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Alonso hits 50th homer; deGrom, Mets beat Reds 8-1

Sep. 21, 2019 12:34 AM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Pete Alonso felt going into the season that reaching 50 home runs was possible. Now that he's there, it's become hard to believe. New York's rookie first baseman hit his major league-leading 50th home run, Jacob deGrom pitched shutout ball for seven innings and the Mets beat the...

Collinsworth calling Browns, harkens back to early years

Sep. 21, 2019 12:23 AM EDT

Cris Collinsworth will get to experience a rarity this week. He gets to call a Browns game when NBC's "Sunday Night Football" travels to Cleveland for the first time since 2008. When he was starting out as an analyst, it seemed like Browns games were all that Collinsworth was doing. Before Collinsworth became a...

Indians beat Phillies 5-2, remain tied for 2nd AL wild card

Sep. 21, 2019 12:03 AM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Indians are thriving under the pressure of playoff-race baseball. Philadelphia? Not so much. Carlos Carrasco got his first save in five years, and Cleveland beat the Phillies 5-2 Friday night to remain tied with Tampa Bay for the second AL wild card at 91-63. Cleveland trails AL...

Braves beat Giants 6-0, clinch 2nd straight NL East title

Sep. 20, 2019 11:51 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Braves clinched their second straight NL East title as Ronald Acuña Jr. hit his 41st homer in a 6-0 win over San Francisco on Friday night that eliminated the Giants from postseason contention in Bruce Bochy's last year as San Francisco manager. Acuña scored three runs...

Browns could be without starting secondary against Rams

Sep. 20, 2019 7:09 PM EDT

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — The Cleveland Browns could be without six defensive starters, including their entire secondary, when they host the defending NFC champion Los Angeles Rams. Safety Damarious Randall (concussion) and linebacker Christian Kirksey (chest) were formally declared out by coach Freddie Kitchens...

Cargo plane didn't report trouble before crash that killed 2

Sep. 20, 2019 4:39 PM EDT

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Federal investigators say a cargo plane that crashed in Ohio and killed two Texas pilots clipped several trees as it was attempting to land. The National Transportation Safety Board says in a preliminary report released Friday that no problems were reported during the flight. The plane...

Idaho's death row is shrinking

Sep. 20, 2019 4:31 PM EDT

The population of Idaho's death row has been slowly shrinking, in part because some previously condemned inmates have won appeals, been resentenced to life in prison or died of natural causes. More than 40 people have been sentenced to death in Idaho since the 1970s, but only three people have been executed...

GM strike halting production at Ohio truck, engine plants

Sep. 20, 2019 3:17 PM EDT

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A pair of auto plants in Ohio plan on stopping production beginning next week because of the United Auto Workers' strike against General Motors. GM said Friday that DMAX near Dayton will halt making diesel engines for GM's heavy-duty pickup trucks, putting about 500 workers on temporary...

Professor works with NASA to design better tires for Mars

Sep. 20, 2019 1:45 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Nine years ago, NASA's Mars rover Spirit sent its last signal from the Red Planet. The rover had ground to a halt on the sands of Mars, its tires sinking and spinning futilely in the fine-grained particles. "Spirit got stuck (and it) ended its mission," said Heather Oravec, a mechanical...

A look at the first decade of the NFL, the 1920s

Sep. 20, 2019 12:43 PM EDT

A look at the NFL's first decade, the 1920s: FRANCHISES: The first season, 1920, the American Professional Football Association had 14 teams, including two Tigers (Cleveland and Chicago). The Akron Pros, Decatur Staleys (later the Chicago Bears), Buffalo All-Americans, Chicago Cardinals, Rock Island Independents,...