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Tagovailoa, Zaporizhzhia make list of most mangled words

Dec. 07, 2022 11:46 AM EST

BOSTON (AP) — “Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa explained the significance of the Chicxulub impact crater to actor Domhnall Gleeson over a drink of negroni sbagliato in the Ukrainian city of Zaporizhzhia," is the kind of sentence that just might tie your tongue up in knots. ...

Rams become 8th defending Super Bowl champ with losing mark

Dec. 07, 2022 11:00 AM EST

The Los Angeles Rams are having a Super Bowl hangover unlike any other. The defending champions are assured of being the eighth team to have a losing record the year after winning it all and are one loss shy of the most losses ever for a team defending a Super Bowl title. ...

Ravens sign DeSean Jackson from practice squad to 53-man

Dec. 06, 2022 18:22 PM EST

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — The Baltimore Ravens have signed receiver DeSean Jackson from the practice squad to the 53-man roster. The team announced the move Tuesday. Baltimore signed Jackson to the practice squad in October. He was promoted to play in three games so far, catching...

Execution, not creativity the priority for Patriots offense

Dec. 06, 2022 16:33 PM EST

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — If the Patriots are going to fix their ongoing issues on offense, they will have to start by perfecting the things they’ve been struggling to do consistently over their first 12 games. On Tuesday, coach Bill Belichick doubled down on what he said during...

Sacks finally come for Raiders pass rusher Chandler Jones

Dec. 06, 2022 15:48 PM EST

HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — Raiders defensive end Chandler Jones insisted his play hadn't changed even if the lack of sacks suggested otherwise. Those sacks came Sunday in Las Vegas' 27-20 victory over the Los Angeles Chargers. Jones, who had just half a sack before that...

Titans owner fires GM Jon Robinson in his 7th season

Dec. 06, 2022 15:04 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee controlling owner Amy Adams Strunk has very high standards for her Titans. Combined with the millions she's investing, she also isn't afraid of making big moves chasing the Lombardi Trophy that eluded her late father. Strunk fired...

Deion Sanders' arrival swipes buzz from bungling Broncos

Dec. 06, 2022 14:17 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — Deion Sanders sauntered into the Arrow Touchdown Club for what felt more like an old-fashioned tent revival than a news conference to introduce the University of Colorado's splashy new hire of “Coach Prime” as its head football coach. At that very moment Sunday...

Tennessee Titans fire general manager Jon Robinson amid his 7th season with the team off to 7-5 start

Dec. 06, 2022 12:37 PM EST
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee Titans fire general manager Jon Robinson amid his 7th season with the team off to 7-5 start.

WRs Lamb, Gallup shining for Cowboys ahead of Beckham visit

Dec. 05, 2022 22:11 PM EST

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Dallas receivers CeeDee Lamb and Michael Gallup are shining with the Cowboys set to fete Odell Beckham Jr. on a free-agent visit. In the past month, Lamb has the only 100-yard games of the season for a Dallas wideout, along with three touchdowns. Gallup just...

Chargers continue to struggle with same mistakes on defense

Dec. 05, 2022 20:07 PM EST

Los Angeles Chargers general manager Tom Telesco spent more than $112 million in guaranteed salaries during the offseason to get players with experience in Brandon Staley’s defense. Through 12 games, the returns have been disappointing. The inability to stop the run...