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Hornets edge Knicks on Graham’s 9th 3-pointer

Nov. 16, 2019 10:24 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Devonte’ Graham made his ninth 3-pointer of the game with 2.8 seconds remaining, finishing with 29 points to lead the Charlotte Hornets to a 103-102 victory over the New York Knicks on Saturday night. P.J. Washington scored 19 points, Terry Rozier had 16 and Marvin Williams added 13...

Last minute-audible: Kaepernick workout moves to high school

Nov. 16, 2019 9:24 PM EST

RIVERDALE, Ga. (AP) — Colin Kaepernick’s saga took another surreal turn Saturday — a last-minute audible to nix an NFL-arranged workout and a quick dash 60 miles to the other side of metro Atlanta, where the exiled quarterback staged his own impromptu passing display on a high school field in...

Lions sign Scarbrough to active roster, release Perkins

Nov. 16, 2019 5:43 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Lions have signed running back Bo Scarbrough to the active roster from the practice squad and released running back Paul Perkins. The team also announced Saturday that it has signed punter Matt Wile to the practice squad. Scarbrough joined the Lions last week after spending time...

Bears place TE Trey Burton on IR

Nov. 16, 2019 5:19 PM EST

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears have placed tight end Trey Burton on injured reserve. The 28-year-old Burton has been dealing with a groin injury all season long. He hurt his calf during last weekend’s 20-13 victory over the Detroit Lions. Burton agreed to a $32 million, four-year...

Jets place C Ryan Kalil on season-ending IR

Nov. 16, 2019 4:36 PM EST

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets have placed center Ryan Kalil on season-ending injured reserve with a knee injury. Kalil came out of retirement in August to sign a one-year, $8.5 million contract with New York after playing all 12 of his previous NFL seasons with Carolina. The hope was the...

Cardinals sign TE Maxx Williams to 2-year extension

Nov. 16, 2019 3:42 PM EST

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Cardinals have signed tight end Maxx Williams to a two-year extension that runs through the 2021 season. The team announced the extension on Saturday. Terms weren’t disclosed. The 6-foot-4, 252-pound Williams was signed by the Cardinals during the offseason after he...

Sacked: NFL suspends Garrett, Browns’ season in jeopardy

Nov. 16, 2019 4:10 AM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Myles Garrett couldn’t control the rage that makes him a defensive star. With a blinding moment of anger, the former No. 1 overall draft pick lost his composure, jeopardized Cleveland’s revived season and perhaps tarnished his image — forever. The sack specialist took...

Garrett’s helmet swing is latest violent incident in sports

Nov. 16, 2019 4:05 AM EST

Violence is part of the game in many sports but Myles Garrett crossed a line that attracts the attention of authorities sometimes from within their sport and in other cases from criminal prosecutors. The Cleveland Browns’ star defensive end ripped the helmet off Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph and hit...

UCLA cruises past UNLV 71-54 for 3rd straight win

Nov. 16, 2019 1:49 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — UCLA had its best half of the season, led by a newly aggressive Chris Smith. The junior guard scored 14 of his 16 points in the first half to go with eight rebounds, Tyger Campbell added 15 points, and UCLA routed UNLV 71-54 on Friday night. The Bruins (3-0) led by 22 points in the first...

AP Source: Browns S Burnett has torn Achilles, season over

Nov. 15, 2019 10:59 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — A person familiar with the injury says Cleveland Browns starting safety Morgan Burnett is done for the season with a torn Achilles tendon. Burnett got hurt in the first half of Thursday’s 21-7 win over the Pittsburgh Steelers, one of his former teams. Tests taken Friday revealed the...