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ICYMI in NFL Week 7: Kaepernick, social issues back in news

Oct. 22, 2018 4:04 AM EDT

Colin Kaepernick is no longer in the NFL — which, when one considers that Derek Anderson and Cody Kessler are getting snaps at quarterback, is fascinating — and the White House-driven conversation about pregame national anthems in the league largely has receded. Still, on this given Sunday, both...

Borrego: Hiring female coaches shows NBA trending right way

Oct. 22, 2018 3:06 AM EDT

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver wants more women throughout the league. He's getting his wish. In recent days, two significant moves were made, with Kristi Toliver being added to Washington's staff of assistant coaches, and Chasity Melvin getting hired as an assistant coach with Charlotte's G League affiliate in...

Lions climb to .500 by beating Dolphins 32-21

Oct. 22, 2018 2:43 AM EDT

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Caught from behind on a 71-yard run, Kerryon Johnson took some locker room ribbing, the kind that comes after a victory on the road. Johnson rushed for 158 yards Sunday to help the Detroit Lions beat Miami 32-21. His teammates thought he should have had more, but safety Reshad...

Bortles benched, Jaguars implode after 20-7 loss to Texans

Oct. 22, 2018 2:29 AM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Blake Bortles is no longer Jacksonville's starting quarterback. Whether he regains the job in the next week is anybody's guess. Bortles fumbled on the team's third play of each half, leading to 10 points and his benching in a 20-7 loss to AFC South rival Houston on Sunday. Coach...

6 shot on street near north Florida stadium before NFL game

Oct. 22, 2018 2:02 AM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Six people have been wounded in a street shooting blocks from the Florida stadium where the NFL's Houston Texans played and defeated the Jacksonville Jaguars on Sunday afternoon, authorities said. Ron Lendvay, director of investigations for the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office, said...

NBA suspends Ingram, Rondo, Paul in Lakers-Rockets dustup

Oct. 22, 2018 12:24 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lakers teammates Brandon Ingram and Rajon Rondo and Chris Paul of the Rockets were suspended without pay Sunday for an on-court fight, with Paul taking the heaviest financial hit. Ingram was suspended four games, Rondo will sit out three games and Paul two games. The NBA handed down the...

Both sides ignoring swing voters in hot Texas Senate race

Oct. 22, 2018 12:14 AM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — With Mike Pence and Donald Trump Jr. already visiting the state and the president himself coming Monday, Ted Cruz is convening a veritable parade of Republican powerbrokers in the final weeks of the Texas Senate campaign to ensure Democrat Beto O'Rourke doesn't upset him. O'Rourke is...

Verstappen provides late-lap thrills at US Grand Prix

Oct. 21, 2018 11:04 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Leave it to Red Bull's Max Verstappen to provide some late-race thrills at the U.S. Grand Prix. Verstappen's key block on Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton late in Sunday's race denied Hamilton a chance to maybe chase down Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen to win. And it helped deny Hamilton's bid...

Timbers clinch playoff berth with 3-0 win over RSL

Oct. 21, 2018 8:37 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Larrys Mabiala, Diego Chara and Sebastian Blanco scored and the Portland Timbers clinched a spot in the Major League Soccer playoffs with a 3-0 victory over Real Salt Lake on Sunday. Both teams went into the game needing a win would secure a spot in the playoffs outright without help...

Lodeiro's 3 assists help Sounders top Dynamo 3-2

Oct. 21, 2018 8:05 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Nicolas Lodeiro had the first three-assist game of his career, giving him a Seattle career record of 35 in the regular season, leading the Sounders to a 3-2 victory over the Houston Dynamo on Sunday. Lodeiro's corners set up headers for Chad Marshall, his fourth of the season, in the 30th...