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The Latest: Hobbled Rams take 15-point lead into 4th

Sep. 23, 2018 6:35 PM EDT

The Latest on the third Sunday of the NFL regular season (all times EDT): 6:30 p.m. The Los Angeles Rams are taking a 35-20 lead into the fourth quarter against the Chargers in the Coliseum, but the home team is without its top two cornerbacks. Aqib Talib went to the locker room late in the third quarter with an...

49ers fear QB Garoppolo sustained season-ending ACL injury

Sep. 23, 2018 6:33 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kyle Shanahan was watching as Jimmy Garoppolo scrambled toward the 49ers sideline and, rather than safely duck out of bounds, stepped back to his right and took a wicked shot from Steven Nelson. At first, the San Francisco coach thought his quarterback had sustained a concussion....

Mahomes throws 3 TD passes as Chiefs beat 49ers, 38-27

Sep. 23, 2018 6:14 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Patrick Mahomes was flushed from the pocket and scrambled all the way to his left, only to realize that just about everybody wearing a Chiefs helmet was on the opposite side of the field. It was a rookie mistake by the second-year pro, one he turned into more early season magic....

What ignited many of California's worst wildfires a mystery

Sep. 23, 2018 6:12 PM EDT

California officials quickly determined an arsonist started last month's huge wildfire southeast of Los Angeles, and that two weeks earlier sparks from a vehicle produced a deadly wildfire in the far northern part of the state. But causes for many of California's worst blazes of the past decade remain a mystery....

Morton leaves Astros' 6-2 win over Angels due to shoulder

Sep. 23, 2018 6:12 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Charlie Morton left Houston's 6-2 win over the Los Angeles Angels on Sunday after one inning because of discomfort in his pitching shoulder, a potential problem for the World Series champions as they close in consecutive AL West titles. The 34-year-old right-hander did not pitch for the...

Cardinals sweep Giants with 9-2, stay on track for wild card

Sep. 23, 2018 5:46 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Miles Mikolas won his fourth straight start, Matt Carpenter hit his NL-leading 36th homer and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the San Francisco Giants 9-2 on Sunday to complete a three-game sweep and remain on track for the NL's second wild card. St. Louis (87-69) has won three straight games...

Summaries of the governor's races on the ballot in 36 states

Sep. 23, 2018 10:21 AM EDT

Governor's races are on the ballot this November in 36 states. The most competitive races are expected to be in states where Republicans now hold the job. Summaries of each race: ALABAMA Republican Kay Ivey is being challenged by the mayor of Tuscaloosa, Democrat Walter Maddox, who is seeking to be the first...

LEADING OFF: Happ gets playoff prep; Snell seeks 21st win

Sep. 23, 2018 2:55 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors on today: THE HAPPENING The Yankees know they'll be playing in the AL wild-card game on Oct. 3, and J.A. Happ on track to be their starter. New York clinched a wild-card berth with a 3-2 victory over the Baltimore Orioles in 11 innings on Saturday. Happ, 6-0 with a...

Baron, Agnew help San Diego St. beat E. Michigan 23-20 in OT

Sep. 23, 2018 2:37 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — John Baron made three field goals, including the winning 38-yarder in overtime, to help San Diego State beat Eastern Michigan 23-20 on Saturday night. Ryan Agnew passed for 176 yards and two touchdowns and Chase Jasmin had 94 yards rushing on 16 carries for San Diego State (3-1). Baron...

Cullen powers Penguins past Blue Jackets

Sep. 23, 2018 1:24 AM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Matt Cullen scored two goals and had an assist to lead the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 7-3 preseason win over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Saturday. Zach Trotman, Garrett Wilson, Adam Johnson, Juuso Riikola and Kris Letang also scored for Pittsburgh. Fourteen Penguins players recorded at...