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Philadelphia Eagles' Jake Elliott is carried off the field after kicking the game-winning field goal during an NFL football game against the New York Giants, Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017, in Philadelphia. Philadelphia won 27-24. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
September 24, 2017 - 7:04 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jake Elliott ran over to coaches and begged for a chance to try the longest field goal in team history. They said yes — and he nailed it. Elliott kicked a 61-yarder as the clock expired to lift the Philadelphia Eagles to a 27-24 victory over the New York Giants on Sunday. Carson...
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New Orleans Saints players sit on the bench during the national anthem before an NFL football game against the Carolina Panthers in Charlotte, N.C., Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017. (AP Photo/Bob Leverone)
September 24, 2017 - 7:04 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Drew Brees stood on the sideline for the national anthem, his hand firmly over his heart while nearly a dozen Saints teammates sat behind him on the bench in protest of recent remarks made by President Donald Trump. Brees began his post-game news conference Sunday by saying...
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Detroit Lions wide receiver Golden Tate (15) falls into the end zone for a 1-yard touchdown reception during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017, in Detroit. The Replay Official reviewed the score ruling, and the play was reversed. After play reversal, referee rules a 10 second runoff and the game is over. The Falcons won 30-26. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
September 24, 2017 - 6:46 pm
DETROIT (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons escaped Detroit, holding on for a win thanks in part to an NFL rule that went in their favor. Matthew Stafford's pass to Golden Tate was ruled to be just short of the end zone in the final seconds after a review, allowing Atlanta to beat the Lions 30-26 on Sunday...
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The American flag is presented in front of an empty Tennessee Titans bench area during the playing of the national anthem before an NFL football game between the Titans and the Seattle Seahawks Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn. Neither team came onto the field for the anthem. (AP Photo/James Kenney)
September 24, 2017 - 6:44 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the sports world reacting to President Donald Trump's remarks about pro football (all times Eastern): 5:20 p.m. President Donald Trump has continued to express his displeasure on Twitter about how NFL players are choosing to kneel or sit for the national anthem before...
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Chicago Bears running back Jordan Howard (24) runs to the end zone for a touchdown in overtime of an NFL football game against the Pittsburgh Steelers, Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017, in Chicago. The Bears won 23-17 in overtime. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
September 24, 2017 - 6:28 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Jordan Howard pushed through the pain in his right shoulder to give the Bears the lift they needed. Howard scored on a 19-yard run in overtime to lead Chicago to a 23-17 victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday. Howard's winning score came two plays after rookie Tarik Cohen...
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FILE - A Friday, Nov. 11, 2016 file photo showing a banner with the silhouette of troops and a large red poppy with the words 'Lest We Forget' is held up by a fan prior to the start of the World Cup 2018 Group F qualification soccer match between England and Scotland at Wembley stadium in London. FIFA is set to relax the rules that ban teams from commemorating non-sporting events at soccer matches in response to high-profile disputes with British associations over honoring war dead. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein, File)
September 24, 2017 - 6:10 pm
FIFA is set to relax the rules that ban teams from commemorating non-sporting events at soccer matches in response to high-profile disputes with British associations over honoring war dead. England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales were fined by FIFA last year for displaying poppies at World...
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