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Smith to start at QB for Jets vs. Dolphins on MNF

New York Jets quarterbacks Michael Vick (1) and Geno Smith (7) are seen on the bench during the second half of an NFL football game against the Buffalo Bills in Detroit, Monday, Nov.24, 2014. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Jets have announced that Geno Smith will get the start at quarterback over Michael Vick for the game against the Miami Dolphins on Monday night.

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Watt sends pizza to Houston police, firefighters

HOUSTON (AP) — Texans star J.J. Watt has provided a free Thanksgiving week lunch to hundreds of Houston firefighters and police officers in appreciation for their service.

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Texas Thanksgiving weekend highlights Big 12 week

Things to watch in Week 14 of the Big 12 Conference season, a holiday week version:

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NFL might not flex any Sunday night games in 2014

In this Aug. 1, 2011, file photo, Mark Lazarus, Chairman of NBC Sports Group, takes part in a panel discussion on "Sunday Night Football" along with the show's producer Fred Gaudelli at the NBC Universal summer press tour in Beverly Hills, Calif. For the first time since flexible scheduling came to “Sunday Night Football” in 2006, the NFL could go an entire season without needing it. The NFL’s knack for defying the viewership declines that plague nearly everything else on TV wouldn’t be possible without each time slot consistently filled with enticing matchups, said Lazarus. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — For the first time since flexible scheduling came to “Sunday Night Football” in 2006, the NFL could go an entire season without needing it.

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Your Top Plays for Today

Barcelona's Lionel Messi celebrates after scoring against Apoel during the Champions League Group F soccer match between Apoel and Barcelona , at GSP stadium, in Nicosia, Cyprus, Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014. (AP Photo/ Philippos Christou)

Your Top Plays for Today: AP’s Sports Guide

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