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Rodgers, Crosby's OT FG lead Packers past Pats, Zappe 27-24

Oct. 02, 2022 21:19 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Aaron Rodgers rebounded from a dreadful start and helped the Green Bay Packers spoil Bailey Zappe's unexpected NFL debut with the New England Patriots. Rodgers threw two second-half touchdown passes and led an overtime drive that resulted in Mason Crosby's...

A look at some of the world's major crowd disasters

Oct. 02, 2022 20:38 PM EDT

Police fired tear gas after violence broke out at an Indonesian soccer match in East Java province when Persebaya Surabaya beat Arema Malang 3-2. Panic and a rush for the exit left at least 125 dead, most of whom were trampled, police said Sunday. Here's a look at some of the major crowd disasters...

English clubs underwhelming early in Champions League

Oct. 02, 2022 19:59 PM EDT

The Premier League has provided six of the last 10 Champions League finalists and its clubs were by far the biggest spenders in the summer transfer window, strengthening their already-deep squads and weakening some of their European rivals in the process. No wonder many were...

Agada scores, Pulskamp stops 2 shots in Sporting KC victory

Oct. 02, 2022 19:51 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — William Agada scored an all-important goal while John Pulskamp stopped two shots as Sporting Kansas City earned a 1-0 victory Sunday over the Seattle Sounders. Agada’s game-winner came in the 41st minute with an assist from Daniel Salloi. ...

LAFC wins the Supporters Shield with a 2-1 win over Portland

Oct. 02, 2022 17:48 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Dénis Bouanga scored his first Major League Soccer goal in stoppage time and LAFC clinched the Supporters Shield with a 2-1 victory over the Portland Timbers on Sunday. LAFC (21-8-4) had already earned the top seed in the playoffs and a first-round bye with...

Lutz, Saints fall just short with 61-yard miss vs. Vikings

Oct. 02, 2022 17:42 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The kick looked good. However Wil Lutz didn't get the bounces. Even the Minnesota Vikings were preparing for overtime when the Saints kicker struck his 61-yard field-goal attempt. But then the kick drifted left in the north London air at Tottenham...

Vikings safety Cine needs surgery on 'lower-leg fracture'

Oct. 02, 2022 17:06 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Minnesota Vikings rookie Lewis Cine sustained a “lower-leg fracture” against the New Orleans Saints on Sunday and will stay in London to undergo surgery, coach Kevin O'Connell said. Cine was carted off the field in the first quarter at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in...

Talles Magno scores pivotal goal, NYCFC tops Orlando 2-1

Oct. 02, 2022 15:42 PM EDT

HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — Talles Magno's goal helped lead New York City FC to a 2-1 victory over Orlando City on Sunday. His goal in the 81st minute, assisted by Gabriel Pereira, put NYCFC (15-11-7) on top 2-1. NYCFC also got one goal from Alexander Callens. ...

Vikings hang on for 28-25 win over Saints in London

Oct. 02, 2022 15:37 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Justin Jefferson bounced back from two quiet games and Greg Joseph made amends for a missed extra point. The Vikings star receiver scored a touchdown and beat Marshon Lattimore on a 39-yard reception to set up Joseph’s 47-yard field goal with 24 seconds left and...

Ronaldo spared as Man United humiliated by rampant City

Oct. 02, 2022 14:03 PM EDT

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — So complete was the humiliation of Erik ten Hag’s first Manchester derby that he chose to protect Cristiano Ronaldo from enduring the shame of being associated with such a performance. A 6-3 defeat to Manchester City at the Etihad on Sunday flattered...