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There was power loss before plane crash that killed ex-NFL player Russ Francis, investigator says

A federal investigator said the small plane crash that killed former NFL tight end Russ Francis and another man at an Adirondack Mountains airport occurred after the engine apparently lost power.

Markkanen, Collins expected to carry offensive load

SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4 Sports) - As the Utah Jazz prepare to begin training camp in Hawaii on Tuesday, two 26-year-old six-year NBA veterans are expected to carry the bulk of the scoring punch on this year's team.

Bulls' Lonzo Ball vows he will 'definitely' play basketball again despite series of surgeries: 'I'm only 25'

Chicago Bulls point guard Lonzo Ball says he is making progress, but was not able to provide any specifics as it relates to his potential return to the NBA hardwood.

SF Giants fire manager Gabe Kapler

SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) -- The San Francisco Giants announced Friday they have fired manager Gabe Kapler. Kapler has been the Giants' skipper since the 2020 season. He replaced three-time World Series champion Bruce Bochy who was San Francisco's manager from 2007 to 2019.

Rays record lowest attendance for an MLB postseason game in 104 years

This season, the Tampa Bay Rays took the Major League Baseball world by storm when they started the regular season 13-0, but as they head into the postseason, it appears that appeal hasn't stuck.

Lorenzen, Buxton, Hernández, Cueto out for Wild Card Series; Correa, Siri, Bush on rosters

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Michael Lorenzen, Byron Buxton, Johnny Cueto and Jonathan Hernández were among the players left off rosters for Wild Card Series that started Tuesday, while the Texas Rangers made the surprise inclusion of former top draft pick Matt Bush.

Bears sign veteran safety to aid injury-riddled secondary

The Bears have a short week after a loss to the Broncos as they face the Commanders on Thursday night.

Behind the scenes at Warriors media day with Jonathan Kuminga

SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) -- Ever wonder what it's like to be an NBA player at media day? Here's your chance to see what it looks like.

CMU men's soccer makes miraculous comeback as CMU volleyball dominates

The score was three-nothing at the half. Everything was going the opposite of CMU's way. But a fire was lit at the half. Because in half two, it was a different Mavericks team.

With Lionel Messi's status in doubt, Chicago Fire FC has make good for fans

The superstar has been dealing with a leg injury that's kept him out of the Inter Miami CF lineup for the last three matches.

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Taylor Swift Effect helps Sunday Night Football ratings soar

The Taylor Swift Effect is real, and a clear win for NFL ratings. The Kansas City Chiefs' nail-biting win over the New York Jets on Sunday Night Football averaged about 27 million viewers on NBC and Peacock, according to NBC Sports.

Game Preview: Bulldogs open Mountain West play hosting Nevada

FRESNO, Calif. (KSEE) – The Fresno State football team opens conference play on Saturday, hosting Nevada. The No. 25 Bulldogs (4-0) wrapped non-conference play undefeated for the first time since 2013. The Bulldogs are coming off a 53-10 victory over Kent State in Week Four.

Aaron Rodgers’ ‘Mr. Pfizer’ joke about Travis Kelce echoes attacks on him and Taylor Swift

Aaron Rodgers isn't alone among notorious vaccine skeptics to get in a dig against Kelce's endorsement of the Pfizer shot or his rumored romance with Swift.

Daniel Jones sacked 10 times as Giants show little in 24-3 loss to the Seattle Seahawks

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — If there is any image that should stick in the minds of the New York Giants after being thoroughly beaten by the Seattle Seahawks on Monday night it's the sight of quarterback Daniel Jones being sacked 10 times.

Former Dodgers pitcher Trevor Bauer claims rape accuser was after his money

Former Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Trevor Bauer and Lindsey Hill, the woman who accused him of sexual assault, have settled their dueling defamation lawsuits. "Mr. Bauer did not make – and never has made – any payments to Ms. Hill, including to resolve their litigation.

SF Giants: What we learned from Farhan Zaidi’s season-ending press conference

Zaidi provided updates on the Giants' managerial search, their future at shortstop, their outlook for this offseason and a player who will undergo surgery.

Kurtenbach: SF Giants ownership has set up the organization for years of dysfunction

When Giants ownership fired manager Gabe Kapler, a decision on the future of director of baseball operations Farhan Zaidi should have followed.

NCAA moves toward implementing NIL rules with proposals for agent registry, deal disclosure

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — In a step toward putting rules in place to regulate the way college athletes can be compensated for their fame, the NCAA Division I Council introduced on Tuesday several proposals to bring transparency to the transactions and oversight of those who want to work with students.

Will the Mavs' W soccer team ever lose again?

Seven games. Seven wins. Best start in program history. Fifth-ranked team in the nation. It has been a magical start to the season for the CMU women's soccer team.

Bad behavior results in new rules for Colorado home games

"Let’s match the high-standard excellence and class that Coach Prime has on the field with our behavior in the stands.

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Broncos COMEBACK to beat Chicago in their 1st win of the season

The Denver Broncos came back from a 28 to 7 deficit to beat the Chicago Bears in their first of the season.

Rays playoff season begins Tuesday at Tropicana Field

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (WFLA) — The Tampa Bay Rays will take on postseason baseball for the fifth consecutive year. They will face the Texas Rangers at 3 p.m. and Rays leaders said they cannot wait to see the fan turnout.

Jed Hoyer on 2023 Cubs' season: 'We just didn't finish the race'

The Cubs finished an up-and-down season in 2023 83-79, their first winning season since 2020, but failed to make the playoffs.

Source: Draymond Green sprains ankle days before Dubs' training camp, out for weeks

(KRON) -- Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green sprained his left ankle, a source told KRON4's Jason Dumas. Dumas, citing a source, tweeted Saturday that Green's recovery could be anywhere between three to six weeks. It is unknown at this time how and when Green, 33, suffered the injury.

Montgomery sparkles, Rangers beat sloppy Rays 4-0 in AL Wild Card Series opener

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Jordan Montgomery was exceptional against the Tampa Bay Rays, even better when he lumbered off the mound to make a diving catch that helped the Texas Rangers to a 4-0 victory in their AL Wild Card Series opener.

NFL tight end suffers 'burn injuries to face'

Cleveland Browns tight end David Njoku was added to the injury report after "sustaining burn injuries to his face and arm during a household accident," the team said Saturday.

A winning day on Warrior Way

It was a night of wins for the Warriors. Central took down Fruita in a doozy of a volleyball match 3-2 at home. But in softball it wasn't as close. Central dominated the Tigers of Grand Junction on CMU's field 11 to 3.

David Stearns introduced as president of baseball operations by New York Mets

NEW YORK (AP) — Decades ago, David Stearns used to sneak into Shea Stadium to root for the New York Mets. Now, he holds their entire roster in his hands.

Tim Wakefield, who revived his career and Red Sox trophy case with knuckleball, has died at 57

BOSTON (AP) — Tim Wakefield, the knuckleballing workhorse of the Red Sox pitching staff who bounced back after giving up a season-ending home run to the Yankees in the 2003 playoffs to help Boston win its curse-busting World Series title the following year, has died. He was 57.

Angels fire manager Phil Nevin

Phil Nevin will not return as the Los Angeles Angels' manager next season. The Angels announced Monday that they have declined their option on Nevin's contract for 2024. Los Angeles will have its fourth manager in six years since the departure of Mike Scioscia, who held the job for 19 years.