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Game on? Steelers, Ravens set to finally meet … maybe

Game on? Steelers, Ravens set to finally meet … maybe

By WILL GRAVES PITTSBURGH (AP) — Mike Tomlin isn’t into hypotheticals. The longtime Pittsburgh Steelers coach prefers to deal with what is happening, not what might happen. This season, however, has challenged that approach. The unbeaten Steelers (10-0) are scheduled to host some semblance of the Baltimore Ravens (6-4) in a game already pushed back…More

Ravens-Steelers rescheduled again to Wednesday because of COVID-19

Ravens-Steelers rescheduled again to Wednesday because of COVID-19

By DAVID GINSBURG The Baltimore Ravens’ struggle to contain an extended outbreak of the coronavirus forced their rescheduled game Tuesday night against the unbeaten Pittsburgh Steelers to be moved back to Wednesday afternoon. It’s the third fix to a matchup originally slated to be played Thanksgiving night. The game will remain on NBC, but at…More

Jones, No. 1 Bama roll past No. 22 Auburn 42-13 minus Saban

Jones, No. 1 Bama roll past No. 22 Auburn 42-13 minus Saban

By JOHN ZENOR TUSCLAOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Once the Iron Bowl kicked off, Nick Saban was just another passionate, heavily invested fan who was powerless to help his team win. His team still won — big . Mac Jones passed for 302 yards and a career-high five touchdowns, highlighted by two long ones to DeVonta…More

Tampa Bay outfielder Arozarena released in Mexico’s Yucatan

Tampa Bay outfielder Arozarena released in Mexico’s Yucatan

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Tampa Bay outfielder Randy Arozarena was released by Mexican authorities Thursday after his former partner told a judge in Yucatan state that she did not want to press charges. Arozarena had been arrested Tuesday for a situation involving custody of his daughter, just two weeks after he won the Babe Ruth…More

Smith, Washington in 1st after Thanksgiving win over Cowboys

Smith, Washington in 1st after Thanksgiving win over Cowboys

By SCHUYLER DIXON ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Alex Smith has Washington at least temporarily in first place in the NFC East after winning on Thanksgiving for the first time, two years after a planned holiday showing was wrecked by the quarterback’s career-threatening leg injury. Smith and his teammates aren’t going to concern themselves with how…More

Argentine soccer great Diego Maradona dies at 60

Argentine soccer great Diego Maradona dies at 60

By DEBORA REY BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Diego Maradona, the Argentine soccer great who scored the “Hand of God” goal in 1986 and led his country to that year’s World Cup title before later struggling with cocaine use and obesity, has died. He was 60. Maradona’s spokesman, Sebastián Sanchi, said he died Wednesday of…More

What an offseason! ATL bulks up big time in free agency

What an offseason! ATL bulks up big time in free agency

By PAUL NEWBERRY ATLANTA (AP) — Just like that, the Atlanta Hawks transformed themselves into a playoff contender. A team that averaged less than 25 wins the last three seasons added to its impressive young core with a whirlwind of free-agent signings, capped by the news late Tuesday that Sacramento would not match a four-year,…More

FSU’s Norvell: ‘Right decision’ to postpone Clemson game

FSU’s Norvell: ‘Right decision’ to postpone Clemson game

TALLAHASSEE, Florida (AP) — Florida State coach Mike Norvell is standing by the decision to postpone the Seminoles game Saturday against No. 4 Clemson after the Tigers reported a positive player test following their arrival on campus, adding that even though he and his team wanted to play there were safety concerns. “We believe the…More

Ryan sacked 8 times in Atlanta’s 24-9 loss to New Orleans

Ryan sacked 8 times in Atlanta’s 24-9 loss to New Orleans

By GUERRY SMITH NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan kept taking sacks against the Saints in the Superdome. It was a familiar feeling. After sacking him nine times when the teams met last November in Atlanta, the surging Saints had eight more on the way to a comfortable 24-9 victory against the…More

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