Football

Wisconsin's Graham Mertz tries to run past Illinois's Tarique Barnes during the first half of an NCAA college football game Friday, Oct. 23, 2020, in Madison, Wis. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
October 27, 2020 - 5:49 pm
Wisconsin may be facing the type of nightmare scenario that coaches feared as soon as the coronavirus pandemic arrived. What happens if an outbreak hits a team’s quarterback room? Wisconsin isn’t commenting on the COVID-19 testing results of individual players, but CBS Sports first reported that...
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FILE - In this Nov. 24, 2019, file photo, Carolina Panthers strong safety Eric Reid (25) waits for a play during the second half at an NFL football game against the New Orleans Saints, in New Orleans. Free agent safety Eric Reid told The Associated Press he declined an offer to join Washington's practice squad, Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2020. (AP Photo/Butch Dill, File)
October 27, 2020 - 5:45 pm
Free agent safety Eric Reid told The Associated Press he declined an offer to join Washington's practice squad. Washington (2-5) lost safety Landon Collins to a season-ending Achilles tendon injury in a win over Dallas on Sunday. Rookie Kamren Curl, a seventh-round pick, will replace him for now. “...
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Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence (16) warms up before an NCAA College football game against Syracuse in Clemson, S.C., on Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020. (Ken Ruinard/Pool Photo via AP)
October 27, 2020 - 4:09 pm
Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence stopped short of calling an audible on his plans to head to the NFL next year, though the likely No. 1 pick in next year's draft did not rule out returning to school. “My mindset has been that I'm going to move on,” said the 6-foot-6 QB with the flowing hair. “...
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Pittsburgh Steelers linebackers Alex Highsmith (56) and T.J. Watt (90) celebrate after a 45-yard field goal attempt by Tennessee Titans kicker Stephen Gostkowski was no good in the final seconds of the fourth quarter in an NFL football game Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn. The Steelers won 27-24. (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski)
October 27, 2020 - 2:26 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — As the league's only unbeaten team, the Pittsburgh Steelers have climbed all the way to the top of the NFL. As well as the No. 1 spot in the latest AP Pro32 poll. But just barely. The Steelers received seven of the 12 first-place votes for 378 points in balloting Tuesday by media...
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A member of the Kansas State marching band plays the trombone while wearing a face mask during the second half of an NCAA football game against Kansas Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020, in Manhattan, Kan. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
October 27, 2020 - 2:23 pm
The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ The National Football League and the Players Association announced Tuesday that eight players and 11 other personnel tested positive in the latest round of screening for COVID-19. All are in isolation and have no...
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FILE - In this April 4, 2007, file photo, cloudy skies appear above the clubhouse at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga. The Par 3 Contest is out at the spectator-free Masters in November. ESPN's “College GameDay” is in. Augusta National announced Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2020, more changes to a Masters tournament that will be unlike any of the previous 83. The most unusual of all is ESPN's popular college football pregame show taking place on a stage that overlooks Ike's Pond and the ninth green of the Par 3 course. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
October 27, 2020 - 12:07 pm
The Par 3 Contest is out at the spectator-free Masters in November. ESPN's “College GameDay” is in. Augusta National announced Tuesday more changes to a Masters tournament that will be unlike any of the previous 83. The most unusual of all is ESPN's popular college football pregame show taking...
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FILE- In this Tuesday, July 14, 2020, file photo, former Auburn coach, Tommy Tuberville, speaks to supporters after he defeated Senator Jeff Sessions in the runoff election in Montgomery, Ala. U.S. Sen. Doug Jones is outspending Tuberville in the home stretch of Alabama’s Senate race. (AP Photo/Butch Dill, File)
October 27, 2020 - 8:39 am
TROY, Ala. (AP) — Standing by a blue pickup truck at a rally near the birthplace of the late civil rights icon John Lewis, Alabama Sen. Doug Jones urged voters to look at his record from his three years in office and not what he called Republican distortions about him. “Don't listen to the lies...
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Wisconsin quarterback Graham Mertz throws a pass during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Illinois Friday, Oct. 23, 2020, in Madison, Wis. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
October 26, 2020 - 5:03 pm
Wisconsin coach Paul Chryst isn’t discussing quarterback Graham Mertz’s status following reports that the redshirt freshman has tested positive for COVID-19. “I will not, cannot and should not therefore comment about anything dealing with our testing and coronavirus,” Chryst said Monday. Chryst did...
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October 26, 2020 - 4:07 pm
One day after suspending in-person classes due to COVID-19 concerns, the Wyoming Valley West School District has announced the suspension of fall sports for the remainder of the season.
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CORRECTS TO FIRST HALF - Cleveland Browns wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. (13) is helped off the field in the first half of an NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals, Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
October 26, 2020 - 10:40 am
CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland Browns star wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. will miss the rest of the season after tearing a knee ligament during Sunday's 37-34 win at Cincinnati. Beckham's second season in Cleveland ended when his left leg buckled while running to try and make a tackle after Baker...
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