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  • Raiders' Woodson expects to play in 2015

    Updated: Wed, Nov 26, 2014

    ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — When he signed a one-year contract with the Oakland Raiders in March, safety Charles Woodson wasn't thinking much about playing beyond this season. Now the 38-year-old sees no reason to stop — as long as he can get through the final five games healthy. "No...

  • FANTASY PLAYS: Strategy not just about high score

    Updated: Wed, Nov 26, 2014

    Up to now, most of your fantasy football season has been about putting together the best team you can: Scoring the most points each week and not worrying too much about moves your head-to-head opponents may be making beyond rooting against their players on Sundays. Now, with Week 13...

  • AP source: Tomas in process of deal with Arizona

    Updated: Wed, Nov 26, 2014

    Cuban outfielder Yasmany Tomas is in the process of agreeing to a $68.5 million, six-year contract with the Arizona Diamondbacks, according to a person familiar with the negotiations. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Wednesday because the deal had not yet been completed. The...

  • Arsenal in 15th straight Champions knockout round

    Updated: Wed, Nov 26, 2014

    Arsenal reached the knockout stage of the Champions League for the 15th straight season with a 2-0 win over Borussia Dortmund on Wednesday night, and Liverpool put itself in position to advance if it wins at home over Basel next month. Yaya Sanogo ended his 15-month wait to score for...

  • Houston's Fitzpatrick to start for injured Mallett

    Updated: Wed, Nov 26, 2014

    HOUSTON (AP) — Ryan Fitzpatrick is getting a second chance to be Houston's quarterback on Sunday at Tennessee with Ryan Mallett out for the season with a chest injury. "There's a lot of times you don't have that opportunity," Fitzpatrick said. "Something was taken away from me and I...

  • Bills' Jackson takes exception to Whitner comments

    Updated: Wed, Nov 26, 2014

    ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Bills running back Fred Jackson hasn't forgotten or forgiven what former teammate Donte Whitner had to say about the franchise, the city of Buffalo and rookie receiver Sammy Watkins last summer. Jackson spoke out against the Browns safety on Wednesday, adding...

  • Improving Packers D gets test with Gronkowski

    Updated: Wed, Nov 26, 2014

    GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Micah Hyde has seen the film of New England's Rob Gronkowski, and he is understandably impressed. The Green Bay Packers safety would be just fine if didn't have to cover the Patriots' 6-foot-6 behemoth of a tight end. Unfortunately for Hyde, this likely will...

  • Moore ready for familiar faces as Saints visit

    Updated: Wed, Nov 26, 2014

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — Lance Moore thought his playing career might be over in the fall of 2005. A training camp in Cleveland came and went without the undersized wide receiver earning a spot on the 53-man roster. The finish line wasn't in sight, but the horizon was approaching. Then the...

  • Jaguars looking for results to show progress

    Updated: Wed, Nov 26, 2014

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars constantly talk about getting better. It's coach Gus Bradley's motto, the team's mantra and a catchphrase for meetings, practices and games. But signs of progress, especially consistent improvement, are tough to find. The Jaguars...

  • Gordon says he felt alienated during suspension

    Updated: Wed, Nov 26, 2014

    BEREA, Ohio (AP) — As his teammates and coaches went about their season, Josh Gordon felt like an outsider. He was exiled on his own team. Unable to practice or play during his 10-game NFL suspension, the star wide receiver was so isolated that he said it felt as if he had contracted...

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