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No. 6 Oregon faces Arizona State with CFP hopes intact

Nov. 22, 2019 3:45 PM EST

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Oregon took care of one goal, clinching the Pac-12 North with a blowout win against Arizona last week. Facing another team from the desert in Arizona State, the sixth-ranked Ducks can ill-afford a slipup. At No. 6 in the latest standings, Oregon is still in the mix for a College...

Seahawks place tight end Ed Dickson back on injured reserve

Nov. 22, 2019 3:44 PM EST

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — The Seattle Seahawks placed tight end Ed Dickson back on injured reserve Friday, just two days after activating him. The Seahawks signed Tyrone Swoopes from the practice squad to take Dickson’s place. The addition of Dickson earlier this week was an important move since...

Texans get big win, face test with Patriots up next

Nov. 22, 2019 3:39 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — Deshaun Watson and the Houston Texans got back on track with a win over the Colts on Thursday night to take over the AFC South lead. Now they'll have extra time to prepare for their next test with a visit from the Patriots on Dec. 1. Houston improved to 7-4 with the 20-17 victory over...

“Hi, my name is”; Patchwork Steelers’ offense scrambling

Nov. 22, 2019 3:36 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Benny Snell Jr., Tevin Jones and Johnny Holton have been on the field in games together before. But that was in August, when their main goal was proving they deserved spots on the Pittsburgh Steelers’ 53-man roster. The stakes will be higher on Sunday in Cincinnati, when...

California, Stanford limping into 122nd Big Game

Nov. 22, 2019 3:31 PM EST

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — The 122nd Big Game between rivals Stanford and California will likely be a battle of attrition. The Cardinal and Golden Bears have been depleted by injuries this season, to the point that it’s probable both teams will start their backup quarterbacks Saturday. For the...

Latest loss forces Colts to play catch-up in AFC South race

Nov. 22, 2019 3:31 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — One month ago, the Indianapolis Colts appeared to be in control of the AFC South. They were 4-2, including 2-0 in the division, after beating Houston at home and were a popular underdog following the retirement of quarterback Andrew Luck. Following three losses in four games, they are...

AP source: Yankees plan to not pay $26 million owed Ellsbury

Nov. 22, 2019 3:23 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The Yankees plan to not pay Jacoby Ellsbury the remaining $26 million due under his contract, contending he violated the deal by getting unauthorized medical treatment. New York general manager sent a letter to Ellsbury and his agent, Scott Boras, informing them the team converted his...

‘Nobody cares anymore:’ Lions-Redskins could be peak apathy

Nov. 22, 2019 3:13 PM EST

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — Tom Brady thought it was ridiculous how many opposing fans there were at the Washington Redskins’ home stadium. Sam Darnold said his road game at Washington almost felt like a home game. The Redskins haven’t had much of a home-field advantage this season, with an infusion...

Falcons’ Austin Hooper, Devonta Freeman ruled out for Bucs

Nov. 22, 2019 2:55 PM EST

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — Falcons tight end Austin Hooper and running back Devonta Freeman have been ruled out with injuries for the second straight week. Coach Dan Quinn said the two starters will not be in uniform when Atlanta (3-7) hosts Tampa Bay (3-7) on Sunday. Luke Stocker will start again in place...

Texas Tech tries to keep bowl hopes alive in K-State visit

Nov. 22, 2019 1:30 PM EST

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — For Texas Tech, a visit from Kansas State is about keeping bowl hopes alive in the first season under coach Matt Wells. For the Wildcats, the meeting on Saturday is about postseason positioning now that any chance to reach the Big 12 championship game is gone in the debut year for...