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Auburn hires Liberty's Hugh Freeze, who's coming back to SEC

Nov. 28, 2022 19:35 PM EST

Auburn is bringing Hugh Freeze back to the Southeastern Conference as head coach of the Tigers, more than five years after his resignation from SEC West rival Mississippi amid both personal and NCAA scandals. Auburn athletic director John Cohen announced on Monday the hiring of...

Browns' Watson back from NFL ban, clear to start in Houston

Nov. 28, 2022 18:25 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Deshaun Watson won't have a playbook for everything that lies ahead. The practices, meetings, film work, making handoffs, throwing passes for the Browns, all of that will be easy, second nature. The rest: protesters, heightened scrutiny and pointed questions, will...

Texans brace for Deshaun Watson's return with Browns

Nov. 28, 2022 18:25 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — Deshaun Watson was a star with the Houston Texans. Then he became disgruntled and later disgraced. After sitting out an entire season, he was traded to the Cleveland Browns. There, he has missed most of another as punishment amid sexual misconduct allegations. Come...

World Cup Viewer's Guide: US and Iran pulled into politics

Nov. 28, 2022 13:39 PM EST

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — The American and Iranian soccer teams are the only ones putting politics aside as the sides meet in a match to determine if either nation continues in this World Cup. The two met at the 1998 World Cup in France when memories of the 1979 Islamic Revolution were...

US has clear World Cup task against Iran: win or go home

Nov. 28, 2022 11:03 AM EST

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — The task is clear for the United States: beat Iran in a politically charged World Cup match or go home. “We have to get out of our group by all means,” U.S. captain Tyler Adams said Monday. “It would feel like a success for us when we make it out of the...

Chubb's TD in OT gives Brissett, Browns 23-17 win over Bucs

Nov. 27, 2022 18:19 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Jacoby Brissett wasn't seeking sympathy and he didn't want any ceremonial sendoff. After all, he's not leaving. The Browns gave him one anyway. Nick Chubb scored on a 3-yard touchdown run with 19 seconds left in overtime and Cleveland...

Morocco pulls off another World Cup upset, beats Belgium 2-0

Nov. 27, 2022 15:06 PM EST

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Morocco pulled off yet another World Cup shock on Sunday, and Belgium’s aging “Golden Generation” took the hit this time. The 2-0 upset left Kevin de Bruyne and the 2018 semifinalists in peril of a group-stage exit at what is likely the final World Cup for...

AP source: Arizona St on verge of hiring Dillingham as coach

Nov. 27, 2022 09:31 AM EST

Arizona State was finalizing a deal Saturday night to make Oregon offensive coordinator Kenny Dillingham the youngest head football coach in a Power Five conference. A person with knowledge of the negotiations told The Associated Press that the 32-year-old Phoenix native was on the...

Packers rookie OL Sean Rhyan gets 6-game suspension for PEDs

Nov. 25, 2022 19:34 PM EST

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Green Bay Packers rookie offensive lineman Sean Rhyan has been suspended without pay for six games for violating the NFL’s policy on performance-enhancing substances. The penalty means the third-round draft pick out of UCLA must sit out the rest of the...

Bucs, Brady visit Browns looking for third straight win

Nov. 25, 2022 18:00 PM EST

TAMPA BAY (5-5) at CLEVELAND (3-7) Sunday, 1 p.m. EST, Fox FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NFL LINE: Buccaneers by 3 1/2. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Buccaneers 3-6-1; Browns 4-6. SERIES RECORD: Browns lead 6-4. LAST MEETING: Buccaneers beat...