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Jets hit bye-week break with lots of uncertainty, fan unrest

Nov. 15, 2018 12:11 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — By the time Todd Bowles walked off the field at MetLife Stadium and disappeared into the tunnel, many New York Jets fans figured that was the last time they'd see him on their team's sideline. Not quite. Not yet. An embarrassing 41-10 loss to the equally lowly Buffalo Bills last Sunday...

Vikings-Bears Preview Capsule

Nov. 15, 2018 12:07 PM EST

MINNESOTA (5-3-1) at CHICAGO (6-3) Sunday, 8:20 p.m. ET, NBC OPENING LINE — Bears by 2½ RECORD VS. SPREAD — Minnesota 5-3-1, Chicago 6-3 SERIES RECORD — Vikings lead 60-52-2 LAST MEETING — Vikings beat Bears 23-10, Dec. 31, 2017 LAST WEEK — Vikings had bye, beat Detroit...

Sidney Crosby to miss Tampa Bay game with upper-body injury

Nov. 15, 2018 11:56 AM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby will miss Thursday night's game against Tampa Bay due to an upper-body injury. The team disclosed the injury on Wednesday when Crosby skipped practice. Crosby worked out before his teammates hit the ice on Thursday for their pregame skate. Coach...

Struggles aside, Bills GM not veering from rebuilding plan

Nov. 15, 2018 11:44 AM EST

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — With little money to spend and few impact players interested in signing with the Bills given the uncertainty at quarterback this past offseason, general manager Brandon Beane understood Buffalo's offense was going to struggle. Little did he realize how much. "There's nobody that...

49ers 2017 draft class struggles in second year in NFL

Nov. 15, 2018 11:30 AM EST

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — As Eli Manning drove the New York Giants down the field for the game-winning touchdown in the latest loss for San Francisco, two players expected to be foundation pieces for the 49ers defense were only spectators. Reuben Foster missed his 10th game in two seasons because of...

Kyle Busch has 2nd NASCAR Cup championship in sight

Nov. 15, 2018 11:28 AM EST

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Kyle Busch has been showered in confetti and sprayed champagne in every victory lane in NASCAR. So when the traditional pit stop for race winners in Phoenix underwent a makeover this season, the 2015 series champion knew his way around the site enough to have some gripes about the...

The Latest: Fitzgerald passes TO on yards receiving list

Nov. 15, 2018 10:51 AM EST

The Latest on Week 10 in the NFL (all times EST): 5 p.m. Arizona Cardinals receiver Larry Fitzgerald has passed Hall of Famer Terrell Owens to move into second place on the career yards-receiving list. The 15th-year player had six catches for 50 yards to up his total to 15,952 — moving 18 ahead of Owens...

Short-handed Terps are Buckeyes' last obstacle before 'Game'

Nov. 15, 2018 10:45 AM EST

Here's what to watch in the Big Ten this week: BEST GAME No. 8 Ohio State at Maryland. This season has been plain weird for the Buckeyes (9-1, 6-1, No. 10 CFP) with all the off-field distraction and uneven on-field performances. Yet they're still in line to play for the Big Ten championship if they take care of...

Florida State tries to keep bowl hopes alive vs No. 22 BC

Nov. 15, 2018 10:31 AM EST

No. 22 Boston College (7-3, 4-2. ACC, No. 20 CFP) at Florida State (4-6, 2-5), 3:30 p.m. EST (ESPN2). Line: Boston College by 1½. Series Record: Florida State leads 11-5. WHAT'S AT STAKE? BC looks to win an eighth game for the first time since 2009, while Florida State needs to win its last two games to...

Eakin scores 2, Fleury gets shutout as Vegas beats Ducks 5-0

Nov. 15, 2018 3:13 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Last season, Cody Eakin didn't score his seventh goal until Feb. 21. He did it more than three months earlier this time. Eakin scored his sixth and seventh goals of the season, Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 29 shots for his third shutout, and the Vegas Golden Knights beat the Anaheim Ducks 5-0...