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Fantasy football waiver wire: 49ers rookie Elijah Mitchell will get more carries after Week 1 breakout

Rookie running back Elijah Mitchell takes over as San Francisco's starter with Raheem Mostert out for the season; other pickups include Mark Ingram, Tim Patrick.       
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Liz Cheney rebukes Republican critics: Trump 'doesn't believe in the rule of law'
GOP Rep. Liz Cheney, one of just two Republicans on the select committee investigating the January 6 insurrection, brushed off her GOP detractors in a new interview, stating pointedly that former President Donald Trump "doesn't believe in the rule of law."
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Amid turmoil that won’t fade, the Washington Spirit returns 28 days later with a win
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Liz Cheney on McCarthy Embracing Trump: 'I Would Be Deeply Ashamed of Myself'
Cheney said "a lot" of Republicans "both in the House and the Senate" have privately encouraged her fight against Trump.
Ohtani not enough, Mariners send Angels to losing season
Shohei Ohtani wasn't enough to keep the Los Angeles Angeles from their sixth straight losing season.
Vandersloot leads balanced Sky past Lynx 89-76
Courtney Vandersloot led a balanced offense with 19 points and the sixth-seeded Chicago Sky raced past the third-seeded Minnesota Lynx 89-76 in the second-round, single elimination WNBA playoff game on Sunday night.
Giants hold NL West lead, top Rockies; Belt's hand injured
Brandon Crawford homered to cap a four-run ninth inning and the San Francisco Giants held their lead in the NL West, beating the Colorado Rockies 6-2 on Sunday.
Washington school bus driver attacked with knife, killed in front of students, police say; suspect arrested
A school bus driver in Washington was fatally stabbed in an attack that happened in front of elementary school children last week, police said.
Big Pot wants millions in corporate investment — some lawmakers are happy to help
Last year, we saw pro-pot lawmakers attempt to load up any and every COVID-19 aid bill with marijuana industry wish list items.
Yankees’ DJ LeMahieu playing through injury that might require surgery
A disappointing season for DJ LeMahieu has only gotten worse lately.
Reds rout Nationals 9-2 to keep slim playoff hopes alive
Tyler Stephenson and Nick Castellanos hit consecutive home runs, Kyle Farmer broke open the game with a grand slam and the Cincinnati Reds kept alive their slim playoff hopes by routing the Washington Nationals 9-2 Sunday.
Manchin is choosing a problematic past over his state's future
John D. Rockefeller V, Justin Rockefeller and Valerie Rockefeller write that Sen. Joe Manchin is sticking to a problematic past by opposing the Senate's $3.5 trillion reconciliation bill.
Yankees-Red Sox game delayed after fire alarm goes off at Fenway Park
The Yankees-Red Sox game was delayed for four minutes on Sunday.
PHOTOS: Gabby Petito case - packed crowd pays tribute to 'America's daughter'
Friends, family and others touched by Gabby Petito's life and loss gather to remember her Sunday in Holbrook, New York.
Rep. Liz Cheney says ‘I was wrong’ to have opposed same-sex marriage before
Cheney’s 2013 condemnation of same-sex marriage caused a rift with her sister, who is a lesbian. The two have now reconciled, the congresswoman from Wyoming said.
Trump wins Mackinac conference straw poll with 47.5% of vote
Conservatives from across the state of Michigan flocked to Mackinac Island this weekend for the state’s biennial Republican Leadership Conference.
Jansen, Springer homer, Blue Jays beat Twins, keep pressure
Danny Jansen hit a go-ahead, three-run homer, George Springer also went deep and the Blue Jays beat the Minnesota Twins 5-2 Sunday to maintain pressure in the AL wild-card race before heading to Toronto for their final homestand.
Giolito's 6 scoreless innings leads White Sox past Indians
Lucas Giolito pitched six scoreless innings, Eloy Jiménez had a two-run single and the AL Central champion Chicago White Sox defeated the Cleveland Indians 5-2 on Sunday.
Phils' 5-game win streak ended by Pirates; Atlanta on deck
Phillies starter Hans Crouse gave up a home run to Cole Tucker on his first major league pitch and Philadelphia’s playoff hopes took a hit Sunday with a 6-0 loss to Max Kranick and the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Tribe could resume whale hunt after 20-year battle with activist groups
The Makah Indian tribe in Washington State may have a chance to resume its traditional gray whale hunt after battling environmental and animal activist groups for decades.
Baz's 5 2/3 scoreless innings helps Rays sweep Marlins 3-2
Rookie Shane Baz pitched 5 2/3 scoreless innings to win his second straight start and the AL East champion Tampa Bay Rays beat the Miami Marlins 3-2 Sunday for their team-record 14th series sweep.
New York’s ‘abysmal’ recovery and other commentary
Econ desk: New York’s ‘Abysmal’ Recovery “The pace of New York state’s pandemic economic recovery has been abysmal by almost any standard,” laments the Empire Center’s E.J. McMahon. “Seasonally adjusted private employment in New York as of August was still 9.8 percent below the state’s February 2020 level, compared to a net decrease of just...
Josh Allen delivers masterpiece in Bills' rout over Washington: 3 instant reactions
Josh Allen had accounted for five touchdowns as his offensive line held against Washington's defense.
