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Alford leads Alabama A&M over Jacksonville St. 67-62 in OT

Dec. 7, 2019 7:58 PM EST

NORMAL, Ala. (AP) — Cameron Alford had 18 points and eight rebounds and Alabama A&M scored 10 of the last 11 points in overtime, defeating Jacksonville State 67-62 on Saturday. Alabama A&M trailed 61-57 with 1:44 remaining in overtime before Brandon Miller buried a 3-pointer and Brandon Houston...

NFL coaching carousel started spinning early this year

Dec. 6, 2019 5:44 PM EST

Judging by the jump start, it looks like we're headed for a ninth consecutive season with at least a half-dozen NFL head coaches getting canned. The coaching carousel began whirling earlier than usual this season with Jay Gruden getting fired by the Washington Redskins in October after an 0-5 start and Ron...

Having won 4 of 5, Titans have chance to control AFC South

Nov. 25, 2019 3:14 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans are getting on a roll right when the NFL schedule puts them in position to control the AFC South. The Titans (6-5) have won four of their last five, the latest a 42-20 blowout of Jacksonville with their best offensive performance this season. Ryan Tannehill is...

The Latest: Gore still going, passes Sanders on rush list

Nov. 24, 2019 8:00 PM EST

The Latest on Week 12 in the NFL (all times EST): 7:50 p.m. Frank Gore recalls the doubters suggesting he wasn’t supposed to last two years in the NFL after tearing both his knees at college. Fifteen years later, Gore’s still going. With 65 yards rushing in a Buffalo’s 20-3 win over Denver on...

Latest loss forces Colts to play catch-up in AFC South race

Nov. 22, 2019 3:31 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — One month ago, the Indianapolis Colts appeared to be in control of the AFC South. They were 4-2, including 2-0 in the division, after beating Houston at home and were a popular underdog following the retirement of quarterback Andrew Luck. Following three losses in four games, they are...

The Latest: Afternoon of routs followed by close calls

Nov. 19, 2019 6:18 PM EST

The Latest on Week 11 in the NFL (all times EST): 8:10 p.m. An NFL afternoon of blowouts was followed by three nail-biting finishes. The AFC-leading New England Patriots were assured of their 19th consecutive winning season following a 17-10 win over the Philadelphia Eagles in a rematch of the 2018 Super Bowl....

Titans hope bye helped heal up key players for stretch run

Nov. 18, 2019 7:47 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans believe their bye with the much-needed time off helped them heal for the final six games on the schedule. How much remains to be seen. Coach Mike Vrabel didn’t tip his hand Monday except to say he expected two of four Titans to test themselves when they...

Mack’s injury gives opportunity to other Indy running backs

Nov. 18, 2019 3:42 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Jordan Wilkins eagerly embraces playing a bigger role in the Indianapolis Colts’ offense. The second-year running back is about to get his chance. With Marlon Mack out indefinitely because of a fractured right hand, Wilkins and Jonathan Williams will share the bulk of the carries...

Jaguars trying to plug holes after run defense exposed again

Nov. 17, 2019 7:03 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Jacksonville Jaguars coach Doug Marrone tried everything to plug the holes in his run defense. Nothing worked. The Indianapolis Colts kept gashing the Jags with long runs and sustained drives by opening hole after hole Sunday. Once again, the result was predictable — a 33-13...

Colts overpower Jaguars with strong ground game in 33-13 win

Nov. 17, 2019 5:46 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indianapolis Colts finally got their offense running again Sunday. Marlon Mack waited patiently for holes to open. Jonathan Williams took advantage of each opportunity. Jacoby Brissett and Nyheim Hines both ran for scores, and even All-Pro left guard Quenton Nelson got a chance to...