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Alabama wide receiver DeVonta Smith catches a touchdown pass in front of Ohio State cornerback Shaun Wade during the first half of an NCAA College Football Playoff national championship game, Monday, Jan. 11, 2021, in Miami Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

Analysis: DeVonta Smith, in just a half, wasn't half bad

Jan. 12, 2021 12:44 AM EST

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — DeVonta Smith did not catch a single pass after halftime. He didn’t have to, either. He’d done plenty. The Heisman Trophy-winning receiver from Alabama put his stamp all over the College Football Playoff championship game in the first two quarters, and the Crimson...

Fans watch before an NCAA College Football Playoff national championship game between Alabama and Ohio State, Monday, Jan. 11, 2021, in Miami Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

COVID-19 shadows title game as college football season ends

Jan. 12, 2021 12:29 AM EST

The end of the college football season began with a scene that would have looked bizarre 12 months ago — and will likely appear just as strange looking back years from now — but seemed entirely unremarkable Monday night. Alabama coach Nick Saban and Ohio State coach Ryan Day met on the field during...

Miami Dolphins offensive coordinator Chan Gailey walks on the field before an NFL football game against the Jacksonville Jaguars, Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020, in Jacksonville, Fla. There are two Buffalo memories Dolphins offensive coordinator Chan Gailey would prefer not be brought up as Miami travels to face the Bills needing a win to clinch a playoff spot in the season finale on Sunday. The first is the teary-eyed speech Gailey provided upon being fired by the Bills following the 2012 season. The other was a 2015 loss to the Bills when he was the Jets coordinator. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

Chan Gailey resigns as Dolphins' offensive coordinator

Jan. 6, 2021 9:59 AM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Miami Dolphins offensive coordinator Chan Gailey has resigned one season after coming out of retirement. The announcement was made Wednesday, one day after Gailey's 69th birthday and one day after coach Brian Flores said he expected all of his assistant coaches would return in 2021. With...

FILE - Miami Dolphins General Manager Chris Grier wear a mask on the sideline before the Dolphins take on the New England Patriots in an NFL football game in Miami Gardens, Fla.,  in this Sunday, Dec. 20, 2020, file photo. Miami Dolphins general manager Chris Grier gave rookie Tua Tagovailoa a strong endorsement Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2020, which may tamp down speculation about the team’s draft plans. Or not. (AP Photo/Doug Murray, File)

Dolphins GM regarding Tua: 'He’s our starting quarterback'

Jan. 5, 2021 4:32 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Miami Dolphins general manager Chris Grier gave rookie Tua Tagovailoa a strong endorsement Tuesday, which may tamp down speculation about the team’s draft plans. Or not. Grier declined to discuss the draft, when Miami has the No. 3 overall pick and could take a quarterback in the first...

Buffalo Bills quarterback Josh Allen (17) reacts after throwing a touchdown pass in the first half of an NFL football game against the Miami Dolphins, Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021, in Orchard Park, N.Y. (AP Photo/Adrian Kraus)

Bills riding momentum in preparing to face Colts in playoffs

Jan. 4, 2021 5:51 PM EST

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Simply making the playoffs no longer cuts it in Buffalo. Having gone one-and-done in their two most recent playoff appearances since snapping a 17-year postseason drought in 2017, these Bills have loftier objectives as they prepare to host the Indianapolis Colts in the wild-card...

Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa (1) passes in the second half of an NFL football game against the Buffalo Bills, Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021, in Orchard Park, N.Y. (AP Photo/Adrian Kraus)

Closing collapse means another long offseason for Dolphins

Jan. 4, 2021 4:04 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — After a great leap forward, the Miami Dolphins backslid badly in their final game, leaving lots of questions for an offseason that will be as long as ever. A 56-26 loss at Buffalo cost the Dolphins a playoff berth and carried extra sting because the blowout rudely ended what had been a...

Indianapolis Colts' Jonathan Taylor (28) runs past Jacksonville Jaguars' Jarrod Wilson (26) during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/AJ Mast)

Taylor-made day sends Colts past Jags, back into playoffs

Jan. 3, 2021 9:53 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Jonathan Taylor got the Indianapolis Colts revved up early. Then he hit the accelerator. The rookie ran for a franchise-record 253 yards, scored twice and sprinted 45 yards to the end zone with 3:35 to play, powering the Colts to a playoff-clinching 28-14 victory over the Jacksonville...

Buffalo Bills wide receiver John Brown (15) celebrates after catching a touchdown pass thrown by quarterback Josh Allen (17) in the first half of an NFL football game against the Miami Dolphins, Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021, in Orchard Park, N.Y. (AP Photo/John Munson)

Bills close with 56-26 win over Miami, set to face Colts

Jan. 3, 2021 9:36 PM EST

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — A little more than a year ago, Buffalo Bills general manager Brandon Beane was lamenting how his team needed to score more points. Josh Allen and company certainly haven’t let him down. In a game the Bills scored touchdowns in all three phases, and Allen got to rest after...

Buffalo Bills quarterback Josh Allen (17) reacts after throwing a touchdown pass in the first half of an NFL football game against the Miami Dolphins, Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021, in Orchard Park, N.Y. (AP Photo/John Munson)

Bills eliminate Dolphins with 56-26 rout; set to host Colts

Jan. 3, 2021 9:34 PM EST

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Josh Allen and the Buffalo Bills were intent on not easing into the playoffs, while ending the Miami Dolphins' chances. In a season-ending game in which the Dolphins had far more riding on the outcome, the Bills put an empathic stamp on their breakthrough year with a 56-26 rout on...

The Latest: Packers half away from clinching NFC's top seed

Jan. 3, 2021 6:10 PM EST

The Latest on Week 17 in the NFL (all times EST): ___ 5:55 p.m. The Green Bay Packers are a half away from clinching the NFC's No. 1 seed and a bye week for the playoffs. The Packers lead Chicago 21-13 at halftime, a loss that would eliminate the Bears from the playoffs. The Titans lead Houston 17-9 at halftime...