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Sixers' Harden to return Monday against Rockets after injury

Dec. 05, 2022 18:58 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — James Harden will return Monday night for the Philadelphia 76ers against the Houston Rockets after missing 14 games with a foot injury. Harden, who spent just more than eight seasons with the Rockets before being traded to Brooklyn in January 2021, last played Nov....

Watson must improve quickly for Browns to make playoff push

Dec. 05, 2022 17:44 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Deshaun Watson met all the NFL’s requirements to play again. He now needs to quickly fulfill the obligations of a franchise quarterback. He didn’t look anything like one Sunday. Showing more rust than expected following a 700-day break between...

Allen's terrible performance dooms Texans in loss to Browns

Dec. 05, 2022 17:34 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — It’s unclear what would get Houston’s embarrassing passing game going. What is clear is Kyle Allen is not the answer. Allen followed up a terrible season debut last week with an even worse performance Sunday in a 27-14 loss to the Cleveland...

Titans' saving grace after 2-game skid? Playing in AFC South

Dec. 05, 2022 17:23 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans have to improve across the board if they want to do more than simply win a bad division for a third straight year. Coach Mike Vrabel made crystal clear after a 35-10 loss in Philadelphia that his Titans are at a crossroads with five...

AP source: Verlander agrees to 2-year contract with Mets

Dec. 05, 2022 16:34 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Justin Verlander agreed to an $86.7 million, two-year contract with the New York Mets on Monday, reuniting the AL Cy Young Award winner with Max Scherzer and giving the team a high-profile replacement for Jacob deGrom. The contract is worth $43,333,333 per season...

Kershaw returning to Dodgers on $20 million, 1-year deal

Dec. 05, 2022 16:31 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Clayton Kershaw needed only a few days to make up his mind to return to the Los Angeles Dodgers in 2023. After the Dodgers had an MLB-leading 111 victories during the regular season only to get ousted by the San Diego Padres in the NL Division Series, Kershaw...

Texas' top election official resigns after midterms

Dec. 05, 2022 16:01 PM EST

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas' top elections official resigned Monday after an intense year of trying to reassure election skeptics, navigating the rocky launch of new voting laws that resulted in thousands of discarded mail ballots and overseeing a limited audit of the 2020 election. ...

Trial for Texas officer who killed Black woman hinges on gun

Dec. 05, 2022 16:09 PM EST

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Atatiana Jefferson was holding a gun but never raised it to point at the white police officer who fatally shot her through a rear window of her Texas home, the Black woman’s 11-year-old nephew testified at the officer’s murder trial Monday. Defense attorneys contended...

Colts continue prime-time flops with disastrous 4th quarter

Dec. 05, 2022 15:48 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Colts owner Jim Irsay lobbied the NFL schedule-makers for more night games. So far, Indianapolis has been a prime-time flop. From the ugly October overtime win at Denver to last Monday night's fourth-quarter collapse against Pittsburgh to Sunday...

AP source: New York Mets agree to sign AL Cy Young winner Justin Verlander days after ace Jacob deGrom leaves for Texas

Dec. 05, 2022 15:28 PM EST
SAN DIEGO (AP) — AP source: New York Mets agree to sign AL Cy Young winner Justin Verlander days after ace Jacob deGrom leaves for Texas.