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Judge tosses suit by family of hazed player who killed self

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A judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by the family of a 17-year-old Vermont boy who killed himself a year after he was sexually assaulted by teammates on his football team. More>>

Aaron Hernandez had severe CTE; daughter sues NFL, Pats

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Aaron Hernandez's lawyer said the former New England Patriots tight end's brain showed signs of a degenerative brain disease. More>>

Week 4 Preview: Big 12 showdown; Hot seat watch in SEC

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Week 4 of the college football season features 11 ranked teams playing unranked teams on the road. More>>

Rams hold off 49ers 41-39 in rare Thursday night thriller

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What many expected to be a typical Thursday night snoozer between a couple of teams lacking star power turned into quite a thriller. More>>

Time for Broncos to show what they've got in a road show

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It's time for the Broncos to leave the Mile High City and show what they've got in a road show. More>>

Rams use big offensive night to beat 49ers 41-39

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Jared Goff threw for 292 yards and three touchdowns and Todd Gurley ran for two TDs and caught another to help the Los Angeles Rams put up another big offensive performance with a 41-39 victory over the San Francisco 49ers. More>>

Clemson junior QB Kelly Bryant blazing own path with Tigers

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Kelly Bryant has quickly taken away all the worries and concerns Clemson fans, coaches and national analysts might have had over who would replace two-time Heisman Trophy finalist Deshaun Watson. More>>

Nebraska fires athletic director after 5 years

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Nebraska has fired athletic director Shawn Eichorst, abruptly ending a five-year tenure and citing a failure to improve "on-field performance" by the Cornhuskers. More>>

Report: NFL players ask league to support campaign

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Report: NFL players ask league to support campaign for racial equality, criminal justice reform. More>>

Bernie Casey, pro football player turned actor, dies

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Bernie Casey, a professional football player turned actor known for parts in "Revenge of the Nerds" and "I'm Gonna Git You Sucka," has died. More>>

DeMaurice Smith re-elected as head of NFL players' union

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DeMaurice Smith has been re-elected as executive director of the players' union in a special committee vote. More>>

FBS sees huge spike in targeting penalty enforcement so far

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Football Bowl Subdivision sees 73-percent increase in targeting penalties enforced through comparable point in 2016. More>>

Vikings QB uncertainty: Bradford says knee is 'better'

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Minnesota Vikings quarterback Sam Bradford says his left knee is feeling better this week, raising the possibility he'll return from injury after only a one-game absence. More>>

Lewis to winless Bengals: Next job lost will be yours

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Coach Marvin Lewis is telling Bengals players that more changes are coming if they continue to lose, and the next job lost could be theirs. More>>

Dolphins suspend Timmons and acquire Anthony as replacement

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Linebacker Lawrence Timmons has been suspended indefinitely by the Miami Dolphins after he went AWOL on the eve of the team's season opener. More>>

Chiefs take over top spot in AP Pro32 poll; Falcons are 2nd

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Chiefs take over top spot in AP Pro32 poll; Falcons jump to No. 2; 3 AFC West teams among the top 6. More>>

Moss says Griffin gloated about Shanahans being fired

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Santana Moss says Robert Griffin III took credit for coach Mike Shanahan and offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan being fired by the Washington Redskins in 2013. More>>

Nielsen's top programs for Sept. 11-17

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A list of the top 20 prime-time programs in the Nielsen ratings for Sept. 11-17. More>>

10 Things to Know for Wednesday

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Among 10 Things to Know: Mexico struck again; Maria's wrath; Trump vows North Korea's destruction at UN. More>>

Predators target NFL concussion victims, lawyers say

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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 seeking a share of the money. More>>

Healthy(ish) Steelers looking to avoid letdown in Chicago

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Two weeks in and Mike Tomlin's problems are of the NFL first-world variety. More>>

Cowboys' Elliott accused of quitting; Garrett plans chat

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Ezekiel Elliott accused of quitting by Hall of Fame running back LaDainian Tomlinson in Dallas' 42-17 loss to Denver. More>>

Lions rolling into matchup vs Falcons; Giants seeming lost

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Matthew Stafford has the Detroit Lions rolling into early showdown against the defending NFC champion Atlanta Falcons. More>>

