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Sideline reporter Tucker to highlight CTE at Army-Navy game

Dec. 03, 2022 18:38 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Sideline reporter Ross Tucker is bringing the NFL’s “My Cause, My Cleats” to the Army-Navy game, using the iconic matchup to remember two former players who died and were diagnosed with a degenerative brain disease. Tucker will wear shoes adorned with images of...

With eyes on Coach Prime, Colorado's regents call meeting

Dec. 03, 2022 18:05 PM EST

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — With signs pointing toward Deion Sanders becoming the next coach at Colorado, the school’s board of regents called a special meeting for Sunday. Nothing's official yet regarding the Jackson State coach. The university hasn’t commented on any candidates...

Jets activate OT George Fant from IR after missing 8 games

Dec. 03, 2022 17:24 PM EST

The New York Jets activated offensive tackle George Fant from the injured reserve list Saturday, in time for their game against the Vikings in Minnesota on Sunday. Fant missed the last eight games while dealing with a knee injury. He started the first three games this season at left...

VMI picks Danny Rocco as next football coach

Dec. 03, 2022 15:36 PM EST

LEXINGTON, Va. (AP) — Virginia Military Institute has hired Danny Rocco as its football coach. The school made the announcement Saturday. Rocco replaces Scott Wachenheim, who resigned after eight seasons last month. “He is clearly someone who believes in developing...

LA Rams place QB Matthew Stafford on injured reserve

Dec. 03, 2022 15:18 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Quarterback Matthew Stafford was placed on injured reserve by the Los Angeles Rams on Saturday, one day after he cleared the NFL's concussion protocol for the second time this season. Stafford already had been ruled out for the Rams' home game against Seattle on...

Rust issues? Deshaun Watson's long layoff could be factor

Dec. 03, 2022 11:06 AM EST

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Aside from battling the Houston Texans and some fans who are likely to taunt him, Deshaun Watson may have another not-so-visible opponent in his first NFL regular-season game in nearly two years. Rust. 700 days worth of it. Watson will make his...

Fate of Confederate monuments still undecided

Dec. 03, 2022 03:13 AM EST

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — When a group supporting Confederate monuments flew a banner Sunday over TIAA Bank Field before the Jaguars game, it drove home that a year after City Council pledged to make a decision on the future of a Confederate monument in Springfield Park, none of the long-promised...

South Carolina DB Cam Smith declares for NFL draft

Dec. 02, 2022 22:56 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina defensive back Cam Smith is leaving the 20th-ranked Gamecocks for the NFL. Smith, the 6-foot, 188-pound junior, announced his decision on social media Friday. He is considered a first-round NFL draft pick. Smith thanked his...

If NFL had its way, Deshaun Watson's return would be on hold

Dec. 02, 2022 20:57 PM EST

If the NFL had its way, Deshaun Watson wouldn’t be playing this week or anytime this year. The league wanted to suspend Watson for at least one season over sexual misconduct allegations but settled for 11 games after an independent arbiter initially gave him a six-game ban. ...

Raiders running back Josh Jacobs questionable for Chargers

Dec. 02, 2022 19:59 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas Raiders running back Josh Jacobs is questionable with a calf injury for Sunday's home game against the Los Angeles Chargers. Jacobs was listed on the NFL's injury report Friday, and linebacker Denzel Perryman (wrist) and defensive tackle Andrew Billings...