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Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw throws against the Tampa Bay Rays during the first inning in Game 5 of the baseball World Series Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

The Latest: Kershaw beats Rays again, gives LA Series lead

Oct. 25, 2020 11:42 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Latest on Game 5 of the World Series (all times local): 10:40 p.m. Clayton Kershaw beat the Tampa Bay Rays for the second time in six days, escaping a fourth-inning jam with a quick reaction throw to cut down a runner trying for a rare steal of home plate, and the Los Angeles...

Pittsburgh Steelers linebackers Alex Highsmith (56) and T.J. Watt (90) celebrate after a 45-yard field goal attempt by Tennessee Titans kicker Stephen Gostkowski was no good in the final seconds of the fourth quarter in an NFL football game Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn. The Steelers won 27-24. (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski)

Steelers dominate early, hold off Titans for 27-24 win

Oct. 25, 2020 6:09 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers stand alone as the AFC's last undefeated team thanks to a dominant start and a bit of late luck. Ben Roethlisberger threw two touchdown passes to Diontae Johnson, and the Steelers remained perfect by holding off Tennessee for a 27-24 victory Sunday in a game...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers tight end Rob Gronkowski celebrates with quarterback Tom Brady, left, after Gronkowski scored a touchdown against the Las Vegas Raiders during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/David Becker)

Brady's 4 TD passes lead Bucs past Raiders 45-20

Oct. 25, 2020 8:46 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Tom Brady dropped back and lofted a pass that just got over the defender's arms and fell into Scotty Miller's hands right before he reached the sideline for a 33-yard TD pass. The 43-year-old Brady is getting back to his Super Bowl-winning form following an early season adjustment to his...

Detroit Lions linebacker Jamie Collins (58) signals

Lions stun Falcons 23-22 after letting Atlanta score late TD

Oct. 25, 2020 6:37 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Todd Gurley saw a tantalizing path to the end zone and couldn't help himself. He tried to fall down, but it was too late. Gurley landed on the goal line for a touchdown that, as it turned out, led to another stunning loss for the Atlanta Falcons. Detroit let Gurley score with just over a...

Indiana quarterback Michael Penix Jr. (9) celebrates after Indiana defeated Penn State in overtime of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020, in Bloomington, Ind. Indiana won 36-35 in overtime. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

AP Top 25: Indiana jumps in at 17; Ohio State moves up to 3

Oct. 25, 2020 11:56 PM EDT

Indiana jumped into The Associated Press college football poll at No. 17 on Sunday after pulling off the weekend’s most dramatic upset and Ohio State moved up to No. 3 following a dominant season debut. Clemson remained a rock-solid No. 1 and Alabama was No. 2. The Tigers received 52 first-place votes and...

Patrick Cantlay poses with his trophy after winning the Zozo Championship golf tournament Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, in Thousand Oaks, Calif. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)

Patrick Cantlay rallies from 4 back to win Zozo Championship

Oct. 25, 2020 9:46 PM EDT

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Patrick Cantlay felt his swing was good enough to take on any shot, and then it was a matter of making putts. He did both exceptionally well Sunday in the Zozo Championship at Sherwood for a victory he felt was overdue. Cantlay rallied from a four-shot deficit and surged into...

Cars sit on pit road during a red flag period due to misty rain during a NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas, Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020. (AP Photo/Richard W. Rodriguez)

Misty, drizzling day postpones Cup race in Texas on Lap 52

Oct. 25, 2020 9:11 PM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — NASCAR's Cup playoff race in Texas was postponed Sunday night after 52 laps on a misty day that slowly deteriorated to drizzle while it never actually rained before the event was called off. The delay was just over four hours, and the restart planned for Monday morning. But the...

Scott Dixon, left, and Chip Ganassi celebrate after winning the NTT IndyCar Series Championship following an IndyCar auto race Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Mike Carlson)

Newgarden wins IndyCar finale but can't deny Dixon 6th title

Oct. 25, 2020 10:46 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Scott Dixon controlled his own fate and simply needed a smooth Sunday drive to win a sixth IndyCar championship. He was a tactician as he followed Josef Newgarden around the streets of downtown St. Petersburg. So long as he kept Newgarden in his sight, Dixon would yank the...

AP source: Arizona accused of 5 Level I violations by NCAA

Oct. 25, 2020 9:16 PM EDT

Arizona was accused of nine counts of misconduct, including five Level I violations, in a Notice of Allegations sent by the NCAA last week, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the violations have not been publicly released. The...

McDonald celebrates 28th birthday with first LPGA Tour win

Oct. 25, 2020 7:47 PM EDT

GREENSBORO, Ga. (AP) — Ally McDonald celebrated her birthday with her first LPGA Tour victory. “It’s the best birthday present ever,” McDonald. The 28-year-old from Mississippi held off Danielle Kang by a stroke Sunday in the LPGA Drive On Championship-Lake Reynolds Oconee. McDonald...

