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Wentz comes through again as Eagles beat Bears 29-14

Published Sep. 20 2016

Carson Wentz followed up an impressive NFL debut with another solid performance, throwing for 190 yards and a touchdown, and...

Blair's 1st win in 13 starts leads Braves over Mets 7-3

Published Sep. 19 2016

Aaron Blair won for the first time in 13 major league starts, Freddie Freeman drove in three runs off a...

Under 3 percent of US athletes in Rio had medical exemptions

Published Sep. 19 2016

Fifteen of the 558 athletes in the U.S. delegation at the Rio Olympics — or slightly less than 3 percent...

Braves beat Nats at rain-soaked Turner Field

Published Sep. 18 2016

Nationals phenom and Braves pest Trea Turner interrupted right-hander Matt Wisler's strong start before a rain delay ended it. Once...

Falcons use deflected TD pass to beat Raiders 35-28

Published Sep. 18 2016

On a day dominated by the offenses, a fortunate bounce was the difference.

Martin Truex Jr. rallies to win NASCAR Chase opener

Published Sep. 18 2016

Martin Truex Jr. went from a completely unraveled tire that left him a lap down to the NASCAR Chase for...

Braves fall flat against Turner, Nationals

Published Sep. 17 2016

Interim Braves manager Brian Snitker hasn't seen a rookie as talented as Nationals center fielder Trea Turner.

Braves reliever Jose Ramirez suspended 3 games by MLB

Published Sep. 16 2016

Atlanta Braves reliever Jose Ramirez has been given a three-game suspension by Major League Baseball for throwing a pitch near...

Marcell Ozuna homers, Marlins beat Braves 7-5 after benches empty

Published Sep. 15 2016

The benches for the Marlins and Braves emptied after Atlanta right-hander Jose Ramirez was ejected for his high, inside pitch...

Suzuki leads Marlins past Braves with 900th multihit game

Published Sep. 13 2016

Ichiro Suzuki scored two runs and drove in another in the 900th multihit game of his career and the Miami...

49ers open Chip Kelly era with 28-0 victory over Rams

Published Sep. 13 2016

Carlos Hyde ran for 88 yards and two touchdowns and the San Francisco 49ers posted their first season-opening shutout in...

Markakis, Flowers power Atlanta Braves' offense in 12-7 victory

Published Sep. 12 2016

Nick Markakis doubled to drive in the go-ahead run in the sixth inning, Tyler Flowers had four RBIs and the...

Wawrinka wears down Djokovic for 1st US Open title, 3rd Slam

Published Sep. 11 2016

Mere minutes before heading out to face Novak Djokovic in the U.S. Open final, Stan Wawrinka met in the locker...

Jimmy Garoppolo helps Patriots beat Cardinals 23-21

Published Sep. 11 2016

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Jimmy Garoppolo, starting in place of suspended Tom Brady, threw for 264 yards and a touchdown,...

Braves blow scoring chance in 4th, lose at home again

Published Sep. 11 2016

Leaving the bases loaded in the fourth inning ruined their best chance to keep the game close in a 10-3...

Vikings defense scores two TDs in win against Titans

Published Sep. 11 2016

Eric Kendricks returned an interception 77 yards for a touchdown late in the third quarter and Danielle Hunter scored a...

Carr, Raiders rally to beat Saints 35-34

Published Sep. 11 2016

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Oakland gambled with a 2-point conversion that David Carr converted with a pass to Michael Crabtree...

Chiefs overcome 17-point deficit, beat Chargers 33-27 in OT

Published Sep. 11 2016

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Alex Smith dived for a touchdown on the first possession of overtime, completing the Kansas...

Rodgers accounts for 3 TDs, Packers beat Jaguars 27-23

Published Sep. 11 2016

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Aaron Rodgers threw two touchdown passes and ran for another score, leading the Green Bay Packers...

Winston throws 4 TD passes, Bucs beat Falcons 31-24

Published Sep. 11 2016

ATLANTA (AP) - Jameis Winston bounced back from an early interception to throw four touchdown passes, and Tampa Bay claimed...

Carson Wentz leads Eagles past Browns 29-10

Published Sep. 11 2016

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Carson Wentz had 278 yards passing and two touchdowns in a stellar NFL debut and the Philadelphia...

Ryan Martin wins lightweight title

Published Sep. 11 2016

Martin dropped last-minute sub Cesar Villarraga on the way to an eight-round unanimous decision victory at The Forum. That gave...

Angelique Kerber wins 1st US Open title

Published Sep. 10 2016

Early in what would become a tight test of a U.S. Open final, Angelique Kerber sprinted forward to somehow reach...