Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Football

This is a 2017 file photo of Lawrence Timmons, of the Miami Dolphins NFL football team.

BY STEVEN WINE MIAMI (AP) — Linebacker Lawrence Timmons was suspended indefinitely by the Miami Dolphins after he went AWOL on the eve of the team’s season opener. The Dolphins ...
In this Aug. 25, 2012, file photo, Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III (10) talks with teammates Santana Moss (89)) during a preseason NFL football game against the Indianapolis Colts in Landover, Md.

Santana Moss says Robert Griffin III took credit for coach Mike Shanahan and offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan being fired by the Washington Redskins. During his weekly radio appearance on FM-106.7 ...
Detroit Lions quarterback Matt Stafford (9) rushes away form New York Giants' Nat Berhe (29) during the first half of an NFL football game, Monday, Sept. 18, 2017, in East Rutherford, N.J.

BY TOM CANAVAN EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The NFL’s highest paid player has the Detroit Lions rolling into early showdown against the defending NFC champion Atlanta Falcons. How big ...
Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott, right, and Denver Broncos cornerback Aqib Talib exchange jerseys after an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017, in Denver. The Broncos won 42-17.

BY SCHUYLER DIXON FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Ezekiel Elliott was accused of quitting by Hall of Fame running back LaDainian Tomlinson in Dallas’ 42-17 loss to Denver. Cowboys coach Jason ...
This Aug. 9, 2014 file photo shows an NFL logo on a goal post padding before a preseason NFL football game between the Detroit Lions and the Cleveland Browns at Ford Field in Detroit.

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A federal judge overseeing the NFL’s $1 billion concussion settlement with former players says she’s concerned they’re being targeted by claims service providers, lenders and other groups ...
In this image made with a fisheye lens, two Air Force F-35 Lightning II jets from Edwards Air Force Base flyover StubHub Center before the Los Angeles Chargers play the Miami Dolphins in an NFL football game Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017, in Carson, Calif.

BY HOWARD FENDRICH So by the looks of things, maybe — just maybe — the NFL overestimated the appetite for professional football in the Los Angeles area. All of those ...
Denver Broncos cornerback Aqib Talib (21) runs back an interception against the Dallas Cowboys for a touchdown during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017, in Denver.

BY ARNIE STAPLETON DENVER (AP) — Where so many others saw a Super Bowl favorite in Dallas’ swaggering offense with its all-star linemen and pair of backfield superstars, Denver’s defense ...
Green Bay Packers wide receiver Davante Adams (17) prepares to make a touchdown catch against Atlanta Falcons cornerback Robert Alford (23) during the second of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017, in Atlanta.

BY PAUL NEWBERRY ATLANTA (AP) — New season. New stadium. Same ol’ result. Matt Ryan and the Atlanta Falcons picked up where they left off against the Green Bay Packers, ...
Kansas City Chiefs running back Kareem Hunt (27) crosses the goal line to score a touchdown past New England Patriots safety Duron Harmon, center, and linebacker Kyle Van Noy, top right, during the second half of an NFL football game, Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017, in Foxborough, Mass.

BY BARRY WILNER FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Winning at New England when the Patriots are coming off an historic Super Bowl victory is worth getting a little wild over. That’s ...
Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliot participates in at NFL football in Frisco, Texas, Wednesday Sept. 6, 2017.

BY SCHUYLER DIXON FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Ezekiel Elliott practiced fully Wednesday for the first time since leaving the Dallas Cowboys for a lengthy — and ultimately unsuccessful — appeal ...
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