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LEADING OFF: Gausman brings bat, arm for NL West-leading SF

Sep. 20, 2021 19:14 PM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors on Tuesday: ___ PITCH AND POP Kevin Gausman returns to the mound -- and plate -- as he tries to help the Giants protect their lead in the NL West. Gausman (14-6,...

New coaching staff but same old problems for the Chargers

Sep. 20, 2021 19:11 PM EDT

The Los Angeles Chargers have a new coaching staff, but many of the same problems that plagued them under previous regimes cropped up again in Sunday's 20-17 loss the Dallas Cowboys. Twelve penalties, struggles in the red zone and not being able to get off the field on...

Eagles coach Nick Sirianni questions his own play-calling

Sep. 20, 2021 18:51 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Nick Sirianni’s version of the “Philly Special” was futile. The Philadelphia Eagles blew a chance to start 2-0 mainly due to questionable play-calling, including the new coach’s attempt to use a variation of the old coach’s famous play...

Former ace Severino rejoins Yankees after out nearly 2 years

Sep. 20, 2021 18:41 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Pitcher Luis Severino was activated by the New York Yankees before Monday's series opener against Texas and is in position to make his first major league appearance in nearly two years. “It will be like my first tenure here in 2015. It’ll be the same...

Bridgewater has the Broncos riding high after long slide

Sep. 20, 2021 17:31 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Maybe it's time for the Denver Broncos and their fanbase to start viewing Teddy Bridgewater as more than just a bridge over the team's turbulent quarterback waters. Thanks to his excellent start, the Broncos are one of two AFC teams that are...

Despite changes, Steelers' running game still in neutral

Sep. 20, 2021 16:21 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers president Art Rooney set the mandate a couple of weeks after watching his team get blown out at home by Cleveland in the opening round of the 2020 playoffs. "Everybody in the building agrees you can’t finish 32nd in the league in...

Travis Zajac signs 1-day deal to retire a New Jersey Devil

Sep. 20, 2021 12:31 PM EDT

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Longtime New Jersey Devils center Travis Zajac has retired. Zajac signed a one-day contract with the Devils on Monday so he could retire as a member of the organization where he spent all but 27 games of his 15-year career. The...

Saints downplay impact of missing coaches in 26-7 defeat

Sep. 19, 2021 20:04 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Sure, the New Orleans Saints were short-handed on Sunday. They were without eight assistant coaches because of COVID-19 concerns and seven projected starters because of injuries, but coach Sean Payton said that’s no excuse for the team’s...

Meyer to Jaguars fans: Don't give up on us, hang in there

Sep. 19, 2021 19:18 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — In a clear sign of how bad things are in Jacksonville after just two games, coach Urban Meyer opened his postgame news conference by thanking fans “for being there” Sunday. “Don’t give up on us. Hang in there with us,” Meyer added....

The Latest: Cowboys-Chargers make NFL 14-11 halftime history

Sep. 19, 2021 18:33 PM EDT

The Latest on Week 2 in the NFL (all times EDT): ___ 6:30 p.m. The NFL has the first 14-11 halftime score in its 102 seasons. Dallas held the 14-11 lead over the Los Angeles Chargers, prompting the search...