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Rookie quarterbacks struggling through 1st 2 weeks

Sep. 22, 2021 03:09 AM EDT

The rookie class of quarterbacks that entered the season full of fanfare is finding the adjustment to the NFL is not very easy. Top two picks Trevor Lawrence and Zach Wilson lead the league with five interceptions after opening the season with back-to-back losses, Trey...

Dart out, Slovis returns as USC's QB scramble continues

Sep. 21, 2021 23:24 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The quarterback competition at Southern California might be over before it even started. Jaxson Dart did not practice Tuesday after the freshman sustained a knee injury in the Trojans’ 45-14 win at Washington State, while three-year starter Kedon...

Tuesday's Scores

Sep. 21, 2021 22:01 PM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Colonial Beach 24, Franklin 8 South Lakes 49, Herndon 34 ___ Some high school football scores provided by Scorestream.com, https://scorestream.com/ ___ ...

Mannings' "MNF" broadcast jumps 138%, averages 1.9 million

Sep. 21, 2021 20:59 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The “Monday Night Football” presentation with Peyton and Eli Manning increased its viewership by 138% over last week's debut, becoming the most-watched alternate telecast in ESPN history. ESPN and Nielsen reported that the Mannings' freewheeling...

No. 11 Florida finds success despite dumping pass-happy ways

Sep. 21, 2021 20:48 PM EDT

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Later, Gators. Chameleons might be a better team name for Florida this season. Coach Dan Mullen has successfully transformed his finesse offense — the one that led the nation in passing in 2020 behind Kyle Trask, Kyle Pitts and Kadarius Toney...

Broncos Pro Bowler Bradley Chubb needs another ankle surgery

Sep. 21, 2021 20:40 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Broncos Pro Bowl linebacker Bradley Chubb needs surgery to remove bone spurs from his left ankle just four months after undergoing a similar surgery on his right ankle. Chubb said in a video posted on the team's website Tuesday that with the...

Enigmatic Thompson-Robinson epitomizes No. 24 UCLA

Sep. 21, 2021 20:00 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — For anyone looking for the one player who might best define the Chip Kelly era at UCLA, Dorian Thompson-Robinson is the perfect example. The junior quarterback has seen the Bruins progress from a team that had a school-record 20 true freshmen play...

Pair and a spare: Tailback depth a must-have in Big Ten play

Sep. 21, 2021 19:07 PM EDT

Michigan has begun a pivotal season for coach Jim Harbaugh with three decisive wins, fueled by that ground-oriented, weather-proof offense he and most northern teams prefer. Recruiting and developing the right running backs to carry it out remains a vital part of...

Broncos seeking to clear decks for potential sale of team

Sep. 21, 2021 18:42 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — The next quarterback clash in Denver could very well pit John Elway and Peyton Manning vying to serve as the public face of any new Broncos ownership group. The decks must be cleared of any possible pitfalls before any multibillion-dollar bid, however,...

New Orleans: Flames shoot up side of Superdome roof, put out

Sep. 21, 2021 18:34 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Smoke and flames shot up the side of the Superdome's roof on Tuesday after a pressure washer being used to clean the roof of the New Orleans sports and entertainment arena caught fire. The New Orleans Fire Department confirmed firefighters responded...