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Dodgers decline option on RHP Jimmy Nelson

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jimmy Nelson’s $2 million option was declined Friday by the Los Angeles Dodgers, allowing the right-hander to become a free...

New DT A’Shawn Robinson eager to be Rams’ midseason addition

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Right before A'Shawn Robinson's first day of training camp with the Los Angeles Rams, the veteran defensive tackle swerved...

On Football: NFC West has the power, but 4 playoff berths?

Here's a premise few can dispute: The NFC West is the best division in pro football. ...

Browns’ Garrett practices, expected to play against Raiders

CLEVELAND (AP) — Myles Garrett returned to practice after missing two days with an ankle injury and the Browns expect the NFL sacks leader...

Ryan, Falcons avenge earlier loss to Panthers, 25-17

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — This time, the Atlanta Falcons finished. ...

Travis Roy, BU player paralyzed in first game, dies at 45

BOSTON (AP) — Travis Roy, the Boston University hockey player who was paralyzed 11 seconds into his first college shift and went on to...

Chargers cancel practice after positive test for COVID-19

COSTA MESA, Calif (AP) — The Los Angeles Chargers placed guard Ryan Groy on the league's COVID-19 reserve list Thursday and canceled practice. ...

Seahawks host 49ers in another key NFC West showdown

SEATTLE (AP) — While running out to the best start in franchise history and becoming the last unbeaten team in the NFC, the Seattle...

Tua’s 1st start for Miami against Rams will test his hip

MIAMI (AP) — Tua Tagovailoa is about to get hit. ...

Interim tag off Bowness month after Stars play in Cup final

There was a point while serving as interim coach of the Dallas Stars when Rick Bowness knew he didn't want someone else to come...

Herbert doing what Lock isn’t: completing deep passes

LA CHARGERS (2-4) at DENVER (2-4) ...

Seahawks extremely thin at running back as 49ers approach

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — The Seattle Seahawks started this week with only one healthy running back and little certainty that any of their three...

Seahawks get pass rush help in Carlos Dunlap from Cincinnati

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Carlos Dunlap made it clear he wanted out of Cincinnati and got his wish. ...

Loaded No. 21 USC grateful to be in Pac-12 title chase

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Southern California and the Pac-12 appeared to be on the way to spending 2020 without football until the Trojans got...

Improving Rams buoyed by first victory over winning team

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Rams' offense is producing at a steady rate, and their defense appears to be improving on its...

Champions League: Madrid in trouble despite late fightback

With one point from its opening two games, Real Madrid is facing another fight to preserve its proud record of qualifying for the knockout...

Reid tells AP he declined Washington’s practice squad offer

Free agent safety Eric Reid told The Associated Press he declined an offer to join Washington's practice squad. ...

Rams dominate matchup of tough defenses, beat Bears 24-10

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — The Rams could tell Leonard Floyd was playing with an uncommon fury against his old team, and the rest of...

49ers get back into groove headed into showdown in Seattle

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — When the San Francisco 49ers lost back-to-back home games to Philadelphia and Miami it appeared as if the season...

Raiders lack of pass rush big part of loss to Bucs

LAS VEGAS (AP) — After watching Tom Brady carve up his defense while barely being touched, Las Vegas coach Jon Gruden said he would...

Chargers snap losing streak, but plenty remains to correct

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Anthony Lynn and the Los Angeles Chargers accomplished their main goal of snapping a four-game losing streak. They still...

Beckham’s season over, Browns star WR tears knee ligament

CLEVELAND (AP) — Odell Beckham Jr. was in a much better place emotionally and physically. This was going to be the season he changed...

City lacking usual spark amid injuries, fixture pile-up

Manchester City’s weary players boarded a plane to France on Monday, the southern city of Marseille being the latest stop on their gruelling and...

Arizona knocks off undefeated Seattle with 37-34 OT victory

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The NFC West has a new challenger for the top that's won three straight games. The Arizona Cardinals earned a...

The Latest: Seahawks lead Cardinals 27-17 at halftime

The Latest on Week 7 in the NFL (all times EDT): ...

Herbert leads Chargers to 39-29 victory over Jaguars

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — At last, a victory. ...

Brady’s 4 TD passes lead Bucs past Raiders 45-20

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Tom Brady dropped back and lofted a pass that just got over the defender's arms and fell into Scotty Miller's...

