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Patriots not happy with offense after 30-7 victory over Minnesota

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – The New England Patriots host the Oakland Raiders this week hoping to rediscover their normally potent offense. The Patriots moved to 1-1 with Sunday’s 30-7 win at Minnesota. But after the game, which saw the defense pick off four of Matt Cassel’s passes and turn a blocked field goal into a touchdown, much of the talk was … 0

Vikings reinstate Peterson; running back denies child abuser tag

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. – Star running back Adrian Peterson returned to the Minnesota Vikings yesterday, insisting he is not a child abuser and wanting “everyone … 0

Chase experience shaping up to be a short one for underdogs Almirola, Allmendinger

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – AJ Allmendinger and Aric Almirola were the underdogs of the Chase, the two drivers nobody thought could win the Sprint Cup championship. … 0

Headlines from around the world in sports

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

NFL 49ers CEO wants to give McDonald ‘due process’ SAN FRANCISCO – San Francisco 49ers CEO Jed York said he will let “due process take its course” before deciding whether to discipline Ray McDonald after the defensive tackle … 0

Patriots’ McDaniels wants improvement vs. Vikings

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – New England offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels knows the Patriots’ offense needs a better performance against Minnesota than it showed against Miami. After taking a 20-10 halftime lead, the Patriots wilted in the Florida heat and … 0

Stewart-Haas swaps pit crews for Harvick, Stewart

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Stewart-Haas Racing gave Kevin Harvick the crew from Tony Stewart’s 2011 championship yesterday in a move to strengthen Harvick’s title chances in his first year with the team. Harvick has been critical of the No. 4 team’s pit stops this season and said after Saturday … 0

Ape who picked 7 straight Super Bowl winners dies

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

SALT LAKE CITY – A Utah ape who gained national fame by accurately predicting the Super Bowl winner seven consecutive years died. The Hogle Zoo in Salt Lake City announced yesterday that the 24-year-old orangutan named Eli died Saturday from complications due to breast cancer. He was diagnosed … 0

U.S. beats Slovenia, 119-76, to reach semis at worlds

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

BARCELONA, Spain – James Harden and Stephen Curry went into halftime with no points and no panic. “We just stick to the program. We know it’s tough for any team to run with us for 40 minutes because … 0

Pedroia misses game; season may be over

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

BOSTON – Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia could miss the rest of the season with soreness in his left hand and left wrist. Boston Manager John Farrell raised the possibility before last night’s game with the Baltimore Orioles. Farrell said Pedroia has been bothered by the ailment … 0

Goodell says no one at NFL saw video before online

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – As questions arose about the NFL’s original investigation of Ray Rice, Commissioner Roger Goodell said yesterday the league asked for, but was not given, a just-released video showing the ex-Ravens running back punching his … 0

Pawtucket Red Sox win Game 1 of International League championship series

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Garin Cecchini hit a sacrifice fly to snap a 2-2 third-inning tie and the Pawtucket pitchers did the rest, silencing Durham the rest of the way as the Red Sox beat the Bulls, 3-2, to a take a 1-0 lead in the best-of-five International League championship series. Cecchini’s … 0

De Aza powers Orioles to 4-1 win over Red Sox

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

BOSTON — Alejandro De Aza hit two homers, Adam Jones added another and the Baltimore Orioles won for the 10th time in 13 games with a 4-1 victory over the Boston Red Sox last night. Chris Tillman (12-5) … 0

Rice released by Ravens, suspended indefinitely after TMZ video surfaces

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

BALTIMORE – Ray Rice was let go by the Baltimore Ravens yesterday and suspended indefinitely by the NFL after a video was released showing the running back striking his then-fiancee in February. The grainy video, released by TMZ … 0