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  • Seahawks' Luke Willson ready to fill in for Miller

    Updated: 19 hr ago

    RENTON, Wash. (AP) — As if there wasn't enough on Luke Willson's plate this week, the Seattle Seahawks tight end is also practicing his long snapping as a potential emergency option. It's just one more thing the Seahawks need to address with Zach Miller — Seattle's starting tight end...

  • Red Sox RHP Buchholz has minor knee surgery

    Updated: 19 hr ago

    BOSTON (AP) — Boston Red Sox right-hander Clay Buchholz has undergone minor knee surgery after an inconsistent season. The operation to repair a torn meniscus in his right knee took place Tuesday, two days after he started the team's final game. General manager Ben Cherington said...

  • NFL has laundry list of verboten celebrations

    Updated: 19 hr ago

    Dancing Billy "White Shoes" Johnson, shuffling Ickey Woods and the group high-fiving Fun Bunch? Their entertaining touchdown celebrations would be illegal in today's NFL. Though the league rulebook has some very specific examples of what constitutes a penalty, the gray area is as wide...

  • Strasburg's playoff debut, 2 years after shutdown

    Updated: 20 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — About a half-hour before game time on the days Stephen Strasburg starts at home for the Washington Nationals, he emerges from the dugout and walks along the right-field line with pitching coach Steve McCatty, hearing cheers from spectators along the way. Strasburg...

  • Redskins still smarting as they return from break

    Updated: 20 hr ago

    ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — A four-day weekend is long time to stew over a 31-point, prime-time loss. The Washington Redskins returned to work Tuesday, a bit refreshed after a mini-bye yet still somewhat chastened by the 45-14 loss to the New York Giants last Thursday. "Sometimes when you...

  • Soto to catch Lester for Athletics vs Royals

    Updated: 20 hr ago

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Athletics ace Jon Lester will have Geovany Soto behind the plate for the first time when he takes the mound in Tuesday night's AL wild-card game against the Kansas City Royals. A's manager Bob Melvin opted for Soto at catcher over Derek Norris, who has worked...

  • Browns running back Ben Tate practices, could play

    Updated: 20 hr ago

    BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Ben Tate's injured right knee has healed. His confidence was never even bruised. Cleveland's running back returned to practice Tuesday for the first time since spraining his knee in the first half of the season opener at Pittsburgh on Sept. 7. Wearing a brace for...

  • Raiders make Tony Sparano interim coach

    Updated: 20 hr ago

    ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Raiders promoted offensive line coach Tony Sparano to interim coach on Tuesday, a day after firing head coach Dennis Allen. General manager Reggie McKenzie announced the move to Sparano after cutting ties to Allen four games into his third season as...

  • Dodgers owners take equity stake in radio station

    Updated: 20 hr ago

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers ownership will take an equity stake in the AM radio station that broadcasts the team's games as part of a multi-year agreement renewing the station's broadcast rights. The team said Tuesday it will also expand the programming content on...

  • Yanks outfielder Carlos Beltran has elbow surgery

    Updated: 21 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Yankees outfielder Carlos Beltran has undergone elbow surgery to remove a bone spur and loose pieces that limited his throwing ability for most of the 2014 season. The Yankees said team physician Dr. Christopher Ahmad operated on Beltran's right elbow on Tuesday at New...

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