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Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes (15) runs for a touchdown during the first half of an NFL football game against the Oakland Raiders in Kansas City, Mo., Sunday, Dec. 1, 2019. (AP Photo/Ed Zurga)
December 01, 2019 - 8:45 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Patrick Mahomes looked up at the scoreboard late in the third quarter and was stunned to see the Kansas City Chiefs had taken a 31-0 lead over the AFC West rival Oakland Raiders. “I felt like we’d only scored a couple of times,” he said. That’s because the Chiefs’ high-...
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Los Angeles Chargers wide receiver Keenan Allen scores over Denver Broncos strong safety Will Parks during the second half of an NFL football game Sunday, Dec. 1, 2019, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
December 01, 2019 - 7:37 pm
The Latest on Week 13 in the NFL (all times EST): ___ The New England Patriots have a chance to be the first in the AFC to clinch a playoff berth with a victory thanks to a pair of losses earlier Sunday. The Patriots came into the weekend with a chance to clinch a playoff berth under five different...
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FILE - In this Dec. 2, 1971, file photo, Auburn quarterback Pat Sullivan poses with his Heisman Trophy after the presentation at the Downtown Athletic Club in New York. Sullivan, the 1971 Heisman Trophy winner at Auburn who went on to coach TCU and Samford, died Sunday, Dec. 1, 2019. He was 69. (AP Photo/Anthony Camerano, File)
December 01, 2019 - 7:11 pm
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Pat Sullivan, the 1971 Heisman Trophy winner at Auburn who went on coach TCU and Samford, has died. He was 69. Sullivan’s family released a statement saying he “died peacefully at home” Sunday morning, surrounded by relatives. The former quarterback was diagnosed with throat...
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FILE - In this Dec. 29, 2013, file photo, then-Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Greg Schiano reacts on the sideline in the first half of an NFL football game against the New Orleans Saints in New Orleans. Greg Schiano is coming back to Rutgers. Athletic director Pat Hobbs announced Sunday, Dec. 1, 2019 the university and Schiano have reached a contract agreement, a week after talks to bring back the 53-year-old former Scarlet Knights head coach fell apart. (AP Photo/Bill Feig, File)
December 01, 2019 - 6:53 pm
Greg Schiano is coming back to Rutgers. Athletic director Pat Hobbs announced Sunday the university and Schiano have reached a contract agreement, a week after talks to bring back the 53-year-old former Scarlet Knights head coach fell apart. “The next great chapter for Rutgers Football is about to...
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Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Devlin Hodges (6) celebrates after defeating the Cleveland Browns during in an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 1, 2019, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Don Wright)
December 01, 2019 - 6:43 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — No fighting. No helmet swinging. Barely any trash talking. Just football. And one very loud statement from the banged-up Pittsburgh Steelers written not on a T-shirt but all over the Heinz Field turf: The faces may change when Cleveland visits Pittsburgh. The result does not...
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Carolina Panthers outside linebacker Shaq Thompson tackles Washington Redskins running back Derrius Guice (29) during the first half of an NFL football game in Charlotte, N.C., Sunday, Dec. 1, 2019. (AP Photo/Brian Blanco)
December 01, 2019 - 6:32 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Washington Redskins have struggled all season to run the ball and score points. But veteran running back Adrian Peterson believes the Redskins have finally found “the right recipe” with a two-pronged rushing attack, one they used to overpower the Carolina Panthers on...
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Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton (14) celebrates with fans after an NFL football game against the New York Jets, Sunday, Dec. 1, 2019, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Frank Victores)
December 01, 2019 - 6:04 pm
CINCINNATI (AP) — Back from a three-week exile, Andy Dalton had more of a swagger in practice, as though he was out to prove something. “He had a chip on his shoulder all week,” running back Joe Mixon said. Dalton returned from one of the lowest points of his nine-year career and got a long-awaited...
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Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back Peyton Barber, center, runs for yardage past Jacksonville Jaguars free safety Jarrod Wilson (26) and defensive back Andrew Wingard (42) during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 1, 2019, in Jacksonville, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)
December 01, 2019 - 6:02 pm
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The shouting could be heard as soon as the locker room doors opened. Jacksonville Jaguars defensive end Yannick Ngakoue and center Brandon Linder were standing face to face and having a heated exchange before teammates stepped in to separate them. It was a clear sign the...
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Miami Dolphins wide receiver DeVante Parker (11) catches a pass for a touchdown as Philadelphia Eagles cornerback Jalen Mills (31) defends, during the second half at an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 1, 2019, in Miami Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
December 01, 2019 - 5:57 pm
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — DeVante Parker made two acrobatic touchdown receptions, and kicker Jason Sanders’ scoring catch was circus-like, too. The unlikely duo helped the Miami Dolphins overcome a 14-point deficit in the second half to beat the slumping Philadelphia Eagles 37-31 Sunday. Miami (3-...
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Baltimore Ravens kicker Justin Tucker (9) is carried off field by his teammates after making a game winning field goal against the San Francisco 49ers in an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 1, 2019, in Baltimore, Md. Ravens won 20-17. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
December 01, 2019 - 5:22 pm
BALTIMORE (AP) — Neither rain, wind nor the San Francisco 49ers’ top-ranked defense could prevent Lamar Jackson from guiding the Baltimore Ravens to their franchise-record eighth straight win. Jackson weathered miserable conditions to run for 101 yards and Justin Tucker kicked a tiebreaking 49-yard...
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