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Injury-riddled Broncos get linebacker Kenny Young from Rams

Oct. 25, 2021 23:39 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The injury-riddled Denver Broncos acquired inside linebacker Kenny Young from the Los Angeles Rams on Monday, four days after they were gouged by third-string Cleveland running back De'Ernest Johnson. The teams also exchanged 2024 late-round...

Fab Four of July acquisitions lead Braves to World Series

Oct. 25, 2021 21:43 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Atlanta had just stumbled again, losing its seventh straight attempt to reach .500. “This isn’t going to define our season, this series,” Braves manager Brian Snitker said that night at Citi Field in New York. Little did he...

Jets with lots to fix after embarrassing dud in New England

Oct. 25, 2021 20:54 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Jets were fired up coming off their bye-week break, eager to get back on the field and put their woes of the first five games behind them. Then they had their biggest dud in decades. The Jets' 54-13 loss at New England...

Texas Tech fires coach Wells after 2-plus mediocre seasons

Oct. 25, 2021 20:50 PM EDT

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Texas Tech never made the Top 25 in two-plus seasons under Matt Wells, and hasn't been higher than 24th since predecessor Kliff Kingsbury's splashy debut eight years ago. Athletics director Kirby Hocutt, who hired and fired them both, again is...

Wilson out 2-4 weeks with knee injury; Jets trade for Flacco

Oct. 25, 2021 20:47 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Jets will try to turn around their season without Zach Wilson for a few games. The rookie quarterback has a sprained posterior cruciate ligament in his right knee and will be sidelined two to four weeks, coach Robert Saleh confirmed after...

After going from last place to ALCS, Red Sox optimistic

Oct. 25, 2021 18:41 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Rebuilding plans for the Boston Red Sox are ahead of schedule. Chief Baseball Officer Chaim Bloom said Monday that going from last place in 2020 to within six wins of a championship shows the organization is back on the track that led to four World Series...

Falcons activate OT McGary from COVID-19 reserve list

Oct. 25, 2021 17:54 PM EDT

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons activated offensive lineman Kaleb McGary from the COVID-19 reserve list Monday. McGary missed a 30-28 victory over the Miami Dolphins after starting the first five games for the Falcons (3-3). Jason Spriggs took his place...

New coach Bisaccia leads to new results for Raiders

Oct. 25, 2021 17:24 PM EDT

A new coach has made the Las Vegas Raiders look like a new team the past two weeks. The Raiders went from back-to-back double-digit losses in their final two games under Jon Gruden to consecutive double-digit wins after following last week's victory at Denver with a 33-22...

Not getting their kicks: Dolphins keep losing on walk-offs

Oct. 25, 2021 15:41 PM EDT

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — It has become a sad and unwanted tradition for the Miami Dolphins this season. The opposing team kicks a field goal on the game’s final play, begins celebrating a dramatic victory and the Dolphins can only watch in disbelief. In an...

Cubs hire Astros exec Bokhari as assistant general manager

Oct. 25, 2021 14:08 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs continued to reshape their front office on Monday, hiring Houston Astros executive Ehsan Bokhari as assistant general manager. The move comes a week and a half after the Cubs hired Carter Hawkins from Cleveland's front office as general...