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Jets QB Wilson injures knee in preseason game against Eagles

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — New York Jets quarterback Zach Wilson injured his right knee in the first quarter in Friday night's preseason game against the Philadelphia Eagles. After going back to pass, Wilson was flushed out of the pocket and scrambled to his right for 7 yards, but went down after ...

Bills place trust in Dorsey to drive high-powered offense

PITTSFORD, N.Y. (AP) — While most are focused on how the Buffalo Bills' Josh Allen-led attack will function under Ken Dorsey, the newly promoted offensive coordinator can be found pacing the sideline at practice. Dorsey is a man in constant motion during team drills. Stopping long enough to ...

Late FG gives Giants, Daboll 23-21 victory over Patriots

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The New York Giants hired Brian Daboll in the hopes he could get more production out of quarterback Daniel Jones and the offense. The first preseason game of Daboll's tenure revealed signs they may be heading in the right direction. Graham Gano hit a 24-yard field ...

AP source: Jets signing OT Duane Brown to 2-year deal

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Jets and offensive tackle Duane Brown agreed to terms on a two-year contract Thursday, a person with direct knowledge of the deal told The Associated Press The move came three days after the Jets learned they likely lost Mekhi Becton for the season because of a ...

Police: Marshawn Lynch was asleep, car damaged before arrest

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Former NFL running back Marshawn Lynch was asleep and smelled of alcohol when Las Vegas police found him in his damaged sports car and arrested him on suspicion of driving while intoxicated, according to an arrest report made public Thursday. Lynch's attorneys, David ...

Santana’s homer rallies Mariners for 4-3 win over Yankees

SEATTLE (AP) — In a clubhouse with little experience of being in a playoff chase, Carlos Santana is the old guy that can be turned to for advice and guidance. And sometimes he comes up with a clutch hit or two as a reminder he's still pretty good player. Santana snapped an 0-for-17 slump ...

Korir joins Jepchirchir in defending NYC Marathon title

NEW YORK (AP) — Albert Korir is joining fellow Kenyan runner Peres Jepchirchir in attempting to defend his title at the New York City Marathon. Korir won the 50th edition of the five-borough race last November, two years after finishing second. He'll be joined in the men's field by 2021 ...

High note: Mets closer Díaz trumpets saves in sound of Citi

NEW YORK (AP) — Trumpets blare, the bullpen door pops open — here comes Edwin Díaz, baseball's most dominant closer. Cue the fiesta at Citi Field. Once the regular target of angry boos, and decried a rotten egg in the Big Apple, Díaz has become the toast of the town with the New York ...

Jets’ Lawson over jitters, eager to play after lost season

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — There was something about being back in a stadium — with pads on his shoulders and fans in the stands — that caught Carl Lawson a bit off guard. It was only a practice, with the New York Jets taking the field last Saturday night for their annual scrimmage. But ...

Injured Carpenter expects to return this season for Yankees

SEATTLE (AP) — New York Yankees sparkplug Matt Carpenter said Wednesday he expects to return this season and won't need surgery on his broken left foot. Carpenter saw a specialist in Seattle on Wednesday morning before the Yankees' series finale against the Mariners. Carpenter fouled a pitch ...

New York stays in playoff chase after 91-73 win over Wings

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Sabrina Ionescu had 13 points, nine rebounds and seven assists, Sami Whitcomb added 15 points and the New York Liberty stayed in the playoff race with a 91-73 victory over the Dallas Wings on Wednesday night. New York (14-20) moved into a tie with Atlanta for the ...

Reds-Mets series another happy reunion for Díaz family

NEW YORK (AP) — Family reunion at Citi Field. New York Mets closer Edwin Díaz and his brother, Cincinnati Reds rookie reliever Alexis Díaz, exchanged the lineup cards at home plate before Tuesday's game between the teams. With several family members watching and wearing split Mets/Reds ...

Jets’ Saleh: Becton’s season likely over after knee injury

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — New York Jets right tackle Mekhi Becton will "more than likely" miss the entire season because of another injury to his surgically repaired right knee, coach Robert Saleh announced Tuesday. Becton was having a second evaluation after suffering a chip fracture to his ...

Rangers name defenseman Jacob Trouba captain

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Rangers have named defenseman Jacob Trouba captain. Rangers president and general manager Chris Drury announced the selection in a news release Tuesday morning, and the team held a news conference with Drury, Trouba and coach Gerard Gallant at the team's practice ...

Serena Williams says ‘countdown has begun’ to retirement

Saying "the countdown has begun," 23-time Grand Slam champion Serena Williams announced Tuesday she is ready to step away from tennis so she can turn her focus to having another child and her business interests, presaging the end of a career that transcended sports. In an essay released ...

Bassitt hounds Reds, Marte homers early, Mets win again 5-1

NEW YORK (AP) — Chris Bassitt scattered eight hits over eight innings and Starling Marte hit a two-run homer in the first, leading the New York Mets to a 5-1 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Monday night. With their 13th victory in 15 games, the Mets extended their NL East lead to seven games ...

Yankees’ Carpenter fractures left foot on foul ball

SEATTLE (AP) — New York Yankees designated hitter Matt Carpenter broke his left foot Monday night when he fouled off a pitch against the Seattle Mariners. Carpenter fouled a slider from starter Logan Gilbert off the foot in the first inning. The left-handed hitter was briefly checked by ...

Giants practice disrupted by a string of fights

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — With the New York Giants ramping up practices in the middle of a heat advisory days before their first preseason game, it was only a matter of time before tempers erupted. In a span a four plays Monday, running back Saquon Barkley plowed over cornerback Aaron ...

Jets OT Becton’s knee injury more serious than first thought

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The injury to New York Jets offensive tackle Mekhi Becton's surgically repaired right knee is more serious than initially believed after he left early in practice Monday. A person with direct knowledge of the injury told The Associated Press that Becton will ...

Dallas clinches playoff berth behind Mabrey’s career-high 31

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Marina Mabrey scored a career-high 31 points, Teaira McCowan had 16 points and nine rebounds, and the Dallas Wings beat the New York Liberty 86-77 on Monday night to clinch a playoff berth. Dallas (17-16), which has won five straight games for the first time since the ...