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Jags' Ramsey to miss practice with illness amid trade demand

Sep. 23, 2019 9:49 AM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jacksonville Jaguars cornerback Jalen Ramsey is expected to miss practice Monday because he is ill, another potential twist to his trade request. The team says the star defender notified them Sunday night, three days after a 20-7 victory over Tennessee and one week after he told...

10 Things to Know for Today

Sep. 23, 2019 7:18 AM EDT

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. WHAT QUESTIONS WILL TRUMP FACE AT UNITED NATIONS The president will have to fend off questions including whether he sought foreign help to damage a political rival, Iran, the uncertain future of Brexit, the...

STAT WATCH: No. 4 LSU has nation's highest-scoring offense

Sep. 23, 2019 2:41 AM EDT

LSU has earned a reputation the last decade or so as a program that relies on defense and usually does just enough on offense. That's what makes it such a surprise to see the fourth-ranked Tigers emerge as the nation's highest-scoring team so far this season. LSU has scored 231 points, which represents the...

NFL ICYMI: Maybe the Giants found a new QB in Daniel Jones

Sep. 23, 2019 2:36 AM EDT

So maybe all those fans and media members blasting the choice of Daniel Jones with the No. 6 overall pick in the NFL draft were being a little hasty in their judgment of him and New York Giants general manager Dave Gettleman. And maybe, just maybe, so are the folks getting ready to put Jones in the Pro Football...

AP Top 25 Reality Check: Are there quality losses?

Sep. 23, 2019 2:29 AM EDT

The value of a loss can be tricky to quantify for AP Top 25 voters. For the first time this season, the AP college football poll presented by Regions Bank was given a good shake. Seven ranked teams lost, a season-high, including three in Saturday's trio of top-15 matchups. Three teams fell out of the rankings,...

Analysis: New QBs generally look like headliners stepping in

Sep. 23, 2019 2:27 AM EDT

Oh, the moans and groans in Nawlins. The consternation in Steeltown. The woe is me refrains in Carolina's Queen City. The joke's on me attitude in Jax. And the tabloid screams in the Big Apple. Maybe all of that dread and disgust will quiet down, at least for a week. Hey, folks, the new guys at quarterback did...

Rams stop Mayfield late, Goff throws 2 TDs passes in win

Sep. 23, 2019 1:39 AM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Backed up to their own goal line, the Rams buckled down. Safety John Johnson III intercepted Baker Mayfield's fourth-down pass with 27 seconds left as Los Angeles escaped with a 20-13 win Sunday night over the short-handed Cleveland Browns, who gave the defending NFC champions all they...

Short story: Browns come up just short against Rams

Sep. 23, 2019 1:38 AM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Four chances, four failures. Baker Mayfield and the Browns couldn't finish the job. With a chance to tie Los Angeles in the final seconds, Mayfield threw three incompletions before being intercepted by Los Angeles safety John Johnson III with 27 seconds left as the Rams avoided an upset...

Bucs rookie misses short FG, 2 extra points in narrow loss

Sep. 22, 2019 11:01 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Tampa Bay's kicking woes cost the Buccaneers another game. Rookie Matt Gay's 34-yard field goal attempt sailed right wide as time expired Sunday, leaving the Bucs on the short end of a 32-31 loss to the New York Giants. The sixth-round draft pick also missed an extra point and had...

Numerous mistakes prove too much for Seahawks to overcome

Sep. 22, 2019 10:09 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Pete Carroll's day started with getting whacked in the face by an errant football during pregame warmups to the point he needed a bandage to close the gash. It didn't get any better from there. For Carroll or the Seattle Seahawks. "Sometime a game goes like that and you just can't get out of...