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Revis to sit out Jets game vs. Dolphins with concussion (Yahoo Sports)

Revis Island is closed for the weekend. Cornerback Darrelle Revis will not play in the New York Jets' game against the Miami Dolphins on Sunday because he is still dealing with a concussion. Revis was injured during the Jets' 24-17 loss at Houston last Sunday and has not practiced since.
Nov 28, 2015 |

Falcons' Freeman ruled out against Vikings with concussion (Yahoo Sports)

Running back Devonta Freeman, recovering from a concussion, will not play Sunday in the Atlanta Falcons' game against the Minnesota Vikings. Rookie Tevin Coleman is expected to start at running back. Coach Dan Quinn said kicker Matt Bryant (right quadriceps injury) and wide receiver Leonard Hankerson (hamstring) also will miss the game.
Nov 28, 2015 |

Romo out for year after 2nd collarbone injury of season (Yahoo Sports)

Tony Romo knew he was risking another left collarbone injury by coming back eight weeks after breaking it. Cowboys owner and general manager Jerry Jones said on his radio show Friday that Romo would sit out the remaining five games with a small fracture in the same collarbone that had already sidelined him for seven games. ''The hard part is...
Nov 28, 2015 |

Harden scores 50 as Rockets beat winless 76ers 116-114 (Yahoo Sports)

James Harden had 50 points, nine rebounds and eight assists, and the Houston Rockets beat the winless Philadelphia 76ers 116-114 on Friday night. Philadelphia moved one loss away from matching the New Jersey Nets' NBA-worst mark of 18 losses to open a season. The Sixers have dropped 27 in a row dating to last season for the longest losing streak...
Nov 28, 2015 |

Cutler, Bears hold off Packers 17-13 at rainy Lambeau (Yahoo Sports)

Drenched from a soaking rain, Jay Cutler finally walked out of Lambeau Field with a win. The defense helped make Thursday night a Thanksgiving to remember for the Chicago Bears. Cutler threw for 200 yards and a score and the Bears held off the Green Bay Packers on fourth-and-goal from the 8 with 22 seconds left for a 17-13 victory.
Nov 27, 2015 |

Romo knocked out vs Carolina with another collarbone injury (Yahoo Sports)

Tony Romo remained on his back after being sacked, almost motionless for a short time while looking up at the stadium's closed roof above him. The Dallas Cowboys quarterback knew that he had likely re-injured his left collarbone. ''You can hear something happen, you're just disappointed, frustrated,'' said Romo, describing the injury as similar...
Nov 27, 2015 |

Stafford throws 5 TD passes, Lions beat Eagles 45-14 (Yahoo Sports)

Matthew Stafford dropped back and perfectly lofted the ball where only Calvin Johnson could catch it. Johnson leaped to come down with the 25-yard pass in the end zone for the first of a career-high matching three touchdown receptions, Stafford tied a personal best with five scoring passes, and the surging Detroit Lions kept the Philadelphia...
Nov 27, 2015 |

Forte, Jeffery active for Bears against Packers; Rolle out (Yahoo Sports)

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) -- Chicago running back Matt Forte and receiver Alshon Jeffery are active for the Bears' game Thursday night against the Green Bay Packers.
Nov 27, 2015 |

Robinson leads Monmouth to 70-68 upset of No. 17 Notre Dame (Yahoo Sports)

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) -- Monmouth's 900th win was a special one.
Nov 27, 2015 |

One more memorable moment for Favre, Packers at Lambeau (Yahoo Sports)

Brett Favre had one more memorable moment with the Green Bay Packers. With cold, driving rain drenching Lambeau Field, the Packers unveiled Favre's name and retired No. 4 on the stadium facade Thursday night at halftime against the Chicago Bears. ''They get to see what it's like playing at Lambeau when it's cold, windy and raining.
Nov 27, 2015 |

Panthers still perfect, Romo hurt again in 33-14 Dallas loss (Yahoo Sports)

Cam Newton sprinted to a corner of the $1.2 billion showplace of the Dallas Cowboys, pointing a camera at celebrating Carolina fans while gesturing to them with a wide smile. A few minutes later, a somber Tony Romo talked to reporters with his left arm in a sling for the second time this season because of a collarbone injury. The Panthers are...
Nov 27, 2015 |

