Thanksgiving

Ryan Hannable
November 26, 2020 - 9:41 am
New England Patriots quarterback Cam Newton discussed his Thanksgiving meal and what his favorite food is. His family will be coming to town.
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Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson (4) passes during the second half of an NFL football game against the Cleveland Browns, Sunday, Nov. 15, 2020, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/David Richard)
November 25, 2020 - 3:38 pm
What are we to make of the Thanksgiving Day schedule? First off, we get a rare meeting of the Texans and Lions, which wouldn't draw any headlines had it been played on another day. Sorry, but 3-7 Houston facing 4-6 Detroit just doesn't whet the appetite. Next up is Washington at Dallas, a true epic...
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Alabama wide receiver DeVonta Smith (6) makes a catch against Kentucky defensive back Brandin Echols (26) during an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020, in Tuscaloosa, Ala. (Mickey Welsh/The Montgomery Advertiser via AP)
November 25, 2020 - 11:23 am
The Thanksgiving weekend football feast will be missing a few of the dishes that have become mainstays. Schedules altered and seasons delayed by the pandemic have taken off the table a bunch of rivalry games that have become a staple of the last weekend in November, including Michigan-Ohio State...
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Andrew Limberg
July 27, 2020 - 11:42 am
Pittsburgh-based sports retail giant Dick’s Sports Goods is joining a growing list of major retailers that have announced they will be closed on Thanksgiving this year.
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Marta Zielinska
July 27, 2020 - 10:30 am
Target stores nationwide will be closed on Thanksgiving Day this year. It is one of several measures the company is taking for the holiday season to keep staff and shoppers safe amid the coronavirus pandemic.
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Johnny Lopez
July 21, 2020 - 12:10 pm
The world’s largest retailer won’t be open the day before Black Friday. Walmart has announced it will close its stores on Thanksgiving as a way of thanking their employees.
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This image released by NBC shows David Frei, left, and host John O'Hurley posing with a havanese dog at The National Dog Show in Philadelphia. The annual parade of pooches has become one of the highest-rated shows of Thanksgiving. (Bill McCay/NBC via AP)
November 26, 2019 - 3:13 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Television traditions on Thanksgiving have usually involved the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade and then hours of football, but in recent years, another has emerged: watching The National Dog Show. Hosted by actor John O’Hurley, the annual parade of pooches has become one of the more...
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FILE - In this July 29, 2011, file photo, Denver Broncos NFL football team owner Pat Bowlen looks on during training camp in Englewood, Colo. Pat Bowlen, who transformed the team from also-rans into NFL champions and helped the league usher in billion-dollar television deals, died late Thursday night, June 13, 2019, just under two months before his enshrinement in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. He was 75. In a statement posted on the Broncos' website, Bowlen's family said he died peacefully at home surrounded by loved ones. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey, File)
June 14, 2019 - 3:30 pm
DENVER (AP) — Hall of Famer Gary Zimmerman realized Pat Bowlen wasn't your typical, meddlesome NFL owner his first Thanksgiving in Denver when he found a sign-up sheet for a turkey, surely a prank on the rookies and other newcomers like himself. What the heck, he figured he'd play along, so he...
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