NFL football

Washington Redskins quarterback Alex Smith, bottom, reacts after an injury during the second half of an NFL football game against the Houston Texans, Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018, in Landover, Md. (AP Photo/Mark Tenally)
November 18, 2018 - 5:16 pm
LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — Alex Smith seemed to know immediately this was bad. Really, really bad. He covered his face with both hands, then a white towel, before his fractured right leg was placed in an air cast and he was carted off the field. One of his predecessors as quarterback of the Washington...
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Houston Texans strong safety Justin Reid (20) intercepts a pass and runs 102 yards for a touchdown during the first half of an NFL football game against the Washington Redskins, Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018, in Landover, Md. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
November 18, 2018 - 4:42 pm
LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — Justin Reid intercepted the ball in the end zone and saw nothing but green grass in front of him. "I saw the daylight and I have to hit it," Reid said. "I wasn't going to let anyone stop me." No one's stopping the Houston Texans right now. Reid's 101-yard interception return...
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Dallas Cowboys kicker Brett Maher and teammates celebrate his field goal for a 22-19 victory over the Atlanta Falcons as time expired in an NFL football game Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018, in Atlanta. Falcons' Julio Jones lies on the ground after trying to block the attempt. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
November 18, 2018 - 4:00 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Brett Maher shook off a missed extra point and kicked a 42-yard field goal on the final play, giving Dallas a 22-19 victory over the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday after the Cowboys squandered a 10-point lead in the fourth quarter. Ezekiel Elliott had a huge day for the Cowboys in what...
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November 18, 2018 - 11:40 am
Ravens rookie quarterback Lamar Jackson is poised to make his first career NFL start with Joe Flacco out when Baltimore hosts the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday. Flacco, a 11-year veteran, is inactive with a right hip injury, so coach John Harbaugh turned to Jackson over Robert Griffin III to start...
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November 18, 2018 - 10:59 am
So where are the Patriots, Bills, Jets and Dolphins this week? On byes. In a rarity for the NFL, the entire AFC East is off in Week 11. Also not playing this week are San Francisco (2-8) and Cleveland (3-6-1). The Patriots (7-3) have a two-game lead over Miami (5-5) in a division New England has...
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Louisiana Lafayette forward JaKeenan Gant, left, tries to rebound against Kansas guard Marcus Garrett (0) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Lawrence, Kan., Friday, Nov. 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
November 16, 2018 - 9:56 pm
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Lagerald Vick had declared for the NBA draft and Kansas had moved on without him, recruiting a trio of backcourt players to take his place and planning for the upcoming season. Then Vick changed his mind and returned for his senior year. Good thing for the Jayhawks. Vick hit...
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President Donald Trump presents the Presidential Medal of Freedom to Miriam Adelson during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House, in Washington, Friday, Nov. 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
November 16, 2018 - 3:12 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Friday recognized a major Republican Party donor and six other "extraordinary Americans" with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest honor the nation reserves for a civilian. Individuals who make "outstanding contributions to American life and...
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FILE - In this Oct. 7, 2018, file photo, Baltimore Ravens' Justin Tucker kicks a 44-yard field goal during the first half of the team's NFL football game against the Cleveland Browns in Cleveland. Tucker, the most accurate kicker in league history at 90.1 percent, received 92 points in a 10-points-to-one-point system with six of 10 first-place votes from a panel of Associated Press football writers. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane, File)
November 16, 2018 - 12:34 am
Justin Tucker stunned everyone with a miss. The Baltimore Ravens' two-time All-Pro kicker is so good that nobody could believe it when he sliced a game-tying extra point wide right in a 24-23 loss to the Saints last month. It was Tucker's first career miss after nailing 222 straight. Despite the...
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Seattle Seahawks tight end Nick Vannett (81) gets horizontal above Green Bay Packers cornerback Tramon Williams, lower-center, as Vannett carries the ball just short of the goal line against the Green Bay Packers during the first half of an NFL football game, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear)
November 15, 2018 - 10:26 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Russell Wilson threw for 225 yards and his 15-yard touchdown pass to Ed Dickson with 5:08 left was the difference in the Seattle Seahawks' 27-24 victory over the Green Bay Packers on Thursday night. In a key matchup in the race for the two NFC wild-card spots, Seattle (5-5) snapped a...
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In this file photo from Tuesday, April 8, 2014, Miles Scott, dressed as Batkid, gestures as he sits in the Batmobile after throwing the ceremonial first pitch before a baseball game between the San Francisco Giants and the Arizona Diamondbacks in San Francisco. On the five-year anniversary of then-5-year-old Miles Scott capturing the hearts of millions by saving the day in San Francisco as Batkid, his Make-A-Wish Foundation dream accomplished at last, the fifth-grader is thriving. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, Pool)
November 15, 2018 - 9:46 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco's beloved Batkid is cancer-free and thriving. On the five-year anniversary of the day that then-5-year-old Miles Scott captured the hearts of millions by saving the day in San Francisco as "Batkid" — his Make-A-Wish Foundation dream accomplished at last — the...
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