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New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) throws as Denver Broncos outside linebacker Shaquil Barrett (48) pursues during the second half of Sunday's game in Denver. AP Photo/David Zalubowski
DENVER (AP) — Denver is no longer Tom Brady’s House of Horrors and the Broncos sure don’t scare anybody anymore. Brady threw three touchdown passes and the New England Patriots matched their own AFC record with their 12th consecutive road victory, pummeling the Broncos 41-16 on Sunday night....
Boston Celtics' Terry Rozier (12) and Jayson Tatum (0) celebrate at the buzzer as Toronto Raptors' Kyle Lowry (7) and Fred VanVleet walk off the court after Sunday's game in Boston. The Celtics have now won 12 straight games. AP Photo/Winslow Townson
BOSTON (AP) — Al Horford turned back the clock in his return from a two-game absence with a concussion. Horford scored 21 points on 8-of-9 shooting to help the Boston Celtics hang on to beat the Toronto Raptors 95-94 on Sunday for their 12th straight victory. “He’s playing young again,”...
NEW YORK (AP) — Eric Wedge promises a touchy-feely approach if hired as New York Yankees manager, rejecting the old-school method of publicly challenging players to motivate them. “If something like that happens today, especially with social media and everything else that’s involved with it, it’...
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Defense has been the theme from Day 1 for the Golden State Warriors, determined to do all the little things even better on both ends of the floor on the heels of their second NBA championship in three years. They’re blocking shots. Jumping into the passing lanes for timely...
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Martellus Bennett is disputing the reason that the Green Bay Packers cited in releasing the tight end this week. The New England Patriots claimed Bennett on Thursday, a day after he was waived by the Packers. The team cited a “failure to disclose a physical condition” as...
OSAKA, Japan (AP) — Highly touted Japanese pitcher-outfielder Shohei Otani will be posted by the Nippon Ham Fighters, allowing him to sign with a major league team next season. “Everyone in our ballclub accepts his thoughts,” Fighters manager Hideki Kuriyama said on Friday. “It’s not just me but...
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Jermaine Kearse is no fan of Thursday night games. The New York Jets wide receiver echoed what has become a growing sentiment among NFL players who think the league should get rid of short work weeks because they are detrimental to their health and safety. “You’re...
(AP) — The arrow was pointing up for the Cowboys, sideways or down for the Falcons. Then a federal court on Thursday upheld the six-game league suspension for Ezekiel Elliott, a damaging blow to Dallas. When they meet Sunday in a critical NFC match, the winner will be in decent position for a run...
This undated photo provided by The Strong shows the three toys inducted into the National Toy Hall of Fame Class of 2017, from top left, the Wiffle Ball, the paper airplane and the board game Clue. The trio was honored at the upstate New York hall on Thursday, Nov. 9. Victoria Gray/The Strong via AP
The board game Clue. In the National Toy Hall of Fame. With the Wiffle Ball and paper airplane. The mystery of which toys earned the status of toy superstardom was solved Thursday with the announcement of the hall of fame’s Class of 2017. The whodunit game Clue, where players also must name...
Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman (25) lies injured on the turf after tackling Arizona Cardinals wide receiver John Brown during the second half of Thursday night's game in Glendale, Ariz. Sherman did not return to the game after the injury. AP Photo/Rick Scuteri
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Russell Wilson has been confounding the Arizona Cardinals with his escape antics for a long time. He did it again Thursday night in the biggest play of the Seattle Seahawks’ 22-16 victory. In what his coach Pete Carroll called “an extraordinary play,” Wilson eluded the...

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