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Puig's pinch-hit homer helps Dodgers sweep Rockies, 5-2

Sep. 20, 2018 2:54 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Late September, a crucial series, and a postseason berth on the line. Yasiel Puig thrives in big-game situations, and once again he delivered. Puig didn't start despite being on a tear at the plate. But he came off the bench to slug a tiebreaking, three-run homer in the seventh inning...

Price struggles again in Bronx; Voit, Yanks top Red Sox 10-1

Sep. 20, 2018 12:39 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — David Price has been pummeled over and over at Yankee Stadium. This time, it was Luke Voit's turn — with a big assist from the short right-field porch. Voit hit two homers off Price, Miguel Andujar popped another one barely into the right-field seats and the New York Yankees stalled...

Texans blast educator for 'black QB' comment about Watson

Sep. 19, 2018 3:42 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Texans fired back Wednesday at an East Texas school superintendent who wrote: "You can't count on a black quarterback," in the comment section of an online news article where he was criticizing quarterback Deshaun Watson. Lynn Redden is superintendent of the Onalaska Independent...

Mahomes already chasing Manning and Brady

Sep. 20, 2018 3:26 AM EDT

Patrick Mahomes is already chasing Peyton Manning and Tom Brady. Mahomes tossed six touchdown passes at Pittsburgh after throwing four in the opener at the Chargers. His 10 TDs are the most in NFL history by a quarterback in his team's first two games of a season. Manning has the most through three games with 12...

Mavs owner Mark Cuban donates $10M after workplace probe

Sep. 19, 2018 7:06 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban has agreed to contribute $10 million to help further the cause of women in sports and raise awareness about domestic violence after an investigation released Wednesday substantiated numerous incidents of sexual harassment and improper workplace conduct within...

Baker vs. Sam? Sorry, not on this Thursday night

Sep. 19, 2018 3:02 PM EDT

We sure have been waiting for this Thursday night showcase. Top overall draft pick Baker Mayfield vs. No. 3 selection Sam Darnold, a mano a mano between the rookie quarterbacks. Oh, wait. Mayfield is a bench jockey in Cleveland right now, while Darnold is winging touchdowns and interceptions for the Jets....

Pats tempering expectations as Gordon practices for 1st time

Sep. 19, 2018 7:28 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Josh Gordon arrived at a Patriots' team facility that was abuzz with excitement about what he could potentially bring to their depleted receiving group. There was also just as strong a sentiment in the building to keep any lofty expectations in check — at least for now....

College Football Picks: Stanford-Oregon, Heisman showcase

Sep. 19, 2018 1:12 PM EDT

Heisman Trophy winners need Heisman moments and at least a few big-stage games to bolster their resumes on the way to New York. The early season chatter has mostly been dominated by first-year starting quarterbacks from highly ranked teams: Alabama's Tua Tagovailoa, Ohio State's Dwayne Haskins and Oklahoma's...

Earthquakes star Chris Wondolowski chases MLS goals record

Sep. 20, 2018 3:30 AM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Chris Wondolowski goes to work for the San Jose Earthquakes with little fanfare, the pursuit of Landon Donovan's Major League Soccer career scoring mark hardly weighing on his mind as he focuses his energy on providing an example for his teammates and the youth. Wondo, as everyone...

Kipnis hits grand slam in 9th, Indians beat White Sox 4-1

Sep. 19, 2018 11:57 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Jason Kipnis' game-ending grand slam and 1,000th career hit came on one big swing. "I couldn't have drawn it up much better than that one," he said. Kipnis homered with one out in the ninth inning and the Cleveland Indians rallied for a 4-1 win over the Chicago White Sox on Wednesday...

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No. 23 BC's visit to Purdue headlines ACC's 4th week

Sep. 20, 2018 4:06 AM EDT

Things to watch in the Atlantic Coast Conference in Week 4: GAME OF THE WEEK No. 23 Boston College at Purdue. The Eagles (3-0) have climbed into the national rankings for the first time in a decade behind league preseason player of the year AJ Dillon and a passing game that accounted for five long touchdown...

No. 22 Texas A&M big underdog in road game vs No. 1 'Bama

Sep. 20, 2018 4:01 AM EDT

Here are some things to watch during the fourth week of the Southeastern Conference football season: GAME OF THE WEEK: No. 22 Texas A&M at No. 1 Alabama. Top-ranked Alabama is a 27-point favorite in Tuscaloosa, but there's legitimate reason to believe this game could be competitive. Texas A&M played a...

Dwayne Johnson backs stuntman's film honoring Knievel jump

Sep. 20, 2018 3:44 AM EDT

Before climbing into the cockpit of his steam-powered rocket and blasting off across the Snake River Canyon, daredevil Eddie Braun scribbled two things on his bare chest in marker. Blood type: O positive. Allergies: Penicillin. Useful information for the paramedics — in case his jump on Sept. 16, 2016,...

LEADING OFF: Yanks defend turf, Phillies-Braves, Scherzer up

Sep. 20, 2018 3:44 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: BUBBLY ON ICE For the third night in a row, the Red Sox attempt to clinch the AL East championship at Yankee Stadium. Boston entered the three-game set needing one victory over rival New York to secure its third consecutive division crown. But the Yankees have...

Earthquakes star Chris Wondolowski chases MLS goals record

Sep. 20, 2018 3:30 AM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Chris Wondolowski goes to work for the San Jose Earthquakes with little fanfare, the pursuit of Landon Donovan's Major League Soccer career scoring mark hardly weighing on his mind as he focuses his energy on providing an example for his teammates and the youth. Wondo, as everyone...

From running back to rapper, Tre Hood stars at Temple

Sep. 20, 2018 3:28 AM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Tre Hood last headlined for Temple at a bowl game bash on the beach. The Owls didn't have to look beyond the depth chart to book the star attraction for a team party. Hood swapped the playbook for a microphone and spit some rhymes in Florida before the Owls played last December in the...

Mahomes already chasing Manning and Brady

Sep. 20, 2018 3:26 AM EDT

Patrick Mahomes is already chasing Peyton Manning and Tom Brady. Mahomes tossed six touchdown passes at Pittsburgh after throwing four in the opener at the Chargers. His 10 TDs are the most in NFL history by a quarterback in his team's first two games of a season. Manning has the most through three games with 12...

Puig's pinch-hit homer helps Dodgers sweep Rockies, 5-2

Sep. 20, 2018 2:54 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Late September, a crucial series, and a postseason berth on the line. Yasiel Puig thrives in big-game situations, and once again he delivered. Puig didn't start despite being on a tear at the plate. But he came off the bench to slug a tiebreaking, three-run homer in the seventh inning...

Union ends Sounders' win streak on Picault's late goal, 1-0

Sep. 20, 2018 2:29 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Fafa Picault made sure this one counted. Picault scored in the third minute of second-half stoppage time Wednesday night, and the Philadelphia Union halted Seattle's MLS-record nine-game winning streak by beating the Sounders 1-0. Goalkeeper Stefan Frei rolled a soft clearance pass out...

Portland Timbers down short-handed Columbus Crew 3-2

Sep. 20, 2018 1:53 AM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Andy Polo's first goal in Major League Soccer put the Timbers in front before the end of the first half and Portland went on to defeat the Columbus Crew 3-2 on Wednesday night. Polo also had an assist on David Guzman's tying goal after the short-handed Crew went up in the opening...