(Undated)  —  Here is the latest sports news:  Chiefs upset Pats on opening night.  Chiefs’ Berry may be out for season.  Florida, Florida State won’t play due to Irma.  Indians set team record with 15th straight win.

>>Chiefs Upset Pats On Opening Night

(Foxboro, MA)  —  The 2017 NFL season is off to a surprising start.  Alex Smith threw for 368 yards and four touchdowns as the Chiefs beat the Patriots 42-27 in New England.  Tom Brady was just 16-of-36 for 267 yards and no touchdowns in the loss.  The Pats were outscored 21-0 in the fourth quarter.

>>Chiefs’ Berry Injured In Win

(Foxboro, MA)  —  The Chiefs’ big win over the Patriots came at a cost.  Star safety Eric Berry had to be carted off the field with what is feared to be a torn Achilles.  The injury would end Berry’s season.  Berry just signed a 78-million-dollar contract with Kansas City during the offseason.

>>Florida, Florida State Won’t Play Football Saturday Due To Irma

(Undated)  —  Florida and Florida State will not be playing football games this Saturday due to the threat of Hurricane Irma.  The 24th-ranked Gators were slated to host Northern Colorado, while the ninth-ranked Seminoles were set to face Louisiana-Monroe.  A number of other games have been impacted by the Category Five storm.

>>Indians Set Team Record With 15th Straight Win

(Chicago, IL)  —  The Indians are riding the longest winning streak in franchise history.  Cleveland set a new team record with its 15th straight win with an 11-2 romp of the White Sox in Chicago.  It’s the first 15-game winning streak in the majors since the A’s won 20 straight games in 2002.

>>Stephens, Keys Advance To U.S. Open Finals

(Flushing Meadows, NY)  —  Sloane Stephens and Madison Keys are moving on to the women’s final at the U.S. Open.  Stephens outlasted 37-year-old Venus Williams in three sets, while Keys made quick work of CoCo Vandeweghe [[ VAN-deh-way ]] in the other semifinal.  It’s the first all-American women’s final at the U.S. Open since 2002.

 

>>THURSDAY’S SCOREBOARD

NFL
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Kansas City Chiefs 42, New England Patriots 27

MLB National League
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Chicago Cubs 8, Pittsburgh Pirates 2
Washington Nationals 4, Philadelphia Phillies 3
New York Mets 7, Cincinnati Reds 2
Atlanta Braves 6, Miami Marlins 5
San Diego Padres 3, St. Louis Cardinals 0
Colorado Rockies 9, Los Angeles Dodgers 1

MLB American League
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New York Yankees 9, Baltimore Orioles 1
Cleveland Indians 11, Chicago White Sox 2
Minnesota Twins 4, Kansas City Royals 2

MLB Interleague
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No Games Scheduled

WNBA Playoffs
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No Games Scheduled

 

>>FRIDAY’S SCHEDULE  (All times are Eastern)

MLB National League
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7:05 p.m. – Philadelphia Phillies at Washington Nationals
7:10 p.m. – Cincinnati Reds at New York Mets
7:35 p.m. – Miami Marlins at Atlanta Braves
8:05 p.m. – Milwaukee Brewers at Chicago Cubs
8:15 p.m. – Pittsburgh Pirates at St. Louis Cardinals
9:40 p.m. – San Diego Padres at Arizona Diamondbacks
10:10 p.m. – Colorado Rockies at Los Angeles Dodgers

MLB American League
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7:07 p.m. – Detroit Tigers at Toronto Blue Jays
7:10 p.m. – Baltimore Orioles at Cleveland Indians
7:10 p.m. – Tampa Bay Rays at Boston Red Sox
8:05 p.m. – New York Yankees at Texas Rangers
8:15 p.m. – Minnesota Twins at Kansas City Royals
10:05 p.m. – Houston Astros at Oakland Athletics
10:10 p.m. – Los Angeles Angels at Seattle Mariners

MLB Interleague
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8:10 p.m. – San Francisco Giants at Chicago White Sox

NCAA College Football  (Top-25 Coaches’ Poll)
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8:00 p.m. – #10 Oklahoma State Cowboys at South Alabama Jaguars

WNBA Playoffs
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No Games Scheduled