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Gronk undergoes back surgery, out indefinitely

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski will undergo back surgery on Friday and is expected to miss two months. Gronkowski left Sunday’s game against the New York Jets with an injury. A source told Schefter that ultimately Gronkowski was diagnosed with a herniated disk. The need for surgery was first reported by The Buffalo News.

McKnight shot, killed after road rage accident

NEW ORLEANS — Former USC Trojans and New York Jets running back Joe McKnight was shot to death in an apparent road rage incident outside New Orleans on Thursday, Jefferson Parish Sheriff Newell Normand said.

MLB owners, players agree on five-year labor contract

NEW YORK — It took nearly round-the-clock bargaining over the last two days and nights, but Major League Baseball and its players’ union have kept their 21-year streak of labor peace for another five years.

Seahawks’ response to Bucs loss will be telling

The most damning words to come out of Sunday’s Seahawks debacle in Tampa Bay came out of the mouth of Buccaneers offensive tackle Demar Dotson. In the afterglow of the Bucs’ 14-5 victory, and armed with the satisfaction of holding Seattle without a sack, Dotson let ‘er rip.

Mariners exchange former top prospect Jackson for two starting pitchers

Alex Jackson was once thought to be the solution for the Mariners’ long quest to find a potent right-handed hitter that could play a corner outfield spot. In three seasons in the Mariners’ minor league system, there were minimal signs of that projected prospect. Now, Jackson is a member of the Atlanta Braves.

Plane carrying soccer team crashes, six survive

LA UNION, ANTIOQUIA, Colombia — A chartered plane transporting Brazilian football team Chapecoense to Medellin's international airport in Colombia with 81 people aboard crashed Monday night. At least six passengers are believed to have survived, and Colombian authorities say rescue efforts are ongoing and have been hampered by bad weather.

On to the MLS Cup finals

COMMERCE CITY, Colo. — Sounders rookie Jordan Morris scored the game-winning goal in the 56th minute as Seattle defeated the Colorado Rapids in the Western Conference finals 1-0 on the day and 3-1 on aggregate on Sunday at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park.

O-line blunders give Hawks third loss

One play late in the third quarter may have best represented what happened to the Seahawks Sunday in a 14-5 loss at Tampa Bay. 

RGIII robbed while parked at FirstEnergy Stadium

NEW YORK — Cleveland Browns quarterback Robert Griffin III and his girlfriend Grete Sadeiko had money stolen from their car parked in the players’ garage at FirstEnergy Stadium during the team’s 27-13 loss Sunday to the New York Giants, according to a tweet by Sadeiko.

Mariners exchange Walker, Marte for Segura, prospects

General manager Jerry Dipoto has been searching for a productive, consistent shortstop and a presence at the top of the Mariners’ lineup since the middle of last season. On Wednesday evening, he got both in one player, but it came at a hefty price.

Ryan says Watkins a go

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. — Buffalo Bills coach Rex Ryan expressed optimism Thursday that wide receiver Sammy Watkins will be able to play Sunday against the Jacksonville Jaguars after being designated to return Wednesday from injured reserve.

Cowboys, Lions both get Turkey Day wins

ARLINGTON, Texas — Quarterback Dak Prescott completed 17 passes for 195 yards, ran for one touchdown and tossed a scoring strike to Terrence Williams as the Dallas Cowboys ran off with a 31-26 win over the Washington Redskins on Thursday before 93,099 at AT&T Stadium.

Oakland makes move to keep Raiders in Bay Area

OAKLAND, Calif. — The mayor of Oakland announced that the city has reached a framework agreement with the Ronnie Lott group for a new stadium, with the hopes of keeping the Raiders in Oakland.

This Sounders season story best told from beginning

The Sounders were forced to sell their best player just weeks before this season. Said season will come to a head starting on Tuesday night, when CenturyLink Field hosts the club’s third-ever Western Conference finals match.