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Tucker’s 66-yarder sets record, gives Ravens win at Detroit

By The Associated Press undefined DETROIT (AP) — Justin Tucker set an NFL record with a 66-yard field goal, bouncing it through off the crossbar as time expired to lift the Baltimore Ravens to a 19-17 win over the Detroit Lions on Sunday. The kick topped the 64-yard field goal Matt Prater ...

Americans win back Ryder Cup with a record margin of victory

By The Associated Press SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) — The Americans won back the Ryder Cup and perhaps a whole lot more Sunday, sending a strong message to Europe with a powerful performance from their youngest team in history. The Americans won back the Ryder Cup and perhaps a whole lot more ...

Hamlin holds off Elliott, takes first NASCAR win in Vegas

By GREG BEACHAM AP Sports Writer LAS VEGAS (AP) — Denny Hamlin earned his first career victory at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Sunday night, holding off Chase Elliott and kicking off the second round of the NASCAR Cup Series playoffs with his second win in September. Hamlin got his first ...

LEADING OFF: Cleveland plays final home game as Indians

By The Associated Press undefined A look at what's happening around the majors on Monday: ___ LAST TIME Cleveland will play its final home game as the Indians, the team's nickname since 1915. The club will be called the Cleveland Guardians next season. President of baseball operations ...

Palou becomes first Spaniard to win IndyCar championship

By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Alex Palou raised the Spanish flag over his head and hugged every teammate he could find. The first championship trophy of his professional career at last in his hands, he planted his lips on the Astor Cup and savored a dream ...

Americans take largest lead against Europe in Ryder Cup

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) — The final team session that left the Americans on the cusp of winning back the Ryder Cup ended in a tie that was open to interpretation. Scottie Scheffler made the biggest putt of his young career, helping the Americans flip a fourballs match late Saturday afternoon ...

Steelers rule LB T.J. Watt out against Cincinnati

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers star outside linebacker T.J. Watt won't play against Cincinnati after all. The team has downgraded Watt to out for Sunday's visit from Cincinnati (1-1). Watt, who is dealing with a groin injury, was listed as questionable on Friday's injury report. Watt ...

Larson returns to Las Vegas looking for another victory

Overlooked in the post-race spat between Kevin Harvick and Chase Elliott was yet another trip to victory lane for Kyle Larson, NASCAR's championship favorite. As Larson celebrated his Cup Series-high sixth points win of the season, Hendrick Motorsports teammate Elliott jawed with Harvick ...

Beisel completes swim to Block Island to honor late father

NEW SHOREHAM, R.I. (AP) — Olympic medalist Elizabeth Beisel became the first woman to swim from the Rhode Island mainland to Block Island on Saturday, completing the grueling 10.4-mile route to raise money for cancer research in memory of her late father. Beisel, who competed in three ...

Daniels plays quarter as No. 2 Georgia dominates Vandy 62-0

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Georgia coach Kirby Smart spent the week talking about Mike Tyson, pushing his Bulldogs to start fast and play up to the standard he wants this season. His Bulldogs did just that. JT Daniels threw for 121 yards and two touchdowns playing only the first quarter as No. ...