IAAF says Russia accepts ban, will cooperate with inspectors (Yahoo Sports)

Russia vowed Thursday to work ''very actively'' with track and field's governing body to eradicate the doping culture that led to its blanket ban from international competition, possibly including next year's Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. The decision by Russia's athletics federation not to contest the ban and its additional promise to work ''very...
Nov 26, 2015 |

Rams WR Bailey has surgery after being shot in Florida (Yahoo Sports)

Many St. Louis Rams players woke to the news that Stedman Bailey had been shot in the head. Bailey was in intensive care and in stable condition at a Miami area hospital after undergoing a surgical procedure that Rams coach Jeff Fisher said lasted 4-6 hours. Fisher said he didn't anticipate Bailey, who is eligible to return from a suspension in...
Nov 26, 2015 |

Seattle's Marshawn Lynch undergoes abdominal surgery (Yahoo Sports)

If the Seattle Seahawks are going to make a late charge toward a fourth straight playoff berth, they'll do it without Marshawn Lynch. Seattle is hopeful that Lynch will return at some point and will keep the bruising running back on the active roster. ''The doctor projected that he could get back pretty quickly,'' coach Pete Carroll said.
Nov 26, 2015 |

Browns didn't discuss cutting Johnny Manziel before benching (Yahoo Sports)

The Browns believe sacking Johnny Manziel themselves will do him good. One day after taking Manziel's starting job from him for breaking his promise to stay out of the spotlight and behave during the bye week, Browns coach Mike Pettine explained his decision was necessary. Manziel was dumped as Cleveland's starter and dropped to third string by...
Nov 26, 2015 |

Frank Gifford's family says CTE found in his brain (Yahoo Sports)

The family of Pro Football Hall of Famer Frank Gifford says signs of the degenerative disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy were found in his brain after his death. In a statement released through NBC News on Wednesday, the family said he had ''experienced firsthand'' symptoms associated with CTE but did not offer specifics. Gifford died of...
Nov 26, 2015 |

Price exits after 2 periods but Canadiens beat Rangers 5-1 (Yahoo Sports)

When star goalie Carey Price exited again with an injury, the Montreal Canadiens responded. Devante Smith-Pelly and Alex Galchenyuk scored in the opening 1:29 of the third period, and Montreal beat the New York Rangers 5-1 Wednesday night in a matchup of the top two teams in the Eastern Conference. Sven Andrighetto and Max Pacioretty also scored...
Nov 26, 2015 |

Warriors make NBA history as first team to start season 16-0 (Yahoo Sports)

Interim coach Luke Walton believes the time will come when the Golden State Warriors finally lose a game. ''I doubt it, I highly doubt it,'' joked NBA MVP Stephen Curry. The defending champions set the record for best start in league history at 16-0, as Curry had 24 points and nine assists in a 111-77 rout of the Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday...
Nov 25, 2015 |

Rams WR Bailey critical, stable after being shot in Florida (Yahoo Sports)

ST. LOUIS (AP) -- - Suspended St. Louis Rams wide receiver Stedman Bailey was shot and critically wounded as he and four other people were sitting in a car outside a home in the Miami area, police said Wednesday. Bailey was at a hospital awaiting surgery for injuries that have not been disclosed by the Rams or the authorities. Another man,...
Nov 25, 2015 |

Hall of Famer Rod Carew, 70, hopes to get heart transplant (Yahoo Sports)

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Hall of Famer Rod Carew is hoping to qualify for a heart transplant after a massive heart attack two months ago.
Nov 25, 2015 |

Hezbollah buries militant Qantar, says Israel will be held accountable

Lebanon's Hezbollah group said on Monday that Israel would be held accountable for killing prominent militant Samir Qantar in an air strike in Syria, and accorded him an elaborate funeral of... Read More

Russia says black box from warplane downed by Turkey unreadable

Investigators in Moscow said on Monday they were unable to retrieve information from the damaged black box of a Russian warplane shot down by Turkey last month, data the Kremlin hoped would support... Read More

Exclusive: U.S. glossed over Oman's human rights record during Iran talks

By Jason Szep, Matt Spetalnick and Yara Bayoumy WASHINGTON/MUSCAT (Reuters) - As the United States negotiated this year’s nuclear pact with Iran, the State Department quietly agreed to spare the... Read More