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Denver Broncos wide receiver K.J. Hamler (13) falls as Kansas City Chiefs strong safety Tyrann Mathieu intercepts a pass during the second half of an NFL football game Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

Broncos: we have the right guys to straighten things out

Oct. 26, 2020 4:48 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Broncos went into the weekend feeling good about having closed in on the Super Bowl champion Kansas City Chiefs. One afternoon in the snow proved emphatically otherwise. The Broncos (2-4) have a long way to go to catch up to Kansas City after they were throttled by the...

Father of 2 slain Kansas boys has been in midst of divorce

Oct. 26, 2020 2:43 PM EDT

MISSION, Kan. (AP) — A man accused of abducting his two daughters from a Kansas home where their two brothers were killed has been going through a divorce with the children’s mother, authorities said Monday. Maj. James Sherley, of the Leavenworth County Sheriff’s Department, said 40-year-old...

The Latest: Seahawks lead Cardinals 27-17 at halftime

Oct. 25, 2020 10:15 PM EDT

The Latest on Week 7 in the NFL (all times EDT): ___ 10:12 p.m. Tyler Lockett caught two touchdown passes, Carlos Hyde ran for a touchdown and DK Metcalf saved a touchdown as the Seattle Seahawks built a 27-17 halftime lead over the Arizona Cardinals. The action-packed first half had plenty of highlights, but the...

Buffalo Bills kicker Tyler Bass (2), center left, celebrates after his fourth field goal during the second half of an NFL football game against the New York Jets, Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Bills end 2-game skid with 18-10 victory over winless Jets

Oct. 25, 2020 5:30 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The end zone was elusive for Josh Allen and the Buffalo Bills. So, they relied on Tyler Bass' busy leg — and the ineptitude of the winless New York Jets' offense — to pull out an 18-10 victory Sunday. The Bills were held without a touchdown for the first time this...

Ohio State head coach Ryan Day, left, talk with quarterback Justin Fields during the second half of their NCAA college football game against Nebraska Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020, in Columbus, Ohio. Ohio State defeated Nebraska 52-17. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)

AP Top 25 Takeaways: Heisman race begins as Fields enters

Oct. 25, 2020 10:00 AM EDT

Now that Justin Fields has arrived, the Heisman Trophy race can begin. Though the front-runner might not be the quarterback you think. Fields made up some ground Saturday with a spectacular season debut for No. 5 Ohio State against Nebraska. He went 20 for 21 for 276 yards and a couple of touchdowns. His only...

Tampa Bay Rays' Brett Phillips (14) gets the game winning hit against Los Angeles Dodgers relief pitcher Kenley Jansen in Game 4 of the baseball World Series Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020, in Arlington, Texas. Rays defeated the Dodgers 8-7 to tie the series 2-2 games. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

World Series notes: Phillips delivers big hit for Rays

Oct. 25, 2020 1:47 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Brett Phillips was acquired by Tampa Bay in a trade with Kansas City in August. It seemed like a minor move right up until late Saturday night. The 26-year-old Phillips came up with the biggest swing of his career in Game 4 of the World Series, hitting a two-out single in the ninth...

Pulido, Fontàs score to help Sporting KC beat Rapids 4-0

Oct. 24, 2020 11:42 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Alan Pulido scored in his first game back from international duty, Andreu Fontàs scored his first career MLS goal, and Sporting Kansas City beat the Colorado Rapids 4-0 on Saturday night. Sporting KC (10-6-3) moved past Seattle and Portland and into first in the Western...

Authorities find 2 abducted girls after 2 boys are killed

Oct. 24, 2020 8:57 PM EDT

MISSION, Kan. (AP) — Authorities found two girls who were abducted from a Kansas home where two boys were discovered dead Saturday, and a suspect is in custody. The Kansas Amber Alert System said about 7 p.m. on Twitter that the girls were found by the Oklahoma Highway Patrol near Erick, Oklahoma. The...

Broncos activate Bouye, Jones, Walker off injured reserve

Oct. 24, 2020 5:57 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Broncos activated cornerback A.J. Bouye along with defensive ends Dre’Mont Jones and DeMarcus Walker off injured reserve Saturday. They also promoted inside linebacker Nigel Bradham and running back Jeremy Cox from their practice squad. Earlier, the Broncos...

Kansas State running back Deuce Vaughn (22) gets past Kansas safety Ricky Thomas (3) as he runs for a first down during the first half of an NCAA football game Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020, in Manhattan, Kan. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Brooks shines as No. 20 Kansas State trounces Kansas, 55-14

Oct. 24, 2020 4:31 PM EDT

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Kansas State leaned on special teams to extend its winning streak over Kansas to a series-record 12 straight games. The Wildcats' didn't even block a kick, either. Instead, it was Phillip Brooks returning a pair of punts for touchdowns, Blake Lynch hitting every kick he attempted and...