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Peyton’s Place is Hall of Fame, with Woodson, Megatron, Faneca

By BARRY WILNER AP Pro Football Writer CANTON, Ohio (AP) — Peyton's Place is now in Canton at the Pro Football Hall of Fame. The only five-time NFL MVP and a two-time Super Bowl winner who left the game five years ago with a slew of passing records was enshrined Sunday night with other ...

Fewer medals, more heart for US at a most unusual Olympics

By EDDIE PELLS AP National Writer TOKYO (AP) — Kara Winger is the American record-holder in the javelin throw who just wrapped up her fourth Olympics. She has never finished higher than sixth place. When she got the call over the weekend telling her she would be carrying the flag Sunday for ...

Bowden remembered as coaching legend on and off the field

By STEVE REED AP Sports Writer Clemson coach Dabo Swinney called Bobby Bowden a "model" that other college coaches should follow. "He was such a great example of not losing sight of the main thing: a man of faith, a great husband, a great father," Swinney said in a statement posted on ...

Gane stops Lewis, wins interim heavyweight title at UFC 265

HOUSTON (AP) — Ciryl Gane stopped Derrick Lewis with a flurry of ground-and-pound strikes in the third round at UFC 265 on Saturday night, winning an interim UFC heavyweight title and the next shot at champion Francis Ngannou. Just over three years after Gane (10-0) made his mixed martial ...

Cabrera remains at 498 homers, Tigers edge Indians 2-1

By BRIAN DULIK Associated Press CLEVELAND (AP) — Miguel Cabrera remained two home runs shy of 500, but Tyler Alexander tossed a season-high 5 1/3 scoreless innings as the Detroit Tigers edged the Cleveland Indians 2-1 on Saturday night. Cabrera went 0 for 3 with a walk, keeping his career ...

Lamb, Jackson shine in spirited Rams-Cowboys joint practice

By DAN GREENSPAN Associated Press OXNARD, Calif. (AP) — CeeDee Lamb looks as if he'll be frustrating the NFC East for many years to come, filling the role DeSean Jackson held in seasons past. Although they were working on opposite fields, the two wide receivers for the Dallas Cowboys and ...

Moderna COVID-19 vaccine tallies more than $4B in Q2 sales

Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine brought in more than $4 billion in second-quarter sales, helping to push the vaccine developer into a profit. The company also said Thursday an analysis showed that its vaccine remains 93% effective as much as six months after the second dose. Moderna's announcement ...

AAC’s Aresco: Did not plot with ESPN to poach other leagues

By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer American Athletic Conference Commissioner Mike Aresco vehemently denied that his league has ever "plotted" with ESPN to undermine another conference by poaching its schools. Aresco addressed conference realignment Wednesday during the AAC's ...

Packers’ Rodgers: Relationship with GM ‘work in progress’

By STEVE MEGARGEE AP Sports Writer Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers said his relationship with general manager Brian Gutekunst is a "work in progress," but he has nothing but affection for the man Gutekunst drafted as his possible replacement: backup Jordan Love. Rodgers returned ...