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Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith passes against the Los Angeles Chargers during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017, in Carson, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
September 24, 2017 - 9:13 pm
CARSON, Calif. (AP) — The Chiefs own the Chargers, whether they play in Kansas City, Los Angeles or San Diego. Alex Smith threw two touchdown passes in the first 9½ minutes against what used to be his hometown team, Terrance Mitchell had two interceptions and rookie Kareem Hunt scored on a 69-yard...
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Green Bay Packers' Aaron Rodgers celebrates after an NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017, in Green Bay, Wis. The Packers won 27-24 in overtime. (AP Photo/Mike Roemer)
September 24, 2017 - 9:08 pm
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Aaron Rodgers burned another defense deep with a free play. The Cincinnati Bengals found their offense and a new way to lose. Mason Crosby kicked a 27-yard field goal with 6:26 left in overtime set up by Rodgers' 72-yard pass to Geronimo Allison, and the Green Bay Packers...
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Oakland Athletics pitcher Jharel Cotton works against the Texas Rangers in the second inning of a baseball game, Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
September 24, 2017 - 9:00 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Nearing the end of a long, disappointing season, the Oakland Athletics are finally on a roll. Khris Davis hit another big home run, Jharel Cotton pitched five shutout innings of one-hit ball and the Athletics extended their season-best winning streak to seven games with an 8-...
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Oakland Athletics pitcher Jharel Cotton works against the Texas Rangers in the second inning of a baseball game, Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
September 24, 2017 - 9:00 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Nearing the end of a long, disappointing season, the Oakland Athletics are finally on a roll. Khris Davis hit another big home run, Jharel Cotton pitched five shutout innings of one-hit ball and the Athletics extended their season-best winning streak to seven games with an 8-...
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Oakland Athletics' Mark Canha (20) places his hand on the shoulder of Bruce Maxwell as Maxwell takes a knee during the national anthem prior to a baseball game against the Texas Rangers, Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
September 24, 2017 - 8:37 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Oakland Athletics catcher Bruce Maxwell pressed a hand to his heart and took to a knee for the national anthem for the second straight game Sunday, part of a protest movement that has been criticized by President Donald Trump. On Saturday, the 26-year-old rookie became the...
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September 24, 2017 - 8:15 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Hector Villalba and Jeff Larentowicz each scored, Brad Guzan had his second straight shutout, and Atlanta beat the Montreal Impact 2-0 on Sunday to extend United's home unbeaten streak to 12 games. Atlanta (14-8-7) moved into third in the Eastern Conference, three points back of...
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September 24, 2017 - 8:14 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Matthew Stafford's pass to Golden Tate was ruled to be just short of the goal line in the final seconds, overturning the call on the field and allowing the Atlanta Falcons to hold on for a 30-26 win over the Detroit Lions on Sunday. Stafford threw a slant to Tate and a video review...
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Arizona Diamondbacks manager Torey Lovullo, left, Reno Aces manager Jerry Narron (57), pitching coach Mike Butcher, second from right, and hitting coach Dave Magadan, right, congratulate one another after it was announced the Diamondbacks clinched a playoff spot during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Miami Marlins, Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017, in Phoenix. Both the St. Louis Cardinals and Milwaukee Brewers lost their games, giving the Diamondbacks their National League Wild Card playoff spot. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
September 24, 2017 - 8:12 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — J.D. Martinez lined a two-out RBI single to deep left field with the bases loaded in the ninth inning, and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Miami Marlins 3-2 on Sunday to clinch the top wild card in the National League. The Diamondbacks, who won only 69 games a year ago but are 90-...
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