Ertz scores twice in 8-minute span, US tops New Zealand 3-1

COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) — Julie Ertz scored twice in an eight-minute span in the first half, Alex Morgan added a goal in the 79th minute and the United States women beat New Zealand 3-1 on Friday night at Dick's Sporting Goods Park.

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  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

MLB rules no intent on Tigers pitch that hit plate umpire

NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball has ruled that the Detroit Tigers did not intend to throw a pitch that struck the plate umpire in the shoulder and knocked him to the ground.

  • Written by By BEN WALKER , AP Baseball Writer

Bengals fire coordinator Ken Zampese after 0-2 start

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Bengals made the first step toward digging out from their historically bad start Friday, firing offensive coordinator Ken Zampese a day after they again failed to get into the end zone.

  • Written by By JOE KAY , AP Sports Writer