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CINCINNATI (AP) - Running back Giovani Bernard picked up a Bengals offense missing receiver A.J. Green on Sunday, turning short passes into big plays, and Cincinnati's defense held down yet another top quarterback for a 24-10 victory over the Atlanta Falcons. The Bengals won their home opener and improved to 2-0.

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Colby Lewis pitched seven innings for his 10th victory, Luis Sardinas doubled his career total with four RBIs and the Texas Rangers completed their first series sweep in nearly five months with a 10-3 win Sunday over the playoff-chasing Atlanta Braves. After being swept in three games to complete a 2-7 trip, the Braves were four games behind Pittsburgh for the National League's second wild card.

ATLANTA (AP) - Billy Horschel capped off the best three weeks of his career by winning the FedEx Cup and a $10 million bonus. Horschel pulled away from self-destructing Rory McIlroy early and held off Jim Furyk late.

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) - Rain washed out most of the final eliminations Sunday in the Countdown-opening NHRA Carolina Nationals, forcing series officials to postpone them until next weekend during qualifying rounds for the Texas NHRA FallNationals. The Top Fuel and Funny Car drivers have three rounds left.

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