Hurkacz wins Moselle Open for 3rd title in 2021
Top-seeded Hubert Hurkacz clinched his third title of the year and fourth win in four finals as he beat Pablo Carreno Busta 7-6 (2), 6-3 in the Moselle Open final on Sunday,
Raiders pull out second OT win in 3 weeks
The Las Vegas Raiders have won their second overtime game in three weeks to improve to 3-0, the first time the franchise has begun a season that well since 2002.
Liz Cheney: `I was wrong' in opposing gay marriage in past
Republican congresswoman Liz Cheney tells CBS News’ “60 Minutes” that she was wrong to have opposed gay marriage
Britney Spears' fiancé, Sam Asghari, hopes Netflix documentary will be 'respectful'
Britney Spears' fiancé, actor Sam Asghari, comments on Netflix's upcoming documentary about his partner after others "left a bad after taste."
Lakers sign former Oklahoma standout Austin Reeves to two-year contract
The Lakers have signed guard Austin Reaves to a two-year contract. Reaves averaged 18.3 points, 5.5 rebounds and 4.6 assists with Oklahoma last year.
Collin Morikawa clinches Ryder Cup victory for US: 'It’s a dominant win'
Collin Morikawa was able to earn the half-point the U.S. needed to clinch the Ryder Cup on Sunday.
Las Vegas Raiders defeat Miami Dolphins: 5 takeaways from overtime thriller
The Dolphins tried to bounce back from a bad loss to the Bills at Las Vegas on Sunday. Jacoby Brissett forced overtime, but Miami fell short.
Fresh proof Hunter Biden’s ‘work’ was always about selling influence over Joe
These e-mails don’t come from Hunter’s infamous laptop, yet most of the media will still ignore them in their determination to just not look at the mass of corruption that has surrounded our current president his entire career.
Rams' Stafford throws for 4 TDs, outduels Brady and Bucs
Matthew Stafford passed for 343 yards and four touchdowns as he outdueled Tom Brady and led the Los Angeles Rams to a 34-24 victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Sunday.
'Power Book III' Season 2: Will There Be Another Season of 'Raising Kanan'?
"Power Book III: Raising Kanan" season 1 is coming to an end but will there be more to come?
Chiefs' Andy Reid leaves stadium in ambulance after game: report
Kansas City Chiefs coach Andy Reid reportedly left GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium in an ambulance after feeling ill and missing the postgame press conference Sunday.
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We will always love Whitney Houston
Whitney Houston’s songs will live forever. She’s about to become immortal.
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Cousins, Vikings cruise 30-17, end skid vs. Seahawks
Kirk Cousins threw three touchdown passes before halftime for Minnesota and guided three clock-draining field goal drives after that, as the Vikings accelerated past Seattle 30-17 on Sunday for their first win over the Seahawks in 12 years.
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How the natural elements of Lake Superior help turn ordinary glass into art
Artists near Lake Superior scavenge glass that washes ashore and use it to create jewelry and unique pictures. The makeup of the lake’s waters impart unique colors onto the glass. WCCO’s John Lauritsen has the story.
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The crisis at Rikers Island goes from tragedy to farce
On Friday, federal monitor Steven Martin argued in court for hours that the Rikers Island jails are in a "state of emergency,” with outside help needed.
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Browns' Baker Mayfield drops Kanye West references following win over Bears
Baker Mayfield and the Cleveland Browns’ victory over the Chicago Bears on Sunday was no dark twisted fantasy.
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Trump's FDA commissioner says Delta variant hasn't run its course
Former FDA commissioner under President Donald Trump Dr. Scott Gottlieb told CNN's Pamela Brown that he doesn't think the surge of the Delta variant of Covid-19 has run it's course in the US.
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NBA afraid of coalition of ‘anti-vaxxers’ led by Kyrie Irving: report
The NBA has been zeroing in on the remaining 10 percent of active players that are unvaccinated, and are running out of patience with convincing the skeptics.
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Check-out time: Mandarin Oriental owners selling hotel
The Mandarin Oriental Hotel at Columbus Circle, one of the city’s premier luxury lodging establishments, is quietly up for sale, Realty Check has learned.
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Ohio State dismisses K'Vaughan Pope after issue mid-game vs. Akron
Ohio State dismissed linebacker K’Vaughan Pope after he was involved in an incident on the sideline during the Buckeyes’ victory over Akron.
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Germany's future uncertain as election results pour in
Projections showed long-time leader Angela Merkel's party heading for its worst-ever result in a national election.
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California State Fair to introduce cannabis award
The California State Fair will add a "cannabis cultivation" category to its annual competitions beginning next year. Kurtis Ming has more.
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As Congress delays legislative action, some communities take police reform into their own hands
Congressional talks on police reform collapsed last week. But many communities are no longer waiting for federal legislation. Kris Van Cleave has more.
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Token Team USA player Kevin Love fires back at team director: ‘F--- him’
Kevin Love was initially slated to join Team USA at the Tokyo Olympic Games this past summer, until the “token white player” withdrew from the team in July.
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New Yorker hosts climate change extremist who advocates for 'intelligent sabotage'
The New Yorker hosted environmental activist and professor Andreas Malm on their podcast where he promoted "intelligent sabotage" and property damage as a way to stop climate change.
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Broncos throttle Jets 26-0 for first 3-0 start since 2016
Von Miller led a Denver defense that sacked Zach Wilson five times, intercepted him twice and limited the rookie to 160 yards passing in the Broncos' 26-0 win over the New York Jets on Sunday.
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