• Redskins trying to ‘finish strong’ as they have before

    ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — In every workout, game and season, Kirk Cousins and his Washington Redskins teammates aim to “start fast and finish strong.”

  • Phillies hire former Twins GM Terry Ryan as scout

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Phillies have hired former Minnesota Twins general manager Terry Ryan as a special assignment scout.

  • Awards: A plaque on the wall, but also a catalyst for growth

    In a Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016, photo, Hajj Flemings who won nearly $165,000 from the Knight Foundation Cities Challenge competition last year, sits next to a neighborhood model, at the Detroit Center of Design and Technology in Detroit. Flemings won the grant for his proposal to help small businesses in Detroit develop an online presence and a brand; the money is intended for the project alone. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

    NEW YORK (AP) — After Finegold Alexander Architects began winning awards for its work on synagogues, calls started coming in from congregations around the country.

  • Pennsylvania McDonald’s franchisee who created Big Mac dies

    In this Aug. 21, 2008, file photo, Big Mac creator Michael "Jim" Delligatti attends his 90th birthday party in Canonsburg, Pa. Delligatti, the Pittsburgh-area McDonald's franchisee who created the Big Mac in 1967, has died. He was 98. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — You probably don’t know his name, but you’ve almost certainly devoured his creation: two all-beef patties, special sauce, lettuce, cheese, pickles, onions, on a sesame seed bun.

  • 2016 AP All-Ohio Division III team

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Associated Press 2016 Division III All-Ohio football team:

  • Rookies Burns, Hargrave and Davis making impact for Steelers

    In this Nov. 20, 2016, file photo, Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Artie Burns (25) intercepts a pass intended for Cleveland Browns wide receiver Corey Coleman (19) during the first half of an NFL football game in Cleveland. The learning curve is starting to level off for Burns, Javon Hargrave, and Sean Davis. That hardly means it’s flat. Not by a long shot. Still, the game is beginning to slow down for the three Pittsburgh Steeler rookies, all of whom have made significant plays on a defense that’s picked it up during the team’s modest turnaround. (AP Photo/David Richard, File)

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — The learning curve is starting to level off for Javon Hargrave, Artie Burns and Sean Davis. That hardly means it’s flat. Not by a long shot. Still, the game is beginning to slow down for the three Pittsburgh Steeler rookies, all of whom have made significant plays on a defense that’s picked it up during the team’s modest turnaround.

  • Rodgers tosses 2 TDs, Packers beat Eagles 27-13

    Philadelphia Eagles' Carson Wentz, center, scrambles past Green Bay Packers' Damarious Randall, right, and Clay Matthews during the first half of an NFL football game, Monday, Nov. 28, 2016, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Aaron Rodgers threw two touchdown passes to Davante Adams and the Green Bay Packers beat the Philadelphia Eagles 27-13 Monday night to snap a four-game losing streak.

  • Eagles, Packers each missing a few starters

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Eagles starting right guard Brandon Brooks was hospitalized with an illness earlier Monday and is inactive for the game against the Green Bay Packers.

  • Now what? Bengals headed toward worst finish in 6 years

    Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton (14) holds his head as he walks along the sidelines during the second half of an NFL football game against the Baltimore Ravens in Baltimore, Sunday, Nov. 27, 2016. (AP Photo/Gail Burton)

    CINCINNATI (AP) — Andy Dalton’s most important passes didn’t even make it past the line of scrimmage. Mike Nugent missed another extra point.

  • Alabama, Clemson assistants among Broyles Award finalists

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Coaches from Alabama, Clemson, Colorado, Michigan and Pittsburgh are the finalists for the Broyles Award, which honors the top assistant coach in college football.