Saturday, October 21, 2017

Football

This Dec. 24, 2016 photo shows San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick talking during a news conference after an NFL football game against the Los Angeles Rams.

BY JIMMY GOLEN Let’s assume that Colin Kaepernick is better than several quarterbacks — backups, and even starters — who have managed to find jobs on NFL rosters this season. ...
In this Oct. 1, 2017, photo, Dallas Cowboys' Ezekiel Elliott stands on the field during warmups before an NFL football game against the Los Angeles Rams in Arlington, Texas.

BY SCHUYLER DIXON Attorneys for Dallas Cowboys star Ezekiel Elliott are set for an emergency hearing in federal court in New York as they try again to stop the running ...
Tennessee Titans inside linebacker Wesley Woodyard (59) knocks Indianapolis Colts quarterback Jacoby Brissett (7) out of bounds to stop a Colts' drive late in the fourth quarter of an NFL football game Monday, Oct. 16, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn.

BY TERESA M. WALKER NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Wesley Woodyard squatted and folded his arms as his Tennessee teammates bowed in front of the veteran linebacker near midfield in celebration, ...
In this June 7, 2017 file photo, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker speaks to reporters during a news conference in Madison, Wis.

BY TODD RICHMOND MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker says he thinks NFL players should stop protesting during the national anthem and instead speak out against domestic violence. ...
Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston, right, is tackled by Arizona Cardinals outside linebacker Chandler Jones (55) and inside linebacker Haason Reddick (43) during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017, in Glendale, Ariz.

BY HOWARD FENDRICH Aaron Rodgers might be done for the season with a broken collarbone . Colin Kaepernick filed a grievance , saying NFL owners colluded to keep him out ...
In this Sept. 27, 2015, file photo, NBC sportscaster Al Michaels stands on the field before an NFL football game between the Detroit Lions and the Denver Broncos in Detroit.

DENVER (AP) — NBC play-by-play man Al Michaels has quickly apologized after making a joke about Harvey Weinstein during “Sunday Night Football.” Michaels mused in the middle of the third ...
This Dec. 24, 2016 photo shows San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick talking during a news conference after an NFL football game against the Los Angeles Rams.

NEW YORK (AP) — Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick filed a grievance against the NFL on Sunday, alleging that he remains unsigned as a result of collusion by ...
Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers (12) lies on the ground after being hit by Minnesota Vikings outside linebacker Anthony Barr (55) in the first half of an NFL football game in Minneapolis, Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017.

Aaron Rodgers’ season may have ended after an injury, just a week after the same thing happened to J.J. Watt and Odell Beckham Jr. It’s been a painful stretch for ...
In this Oct. 7, 2017, file photo, Penn State quarterback Tommy Stevens catches a touchdown pass during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Northwestern in Evanston, Illinois.

BY RALPH D. RUSSO Penn State has climbed to No. 2 in The Associated Press College football poll behind unanimous No. 1 Alabama after a wild weekend of upsets gave ...
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) throws a pass during the first half of an NFL football game against the New York Jets, Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017, in East Rutherford, N.J.

BY DENNIS WASZAK Jr. EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Tom Brady’s record-setting victory was hardly smooth and easy. It also wasn’t the prettiest of his 187 regular-season wins. Brady, who ...
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