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Chiefs, Patriots could be battle in trenches

Monday, September 29, 2014

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – It doesn’t seem to matter much to Chiefs Coach Andy Reid whether it’s Jamaal Charles or Knile Davis in the backfield. Or Cyrus Gray, for that matter. After building a reputation as a guru of the West Coast offense, and with a particular affinity for chucking the ball all over the field, Reid seems to have … 0

Jeter’s illustrious career ends with single in final at-bat, win over Red Sox

Monday, September 29, 2014

BOSTON – The ball, marked and numbered for the occasion, bounced high off the dirt and down the third-base line, where a rookie who was … 1

Patriots-Bills game in October moved from CBS to Fox

Monday, September 29, 2014

Changing networks An AFC East showdown will air on Fox as part of the NFL’s new “cross-flexing.” The league said yesterday that the Oct. 12 … 0

Harvick wins seventh pole of year, topping Dover field

Saturday, September 27, 2014

DOVER, Del. – Time for some cuts, Chase style. NASCAR’s revamped Chase for the Sprint Cup championship format is set for its first elimination race, when four of 16 drivers will be out of the title picture by … 0

Europe leads, 5-3, after Day 1 of Ryder Cup

Saturday, September 27, 2014

GLENEAGLES, Scotland – The start of this Ryder Cup was a lot like how the last one ended. European blue filled the scoreboard yesterday afternoon at Gleneagles with strong finishes that Europe is renowned for in these matches. … 0

Chiefs’ Kelce, Pats’ Gronk have much in common

Saturday, September 27, 2014

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Travis Kelce snagged the pass from Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith. He raced toward the sideline and then turned up field, diving from about the 4-yard line and just nicking the pylon. The 20-yard touchdown … 0

Rondo to miss 6-8 weeks with broken left finger

Saturday, September 27, 2014

BOSTON – The Boston Celtics’ rebuilding project suffered a major setback when four-time All-Star Rajon Rondo underwent surgery yesterday for a broken left finger. The Celtics said the point guard is expected to miss six to eight weeks after breaking his finger in a fall at his home … 0

Jeter sits out Game 1 of final series in Boston

Saturday, September 27, 2014

BOSTON – Nineteen years into his Hall of Fame career, Derek Jeter may have produced his final “first.” The New York Yankees shortstop asked out of the lineup for last night’s game against the Boston Red Sox – … 0

Jeter sits, Yankees youngsters top Red Sox, 3-2

Saturday, September 27, 2014

BOSTON – Derek Jeter took the night off after his emotional final home game and watched a bunch of New York Yankees rookies beat a group of Boston Red Sox rookies, 3-2, last night. Watching from the dugout, … 1

Ovechkin scores twice as Capitals beat Bruins

Saturday, September 27, 2014

WASHINGTON – Alex Ovechkin had two power-play goals and Troy Brouwer scored at 2:12 of overtime to give the Washington Capitals a 5-4 exhibition victory over the Boston Bruins last night. Liam O’Brien tied it at 4 for … 0

Headlines from around the world in sports

Friday, September 26, 2014

BASEBALL Twins starter Hughes turns down chance for $500,000 bonus DETROIT – Minnesota Twins right-hander Phil Hughes turned down a chance to pitch again this weekend, even though one more out would have earned him a $500,000 bonus. … 0

Tim Dahlberg column: Goodell could have taken page from Rozelle

Friday, September 26, 2014

What a difference a commissioner makes. Pete Rozelle hadn’t been on the job long enough to find the executive washroom when he faced a gambling scandal a half-century ago that could have sunk the NFL. League investigators had discovered star Green Bay Packers running back Paul Hornung and … 0

Chiefs’ Reid hopeful Charles available vs. Pats

Friday, September 26, 2014

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Chiefs Coach Andy Reid expects star running back Jamaal Charles to be ready for Monday night’s game against the New England Patriots. Charles was back on the practice field yesterday after missing last week’s … 0