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FILE - In this Dec. 22, 2019, file photo, Carolina Panthers' Christian McCaffrey runs during the second half of an NFL football game against the Indianapolis Colts, in Indianapolis. McCaffrey's versatility and superb statistics helped him to a rare double: The Carolina Panthers running back has made The Associated Press NFL All-Pro Team at two positions. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy, File)

Panthers' McCaffrey pulls out of Pro Bowl; Kamara in

Jan. 16, 2020 10:30 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Panthers All-Pro running back Christian McCaffrey has pulled out of the Pro Bowl after a memorable season. McCaffrey isn't injured. Rather, he decided not to play in the Pro Bowl because Carolina's spring workouts have been moved up two weeks after the team hired a new head coach in...

Kelly stays in-house: Rees named Notre Dame O-coordinator

Jan. 14, 2020 6:27 PM EST

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Tom Rees has been promoted to offensive coordinator and Lance Taylor is moving up to run game coordinator in a shuffling of the Notre Dame football staff by coach Brian Kelly. Rees is a former quarterback for Kelly at Notre Dame and had been the quarterbacks coach the past three...

Minnesota Vikings running back Dalvin Cook (33) carries near the goal line in the first half of an NFL wild-card playoff football game against the New Orleans Saints, Sunday, Jan. 5, 2020, in New Orleans. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)

49ers defensive focus is on stopping Dalvin Cook

Jan. 9, 2020 6:17 PM EST

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers defense features a fearsome pass rush, a shut-down cornerback in Richard Sherman and a group of safeties and linebackers that excel in pass coverage. So it's no surprise that teams look to the run when they attack it. That figures to be the case Saturday...

FILE - In this Dec. 22, 2019, file photo, Carolina Panthers' Christian McCaffrey runs during the second half of an NFL football game against the Indianapolis Colts, in Indianapolis. McCaffrey's versatility and superb statistics helped him to a rare double: The Carolina Panthers running back has made The Associated Press NFL All-Pro Team at two positions. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy, File)

McCaffrey a double All-Pro pick; Gilmore, Thomas unanimous

Jan. 3, 2020 6:59 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Christian McCaffrey's versatility and superb statistics helped him to a rare double: The Carolina Panthers running back has made The Associated Press NFL All-Pro Team at two positions. McCaffrey rushed for 1,387 yards and 15 touchdowns while catching a phenomenal 116 passes for 1,005 yards...

Panthers' Christian McCaffrey makes AP NFL All-Pro team at 2 positions; Saints' Thomas, Patriots' Gilmore unanimous

Jan. 3, 2020 12:03 PM EST
NEW YORK (AP) — Panthers' Christian McCaffrey makes AP NFL All-Pro team at 2 positions; Saints' Thomas, Patriots' Gilmore unanimous.
Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh, right, congratulates tight end Nick Eubanks (82) after he caught a 7-yard touchdown pass against Alabama during the first half of the Citrus Bowl NCAA college football game, Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

Jim Harbaugh closes 4th straight season with 2 losses in row

Jan. 2, 2020 5:46 PM EST

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Jim Harbaugh was hired five years ago at Michigan, hailed as the coach who would restore glory for college football's winningest program. It might happen, but it hasn't yet. The future, Harbaugh insisted, is bright. “I feel good about that," he told reporters Wednesday after...

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo smiles after his team beat the Seattle Seahawks in an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear)

San Francisco roars back into playoffs as NFC's top seed

Jan. 1, 2020 4:40 PM EST

For the first time since 1997, the San Francisco 49ers are the top seed in the NFC playoffs, a stunning turnaround for a team that owned the second overall pick in the NFL draft just nine months ago. After four straight losing campaigns, including only 10 wins in coach Kyle Shanahan's first two seasons, the 49ers...

Carolina Panthers running back Christian McCaffrey (22) speaks to members of the media following an NFL football game against the New Orleans Saints in Charlotte, N.C., Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019. (AP Photo/Mike McCarn)

Big decisions loom for new Panthers owner David Tepper

Dec. 30, 2019 2:19 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Panthers are in need of leadership and direction on and off the field as they prepare for an uncertain future. Over the next few weeks and months Panthers owner David Tepper will have some major decisions to make that will directly impact the long-term future of the team...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston (3) fires a pass against the Atlanta Falcons during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Jason Behnken)

ICYMI: Winston joins group of one _ the 30 TD-30 INT club

Dec. 30, 2019 2:29 AM EST

With one last bad throw to close out the season, Jameis Winston became part of his own one-man club. Winston threw a pick-six on the first play of overtime Sunday to send Tampa Bay to a 28-22 loss to the Atlanta Falcons, and with that throw, also become the first NFL quarterback to toss at least 30 touchdowns...

New Orleans Saints defensive tackle Malcom Brown (90) and defensive tackle David Onyemata (93) celebrate Brown's fumble recovery against the Carolina Panthers during the first half of an NFL football game in Charlotte, N.C., Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019. (AP Photo/Brian Blanco)

Saints finish 13-3 but miss out on first-round bye

Dec. 29, 2019 11:39 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — It turns out 13 wins weren't enough to earn the New Orleans Saints a first-round bye in the NFC playoffs. The runaway winners of the NFC South will have to win an extra game if they hope to reach the Super Bowl. They'll be the No. 3 seed in the playoffs and host the Vikings next...