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New England Patriots wide receiver Brandin Cooks, right, drags his toes as he makes the game-winning catch in the end zone for a touchdown in front of Houston Texans safety Corey Moore, left, during the second half of Sunday's matchup in Foxborough, Mass. The Patriots won 36-33. AP Photo/Michael Dwyer
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Brandin Cooks started his day by being booed. He ended it with one of the biggest moments of his short New England Patriots tenure. Cooks was one of a group of Patriots players jeered as they stood locked arm in arm next to a group of players that knelt during the...
Boston Red Sox's Mookie Betts, right, scores the go-ahead run against Cincinnati Reds catcher Tucker Barnhart, left, in the eighth inning of Sunday's game in Cincinnati. The Red Sox won 5-4. AP Photo/John Minchillo
CINCINNATI (AP) — Mookie Betts wasn’t about to stop. Neither are the Red Sox, who are heading home with a chance to win another division title. Betts doubled with the bases loaded to tie it in the eighth inning and dashed home from second base on an infield single, rallying the Red Sox to a 5-4...
(AP) — President Donald Trump’s criticism of players who kneel during the national anthem sparked angry protests around the National Football League Sunday, as about 200 players sat, knelt or raised their fists in defiance. A week ago, just six players protested. Most NFL players on Sunday...
ATLANTA (AP) — Justin Thomas is the FedEx Cup champion, a surprise to no one who saw him power his way to scoring records, his first major at the PGA Championship and more PGA Tour victories than anyone this season. Standing next to him at the trophy ceremony was Xander Schauffele, who never...
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee coach Butch Jones often follows closer-than-expected victories by saying that he never will apologize for a win. This time, he had a different postgame approach. “At the end of the day, it’s all about getting the victory, but (that was) just flat-out...
MIAMI (AP) — Dwyane Wade is about to become a free agent, and he’s hoping that doesn’t last for long. Wade and the Chicago Bulls agreed to terms on a buyout agreement Sunday, a person with direct knowledge of the talks told The Associated Press. Wade is considering several options, including a...
 Boston Red Sox's Mookie Betts, left, takes the helmet from Rafael Devers as they celebrate Devers' three-run home run off Cincinnati Reds starting pitcher Sal Romano during the fourth inning of Friday's game in Cincinnati. AP Photo/John Minchillo
CINCINNATI (AP) — Rafael Devers hit a three-run homer Friday night, and the Boston Red Sox extended their AL East lead to four games by overcoming Scooter Gennett’s fourth grand slam of the season for a 5-4 victory over the Cincinnati Reds. Boston added to its lead with the help of the Yankees’...
Sunday, Sept. 24 Baltimore at Jacksonville, 9:30 a.m. Denver at Buffalo, 1 p.m. Pittsburgh at Chicago, 1 p.m. Atlanta at Detroit, 1 p.m. Cleveland at Indianapolis, 1 p.m. Tampa Bay at Minnesota, 1 p.m. Houston at New England, 1 p.m. Miami at New York Jets, 1 p.m. New York Giants...
ATLANTA (AP) — With two swings, Justin Thomas showed that every shot counts in the FedEx Cup, even at the season-ending Tour Championship. Thomas had six players ahead of him Friday when he smashed a 335-yard drive down the bottom of the hill on the par-5 18th hole at East Lake, and then a 5-...
(AP)—Leven died Sept. 15 at his home in Seattle after a long bout with cancer, according to his son, Michael Leven. As a driver, Bruce Leven surrounded himself with international stars that led to the success of his privately held Bayside Disposal Racing team, including victories at Sebring in...

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