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  • NFL, union close to finalizing new drug policy

    Updated: Mon, Sep 15, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL and the players' union are close to finalizing the drug policy changes they tentatively agreed upon last week. Union spokesman George Atallah told The Associated Press on Monday that the "drug policies are currently getting finalized." League and NFL Players...

  • Mets' deGrom ties MLB record with 8 Ks at start

    Updated: Mon, Sep 15, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — Mets pitcher Jacob deGrom has tied a major league record by striking out his first eight batters. The rookie whiffed eight consecutive Miami Marlins to begin Monday night's game at Citi Field, matching the mark set by Jim Deshaies of the Houston Astros against the Los...

  • Chargers RB Mathews has sprained MCL in right knee

    Updated: Mon, Sep 15, 2014

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — San Diego Chargers running back Ryan Mathews has a sprained medial collateral ligament in his right knee and will be out for an undetermined amount of time. Mathews was taken off the field on a cart Sunday after hurting his knee trying to recover his own fumble in the...

  • 'Comeback Cardinals' alone atop NFC West at 2-0

    Updated: Mon, Sep 15, 2014

    TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — The 'Comeback Cardinals' find themselves alone in first place in the NFC West heading into an important game at home against the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday. Whether Arizona will have quarterback Carson Palmer back for that game remains a big question. Backup...

  • Raiders embarrassed after 0-2 start

    Updated: Mon, Sep 15, 2014

    ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — After an offseason overhaul that brought on board veteran players with playoff pedigrees, the Oakland Raiders were optimistic for a turnaround after back-to-back four-win seasons. After just two games, that optimism has quickly turned to frustration and...

  • Packers defense back on track after rough start

    Updated: Mon, Sep 15, 2014

    GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Coach Mike McCarthy and defensive coordinator Dom Capers believe the Green Bay Packers defense is headed in the right direction, and not just because there was no other way to go after its struggles against the defending Super Bowl champions in the season opener....

  • Rams 1-1 minus Bradford, Long

    Updated: Mon, Sep 15, 2014

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — Before Week 2, the St. Louis Rams were down two big names — and they didn't have many to begin with. They plummeted 12 spots to the bottom of NFL Pro32 after a shaky opening loss at home to the Vikings, already judged a bust. "I think most of the league didn't even...

  • Dodgers pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu gets injection

    Updated: Mon, Sep 15, 2014

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu received a cortisone injection in his left shoulder on Monday and won't throw for at least four days. The team said that Ryu had an MRI with dye, which showed no changes from his previous MRI that was done in May. Ryu left...

  • Mets ace Harvey throws off mound at Citi Field

    Updated: Mon, Sep 15, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — Mets ace Matt Harvey has thrown off the main mound at Citi Field, the final step this season in his rehab program from Tommy John surgery last October. Harvey, who won't pitch this year, will now rest his right elbow so it continues to heal, and then begin his regular...

  • Nats LF Harper feels light-headed, leaves game

    Updated: Mon, Sep 15, 2014

    ATLANTA (AP) — Washington left fielder Bryce Harper has left the Nationals game against the Atlanta Braves after feeling light-headed. Nate Schierholtz pinch-hit for Harper on Monday night with two outs in the fourth inning and a runner on third base. Schierholtz struck out to end the...

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