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The Latest: Big days in NFC North for Rodgers, Jones

Oct. 20, 2019 4:11 PM EDT

The Latest on Week 7 in the NFL (all times EDT): 4:05 p.m. Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers and Detroit Lions wide receiver Marvin Jones put up some eye-popping numbers in hopes of helping their respective teams keep pace in the NFC North. Rodgers passed for 429 yards and accounted for six total...

Canucks get off to fast start, hold on to beat Rangers 3-2

Oct. 20, 2019 3:37 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Brock Boeser and Jay Beagle scored late in Vancouver's three-goal first period and the Canucks held on to beat the New York Rangers 3-2 on Sunday. Bo Horvat also scored and Elias Pettersson had two assists for Vancouver, which bounced back from a 1-0 loss at New Jersey on Saturday to win...

Jets getting healthier, relish chance to 'shock' Patriots

Oct. 20, 2019 1:19 PM EDT

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets have been looking up at the New England Patriots in the AFC East for nearly two decades. Since 2002, actually. That's the previous time the Jets won the division that Tom Brady's bunch has had a stranglehold on for what seems like forever. And, consider this:...

The gimmick defense is rare in the NBA, but not unheard of

Oct. 20, 2019 12:55 PM EDT

Atlanta guard Kevin Huerter saw gimmick defenses throughout high school and college. Box-and-ones, triangle-and-twos and variations thereof, they weren't exactly uncommon for opponents to try. In the NBA, they're a rarity. And Huerter says the reason is simple. "I honestly just think players are too good," he...

Waiting game: Nationals get 6 days off before World Series

Oct. 20, 2019 10:45 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Doing a little research ahead of the World Series, Washington Nationals second baseman Brian Dozier came across some numbers that made him feel OK about his team's long layoff. "I saw a stat today where there's been 12 times where teams have had five or more days off going into the World...

Prosecutors: Trade war opens doors For Mexican drug cartels

Oct. 20, 2019 10:05 AM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Federal law enforcement officials in Oregon say they've uncovered an elaborate scheme to convert Mexican drug profits from sales in the United States back into pesos using Chinese citizens who seek to circumvent their country's banking laws. The Mexican drug cartels are taking...

Killing took place in New York, but Nicaragua hosts trial

Oct. 20, 2019 10:02 AM EDT

BINGHAMTON, N.Y. (AP) — Witnesses have gathered in a small city in upstate New York over the past three weeks to testify in the trial of a man accused of strangling a young nursing student to death. But there is no jury, no American judge and the man accused is seated next to his defense attorney 2,200...

Savages in the box go bust with slew of strikeouts

Oct. 20, 2019 9:21 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — A record-setting season by Savages in the Box ended with a string of strikeouts and another October bust for the New York Yankees. For the first time since the 1910s, the 27-time champions have gone through an entire calendar decade without making it to a World Series. An AL Championship...

Astros' Pressly reinjures knee, good to go for World Series

Oct. 20, 2019 2:13 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Astros shutdown reliever Ryan Pressly reinjured his right knee recording an out on the only pitch he threw in Game 6 of the AL Championship Series but says he'll be ready for the World Series. Pressly came on with the bases loaded and two outs in the third inning Saturday night against the...

Altuve's HR in 9th sends Astros to World Series over Yankees

Oct. 20, 2019 2:03 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Jose Altuve, the 5-foot-6 driving force of Houston, delivered a swing that will play in Astros' highlights forever. Altuve homered off Aroldis Chapman with two outs in the ninth inning and Houston outlasted the New York Yankees 6-4 Saturday night to advance to the World Series for the second...