NFL football

October 14, 2018 - 10:59 am
Quarterback Ryan Tannehill is inactive for the Miami Dolphins' game against the Chicago Bears because of an injury to his throwing shoulder, and Brock Osweiler will make his first start for the team. Tannehill was limited in Friday's workout — the first time he has missed practice time because of...
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FILE - In this Nov. 22, 1962, file photo, Green Bay Packers fullback Jim Taylor (31) is brought down by Detroit Lions' Dick Lane in the third quarter of an NFL football game in Detroit. The Hall of Fame fullback died early Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018, the Packers announced. He was 83. (AP Photo/Preston Stroup, File)
October 13, 2018 - 2:25 pm
Jim Taylor, the ferocious Hall of Fame fullback who embodied the Green Bay Packers' unstoppable ground game during the Vince Lombardi era and helped the team win four NFL titles and the first Super Bowl, died Saturday. He was 83. He died unexpectedly at a hospital in his hometown of Baton Rouge,...
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FILE - In this Oct. 7, 2018, file photo, Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes (15) throws a pass during the first half of an NFL football game against the Jacksonville Jaguars, in Kansas City, Mo. New England Patriots' Tom Brady, who will retire as possibly the best to ever play the position, faces Kansas City’s Patrick Mahomes, the most electrifying quarterback in the NFL this season, on Sunday. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)
October 13, 2018 - 9:15 am
There can be no better measuring stick for the Chiefs and young quarterback Patrick Mahomes than what they face Sunday night. Beat the Patriots in Foxborough and all that excitement in Kansas City might be validated. Remember, though, that the Chiefs, with Alex Smith, went into Gillette Stadium and...
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Philadelphia Eagles defensive end Michael Bennett celebrates after a strip sack on New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning during the first half of an NFL football game Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018, in East Rutherford, N.J. The Giants recovered the fumble on the play. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
October 12, 2018 - 4:05 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The champions got their swagger back. After a pair of tough losses, the Philadelphia Eagles rebounded with a dominant performance on the road against a division rival and dismissed talk of a Super Bowl hangover. Carson Wentz and Co. aren't going anywhere. They proved it in a 34-...
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Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson (3) lands after being sacked by Los Angeles Rams defensive tackle Aaron Donald (99) as Rams' Ndamukong Suh, left, and Seahawks' J.R. Sweezy, second from left, come down on the play during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Scott Eklund)
October 12, 2018 - 11:15 am
Many an NFL opponent has had a game plan waylaid by the speed, strength and instinct of Aaron Donald over his not-yet-five-full seasons in the league. The 6-foot-1, 280-pound kingpin of the Los Angeles Rams' defense was a unanimous pick for the best defensive tackle in the NFL by a panel of 10...
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Philadelphia Eagles' Jalen Mills (31) defends against New York Giants' Odell Beckham (13) during the second half of an NFL football game Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018, in East Rutherford, N.J. The Eagles won 34-13. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)
October 12, 2018 - 12:09 am
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — After last week's last-second loss against Carolina, Giants coach Pat Shurmur said he was "done" talking about Odell Beckham Jr. and his critical comments about the team. Six games into his first season, Shurmur still can't shake the OBJ questions. It's talk of a...
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Philadelphia Eagles' Nigel Bradham (53) celebrates after sacking New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning during the second half of an NFL football game Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018, in East Rutherford, N.J. The Eagles won 34-13. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
October 12, 2018 - 12:04 am
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Breathe a little easier Philadelphia and surrounding areas. The Eagles are back and looking super. Just goes to show you what a little urgency, some big plays — and a timely game against the New York Giants can do for the defending Super Bowl champions. Carson Wentz...
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Former NFL football quarterback Colin Kaepernick is seated on stage during W.E.B. Du Bois Medal ceremonies, Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018, at Harvard University, in Cambridge, Mass. Kaepernick is among eight recipients of Harvard University's W.E.B. Du Bois Medals in 2018. Harvard has awarded the medal since 2000 to people whose work has contributed to African and African-American culture. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
October 11, 2018 - 4:26 pm
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick and comedian Dave Chappelle are among eight people being saluted by Harvard University for their contributions to black history and culture. The eight recipients of the W.E.B. Du Bois Medal are being honored Thursday afternoon by the...
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October 10, 2018 - 1:26 pm
The USFL helped change professional football in just three years of existence. The spring league that featured such stars as Herschel Walker, Steve Young, Jim Kelly and future President Donald Trump is the subject of a new book by bestselling author Jeff Pearlman. "Football for a Buck: The Crazy...
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Los Angeles Rams quarterback Jared Goff runs to greets fans after an NFL football game against the Seattle Seahawks, Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Scott Eklund)
October 09, 2018 - 4:13 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Through five weeks, the Los Angeles Rams have handled every challenge thrown their way. Doesn't matter if they've been involved in blowouts, shootouts or close games that come down to the final moments, the results have all been the same: another Rams win. And because of that, they...
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