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Prescott pays tribute to late mother while accepting award

Feb. 10, 2023 13:07 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott used his platform as the NFL's Walter Payton Man of the Year award recipient for an emotional tribute to his mother, whom he called his “moral compass” and his inspiration. The two-time Pro Bowl selection lost his mother,...

Chicago announces best monikers in snowplow naming contest

Feb. 03, 2023 17:44 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — City officials in Chicago have announced the winning monikers in their “You Name a Snowplow” contest — and they’re so Chicago. The contest began in December 2022. In the first contest of its kind, Chicago city staff chose 50 finalists, and residents had...

Gore's record performance headlines AP all-bowl selections

Jan. 05, 2023 09:40 AM EST

The son of one of the NFL’s most prolific running backs made quite a name for himself this bowl season. Southern Mississippi’s Frank Gore Jr. rushed for 329 yards – the most in any bowl game ever – to lead the Golden Eagles to a 38-24 LendingTree Bowl victory over Rice. The...