Timmons' future with Dolphins uncertain after disappearance

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Miami Dolphins coach Adam Gase declined Monday to discuss linebacker Lawrence Timmons' future with the team, which may be brief. Timmons went AWOL Saturday, the day before the Dolphins' season opener at the Los Angeles Chargers. More>>

Stafford throws for 2 TDs as Lions beat Beckham, Giants

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Stafford throws for 2 TDs as Lions beat Beckham, Giants 24-10. More>>

Texas judge denies NFL bid to reinstate Elliott suspension

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A federal judge in Texas has denied the NFL's request to suspend his injunction that blocked a six-game suspension for Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott. More>>

Odell Beckham Jr. active for New York Giants against Lions

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Odell Beckham Jr. is active for the New York Giants' game against the Detroit Lions. More>>

Fox says Bears sticking with Glennon as starting quarterback

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Chicago Bears coach John Fox says Mike Glennon will start against Pittsburgh despite a rough outing at Tampa Bay that fueled more calls for No. 2 overall draft pick Mitchell Trubisky. More>>

Judge: NFL concussion victims hit with 'deceptive practices'

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A federal judge overseeing the NFL's $1 billion concussion settlement with former players says she's concerned about "deceptive practices" by claims service providers, lenders and other groups seeking a share of the money. More>>

Banged-up Redskins not getting Cravens back this season

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The banged-up Redskins won't have Su'a Cravens for the rest of the season after putting the 22-year-old safety on the reserve/left squad list. More>>

Falcons pass rusher Beasley sidelined with hamstring strain

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The Atlanta Falcons will be without top pass rusher Vic Beasley this week at Detroit. More>>

Cowboys are world's most valuable team at $4.8 billion

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Cowboys are world's most valuable team at $4.8 billion; top NFL list for 11th year in row. More>>

AP Top 25 Heat Check: Balancing good with bad in AP Top 25

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AP Top 25 Heat Check: Balancing good with bad in AP Top 25. More>>

ICYMI in NFL Week 2: Lots of empty seats at 2 games in LA

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In case you missed it in NFL's Week 2: There were plenty of empty seats available for the two NFL games in Los Angeles. More>>

Falcons with a repeat performance in 34-23 win over Packers

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Matt Ryan and the Atlanta Falcons picked up where they left off against the Green Bay Packers, building a big halftime on the way to a dominating 34-23 victory. More>>

Broncos' 42-17 crushing of Cowboys shows they're back

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The Denver Broncos relished the chance to go against the Cowboys' star-studded offense. More>>

Seahawks puzzled by offensive struggles after beating 49ers

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For the second straight season, the Seattle Seahawks are spending the first two weeks of the regular season wondering how an offense with the likes of Russell Wilson, Doug Baldwin and Jimmy Graham has only found the end zone once in two games. More>>

AP Top 25: Defending champion Clemson makes move to No. 2

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Clemson moved up to No. 2 in The Associated Press college football poll, jumping Oklahoma and closing in on Alabama after beating a team ranked in the top-15 for the second straight week. More>>

Patriots right ship with democratic game plan vs. Saints

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The New England Patriots responded to a season-opening loss with a convincing victory highlighted by Tom Brady's 447 yards passing and characterized by contributions from numerous players. More>>

Wilson's escape act helps Seahawks top 49ers 12-9

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Russell Wilson avoided two potential sacks and found Paul Richardson in the front corner of the end zone for a 9-yard touchdown with 7:06 left and the Seattle Seahawks held on for an unsightly 12-9 win over the San Francisco 49ers. More>>

Siemian, Broncos crush Elliott, Cowboys 42-17

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Trevor Siemian throws for four touchdowns and C.J. Anderson rushes for 118 yards in the Denver Broncos' 42-17 rout of the Dallas Cowboys. More>>

The Latest: Falcons' Beasley hurts hamstring against Packers

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The Latest: Eagles lose 2 more secondary players. More>>

Redskins pound Rams on ground in 27-20 victory

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Kirk Cousins threw an 11-yard touchdown pass to Ryan Grant with 1:49 to play to give the Washington Redskins a 27-20 victory Sunday against the Los Angeles Rams and their former offensive coordinator, Sean McVay. More>>

Hunt scores 2 TDs as Chiefs hold on to beat Eagles 27-20

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Kareem Hunt reached the end zone twice, Travis Kelce took a shovel pass 15 yards for the go-ahead touchdown and Kansas City held on to beat Philadelphia 27-20. More>>

