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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...

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,...

Coach Day to keep No. 6 Ohio St on task against Miami

Sep. 20, 2019 12:41 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State coach Ryan Day believes the No. 6 Buckeyes have the talent and desire for greatness this season. He's trying to keep players focused on a game that likely won't test them. After swamping lesser opponents in the first three games , the Buckeyes (3-0, 1-0 Big Ten) get another...

'Hopalong' Cassady, Ohio State Heisman winner, dies at 85

Sep. 20, 2019 11:36 AM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Howard "Hopalong" Cassady, the 1955 Heisman Trophy winner at Ohio State and running back for the Detroit Lions, died Friday. He was 85. He died in Tampa, Florida, his longtime home, the university said. "We've lost not only a legendary Buckeye, but also a wonderful person in Hop...

Indians move into a tie for wild-card spot, beat Tigers 7-0

Sep. 20, 2019 12:22 AM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Indians have work to do on their postseason push, and no games left against their favorite pushovers. Mike Clevinger pitched six shutdown innings, Franmil Reyes homered in his return to the lineup and Cleveland moved into a tie for the second AL wild card with a 7-0 win over the Tigers...

Browns could be missing several starters Sunday against Rams

Sep. 19, 2019 9:01 PM EDT

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — The Browns came away from their blowout over the Jets badly bruised, and could be without several starters Sunday night against the Los Angeles Rams. The most notable injury is to linebacker and captain Christian Kirksey, who has a chest injury that could require surgery and sideline him...