Football

Kansas City Chiefs defensive back Marcus Peters (22) runs for 62-yards after intercepting the ball during the second half of an NFL football game against the Kansas City Chiefs in Kansas City, Mo., Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
December 17, 2017 - 2:44 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs played so well without Marcus Peters last week that some wondered whether they were better off without the talented yet volatile All-Pro cornerback. Peters provided quite an answer to that question Saturday night. Returning from a one-game disciplinary...
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Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill (10) scores a 64-yard touchdown during the first half of an NFL football game against the Los Angeles Chargers in Kansas City, Mo., Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017. (AP Photo/Ed Zurga)
December 17, 2017 - 12:47 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs saw their bandwagon empty during a midseason swoon, fans jumping ship almost as quickly as Kareem Hunt hitting a hole or Tyreek Hill speeding to the end zone. They never lost faith in each other, though. The Chiefs instead rallied to beat the Oakland...
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FILE - In this Sept. 10, 2015, file photo, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, left, speaks with Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger before an NFL football game in Foxborough, Mass. So while Sunday's contest at Heinz Field will almost certainly decide the top seed in the AFC, it's not exactly Ali-Frazier, two undefeated heavyweights facing off, even with Tom Brady and Ben Roethlisberger on hand. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)
December 16, 2017 - 11:57 pm
Shout it from the top of Mount Washington: It's the Game of the Year! Perhaps the Game of the Decade!! Maybe the Game of the Millennium!!! Or, very possibly, a big dud. Until their flop in Miami on Monday night, the New England Patriots were playing as many thought they would heading into the...
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Boise State head coach Bryan Harsin celebrates the final Broncos touchdown against Oregon in the Las Vegas Bowl NCAA college football game in Las Vegas, Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017. (Joe Jaszewski/Idaho Statesman via AP)
December 16, 2017 - 9:34 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Bryan Harsin didn't have to say anything. Boise State had committed two turnovers that were returned for touchdowns in the final minute of the first half, turning a 24-0 rout in the making into a competitive 24-14 contest and allowing Oregon back into the game. Without any special...
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Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford (9) throws to tight end Eric Ebron during the first half of an NFL football game against the Chicago Bears, Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Rey Del Rio)
December 16, 2017 - 9:22 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Matthew Stafford struck a balance between making plays and avoiding mistakes to keep the Detroit Lions in the playoff picture. Stafford threw two touchdown passes and didn't have a turnover, helping Detroit beat the Chicago Bears 20-10 on Saturday night. "It's just trying to be as...
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Mount Union quarterback D'Angelo Fulford (12) holds up the NCAA trophy after they won the Amos Alonzo Stagg Bowl NCAA Division III college football championship against Mary Hardin-Baylor, Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, in Salem, Va. Mount Union won 12-0. (Erica Yoon/The Roanoke Times via AP)
December 16, 2017 - 2:57 am
SALEM, Va. (AP) — Justin Hill and D'Angelo Fulford have provided an offensive spark for Mount Union all season, so when the Purple Raiders were locked in a defensive struggle against Mary Hardin-Baylor in the Division III national championship, it was no surprise the pair did it again. Fulford hit...
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FILE - In this Sunday, Jan. 24, 2016 file photo, Carolina Panthers owner Jerry Richardson watches before the NFL football NFC Championship game against the Arizona Cardinals in Charlotte, N.C. The Carolina Panthers are investigating workplace misconduct allegations against founder and owner Jerry Richardson. The team said Friday, Dec. 15, 2017 former White House Chief of Staff Erskine Bowles is overseeing the investigation by a Los Angeles-based law firm. (AP Photo/Bob Leverone, File)
December 15, 2017 - 7:19 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Panthers founder and owner Jerry Richardson is under investigation for workplace misconduct. The team said Friday former White House Chief of Staff Erskine Bowles is overseeing the investigation by a Los Angeles-based law firm. Team spokesman Steven Drummond said...
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Indianapolis Colts strong safety Matthias Farley (41) tackles Denver Broncos wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders (10) in the first half of an NFL football game in Indianapolis, Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
December 15, 2017 - 12:13 am
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Denver quarterback Brock Osweiler ran for one touchdown and threw for two more Thursday night to lead the Broncos past Indianapolis 25-13. Osweiler replaced the injured Trevor Siemian in the first quarter and played his best football of the season. The Broncos (5-9) needed it...
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Indianapolis Colts tight end Brandon Williams (85) is taken off the field after being injured during the first half of an NFL football game against the Denver Broncos in Indianapolis, Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
December 14, 2017 - 10:22 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis Colts tight end Brandon Williams was strapped onto a backboard and taken off the field on a golf cart after suffering a head injury early in the second quarter Thursday against Denver. Team officials said he had movement in his limbs and it was not a neck injury...
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December 14, 2017 - 5:55 pm
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Jurors found one defendant guilty Thursday of first-degree murder and two others guilty on a lesser charge of facilitation of first-degree murder in the 2015 death of a Tennessee teenager who shielded friends from gunfire. Christopher Drone Bassett, 22, was found guilty of...
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