AP News Articles

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Kyle Busch toted his championship trophy all over Nashville for photo opportunities. He opened his celebratory week with an appearance on WWE's “Raw," then joined industry heavyweights for a NASCAR-themed night at the Grand Ole Opry....Read more

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Patriots coach Bill Belichick had much to lament about his team’s loss to the Texans last week. But one thing that stuck out was how his defense struggled to defend the pass on second down.

It will again be a focal point this...Read more

It's difficult to determine which 6-6 team has flopped more this season, the Cowboys or Bears.

Maybe Thursday night's matchup at Soldier Field will give us a clue.

Dallas, at least, is in position to make the playoffs, albeit as the...Read more

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Baker Mayfield isn't going to let a sore, swollen right hand keep him from playing.

"Mama didn't raise a wuss," he said Wednesday.

Mayfield played the second half of Sunday's 20-13 loss to Pittsburgh with a badly...Read more

ATLANTA (AP) — Kansas City Chiefs running back LeSean McCoy and his former girlfriend have reached a settlement in a lawsuit she filed against him, court records show.

Delicia Cordon filed the lawsuit last year accusing McCoy of failing to protect her...Read more

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Panthers owner David Tepper has hinted that Carolina’s next head coach will be someone with an offensive background.

"In the modern NFL, I think there is a preference for offensive coordinators (and) I think there are reasons for...Read more

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Panthers quarterback Cam Newton will have surgery on his injured left foot next week, interim coach Perry Fewell said on Wednesday.

Newton suffered a Lisfranc injury in the preseason and started two games in the regular season...Read more

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — Dak Prescott saw no need for strong words or fiery speeches.

The Dallas Cowboys have lost six of nine since a 3-0 start, and all their star quarterback cares about is finding a way to win consistently again....Read more

WACO, Texas (AP) — Matt Rhule stepped into a volatile situation at Baylor, leaving his home in the Northeast to take over a program with a depleted roster in the aftermath of a scandal that led to the firing of a two-time Big 12 champion coach.

Lincoln...Read more

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Panthers owner David Tepper said he would have preferred to wait until after the season to make a coaching change.

Tepper ultimately decided he wanted to get a jumpstart on his search for a new coach, so he fired Ron Rivera, the...Read more