Colts beat Bengals 13-10 with starters on the sideline

CINCINNATI (AP) — Stephen Morris' 25-yard touchdown pass to undrafted rookie Tevaun Smith with 40 seconds left gave the Indianapolis Colts a 13-10 preseason victory over the Cincinnati Bengals on Thursday night with both teams' starters watching from the sidelines.

  • Written by JOE KAY, AP Sports Writer

Kaepernick, 49ers teammate kneel during national anthem

SAN DIEGO (AP) — While a naval officer sang the first notes of "The Star-Spangled Banner" and dozens of military members unfurled an oversized flag on the football field, Colin Kaepernick and Eric Reid dropped to one knee on the San Francisco 49ers' sideline.

  • Written by GREG BEACHAM, AP Sports Writer

No. 1 Alabama going for perfect 10 Saban opener vs. USC

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Top-ranked Alabama has never lost an opener under Nick Saban. And the Crimson Tide's last two national championships, including a season ago, started at the home of the NFL's Dallas Cowboys.

  • Written by STEPHEN HAWKINS, AP Sports Writer