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September 19, 2017 - 5:14 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Of the eight teams off to 2-0 starts this season, perhaps the most impressive has been the Kansas City Chiefs. The Chiefs went into Foxborough and handled the New England Patriots in the NFL's regular-season opener and followed that up with a win over the Philadelphia Eagles in...
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September 19, 2017 - 3:56 pm
EASTON, Pa. (AP) — Prosecutors say a 19-year-old Pennsylvania college freshman and lacrosse player who died from blunt-force head injuries had been drinking alcohol and likely fell in his dorm room and hit his head. District Attorney John Morganelli says lacrosse recruit McCrae Williams, of Weston...
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September 19, 2017 - 11:27 am
EASTON, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania prosecutor is planning a news conference on the death of a 19-year-old college freshman who died last week from blunt-force head injuries believed to be suffered in a fall. Lafayette College in Easton has said that officers responding to a call about a student who'...
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September 19, 2017 - 10:15 am
MIAMI (AP) — With 55 homers, Miami Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton needs six in the final 12 games to match Roger Maris' hallowed 1961 total of 61. That means Stanton needs one more power surge. The most prodigious, prolific home run hitter in the major leagues might also be the streakiest. His...
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September 19, 2017 - 7:10 am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Oscar Pistorius faces another legal challenge when South Africa's Supreme Court of Appeal convenes Nov. 3 to hear arguments by state prosecutors that the former track star and convicted murderer should get more jail time. The National Prosecuting Authority said Tuesday that the...
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September 19, 2017 - 2:22 am
A look at what's happening all around the majors today: ___ SUMMER OF THE SLUGGER Major League Baseball is on track to break its season record for home runs with nearly two weeks left in the season. There were 5,677 home runs hit through Monday, 16 shy of the record set in 2000 at the height of the...
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September 19, 2017 - 2:13 am
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The NFL's highest paid player has the Detroit Lions rolling into early showdown against the defending NFC champion Atlanta Falcons. How big can a game really be in Week 3? Well, there are only three undefeated teams left in the NFC: the Lions, the Falcons and the...
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September 19, 2017 - 1:13 am
NEW YORK (AP) — With the Yankees barely clinging to a late lead in a game with October implications, Aroldis Chapman made fast work of Joe Mauer and the Minnesota Twins. Really fast. Throwing all four pitches at least 100 mph, Chapman worked out of big trouble in the eighth inning and New York...
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September 19, 2017 - 12:13 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A federal judge overseeing the NFL's $1 billion concussion settlement with former players says she's concerned they're being targeted by claims service providers, lenders and other groups seeking a share of the money. At a hearing in Philadelphia on Tuesday, U.S. District Judge...
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September 18, 2017 - 10:48 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Judge hit his 44th home run, Aroldis Chapman pitched out of big trouble in the eighth inning and the New York Yankees edged the Minnesota Twins 2-1 on Monday night to increase their AL wild-card lead. Todd Frazier hit a tiebreaking sacrifice fly in the sixth, and Jaime Garcia...
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