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David Ubben

Life on the College Football Hot Seat

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There's an old adage in college football that says there are two types of coaches: Those who have been fired and those who will be. In the middle, there are coaches on the hot seat. How do they handle it? Les Miles and other former coaches explain. More»
College Football

Felony Complaints For 9 Suspended Gators

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Standout WR Antonio Callaway and RB Jordan Scarlett are among nine Florida players facing felony fraud charges for allegedly transferring money from a stolen credit card and using it to buy electronics. All nine were suspended before the season. More»
The Fans

NFL Fanalysis: Week 3 Reactions

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What do some of the most passionate NFL fans around the league have to say about their teams' performances in Week 3? We asked. They answered. More»
Ross Tucker

London Calling: Big Step for the NFL

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The drubbing of the Ravens by the Jaguars on Sunday in London took place in front of 40,000 passionate fans at Wembley Stadium. With plenty of room for growth and only a few hurdles to clear, the NFL is in the UK to stay. More»
Kenneth Arthur

NFL Storyline Stocks: Buy Vs. Sell

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Through three weeks, the football contenders are starting to separate themselves from the pretenders. That being said, there are still some storylines that seem tough to buy into, whether a team or player is underperforming or overperforming. What should we believe? More»
Jason B. Hirschhorn

Mariota Vs. Winston: Three Years In

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Quarterbacks Jameis Winston and Marcus Mariota will likely always be compared throughout their careers. But in the early stages, Mariota has stood out with his ability to limit turnovers and excel with the game on the line. More»
Mike Lupica

Perilous Fights in the Land of the Free

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Protest, as a symbol and statement of your beliefs and your own love of country, happens to be as American as the flag, which we always like to wave around in sports, but only when it suits us. Those who took a knee in the NFL shouldn't be vilified. More»
Michael Tunison

AFR: Emotional Sunday in the NFL

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Late last week, before President Donald Trump made comments about the NFL to a crowd in Alabama, Hall of Fame receiver Cris Carter made instructive comments about race and sports. Let's remember those words as well. More»
Will Leitch

Fans Philled With Passion

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Philadelphia fans are just like every other sports city's fans: They're passionate, they're fiery, they're helplessly devoted to their teams, they lose their mind when their teams win, they tear their hair out when they lose. Sound familiar? More»
OAK @ WAS

Washington Takes Down the Raiders

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Kirk Cousins threw for 365 yards and three touchdowns, Chris Thompson had 188 all-purpose yards and a score and the Redskins sacked Derek Carr four times, forced three turnovers and held the Raiders to 128 yards in a dominating 27-10 victory on Sunday night. More»
Matt Brown

Lion In Wait: Barkley Chasing History

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Week 4 of the college football season produced a lot of lessons, none bigger than the night that Saquon Barkley had against Iowa. Penn State's last-second victory sets the stage for Barkley to pursue a history-making season in Happy Valley. More»
SEA @ TEN

Titans ground Seahawks in a 33-27 victory

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Tennessee scored 21 straight points in a dominant third quarter and DeMarco Murray got loose for over 100 yards as the Titans beat the Seahawks. Russell Wilson made the game close with a late TD but the Titans recovered the ensuing onside kick to seal the victory. More»
Anthony Castrovince

Rox Still Solid In Wild Card Race

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The NL Wild Card race looks to be coming down to the wire and, while the Colorado Rockies have the advantage right now, don't count out the Milwaukee Brewers and St. Louis Cardinals. This should be fun to watch. More»
KC @ LAC

Chiefs start 3-0, Unplug Chargers

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If you haven't yet realized, the Kansas City Chiefs are for real. Quarterback Alex Smith threw two touchdown passes in the first 10 minutes of the game and Kareem Hunt broke off for a 69-yard run as KC bowled over the Chargers on the road, 24-10. More»
CIN @ GB

Rodgers leads Pack over Bengals in OT

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The Bengals opened up a big early lead in Green Bay, but Aaron Rodgers would not be stopped. The Packers QB set up a game-winning kick in overtime for Mason Crosby by hitting wide receiver Geronimo Allison on a 71-yard pass, completing a 27-24 comeback. More»
DEN @ BUF

Bills buck Broncos, notch 26-16 win in Buffalo

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The Bills picked off the Trevor Siemian twice in the last 20 minutes of the game and Tyrod Taylor connected for two touchdowns as Buffalo picked up their second victory of the season. Denver, meanwhile, kicked three field goals, with Jamaal Charles scoring the team's only TD. More»
PIT @ CHI

Bears upset Steelers at home in OT

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The Bears took a bite out of the Pittsburgh Steelers in Chicago, winning the divisional matchup, 23-17, in overtime. Jordan Howard totalled 138 rushing yards and plowed in the game-winning score, handing the Steelers their first loss of the season. More»
ATL @ DET

Falcons Hold off Lions thanks to last-second runoff

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Atlanta won a nail-biter on the road in Detroit despite a late pass from Matthew Stafford to Golden Tate with only a few seconds left. Tate was ruled down inside the 1 and by rule, 10 seconds had to run off the clock, giving the Falcons a 30-26 win. More»
TB @ MIN

