Thursday, September 21, 2017

Sports

Canelo Alvarez, right, fights Gennady Golovkin during a middleweight title fight Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017, in Las Vegas.

BY TIM DAHLBERG LAS VEGAS (AP) — Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin argued afterward about who won their middleweight showdown. No one could argue it wasn’t a great fight. Golovkin ...
Kansas City Chiefs running back Kareem Hunt (27) crosses the goal line to score a touchdown past New England Patriots safety Duron Harmon, center, and linebacker Kyle Van Noy, top right, during the second half of an NFL football game, Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017, in Foxborough, Mass.

BY BARRY WILNER FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Winning at New England when the Patriots are coming off an historic Super Bowl victory is worth getting a little wild over. That’s ...
Colorado Rockies' Trevor Story, center, scores on a passed ball as Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Brock Stewart watches during the fifth inning of a baseball game, Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017, in Los Angeles. (

BY BETH HARRIS LOS ANGELES (AP) — Even Clayton Kershaw couldn’t revive the wilting Dodgers. Nolan Arenado hit a three-run homer off a laboring Kershaw and the Colorado Rockies won ...
Juan Martin del Potro, of Argentina, celebrates after defeating Roger Federer, of Switzerland, in a quarterfinal match at the U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York, Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017

BY HOWARD FENDRICH NEW YORK (AP) — So much for the first U.S. Open matchup between Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal. Federer failed to live up to his end of ...
Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliot participates in at NFL football in Frisco, Texas, Wednesday Sept. 6, 2017.

BY SCHUYLER DIXON FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Ezekiel Elliott practiced fully Wednesday for the first time since leaving the Dallas Cowboys for a lengthy — and ultimately unsuccessful — appeal ...
Boston Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia flips the ball to Xander Bogaerts after fielding a ground ball single by Toronto Blue Jays' Darwin Barney during the second inning of a baseball game at Fenway Park in Boston, Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017.

BY JIMMY GOLEN BOSTON (AP) — It was 4:30 p.m. when Red Sox manager John Farrell walked into his pregame meeting with reporters on Wednesday, a little later than usual ...
Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt, left, and running back Alfed Blue pick up boxes of relief supplies to distribute to people impacted by Hurricane Harvey on Sunday, Sept. 3, 2017, in Houston. Watt's Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund has raised millions of dollars to help those affected by the storm.

BY KRISTIE RIEKEN HOUSTON (AP) — J.J. Watt was ready to discuss his preparations for the Houston Texans’ opener — and his return from a back injury that sidelined him ...
This Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017 file photo Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett, left, sits during the playing of the national anthem next to Justin Britt, center, and another teammate before an NFL preseason football game between the Raiders and the Seattle Seahawks in Oakland, Calif.

BY KEN RITTER LAS VEGAS (AP) — Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett accused Las Vegas police on Wednesday of racially motivated excessive force, saying he was threatened at gunpoint ...
In this photo taken Feb. 5, 2017, Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan reacts after losing Super Bowl 51 as the screen flashes New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady and confetti flies in Houston.

BY PAUL NEWBERRY FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — Hey, did you hear the one about Choking Awareness Day? It’s held on 3-28. Ba dum tsh! Of course, that punch line ...

Charles Toombs intercepted Barron Collier quarterback Jacob Kuhlman in the endzone with no time left, and Immokalee survived a furious late rally to win 48-40 on Wednesday at Barron Collier. ...
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