Football

Bye, bye Bortles? Jaguars open up quarterback…

Blake Bortles may have started his last game in Jacksonville

Oakland Raiders cornerback Sean Smith faces…

Los Angeles prosecutors say Oakland Raiders player Sean Smith has been charged with beating his sister's boyfriend last month

Gun charge against NFL linebacker Khaseem Greene…

His attorney says a gun charge against an NFL linebacker has been dropped because the man who said he gave him a weapon admitted he lied

Cards' Mathieu getting back in the groove

Tyrann Mathieu is getting more confident and comfortable while adjusting to playing free safety.

FANTASY PLAYS: Waiting on QB still best if you're starting 1

FANTASY PLAYS: Waiting on QB still best if you're starting 1

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Will Ezekiel Elliott's appeal knock his…

The Cowboys running back is appealing his 6-game suspension.

Darby has impressive debut, Eagles beat Bills…

Ronald Darby intercepted former teammate Tyrod Taylor and returned it 48 yards and also broke up two passes in his first game since Philadelphia acquired him from the Bills last week, and the Eagles beat Buffalo 20-16

Chris Long supports Malcolm Jenkins during anthem…

Chris Long, the Philadelphia defensive end who grew in Charlottesville, Virginia, put his arm around teammate Malcolm Jenkins as a show of unity during the national anthem before the Eagles' exhibition game against Buffalo

Cutler debuts, but Ravens roll past Dolphins 31-7

Jay Cutler made his debut for Miami, playing the first two series in what became a 31-7 preseason loss to Baltimore

Browns coach Jackson clarifies comments on anthem…

Browns coach Hue Jackson clarified some comments he made earlier this week about players protesting during the national anthem

Super Bowl berth might go through Vrabel

Are the Chargers fighting for LA the wrong way?

Are the Chargers trying too hard off the field to win LA fans?

Goodell: Gordon's return 'not under active…

Goodell: Suspended Browns receiver Gordon's reinstatement not 'under active consideration'

Jets' Bowles: It's players' 'individual right' to…

New York Jets coach Todd Bowles will not stand in the way of any of his players protesting during the national anthem

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Chargers defense turning up the volume after slow start

After not having much to cheer about in their preseason opener, the Los Angeles Chargers defense was back at full volume

FANTASY PLAYS: Preparing for the 2017 football season

FANTASY PLAYS: Preparing for the 2017 football season

Erie Times-News, Pa., John Dudley column

How are the Chargers viewed on the east coast?

The Loose Cannons take a look at how the Chargers are viewed on the East Coast.

Beth Mowins debuts in NFL play-by-play for CBS on…

Beth Mowins will become the first woman to call NFL play-by-play for CBS on Sept. 24

Union appeals Cowboys RB Ezekiel Elliott's 6-game…

The NFL Players Association has appealed Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott's six-game suspension for domestic violence.

Ageless Brady not slowing down at 40

Tom Brady thinks training camp is easier for him at 40 than it was when he entered the NFL. Brady, who turned 40 on Aug. 3, was asked how camp with the New England Patriots is different for him now that he's one of the older players in the league

Rookie T.J. Watt's emergence signals changing of the guard

Pittsburgh Steelers first-round pick T.J. Watt will take all the preseason snaps he can get at right outside linebacker

Three fearless predictions for Penn State's 2017 season

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Shannon: No one has said those men carrying the…

Shannon Sharpe weighs in on if some prominent white players should start sitting for the national anthem.

Lions condemn 'any use' of logo at…

The Detroit Lions say they disavow any use of their logo associated with the event last Saturday in Charlottesville, Virginia

Carroll supports Bennett while saying Seahawks…

Seahawks coach Pete Carroll is supporting Michael Bennett's decision to sit during the national anthem while also saying he believes players should stand for "The Star-Spangled Banner"