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Woman guilty in scheme to ship military boats to China

Sep. 16, 2020 6:43 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida woman has been convicted in a scheme to buy and ship inflatable military boats from the United States to China. Yang Yang, 34, pleaded guilty Tuesday in Jacksonville federal court to conspiring to submit false export information to fraudulently export to China maritime...

Jacksonville Jaguars safety Andrew Wingard (42) celebrates after intercepting a Indianapolis Colts pass with teammates safety Daniel Thomas (20) and Chris Chaisson, right, during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, in Jacksonville, Fla. (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton)

Jags hope to end Music City skid with 'whole different team'

Sep. 16, 2020 5:11 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jacksonville Jaguars coach Doug Marrone has a farm outside Nashville and dozens of friends and family members living in the area. Many of them are Tennessee Titans fans, and they probably get excited when Marrone comes to town. After all, it usually means a victory is on the...

Jacksonville Jaguars safety Andrew Wingard (42) celebrates after intercepting a Indianapolis Colts pass with teammates safety Daniel Thomas (20) and Chris Chaisson, right, during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, in Jacksonville, Fla. (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton)

Jaguars showcase revamped roster, reformed culture in opener

Sep. 14, 2020 5:46 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Every decision the Jacksonville Jaguars made over the last year had one of two goals in mind: fix the salary cap or improve the locker room. The Jaguars jettisoned personnel chief Tom Coughlin, cornerbacks Jalen Ramsey and A.J. Bouye, defensive linemen Calais Campbell and Yannick...

Indianapolis Colts running back Nyheim Hines (21) scores a touchdown on a 12-yard run as he is brought down by Jacksonville Jaguars safety Jarrod Wilson (26) during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, in Jacksonville, Fla. (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton)

Jags place FS Jarrod Wilson on IR, call up CB Sidney Jones

Sep. 14, 2020 5:44 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars placed starting safety Jarrod Wilson on injured reserve with a left hamstring injury Monday. He's expected to miss at least a month. They promoted cornerback Sidney Jones from the practice squad to take Wilson's place on the 53-man roster. Jacksonville...

Cincinnati Bengals kicker Randy Bullock (4) grabs is leg after missing a tying field goal during the second half of an NFL football game against the Los Angeles Chargers, Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Aaron Doster)

Analysis: Start of 2020 season floating on stranger tides

Sep. 14, 2020 2:46 AM EDT

It's going to be that kind of season. It already is. The perceived worst teams in the NFL either won or challenged to on Sunday. A linebacker was ejected for demonstrating what happened on a play to a game official and making contact with him. A kicker cramped in his calf while attempting a potential tying field...

Los Angeles Rams running back Malcolm Brown (34) celebrates his rushing touchdown against the Dallas Cowboys during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, in Inglewood, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

The Latest: Rams take early 7-0 lead in 1st game in new home

Sep. 13, 2020 9:05 PM EDT

The Latest on Week 1 in the NFL (all times EDT): ___ The Los Angeles Rams have taken a 7-0 lead over the Dallas Cowboys with a dominant first quarter in the inaugural game at SoFi Stadium. Robert Woods caught a 20-yard pass from Jared Goff on the first play from scrimmage in the $5 billion stadium. Malcolm Brown...

Players kneel in remembrance of Rep.. John Lewis, D-Ga., during the first half of an NFL football game between the Atlanta Falcons and the Seattle Seahawks, Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

Racial injustice themes fill empty NFL stadiums

Sep. 13, 2020 7:05 PM EDT

Jason Myers kicked off to start the Seahawks' season-opener against the Falcons, and the ball sailed through the end zone for a touchback. No one moved a step. Instead, the players all dropped to one knee. After years of pleading with the NFL to act against systemic racism, they were willing to wait another 10...

Indianapolis Colts quarterback Philip Rivers (17) walks off the field after the Jacksonville Jaguars intercepted a pass he threw during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, in Jacksonville, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

Forgettable debut: Rivers picked off twice in loss to Jags

Sep. 13, 2020 6:47 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Philip Rivers’ Indianapolis debut ended up being a dud. Rivers threw two interceptions in a 27-20 loss at Jacksonville in the season opener Sunday and had another one negated by a penalty away from the ball. It was, by far, his worst performance in 10 games against the...

Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Gardner Minshew, center, scrambles for yardage between Indianapolis Colts outside linebacker Darius Leonard (53) and defensive tackle Kameron Cline, right, during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, in Jacksonville, Fla. (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton)

Minshew Mania 2.0: Jags stun Colts, Rivers 27-20 in opener

Sep. 13, 2020 5:41 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Minshew Mania 2.0 might be better than the original. Gardner Minshew threw three touchdown passes, including a 22-yarder to Keelan Cole in the fourth quarter, and Jacksonville opened the season by stunning Indianapolis 27-20 and spoiling Philip Rivers' debut with the Colts. Not...

Jaguars promote RB Cottrell, TE Ellefson from practice squad

Sep. 12, 2020 5:47 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars promoted running back Nathan Cottrell and tight end Ben Ellefson from the practice squad to the active roster in advance of the season opener Sunday against Indianapolis. The team made the moves Saturday, two days after putting running back Devine Ozigbo...