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October 11, 2020 - 10:04 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons have fired coach Dan Quinn and general manager Tomas Dimitroff.
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October 11, 2020 - 9:06 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Saints receiver Michael Thomas has been suspended one game for conduct detrimental to the team after punching a teammate during practice, a person familiar with the situation said. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because details of the...
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LSU head coach Ed Orgeron watches from the sidelines during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Missouri Saturday, Oct. 10, 2020, in Columbia, Mo. (AP Photo/L.G. Patterson)
October 11, 2020 - 12:34 am
The comment from LSU coach Ed Orgeron understandably drew a fair amount of attention. A little more than a week before the start of the Southeastern Conference season, Orgeron was talking about his new defensive coordinator, former Nebraska coach Bo Pelini. “We are so much better on defense right...
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FILE - In this July 10, 2019, file photo, Laila Ali arrives at the ESPY Awards in Los Angeles. Ali will host the Women’s Sports Foundation awards show featuring Candace Parker, Tom Brady and Carli Lloyd. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
October 10, 2020 - 8:27 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Laila Ali will host the Women’s Sports Foundation awards show featuring Candace Parker, Tom Brady and Carli Lloyd. The free, online Annual Salute to Women in Sports can be viewed Wednesday at 8 p.m. ET on Yahoosports.com. The theme is Speak with Sport, recognizing athletes and...
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New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick wears two masks as he watches from the sideline during the first half of an NFL football game against the Kansas City Chiefs , Monday, Oct. 5, 2020, in Kansas City. The New England Patriots have canceled practice amid reports that a third player has tested positive for the coronavirus. Sports Illustrated reported that reigning NFL Defensive Player of the Year Stephon Gilmore tested positive for the virus on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020, and was added to the team's reserve/COVID-19 list. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
October 08, 2020 - 8:39 pm
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — New England coach Bill Belichick says the team is continuing to prepare to play its against the Denver Broncos after the Patriots returned no new positive COVID-19 tests on Thursday. “This is really more of a medical situation than a football situation,” Belichick said...
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October 08, 2020 - 2:14 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Chiefs began the season eagerly awaiting the return of Bashaud Breeland, the veteran cornerback so instrumental in slowing down the San Francisco 49ers and helping Kansas City win its first Super Bowl in 50 years in February. Now that Breeland served his four-game...
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Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady (12) throws a pass as he is pressured by Los Angeles Chargers defensive tackle Jerry Tillery (99) during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Oct. 4, 2020, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Jason Behnken)
October 07, 2020 - 3:27 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — The Tampa Bay Buccaneers signed Tom Brady in the offseason hoping the six-time Super Bowl champion quarterback could help them end a 12-year playoff drought and capture the biggest prize of all. They're off to a good start. The Buccaneers come into their matchup against the Chicago...
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Houston Texans head coach Bill O'Brien, center, gives signals from the sideline during the second half of an NFL football game against the Pittsburgh Steelers in Pittsburgh, Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
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October 05, 2020 - 9:34 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Texans had faith that coach Bill O'Brien was the man to lead them to their first championship. So much faith in fact that they made the unusual move of making him the team's general manager this off-season, too. But O'Brien didn't perform well in either role, leading to...
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October 05, 2020 - 5:23 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — AP source says Houston Texans fire coach, general manager Bill O'Brien following 0-4 start to season, his 7th with team.
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October 05, 2020 - 4:16 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York Jets player has reached a deal with prosecutors downgrading criminal charges he tried to bring a gun on a commercial flight to LaGuardia Airport. Quinnen Williams admitted to a violation of disorderly conduct on Monday to settle criminal gun charges accusing him of...
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