Conner leads short-handed Cardinals past 49ers 31-17

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — James Conner ran for two touchdowns and caught a 45-yard TD pass from backup quarterback Colt McCoy as the short-handed Arizona Cardinals beat the San Francisco 49ers 31-17 on Sunday. The Cardinals (8-1) were playing without quarterback Kyler Murray and receivers DeAndre Hopkins and A.J. Green but still had little trouble … Read more

Old dog, new tricks: The wise head behind the Patrick Vieira revolution

“He is a fighter, he is a warrior,” enthused Vieira. “His role is important in both our attacking build-up and our defensive shape. The way he is playing on the field is the way he plays in training every day. I use him as a benchmark of how you have to conduct yourself as a … Read more

Jags get better Josh Allen in this meeting, beat Bills 9-6

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Jacksonville had the better Josh Allen on this Sunday, with the standout linebacker intercepting a pass, making a sack and recovering a fumble in a 9-6 upset of the Buffalo Bills. Buffalo’s star quarterback with the same first and last names turned over the ball three times, including twice in the second … Read more

40-year-long friendly football tradition lives on

WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP, New Jersey (WPVI) — It was a Sunday morning tradition for Ed Marrone. “Back in the day in South Philly, I would get up at seven o’clock. Go to Stella Maris church at eight. Then at nine, we would play football at FDR Park in South Philly,” he said. “You just looked forward … Read more

The Latest: AP source: Brissett to start at QB for Dolphins

The latest from Week 9 of the NFL (all times EST): ___ 11:10 a.m. A person with knowledge of the situation says the Miami Dolphins are planning to start Jacoby Brissett at quarterback against the Houston Texans because Tua Tagovailoa is still dealing with an injured finger on his throwing hand. ESPN and NFL Network … Read more

West Ham v Liverpool: Premier League – live!

West Ham are unchanged for the fourth league game in a row, which means Ben Johnson continues to keep Vladimir Coufal out of the side. Jurgen Klopp has made four changes from Liverpool’s 2-2 draw with Brighton last weekend: Joel Matip, Fabinho, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Diogo Jota come in for Ibrahima Konate, Naby Keita, Curtis … Read more

Arsenal vs Watford live: score and latest updates from Premier League

Stand by yer beds, Arsenal fans: here is the splendid Mr Mike McGrath with tell of your highly promising young goalie. “It shows how far Aaron Ramsdale has come since the summer that Gareth Southgate is now planning the right time to give the Arsenal goalkeeper his England debut.   Ramsdale, 23, was on stand-by when … Read more

Giants vs. Raiders: Preview, predictions, what to watch for

An inside look at Sunday’s Giants-Raiders Week 9 matchup in MetLife Stadium: Marquee matchup Raiders DE Maxx Crosby vs. Giants RT Nate Solder Um, this is not a matchup that favors the Giants. Solder knows the ropes as a veteran, but he is past his prime and will need help here. Expect to see a … Read more