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New York Giants kicker Graham Gano (5) reacts after making a field goal during the second half of an NFL football game against the Philadelphia Eagles, Sunday, Nov. 15, 2020, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Still hunting playoffs, 3-7 Giants visit Burrow-less Bengals

Nov. 27, 2020 5:21 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Despite losing their first five games and starting 3-7, the New York Giants find themselves in a surprising playoff derby in the NFC East. The Giants are in the thick of it and have already beaten divisional rivals Washington (4-7) twice, and split games with Philadelphia (3-6-1)....

President Donald Trump waves from a golf cart as he plays golf at Trump National Golf Club, Friday, Nov. 27, 2020, in Sterling, Va. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Appeals court rejects Trump challenge of Pennsylvania race

Nov. 27, 2020 4:03 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — President Donald Trump’s legal team suffered yet another defeat in court Friday as a federal appeals court in Philadelphia roundly rejected the campaign's latest effort to challenge the state’s election results. Trump’s lawyers vowed to appeal to the Supreme Court...

Cleveland Browns defensive end Olivier Vernon (54) sacks Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz (11) in the end zone for a safety during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/David Richard)

Browns' defense thinned by virus, injuries to face Jaguars

Nov. 27, 2020 3:35 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Olivier Vernon's dominating, three-sack performance last week resulted in an award for the Browns defensive end — and a plea from one of his coaches. For an encore. With star Myles Garrett sidelined again for Sunday's game at Jacksonville as he continues to recover from COVID-19,...

Philadelphia Eagles' Carson Wentz stretches before practice at the NFL football team's training facility, Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, Pool)

Wentz hasn't been the same since Eagles last faced Seattle

Nov. 27, 2020 2:30 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Carson Wentz didn’t finish the game the last time he faced the Seattle Seahawks because of a concussion. His troubles have only grown worse. It reached the point that coach Doug Pederson hesitated when asked if Wentz or rookie Jalen Hurts would start when the Philadelphia Eagles...

Seattle's Russell Wilson looks to improve to 6-0 vs Eagles

Nov. 27, 2020 10:43 AM EST

SEATTLE (7-3) at PHILADELPHIA (3-6-1) Monday, 8:15 p.m. ET, ESPN OPENING LINE - Seahawks by 5 RECORD VS. SPREAD - Seahawks 6-4, Eagles 3-7 SERIES RECORD - Seahawks lead 11-7 LAST MEETING - Seahawks beat Eagles 17-9 on Jan. 5 in NFC wild-card game,at Philadelphia. LAST WEEK - Seahawks beat Cardinals 28-21; Eagles...

FILE - In this Oct. 24, 2020, file photo people watch as the motorcade for Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden arrives for a campaign rally at Dallas High School in Dallas, Pa. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Biden's win hides a dire warning for Democrats in rural U.S.

Nov. 27, 2020 7:37 AM EST

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Democrats once dominated Koochiching County in the blue-collar Iron Range of northern Minnesota. But in this month's presidential election, President Donald Trump won it with 60% of the vote. That's not because voters there are suddenly shifting to the right, said Tom Bakk, who...

Rudy Giuliani, a lawyer for President Donald Trump, speaks during a news conference on legal challenges to vote counting in Pennsylvania, Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020, in Philadelphia. At left are Eric Trump, son of President Trump, and his wife Lara Trump. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

They're baaack: Trump and allies still refuse election loss

Nov. 26, 2020 6:28 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Monday seemed like the end of President Donald Trump's relentless challenges to the election, after the federal government acknowledged President-elect Joe Biden was the “apparent winner” and Trump cleared the way for cooperation on a transition of power. But his baseless...

President-elect Joe Biden speaks at The Queen theater Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020, in Wilmington, Del. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Biden seeks unity as Trump stokes fading embers of campaign

Nov. 26, 2020 12:51 AM EST

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — On a day of grace and grievance, President-elect Joe Biden summoned Americans to join in common purpose against the coronavirus pandemic and their political divisions while the man he will replace stoked the fading embers of his campaign to “turn the election over.”...

Pittsburgh head coach Jeff Capel paces courtside as his team is losing to St. Francis during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

St. Francis (PA) stuns Pitt for first-ever win over Panthers

Nov. 25, 2020 9:57 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ramiir Dixon-Conover scored 21 points and Myles Thompson scored 13 with eight rebounds and St. Francis (PA) shocked Pittsburgh in an 80-70 win Wednesday night. It's the first time in program history St. Francis has beaten Pitt. The Red Flash entered the game with an 0-29 record against...

President-elect Joe Biden speaks at The Queen theater Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020, in Wilmington, Del. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Biden seeks unity as Trump stokes fading embers of campaign

Nov. 25, 2020 8:09 PM EST

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — On a day of grace and grievance, President-elect Joe Biden summoned Americans on Wednesday to join in common purpose against the coronavirus pandemic and their political divisions while the man he will replace stoked the fading embers of his campaign to “turn the election...