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Ohio State head coach Ryan Day talks to his players during an NCAA college football game against Indiana, Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)

Ohio State's Day tests positive, won't coach vs. Illinois

Nov. 27, 2020 5:41 PM EST

Ohio State coach Ryan Day has tested positive for COVID-19 and will not be with the Buckeyes if they play at Illinois on Saturday. Ohio State said Friday it had an increased number of positive COVID-19 tests in the program this week. The game against the Illini was still on, but the Buckeyes were not traveling on...

FILE - In this June 11, 2019, file photo, then-Dallas Cowboys offensive line coach Marc Colombo participates in drills at the team's NFL football training facility in Frisco, Texas. A person with knowledge of the situation has told The Associated Press that the New York Giants have fired offensive line coach Marc Colombo. The person asked not to be identified because the team has not confirmed the move. When the Giants hired former Cowboys coach Jason Garrett to be the offensive coordinator, Colombo followed him here. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez, File)

Garrett, Gates tightlipped on Judge's firing of Marc Colombo

Nov. 27, 2020 4:50 PM EST

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — New York Giants offensive coordinator Jason Garrett and center Nick Gates toed the company line in saying very little about the recent firing of line coach Marc Colombo. The Giants (3-7) will be playing their first game since the stunning dismissal more than a week ago when...

Kansas City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce embraces wide receiver Tyreek Hill (10) after Kelce scored a touchdown against the Las Vegas Raiders during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/David Becker)

Chiefs to help Missouri schools with purpose-based athletics

Nov. 27, 2020 4:02 PM EST

The Kansas City Chiefs are joining with the Missouri State High School Activities Association and the NFL Foundation to launch a state chapter of InsideOut, a national initiative that is designed to empower and equip school communities to implement purpose-based athletics. Since its inception in 2015, the...

Brewer lifts E. Tennessee St. past Middle Tennessee 57-43

Nov. 27, 2020 2:32 PM EST

ESTERO, Fla. (AP) — Ledarrius Brewer scored 17 of his 20 points after halftime and East Tennessee State topped Middle Tennessee 57-43 at the Gulf Coast Showcase on Friday, giving coach Jason Shay his first victory as a head coach. The Buccaneers (1-2) led 24-22 at the break, but broke way in the second...

Carolina Panthers quarterback Teddy Bridgewater (5) walks off the field after being injured on a sack against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 15, 2020, in Charlotte, N.C. (AP Photo/Brian Blanco)

Bridgewater expected to play vs. Vikings; McCaffrey unlikely

Nov. 27, 2020 2:18 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — While Panthers coach Matt Rhule says he expects quarterback Teddy Bridgewater to return to the starting lineup on Sunday against the Minnesota Vikings, he’s “pessimistic” about Christian McCaffrey’s chances of playing. McCaffrey was listed as questionable...

Cardinals look to notch 1st win vs. Patriots since 2012

Nov. 27, 2020 11:35 AM EST

ARIZONA (6-4) at NEW ENGLAND (4-6) Sunday, 1 p.m. EDT, Fox OPENING LINE — Pick-em RECORD VS. SPREAD — Cardinals 5-5; Patriots 4-6 SERIES RECORD — Tied 7-7 LAST MEETING — Patriots beat Cardinals 23-21 on Sept. 11, 2016 in Glendale, Arizona LAST WEEK — Cardinals lost to Seahawks...

Purdue wide receiver David Bell (3) tries to get away from Minnesota defensive back Justus Harris (21) during the first half of an NCAA college football game Friday, Nov. 20, 2020, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Stacy Bengs)

Purdue receivers look for right combination against Rutgers

Nov. 27, 2020 11:09 AM EST

Purdue coach Jeff Brohm is looking for the perfect combination. Saturday. With All-American receiver Rondale Moore making his first home-field appearance in 14 months and sophomore receiver David Bell still making acrobatic catches look routine, Brohm must work both into the mix. It won't be easy against a vastly...

Georgia linebacker Azeez Ojulari (13) celebrates with teammates after a sack during the second half of the team's NCAA college football game against Mississippi State, Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020, in Athens, Ga. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

Georgia's Smart, SC's Bobo share roots, college, friendship

Nov. 27, 2020 11:08 AM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Georgia coach Kirby Smart has gone from matching up at South Carolina with one close friend in Will Muschamp to another in Mike Bobo. The three men were teammates at Georgia in the 1990s and have remained close throughout their college coaching careers. Smart had won three of four...

FILE - In this file photo dated Monday, Feb. 25, 2019, Minnesota Timberwolves' Luol Deng in action suring an NBA basketball game, in Minneapolis, USA. The two-time NBA All Star, who became president of the South Sudan basketball federation after retiring as a player last year, Luol Deng wants to build up basketball in his native South Sudan that may mean him coaching the national team himself, as they prepare to play against Mali upcoming Saturday Nov. 28 2020.  (AP Photo/Jim Mone, FILE)

Retired NBA player Deng coaches South Sudan at tournament

Nov. 27, 2020 10:47 AM EST

KIGALI, Rwanda (AP) — Luol Deng wants to build up basketball in his native South Sudan and sometimes that means coaching the national team himself. The two-time NBA All-Star, who became president of the South Sudan basketball federation after retiring as a player last year, stepped in when the team was a...

Denver Broncos defensive end DeShawn Williams (90) sacks Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa (1) during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Dolphins optimistic Tua will face Jets despite sore thumb

Nov. 26, 2020 5:49 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Tua Tagovailoa's sore thumb was better Thursday, and Miami Dolphins coach Brian Flores expressed optimism his rookie quarterback will be able to play Sunday against the New York Jets. Tagovailoa hurt the thumb on his throwing hand in practice and was limited in practice for the second day in a...