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Washington Redskins' linebacker Everette Brown defends against a Baltimore Ravens' Tyrod Taylor pass during the first quarter of their pre-season game at M&T Bank Stadium on August 23, 2014 in Baltimore, Maryland. Baltimore won the game 23-17. (Pete Marovich Special to The Washington Times)

Redskins sign Everette Brown, move Brian Orakpo to IR

Associated Press

Brown has appeared in 38 NFL games with three starts with the Carolina Panthers, San Diego Chargers and Dallas Cowboys. He played in seven games with the Cowboys last season and had one sack.

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown (84) makes a catch past Houston Texans defensive back Andre Hal (29) in the fourth quarter of the NFL football game, Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Don Wright)

Steelers rally past stunned Texans 30-23

- Associated Press

Ben Roethlisberger passed for two touchdowns and wide receiver Antonio Brown added another on a gadget play during a dizzying stretch late in the first half, helping the Pittsburgh Steelers rally for a 30-23 win over the mistake-prone Houston Texans on Monday night.

New York Jets wide receiver Percy Harvin (16) works out for the first time since his trade from Seattle during NFL football practice in Florham Park, N.J., Monday, Oct. 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Rich Schultz)

Percy Harvin embraces fresh start with Jets after trade

- Associated Press

The New York Jets’ newest wide receiver doesn’t deny he has had some issues. But he also wants to be judged from what he does starting now, not just his checkered past.

Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning (18) throws against the San Francisco 49ers during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

Broncos’ Manning breaks Favre’s TD mark in 42-17 win over 49ers

- Associated Press

Peyton Manning’s receivers played keep-away with his milestone memento and the NFL’s new leader in career touchdown passes toyed with the San Francisco 49ers in the Denver Broncos’ emphatic 42-17 victory Sunday night.

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3 teams win LSWA honors

Associated Press

Grambling State, Louisiana Tech and LSU all scored important conference victories on Saturday and players from those schools won this week's state player of the week honors from the Louisiana Sports Writers Association.

UO fundraiser details drive for $2 billion

- Associated Press

The University of Oregon has set a big goal for itself - raise $2 billion by 2018 and make sure the money lines up primarily behind scholarships for Oregon students and salaries and facilities for world-class faculty members in just 10 specialties, including obesity prevention and nanochemistry.

Wife of ex-Vikings player finishes work release

Associated Press

The wife of former Minnesota Vikings player Joe Senser is being allowed to return home after completing a work release assignment for her conviction in a hit-and-run accident that killed a chef.

WVU president calls for change following riots

Associated Press

West Virginia University President Gordon Gee says the culture of the university must change following riots that erupted after the football team's win over Baylor.

Correction: Hit-and-Run-Senser story

Associated Press

In a story Oct. 20 about Amy Senser completing work release for her conviction in a hit-and-run accident, The Associated Press reported erroneously that her husband, Joe Senser, is a Minnesota Vikings player. Joe Senser is a former player for the NFL team.

OVC preseason predicted order of finish

Associated Press

The predicted order of finish for women's basketball in the Ohio Valley Conference as predicted by coaches and sports information directors and released Tuesday. Eleven points for first-place vote, 10 for second, etc. Coaches and sports information directors could not vote for their own teams (with first-place votes in parentheses):

MAC agrees to backup deal with Detroit-based bowl

Associated Press

The Mid-Amercian Conference has agreed to a six-year deal with the new Quick Lane Bowl in Detroit to be the game's back league if the Big Ten or Atlantic Coast Conference cannot fill one of its spots.

Nebraska AP high school football rankings

- Associated Press

Here are the Associated Press Nebraska high school football rankings in Classes A through D-2. Listings include name of school, season record, previous week's ranking, previous week's result and this week's opponent (NR-not ranked). The rankings are based on a formula that includes ratings from the Omaha World-Herald and Lincoln Journal Star plus experts for each class. Class A: Dale Miller, Grand Island Independent. Class B: Jeff Fielder, Scottsbluff Star-Herald. Class C1: Tom Behmer, Norfolk Daily News. Class C2: Brent Wasinius, Fremont Tribune. Class D1: Andrew Bottrell, North Platte Telegraph. Class D2: Nick Blasnitz, Hastings Tribune.