KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas Metropolis’s offense sputtered once more Sunday, so one of many league’s worst defenses via the primary half of the season rose to the event in opposition to Inexperienced Bay. The Chiefs blitzed Aaron Rodgers understudy Jordan Love relentlessly in a 13-7 victory. They picked off a move close to their very own purpose line, hit Love seven instances and sacked him as soon as, and stuffed Aaron Jones and Co. on the bottom. Inexperienced Bay completed 2 of 12 on third down and managed 301 yards as its seven-game win streak ended. All of which was desperately wanted given Kansas Metropolis solely had 237 yards of its personal.
UNDATED (AP) — Nebraska is bringing again coach Scott Frost in 2022 beneath a restructured contract that cuts his wage from $5 million to $4 million. The Cornhuskers are 15-27 in 4 years beneath Frost and his future has been the topic of hypothesis. The Huskers are 3-7 this season and final within the Huge Ten West. Frost introduced he has fired offensive coordinator Matt Lubick, offensive line coach Greg Austin, operating backs coach Ryan Held and quarterbacks coach Mario Verduzco.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Left-handed reliever T.J. McFarland grew to become the primary of this yr’s main league free brokers to succeed in an settlement, getting a $2.5 million, one-year contract to stick with the St. Louis Cardinals. McFarland stabilized the Cardinals’ bullpen down the stretch after signing as a free agent July 1 for a deal that paid $1 million whereas within the main leagues and $200,000 whereas within the minors. The 32-year-old was 4-1 with a 2.56 ERA in 38 video games and 38 2/3 innings. The nine-year main league veteran started 2021 at Triple-A with Washington however was granted his launch June 29.
NEW YORK (AP) — Two-way sensation Shohei Ohtani of the Los Angeles Angels is a finalist for American League MVP in voting by the Baseball Writers Affiliation of America. The BBWAA revealed finalists for AL and NL MVPs, Cy Younger Awards, Rookies of the Yr and Managers of the Yr on Monday night time. The winners can be revealed subsequent week. Ballots have been due on the finish of the common season. Ohtani is within the last three of AL voting together with two Toronto gamers, Vladimir Guerrero Jr. and Marcus Semien.
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Kansas returned nearly everybody from final yr’s NCAA Event workforce. But in some way, the third-ranked Jayhawks look fully completely different heading into Tuesday’s Champions Basic opener in opposition to Michigan State in New York Metropolis. Their solely vital loss was ground chief and defensive stopper Marcus Garrett. And the Jayhawks changed him by bringing in a bunch of transfers led by Arizona State star Remy Martin, together with a bunch of gifted freshmen that might see the ground straight away. Coach Invoice Self expects his workforce to be nervous in opposition to the Spartans.
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — No one disputes that convention realignment has been pushed by the large cash from soccer. However whereas dropping Oklahoma and Texas takes some shine off the Huge 12, the league’s coaches consider the addition of Houston, Cincinnati, BYU and Central Florida may make what already is likely one of the hardest leagues within the nation even more durable. Nothing comes with out penalties, although, and the Huge 12′s acquire can have ripple results on mid-majors from the east coast to the west.
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa’s Spencer Lee is amongst 10 returning NCAA champions this season. He’ll attempt to grow to be solely the fifth wrestler to win 4 nationwide titles. The checklist of returning champions additionally consists of Olympic heavyweight champion Gable Steveson of Minnesota. Iowa is the defending workforce champion and ranked No. 1 within the preseason polls forward of 2020 nationwide runner-up Penn State. The Nittany Lions carry again 4 particular person champions. North Carolina State heads a powerful ACC. Oklahoma State stays the usual bearer for the Huge 12, although No. 3 Missouri remains to be an affiliate member, and Arizona State for the Pac-12.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Three-time Paralympic wheelchair tennis champion medalist Nick Taylor has introduced his retirement. Taylor gained 11 Grand Slam doubles titles with David Wagner — seven on the U.S. Open and 4 on the Australian Open. On the Paralympic Video games, they gained gold medals in 2004, 2008 and 2012, together with a silver in 2016. Taylor additionally gained the quad singles bronze in 2012. The pair performed collectively at an occasion on the USTA Nationwide Campus in Orlando over the weekend, Taylor’s farewell to competitors. Taylor is an American who turns 42 this week.
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