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New York Yankees' Miguel Andujar follows through on a two-run double in front of Baltimore Orioles catcher Chance Sisco during the first inning of the second baseball game of a doubleheader, Friday, Sept. 11, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)

Yankees playoff roster: Andújar off; Ford, Montgomery on

Sep. 29, 2020 5:36 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Miguel Andújar was left off the New York Yankees' roster Tuesday for their first-round playoff series against Cleveland. First baseman Mike Ford made the 28-man roster, as did left-hander Jordan Montgomery. Andújar hurt a shoulder last year and lost the third-base job to Gio...

Rays include McClanahan, Choi, Diaz on wild card roster

Sep. 29, 2020 5:35 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Rookie left-hander Shane McClanahan was a surprise addition to the 28-man roster the Tampa Bay Rays announced for the AL first-round series against the Toronto Blue Jays on Tuesday. McClanahan was a first-round pick in the amateur draft two years ago who pitched at Class A and...

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes (15) and head coach Andy Reid bump fists after an NFL football game against the Baltimore Ravens, Monday, Sept. 28, 2020, in Baltimore. The Chiefs won 34-20. (AP Photo/Gail Burton)

Chiefs' Mahomes continues to show progress on biggest stages

Sep. 29, 2020 5:28 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Patrick Mahomes threw a fake jump pass before unloading a real one downfield. He tossed an under-handed shovel throw to his fullback for a touchdown. He found his speedy wide receiver streaking toward the end zone for another score, and he hit his big left tackle for yet another...

Tampa Bay Lightning's Steven Stamkos (91) is presented the Stanley Cup from NHL commissioner Gary Bettman as they celebrate after defeating the Dallas Stars in the NHL Stanley Cup hockey finals, in Edmonton, Alberta, on Monday, Sept. 28, 2020. (Jason Franson/The Canadian Press via AP)

Tampa Bay's Stamkos in rare company as injured Cup captain

Sep. 29, 2020 4:31 PM EDT

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Steven Stamkos greeted Game 4 overtime hero Kevin Shattenkirk with a hug in the tunnel after the game. After the Tampa Bay Lightning missed out on their first chance to win the Stanley Cup in double overtime a night later, Stamkos walked into the locker room to re-energize...

Cleveland Indians pitcher Shane Bieber throws against the Detroit Tigers in the first inning of a baseball game in Detroit, Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

LEADING OFF: Playoffs begin, Bieber vs Cole in prime matchup

Sep. 29, 2020 4:19 PM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: MARQUEE MATCHUP Shane Bieber dominated this year for Cleveland, leading the American League in wins (8), ERA (1.63) and strikeouts (122). He didn’t allow a run in six of his 12 starts. Gerrit Cole delivered for the Yankees in his first season since...

Los Angeles Rams' Robert Woods (17) and Michael Brockers (90) celebrate after Woods scored a touchdown during the second half of an NFL football game against the Buffalo Bills Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020, in Orchard Park, N.Y. (AP Photo/John Munson)

Brockers: Rams motivated when comeback fell short in Buffalo

Sep. 29, 2020 4:17 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Rams all realized they did enough to lose in Buffalo long before a highly debatable pass interference call went against them in the last minute. But once Michael Brockers had a full day to process the Rams' huge comeback and late heartbreak in their 35-32 loss to the...

Atlanta Falcons head coach Dan Quinn watches play against the Chicago Bears during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

Where do Atlanta Falcons go after another epic meltdown?

Sep. 29, 2020 4:16 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons returned to work Monday, trying to convey a sense of normalcy in a season that has quickly flown off the rails. Coach Dan Quinn said all the expected things — no, he's not fretting about losing his job; yes, he's sure this is a better team than the first three...

Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Andy Isabella pulls in a touchdown pass as Detroit Lions cornerback Darryl Roberts (29) defends during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

Cardinals playing aggressive, now must play better

Sep. 29, 2020 4:16 PM EDT

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona Cardinals second-year quarterback Kyler Murray isn't playing scared on the field. For coach Kliff Kingsbury, that's cause for celebration and a reason to reach for the Rolaids all at the same time. “He’s definitely pushing the envelope,” Kingsbury said...

Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins (8) throws a pass over Tennessee Titans outside linebacker Jadeveon Clowney, right, during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Bruce Kluckhohn)

Zimmer seeks more from veterans on winless Vikings

Sep. 29, 2020 4:15 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — After losing the first two games of the season for the first time in his seven years as head coach of the Minnesota Vikings, Mike Zimmer acknowledged last week some surprise by the growing pains taking place on the side of the ball that's long been his expertise. “I probably...

Members of the Tampa Bay Rays celebrate a 5-0 win over the Philadelphia Phillies in a baseball game Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Mike Carlson)

A capsule look at the Blue Jays-Rays playoff series

Sep. 29, 2020 4:15 PM EDT

A capsule look at the best-of-three playoff series between the Toronto Blue Jays and Tampa Bay Rays in St. Petersburg, Florida, beginning Tuesday. ___ TORONTO BLUE JAYS Record: 32-28. Playoff Entry: AL wild card. Playoff Seed: No. 8. Manager: Charlie Montoyo (second season). Projected Rotation: RHP Matt Shoemaker...