- Banged-up Lions limping into perfectly timed bye week
ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — Matthew Stafford simply stood on the field, letting Jake Rudock take snaps at the Detroit Lions' only practice during their bye week.
- Nets' Lin expected to miss season with right knee injury
NEW YORK (AP) — Brooklyn Nets guard Jeremy Lin is expected to miss the rest of the season after rupturing the patella tendon in his right knee.
- Astros now trailing Yankees in ALCS, need 9th Verlander win
HOUSTON (AP) — Justin Verlander agreed to that last-second trade to the Houston Astros with hopes of another World Series, and has since won all eight games he has pitched.
- Jets tight end goes from cautionary tale to comeback kid
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Austin Seferian-Jenkins limped out of Gillette Stadium last Christmas Eve and worried about his uncertain future.
- Familiar Broncos, Chargers meet again for early season edge
CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Philip Rivers' 39 touchdown passes against the Denver Broncos are the most he has thrown against any opponent in his long NFL career.