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Josh Rogers allows 1 run to lead Nationals over Marlins 7-1

Sep. 21, 2021 22:02 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Josh Rogers pitched 7 2/3 innings of one-run ball and the Washington Nationals beat the Miami Marlins 7-1 Tuesday night. Rogers (2-0) scattered five hits, struck out four and walked two in his longest outing since joining the club...

Wild sign star wing Kirill Kaprizov to 5-year, $45M contract

Sep. 21, 2021 19:52 PM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Wild signed left wing Kirill Kaprizov to a five-year, $45 million contract on Tuesday, ending a stalemate between the team and the Calder Trophy winner just two days before the beginning of training camp. The 24-year-old Kaprizov...

Cody Bellinger placed on injured list with left rib fracture

Sep. 21, 2021 19:30 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers placed outfielder Cody Bellinger on the injured list with a left rib fracture. The team made the move Tuesday just before its game in Colorado against the Rockies and backdated the decision to Saturday. The Dodgers recalled...

New Orleans: Flames shoot up side of Superdome roof, put out

Sep. 21, 2021 18:34 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Smoke and flames shot up the side of the Superdome's roof on Tuesday after a pressure washer being used to clean the roof of the New Orleans sports and entertainment arena caught fire. The New Orleans Fire Department confirmed firefighters responded...

Blue Jackets sign G Merzlikins to $27M contract extension

Sep. 21, 2021 18:32 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Columbus Blue Jackets signed goaltender Elvis Merzlikins to a five-year, $27 million contract extension, the team announced Tuesday. Merzlikins will be in the final year of a two-year contract this season with a cap hit of $4 million. The new...

You bet: New golf cart motivates Carolina's Burns, Reddick

Sep. 21, 2021 18:20 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Carolina Panthers defensive end Brian Burns envisions himself riding around the Wofford College campus next summer at training camp in his new tricked out golf cart waving to teammates. That will mean he has won “the bet.” ...

Training camps opening after NHL's shortest offseason

Sep. 21, 2021 18:00 PM EDT

Every offseason feels short to Philipp Grubauer, though this one was a doozy. After playing the most games of his NHL career, the German goaltender saw his season end with Colorado in June, waited for a new contract and, by the end of July, joined the expansion Seattle...

Falcons sign 2-time Pro Bowl P Colquitt to practice squad

Sep. 21, 2021 17:50 PM EDT

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — After a shaky performance by Cameron Nizialek, the Atlanta Falcons signed 39-year-old punter Dustin Colquitt on Tuesday, adding the two-time Pro Bowler to their practice squad. Colquitt spent 15 seasons with the Kansas City Chiefs, where he...

Texans rookie Mills to start at QB Thursday against Panthers

Sep. 21, 2021 16:42 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Rookie Davis Mills will start at quarterback for the Houston Texans on Thursday night against the Carolina Panthers with Tyrod Taylor out with a hamstring injury. Coach David Culley announced the decision Tuesday and said Taylor would be inactive. Later...

Browns' Landry on IR, receiver will miss at least 3 games

Sep. 21, 2021 15:53 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — For the first time in his NFL career, Browns wide receiver Jarvis Landry will miss a game because of an injury. And not just one. Landry was placed on injured reserve Tuesday with a sprained knee ligament, meaning he must sit out a...