Helfrich says he appealed to Chip Kelly


(AP) In the first interview he's granted since he was dismissed as head coach of Oregon, Mark Helfrich says he reached out to former coach Chip Kelly . . . more.

Seahawks look to rebound vs. reeling Panthers


(AP) The Seattle Seahawks look at their small sample of shortcomings and figure things will turn around. While the Seahawks have room for error, that has just about expired for . . . more.

UCF's Frost says he's not going to Ducks


(AP) Central Florida's Scott Frost says he isn't a candidate for the Oregon coaching job and is committed to staying at UCF. Frost said Thursday that he's happy in Orlando and . . . more.

Belichick: Gronk injury 'unfortunate'


(AP) Patriots coach Bill Belichick says he's "disappointed" to lose tight end Rob Gronkowski for the rest of the season due to a back injury. More.

Tiger Woods returns with mixed bag


(AP) Not only did Tiger Woods return to golf Thursday, he returned to being Tiger. Just not for long. Hardly looking like a player who had not competed in 466 days, Woods ran . . . more.