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Soto takes over NL batting lead, Nationals beat Marlins 7-5

Sep. 23, 2021 00:26 AM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Juan Soto took over the NL batting lead, getting three hits and three RBIs to help the Washington Nationals beat the Miami Marlins 7-5 Wednesday night. Soto singled, doubled and hit his 27th homer, raising his average to .321 and passing former teammate...

Face-to-face meeting got Kaprizov deal done for Guerin, Wild

Sep. 22, 2021 20:41 PM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — These complex contract negotiations between the Minnesota Wild and Calder Memorial Trophy winner Kirill Kaprizov were crawling closer and closer to training camp, and neither side wanted to cope with such a distraction for the budding star left wing. ...

Shanahan doesn't rule out Gore reunion with 49ers

Sep. 22, 2021 20:31 PM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The injuries at running back for the San Francisco 49ers keep piling up so much that coach Kyle Shanahan said the team could consider bringing back Frank Gore for another stint. After losing starter Raheem Mostert to a season-ending knee...

Fangio: Meyer says 'every week it's like playing Alabama'

Sep. 22, 2021 19:33 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Vic Fangio says Urban Meyer told him coaching in the NFL is “like playing Alabama” every week. Denver's coach relayed his conversation from last weekend with the embattled Jacksonville Jaguars coach to illustrate a point about parity in the...

Timberwolves fire basketball ops boss Rosas after 2 seasons

Sep. 22, 2021 19:20 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Timberwolves fired president of basketball operations Gersson Rosas on Wednesday, less than a week before training camp in yet another change in leadership for this long-languishing franchise. Owner Glen Taylor announced that the...

Rodgers preps for 49ers, who asked about him before draft

Sep. 22, 2021 18:55 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Imagine if instead of playing quarterback for the Green Bay Packers in Sunday night’s game against San Francisco, Aaron Rodgers was starting for the 49ers. On the day before this year’s draft, with Rodgers not wanting to return to the team he...

Broncos sign Micah Kiser with Pro Bowler Bradley Chubb on IR

Sep. 22, 2021 17:45 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Vic Fangio expects Pro Bowl pass rusher Bradley Chubb to return by November after undergoing surgery Wednesday to remove bone spurs from his left ankle. “His procedure today was a roaring success" without any complications, the Denver Broncos...

Blues promote Peter Chiarelli, Ken Hitchock returns

Sep. 22, 2021 17:38 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Stanley Cup-winning general manager Peter Chiarelli has been promoted to vice president of hockey operations for the St. Louis Blues, who also brought back Ken Hitchcock as a coaching consultant. Former VP of hockey operations Dave Taylor is now senior...

Chicago Bulls exercise contract options on White, Williams

Sep. 22, 2021 17:21 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Bulls exercised rookie scale contract options for the 2022-23 season on guard Coby White and forward Patrick Williams on Wednesday. White, who had his fourth-year option exercised, averaged 15.1 points and 4.8 assists in his second NBA season....

Fields to make first start for Bears with Dalton injured

Sep. 22, 2021 16:47 PM EDT

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears planned to have Justin Fields adjust to the NFL while watching from the sideline as a backup to veteran Andy Dalton. Well, so much for that. Fields is set to make his first start when the Bears visit the...