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  • 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...

  • Revis reversal: Bills' rookie Watkins bounces back

    Updated: Wed, Oct 22, 2014

    ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — 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 responded by...

  • FANTASY PLAYS: Trade Megatron? Think hard first

    Updated: 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,...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Panthers' Newton stays positive amid obstacles

    Updated: 11 min ago

    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...

  • Twins decline $3.6M option on reliever Burton

    Updated: 12 min ago

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Twins have declined their $3.6 million option for 2015 on reliever Jared Burton, who gets a $200,000 buyout and becomes eligible for free agency after the World Series. The 33-year-old had a stellar 2012 season for the Twins, posting a 2.18 ERA in 64...

  • Five questions for state's college hockey teams this weekend

    By joe paisley joe.paisley@gazete.com -
    Published: Wed, Oct 22, 2014

    Can Air Force control the puck better? 1 Turnovers, especially in their own zone, negated an overall decent performance in the past three Falcons losses. Some of the turnovers can be attributed to inexperience with nine to 10 freshman skaters playing regularly. But others, including a...

  • Air Force hockey looks to avoid self-inflicted wounds

    By Joe Paisley joe.paisley@gazette.com -
    Published: Wed, Oct 22, 2014

    If Air Force hockey wants to see why it has lost its past three games it need only find a mirror. "We know the enemy and the enemy is us," AFA coach Frank Serratore said. "Before we can beat other teams we need to learn not to beat ourselves." Falcon turnovers and other miscues gave...

  • Tannehill's running gives Dolphins another threat

    Updated: 41 min ago

    DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — In his third year as an NFL starter, Ryan Tannehill is finally finding success getting the ball downfield. He's carrying it. With the Miami Dolphins in need of big plays, Tannehill has rushed for gains of 40 and 30 yards in the past two weeks. He has proved to be a...

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