Seahawks Bennett continues to sit for anthem in home opener

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Michael Bennett gets ovation inside stadium and support from protesters outside. More>>

Dolphins hold on to spoil Chargers' LA debut, 19-17

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Cody Parkey hit his fourth field goal from 54 yards with 1:05 to play, and the Miami Dolphins rallied in the fourth quarter to spoil the Los Angeles Chargers' home opener with a 19-17 victory. More>>

Brady torches Saints in 36-20 Patriots victory

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Tom Brady has rarely looked better than he did in a 36-20 victory over the Saints. More>>

Steelers shut down Bradford-less Vikings in 26-9 victory

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Steelers shut down Bradford-less Vikings in 26-9 victory. More>>

Winston, Buccaneers' defense shine in 29-7 rout of Bears

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Jameis Winston threw for 204 yards and one touchdown, helping the Tampa Bay Buccaneers return from an unscheduled bye week forced by Hurricane Irma to open the season with a 29-0 rout of the mistake-prone Chicago Bears. More>>

Peppers, Panthers' defense stymies Bills 9-3

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The Carolina defense allowed only three points for the second straight week, and Graham Gano converted three field goals as the Carolina Panthers held on to defeat the Buffalo Bills 9-3 on Sunday. More>>

Brissett starting for Colts against Cardinals

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Jacoby Brissett will start in place of Scott Tolzien at quarterback for the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday against Arizona. More>>

Jay-Z dedicates song to Colin Kaepernick at NYC concert

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Jay-Z performed his first headlining concert in three years in his hometown of New York City on Friday, a show that featured his popular hits and a dedication to outspoken NFL player Colin Kaepernick. More>>

No. 4 USC rallies for double-overtime win over Texas, 27-24

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No. 4 Southern California rallies for a wild 27-24, double-OT victory over Texas. More>>

Week 2 in the NFL starts with Irma ceremonies

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Jacksonville and Tampa Bay began their games with tributes to those affected by Hurricane Irma. More>>

Mississippi State routs No. 12 LSU 37-7

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Nick Fitzgerald threw two touchdown passes and ran for two more scores to help Mississippi State rout No. 12 LSU 37-7. More>>

No. 24 Florida stuns 23rd-ranked Tennessee with Hail Mary

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Feleipe Franks heaved a 63-yard touchdown pass to Tyrie Cleveland as the clock expired, and No. 24 Florida beat 23rd-ranked Tennessee 26-20 in a wild, wacky and sometimes unwatchable rivalry game Saturday. More>>

Lights out! After darkness delay, SDSU edges No. 19 Stanford

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Christian Chapman threw an 8-yard touchdown pass to tight end David Wells with 54 seconds left to lift San Diego State to a 20-17 victory against No. 19 Stanford. More>>

Ferguson leads Memphis to 48-45 upset of No. 25 UCLA

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Riley Ferguson throws for six touchdowns, Memphis defense stiffens down the stretch and the Tigers upset No. 25 UCLA 48-45. More>>

Hurts, No. 1 Alabama outlast Colorado State, 41-23

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Jalen Hurts passed for 248 yards and two long touchdowns and rushed for 103 yards to lead No. 1 Alabama to a 41-23 victory Saturday night over Colorado State. More>>

Mayfield throws 4 TDs as No. 2 Oklahoma tops Tulane 56-14

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Baker Mayfield throws 4 TD passes to help No. 2 Oklahoma top Tulane 56-14. More>>

Washington's Dante Pettis ties NCAA punt return record

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Washington punt returner Dante Pettis has tied the NCAA career record for punt return touchdowns, taking a kick 77 yards for a score in the first quarter against Fresno State. More>>

Rudolph has 5 TD passes, No. 9 Oklahoma St. beats Pitt 59-21

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Mason Rudolph threw five touchdown passes, all in the first half, and No. 9 Oklahoma State drilled Pittsburgh 59-21. More>>

New digs for Falcons as they welcome formidable Packers

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It's a rematch of the NFC title game of last January, but in different Atlanta venue. More>>

With Bradford ailing, Vikings bring up QB Kyle Sloter

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Vikings quarterback Sam Bradford listed as questionable for Sunday's game vs Pittsburgh with knee injury; sign QB Kyle Sloter from practice squad. More>>

