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Goodbye to the 'King': Arnold Palmer, 87, instrumental in popularizing golf

posted: 09/26/2016 5:45 a.m. Discuss

Arnold Palmer brought a country club sport to the masses with a hard-charging style, charisma and a commoner's touch. At ease with both presidents and the golfing public, and on a first-name basis with both, "The King" died Sunday in Pittsburgh. He was 87.

Prescott, Elliott lead charge as Cowboys dispose of Bears

posted: 09/26/2016 5:45 a.m. Comment 1

ARLINGTON, Texas -- Maybe the Dallas Cowboys will be OK without quarterback Tony Romo this time. The future of the Dallas running game with Ezekiel Elliott looks pretty good, too.

Marlins pitcher killed in accident

posted: 09/26/2016 2:41 a.m. Discuss

MIAMI -- Jose Fernandez escaped from Cuba by boat on his fourth try as a teenager, and when his mother fell into the Yucatan Channel during the journey, he jumped in and pulled her out.

Commentary: Marlins’ Fernandez full of life and passion

posted: 09/26/2016 2:37 a.m. Discuss

Don Mattingly talked through tears and pain in a sad and slow manner. The Miami Marlins' manager tried to explain the joy of Jose Fernandez amid his death. And his passion. Always there was passion, Mattingly said, a smile trying and failing to climb his face.

Harvick makes statement, advances to next round

posted: 09/26/2016 2:36 a.m. Discuss

LOUDON, N.H. -- Kevin Harvick has thrived as NASCAR's version of a Game 7 master, steeling his nerves and flourishing in those win-or-else races that kept a championship push alive.

Jets grounded by eight turnovers

posted: 09/26/2016 2:34 a.m. Discuss

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Derrick Johnson saw everybody else intercepting passes for Kansas City and decided to join the party.

NFL report: Seahawks QB Wilson hurts knee

posted: 09/26/2016 2:34 a.m. Discuss

Russell Wilson injured his left knee in the second half of the Seattle Seahawks' game against San Francisco on Sunday, the second time in three weeks he's gotten hurt.

Redskins pounce on Giants' mistakes

posted: 09/26/2016 2:32 a.m. Discuss

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- All the Washington Redskins needed to avoid a dreaded 0-3 start was a couple of fourth-quarter interceptions by backups and five field goals from a guy who had never made that many in a game.


posted: 09/26/2016 2:32 a.m. Discuss

Falcons at Saints 7:30 p.m. Central, ESPN


posted: 09/26/2016 2:31 a.m. Discuss

Hunter Henry had his biggest day as a San Diego Charger — but lost a costly fumble in the fourth quarter of Sunday’s loss to the Indianapolis Colts.

Bills finally put it all together

posted: 09/26/2016 2:30 a.m. Discuss

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. -- LeSean McCoy scored twice and safety Aaron Williams returned a botched field-goal snap 53 yards for a touchdown in leading the Buffalo Bills to a 33-18 victory over the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday.

Dodgers win NL West in Skully's home finale

posted: 09/26/2016 2:29 a.m. Discuss

LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles Dodgers clinched their fourth consecutive NL West title, winning the crown in Vin Scully's final home game when Charlie Culberson hit a home run with two outs in the 10th inning to beat the Colorado Rockies 4-3 Sunday.

This date in baseball

posted: 09/26/2016 2:28 a.m. Discuss

1908 Ed Reulbach of the Chicago Cubs became the only pitcher to throw two shutouts in a doubleheader, beating the Dodgers 5-0 and 3-0.

Teams meet on anniversary of Superdome's reopening

posted: 09/26/2016 1 a.m. Discuss

NEW ORLEANS -- New Orleans Coach Sean Payton sees tonight's matchup with rival Atlanta as a separate event from the 10th anniversary of the Superdome's reopening after Hurricane Katrina.

Star pitcher Fernandez dies in boating accident

posted: 09/25/2016 10:19 a.m. Discuss

MIAMI — Jose Fernandez, the ace right-hander for the Miami Marlins who escaped Cuba to become one of baseball's brightest stars, was killed in a boating accident early Sunday morning. Fernandez was 24.




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