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  • Cardinals' Ellington races on despite sore foot

    Updated: 15 hr ago

    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...

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

    By joe paisley joe.paisley@gazete.com -
    Updated: 15 hr ago

    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...

  • Air Force hockey looks to avoid self-inflicted wounds

    By Joe Paisley joe.paisley@gazette.com -
    Updated: 15 hr ago

    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...

  • Rookie McKinnon making progress with Vikings

    Updated: 15 hr ago

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — Jerick McKinnon has had a lot to learn this year, more than just the speed of the NFL and the nuances of Minnesota's offense. The rookie was never really a true running back before this season, either. McKinnon spent much of his time at Georgia Southern as...

  • Rams will stick with running back by committee

    Updated: 15 hr ago

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis Rams coach Jeff Fisher has embraced the concept of a running back by committee. Zac Stacy just missed 1,000 yards rushing as a rookie last year, but wasn't in the mix last week because he was hurt and Benny Cunningham and rookie Tre Mason played well in a...

  • Smith has 9 games to show Jets he's answer at QB

    Updated: 15 hr ago

    FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Geno Smith's statistical line last week included a couple of zeroes in categories the New York Jets have been waiting to see all season. Interceptions: Zero. Turnovers: Zero. The second-year quarterback had his first turnover-free game in the Jets' 27-25...

  • With Graham limited, Saints receivers doing more

    Updated: 15 hr ago

    METAIRIE, La. (AP) — Even if Jimmy Graham's production dips while the star tight end recovers from a shoulder injury, it looks like Drew Brees won't have much trouble finding other targets. Recent performances by receivers Marques Colston, Kenny Stills and Brandin Cooks have left...

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

    Updated: 15 hr ago

    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...

  • Browns' Hoyer takes loss hard, handles criticism

    Updated: 15 hr ago

    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: 15 hr ago

    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...

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