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DC Metro pulling 60% of trains out of service due to defect

Oct. 17, 2021 22:29 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Metro trains in Washington D.C. will only run every 30 minutes on Monday while local authorities investigate an issue with axles on its newest rail cars, officials said Sunday. A defect was discovered in a car that derailed on the Metro's Blue Line...

Las Vegas Raiders galvanized by Jon Gruden's downfall

Oct. 17, 2021 22:24 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — The Las Vegas Raiders were determined not to let Jon Gruden's undoing lead to their own downfall. They delivered an emphatic 34-24 victory in Denver for longtime special teams coordinator Rich Bisaccia, their interim head coach, snapping a two-game skid...

Norrie, Badosa are 1st-time winners at Indian Wells

Oct. 17, 2021 21:57 PM EDT

INDIAN WELLS, Calif. (AP) — Cameron Norrie beat Nikoloz Basilashvili 3-6, 6-4, 6-1 on Sunday to win the BNP Paribas Open, giving the tournament its first champion ranked outside of the Top 25 since 2010. Norrie, ranked 26th, had the only two breaks of the final set and...

McIlroy pulls away to win CJ Cup at Summit in Las Vegas

Oct. 17, 2021 21:55 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Rory McIlroy felt as though he had been spinning his wheels for the last five months as he tried to get better and instead got nowhere. It took the Ryder Cup for him to realize what he had was always good enough. McIlroy shifted into high gear in Las...

Mayfield, Hunt injured as Browns battered in loss to Cards

Oct. 17, 2021 21:46 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Baker Mayfield slowly walked out of FirstEnergy Stadium with his left arm immobilized by a sling. Cleveland's season might as well be fitted with one. The Browns took a beating in a 37-14 loss on Sunday to the Arizona Cardinals as...

Coast Guard: 1,200-foot ship dragged California oil pipeline

Oct. 17, 2021 21:40 PM EDT

Investigators believe a 1,200-foot (366-meter) cargo ship dragging anchor in rough seas caught an underwater oil pipeline and pulled it across the seafloor, months before a leak from the line fouled the Southern California coastline with crude. A team of federal...

Prescott TD pass lifts Cowboys to 35-29 OT win over Pats

Oct. 17, 2021 21:38 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Dak Prescott wasn't going to let anything prevent him from enjoying the moment. While his team celebrated around him after he threw 35-yard touchdown pass to CeeDee Lamb in overtime to beat the New Patriots 35-29 Sunday, the Cowboys quarterback...

Raiders begin post-Jon Gruden era with 34-24 win at Denver

Oct. 17, 2021 21:30 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Jon Gruden's red-faced resignation didn't unravel the Las Vegas Raiders. It galvanized them. “It for sure brought us closer,” Derek Carr said after the Raiders' 34-24 thrashing of the bewildered Denver Broncos on Sunday. “We...

Kareem Hunt, Baker Mayfield injured in Browns' loss

Oct. 17, 2021 21:22 PM EDT

Kareem Hunt left the field on a cart and Baker Mayfield's left arm was in a sling after the game on a rough day for the Cleveland Browns. Hunt suffered a calf injury in the fourth quarter of a 37-14 loss to Arizona on Sunday. Browns coach Kevin Stefanski said Hunt did not...

Chicago wins first WNBA title with 80-74 win over Phoenix

Oct. 17, 2021 21:13 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Candace Parker returned home to bring Chicago a championship. She did just that, leading the Sky to the franchise’s first title. Allie Quigley scored 26 points and Parker added 16 points, 13 rebounds and five assists and Chicago beat the Phoenix Mercury...