Wilson has 3 TDs before injury, 49ers crush Patriots 33-6

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Jeff Wilson Jr. rushed for a career-high three touchdowns and 112 yards before leaving with an ankle injury and the...

Browns’ Beckham, Washington’s Collins leave with injuries

Cleveland receiver Odell Beckham and Washington safety Landon Collins will have more tests Monday to determine the extent of what could be season-ending injuries. ...

Ronaldo in doubt for Messi’s visit to Juventus

Some talking points ahead of the second round of games in the Champions League: ...

Musovski, Vela score in LAFC’s 2-0 victory over Galaxy

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Danny Musovski and Carlos Vela scored second-half goals and Los Angeles FC beat the 10-man LA Galaxy 2-0 on Sunday. ...

Steelers dominate early, hold off Titans for 27-24 win

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Ben Roethlisberger threw two touchdown passes to Diontae Johnson, and the Pittsburgh Steelers remained perfect by holding off Tennessee for...

Hurting Mayfield, Browns score late, outduel Bengals 37-34

CINCINNATI (AP) — Baker Mayfield overcame a terrible start to throw for five touchdowns, including a 24-yard go-ahead score to Donovan Peoples-Jones with 15...

Lions stun Falcons 23-22 after letting Atlanta score late TD

ATLANTA (AP) — The Lions let the Falcons score a touchdown. It worked — and Atlanta found another stunning way to lose. ...

Several Raiders active against Bucs after time on COVID list

Las Vegas starting offensive linemen Kolton Miller, Denzelle Good, Rodney Hudson and Gabe Jackson are active for the Raiders against Tampa Bay after spending...

No. 3 Notre Dame rides big plays to 45-3 win over Pitt

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Brian Kelly understands human nature. And the longtime Notre Dame coach is fine if his players are looking forward to a...

No. 2 Alabama loses Jaylen Waddle, beats Tennessee 48-17

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — No. 2 Alabama lost wide receiver Jaylen Waddle to a broken ankle on the opening kickoff. ...

Chargers active defensive linemen Ingram, Jones off IR

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Chargers activated defensive end Melvin Ingram and Justin Jones from the injured reserve/designated to return list...

Saban says Alabama’s Jaylen Waddle out for rest of season

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Alabama coach Nick Saban said junior wide receiver Jaylen Waddle is out for the rest of the season after hurting...

Williams, Carter lead No. 14 UNC past No. 23 NC State 48-21

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina responded to its first loss with another dominating rushing performance, along with forcing the turnovers that had...

Morton merely mortal for Rays, question becomes what’s next

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Charlie Morton made the slow stroll to the dugout after one of the worst starts of his stellar, and somewhat...

Mertz, No. 14 Wisconsin rout Illinois 45-7 in Big Ten opener

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin’s Graham Mertz gave a star-making performance on the opening night of the Big Ten’s pandemic-delayed season. ...

Chargers’ defense looks to get back on track vs. Jaguars

Gus Bradley has tried to be more aggressive in his strategy as Los Angeles Chargers defensive coordinator, but it has come at a cost. ...

AP source: Raiders latest COVID tests all negative

The Las Vegas Raiders’ latest batch of COVID-19 tests all came back negative and their game scheduled for Sunday against Tampa Bay is on...

Charlie Morton quietly becomes dominant postseason pitcher

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Charlie Morton has slowly and quietly become one of the most dominant postseason pitchers ever. ...

Perdomo has TJ surgery, Strahm set to have knee surgery

SAN DIEGO (AP) — San Diego Padres right-hander Luis Perdomo has had reconstructive elbow surgery and left-hander Matt Strahm is scheduled to undergo patellar...

Giants, Eagles get veteran receivers back for game

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The New York Giants and Philadelphia Eagles each have a veteran wide receiver returning from injury for their game Thursday night. ...

Jaguars’ Minshew, Chargers’ Herbert look to snap team skids

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Gardner Minshew and Justin Herbert don't remember much about the previous time they faced each other. The only thing they...

Vikings trade DE Yannick Ngakoue to Ravens for draft picks

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings traded defensive end Yannick Ngakoue to the Baltimore Ravens for draft picks on Thursday, less than two months...

