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New York Mets pinch-hitter David Wright grounds out during the fifth inning of the team's baseball game against the Miami Marlins on Friday, Sept. 28, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)
September 28, 2018 - 8:43 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — David Wright finally made it back into a major league game Friday night, grounding out in his first plate appearance for the New York Mets in nearly 2½ years. Sidelined by neck, back and shoulder injuries since May 27, 2016, Wright came up as a pinch-hitter against the Miami Marlins...
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September 28, 2018 - 8:40 pm
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Hale Irwin shot a 5-under 67 at Pebble Beach on Friday in the Pure Insurance Championship, leaving the 73-year-old Hall of Famer a stroke behind leader David Frost in the PGA Tour Champions event. Irwin played his final nine holes in 6-under 26. He birdied the par-4...
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Los Angeles Rams wide receiver Robert Woods makes a touchdown catch in front of Minnesota Vikings linebacker Anthony Barr during the second half in an NFL football game Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
September 28, 2018 - 6:59 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have been built around a stifling defense since Mike Zimmer was hired as head coach. That foundation has developed a frightening amount of cracks, one-fourth of the way through Zimmer's fifth season. The Vikings allowed 456 passing yards in their 38-31 loss...
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September 28, 2018 - 5:24 pm
DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — Miami Dolphins defensive end Cameron Wake has joined other players in complaining about the NFL's officiating emphasis to discourage quarterback hits. Wake says when it comes to the league's concern about player safety, quarterbacks come first. His teammate, end William Hayes,...
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Philadelphia 76ers' Joel Embiid, of Cameroon, poses for a photograph during media day at the NBA basketball team's practice facility, Friday, Sept. 21, 2018, in Camden. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola)
September 28, 2018 - 4:15 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia 76ers fan favorite Joel Embiid is apparently a fan himself — of Ed Sheeran. The British singer-songwriter made a stop in Philadelphia on Thursday, performing for a sold-out crowd at the Lincoln Financial Field. Embiid posted a video of Sheeran's performance on his...
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Europe's Francesco Molinari celebrates after winning a foursome match with his partner Tommy Fleetwood on the opening day of the 42nd Ryder Cup at Le Golf National in Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, outside Paris, France, Friday, Sept. 28, 2018. Molinari and Fleetwood beat Justin Thomas of the US and Jordan Spieth 5 and 4. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
September 28, 2018 - 11:41 am
SAINT-QUENTIN-EN-YVELINES, France (AP) — The Americans got off to the start they wanted. The Europeans had the finish they needed. Europe began its bid to regain the Ryder Cup with a clean sweep of the foursomes matches Friday afternoon, allowing it to recover from Tony Finau's amazing fortune that...
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September 28, 2018 - 11:37 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Judge again has baseball's most popular jersey. MLB says the Yankee slugger's No. 99 was the top seller for the second straight season. Judge beat out 2017 AL MVP Jose Altuve, who will be trying to repeat as a World Series champion with the Houston Astros next month. Judge and...
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FILE - In this Feb. 20, 2018, file photo, LSU forward Wayde Sims (44) defends against Vanderbilt forward Jeff Roberson (11) during an NCAA college basketball game, in Baton Rouge, La. LSU basketball player Wayde Sims has died after he was shot near the campus of another school in Baton Rouge. Police say in a news release that the 20-year-old Sims was shot around 12:30 a.m. Friday, Sept. 28, 2018, near the campus of Southern University. Sgt. Don Coppola Jr. said Sims was taken to a hospital with an apparent gunshot wound and died. (Hilary Scheinuk/The Advocate via AP, File)
September 28, 2018 - 9:01 am
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — LSU basketball player Wayde Sims has died after he was shot early Friday near the campus of another school in Baton Rouge. Sims, 20, was shot around 12:25 a.m., Baton Rouge police said in a news release. He was taken to a hospital and died from his wounds, Sgt. Don Coppola...
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Jordan Spieth of the US plays from the 7th tee during a fourball match on the opening day of the 42nd Ryder Cup at Le Golf National in Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, outside Paris, France, Friday, Sept. 28, 2018. (AP Photo/Laurent Cipriani)
September 28, 2018 - 4:59 am
SAINT-QUENTIN-EN-YVELINES, France (AP) — The Latest on the Ryder Cup at Le Golf National (all times local): 11:45 a.m. The fourballs are headed to the back nine at the Ryder Cup, and all the matches are in the balance. In a 40-minute swing at Le Golf National, the United States went from being down...
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Los Angeles Rams quarterback Jared Goff passes against the Minnesota Vikings during the first half in an NFL football game Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
September 27, 2018 - 11:13 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jared Goff turned a phenomenal first half into the biggest game of his career, and it was still just barely enough to beat Kirk Cousins. Goff passed for career highs of 465 yards and five touchdowns, winning a scintillating duel with his Minnesota counterpart and leading the...
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