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Astros' Altuve wins AL MVP, Marlins' Stanton earns NL honor

Published Nov. 16 2017

Jose Altuve and the Houston Astros have grown together, enduring an arduous rebuild and coming out the other side among...

Atlanta Hawks get their most lopsided win ever, 126-80 over Sacramento Kings

Published Nov. 16 2017

Dewayne Dedmon scored a career-high 20 points and grabbed a season-high 14 rebounds, and the Atlanta Hawks led by 31...

Streaking Steelers, Titans look to make statement

Published Nov. 15 2017

The Pittsburgh Steelers have a commanding lead in the AFC North and are in a two-way race with New England...


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UPDATE: Max Scherzer, Corey Kluber win Cy Young Awards by wide margins

Published Nov. 15 2017

Max Scherzer of the Washington Nationals coasted to his third Cy Young Award, winning Wednesday for the second straight year...

Ekholm, Fiala lead Predators to 6-3 win over Capitals

Published Nov. 14 2017

Mattias Ekholm and Kevin Fiala each had a goal and an assist to lead the streaking Nashville Predators past the...

Newton, Panthers hammer Dolphins 45-21 for 3rd straight win

Published Nov. 14 2017

Cam Newton took it as a challenge when the Carolina Panthers defense vaulted to the league's No. 1 ranking.

Miller's late 3s rescue Pelicans in 106-105 win over Hawks

Published Nov. 13 2017

Darius Miller hit four three pointers in the fourth quarter, when he scored 14 of his 21 points, and the...

AP source: Braves hire Alex Anthopoulos as general manager

Published Nov. 13 2017

The Atlanta Braves have selected a young but experienced leader to guide their team, hiring former Dodgers and Blue Jays...

Tennessee Titans rally late for fourth straight win

Published Nov. 13 2017

NASHVILLE — It was the perfect spot for a Tennessee Titans meltdown — just like all those other late collapses...

Cost study for proposed Major League Soccer stadium in Nashville questioned

Published Nov. 13 2017

An economics professor has called into question an impact study used by the city of Nashville in a pitch for...

Adrian Clayborn has 6 sacks, Falcons romp past Cowboys 27-7

Published Nov. 12 2017

Adrian Clayborn set an Atlanta record with six sacks, Matt Ryan threw a pair of short touchdown passes and the...

Titans fight to best start since '08, edge Bengals 24-20

Published Nov. 12 2017

Tennessee tight end Delanie Walker can pin down the biggest difference between the Titans this season and their often painful...

Russell Wilson throws 2 TD passes, Seahawks win again in Arizona

Published Nov. 10 2017

Russell Wilson threw two touchdown passes to Jimmy Graham and the Seattle Seahawks added to their history of success in...

Roy Halladay remembered for his hard work and generosity

Published Nov. 8 2017

A fierce competitor on the mound, Roy Halladay was generous and gentle away from the field.

Jarnkrok, Rinne power Predators past Blue Jackets 3-1

Published Nov. 8 2017

The Nashville Predators finished off a successful early-season trip with a win over the Columbus Blue Jackets.

Lions win 30-17 as QB Matthew Stafford dissects Packers

Published Nov. 6 2017

Matthew Stafford passed for 361 yards and two touchdowns to Marvin Jones, and the Detroit Lions snapped a three-game losing...

Irving, Celtics hold off Hawks in closing minutes

Published Nov. 6 2017

Kyrie Irving scored 35 points, Jayson Tatum added 21 and the Boston Celtics held off the Atlanta Hawks 110-107 Monday...

Titans show signs of improvement with healthy Mariota, Davis

Published Nov. 6 2017

Marcus Mariota finally threw his first touchdown pass inside the red zone this season.

Wiedmer: Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota leads with deeds rather than words

Published Nov. 6 2017

NASHVILLE — In terms of the best four-day stretch of your life, it may be a long time before anyone...

Carr throws for 300 yards to help Oakland beat Miami 27-24

Published Nov. 6 2017

Derek Carr threw for 300 yards and the Oakland Raiders overcame two fluky plays that cost them possession to beat...

Titans come off bye, win 3rd straight beating Ravens 23-20

Published Nov. 5 2017

The Tennessee Titans are interested only in stacking victories right now.


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Schroeder, Hawks end 8-game skid, beat Cavaliers 117-115

Published Nov. 5 2017

Dennis Schroeder scored 28 points and the injury-riddled Atlanta Hawks ended an eight-game losing streak, beating the skidding Cleveland Cavaliers...

Emotional Newton leads Panthers to 20-17 win over Falcons

Published Nov. 5 2017

Cam Newton felt the Carolina Panthers needed an emotional lift. He gave them one on Sunday.