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Indiana quarterback Michael Penix Jr. (9) celebrates after Indiana defeated Penn State in overtime of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020, in Bloomington, Ind. Indiana won 36-35 in overtime. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

AP Top 25: Indiana jumps in at 17; Ohio State moves up to 3

Oct. 25, 2020 11:56 PM EDT

Indiana jumped into The Associated Press college football poll at No. 17 on Sunday after pulling off the weekend’s most dramatic upset and Ohio State moved up to No. 3 following a dominant season debut. Clemson remained a rock-solid No. 1 and Alabama was No. 2. The Tigers received 52 first-place votes and...

Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw throws against the Tampa Bay Rays during the first inning in Game 5 of the baseball World Series Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

Kershaw stops steal of home, hands Dodgers 3-2 Series lead

Oct. 25, 2020 11:55 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Clayton Kershaw’s glittering career lacked two of the most satisfying accomplishments: a win deep in the World Series and a championship ring. He took the mound Sunday night with the Los Angeles Dodgers shaken, and Kershaw steadied his team with a gritty performance, plus one...

Los Angeles Dodgers left fielder Joc Pederson catches a fly ball hit by Tampa Bay Rays' Joey Wendle during the seventh inning in Game 5 of the baseball World Series Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

Here, there, everywhere: Pederson does it all for Dodgers

Oct. 25, 2020 11:52 PM EDT

Joc Pederson is the guy the Los Angeles Dodgers didn’t need or want — until October. After nearly being traded in February and hitting .190 in the regular season, Pederson is coming up big in the postseason. Pederson crushed a fastball from Rays starter Tyler Glasnow over the left-center field wall...

Los Angeles Dodgers' Joc Pederson rounds the bases after a run home off Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Tyler Glasnow during the second inning in Game 5 of the baseball World Series Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

Despite big heat, small flaws doom Glasnow vs. Dodgers

Oct. 25, 2020 11:48 PM EDT

The big man in Tampa Bay's rotation has struggled with the little things, and the Los Angeles Dodgers have pounced on seemingly every mistake Tyler Glasnow has made. Glasnow allowed four runs in five innings as the Rays fell 4-2 in Game 5 Sunday night, taking his second loss in this World Series. He threw a...

Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw throws against the Tampa Bay Rays during the first inning in Game 5 of the baseball World Series Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

The Latest: Kershaw beats Rays again, gives LA Series lead

Oct. 25, 2020 11:42 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Latest on Game 5 of the World Series (all times local): 10:40 p.m. Clayton Kershaw beat the Tampa Bay Rays for the second time in six days, escaping a fourth-inning jam with a quick reaction throw to cut down a runner trying for a rare steal of home plate, and the Los Angeles...

Tampa Bay Rays right fielder Brett Phillips arrives for batting practice before Game 5 of the baseball World Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

Celebration after game-winning hit made Rays' Phillips sick

Oct. 25, 2020 10:58 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Brett Phillips got so excited in the aftermath of his two-out single in the ninth inning of Game 4, the one that started a wild game-ending play with two errors and two runs for Tampa Bay in an 8-7 victory, that he got sick. Phillips' head started pounding, and the athletic...

Scott Dixon, left, and Chip Ganassi celebrate after winning the NTT IndyCar Series Championship following an IndyCar auto race Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Mike Carlson)

Newgarden wins IndyCar finale but can't deny Dixon 6th title

Oct. 25, 2020 10:46 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Scott Dixon controlled his own fate and simply needed a smooth Sunday drive to win a sixth IndyCar championship. He was a tactician as he followed Josef Newgarden around the streets of downtown St. Petersburg. So long as he kept Newgarden in his sight, Dixon would yank the...

Wisconsin quarterback Graham Mertze throws a pass during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Illinois Friday, Oct. 23, 2020, in Madison, Wis. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

Wisconsin issues statement amid reports Mertz tests positive

Oct. 25, 2020 10:42 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin says nobody who played in the season opener Friday night tested positive for COVID-19 or reported having any symptoms beforehand, amid weekend reports that quarterback Graham Mertz has tested positive. The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel and Wisconsin State Journal reported Mertz...

Kansas City Chiefs strong safety Tyrann Mathieu, below, reacts with teammates after picking up a fumble during the first half of an NFL football game against the Denver Broncos, Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

Cold feat: Chiefs force 4 turnovers, beat Broncos 43-16

Oct. 25, 2020 10:37 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Now this was a cool celebration: Tyrann Mathieu slid into a patch of snow after his fumble recovery and performed a perfectly executed snow angel. The Kansas City safety's play in the first quarter had a snowball effect for a Chiefs defense that forced four turnovers in a 43-16 win over the...

The Latest: Seahawks lead Cardinals 27-17 at halftime

Oct. 25, 2020 10:15 PM EDT

The Latest on Week 7 in the NFL (all times EDT): ___ 10:12 p.m. Tyler Lockett caught two touchdown passes, Carlos Hyde ran for a touchdown and DK Metcalf saved a touchdown as the Seattle Seahawks built a 27-17 halftime lead over the Arizona Cardinals. The action-packed first half had plenty of highlights, but the...