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US dominates Europe

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. — Steve Stricker hoisted the Ryder Cup, gold and glorious, for all to see. Then, he quickly huddled his young American team together to make sure all 12 players had their hands on it. Nine of them had never touched the 17-inch trophy in a moment of celebration. They ...

Tucker’s record FG lifts Ravens

DETROIT — Justin Tucker ended the game as if he was starting it, backing up an extra step or two and kicking the football with every bit of force he had in his right foot. Tucker set an NFL record with a 66-yard field goal, bouncing it through off the crossbar as time expired to lift the ...

NFL roundup

Chargers 30, Chiefs 24 KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Chargers capitalized on four Kansas City turnovers, including Patrick Mahomes’ second interception in the closing minutes, and Justin Herbert’s touchdown toss to Mike Williams with 32 seconds to go lifted Los Angeles to a victory. Herbert ...

Young US team goes up 6-2 on Europe

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. — The Americans haven’t opened with a lead this large in the Ryder Cup since Jack Nicklaus and Lee Trevino were playing, and before Tiger Woods was even born. That didn’t seem to be big enough to satisfy U.S. captain Steve Stricker. Dustin Johnson and Xander Schauffele ...

Jets, Broncos going in opposite directions right now

The Denver Broncos are one of only two teams in the AFC with a 2-0 record. But the Broncos have beaten up on two of the worst teams in the NFL — the New York Giants and Jacksonville Jaguars — in the first two weeks of the season. On Sunday, the Broncos get another “cupcake’’ with ...

Badgers, Irish in weekend spotlight

By Ralph D. Russo The Associated Press Last week, college football gave fans one of its tastiest, and unfortunately rare, treats when Auburn visited Penn State. Good teams. Great setting. Entertaining game. What college football is all about. This week, not so much. The weekend’s ...