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Cleveland Browns defensive end Myles Garrett celebrates after the Browns defeated the Washington Football Team in an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane)

Early results: Browns, Garrett off to flying start in 2020

Sep. 28, 2020 4:12 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Myles Garrett vowed to put the past — and a regrettable incident — behind him. This was going to be a different season for him and the Cleveland Browns. A new beginning. So far, Garrett's kept his word. He had another dominant performance on Sunday, getting two sacks and...

Texas Rangers shortstop Anderson Tejeda (71) celebrates with center fielder Leody Taveras, right, while second baseman Rougned Odor, left, looks on after a baseball game against the Houston Astros in Arlington, Texas, Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020. Texas beat Houston 8-4. (AP Photo/Roger Steinman)

Rangers rebuilding while their new stadium hosting playoffs

Sep. 28, 2020 3:30 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Playoff games and the World Series will be played this October in the new Texas Rangers ballpark. The home team is far from being part of the postseason festivities. In this most unusual of seasons, delayed and abbreviated by the pandemic and now with most of the MLB playoffs at...

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger (7) moves out of the pocket under pressure from Denver Broncos defensive end Jurrell Casey (99) and linebacker Jeremiah Attaochu (97) during the second half of an NFL football game in Pittsburgh, Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020. (AP Photo/Don Wright)

Broncos lose another star with Jurrell Casey out for year

Sep. 28, 2020 3:12 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Another day, another season-ending injury for the snake-bit Denver Broncos. This time, it’s five-time Pro Bowl defensive lineman Jurrell Casey, who tore a biceps tendon against Tampa Bay in just his third game since the Broncos acquired him from the Titans in the offseason....

Philadelphia Phillies' Bryce Harper reacts after grounding out against the Tampa Bay Rays during the eighth inning of a baseball game Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Mike Carlson)

Another September collapse could spur changes for Phillies

Sep. 28, 2020 2:10 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A third straight September collapse left the Philadelphia Phillies out of the postseason for the ninth straight season. Major changes could be coming. President Andy MacPhail and general manager Matt Klentak are clearly on the hot seat after failing to produce a winning record in any of...

Carolina Panthers outside linebacker Shaq Thompson (54) celebrates after recovering a fumble against the Los Angeles Chargers during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020, in Inglewood, Calif. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)

Analysis: Team meeting helped Panthers bond, record 1st win

Sep. 28, 2020 1:14 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — After an 0-2 start, quarterback Teddy Bridgewater began to wonder of his Carolina Panthers teammates: “Do we really know each other?” After a strange COVID-19-shortened offseason Bridgewater felt it was past due for the Panthers to form a closer bond since more than...

FILE - In this Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020, file photo, Cleveland Browns wide receiver JoJo Natson (19) warms up before an NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals in Cleveland. Browns return specialist and wide receiver Jojo Natson is done for the season after he suffered a torn knee ligament in Sunday's win over the Washington Football Team. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane, File)

Browns lose returner Natson for season with knee injury

Sep. 28, 2020 12:49 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland Browns return specialist and wide receiver Jojo Natson is done for the season after he suffered a torn knee ligament in Sunday's win over the Washington Football Team. Natson signed with Cleveland as a free agent in March following two seasons with the Los Angeles Rams. He had...

In this March 30, 2020, file photo, a man jogs past the Olympic rings in Tokyo.It’s been six months since the Tokyo Olympics were postponed until next year by the COVID-19 pandemic. Everyone from new Japan Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga to IOC President Thomas Bach have tried to assure the Japanese public and deep-pocketed sponsors that the Olympics will take place. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)

Tokyo Olympics Q&A: Should athletes be priority for vaccine?

Sep. 28, 2020 1:51 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — It's been six months since the Tokyo Olympics were postponed until next year by the COVID-19 pandemic. In the last few weeks, everyone from new Japan Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga to IOC President Thomas Bach have tried to assure the Japanese public and deep-pocketed sponsors that the Olympics...

Miami Marlins shortstop Jazz Chisholm (70) hits a run-scoring double during the second inning of a baseball game against the New York Yankees, Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020, at Yankee Stadium in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Marlins beat Yanks 5-0 for winning season, face Cubs

Sep. 28, 2020 12:26 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Miami heads to its first postseason appearance since the Marlins' 2003 World Series title with its first winning record in more than a decade. Rookie Jazz Chisholm had a home run and three RBIs on Sunday in a 5-0 win over the New York Yankees. Miami (31-29) finished third in the NL East and...

The Miami Heat celebrate their NBA conference final playoff basketball game win over the Boston Celtics with the Eastern Final trophy Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Back to the Finals: Heat oust Celtics, move to title series

Sep. 27, 2020 11:24 PM EDT

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — It was exactly one year ago Sunday when Jimmy Butler walked into the Miami Heat practice gym, took a seat on a makeshift stage and said he wanted to be part of the team’s next title run. He’ll have that chance. The Heat are going to the NBA Finals —...

Beric, Herbers lift Chicago Fire past Atlanta United, 2-0

Sep. 27, 2020 10:23 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Robert Beric scored his fourth goal in four games and the Chicago Fire beat the Atlanta United 2-0 on Sunday night. Chicago (4-7-3) leapfrogged over Atlanta (4-7-2) by a point in the Eastern Conference. Beric scored his sxith goal of the season in the 39th minute to put Chicago on top by a...