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Jeff Sims' 3 TD passes powers Georgia Tech past Duke, 56-33

Nov. 29, 2020 12:29 AM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — After having to endure an unexpected four-week layoff, Jeff Sims played like he was determined to make up for lost time. Sims threw three touchdown passes and ran for 108 yards, setting career highs, and Georgia Tech beat turnover-plagued Duke 56-33 on Saturday night as each team returned...

UCLA running back Demetric Felton carries against Arizona during the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 28, 2020, in Pasadena, Calif. (Keith Birmingham/The Orange County Register via AP)

Felton runs for career-high 206 yards as UCLA beats Arizona

Nov. 29, 2020 12:27 AM EST

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — UCLA has a talented backup quarterback in Chase Griffin, but it also doesn't hurt to have a strong running game supporting him. Demetric Felton rushed for career-high 206 yards and a touchdown, Brittain Brown added two scores on 72 yards as the Bruins defeated Arizona 27-10 at the...

Denver Broncos quarterbacks Drew Lock, Brett Rypien and Jeff Driskel, from right, watch during the NFL football team's practice Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2020, in Englewood, Colo. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

AP sources: NFL DQs Broncos QBs for not wearing masks

Nov. 28, 2020 11:00 PM EST

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Broncos won't have any of their four quarterbacks available Sunday when they face the New Orleans Saints because of coronavirus concerns. Starter Drew Lock, backup Brett Rypien and practice squad veteran Blake Bortles were deemed high-risk close contacts with No. 3...

New Orleans Saints quarterback Taysom Hill (7) scrambles past Atlanta Falcons defensive tackle Jacob Tuioti-Mariner (91) in the first half of an NFL football game in New Orleans, Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)

Broncos: Saints' Hill at QB both a blessing and a curse

Nov. 28, 2020 9:16 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — Listen to Vic Fangio and you’d never guess the Broncos were preparing to face a quarterback making just his second career start as the New Orleans Saints’ Taysom Hill is expected to do Sunday at empty Empower Field. “I was turning on the tape maybe to see something...

Denver Broncos quarterback Drew Lock, right, confers with quarterback Riley Neal during NFL football practice Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020, in Englewood, Colo. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

No QBs in Denver, no home for SF as COVID-19 sows NFL chaos

Nov. 28, 2020 8:53 PM EST

The Denver Broncos have no quarterbacks. The San Francisco 49ers have no home stadium or practice facility. And the Baltimore Ravens may not have enough players available for their next game, which has already been pushed back twice. The COVID-19 pandemic caused major disruptions around the NFL on Saturday, again...

Boston College wide receiver CJ Lewis (11) makes a touchdown reception against Louisville cornerback Kei'Trel Clark during the second half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Nov. 28, 2020, in Boston. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Boston College backups help beat Louisville 34-27

Nov. 28, 2020 8:06 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Boston College coach Jeff Hafley thinks he spotted a tear in starter-turned-backup quarterback Dennis Grosel's eye after the game. The BC junior, who started in 2019 but lost his job to Phil Jurkovec this year, threw for two touchdowns after the Notre Dame transfer was injured and added a...

Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson throws a pass against the Tennessee Titans during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Gail Burton)

The Latest: Wake Forest pausing football activities

Nov. 28, 2020 7:18 PM EST

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Wake Forest is pausing all football team activities until at least Wednesday because of recent positive COVID-19 tests and contact tracing. The announcement came shortly after the Atlantic Coast Conference said the Demon...

49ers activate Mostert, Sherman, Wilson from IR

Nov. 28, 2020 7:14 PM EST

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers have activated running backs Raheem Mostert and Jeff Wilson Jr. and cornerback Richard Sherman off injured reserve. The team also activated left tackle Trent Williams and linebacker Joe Walker from the COVID-19 list on Saturday. Both players are listed as...

Bills place receiver Brown on IR; to miss at least 3 games

Nov. 28, 2020 7:01 PM EST

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo Bills receiver John Brown will miss at least three games with an ankle injury after being placed on injured reserve Saturday. Brown had already been ruled out from playing Sunday, when the AFC East-leading Bills (7-3) come out of their bye week off to host the Los Angeles...

Maryland's Brian Cobbs (15) is tackled by Indiana's Tiawan Mullen (3) during the first half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Nov. 28, 2020, in Bloomington, Ind. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

No. 12 Indiana shines on defense in 27-11 win over Maryland

Nov. 28, 2020 5:46 PM EST

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Indiana coach Tom Allen watched his defense force three more turnovers, record three more sacks and produce another game-changing play. It's becoming part of the weekly routine. Now the 12th-ranked Hoosiers might need even more from Allen's improved defense. After Stevie Scott III...