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Giolito's 6 scoreless innings leads White Sox past Indians

Sep. 26, 2021 18:12 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Lucas Giolito pitched six scoreless innings, Eloy Jiménez had a two-run single and the AL Central champion Chicago White Sox defeated the Cleveland Indians 5-2 on Sunday. Chicago clinched its first Central title since 2008 by beating the Indians in a...

Falcons give Smith first win, beat Giants on Eli's day

Sep. 26, 2021 18:10 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — After three games and a lot of ugly football, Arthur Smith finally picked up his first win as an NFL coach and his first game ball, courtesy of Matt Ryan. As far as celebratory dancing in the Falcons' locker room after their last-second...

Tucker's NFL-record FG lifts Ravens to 19-17 win over Lions

Sep. 26, 2021 18:10 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Justin Tucker ended the game as if he was starting it, backing up an extra step or two and kicking the football with every bit of force he had in his right foot. Tucker set an NFL record with a 66-yard field goal, bouncing it...

Officials investigate fire at Susan B. Anthony home, museum

Sep. 26, 2021 18:08 PM EDT

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Fire officials in Rochester were investigating a fire that damaged the Susan B. Anthony Museum & House early Sunday. Firefighters responding to an alarm at approximately 1 a.m. arrived to find the back porch of the museum engulfed in flames....

Ryan Tannehill throws 3 TDs as Titans hold off Colts 25-16

Sep. 26, 2021 18:08 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans know it's almost impossible to win a game turning the ball over three times. They found a way to overcome their mistakes for a big win against a team they rarely beat, especially in Nashville. Ryan...

Jansen, Springer homer, Blue Jays beat Twins, keep pressure

Sep. 26, 2021 18:08 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Danny Jansen hit a go-ahead, three-run homer, George Springer also went deep and the Blue Jays beat the Minnesota Twins 5-2 Sunday to maintain pressure in the AL wild-card race before heading to Toronto for their final homestand. Toronto will enter...

The Latest: Brady joins Brees eclipsing 80K yards passing

Sep. 26, 2021 18:04 PM EDT

The Latest on Week 3 in the NFL (all times EDT): ___ Tampa Bay quarterback Tom Brady has joined Drew Brees in the 80,000-yard passing club — something no other QB has done. The 44-year-old Brady, now in his 22nd NFL season and...

Sloppy Steelers in an unusual spot: last place in AFC North

Sep. 26, 2021 18:03 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ben Roethlisberger chose to come back for his 18th season, believing the Pittsburgh Steelers still had the ability to contend for a Super Bowl even without so many of the faces that protected him so capably for so long. The 39-year-old insists he...

LA police, fire agencies had over 200 COVID-19 outbreaks

Sep. 26, 2021 18:02 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Public health officials have identified more than 200 coronavirus outbreaks at police or fire agencies throughout Los Angeles County since the start of the pandemic, according to data obtained by the Los Angeles Times. The 211 outbreaks, accounting...

Garrett, Browns rough up rookie QB Fields, slam Bears 26-6

Sep. 26, 2021 17:58 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Justin Fields had nowhere to run or hide. Passing was strictly prohibited. Myles Garrett and the Browns made the rookie quarterback's first NFL start unforgettable — for all the wrong reasons. Garrett made a franchise-record 4 1/2...