Category Archives: Local Sports

Pedestrian killed near stadium after leaving Chiefs’ game

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – A pedestrian from Kansas is dead after being struck by two hit-and-run drivers near Arrowhead Stadium as the man was leaving the Kansas City Chiefs game. Police are searching for the drivers who fled the scene Sunday night. The victim was a 66-year-old man from Wichita, Kansas. Police say the…read more »

Titans use 2 huge defensive plays to beat Jags

(AP)- The Tennessee Titans didn’t do much defensively to stop Jacksonville in a 37-19 win Sunday. They allowed 454 yards and forced just two punts. But they made two huge plays that turned out to be the difference. Safety Kevin Byard scooped up a fumble and returned it 30 yards for a touchdown on the…read more »

Georgia new No. 1 in AP football poll; Kentucky vaults to 11

  The No. 1 ranking in The Associated Press college football poll has been in the possession of just a few elite teams over the last six seasons. Alabama (63 times), Clemson (23), Ohio State (10) and LSU (eight) were the only teams to reach No. 1 from 2015 through Saturday. Georgia (6-0) joined that…read more »

Dodgers Beat Cardinals 3-1 in Wild Card

 LOS ANGELES(AP)- Chris Taylor hit a two-run homer in the bottom of the ninth inning to lift the Los Angeles Dodgers over the St. Louis Cardinals 3-1 on Wednesday night in the NL wild-card game. The 106-win Dodgers advanced to a best-of-five Division Series against the NL West champion Giants, who won 107 games to…read more »

MLB draws 45.3M as fans return, down from 68.5M before COVID

  NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball drew 45.3 million fans this year as fans gradually were allowed to return, down from 68.5 million over 2019 in the last season before the coronavirus pandemic. The commissioner’s office says this year’s MLB season averaged 18,901 for 2,397 dates. The Los Angeles Dodgers led the major…read more »

Braves Beat Mets 5-0, Head to Playoffs

  | ATLANTA (AP)- Austin Riley drove in two runs with two hits and the Atlanta Braves looked postseason ready in a 5-0 win over Noah Syndergaard and the New York Mets in the final regular season game for both teams. Syndergaard allowed two runs, including a leadoff homer to Jorge Soler, in his one…read more »

Cubs Edge Cards 3-2

 | ST. LOUIS- (AP)- Matt Duffy extended his hitting streak to a career-high 13 games with a pair of run-scoring singles to help the Chicago Cubs to a 3-2 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Sunday in a game that was halted after seven innings by rain. T Tommy Edman homered for St. Louis,…read more »

Jets Top Titans 27-24 in OT

(AP)- Oct. 03, 2021 | 04:39 PM | EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. Matt Ammendola kicked a 22-yard field goal in overtime, and then Randy Bullock was wide left on a potential tying 49-yarder with 15 seconds left to give the New York Jets their first victory, 27-24 over the Tennessee Titans on Sunday. After the Jets…read more »

Cardinals win 17th straight, clinch 2nd NL wild card spot

By The Associated Press Sep. 29, 2021 ST. LOUIS Nolan Arenado came to the St. Louis Cardinals expecting to play into October. After reaching the postseason twice during eight years with Colorado, Arenado will go to the playoffs in his first season with St. Louis. Arenado, Dylan Carlson, and Jose Rondon homered to back Adam…read more »

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