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Maye sorry for DUI arrest, wants to remain with Jets

Oct. 21, 2021 17:59 PM EDT

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Marcus Maye knew where to go once the news of his DUI arrest from February became public. He went straight to the coach's office, seeking out Robert Saleh to explain what happened and why he kept it from the New York Jets for more than seven...

Red Sox rely on Eovaldi in Game 6 with ALCS on the line

Oct. 21, 2021 17:55 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Nathan Eovaldi wants the ball, the pressure, the chance to extend Boston's season — all of it. “I love it,” he said Thursday, a day before he was scheduled to face Houston in Game 6 of the AL Championship Series, which the Astros lead three games to...

New coach, similar expectations for Baylor women's hoops

Oct. 21, 2021 16:23 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Baylor's sideline will look different this season, but the Lady Bears expect similar results after they were picked as the preseason No. 1 team in the Big 12. Coach Kim Mulkey stepped down after last season to take the job at LSU. She led the...

With N’Faly Dante's return, No. 13 Ducks hope to play bigger

Oct. 21, 2021 16:21 PM EDT

Oregon hopes it can incorporate its newcomers quickly in a tough conference that exceeded expectations. The No. 13 Ducks, who have won back-to-back Pac-12 regular season titles, were hampered last season by injuries, forcing the team to play smaller than planned. ...

Goff returns to LA with winless Lions to face McVay's Rams

Oct. 21, 2021 16:18 PM EDT

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Jared Goff was the Rams' first draft pick after their return to Los Angeles a half-decade ago — the new quarterback for the franchise's new era. The tall, blond California native was a face of the Rams during their transformation from a...

Watt, D-Hop face old team when unbeaten Cards host Texans

Oct. 21, 2021 16:00 PM EDT

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — J.J. Watt acknowledges it will be strange on Sunday when he sees the blue and white jerseys of the Houston Texans, the franchise he spent 10 years with before signing with the Cardinals during the offseason. The star defensive end also expects to...

Packers sign former Texans outside linebacker Mercilus

Oct. 21, 2021 15:39 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — With the Green Bay Packers having won five consecutive games despite several key injuries, they signed veteran outside linebacker Whitney Mercilus on Thursday in hopes of boosting not only their pass rush but their championship hopes. On...

Panthers' Anderson struggling since contact extension

Oct. 21, 2021 14:24 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — When the Carolina Panthers rewarded Robby Anderson with a three-year, $37.5 million contract extension this offseason, they figured he would be an important and productive part of the offense this season. But Year 2 in Carolina has been a struggle...

Buckner leads Colts into showdown vs. his old 49ers team

Oct. 21, 2021 14:18 PM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Fresh off a trip to the Super Bowl in the 2019 season, the San Francisco 49ers had a difficult decision to make. With salary cap room tight and star defensive tackle DeForest Buckner headed into the final year of his contract looking for a big...

Utah aiming for basketball transformation under Craig Smith

Oct. 21, 2021 13:05 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Utah Utes aren’t just entering this season with a new head coach and several new players. They are also embracing a new basketball philosophy that traces back to the program’s roots as the Runnin' Utes. Craig Smith, who...