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LEADING OFF: Closer to starter, Scherzer lined up for Game 1

Oct. 15, 2021 21:39 PM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors on Saturday: ___ MAX EFFORT Dodgers ace Max Scherzer got the last three outs in the thrilling Game 5 of the NL Divsion Series and is now lined up to throw the first pitch for Los...

Cardinals' Murray, Browns' Mayfield renew friendly rivalry

Oct. 15, 2021 20:52 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — They were once college teammates, two ultra-competitive, trash-talking alpha males pushing each other each day on the practice field, in meeting rooms and while playing video games to be better. Back-to-back Heisman Trophies at Oklahoma followed, then...

Murray, 5-0 Cardinals visit Browns, good friend Mayfield

Oct. 15, 2021 20:49 PM EDT

ARIZONA (5-0) at CLEVELAND (3-2) Sunday, 4:05 p.m. EDT, Fox OPENING LINE: Browns by 3, according to FanDuel SportsBook. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Arizona 4-1; Cleveland 3-2. SERIES RECORD: Browns lead 33-15-3. ...

Chargers WR Mike Williams questionable due to knee injury

Oct. 15, 2021 20:48 PM EDT

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Wide receiver Mike Williams is questionable for the Los Angeles Chargers' key AFC matchup against the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday due to a knee injury. Coach Brandon Staley said Williams' knee had some swelling after last Sunday's 47-42 win over...

Giants' special season comes to abrupt end against Dodgers

Oct. 15, 2021 20:16 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Only the San Francisco Giants themselves envisioned a season with success quite like this. They were all but an afterthought given the defending World Series champion Dodgers and San Diego Padres had been heavy favorites to win the NL West out of...

Seahawks put Russell Wilson, Chris Carson on injured reserve

Oct. 15, 2021 19:23 PM EDT

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — The Seattle Seahawks placed quarterback Russell Wilson and running back Chris Carson on injured reserve Friday, a move that will keep both players out until at least mid-November. Coach Pete Carroll had said earlier in the day that Wilson would be...

QBs, big names plentiful among injured early in NFL season

Oct. 15, 2021 18:42 PM EDT

About a third of the starting quarterbacks have already missed time because of injuries, and Richard Sherman’s return to the NFL was hastened by Tampa Bay’s need at cornerback. And now Sherman is hurt. There are big names aplenty among the...

Josh Gordon gets another chance in NFL with Chiefs

Oct. 15, 2021 18:42 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — At age 30 and after five suspensions handed out by the NFL for violations of the league’s substance abuse policies that cost him three full seasons, wide receiver Josh Gordon describes his landing with the Kansas City Chiefs as “a dream...

Houston ace McCullers left off ALCS roster against Red Sox

Oct. 15, 2021 18:27 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Astros ace Lance McCullers Jr. has been left off Houston's roster for the AL Championship Series against Boston because of a strained muscle in arm, a huge blow to a team looking to advance to the World Series for the second time in three seasons. ...

Giants QB Daniel Jones cleared to play against the Rams

Oct. 15, 2021 18:22 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Less than a week after sustaining a scary concussion against the Dallas Cowboys, New York Giants quarterback Daniel Jones has been cleared to play against the Los Angeles Rams on Sunday. Jones was a full participant in practice on Friday,...