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AP source: Bills QB Allen diagnosed with sprained elbow

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo Bills rookie starter Josh Allen has been diagnosed with a sprained right elbow on his throwing arm and is not expected to play at Indianapolis this weekend, a person with direct knowledge told The Associated Press on Tuesday. The person described Allen's status as being week to week as…

Tagovailoa one of 5 Alabama midseason AP All-Americans

Tua Tagovailoa and four of his Alabama teammates highlight The Associated Press midseason All-America team. Tagovailoa, the prolific quarterback of the top-ranked Crimson Tide, has 21 touchdown passes and no interceptions without having to attempt a pass in the fourth quarter because Alabama has been so thoroughly dominant. The Tide is averaging 53.6 points per…

Nielsen's top programs for Oct. 8-14

Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for Oct. 8-14. Listings include the week's ranking and viewership. 1. NFL Football: Kansas City at New England, NBC, 21.11 million. 2. NFL Football: Philadelphia at N.Y. Giants, Fox, 14.76 million. 3. "Sunday Night NFL Pre-Kick," NBC, 13.68 million. 4. "The Big Bang Theory," CBS, 12.95 million. 5. "NFL…

Column: Johnny Miller talks like most golf fans think

The comment was vintage Johnny Miller, raw enough to cause most television producers to wince. Miller was in the NBC Sports booth at Doral in 2004 when he watched Craig Parry hit another beautiful shot to the green. Miller said what he saw. That was his job. He just didn't say it like other golf…

Louisville player charged with threat to kill girlfriend

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville football player Kemari Averett was charged Tuesday with putting a gun to his girlfriend's head and threatening to kill her. The tight end was suspended from the team. The 20-year-old sophomore remains in Louisville Metro jail on $10,000 bond after pleading not guilty and faces an Oct. 26 hearing. University…

Canelo not thinking GGG, eyeing 3rd weight class belt

NEW YORK (AP) — Canelo Alvarez has never fought in Madison Square Garden. He's never fought on the East Coast. And he's really never fought after as big a win as he had in September against Gennady Golovkin. So when Triple G's name is brought up to the ruler of the middleweight division, Alvarez sort…

Injured Bosa leaves Ohio State to prep for pro career

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Injured defensive end Nick Bosa has decided to leave to school to focus on getting ready for the NFL draft in the spring, Ohio State said Tuesday. The junior All-American from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, already had four sacks this season when he suffered a core muscle injury on Sept. 15 in…

WNBA All-Star Toliver hired by NBA's Wizards as assistant

WASHINGTON (AP) — WNBA All-Star Kristi Toliver will be an assistant coach for player development for the NBA's Washington Wizards this season. Toliver's job was one of several changes to coach Scott Brooks' staff announced by the Wizards on Tuesday, two days before they host the Miami Heat to open the season. Toliver played for…

Altuve is Astros DH vs. Red Sox in ALCS Game 3

HOUSTON (AP) — Six-time All-Star second baseman Jose Altuve is a designated hitter for the Houston Astros in the playoffs for the first time. Astros manager A.J. Hinch has Altuve as the DH for Game 3 of the American League Championship Series against Boston. Altuve bruised his right knee during the playoffs and it is…

Florida State returns post-storm, bye week after rocky start

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida State has returned to practice field following a bye week and in the wake of Hurricane Michael after a rocky start under first-year football coach Willie Taggart. Hurricane Michael forced the school to shut down during the schedule off-week for football players. Taggart cut the practice schedule short and encouraged…