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Rookie quarterbacks impress as Redskins beat Colts

LANDOVER, Md. - In many ways, Saturday's game was promoted like a movie opening, the curtain raiser for a budding quarterback rivalry between the Nos. 1 and 2 picks in the draft. The co-stars responded with a display of A-list poise and promise as Robert Griffin III's Redskins defeated Andrew Luck's Indianapolis Colts 30-17.

August 25, 2012 | The Associated Press | AP Sports


SEATTLE SLEW

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - It's going to take a lot more than one dazzling performance against the Kansas City Chiefs' first-team defense to surprise Seattle Seahawks rookie quarterback Russell Wilson.

August 25, 2012 | | AP Sports


Saban forges bond with Tide’s QB

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) - The relationship between Alabama coach Nick Saban and his quarterback, AJ McCarron, was once best known for a spanking and a sideline tirade, both captured on camera.

August 25, 2012 | | AP Sports


STRIPPED AWAY

NEW YORK - His seven Tour de France titles stripped away and his legacy in tatters, Lance Armstrong is heading back outdoors and into the public eye.

August 25, 2012 | By Jim Vertuno AP Sports Writer | AP Sports


ENOUGH IS ENOUGH

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Never one to back away from a fight, Lance Armstrong is finally giving in and the cost of quitting is steep: His seven Tour de France titles could be gone as soon as today.

August 24, 2012 | | AP Sports


Experts question Spanier’s ‘I didn’t know’ defense

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - The story being told by Penn State president Graham Spanier as he defends himself against accusations that he covered up a sex abuse allegation runs contrary into his own reputation as a detail-oriented manager.

August 23, 2012 | | AP Sports


BAY CITY ’ROIDS

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - Oakland Athletics pitcher Brandon McCarthy becomes uneasy each time he is called to the bathroom for a random drug test, even though he's confident he's completely clean.

August 23, 2012 | | AP Sports


Edwards impressive thus far in Seahawks camp

RENTON, Wash. (AP) - When he was signed at the end of July, giving Braylon Edwards another shot seemed like a desperate move by the Seattle Seahawks as they tried to find answers at wide receiver.

August 23, 2012 | | AP Sports


Seahawks, Chiefs prepared to meet tonight

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The third preseason game is when NFL coaches generally give their starters the most playing time, turning it into a de facto dress rehearsal for the regular season.

August 23, 2012 | By Dave Skretta AP Sports Writer | AP Sports


MULTIPLE CHOICES

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Matt Cassel took the snap from center, scanned the practice field as he dropped back to pass and just for a moment must have felt like a little boy on Christmas morning.

August 22, 2012 | | AP Sports


Longhorns to air two games on own network

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The Longhorn Network will carry two Texas football games again this season, though it hasn't announced any Big 12 contests on its schedule.

August 22, 2012 | | AP Sports


Panthers’ Smith sidelined by foot infection

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Steve Smith was on crutches after being treated for what the Carolina Panthers described as a left foot infection.

August 22, 2012 | | AP Sports


Shields leads Rays past Royals

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - James Shields gave the Tampa Bay Rays another strong pitching performance as they make their push in the AL East.

August 22, 2012 | | AP Sports


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August 22, 2012 | | AP Sports


No. 22 Kansas State guarding against complacency

MANHATTAN - Kansas State didn't have much trouble dealing with complacency last season.

August 21, 2012 | The Associated Press | AP Sports


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49ers-Chiefs preseason opener offers intrigue

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Andy Reid has been preparing for preseason games as a head coach for nearly two decades.

August 10, 2017 | Special to the Tribune | AP Sports


Cards beat KC for 6 straight

ST. LOUIS (AP) - Dexter Fowler hit a grand slam and drove in a career-high five runs to lead the St. Louis Cardinals to an 8-6 ...

August 10, 2017 | Special to the Tribune | AP Sports


Chiefs’ Len Dawson to retire after final season in booth

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Len Dawson had never considered a career in broadcasting until then-Chiefs general manager Jack Steadman, trying to drum up some publicity ...

August 08, 2017 | Special to the Tribune | AP Sports


Chiefs QB Mahomes will start second half of preseason opener

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) - It has been years since the Kansas City Chiefs gave their fans any reason to stick around after halftime of their ...

August 08, 2017 | Special to the Tribune | AP Sports


Cards hit 3 homers, pound Royals for 4th straight win

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Yadier Molina, Jedd Gyorko and Randal Grichuk went deep, the Cardinals scored so much in the fifth inning that they broke ...

August 08, 2017 | Special to the Tribune | AP Sports


Knicks’ Ron Baker: Small town guy with Big Apple dream

SCOTT CITY - It is hard to imagine a place less like Madison Square Garden than the cement slab where Ron Baker spent countless hours honing ...

August 08, 2017 | By Barbara Barker Newsday (TNS) | AP Sports


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