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Fresh off back-to-back wins, Titans have some issues to fix

Sep. 27, 2021 16:23 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans are 2-1 despite not making anything easy on themselves. At all. A week after going to overtime for a big win at Seattle, the Titans turned the ball over three times and yet found a way to win for the...

Frustrating start has winless Colts seeking jump-start

Sep. 27, 2021 16:19 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indianapolis Colts are frustrated about being 0-3 for the first time in a decade. They're mystified by the repeated inability to convert short-yardage situations and score touchdowns in the red zone. And they're upset about an underperforming...

The Latest: Leonard tries to stay 'relevant' during rehab

Sep. 27, 2021 16:18 PM EDT

The latest from NBA media day on Monday (All times EDT) ___ 4:15 p.m. Kawhi Leonard is heading into his third season with the Los Angeles Clippers just trying to get healthy. He’s two months into rehab after...

Omaha woman charged over dozens of dead animals in her home

Sep. 27, 2021 16:18 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha woman has been charged with felony counts after dozens of dead animals were found in her home rendered uninhabitable by filth, waste and rotting animal carcasses. The Nebraska Humane Society said in a court affidavit that the discovery was...

Suns return to camp after Finals loss, embrace new journey

Sep. 27, 2021 16:18 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Phoenix Suns coach Monty Williams said he threw a bit of a two-week pity party after losing the NBA Finals in July, retreating to his property in Texas, working in the yard, feeding the deer, fishing in his pond and cutting the grass. Then he had an...

Indians beat Royals in last home game before name change

Sep. 27, 2021 16:13 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Indians won their last home game before becoming the Guardians, beating the Kansas City Royals 8-3 on Monday to close a run that started in 1915 and will continue next season with a new identity. Amed Rosario homered and Cal Quantrill...

Irving asks for privacy about vaccine, availability for Nets

Sep. 27, 2021 16:13 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Unable to attend the Brooklyn Nets' media day, Kyrie Irving asked for privacy Monday when pressed about his vaccination status and availability for home games. On a bizarre day in which comedian David Letterman was present but Irving wasn't, the...

The Latest: North Carolina hospital fires unvaccinated staff

Sep. 27, 2021 16:13 PM EDT

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — A North Carolina-based hospital system announced Monday that more than 175 of its workers have been fired for failing to comply with its COVID-19 vaccination requirement. Last week, Novant Health announced 375 employees had been suspended and given...

Oklahoma-based Devon Energy agrees to $6.15M settlement

Sep. 27, 2021 16:12 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma City-based Devon Energy Corporation has agreed to a $6.15 million settlement agreement with the federal government over allegations it underpaid royalties on federal leases, the U.S. Department of Justice announced Monday. The settlement...

Novant Health fires more than 175 for not getting vaccinated

Sep. 27, 2021 16:11 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina-based hospital system announced Monday that more than 175 of its workers have been fired for failing to comply with its COVID-19 vaccination requirement. Last week, Novant Health announced 375 employees had been suspended and...