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Phillies lose 5th straight, Cubs sweep season series 6-0

Sep. 29, 2022 23:23 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Struggling to end an 11-year playoff drought, the slumping Phillies lost their fifth straight game Thursday as the Chicago Cubs swept the season series from Philadelphia with a 2-0 victory. Philadelphia remained a half-game ahead of Milwaukee for the final National...

Rush leads Cowboys again as Wentz tries to right Commanders

Sep. 29, 2022 19:02 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — All signs point to another start for Cooper Rush at quarterback for the Dallas Cowboys, which means no NFC East reunion for Dak Prescott and Washington's Carson Wentz. While Prescott continues his recovery from a fractured thumb, Wentz is trying to get the...

Jets' offense will be 'a hair different' with Wilson back

Sep. 29, 2022 18:43 PM EDT

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Changes are coming to the New York Jets' offense. Nothing too drastic or radical, but Zach Wilson's return as the starting quarterback allows the team to do some things it simply couldn't with Joe Flacco under center. “Certain aspects, for...

Rush appears set to start again as Cowboys host Commanders

Sep. 29, 2022 17:43 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (1-2) at DALLAS (2-1) Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, Fox OPENING LINE: Cowboys by 1 1/2, according to FanDuel SportsBook. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Commanders 1-2; Cowboys 2-1. SERIES RECORD: Cowboys lead 75-47-2. LAST MEETING:...

Editorial Roundup: Pennsylvania

Sep. 29, 2022 16:59 PM EDT

Philadelphia Daily News/Inquirer. September 25, 2022. Editorial: At stake in Mastriano vs. Shapiro, the fate of abortion rights in Pennsylvania At stake in Mastriano vs. Shapiro, the fate of abortion rights in Pennsylvania ' Editorial Abortion is legal...

Watt now? Steelers defensive warts exposed in star's absence

Sep. 29, 2022 16:49 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The solution for much of what is ailing the Pittsburgh Steelers defense is right there hiding in plain sight on the practice field most days, simultaneously close at hand and tantalizingly out of reach. T.J. Watt's legs are fine. The status of his left pectoral...

Holocaust survivor who escaped synagogue massacre dies

Sep. 29, 2022 15:52 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Judah Samet, a Holocaust survivor who narrowly escaped a shooting rampage at a Pittsburgh synagogue in 2018, died Tuesday. He was 84. Samet, who survived the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp in World War II, was running a few minutes late for services at the Tree...

Wilson returns for Jets; Trubisky stays course in Pittsburgh

Sep. 29, 2022 15:18 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The New York Jets and Zach Wilson are where the Pittsburgh Steelers are going with Kenny Pickett. The only question, it seems, is when. Mitch Trubisky's job is to make sure it's later, not sooner, a full-circle moment for a player formerly on the...

Pederson hopeful of happy homecoming in Philadelphia return

Sep. 29, 2022 14:12 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Years passed in Philadelphia with sports fans around the globe howling, how could the city erect a statue of Rocky Balboa but not one for real boxing Hall of Famer and famous resident Joe Frazier? The answer: The statue was nothing more than a movie prop left...

Wilson returns as Jets visit Watt-less Steelers

Sep. 29, 2022 12:40 PM EDT

NEW YORK JETS (1-2) at PITTSBURGH (1-2) Sunday, 1 p.m. EDT, CBS OPENING LINE: Steelers by 3 1/2 according to FanDuel SportsBook. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Jets 1-2; Steelers 1-2. SERIES RECORD: Steelers lead 20-6. LAST MEETING:...