Reeling Jaguars, Chargers looking to snap losing streaks

JACKSONVILLE (1-5) at LOS ANGELES CHARGERS (1-4) ...

Surging Bears visit rebounding Rams in LA’s new stadium

CHICAGO (5-1) at LOS ANGELES RAMS (4-2) ...

Patriots focus on offensive adjustments with 49ers up next

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Following a promising start, the Patriots offense is trudging through its first rough patch of 2020 under quarterback Cam Newton....

Wright leads Villanova through COVID-19, early injuries

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — An avid sports fan, Villanova coach Jay Wright watched with interest how Major League Baseball muddled through its season to get...

Raiders send starting O-line home after Brown’s COVID test

The Las Vegas Raiders sent all five starting offensive linemen home as part of coronavirus contact tracing after right tackle Trent Brown was placed...

Despite 1 win each, Eagles, Giants have first place in sight

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — It’s Week 7, the Philadelphia Eagles and New York Giants each have one win and both teams are right in the...

Chiefs, Edwards-Helaire run away with 26-17 win over Bills

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Patrick Mahomes didn’t mind taking a back seat to rookie Clyde Edwards-Helaire and the Kansas City Chiefs' running attack. ...

Murray has happy homecoming, Cards cruise past Cowboys 38-10

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Maybe Kyler Murray will lose a game on the home field of the Dallas Cowboys one of these days. ...

A capsule look at the Rays and Dodgers in the World Series

A capsule look at the best-of-seven World Series between the Tampa Bay Rays and Los Angeles Dodgers in Arlington, Texas, beginning Tuesday night: ...

49ers go back to old formula to end skid

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The formula the San Francisco 49ers used to get back on the winning track against the Los Angeles Rams...

Raiders place rookie CB Damon Arnette on COVID list

HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — The Las Vegas Raiders have placed rookie cornerback Damon Arnette on the reserve/COVID-19 list. ...

Dodgers’ Seager NLCS MVP after 5 HRS, 11 RBIs against Braves

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Corey Seager bashed his way to NLCS MVP. ...

Jimmy Garoppolo throws 3 TD passes, 49ers beat Rams 24-16

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Jimmy Garoppolo and the San Francisco 49ers bounced back from a lopsided loss and showed the banged-up defending NFC...

Brady outplays Rodgers, Buccaneers rout Packers 38-10

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — So much for Tom Brady vs. Aaron Rodgers. ...

Bush, Board among key injuries in NFL’s Week 6

Pittsburgh second-year inside linebacker Devin Bush sustained what coach Mike Tomlin called a “significant knee injury” in Pittsburgh’s 38-7 rout of the Browns on...

Dolphins turn up heat on Jets and embattled Gase, 24-0

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Ryan Fitzpatrick blocked on a running play, improvised a left-handed completion and led cheers for his replacement during mop-up...

Astros overcome adversity to come 1 win shy of World Series

HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Astros overcame injuries to several top stars and dealt with the fallout from their sign-stealing scandal to come a...

The Latest: Brady, Bucs roll to win, give Packers first loss

The Latest on Week 6 in the NFL (all times EDT): ...

Giants and Judge finally win, beat Washington on fumble TD

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Joe Judge won't have a lot of time to enjoy his first win as New York Giants coach. ...

Steelers stay perfect, blow out Mayfield, Browns 38-7

PITTSBURGH (AP) — One by one the dominos toppled. ...

McManus’ 6 FGs lift Broncos over Pats in COVID-delayed game

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The Denver Broncos waited two weeks to finally play again and they were rewarded with their biggest win of the...

Rivers throw 3 TD passes as Colts rally past Bengals 31-27

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Philip Rivers never flinched with the Indianapolis Colts facing a 21-0 first-half deficit Sunday. ...

Tampa Bay’s Godwin, Green Bay’s Adams return from injuries

Tampa Bay’s Chris Godwin and Green Bay’s Davante Adams are back in their respective lineups after missing time because of hamstring injuries. ...

Day withdraws from final round of CJ Cup with neck injury

NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev. (AP) — Jason Day withdrew on the second hole of the final round Sunday at the CJ Cup with a...

Say goodnight to the bad guys: Astros fall short in Game 7

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Houston Astros spent this odyssey of a season as baseball's biggest villains. ...

