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Philadelphia Eagles defensive end Michael Bennett celebrates after a strip sack on New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning during the first half of an NFL football game Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018, in East Rutherford, N.J. The Giants recovered the fumble on the play. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
October 12, 2018 - 2:05 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The champions got their swagger back. After a pair of tough losses, the Philadelphia Eagles rebounded with a dominant performance on the road against a division rival and dismissed talk of a Super Bowl hangover. Carson Wentz and Co. aren't going anywhere. They proved it in a 34-...
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Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson (3) lands after being sacked by Los Angeles Rams defensive tackle Aaron Donald (99) as Rams' Ndamukong Suh, left, and Seahawks' J.R. Sweezy, second from left, come down on the play during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Scott Eklund)
October 12, 2018 - 9:15 am
Many an NFL opponent has had a game plan waylaid by the speed, strength and instinct of Aaron Donald over his not-yet-five-full seasons in the league. The 6-foot-1, 280-pound kingpin of the Los Angeles Rams' defense was a unanimous pick for the best defensive tackle in the NFL by a panel of 10...
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Philadelphia Eagles' Jalen Mills (31) defends against New York Giants' Odell Beckham (13) during the second half of an NFL football game Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018, in East Rutherford, N.J. The Eagles won 34-13. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)
October 11, 2018 - 10:09 pm
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — After last week's last-second loss against Carolina, Giants coach Pat Shurmur said he was "done" talking about Odell Beckham Jr. and his critical comments about the team. Six games into his first season, Shurmur still can't shake the OBJ questions. It's talk of a...
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Philadelphia Eagles' Nigel Bradham (53) celebrates after sacking New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning during the second half of an NFL football game Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018, in East Rutherford, N.J. The Eagles won 34-13. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
October 11, 2018 - 10:04 pm
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Breathe a little easier Philadelphia and surrounding areas. The Eagles are back and looking super. Just goes to show you what a little urgency, some big plays — and a timely game against the New York Giants can do for the defending Super Bowl champions. Carson Wentz...
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Former NFL football quarterback Colin Kaepernick is seated on stage during W.E.B. Du Bois Medal ceremonies, Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018, at Harvard University, in Cambridge, Mass. Kaepernick is among eight recipients of Harvard University's W.E.B. Du Bois Medals in 2018. Harvard has awarded the medal since 2000 to people whose work has contributed to African and African-American culture. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
October 11, 2018 - 2:26 pm
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick and comedian Dave Chappelle are among eight people being saluted by Harvard University for their contributions to black history and culture. The eight recipients of the W.E.B. Du Bois Medal are being honored Thursday afternoon by the...
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October 10, 2018 - 1:55 pm
(CBS News) -- A coroner has concluded that Dylan Thomas, a Georgia high school linebacker, died late last month due to cardiac arrest caused by a head injury, CBS affiliate WMAZ reports. Coroner Terrell Moody's report said Thomas was pronounced dead at a hospital on September 30 — two days after he...
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October 10, 2018 - 11:26 am
The USFL helped change professional football in just three years of existence. The spring league that featured such stars as Herschel Walker, Steve Young, Jim Kelly and future President Donald Trump is the subject of a new book by bestselling author Jeff Pearlman. "Football for a Buck: The Crazy...
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Los Angeles Rams quarterback Jared Goff runs to greets fans after an NFL football game against the Seattle Seahawks, Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Scott Eklund)
October 09, 2018 - 2:13 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Through five weeks, the Los Angeles Rams have handled every challenge thrown their way. Doesn't matter if they've been involved in blowouts, shootouts or close games that come down to the final moments, the results have all been the same: another Rams win. And because of that, they...
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October 09, 2018 - 1:10 pm
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — George Taliaferro, the star running back for Indiana who in 1949 became the first black player drafted by an NFL team, has died at 91. Senior associate athletic director Jeremy Gray said Tuesday the Hoosiers had spoken with Taliaferro's family about his death in Mason, Ohio...
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FILE - In this July 14, 1997, file photo, San Diego Chargers owner Alex Spanos poses in front of the Spanos Park development in Stockton, Calif. Alex Spanos, who used his fortune from construction and real estate to buy the Chargers in 1984, died Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018. He was 95. (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)
October 09, 2018 - 10:51 am
STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) — Alex Spanos, the son of Greek immigrants who used a self-made fortune from construction and real estate to buy the Chargers in 1984, died Tuesday. He was 95. The Chargers announced Spanos' death. Faye Spanos, his wife, died in August at 92. After building a nationwide...
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