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Dolphins’ Gore injures left ankle against Vikings

Miami’s Frank Gore hurt his left ankle on the second-to-last play of the first quarter and didn’t return to the Dolphins’ loss at Minnesota on Sunday. Gore, the NFL’s active rushing leader, had five carries for 14 yards in Miami’s 41-17 loss. Backup defensive tackle Ziggy Hood (hamstring) limped off the field at the end … Continue reading Dolphins’ Gore injures left ankle against Vikings

Cowboys can prove they are real by grabbing NFC East title

If the Dallas Cowboys are for real, they will win their sixth straight game and clinch the NFC East at Indianapolis on Sunday. If the Colts are for real, they will knock off the Cowboys and stamp themselves as true contenders for the AFC playoffs. With three games remaining, Dallas (8-5) is in control of … Continue reading Cowboys can prove they are real by grabbing NFC East title

CLEVELAND | Hello, Delly: Dellavedova returns to Cavs in tree-team trade

CLEVELAND — Matthew Dellavedova is coming back to the Cavaliers. He won’t recognize them. Cleveland re-acquired the popular, scrappy guard on Friday in a three-team trade with the Milwaukee Bucks and Washington Wizards. The Cavs also are getting forward John Henson and two draft picks in 2021 from the Bucks in exchange for George Hill. … Continue reading CLEVELAND | Hello, Delly: Dellavedova returns to Cavs in tree-team trade

DETROIT | Bears QB Mitchell Trubisky out, Chase Daniel in versus Lions

DETROIT  — Chicago Bears quarterback Mitchell Trubisky is out of the lineup and Chase Daniel is in against the Detroit Lions. Trubisky had been doubtful to play Thursday due to a shoulder injury. The 32-year-old Daniel is making his third career start. He had thrown just three passes over four years entering the Thanksgiving Day … Continue reading DETROIT | Bears QB Mitchell Trubisky out, Chase Daniel in versus Lions

Week 11 Preview: Big Ten intrigue; RB 4 Heisman; UAB-elieve

No. 1 Alabama and No. 2 Clemson are facing ranked foes this weekend, but the conventional wisdom is neither will be tested. The Crimson Tide, after running roughshod over LSU last week, returns home to face No. 18 Mississippi State on Saturday afternoon. Alabama is a 25-point favorite. Later, the Tigers visit No. 17 Boston … Continue reading Week 11 Preview: Big Ten intrigue; RB 4 Heisman; UAB-elieve

DETROIT | Pistons still unbeaten after 110-103 win over Cleveland

DETROIT  — Dwane Casey has coached Detroit to its best start in a decade. He’s also well aware the Pistons have a long way to go. “It’s good for our team, good for our morale, but we know that there’s bigger mountains to climb down the road,” said Casey, who was hired to coach the … Continue reading DETROIT | Pistons still unbeaten after 110-103 win over Cleveland

Patriots’ Gronkowski out vs. Bears

The New England Patriots have ruled out tight end Rob Gronkowski for Sunday’s game against the Chicago Bears because of ankle and back injuries. The five-time Pro Bowler had been on the injury report the past few weeks because of an ankle issue. The Patriots said Friday he also has a back problem. Gronkowski had … Continue reading Patriots’ Gronkowski out vs. Bears

LEADING OFF: deGrom seeks 1 last quality start; Sale for Sox

A look at what’s happening around the majors on Wednesday: ONE MORE TIME Jacob deGrom will make the final start of what has been a remarkably consistent season that has him a favorite for the NL Cy Young Award. It also is the last chance for deGrom (9-9) to have a winning record and reach … Continue reading LEADING OFF: deGrom seeks 1 last quality start; Sale for Sox