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Led by Kupp, Rams' wide receivers opening eyes around NFL

Oct. 17, 2021 20:54 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Cooper Kupp and Robert Woods were among the NFL's top receivers the past few seasons, and they seemingly are getting better with Matthew Stafford at quarterback. Kupp, who has been the primary target for Stafford since the QB came to the...

The Latest: Pats-Cowboys becomes NFL's 10th OT game

Oct. 17, 2021 19:46 PM EDT

The Latest on Week 6 in the NFL (all times EDT): 7:40 p.m. For the fourth time this season there have been two overtimes in a week. The Cowboys and Patriots headed to OT tied at 29 after Minnesota beat Carolina 34-28 in extra time...

Youth movement powers Sharks past Jets 4-3 in opener

Oct. 17, 2021 01:45 AM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Jasper Weatherby scored the tying goal in his NHL debut and William Eklund set up the go-ahead score in his first career game to lead the San Jose Sharks to a season-opening 4-3 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Saturday night. “You couldn’t...

Lafreniere scores in return home, Rangers top Canadiens 3-1

Oct. 17, 2021 01:16 AM EDT

MONTREAL (AP) — Alexis Lafreniere snapped a third-period tie with a power-play goal in his first NHL game back home, and the New York Rangers beat the Montreal Canadiens 3-1 on Saturday night for their first victory under new coach Gerard Gallant. Lafreniere, the top...

Perron scores 2 goals, Blues hold on to beat Avs, 5-3

Oct. 17, 2021 01:02 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — David Perron’s teammates gave him a hard time for sitting out Friday’s practice. The extra rest seems to have paid off for the St. Louis Blues. “I’ve never taken so much heat for taking the time I needed to play today,” Perron said. “I had to...

Ravens activate rookie WR Rashod Bateman from IR

Oct. 16, 2021 17:32 PM EDT

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — The Baltimore Ravens have activated rookie receiver Rashod Bateman from injured reserve, and he's eligible to make his NFL debut Sunday. Bateman, a first-round draft pick, hasn't played yet for the Ravens because of groin problems. Baltimore...

Grizzlies exercise rookie options for Morant, Clarke, Bane

Oct. 16, 2021 17:09 PM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Memphis Grizzlies exercised the rookie contract options for 2022-23 for point guard Ja Morant, forward Brandon Clarke and guard Desmond Bane on Saturday. The No. 2 pick overall in 2019, Morant was the NBA Rookie of the Year and has started all...

OLB Dupree back for Titans vs. Bills after missing 3 games

Oct. 16, 2021 16:45 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans will have outside linebacker Bud Dupree back for the first time in three games when they host the Buffalo Bills on Monday night. The Titans did not have an injury designation Saturday on their final injury report for Dupree,...

Colts activate Hilton, put Blankenship on injured reserve

Oct. 16, 2021 14:01 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indianapolis Colts activated receiver T.Y. Hilton from injured reserve in time for Sunday's game against Houston but will not have kicker Rodrigo Blankenship. Indy put Blankenship on injured reserve on Saturday with a hip injury. He will be out...

Panthers place McCaffrey on IR; RB can't return until Week 9

Oct. 16, 2021 14:00 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Panthers have placed running back Christian McCaffrey on injured reserve, meaning he will miss at least the next three games with a hamstring injury. McCaffrey already has missed two games, both Carolina losses. ...