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The Latest: Fleetwood moves on after breakup of 'Moliwood'

Sep. 22, 2021 14:43 PM EDT

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on the Ryder Cup, the golf showdown between the United States and Europe (all times CDT): ___ 1 p.m. Batman without Robin, Frick without Frack, peanut butter without jelly. ...

Panthers, off to 2-0 start, visit Texans in prime time

Sep. 22, 2021 14:41 PM EDT

In an effort to get every team a Thursday game, NFL schedule makers often take some of the likely tail-enders and stick them in early season games. Sort of a “let's get them out of the way before they've lost a lot” philosophy. It's unlikely...

Browns' Beckham full go in practice, could return vs Bears

Sep. 22, 2021 14:39 PM EDT

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Odell Beckham Jr.'s return moved a little closer to reality. Browns coach Kevin Stefanski did not rule out Beckham for Sunday's game against Chicago, clearing the way for the star wide receiver to make his season debut and play for the first time...

Correction: East Carolina-Marshall story

Sep. 22, 2021 13:49 PM EDT
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — In a story published September 18, 2021, about the college football game between East Carolina and Marshall, The Associated Press erroneously reported the final score in the headline. East Carolina beat Marshall 42-38.

Ware, Mathis among 1st-year eligibles for Pro Football Hall

Sep. 22, 2021 13:37 PM EDT

CANTON, Ohio (AP) — Ten first-year eligible players, including defensive standouts DeMarcus Ware and Robert Mathis, and receivers Andre Johnson, Steve Smith and Anquan Boldin are among 122 nominees for the 2022 class of the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Other first-year...

Fields to make first start for Bears with Dalton injured

Sep. 22, 2021 13:32 PM EDT

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — Justin Fields is set to make his first start for the Chicago Bears. The team will go with the prized rookie quarterback when the Bears visit the Cleveland Browns this week with veteran Andy Dalton sidelined because of a left knee injury, coach...

Rookie NFL quarterbacks struggling through 1st 2 weeks

Sep. 22, 2021 13:31 PM EDT

The rookie class of quarterbacks that entered the season full of fanfare is finding the adjustment to the NFL is not very easy. Top two picks Trevor Lawrence and Zach Wilson lead the league with five interceptions after opening the season with back-to-back losses, Trey...

Broncos seeking to clear decks for potential sale of team

Sep. 22, 2021 13:22 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — The next quarterback clash in Denver could very well pit John Elway and Peyton Manning vying to serve as the public face of any new Broncos ownership group. The decks must be cleared of any possible pitfalls before any multibillion-dollar bid, however,...

ACC Age Gap: Super seniors, early enrolles create challenges

Sep. 22, 2021 13:11 PM EDT

Clemson linebacker James Skalski sees nothing odd about staying in college, no matter how many seasons he's been with the Tigers. Skalski, 23, is among the group of sixth-year “Super Seniors," who have taken advantage of redshirt rules — and...

Jaguars sign veteran CB Lawson in case Henderson can't play

Sep. 22, 2021 12:36 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars signed cornerback Nevin Lawson to a one-year contract Wednesday, giving them an experienced veteran in case CJ Henderson can't play against Arizona. The team placed tight end James O'Shaughnessy (ankle) on injured...