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Padres fire manager Andy Green during season-ending skid

Sep. 21, 2019 2:28 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The San Diego Padres have fired Andy Green in the midst of a season-ending collapse. General manager A.J. Preller announced the firing Saturday, less than 24 hours after the Padres played one of their worst games of the season in a 9-0 loss to the Arizona Diamondbacks. Green was 274-366...

AP NewsAlert

Sep. 21, 2019 2:16 PM EDT
SAN DIEGO (AP) — San Diego Padres fire manager Andy Green.

Browns place LB Christian Kirksey on injured reserve

Sep. 21, 2019 1:33 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Browns linebacker Christian Kirksey has been placed on injured reserve after suffering a chest injury against the Jets. The team made the move with one of its captains on Saturday. Kirskey will miss at least eight games and may need surgery. The loss of Kirksey will put more strain on a...

Braves beat Giants 6-0, clinch 2nd straight NL East title

Sep. 20, 2019 11:51 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Braves clinched their second straight NL East title as Ronald Acuña Jr. hit his 41st homer in a 6-0 win over San Francisco on Friday night that eliminated the Giants from postseason contention in Bruce Bochy's last year as San Francisco manager. Acuña scored three runs...

Antonio Brown cut by Patriots amid sexual misconduct claims

Sep. 20, 2019 10:52 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Antonio Brown was released by the New England Patriots on Friday after a second woman accused him of sexual misconduct — the third team in seven months to tire of the off-field behavior that has overshadowed his accomplishments as one of the NFL's most prolific receivers for...

AP source: Yanks' Germán checked for alleged home incident

Sep. 20, 2019 6:29 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Yankees pitcher Domingo Germán is being investigated for an alleged domestic violence incident involving his girlfriend at home this week, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press on Friday. The person spoke under condition of anonymity because no details have...

Mattingly glad to return to provide stability for Marlins

Sep. 20, 2019 5:53 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Don Mattingly says he's glad to be returning next year as the Miami Marlins manager to provide stability for a struggling franchise, because as a player he experienced the other extreme. Mattingly played for the New York Yankees from 1982 to 1995, when they made 12 managerial changes. "I...

AP source: Jaguars prefer to keep, not trade, Jalen Ramsey

Sep. 20, 2019 5:00 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars aren't giving up on disgruntled defender Jalen Ramsey. The Jags would prefer to keep their star cornerback after several days of trade talks with other NFL teams, according to a person close to the situation. The person spoke to The Associated Press on the...

NBA teams approve stiffer penalties for tampering

Sep. 20, 2019 4:39 PM EDT

The NBA's board of governors was unanimous Friday in its approval of a plan to stiffen potential penalties for tampering with players and employees under contract with other clubs, hoping for increased compliance in existing league rules. Fines of up to $10 million are now possible in the most egregious...

Titans have lots to fix after 2 straight losses in AFC South

Sep. 20, 2019 4:12 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans have talked for months about going from good to great in coach Mike Vrabel's second season. Right now, they'd settle for good. After blowing out Cleveland on the road in the season opener, the Titans (1-2) have lost back-to-back games inside the AFC South in the...