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  • Royals' Cain, Holland learning about fatherhood

    Updated: Tue, Oct 21, 2014

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Lorenzo Cain is learning that he doesn't get a reprieve from diaper duty just to play in some silly baseball games. He's also learning that changing diapers is harder than it looks. "Been peed on a few times," he said, breaking into a grin. "Got me twice this...

  • Dufner returns from injury at Perth International

    Updated: Tue, Oct 21, 2014

    PERTH, Australia (AP) — Jason Dufner is set to return to tournament play on Thursday at the Perth International after missing nearly three months of golf in which he "totally detached" himself from the sport and didn't watch any of the Ryder Cup on television. Dufner, whose injury...

  • Buster's back: Posey tries to add 3rd Series ring

    Updated: Tue, Oct 21, 2014

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Buster Posey seemed almost embarrassed. With an NL Rookie of the Year award and MVP plaque, with two World Series rings at age 27, and the possibility of earning a third in the next 10 days, the San Francisco Giants catcher is among the candidates to become...

  • Steelers surge past shocked Texans 30-23

    Updated: Tue, Oct 21, 2014

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — Brett Keisel saw the ball drop into his 36-year-old hands, and the Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end started chugging toward the end zone. He didn't quite make it, but the sight of the bearded veteran sprinting — more or less — in the open field proved fitting on a...

  • Bengals staggered by horrid performance

    Updated: Tue, Oct 21, 2014

    CINCINNATI (AP) — Coordinator Hue Jackson was going over the Bengals' many offensive failures with a group of reporters in his office on Monday afternoon when there was a knock on the door. "Come in," Jackson said. The handle jiggled. The door stayed closed. "It's locked," Andy...

  • Panthers defense still searching for answers

    Updated: Tue, Oct 21, 2014

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Linebacker Thomas Davis takes little solace in the fact the Carolina Panthers are still alone in first place in the NFC South. That's because he views the team's hold on that positon as tenuous at best given Carolina's defense has surrendered at least 37 points...

  • Vikings try to recover from late defensive lapse

    Updated: Tue, Oct 21, 2014

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — Trying to get Minnesota's secondary aligned right, Chad Greenway had his head turned as Buffalo quickly snapped the ball on a last-chance fourth-and-20. The ninth-year veteran linebacker recovered enough from the split-second delay to match strides with...

  • Chiefs show resiliency in win over San Diego

    Updated: Tue, Oct 21, 2014

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs were such a mess in their season opener against the Tennessee Titans that they were quickly written off, their dramatic turnaround last season considered a fluke. Turns out that conclusion was premature. After steadily improving over the...

  • Texans overwhelmed in 30-23 loss to Steelers

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — Confident and in command, the Houston Texans appeared poised for the biggest win of Bill O'Brien's brief tenure. It all came undone in less than two minutes. Ben Roethlisberger passed for a pair of touchdowns and wide receiver Antonio Brown added another on a gadget...

  • Steelers rally past stunned Texans 30-23

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — The deluge started with a desperation third-down heave, a trickle that turned into a downpour and led to another abrupt turn in the Pittsburgh Steelers' confounding season. Good one week and lousy the next, Pittsburgh managed to be both in a 30-23 victory over the...

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