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NFL playoff picture: 4 spots spoken for, others can be claimed in Week 16

At current count, one-third of the spots in the 2015 NFL Playoffs have been spoken for.

NFL playoff picture: 4 postseason berths spoken for, others can be claimed in Week 16

At current count, one-third of the spots in the 2015 NFL Playoffs have been spoken for and three of the eight division titles have been won. Plenty more of the postseason picture can be cleared up... Read more »

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Jaguars hold off Titans late, win 21-13 in home finale

Jordan Todman juked one defender and stiff-armed another on his way to a 62-yard touchdown run that helped the Jacksonville Jaguars beat the Tennessee Titans 21-13 on Thursday night. Read more »

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AP sources: NFL employees turn over phone, email records for Ray Rice case

500 employees at NFL headquarters in New York turned over phone and email records to investigators looking into how Commissioner Roger Goodell and his staff pursued and handled evidence in the Ray... Read more »

Dec. 17, 2014

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NFL locals roundup for week 15

Standouts in week 15 included former Aggie Bobby Wagner and former Ute Alex Smith, both of whom had big outings to keep their respective teams alive for the postseason. Read more »

Dec. 16, 2014

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Brady Poppinga: The biggest game of my career

The time came to take on greatest rival — my older brother — in a head-to-head match-up. The match-up would be very different to any other we had been in before. We were going to face... Read more »

Dec. 15, 2014

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'Tis the season: Former Ute Eric Weddle dyes his bushy beard to resemble Santa's

San Diego Chargers safety Eric Weddle, once a standout on the Utes' defense, dyed his bushy, gnarly beard white for the Chargers' game against the Denver Broncos on Sunday. Read more »

Dec. 14, 2014

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Seattle knocks San Francisco out of contention with 17-7 win

Marshawn Lynch rushed for 91 yards and a touchdown, Russell Wilson threw a touchdown pass to rookie Paul Richardson, and the Seattle Seahawks knocked archrival San Francisco from playoff contention... Read more »

Dec. 14, 2014

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Sick, sore Manning leads Broncos to AFC West title

Peyton Manning was sick and sore, and still helped the Denver Broncos clinch their fourth straight AFC West title. Read more »

Dec. 14, 2014

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Bills' defense stifles Packers in 21-13 win

Veteran Mario Williams and third-string newcomer Bacarri Rambo made for an unlikely Buffalo Bills defensive duo. They played havoc with Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers in a 21-13 victory on... Read more »

Dec. 14, 2014

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Pats clinch AFC East with 41-13 win over Dolphins

Another strong game by Tom Brady. Just another AFC East title for the New England Patriots. Read more »

Dec. 14, 2014

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Colts clinch AFC South with 17-10 win over Texans

Andrew Luck threw two touchdown passes and the Colts won their second straight AFC South title by holding off the Houston Texans 17-10 Sunday. Read more »

Dec. 14, 2014

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Hall of Famer Jim Brown applauds player protests

Jim Brown stood alongside Muhammad Ali in the 1960s when the boxing champion protested going to Vietnam. An activist for 50 years, the Hall of Fame running back has never shied away from fighting... Read more »

Dec. 12, 2014

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NFL playoff picture: NFC postseason race has several playmakers with Utah ties

If the playoffs started today, 18 players with Utah ties would be on NFL postseason rosters. That includes 10 in the NFC. Read more »

Dec. 12, 2014

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Obama: NFL 'behind the curve' on Rice case

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama says the Ray Rice domestic violence case showed that the National Football League was "behind the curve" in setting policies about athlete behavior. He... Read more »

Dec. 12, 2014

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Cardinals end Rams' shutout streak, win 12-6

Bruce Arians was sick and tired of talk about the St. Louis Rams' consecutive shutouts. Read more »

Dec. 11, 2014

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Wagner a major key to Seahawks' defensive success

As is usually the case with Richard Sherman, the politicking on behalf of Seattle teammate Bobby Wagner came completely unscripted. Read more »

Dec. 11, 2014

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Former Aggie Kerwynn Williams capitalizes on opportunity with Arizona Cardinals

Sports injuries can end seasons. There’s potential for them to cut short careers and trip up championship runs before they materialize. But injuries can also open doors. Former Utah State... Read more »

Dec. 10, 2014

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Week 14 NFL locals roundup: Former Aggies step up for their teams

Former Utah State Aggies stepped up big, with one scoring an unlikely and another providing a big boost for his team after being activated from the practice squad. Read more »

Dec. 9, 2014

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Brady Poppinga: How I learned to compete from a deeper place

Trying to interlace my hypercompetitive life and my life as an missionary was like trying to mix oil in water. I morphed into a different person when I competed. I was abrasive and disrespectful in... Read more »

Dec. 9, 2014

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Panthers' Newton suffers back fractures in crash

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The Panthers say quarterback Cam Newton suffered fractures in his lower back in a car crash in Charlotte. Panthers spokesman Charlie Dayton said Tuesday outside a... Read more »

Dec. 9, 2014

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Chiefs safety Eric Berry diagnosed with cancer

Chiefs safety Eric Berry has been diagnosed with Hodgkin's disease and will begin chemotherapy for what doctors called a "very treatable and potentially curable" form of cancer. Read more »

Dec. 8, 2014

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BYU alum Dennis Pitta expected to return for 2015 season

During the team’s press conference on Monday, Baltimore Ravens coach John Harbaugh said Dennis Pitta’s season-ending hip injury may not be career-ending after all. Read more »

Dec. 8, 2014

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NFL playoff picture: Dolphins, and their 6 Utah ties, are fighting for a postseason spot

The Miami Dolphins, who have six players with Utah ties on their roster, are in the NFL playoff hunt and former Ute R.J. Stanford recently joined the team and helped it beat the Jets. What does the... Read more »

Dec. 5, 2014

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AP source: Florida hires Colorado State's Jim McElwain

After working though a buyout issue, Jim McElwain is leaving Colorado State to become Florida's next head coach. Read more »

Dec. 4, 2014

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Ravens' Haloti Ngata draws 4-game drug ban by NFL

Ravens defensive tackle Haloti Ngata was suspended without pay for four games Thursday for violating the NFL's policy on performance-enhancing substances. Read more »

Dec. 4, 2014

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