• Los Angeles Angels' Albert Pujols, left, celebrates after he scored on a single hit by David Murphy as Oakland Athletics catcher Stephen Vogt looks away during the first inning of a baseball game, Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2015, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

    Pujols, Aybar send Angels to 7th straight win, 8-1 over A’s

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Albert Pujols had an RBI double among his three hits, Erick Aybar drove in three runs and the Los Angeles Angels took over the lead for the second AL wild-card playoff spot with their seventh consecutive victory, 8-1 over the Oakland Athletics on Tuesday night.

  • Nebraska AP high school football rankings

    The Associated Press Nebraska high school football rankings in Classes A through D2. Listings include name of school, season record, previous week’s ranking, previous week’s result and this week’s opponent. The rankings are based on a formula that includes ratings from the Omaha World-Herald and Lincoln Journal Star plus experts for each class. Class A: Dale Miller, Grand Island Independent. Class B: Jeff Fielder, Scottsbluff Star-Herald. Class C1: Tom Behmer, Norfolk Daily News. Class C2: Brent Wasinius, Fremont Tribune. Class D1: Andrew Bottrell, North Platte Telegraph. Class D2: Nick Blasnitz, Hastings Tribune.

  • Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr throws in the first half of an NFL football game against the Cleveland Browns, Sunday, Sept. 27, 2015, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Aaron Josefczyk)

    Raiders’ Del Rio sees room to grow after back-to-back wins

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — If there was any danger of the Oakland Raiders becoming overconfident this week facing the winless Chicago Bears after winning back-to-back games for the first time since 2012, coach Jack Del Rio delivered a warning Monday.