Trick plays help unbeaten Dolphins beat Raiders 28-20

Golf 09/23/18, 16:42

Receiver Albert Wilson threw a 52-yard touchdown pass to put the Miami Dolphins ahead midway through the fourth quarter, and then turned a short reception into a 74-yard score that sealed a 28-20 victory over the Oakland Raiders on Sunday.Miami coach Adam Gase used creative play-calling to overcome a wave ...

Newton’s 4 TDs lift Panthers over Bengals 31-21

Golf 09/23/18, 16:33

Cam Newton threw for two touchdowns and ran for two others, Christian McCaffrey racked up a career-high 184 yards rushing and the Carolina Panthers handed the Cincinnati Bengals their first loss of the season 31-21 on Sunday.Newton completed 15 of 24 passes for 150 yards and ran for 36 yards ...

Carson Wentz leads Eagles to 20-16 comeback win over Colts

Sports 09/23/18, 16:33

Carson Wentz threw a touchdown pass on his first drive in nine months, Wendell Smallwood ran in from the 4 for the go-ahead score and the Philadelphia Eagles held on for a 20-16 victory over the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday.Adam Vinatieri tied Morten Andersen's career record of 565 field goals ...

Manning throws 2 TDs as Giants beat Texans 27-22 for 1st win

Golf 09/23/18, 16:21

Eli Manning threw for 297 yards and two touchdowns and rookie Saquon Barkley added a score as the New York Giants got their first win with a 27-22 victory over the struggling Houston Texans on Sunday.The Giants (1-2) were up by 14 at halftime but had trouble moving the ball ...

Update: Redskins QB Smith’s INT-free streak ends

Football 09/23/18, 14:27

The Latest on the third Sunday of the NFL regular season (all times EDT):2:15 p.m.Washington Redskins quarterback Alex Smith's streak of consecutive passes without an interception is over after 156 attempts, the longest active such run in the NFL.Smith was picked off by Green Bay Packers safety Ha Ha Clinton-Dix ...

Dungy to enter Ring of Honor during Steelers-Buccaneers

Football 09/23/18, 13:48

Tony Dungy will always be appreciative of the opportunity the Tampa Bay Buccaneers provided when no other NFL team was willing to take a chance on him as a head coach.So long after transforming the Bucs from laughingstocks into championship contenders — only to be dismissed a year before the ...

Bengals join Panthers in wearing “One Carolina” stickers

Football 09/23/18, 12:13

The Cincinnati Bengals are joining in support of relief efforts for those affected by Hurricane Florence, which has devastated the Carolinas.The Bengals, like the Panthers, will wear stickers that read "One Carolina" on the back of their helmets for Sunday's game in Charlotte, North Carolina.The Bengals said on Twitter "we ...

School head resigns over comment about black quarterbacks

Sports 09/22/18, 12:43

A white Texas school superintendent who posted online that "You can't count on a black quarterback" in reference to Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson has resigned.In a letter Saturday to the Onalaska Independent School District board, Lynn Redden says his comment posted earlier in the week on the Houston Chronicle's ...

Roughing it: Packers confident in how they go after QB

Sports 09/22/18, 03:50

Keep the head up. Be aware if the quarterback got rid of the ball. Wrap up.Seems like a simple enough checklist for a defender to hit the quarterback.A roughing-the-passer penalty on linebacker Clay Matthews against the Minnesota Vikings might have raised new questions with the Green Bay Packers.The Packers talked ...

Vikings’ Sendejo fined $53,482 by NFL for hit vs. Packers

Football 09/21/18, 18:51

Vikings safety Andrew Sendejo was fined $53,482 by the NFL on Friday for his hit during a play in Minnesota's tie at Green Bay last weekend.Sendejo was penalized 15 yards for unnecessary roughness after tackling Packers wide receiver Davante Adams in the third quarter. The safety knocked into Adams with ...

2 ties down, many more could be coming in NFL 2018

Basketball 09/21/18, 14:58

Two weeks, two ties.OK, let's get this out of the way now: Yes, the NFL is fit to be tied.Fit tighter than most folks might think, too.In a slopfest of an opener, the Steelers and Browns drew 21-21 . The first game of the season often can be messy and ...

Browns appear set to switch to Mayfield as starter

Sports 09/21/18, 14:58

Browns coach Hue Jackson isn't ready to "officially" make Baker Mayfield his starting quarterback.Everyone else has.Jackson said Friday that he'll wait until talking to his players before publicly announcing a decision that seems inevitable after Mayfield replaced injured starter Tyrod Taylor on Thursday night and led Cleveland to its first ...

Gurley gets top RB spot in rankings with Bell still out

Sports 09/21/18, 13:15

The role and value of the running back in the NFL has evolved as much as any position over the past decade, with a league-wide trend favoring versatile players who can contribute equally to the passing attack as to the ground game.Todd Gurley embodies the postmodern ball carrier as well ...

Baker Mayfield Era begins as rookie leads Browns past Jets

Football 09/21/18, 03:42

At some point, Baker Mayfield was going to assume Cleveland's starting job and become the franchise quarterback, the future.That moment arrived Thursday night.His days as a backup are over.Throwing a 14-yard dart to complete his first pass, Mayfield replaced an injured Tyrod Taylor and rallied the Browns from a two-touchdown ...

Are Raiders that bad? Are Dolphins that good? They meet next

Football 09/21/18, 00:24

There have been some classic games between the Oakland Raiders and Miami Dolphins. While Sunday's meeting doesn't carry the weight of a playoff contest between two powers, it certainly brings plenty of intrigue.Such as: Are the Dolphins (2-0) real good, and are the Raiders (0-2) pretty bad?The answers will come ...

Won, won and won! Browns beat Jets for first win since 2016

Sports 09/21/18, 00:24

For the first time in 635 days, the Cleveland Browns found a way to win.Baker Mayfield showed them how.Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield celebrates a 1-yard touchdown by Cleveland Browns running back Carlos Hyde during the second half of an NFL football game against the New York Jets, Thursday, Sept. ...

As AB Turns; Brown says he’s upset Steelers are losing

Football 09/20/18, 22:55

The chorus of "The Storm Is Over" by gospel singer Kirk Franklin played as Antonio Brown approached his locker on Thursday, an intentionally apt choice by Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker/DJ Vince Williams to address the latest bit of drama surrounding his superstar teammate.Brown heard the song and laughed. Then the All-Pro ...

Browns rookie Baker Mayfield replaces Taylor in first half

Sports 09/20/18, 22:04

Baker Mayfield is off the bench and making his NFL debut.The No. 1 overall pick in this year's draft replaced injured starting quarterback Tyrod Taylor late in the first half of Thursday night's game against the New York Jets. Taylor was slow getting up after being sacked for the third ...

Rivers, Goff take center stage for Battle of Los Angeles

Football 09/20/18, 20:05

Football fans haven't seen two Los Angeles NFL teams go head to head since 1994.The quarterback matchup awaiting them this Sunday could make it worth the long wait.The Chargers' Philip Rivers and the Rams' Jared Goff will be front and center at the LA Memorial Coliseum.Rivers has seen this plotline ...

FANTASY PLAYS: Sit Rodgers? Worth at least mulling for W3

Football 09/20/18, 14:59

Patrick Mahomes is good. 2018 David Johnson looks nothing like 2016 David Johnson. The Rams defense has not only replaced the Seahawks as the NFC's most dominant unit, but may be the best the NFL has to offer.Week 3 will go a long way toward helping fantasy football owners decide ...

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