BYU QB Tanner Mangum out vs No. 10 Badgers with foot injury

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BYU quarterback Tanner Mangum has injured left foot, will not play against No. 10 Wisconsin; Sophomore Beau Hoge will make his first start. More>>

Court: Ohio rape convict can play football in Saturday game

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A federal appeals court is allowing an Ohio man convicted of rape as a teen to play in a college football game Saturday. More>>

Sandusky's son pleads guilty to child sex abuse allegations

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A son of ex-Penn State University assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky has pleaded guilty to pressuring a teenage girl to send him naked photos and asking her sister for oral sex. More>>

NFL seeks quick action to get Elliott suspension reinstated

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The NFL is asking a federal appeals court to move quickly on its request to overrule a judge's injunction that blocked a six-game suspension for star Dallas running back Ezekiel Elliott. More>>

Lynch fined $12K, 3 Steelers docked $24K

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Marshawn Lynch's return to the NFL came with a price. The Oakland Raiders running back was fined $12,154. More>>

Giants' Beckham limited, but increasing practice workload

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New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. is doing a little more at practice and apparently getting closer to playing on Monday night against the Detroit Lions. More>>

Rookie running backs, linebackers make big contributions

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Kareem Hunt, Dalvin Cook and T.J. Watt led the way as rookie running backs and linebackers made an immediate impact in Week 1. More>>

Le'Veon Bell gets top billing in AP running back rankings

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Beginning his fifth NFL season, Le'Veon Bell has only logged 51 games for Pittsburgh, including the playoffs. More>>

Week 3 Preview: Jackson vs. Clemson; Scouts flock to Laramie

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Lamar Jackson basically had the Heisman Trophy all but wrapped up last season by Oct. 2, playing so well in Louisville's biggest games early in the season that a few stumbles late didn't cost him. More>>

Bengals fire coordinator Ken Zampese after 0-2 start

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The Bengals replace offensive coordinator Ken Zampese a day after they again failed to get into the end zone. More>>

No. 4 USC hosts Texas in early-season meeting of powers

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No. 4 Southern California is ready to face Texas in a showdown of major college football programs. More>>

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

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NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week. More>>

Patriots-Saints clash showcases aging stars Brady, Brees

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New England quarterback Tom Brady and prolific New Orleans counterpart Drew Brees will face off in Superdome just days after U2's concert. More>>

Texans' Watson wins 1st start vs historically bad Bengals

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Deshaun Watson wore a tux to his first NFL start on his 22nd birthday. The clothes and the moment were a perfect fit. Watson scrambled 49 yards for the game's only touchdown Thursday night, leading Houston to a 13-9 victory over Cincinnati. More>>

LEADING OFF: Indians aim for 23rd win in row, Price to 'pen

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LEADING OFF: Price to bullpen, lots at stake for Cards-Cubs. More>>

Trump revives debate on hate groups, then condemns them

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President Donald Trump is renewing talk that there were "bad dudes" among the people who opposed a white nationalist protest in Charlottesville, Virginia. More>>

Hurricane Irma set records for The Weather Channel, too

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The Weather Channel reached its biggest audience ever on Sunday for its coverage of Hurricane Irma striking Florida. More>>

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

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Deshaun Watson ran 49 yards for a touchdown in his first NFL start led the Houston Texans' depleted offense to a clinching field goal in the closing minutes for a 13-9 victory over the Cincinnati Bengals, who have yet to score a touchdown. More>>

Brady: Concussions part of 'the physical nature of our game'

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New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady says he doesn't worry about concussions and considers them part of playing football. More>>

Nielsen's top programs for Sept. 4-10

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A list of the top 20 prime-time programs in the Nielsen ratings for Sept. 4-10. More>>

Judge: Ohio man convicted of rape can play football, for now

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Man convicted of rape as a teen who served nearly a year in a juvenile prison sues Youngstown State University after being allowed to join football team as walk-on and then told him he couldn't play this season. More>>

Texans WR Jaelen Strong active vs Bengals

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Texans receiver Jaelen Strong is active for a game Thursday night against the Bengals. More>>

Peppers shrugs off upcoming milestone, says he wants to win

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Julius Peppers shrugs off upcoming career sacks milestone, says he more concerned winning. More>>

