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  • Steelers' Bell, Blount set to face pot charges

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers running backs Le'Veon Bell and LeGarrette Blount will be charged with marijuana possession following a traffic stop Wednesday afternoon. Ross Township detective Brian Kohlhepp said traffic officer Sean Stafiej pulled over a Camaro operated by Bell...

  • Angels RHP Richards leaves field with knee injury

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    BOSTON (AP) — Los Angeles Angels right-hander Garrett Richards was taken off the field on a stretcher with a left knee injury on Wednesday night. Richards was hurt in the second inning while running to cover first base on a potential double-play grounder by Boston's Brock Holt....

  • Mo'ne Davis pulled in LLWS after 55 pitches

    Updated: 9 hr ago

    SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Philadelphia's Mo'ne Davis, the first girl pitcher to win a game at the Little League World Series, was pulled in the third inning Wednesday night after allowing three runs to Las Vegas. Davis, the darling of the sports world with her success and poise,...

  • Schilling blames chewing tobacco for mouth cancer

    Updated: 9 hr ago

    BOSTON (AP) — Former major league pitcher Curt Schilling says he has been treated for mouth cancer and blames the disease on his use of chewing tobacco for about 30 years. Schilling discussed details on WEEI-FM in Boston on Wednesday. The former Red Sox right-hander announced in...

  • NFC North has potential for plenty of points

    Updated: 9 hr ago

    Green Bay's grab of the NFC North for the third straight season, giving the Packers seven of the 12 titles since the division formed, was predictable. That unremarkable 8-7-1 record they won it with was the real surprise. Chicago took a step back, too, and Minnesota plummeted badly....

  • Giants win protest, rain-shortened game to resume

    Updated: 9 hr ago

    CHICAGO (AP) — The San Francisco Giants on Wednesday became the first team since 1986 to win a protest filed with Major League Baseball, and will now get to resume a rain-shortened game the Chicago Cubs thought they had won. MLB executive Joe Torre ruled on Tuesday night's game at...

  • Rex, Giants RB spice up 'Snoopy Bowl' rivalry

    Updated: 10 hr ago

    FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Rex Ryan was up to the task of firing up a good, old preseason rivalry. OK, sort of. No, the games don't matter in the standings. But since the only time the Jets and Giants play this season is Friday night at MetLife Stadium — for the coveted Snoopy Bowl...

  • Cardinals work to replace Dockett; Mathieu returns

    Updated: 10 hr ago

    GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — On the day the Arizona Cardinals went back to work for the first time since Darnell Dockett went down with a knee injury, the impact of losing the big defensive tackle for the season was softened a bit by the return of safety Tyrann Mathieu and nose tackle...

  • Posey out with left hip ailment

    Updated: 10 hr ago

    CHICAGO (AP) — San Francisco catcher Buster Posey was out of the lineup Wednesday night for the Giants' game against the Cubs with soreness in his left hip. Giants manager Bruce Bochy likened it to an unscheduled day off and expected Posey to be back behind the plate Thursday. Bochy...

  • Falcons linebackers Worrilow, Bartu embrace roles

    Updated: 10 hr ago

    FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — Atlanta Falcons coach Mike Smith has put a strong emphasis since the start of training camp on improving the team's run defense. Smith sees incremental improvement, but stops well short of saying the Falcons have cured the ills that made them the NFL's...

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