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FILE - In this May 22, 2019, file photo, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell speaks to the media during an NFL football owners meeting in Key Biscayne, Fla. NFL owners gather for their winter meeting amid talk of labor negotiations, the future of pass interference review and another episode of the New England Patriots being investigated over questions of inappropriate filming of a future opponent's sideline. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson, File)

Goodell’s stint atop NFL quite a roller-coaster ride

Jan. 21, 2020 3:42 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — During the fall of 2011, a couple of months after the NFL's lockout of the players ended and the regular season began as scheduled, a class of graduate students was asked to rate the pro sports commissioners. Roger Goodell stood first, far above his peers. A few years later, after such...

FILE - In this Jan. 20, 2019, file photo, Los Angeles Rams' Nickell Robey-Coleman breaks up a pass intended for New Orleans Saints' Tommylee Lewis during the second half of the NFL football NFC championship game in New Orleans. With “The Catch” that sent San Francisco to its first Super Bowl and “The Blown Call” that kept New Orleans at home, NFC championship games have two seminal moments that rank with just about any in postseason history. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)

NFL at 100: 2 iconic moments mark history of NFC title games

Jan. 16, 2020 3:18 PM EST

With “The Catch” that sent San Francisco to its first Super Bowl and “The Blown Call” that kept New Orleans at home, NFC championship games have two seminal moments that rank with just about any in postseason history. There's plenty to remember from the 37 years separating those plays,...

A Congressional Gold Medal is presented to amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) advocate and former National Football League (NFL) player, Steve Gleason, in Statuary Hall on Capitol Hill, Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020, in Washington. Holding the medal is his wife Michel Gleason. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

Ex-NFL player Steve Gleason honored by Congress for ALS work

Jan. 15, 2020 7:09 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former NFL player Steve Gleason has received the Congressional Gold Medal — the highest civilan honor bestowed by Congress — for his work as an advocate for people with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease. “This award represents the...

FILE - In this Dec. 14, 2019, file photo, Carley McCord, center, interviews Acadiana head coach Matt McCullough, left, following a win over the Destrehan in the State Division 5A Championship football game in Lafayette, La.  Two sports journalists who recently died have been honored in the press box of the Superdome in Louisiana for the College Football Playoff national championship game between Louisiana State and Clemson universities. The Lafayette Daily Advertiser reports seats were reserved in the press box Monday, Jan. 14, 2020, for McCord and Edward Aschoff. (Scott Clause/The Daily Advertiser via AP, File)

Fallen journalists honored at LSU-Clemson championship game

Jan. 14, 2020 11:12 AM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Superdome in New Orleans honored two sports journalists who recently died with a tribute Monday night in the press box during the College Football Playoff national championship game between Louisiana State and Clemson universities. Seats were reserved for Carley McCord and Edward...

LSU quarterback Joe Burrow holds the trophy as safety Grant Delpit looks on after a NCAA College Football Playoff national championship game against Clemson, Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, in New Orleans. LSU won 42-25. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

Burrow, LSU cap magical season, beat Clemson 42-25 for title

Jan. 14, 2020 5:59 AM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — From small-town Ohio kid to Louisiana legend, Joe Burrow capped his record-breaking, Heisman-winning season by bringing a national championship to LSU. Burrow threw five touchdown passes, ran for another score and finished off one of the most accomplished seasons in college football...

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes (15) reacts after a Chiefs' touchdown during the first half of an NFL divisional playoff football game against the Houston Texans, in Kansas City, Mo., Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

Texans-KC set NFL playoff record with 52 points in 1st half

Jan. 12, 2020 5:19 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Texans and Chiefs set a postseason record for combined points in the first half on Sunday when the Chiefs rallied from a 24-0 first-quarter deficit to take a 28-24 lead into the locker room. The 52 points eclipsed the 49 set by the New Orleans Saints and Arizona Cardinals in the...

LSU head coach Ed Orgeron speaks during media day for NCAA College Football Playoff national championship game Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020, in New Orleans. Clemson is scheduled to play LSU on Monday. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert).

LSU's Brady intends to stay; Orgeron believes he will

Jan. 11, 2020 7:42 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — LSU assistant Joe Brady, credited as the catalyst to the Tigers' offensive transformation, intends to remain at the school and coach Ed Orgeron noted both sides are close to finalizing a plan that will make that happen. Brady drew a huge crowd of reporters Saturday during LSU's media day...

Vikings-49ers Preview Capsule

Jan. 9, 2020 7:31 PM EST

MINNESOTA (11-6) at SAN FRANCISCO (13-3) Saturday, 4:35 p.m. ET, NBC OPENING LINE — 49ers by 8 RECORD VS. SPREAD — Minnesota 9-7, San Francisco 9-6-1 SERIES RECORD — Tied 23-23-1 LAST MEETING — Vikings beat 49ers 24-16, Sept. 9, 2018 LAST WEEK — Vikings beat Saints 26-20 in OT;...

Baltimore Raven quarterback Lamar Jackson hands off to running back Mark Ingram during an NFL football game against the Cleveland Brown at FirstEnergy Stadium in Cleveland on Sunday, Dec. 22, 2019. (Warren Dillaway/The Star-Beacon via AP)

Top seeds back in action as NFL's divisional round kicks off

Jan. 9, 2020 4:06 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The bye-week breaks are over for the top two seeds in the AFC and NFC after a, well, wild wild-card weekend to open the NFL playoffs. That means it's back to work for Lamar Jackson and the Baltimore Ravens. Same for Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs. Jimmy Garoppolo and the San...

Tennessee Titans tight end Anthony Firkser (86) celebrates a touchdown with wide receiver Corey Davis (84) during an NFL wild-card playoff game against the New England Patriots, Saturday, Jan. 4, 2020 in Foxborough, Mass. The Titans defeated the Patriots 20-13. (Margaret Bowles via AP)

Titans and Vikings continued success of sixth-seeds

Jan. 9, 2020 2:17 AM EST

There's strength at six. Both No. 6 seeds advanced to the divisional round of the playoffs for the second year in a row, marking the first time that's happened in consecutive seasons since the NFL instituted the current 12-team format in 1990. First, the Tennessee Titans (10-7) sent the New England Patriots...