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FILE - In this April 14, 2016, file photo, University of Southern California's new athletic director Lynn Swann pauses during his appointment news conference at the USC campus in Los Angeles. Southern California athletic director Swann has resigned. USC President Carol L. Folt announced the decision in a letter Monday, Sept. 9, 2019. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)
September 09, 2019 - 2:21 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Southern California athletic director Lynn Swann resigned Monday after three tumultuous years on the job at his alma mater. New USC President Carol Folt announced the decision in a letter expressing her "sincere appreciation" for the former Trojans receiver. "Lynn has been a...
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Cleveland Browns wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. (13) avoids Tennessee Titans cornerback Adoree' Jackson (25) during the first half in an NFL football game Sunday, Sept. 8, 2019, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane)
September 09, 2019 - 8:51 am
CLEVELAND (AP) — The NFL plans to speak with Browns star Odell Beckham Jr. about wearing a watch during Sunday's game. The flashy, fashionable wide receiver sported an expensive watch — worth over $250,000 — during his debut Sunday with Cleveland, which was rolled 43-13 by the Tennessee Titans...
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Campaign signs for Republican House candidate Dan Bishop and Democratic House candidate Dan McCready, are shown in in Waxhaw, NC, outside Charlotte, Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019. McCready faces Bishop in a special election for a vacant house seat Tuesday. National Democratic and Republican leaders are breathlessly watching Tuesday’s special election for an empty House seat from North Carolina for early clues about next year’s presidential and congressional races. But for the two candidates, the race is less glamour than grind. (AP Photo/Alan Fram)
September 08, 2019 - 10:44 pm
MONROE, N.C. (AP) — National Democratic and Republican leaders are breathlessly watching Tuesday's special election for an empty House seat from North Carolina for early clues about next year's presidential and congressional races. But for the two candidates, the race is less glamour than grind...
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New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady passes under pressure from Pittsburgh Steelers defenders T.J. Watt (90), Cameron Heyward (97) and Bud Dupree (48) in the first half an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 8, 2019, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
September 08, 2019 - 8:36 pm
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The New England Patriots trolled the Pittsburgh Steelers on Saturday and then blew them out Sunday night. A day after the acquiring former Steelers malcontent Antonio Brown, the defending Super Bowl champions showed they might not even need him, getting 341 yards and three...
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Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray reacts with wide receiver Christian Kirk (13) during the final seconds of an NFL football game against the Detroit Lions, Sunday, Sept. 8, 2019, in Glendale, Ariz. The Lions and Cardinals played to a 27-27 tie in overtime. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)
September 08, 2019 - 7:31 pm
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Kyler Murray had already produced a few storybook moments during his first game as an NFL quarterback and seemed on the verge of another in overtime. On third down, the Arizona Cardinals rookie bounced around for a moment and then fired a pass over the middle. The ball...
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Dallas Cowboys' Dak Prescott (4) celebrates a touchdown as New York Giants linebacker Markus Golden (44) walks away in the first half of a NFL football game in Arlington, Texas, Sunday, Sept. 8, 2019. (AP Photo/Ron Jenkins)
September 08, 2019 - 5:03 pm
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Ezekiel Elliott's workload in the opener didn't matter much after the Dallas Cowboys running back missed the entire preseason in a holdout. Now there are more questions about how soon quarterback Dak Prescott will get the big payday his backfield mate enjoyed just four days...
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Los Angeles Chargers running back Austin Ekeler (30) celebrates after scoring the winning touchdown during overtime in an NFL football game against the Indianapolis Colts Sunday, Sept. 8, 2019, in Carson, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
September 08, 2019 - 4:33 pm
CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Austin Ekeler scored three touchdowns, including the winner on a 7-yard run with 5:01 remaining in overtime, to give the Los Angeles Chargers a 30-24 victory over the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday. The Chargers got the ball to start overtime and went 75 yards on eight plays...
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Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield sits on the sidelines during the second half in an NFL football game against the Tennessee Titans, Sunday, Sept. 8, 2019, in Cleveland. The Titans won 43-13. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane)
September 08, 2019 - 4:17 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Browns' highly anticipated opener turned into one giant, yellow flag. Talk about a false start. The Browns were called for 18 penalties — their most since 1951 — and quarterback Baker Mayfield injured his right hand while being sacked for a safety and throwing three...
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Buffalo Bills' Josh Allen (17) runs past New York Jets' Henry Anderson (96) for a touchdown during the second half of an NFL football game Sunday, Sept. 8, 2019, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)
September 08, 2019 - 1:38 pm
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Josh Allen threw a 38-yard touchdown pass to John Brown with 3 minutes left, and the Buffalo Bills rallied from a 16-point second-half deficit to stun the New York Jets 17-16 in the season opener Sunday. After struggling to get much going on offense, the Bills (1-0)...
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Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota (8) hands off the ball to running back Derrick Henry (22) for a 1-yard touchdown during the first half in an NFL football game against the Cleveland Browns, Sunday, Sept. 8, 2019, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/David Richard)
September 08, 2019 - 1:34 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — Maybe Marcus Mariota and the Titans deserved all the hype. Tennessee's quarterback threw three touchdown passes — one a stunning 75-yarder to big back Derrick Henry — and the Titans rolled to a 43-13 rout Sunday over the Cleveland Browns, who fell flat on their faces in their...
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