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Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield celebrates after the Browns defeated the New York Jets 21-17 in an NFL football game Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/David Richard)
September 21, 2018 - 12:48 am
CLEVELAND (AP) — For the first time in 635 days, the Cleveland Browns won. Baker Mayfield showed them how. The No. 1 overall pick replaced injured starter Tyrod Taylor and sparked the Browns, who got two 1-yard touchdown runs from Carlos Hyde and beat the New York Jets 21-17 on Thursday night for...
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Detroit Tigers' Christin Stewart, left, is greeted by JaCoby Jones at home plate after both scored on Stewart's two-run home run during the first inning of a baseball game against the Kansas City Royals, Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
September 20, 2018 - 10:37 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Christin Stewart hit his first two big-league homers and drove in six runs Thursday night, leading the Detroit Tigers past the Kansas City Royals 11-8. Stewart, a September call-up playing in his 11th game, became the first Tigers rookie to drive in six runs in a game since Ryan...
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Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield throws a pass against the New York Jets during the first half of an NFL football game Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/David Richard)
September 20, 2018 - 10:18 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — Baker Mayfield's been thrown into the mix for the Browns. The No. 1 overall pick in this year's draft replaced Tyrod Taylor after Cleveland's starting quarterback sustained a concussion in the first half of Thursday night's game against the New York Jets. Taylor was slow getting up...
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This July 14, 2018 photo, workers at the FanDuel sports book at the Meadowlands Racetrack in East Rutherford N.J. prepare to take bets moments before opening. New Jersey gambling regulators are investigating whether FanDuel should be ordered to pay a New Jersey man $82,000 for a bet he made on a football game at what the company said were erroneously high odds. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)
September 20, 2018 - 5:15 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Upon further review, a New Jersey man will get his full $82,000 payout on a disputed $110 sports bet. And several other gamblers who made similar bets at wildly inflated odds will also be paid in full, FanDuel said Thursday. The online sports betting company said it will...
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Montreal Canadiens' Max Domi is pulled away by linesman Ryan Daisy after a brief fight with Florida Panthers' Aaron Ekblad during the third period of an NHL hockey preseason game Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018, in Montreal. (Paul Chiasson/The Canadian Press via AP)
September 20, 2018 - 4:19 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Montreal Canadiens forward Max Domi has been suspended for the remainder of the NHL preseason after punching Florida defenseman Aaron Ekblad during an exhibition game. The NHL's Department of Player Safety made the announcement Thursday following an afternoon hearing with Domi. The...
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In this Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018 photo, Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown (84) runs with the ball as Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Terrance Smith (48) defends in an NFL football game in Pittsburgh. The Steelers began the season saying they needed to avoid the drama that plagued them in 2017. And yet two weeks in the team is winless, Antonio Brown is frustrated and Le'Veon Bell is MIA. (AP Photo/Don Wright)
September 20, 2018 - 4:15 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The chorus of "The Storm Is Over" by gospel singer Kirk Franklin played as Antonio Brown approached his locker on Thursday, an intentionally apt choice by Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker/DJ Vince Williams to address the latest bit of drama surrounding his superstar teammate. Brown...
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FILE - In this Sept. 16, 2018, file photo, Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers looks to pass during an NFL football game against the Minnesota Vikings, in Green Bay, Wis. Aaron Rodgers and Adrian Peterson meet again, this time with the Green Bay Packers quarterback battling a knee injury and the running back now 33 and playing for the Washington Redskins. (AP Photo/Matt Ludtke, File)
September 20, 2018 - 2:55 pm
Patrick Mahomes is good. 2018 David Johnson looks nothing like 2016 David Johnson. The Rams defense has not only replaced the Seahawks as the NFC's most dominant unit, but may be the best the NFL has to offer. Week 3 will go a long way toward helping fantasy football owners decide how those clear...
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FILE - In this, July 5, 2015 file photo, the United States Women's National Team celebrates with the trophy after they beat Japan 5-2 in the FIFA Women's World Cup soccer final in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. FIFA is making a concession to women's football and will start funding business-class flights for some 2019 Women's World Cup teams' travel to France. FIFA official Emily Shaw also tells a women's sports law conference total prize money will "significantly increase" from $15 million shared among 24 teams at the 2015 edition. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
September 20, 2018 - 2:08 pm
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — In a concession to women's soccer, FIFA will start funding business-class flights for some of the Women's World Cup teams traveling to France for next year's tournament. Total prize money will also "significantly increase" from the $15 million shared among 24 teams at...
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Philadelphia 76ers incoming general manager Elton Brand speaks at the NBA basketball team's practice facility in Camden, N.J., Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
September 20, 2018 - 1:26 pm
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — Only two years out of the NBA, Elton Brand is set to return to the league as a 39-year-old general manager of the Philadelphia 76ers. For a franchise that underwent the painful "Process" for a few seasons and had its last GM caught up in a Twitter scandal, a youth movement in...
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September 20, 2018 - 10:25 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The former investment bank analyst who fed confidential stock tips to NFL player Mychal Kendricks has pleaded guilty to securities fraud. Damilare Sonoiki, who also wrote for the television show "Black-ish" for a season, pleaded guilty in federal court Wednesday. Prosecutors...
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