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Washington Redskins tight end Vernon Davis (85) celebrates with fans after this touchdown catch during the first half of an NFL football game against the Carolina Panthers, Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018, in Landover, Md. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Redskins respond with crucial win over Panthers

- The Washington Times

The Redskins forced a turnover on downs with 34 seconds left in Sunday’s 23-17 win — moving the team back to .500. The Panthers had marched 68 yards down the field, but Washington’s defense came up with the stop.

Redskins quarterback Alex Smith staked Washington to a two-touchdown lead in the first quarter and finished 21-for-36 passing for 163 yards in Sunday's victory over the Carolina Panthers. (Associated Press)

LOVERRO: Redskins make Smith comfortable enough in win

After last week’s beating by the Saints, quarterback Alex Smith talked about the comfort level of the offense when the Redskins fall behind early in a game. So Sunday, the Carolina Panthers — specifically their special teams said, “Alex, let us make you feel comfortable,” on their way to a 23-17 loss to Smith and Co.

Baltimore Ravens linebacker Za'Darius Smith (90) celebrates after sacking Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota and forcing a fumble in the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018, in Nashville, Tenn. The Titans recovered the ball on the play. (AP Photo/Wade Payne)

Ravens pile up team-record 11 sacks, shut out Titans

- Associated Press

The Ravens piled up the franchise-record sacks as they shut out the Tennessee Titans 21-0 Sunday in the rain. Za’Darious Smith had three sacks and Patrick Onwuasor had two for the Ravens (4-2), who had six sacks by halftime. They finished a sack off the NFL record for a game shared by five teams.

Washington Redskins quarterback Alex Smith (11) signals the line during the first half of an NFL football game between the Washington Redskins and the Carolina Panthers, Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018 in Landover, Md. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Halftime: Redskins 17, Panthers 6

- The Washington Times

The hot-and-cold Redskins have stayed true to form, and this week, they’re playing well. Washington leads 17-6 at halftime against the Carolina Panthers.

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FILE - In this Friday, May 5, 2017 file photo, Incumbent head of Kenya's National Olympic Committee Kipchoge 'Kip' Keino, attends a meeting on the day committee elections were supposed to take place in Nairobi, Kenya. Kenya's director of public prosecutions said on Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018 that distance-running great Keino and six other former officials will be charged with corruption relating to the alleged misappropriation of more than $545,000 that was meant to help fund the country's team at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics. Keino, a trailblazer for Kenyan runners and a gold medalist at the 1968 Olympics, was head of the national Olympic committee until last year. (AP Photo/Sayyid Abdul Azim, File)

Keino given more time to report to police in corruption case

Associated Press

Running great Kip Keino has been given more time to report to police in Kenya after being one of seven former Olympic and government officials accused of corruption relating to the misappropriation of more than $545,000.

Visitors leave the Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul, Turkey, Monday, Oct. 15, 2018.  Saudi journalist writer Jamal Khashoggi, is thought to have vanished after he walked into the consulate on Oct. 2, leading to worldwide speculation over his disappearance. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)

10 Things to Know for Today

- Associated Press

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa (13) throws a pass during the first half of the team's NCAA college football game against Missouri, Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018, in Tuscaloosa, Ala. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)

STAT WATCH: Alabama hits midway point atop offensive charts

- Associated Press

Alabama leads two of the four major offensive categories, Darrell Henderson of Memphis has overtaken Wisconsin's Jonathan Taylor in rushing and Washington State's Gardner Minshew is the only quarterback averaging more than 400 yards pass per game as the college football season enters its second half.

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) passes under pressure from the Kansas City Chiefs during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

ICYMI in NFL Week 6: Mark your calendar for Brady-Mahomes II

- Associated Press

Anyone who missed the Game of the Season - Tom Brady and the New England Patriots 43, Pat Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs 40 - can take solace in knowing there very well could be a rematch a little more than three months away.

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown (84) runs for a touchdown in the second half of an NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals, Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Gary Landers)

Same ending: Steelers stun Bengals 28-21 on AB's late TD

- Associated Press

Joe Mixon scored on a 4-yard run and dashed toward the stands in celebration of Cincinnati's go-ahead touchdown. On the Steelers sideline, Ben Roethlisberger looked at the clock, saw there was 1:18 left, and told his linemen not to fret.

Seattle Seahawks running back Mike Davis (27), left, escapes the clutches of Oakland Raiders linebacker Tahir Whitehead (59) during the first half of an NFL football game at Wembley stadium in London, Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)

Seahawks eye playoff push as Raiders seek stability

- Associated Press

Lethargic losses to start the season were enough to believe the Seattle Seahawks might not compete in the NFC West, especially after they failed to reach the playoffs last season.