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Hopkins converts 2nd chance, Washington beats Giants 30-29 Hopkins converts 2nd chance, Washington beats Giants 30-29 09/16/2021 09:31pm • LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — Taylor Heinicke and Dustin Hopkins made the most of their second chances. Washington needed every last second — and then some — to earn a long-awaited win over the New York Giants. Hopkins made a 43-yard field goal on an untimed down — after a penalty negated his miss se Rising numbers of migrants risk lives crossing Darien Gap Rising numbers of migrants risk lives crossing Darien Gap 09/16/2021 08:00pm • ACANDI, Colombia (AP) — It was 5 a.m. and in dozens of small tents around 500 migrants began showing signs of life, rising, packing their bags and preparing to cross the Darien Gap, the thick jungle teeming with snakes, bandits and treacherous rivers that separates Colombia from Panama. Over a fi Track coach Salazar's 4-year doping ban upheld by CAS Track coach Salazar's 4-year doping ban upheld by CAS 09/16/2021 05:46pm • Track coach Alberto Salazar received no relief from the Court of Arbitration for Sport, which upheld his four-year ban for a series of doping-related violations that had long been pursued by American regulators. CAS announced the decision Thursday, confirming its three-judge panel has rejected two a Unfamiliar foe: Buffalo braces to face No. 16 Chanticleers Unfamiliar foe: Buffalo braces to face No. 16 Chanticleers 09/16/2021 12:55pm • AMHERST, N.Y. (AP) — Short of calling Kansas coach Lance Leipold for a scouting report on Coastal Carolina’s defense, Buffalo quarterback Kyle Vantrease gained insight by watching the Chanticleers rout the Jayhawks last week. Vantrease spent the previous four years playing under Leipold in Buffa Mac vs. Zach: Rookie QBs highlight latest Pats-Jets showdown Mac vs. Zach: Rookie QBs highlight latest Pats-Jets showdown 09/16/2021 11:42am • EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Mac Jones and Zach Wilson are providing some fresh-faced buzz to an old AFC East rivalry that has gotten rather stale. All eyes will be on the rookie quarterbacks Sunday at MetLife Stadium when Jones' New England Patriots square off against Wilson's New York Jets. And Study: Childhood obesity in U.S. accelerated during pandemic Study: Childhood obesity in U.S. accelerated during pandemic 09/16/2021 10:39am • NEW YORK (AP) — A new study ties the COVID-19 pandemic to an “alarming” increase in obesity in U.S. children and teenagers. Childhood obesity has been increasing for decades, but the new work suggests an acceleration last year — especially in those who already were obese when the pandemic s Chauvin pleads not guilty to violating teen's civil rights Chauvin pleads not guilty to violating teen's civil rights 09/16/2021 07:45am • MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The former Minneapolis police officer convicted of murder in the death of George Floyd pleaded not guilty Thursday to violating the civil rights of a teenager in a separate case that involved a restraint similar to the one used on Floyd. Derek Chauvin was convic White catfish catch shatters state, and maybe, world record White catfish catch shatters state, and maybe, world record 09/16/2021 07:14am • A white catfish caught in Connecticut last month has smashed a state record and could also be a world record for the species — though the evidence has been eaten. Ben Tomkunas, 25, caught the 21.3-pound (9.66-kilogram) fish late at night in Coventry on Aug. 21. It was longer than 3 feet (about a Actor L. Steven Taylor is the king behind 'The Lion King' Actor L. Steven Taylor is the king behind 'The Lion King' 09/16/2021 06:49am • NEW YORK (AP) — L. Steven Taylor got the call that would change his life in 2005: Would he like to make his Broadway debut in “The Lion King”? It was just a six-month contract but he took it, uprooting his family and moving to New York. “Six months has turned into 16 years,” Taylor says wi EU unveils Indo-Pacific strategy, tries to allay China fears 09/16/2021 05:51am • BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union on Thursday unveiled a new strategy for boosting economic, political and defense ties in the Indo-Pacific, just hours after the United States, Britain and Australia announced a new security alliance likely to reshape their relations with the vast region. The EU b Blowers, mowers and more: American yards quietly go electric Blowers, mowers and more: American yards quietly go electric 09/16/2021 05:38am • For Jared Anderman, of Croton-on-Hudson, New York, switching from gasoline-powered tools to electric ones for lawn care was a no-brainer. “I’m concerned about climate change and wanted tools that are more eco-friendly, and also quieter. I like listening to music when I do yardwork and this way I Indonesian court rules president negligent over pollution Indonesian court rules president negligent over pollution 09/16/2021 01:59am • JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — An Indonesian court ruled Thursday that President Joko Widodo and six other top officials have neglected citizens’ rights to clean air and ordered them to improve the poor air quality in the capital. A three-judge panel at the Central Jakarta District Court notched a v Convincing your child to leave the screens behind to exercise is hard. Here's how to do it Convincing your child to leave the screens behind to exercise is hard. Here's how to do it 09/16/2021 01:21am • "3, 2, 1, ready or not, here I come!"Children race through the park, soaking in the sun while they search for their next hiding spot in the latest round of hide-and-seek. When that playtime can happen, it's often the best part of a child's day.That all counts as exercise for kids. And while it comes Jay Norvell has Nevada ready for trip to Kansas State Jay Norvell has Nevada ready for trip to Kansas State 09/15/2021 11:00pm • MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Nevada has never made the pilgrimage to the plains to face Kansas State in football until this season. That doesn't mean coach Jay Norvell doesn't know what the Wolf Pack are about to face Saturday. Norvell played for longtime Wildcats coach Bill Snyder at Iowa in the 1980s, Crosby moves past standout game, turns focus to Steelers Crosby moves past standout game, turns focus to Steelers 09/15/2021 02:57pm • HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — Maxx Crosby remembers his father coaching him during pee wee football with one major rule: “Don’t be all bark, but no bite.” It has stuck with the Las Vegas Raiders defensive end to this day. “I want to go out there and show everybody, 'listen, this is what I’m all
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