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Giants re-sign TE Scott Simonson, juggle practice squad

Nov. 12, 2019 10:36 AM EST

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Tight end Scott Simonson has been re-signed by the New York Giants. Simonson played 16 games with the Giants last season. He suffered an ankle injury in the preseason finale against New England this year and was placed on injured reserve in the final cut to the 53-man roster....

Seahawks knock 49ers from unbeaten ranks with 27-24 OT win

Nov. 12, 2019 3:43 AM EST

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Russell Wilson high-stepped his way down the sideline before hugging coach Pete Carroll after Jason Myers' kick split the uprights. After a wild overtime that featured a rare Wilson interception, a missed field goal by San Francisco and a questionable decision from 49ers coach...

Analysis: Waiters' future in Miami is very unclear

Nov. 12, 2019 1:32 AM EST

Dion Waiters leads the Miami Heat in suspensions and headlines this season. And his future is very unclear. Waiters won't be with the Heat for at least nine more games — his 10-game suspension for repeated conduct deemed detrimental to the team started Friday when Miami visited the Los Angeles Lakers...

Tampa Bay GM Erik Neander voted MLB Executive of the Year

Nov. 11, 2019 10:33 PM EST

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Tampa Bay Rays general manager Erik Neander has been voted Major League Baseball's Executive of the Year. Tampa Bay was 96-66, the second-most wins in team history, despite a big league-low payroll of $66 million. The Rays beat Oakland in the AL wild-card game, then lost to Houston...

Yankees plan to have talks with Cole, Strasburg

Nov. 11, 2019 10:26 PM EST

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — After falling short of reaching the World Series for the 10th straight year, the New York Yankees intend to have conversations with top free agent pitchers Gerrit Cole and Stephen Strasburg. "It's a good time to be them," Yankees general manager Brian Cashman said Monday as the...

Cowboys staring at same old playoff path after loss to Vikes

Nov. 11, 2019 8:06 PM EST

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Dallas Cowboys are staring at the same old playoff path, the one that has contributed to a franchise with five championships going nearly 25 years without reaching the Super Bowl. A 28-24 loss to Minnesota in a matchup of NFC contenders left Dak Prescott, Ezekiel Elliott and...

Jordan Matthews excited to begin 3rd stint with Eagles

Nov. 11, 2019 7:15 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jordan Matthews was so excited to return to the Philadelphia Eagles again that he picked up his young son and ran around the house. "I was like a kid in a candy store," Matthews said Monday. "It was like getting drafted all over again. I was just so happy. I picked up my son, ran around...

Raiders S Karl Joseph's best season derailed by injury

Nov. 11, 2019 6:35 PM EST

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Karl Joseph was finally living up to his first-round draft billing when a season-ending foot injury derailed all that and left a major hole in the Oakland Raiders secondary. Joseph hurt his foot as he jumped to intercept a pass from Philip Rivers, marking the second straight game...

Coyotes sign GM John Chayka to long-term extension

Nov. 11, 2019 6:17 PM EST

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — John Chayka arrived in the desert with an analytics background and made a big splash when, at 26, he became the youngest general manager in North American sports history. As Chayka started to rebuild the Arizona Coyotes into playoff contenders, the recognition grew. On Monday, the...

Arkansas AD on football: 'I have to get this search right'

Nov. 11, 2019 6:13 PM EST

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas athletic director Hunter Yurachek said Monday he felt the football program was moving in reverse over the past month, leading to the firing of second-year coach Chad Morris after 22 games. Morris was 4-18 in two seasons and was winless in Southeastern Conference games....