ATLANTA (AP) – The Atlanta Braves say John Coppolella has resigned as general manager after it was learned that he was the target of a Major League Baseball investigation into a violation of rules in the international player market.
All those home runs by Aaron Judge, all those wins by the Los Angeles Dodgers, nicely done. Except none of that matters now – a sinker that bounces to the backstop, a liner that hooks barely foul, the whole script flips.
CHICAGO (AP) – The Chicago Bears are going to give prized rookie quarterback Mitchell Trubisky a try.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) – Some NFL teams might underplay what a win in Week 4 of the regular season could mean for their overall prospects. Not the Carolina Panthers.
NEW YORK (AP) – In a season of record-high home runs and strikeouts along with record-low complete games, there were some constants in Major League Baseball: Houston’s Jose Altuve and a Colorado Rockies player won batting titles.
No matter how many yards and points Tom Brady manages to generate, his New England Patriots are not going to go very far this season if they can’t get their defense straightened out.
LAS VEGAS (AP) – Officials at a remote Nevada prison where O.J. Simpson was set free after nine years for armed robbery arranged the former football and Hollywood star’s dead-of-night departure to avoid public scrutiny.
SEATTLE (AP) – It took a trio of relative unknowns to wake up the Seattle Seahawks.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) – The Carolina Panthers have been patiently waiting for the kind of performance from Cam Newton that had elevated him to the elite among NFL quarterbacks.
ATLANTA (AP) – The Buffalo Bills stand alone atop the AFC East at the latest point in a season in nine years.