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PITTSBURGH | Steelers ride rookie Samuels past Patriots 17-10

PITTSBURGH — Rookie running back Jaylen Samuels, making his second start in place of injured James Conner, ran for a career-high 142 yards and made a critical third-down reception in the fourth quarter as Pittsburgh snapped a three-game losing streak by holding off the New England 17-10 on Sunday. Ben Roethlisberger threw for 235 yards … Continue reading PITTSBURGH | Steelers ride rookie Samuels past Patriots 17-10

SANTA CLARA, Calif. | Manning’s late TD pass leads Giants past 49ers 27-23

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Eli Manning threw a 3-yard touchdown pass to Sterling Shepard with 53 seconds left and the New York Giants snapped a five-game losing streak by beating the San Francisco 49ers 27-23 on Monday night. “It meams a lot,” Manning said. “That’s what I told the guys this week. We’ve worked too … Continue reading SANTA CLARA, Calif. | Manning’s late TD pass leads Giants past 49ers 27-23

GAINESVILLE, Fla. | Franks silences crowd, Florida beats South Carolina 35-31

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Feleipe Franks silenced the home crowd twice after touchdown runs, seemingly sending a message after getting benched last week and booed earlier in the game, and No. 19 Florida rallied to beat South Carolina 35-31 Saturday and end a two-game losing streak. Franks dived across the goal line on a fourth-down play … Continue reading GAINESVILLE, Fla. | Franks silences crowd, Florida beats South Carolina 35-31

LOS ANGELES | Struggling LA Kings fire head coach Stevens, hire Desjardins

LOS ANGELES— The struggling Los Angeles Kings fired head coach John Stevens on Sunday just 13 games into his second season in charge. Willie Desjardins was named the Kings’ interim head coach by general manager Rob Blake. Los Angeles also fired assistant coach Don Nachbaur and hired former Kings forward Marco Sturm to replace him … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | Struggling LA Kings fire head coach Stevens, hire Desjardins

Flexing its muscle: NFL shifts Bengals-Chiefs to prime time

It’s been awhile since the NFL flexed a game to Sunday night. The Bengals vs. Chiefs is a worthy choice. No games were moved from day to night last season, except for the final weekend, when all games are scheduled for the afternoon until the league and NBC figure out what is most attractive for … Continue reading Flexing its muscle: NFL shifts Bengals-Chiefs to prime time

Broncos return 2 interceptions for TDs, beat Cardinals 45-10

Emmanuel Sanders threw and caught touchdown passes, Denver returned two interceptions for first-quarter touchdowns and the Broncos snapped a four-game losing streak with a 45-10 rout of the Arizona Cardinals on Thursday night. Todd Davis returned rookie Josh Rosen‘s deflected pass for a touchdown on the second play of the game and Chris Harris Jr. … Continue reading Broncos return 2 interceptions for TDs, beat Cardinals 45-10