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The Latest: 49ers perfect, Bengals, Dolphins still winless

Oct. 20, 2019 4:33 PM EDT

The Latest on Week 7 in the NFL (all times EDT): 4:30 p.m. The San Francisco 49ers are still perfect. So are the Miami Dolphins and Cincinnati Bengals, sort of. San Francisco improved to 6-0 with a 9-0 victory in the rain against the Washington Redskins. The 49ers are off to their best start since 1990, when they...

Bills D delivers in 31-21 victory over winless Dolphins

Oct. 20, 2019 4:28 PM EDT

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Tre'Davious White forced two second-half turnovers, Micah Hyde returned an onside kick for a touchdown, and the Buffalo Bills rallied from a five-point deficit for a 31-21 victory over the winless Miami Dolphins on Sunday. The Bills, who began the day favored by 17 points, avoided...

Horse injured in race at Santa Anita; 34th to die at track

Oct. 20, 2019 4:22 PM EDT

ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) — A 3-year-old gelding was fatally injured in the fifth race at Santa Anita on Saturday, becoming the 34th horse to die at the track since December. According to a statement from track owner The Stronach Group, jockey Ruben Fuentes pulled up Satchel Paige at the three-eighths pole of...

Rams snap skid by beating Falcons 37-10 as Ryan hurts ankle

Oct. 20, 2019 4:21 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Jared Goff threw for two touchdowns and ran for another, and the Los Angeles Rams returned to the site of last season's Super Bowl loss to beat the reeling Atlanta Falcons 37-10 on Sunday. The Rams (4-3) snapped a three-game losing streak in the debut of cornerback Jalen Ramsey. The Falcons...

Andy Murray wins 1st ATP final since hip surgery

Oct. 20, 2019 3:53 PM EDT

ANTWERP, Belgium (AP) — Andy Murray claimed his first ATP tour title in more than 2 1/2 years at the European Open on Sunday in only his sixth singles tournament since returning from hip surgery in January. The 32-year-old Murray rallied to beat fellow three-time Grand Slam champion Stan Wawrinka 3-6, 6-4,...

49ers beat Redskins in ugly 9-0 game to improve to 6-0

Oct. 20, 2019 3:47 PM EDT

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — Robbie Gould made field goals from 28, 22 and 29 yards to provide the only points in an ugly 9-0 win by the San Francisco 49ers over the Washington Redskins in steady rain and driving wind Sunday to remain undefeated. It wasn't pretty, but San Francisco is 6-0 for the third time in...

Saban: Alabama QB Tagovailoa has procedure for ankle injury

Oct. 20, 2019 3:16 PM EDT

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa has had a procedure for a high ankle sprain and will miss Saturday's game against Arkansas. Crimson Tide coach Nick Saban says Tagovailoa had what's known as a "tightrope" procedure on his right ankle Sunday. He says it's the same injury the 2018...

Jets getting healthier, relish chance to 'shock' Patriots

Oct. 20, 2019 1:19 PM EDT

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets have been looking up at the New England Patriots in the AFC East for nearly two decades. Since 2002, actually. That's the previous time the Jets won the division that Tom Brady's bunch has had a stranglehold on for what seems like forever. And, consider this:...

The gimmick defense is rare in the NBA, but not unheard of

Oct. 20, 2019 12:55 PM EDT

Atlanta guard Kevin Huerter saw gimmick defenses throughout high school and college. Box-and-ones, triangle-and-twos and variations thereof, they weren't exactly uncommon for opponents to try. In the NBA, they're a rarity. And Huerter says the reason is simple. "I honestly just think players are too good," he...

Ramsey active for Rams debut against Jones, Falcons

Oct. 20, 2019 11:44 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Jalen Ramsey is set to make his Rams debut in a revamped secondary against Julio Jones and the Atlanta Falcons. Ramsey, the former All-Pro cornerback acquired by Los Angeles in a trade with Jacksonville on Tuesday, is active and expected to be matched up against Jones. Ramsey practiced with...