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Washington Nationals' Bryce Harper reacts after he was ejected by home plate umpire D.J. Reyburn during the 12th inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets, Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018, in Washington. Harper had been called out on strikes. The Mets won 5-4 in 12 innings. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Harper tossed after arguing call

Harper, days away from being a free agent, was thrown out of the game by home plate umpire D.J. Reyburn after he argued getting called out on strikes.

Green Bay Packers' Clay Matthews is called for a roughing the passer penalty during the second half of an NFL football game against the Minnesota Vikings Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018, in Green Bay, Wis. The game ended in a 29-29 tie. (AP Photo/Mike Roemer)

SNYDER: Protect the QBs, sure, but this is ridiculous

Once again, the NFL has demonstrated its uncanny inability to find the sweet spot between extremes. On some of the most pressing issues the league faces, its judgment either caroms off the left pole or ricochets off the right one, as if splitting uprights is equivalent to splitting atoms.

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Are Raiders that bad? Are Dolphins that good? They meet next

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There have been some classic games between the Oakland Raiders and Miami Dolphins. While Sunday's meeting doesn't carry the weight of a playoff contest between two powers, it certainly brings plenty of intrigue.

Chicago White Sox's Matt Davidson (24) and Yolmer Sanchez celebrate the team's 5-4 win against the Cleveland Indians in a baseball game Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tom E. Puskar)

Davidson's 11th-inning single sends Sox past Indians 5-4

- Associated Press

Matt Davidson hit a run-scoring single with two out in the 11th inning to lift the White Sox to a 5-4 win over the Cleveland Indians on Thursday night, Chicago's first victory at Progressive Field this season.

Temple cornerback Ty Mason intercepts the football in front of Tulsa wide receiver Keenen Johnson during the first half of an NCAA college football game, Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018 in Philadelphia. (Yong Kim/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP)

Ryquell Armstead, Temple run past Tulsa 31-17

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Ryquell Armstead ran for 108 yards and a touchdown, the Temple defense scored on two of its five turnovers and the Owls beat Tulsa 31-17 on Thursday night in an American Athletic Conference opener for both teams.