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Buffalo running back Jaret Patterson, left, carries the ball while Bowling Green linebacker Darren Anders (37) and defensive lineman Ja'von Lyons (56) close in during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Bowling Green, Ohio, Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2020. (Scott W. Grau/Sentinel-Tribune via AP)

STAT WATCH: Bulls' Patterson owns season's 1st 300-yard game

Nov. 23, 2020 5:20 AM EST

Playing a bit under the radar at Buffalo, Jaret Patterson has put up rushing numbers that demand attention. Patterson broke his own school record with 301 yards and four touchdowns in a 42-17 win at Bowling Green in the third of his team's three straight mid-week Mid-American Conference games. Granted, the first...

New York Jets linebacker Neville Hewitt, bottom, pulls on the jersey of Los Angeles Chargers wide receiver Keenan Allen after a catch by Allen during the second half of an NFL football game Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020, in Inglewood, Calif. (AP Photo/Kyusung Gong)

Allen, Herbert propel Chargers to 34-28 victory over Jets

Nov. 22, 2020 9:42 PM EST

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — It hasn't taken long for Justin Herbert and Keenan Allen to become one of the more lethal quarterback-receiver duos in the NFL. After Sunday, they can also add record setting. Allen set a Chargers franchise mark with 16 receptions and Herbert became the first rookie quarterback...

People dressed as showgirls stand along the Las Vegas Strip, Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020, in Las Vegas. As the coronavirus surges to record levels in Nevada, the governor has implored residents to stay home. But Democrat Steve Sisolak has also encouraged out-of-state visitors, the lifeblood of Nevada's limping economy, to come to his state and spend money in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

Nevada facing double-bind of rising cases, limping economy

Nov. 21, 2020 3:30 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — As the coronavirus surges to record levels in Nevada, the governor has implored residents to stay home. But Democrat Steve Sisolak has also encouraged out-of-state visitors, the lifeblood of Nevada's limping economy, to come to his state and spend money in Las Vegas. The pandemic has put...

Swimmer Caeleb Dressel sets 2 world records in Hungary

Nov. 21, 2020 12:48 PM EST

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Caeleb Dressel set a pair of short-course world records Saturday at the International Swimming League final in Budapest, Hungary. Expected to be one of the top stars at next summer's Tokyo Olympics, Dressel became the first swimmer to eclipse 48 seconds in the 100-meter butterfly,...

In this photo, provided by the New York Stock Exchange, specialist Dilip Patel, left, works with a trader on the floor of the NYSE, Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020. U.S. stocks are drifting in mixed trading on Thursday, as Wall Street's tug of war continues between worries about the worsening pandemic in the present and optimism that a vaccine will come in the future. (Courtney Crow/New York Stock Exchange via AP)

Asian shares mostly climb amid tug of war between hope, fear

Nov. 19, 2020 9:26 PM EST

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares mostly rose in muted trading Friday after Wall Street eked out modest gains amid a tug of war between worries about the worsening pandemic in the present and optimism that a vaccine will rescue the economy in the future. Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 slipped 0.5% in morning...

New Orleans Saints quarterback Jameis Winston (2) throws downfield to a receiver in an NFL game against the San Francisco 49ers, Sunday, Nov. 15, 2020 in New Orleans. The Saints defeated the 49ers 27-13. (Margaret Bowles via AP)

Saints look to Winston, Hill, as they host improving Falcons

Nov. 19, 2020 7:17 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Alvin Kamara expresses confidence in the Saints’ ability to quickly coalesce around a fill-in quarterback while record-setting, 15-year starter Drew Brees is injured. There is precedent for that. New Orleans went 5-0 in games Teddy Bridgewater started in 2019 while Brees was out...

FILE - This Feb. 19, 2019, file photo shows former President Barack Obama speaking at the My Brother's Keeper Alliance Summit in Oakland, Calif. Obama’s “A Promised Land” sold nearly 890,000 copies in the U.S. and Canada in its first 24 hours, putting it on track to be the best selling presidential memoir in modern history. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)

Barack Obama memoir off to record-setting start in sales

Nov. 18, 2020 8:35 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Former President Barack Obama's “A Promised Land” sold nearly 890,000 copies in the U.S. and Canada in its first 24 hours, putting it on track to be the best selling presidential memoir in modern history. The first-day sales, a record for Penguin Random House, includes...

A woman walks past a bank's electronic board showing the Hong Kong share index at Hong Kong Stock Exchange Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2020. Asian stock markets were mixed Wednesday after Wall Street declined as worries about the long-term impact of the coronavirus pandemic tempered enthusiasm about possible vaccine development. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)

Asian stocks mixed after Wall Street fall on virus worries

Nov. 17, 2020 11:04 PM EST

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets were mixed Wednesday after Wall Street declined as worries about the long-term impact of the coronavirus pandemic tempered enthusiasm about possible vaccine development. Benchmarks in Tokyo and Hong Kong declined while Shanghai and Seoul advanced. Announcements that two...

Washington again reports record number of virus cases

Nov. 17, 2020 10:23 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — The Washington state Department of Health has reported 2,589 additional COVID-19 cases and 23 more deaths, setting another new record. The previous record was set Sunday with 2,519 cases, The Seattle Times reported. The state has set multiple new records in the past week. The update brings...

People wear face masks to help curb the spread of the coronavirus at a department store in Taipei, Taiwan, Monday, Nov. 16, 2020. (AP Photo/Chiang Ying-ying)

The Latest: Iowa's governor orders statewide mask mandate

Nov. 16, 2020 9:09 PM EST

IOWA CITY, Iowa — With Iowa hospitals filling up, Gov. Kim Reynolds has dropped her opposition to a statewide mandate for mask use to combat the spread of the coronavirus. Reynolds signed a proclamation Monday requiring that everyone over 2 years old wear masks when in indoor public spaces. The mandate...