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  • 9 UNC employees fired or disciplined in scandal

    Updated: Wed, Oct 22, 2014

    CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — The scale of an academic scandal involving bogus classes and inflated grades at the University of North Carolina was far more widespread than previously reported and included about 1,500 athletes who got easy As and Bs over a span of nearly two decades,...

  • No. 9 Georgia to ask for Gurley's reinstatement

    Updated: Wed, Oct 22, 2014

    ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Mark Richt said he was optimistic on Wednesday as Georgia was expected to file a request with the NCAA for tailback Todd Gurley's eligibility to be reinstated. Gurley, the Southeastern Conference's leading rusher, has been suspended for the last two games while...

  • Panthers' Newton stays positive amid obstacles

    Updated: Wed, Oct 22, 2014

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Cam Newton is staying positive — and productive — even though the obstacles seem to keep piling up in front of him. Newton is on a quest to lead the Panthers to the playoffs in back-to-back seasons for the first time in franchise history, but things haven't gone...

  • Revis reversal: Bills' rookie Watkins bounces back

    Updated: Wed, Oct 22, 2014

    ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo Bills rookie receiver Sammy Watkins would like to thank New England cornerback Darrelle Revis for teaching him a thing or two about getting open. A week after being limited to a season-low two catches for 27 yards against the Patriots, Watkins...

  • Cardinals' Ellington races on despite sore foot

    Updated: Wed, Oct 22, 2014

    TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Andre Ellington wasn't in a walking boot, and that's not been the case most Wednesdays this season. Since he injured his left foot just before the first game, the Cardinals have had to nurse the dynamic young running back through a week of practice then turn him...

  • Eagles defensive coordinator says unit is growing

    Updated: Wed, Oct 22, 2014

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The keyword for Eagles defensive coordinator Billy Davis is fix. When the pass rush isn't getting to the opposing quarterback, Davis says, "we'll get that fixed." If his cornerbacks are giving up chunks of yardage in coverage, Davis says, "that can be fixed." So...

  • Falcons seek 'home' advantage in faraway London

    Updated: Wed, Oct 22, 2014

    WATFORD, England (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons are a long way from the Georgia Dome. But they are getting ready for a "home" game in London against the Detroit Lions. Reeling from a four-game losing streak and several injuries, the Falcons (2-5) are not out of it in the mediocre NFC...

  • Aaron Rodgers going for consistency, not records

    Updated: Wed, Oct 22, 2014

    GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — A Green Bay Packers quarterback may someday reclaim the career record for touchdown passes that once belonged to Brett Favre. But it's going to take a while for Aaron Rodgers to get even close to the 510 touchdown throws that current record-holder Peyton Manning...

  • Browns' Hoyer takes loss hard, handles criticism

    Updated: Wed, Oct 22, 2014

    BEREA, Ohio (AP) — From toast of the town to toasted. Browns quarterback Brian Hoyer has had quite the week. Praised for his performance in an emotional win at home last week over Pittsburgh, Hoyer has spent the past few days under attack — most of it coming from fans and media who...

  • FANTASY PLAYS: Trade Megatron? Think hard first

    Published: Wed, Oct 22, 2014

    Detroit wide receiver Calvin Johnson is one of the most traded players in CBS Sports and Yahoo fantasy leagues, reflecting a frustration many fantasy owners are feeling about his recovery from an ankle injury. It's tough to stomach: two missed games and in the two games before that,...

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