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Florida man charged with making racist threats asks for bond

Sep. 23, 2019 1:12 AM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man charged with cyberstalking and making racist threats against a black activist seeking to run for office in Virginia is asking to be released on bond, saying he is no flight risk. Daniel McMahon was scheduled to appear at a detention hearing Monday before a magistrate judge...

Bucs rookie misses short FG, 2 extra points in narrow loss

Sep. 22, 2019 11:01 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Tampa Bay's kicking woes cost the Buccaneers another game. Rookie Matt Gay's 34-yard field goal attempt sailed right wide as time expired Sunday, leaving the Bucs on the short end of a 32-31 loss to the New York Giants. The sixth-round draft pick also missed an extra point and had...

Eovaldi, Vazquez help Red Sox beat contending Rays 7-4

Sep. 22, 2019 10:07 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — A former teammate created a speed bump for the playoff-contending Tampa Bay Rays. Nathan Eovaldi pitched six gritty innings, Christian Vazquez hit a three-run homer and the Boston Red Sox beat the Rays 7-4 Sunday. Tampa Bay dropped into a tie with Cleveland for the second AL...

Patriots receiver Julian Edelman leaves with chest injury

Sep. 22, 2019 9:46 PM EDT

Super Bowl MVP Julian Edelman left the Patriots' win against the Jets on Sunday with a chest injury. Edelman caught a 3-yard touchdown pass from Tom Brady early in the second quarter. Edelman capped the score with an emphatic spike of the ball, a throwback to the celebration of choice by retired Patriots tight...

Jones sparkles in his start, Giants rally past Bucs 32-31

Sep. 22, 2019 9:35 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Daniel Jones is making the decision to bench Eli Manning look like a good one. At least through one game. The sixth overall pick in this year's NFL draft threw for 336 yards and two touchdowns and also ran for two TDs, including the go-ahead score with 1:16 remaining as the New York...

The Latest: 49ers, Giants take late leads

Sep. 22, 2019 7:21 PM EDT

The Latest on NFL Week 3 (all times EDT): 7:20 p.m. Down to the wire in a couple late afternoon games. Jimmy Garoppolo threw a 5-yard touchdown pass to Dante Pettis with 1:15 left to give San Francisco a 24-20 lead over Pittsburgh. Rookie quarterback Daniel Jones ran 7 yards for a TD — on fourth down...

Lowe's homers in 11th, lifts Rays into 2nd wild card

Sep. 21, 2019 11:29 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Every win these days is extra special for the playoff-contending Tampa Bay Rays. Nate Lowe hit a two-run homer in the 11th inning and the Rays beat the Boston Red Sox 5-4 on Saturday night to move one game ahead of Cleveland for the second AL wild card. Tampa Bay won its third...

Harper's 3-run blast sends Phillies to 9-4 win over Indians

Sep. 21, 2019 11:26 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Bryce Harper crossed home and triumphantly raised his arms with a gesture usually reserved for Ohio State football celebrations. This time, it also meant something for Philadelphia's baseball hopes. Harper delivered with one those moments that have made him a superstar, connecting for a...

Stanton homers, Paxton wins 10th straight as Yanks top Jays

Sep. 21, 2019 5:17 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The oft-injured Yankees started Saturday with a rare positive medical report. Then they got something even scarcer this year — a signature, soaring home run from Giancarlo Stanton. Stanton connected for the first time since missing nearly three months to injury, James Paxton won his...

Defending champ Red Sox eliminated, lose to Rays 5-4

Sep. 21, 2019 1:00 AM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — It's official: There will be no repeat in Boston. The World Series champion Red Sox were mathematically eliminated in the late innings, then lost to the Tampa Bay Rays 5-4 Friday night when Willy Adames had an RBI single in the 11th. A year after going 108-54 to win their third...