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Mets reliever Gsellman has partially torn lat muscle

Aug. 20, 2019 6:37 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Mets reliever Robert Gsellman has a partially torn lat muscle that puts the rest of his season in jeopardy, a significant blow to New York's improved bullpen as the team chases a playoff spot. Gsellman was placed on the 10-day injured list last weekend, retroactive to Aug. 14, with...

He said, he said: Browns stars Mayfield, OBJ rip NY Giants

Aug. 20, 2019 6:12 PM EDT

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Maybe it's good the Browns and Giants won't play this season. They're already trash-talking. Comments by brash Cleveland quarterback Baker Mayfield and star receiver Odell Beckham Jr. created a stir at the training camps for both teams Tuesday, adding extra heat to brutally humid weather...

Cowboys, LB Smith agree on extension amid Elliott holdout

Aug. 20, 2019 5:57 PM EDT

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — The Dallas Cowboys have agreed on a $64 million, five-year contract extension with young linebacker Jaylon Smith while the holdout by Pro Bowl running back Ezekiel Elliott nears a month since the team reported to training camp. The 24-year-old Smith's contract, which includes $35.5...

Jets claim safety Derrick Kindred off waivers from Colts

Aug. 20, 2019 5:47 PM EDT

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets have claimed safety Derrick Kindred off waivers from the Indianapolis Colts, giving them some experienced depth in the secondary. The team also announced Tuesday it waived cornerback Montrel Meander to make room on the roster for Kindred. Kindred spent the past...

Chiefs make series of roster moves as camp resumes

Aug. 20, 2019 2:29 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Chiefs placed Marcus Kemp on injured reserve with a torn ACL and signed fellow wide receiver De'Anthony Thomas as part of a series of roster moves made Tuesday when training camp resumed. The Chiefs also signed former offensive lineman Jeff Allen, who had stayed in touch with...

Diamondbacks score 3 in 8th to rally past Rockies, 5-3

Aug. 20, 2019 2:04 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Carson Kelly is looking more and more like the big-hitting catcher the Arizona Diamondbacks have sought for some time. Kelly's tiebreaking homer in the eighth inning was part of a three-run rally that sent the Diamondbacks to a 5-3 victory over the Colorado Rockies on Monday night. "When you...

Angels back in Texas after Skaggs' death, Rangers rally, 8-7

Aug. 20, 2019 1:49 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Andrew Heaney struggled to describe his emotions with the Los Angeles Angels back in Texas for the first time since pitcher Tyler Skaggs was found dead in his hotel room before the start of a series against the Rangers last month. Standing next to the No. 45 jersey hanging from the...

Middle men: Browns hoping erratic kickers straighten out

Aug. 19, 2019 6:13 PM EDT

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Browns coach Freddie Kitchens isn't quite ready to give his kickers the boot. Despite erratic performances — wide right, wide left, short, off the uprights — in training camp and exhibitions by incumbent Greg Joseph and rookie Austin Seibert, Kitchens said the team has no...

Gordon back with Patriots while on non-football injury list

Aug. 19, 2019 5:27 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Oft-suspended wide receiver Josh Gordon returned to the New England Patriots' practice field on Monday without pads and without saying when he might be able to play again. Gordon was seen stretching on the field during the portion of the team's workout that was open to the media....

NFL's Trust gives players Plan B when careers end (suddenly)

Aug. 19, 2019 3:20 PM EDT

Devin Fuller got his first taste of the NFL's business side during his rookie minicamp. One of the receiver's would-be teammates had a bad practice. Not much later, that player got pulled out of a meeting. Not much after that, the player was no longer Fuller's teammate. "I was like, 'Wow, so it's like that?'"...