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Cowboys run over Eagles, take 1st in NFC East with 37-10 win

Oct. 21, 2019 1:00 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Ezekiel Elliott powered into the Philadelphia secondary and simply ran over safety Malcolm Jenkins. The apparent 14-yard touchdown run by the star Dallas running back was overturned on review because his knee was down at the 1 — but the message had been sent early in a game...

World Series throw-down: Astros, Nats relying on rotations

Oct. 20, 2019 6:53 PM EDT

Now this is a serious World Series throw-down. Gerrit Cole, Justin Verlander and Zack Greinke vs. Max Scherzer, Stephen Strasburg and Patrick Corbin — all of them All-Star starters, still pitching at their peak. It's a mound meeting that every fan can enjoy, the Houston Astros against the Washington...

Bridgewater throws for 2 TDs, surging Saints top Bears 36-25

Oct. 20, 2019 10:02 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The New Orleans Saints insisted they were ready for the challenge once Drew Brees went down. All they've done since is back up their words with wins. Teddy Bridgewater threw for 281 yards and two touchdowns, and the Saints improved to 5-0 without their injured star quarterback by beating the...

Rodgers throws 5 TD passes, Packers gash Raiders 42-24

Oct. 20, 2019 6:34 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Green Bay Packers gave the rest of the NFL its first true glimpse of what Matt LaFleur's offense can look like with Aaron Rodgers at the helm. And it was scary. Rodgers had his best game by far under the new Packers coach, throwing for 429 yards and five touchdowns and running...

Addressing growing fan behavior problem top priority for NBA

Oct. 21, 2019 2:28 AM EDT

About a dozen NBA players gathered for a teleconference with officials in the league office this summer, making their case about what they believe is one of the biggest problems in the game. Fan behavior, they said, is getting worse. The numbers show they're right, and if that isn't troubling enough race only...

Edmonds runs for 3 TDs, Cards top Giants in Barkley's return

Oct. 20, 2019 7:30 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The game was billed as the return of Saquon Barkley to the New York Giants' lineup and the matchup of first-round rookie quarterbacks Kyler Murray and Daniel Jones. It had an unexpected star: Arizona Cardinals backup running back Chase Edmonds. Edmonds rushed for career highs...

Woods returning after fifth surgical procedure on left knee

Oct. 20, 2019 11:52 PM EDT

INZAI CITY, Japan (AP) — Tiger Woods is returning from another surgical procedure on his left knee — his fifth on the same problem spot. "Unfortunately, I've been down this road with my knee before," Woods said Monday. "This is my fifth operation on it. I understand what it takes to come back from...

AP Top 25 Reality Check: Clemson slides to 4, but why now?

Oct. 21, 2019 2:25 AM EDT

AP Top 25 voters are being tougher on Clemson than any preseason No. 1 team in 48 years. The undefeated defending national champion Tigers are now No. 4 in The Associated Press college football poll presented by Regions Bank. Alabama was No. 1 in the Top 25 on Sunday, followed by LSU and Ohio State at No. 3. The...

Saban: Alabama QB Tagovailoa has procedure for ankle injury

Oct. 20, 2019 3:16 PM EDT

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa has had a procedure for a high ankle sprain and will miss Saturday's game against Arkansas. Crimson Tide coach Nick Saban says Tagovailoa had what's known as a "tightrope" procedure on his right ankle Sunday. He says it's the same injury the 2018...

Hamlin wins chaotic NASCAR cut-off race at Kansas Speedway

Oct. 20, 2019 7:11 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Denny Hamlin was surrounded by Joe Gibbs Racing teammates at the front on the final restart, and that put Chase Elliott in the most difficult and precarious of situations. Somehow, he figured, he needed to find a way to beat them all to advance in NASCAR's playoffs. It turned out...

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ICYMI in NFL Week 7: Lions fans call out officiating circus

Oct. 21, 2019 2:38 AM EDT

It was a fitting form of protest, given the circus that NFL officiating has become, game after game, week after week: A trio of spectators wore clown makeup and black-and-white striped jerseys in the stands at the Detroit Lions' home game against the Minnesota Vikings. Other fans who wore officials' shirts...

Los Viejos _ The Old Guys _ help Nationals make World Series

Oct. 21, 2019 2:36 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — NL MVP candidate Anthony Rendon surveyed his teammates scattered around the Nationals Park diamond, whoopin' it up after clinching a World Series berth. There were starting pitchers Max Scherzer and Aníbal Sánchez, each 35 — and each responsible for taking a no-hit bid...

Addressing growing fan behavior problem top priority for NBA

Oct. 21, 2019 2:28 AM EDT

About a dozen NBA players gathered for a teleconference with officials in the league office this summer, making their case about what they believe is one of the biggest problems in the game. Fan behavior, they said, is getting worse. The numbers show they're right, and if that isn't troubling enough race only...

AP Top 25 Reality Check: Clemson slides to 4, but why now?

Oct. 21, 2019 2:25 AM EDT

AP Top 25 voters are being tougher on Clemson than any preseason No. 1 team in 48 years. The undefeated defending national champion Tigers are now No. 4 in The Associated Press college football poll presented by Regions Bank. Alabama was No. 1 in the Top 25 on Sunday, followed by LSU and Ohio State at No. 3. The...

STAT WATCH: Kick to Utah State's Scarver at your own risk

Oct. 21, 2019 2:23 AM EDT

Savon Scarver has picked up where he left off as the nation's top kick returner. The Utah State junior ran back a kick 100 yards for a touchdown for the second time this season when he went the distance against Nevada on Saturday. He also had a 100 yarder against Colorado State on Sept. 28. Scarver, who averaged...

Another slow start dooms Eagles in 37-10 loss to Cowboys

Oct. 21, 2019 1:21 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Philadelphia Eagles coach Doug Pederson boldly said last week that his team would forget the previous day's road loss to the Minnesota Vikings, go to Dallas, and "win that football game" against the Cowboys. But lost fumbles on the Eagles' first two possessions Sunday night resulted...

Cowboys run over Eagles, take 1st in NFC East with 37-10 win

Oct. 21, 2019 1:00 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Ezekiel Elliott powered into the Philadelphia secondary and simply ran over safety Malcolm Jenkins. The apparent 14-yard touchdown run by the star Dallas running back was overturned on review because his knee was down at the 1 — but the message had been sent early in a game...

Backlund propels Flames to 2-1 victory over Ducks

Oct. 21, 2019 12:51 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Cam Talbot and Michael Stone haven't played much through the first three weeks of the Calgary Flames' season. They made the most of their opportunities Sunday night. Talbot made 29 saves and Stone scored the Flames' first goal as they rallied for a 2-1 victory over the Anaheim Ducks....

FAU coach Kiffin fined $5K for tweet criticizing officials

Oct. 21, 2019 12:10 AM EDT

Florida Atlantic coach Lane Kiffin was fined $5,000 and reprimanded by Conference USA for criticizing the officiating in the Owls' Friday game by positing on Twitter a photo of blind officials, using canes and being led around by seeing eye dogs. Kiffin tweeted out the photo-shopped image Saturday night and...

Galaxy beat Minnesota United 2-1, move on to face LAFC

Oct. 21, 2019 12:04 AM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The latest edition of "El Trafico" will take place in the MLS playoffs, with the pair of powerhouse Los Angeles teams set to stage their biggest matchup yet. Sebastian Lletget and Jonathan dos Santos scored four minutes apart midway through the second half, leading the Los Angeles...