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Dinwiddie scores career-best 39, Nets top 76ers 127-124

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Spencer Dinwiddie put on his best Stephen Curry impersonation. Dinwiddie scored a career-high 39 points off the bench and Allen Crabbe had 20 to lead the Brooklyn Nets to a 127-124 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Wednesday night. “If I had two 3s in a row, I feel like Steph,” Dinwiddie said. “I wasn’t about to ...

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Amari Cooper’s impact on Cowboys immeasurable

Nobody is questioning Jerry Jones anymore about trading a first-round pick for Amari Cooper. The Cowboys are 5-1 since the 24-year-old wide receiver was acquired from Oakland for a 2019 selection that will likely be in the 20s. They’re one win from securing the NFC East title after Cooper dominated the Philadelphia Eagles last week, catching 10 passes for 217 ...

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Inconsistency marks Josh Rosen’s first 10 NFL starts

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Inconsistency might be the best way to describe the young NFL career of Josh Rosen. “I still think he’s improving,” coach Steve Wilks. “It’s hard to say in that game (a 17-3 loss to Detroit on Sunday), but I still think he’s progressing, moving forward.” But as he often does when discussing his rookie quarterback, Wilks ...

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Vikings QB Cousins takes OC DeFilippo firing ‘personally’

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — When the Minnesota Vikings went all-in on Kirk Cousins as their long-sought franchise player last spring, they paired him with a new offensive coordinator considered to be part of the current wave of up-and-coming quarterback developers and innovative play-callers putting a strong imprint on the NFL. The partnership with John DeFilippo that had so much potential ...

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Jets’ Bowles remains steady despite facing uncertain future

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Todd Bowles’ days as coach of the New York Jets are numbered in many people’s minds. To some fans and media, his time has long been up. The embattled Bowles appears likely to be among those looking for new jobs the day the NFL’s regular season ends, if not sooner. That uncertainty has not affected ...

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Dolphins need road turnaround to stay in playoff mix

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — The Miami Dolphins need to figure out how to win on the road, since that’s where they’ll be if they make the playoffs. And if they don’t win Sunday at Minnesota , there probably won’t be a postseason for Miami. The Dolphins (7-6) remain in contention for an AFC wild-card berth thanks to Kenyan Drake’s improbable ...

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Broncos QB Case Keenum agrees to take more chances

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Case Keenum agrees he’s gone from being too careless with the football to being too cautious. Denver’s quarterback said Tuesday he concurs with head coach Vance Joseph that he needs to take more downfield chances if the Broncos (6-7) are to have any chance of reaching the playoffs. “Yeah, I mean we’re at the point of ...

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Chargers RB Gordon practices but remains game-time decision

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Melvin Gordon wants to suit up for the Los Angeles Chargers‘ biggest game of the season Thursday night at Kansas City, but he says his status will likely not be decided until 90 minutes before kickoff. The fourth-year running back has missed the past two games after spraining the MCL in his right knee during ...

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Oakland sues Raiders, NFL as home field for 2019 is in question

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The city of Oakland has filed a federal antitrust lawsuit trying to recover damages for the Raiders’ upcoming move to Las Vegas. The suit filed Tuesday in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California against the Raiders, the NFL and the other 31 clubs seeks lost revenue, money Oakland taxpayers invested in the Raiders ...

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