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October 30, 2018 - 3:37 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — In a story Oct. 29 about developments in the aftermath of the synagogue shooting in Pittsburgh, The Associated Press erroneously reported the professional position of Cecil and David Rosenthal's sister. She is state Rep. Dan Frankel's former chief of staff, not his current chief...
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New Orleans Saints cornerback P.J. Williams returns an interception 45-yards for a touchdown during the second half of an NFL football game against the Minnesota Vikings, Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)
October 28, 2018 - 11:27 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — No miraculous play was needed for New Orleans to win this game in Minnesota, no where-were-you moment that instantly went viral. Drew Brees and the Saints simply scored some revenge for their last-second loss in the playoffs last season by taking advantage of two key turnovers,...
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Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers (12) throws a pass under pressure from Los Angeles Rams defensive tackle Aaron Donald (99) during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Denis Poroy)
October 28, 2018 - 4:14 pm
The Latest on Week 8 in the NFL on Sunday (all times EDT): 5:10 p.m. The Los Angeles Rams are trailing after the first quarter for the first time this season, thanks to Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers. Jamaal Williams scored on a 1-yard TD plunge after back-to-back big throws by Rodgers,...
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October 28, 2018 - 2:55 pm
Raiders safety Reggie Nelson was benched by coach Jon Gruden for Oakland's game against the visiting Indianapolis Colts. Nelson had played in 82 consecutive regular-season games before being a healthy scratch on Sunday. Left guard Kelechi Osemele also was inactive for Oakland, missing a third...
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Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz (11) skips out of a tackle during the second half of an NFL football game against Jacksonville Jaguars at Wembley stadium in London, Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
October 28, 2018 - 1:34 pm
LONDON (AP) — After watching a fourth-quarter lead slip away twice this season, Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz didn't want to see it happen again. Thanks to his defense, it didn't. The Eagles held onto a 24-18 victory at Wembley Stadium on Sunday after the Jacksonville Jaguars were...
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October 27, 2018 - 8:58 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars say four players were detained over restitution of a bill in London. The Jaguars (3-4) play Philadelphia (3-4) at Wembley Stadium on Sunday. The incident reportedly happened early Saturday following what typically is an off night for players. The teams says "...
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Law enforcement run with a person on a stretcher at the scene where multiple people were shot, Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018, at the Tree of Life Congregation in Pittsburgh's Squirrel Hill neighborhood. (Alexandra Wimley/Pittsburgh Post-Gazette via AP)
October 27, 2018 - 5:20 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Latest on a deadly shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue (all times local): 6:10 p.m. President Donald Trump says he will be going to Pittsburgh in the wake of a mass shooting at a synagogue. Speaking to reporters in southern Illinois before a rally, Trump confirmed he would go...
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Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive back Jordan Whitehead (31) hits Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield (6) during the second half of an NFL football game Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018, in Tampa, Fla. A person familiar with NFL discipline says Tampa Bay safety Jordan Whitehead is expected to be fined for his helmet-to-helmet hit on Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield. Whitehead struck a sliding Mayfield in the fourth quarter and should've been flagged for unnecessary roughness or unsportsmanlike conduct, said the person who spoke Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018, to the Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the league has not commented on calls from last week’s games. (AP Photo/Jason Behnken)
October 26, 2018 - 6:15 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — The NFL flagged itself for blowing the call on the nasty helmet-to-helmet hit put on Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield. The league said Friday that Tampa Bay safety Jordan Whitehead should have penalized for striking Mayfield in the side of the helmet in last Sunday's 26-23...
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Houston Texans wide receiver Will Fuller (15) pulls in a pass from quarterback Deshaun Watson for a touchdown during the second half of an NFL football game against the Miami Dolphins, Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)
October 26, 2018 - 11:41 am
HOUSTON (AP) — Texans receiver Will Fuller has a torn knee ligament and will miss the rest of the season. He was injured during the fourth quarter of Houston's win over Miami on Thursday night. He became entangled with a defender and tumbled to the ground. Coach Bill O'Brien said Friday he doesn't...
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FILE - In this Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018, file photo, Baltimore Ravens kicker Justin Tucker, left, walks off the field after missing a point-after attempt in the second half of an NFL football game against the New Orleans Saints, in Baltimore. NFL teams are going for 2-point conversions more than ever this season. Ravens coach John Harbaugh was considering it but played for overtime and lost when Justin Tucker missed the first extra point of his career in a 24-23 loss to the Saints. (AP Photo/Nick Wass, File)
October 25, 2018 - 1:35 am
Two is the new one. NFL teams are going for 2-point conversions more than ever this season. Teams have tried it 59 times through the first seven weeks, converting 35. They're on pace to break the record of 115 attempted in 1994, the year the NFL adopted the 2-point conversion. There have been eight...
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