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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jacksonville Jaguars receiver Allen Hurns has no memory of the play that knocked him unconscious and sent him to the hospital. Hurns cleared the NFL’s concussion protocol Monday, getting the OK to practice this week and play against Indianapolis. But he said he has no...
LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — Dez Bryant’s tantrum on the Dallas Cowboys’ sideline was not a good look. Neither was Darren McFadden’s two-fumble performance. Matt Cassel’s passes often sailed nowhere near his receivers. All in all, it was an ugly game, devoid of any style points or many scoreboard points...
NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL Players Association told a federal appeals court Monday that NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell was making a “sweeping grab for power” in the “Deflategate” controversy and a judge was right to reject his handling of the scandal. Lawyers for the union made the claim in papers...
NEW YORK (AP) — Alabama’s Derrick Henry and Stanford’s Christian McCaffrey are hoping to return to the Heisman Trophy to the running backs. Clemson’s Deshaun Watson can keep it with the QBs. The two star running backs with very different styles and the dual-threat quarterback of the No. 1 team...
Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas (4) goes to the basket against New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis (23) in the first half of an NBA basketball game in New Orleans, Monday, the Celtics won 111-93. AP Photo/Gerald Herbert
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Isaiah Thomas didn’t try to do more than the Boston Celtics needed him to against the New Orleans Pelicans, even though it looked as though the prolific point guard could have had a much bigger night. “I should have shot more,” he deadpanned when asked about making eight of...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — As baseball’s annual winter meetings began, the proposed trade sending Cincinnati Reds closer Aroldis Chapman to the Los Angeles Dodgers appeared to be on hold Monday night after Yahoo Sports reported that police investigated an accusation of domestic violence involving the...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The players’ association has filed a grievance over the Washington Nationals’ four-game suspension of Jonathan Papelbon that followed the pitcher’s fight with teammate Bryce Harper. The grievance was filed shortly after the suspension was announced Sept. 28, costing...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Boston Red Sox have bolstered a suddenly imposing bullpen, acquiring right-hander Carson Smith and lefty Roenis Elias on Monday from the Seattle Mariners for left-hander Wade Miley and reliever Jonathan Aro in the first trade announced at the winter meetings. The 26-...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Cam Newton passed for five touchdowns, capped by a 15-yard scoring strike to Jerricho Cotchery with 1:05 to go, and the unbeaten Carolina Panthers wrapped up the NFC South title with a 41-38 victory over the New Orleans Saints on Sunday. Carolina, the only remaining unbeaten...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Forty years ago this month, Chicago White Sox owner Bill Veeck and general manager Roland Hemond set up a table in the lobby of the Diplomat Hotel in Hollywood, Florida, with an “Open for Business Anytime” sign and made four trades in an hour that involved Mickey Lolich,...

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