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SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Quarterback Colin Kaepernick has been told he won’t start Sunday for the San Francisco 49ers and is being replaced by backup Blaine Gabbert, a person with knowledge of the decision said Monday night. The person spoke on condition of anonymity to The Associated Press...
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — John Elway likes to talk about the long-term vision, winning “not only now but from now on.” Coming off a 500-yard performance and a shellacking of the Green Bay Packers, the boss of the unbeaten Denver Broncos made a bold move that shows he’s all in for 2015. Denver’s...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Dusty Baker is the new manager of the Washington Nationals, meaning Major League Baseball avoids what would have been its first season since 1988 with zero black skippers. The Nationals announced Baker’s hiring on Tuesday, nearly a month after firing Matt Williams, whose lack...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada has already decided daily fantasy sports are gambling and that people can’t put their dollars down on DraftKings and FanDuel until those sites obtain a license in the state. State gambling regulators haven’t been as clear about paid season-long fantasy games offered by...
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Jonas Gustavsson stopped 21 shots and Brett Connolly’s power-play goal snapped a third-period tie, helping the Boston Bruins remain unbeaten on the road with a 3-1 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Saturday night. Connolly scored during a 13-second 5-on-3 opportunity...
CHICAGO (AP) — Adrian Peterson’s legs and Blair Walsh’s foot lifted the Minnesota Vikings to a rare Windy City win. Peterson ran for 103 yards and Walsh kicked a 36-yard field goal as time expired to lift Minnesota to a 23-20 win over the Chicago Bears on Sunday. The Vikings had dropped seven...
HOUSTON (AP) — Brian Hoyer got things going for the Houston Texans on Sunday and the defense did the rest. Hoyer threw for 235 yards and two touchdowns and Houston tied a franchise record with seven sacks to help the Texans to a 20-6 win over the mistake-prone Tennessee Titans. A 21-yard...
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The defending NFC champion Seattle Seahawks are back to .500. And the Dallas Cowboys are running out of time to find a way to win without Tony Romo. Russell Wilson had a scoring pass for the game’s only touchdown and directed a late drive to the winning field goal,...
Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers (12) is sacked by Denver Broncos defensive end Antonio Smith (90) and outside linebacker Von Miller (58) during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, in Denver. The Broncos improved to 7-0 with a 29-10 defeat of the Packers. AP Photo/Jack Dempsey
DENVER (AP) — This is exactly what Gary Kubiak envisioned when he returned to Denver: Peyton Manning running bootlegs and rollouts, using his tight ends as targets and watching his running backs race into the end zone. The Broncos finally found some offense to go with all that defense, powering...
LONDON (AP) — Whenever the Chiefs needed to pick up some yards, Alex Smith ran for them. The Kansas City quarterback threw for 145 yards and two touchdowns, and ran for 78 yards and another TD to lead Kansas City over the Detroit Lions 45-10 Sunday at Wembley Stadium. Smith scrambled his way...

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