Payback: Celebrations like Sooners' Mayfield often bring it

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Celebrations like Oklahoma QB Mayfield's typically generate swift payback from opponents. More>>

Trump renews talk of 'bad dudes' opposing white supremacists

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The Senate's only black Republican is urging President Donald Trump to avoid inflammatory racial rhetoric. More>>

Former teammates Vinatieri, Dawson still kickin' in NFL

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Adam Vinatieri saw the fire, the work ethic and the skills from Phil Dawson right from the start. More>>

ESPN's "College GameDay" coming to Times Square in New York

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ESPN's "College GameDay" will broadcast from Times Square on Sept. 23, first time the popular pregame road show travels to New York City. More>>

NFL trying to speed appeal over blocked Elliott suspension

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The NFL is trying to accelerate the timeline in its appeal of a federal judge's injunction that blocked Dallas running back Ezekiel Elliott's six-game suspension over a domestic violence case. More>>

Harvey charities raise more than $350M in less than 3 weeks

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Charities raise more than $350M to help Harvey victims in three weeks since storm. More>>

Dolphins WR Stills calls for athletes to support Kaepernick

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Kenny Stills wants to know why more athletes aren't standing with Colin Kaepernick. More>>

Texans LB Brian Cushing suspended 10 games by NFL

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Houston Texans linebacker Brian Cushing has been suspended for 10 games by the NFL for violating the league's performance enhancers policy. More>>

The wait is on: Los Angeles wins 2028 Olympics Video included

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The Olympic cauldron blazing above the Coliseum gave it away: Los Angeles will host a third Olympics _ in 2028. More>>

21 club: Indians set AL record with 21st straight win

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Eds: Indians 5, Tigers 3. Indians 5, Tigers 3. Will be updated. Will be updated. More>>

After Irma, Dolphins back to football on California coast

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The Miami Dolphins are spending the week up the California coast from Los Angeles after leaving home early to avoid Hurricane Irma. More>>

Bucs back on job, preparing for delayed season opener

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Jameis Winston and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are back to work following a six-day, Hurricane Irma-imposed layoff that delayed the start to their season. More>>

Le'Veon Bell tweet leads to Dairy Queen gig for a day

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Pittsburgh Steelers' running back Le'Veon Bell jokingly tweeted during his preseason contract holdout that he might have to apply for a job at Dairy Queen and, on Tuesday, Dairy Queen obliged. More>>

Scott suggests Trump be more careful on racial matters

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South Carolina Sen. Tim Scott is urging President Donald Trump to avoid inflammatory racial rhetoric. More>>

New Miss America hopes win draws attention to North Dakota

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The new Miss America has been crowned and she's North Dakota's first-ever winner. More>>

Science Says: How repeated head blows affect the brain

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Science Says: How repeated head blows affect the brain. More>>

Man who killed estranged wife, 7 others had drinking problem

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Meredith Hight had gathered friends at her suburban Dallas home for a day of grilling and watching football when her estranged husband showed up and opened fire, killing her and seven others before a police officer killed him. More>>

Roaring 20: Indians tie AL record with 20th straight win

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Indians equal AL record with 20th straight win, matching 2002 "Moneyball" Athletics. More>>

Despite Irma, football games in Florida get a go-ahead

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Despite dealing with Irma, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers will play host to the Chicago Bears on Sunday. More>>

Odd ball: Indians chase win streak record that includes tie

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Cleveland Indians chasing historic win streak record that contains a peculiar flaw: it includes a tie. More>>

The Latest: 3 dead from apparent carbon monoxide poisoning

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Florida residents have begun to dig out in hurricane-scarred Florida and officials are slowly piecing together the scope of Irma's vicious path of destruction across the peninsula. More>>

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

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Ray Lewis, Randy Moss and Brian Urlacher are among 11 first-year eligible players for the Pro Football Hall of Fame. More>>

Packers take top spot in AP Pro32 poll after Patriots' loss

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Packers take top spot in AP Pro32 poll. Chiefs climb to No. 2. Cowboys at No. 3. Patriots, Falcons round out top five. More>>

The Latest: Jaguars will play home opener vs Titans

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No. 23 Tennessee and 25th-ranked Florida will play their scheduled football game Saturday in Gainesville. More>>

No. 23 Tennessee, No. 24 Florida to play as scheduled

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No. 23 Tennessee and 24th-ranked Florida will play as scheduled Saturday in Gainesville. More>>

