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The Latest: Teams start TD run early; 6 scored on 1st drive

The Latest on Week 10 in the NFL (all times EST): 1:25 p.m. Six teams reached the end zone on the opening possession of their games Sunday to get Week 10 off to a high-scoring start. Kansas City, which lost the coin toss for the first time all season, went 75 yards in 56 seconds. … Continue reading The Latest: Teams start TD run early; 6 scored on 1st drive

BOSTON | No. 2 Clemson knocks out No. 17 BC 27-7 to win division

BOSTON — Trevor Lawrence threw a touchdown pass and ran for a score and No. 2 Clemson knocked Boston College quarterback Anthony Brown out of the game early on the way to routing the 17th-ranked Eagles 27-7 on Saturday night. The battle for first-place in the ACC Atlantic Division was not much of a fight. … Continue reading BOSTON | No. 2 Clemson knocks out No. 17 BC 27-7 to win division

The Latest: Brees sets NFL record for career completions

The Latest on the third Sunday of the NFL regular season (all times EDT): 2:25 p.m. Drew Brees set the NFL record for career completions with his 17-yarder to Michael Thomas in the second quarter against Atlanta. The completion was the 6,301st of Brees’ career, surpassing the 6,300 thrown by Hall of Famer Brett Favre. … Continue reading The Latest: Brees sets NFL record for career completions

The Latest: Giants cornerback Eli Apple out with groin issue

The Latest on the second Sunday of the NFL regular season (all times EDT): 10:15 p.m. New York Giants cornerback Eli Apple won’t return to an NFC East showdown against the Dallas Cowboys because of a groin injury. The injury was announced in the third quarter with the Cowboys leading the Giants 13-0. The Cowboys … Continue reading The Latest: Giants cornerback Eli Apple out with groin issue

COLUMBUS, Ohio | No. 4 Ohio State routs Rutgers, looks ahead to bigger test

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Dwayne Haskins Jr. threw four touchdown passes and No. 4 Ohio State rolled to the 900th victory in program history, routing outmanned Rutgers 52-3 on Saturday. Johnnie Dixon grabbed two of Haskins’ scoring strikes, and backup quarterback Tate Martell added another touchdown pass and a 47-yard scoring run on a gray, misty … Continue reading COLUMBUS, Ohio | No. 4 Ohio State routs Rutgers, looks ahead to bigger test

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. | Giants receiver Victor Cruz retires, joins ESPN

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Former New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz has retired. In making the announcement Tuesday, the 31-year-old Cruz said he plans to join ESPN as an NFL analyst. Cruz will contribute to variety of shows and make his ESPN debut Wednesday. Cruz was a seven-year NFL veteran and a 2012 Pro … Continue reading EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. | Giants receiver Victor Cruz retires, joins ESPN

CLEVELAND | QB scramble: McCarron injured as Bills down Browns 19-17

CLEVELAND— Buffalo’s quarterback situation is more scrambled than ever. AJ McCarron sustained a potentially serious shoulder injury, throwing the Bills’ three-way quarterback race into chaos, during a 19-17 win over the Cleveland Browns on Friday night. McCarron, who signed with Buffalo as a free agent for a chance to start after four years as a … Continue reading CLEVELAND | QB scramble: McCarron injured as Bills down Browns 19-17