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AP Top 25 Podcast: The wild rise and fall of the USFL

Oct. 10, 2018 2:26 PM EDT

The USFL helped change professional football in just three years of existence. The spring league that featured such stars as Herschel Walker, Steve Young, Jim Kelly and future President Donald Trump is the subject of a new book by bestselling author Jeff Pearlman. "Football for a Buck: The Crazy Rise and Even...

Vinatieri preparing for potential last visit to New England

Oct. 3, 2018 1:46 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Adam Vinatieri remembers New England fondly. In 10 seasons, he won three Super Bowl rings, was dubbed the league's best clutch kicker and became the top scorer in franchise history. He has made the routine kicks look easy and the impossible ones look routine while earning the respect of...

Elliott's workload, key catch help Cowboys top Lions 26-24

Oct. 1, 2018 3:01 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Ezekiel Elliott limped off the field a couple of times during the game before combining with Dak Prescott on the decisive play for the Dallas Cowboys. The star running back had 25 carries and four catches on his way to a career-high 240 yards from scrimmage in a 26-24 win over...

QB Fields runs for 2 TDs, No. 2 Georgia tops Vols, 38-12

Sep. 29, 2018 9:11 PM EDT

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — There wasn't much offensive flair in what Georgia quarterback Jake Fromm described as a "ground and pound" game against Tennessee. There was, however, a new mix at quarterback and that may have been the most notable action in No. 2 Georgia's 38-12 victory over the Vols on Saturday....

Several SEC running backs making their presence felt

Sep. 26, 2018 3:16 PM EDT

Power football is alive and well in the Southeastern Conference with several backs putting up impressive numbers running through and around defenders. Kentucky's Benny Snell Jr. is one of four SEC backs ranked in the top 20 in rushing yardage per game. Snell is third, Mississippi's Scottie Phillips is 13th, Texas...

Browns Preview Capsule

Aug. 29, 2018 9:01 PM EDT

CLEVELAND BROWNS (0-16) New faces: GM John Dorsey, QB Tyrod Taylor, WR Jarvis Landry, RB Carlos Hyde, DB Damarious Randall, QB Baker Mayfield, CB Denzel Ward, LT Austin Corbett, RT Chris Hubbard, WR Antonio Callaway, TE Darren Fells, DB E.J. Gaines, WR Jeff Janis, DB Terrance Mitchell, DL Chris Smith, QB Drew...

Fromm's debut season as Georgia's QB may be tough to top

Aug. 24, 2018 7:33 PM EDT

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Jake Fromm was only 10 years old when he talked his grandfather into taking him to a store in Macon that featured Georgia Bulldogs merchandise. It was there that the young Fromm spotted a Herschel Walker helmet. The sticker shock hit Bill Haskins but didn't deter his young grandson....

Swift looks to fulfill hype as Georgia reloads at tailback

Aug. 21, 2018 8:10 PM EDT

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Zamir White's knee injury takes some of the mystery out of Georgia's attempt to reload at tailback after losing Nick Chubb and Sony Michel to the NFL. D'Andre Swift, already the favorite to take the first snap in No. 3 Georgia's opener against Austin Peay on Sept. 1, now is even more...