Football

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger passes during the first half of an NFL football game against the Cleveland Browns, Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane)
September 10, 2017 - 4:22 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — Ben Roethlisberger threw two touchdown passes to tight end Jesse James as the Pittsburgh Steelers, with minimal help from Le'Veon Bell, opened the season by holding off the Cleveland Browns 21-18 on Sunday. Roethlisberger improved to 21-2 in his career against the Browns, who gave...
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Protesters rally for former quarterback Colin Kaepernick outside Ford Field and an NFL football game between the Detroit Lions and the Arizona Cardinals in Detroit, Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017. (AP Photo/Jose Juarez)
September 10, 2017 - 2:01 pm
The Latest on the NFL's opening Sunday (all times Eastern): 1:55 p.m. Colin Kaepernick's fraternity brothers gathered before the Detroit Lions hosted the Arizona Cardinals to support the unsigned quarterback. About 50 members of the Kappa Alpha Psi alumni chapter in the Motor City marched about a...
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CORRECTS TO THIRD OVERTIME - Washington State running back Jamal Morrow (25) dives for the game winning touchdown over Boise State cornerback Reid Harrison-Ducros, center, and linebacker Tyson Maeva during third overtime in an NCAA college football game in Pullman, Wash., Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017. Washington State won 47-44. (AP Photo/Young Kwak)
September 10, 2017 - 4:26 am
PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Washington State coach Mike Leach was of two minds after Jamal Morrow caught a 22-yard pass and dove across the goal line in the third overtime to lift No. 20 Washington State to a 47-44 comeback victory over Boise State on Saturday night. On the one hand, "it was a fantastic...
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Boise State coach Bryan Harsin walks on the sideline during the first half of the team's NCAA college football game against Washington State in Pullman, Wash., Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017. (AP Photo/Young Kwak)
September 10, 2017 - 3:10 am
PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Jamal Morrow caught a 23-yard pass and dove across the goal line in the third overtime to lift No. 20 Washington State to a 47-44 comeback victory over Boise State on Saturday night. Officials reviewed the play to make sure Morrow remained inbounds as he ran toward the end...
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Boise State coach Bryan Harsin walks on the sideline during the first half of the team's NCAA college football game against Washington State in Pullman, Wash., Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017. (AP Photo/Young Kwak)
September 10, 2017 - 3:08 am
PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Jamal Morrow caught a 23-yard pass and dove across the goal line in the third overtime to lift No. 20 Washington State to a 47-44 comeback victory over Boise State on Saturday night. Officials reviewed the play to make sure Morrow remained inbounds as he ran toward the end...
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Georgia linebacker Lorenzo Carter celebrates following the team's 20-19 win over Notre Dame in an NCAA college football game in South Bend, Ind., Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
September 10, 2017 - 1:14 am
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Georgia got to Dawg Walk out of Notre Dame Stadium with a victory, dozens of its fans forming a line from the locker room to the buses to congratulate the Bulldogs after the program's first trip to this part of the country in more than 50 years. Lorenzo Carter and Davin...
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Southern California wide receiver Deontay Burnett, left, runs toward the end zone for a touchdown past Stanford safety Ben Edwards during the first half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
September 10, 2017 - 1:04 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Southern California ran the ball straight at Stanford in the opening series, and the Trojans never stopped. USC's defense dominated up front and largely stifled the Cardinal's vaunted running game. The recent roles in this California private-school rivalry were completely flipped...
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Southern California wide receiver Deontay Burnett, left, runs toward the end zone for a touchdown past Stanford safety Ben Edwards during the first half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
September 10, 2017 - 12:01 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Steven Mitchell and Deontay Burnett caught two touchdown passes apiece from Sam Darnold, and No. 6 Southern California extended its winning streak to 11 games with a bruising 42-24 victory over No. 14 Stanford on Saturday night. Darnold went 21 of 26 with 316 yards passing for...
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Clemson wide receiver Deon Cain (8) gestures after a catch as Auburn defensive back Carlton Davis (6) reacts during the second half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017, in Clemson, S.C. (AP Photo/Rainier Ehrhardt)
September 09, 2017 - 10:27 pm
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Kelly Bryant ran for two touchdowns after getting knocked hard to the ground and defensive end Austin Bryant had four of Clemson's 11 sacks in the No. 3 Tigers' 14-6 victory over Auburn on Saturday night. This was billed as an early showcase between elite teams with dreams of...
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FILE - In this Aug. 12, 2017, file photo, Oakland Raiders kicker Sebastian Janikowski looks on before a NFL preseason football game against the Arizona Cardinals in Glendale, Ariz. The Raiders have Janikowski on injured reserve with a sore back and promoted Giorgio Tavecchio to the active roster. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)
September 09, 2017 - 5:05 pm
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Raiders placed long-time kicker Sebastian Janikowski on injured reserve Saturday with an injured back and promoted Giorgio Tavecchio to the active roster. The team made the move a day before the season opener against the Titans. The Raiders had signed Tavecchio on...
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