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FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — Cam Newton on Sunday became the first quarterback in NFL history to rush for 50 career touchdowns. The Carolina Panthers quarterback then celebrated by holding up a clenched fist. Newton said the fist was to signify “black power.” “I did it to show black pride, because I am an African-American,” Newton added.
ARLINGTON, Texas — Dallas Cowboys linebacker Sean Lee will not play Sunday against the Los Angeles Rams because of a hamstring strain. It is the first game Lee has missed because of injury since the 2015 season finale. He was held out of last year’s season-ending game against the Philadelphia Eagles by the coaches. By
ALAMEDA, Calif. — The Oakland Raiders‘ leading receiver, Michael Crabtree, is doubtful to play this week against Denver because of a chest injury. The Raiders announced Saturday that Crabtree had been downgraded from questionable to play Sunday against the Broncos. Crabtree got hurt last Sunday in Washington and missed Friday’s practice. He was limited earlier
On Wednesday, I sent the following text to a bunch of my ESPN friends and colleagues. This is what it said: Doing a goofy thing for my column tomorrow where I am asking various colleagues to ask me one question — a self-made interview, if you will — and I will answer them in my
PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Steelers are getting the message from the top that it’s time to return to their usual routine for the national anthem. Team president Art Rooney II told the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette the team’s well-intended effort to stay out of politics Sunday in Chicago backfired and won’t happen again. The Steelers plan to
Florida’s attorney general doesn’t want O.J. Simpson to return to the state after he’s released from prison in Nevada. Attorney General Pam Bondi sent a letter to Florida Department of Corrections Secretary Julie L. Jones on Friday saying that she should immediately tell Nevada officials that Florida objects to Simpson serving his parole in Florida.
GREEN BAY, Wis. — Chicago Bears coach John Fox said he’s evaluating every position, including quarterback, after Mike Glennon had four turnovers in Thursday night’s ugly 35-14 loss to the Packers. “We need to make a lot of changes,” Fox said when asked specifically about quarterback. “We will evaluate everything, and we’ve got a lot
GREEN BAY, Wis. — The Green Bay Packers lost running back Ty Montgomery to broken ribs on their first possession Thursday night, a source tells ESPN’s Adam Schefter. The NFL Network first reported Montgomery’s injury. No NFL running back had played more snaps this season than Montgomery and no Green Bay Packers’ skill position player
PITTSBURGH — Earlier this week, the Pittsburgh Steelers reviewed an ugly 23-17 loss to the Chicago Bears and held a meeting over what transpired during Sunday’s national anthem. Coming off the first practice of the week Wednesday, it’s starting to feel like Ravens week. “This game is crazy. It’s a special game,” quarterback Ben Roethlisberger