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Clay Matthews on latest roughing call: NFL is 'getting soft'

Sep. 23, 2018 10:30 PM EDT

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — Green Bay Packers linebacker Clay Matthews does not understand why he was flagged — yet again — for roughing the passer, this time while sacking Washington's Alex Smith on Sunday. Matthews think it's an indication that the NFL is "getting soft." Even Smith wasn't quite...

Tiger Woods caps off amazing comeback with a win

Sep. 23, 2018 7:57 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Tiger Woods, in his Sunday red shirt, both arms raised in victory on the 18th green. For so many years, the scene was familiar. This time, it was surreal. "I can't believe I pulled this off," Woods said Sunday during the trophy presentation at the Tour Championship, where he gave thousands...

Column: Tiger Woods is back, and golf is better for it

Sep. 23, 2018 8:41 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — They had waited more than five years for this moment. No way were those frail little ropes, strung up on flimsy poles, going to hold them back. No way were they listening to those red-shirted marshals, a bit of terror in their eyes as they pleaded futilely for everyone to come to their...

Trick plays help unbeaten Dolphins beat Raiders 28-20

Sep. 23, 2018 8:03 PM EDT

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — The Miami Dolphins had just tricked the Oakland Raiders one final time, and as Albert Wilson and Jakeem Grant sprinted side by side in the clear the final 30 yards toward the end zone for a clinching touchdown, they didn't wait to celebrate. While still on the run, the two Miami...

Wilson 2 TDs, Thomas 2 picks, Seahawks beat Cowboys 24-13

Sep. 23, 2018 9:53 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Chris Carson dished out punishing runs. Russell Wilson made smart, decisive throws at key moments. A defense led by Bobby Wagner and an unhappy Earl Thomas forced turnovers, making Dak Prescott and Dallas look meager trying to move the ball. The Seattle Seahawks returned to a familiar, old...

AP Top 25: Kentucky enters rankings for 1st time since '07

Sep. 23, 2018 5:26 PM EDT

After a season-high seven ranked teams lost, the back half of the AP college football poll got a makeover on Sunday. Five teams entered the Top 25, including No. 17 Kentucky for the first time since 2007 and No. 22 Duke. At the top it was mostly status quo, with Alabama, Georgia, Clemson and Ohio State staying...

Drew Brees' TD run in OT lifts Saints past Falcons 43-37

Sep. 23, 2018 6:26 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — On the day he became the NFL's career leader in completed passes, Drew Brees' biggest plays came as a runner. Brees' 1-yard run capped an 80-yard touchdown drive to open overtime that lifted the New Orleans Saints to a 43-37 win over the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday. That came after his 7-yard...

Rams hold off Chargers 35-23 in LA's crosstown showdown

Sep. 23, 2018 9:19 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jared Goff was about four weeks old the previous time two NFL teams based in Los Angeles played each other. When this long-dormant derby returned in its newest form Sunday, the young quarterback was the biggest reason why the Rams won this round in the long fight ahead for the hearts of...

49ers fear QB Garoppolo sustained season-ending ACL injury

Sep. 23, 2018 6:33 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kyle Shanahan was watching as Jimmy Garoppolo scrambled toward the 49ers sideline and, rather than safely duck out of bounds, stepped back to his right and took a wicked shot from Steven Nelson. At first, the San Francisco coach thought his quarterback had sustained a concussion....

Bad day in the Bronx: Didi hurt, Yankees lose to lowly O's

Sep. 23, 2018 7:20 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The playoff-bound Yankees blew a three-run lead against the worst team in the majors Sunday — and then came the really bad news. New York shortstop Didi Gregorius has torn cartilage in his right wrist and is unsure whether he will be able to play in the AL wild-card game on Oct. 3....

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Clay Matthews on latest roughing call: NFL is 'getting soft'

Sep. 23, 2018 10:30 PM EDT

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — Green Bay Packers linebacker Clay Matthews does not understand why he was flagged — yet again — for roughing the passer, this time while sacking Washington's Alex Smith on Sunday. Matthews think it's an indication that the NFL is "getting soft." Even Smith wasn't quite...

Chargers' defense laments lack of pass rush in loss to Rams

Sep. 23, 2018 10:12 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Chargers have been short-handed the first three weeks of the season without their top two pass rushers. On Sunday, that lack of a pass rush was one of the biggest reasons why they lost to their cross-town rivals. The Chargers were only able to get one sack against Jared...

Federer, Zverev lead Team Europe to Laver Cup victory

Sep. 23, 2018 10:09 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Alexander Zverev beat Kevin Anderson on Sunday night to give Team Europe a victory in the second Laver Cup. Zverev won the final five points to defeat Anderson 6-7, 7-5, (10-7). His victory helped Team Europe beat Team World 13-8. "Obviously it was an amazing feeling," Zverev said. "So...

Wilson 2 TDs, Thomas 2 picks, Seahawks beat Cowboys 24-13

Sep. 23, 2018 9:53 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Chris Carson dished out punishing runs. Russell Wilson made smart, decisive throws at key moments. A defense led by Bobby Wagner and an unhappy Earl Thomas forced turnovers, making Dak Prescott and Dallas look meager trying to move the ball. The Seattle Seahawks returned to a familiar, old...

Matt Hedges lifts FC Dallas past Whitecaps, 2-1

Sep. 23, 2018 9:38 PM EDT

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Defender Matt Hedges scored on a header in the 87th minute to help FC Dallas beat the Vancouver Whitecaps 2-1 on Sunday. Santiago Mosquera opened the scoring for FC Dallas (15-6-8) on a header in the 42nd minute. The Whitecaps (11-11-7) tied it in the 66th minute on Kei...

Galaxy beat Sounders for Kinnear's 1st win as interim coach

Sep. 23, 2018 9:32 PM EDT

CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored his 18th goal of the season and Los Angeles beat the Seattle Sounders 3-0 on Sunday for Dominic Kinnear's first victory as the Galaxy's interim coach. Los Angeles (11-11-8) snapped an eight-game winless stretch, getting its first win since July 29. Seattle...

Bears rally for 16-14 victory over winless Cardinals

Sep. 23, 2018 9:30 PM EDT

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Another opportunistic day by the Chicago defense has the Bears at 2-1 and alone in first place in the NFC North for the first time since late in the 2013 season. The Arizona Cardinals, meanwhile, have joined the parade of teams with a rookie quarterback on the field. Cody Parkey...

Thomas still unhappy with Seahawks after 2 interception game

Sep. 23, 2018 9:27 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Earl Thomas' issues with the Seattle Seahawks front office aren't going away, even as he continues to play like one of the best safeties in the NFL. How much longer the Seahawks are willing to put up with an unhappy star is now the big question. After a few days of uncertainty, Thomas was on...

Cardinals facing quarterback quandary after loss to Bears

Sep. 23, 2018 9:23 PM EDT

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Josh Rosen trotted onto the field in the fourth quarter to a rousing ovation. Arizona Cardinals fans, tired of watching their team's offense sputter for most of three games, were thrilled to see the rookie quarterback finally get his shot. The hopes of a winning drive rose with a...

Rams hold off Chargers 35-23 in LA's crosstown showdown

Sep. 23, 2018 9:19 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jared Goff was about four weeks old the previous time two NFL teams based in Los Angeles played each other. When this long-dormant derby returned in its newest form Sunday, the young quarterback was the biggest reason why the Rams won this round in the long fight ahead for the hearts of...