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Rams outscore rival 49ers in wild shootout

Coach Sean McVay walked into the postgame news conference and immediately asked, "Anyone have a beer?" He probably wasn't the only person who wanted a drink after watching a surprisingly thrilling Thursday night shootout between his Rams and the San Francisco 49ers that wasn't decided until Los Angeles prevented a potential ...

Ravens to take show on road with game in London on tap

/ Sep 19, 2017

Ravens to take show on road with game in London on tap

Unbeaten on American soil after two games, the Baltimore Ravens take their act abroad this week looking to sustain the momentum during their first trip to London. The Ravens will put their opportunistic defense up against the Jacksonville Jaguars (1-1), the designated home team in ...

Lions dominate from start, cruise past Giants

/ Sep 19, 2017

Lions dominate from start, cruise past Giants

So far, so good for Matthew Stafford and the Detroit Lions. Eli Manning and the New York Giants are heading in the opposite direction. Stafford threw for two touchdowns, rookie Jamal Agnew broke the game open with an 88-yard punt return and the Lions beat ...

Patriots bounce back in big way to beat Saints

/ Sep 18, 2017

Patriots bounce back in big way to beat Saints

If Tom Brady and the Patriots were suffering from a Super Bowl hangover, it looks as though a trip to New Orleans pulled the defending champions out of it. The 40-year-old Brady hasn't often looked better in his long, illustrious career, providing an audible contingent ...

No. 3 Clemson crushes Louisville

/ Sep 17, 2017

No. 3 Clemson crushes Louisville

Kelly Bryant had time to read the defense, allowing the Clemson quarterback to make good decisions and crisp throws. Heisman Trophy-winning counterpart Lamar Jackson didn't get that same luxury for Louisville. That stark difference paid off with a decisive victory for the third-ranked Tigers. While Clemson ...

Watson leads Texans over Bengals in debut

/ Sep 15, 2017

Watson leads Texans over Bengals in debut

Deshaun Watson showed up in a black tuxedo for his first NFL start. From his snazzy bow tie to his game-turning scramble, he did it all his style. The rookie ran 49 yards for a touchdown and led the Houston Texans' depleted offense to a ...

/ Sep 14, 2017

CFL to end full-contact padded practices during season

The Canadian Football League is eliminating full-contact padded practices during the season and is extending its schedule to 21 weeks to help reduce the risk of injury. The league and CFL Players Association made the joint announcement Wednesday. "What the league and players together have done ...

/ Sep 12, 2017

NFL tries to get judge's ruling on Elliott reversed

The NFL moved quickly Monday in hopes of reversing a federal judge's decision that has blocked the league's six-game suspension of Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott over a domestic violence case in Ohio. The league asked the judge who ruled in Elliott's favor to ...

Broncos block late FG, top Chargers

/ Sep 12, 2017

Broncos block late FG, top Chargers

The rookie head coach iced the rookie kicker. Shelby Harris got a hand on Younghoe Koo's 44-yard game-tying field goal try with a second left and the Denver Broncos began the Vance Joseph era with a 24-21 win over the Los Angeles Chargers on Monday ...

Anthem protests return without Kaepernick

/ Sep 11, 2017

Anthem protests return without Kaepernick

Colin Kaepernick's protest movement rolled on without him Sunday, as his fraternity marched in Detroit and players around the NFL sat or knelt during the national anthem. Kaepernick remains unsigned after opting out of his contract with the 49ers. His supporters believe he's being punished ...

Packers rise to occasion in opening game

/ Sep 11, 2017

Packers rise to occasion in opening game

A marquee season opener between two NFC heavyweights turned into a defensive slugfest. The Green Bay Packers — not the menacing Seattle Seahawks — landed the momentum-swinging punch. Green Bay defensive lineman Mike Daniels' strip sack of Russell Wilson deep in Seattle territory in the third ...