CLEVELAND (AP) — Baker Mayfield's season is on pause for the moment — and may be for a while. That doesn't mean the Browns have to slow down as well.
CRANBERRY TOWNSHIP, Pa. (AP) — Pittsburgh Penguins star Sidney Crosby still isn't sure when he will be cleared to return after he had left wrist surgery last month.
PITTSBURGH, Pa. – The Pitt football team reached the halfway mark after a 28-7 win over Virginia Tech that improved the Panthers’ record to 5-1 and sprung them into the Top 25 for the first time this season. The second half begins on Saturday when an unranked Clemson team visits Heinz Field.
It’s been more than a week since Jon Gruden resigned as head coach of the Las Vegas Raiders, and the NFL seems more than happy to sweep the whole incident under the rug.
STATE COLLEGE – Penn State starting quarterback Sean Clifford practiced on Wednesday, nearly two weeks after an undisclosed injury caused him to miss two-and-a-half quarters of the Nittany Lions’ Oct. 9 contest at Iowa.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Two years after a contract appeared near to keep the Saints football team in New Orleans for decades, Gov. John Bel Edwards' administration is trying to persuade legislative leaders to commit to putting up the cash for Superdome upgrades central to those plans.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield will sit out Thursday's game against the Denver Broncos with a painful left shoulder injury and backup Case Keenum will start.
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Washington State fired football coach Nick Rolovich and four of his assistants on Monday for refusing a state mandate that all employees get vaccinated against COVID-19, making him the first major college coach to lose his job over vaccination status.
RENTON, Wash. (AP) — The Seattle Seahawks say tests on linebacker Darrell Taylor’s neck have come back clear and are not ruling him out of playing next Monday against the New Orleans Saints.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Browns running back Kareem Hunt will likely miss more than a month with a “significant” calf injury sustained in Sunday’s loss to Arizona, one of numerous injuries to key players on Cleveland’s roster.
Following a week off, Pitt got back to business as the Panthers stomped on Virginia Tech, 28-7, at Lane Stadium. The Panthers hadn’t won in Blacksburg since Pat Narduzzi’s first season in 2015 and were shut out 28-0 in their last trip there in 2019.
FORT WORTH, Texas — Kyle Larson claimed the first of four championship-contending spots in NASCAR’s season finale with a dominating victory at Texas on Sunday to start the round of eight in the playoffs.
Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker Alex Highsmith (56) pressures Seattle Seahawks quarterback Geno Smith (7) in the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 17, 2021, in Pittsburgh.
PITTSBURGH — Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin insists there is nothing “mystical” to the way outside linebacker T.J. Watt goes about his business.
Seattle Seahawks running back Alex Collins (41) rushes past Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker Alex Highsmith (56) in the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 17, 2021, in Pittsburgh.
Seattle Seahawks running back Travis Homer (25) gets past diving Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Joe Haden (23) in the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 17, 2021, in Pittsburgh.
Pittsburgh Steelers running back Najee Harris (22) tries to leap over Seattle Seahawks cornerback D.J. Reed as he runs the ball during the second half an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 17, 2021, in Pittsburgh.
CLEVELAND — Kyler Murray threw four touchdown passes as the Arizona Cardinals remained the NFL’s only unbeaten team and continued their best start since 1974 — without coach Kliff Kingsbury on Sunday — with a 37-14 win over the battered, reeling Cleveland Browns.
LSU and coach Ed Orgeron have agreed to part ways after this season, 21 months after he led the Tigers to a national championship with what is considered one of the greatest teams in college football history.
Cincinnati moved up to No. 2 behind Georgia in The Associated Press college football poll Sunday, the first time a team from outside the traditional power conferences has been ranked that high since 2010.
ATLANTA (AP) — A couple of clutch swings from breakout slugger Austin Riley got the underdog Atlanta Braves off to a fast start in the NL Championship Series.
BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Kenny Pickett threw two touchdown passes and rushed for a score to lead Pittsburgh to a 28-7 victory over Virginia Tech on Saturday.
Penn State's James Franklin denied any of his defensive players pretended to be injured during the Iowa game — detailing each one who went down — in response to Hawkeyes coach Kirk Ferentz indicating he was suspicious of some of the stoppages in play.
When Shad Khan set out more than a decade ago to become the first member of an ethnic minority to own an NFL team, the Pakistani-American heard the scuttlebutt.
STATE COLLEGE – Penn State starting defensive tackle PJ Mustipher is out for the season with an injury, Nittany Lions coach James Franklin confirmed following the team’s practice on Wednesday.
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Since quarterback Sean Clifford arrived on campus, Penn State has never been without his services for an extended period.
CLEVELAND — LeBron James hasn’t played for the Cavaliers since 2017. His presence remains, taunting the organization as a reminder of its past and current status.
TAMPA, Fla. — Tristan Jarry had 26 saves, Danton Heinen and Brian Boyle scored early second-period goals, and the short-handed Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Stanley Cup champion Tampa Bay Lightning 6-2 in the regular-season opener on Tuesday night.
PITTSBURGH — JuJu Smith-Schuster’s combination of tenacity and almost theatrical joy endeared the wide receiver to the Pittsburgh Steelers’ coaching staff since the moment he arrived in 2017 as the youngest player in the NFL.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Tristan Jarry had 26 saves, Danton Heinen and Brian Boyle scored early second-period goals, and the short-handed Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Stanley Cup champion Tampa Bay Lightning 6-2 in the regular-season opener on Tuesday night.
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. — In putting the finishing touches on Buffalo’s most resonating win of the season, cornerback Tre’Davious White made his way to the sideline after recovering Patrick Mahomes’ fumble with a message to the few Chiefs fans who remained.
PITTSBURGH — After a week off, the Pitt football team will resume play on Saturday when the Panthers travel to Blacksburg to face Virginia Tech at 3:30 p.m.
Jon Gruden has resigned as coach of the Las Vegas Raiders after emails he sent before being hired in 2018 contained racist, homophobic and misogynistic comments.
Jon Gruden is out as coach of the Las Vegas Raiders after emails he sent before being hired in 2018 contained racist, homophobic and misogynistic comments.
BOSTON (AP) — Kenya's Benson Kipruto won the pandemic-delayed Boston Marathon on Monday when the race returned from a 30-month absence with a smaller, socially distanced feel and moved from the spring for the first time in its 125-year history.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Bills quarterback Josh Allen scrambled to the left on the mushy turf in Arrowhead Stadium, saw the Chiefs defensive back go low for the tackle and made like an Olympian by leaping over him for a first down.