Football

Stanford's running back Bryce Love, left, breaks tackles as he runs against the Rice defence during the opening game of the U.S. college football season in Sydney, Sunday Aug. 27, 2017. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)
August 27, 2017 - 1:33 am
SYDNEY (AP) — Bryce Love proved he could fill in quite nicely as Christian McCaffrey's replacement at Stanford, scoring a touchdown and rushing for 180 yards to lead the No.14 Cardinal to a 62-7 victory over Rice on Sunday in the Sydney College Football Cup. Love, installed as the No. 1 player in...
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Buffalo Bills quarterback Tyrod Taylor pauses after being sacked by Baltimore Ravens linebacker Matt Judon in the first half of a preseason NFL football game, Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Gail Burton)
August 26, 2017 - 11:19 pm
BALTIMORE (AP) — The winless Buffalo Bills sent home defensive tackle Marcell Dareus, lost quarterback Tyrod Taylor to injury and made far too many mistakes against the Baltimore Ravens, who remained undefeated in the preseason with a 13-9 victory Saturday night. Though starting quarterback Joe...
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Cleveland Browns players lock arms during the playing of the national anthem before an NFL preseason football game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)
August 26, 2017 - 8:49 pm
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — About 30 Cleveland Browns players stood arm-to-arm in a line during the national anthem before Saturday night's preseason game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The long line of players stood together just in front of the Browns bench, behind the rest of the players and coaches...
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Buffalo Bills quarterback Tyrod Taylor (5) is assisted off the field after being sacked by Baltimore Ravens linebacker Matt Judon in the first half of a preseason NFL football game, Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Gail Burton)
August 26, 2017 - 7:58 pm
BALTIMORE (AP) — Buffalo Bills quarterback Tyrod Taylor has been removed from Saturday night's game against the Baltimore Ravens with a concussion. The injury occurred Saturday night at the end of the Bills' second possession of the game. On a third-down play, Taylor was sacked by linebacker...
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Kansas City Chiefs running back Spencer Ware is taken off the field on a cart after an injury during the first half of an NFL football preseason game against the Seattle Seahawks, Friday, Aug. 25, 2017, in Seattle. (AP Photo/John Froschauer)
August 26, 2017 - 12:01 am
SEATTLE (AP) — Kansas City running back after Spencer Ware sprained his right knee in the Chiefs' 26-13 preseason loss to the Seattle Seahawks on Friday night. Russell Wilson was again brilliant for Seattle, throwing for 200 yards and a touchdown, but his performance was secondary to the injury...
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August 25, 2017 - 4:00 pm
CANTON, Ohio (AP) — Longtime general manager and personnel administrator Bobby Beathard is a finalist for the Pro Football Hall of Fame in the contributors category. Beathard helped build strong teams in football stops in Kansas City (1966-67), Miami (1972-77), Washington (1978-1988) and San Diego...
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August 24, 2017 - 7:23 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Chris Long, the Philadelphia defensive end who grew up in Charlottesville, Virginia, put his arm around teammate Malcolm Jenkins as a show of unity during the national anthem for the second straight week Thursday night. Jenkins stood with his right fist raised in the air as he's...
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File-This Aug. 17, 2017, file photo shows Buffalo Bills' LeSean McCoy during an NFL preseason football in Philadelphia. McCoy believes quarterback Colin Kaepernick would represent too much of a distraction for some teams to sign him. McCoy says the media “chaos” that signing Kaepernick would bring is not worth it for what he believes is just “an OK” player. McCoy shared his views at his locker following practice on Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017, while answering a question about his views about players protesting the anthems.(AP Photo/Michael Perez, File)
August 24, 2017 - 3:42 pm
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy believes one reason teams haven't signed quarterback Colin Kaepernick is because he represents too much of a distraction for a player who would likely be a backup. "It's a lot more than just he's not on the team because he doesn't...
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FILE - In this Nov. 22, 2015, file photo, a fan wears a paper bag on his head in the stands of Lincoln Financial Field during the second half of an NFL football game between the Philadelphia Eagles and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Philadelphia. The obituary for an Eagles fan who died Aug. 18, 2017, stated that he wanted 8 members of the team to serve as pallbearers so the Eagles could let him down "one last time." (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)
August 24, 2017 - 11:10 am
PORT REPUBLIC, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey man took a parting shot at the Philadelphia Eagles in his obituary. Jeffrey Riegel, 56, died last Friday. Before his death, the Port Republic, New Jersey, man promised friends a funny message in his obituary. The longtime Eagles fan's obituary asked for...
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FILE - In this Nov. 22, 2015, file photo, a fan wears a paper bag on his head in the stands of Lincoln Financial Field during the second half of an NFL football game between the Philadelphia Eagles and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Philadelphia. The obituary for an Eagles fan who died Aug. 18, 2017, stated that he wanted 8 members of the team to serve as pallbearers so the Eagles could let him down "one last time." (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)
August 24, 2017 - 7:41 am
PORT REPUBLIC, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey man has taken a parting shot at the Philadelphia Eagles in his obituary. Jeffrey Riegel died last Friday. Before his death, the 56-year-old Port Republic, New Jersey, man promised friends a funny message in his obituary. The longtime Eagles fan's obituary...
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