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Colin Kaepernick plans to audition for NFL teams on Saturday

Nov. 12, 2019 10:22 PM EST

Colin Kaepernick plans to audition for NFL teams on Saturday in a private workout arranged by the league to be held in Atlanta. The exiled former Pro Bowl quarterback posted on Twitter: "I'm just getting word from my representatives that the NFL league office reached out to them about a workout in Atlanta on...

Pitt pulls away from Robert Morris 71-57

Nov. 12, 2019 9:38 PM EST

MOON TOWNSHIP, Pa. (AP) — A double-digit deficit on the road. A capacity crowd in full throat. Pittsburgh has been there plenty over last two-plus years. And faltered each and every time. For once, the Panthers pushed back, a small sign of growth for a program hoping to take another step toward...

Chargers elevate game by practicing at Air Force Academy

Nov. 12, 2019 8:06 PM EST

AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) — The things Los Angeles Chargers running back Austin Ekeler misses about growing up in Colorado: Mountains, all four seasons and being able to catch his breath after a long run. That thin air left him winded a few times Tuesday during a practice at the Air Force Academy....

NFL moves Green Bay-San Francisco into prime time on Nov. 24

Nov. 12, 2019 7:55 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL has flexed the Green Bay Packers' trip to San Francisco to prime time on Nov. 24 along with announcing kickoff times for a handful of Week 16 games. With Tuesday's announcement, the Packers (8-2) and 49ers (8-1) replace Seattle at Philadelphia, which now will kick off at 1 p.m. ET...

Plenty of blame to go around following 49ers' 1st loss

Nov. 12, 2019 7:53 PM EST

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — There were plenty of culprits when it came down to the end of San Francisco's first loss of the season. There were the several dropped passes by the receivers, some poor decision-making and ball security from Jimmy Garoppolo, a missed field goal by a fill-in kicker, questionable...

Seahawks rely on stars to deliver biggest win of season

Nov. 12, 2019 7:20 PM EST

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — When the Seahawks needed their stars to be great, they delivered. No matter how many different ways there are to break down the reasons behind Seattle's 27-24 overtime win over San Francisco, it came down to that simple fact. Whether it was Russell Wilson continuing to build his...

Cowboys build model by paying line, Pats win another way

Nov. 12, 2019 6:38 PM EST

Travis Frederick didn't fully understand the business of football when the Dallas Cowboys drafted their center six years ago and made him an instant starter. Eventually, the four-time Pro Bowler saw what Dallas was trying to build by using first-round picks on offensive linemen three times in four drafts after...

Drop Zone? Steelers playmakers searching for consistency

Nov. 12, 2019 6:17 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Vance McDonald should have been pumped. Thrilled. Yet he wasn't. He couldn't be. As his Pittsburgh Steelers teammates celebrated around him following a 17-12 victory over the Los Angeles Rams on Sunday, the veteran tight end stewed. Yes, the Steelers had pushed their winning streak to...

Nielsen's top programs for Nov. 4-10

Nov. 12, 2019 6:05 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for Nov. 4-10. Listings include the week's ranking and viewership. 1. NFL Football: Minnesota at Dallas, NBC, 22.99 million. 2. "NFL Sunday Night Pre-Kick," NBC, 16.72 million. 3. "NFL Sunday Post-Game," Fox, 15.71 million. 4. NFL Football:...

LSU-Alabama game a big winner for CBS over the weekend

Nov. 12, 2019 6:02 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Television viewers flocked to the showdown between LSU and Alabama over the weekend, making it the top-rated regular season college football game in eight years. The Nielsen company said 16.6 million people watched the game late Saturday afternoon, as LSU held off the Tide's late charge. At...