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Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes (15) warms up before an NFL football game against the Las Vegas Raiders, Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/David Becker)

Mahomes vs. Brady spices up Thanksgiving holiday week

Nov. 28, 2020 10:59 AM EST

Andy Reid knows quarterbacks. So does Jon Gruden. And Sean Payton. For years, these elite NFL coaches have praised the performances of Tom Brady, Mr. Six Rings. And they do the same now with Patrick Mahomes, the NFL's biggest playmaker. On Sunday, in a matchup that fits prime time but wasn't one CBS was about to...

Browns, Jaguars down several defensive starters in matchup

Nov. 27, 2020 11:25 AM EST

CLEVELAND (7-3) at JACKSONVILLE (1-9) Sunday, 1 p.m. EST, CBS OPENING LINE – Browns by 6 1/2 RECORD VS. SPREAD – Browns 4-6; Jaguars 4-6 SERIES RECORD – Jaguars lead 12-5 LAST MEETING – Jaguars beat Browns 19-7 on Nov. 19, 2017 LAST WEEK – Browns beat Eagles 22-17; Jaguars lost...

FILE - Baylor guard Jared Butler dribbles up court against Kansas during an NCAA college basketball game in Waco, Texas, in this Feb. 22, 2020, file photo. Baylor opens this season only one poll point behind top-ranked Gonzaga in in the AP Top 25.  (AP Photo/Ray Carlin, File)

The Latest: No. 2 Baylor hoops makes surprise trip to Vegas

Nov. 27, 2020 12:00 AM EST

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ No. 2 Baylor made an unexpected Thanksgiving night flight to Las Vegas, where the Bears now hope to open their men’s basketball schedule with two games this weekend.. Baylor expects to play Saturday against an opponent...

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Chase Claypool (11) makes a reception against the Jacksonville Jaguars during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020, in Jacksonville, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

Ravens-Steelers game moved from Thursday night to Sunday

Nov. 25, 2020 6:43 PM EST

The Thanksgiving night game between the Ravens and Steelers has been switched to Sunday afternoon because of coronavirus issues with Baltimore. The NFL announced the move Wednesday, placing the game at 1:15 p.m. EST on NBC. Previously, it was scheduled for NBC's prime-time telecast on Thanksgiving Day. Baltimore...

FILE - In this Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020, file photo, Cleveland Browns cornerback Denzel Ward (21) intercepts a pass intended for Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Alshon Jeffery (17) during an NFL football game in Cleveland. Ward is expected to miss at least a few games with a calf injury sustained in Sunday's win over Philadelphia. Ward, who had an interception and several pass breakups, underwent an MRI on Monday, Nov. 23, 2020. (AP Photo/Kirk Irwin, File)

Browns top cornerback Ward to miss time with strained calf

Nov. 24, 2020 5:27 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Browns are down another defensive star. Starting cornerback Denzel Ward, who leads the NFL in passes defensed and is coming off his best game this season, will miss time with a strained calf he sustained in Sunday's win over Philadelphia. Ward's injury is just the latest to a big-name...

Houston Texans strong safety Justin Reid (20) and defensive end J.J. Watt (99) celebrate their win over the New England Patriots in an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Texans look to build on momentum after big win over Patriots

Nov. 23, 2020 2:33 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Texans played their most complete game of the season on Sunday to beat the New England Patriots 27-20. Quarterback Deshaun Watson made plays with his arms and his legs and J.J. Watt was a force on defense to help the Texans to their first win against a team other than...

New England Patriots quarterback Cam Newton (1) walks off the field after failing to make first down against the Houston Texans during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

On Football: About those rising NFL teams, never mind.

Nov. 23, 2020 5:12 AM EST

Mediocrity is mediocrity. You can’t hide it, especially in the NFC East, where being mediocre is a compliment. This, however, isn’t about those weaklings. It’s about teams many thought might be making moves toward relevance in the standings: New England, Minnesota, San Francisco, Chicago....

Dallas Cowboys running back Tony Pollard, right, runs from Minnesota Vikings linebacker Eric Wilson (50) during a 42-yard touchdown run during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Bruce Kluckhohn)

The Latest: Cowboys win, NFC East teams all have 3 wins

Nov. 22, 2020 7:35 PM EST

The Latest on Week 11 in the NFL (all times EST): ___ 7:35 p.m. Somehow, the NFC East race has become even tighter and weirder. The Dallas Cowboys beat the Minnesota Vikings 31-28 on Sunday to earn their third win of the season. Andy Dalton threw three touchdown passes. Elsewhere in the division, the Eagles lost,...

Ravens defense short-handed for showdown vs. Henry, Titans

Nov. 22, 2020 12:16 PM EST

The Baltimore Ravens will face the Tennessee Titans without injured defensive linemen Calais Campbell and Brandon Williams, both of whom were placed on the inactive list Sunday for the rematch of last January’s AFC playoff game. Campbell has a calf strain and Williams is nursing an ankle sprain. That...

Cleveland Browns offensive tackle Jack Conklin (78) plays against the Houston Texans during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 15, 2020, in Cleveland. The Cleveland Browns were forced to place three more players, including starting right tackle Jack Conklin and kicker Cody Parkey, on the COVID-19 list Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2020, as they prepare for this week's home game against Philadelphia.(AP Photo/Ron Schwane)

Browns activate Conklin, Parkey from COVID list to play

Nov. 21, 2020 12:52 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Browns will have starting right tackle Jack Conklin and kicker Cody Parkey on Sunday against Philadelphia after both were activated from the COVID-19 list. The team made the moves on Saturday, capping a rough few days as the Browns (6-3) navigated around positive tests and protocols....