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  • Slide, prayer by Chiefs player brings big buzz

    Updated: Tue, Sep 30, 2014

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Husain Abdullah knew before he even reached the end zone he would drop to his knees in thankful prayer after intercepting Tom Brady in the fourth quarter of the Kansas City Chiefs' 41-14 victory over New England. He had no idea he would be penalized for it....

  • Nadal dominates in return at China Open

    Updated: Tue, Sep 30, 2014

    BEIJING (AP) — Rafael Nadal made a dominant return to tennis after a two-month injury layoff, beating Richard Gasquet 6-4, 6-0 in 78 minutes at the China Open on Tuesday. Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray also advanced to the second round in vastly different fashion. The top-ranked...

  • Michigan AD apologizes for mistakes with QB injury

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Roughly 12 hours after embattled Michigan coach Brady Hoke said he'd been given no indication that quarterback Shane Morris had been diagnosed with a concussion, athletic director Dave Brandon revealed in a post-midnight statement that the sophomore did appear...

  • Your Top Plays for Today

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    Your Top Plays for Today: AP's Sports Guide ___ RAIDERS FIRE ALLEN AS HEAD COACH Oakland Raiders fire Dennis Allen as head coach after 0-4 start to NFL season. http://www.cbc.ca/sports/football/nfl/dennis-allen-raiders-head-coach-fired-after-0-4-start-1.2782134 ___ ROYALS RETURN...

  • 5 things to know about the Stanley Cup before Tuesday's visit to Colorado Springs

    By monica mendoza monica.mendoza@gazette.com -
    Updated: 3 hr ago

    The Stanley Cup is coming to town and is available for photos ops. "Sir Stanley in the Springs 2014" is a free event from 4-6:30 p.m. Sept. 30 at the Broadmoor World Arena. The visit is in preparation of the faceoff between the Colorado Avalanche and the Los Angeles Kings, the 2014...

  • Raiders fire coach Dennis Allen

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Dennis Allen arrived in Oakland as the fresh-faced, defensive mastermind who was supposed to be completely different than the parade of coaches during late owner Al Davis' final years running the Raiders. Allen leaves Oakland after less than three seasons just...

  • Chiefs offense hums in 41-14 rout of Patriots

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Perhaps the Kansas City Chiefs gave their neighbors across the parking lot a little bit of inspiration with their impassioned performance against New England. Jamaal Charles returned from an ankle injury to score three touchdowns, Alex Smith threw for 248 yards...

  • Texans look to improve run game

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Texans managed to slip by the Buffalo Bills to improve to 3-1 despite rushing for a season-low 37 yards. Coach Bill O'Brien and the Texans know they will have to find a way to fix their running game if they hope to compete with Dallas on Sunday. "We have to...

  • Saints humbled, but not hopeless after 1-3 start

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    METAIRIE, La. (AP) — Defensive captain Junior Galette is disgusted by the Saints' sluggish start. "You have to be realistic and know that we're not as good as we thought we were," Galette, a pass-rushing outside linebacker, said Monday. "We have three quarters (of the season) left,...

  • Bears off to up-and-down start with Carolina next

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — Chicago Bears coach Marc Trestman watched his defense struggle to stop Green Bay quarterback Aaron Rodgers in a home loss and saw the proverbial tip of the iceberg for his inconsistent team. Whether it's a Jay Cutler interception at an inopportune time, a...

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