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Raines recalls Montreal, roots for Nats; others, maybe not

Oct. 20, 2019 4:24 PM EDT

MONTREAL (AP) — Tim Raines started wearing the tricolor cap as a teen and proudly sported the Montreal Expos logo for years, all the way onto his Hall of Fame plaque. So no wonder who he'll cheer for when his old team — albeit now in Washington — plays in its first World Series, a...

Rams snap skid by beating Falcons 37-10 as Ryan hurts ankle

Oct. 20, 2019 4:21 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Jared Goff threw for two touchdowns and ran for another, and the Los Angeles Rams returned to the site of last season's Super Bowl loss to beat the reeling Atlanta Falcons 37-10 on Sunday. The Rams (4-3) snapped a three-game losing streak in the debut of cornerback Jalen Ramsey. The Falcons...

Canucks get off to fast start, hold on to beat Rangers 3-2

Oct. 20, 2019 3:37 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Brock Boeser and Jay Beagle scored late in Vancouver's three-goal first period and the Canucks held on to beat the New York Rangers 3-2 on Sunday. Bo Horvat also scored and Elias Pettersson had two assists for Vancouver, which bounced back from a 1-0 loss at New Jersey on Saturday to win...

Lions fans still angry about Monday night officiating

Oct. 20, 2019 1:13 PM EDT

1:10 p.m. It's a different officiating crew this week, but Detroit fans don't care. Lions fans booed loudly when the official began talking during the opening coin toss before Sunday's game against Minnesota. It was clearly a reaction to Monday night's game at Green Bay, when Detroit was on the short end of some...

Ramsey active for Rams debut against Jones, Falcons

Oct. 20, 2019 11:44 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Jalen Ramsey is set to make his Rams debut in a revamped secondary against Julio Jones and the Atlanta Falcons. Ramsey, the former All-Pro cornerback acquired by Los Angeles in a trade with Jacksonville on Tuesday, is active and expected to be matched up against Jones. Ramsey practiced with...

Heat suspend Dion Waiters for season opener over conduct

Oct. 20, 2019 12:04 AM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Shooting guard Dion Waiters has been suspended by the Miami Heat for their season opener against Memphis on Wednesday night for what was described as "conduct detrimental to the team." "There were a number of unacceptable incidents this week, culminating with his unprofessional conduct on the...

Hong Kong activist stabbed as protesters gird for march

Oct. 19, 2019 9:15 PM EDT

HONG KONG (AP) — A man distributing leaflets near a wall with pro-democracy messages was stabbed and wounded, as Hong Kong anti-government protesters prepared to hold an unauthorized march Sunday to press their demands. Police said they arrested a 22-year-old man Saturday in connection with the knife...

Chiefs move on with Moore while Mahomes rehabs injury

Oct. 19, 2019 6:33 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Matt Moore spent his spring as a scouting assistant with the Miami Dolphins, and he spent most of the summer gearing up for a season as an assistant high school football coach. He'll be spending his fall trying to keep the Kansas City Chiefs in the Super Bowl hunt. The journeyman...

Hughes scores 1st NHL goal in Devils' 1-0 win over Canucks

Oct. 19, 2019 5:18 PM EDT

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — This time, Jack Hughes got the better of his older brother, Quinn. He had plenty of witnesses, too. The 18-year-old Hughes scored his first career goal in his first NHL game against his 20-year-old brother Quinn Hughes, and the New Jersey Devils beat the Vancouver Canucks 1-0 on...

Hawks exercise 2020-21 options on Collins, Young, Huerter

Oct. 19, 2019 4:24 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Hawks have exercised the 2020-21 contract options on three of the team's top young players — forward John Collins and guards Trae Young and Kevin Huerter. The team exercised the fourth-year option on Collins and third-year options on Young and Huerter. Collins led the...