Patriots place 3 more on COVID-IR but Broncos game still on

The New England Patriots went back to work Saturday in preparation for their twice-postponed game against Denver even as they added three more players...

Outfielder Kiermaier back in lineup for Rays in ALCS Game 7

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Three-time Gold Glove Award-winning center fielder Kevin Kiermaier was back in the lineup for the Tampa Bay Rays against the...

Van Dijk injury causes concern for frustrated Liverpool

Virgil van Dijk has been a commanding — even transcendent — presence at the heart of Liverpool’s defense throughout the team’s rise to the...

Dodgers’ Chris Taylor won’t start Game 6 against Braves

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Chris Taylor wasn't in the Los Angeles Dodgers starting lineup for Game 6 of the National League Championship Series against...

Garoppolo’s ankle feeling better headed into game vs. Rams

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Jimmy Garoppolo’s sprained right ankle felt much better this week in practice, making the San Francisco 49ers confident their...

On Football: Flames under coaching hot seats intensify

Bill O'Brien went first. Dan Quinn was next. ...

Healthy Verrett one of few bright spots on 49ers defense

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers have been so decimated by injuries at cornerback that they have been forced to start...

Chiefs down several offensive pieces with Buffalo on deck

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs will be without offensive lineman Kelechi Osemele and wide receiver Sammy Watkins when they visit...

Browns send “ill” Beckham home, QB Mayfield feeling better

CLEVELAND (AP) — Baker Mayfield's injured ribs aren't the only concern this week for the Browns. ...

49ers post-Super Bowl struggles all too familiar for Rams

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The offense is struggling, the defense has regressed and the injuries are mounting for the San Francisco 49ers. ...

Springer, Altuve homer to keep Astros alive in ALCS

SAN DIEGO (AP) — José Altuve and the Houston Astros are eager to match the 2004 Boston Red Sox in the history books. ...

McVay, Goff want to continue Rams’ knack for fast starts

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Fast starts are nothing new for the Los Angeles Rams, having scored four opening-drive touchdowns in five games this...

Chargers’ Bosa off to fast start despite feeling pressure

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Joey Bosa thought when he signed his contract extension in July that it would be a relief. ...

The road to the Masters is a long way from Augusta National

NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev. (AP) — This is no ordinary road to the Masters. ...

Jets’ Flacco to start again for injured Darnold vs. Dolphins

NEW YORK (AP) — Joe Flacco will get his second straight start at quarterback for the New York Jets in place of the injured...

Braves 1B Freeman good, Ríos back in Dodgers’ lineup at NLCS

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman was in his normal spot in the Atlanta lineup for Game 3 of the National...

Jets’ Gase says it was ‘best that we part ways’ with Bell

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Jets' decision to move on from Le'Veon Bell was a stunner. For a while now, though, it...

Freeman, Albies HR again, Braves hang on for 2-0 NLCS lead

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Ozzie Albies homered into the Braves bullpen in the ninth inning for the second straight night, and Mark Melancon once...

Rays beat Astros 5-2, move within 1 victory of World Series

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Kevin Kiermaier and the Tampa Bay Rays — with big assists from two former Padres who know Petco Park's outfield...

Tannehill scores 4 TDs as depleted Titans beat Bills 42-16

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans just put together their most gratifying victory of coach Mike Vrabel's short tenure. ...

Another blown lead has Chargers reeling going into bye week

The Los Angeles Chargers were 5-1 two years ago in games decided by seven points or fewer. ...

California panel recommends limits to police crowd control

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Days after police and members of an unruly crowd were injured following the Los Angeles Lakers' latest basketball championship, Gov....

Rams put starting rookie S Jordan Fuller on injured reserve

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Rams have placed promising rookie safety Jordan Fuller on injured reserve with a shoulder injury. ...

Column: Koepka back (again) and trying to salvage lost year

NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev. (AP) — Welcome back, Brooks Koepka. ...

Pache in Braves lineup with Duval out, Pederson is DH for LA

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Cristian Pache is starting in center field and batting ninth for the Atlanta Braves in Game 2 of the National...

Braves’ Duvall out rest of postseason, replaced by Camargo

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Atlanta Braves outfielder Adam Duvall will miss the rest of the postseason because of an injury to his left side. ...

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