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Miss New York Nia Franklin reacts after being named Miss America 2019, Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018, in Atlantic City, N.J. (AP Photo/Noah K. Murray)
September 11, 2018 - 5:48 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Miss America ceremony subtracted the swimsuit competition for the first time in its 98-year history, and subtracted one million television viewers, too. The Nielsen company said 4.34 million people watched the annual ceremony on ABC Sunday, down 19 percent from the 5.35 million...
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Los Angeles Rams quarterback Jared Goff throws as Oakland Raiders nose tackle P.J. Hall looks on during the first half of an NFL football game in Oakland, Calif., Monday, Sept. 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
September 11, 2018 - 1:35 am
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Jared Goff threw two touchdown passes, newcomer Marcus Peters returned an interception 50 yards for a touchdown and the Los Angeles Rams spoiled coach Jon Gruden's much-anticipated return to the Oakland sideline by beating the Raiders 33-13 on Monday night. The Rams (1-0)...
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Houston Astros starting pitcher Justin Verlander (35) acknowledges the crowd as he walks off the field at Comerica Park with teammate George Springer following the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Detroit Tigers , Monday, Sept. 10, 2018, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Duane Burleson)
September 10, 2018 - 10:07 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Justin Verlander knew this would be one of the most emotional games of his major league career. He still wasn't prepared. In his return to Detroit, Verlander received three standing ovations while pitching the Houston Astros to a 3-2 victory over the Tigers on Monday night. Verlander...
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September 10, 2018 - 9:48 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Detroit defensive end Ziggy Ansah left Monday night's game against the New York Jets with a shoulder injury. It wasn't clear how severe the injury was, but it was a concerning development for the Lions, who kept the standout pass rusher this year on the franchise tag. Ansah hasn't...
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September 10, 2018 - 9:34 pm
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — The Buffalo Bills have signed defensive end Nate Orchard in an ongoing bid to upgrade their pass rush after an embarrassing season-opening loss at Baltimore. The Bills also announced Monday they have released defensive tackle Adolphus Washington, the team's 2016 third...
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Houston Astros starting pitcher Justin Verlander (35) pitches against the Detroit Tigers during the first inning of a baseball game, Monday, Sept. 10, 2018, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Duane Burleson)
September 10, 2018 - 9:23 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Justin Verlander made it seem like old times at Comerica Park, drawing several big cheers and pitching seven sharp innings in his return to his former home while leading the Houston Astros over the Detroit Tigers 3-2 Monday night. Verlander struck out 10 in his first game in Detroit...
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Detroit Lions cornerback Quandre Diggs (28) celebrates his interception for a touchdown of a New York Jets quarterback Sam Darnold pass in the first quarter of an NFL football game in Detroit, Monday, Sept. 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Rick Osentoski)
September 10, 2018 - 9:02 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Sam Darnold had nowhere to go but up after his first career snap. The rookie quarterback steadied himself quickly. Darnold threw an interception on his very first NFL play, and Detroit's Quandre Diggs returned it 37 yards for a touchdown to give the Lions an early lead over the New...
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September 10, 2018 - 8:34 pm
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills have signed defensive end Nate Orchard in an ongoing bid to upgrade their pass rush after an embarrassing season-opening loss at Baltimore. The Bills also announced Monday they have released defensive tackle Adolphus Washington, the team's 2016 third-...
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Detroit Lions cornerback Quandre Diggs (28) celebrates his interception for a touchdown of a New York Jets quarterback Sam Darnold pass in the first quarter of an NFL football game in Detroit, Monday, Sept. 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Rick Osentoski)
September 10, 2018 - 7:31 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Sam Darnold's career can only improve from here, right? The New York rookie threw an interception on his very first NFL play, and Detroit's Quandre Diggs returned it 37 yards for a touchdown to give the Lions a 7-0 lead over the Jets on Monday night. Darnold was drafted with the...
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USA Today
Bills Running Back LeSean McCoy is not expected to be charged for the home invasion and robbery of his Georgia home that injured his former girlfriend. But a civil suit is still pending. From the very beginning, defense attorney Paul Cambria said he didn't think there was enough to charge LeSean...
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