Television ratings another casualty of Hurricane Irma

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The Nielsen company says its measurement of who is watching television is delayed because its Florida processing plant was closed because of Irma. More>>

Cult of 'The Room' cheers James Franco's 'Disaster Artist'

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The spoon-throwing, football-tossing cult of "The Room" was out in full force at the premiere of James Franco's "The Disaster Artist," a making-of movie that earned the blessing of the notorious film's creator Tommy Wiseau. More>>

Awkward 'MNF' debut makes ESPN's Sergio Dipp an online star

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ESPN sideline reporter Sergio Dipp has become an unlikely star of "Monday Night Football" thanks to an awkward debut. More>>

Vance Joseph endures tense ending to win Broncos debut

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Coach Vance Joseph and the Denver Broncos walked away a 24-21 winner over the Los Angeles Chargers when Shelby Harris sliced through and blocked Younghoe Koo's 44-yard field goal attempt with 1 second remaining. More>>

Cook upstages Peterson as Vikings turn the page at RB

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Dalvin Cook's debut upstages the return of Adrian Peterson, as Vikings cruise past Saints 29-19. More>>

Jaguars staying another night in Houston because of Irma

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Person familiar with situation says structural engineers will inspect Miami Dolphins' stadium. More>>

Police: 9 dead, including suspect, at suburban Dallas home

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Eight people have died after a suspect opened fire during a gathering to watch football at a suburban Dallas home before being fatally shot by an officer, police say. More>>

Broncos block late FG, top Chargers 24-21 in Joseph's debut

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Shelby Harris got a hand on Younghoe Koo's 44-yard field goal attempt with a second left, and the Broncos began the Vance Joseph era with a 24-21 win over the Los Angeles Chargers. More>>

Bradford, Vikings cruise past Saints 29-19 in opener

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Sam Bradford throws for three TDs as Minnesota Vikings cruise past New Orleans Saints 29-19. More>>

Mayfield sorry for planting Oklahoma flag at Ohio State

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Baker Mayfield apologized for his postgame flag celebration following Oklahoma's win at Ohio State. More>>

NFL moving quickly to reverse halt on Elliott's 6-game ban

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The NFL is moving quickly to reverse a federal judge's decision that blocked the league's six-game suspension of Dallas running back Ezekiel Elliott in a domestic violence case. More>>

Many issues blend into Bengals' staggering home loss

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The Bengals honored some of their greatest players at halftime of their home opener, recognizing the start of their 50th season. They then got shut out in a home opener for the first time. A lot of issues contributed to a 20-0 loss to the Ravens. More>>

O'Brien says he hasn't picked starting QB for Thursday

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The Houston Texans quarterback situation remains unsettled with just three days remaining until they face the Cincinnati Bengals on Thursday night. More>>

AP Top 25 Heat Check: Oklahoma, Ohio State switch places

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Oklahoma has not been this close to being No. 1 since early in the 2011 season. More>>

ICYMI on NFL's opening Sunday: Rookies most impressive

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The rookies stole the show in Week 1. More>>

Witten, Elliott lead as Cowboys stifle Giants 19-3 in opener

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Jason Witten scored the only touchdown while breaking the franchise record for yards receiving and the Dallas defense shackled a New York offense missing Odell Beckham Jr. in the Cowboys' 19-3 season-opening victory over the Giants. More>>

Kid Rock responds on Facebook to calls to cancel concerts

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Kid Rock says criticism about his upcoming concerts in Detroit is politically motivated. More>>

Ryan leads 2 TD drives in 4th, Falcons hold off Bears 23-17

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Matt Ryan threw an 88-yard touchdown to Austin Hooper and led two fourth-quarter scoring drives, helping the defending NFC champion Atlanta Falcons beat the Chicago Bears 23-17 in the season opener. More>>

Wentz, pass rush give Eagles season-opening win vs. Redskins

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Carson Wentz threw for 307 yards and two touchdowns as the Eagles beat the Redskins 30-17 in a sloppy season opener between the NFC East rivals. More>>

Packers beat Seahawks 17-9 to take NFC heavyweight match

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A high-profile season opener between the Seattle Seahawks and Green Bay Packers turned into a defensive slugfest, with the Packers landing a 17-9 victory. More>>

