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Truex Wins Again At Richmond

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Martin Truex Jr. seemed to have a ‘pinch me’ moment as he climbed from his car in Victory Lane. Nudged off the lead with 87 laps to go, Truex rallied Saturday night, ultimately passing teammate Kyle Busch with 25 laps to go and winning his second consecutive NASCAR ...

Bills Stay Unbeaten, Rally Past Bengals

ORCHARD PARK — The mere sight of rookie tight end Dawson Knox bowling over one Bengals defender and shoving off another breathed life into a sputtering and sloppy Buffalo offense. Knox’s fearless and physical catch and rumble up the left sideline for a 49-yard gain to set up Frank ...

Rams Hold Off Browns, 20-13

CLEVELAND — Cooper Kupp’s comeback is complete. The Rams have another weapon. The shifty wide receiver caught two touchdown passes from Jared Goff and Los Angeles stopped Baker Mayfield four times from the 4-yard line in the final minute as the Rams hung on for a 20-13 win on Sunday ...

Chiefs Stop 3 2-Point Conversions, Trim Ravens

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Patrick Mahomes and the Chiefs won a showdown between two of the NFL’s top offenses. The Ravens made them work for it until the very end. Mahomes threw for 374 yards and three touchdowns in another dazzling performance, Kansas City held quarterback Lamar Jackson ...

Sloppy 49ers Edge Steelers

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers gave away everything but the game. Jimmy Garoppolo threw a 5-yard touchdown pass to Dante Pettis with 1:15 remaining and the 49ers overcame five turnovers to beat the Pittsburgh Steelers 24-20 on Sunday for their first 3-0 start in 21 ...

Trump Suggests He Raised Former Vice President Biden

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump suggested Sunday that he raised former Vice President Joe Biden and Biden’s son in a summer phone call with Ukraine’s new leader, as Democrats pressed for investigations into whether Trump improperly used his office to try to dig up damaging ...

No Joke

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When the winner of the best comedy series Emmy Award is announced Sunday, odds are good that a woman will be giving the acceptance speech. An unprecedented number of the seven nominated comedies are from female creators: defending champion “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel,” ...

US To Send Troops To Saudi Arabia

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon on Friday announced it will deploy additional U.S. troops and missile defense equipment to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, as President Donald Trump has at least for now put off any immediate military strike on Iran in response to the attack on the ...

Ukraine Urged To Investigate Biden’s Son

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump urged the new leader of Ukraine this summer to investigate the son of former Vice President Joe Biden, a person familiar with the matter said Friday. Democrats condemned what they saw as a clear effort to damage a political rival, now at the heart of ...

‘I Want A Future’

NEW YORK (AP) — Young people afraid for their futures protested around the globe Friday to implore leaders to tackle climate change, turning out by the hundreds of thousands to insist that the warming world can’t wait any longer. Marches, rallies and demonstrations were held from ...

Trump Says He Doesn’t Need China Trade Deal Before Election

WASHINGTON (AP) — As China and the U.S. near a new round of trade talks, President Donald Trump said Friday he doesn’t feel he needs to secure an agreement before next year’s election. Trump told reporters he wants a complete deal with China and won’t accept one that only addresses ...

Gulf Coast Seafood Biz Slammed By Floods

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Fresh water from Midwestern floods has killed oysters along the coasts of three states and cost Mississippi half of its blue crabs. Water that came through a Louisiana spillway killed 95% of the oysters in Mississippi’s share of the Mississippi Sound and fed toxic algae ...

Hurricane Lorena Threatens Mexico’s Resort-Area Baja

CABO SAN LUCAS, Mexico (AP) — Residents and tourists hunkered down in homes, shelters and hotels as Hurricane Lorena menaced Mexico’s resort-studded Baja California Peninsula on Friday, threatening damaging winds, flash floods and life-imperiling surf. The U.S. National Hurricane Center ...

‘Hopalong’ Cassaday, Buckeyes’ Heisman Winner, Dies At 85

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Howard “Hopalong” Cassady, the 1955 Heisman Trophy winner at Ohio State and running back for the Detroit Lions, died Friday. He was 85. He died in Tampa, Florida, his longtime home, the university said. “We’ve lost not only a legendary Buckeye, but also a ...

Bengals’ Dalton Expects Cooler Reception In Buffalo

ORCHARD PARK — Andy Dalton fondly recalls the warm welcome he received a little over a year ago, when the Bengals traveled to Buffalo for a preseason game. The Cincinnati quarterback drew several ovations after winning over Bills fans’ hearts for his last-minute touchdown to beat ...

Browns Bracing For Test Against Donald, Rams

CLEVELAND — The Browns passed their first prime-time test. The second one won’t be nearly as easy. Here come Aaron Donald and those big, bad Los Angeles Rams. The defending NFC champions, with an offense teeming with talent and defense led by incomparable star tackle Donald, will visit ...

Alonso Hits 50th Homer

CINCINNATI (AP) — Pete Alonso felt going into the season that reaching 50 home runs was possible. Now that he’s there, it’s become hard to believe. New York’s rookie first baseman hit his major league-leading 50th home run, Jacob deGrom pitched shutout ball for seven innings and the ...

Trump Sues DA Seeking To Block Tax Return Subpoena

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump asked a federal court Thursday to block an effort by New York prosecutors to obtain his tax returns as part of a criminal investigation, opening another front in the president’s efforts to keep his financial information private. Trump’s attorneys ...

Pelosi Offers Medicare Proposal

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, trying to seize the agenda on a top consumer issue, announced an ambitious prescription drug plan Thursday that would allow Medicare to negotiate prices for seniors and younger people. The proposal would direct Medicare to bargain over as many ...

Officials Block Disclosure

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration plunged into an extraordinary showdown with Congress Thursday over access to a whistleblower’s reported complaint about incidents including a private conversation between President Donald Trump and a foreign leader. The blocked complaint is both ...