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Cowboys run over Eagles, take 1st in NFC East with 37-10 win

Oct. 21, 2019 1:00 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Ezekiel Elliott powered into the Philadelphia secondary and simply ran over safety Malcolm Jenkins. The apparent 14-yard touchdown run by the star Dallas running back was overturned on review because his knee was down at the 1 — but the message had been sent early in a game...

Steelers LB Anthony Chickillo facing misdemeanor charges

Oct. 20, 2019 10:12 PM EDT

UNIONTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers backup linebacker Anthony Chickillo is facing multiple misdemeanor charges after being arrested early Sunday. According to court documents, Chickillo was arrested by Pennsylvania State Police and charged with simple assault, property damage and harassment. The...

Report: Synagogue massacre led to string of attack plots

Oct. 20, 2019 8:06 PM EDT

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — At least 12 white supremacists have been arrested on allegations of plotting, threatening or carrying out anti-Semitic attacks in the U.S. since the massacre at a Pittsburgh synagogue nearly one year ago, a Jewish civil rights group reported Sunday. The Anti-Defamation League also...

Bills D delivers in 31-21 victory over winless Dolphins

Oct. 20, 2019 7:04 PM EDT

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Jordan Phillips was the first to admit the Buffalo Bills didn't resemble one of the NFL's best defenses through 2½ quarters against the winless Miami Dolphins. That changed when the defensive tackle dug in, burst through the Dolphins line and tackled Ryan Fitzpatrick for a...

Tackles, WRs active for Cowboys vs Eagles despite injuries

Oct. 20, 2019 6:56 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Dallas Cowboys will have both offensive tackles and two of their top three receivers for a key NFC East meeting with Philadelphia after all four were questionable with injuries. Six-time Pro Bowl left tackle Tyron Smith is active against the Eagles on Sunday night after missing...

The Latest: Titans rookie Simmons collects 1st career sack

Oct. 20, 2019 6:37 PM EDT

The Latest on Week 7 in the NFL (all times EDT): 6 p.m. Jeffery Simmons, the 19th pick overall in the April draft, is showing exactly why the Tennessee Titans didn't keep him on the shelf all season. Simmons dropped from a possible top 10 pick after tearing his left ACL in February. The Titans added him to the...

Picault, Fabián help Union beat Red Bulls 4-3 in extra time

Oct. 20, 2019 6:16 PM EDT

CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Fabrice-Jean Picault scored and assisted on Marco Fabián's goal in extra time to help the Philadelphia Union beat New York 4-3 on Sunday and eliminate the Red Bulls from the playoffs. Fabián came on in the 103rd minute and scored in the 105th when his shot from the left side...

Democrats choose history professor for state Senate race

Oct. 20, 2019 5:05 PM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Democrats have chosen a history professor as their candidate to run to replace a four-term Pennsylvania state senator who resigned last month after being arrested on child pornography charges. Lebanon Valley College associate professor Michael Schroeder was selected Sunday for the...

Girl, 2, killed by gunfire into home 1 day after boy shot

Oct. 20, 2019 5:01 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police say a gunman firing into a north Philadelphia home killed a 2-year-old girl and wounded two other people a day after an 11-month-old boy was critically wounded when shots in another part of the city hit a car. A police spokesman said the girl died at the scene after she was...

$5,000 reward offered in shooting that wounded 11-month-old

Oct. 20, 2019 2:41 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A $5,000 reward is being offered for information leading to an arrest in north Philadelphia gunfire that critically wounded an 11-month-old boy hit four times while he was inside a car. The reward is being offered by the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 5 following the 8 p.m. Saturday...