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Pipeline: Cascade of white owners has slowed NFL change

Dec. 03, 2021 16:04 PM EST

Over the past 100 years, around 110 people have owned controlling portions of NFL teams. Of that select group, all but two have been white. This basic head count might offer the simplest explanation for how, even with rules in place for nearly two decades that are...

Rams' 'All-Stars,' rebuilding Jags look to snap 3-game skids

Dec. 02, 2021 18:45 PM EST

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Rams faced one of the NFL's worst teams at home in December last season. The New York Jets left SoFi Stadium with their first victory, and the Rams were left with the most embarrassing loss of coach Sean McVay's career. So...

Colorado State fires Steve Addazio after 2 bumpy seasons

Dec. 02, 2021 14:01 PM EST

Colorado State fired fiery coach Steve Addazio on Thursday after a tumultuous two seasons that included an ejection in what would prove to be his final game for the Rams. The decision came on the day Addazio’s buyout dropped from $5 million to $3 million. ...

Tim Tebow would 'love' to coach but focused on charity work

Dec. 02, 2021 12:50 PM EST

Tim Tebow was visiting with Auburn athletic director Allen Greene along with fellow members of ESPN’s SEC Nation crew when he got a text message from a friend last week congratulating him on becoming the head coach at Florida. “I’m like: ‘What do you mean?...

Rams seek return to winning ways against struggling Jaguars

Dec. 02, 2021 11:58 AM EST

JACKSONVILLE (2-9) at LOS ANGELES RAMS (7-4) Sunday, 4:05 p.m. EST, Fox OPENING LINE: Rams by 13, according to FanDuel SportsBook. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Tennessee 4-7, Los Angeles 4-7. SERIES RECORD: Rams lead...

Rams remain confident with time running out to build winner

Dec. 01, 2021 19:17 PM EST

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — With losses piling up and the doubters of their audacious plan growing louder, the Los Angeles Rams realize the clock is ticking on this midseason attempt to transform a good team into a star-studded Super Bowl contender. Von Miller still...

Jaguars' Urban Meyer says he's not a candidate at Notre Dame

Nov. 30, 2021 16:27 PM EST

Urban Meyer says he will not be Notre Dame's next head coach. The Jacksonville Jaguars coach flatly squashed any speculation about his immediate future when asked by The Associated Press on Tuesday about the vacancy at Notre Dame created by Brian Kelly's abrupt departure...

Jags losing Jalen Ramsey trade, now face their former star

Nov. 29, 2021 14:59 PM EST

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars lost the Jalen Ramsey trade, at least so far. And when they face Ramsey on Sunday for the first time since dealing the Pro Bowl cornerback to the Los Angeles Rams early in the 2019 season, it will be a stark reminder of...

Jags turn to up-tempo scheme, option plays to help Lawrence

Nov. 28, 2021 18:46 PM EST

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars made a couple of offensive tweaks in hopes of being, well, less offensive on offense. The Jaguars used an up-tempo scheme at times and called more option plays with quarterback Trevor Lawrence in a 21-14 loss to Atlanta...

Pitts returns to site of vicious hit as Falcons play at Jags

Nov. 26, 2021 11:12 AM EST

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Kyle Pitts’ last trip to Jacksonville ended in painful fashion. The star tight end was knocked out of Florida’s game against rival Georgia on a vicious hit a little more than a year ago. Pitts suffered a concussion, and his helmet twisted...