Reactions from Sally Field and more to Burt Reynolds' death

Sep. 6, 2018 6:21 PM EDT Reaction to the death on Thursday of actor Burt Reynolds: ___ — “There are times in your life that are so indelible, they never fade away. They stay alive, even forty years later. My years with Burt never leave my mind. He will be in my...

Jets starters Kearse, Maye and Martin sit out practice

Sep. 6, 2018 6:20 PM EDT Jets starters Kearse, Maye and Martin sit out practice By DENNIS WASZAK Jr. AP Sports Writer BC-FBN–Jets-Injuries <!– –> FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — New York Jets wide receiver Jermaine Kearse, safety Marcus Maye and outside...

NTSB: Errors led to BNSF train killing 2 in South Dakota

EDGEMONT, S.D. (AP) — Federal investigators say human errors led to a BNSF Railway train striking and killing two railroad workers in South Dakota last year. The National Transportation Safety Board released its report Thursday on the Jan. 17, 2017, accident near Edgemont,...

Alaska's Iditarod race gains new sponsor after others leave

Sep. 6, 2018 6:16 PM EDT Alaska’s Iditarod race gains new sponsor after others leave BC-APFN-US–Iditarod <!– –> ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Organizers of Alaska’s 1,000-mile Iditarod say an Anchorage business has become a sponsor of the...

Bengals’ Pass Rushers Pose 1st Test For Luck, Colts’ Line

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — When Andrew Luck gazes over Cincinnati’s defense Sunday, he’ll see some of the league’s top pass rushers. Defensive tackle Geno Atkins often gets the interior push. Michael Johnson, Carlos Dunlap and Carl Lawson routinely bring the outside...

Browns can get closure with win over Steelers in opener

Sep. 6, 2018 6:15 PM EDT CLEVELAND (AP) — For the Browns, winning the season opener over Pittsburgh could bring closure. The end of a 17-game losing streak. The first opening-week victory since 2004. More relief from the haunting memories of an 0-16 season. A new beginning...

Mike Vrabel ready for regular season debut as Titans coach

Sep. 6, 2018 6:01 PM EDT NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Mike Vrabel can’t remember a game where he didn’t have butterflies in his stomach before kickoff. As a linebacker over 14 seasons, he could get rid of them with a crunching tackle. He won’t have that luxury...

“Old dude” Fichtner ready to guide Steelers offense

Sep. 6, 2018 5:58 PM EDT PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ask the men he coaches what makes Pittsburgh Steelers offensive coordinator Randy Fichtner tick, and you get a variation of the same response. He’s a dude. A good dude. But just a dude. “There’s nothing special or...

Homeland Security head: Colorado tops US in vote security

Sep. 6, 2018 4:03 PM EDT Homeland Security head: Colorado tops US in vote security BC-US–Election Security-Cyber Games,1st Ld-Writethru <!– –> DENVER (AP) — Dozens of Colorado state and local elections officials are participating in cyber security...

Seahawks believe Brandon Marshall still has something left

Sep. 6, 2018 5:47 PM EDT RENTON, Wash. (AP) — At various points during his recovery, when he was traveling to Germany and Switzerland and England to try out the latest treatments, Brandon Marshall spent nearly as much time fighting doubt as he did trying to overcome his...