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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs will head into arguably their biggest game of the season Sunday in New England with the very real possibility that their leading rusher could be a running back that joined the team just a few days ago.

Not...Read more

In 2003, the NFL had three minority head coaches: future Pro Football Hall of Famer Tony Dungy, Herman Edwards and Marvin Lewis.

In the 12 previous seasons, there had been six. Total.

Considering that the majority of the players...Read more

Judging by the jump start, it looks like we're headed for a ninth consecutive season with at least a half-dozen NFL head coaches getting canned.

The coaching carousel began whirling earlier than usual this season with Jay Gruden getting fired by the...Read more

Jerry Jones tried ripping the coaching staff of the Dallas Cowboys after the first loss in the current three-game skid, then took the gentle approach following the second.

The team's owner and general manager just looked mad at the world on an...Read more

TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Two Albanian boys who jumped from their apartments during an earthquake that killed relatives got a small reprieve from the tragedy Friday when they met their football idols.

Aurel Lala, 7, and Alesio Cakoni, 10, jumped from the...Read more

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Hey rook, get in there.

The salary cap, rookie wage scale and migration of strategies from the college to the professional game have placed more of a premium than ever on playing rookies in the NFL.

The days...Read more

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Tom Brady wanted to make one thing clear: He did not injure his toe during a tryout to become the New England Patriots’ new placekicker.

"Nope, that’s not how I hurt it and I’m not the new kicker," the star quarterback said....Read more

ATLANTA (AP) — LSU is perfectly comfortable in an offensive shootout, both teams racing up and down the field, throwing caution to the wind and lighting up the scoreboard with big play after big play.

Georgia would prefer a defensive quagmire, where...Read more

When Baylor jumped out to a quick 25-point lead over Oklahoma, there was a sense for the Bears that they really did belong in those conversations about being a Big 12 contender — and maybe even bigger things.

That feeling didn’t go away, even after the...Read more

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Joe Gibbs was honored with the Bill France Award of Excellence, capping a year in which he was elected to NASCAR's Hall of Fame, won his fifth Cup championship as a car owner and thoroughly dominated the competition.

Gibbs was...Read more

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