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No. 6 Oklahoma, No. 8 Baylor on playoff edge in Big 12 game

Dec. 7, 2019 12:41 AM EST

When Baylor jumped out to a quick 25-point lead over Oklahoma, there was a sense for the Bears that they really did belong in those conversations about being a Big 12 contender — and maybe even bigger things. That feeling didn’t go away, even after the 12-time Big 12 champion Sooners had their...

Reports: Howard University football coach Ron Prince resigns

Dec. 7, 2019 12:08 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Howard University football coach Ron Prince resigned after less than a season on the job, according to multiple reports Friday night. The Washington Post and ESPN reported on their websites that Howard athletic director Kery Davis said the school and Prince agreed to mutually part ways....

Flowers overcomes illness, continues to grow for Seahawks

Dec. 6, 2019 7:17 PM EST

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Tre Flowers was throwing up into trashcans and practicing with a surgical mask on at times last week as the flu had hit him and several teammates ahead of the Seahawks' Monday night win over the Minnesota Vikings. Flowers was determined to practice despite his illness and used the mask...

Jones misses third straight practice, Manning likely starter

Dec. 6, 2019 5:54 PM EST

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Daniel Jones missed his third straight practice Friday because of a sprained right ankle, making it likely Eli Manning will return as the New York Giants starting quarterback on Monday night against the Philadelphia Eagles. Jones was hurt Sunday in a loss to the Green Bay...

Von Miller says he'll test out injured knee Sunday

Dec. 6, 2019 5:53 PM EST

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Von Miller said Friday he will test his injured left knee before the Denver Broncos' game at Houston to see if he'll be able to start a new streak. He sat out last week against the Chargers, ending a 95-game starting streak that dated to the 2014 opener. Miller said he's two weeks...

Jets' Adams doubtful, Bell questionable vs. Dolphins

Dec. 6, 2019 5:52 PM EST

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets will likely be without Jamal Adams and Brian Poole in their secondary against Miami. Their backfield could also be missing Le'Veon Bell, who was sent home Friday with an illness that sidelined him for two practices. Adams was officially listed as doubtful for the...

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...

Florida's Henderson leaving school early, won't play in bowl

Dec. 6, 2019 5:43 PM EST

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida cornerback CJ Henderson is forgoing his senior season, entering the NFL draft and skipping the team's bowl game. Henderson announced his plans Friday on social media, saying “I am excited to be one step closer to turning my lifelong dream into a reality.” The...

Jerry Jones tries everything, but Cowboys can't get it right

Dec. 6, 2019 5:41 PM EST

Jerry Jones tried ripping the coaching staff of the Dallas Cowboys after the first loss in the current three-game skid, then took the gentle approach following the second. The team's owner and general manager just looked mad at the world on an embarrassing night in Chicago and didn't seem to care that Dallas was...

Inconsistent Eagles have real chance to win weak division

Dec. 6, 2019 5:38 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — There's several reasons why the Philadelphia Eagles have been inconsistent on offense this season. Now isn't the time for excuses. Despite an up-and-down offense that showed up last week only to see the defense collapse, the Eagles (5-7) still control their playoff hopes. They would win...