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Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive back Brandon Dixon (39) knocks down Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III (10) during the first half of an NFL football game in Landover, Md., Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014. (AP Photo/Mark Tenally)

Pocket Change: NFL’s young, mobile QBs caught in adjustment process

- The Washington Times

It seemed to be a matter of when, not if, the college-style offense took over the professional game, with four youngsters seemingly representing the new breed. Now, not even two years later, those four have encountered a series of obstacles that have dimmed their once-bright futures.

Oakland Raiders cornerback Charles Woodson (24) celebrates with outside linebacker Sio Moore (55) after tackling Kansas City Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles during the first quarter of an NFL football game in Oakland, Calif., Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

Raiders snap 16-game skid with 24-20 win vs. KC

- Associated Press

Rookie Derek Carr gave the Oakland Raiders something to celebrate for a change. Carr threw a 9-yard touchdown pass to James Jones with 1:42 remaining, and the Raiders snapped a 16-game losing streak with a 24-20 victory over the Kansas City Chiefs on Thursday night.

Fordham guard Mandell Thomas, center, collides with Maryland guard Melo Trimble, left, and guard/forward Dez Wells as he goes up for a shot during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014, in College Park, Md. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Maryland beats Fordham, improves to 3-0

- Associated Press

Freshman Jared Nickens had his first game in double figures with 13 points and Maryland won its third straight matchup to open the season with a 66-50 victory over Fordham on Thursday night.

Snow covers Ralph Wilson Stadium in Orchard Park, N.Y., on Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014. The Buffalo area found itself buried under as much as 5 1/2 feet of snow Wednesday, with another lake-effect storm expected to bring 2 to 3 more feet by late Thursday.  (AP Photo/The Buffalo News, Derek Gee)

Bills-Jets game moved to Monday night in Detroit

- Associated Press

The NFL has chosen to relocate the Bills’ Sunday home game against the Jets because of a severe lake-effect snowstorm that has paralyzed much of the region over the past week.

FILE - In this Aug. 27, 2013, file photo, Jack Johnson, a member of the 2013 USA Hockey Men's National Team and a member of the NHL Columbus Blue Jackets, speaks with reporters during the team orientation camp at the Kettler Captials Iceplex in Arlington, Va. Johnson has filed for bankruptcy while earning millions under a $30.5 million contract in his ninth NHL season. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)

NHL player with $30 million contract files for bankruptcy

Associated Press

Johnson filed for bankruptcy Oct. 7, two days before the team began the regular season. Those filings indicated he owed more than $12 million. For estimated assets, he checked the box indicating $1 million to $10 million.

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Northern Illinois downs Idaho 78-67

Associated Press

Aaric Armstead and Darrell Bowie scored 16 points apiece and Northern Illinois beat Idaho 78-67 Thursday night, denying Vandals coach Don Verlin his 100th career win.

Texas-Arlington defeats Grand Canyon 66-64

Associated Press

Lonnie McClanahan had 19 points, four rebounds, and the game-sealing free-throws to lead Texas-Arlington to a 66-64 win over Grand Canyon on Thursday night.

Northwestern State downs LSU-Alexandria 89-79

Associated Press

Jalan West had 22 points, seven assists, six rebounds and four steals to lead Northwestern State to an 89-79 win over NAIA LSU Alexandria on Thursday night.

Los Angeles Kings center Mike Richards, center, attempts to score past Carolina Hurricanes goalie Cam Ward, right, as Hurricanes defenseman Tim Gleason, left, helps Ward during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Danny Moloshok)

LA Kings hold off Carolina 3-2 for 10th home win

- Associated Press

Although Tanner Pearson claims he never played baseball growing up in Canada, he fooled his fellow Los Angeles Kings with a home run swing on the decisive goal against Carolina.

Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins, left, if fouled by Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah, during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Sacramento, Calif., Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

Cousins, Gay lead Kings past Bulls, 103-88

Associated Press

After seven straight losing seasons, there's a new vibe surrounding in Sacramento. The Kings have opened the season with some impressive victories and added another one Thursday night.

Live greyhounds greet visitors to museum

- Associated Press

Kathy Lounsbury wears several hats as an employee of the Greyhound Hall of Fame in Abilene: museum curator, Hall of Dame manager, gift shop operator and kennel master.

What to Know in Montana for Nov. 21

- Associated Press

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