First Sunday of the 2016 season
UNDATED (AP) — The New England Patriots were able to survive without quarterback Tom Brady as they opened their 2016 season with a victory against one of the NFL's top teams.
Super Bowl champs escape in opener
DENVER (AP) — The NFL kicked off its new season with Denver hosting Carolina in a rematch of the last Super Bowl. And just like last February, the Panthers still cannot beat the Broncos.
Denver's dominant defense came up big against Cam Newton again and the Broncos escaped with a 21-20 victory...
Yanks hold off Jays...Red Sox tied for AL East lead...Marlins and Pirates in free falls...4 straight win for Dodgers
UNDATED (AP) —There was a thrilling end to the New York Yankees' win over AL East-leading Toronto. Brett Gardner made a leaping catch against the left field wall to rob Justin Smoak with the bases loaded in the ninth to preserve a 7-6 win over the Blue Jays and keep the Yanks' wild
Longhorns outlast Irish
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Associated Press top-25 football poll will look quite a bit different when it is released Tuesday. Notre Dame became the third top-10 team to fall this weekend, joining third-ranked Oklahoma and No. 5 LSU.
NL West-leading Dodgers rally for split at Coors Field...Orioles fading in AL East...Twins losing streak hits 13
UNDATED (AP) — — Colorado split a doubleheader with the Dodgers, winning 7-0 and losing the second game 10-6. In the opener, Tyler Anderson scattered six hits over 6 1/3 innings and drove in a run in the Rockies first shutout at home this season. Nolan Arenado had a run-scoring double i
Hendricks baffles Bucs
UNDATED (AP) — On a team that boasts Jake Arrieta (ar-ee-EH'-tuh), Jon Lester and John Lackey, it is Kyle Hendricks who is emerging as the ace of the Chicago Cubs' pitching staff.