Keenum-led Vikings double up Bucs

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No Sam Bradford? No problem. The Vikings still poured on 34 points and Case Keenum threw three touchdown passes as Minnesota beat the Tampa Bay Bucs 34-17. Jameis Winston, meanwhile, got picked off in the end zone twice in defeat. More»
HOU @ NE

Brady, Pats Prevail Late Against Texans

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Tom Brady finished with 378 yards and five scores, with his last one coming with under 30 seconds remaining, as the Patriots came from behind to beat the Texans. Houston's Deshaun Watson had the best game of his young career, throwing for over 300 yards and two TDs. More»
CLE @ IND

Colts hold off Browns' late surge, win in Indy

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Jacoby Brissett had the best game of his Colts career, running for two touchdowns and throwing for a third as Indy beat Cleveland, 31-28. The Browns showed some late life, but DeShone Kizer got picked off on the final play of the game as his club fell to 0-3. More»
NYG @ PHI

Eagles beat Giants on 61-yard Field Goal

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Eli Manning threw three touchdown passes -- including two to Odell Beckham Jr. -- but it wasn't enough, as the Eagles notched a 27-24 victory at home. Philadelphia rookie Jake Elliot kicked a game-winning 61-yard field goal. More»
MIA @ NYJ

Jets soar, pick up first win vs. Fins

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The Jets avoided an 0-3 start with a 20-6 win at home over the Dolphins. Josh McCown threw a 69-yard touchdown pass and New York's defense didn't allow a score until the final play of the game. More»
NO @ CAR

Brees Declaws Panthers in NFC South Showdown

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The Saints went to Carolina and handed the Panthers their first loss of the season in a battle of NFC South rivals. Drew Brees threw for three touchdowns in the 34-13 victory, as Cam Newton fired three interceptions on the other side. More»
Cy Brown

OBJ Gets a Leg Up Against Eagles

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Odell Beckham Jr. has been an entertaining presence since he came into the NFL in 2014, but on Sunday he outdid himself with one outlandish TD celebration. More»
Cy Brown

Bears 'Lett' One Go, Still Prevail

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The Bears beat the Steelers on Sunday, but pulled a Leon Lett move when Marcus Cooper fumbled away a sure touchdown on the 1-yard line. Here are five more times players have made similar blunders. More»
Cy Brown

#TakeAKnee: NFL Sunday Statements

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In the wake of President Donald Trump's comment that NFL owners should fire any player who protests during the national anthem, teams and players showed solidarity before Sunday's games in a variety of ways. More»
Matt Brown

CFB Saturday Takeaways: Week 4

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Saturday's schedule seemed like one that might produce a handful of upsets. Several teams -- most notably Penn State -- managed to escape with perfect records intact, but No. 6 Oklahoma State (to TCU) and No. 12 Florida State (to N.C. State) both fell at home. More»
Jason B. Hirschhorn

QB Injury Crisis Strikes Vikes Again

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Stop us if you've heard this one before: The health of a quarterback has put the Minnesota Vikings' present and future plans on hold. This time it's Sam Bradford, whose recent mystery knee ailment continues to keep him off the field. More»
Matt Brown

Lions Roar Past Iowa On Final Play

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Penn State star tailback Saquon Barkley racked up 305 yards from scrimmage and numerous highlights on Saturday night, and his effort didn't get wasted: The No. 4 Nittany Lions survived at Iowa 21-19 with a Juwan Johnson TD catch on the last play. More»
Terence Moore

Georgia Proves to be SEC Beast

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At 4-0, following Saturday night's 31-3 dismantling of previously undefeated Mississippi State at Sanford Stadium, Georgia isn't Alabama, but these particular Bulldogs have plenty of bark and bite. The rest of the SEC better beware. More»
Matt Brown

Horned Frogs Leap Into Big 12 Race

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Entering Saturday, Oklahoma State's offense appeared to be unstoppable. Leaving Saturday, there is a new best challenger to Oklahoma in the Big 12: TCU. The Horned Frogs went to Stillwater and upset the No. 6 Cowboys 44-31. More»
Joe Sparacio

Fantasy Football Week 3: Start/Sit

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It's Week 3 of the NFL season and some of you may be in an 0-2 fantasy football hole. Never fear -- there's time to turn things around. We'll help you configure your lineup (or just pick daily fantasy players) for a strong Sunday. More»
David Ubben

Sports World Reacts To President

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President Donald Trump criticized NFL player protests on Friday night, then said the Warriors wouldn't get an invitation to the White House to celebrate their NBA title after Stephen Curry made it clear he would vote against his team attending. More»
Terence Moore

After Super Fail, Falcons Flying Again

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Ricardo Allen and the Atlanta Falcons were devastating after blowing a 28-3 lead in the Super Bowl last February. But to hear Allen tell it now, that's all in the past, as he and his teammates roll into Week 3 with a 2-0 record. More»

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