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Goodbye to the 'King': Arnold Palmer, 87, instrumental in popularizing golf

Subscriber onlyArnold Palmer brought a country club sport to the masses with a hard-charging style, charisma and a commoner's touch. At ease with both presidents and the golfing public, and on a first-name basis with both, "The King" died Sunday in Pittsburgh. He was 87. Continue reading...

Prescott, Elliott lead charge as Cowboys dispose of Bears

Subscriber onlyARLINGTON, Texas -- Maybe the Dallas Cowboys will be OK without quarterback Tony Romo this time. The future of the Dallas running game with Ezekiel Elliott looks pretty good, too. Continue reading...

Marlins pitcher killed in accident

Subscriber onlyMIAMI -- Jose Fernandez escaped from Cuba by boat on his fourth try as a teenager, and when his mother fell into the Yucatan Channel during the journey, he jumped in and pulled her out. Continue reading...

Marlins’ Fernandez full of life and passion

Subscriber onlyDon Mattingly talked through tears and pain in a sad and slow manner. The Miami Marlins' manager tried to explain the joy of Jose Fernandez amid his death. And his passion. Always there was passion, Mattingly said, a smile trying and failing to climb his face. Continue reading...

Harvick makes statement, advances to next round

Subscriber onlyLOUDON, N.H. -- Kevin Harvick has thrived as NASCAR's version of a Game 7 master, steeling his nerves and flourishing in those win-or-else races that kept a championship push alive. Continue reading...

Jets grounded by eight turnovers

Subscriber onlyKANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Derrick Johnson saw everybody else intercepting passes for Kansas City and decided to join the party. Continue reading...

Seahawks QB Wilson hurts knee

Subscriber onlyRussell Wilson injured his left knee in the second half of the Seattle Seahawks' game against San Francisco on Sunday, the second time in three weeks he's gotten hurt. Continue reading...

Redskins pounce on Giants' mistakes

Subscriber onlyEAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- All the Washington Redskins needed to avoid a dreaded 0-3 start was a couple of fourth-quarter interceptions by backups and five field goals from a guy who had never made that many in a game. Continue reading...

TODAY’S GAME

Subscriber onlyFalcons at Saints 7:30 p.m. Central, ESPN Continue reading...

NFL ARKANSANS

Subscriber onlyHunter Henry had his biggest day as a San Diego Charger — but lost a costly fumble in the fourth quarter of Sunday’s loss to the Indianapolis Colts. Continue reading...

Bills finally put it all together

Subscriber onlyORCHARD PARK, N.Y. -- LeSean McCoy scored twice and safety Aaron Williams returned a botched field-goal snap 53 yards for a touchdown in leading the Buffalo Bills to a 33-18 victory over the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday. Continue reading...

Dodgers win NL West in Skully's home finale

Subscriber onlyLOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles Dodgers clinched their fourth consecutive NL West title, winning the crown in Vin Scully's final home game when Charlie Culberson hit a home run with two outs in the 10th inning to beat the Colorado Rockies 4-3 Sunday. Continue reading...

This date in baseball

Subscriber only1908 Ed Reulbach of the Chicago Cubs became the only pitcher to throw two shutouts in a doubleheader, beating the Dodgers 5-0 and 3-0. Continue reading...

Teams meet on anniversary of Superdome's reopening

Subscriber onlyNEW ORLEANS -- New Orleans Coach Sean Payton sees tonight's matchup with rival Atlanta as a separate event from the 10th anniversary of the Superdome's reopening after Hurricane Katrina. Continue reading...

The story Scully did not want to tell

Subscriber onlyVin Scully has been telling stories like no one else for decades, and as his reign over the airwaves comes to an end, it's a story he didn't want told that comes to mind. Continue reading...

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