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The Latest: Goff, winless Lions close vs QB's former LA team

Oct. 24, 2021 17:57 PM EDT

The latest from Week 7 of the NFL (all times EDT): ___ 5:55 p.m. Jared Goff and the winless Detroit Lions are staying with his old team in his return to Los Angeles. The 2016 No. 1 overall pick threw a screen...

Major League Baseball work stoppage almost certain on Dec. 2

Oct. 24, 2021 17:44 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Baseball’s ninth work stoppage and first in 26 years appears almost certain to start Dec. 2, freezing the free-agent market and threatening the start of spring training in February. Negotiations have been taking place since last spring, and each side...

Marchand scores 28 seconds in, Bruins beat Sharks 4-3

Oct. 24, 2021 17:31 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Brad Marchand scored 28 seconds into the game and added an assist as the Boston Bruins ended San Jose’s unbeaten start with a 4-3 victory over the Sharks on Sunday. David Pastrnak and Derek Forbort each had a goal and an assist, and Jake DeBrusk also...

Lucky lumber: Rosario's hot bat leads Braves to Series

Oct. 24, 2021 01:24 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Eddie Rosario talked the other day about his lucky lumber, a 33 1/2-inch, 31-ounce Louisville Slugger that started to heat up with a four-hit night in mid-September. “I’ve been using that bat that I hit for the cycle with and it has not...

Broncos get pass rusher Stephen Weatherly in swap with Vikes

Oct. 23, 2021 17:40 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Broncos acquired pass rusher Stephen Weatherly in a trade Saturday with the Minnesota Vikings. Weatherly was playing sparingly at defensive end for the Vikings after re-signing with them this year, behind Danielle Hunter, Everson...

Packers place rookie center Josh Myers on injured reserve

Oct. 23, 2021 17:09 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Green Bay Packers center Josh Myers has been placed on injured reserve after hurting his knee in a victory over the Chicago Bears. The Packers (5-1) announced the move Saturday. They also elevated guard Ben Braden from the practice squad to the...

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

Oct. 23, 2021 16:15 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...

Washington State fans supporting team after Rolovich move

Oct. 23, 2021 15:31 PM EDT

PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Joe Trull was disappointed that Nick Rolovich did not get a chance to coach a full season at Washington State. Standing outside Martin Stadium before the Cougars' game against BYU, Trull, 55, of Port Orchard, Washington, also said Rolovich's...

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...