Kaepernick's frat and players protest on 1st NFL Sunday

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Kaepernick's fraternity and players around the league used the first Sunday of the NFL season to continue the protest movement he started. More>>

Don Ohlmeyer, longtime network TV executive, dies at 72

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Don Ohlmeyer, the "Monday Night Football" producer who came up with the phrase "Must See TV" in leading NBC to the No. 1 prime-time spot, died Sunday. More>>

The Latest: Witten passes Irvin as Cowboys' yardage leader

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The Latest: Browns walk on to field for opener with police, military and firefighters. More>>

10 Things to Know for Monday

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Among 10 Things to Know: Hurricane Irma hammers Florida, Nadal wins, NFL begins amid protest. More>>

Jags' Robinson, Cards' Johnson among those injured in Week 1

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A person familiar with the situation says Jacksonville Jaguars receiver Allen Robinson is out for the season after tearing the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee in the season opener. More>>

New Jags Fournette and Campbell lead way in win over Texans

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Jacksonville got its first season-opening win since 2011 thanks to a pair of players making their debut with the team. More>>

Sooner Surge: Oklahoma up to No. 2 behind Alabama in AP poll

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Oklahoma moved up to No. 2 in The Associated Press college football poll behind Alabama after the Sooners scored the most impressive victory of week two. More>>

Brown's clutch catch gives Steelers 21-18 win over Cleveland

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Big Ben leads Steelers to 21-18 win over Browns and Kizer in opener. More>>

Stafford's 4 TDs lift Lions to 35-23 win over Cardinals

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Matthew Stafford threw two of his four touchdown passes to rookie Kenny Golladay in the fourth quarter, helping the Detroit Lions rally to beat the Arizona Cardinals 35-23. More>>

Beckham out with ankle injury for Giants' opener at Cowboys

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Giants receiver Odell Beckham Jr. is out for the opener against Dallas because of ankle injury. More>>

Ravens force 5 Dalton turnovers, beat Bengals 20-0

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Baltimore's rebuilt defense picked off Andy Dalton four times and forced him to fumble, helping the Ravens pull away to a 20-0 victory over the Cincinnati Bengals. More>>

Irma displaces college football teams

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The football teams from Florida International and Florida Atlantic remained displaced Sunday, waiting for Hurricane Irma to pass and for officials to determine when they can come home. More>>

Ryan leads 2 TD drives in 4th, Falcons beat Bears 23-17

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Matt Ryan threw an 88-yard touchdown to Austin Hooper and led two fourth-quarter scoring drives, helping the defending NFC champion Atlanta Falcons beat the Chicago Bears 23-17 in the season opener on Sunday. More>>

Mayfield with 3 TDs as No. 5 Sooners top No. 2 Ohio St 31-16

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Baker Mayfield was stellar in throwing for 386 yards and three touchdowns as No. 5 Oklahoma knocked off No. 2 Ohio State 31-16. More>>

Irma pushes Miami at FSU game back to Oct. 7

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Hurricane Irma continues to be a major distraction for Florida's sports teams. More>>

No. 6 USC routs No. 14 Stanford 42-24 for 11th straight win

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Steven Mitchell and Deontay Burnett caught two touchdown passes apiece from Sam Darnold, and No. 6 Southern California extended its winning streak to 11 games with a bruising 42-24 victory over No. 14 Stanford. More>>

Jalen Hurts leads No. 1 Alabama past Fresno State, 41-10

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Jalen Hurts rushed for 154 yards and two touchdowns and passed for a third score in No. 1 Alabama's 41-10 victory over Fresno State. More>>

No. 15 Georgia outslugs No. 24 Notre Dame, 20-19

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Lorenzo Carter and Davin Bellamy led a swarming Georgia defense and the No. 15 Bulldogs got just enough from an offense starting a freshman QB to beat No. 24 Notre Dame 20-19 in their first road trip to this part of country in more than five decades. More>>

Aaron Donald ends holdout, reports to Rams without new deal

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All-Pro defensive lineman Aaron Donald has reported to the Los Angeles Rams, ending a holdout that began in May. More>>

The Bryants lead No. 3 Tigers to 14-6 win over No. 13 Auburn

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Quarterback Kelly Bryant and defensive end Austin Bryant led No. 3 Clemson to a 14-6 victory over No. 13 Auburn on Saturday night. More>>

