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Cooper Kupp, Von Miller expected to return, Jonathan Taylor’s status still unknown

A hamstring injury has kept Cooper Kupp out this season for the Los Angeles Rams. (Photo by Cooper Neill/Getty Images) (Cooper Neill via Getty Images) The Chicago Bears doubled up the Washington Commanders, 40-20, to begin Week 5 of the NFL season on “Thursday Night Football.” Chase Claypool was ruled out before the game after […]

Megan Rapinoe’s NWSL farewell game brings a record crowd and lots of love — but not a win

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON – OCTOBER 06: Fans honor Megan Rapinoe #15 of OL Reign during her last home regular-season NWSL match at Lumen Field on October 06, 2023 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Steph Chambers/Getty Images) (Steph Chambers via Getty Images) Love, memories and gratitude piled into Lumen Field on Friday night for one last glimpse […]

Jalen Hurts among NFL standouts seeking help from chess guru

Philadelphia quarterback Jalen Hurts has won each of his last five regular-season starts in which the Eagles have faced a double-digit deficit. Houston’s C.J. Stroud has the third-most passing attempts (151) by a rookie without an interception to start his career. Despite not taking a snap for Arizona in the preseason, the Cardinals’ Joshua Dobbs […]

In baseball’s October blame game, direct your ire toward a person, not the ‘analytics’ bogeyman

The baseball year, like the calendar year, has seasons. There’s projection season, from December to March, when the industry tries to foresee and maximize the future. There’s assessment season, from April to July, when we figure out which teams are contenders and what they need at the trade deadline. There’s credit season — August and […]

World gymnastics championships: women’s individual all-around final – in pictures | Sport

Biles’ score of 58.399 points after the floor exercise was enough to give her gold, her second triumph at the championships, which means that she has become the most decorated gymnast in history. Her total of 34 world and Olympic medals is more than any other gymnast, female or male. Photograph: Kenzo Tribouillard/AFP/Getty Images