the New ...