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Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebackers T.J. Watt (90) and Bud Dupree (48) celebrate after a 45-yard field goal attempt by Tennessee Titans kicker Stephen Gostkowski was no good in the final seconds of the fourth quarter in an NFL football game Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn. The Steelers won 27-24. (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski)

Perfectly imperfect; Steelers not satisfied at 6-0

Oct. 26, 2020 5:28 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — To hear the NFL's last unbeaten team tell it, the Pittsburgh Steelers are perfect in record only. Don't get defensive end Cam Heyward wrong. He appreciates the fact the Steelers (6-0) are off to the second-best start in the franchise's 87-year history after escaping Tennessee on Sunday....

Tennessee Titans kicker Stephen Gostkowski (3) watches as his 45-yard field goal attempt against the Pittsburgh Steelers sails wide in the final seconds of the fourth quarter of an NFL football game Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn. The Steelers won 27-24. (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski)

First loss of season forces Titans to look at fixing issues

Oct. 26, 2020 3:09 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans got a needed wake-up call in their first loss of the season for the issues that must be fixed on defense and special teams. Fixing those issues is a lot easier at 5-1 sitting atop the AFC South. “The roof is obviously not falling through," safety Kevin...

This image provided by the Roane County Jail shows Michael Anthony Gray Sr. Gray and his wife, Shirley Ann Gray, pleaded not guilty Monday, Oct. 26, 2020 to dozens of charges including murder and abuse involving children they had adopted. (Roane County Jail via AP)

Couple pleads not guilty to killing, abusing children

Oct. 26, 2020 3:02 PM EDT

KINGSTON, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee couple pleaded not guilty Monday to dozens of charges including murder and abuse involving children they had adopted. Michael Gray Sr., 63, and Shirley Gray, 60, were arraigned on the 42-count indictment handed down last week by a Roane County grand jury, news outlets...

FILE- People pass the News Corporation headquarters building and Fox News studios in New York on Aug. 1, 2017. Several Fox News Channel executives and on-air personalities were exposed last week to a person on a private plane who later tested positive for COVID-19. It has led to some restrictions at the network. Anchor Bret Baier said Monday that he's tested negative three times in the wake of the flight and will be doing his nightly news show from home this week. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

Fox News anchors quarantine after virus exposure on flight

Oct. 26, 2020 2:18 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Several Fox News Channel on-air personalities were exposed last week to someone on a private plane who later tested positive for COVID-19, leading the network to take extra precautions this week. The network said in a memo to staff members on Monday that there had recently been “a...

Relatives bury Isaac Nolasco who died of reasons not believed related to COVID-19, in a section of the municipal cemetery Valle de Chalco amid the new coronavirus pandemic, on the outskirts of Mexico City, Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020. Mexican families traditionally flock to local cemeteries to honor their dead relatives as part of the

The Latest: Mexico health officials acknowledge higher toll

Oct. 25, 2020 10:22 PM EDT

MEXICO CITY — Mexican health authorities acknowledge the country’s true death toll from the coronavirus pandemic is far higher than previously thought, saying there were 193,170 “excess” deaths in the year up to Sept. 26. Of those, 139,153 are now judged to be attributable to...

The Latest: Seahawks lead Cardinals 27-17 at halftime

Oct. 25, 2020 10:15 PM EDT

The Latest on Week 7 in the NFL (all times EDT): ___ 10:12 p.m. Tyler Lockett caught two touchdown passes, Carlos Hyde ran for a touchdown and DK Metcalf saved a touchdown as the Seattle Seahawks built a 27-17 halftime lead over the Arizona Cardinals. The action-packed first half had plenty of highlights, but the...

Tennessee Titans kicker Stephen Gostkowski (3) attempts a 45-yard field goal against the Pittsburgh Steelers as Brett Kern (6) holds in the final seconds of the fourth quarter of an NFL football game Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn. Gostkowski missed the kick and the Steelers won 27-24. (AP Photo/Wade Payne)

Titans' comeback magic runs out in 27-24 loss to Steelers

Oct. 25, 2020 6:53 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans had grown so used to rallying late in winning four of their first five games that they expected to do just that once again. Then Stephen Gostkowski's 45-yard field goal to force overtime slipped wide right, providing a painful reminder that comeback magic...

Pittsburgh Steelers linebackers Alex Highsmith (56) and T.J. Watt (90) celebrate after a 45-yard field goal attempt by Tennessee Titans kicker Stephen Gostkowski was no good in the final seconds of the fourth quarter in an NFL football game Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn. The Steelers won 27-24. (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski)

Steelers dominate early, hold off Titans for 27-24 win

Oct. 25, 2020 6:09 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers stand alone as the AFC's last undefeated team thanks to a dominant start and a bit of late luck. Ben Roethlisberger threw two touchdown passes to Diontae Johnson, and the Steelers remained perfect by holding off Tennessee for a 27-24 victory Sunday in a game...

FILE - In this Aug. 24, 2020, file photo, Tennessee Titans outside linebackers coach Shane Bowen, left, and head coach Mike Vrabel watch players during NFL football training camp in Nashville, Tenn. The NFL and the NFL Players Association found instances when the Titans failed to wear masks at all times and were “insufficiently clear” to players about not meeting or working out once the facility closed in a review given to the team Monday, Oct. 19, 2020, a person familiar with the investigation told The Associated Press. But the person familiar with the review says there was no discussion of any discipline for an individual including general manager Jon Robinson, coach Mike Vrabel or any players, and there was no discussion of punishment, including forfeitures or draft picks.  (George Walker IV/The Tennessean via AP, Pool, File)

AP source: NFL fines Titans $350,000 for COVID-19 outbreak

Oct. 25, 2020 12:00 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The NFL has fined the Tennessee Titans $350,000 for violating protocols leading to the league's first COVID-19 outbreak during the season, a person familiar with the discipline told The Associated Press. The Titans had 24 people, including 13 players, test positive for COVID-19...

Rice misses quadruple-doink FG, MTSU wins in double OT

Oct. 25, 2020 10:53 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Asher O'Hara plowed through a defender at the goal line to score on a 14-yard keeper, lifting Middle Tennessee to a 40-34 victory over Rice in double overtime Saturday after the Owls missed a “quadruple-doink” field goal in OT that would have won the game. The Blue Raiders...