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49ers coming off bye seek 1st win vs. Colts since 2001

Oct. 23, 2021 13:57 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (2-4) at SAN FRANCISCO (2-3) Sunday, 8:20 p.m. EDT, NBC OPENING LINE: 49ers by 4 1/2, according to FanDuel SportsBook. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Indianapolis 4-2; San Francisco 1-4. SERIES RECORD: Colts...

García, Alvarez help Astros oust Red Sox, reach World Series

Oct. 23, 2021 01:09 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Two of the youngest Houston Astros stars helped one of baseball’s oldest managers get another shot at a most elusive title. Rookie Luis García showed the poise of an October ace, MVP Yordan Alvarez did more damage at the plate and the Astros earned yet...

Red Sox run out of fight, fall to Astros in ALCS Game 6

Oct. 23, 2021 00:50 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Backs against the wall — occasionally by their own doing — these Boston Red Sox proved hard to pin down. The Houston Astros finally got them for good Friday night. Boston’s bats went quiet for the third straight game and the Red...

Dinwiddie leads Wizards to 135-134 OT win over Pacers

Oct. 22, 2021 23:13 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bradley Beal's absence put Spencer Dinwiddie and Kyle Kuzma on the spot — and those two made quite a first impression on their new fans in Washington. Dinwiddie scored 34 points — including a tying 3-pointer late in the fourth quarter — and Kuzma...

Coyle, Ullmark lead Bruins to 4-1 win over Sabres

Oct. 22, 2021 22:46 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Charlie Coyle had a goal and and two assists, Linus Ullmark made 35 saves against his former team and the Boston Bruins beat the Buffalo Sabres 4-1 on Friday night. Taylor Hall added a goal and an assist, and Brad Marchand tallied two assists as the...

Suns respond to potential investigation, deny racism, sexism

Oct. 22, 2021 20:49 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — The Phoenix Suns released a statement regarding a potential media investigation into the workplace culture of the franchise, denying that the organization or owner Robert Sarver have a history of racism or sexism. The statement sent Friday said the...

Falcons DE Dante Fowler (knee) placed on injured reserve

Oct. 22, 2021 16:22 PM EDT

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — Atlanta Falcons defensive end Dante Fowler was placed on injured reserve Friday and will miss at least three games. Fowler was initially ruled out of Sunday's game at Miami with a knee injury. The team then said he was going on IR. ...

Backup plan: Browns can trust Keenum with Mayfield injured

Oct. 22, 2021 15:14 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Baker Mayfield's season is on pause for the moment — and may be for a while. That doesn't mean the Browns have to slow down as well. Mayfield missed Thursday night's game with a shoulder injury that worsened last week when he fractured a bone during a...

As NFL trade deadline looms, Dolphins say Tua is 'our QB'

Oct. 22, 2021 13:09 PM EDT

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — The story line has not changed over the last couple of months, nor did Miami coach Brian Flores’ answer on Friday from when he was first asked about the future of quarterback Tua Tagovailoa months ago. “Tua’s our quarterback,” Flores...

AP Top 25 Podcast: Next at LSU? Rolo's choice; Week 8 games

Oct. 22, 2021 12:27 PM EDT

Now that Coach O is out at LSU, or at least he will be at the end of the season, how does the school go about hiring its next coach and who might be a candidate? On the latest episode of the AP Top 25 College Football Podcast presented by Region Bank, Ross Dellenger of...