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Romney backs paying college athletes to help poor players

Nov. 15, 2019 7:40 PM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah Sen. Mitt Romney said Friday his support for allowing college athletes to profit from their name and image isn’t driven by a desire to help a star quarterback score endorsement deals, but to help poor athletes get extra money to help their families. “We have in many...

Kalil out, Bell questionable for Jets vs. Redskins

Nov. 15, 2019 7:08 PM EST

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — New York Jets center Ryan Kalil will miss his third straight game with an injured right knee. He was officially ruled out Friday, along with safety Matthias Farley (quadriceps) and linebackers C.J. Mosley (groin) and Paul Worrilow (quadriceps). “He didn't have a...

Sun Devils needs a win vs Oregon State to be bowl eligible

Nov. 15, 2019 6:42 PM EST

The game between Arizona State and Oregon State might not appear to be a super compelling matchup, but to the Beavers it is vitally important. A win would get the Beavers (4-5, 3-3 Pac-12) one step closer to a goal that has been out of reach since 2013: a bowl berth. The Sun Devils (5-4, 2-4) are essentially a...

Jamal Adams has been Jets' emotional, playmaking bright spot

Nov. 15, 2019 6:12 PM EST

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Gregg Williams has coached lots of dominant defensive players during his 30-year NFL career, so he certainly knows talent when he sees it. Well, the New York Jets defensive coordinator can't help but be downright wide-eyed at some of the things safety Jamal Adams has done this...

Eagles sign running back Jay Ajayi

Nov. 15, 2019 5:32 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Eagles have signed running back Jay Ajayi, bringing back a key offensive player from their Super Bowl championship team two years ago. Ajayi replaces Darren Sproles. The veteran was placed on injured reserve Friday because of a torn right hip flexor muscle....

Myles Garrett, helmet a ‘weapon,’ banned for rest of season

Nov. 15, 2019 5:11 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Myles Garrett is done playing for the Cleveland Browns this season. The NFL isn’t saying when the star defensive end will play again. He was suspended for at least the rest of the regular season and postseason — if the Browns qualify. The league discipline Friday came hours...

Broncos bringing back Patrick, putting Callahan on IR

Nov. 15, 2019 5:05 PM EST

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Broncos are putting cornerback Bryce Callahan on injured reserve and will bring second-year wide receiver Tim Patrick off IR to take his roster spot before their game Sunday at Minnesota. Coach Vic Fangio said Friday that Callahan will undergo surgery soon to replace a...

Photo breakdown of Myles Garrett using helmet as a weapon

Nov. 15, 2019 5:01 PM EST

Myles Garrett used an opponent’s helmet as a weapon to hit Pittsburgh quarterback Mason Rudolph in the head, an attack played over and over on TV and social media. He was swiftly suspended by the NFL. The violence unfolded with shocking clarity with seconds remaining in Cleveland’s 21-7 win over the...

Column: A suspension is the least of Garrett’s concerns

Nov. 15, 2019 4:54 PM EST

Myles Garrett will surely spend the rest of his career — maybe even the rest of his life — trying to live this one down. The lengthy suspension might be the least of his worries. The Cleveland Browns’ star defensive end can expect to pay a huge price for his helmet-swinging assault —...

South Carolina AD: Muschamp football coach ‘going forward’

Nov. 15, 2019 4:53 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina athletic director Ray Tanner says Will Muschamp will be the Gamecocks’ football coach “going forward.” Tanner said in a statement Friday that he and new university President Robert Caslen “are fully supportive” of Muschamp’s...