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Jags' Lawrence finally looks like generational quarterback

Nov. 28, 2022 14:15 PM EST

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Trevor Lawrence finally looks like the generational quarterback the Jacksonville Jaguars drafted with the No. 1 overall pick in 2021. He no longer is making progress or showing flashes or offering glimpses. The former Clemson star has emerged as the...

Chiefs lament more special teams blunders in win over Rams

Nov. 28, 2022 14:07 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs moved the ball well against the Los Angeles Rams between the 20s, though drives too often fizzled in the red zone, and their defense shut down a team missing most of its offensive playmakers. All good things from Sunday's 26-10...

Brazil advances at World Cup, beats Switzerland 1-0

Nov. 28, 2022 13:45 PM EST

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Brazil struggled without Neymar at the World Cup on Monday. Still, the five-time champions played well enough to secure a spot in the next stage. Brazil overcame the absence of its injured star to beat Switzerland 1-0 and make it to the round of 16 with a match...

World Cup Viewer's Guide: US and Iran pulled into politics

Nov. 28, 2022 13:39 PM EST

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — The American and Iranian soccer teams are the only ones putting politics aside as the sides meet in a match to determine if either nation continues in this World Cup. The two met at the 1998 World Cup in France when memories of the 1979 Islamic Revolution were...

South Carolina tops women's AP Top 25; Stanford, UConn next

Nov. 28, 2022 13:35 PM EST

South Carolina remained the unanimous No. 1 choice in The Associated Press women's basketball poll released Monday as the Gamecocks keep close watch on the foot injury of reigning Player of the Year Aliyah Boston. The Gamecocks received all 29 first-place votes in the poll released...

Burrow, Bengals now at 7-4 after hard-fought win over Titans

Nov. 28, 2022 13:25 PM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — Joe Burrow is cementing his reputation for being able to use whatever he's got and do whatever is necessary — sometimes just enough — to win. With top receiver Ja'Marr Chase still out with a hip injury and running back Joe Mixon in concussion protocol, the...

Neymar gets treatment at hotel as Brazil plays at World Cup

Nov. 28, 2022 10:01 AM EST

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Neymar stayed at the team hotel for physiotherapy treatment on his right ankle Monday as the Brazil squad played Switzerland at the World Cup. The Brazil striker was the only player who did not go to Stadium 974 for the team’s second match in Qatar. Danilo, who...

Ecuador frets over Valencia ahead of Senegal at World Cup

Nov. 28, 2022 09:16 AM EST

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Enner Valencia has scored Ecuador's last six World Cup goals, so there's no understating how worried his country is after he was carried off the field on a stretcher against the Netherlands. Ecuador hopes that the 33-year-old striker's troublesome knees are OK...

Gavi misses Spain practice at World Cup because of injury

Nov. 28, 2022 08:17 AM EST

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Teenager Gavi did not practice with Spain on Monday, a day after the team’s draw with Germany at the World Cup. Gavi was nursing a minor injury sustained in the 1-1 draw at Al Bayt Stadium on Sunday. The 18-year-old midfielder was substituted in...

Aaron Rodgers injures ribs in Packers' loss to Eagles

Nov. 28, 2022 01:14 AM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Aaron Rodgers kept bending, wincing, the Green Bay star and reigning NFL MVP openly in pain. Rodgers was forced out by injuries in a loss to the Eagles. He’s not ready to wave the white flag on the season. “As long as we are...