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MIAMI GARDENS, Fla | Sanders kicks FG as Dolphins rally past Bears 31-28 in OT

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla  — Jason Sanders kicked a 47-yard field goal on the final play of overtime after Cody Parkey missed a 53-yard try for the Chicago Bears, who blew an 11-point lead in the final 16 minutes of regulation and lost to the Miami Dolphins 31-28 Sunday. Miami’s Brock Osweiler threw for 380 yards … Continue reading MIAMI GARDENS, Fla | Sanders kicks FG as Dolphins rally past Bears 31-28 in OT

EVANSTON, Ill. | Thorson, Luckenbaugh lead Northwestern over Nebraska in OT

EVANSTON, Ill. — Rolling along with a 10-point lead, Nebraska had its first victory under coach Scott Frost and the end of the longest losing streak in its proud history in sight. Northwestern yanked it all away. And now, the Cornhuskers are off to their worst start ever. Clayton Thorson threw for a career-high 455 … Continue reading EVANSTON, Ill. | Thorson, Luckenbaugh lead Northwestern over Nebraska in OT

Aaron Donald tops AP defensive tackle rankings again

Many an NFL opponent has had a game plan waylaid by the speed, strength and instinct of Aaron Donald over his not-yet-five-full seasons in the league. The 6-foot-1, 280-pound kingpin of the Los Angeles Rams’ defense was a unanimous pick for the best defensive tackle in the NFL by a panel of 10 football writers … Continue reading Aaron Donald tops AP defensive tackle rankings again

SANTA CRUZ DE TENERIFE, Spain | Senegal, Nigeria end Africa’s drought at Women’s World Cup

SANTA CRUZ DE TENERIFE, Spain— It was a historic day for African teams in the Women’s Basketball World Cup. Senegal became the first African country to win a pool game, beating Latvia 70-69 on Sunday. Hours later, Nigeria followed suit, getting its first win ever in the tournament. “It’s a historic win and we’ve broken … Continue reading SANTA CRUZ DE TENERIFE, Spain | Senegal, Nigeria end Africa’s drought at Women’s World Cup

TENERIFE, Spain | The Latest: China beats Latvia in Women’s World Cup opener

TENERIFE, Spain — The Latest on the FIBA Women’s World Cup (all times local): 1 p.m. Ting Shao scored 15 points and China beat Latvia 64-61 in the opener of the FIBA Women’s World Cup on Saturday. China (1-0) jumped out to an early 11-point lead on Latvia, which struggled from the field missing 15 … Continue reading TENERIFE, Spain | The Latest: China beats Latvia in Women’s World Cup opener

CINCINNATI | Andy Dalton throws 4 TD passes, Bengals beat Ravens 34-23

CINCINNATI  — Andy Dalton threw four touchdown passes in the first half — three to A.J. Green — against a defense that has bedeviled him throughout his career, and the Cincinnati Bengals held on for a 34-23 victory over the Baltimore Ravens on Thursday night. Dalton knocked the Ravens (1-1) out of playoff contention last … Continue reading CINCINNATI | Andy Dalton throws 4 TD passes, Bengals beat Ravens 34-23

PORTLAND, Ore. | Will Power leads IndyCar’s long awaited return to Portland

PORTLAND, Ore. — Will Power will lead IndyCar’s return to Portland International Raceway as the pole-sitter for the race. Portland hosted open-wheel racing for 24 years but has not had an event since 2007. Fans lined up by the hundreds at the main gate long before it opened for the first major event in 11 … Continue reading PORTLAND, Ore. | Will Power leads IndyCar’s long awaited return to Portland

LONG POND, Pa. | The Latest: Pigot wrecked by Graham at start of IndyCar race

LONG POND, Pa. — The Latest from the IndyCar race at Pocono Raceway (all times local): 2:30 p.m. Graham Rahal wrecked Spencer Pigot at the start of the IndyCar race at Pocono Raceway. Rahal started 18th and got into the back of Pigot before the race even got to green. Pigot spun out and hit … Continue reading LONG POND, Pa. | The Latest: Pigot wrecked by Graham at start of IndyCar race