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Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes (15) is tackled by Indianapolis Colts defensive end Jabaal Sheard (93) and defensive end Kemoko Turay (57) during the second half of an NFL football game in Kansas City, Mo., Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019. (AP Photo/Reed Hoffmann)
October 06, 2019 - 11:52 pm
The NFL is down to two unbeaten teams. Kansas City failed to do much on either side of the ball in a 19-13 home loss to Indianapolis on Sunday night, leaving New England (5-0) and San Francisco (3-0) as the league's only teams without a setback. The 49ers host Cleveland on Monday night. The Chiefs...
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New Orleans Saints wide receiver Ted Ginn, right, celebrates his touchdown reception with quarterback Teddy Bridgewater in the second half of an NFL football game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in New Orleans, Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019. (AP Photo/Bill Feig)
October 06, 2019 - 11:43 pm
The NFL's biggest trend so far in 2019 is, well, setting trends. In its 100th season, highlighted by all sorts of celebrations and honor what has become the nation's most popular sport, those trends tend to skew toward the negative side. Because this is supposed to be an uplifting season, it's...
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New York Yankees pitcher Luis Severino ponders a question from the media Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019, in Minneapolis as the team prepares for Game 3 of the American League Division Series baseball playoffs against the Minnesota Twins. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)
October 06, 2019 - 6:45 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Luis Severino certainly should be fresh when he tries to lead the New York Yankees to yet another Division Series sweep of the Minnesota Twins. The 25-year-old right-hander didn't make his regular-season debut until Sept. 17, spending most of the year rehabbing a lat muscle...
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Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph (2) is helped from the field after he was injured in the second half of an NFL football game against the Baltimore Ravens, Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
October 06, 2019 - 6:20 pm
Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph left the game against Baltimore after suffering a concussion following a hit to the chin by Ravens safety Earl Thomas in the third quarter on Sunday. Trailing 17-13 and facing third-and-11 at the Pittsburgh 12 midway through the third quarter, Rudolph...
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Green Bay Packers' Aaron Jones (33) reaches the end zone for a touchdown in front of Dallas Cowboys' Byron Jones, rear, during the second half of an NFL football game in Arlington, Texas, Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019. (AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth)
October 06, 2019 - 3:59 pm
The Latest on NFL Week 5 (all times EDT) 6:55 p.m. Green Bay running back Aaron Jones keeps building on a career day at the Dallas Cowboys. Jones has four touchdowns rushing, already two more than his career high with time remaining in the third quarter, to help the Packers build a 31-3 lead. The...
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New Orleans Saints quarterback Teddy Bridgewater (5) throws in the first half of an NFL football game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in New Orleans, Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)
October 06, 2019 - 11:10 am
The Latest on NFL Week 5 (all times EDT) 2:05 p.m. The Saints have ended a streak of 13 possessions without a touchdown and taken a 10-7 lead over Tampa Bay in the process. Saints quarterback Teddy Bridgewater, starting his third straight game for the injured Drew Brees, found Michael Thomas for a...
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Fans wait to enter Wembley stadium before an NFL football game between the Chicago Bears and the Oakland Raiders, Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019, in London. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
October 06, 2019 - 9:44 am
Colt McCoy is getting his first start since December and rookie Dwayne Haskins Jr. will be the Redskins' backup quarterback when winless Washington hosts unbeaten New England on Sunday. Case Keenum is inactive with a sprained foot for Washingon. The Patriots will be without second-leading rusher...
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Kansas City Chiefs head coach Andy Reid, right, and Baltimore Ravens head coach John Harbaugh greet each other after their NFL football game Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
October 05, 2019 - 11:49 am
The fact that neither team has a winning record doesn't diminish one bit the intensity of the rivalry between the Ravens and Steelers. If it is not the most historic series in NFL history, it's as intense as any. Just listen to what John Harbaugh told his players this week, heading into their visit...
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Boxer Ivana Habazin wipes away tears as she stays with her trainer Bashir Ali after he was punched by a man and fell to the ground before Habazin's weigh-in, Friday, Oct. 4, 2019, in Flint, Mich. Ali was sent to McLaren Hospital in Flint to be treated. Habazin and Claressa Shields are scheduled to fight Saturday for the WBO and WBC super welterweight championships. (Jake May/The Flint Journal via AP)/The Flint Journal via AP)
October 05, 2019 - 6:42 am
FLINT, Mich. (AP) — Claressa Shields' long-awaited fight in her hometown was called off after her opponent's trainer was injured in an altercation before the weigh-in. Shields was supposed to fight Ivana Habazin of Croatia on Saturday night, but the bout was called off after Habazin's trainer James...
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FILE - In this May 23, 2019, file photo, New York Jets quarterback Sam Darnold speaks to reporters after an NFL football practice in Florham Park, N.J. Darnold has been ruled out for New York's game at Philadelphia on Sunday as he continues to recover from mononucleosis. Coach Adam Gase says Friday that Darnold had tests Thursday night, and the results of which were not sufficient enough for doctors to clear him to play. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
October 05, 2019 - 12:25 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Sam Darnold's return will have to wait at least another week. The New York Jets quarterback was ruled out for the team's game at Philadelphia on Sunday as he continues to recover from mononucleosis. Darnold was originally scheduled to have medical tests Friday, but the doctors...
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