Bills QB McCarron injures shoulder

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CLEVELAND (AP) Buffalo's quarterback situation is more scrambled than ever.

AJ McCarron sustained a potentially serious shoulder injury, throwing the Bills' three-way quarterback race into chaos, during a 19-17 win over the Cleveland Browns on Friday night.

McCarron, who signed with Buffalo as a free agent for a chance to start after four years as a backup in Cincinnati, didn't show any obvious signs of being hurt while he was on the field. The 27-year-old was hit hard from behind by Myles Garrett and sacked by Larry Ogunjobi, but the Bills didn't disclose his injury until the fourth quarter.

Olson HR in 10th moves A's 1 game back

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) With September approaching, the Oakland Athletics are showing the baseball world what they believed from the start: This group and its young sluggers are ready to make a playoff push.

Matt Olson hit a leadoff home run in the 10th inning after a video review gave Oakland the tying run in the ninth, and the A's beat the Houston Astros 4-3 on Friday night to pull within a game of the reigning World Series champs for the AL West lead. (MORE)

Bauer has leg fracture, out 4-6 weeks

CLEVELAND (AP) Trevor Bauer isn't going to let a stress fracture in his right leg get in the way of throwing a baseball.

Cleveland's right-hander, one of the leading candidates for the AL Cy Young Award, will be out four to six weeks with the injury, but that's not stopping him from keeping his arm in shape. (MORE)

Scherzer goes 6 scoreless, 1st to win 16

WASHINGTON (AP) Max Scherzer is using all his tools to help keep the Nationals' playoff hopes alive.

Scherzer pitched six scoreless innings, doubled and scored twice as the Nationals beat the Miami Marlins 8-2 on Friday night for his major league-leading 16th win. (MORE)

Browns, WR Bryant still talking contract

CLEVELAND (AP) Dez Bryant and the Browns are in a holding pattern.

The free agent wide receiver concluded his visit with Cleveland on Friday without agreeing to a contract, but "conversations continue" between the sides, a person familiar with negotiations told The Associated Press. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because of the sensitivity of the talks. (MORE)

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