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Lions climb to .500 by beating Dolphins 32-21

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Caught from behind on a 71-yard run, Kerryon Johnson took some locker room ribbing, the kind that comes after a victory on the road. Johnson rushed for 158 yards Sunday to help the Detroit Lions beat Miami 32-21. His teammates thought he should have had more, but safety Reshad Jones ran him down after the ...

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Hernangomez’s late block helps Nuggets beat Warriors 100-98

DENVER (AP) — Juancho Hernangomez’s swooping right-handed swat was precisely the right stuff to help the Denver Nuggets stay unbeaten. Turns out, this high-scoring Nuggets team can play a little defense, too. Hernangomez blocked a tying layup from behind just before the buzzer and the Nuggets held off the Golden State Warriors 100-98 on Sunday night. Trailing by 13 points ...

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USC freshman quarterback J.T. Daniels in concussion protocol

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Southern California freshman quarterback J.T. Daniels will be unavailable at the start of the Trojans‘ upcoming practice week while he recovers from a likely concussion. USC coach Clay Helton also announced Sunday night that backup quarterback Matt Fink broke three ribs in the Trojans’ loss at Utah. With Daniels in the concussion protocol, Jack Sears will ...

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OSU’s Haskins racks up big yardage in big loss to Purdue

Ohio State’s Dwayne Haskins set career highs in completions and passing yards, and he even connected on 67.1 percent of his throws. That Haskins did all that in a 49-20 loss at Purdue was further proof that trying to win by going almost exclusively through the air typically doesn’t work. Haskins led the nation this weekend and set school records ...

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Brad Ausmus named new manager of Los Angeles Angels

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Brad Ausmus was named the Los Angeles Angels‘ manager on Sunday, moving from the front office to the dugout to replace longtime skipper Mike Scioscia. General manager Billy Eppler announced the hiring of Ausmus, who served as Eppler’s special assistant last season after four years as the Detroit Tigers‘ manager. Ausmus got a three-year contract with ...

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AP Top 25 Heat Check: Alabama becomes unanimous No. 1

Alabama is finally a unanimous No. 1 in The Associated Press college football. That probably took longer than it should have, but now all 61 voters are on board. Being unanimous No. 1 is notable but not rare. The Crimson Tide did it a couple times last season and four times in 2016. The one thing holding back, if you ...

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Led by bench, Clippers hang on to beat Rockets 115-112

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Three games into his NBA career, Shai Gilgeous-Alexander is getting used to playing in crunch time. The rookie is pretty good when it counts, too. Montrezl Harrell led a fourth-quarter charge by the Clippers‘ reserves with 17 points, Gilgeous-Alexander added 12 and Los Angeles defeated the Houston Rockets 115-112 on Sunday night. Clippers coach Doc Rivers ...

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