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Lions put Strong on IR, acquire Skipper via waivers

Nov. 12, 2019 5:55 PM EST

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Lions have put defensive tackle Kevin Strong on injured reserve. The Lions also announced Tuesday that they were awarded tackle Dan Skipper via waivers from the Houston Texans. Skipper spent time with the Texans and New England Patriots earlier this season. He appeared...

Clarification: Sports Concussions-Kids story

Nov. 12, 2019 5:12 PM EST

In a story Nov. 11, The Associated Press reported that new guidance from an expert panel's consensus statement on concussions shows there isn't enough solid evidence to answer some of parents' most burning questions about contact sports, including what age is safest to start playing them. The story should have...

Jets place TE Herndon, G Winters on season-ending IR

Nov. 12, 2019 5:11 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Jets have placed tight end Chris Herndon and right guard Brian Winters on the injured reserve list, ending the season for both players. Herndon broke a rib in the Jets' 34-27 victory over the Giants on Sunday, while Winters dislocated a shoulder. The Jets also announced Tuesday...

Warriors two-way guard Damion Lee breaks bone in right hand

Nov. 12, 2019 4:49 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Yet another member of the Golden State Warriors is injured, with two-way guard Damion Lee now out because of a broken right hand. The injury occurred during Golden State's 122-108 home loss to the Jazz on Monday night. Lee underwent an MRI exam Tuesday morning that revealed a...

Rookie Drew Lock returns to Broncos practice

Nov. 12, 2019 3:13 PM EST

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Two players made their long-awaited debuts as the Denver Broncos practiced on Tuesday: rookie quarterback Drew Lock and free agent cornerback Bryce Callahan. Lock landed on injured reserve to start the season after spraining his right thumb during an exhibition game against San...

Top Wake receiver Sage Surratt out for season with injury

Nov. 12, 2019 3:00 PM EST

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Wake Forest receiver Sage Surratt will miss the rest of the season with an unspecified injury that will require surgery. Coach Dave Clawson disclosed the severity of Surratt's injury Tuesday but did not provide any further details. The redshirt sophomore appeared to injure his...

Pacers' move shows Oladipo ready to take next step in rehab

Nov. 12, 2019 2:40 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana Pacers have temporarily assigned guard Victor Oladipo to their G League affiliate in Fort Wayne. It's largely a procedural move that gives the two-time All-Star an opportunity to get extra practice time. The Pacers played at Orlando on Sunday and did not hold a shootaround...

Wake loses Sunday Okeke for season with torn Achilles tendon

Nov. 12, 2019 2:32 PM EST

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Wake Forest says forward Sunday Okeke will miss the rest of the season after tearing his Achilles tendon. Team spokesman Steve Kirkland said Tuesday that Okeke hurt the tendon in his right foot during a victory over Columbia on Sunday and had surgery the following day. Okeke is...

NFL At 100-AP Was There-Super Bowl 52

Nov. 12, 2019 11:53 AM EST

As part of its celebration of its 100th season, the NFL is designating a Game of the Week, each chosen to highlight a classic matchup. For this week, it is the Eagles-Patriots game. To mark each Game of the Week, the AP will be reprinting its story of a classic matchup in the rivalry. The following is the story...

Mistakes doom 49ers and create tight NFC West race

Nov. 12, 2019 11:28 AM EST

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — San Francisco coach Kyle Shanahan easily could have played for a tie at the end of overtime and protected the 49ers' safe lead in their division. Instead, his decision to put the ball in Jimmy Garoppolo's hands backfired, giving the Seattle Seahawks plenty of time to rally for a...