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Los Angeles Rams' Aaron Donald, left, rushes Buffalo Bills quarterback Josh Allen during the second half of an NFL football game Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020, in Orchard Park, N.Y. Allen was called for a face mask penalty on the play. The Bills won 35-32. (AP Photo/Adrian Kraus)

Thurman Thomas sees Bills' Allen developing into true leader

Sep. 28, 2020 2:56 PM EDT

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Thurman Thomas has seen enough in Josh Allen’s development to become a big believer in the Buffalo Bills' third-year quarterback. “He’s becoming a True Leader for this team,” the Hall of Fame running back wrote in a text to The Associated Press on...

New York Yankees' DJ LeMahieu hits a two-run double during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Miami Marlins at Yankee Stadium, Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Corey Sipkin)

LeMahieu, Soto batting champs in shortest season in century

Sep. 28, 2020 10:50 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — DJ LeMahieu became the first player to win undisputed batting titles in both leagues and Juan Soto the youngest NL champion as Major League Baseball’s shortest regular season since 1878 ended Sunday. Home runs were down from last year’s record level in a mini-season of...

President Donald Trump gestures while speaking during a news conference at the White House, Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Trump's tax revelation could tarnish image that fueled rise

Sep. 28, 2020 8:34 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The bombshell revelations that President Donald Trump paid just $750 in federal income taxes the year he ran for office and paid no income taxes at all in many others threaten to undercut a pillar of his appeal among blue-collar voters and provide a new opening for his Democratic rival,...

Washington Nationals' Juan Soto (22) reacts at first after his single during the second inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets, Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020, in Washington. Also seen is Nationals first base coach Bob Henley at right. The Nationals won 15-5. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Despite virus-related obstacles, baseball reaches postseason

Sep. 28, 2020 3:15 AM EDT

The 2020 baseball season began with Juan Soto testing positive for COVID-19. Now, he's a 21-year-old batting champion — after beating out another player who went through his own ordeal with the coronavirus. Perhaps it was fitting. Soto finished atop the National League with a .351 average Sunday, becoming...

Miami Marlins shortstop Jazz Chisholm (70) hits a run-scoring double during the second inning of a baseball game against the New York Yankees, Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020, at Yankee Stadium in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Marlins beat Yanks 5-0 for winning season, face Cubs

Sep. 28, 2020 12:26 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Miami heads to its first postseason appearance since the Marlins' 2003 World Series title with its first winning record in more than a decade. Rookie Jazz Chisholm had a home run and three RBIs on Sunday in a 5-0 win over the New York Yankees. Miami (31-29) finished third in the NL East and...

Today in History

Sep. 28, 2020 12:00 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Monday, Sept. 28, the 272nd day of 2020. There are 94 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Sept. 28, 1928, Scottish medical researcher Alexander Fleming discovered penicillin, the first effective antibiotic. On this date: In 1066, William the Conqueror...

Los Angeles Rams quarterback Jared Goff, center, rushes for a touchdown during the second half of an NFL football game against the Buffalo Bills Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020, in Orchard Park, N.Y. (AP Photo/Adrian Kraus)

Slow-starting Rams fall just short in 35-32 loss to Bills

Sep. 27, 2020 11:44 PM EDT

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y (AP) — The Los Angeles Rams proved they’re difficult to contain once Jared Goff and Aaron Donald find their groove. If only that had happened much earlier than the second half against the Buffalo Bills on Sunday. Making the second of back-to-back visits to the East Coast, the...

Buffalo Bills' Tyler Kroft (81) catches a pass for the game winning touchdown in front of Los Angeles Rams' Micah Kiser (59) during the second half of an NFL football game Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020, in Orchard Park, N.Y. The Bills won 35-32. (AP Photo/Adrian Kraus)

Bills rally to beat Rams 35-32 after blowing 25-point lead

Sep. 27, 2020 11:42 PM EDT

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Josh Allen might get the credit for saving the Buffalo Bills from a monumental second-half meltdown. The third-year starter was more upset that he helped put the team in that position to begin with. Two second-half turnovers led to the Los Angeles Rams rallying from a 25-point...

A woman walks among the Spanish flags placed in memory of coronavirus (COVID-19) victims in Madrid, Spain, Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020. An association of families of coronavirus victims has planted what it says are 53,000 small Spanish flags in a Madrid park to honor the dead of the pandemic. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)

The Latest: Mexico virus data may not be available for years

Sep. 27, 2020 11:03 PM EDT

Mexico City — Mexico’s top coronavirus official said Sunday that definitive data on the country’s death toll from COVID-19 won’t be available for “a couple of years.” The statement by Assistant Health Secretary Hugo López-Gatell is likely to revive debate about...

President Donald Trump gestures while speaking during a news conference at the White House, Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Trump's tax revelation could tarnish image that fueled rise

Sep. 27, 2020 11:00 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The bombshell revelations that President Donald Trump paid just $750 in federal income taxes the year he ran for office and paid no income taxes at all in many others threaten to undercut a pillar of his appeal among blue-collar voters and provide a new opening for his Democratic rival,...