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NFL seeks quick action to get Elliott suspension reinstated

The NFL filed an emergency motion in federal appeals court Friday, hoping to get a swift ruling on its request to overrule a judge...

Watson runs for TD, leads Texans over Bengals 13-9 in debut

CINCINNATI (AP) — Deshaun Watson ran 49 yards for a touchdown in his first NFL start and led the Houston Texans' depleted offense to...

Clemson defense looks to slow Louisville’s Jackson once more

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson saw it all last year from Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson. The Cardinals' quarterback came into Clemson a year ago with...

NFL trying to speed appeal over blocked Elliott suspension

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — The NFL is trying to accelerate the timeline in its appeal of a federal judge's injunction that blocked Dallas running...

College Football Picks: Big 12 looks to back up OU’s big...

Time for the rest of the Big 12 to step up. No. 2 Oklahoma gave the conference a signature victory last week at Ohio State...

Lewis, Moss, Urlacher among first-year nominees for HOF

CANTON, Ohio (AP) — Star linebackers Ray Lewis and Brian Urlacher and game-breaking wide receiver Randy Moss are among 11 first-year eligible players for...

All-America Watch: Penny cashes in; Oliver avoids soph slump

For many college football fans of a certain age, their introduction to The Associated Press All-America team came during Bob Hope's annual TV Christmas...

Juicy matchup in NFL’s opening week: Seahawks at Packers

What a juicy matchup to help kick off the NFL's opening week. The two best teams in the NFC, Green Bay and Seattle —...

The Bryants lead No. 3 Tigers to 14-6 win over No....

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Kelly Bryant ran for two touchdowns after getting knocked hard to the ground and defensive end Austin Bryant had four...

Rudolph, No. 11 Oklahoma State rout South Alabama 44-7

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Mason Rudolph passed for 335 yards and three touchdowns, ran for a score and broke Oklahoma State's career passing mark...

Judge blocks Elliott’s 6-game suspension over domestic case

A federal judge blocked Dallas Cowboys star Ezekiel Elliott's six-game suspension over a domestic violence case Friday, setting the stage for a potentially lengthy...

Super letdown: Patriots routed in 2nd half, Chiefs win 42-27

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — There were big plays all over the field. The Chiefs, not the Patriots, were making them. Alex Smith threw two long...

Widespread transfers leave plenty of teams lacking QB depth

The wave of quarterback transfers across college football has left several Top 25 programs without proven depth at that position. When Florida State's Deandre Francois,...

Cowboys happy to have Elliott, prepared to play without him

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

College football picks: Big games on campus highlight week 2

The college football season opened with marquee matchups in NFL stadiums, giving a bowl-game feel to regular-season games. In week two, it's back to campus,...

Cowboys’ Elliott has suspension upheld, but will play Week 1

SHERMAN, Texas (AP) — An arbitrator denied Dallas running back Ezekiel Elliott's appeal of a six-game suspension in a domestic violence case Tuesday, but...

Florida St drops to No. 10 after loss; Clemson up to...

Florida State slipped all the way to the No. 10 in The Associated Press college football poll after losing to Alabama and losing quarterback...

TOP 25 TAKEAWAYS: Same ol’ Texas; Same ol’ Florida offense

The anticipation for week one of the college football season can only be surpassed by the overreactions to week one of the college football...

Placekickers, backup QBs secure jobs, lots of NFL trades

Decisions on placekickers and backup quarterbacks dominated Saturday's round of NFL moves as the league went to one day of cuts. Lots of established players...

Pettis, Browning lead No. 8 Washington past Rutgers, 30-14

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Dante Pettis woke up No. 8 Washington just before halftime with his sixth career punt return for a touchdown and...

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