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  • Chicago's Conte leaves with eye injury

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    DETROIT (AP) — Chicago Bears safety Chris Conte left Thursday's game against the Detroit Lions in the first quarter with an eye injury. The initial announcement in the press box was that Conte was being evaluated for a concussion, but early in the second half his injury was announced...

  • Lions' Johnson fastest to 10,000 yards receiving

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    DETROIT (AP) — Calvin Johnson has become the fastest player to 10,000 yards receiving, reaching the mark in his 115th game. The Detroit star surpassed that milestone in the first half Thursday against the Chicago Bears. Torry Holt reached 10,000 yards in 116 games. The 29-year-old...

  • Chrebet thankful for good days after concussions

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Wayne Chrebet's body — his brain, in particular — reminds him of the sacrifices he made to play the game he still loves. There are occasional headaches, memory lapses and slips in concentration. They're the lasting effects of six or seven concussions. Maybe...

  • Clowney could miss another game for Texans

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    HOUSTON (AP) — No. 1 overall pick Jadeveon Clowney had a setback with his surgically repaired right knee and said Thursday that his chances of playing for Houston at Tennessee on Sunday are slim. Clowney has played just four games this season after being injured in Week 1. The outside...

  • Dolphins C Satele has anchored Miami OL

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — Dolphins center Samson Satele has been the rock of Miami's offensive line this season. He is the only lineman to have started every game at the same position heading into Monday night's matchup with the New York Jets. Satele, a second-round draft choice of Miami in...

  • Watch No. 12: Tom Brady vs Aaron Rodgers

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Tom Brady and Aaron Rodgers really do have a lot in common. During this season's first month, the star quarterbacks of the Patriots and Packers were facing questions about their teams' slow starts. It's no coincidence New England and Green Bay are now playing...

  • Panthers' Benjamin says rookie wall won't stop him

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Panthers receiver Kelvin Benjamin says he has no plans on slowing down after needing just 11 games to establish new franchise rookie records for receptions, yards receiving and touchdowns in a season. So pardon the big man if he scoffs at the idea of hitting the...

  • Bush, Reiff inactive for Lions against Chicago

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    DETROIT (AP) — Reggie Bush is inactive and will miss his third straight game when the Detroit Lions take on the Chicago Bears. Bush has been bothered by an ankle injury, and Detroit is also without starting left tackle Riley Reiff, who has a knee problem. Bears defensive tackle...

  • In it together: Colorado Springs sisters find support, sanctuary in the pool

    By BRENT W. NEW, preps@gazette.com -
    Updated: 12 hr ago

    When the first day of swim practice at Doherty High School had all but come to a close, the smallest swimmer's arms wobbled like rubber and whipped the chlorinated water in a panic. She gasped for air as she leeched onto the closest wall, looking around to make sure her sister was...

  • Colts put in extra time to prepare for McCoy

    Updated: 15 hr ago

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Colts linebacker D'Qwell Jackson and cornerback Darius Butler started this week preparing to face Robert Griffin III. So much for that. After Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden announced he was making a quarterback change Wednesday, both players started cramming...

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