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NFL at 100: Montana, Rice and 49ers rule the 1980s

Nov. 1, 2019 1:44 PM EDT

A look at the NFL's seventh decade, the 1980s: FRANCHISES The NFL didn't see any mergers or expansion in the decade, but a few franchises were on the move. The Oakland Raiders made their long-awaited trek down south on the Pacific Coast Highway to Los Angeles in 1982, giving the league two teams in the Hollywood...

Broncos' Noah Fant experiencing usual growing pains in NFL

Oct. 23, 2019 7:51 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — With every catch and every dropped pass, Noah Fant is living up to expectations. Tight ends, even first-rounders such as Fant, typically struggle as rookies to adjust to press coverage and digest playbooks, game plans and line calls in the NFL that are much knottier than the ones...

Guaranteed: Joe Namath voted NFL's greatest character

Oct. 18, 2019 11:44 PM EDT

White shoes. Fur coat. Pantyhose. Fu Manchu mustache. And an arm that would make Superman proud. Yep, Joe Namath is the NFL's greatest character. Guaranteed. The Pro Football Hall of Fame quarterback who guaranteed his three-touchdown underdog New York Jets would beat the mighty Baltimore Colts in the third Super...

Today in History

Oct. 18, 2019 12:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Friday, Oct. 18, the 291st day of 2019. There are 74 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Oct. 18, 1977, West German commandos stormed a hijacked Lufthansa jetliner on the ground in Mogadishu, Somalia, freeing all 86 hostages and killing three of the four hijackers. On...