Football

Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver A.J. Green (18) catches a pass for a touchdown in front of Buffalo Bills' Tre'Davious White (27) during the first half of a preseason NFL football game Sunday, Aug. 26, 2018, in Orchard Park, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)
August 26, 2018 - 6:14 pm
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton doesn't believe he could have scripted a better visit to Buffalo on Sunday. The donation he made to Buffalo's Roswell Park Cancer Institute to open the day was special. The two standing ovations he received from Bills fans before the...
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August 26, 2018 - 1:34 pm
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Adam "Pacman" Jones is reuniting with Vance Joseph, who was his Cincinnati's secondary coach during the veteran cornerback's best seasons in the NFL. Jones signed a one-year deal with the Denver Broncos after visiting the team on Sunday. To make room, the Broncos waived...
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Tennessee Titans quarterback Luke Falk (11) is sacked by Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Ola Adeniyi during the second half of an NFL preseason football game Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018, in Pittsburgh. The Steelers won 16-6. (AP Photo/Fred Vuich)
August 26, 2018 - 10:16 am
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The matchup was a mismatch. And it ended predictably: with Pittsburgh Steelers Pro Bowl defensive end Cameron Heyward shedding Tennessee Titans rookie guard Aaron Stinnie and driving quarterback Blaine Gabbert into the ground. Heyward popped up and turned to the Pittsburgh...
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In this Dec. 6, 2014, photo, Ohio State football coach Urban Meyer, right, listens to athletic director Gene Smith near the end of the Big Ten championship football game in Indianapolis. Ohio State suspended Meyer for three games on Wednesday night, Aug. 22, for mishandling repeated professional and behavioral problems of an assistant coach. Smith was suspended without pay from Aug. 31 through Sept. 16. (Jonathan Quilter/The Columbus Dispatch via AP)
August 26, 2018 - 8:40 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Any attempt by Ohio State coach Urban Meyer to eliminate work-related text messages on his university-issued phone to hide information would be illegal, open records experts said following a two-week investigation into his handling of domestic violence allegations against an...
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FILE - In this Aug. 24, 2008, file photo, Republican presidential candidate, Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., is seen on the giant replay screen during a baseball game between the Arizona Diamondbacks and Florida Marlins at Chase Field in Phoenix. The sight of McCain sitting in the stands at Chase Field became so commonplace few people seemed to even notice. The senator from Arizona would get handshakes and take pictures with fans, but he was there just to be one of them, cheering on the home team. McCain died Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018, after battling brain cancer and the Arizona sports community mourned him across the Valley of the Sun. He was 81. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
August 25, 2018 - 8:26 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — The sight of John McCain sitting in the stands at Chase Field became so commonplace few people seemed to even notice. The senator from Arizona would get handshakes and take pictures with fans, but he was there just to be one of them, cheering on the home team. McCain died Saturday...
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Jacksonville Jaguars running back Leonard Fournette, left, gives wide receiver Marqise Lee (11) a handshake after Lee was injured during the first half of an NFL preseason football game against the Atlanta Falcons, Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018, in Jacksonville, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)
August 25, 2018 - 8:13 pm
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars might have lost their No. 1 receiver for the season. Marqise Lee, who led the team in receptions in 2017, injured his left knee in a 17-6 victory against Atlanta in the preseason Saturday night and could be out for the year. Lee was carted off the...
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Chicago Bears' Kevin White celebrates his touchdown catch during the first half of a preseason NFL football game against the Kansas City Chiefs Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Annie Rice)
August 25, 2018 - 3:50 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Bears coach Matt Nagy decided to rest his starters for the next-to-last preseason game rather than use it as the customary regular-season tuneup. And the backups proved that they're also ready for the regular season. Backup quarterback Chase Daniel directed touchdown drives on the...
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Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon watches from the sideline during the first half of the team's NFL preseason football game against the Philadelphia Eagles, Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane)
August 25, 2018 - 2:58 pm
BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Josh Gordon got the go-ahead from the NFL to practice. Now one of his hamstrings is holding him back. The former Pro Bowl wide receiver, whose career has been derailed by drug and alcohol addictions, was released by the league on Saturday to resume all on-field activities with...
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Ohio State football coach Urban Meyer answers questions during a news conference in Columbus, Ohio, Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2018. Ohio State suspended Meyer on Wednesday for three games for mishandling domestic violence accusations, punishing one of the sport's most prominent leaders for keeping an assistant on staff for several years after the coach's wife accused him of abuse. Athletic director Gene Smith was suspended from Aug. 31 through Sept. 16. (AP Photo/Paul Vernon)
August 25, 2018 - 9:37 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A week before Ohio State's season opener, few in Columbus have been able to focus on football. Not many are talking about the new starting quarterback or how to best use the two elite running backs. Instead, the discussion has been about domestic violence, misplaced loyalty,...
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Ohio State University President Michael Drake offers words to football coach Urban Meyer, who leaves the stage following a news conference in Columbus, Ohio, Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2018. Ohio State suspended Meyer on Wednesday for three games for mishandling domestic violence accusations, punishing one of the sport's most prominent leaders for keeping an assistant on staff for several years after the coach's wife accused him of abuse. Athletic director Gene Smith was suspended from Aug. 31 through Sept. 16. (AP Photo/Paul Vernon)
August 24, 2018 - 10:29 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Amid withering criticism of his failing to more directly address domestic abuse issues at a news conference earlier this week, suspended Ohio State coach Urban Meyer issued an apology Friday to the ex-wife of a former assistant coach who was suspected of abusing her. Meyer,...
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