Lim & ex-Man Utd stars buy Salford City
- Singapore businessman Peter Lim takes a 50% stake in non-league club Salford City, along with five ex-Manchester United players.
Roethlisberger, Steelers top Panthers 37-19 (Yahoo Sports)
- CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Ben Roethlisberger threw two 7-yard touchdown passes to Antonio Brown, Le'Veon Bell ran for 147 yards and the Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Carolina Panthers 37-19 on Sunday night.
Steelers lead Panthers 23-6 after 3rd quarter (Yahoo Sports)
- Antonio Brown hauled in two touchdown passes from Ben Roethlisberger and the Pittsburgh Steelers led the Carolina Panthers 23-6 after the third quarter Sunday night. Brown's first scoring catch in the back corner of the end zone snapped the Steelers' touchdown drought that stood at eight quarters - two full games - since the first half of the season opener. He struck again on the next drive, getting free while running across the field at the goal line for another 7-yard score that put Pittsburgh in complete control. Shaun Suisham added three field goals in the opening half, the last coming as time expired to give Pittsburgh a 9-3 lead at the break.
Steelers lead Panthers 9-3 after 1st half (Yahoo Sports)
- Shaun Suisham kicked his third field goal as time expired in the second quarter to give the Pittsburgh Steelers a 9-3 lead over the Carolina Panthers on Sunday night. Pittsburgh has now gone eight quarters - two full games - without a touchdown since the season opener. Pittsburgh nearly got a touchdown catch from Markus Wheaton, but an official ruled Wheaton had stepped on the sideline before making the short catch to set up Suisham's second field goal. Ben Roethlisberger warmed up from a slow start, throwing for 134 yards on 15-for-22 passing.
Seahawks hold off Broncos 26-20 in overtime (Yahoo Sports)
- Peyton Manning did all he could in the final minute of regulation to get the Denver Broncos to overtime. Russell Wilson made certain he never saw the ball in the extra session and ensured the Super Bowl rematch went in favor of the defending champion Seahawks. Marshawn Lynch scored on a 6-yard TD run on the first possession of overtime and the Seahawks beat the Broncos 26-20 on Sunday in a showdown that lived up to expectations. Seattle (2-1) blew a 17-3 fourth-quarter lead, watching Denver tie the game at 20 on Manning's 26-yard touchdown pass to Jacob Tamme with 18 seconds left in regulation and his 2-point conversion pass to Demaryius Thomas.
Stanton leads Cardinals past San Francisco 23-14 (Yahoo Sports)
- Even without their starting quarterback, the Arizona Cardinals are on top of the toughest division in football. Backup Drew Stanton threw a pair of third-quarter touchdown passes to rookie John Brown and Arizona rallied to beat San Francisco 23-14 on Sunday, snapping a four-game losing streak to the 49ers. Tommy Kelly blocked a field goal for the Cardinals (3-0), who outscored San Francisco 17-0 in the second half. Michael Floyd caught five for 114 yards.
All Black Cruden misses flight
- New Zealand suspend Aaron Cruden after the fly-half missed their flight to Argentina following a night out drinking.
The latest great managerial rivalry?
- Man City and Chelsea could have a managerial rivalry worthy of two clubs likely to dominate the title race, writes Phil McNulty.
Logano wins at New Hampshire in 2nd Chase race (Yahoo Sports)
- Joey Logano pulled away on the restart to win a green-white-checkered finish Sunday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway and advance to the second round of the Chase for the Sprint Cup Championship. Logano and Team Penske teammate Brad Keselowski have both advanced to the next round. The first cutoff race is next week at Dover International Speedway. He failed in his bid to win a third straight Cup race, though he salvaged a seventh-place finish.
Cowboys erase 21-point deficit, beat Rams 34-31 (Yahoo Sports)
- Dez Bryant had so much distance on the closest defender, it was pitch and catch. Blown coverage made it the easiest play the Dallas Cowboys made in a comeback that matched the biggest in franchise history. ''No one ever comes that wide open,'' quarterback Tony Romo said of the 68-yard touchdown pass that was among the big plays that helped the Cowboys erase a 21-0 deficit and stun the St. Louis Rams 34-31 on Sunday. ''You want to make sure you don't do anything stupid.'' The Cowboys (2-1) had plenty of time to chip away, and no one panicked about the cushion they'd spotted the Rams.
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