Jags LB Brown sprains ankle in practice

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) Jacksonville Jaguars backup linebacker Blair Brown sprained his left ankle during practice Wednesday, a potentially …

Chiefs promote Bieniemy to fill OC post

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) The Chiefs have promoted running backs coach Eric Bieniemy to offensive coordinator, filling the job that Matt Nagy le…

Gronk: Belichick eliminates distractions

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) Rob Gronkowski says coach Bill Belichick makes it easy for the New England Patriots to ignore distractions such as th…

Ryan misses practice for personal issue

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan left team headquarters because of an undisclosed personal matter and did not practice…

Bills focused on continuing rebuild

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) Brief and disappointing as the Buffalo Bills’ first playoff appearance in 18 years was, veteran center Eric Wood can…

Chiefs, QB Smith facing tough questions

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) The final pass Alex Smith threw this season was an incompletion over the middle on fourth down, one that would have gi…

Playoff experience gives Falcons edge

ATLANTA (AP) Experience could be the Atlanta Falcons’ big edge as the only team in the NFC playoffs for the second straight year. Coach Dan …

(5) Rainbow Warriors sweep (12) USC

HONOLULU – The fifth-ranked University of Hawai’i men’s volleyball team captured the inaugural Texaco Rainbow Warrior Classic title after a …