Football

September 01, 2017 - 6:47 am
COOPER CITY, Fla. (AP) — A Florida high school junior threw for a touchdown on the very first pass of her high school football career. It was just the third snap from center for Holly Neher in her debut Thursday night for Hollywood Hills High School. It was a 42-yard scoring play to Alexander...
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FILE - In this Jan. 1, 2017, file photo, Houston Texans wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins warms up before an NFL football game against the Tennessee Titans in Nashville, Tenn. A person familiar with the negotiations says the Texans and Hopkins have agreed to a five-year, $81 million contract extension. The person spoke to The AP on the condition of anonymity because the deal had not yet been announced by the teams. (AP Photo/Weston Kenney, File)
September 01, 2017 - 2:02 am
HOUSTON (AP) — DeAndre Hopkins wants to be the face of the Houston Texans offense. On Thursday the Texans made sure that he'll be that for years to come when they agreed a five-year, $81 million contract extension with the receiver. "It means a lot to me because this city has done so much for me...
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September 01, 2017 - 1:34 am
The NFL player union is suing the league on behalf of Ezekiel Elliott, seeking to vacate the upcoming ruling of an arbitrator over the Dallas running back's six-game suspension in a domestic violence case. The lawsuit was filed late Thursday night in federal court in Texas. It accuses the NFL's...
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Ohio State wide receiver Johnnie Dixon runs past Indiana defensive back Jonathan Crawford for a 59-yard touchdown reception during the second half of an NCAA college football game Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017, in Bloomington, Ind. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
September 01, 2017 - 1:26 am
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — J.K. Dobbins wanted to give his fans back in Texas something to cheer about. His Ohio State teammates and Buckeyes fans jumped right on board. The freshman broke a 15-year-old school record by rushing for 181 yards in his college debut, J.T. Barrett threw three touchdown...
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Ohio State wide receiver Johnnie Dixon runs past Indiana defensive back Jonathan Crawford for a 59-yard touchdown reception during the second half of an NCAA college football game Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017, in Bloomington, Ind. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
September 01, 2017 - 12:48 am
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — J.K. Dobbins ran for 181 yards in his college debut to break Ohio State's freshman record, J.T. Barrett threw three touchdown passes and the second-ranked Buckeyes pulled away to beat Indiana 49-21 on Thursday night. The Buckeyes have won 23 straight over the Hoosiers...
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FILE - In this Aug. 21, 2017, file photo, Cleveland Browns cornerback Joe Haden (23) walks off the field after an NFL preseason football game against the New York Giants, in Cleveland. Former Pro Bowl cornerback Joe Haden has been released by the Browns. Haden has been slowed by injuries the past two seasons. The Browns felt he was no longer going to help them and terminated his contract Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017. (AP Photo/David Richard, File)
August 30, 2017 - 9:31 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — Joe Haden only needed a few hours to find a team that wanted him. It's a squad he's very familiar with. Goodbye, Cleveland. Hello, Pittsburgh. Cut by the Browns after seven seasons, the two-time Pro Bowl cornerback agreed to terms Wednesday with the rival Steelers, who are giving...
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FILE - In this Aug. 21, 2017, file photo, Cleveland Browns cornerback Joe Haden (23) walks off the field after an NFL preseason football game against the New York Giants, in Cleveland. Former Pro Bowl cornerback Joe Haden has been released by the Browns. Haden has been slowed by injuries the past two seasons. The Browns felt he was no longer going to help them and terminated his contract Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017. (AP Photo/David Richard, File)
August 30, 2017 - 9:17 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A person familiar with the talks say the Pittsburgh Steelers and former Cleveland Browns cornerback Joe Haden are nearing the completion of a three-year deal. Haden's deal is pending a physical but would be worth three years and $27 million, said the person who spoke to The...
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Cincinnati Bengals outside linebacker Vontaze Burfict, top, celebrates with teammates after intercepting a pass by Washington Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins and scoring a touchdown in the first half of a preseason NFL football game, Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Landover, Md. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
August 30, 2017 - 6:32 pm
CINCINNATI (AP) — Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict had his NFL suspension reduced from five to three games for his egregious hit on a Chiefs running back during a preseason game. During the second preseason game, Burfict leveled running back Anthony Sherman on a pass play when he wasn't the...
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Attorney Tom Kline, left, walks with the parents of Timothy Piazza, Jim and Evelyn Piazza, toward the courthouse before a preliminary hearing resumes for members of a fraternity facing criminal charges over the death of their son, at the Centre County Courthouse in Bellefonte, Pa. Piazza, a 19-year-old sophomore, suffered severe head and abdominal injuries last February, after consuming a dangerous amount of alcohol and fell repeatedly. Help wasn't summoned until the next morning, and he later died at a hospital. (Phoebe Sheehan/Centre Daily Times via AP)
August 30, 2017 - 5:14 pm
BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on a preliminary hearing for Penn State fraternity members charged after a pledge died (all times local): 5 p.m. Members of a Penn State fraternity fighting charges they're to blame for a pledge's death are hoping a judge will decide they didn't act recklessly or...
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FILE - In this Aug. 21, 2017, file photo, Cleveland Browns cornerback Joe Haden (23) walks off the field after an NFL preseason football game against the New York Giants, in Cleveland. Former Pro Bowl cornerback Joe Haden has been released by the Browns. Haden has been slowed by injuries the past two seasons. The Browns felt he was no longer going to help them and terminated his contract Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017. (AP Photo/David Richard, File)
August 30, 2017 - 10:54 am
CLEVELAND (AP) — Too expensive and too-often injured, Joe Haden is no longer part of Cleveland's long-term plans. The two-time Pro Bowl cornerback, who had gone from being one of the city's most popular players to polarizing, was released Wednesday after the team couldn't trade him or persuade him...
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