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Schwindel hits tiebreaking single as Cubs beat Reds 4-3

By MARK GONZALES Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — Frank Schwindel hit a tiebreaking RBI single in the eighth inning, and the Chicago Cubs topped the Cincinnati Reds 4-3 on Monday for their season-high seventh straight win. Schwindel's single through the right side scored Alfonso Rivas, who ...

O’Neal has 2 interceptions, No. 6 Texas A&M routs Kent State

By KRISTIE RIEKEN AP Sports Writer COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — After slogging through an uninspired first half, Texas A&M needed a spark to get going. The Aggies found it in Leon O'Neal Jr., whose 85-yard interception return for a touchdown helped sixth-ranked Texas A&M pull away ...

Desmond Ridder, No. 8 Cincinnati beat Miami of Ohio 49-14

CINCINNATI (AP) — Desmond Ridder was 20 of 25 for 295 yards and four touchdowns and No. 8 Cincinnati beat Miami of Ohio 49-14 on Saturday in the opener for both teams. The Bearcats tied the series that began in 1888 at 59-59-7. Ridder threw an 81-yard touchdown pass to Tyler Scott on the ...

Fresh arms: Playoff teams all featuring new starting QBs

By JOHN ZENOR AP Sports Writer Bryce Young was mostly a spectator for Alabama's march to the College Football Playoffs last season. Ditto for Ohio State's C.J. Stroud. DJ Uiagalelei was a superb fill-in when Clemson needed him most. Notre Dame's Jack Coan was at a different school ...

Dalton embraces chance with Bears, knowing Fields behind him

By ANDREW SELIGMAN AP Sports Writer LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — Andy Dalton is embracing his opportunity with the Chicago Bears. He's not too concerned prized rookie Justin Fields is right behind him. "I'm focused on me and what I can do, helping this offense and helping this team," he said ...

Heupel names Michigan transfer Joe Milton Vols’ starting QB

By AL LESAR Associated Press KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee coach Josh Heupel has named Joe Milton as the Volunteers' starting quarterback four days before the season opener against Bowling Green. Milton, who arrived on campus this spring after three years at Michigan, beat out Harrison ...

Lester sharp, Goldschmidt HR, Cardinals move up, beat Reds

CINCINNATI (AP) — Jon Lester allowed one hit while pitching into the seventh inning, Paul Goldschmidt homered and the St. Louis Cardinals inched closer to the slumping Cincinnati Reds in the NL wild-card race with a 3-1 win Monday night. The Cardinals closed within 2 1/2 games of Cincinnati ...

Chase for golf’s $15 million bonus ends at Tour Championship

By The Associated Press undefined PGA TOUR TOUR CHAMPIONSHIP Site: Atlanta. Course: East Lake. Yardage: 7,346. Par: 70. Prize money: $60 million. Winner's share: $15 million. Television: Thursday-Friday, 1-6 p.m. (Golf Channel); Saturday, 1-2:30 p.m. (Golf Channel), 2:30-7 p.m. (NBC); ...

AP source: Browns’ Phillips (biceps) could miss most of year

By TOM WITHERS AP Sports Writer BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Browns linebacker Jacob Phillips tore his biceps and could miss most of this season, a person familiar with his situation told The Associated Press on Friday. Phillips was hurt Thursday during the first of two joint practices against the ...

Landry stars; Browns, Giants keep it cool in joint practice

By TOM WITHERS AP Sports Writer BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Odell Beckham Jr. reunited with the Giants, sharing a few hugs with some former teammates and coaches. However, the star wide receiver only watched and was unable to show off his playmaking skills. Jarvis Landry handled that. Landry made ...