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(AP)—The NFL season has been filled with critical calls from players, coaches, front offices and broadcasters. In Week 6, the officials joined the fray. Tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins’ touchdown-turned-touchback sparked a debate about whether it was a good call, a bad rule — or even if it was...
NEW YORK (AP) — Back in the Bronx, the big guys delivered. Greeted by an array of “All Rise” signs in a ballpark that fits their style, Aaron Judge hit a three-run homer and made a pair of sparkling catches, leading CC Sabathia and the New York Yankees over the Houston Astros 8-1 Monday night...
Vegas Golden Knights left wing Brendan Leipsic (13) and Vegas Golden Knights right wing Alex Tuch (89) celebrate a goal over the Boston Bruins during the second period of Sunday's game in Las Vegas. AP Photo/L.E. Baskow
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Alex Tuch and Vadim Shipachyov made the most of their debuts with the Vegas Golden Knights, as they each scored a goal in a 3-1 win over the Boston Bruins on Sunday. It was just the seventh career game for Tuch, who played in six games with Minnesota last season, while...
New York Jets tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins (88) is tackled by New England Patriots' Malcolm Butler (21) and Duron Harmon (30) during the second half of Sunday's game in East Rutherford, N.J. After further review the play was ruled a fumble into the end zone. AP Photo/Bill Kostroun
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Tom Brady’s record-setting victory was hardly smooth and easy. It also wasn’t the prettiest of his 187 regular-season wins. Brady, who broke a tie with Peyton Manning and Brett Favre, had to rally the New England Patriots from a two-touchdown deficit in the first...
NEW YORK (AP) — Lawyers for former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick say he has filed a grievance against the NFL, alleging that he remains unsigned as a result of collusion by owners. Kaepernick started a national conversation about political activism by athletes last season when...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Harrison Smith led Minnesota’s defense in a thorough dismantling of Green Bay, as the Vikings knocked Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers out of the game on Sunday with a broken collarbone during a 23-10 victory that drastically altered the course of the NFC North. Smith had 1½...
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Russell Westbrook, Carmelo Anthony and Paul George have accomplished nearly everything in their basketball careers. Westbrook is a two-time scoring champion, two-time All-Star MVP and the reigning league MVP. Anthony is a 10-time All-Star and three-time Olympic gold medalist...
(AP) — Raise your hand if you thought the Patriots and Jets would be playing for first place in the AFC East in Week 6. Anyone? Didn’t think so. It’s difficult to decipher which is more unexpected: New England losing twice at home in the first month of the schedule, or the Jets being 3-2,...
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Quarterback Tyrod Taylor is amused by the cacophony emanating from the locker room after practice each Friday, when players can choose whatever music they prefer. In one corner, receiver Jordan Matthews is freestyle rapping amid a circle of teammates. Elsewhere, the...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — When the Chicago Cubs began their NL Division Series clincher in Washington on Thursday night, the Los Angeles Dodgers watched it on their stadium video boards during an upbeat team workout in Chavez Ravine. By the time Wade Davis got the final out in Chicago’s 277-minute...

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