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Browns’ Jarvis Landry: Garrett inquiry by league unfair

Nov. 22, 2019 3:19 PM EST

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Browns wide receiver Jarvis Landry called the NFL for two penalties — false start and illegal procedure in its handling of Myles Garrett’s suspension. “It was not fair to Myles,” Landry said. Garrett was banned indefinitely by the league for striking Steelers...

NFL footballs take detailed journey from factory to field

Nov. 22, 2019 3:12 PM EST

Those shiny “NFL 100” logos on all the footballs being used to commemorate the league’s centennial season are part of a lengthy process that goes into making each handcrafted leather game ball. Wilson has been the official game ball of the NFL since 1941. The size, shape and feel of the...

Bill for Nationals-Orioles TV dispute tops $99 million

Nov. 22, 2019 2:12 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The bill is coming due for what the Mid-Atlantic Sports Network should pay the Washington Nationals for television rights for 2012-16: more than $99 million. A proposed judgment was submitted Friday in New York Supreme Court. The court in August upheld an April 15 decision by a Major League...

Russia faces possible track expulsion over faked documents

Nov. 22, 2019 2:06 PM EST

MOSCOW (AP) — The governing body for track and field will consider expelling Russia from membership following new charges that senior officials faked medical records. Russia has been suspended by World Athletics, formerly known as the IAAF, over widespread doping since 2015. There will be a review of...

Tennessee, Missouri meet as they head in opposite directions

Nov. 22, 2019 12:21 PM EST

Tennessee’s road to a bowl bid is straightforward, whereas Missouri’s path looks a bit more complicated. Yet both stand just one win away from potential bowl eligibility as two teams headed in opposite directions prepare to face off Saturday at Missouri. Tennessee (5-5, 3-3 SEC) has won three...

Mississippi State ready for FCS program Abilene Christian

Nov. 22, 2019 8:00 AM EST

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi State finishes the nonconference portion of its schedule against Football Championship Subdivision program Abilene Christian. The Bulldogs (4-6) must win their final two games to become eligible for a 10th consecutive bowl appearance. The matchup with Abilene Christian...

IOC’s Bach asked to intervene in Tokyo Olympic labor dispute

Nov. 22, 2019 1:31 AM EST

TOKYO (AP) — An international trade union wants IOC President Thomas Bach to intervene and investigate alleged labor and safety violations at venues being built for next year’s Tokyo Olympics. The Building and Wood Workers’ International has been critical for several years of workers’...

Reuvers, Davison lead Wisconsin in 88-70 win over Green Bay

Nov. 22, 2019 12:00 AM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Green Bay coach Linc Darner knew the Phoenix couldn’t guard Wisconsin one-on-one down low, so he had to roll the dice and double the Badgers in the post. It didn’t work. Nate Reuvers scored 19 points and Brad Davison added 15, all in the first half, as Wisconsin beat...

Steelers QB Rudolph denies report he used racial slur

Nov. 21, 2019 8:31 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The on-field fight between Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph and Cleveland Browns defensive end Myles Garrett has turned into a war of words off it, with Rudolph denying an anonymous report alleging he used a racial slur shortly before their now infamous confrontation last...

Garrett’s suspension for helmet attack upheld after appeal

Nov. 21, 2019 8:18 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Myles Garrett’s goal was to be NFL’s top defensive player this season. He won’t finish it. Garrett’s indefinite suspension for smashing Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph over the head with a helmet was upheld Thursday by an appeals officer who...