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Jags' Etienne completes comeback by getting leveled in camp

Aug. 08, 2022 02:58 AM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Travis Etienne hadn’t been tackled so violently since his final college game nearly 20 months ago. He wanted it. He needed it. He enjoyed it. The former Clemson standout and the Atlantic Coast Conference’s all-time leading rusher got...

Contreras hits 2-run HR in 8th as Cubs beat Marlins 2-1

Aug. 05, 2022 19:45 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Willson Contreras pounded his chest and pointed toward the roaring crowd. It was quite a return to Wrigley Field for a player many thought would be gone by now. Contreras hit a two-run homer in the eighth inning in his first home game since the trade deadline, Justin...

Florida woman's lawsuit says Equifax error made loan pricier

Aug. 04, 2022 12:20 PM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A Florida woman has sued Equifax claiming she was denied a car loan because of a 130-point mistake in her credit report that she says was part of a larger group of credit score errors the ratings agency made this spring due to a coding problem. The class action...

Editorial Roundup: Florida

Aug. 03, 2022 14:38 PM EDT

South Florida Sun Sentinel. July 28, 2022. Editorial: Public campaign financing: A good idea corrupted by big money Gov. Ron DeSantis has nearly $130 million in the bank from private contributors and the Republican Party to help him run for re-election this fall and...

Season-ending debacle motivates Colts in return to pads

Aug. 02, 2022 19:26 PM EDT

WESTFIELD, Ind. (AP) — The Indianapolis Colts pulled on their helmets and pads Tuesday and quickly returned to work. For the first time since enduring one of the most bitter defeats in recent franchise history, they were focused squarely on football. No, they weren't hitting at...

Greene wins 1st since June, Reds beat reeling Marlins 3-1

Aug. 01, 2022 22:54 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Rookie Hunter Greene won for the first time in nearly two months, allowing one hit in six scoreless innings to lead the Cincinnati Reds over the reeling Miami Marlins 3-1 on Monday night. Albert Almora Jr. had three hits, including two doubles, in his first game off...

Harris cites climate 'crisis,' pushes $1B for floods, storms

Aug. 01, 2022 19:14 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Kamala Harris called climate change an “immediate” and “urgent” crisis Monday as she detailed more than $1 billion in federal spending to respond to disasters such as deadly flooding in Kentucky and wildfires ravaging her home state of California. ...

Pederson's path: Veteran coach handles Jags ‘like grown men’

Aug. 01, 2022 14:46 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Doug Pederson has no interest in being coy. His straightforward approach with the Jacksonville Jaguars has been a welcome respite for players who endured an 11-month fiasco under Urban Meyer. Among Meyer’s many missteps: having rookie quarterback and No....

Returning home to Canton special for Raiders coach McDaniels

Jul. 31, 2022 20:02 PM EDT

HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — Growing up in Canton, Ohio, Josh McDaniels vividly remembers seeing stenciled helmets painted on the double-yellow lines on his way to Canton McKinley High School. Every day, McDaniels couldn’t help but admire one of the most famous sports shrines in...

Boselli carries memories of late father into Hall of Fame

Jul. 31, 2022 13:39 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Tony Boselli has a video to watch, a bona fide tear-jerker that’s sure to turn one of the toughest offensive tackles in NFL history into an emotional wreck. It’s a congratulatory message from his father, recorded 11 days before Don Anthony Boselli Sr....