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AP Top 25 Heat Check: No style points necessary in 2nd half

Oct. 15, 2018 3:08 AM EDT

Style points are not so important during the second half of the college football season. Just win, baby, as the late Al Davis famously said, and the Top 25 voters will likely reward a team. Or at least they won't punish. This past weekend things got a little crazy around the country, with four of the top eight...

Rarely have 6 weeks provided so many up-and-down teams

Oct. 15, 2018 3:07 AM EDT

So many things send NFL coaches into a tizzy. Most of them get addressed immediately. The one item they can't get done quickly, and often not at all, is finding consistency. Rarely have the first six weeks of a season provided so many up-and-down performances, from weaklings to world beaters, from turnover...

Same ending: Steelers stun Bengals 28-21 on AB's late TD

Oct. 15, 2018 3:01 AM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Joe Mixon scored on a 4-yard run and dashed toward the stands in celebration of Cincinnati's go-ahead touchdown. On the Steelers sideline, Ben Roethlisberger looked at the clock, saw there was 1:18 left, and told his linemen not to fret. "They gave us too much time," Big Ben said...

Chargers romp over Browns on first stop of London trip

Oct. 15, 2018 2:59 AM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Los Angeles Chargers won't spend their lengthy lay-over for London mulling a loss. Powered by a dominant running game, big plays from quarterback Philip Rivers and a rookie kicker who didn't miss in his NFL debut, the Chargers rolled to a 38-14 win on Sunday over the Cleveland Browns...

Ohio US senate candidates spar over health care, immigration

Oct. 14, 2018 8:54 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Candidates in Ohio's U.S. senate campaign sparred Sunday over health care, approaches to climate change, student loan debt, immigration, tariffs and gun control in the first of three debates. Republican U.S. Rep. Jim Renacci repeatedly criticized incumbent Democrat Sherrod Brown as being a...

Ol' man Rivers leads Chargers to 38-14 blowout of Browns

Oct. 14, 2018 7:44 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Ol' man Rivers keeps rolling along. Philip Rivers threw two touchdown passes to Tyrell Williams — and the 36-year-old quarterback even threw a block — and Melvin Gordon had three TD runs as the Los Angeles Chargers banged around Cleveland rookie Baker Mayfield and the Browns,...

Grounded: Mayfield, Browns thumped in 38-14 loss to Chargers

Oct. 14, 2018 7:11 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Baker Mayfield and the Browns got grounded. A week after he led Cleveland to a thrilling overtime win, the Browns rookie quarterback was bottled up and bashed on Sunday by the Los Angeles Chargers, who rolled to a convincing 38-14 win in a game they controlled from the start. Mayfield was...

Again! Bengals watch Steelers rally in last minute for a win

Oct. 14, 2018 6:58 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Fans in the upper deck at Paul Brown Stadium hung a banner that read: "Make Them Respect Us." Instead, the Steelers broke their hearts in the last minute all over again. The Bengals let yet another one slip away against their AFC North rival, and this one hurt in many familiar ways....

Antonio Brown's late TD sends Steelers over Bengals 28-21

Oct. 14, 2018 6:08 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Ben Roethlisberger saw the defensive alignment and knew immediately that the Pittsburgh Steelers had a chance for a winning touchdown. All he had to do was get the ball to Antonio Brown right away. Brown took a few strides, caught the pass and ran behind Justin Hunter's block for a...

Bowling Green fires coach Mike Jinks midway through Year 3

Oct. 14, 2018 5:11 PM EDT

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) — Bowling Green fired coach Mike Jinks midway through his third season, with the Falcons winless against FBS competition. Athletic director Bob Moosbrugger announced the move Sunday. Defensive coordinator Carl Pelini, the former head coach at Florida Atlantic, was named interim...