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Injured Yelich still in the hunt for batting title

Sep. 23, 2019 2:38 AM EDT

The Milwaukee Brewers are charging toward a playoff spot without Christian Yelich. And even while injured, Yelich is inching closer to a nice individual honor. Yelich is currently the National League's batting leader, although Arizona's Ketel Marte and Washington's Anthony Rendon are close on his heels. Out with...

Analysis: New QBs generally look like headliners stepping in

Sep. 23, 2019 2:27 AM EDT

Oh, the moans and groans in Nawlins. The consternation in Steeltown. The woe is me refrains in Carolina's Queen City. The joke's on me attitude in Jax. And the tabloid screams in the Big Apple. Maybe all of that dread and disgust will quiet down, at least for a week. Hey, folks, the new guys at quarterback did...

Rams stop Mayfield late, Goff throws 2 TDs passes in win

Sep. 23, 2019 1:39 AM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Backed up to their own goal line, the Rams buckled down. Safety John Johnson III intercepted Baker Mayfield's fourth-down pass with 27 seconds left as Los Angeles escaped with a 20-13 win Sunday night over the short-handed Cleveland Browns, who gave the defending NFC champions all they...

Indians move into tie for 2nd wild card, beat Phillies 10-1

Sep. 22, 2019 11:48 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Indians have overcome injuries and setbacks throughout season and remained in the playoff race. The outcome will be decided in the final week. Cleveland moved into a tie for the second AL wild card with a 10-1 win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday night. The Indians...

Eovaldi, Vazquez help Red Sox beat contending Rays 7-4

Sep. 22, 2019 10:07 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — A former teammate created a speed bump for the playoff-contending Tampa Bay Rays. Nathan Eovaldi pitched six gritty innings, Christian Vazquez hit a three-run homer and the Boston Red Sox beat the Rays 7-4 Sunday. Tampa Bay dropped into a tie with Cleveland for the second AL...

Chargers lose key plays to penalties in second straight loss

Sep. 22, 2019 10:05 PM EDT

CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Anthony Lynn knows the Los Angeles Chargers can overcome adversity, specifically the sluggish September starts that have become all too familiar. Prosperity is what worries the third-year coach, and his fears proved well founded as the Chargers wasted a double-digit lead in a 27-20...

Patriots receiver Julian Edelman leaves with chest injury

Sep. 22, 2019 9:46 PM EDT

Super Bowl MVP Julian Edelman left the Patriots' win against the Jets on Sunday with a chest injury. Edelman caught a 3-yard touchdown pass from Tom Brady early in the second quarter. Edelman capped the score with an emphatic spike of the ball, a throwback to the celebration of choice by retired Patriots tight...

Jones sparkles in his start, Giants rally past Bucs 32-31

Sep. 22, 2019 9:35 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Daniel Jones is making the decision to bench Eli Manning look like a good one. At least through one game. The sixth overall pick in this year's NFL draft threw for 336 yards and two touchdowns and also ran for two TDs, including the go-ahead score with 1:16 remaining as the New York...

Watson, Watt lead way as Texans outlast Chargers, 27-20

Sep. 22, 2019 9:31 PM EDT

CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Deshaun Watson appeared to be in Melvin Ingram's grasp until he slipped away, fled the pocket and lobbed a playground pass to wide-open tight end Jordan Akins, who sprinted away for the Houston Texans' final touchdown. "Things went out of whack, but then Deshaun — that's just...

5 takeaways not enough for Steelers in Rudolph's 1st start

Sep. 22, 2019 9:26 PM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Mason Rudolph delivered two big plays in his first career start in place of the injured Ben Roethlisberger. Rudolph and the rest of the Pittsburgh Steelers' offense couldn't do much of anything outside of those two long touchdowns and ended up losing a game the San Francisco...