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Panthers' Hubbard stepping in for McCaffrey

Sep. 29, 2021 18:58 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — As the Carolina Panthers were preparing to make their pick in the fourth round of this past April’s draft, coach Matt Rhule received an unexpected text message from his wife. It read: “Please take Chuba Hubbard!” A few...

Panthers won't place McCaffrey on injured reserve

Sep. 27, 2021 15:09 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Panthers have decided not to place running back Christian McCaffrey on injured reserve while he recovers from a strained hamstring. Had McCaffrey been placed on IR he would have missed at least three games under NFL rules. ...

Experienced Gophers talking unfinished business this season

Aug. 16, 2021 11:07 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — P.J. Fleck turned 40 last year, still one of the youngest major college football coaches in the country entering his fifth season at Minnesota. This year, Fleck has one of the oldest teams. The Gophers have a bounty of experience...

Eason efficient, Ehlinger shines late as Colts beat Panthers

Aug. 15, 2021 17:29 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Jacob Eason was efficient in place of the injured Carson Wentz, and rookie Sam Ehlinger delivered in the final quarter for the Indianapolis Colts. Ehlinger, a sixth-round pick out of Texas, began his NFL debut with an interception. But he regrouped...

Woman’s killing in a small Alabama city remains a mystery

Jul. 25, 2021 00:12 AM EDT

CENTREVILLE, Ala. (AP) — There aren’t many photos of Sandra Lockett Huckleberry, her sisters say, since she didn’t like her picture to be taken. But her image is still seen in Bibb County’s Centreville and nearby areas, especially around October, when reminders of...