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Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck (12) passes through the defense of Seattle Seahawks defensive end Rasheem Green during the first half of an NFL football preseason game, Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear)
August 09, 2018 - 10:09 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Andrew Luck returned to game action for the first time since the final week of the 2016 season, leading Indianapolis on a pair of field-goal drives in just over a quarter in the Colts' 19-17 victory over the Seattle Seahawks on Thursday night. The reintroduction of Luck as the Colts...
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Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton, center, gives a pep talk to his team before taking the field prior to an NFL football game against the Buffalo Bills, Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018, in Orchard Park, N.Y. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
August 09, 2018 - 7:35 pm
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Bills receiver Kelvin Benjamin's feud with former teammate Panthers quarterback Cam Newton continued before and during Carolina's preseason-opening 28-23 win against Buffalo on Thursday night. First, the two exchanged words on the field about 90 minutes before kickoff...
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Miami Dolphins defensive end Robert Quinn (94) raises his right fist during the singing of the national anthem, before the team's NFL preseason football game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018, in Miami Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
August 09, 2018 - 6:04 pm
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Kenny Stills and two other Miami Dolphins protested during the national anthem before Thursday's exhibition game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Receivers Stills and Albert Wilson kneeled behind teammates lined up standing along the sideline. Defensive end Robert Quinn...
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Detroit Lions head coach Matt Patricia talks with Oakland Raiders head coach Jon Gruden before training camp practice on Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018 in Napa, Calif. (Detroit Lions via AP)
August 09, 2018 - 4:05 pm
"Chucky" is back on the sideline at the Coliseum. Jon Gruden makes his return for the Oakland Raiders when they host the Detroit Lions in their exhibition debut on Friday night. Gruden last coached a home contest in Oakland on Jan. 12, 2001, when the Raiders beat the Jets 38-24 in a playoff game...
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Alabama quarterback Jalen Hurts signs an autograph for Brody Bankston after the NCAA college football team's practice, Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018, in Tuscaloosa, Ala. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)
August 08, 2018 - 4:17 pm
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama coach Nick Saban responded Wednesday to quarterback Jalen Hurts, saying the QB's recent comments about his treatment by the staff aren't an issue for the team and won't have any bearing on the competition for the starting job. Hurts expressed some disappointment...
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Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck (12) throws during practice at the NFL team's football training camp in Westfield, Ind., Monday, Aug. 6, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
August 07, 2018 - 12:56 pm
WESTFIELD, Ind. (AP) — Andrew Luck spent two straight offseasons contemplating how it would feel to play football again. He'll find out Thursday night. Coach Frank Reich announced Tuesday that Luck would start and could play most of the first quarter in the Indianapolis Colts' preseason opener at...
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Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Nick Foles speaks with members of the media during NFL football training camp Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
August 07, 2018 - 10:23 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Nick Foles has missed three straight practices because of muscle spasms near his shoulder and neck and Carson Wentz still isn't participating in 11-on-11 drills for the Philadelphia Eagles. Foles' injury isn't considered serious, but it's uncertain whether the Super Bowl MVP...
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In this Monday, Aug. 6, 2016 photo, Ohio State fans listen to a speaker at a rally in support of coach Urban Meyer outside Ohio Stadium in Columbus, Ohio. Ohio State opened part of practice to the media on Tuesday, Aug 7, for the first time since coach Urban Meyer was put on paid leave, but other coaches and players remained off-limits for interviews. (AP Photo/Mitch Stacy)
August 07, 2018 - 10:06 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State is trying to get back to business as usual while coach Urban Meyer is on paid leave, opening part of Tuesday's practice to the media even as coaches and players remained off-limits for interviews. The first half hour of the Buckeyes' fourth practice was open for...
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Philadelphia Eagles head coach Doug Pederson walks onto the field during NFL football training camp Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018 in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
August 07, 2018 - 7:58 am
Philadelphia Eagles coach Doug Pederson says former Green Bay Packers coach Mike Sherman encouraged him to pursue a coaching career by starting out at the high school level to find out if he had a passion to teach the sport. Pederson tells guest host Rob Maaddi in the latest episode of "PodcastOne...
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LSU quarterback Joe Burrow (9) runs through drills during their NCAA college football practice in Baton Rouge, La., Monday, Aug. 6, 2018. The former Ohio State quarterback played behind the dynamic J.T. Barrett for two seasons. Burrow will compete for a starting job with the Tigers, who are installing a spread attack under new offensive coordinator Steve Ensminger. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
August 06, 2018 - 11:25 pm
Coach Jim Harbaugh couldn't pass up a chance to deliver a coy response when asked about the quarterback situation at Michigan. Going by numbers alone, there may not be much of a contest. Mississippi transfer Shea Patterson could be the new starter behind center this season. Out of the SEC and into...
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