October 23, 2017

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Ezekiel Elliott made the most of his legal reprieve, taking advantage of a legal ruling that put his suspension on hold and responding with the most productive game of his career.

Elliott gained 219 yards from scrimmage and tied a career high with three touchdowns just…

Jackson's 2 defensive TDs lead Bears past Panthers 17-3

October 23, 2017

CHICAGO — Rookie safety Eddie Jackson turned a painful anniversary into a record-setting afternoon.

He scooped up a loose ball and corralled a tipped pass. And with two long touchdown returns, he made NFL history.

Jackson became the first player to score multiple defensive TDs of 75 yards or…

No. 9 Irish defense in takeaway mode under new coordinator

October 23, 2017

SOUTH BEND, Ind. — No one around the No. 9 Notre Dame football team will take offense if you say the defense is responsible for the Irish’s climb in The Associated Press Top 25.

That certainly includes head coach Brian Kelly and members of his powerful offense that is taking advantage…

Truex wins with heavy heart in Kansas elimination race

October 23, 2017

KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Martin Truex Jr. overcame two early mistakes to win a wild playoff elimination race at Kansas Speedway on Sunday, an emotional victory for his Furniture Row Racing team following the death of a crew member the previous night.

Truex was already assured of advancing to the…