Big names injured in Sunday football games

NEW YORK — After a tough week off the field, the NFL got back to playing — and the focus turned to big-name players who were injured all over the league.

Lonai paces Pioneers at Catherine Creek Scamper

UNION, Ore. — McLoughlin cross country runner Josie Lonai led most of the Catherine Creek Scamper here Friday, but wound up fourth as she helped the Pioneer girls to a fourth-place team finish.

MLB roundup: Tigers complete sweep of Indians, regain Central lead

DETROIT — Ian Kinsler hit a go-ahead, two-run homer in the seventh inning, and the Detroit Tigers reopened a 1 1/2-game AL Central lead by beating the Cleveland Indians 6-4 Sunday for a three-game sweep.

NFL roundup: Cousins steps in, leads Washington past Jacksonville

LANDOVER, Md. — Robert Griffin III dislocated his left ankle and DeSean Jackson sprained his left shoulder in the first quarter, then Kirk Cousins stepped in. He completed 22 of 33 passes for 250 yards and a pair of touchdowns Sunday in Washington’s 41-10 romp past Jacksonville.

Yankees steal home, clip Orioles 3-2

Chris Young stole home in his latest surprising September performance, and the New York Yankees beat AL East-leading Baltimore 3-2 Saturday, ending the Orioles' longest winning streak of the season at six.

McIlroy, Horschel tied for Tour Championship lead

Already established as the best player in golf, Rory McIlroy approached the FedEx Cup finale as though he had nothing to lose.

Cougars slip past Portland State, 59-21

After Washington State lost its first two games of the season, Saturday's contest against Portland State of the FCS suddenly loomed very large.

Whitman soccer triumphs 2-1

Whitman scored twice in the second half, and a late goal from Whitworth’s Megan McCart proved too little, too late, as the Missionaries opened Northwest Conference play with a 2-1 win on Saturday.

Sounders beat Real Salt Lake

Andy Rose’s game is quiet. He’s the guy who plays the assist that leads to the assist, the one whose best attribute is a willingness to put in dirty work.

Blue Devil girls soccer team falls to Hanford

The Walla Walla High School girls soccer team dropped to 0-2 this season in heartbreaking fashion here Saturday.