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Others’ success keeps Ivory off active roster

Although the Saints’ leading rusher from last season is healthy again, there does not appear to be any room for him on New Orleans’ active roster right now. After lengthy …


Jets squish fish

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – Crisis averted. With their season on the brink of unraveling because of mounting losses and infighting, Rex Ryan and his feuding New York Jets got back …


Trufant will miss rest of season

RENTON, Wash. – The Seattle Seahawks did not play Sunday, but they still had a loss to deal with Monday. Cornerback Marcus Trufant will not play again this season after …


Sunday’s NFL summaries

For 10-17-2011


Niners shake off Lions

DETROIT – Jim Harbaugh charged across the field, lifting his shirt to expose his belly to attempt a chest bump. He extended his right hand to Jim Schwartz for a …


Sunday’s NFL schedule

Week 6 Today’s games


Raiders’ Janikowski blossoms with age

ALAMEDA, Calif. – Sebastian Janikowski is finally living up to those lofty expectations placed on him when Oakland Raiders owner Al Davis made him the third kicker taken in the …


Curry wasn’t as good as advertised

In reality, Aaron Curry truly did possess unbelievable talent. He was too good to be true. He was hailed before the 2009 NFL draft as the ultimate sure thing, a …


Whitehurst gets ready if needed at quarterback

RENTON, Wash. – With the Seattle Seahawks’ offense finally showing signs of life the last few weeks using a no-huddle offense engineered by quarterback Tarvaris Jackson, backup Charlie Whitehurst was …


Struggling Broncos turn to Tebow

Tim Tebow didn’t win the Denver Broncos’ starting quarterback job as much as Kyle Orton lost it. Regardless, Tebow has ditched his cap and clipboard and is now the starring …


Hawks serve notice

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – Out there in their little corner of the NFL world, Pete Carroll and the Seattle Seahawks like what they are putting together. The Seahawks were derided, …


Patriots a work in progress

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – Five weeks into their season with newcomers playing key roles, the New England Patriots are developing into a solid group. The running attack has had two consecutive …


Seahawks’ Jackson will rest pectoral strain during bye week

Seattle quarterback Tarvaris Jackson has a “high-grade” strained pectoral muscle in his right chest and will be rested during the Seahawks’ bye week. Coach Pete Carroll said Monday that Jackson …


Best belts Bears

DETROIT – Detroit Lions fans counted down the final seconds – as if it was New Year’s Eve – when the franchise finished its first Monday night game in a …


Arizona fires Mike Stoops

College football: Coach Mike Stoops has been fired halfway through his eighth season at Arizona. Athletic director Greg Byrne announced Stoops’ dismissal Monday, two days after the Wildcats lost their …


Raiders face uncertain future after Davis’ death

ALAMEDA, Calif. – The Oakland Raiders will have to replace much more than an owner now following Al Davis’ death. He was the general manager who hand-picked many of the …


Sunday’s NFL summaries

For 10-10-2011


Unsung heroes rescue Seahawks

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – The pass bounced first off a receiver’s hand, then a teammate’s forearm, and that’s right about when everything slowed down for Seahawks cornerback Brandon Browner. “The …


In brief: Vikings sit Berrian for unspecified reasons

Berrian’s absence a mystery NFL: Bernard Berrian was a surprise healthy scratch for the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday against Arizona, the first time in his career the receiver has not …


Unsung heroes rally Seahawks past Giants

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Unsung is an understatement for the guys who lifted the Seattle Seahawks to victory Sunday. Doug Baldwin, Brandon Browner and Charlie Whitehurst were the unlikely stars …


Seahawks look to build on last week’s turnaround

RENTON, Wash. – Turning point or two-quarter anomaly? The Seahawks’ offense, which came alive in the second half of last week’s loss, hopes that performance was the former and not …


Al Davis, professional football pioneer, owner and coach dies

OAKLAND, Calif. – Al Davis was a rebel with a cause – “Just win, baby” he exhorted his beloved Oakland Raiders. And as the NFL well knows, he was also …


Seahawks found groove with hurry-up offense

RENTON, Wash. – In a move of necessity, the Seattle Seahawks might have discovered what their lagging offense needed. Down by 20 points in the third quarter last week against …


Hank Jr., ESPN part

Are you ready for some football? Hank Williams Jr. isn’t anymore. The country singer and ESPN each took credit for the decision Thursday morning to ax his classic intro to …


In brief: Augustus moves Lynx within one win of WNBA title

WNBA: Seimone Augustus scored 36 points to lead Minnesota’s second-half surge, and the Lynx moved within one win of their first WNBA title by beating the Atlanta Dream 101-95 in …


Seahawks receiver Baldwin proves surprise success

RENTON, Wash. – The initial reaction is to chuckle, because on first blush there is no way Doug Baldwin appears the type to suffer from anger problems. This guy? All …


Giants often serve as barometer for Seahawks

RENTON, Wash. – The Seahawks’ next opponent is a historical landmark. That has nothing to do with the fact the New York Giants joined the NFL in 1925, making them …


Giants often serve as barometer for Seahawks

The Seahawks’ next opponent is an historical landmark.


Slow starts concern Carroll

RENTON, Wash. – The Seattle Seahawks are one-quarter of the way through the season, but it’s the first half that has coach Pete Carroll’s full attention. Specifically, the first two …


Manning watches 0-4 Colts fall to Tampa Bay

TAMPA, Fla. – Josh Freeman and LeGarrette Blount helped the Tampa Bay Buccaneers rally for another victory. Freeman threw for 287 yards and a touchdown, Blount ran for 127 yards …