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Raiders beat Philly, 33-22, in second game under Bisaccia

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas Raiders quarterback Derek Carr found inactive tight end Darren Waller on the sideline during Sunday's game against the Philadelphia Eagles to let him know "how weird" it was not having his top target on the field. "I joked around, 'that's 20 targets I gotta ...

Stafford throws 3 TD passes, Rams edge Goff’s Lions 28-19

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Jared Goff was under immediate pressure from Aaron Donald when he dropped back late in a one-score game. He threw to the end zone while being dropped, and Jalen Ramsey picked it off. Goff didn't need a homecoming game to remind him it's much easier to win when the ...

AP source: Cards replacing Shildt with bench coach Marmol

The St. Louis Cardinals plan to announce Monday that bench coach Oliver Marmol will be promoted to replace fired manager Mike Shildt, according to a person familiar with the decision. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Sunday night because the team hadn't ...

Lakers overcome Morant’s 40-points, beat Grizzlies 121-118

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Carmelo Anthony got the game ball after the Los Angeles Lakers' first victory of the season. Anthony had just scored a team-high 28 points, moving into ninth place on the NBA's career scoring list, and was asked to make a speech. The 37-year-old Anthony said he was too ...

Tom Brady’s latest milestone is another untouchable one

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Tom Brady's latest milestone is another untouchable one. Brady became the first player to throw 600 career touchdown passes and then tacked on two more in Tampa Bay's 38-3 rout over Chicago on Sunday. Seven Super Bowl rings, 602 TD passes, 81,479 yards passing. And, he's ...

STAT WATCH: Buffalo’s 11 sacks are most in FBS since 2019

Buffalo is back on top of the Mid-American Conference sacks chart after its school-record performance against Akron. The Bulls have been the MAC's leading sack team the past two years, but had slipped a bit this season under a new coaching staff and were fifth entering their game at Akron on ...

Motivated by late father’s words, Baker chases elusive crown

HOUSTON (AP) — Dusty Baker, then manager of the San Francisco Giants, had just left the stadium after a crushing loss to the Anaheim Angels in Game 7 of the 2002 World Series when he met up with his father. Johnnie B. Baker Sr. didn't mince words. "He goes: 'Man, after the way (you) lost ...

AP Top 25 Reality Check: Welcome, back ‘Clones; Who’s next?

For the first time this regular season, there were no teams making their season debut in The Associated college football poll. Iowa State and BYU rejoined the AP Top 25 presented by Regions Bank, but the number of teams that have been ranked for at least one week this season remains at ...

Week 8 Preview: Chip vs. Oregon; Pickett’s Heisman chance

The last three weeks have featured a team ranked in the top three of the AP college football poll losing to an unranked team. That streak will be tough to extend in Week 8. No. 1 Georgia is off, No. 2 Cincinnati is a four-touchdown favorite at Navy and No. 3 Oklahoma is favored by more than ...

Hall of Famer, Olympic coach Wright returns to loaded Nova

VILLANOVA, Pa. (AP) — Jay Wright left for Japan on July 2 as a two-time national champion at Villanova and winner of enough coach of the year awards and Big East titles to fill several trophy cases. He returned to the Main Line campus from a road trip that took him from Tokyo to Springfield, ...