Sports

Super Bowl rematch of Falcons-Patriots highlight Week 7

by Associated Press on October 22, 2017 at 12:50 pm

The best game of Week 7 in the NFL will be under the lights when the Atlanta Falcons visit the champion New England Patriots in their Super Bowl rematch. The Falcons have heard reminders for months about blowing their 28-3 lead as victims of the largest comeback in Super Bowl history. The blown lead came… Continue Reading

Jim Watson, crew member for Martin Truex Jr., dies at 55

by Associated Press on October 22, 2017 at 11:34 am

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Jim Watson, one of the crew members for NASCAR star Martin Truex Jr., died Saturday night of a heart attack while in town for the playoff race at Kansas Speedway. He was 55. The Furniture Row Racing team announced the news in a statement Sunday. Watson was a long-time late… Continue Reading

2017 Postseason Baseball Glance

by Associated Press on October 22, 2017 at 11:05 am

All Times EDT WILD CARD Tuesday, Oct. 3: N.Y. Yankees 8, Minnesota 4 Wednesday, Oct. 4: Arizona 11, Colorado 8 DIVISION SERIES (Best-of-5) American League Houston 3, Boston 1 Thursday, Oct. 5: Houston 8, Boston 2 Friday, Oct. 6: Houston 8, Boston 2 Sunday, Oct. 8: Boston 10, Houston 3 Monday, Oct. 9: Houston 5,… Continue Reading

Arsenal beats Everton 5-2 to increase heat on Ronald Koeman

by Associated Press on October 22, 2017 at 11:05 am

LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Ronald Koeman’s job security was further eroded Sunday when Everton slipped into the Premier League’s relegation zone with a 5-2 home loss to Arsenal. The statistics are bleak for Everton: it has no wins in its last five matches, two victories in the last 13, eight points from nine games and… Continue Reading

Ole Miss QB Shea Patterson out for season with injured knee

by Associated Press on October 22, 2017 at 10:37 am

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi quarterback Shea Patterson will miss the rest of the season with a knee injury. The school announced on Sunday that an MRI revealed a torn posterior cruciate ligament in Patterson’s right knee. The sophomore appeared to suffer the injury during the second quarter of the Rebels’ 40-24 loss to No…. Continue Reading

Murata beats N’Dam to win WBA middleweight title

by Associated Press on October 22, 2017 at 8:52 am

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese boxer Ryota Murata defeated France’s Hassan N’Dam by technical knockout on Sunday to win the WBA middleweight title. Murata stopped N’Dam after seven rounds to become the first middleweight champion from Japan in 22 years. Murata dominated the early rounds at Tokyo’s Ryogoku Kokugikan. He stunned N’Dam with a series of… Continue Reading

Karlsson lifts Golden Knights to 3-2 win over Blues in OT

by Associated Press on October 22, 2017 at 1:54 am

LAS VEGAS (AP) — William Karlsson scored at 4:36 of overtime to lift the Vegas Golden Knights to a 3-2 victory over the St. Louis Blues on Saturday night. Reilly Smith and Colin Miller scored in the second period for the Golden Knights, who have won six of their first seven games to open their… Continue Reading

Arizona holds off California in double overtime

by Associated Press on October 22, 2017 at 12:53 am

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Quarterback Khalil Tate ran for 137 yards and a touchdown and passed for two more, including a 22-yarder to Bryce Wolma in the second overtime, and Arizona held on to beat California 45-44 on Saturday night. Zach Green scored the Wildcats touchdown in the first overtime and had a 3-yard run… Continue Reading