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  • Panthers defense still searching for answers

    Yesterday

    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

    Yesterday

    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

    Yesterday

    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 loss to Steelers

    Yesterday

    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

    Yesterday

    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...

  • With TD mark in bag, Manning can set more recordsMore records in Manning's sights

    By EDDIE PELLS The Associated Press -
    Published: Tue, Oct 21, 2014

    DENVER - Next up for Peyton Manning: the NFL passing yardage record. It's one of the few glamorous passing records Manning doesn't own, now that he has broken Brett Favre's mark for touchdown throws. Manning needs about 5,000 more yards to surpass Favre in that category, and is on...

  • Rocktober redux with the Royals? Rethink that

    By BRENT BRIGGEMAN brent.briggeman@gazette.com -
    Published: Tue, Oct 21, 2014

    We've seen this before, right? The kneejerk reaction from many is to compare the streaking Kansas City Royals to the 2007 Colorado Rockies. With so many parallels, it's no wonder. These Royals have won eight postseason games in a row and find themselves ready to open the World Series...

  • This week's Peak Performer: Austin Dewing, Air Academy soccer

    By SCOTT KANIEWSKI scott.kaniewski@gazette.com -
    Updated: Mon, Oct 20, 2014

    The growth of Air Academy striker Austin Dewing could be summed up in one assist last week - the game-winning assist against Cheyenne Mountain. Dewing, one of the most dangerous strikers in the state, took the ball to the end line, beat an Indians defender and had a clear lane to...

  • Rest or rust? Royals, Giants set for World Series

    Updated: Mon, Oct 20, 2014

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Alex Gordon took a big rip at a batting-practice fastball, fouled it off badly into the cage, and ducked when the carom nearly hit him in the head. Gordon let out a huge laugh, and so did a bunch of his Kansas City Royals teammates watching Monday's workout....

  • Interim manager Bogar won't stay on Rangers' staff

    Updated: Mon, Oct 20, 2014

    ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Tim Bogar, who filled in after former Texas manager Ron Washington resigned and was a finalist to replace him, will not be on the Rangers' coaching staff next season. General manager Jon Daniels said Monday that he and new manager Jeff Banister had discussions...

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