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Patriots-Lions Capsule

Sep. 20, 2018 2:30 PM EDT

NEW ENGLAND (1-1) at DETROIT (0-2) Sunday, 8:20 p.m. ET, NBC OPENING LINE - Patriots by 6 RECORD VS. SPREAD - New England 1-1, Detroit 1-1 SERIES RECORD - Patriots lead 7-4 LAST MEETING - Patriots beat Lions 34-9 Nov. 23, 2014. LAST WEEK - Patriots lost to Jaguars 31-20; Lions lost to 49ers 30-27 AP PRO32 RANKING...

Patriots-Jaguars Capsule

Sep. 13, 2018 11:09 AM EDT

NEW ENGLAND (1-0) at JACKSONVILLE (1-0) Sunday, 4:25 p.m. ET, CBS OPENING LINE - Pick-em RECORD VS. SPREAD - New England 1-0, Jacksonville 1-0 SERIES RECORD - Patriots lead 11-1 LAST MEETING - Patriots beat Jaguars 24-20 in AFC championship game, Jan. 21, 2018 LAST WEEK - Patriots beat Texans 27-20; Jaguars beat...

One of these years (but not this one) Pats dynasty must end

Aug. 29, 2018 3:30 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — One of these seasons, the New England Patriots won't cruise through the AFC East to an easy division title and position themselves, more often than not, for a Super Bowl run. One of these seasons, 40-something quarterback Tom Brady will begin showing his age and stop putting up...

Expansion City: After MLS success, Atlanta gets esports team

Aug. 2, 2018 4:21 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Atlanta is set to add another expansion franchise — this time in esports. The Overwatch League announced Thursday that Atlanta will join the global, city-based esports circuit in 2019, its second season. The team will be managed by Atlanta Esports Ventures, a partnership between Cox...

Fending off Fortnite: Can Overwatch stay atop esports world?

Jul. 28, 2018 7:57 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Overwatch League has planted its flag atop the esports mountain. But just like its twitchy-thumbed superstars, the premier circuit can't afford to sit still. Not as long as Fortnite commands the rest of the gaming universe. The Fortnite phenomenon has put Overwatch in a strange...

Are esports sports? Overwatch players sure act the part

Jul. 28, 2018 7:47 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Seung-Tae Choi doesn't look the part of a traditional athlete, not with his shaggy hair, smallish build and an expression that says ready to nap rather than game on. During all the hours he spends playing video games, though, the 21-year-old from South Korea certainly acts it. "We're not...

Brady: 'Ridiculous' to link Edelman suspension, body coach

Jul. 28, 2018 5:38 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Tom Brady calls it "ridiculous" to suggest the suspension of Patriots receiver Julian Edelman is tied to the quarterback's personal health coach. The questions about Alex Guerrero on Saturday prompted Brady to abruptly end his first media availability of training camp. "I have no...

What's Overwatch? Why is it on ESPN? An AP esports explainer

Jul. 26, 2018 4:30 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — ESPN is set to make a major trade this weekend: LeBron for Lucio. Brady for Bastion. Serena for Soldier: 76. North America's biggest sports platform is ready to embrace competitive gaming, and it's wagering that traditional sports fans are, too. The Overwatch League, an esports circuit with...