Injury to rookie Burrow 'kind of tore everybody apart'

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — If it wasn't bad enough already, 2020 took a terrible turn for the Cincinnati Bengals and their prized rookie quarterback Joe Burrow. The Heisman Trophy winner ...

Falcons' lopsided loss to Saints was a complete team effort

ATLANTA (AP) — Raheem Morris saw the ugly truth behind the season-high eight sacks allowed by the Atlanta Falcons. The interim coach said it was unfair to place full blame for the sa...

Dolphins' Tagovailoa will try to bounce back from benching

MIAMI (AP) — The masked man standing idly on the sideline in the final minutes of the Miami Dolphins' first loss since early October no longer looked so much like a surefire franchise quarterback. ...

Alex Smith shows why he's Washington's starting quarterback

Alex Smith is showing why Ron Rivera wanted an experienced quarterback to start for Washington, and has the team in position to compete for a division title because the NFC East is so weak. ...

Texans look to build on momentum after big win over Patriots

HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Texans played their most complete game of the season on Sunday to beat the New England Patriots 27-20. Quarterback Deshaun Watson made plays with his arms...

Chiefs show calm, cool confidence in 35-31 win over Raiders

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — One of the biggest differences between the merely good and the exceptionally great is confidence. The Kansas City Chiefs have plenty of it. ...

Bengals will try to move ahead without injured Burrow

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The energy drained out of the Cincinnati Bengals when rookie quarterback Joe Burrow was carted off the field Sunday with a season-ending knee injury. The 23-yea...

Indians manager Francona sets coaching staff for 2021

CLEVELAND (AP) — Indians manager Terry Francona has assembled his coaching staff for the 2021 season, but it won't include his longtime friend and bench coach Brad Mills. Francona, w...

Chicago hires Coyne Schofield as player development coach

The Chicago Blackhawks on Monday hired Kendall Coyne Schofield as a player development coach, making her the first woman to hold that position in the organization's 94-year history. ...

Browns star Garrett to miss second game with COVID-19 virus

CLEVELAND (AP) — Browns defensive standout Myles Garett will miss his second consecutive game as he recovers from the COVID-19 virus. Garrett sat out Sunday's win over Philadelphia, ...

AP Interview: Lewandowski reflects on award-winning season

ROME (AP) — Put Robert Lewandowski in that shrinking category of people who will look back on 2020 as a year to remember. The year in which the Bayern Munich forward reached the pinn...

Partial return of fans to English stadiums from next week

LONDON (AP) — Supporters are set to return to English Premier League games next week for the first time since March. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is allowing a return of spec...

Shops, gyms to reopen in England under new COVID-19 plan

LONDON (AP) — Haircuts, shopping trips and visits to the pub will be back on the agenda for millions of people when a four-week lockdown in England comes to an end next week, British Prime Minister Bo...

The Latest: Dortmund midfielder Reinier positive for virus

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Borussia Dortmund says attacking midfielder Reinier has tested positive for th...

Coronavirus: UK to end nationwide lockdown, go back to tiered system

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced on Monday that England's current tough coronavirus restrictions would not be extended after December 2. Addressing lawmakers in Parliament, Johnson conf...