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Plan to build music venue at Cincinnati waterfront approved

Oct. 14, 2019 10:19 AM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Will The Banks soon be alive with the sound of music? County commissioners have reached an agreement with the Cincinnati Bengals and a business to allow a music venue to be built on the riverfront. Three Hamilton County commissioners unanimously approved a deal with concrete company...

Mariota, Winston may have cloudy futures with shaky showings

Oct. 14, 2019 2:53 AM EDT

Marcus Mariota might be out as the starting quarterback in Tennessee, while the Tampa Bay Buccaneers might have to decide how many more interceptions they can afford from Jameis Winston. For the top two picks in the 2015 draft, the future might not be so bright. Mariota was pulled in the third quarter of a 16-0...

Steelers' Conner scores 2 TDs, Hodges wins first start

Oct. 14, 2019 1:36 AM EDT

CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Pittsburgh's Devlin Hodges walked into the stadium properly attired for his first NFL start. He was wearing a T-shirt with a duck on it that read "I'm The Boss," befitting his nickname and quiet confidence. The rookie quarterback directed the Steelers offense like a boss and not a...

The Latest: Cincinnati, Miami now NFL's only winless teams

Oct. 14, 2019 1:36 AM EDT

The Latest on the NFL's Week 6 (all times EDT): ___ 7:25 p.m. The NFL is down to just a pair of winless teams with the New York Jets and Washington Redskins finally getting their first victories of the season. Washington won the battle of winless teams by edging Miami 17-16 with the Redskins smothering a 2-point...

Chargers ineffective run game a problem in loss to Steelers

Oct. 14, 2019 1:03 AM EDT

CARSON, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Chargers couldn't hide their glaring shortcoming on Sunday, and the problem became even worse against the Pittsburgh Steelers. The Chargers rushed for just 32 yards. In the entire game. Pittsburgh stuffed the run en route to a 24-17 victory over the Chargers. The...

Rams' once-elite offense smashed on McVay's 'humbling day'

Oct. 13, 2019 11:04 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Rams dazzled the NFL with inventive, exciting offensive football during their first two seasons under coach Sean McVay. Six games after it got embarrassed in the Super Bowl, McVay's high-flying offense has definitely crashed back down to earth. The San Francisco 49ers...

Mariota's starting spot in flux after benching vs Broncos

Oct. 13, 2019 9:59 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Marcus Mariota was blasted, baffled and finally benched. Now, his starting spot is in limbo. The Tennessee Titans quarterback got the hook in the third quarter for his ragged play during a 16-0 loss to the Denver Broncos on Sunday. Backup Ryan Tannehill took over in the game — and...

Cowboys drop third straight with 24-22 loss to Jets

Oct. 13, 2019 9:58 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — There's no panic in the Dallas Cowboys just yet. They know how things look from the outside, especially after a 24-22 loss to the previously winless New York Jets on Sunday. Their confidence, however, remains unshaken — even during a three-game skid. "It doesn't change...

Denver's defense leads Broncos past Titans 16-0

Oct. 13, 2019 9:39 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — On a day the Denver Broncos honored their past, their current roster put on a good, old-fashioned defensive destruction of the Tennessee Titans. The Broncos (2-4) blasted their way to seven sacks and three interceptions while sending Marcus Mariota to the bench and then stifling his backup,...

Darnold throws 2 TDs in return, Jets edge Cowboys 24-22

Oct. 13, 2019 9:33 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Sam Darnold returned — and so did the New York Jets' hopes to turn around a season that was quickly unraveling without him. Darnold gave the Jets' struggling offense a huge boost by throwing two touchdown passes in his return from mononucleosis, and New York held on to...