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  • Air Force athletes, including Broam Hart, look back at Halloween

    Brent Briggeman, The Gazette
    Updated: 10 hr ago

    Broam Hart somehow knew the picture of himself at Batman on Halloween was taken in 1999. - It would have been easy for him to confuse it with any other year, since the Air Force senior fullback dressed as the Caped Crusader every year. - I've been watching the cartoons every year since...

  • Bye week helps Vernon Davis' recovery

    Updated: 10 hr ago

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — An extra week to heal has proved beneficial for San Francisco tight end Vernon Davis, who says he can play without thinking again. And that's a good thing. "Coming off an injury, it always lingers and it's in your mind when you're playing," Davis said...

  • Bradshaw, Nicks eager for return to New York

    Updated: 10 hr ago

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Ahmad Bradshaw and Hakeem Nicks keep saying all the right things. They have good memories of the Giants, their fans and their time around New York. They also appreciate where they've landed, understanding they can't allow personal emotions to get in the way of...

  • Halloween memories aplenty for Tigers this bye week

    Joe Paisley, The Gazette
    Updated: 10 hr ago

    It only takes a few moments thinking of Halloween as a child to bring a smile to a Colorado College hockey player's face. "One year, I was the field-goal posts and my (younger) brother (Jake) was (Minnesota Vikings) kicker Gary Anderson," said sophomore forward Luc Gerdes, who was...

  • Browns trying to figure out sluggish running game

    Updated: 10 hr ago

    BAREA, Ohio (AP) — The Browns running game was one of the team's biggest strengths early in the season. Now, it's become a crutch in the wake of Pro Bowl center Alex Mack's season-ending leg injury. "It's expected," offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan said of the team's recent trouble...

  • Von Miller bounces back from ACL surgery

    Updated: 10 hr ago

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Denver Broncos linebacker Von Miller has officially returned to his old form. He's been named the NFL's AFC Defensive Player of the Month for the second time in his career. The other time was in November 2012 when Miller was in the midst of a franchise record...

  • Mack making impact for Raiders even without sacks

    Updated: 11 hr ago

    ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Khalil Mack has done just about everything the Oakland Raiders have asked of him his rookie season. He has solidified the run defense with his ability to fight off blocks and get into the backfield, pressured quarterbacks consistently as a pass rusher and forced...

  • Giants line looking at Colts defense vs. Steelers

    Updated: 11 hr ago

    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The best way for the New York Giants' offensive line to protect Eli Manning against the Indianapolis Colts might be to mimic the Pittsburgh Steelers. The Steelers did a number on the Colts' defense this past weekend as Ben Roethlisberger threw for 522...

  • Chargers cornerback Verrett out indefinitely

    Updated: 11 hr ago

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — The San Diego Chargers will lose rookie cornerback Jason Verrett for at least one game and probably longer with a torn labrum in his left shoulder. Verrett originally hurt his shoulder in a victory at Oakland on Oct. 12 — which he sealed with a last-minute...

  • East Carolina-Temple Preview Capsule

    Updated: 11 hr ago

    No. 21 East Carolina (6-1, 3-0 American Athletic Conference) at Temple (4-3, 2-2); 12 p.m. (ESPNews) Line: East Carolina by 7 1/2. Series Record: East Carolina leads 8-3. WHAT'S AT STAKE After the first College Football Playoff rankings East Carolina of the American is the best of...

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