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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Cam Newton is now a Super Bowl quarterback with an NFL award. The Carolina Panthers star won The Associated Press NFL Offensive Player of the Year honor on Saturday night. Newton was not on hand at NFL Honors to accept the award; he is kind of busy preparing...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — J.J. Watt has won The Associated Press NFL Defensive Player of the Year award for the third time. It was not a unanimous selection for the Houston Texans defensive end, as it was last year — a first for the honor — but it was decisive. In tying Hall of Famer...
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Wesley Iwundu scored 22 points, freshman reserve Dean Wade had 17 and Kansas State upset top-ranked Oklahoma 80-69 on Saturday night to shake up the Big 12 race once again. D.J. Johnson added 12 points and Justin Edwards 11 for the Wildcats (14-9, 3-7),...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Kansas City safety Eric Berry, who missed 10 games the previous season battling lymphoma, then returned to the Chiefs to become an All-Pro, has won The Associated Press NFL Comeback Player of the Year award. Berry's inspirational story and superb performance...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Cam Newton's spectacular season has earned him The Associated Press NFL Offensive Player of the Year award. The Carolina Panthers' All-Pro quarterback set an NFL mark for the position with 45 touchdowns this season: 35 passing and 10 rushing. He also ranked...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — St. Louis Rams running back Todd Gurley, who came off knee surgery in college to rush for 1,106 yards, has won The Associated Press Offensive Rookie of the Year award. Gurley missed the first two games of 2015, then went on a tear that included four straight...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Denver Broncos defensive coordinator Wade Phillips has won The Associated Press NFL Assistant Coach of the Year award. Phillips built a defense that ranked first in the league and which is greatly responsible for the Broncos making the Super Bowl. He earned...
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Waste Management Phoenix Open drew an estimated 201,003 fans Saturday at TPC Scottsdale to break the tournament and golf record. The previous largest crowd at the Stadium Course was 189,722 in 2014. The tournament also set a day record Friday at 160,...
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — Mild-mannered point guard Moriah Jefferson turns into someone else on the court when she needs to turn it on for UConn in its quest for a fourth straight national title. Though fans and her opponents might be unaware of it, Jefferson's mom says occasionally...