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Darnold throws 2 TDs in return, Jets edge Cowboys 24-22

Oct. 13, 2019 9:33 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Sam Darnold returned — and so did the New York Jets' hopes to turn around a season that was quickly unraveling without him. Darnold gave the Jets' struggling offense a huge boost by throwing two touchdown passes in his return from mononucleosis, and New York held on to...

49ers remain unbeaten with 20-7 win over slumping Rams

Oct. 13, 2019 9:26 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Rams ran the ball on their first seven consecutive plays, marching straight through San Francisco's defense for 65 yards and a touchdown. "That definitely hits you on a personal level," 49ers defensive tackle DeForest Buckner said. "I'm pretty sure a lot of guys took it...

Road crew: Wilson's 3 TDs rally Seahawks past sloppy Browns

Oct. 13, 2019 8:15 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — As rap music thumped from the large sound-system speakers sitting atop lockers at one end of the room, several Seattle players stood on their chairs and danced. This was their party. On the road, the Seahawks make themselves at home. Russell Wilson threw two TD passes and ran for one,...

Browns hurt themselves, fall flat after fast start in loss

Oct. 13, 2019 7:57 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Browns' start was exhilarating. The rest was mostly excruciating. Baker Mayfield and Co. aren't living up to expectations — theirs or anyone else's. Mayfield threw three more interceptions, Nick Chubb had a costly fumble and Cleveland had a punt blocked Sunday during a 32-28...

LEADING OFF: Strasburg, Nats lead Cards 2-0, Stanton hurt

Oct. 13, 2019 7:29 PM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors Monday: MAKING THEIR PITCH Stephen Strasburg and the Washington Nationals try to move within a win of the World Series. They lead St. Louis 2-0 in the NL Championship Series after dominant starts by Max Scherzer and Aníbal Sánchez — the Cardinals...

Muschamp: QB Hilinski has a knee sprain, should play

Oct. 13, 2019 7:28 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina coach Will Muschamp said freshman quarterback Ryan Hilinski has a sprained left knee, but was expected to play when the Gamecocks face No. 9 Florida on Saturday. Muschamp said Hilinski's injury was "nothing serious" and planned for him to start against the Gators this...

Chargers TE Henry active, DE Ingram inactive vs. Steelers

Oct. 13, 2019 7:17 PM EDT

CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Chargers tight end Hunter Henry is active as Los Angeles hosts Pittsburgh Sunday night, while defensive end Melvin Ingram is inactive for the second straight game with a hamstring injury. Henry has missed the last four games after suffering a knee injury in the Sept. 8 opener against...

Bridgewater now 4-0 as starter after Saints top Jaguars 13-6

Oct. 13, 2019 7:05 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Teddy Bridgewater probably should have had another multi-touchdown day for the New Orleans Saints. He'll gladly settle for remaining unbeaten as the starter. Bridgewater missed wide-open receivers Michael Thomas and Ted Ginn for would-be scores in the 13-6 victory Sunday, two of...

Eagles' thin pass defense exploited by Vikings

Oct. 13, 2019 6:51 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Philadelphia cornerback Rasul Douglas settled in near the sideline after his initial backpedal, playing zone coverage while Minnesota's Stefon Diggs kept on speeding down the field midway through the second quarter. That safety help over the top never came. Diggs hauled in the 51-yard...

Yankees' Stanton out for ALCS Game 2 with quad injury

Oct. 13, 2019 6:48 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Giancarlo Stanton was out of the New York Yankees' starting lineup for Game 2 of the AL Championship Series because of a right quad strain that happened before he homered in the opener against the Houston Astros. Manager Aaron Boone said before Sunday night's game he didn't know Stanton was...