No. 20 Washington St beats Boise St 47-44 in 3 overtimes

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No. 20 Washington State beats Boise State 47-44 on Morrow's touchdown in 3rd overtime. More>>

No. 20 Washington St beats Boise St 47-44 in 3 overtimes

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No. 20 Washington State beats Boise State 47-44 on Morrow's touchdown in 3rd overtime. More>>

Barkley scores twice, No. 4 Penn State tops Pitt 33-14

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Trace McSorley throws for 3 TDs as No. 4 Penn State beats Pittsburgh 33-14. More>>

AP source: Evacuated Dolphins arrive in LA for extended stay

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Person familiar with situation says evacuated Dolphins arrive in LA for week stay. More>>

No. 8 Michigan looks sluggish in 36-14 win over Cincinnati

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Ty Isaac ran for a career-high 133 yards and Wilton Speight threw two touchdowns to help No. 8 Michigan pull away and beat Cincinnati 36-14. More>>

Raiders place K Sebastian Janikowski on IR with back injury

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The Oakland Raiders have placed long-time kicker Sebastian Janikowski on injured reserve with a sore back and promoted Giorgio Tavecchio to the active roster. More>>

Mike McCoy faces Chargers to begin 2nd stint in Denver

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Mike McCoy begins 2nd stint in Denver as coordinator; assistant faces Chargers, team that fired him. More>>

Jackson's huge day lifts No. 17 Louisville past UNC 47-35

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Reigning Heisman Trophy winner Lamar Jackson accounted for 525 total yards and six touchdowns to help No. 17 Louisville pull away late and beat North Carolina 47-35 on Saturday. More>>

Awaiting Irma: Rays and Dolphins to be home on the road

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Hurricane Irma will have the Dolphins setting up a temporary home in California, and make the Yankees the road team in their own city. More>>

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

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A federal judge has blocked Dallas Cowboys star Ezekiel Elliott's six-game suspension over a domestic violence case, setting the stage for a potentially lengthy legal fight with the NFL. More>>

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

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Juicy matchup kicks off NFL's opening weekend: Seahawks vs Packers at Lambeau Field. More>>

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

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Mason Rudolph passed for 335 yards and three touchdowns, ran for a score and broke Oklahoma State's career passing park in the No. 11 Cowboys' 44-7 victory over South Alabama. More>>

The Latest: Tim Duncan asking for help for US Virgin Islands

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The Latest: Miami defensive coordinator Manny Diaz says "a miracle" might be needed for games in Florida to happen next weekend. More>>

Chiefs' Berry out for season with ruptured Achilles' tendon

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Chiefs safety Eric Berry ruptured his left Achilles' tendon in the fourth quarter of Thursday night's victory in New England, and the three-time All-Pro will miss the remainder of the season. More>>

Browns to join police, military in pregame show of unity

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Browns will run onto field for Sunday's opener with police, military in display of unity. More>>

Texans' Watt recognized for Hurricane Harvey charity efforts

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J.J. Watt honored by the NFL Players Association after raising more than $29 million for Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. More>>

NFL bans former Giants kicker Josh Brown for 6 games

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Person familiar with ruling to AP: NFL suspends ex-Giants kicker Josh Brown for 6 games. More>>

NFL apologizes for tweet linking Chiefs' win to Mexico quake

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NFL apologizes for 'unacceptable' tweet likening Chiefs' big win to deadly earthquake in Mexico. More>>

Florida State, Florida cancel football games because of Irma

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Florida State and Florida canceled their Saturday home football games because of Hurricane Irma. More>>

Stunning loss set up long, tense week for Texas A&M, Sumlin

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The Texas A&M Aggies are desperate to put their stunning loss to UCLA in their opener behind them when they host Nicholls State on Saturday. More>>

Chiefs offense dazzles in surprising upset of Patriots

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The Kansas City Chiefs were expected to keep games close this season with their ferocious defense, but it was their offense that led them to a victory over the Patriots. More>>

Odell Beckham Jr. is 50-50 for Giants opener vs. Dallas

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Odell Beckham Jr. has been listed as questionable for the New York Giants season opener against the Cowboys in Dallas on Sunday night. More>>

Mistakes doom Patriots defense in 42-27 loss to Chiefs

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The New England Patriots defense surrendered the most points of the Bill Belichick era in its 42-27 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs. More>>

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