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Garrett loses cool, hits Steelers QB with helmet in brawl

Nov. 15, 2019 1:31 AM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Browns were seconds away from a season-changing win when Myles Garrett lost his composure in a moment of rage rarely seen on an NFL field. Garrett tore off Pittsburgh quarterback Mason Rudolph’s helmet, wildly swung it and hit the QB in the head, a shocking act that will likely...

Irish, Midshipmen both thankful for long-running series

Nov. 14, 2019 11:58 AM EST

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — The belated congratulations came to Roger Staubach on a February afternoon in 2008 at the Daytona 500. A Notre Dame alumnus wondered how Staubach, an owner of a NASCAR team with fellow Dallas Cowboys Hall of Fame quarterback Troy Aikman, felt about Navy’s 46-44...

Yellow flags, red flags, black eyes for NFL's 100th season

Nov. 5, 2019 4:19 PM EST

The NFL's 100th season has not been worth celebrating even if the history of the league is. Several teams are tanking, penalties are wrecking the flow of games, some of the biggest stars have been sidelined, the new pass interference rule appears to have been adapted only to quiet the uproar that started after...

Patrick Mahomes hurts knee in Chiefs' win over Broncos

Oct. 18, 2019 12:53 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs rediscovered their mojo but lost their maestro. The Chiefs rallied around their fallen superstar and snapped a two-game skid with a 30-6 thrashing of the Denver Broncos on Thursday night after reigning MVP Patrick Mahomes dislocated his right knee in a pileup near the...

Court tosses award to Cowboys' fan jumped in Eagles' stadium

Oct. 11, 2019 4:57 PM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania appeals court overturned a jury verdict Friday against the Philadelphia Eagles, saying the football team should not have been held liable for injuries suffered by a fan wearing a Troy Aikman jersey who was jumped in a stadium bathroom. Superior Court vacated the...

Cowboys-Saints Preview Capsule

Sep. 26, 2019 12:55 PM EDT

DALLAS (3-0) at NEW ORLEANS (2-1) Sunday, 8:20 p.m. ET, NBC OPENING LINE — Cowboys by 3 RECORD VS. SPREAD — Dallas 3-0; New Orleans 1-2 SERIES RECORD — Cowboys lead 17-12 LAST MEETING — Cowboys beat Saints 13-10, Nov. 29, 2018 LAST WEEK — Cowboys beat Dolphins 31-6; Saints beat...

When Tom Brady talks, the NFL listens -- and acts

Sep. 24, 2019 9:06 AM EDT

Tom Brady has clout, and his indignation may have saved the NFL's 100th season from being ruined by the refs even though he backtracked like he was avoiding Shaq Barrett . Yellow flags flew at an alarming rate over the first two weeks of the season, and Shawn Hochuli's crew called 20 infractions Thursday night in...

After social media complaints, Brady makes nice with refs

Sep. 20, 2019 4:19 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — A day after complaining on social media that there were too many penalties in the game he was watching on TV, Patriots quarterback Tom Brady tried to make nice with the NFL referees. "I'm very pro-ref," Brady said in the New England locker room on Friday. Brady was tweeting a...

NFL at 100: '93 ending sent teams in different directions

Sep. 17, 2019 5:39 PM EDT

Leon Lett learned in the Super Bowl never to celebrate too soon. His blunder the following Thanksgiving night schooled the entire Dallas Cowboys in that same painful lesson. Eleven months earlier, Lett's showboating shy of the goal line after recovering a fumble allowed Don Beebe to catch him from behind and...