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December 16, 2018 4:42 PM Contract status, Lamar Jackson's rise could lead to end of Joe Flacco's time in Baltimore

Now that quarterback Joe Flacco officially has been demoted in favor of rookie Lamar Jackson, it's possible the Baltimore Ravens could move on from the former Super Bowl MVP entirely. Flacco is due $18.5 million in salary next season, $20.25 million in 2020 and another $24.25 million in 2021. Despite the hefty price tags, the Ravens have already absorbed 91

December 16, 2018 4:56 AM It wasn't pretty, but for at least one more night, the Browns are still in the playoff hunt

DENVER -- The Cleveland Browns don't care how it happened, they just care that it did. When Jabrill Peppers sacked Denver Broncos QB Case Keenum on fourth down with 43 seconds left and the Broncos at midfield and down one, the visiting sideline erupted. The Browns somehow had slogged through for a 17-16 win, their fourth in five games. “Right now for these 101

December 13, 2018 10:48 PM Josh Brent, club owner hit with $25M verdict in death of Jerry Brown Jr

DALLAS -- A Texas jury has returned a $25 million verdict against former Cowboys defensive tackle Josh Brent and the owner of a now-defunct nightclub in the death of Brent's teammate, Jerry Brown Jr. Brown was killed six years ago when the car Brent was driving at 110 mph (177 kph) in a 45-mph zone overturned in Irving, a Dallas suburb. Brent had a blood-alcohol 48

December 12, 2018 2:43 AM Broncos, Browns on playoff fringe ahead of matchup

The Denver Broncos were high on quarterback Baker Mayfield long before he was taken first overall in the NFL draft in April. Mayfield, the brash, outspoken Cleveland Browns rookie, visits Denver for a Week 15 showdown with both teams clinging to their slim postseason hopes. The Browns (5-7-1) are having their best season in years and are coming off a 26-20 win over Carolina 108

December 10, 2018 3:33 PM Tourism in Bethlehem booming as Christmas nears

BETHLEHEM, West Bank (Reuters) - Bethlehem is enjoying its busiest Christmas season on record, the Palestinian Ministry of Tourism said on Monday, with hotels in the birthplace of Jesus almost fully booked for the holiday. Tourism has recovered following a fall in knife and car-ramming attacks which helped push visitor numbers in the biblical city to a 10-year 100

December 6, 2018 6:13 PM Washington Redskins QB Alex Smith suffering from complications after surgery on broken leg, reports say

Washington Redskins quarterback Alex Smith’s right ankle bent in an awkward direction during a play against the Houston Texans. Smith was carted off the field. Washington Redskins quarterback Alex Smith is reportedly battling post-operation complications after surgery on his broken fibula and tibia, which he suffered in a game more than two weeks ago. Smith 111

December 5, 2018 11:33 PM For-profit college closes operations, surprising students

JACKSON, Miss. – A troubled chain of for-profit colleges has closed abruptly in dozens of locations nationwide, after its accrediting agency suspended approval. Birmingham, Alabama-based Education Corp. of America on Wednesday closed schools operating as Virginia College, Brightwood College, Brightwood Career Institute, Ecotech Institute and Golf Academy 74

December 5, 2018 9:06 PM World Carbon Dioxide Emissions Rose 2.7 Percent in the Last Year, New Studies Show

(WASHINGTON) — After several years of little growth, global emissions of heat-trapping carbon dioxide experienced their largest jump in seven years, discouraging scientists. World carbon dioxide emissions are estimated to have risen 2.7 percent from 2017 to 2018, according to three studies released Wednesday from the Global Carbon Project , an international 117

December 5, 2018 3:11 PM Diocese removes Mississippi priest after federal fraud probe

STARKVILLE, Miss. – The Roman Catholic diocese in Jackson, Mississippi, has removed a priest from the ministry staff at a Starkville church after a federal fraud investigation. Local media report that the priest's removal and replacement at St. Joseph Catholic Church was announced Sunday. The priest is accused of defrauding parishioners and others who donated 66

December 3, 2018 2:43 AM NFL Week 13 takeaways: Ravens move closer to playoffs

Baltimore helped its playoff chances with Lamar Jackson's third straight win at quarterback, the Bears dropped a game to the Giants, Arizona shocked Green Bay, Indianapolis couldn't find the scoreboard and Carolina continued its slide. In the later slate, Seattle cruised past San Francisco, while Tennessee knocked off the Jets late. Philip Rivers speaks 58