(The Associated Press)
Arnold Palmer dies at 87, made golf popular for masses

09/26/2016 05:25 AM EDT
Arnold 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. 
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Pedroia's baserunning helps Red Sox beat Rays 3-2 in 10
09/26/2016 05:31 AM EDT - ST. PETERSBURG, FLA. — Dustin Pedroia turned what looked like a sure out into the go-ahead run. Full Story

(Luis M. Alvarez — The Associated Press)
Pedroia's baserunning helps Red Sox beat Rays 3-2 in 10

ST. PETERSBURG, FLA. — Dustin Pedroia turned what looked like a sure out into the go-ahead run. Full Story
(Charles Krupa — The Associated Press)
Celtics introduce Horford, their biggest free agent ever

WALTHAM, MASS. >> Al Horford is the biggest free agent ever to sign with the Boston Celtics. Full Story
(Petr David Josek — The Associated Press)
Rangers win Jimmy Vesey sweepstakes

The New York Rangers offered the right opportunity and situation to win hockey's late-summer showcase: the Jimmy Vesey sweepstakes. Full Story
(Charles Krupa — The Associated Press)
Column: What can we do to stop Belichick and the Patriots?

Take away draft picks. Suspend their star quarterback. Nothing seems to faze the New England Patriots, who just keep on winning no matter what obstacles are thrown their way. Full Story
(Gary Landers — The Associated Press)
NFL roundup: Broncos beat Bengals

09/26/2016 05:22 AM EDT
CINCINNATI — Trevor Siemian threw a career-high four touchdown passes in his first road start and was nearly perfect under fourth-quarter pressure on Sunday, rallying the Denver Broncos to a 29-17 victory over the Cincinnati Bengals. 
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Redskins avoid 0-3 start thanks to INTs, Hopkins' 5th FG
09/26/2016 05:31 AM EDT - EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. —ll 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. Full Story

MLB roundup: Dodgers clinch NL West
09/26/2016 05:25 AM EDT - LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Dodgers clinched their fourth straight NL West title, winning the crown in Vin Scully's final home game when Charlie Culberson homered with two outs in the 10th inning to beat the Colorado Rockies 4-3 Sunday. Full Story

LSU fires Miles, Cameron, promotes Orgeron
09/26/2016 05:27 AM EDT - LSU fired coach Les Miles and offensive coordinator Cam Cameron on Sunday, and promoted defensive line coach Ed Orgeron to interim head coach. Full Story

Notre Dame fires defensive coordinator after 1-3 start
09/26/2016 05:33 AM EDT - SOUTH BEND, IND. — Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly fired defensive coordinator Brian VanGorder on Sunday, hours after an embarrassing 38-35 home loss to Duke dropped the Fighting Irish — who started the season ranked No. Full Story

Ron Turner fired at FIU after 10-30 record
09/26/2016 05:33 AM EDT - MIAMI — Florida International has fired coach Ron Turner. The Panthers made the move Sunday, one day after the team fell to 0-4 this season with a 53-14 loss to Central Florida. Full Story

McIlroy the big winner at East Lake
09/26/2016 05:26 AM EDT - ATLANTA — Rory McIlroy finally won the FedEx Cup when he least expected it. Full Story

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Taylor Swift and Tom Hiddleston split up

Taylor Swift decides Tom Hiddleston isn’t the one after all and hands him his walking papers.