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Intrigue grows with role for Cowboys rookie defender Parsons

Sep. 20, 2021 13:02 PM EDT

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — The role for versatile rookie Micah Parsons in the Dallas defense just got a little more intriguing after the linebacker essentially replaced injured star pass rusher DeMarcus Lawrence in a 20-17 win over the Los Angeles Chargers. While the Chargers...

2 men sought in beating death outside cheesesteak restaurant

Sep. 20, 2021 12:27 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Arrest warrants have been issued for two men in the death of a New York man beaten with a trash can lid and pummeled during a brawl outside a famous Philadelphia cheesesteak restaurant last week, police said. Osvaldo Pedraza, 34, and Victor Pedraza,...

Appeals court judge candidates to take part in online forum

Sep. 20, 2021 10:52 AM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Eight candidates for four open seats on Pennsylvania's appeals courts are expected to participate Monday in an online forum, six weeks ahead of the November election. The format will be question-and-answer with most candidate responses limited to...

McNeil's homer lifts Mets; Phillies slip in playoff race

Sep. 19, 2021 23:58 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Jeff McNeil hit a tiebreaking homer leading off the seventh inning, and the New York Mets beat Philadelphia 3-2 Sunday night, damaging the Phillies’ playoff hopes. The Phillies, who were trying to complete a three-game sweep, blew a two-run lead and...

Rosario hits for cycle, leads Fried, Braves over Giants 3-0

Sep. 19, 2021 22:49 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Eddie Rosario became the second Atlanta player in a month to hit for the cycle, Max Fried pitched seven strong innings and the Braves beat the San Francisco Giants 3-0 Sunday in a matchup of division leaders. The Braves have a two-game lead over...

Falcons see upset bid of Bucs dashed in 4th of 48-25 loss

Sep. 19, 2021 21:34 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons found themselves down by three in the fourth quarter with a real chance for a potential upset of the Super Bowl champion Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Those hopes were dashed in a disastrous finish that saw the Bucs score 20 points during...

Hurts falls short in clutch in Eagles' 17-11 loss to 49ers

Sep. 19, 2021 18:37 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jalen Hurts dropped back in his own end zone, hit Quez Watkins in stride down the sideline and the first full house in Philadelphia in two years became unglued on the 91-yard pass play. Dazzling in the season opener, Hurts again had the Eagles on the...

Przybylko scores twice, Union beats Orlando City 3-1

Sep. 19, 2021 18:14 PM EDT

CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Kacper Przybylko had two goals and an assist to help the Philadelphia Union beat Orlando City 3-1 on Sunday. Jamiro Monteiro played a one-touch pass to Pzybylko for a first-time finish from the center of the area to give Philadelphia a 2-1 lead in...

Jimmy Garoppolo, Nick Bosa lead 49ers past Eagles 17-11

Sep. 19, 2021 17:33 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jimmy Garoppolo wasn't thinking about Trey Lance coming into the game. He was too busy using his own legs to convert first downs. Garoppolo threw one touchdown pass and ran in for a score, leading the San Francisco 49ers to a 17-11 victory over the...

Segura, Nola lead surging Phils past Mets, tighten NL East

Sep. 19, 2021 00:10 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Jean Segura had his first multi-homer game in almost five years, Aaron Nola snapped a nine-start winless streak and the surging Philadelphia Phillies tightened the NL East race, beating the New York Mets 5-3 Saturday night. Bryce Harper drove in two runs...