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Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard brings the ball up the court against the Golden State Warriors during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore., Monday, Jan. 20, 2020. The Trail Blazers won 129-124 in overtime. (AP Photo/Craig Mitchelldyer)

Does Lillard's big night signal turnaround for Blazers?

Jan. 22, 2020 7:03 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — With a big night against Golden State, Damian Lillard signaled that he's asserting himself at a crucial point of the Trail Blazers' season. And where Lillard goes, the Blazers tend to follow. “There comes a time in the season where everybody's tired, everybody's worn out,...

FILE - In this Jan. 14, 2018, file photo, New Orleans Saints punter Thomas Morstead (6) injures his ribs on a touchdown saving tackle of Minnesota Vikings cornerback Marcus Sherels (35) during the first half of an NFC divisional playoff NFL football game in Minneapolis, Minn. Morstead is one of just two current Saints players who played in the NFC title game against the Vikings in January 2010. The other is quarterback Drew Brees. (Matthew Hinton/The Advocate via AP, File)

Saints recall tension, tears in Vikings' last playoff visit

Jan. 4, 2020 1:55 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Ten years ago, when the Minnesota Vikings last visited New Orleans in the playoffs, Saints punter Thomas Morstead wasn't prepared for what he saw. “I remember after the game was over, I didn’t expect it to be as emotional as it was. I found my family and everybody was in...

Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder, left, and his wife Tanya Snyder, listen to head coach Ron Rivera during a news conference at the team's NFL football training facility, Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020 in Ashburn, Va. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Redskins' Snyder promises new culture with Rivera as coach

Jan. 2, 2020 5:45 PM EST

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Ron Rivera's tenure as Washington Redskins head coach promises to bring major changes at least from his immediate predecessor, Jay Gruden. Whether he can build the consistent winning team that has eluded Dan Snyder in two decades as owner remains to be seen. Snyder, who rarely speaks...

Dallas Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett walks the sideline during the second half of an NFL football game against the Washington Redskins in Arlington, Texas, Sunday, Dec. 15, 2019. (AP Photo/Ron Jenkins)

Garrett future murky as Cowboys beat Redskins, miss playoffs

Dec. 29, 2019 10:17 PM EST

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Jason Garrett lost himself in a couple of long anecdotes during a reflective session with reporters after what could have been his last game as coach of the Dallas Cowboys. When asked whether he expected to return for a 10th full year in 2020 with his contract expiring at the end of...

Underachieving Cowboys still have sliver of hope vs Redskins

Dec. 26, 2019 4:20 PM EST

WASHINGTON (3-12) at DALLAS (7-8) Sunday, 4:25 p.m. ET, Fox OPENING LINE — Cowboys by 14 RECORD VS. SPREAD — Redskins 6-9; Cowboys 8-7 SERIES RECORD — Cowboys lead 72-45-2 LAST MEETING — Cowboys 31, Redskins 21, Sept. 15 LAST WEEK — Redskins lost to Giants 41-35, OT; Cowboys...

Baltimore Raven quarterback Lamar Jackson hands off to running back Mark Ingram during an NFL football game against the Cleveland Brown at FirstEnergy Stadium in Cleveland on Sunday, Dec. 22, 2019. (Warren Dillaway/The Star-Beacon via AP)

Six teams still battling for all-important first-round bye

Dec. 26, 2019 1:27 AM EST

Six teams are still fighting for three important spots to ease their path to the Super Bowl. While 10 teams have clinched playoff spots entering Week 17, only the Baltimore Ravens (13-2) have earned a first-round bye. The Ravens secured the AFC’s No. 1 seed for the first time in franchise history. New...

New York Giants quarterback Daniel Jones works out prior to an NFL football game against the Washington Redskins, Sunday, Dec. 22, 2019, in Landover, Md. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Jones throws for 5 TDs, Giants beat Redskins in overtime

Dec. 22, 2019 6:18 PM EST

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — Pat Shurmur mused about scolding Daniel Jones for a fumble, then the New York Giants coach looked down at the score sheet. “Five touchdowns and certainly the touchdown in overtime,” Shurmur said. “Maybe I won’t holler at him. I’ll just talk to...

New York Giants quarterback Daniel Jones (8) walks off the field following an NFL football game against the Chicago Bears in Chicago, Sunday, Nov. 24, 2019. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Giants-Redskins Preview Capsule

Dec. 19, 2019 3:04 PM EST

NEW YORK GIANTS (3-11) at WASHINGTON (3-11) Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, Fox OPENING LINE — Redskins by 3 RECORD VS. SPREAD — Giants 6-8; Redskins 6-8 SERIES RECORD — Giants lead 102-69-4 LAST MEETING — Giants beat Redskins 24-3 on Sept. 29 LAST WEEK — Giants beat Dolphins 36-20;...

Washington Redskins wide receiver Steven Sims (15) celebrates his touchdown with teammate wide receiver Terry McLaurin (17) in the first half of an NFL football game against the Philadelphia Eagles, Sunday, Dec. 15, 2019, in Landover, Md. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Haskins, McLaurin and Sims give Redskins some future hope

Dec. 16, 2019 3:35 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The first several weeks of the Dwayne Haskins era weren't all that promising. The Washington Redskins fell to last in the NFL on offense, relied heavily on the running game featuring Adrian Peterson and tried to make things as simple as possible for the rookie quarterback. Not anymore....

Philadelphia Eagles running back Miles Sanders (26) hands the ball to fans after scoring a touchdown against the Washington Redskins in the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 15, 2019, in Landover, Md. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Wentz, Eagles keep NFC East hopes alive by beating Redskins

Dec. 15, 2019 8:01 PM EST

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — Carson Wentz fumbled the ball away, but recovered in time to keep alive the Philadelphia Eagles’ hopes of winning the NFC East. Wentz bounced back from a potentially costly mistake by leading a 75-yard, go-ahead scoring drive and throwing his third touchdown pass of the day to...