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NFL Notes: Jets' Beachum helps tackle water issues in Newark

Nov. 15, 2019 1:25 PM EST

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Kelvin Beachum showed up in downtown Newark earlier this week with the greatest gift he could provide. Water. Lots and lots of bottles of it. New Jersey's largest city is dealing with a serious drinking water issue, stemming from the old lead pipes through which it flows into...

Watson's play has Houston Texans leading AFC South

Nov. 7, 2019 5:31 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — After the Houston Texans improved to 6-3 with a win over the Jaguars before their bye week, DeAndre Hopkins was asked to make the case for Deshaun Watson to be the league's MVP. "Deshaun can make the case for himself from his play," Hopkins said. "I can't. I can get up here and say a...

Essay: What is America's game? 3 sports, 3 American eras

Oct. 25, 2019 3:37 AM EDT

What is America's game? Is it the quirky and cerebral sport that, in its highest form, is unfolding this week in the World Series between the Houston Astros and the Washington Nationals? Baseball is, after all, still called the national pastime. Is it the gladiatorial battle that unfolds on any given Sunday (and...

Ravens QB Jackson seeks another win against woeful Bengals

Oct. 10, 2019 4:46 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Lamar Jackson doesn't recall many of the details of his first NFL start for the Baltimore Ravens, except perhaps for the most important facet of that impressive performance against the Cincinnati Bengals last November. "I remember us winning the game. That was pretty cool," he said....

All-America Watch: No. 2 Clemson reloads on D-line

Oct. 8, 2019 2:46 PM EDT

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — John Simpson is certain of two things about the new starters on the defensive line for No. 2 Clemson: They are tired of the questions and comparisons to last year's All-American group and "them boys are ready." Simpson, the starting left guard for the Tigers, would know. He spent the...

Bengals' Joe Mixon frustrated by 1-yard run average

Sep. 19, 2019 6:05 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Joe Mixon knows the ugly rushing numbers — his own, and the Bengals' overall. He's barely been able to get back to the line of scrimmage, and that has to end if Cincinnati is going to avoid another freefall. Mixon has averaged only 1.6 yards per carry in opening losses to Seattle...

Ouch! Bengals recovering from worst defensive showing

Sep. 18, 2019 4:32 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Marquise Goodwin lined up in the slot on the right side of the line, took a few steps toward center as the ball was snapped, and then sprinted downfield. No Bengals defender was anywhere near him. Goodwin was so open for his 38-yard touchdown catch that Garoppolo acknowledged he was...