By JAY COHEN, AP Sports Writer
CHICAGO (AP) — Brian Urlacher finally got a chance to say goodbye, and he tackled the opportunity the same way he played for 13 seasons.
Urlacher was honored by the Chicago Bears at halftime of their 24-17 victory over the Seattle Seahawks on Monday ...
By JOHN PERROTTO, Associated Press
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jacob Stallings has 19 hits in parts of three major league seasons, and the rookie third-string catcher has made a some of them count.
Stallings hit a two-out single in the bottom of the ninth inning to rally the Pittsburgh Pirates to a ...
By DAVID GINSBURG, AP Sports Writer
BALTIMORE (AP) — A historic defeat for the Baltimore Orioles wasn't much different than the 106 that preceded it.
Baltimore managed only three hits in falling to Toronto 5-0 on Monday night and tied an Orioles record for losses in a season.
By TOM WITHERS, AP Sports Wrier
CLEVELAND (AP) — Josh Gordon's strange, stuttering career will start anew in New England.
Bill Belichick and Tom Brady have a new offensive toy.
The Browns severed ties for good with the problematic wide receiver by trading him to the Patriots for a ...
By STEPHEN WHYNO, AP Hockey Writer
Ryan Johansen remembers how the Columbus Blue Jackets didn't have a captain until one day it clicked and everyone knew it should be Nick Foligno.
"There was just no doubt," Johansen said. "It's just one of those things you don't want to force. You don't want ...
By JOSE M. ROMERO, Associated Press
PHOENIX (AP) — Kyle Hendricks received a standing ovation from Chicago Cubs fans in Arizona for merely laying down a sacrifice bunt in the top of the ninth inning.
He earned all that applause away from home with the way he pitched on the mound.
By RALPH D. RUSSO, AP College Football Writer
LSU should be No. 1 in The Associated Press college football poll.
Yes, that is a thing you could argue after three weeks of the season. None of the 61 members of the AP Top 25 media panel held that opinion Sunday, but the Tigers did make a big ...
By ANDREW DAMPF, AP Sports Writer
ZADAR, Croatia (AP) — Fans banging drums and blowing trumpets for hours on end. Colorful costumes. Chants more reminiscent of soccer games than tennis matches.
Plus, a series of marathon matches featuring constant momentum changes and drama.
The atmosphere ...
By COLIN FLY, Associated Press
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Brewers manager Craig Counsell says every day is going to be difficult during the final two weeks of the regular season, and the Pittsburgh Pirates showed why.
Jesus Aguilar and Domingo Santana hit back-to-back home runs to begin the ninth ...
HOUSTON (AP) — Justin Verlander continued his strong September with another dominating outing Sunday.
Verlander struck out 11 in seven solid innings and the Houston Astros extended their AL West edge, topping the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-4.
"Certainly, in the last couple of months this is his ...
By The Associated Press
A look at what's happening around the majors today:
With the Rockies a half-game ahead of the Dodgers for the NL West lead, the teams begin their final series of the regular season. Jon Gray (11-7) pitches the opener of a three-game set at Dodger ...
By EDDIE PELLS, AP National Writer
How's THAT for a halftime adjustment?
While the rest of the Buffalo Bills jogged into the locker room at halftime of their game against the Los Angeles Chargers, cornerback Vontae Davis jogged in, then just kept on going.
He quit at halftime — a ...
By WILL GRAVES, AP Sports Writer
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Patrick Mahomes is taking a democratic approach to his new job. Get open and the Kansas City Chiefs quarterback will get you the ball.
The proof came on Sunday in Pittsburgh in a record-setting 42-37 victory over the Steelers. The ...
By BRETT MARTEL, AP Sports Writer
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Browns were just a kick away.
Well, maybe a few kicks, not to mention a defensive penalty that revived a New Orleans touchdown drive, as well as an interception that set up another Saints score in the waning minutes.
Even with all ...
By MARK LONG, AP Sports Writer
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Tom Brady trudged off the field with his helmet in one hand, grass stains on his jersey and a look of frustration on his face.
This was a different feeling for the New England Patriots quarterback — at least against ...
By STEPHEN WHYNO, AP Sports Writer
The Indianapolis Colts' defense looks primed and ready to face Carson Wentz and the defending Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles.
Fresh off holding the Washington Redskins without a touchdown in a 21-9 victory Sunday, the Colts (1-1) turn their ...
By TIM DAHLBERG, AP Boxing Writer
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin fought 24 rounds in the space of a year, with little to pick between them.
When the scorecards were totaled Saturday night, though, the judges crowned a new middleweight champion of the world — but just ...
By DAVID SOLOMON, Associated Press
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Yasiel Puig has never missed the postseason since making his major league debut in 2013, and he doesn't plan on ending that run.
Puig homered three times and had a career-high seven RBIs, giving him five homers in two games, and the Los ...
By The Associated Press
CLEVELAND (AP) — Unchallenged for months, the Cleveland Indians clinched their third straight AL Central title with a 15-0 blowout on Saturday of the Detroit Tigers, who made four errors and managed only two hits.
Francisco Lindor and Michael Brantley connected for ...
By TOM WITHERS, AP Sports Writer
CLEVELAND (AP) — Josh Gordon's troubled tenure with the Cleveland Browns has ended.
The team isn't going to help him any longer. He let them down for the final time.
The Browns announced Saturday night that it intends to release the former Pro Bowl wide ...