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Chargers place WR Guyton on IR, claim LB Tuszka off waivers

Sep. 27, 2022 19:37 PM EDT

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Chargers placed wide receiver Jalen Guyton on injured reserve and claimed outside linebacker Derrek Tuszka off waivers on Tuesday. Tuszka made his first NFL start for the Tennessee Titans in last week's win over the Las Vegas Raiders,...

Bulls PG Ball says ahead of knee surgery he can't run, jump

Sep. 27, 2022 18:38 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Bulls point guard Lonzo Ball said Tuesday he can't run at full speed or jump and still experiences pain in his left knee walking up stairs. Ball spoke ahead of his scheduled surgery in Los Angeles on Wednesday. The team said last week he would undergo an...

Chirpy, chippy Tucker brings missing toughness to 76ers

Sep. 27, 2022 18:22 PM EDT

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Joel Embiid slung a towel over his shoulder and ditched his sneakers somewhere on the McAlister Field House court as he walked toward an ice tub. He stripped his socks, sunk his size-17 feet into the frosty water and started shooting the breeze with P.J. Tucker. ...

Giants' Daniel Jones showing signs of being a No. 1 QB

Sep. 27, 2022 18:13 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — One of the biggest jobs Brian Daboll has faced in his first season as the New York Giants coach has been evaluating Daniel Jones at quarterback. The No. 6 overall pick in 2019, Jones was inconsistent in his first three seasons and his play wasn't the...

Jets place LT George Fant on IR with knee injury

Sep. 27, 2022 18:11 PM EDT

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets placed left tackle George Fant on injured reserve Tuesday, the latest injury to hit a reshuffled offensive line. Fant is dealing with a left knee injury and was replaced by Conor McDermott early in the second half of the Jets' 27-12 loss...

US World Cup worries grow, 0-0 draw vs Saudis in last tuneup

Sep. 27, 2022 17:52 PM EDT

The United States will limp into the World Cup, and not just because of all the Americans' injuries. The U.S. played a 0-0 draw against Saudi Arabia on Tuesday night at Murcia, Spain, that was somewhere between unimpressive and alarming. After managing no shots on goal...

Tampa Bay Lightning using Cup loss as motivation to win

Sep. 27, 2022 17:27 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Tampa Bay isn’t content with being one of the NHL’s best teams. Three months after falling short in a bid to become the first NHL club in 40 years to win three straight Stanley Cup titles, the Lightning entered training camp eager to begin the quest to...

QB Rush keeps winning as Cowboys wait for Prescott's return

Sep. 27, 2022 17:16 PM EDT

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones hyped a nonexistent quarterback controversy after Cooper Rush won filling in for the injured Dak Prescott last week. Even though Rush did it again in the first NFC East game for the defending division champs, Jones had come back...

No. 5 Clemson defense AWOL at times after hyped offseason

Sep. 27, 2022 16:39 PM EDT

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson's defensive “Avengers” have yet to assemble. The fifth-ranked Tigers were touted among the country's strongest defenses during the offseason, and the defensive front even gave themselves that hokey movie moniker. But so far, Clemson (4-0, 2-0...

Nash downplays drama around Kevin Durant's demands of Nets

Sep. 27, 2022 16:27 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The final days of a disappointing Brooklyn Nets season ended not with Ben Simmons on the floor with his teammates, but on the floor of his home, the pain from a back injury shooting through his lower body. The Nets would go on to get swept by the Boston Celtics,...