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The Latest: 49ers, Giants take late leads

Sep. 22, 2019 7:21 PM EDT

The Latest on NFL Week 3 (all times EDT): 7:20 p.m. Down to the wire in a couple late afternoon games. Jimmy Garoppolo threw a 5-yard touchdown pass to Dante Pettis with 1:15 left to give San Francisco a 24-20 lead over Pittsburgh. Rookie quarterback Daniel Jones ran 7 yards for a TD — on fourth down...

Raiders start long road stretch with 34-14 loss to Vikings

Sep. 22, 2019 7:15 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — For a team already on the way out of Oakland, set to move to Las Vegas next year, hitting the road for such a long stretch will hardly be the biggest challenge to face the Raiders in a season already filled with setbacks. Well, the first of six straight weeks without a game at home sure...

Allen throws 4 TDs, Panthers beat Cardinals 38-20

Sep. 22, 2019 7:13 PM EDT

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Kyle Allen threw for 261 yards and four touchdowns in place of the injured Cam Newton, Christian McCaffrey ran for a 76-yard touchdown, and the Carolina Panthers beat the Arizona Cardinals 38-20 on Sunday. The 23-year-old Allen was outstanding in his second career start, making...

Browns missing whole first-team secondary against Rams

Sep. 22, 2019 7:13 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Browns will be missing eight starters and their entire first-team secondary for a prime-time matchup against the defending NFC champion Los Angeles Rams. Cornerbacks Denzel Ward and Greedy Williams are out with hamstring injuries and safeties Morgan Burnett (quadriceps) and...

Goldschmidt, Cards clinch playoff spot, rally past Cubs 3-2

Sep. 22, 2019 7:12 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Paul Goldschmidt and the St. Louis Cardinals celebrated the franchise's first postseason berth in four years with a champagne toast in the visitor's clubhouse. It was another sweet finish. Goldschmidt hit a tiebreaking double in the ninth inning and the Cardinals clinched a playoff spot by...

Severino sharp again, Yanks beat Blue Jays 8-3 for 102nd win

Sep. 22, 2019 6:52 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Luis Severino pumped 98 mph heaters and sliders past batters and fooled them with changeups. "Our ace is back," Aaron Judge proclaimed. "I'm excited about it. And just at the right time." Severino struck out nine over five scoreless innings for his first win this season, and the New York...

Brady, Patriots defense shine in 30-14 win over Jets

Sep. 22, 2019 6:51 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The New England Patriots became the third team in seven months to sour on Antonio Brown's off-field problems when they released the All-Pro receiver Friday. On the field, they didn't need him to roll to an easy victory over the New York Jets. Tom Brady threw a pair of touchdown...

CC Sabathia sheds tears as family reads tributes

Sep. 22, 2019 6:49 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — CC Sabathia wiped tears with his hands and the top of his size 56 jersey. Honored at Yankee Stadium ahead of his retirement at season's end, his sentimental side emerged as his wife, mother and children read tributes during a video displayed on the center field scoreboard. "This is the...

Nationals lose at Marlins 5-3 to tighten NL wild-card race

Sep. 22, 2019 6:46 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — The Nationals blew a late two-run lead to lose, and less than an hour later, their advantage atop the NL wild-card race was gone, too. Three relievers each gave up an extra-base hit in a seventh-inning meltdown Sunday, and Washington's streak of 11 consecutive wins against the Miami Marlins...

Prescott, Cowboys get out of funk, ease past Dolphins 31-6

Sep. 22, 2019 6:37 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Dak Prescott and the Dallas Cowboys are still on a high-scoring roll, and the Miami Dolphins now have the worst scoring differential through three games since at least 1950 despite trying a younger quarterback. It just took a half for those trends to kick in. Prescott threw two...