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Steelers honor Drake, keep Chiefs in check in 17-7 victory

Aug. 18, 2019 1:02 AM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The shirts read "shut out the noise." Shutting out the pain of suddenly losing the man behind the mantra will take far longer for the Pittsburgh Steelers. Still, there was something about the game-day routine that brought a sense of relief and normalcy just six days removed from the death...

Stidham rallies Patriots to 22-17 victory over Titans

Aug. 17, 2019 11:53 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Marcus Mariota jumped into the air and flipped over Patriots cornerback Duron Harmon into the end zone for a 2-point conversion. In a preseason game nearly eight months after the Titans quarterback couldn't play in Tennessee's regular-season finale because of nerve injuries. Mariota...

Brosseau's RBI single in 13th lifts Rays past Tigers 1-0

Aug. 17, 2019 11:21 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Mike Brosseau came through in the 13th inning to finish a long night and end an extended scoring drought by the Tampa Bay Rays. Brosseau's pinch-hit RBI single in the 13th drove in Eric Sogard to give the Rays a 1-0 win over the Detroit Tigers on Saturday night in a game in...

Hamilton inducted into Rangers hall in 1st trip back to park

Aug. 17, 2019 10:17 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Josh Hamilton said he had forgotten how the grass looked and smelled at the home of the Texas Rangers. He hadn't been there since playing in the AL Division Series four years ago. Hamilton, the 2010 AL MVP the season the Rangers went to their first World Series, was back for the...

Nemanja Nikolic scores twice to help Fire beat Union 2-0

Aug. 17, 2019 10:16 PM EDT

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. (AP) — Nemanja Nikolic scored twice to run his goals streak to four games and the Chicago Fire beat the Philadelphia Union 2-0 on Saturday night despite playing down a man throughout the second half. Nikolic opened the scoring in the 38th minute. Przemyslaw Frankowski played a low cross...

Antonio Brown moves closer to return to practice for Raiders

Aug. 17, 2019 7:05 PM EDT

NAPA, Calif. (AP) — Antonio Brown made it through a walkthrough practice for the Oakland Raiders with no issues with his frost-bitten feet and is expected to be a full participant in practice soon for the first time this summer. Coach Jon Gruden said Saturday that he thinks Brown will be able to get back...

Jets place LB Williamson on IR, sign LB McClellan

Aug. 17, 2019 7:01 PM EDT

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets have placed linebacker Avery Williamson on season-ending injured reserve and signed former Ravens and Patriots linebacker Albert McClellan. Williamson tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee in the second quarter of the team's 22-10 preseason win at...

QB Josh McCown joins Eagles, ends retirement

Aug. 17, 2019 6:47 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Josh McCown's retirement lasted two months. The Philadelphia Eagles signed the 40-year-old quarterback to a one-year deal on Saturday. He is coming out of retirement to join his 11th team and play his 17th season. McCown provides insurance behind Carson Wentz, who has finished the past...

Ravens' Tavon Young weighing options with neck injury

Aug. 17, 2019 6:46 PM EDT

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — Baltimore Ravens cornerback Tavon Young is still weighing his options with his recent neck injury, coach John Harbaugh said Saturday. Young, who signed a three-year, $25.8 million contract extension in February, suffered the injury during practice and he did not play in the second...

Mike Shanahan returns to Broncos camp after years away

Aug. 17, 2019 6:29 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Mike Shanahan patrolled the sideline with his familiar stare as he watched his son's team practice against his former one. No way could the former head coach stay away from the Denver Broncos headquarters this weekend. For a decade, Shanahan avoided the facility where he won two...