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Cowboys hold on against Vikings for 11th straight win

Published Dec. 1 2016

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Dez Bryant caught four passes for 84 yards and the go-ahead touchdown in the fourth quarter, helping...

MLB players, owners reach verbal labor deal

Published Nov. 30 2016

A person familiar with the negotiations tells The Associated Press negotiators for baseball players and owners have a verbal agreement...

Rodgers tosses 2 TDs, Packers beat Eagles 27-13

Published Nov. 28 2016

Aaron Rodgers threw two touchdown passes to Davante Adams and the Green Bay Packers beat the Philadelphia Eagles 27-13 Monday...


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Speedy Taylor Gabriel leads Falcons past Cardinals 38-19

Published Nov. 27 2016

Taylor Gabriel plays as if he's got something to prove.

Marcus Mariota throws for 2 TDs, Titans hang on to beat Bears 27-21

Published Nov. 27 2016

Marcus Mariota and the Tennessee Titans were hoping the final five games would vault them to the top of the...

No. 2 Ohio State beats No. 3 Michigan in 2OT, 30-27

Published Nov. 26 2016

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Curtis Samuel swept in for a 15-yard touchdown after Ohio State barely converted a fourth-and-1 and...

Antonio Brown scores 3 TDs for Steelers in 28-7 win over Colts

Published Nov. 24 2016

Ben Roethlisberger and Antonio Brown hooked up for three touchdowns Thursday night and the Pittsburgh Steelers' defense shut down the...

Rookies lead Cowboys to 10th straight, 31-26 over Redskins

Published Nov. 24 2016

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Dak Prescott accounted for two touchdowns, fellow rookie Ezekiel Elliott ran for a pair of scores...

Lions beat Vikings 16-13, have sole possession of 1st place

Published Nov. 24 2016

Matt Prater kicked a 40-yard field goal as time expired after Darius Slay returned an interception 13 yards with 30...

Oakland Raiders rally past Houston Texans 27-20 in Mexico City

Published Nov. 22 2016

Derek Carr woke up a struggling Oakland offense by throwing two touchdown passes in the fourth quarter as the Raiders...

Kirk Cousins, Redskins light up Packers in high-flying 42-24 rout

Published Nov. 21 2016

Kirk Cousins went deep late and often, throwing for 375 yards and three touchdowns to lead the Washington Redskins to...

Mike Trout, Kris Bryant Win Baseball's MVP Awards

Published Nov. 17 2016

Trout won the AL MVP award Thursday for the second time in three years, and Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris...

Red Sox pitcher Rick Porcello wins AL CY Young, edges Justin Verlander

Published Nov. 16 2016

For the second straight time as an American League Cy Young Award finalist, the Tigers' ace missed out on a...

Washington Nationals ace Max Scherzer wins NL Cy Young

Published Nov. 16 2016

Max Scherzer of the Washington Nationals has become the sixth pitcher to win the Cy Young Award in both leagues,...

Manning throws 3 TDs as gambling Giants beat Bengals

Published Nov. 15 2016

Eli Manning threw his third touchdown pass of the game on a fourth-down gamble by coach rookie Ben McAdoo,...

Carson Wentz earns first comeback win, Eagles beat Falcons 24-15

Published Nov. 13 2016

Wentz got a big assist from Ryan Mathews and a resurgent run game to rally the Philadelphia Eagles past the...

Titans score 21 points in 1st quarter, rout Packers 47-25

Published Nov. 13 2016

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Marcus Mariota threw for 295 yards and four touchdowns and the Tennessee Titans routed the Green...

Monday madness ends in Seattle's 31-25 win over Buffalo

Published Nov. 8 2016

Another Monday night of controversy and madness involving the Seattle Seahawks.

Raiders run past Broncos 30-20 for AFC West lead

Published Nov. 6 2016

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - Latavius Murray ran for 114 yards and three touchdowns and the Oakland Raiders showed they were...

Melvin Gordon, defense lead Chargers over Titans, 43-35

Published Nov. 6 2016

Melvin Gordon ran for a career-high 196 yards and scored the go-ahead TD on a 1-yard run, and defensive backs...

Matt Ryan throws for 4 TDs to lead Atlanta Falcons over Tampa Bay 43-28

Published Nov. 3 2016

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Matt Ryan threw for 344 yards and four touchdowns, helping the Atlanta Falcons tighten their grip...

Obama invites World Series champion Cubs to White House

Published Nov. 3 2016

President Barack Obama has invited the World Series champion Chicago Cubs to visit him at the White House.

Cubs return to Chicago hours after winning World Series

Published Nov. 3 2016

The Cubs have returned to sweet home Chicago hours after knocking off the Indians in Cleveland to win their first...