Bagwell, Raines, Rodriguez headed to Cooperstown

By Ronald Blum Associated Press NEW YORK – Bags and Rock and Pudge are heading to Cooperstown. After a vote that could prove to be a...

By Ronald Blum AP Baseball Writer NEW YORK – The league that wins baseball’s All-Star Game no longer will get home-field advantage in the World Series, which instead will go to the pennant winner with the better regular-season record. The change was included in Major League Baseball’s tentative new collective bargaining agreement and disclosed early […]

Associated Press NEW ORLEANS – Drew Brees passed for 310 yards and four touchdowns and Mark Ingram scored twice as the New Orleans Saints rolled past the Los Angeles Rams 49-21 on Sunday. Playing 10 days after being knocked unconscious in a Thursday night loss at Carolina, Ingram rushed for 146 yards on 14 carries, […]

Associated Press ARLINGTON, Texas – Dak Prescott accounted for two touchdowns, fellow rookie Ezekiel Elliott ran for a pair of scores and the Dallas Cowboys extended their franchise regular-season record with a 10th straight victory, beating the Washington Redskins 31-26 on Thursday. The rookie quarterback tied Don Meredith’s club record from 50 years ago with […]

By Schuyler Dixon Associated Press ARLINGTON, Texas – Dak Prescott threw three touchdowns, two to Dez Bryant and the Dallas Cowboys set a franchise season record with a ninth straight win, beating the Baltimore Ravens 27-17 on Sunday. The Cowboys (9-1) punted on their first four possessions – a first this season – against the […]

Associated Press SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Tom Brady threw for 280 yards and four touchdowns, and the New England Patriots beat San Francisco 30-17 on Sunday in Brady’s first road game against the 49ers team he rooted for as a boy. Brady found Danny Amendola for a 5-yard touchdown to start the fourth quarter then […]

By Jenna Fryer Associated Press HOMESTEAD, Fla. – Jimmie Johnson had the commemorative helmet and a photographer chronicling his every move. He even ran a symbolic seven miles the night before his shot at a seventh championship. He must have known something special was coming. In a winner-take-all season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway, Johnson needed […]

By Will Graves AP Sports Writer PITTSBURGH – Tony Romo will be back in uniform next Sunday when the Dallas Cowboys host the Baltimore Ravens. The leading passer in franchise history, however, won’t be under center. As much respect as owner Jerry Jones has for Romo, even Jones isn’t going to go away from one […]

Associated Press NEW ORLEANS – Denver’s Justin Simmons used a perfectly timed leap over the offensive line to block an extra-point kick that would have given New Orleans a late lead, Will Parks ran it back 84 yards for a defensive 2-point conversion, and the Broncos pulled out a wild 25-23 victory Sunday. The decisive […]

By John L. Pitts Daily Journal There was at least one electoral upset involving Mississippi on Tuesday night. Amory’s Mitch Moreland, the former Mississippi State standout, won the Gold Glove for American League first basemen in voting by AL managers and staff members. It’s the first time for Moreland to win the award, given to […]