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Rams hang on to give Cardinals first loss

St. Louis surrendered over 400 yards of offense Sunday, but kept the Cardinals out of the end zone until the fourth quarter to win in Arizona.

Freeman puts on a show against the Texans (0:22)
1mPhil Sheridan

Murray: Eagles not giving me the ball enough

After Sunday's 23-20 loss to Washington dropped the Eagles to 1-3, running back DeMarco Murray was asked if he's getting the ball enough, to which he replied, "I don't think I am."

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Rangers clinch AL West, knock out Angels

Adrian Beltre's two-run homer in the bottom of the fifth put the Rangers ahead, and Texas added six runs in the seventh on its way to clinching the AL West and eliminating the Angels.

Ichiro takes the mound for Marlins (0:16)
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Keim: Pierre Garcon's toughness leads Redskins to comeback win

A big reason why receiver Pierre Garcon is so valuable was evident on the game-winning drive. He plays with violence and with a hunger that few possess. And when the Redskins needed him most, Garcon came through with two critical catches in the 23-20 victory over Philadelphia.

Panthers TE returns teammate's fumble for a TD (0:30)
Tate lays out for amazing TD grab (0:17)
Highlights: FC Dallas 4-1 Houston Dynamo (1:45)
Vinatieri becomes Colts' all-time leading scorer (0:14)
Jennings pads Giants' lead (0:25)
Odell needs more field (0:16)
WATCH: Maradona dances with Pumas (0:40)
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Harvick wins at Dover, advances to Round of 12

Kevin Harvick dominated a race he had to win to advance to the second round of NASCAR's playoffs, while six-time champion Jimmie Johnson was eliminated from the field.

Marshall redeems himself from Not Top 10 moment (0:22)
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NFL Vegas Experts

Vegas experts: How to bet Dallas-New Orleans

Where does the betting value lie in the Sunday night football game between Dallas and New Orleans? ESPN Chalk experts provide against-the-spread and over/under.

2hSheil Kapadia

Seahawks RB Lynch (hamstring) out for MNF

The Seahawks have ruled Marshawn Lynch out for Monday's game against the Lions with a hamstring injury. Undrafted rookie Thomas Rawls is expected to get the bulk of the carries against Detroit.

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49mMark Saxon

Kershaw joins Koufax in Dodgers' 300-K's club

Clayton Kershaw became the only Dodgers pitcher other than Sandy Koufax to strike out 300 or more batters in a season, hitting that number before being lifted in the fourth inning Sunday.

3hDan Graziano

Beckham sets 16-game mark for receiving yards

Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. set an NFL record for receiving yards in a player's first 16 games, surpassing the mark set by Houston's Bill Groman in the 1960-61 seasons.

Celebrating D-Rose's birthday with slam dunks (0:44)
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Schlabach: Forget what you thought you knew

Yes, TCU posted an impressive rout, as did Baylor. But the Big 12 is more than just a two-team race. And that's not the only narrative that was rewritten on a wild Saturday in college football.

Thomas: 'I can't own up to things I didn't do' (2:22)


Broncos hold off Vikings

The Broncos remained perfect in a back-and-forth game vs. the Vikings, that ended up 23-20 thanks in large part to help from the defense. Denver kept the pressure on Teddy Bridgewater all day, sacking him 7 times. Box score

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deGrom, Mets get on track vs. Nats

The day after Max Scherzer pitched a no-hitter against the Mets, New York had the pitching edge. Jacob deGrom, Bartolo Colon and Logan Verrett all looked solid as they had a combined no-hitter going until it was broken up in the 7th vs. Jon Niese. This two-hit shutout ended the Mets' five-game skid.


Paul Gutierrez ESPN Staff Writer 

"Won't even go into that discussion. Not on my mind." - Jim Tomsula, when asked if he would consider a quarterback switch.


Pat Murphy won't return for Padres

The team's interim manager won't return in the same capacity next season and San Diego will look for a new manager, the team announced today.

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Cardinals can't stay perfect vs. Rams

Arizona was upset vs. the Rams, 24-22 thanks to a big game on the ground from rookie Todd Gurley, who scampered for 146 yards on 19 carries. Carson Palmer threw for 351 yards, but just 1 TD and also 1 INT. The Cardinals drop to 3-1 while the Rams improve to 2-2. Box score


Jim Bowden ESPN Insider 

Only 3 MLB Managerial jobs in limbo ....Nationals, Mariners & Rockies. Williams and McClendon most likely will not be retained ...Weiss & Rockies could go either way


Final: Green Bay 17, 49ers 3

  • GB RB Lacy: 18 carries, 90 yds
  • GB QB Rodgers: 224 pass yds, TD, 33 rush yds
  • SF QB Kaepernick: 10 carries, 57 yds
Box score


Coley Harvey ESPN Staff Writer 

It may be hard to read, but as the sun goes down in Cincinnati, there's still a piece of paper hanging up inside Paul Brown Stadium: "Dear Andy," the banner reads, "keep up the good work." Dalton has Bengals 4-0.

Todd Archer ESPN Staff Writer 

When the season started Brees vs. Romo was the matchup. At the start of the week Brees was in question. This sign seems to sum up some feelings of Cowboys fans.

Rob Demovsky ESPN Staff Writer 

PACKERS 17, 49ERS 3 (Final): The Packers are 4-0 for the first time since 2011, when they started 13-0 on the way to a 15-1 regular season. A strong defensive performance features six sacks of Colin Kaepernick.

Haren to retire after postseason

Cubs starter Dan Haren said after his regular season win over the Brewers, "That was it for me. If I have to pitch in the postseason I'll be ready for sure." He has 153 career wins and a 3.60 ERA in 13 years in the big leagues.


Mike Triplett ESPN Staff Writer 

Drew Brees warming up in the background as former Saints CB Corey White catches up with Brian Dixon, Brandon Coleman a little more than 90 minutes before kickoff vs. Cowboys.

Harvick dominates Dover, advances

Needing a win to stay alive in the Chase for the Sprint Cup, Kevin Harvick posts his first win at the Monster Mile to earn a spot in the next round.


Mark Saxon @markasaxon

Clayton Kershaw thinks Zack Greinke should win the Cy Young: "Best numbers. Lowest ERA, lowest WHIP. I mean, what else do you want?"

LBJ on Tristan: Unfortunate 'distraction'

LeBron James on the contract drama between the Cavaliers and Tristan Thompson: "His value to us is extreme as we saw last year ... The last thing you need is a distraction when you are trying to make a championship run and we have that right now."


David Schoenfield @dschoenfield

Sunday in a tweet: Hamels great, Royals top seed, Pirates host Cubs, Yankees get Keuchel at home, Ichiro pitches, thank you, Buehrle.

Rangers clinch AL West behind Hamels

Cole Hamels tossed a three-hitter and Adrian Beltre knocked in three runs to guide the Rangers to the division crown with a 9-2 win that eliminated the Angels from playoff contention.


Harvick wins at Dover

Kevin Harvick led 354 laps en route to winning today's Sprint Cup race at Dover to advance to the next round of the Chase for the Sprint Cup. Jamie McMurray, Jimmie Johnson, Paul Menard and Clint Bowyer were all eliminated.


Kershaw second-fastest to 300 K's

Clayton Kershaw needed 232.2 innings to reach 300 strikeouts this season. The only pitcher in MLB history who needed fewer innings was Pedro Martinez in 1999 (213.1 innings).


Pagano: 'No one said it was going to be easy'

Colts coach Chuck Pagano talks about playing through adversity and gives an update on the health of QB Andrew Luck in the wake of Indianapolis' OT win over the Jaguars.