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No. 6 Michigan to host Wildcats

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — A.J. Henning isn’t worried about his Michigan teammates getting ahead of themselves. The undefeated Wolverines have one piece of unfinished business before what could be one of the biggest showdowns in college football this season. No. 6 Michigan hosts Northwestern ...

Larson wins at Texas for 1st spot in NASCAR’s championship 4

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Kyle Larson was willing to play it smart in the closing laps at Texas. He also had a fast car that stayed in front through all of the restarts to secure the first of the four championship-contending spots in NASCAR’s season finale. Larson led 256 of 334 laps at ...

Packers beat Bears, 24-14

CHICAGO (AP) — Aaron Rodgers didn’t need to say it. He couldn’t resist. Rodgers turned toward the crowd after running for a touchdown to help secure yet another win for Green Bay over Chicago. Then, he yelled, “I still own you! I still own you!” Who would argue? Rodgers threw ...

Joe Burrow throws 3 TDs as Bengals rout winless Lions, 34-11

DETROIT — (AP) Joe Burrow tied a career high with three touchdown passes and he helped the Cincinnati Bengals match last year's victory total with a 34-11 rout against the Detroit Lions on Sunday. "The sky is the limit," Burrow said. Facing the lowly Lions can certainly help any team ...

Chicago wins first WNBA title with 80-74 win over Phoenix

CHICAGO (AP) — Candace Parker returned home to bring Chicago a championship. She did just that leading the Sky to the franchise's first title. Allie Quigley scored 26 points and Parker added 16 points, 13 rebounds and five assists and Chicago beat the Phoenix Mercury 80-74 on Sunday in Game ...

Stearns says Brewers don’t know cause of Yelich’s struggles

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee Brewers president of baseball operations David Stearns says nobody has been able to figure out the cause of Christian Yelich’s hitting struggles over the past couple of seasons. “I think if we did, if Christian knew exactly what happened, it’s easier to ...