NFL football

Oakland Raiders head coach Jon Gruden, left, celebrates with players and coaches after a touchdown against the Pittsburgh Steelers during the second half of an NFL football game in Oakland, Calif., Sunday, Dec. 9, 2018. (AP Photo/D. Ross Cameron)
December 09, 2018 - 8:32 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Coach Jon Gruden ran off the field high-fiving Oakland fans on the way to the locker room. In a season with very little to celebrate, the Raiders had plenty to feel good about Sunday. Derek Carr threw a 6-yard touchdown pass to Derek Carrier with 21 seconds left before Chris...
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Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger (7) passes against the Oakland Raiders during the first half of an NFL football game in Oakland, Calif., Sunday, Dec. 9, 2018. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
December 09, 2018 - 7:12 pm
The Latest from Week 14 of the NFL season (all times EST): 7:30 p.m. The Dallas Cowboys (8-5) have pushed their lead over Philadelphia and Washington in the NFC East to a commanding two games with three games to play, with a wild 29-23 overtime win over the Eagles. Amari Cooper's third touchdown of...
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Indianapolis Colts wide receiver Zach Pascal (14) celebrates with quarterback Andrew Luck (12) after catching a pass for a touchdown against the Houston Texans during the second half of an NFL football game Sunday, Dec. 9, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)
December 09, 2018 - 5:29 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — Indianapolis receiver T.Y. Hilton missed multiple practices with a shoulder injury in the week leading up to Sunday's trip to NRG Stadium for a critical AFC South matchup. The Colts said his status was up in the air. Hilton knew he couldn't possibly miss a game at a place where he's...
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New York Giants running back Saquon Barkley (26) runs away from Washington Redskins strong safety Ha Ha Clinton-Dix (20) for a 78-yard touchdown during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Dec. 9, 2018, in Landover, Md. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
December 09, 2018 - 3:22 pm
LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — Saquon Barkley rushed for 170 yards, including a 78-yard touchdown to surpass 1,000 for the season, Eli Manning threw for three scores and the New York Giants routed the Redskins 40-16 Sunday to effectively end Washington's already-slim playoff hopes. Barkley gashed the...
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December 09, 2018 - 10:42 am
The Los Angeles Rams already have won the NFC West and could have some company in the playoffs by the end of Sunday's play. Plus, the Rams can clinch a first-round bye with a victory at Chicago in the night game. New Orleans will win the NFC South by beating or tying Tampa Bay or having Carolina...
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Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray speaks after winning the Heisman Trophy on Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018, in New York. (Todd J. Van Emst/Heisman Trophy Trust via AP, Pool)
December 09, 2018 - 8:30 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Kyler Murray waited three years to fulfill the five-star potential he brought to college football. With one shot to deliver, Murray replaced a Heisman Trophy winner by becoming a Heisman Trophy winner. The Oklahoma quarterback won college football's most prestigious individual award...
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Atlanta United midfielder Miguel Almiron (10) celebrates with his teammates as they take the stage for the trophy presentation after the MLS Cup championship soccer game against the Portland Timbers, Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018, in Atlanta. Atlanta United won 2-0. (AP Photo/Todd Kirkland)
December 08, 2018 - 11:17 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — The players bounced up and down on a hastily erected stage in the middle of the field, confetti falling all around as they hoisted the championship trophy. It's a familiar scene at the end of any season. Only this time, a team from Atlanta was doing the honors . The title drought in...
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New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham prepares to launch a touchdown pass to wide receiver Russell Shepard, not pictured, during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 2, 2018, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
December 08, 2018 - 12:38 pm
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. has been ruled out for Sunday's game against the Redskins with a quadriceps injury. He did not travel to Washington with the team. Beckham appeared on the team's injury report Friday with a bruised quadricep and practiced...
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FILE - In this Dec. 13, 1967, file photo, Southern California football players Ron Yary, left, Tim Rossovich, second from left, O.J. Simpson, second from right, and Adrian Young, right, visit the set of the movie "Star" at 20th Century-Fox Studios in Hollywood in Los Angeles, Calif., and get a football autographed by movie star Julie Andrews, third from left, as director Robert Wise, third from right, who directs the movie, looks on. Rossovich, a consensus All-American defensive end at Southern California who played in the NFL before going on to an acting career, has died. He was 72. He died Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018, in Sacramento after a long illness, the school said Friday. (AP Photo/David Smith, File)
December 07, 2018 - 9:12 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tim Rossovich, a consensus All-America defensive end at Southern California who played in the NFL before going on to an acting career, has died. He was 72. Rossovich died Thursday in Sacramento after a long illness, the school said Friday. Rossovich played at USC from 1965-67 and...
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FILE - In this Oct. 30, 1977, file photo, Los Angeles Rams linebacker Isiah Robertson (58) complains about a call during an NFL football game against the New Orleans Saints in New Orleans. Former two-time All-Pro linebacker Robertson was killed when the limousine he was driving skidded on a rain-slicked curve on a dark, rural East Texas highway and was hit by two other vehicles. The Texas Department of Public Safety reports the crash happened Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018. (AP Photo/File)
December 07, 2018 - 5:56 pm
MABANK, Texas (AP) — Former two-time All-Pro linebacker Isiah Robertson was killed when the limousine he was driving skidded on a rain-slicked curve on a dark, rural East Texas highway and was hit by two other vehicles. The Texas Department of Public Safety reports the crash happened about 10 p.m...
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