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Emotional Browns win to avoid 0-16 year

Dec 25, 2016

Emotional Browns win to avoid 0-16 year

For the first time, Hue Jackson stood in front of the Browns as a winner. Through the injuries, the losses, the negativity and the late-night jokes, his team had stuck together. And as the Browns huddled around him in the postgame locker room, Cleveland’s ...

Raiders beat Colts, lose Carr to injury

Dec 25, 2016

Raiders beat Colts, lose Carr to injury

As Derek Carr fell to the turf with a broken leg, a celebratory day in Oakland immediately turned somber. The Raiders had suffered their most significant loss of the season. Carr broke a bone in his right leg in the fourth quarter of the ...

Dec 24, 2016

Jets coach Bowles out with illness

New York Jets coach Todd Bowles was hospitalized Friday with what the team called an “undisclosed illness,” and he did not travel for the game against the New England Patriots on Saturday. In a statement posted on the team’s website, the Jets said Bowles ...

Kwansei Gakuin beats Waseda to win national collegiate title

Dec 19, 2016

Kwansei Gakuin beats Waseda to win national collegiate title

Mitsuhiro Izu completed 16 of 27 passes for 171 yards and scored a touchdown to help the Kwansei Gakuin University Fighters beat the Waseda University Big Bears 31-14 on Sunday at Koshien Stadium. The victory gave the Fighters their first collegiate national championship in ...

Elliott puts Cowboys in festive mood in win against Bucs

Dec 19, 2016

Elliott puts Cowboys in festive mood in win against Bucs

Ezekiel Elliott probably has a fine coming from the NFL for jumping into an oversized Salvation Army red kettle to celebrate a short touchdown run in a bounce-back win for the Dallas Cowboys. Owner and general manager Jerry Jones sure hopes so. “My dream ...

Dolphins dominate on both sides of ball in win against Jets

Dec 18, 2016

Dolphins dominate on both sides of ball in win against Jets

Matt Moore’s first game as Ryan Tannehill’s replacement was the best of his career. The nine-year veteran stepped in Saturday night by throwing for four touchdowns to keep the Miami Dolphins’ playoff hopes very much alive with a 34-13 rout of the New York ...

Dec 17, 2016

Sarkisian replaces Kiffin at Alabama

Alabama has hired another former Southern California head coach as offensive coordinator, turning to Steve Sarkisian to once again replace Lane Kiffin. Crimson Tide coach Nick Saban announced the move Friday, with Kiffin having been hired to take over the Florida Atlantic program. Sarkisian, ...

Minnesota players boycott over bans on teammates

Dec 17, 2016

Minnesota players boycott over bans on teammates

The University of Minnesota football team is threatening to boycott one of the nation’s top second-tier bowl games over the suspension of 10 players accused of participating in a sexual assault. Prosecutors decided there was not enough evidence to file criminal charges, and the ...

Browns fall to 0-13, near infamous mark

Dec 12, 2016

Browns fall to 0-13, near infamous mark

The Browns’ mascot can’t even stay on his clogs. This season of embarrassment has a new symbolic blooper. Early in Sunday’s 23-10 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals, Cleveland’s “Brownie The Elf” attempted to retrieve a football that had bounced out of bounds following a ...