49ers look to bounce back vs. Jets after tough opening loss

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers are heading across the country banged up and bitter after blowing a fourth-quarter lead in their season opener. The defending NFC...

In reversal, Univ. of Georgia now wants to host early voting

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — The University of Georgia has reversed itself and now says it wants to host an early voting precinct on campus after widespread pushback. The change in position ca...

Woman sues Univ. of Wisconsin over Cephus' reinstatement

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A woman who accused former Badgers football player Quintez Cephus of sexual assault in 2018 is suing the University of Wisconsin-Madison over its decision to reverse Cephus’ expul...

Senator: Allowing college athletes NIL pay is 'huge mistake'

The fourth congressional hearing this year on how to allow college athletes to earn money from their names, images and likenesses came Tuesday with a stern warning from one senator. ...

Jalen Ramsey thinking long-term with Rams after extension

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Jalen Ramsey's life got much simpler and less dramatic when he moved to Hollywood, which makes him a rather unusual celebrity. But after years of turmoil...

Power trio: Freeman, Swanson, Acuña rally Braves past Nats

WASHINGTON (AP) — Freddie Freeman homered twice, Dansby Swanson hit a go-ahead shot in the eighth inning and the Atlanta Braves rallied from a 5-0 deficit to beat the Washington Nationals 7-6 on Thurs...

Packers' Kirksey ready to show what he can do when healthy

Green Bay Packers linebacker Christian Kirksey is eager to reintroduce himself to the NFL after missing most of the last two seasons. Kirksey once ranked among the league’s most prol...

K-State to kick off season against Arkansas State

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Kansas State coach Chris Klieman was visibly relieved when he settled down in front of a camera to discuss with reporters the Wildcats' season opener against Arkansas State this...

Police: LSU player charged with abusing girlfriend

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A Louisiana State University football player was arrested and accused of abusing his girlfriend and destroying her personal items, authorities said. Ray Parke...

DK Metcalf poised for breakout second season with Seahawks

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — While football was the primary focus of their offseason workouts, DK Metcalf picked up a new skill during his time hanging out with Russell Wilson. He learned h...

Patriots' young LBs could get playing time early this season

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The Patriots expected to have a different look at on defense this season following an offseason that saw the departures of linebackers Jamie Collins, Kyle Van Noy and Elandon ...

Watson's week includes huge deal, book and date with Chiefs

HOUSTON (AP) — Deshaun Watson is having quite a week. The 24-year-old signed a four-year, $160 million extension with the Houston Texans on Saturday, has a book coming out Tuesday an...

Stars line up for a chance to play with Brady-led Buccaneers

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Signing Tom Brady was just a start for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, who continue to assemble a star-studded cast around the six-time Super Bowl champion. Leonard Four...

Mond back in 4th year as starter to lead No. 13 Texas A&M

As Jimbo Fisher enters his third season at Texas A&M he has a luxury afforded to very few coaches: a four-year starter at quarterback in Kellen Mond. Mond is one of the most expe...

Texans sign ILB Cunningham to 4-year, $58 million extension

HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Texans have signed inside linebacker Zach Cunningham to a four-year, $58 million contract extension. The Texans announced the signing on Monday. ...