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FILE - San Francisco 49ers defensive coordinator Robert Saleh is shown during an NFL football game against Arizona Cardinals, in Santa Clara, Calif., in this Sept. 13, 2020, file photo. The search for a new coach continues for the New York Jets after they completed an in-person interview with San Francisco 49ers defensive coordinator Robert Saleh on Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021, without apparently reaching a deal.(AP Photo/Tony Avelar, File)
January 15, 2021 - 12:15 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Jets were searching for a leader, someone who could bring a frustrated, playoff-starved franchise back to respectability. They think they found their guy in Robert Saleh. The Jets reached an agreement in principle with the popular and energetic San Francisco 49ers...
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FILE - Ohio State NCAA college football head coach Urban Meyer answers questions during a news conference announcing his retirement in Columbus, Ohio, in this Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018, file photo. A person familiar with the search says Urban Meyer and the Jacksonville Jaguars are working toward finalizing a deal to make him the team's next head coach. The person spoke to The Associated Press on the condition of anonymity Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021, because a formal agreement was not yet in place. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete, File)
January 14, 2021 - 7:31 pm
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Urban Meyer has won everywhere he’s coached. Small colleges. Big-time programs. He’s been a difference maker at each stop during his storied career. He’s ready to try something new: the NFL. Meyer agreed to become head coach of the Jacksonville Jaguars on Thursday, leaving...
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FILE - Villanova head coach Jay Wright gestures during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Georgetown in Washington, in this Saturday, March 7, 2020, file photo. Villanova coach Jay Wright was set to return to practice Tuesday following his bout with COVID-19. Those plans are on hold after two players tested positive Monday, Jan. 4, 2021, and the Wildcats were forced to postpone their next three games. (AP Photo/Nick Wass, File)
January 14, 2021 - 7:30 pm
The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ South Carolina basketball coach coach Frank Martin and two other staffers will not travel with the Gamecocks for a game Saturday night at LSU. The school said Martin, assistant coach Chuck Martin and Doug Edwards...
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Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield (6) celebrates as he walks off the field following a win over the Pittsburgh Steelers in an NFL wild-card playoff football game in Pittsburgh, Sunday, Jan. 10, 2021. (AP Photo/Don Wright)
January 14, 2021 - 2:08 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Despite their long and storied histories, with the Cleveland Browns having joined the NFL in 1950 and the Kansas City Chiefs with the AFL-NFL merger some 16 years later, the two franchises have rarely met — and never in the playoffs. They are certainly familiar with each...
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January 14, 2021 - 1:22 pm
The NFL has clarified its eligibility requirements for the draft to allow college players who would’ve played a fourth season during the pandemic-altered 2020 season to be eligible. In a memo sent to teams that was obtained by The Associated Press on Thursday, the league said the 2020 college...
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January 14, 2021 - 1:13 pm
The Detroit Lions have agreed to terms with Brad Holmes to be their general manager, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Thursday because the agreement had not been announced. Holmes led the Rams' college scouting department for...
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En foto del del domingo 27 de diciembre de 2020 Patrick Mahomes, quarterback de los Chiefs de Kansas City, lanza un pase durante el partido ante los Falcons de Atlanta. El miércoles 13 de enero del 2020 la brecha de edades entre los quarterbacks de ambas conferencias en la ronda división será la más amplia desde 1970(AP Foto/Charlie Riedel)
January 14, 2021 - 2:52 am
Aside from winning the final Super Bowl before the merger in 1970, the Kansas City Chiefs’ biggest claim to fame for over half a century was team founder Lamar Hunt coining the phrase Super Bowl. Patrick Mahomes changed all of that a year ago when he led a furious fourth-quarter rally that sent the...
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In this combination photo, Mayim Bialik, from left, attends the Israeli Consulate Celebration of the 70th Anniversary of Israel on June 10, 2018, in Los Angeles, Katie Couric arrives at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party on Feb. 9, 2020, in Beverly Hills, Calif., Aaron Rodgers arrives at the ESPYS on July 12, 2017, in Los Angeles and Bill Whitaker attends the CBS Upfront on May 15, 2019, in New York. “Jeopardy” announced Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021, that Couric will become the first woman ever to host the show and will be among those guest hosting on an interim basis along with NFL quarterback Rodgers, “Big Bang Theory” Bialik and “60 Minutes” correspondent Whittaker. (AP Photo)
January 13, 2021 - 8:26 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Katie Couric, Mayim Bialik, Aaron Rodgers and journalist Bill Whitaker are among the future guest hosts who will fill in for the late Alex Trebek on “Jeopardy!” The show announced Wednesday that Couric, the journalist and former “Today” show host, will become the first woman ever...
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January 13, 2021 - 2:06 pm
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — John Elway's replacement as Broncos general manager will be Vikings executive George Paton. Elway announced the hiring Wednesday. Denver hasn't reached the playoffs since winning Super Bowl 50 five years ago. Paton spent the last 14 seasons with Minnesota, including the last...
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FILE - Baltimore Ravens head coach John Harbaugh celebrates after beating the Los Angeles Rams in an NFL football game in Los Angeles, in this Nov. 25, 2019, file photo. Home-field advantage in the playoffs is overrated for Ravens coach John Harbaugh, who has found that the road to success in the postseason usually involves packing his bags and getting the heck out of Baltimore. Last week's 20-13 victory in Tennessee was Harbaugh's eighth on the road in the playoffs, the most by any coach in NFL history, breaking a tie with Tom Landry and Tom Coughlin. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, FIle)
January 13, 2021 - 1:23 pm
Home-field advantage in the playoffs is overrated for Ravens coach John Harbaugh, who has found that the road to success in the postseason usually involves packing his bags and getting the heck out of Baltimore. Last week's 20-13 victory in Tennessee was Harbaugh's eighth on the road in the...
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