Cowboys’ Elliott accused of quitting; Garrett plans chat

Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott (21) is hit by Denver Broncos outside linebacker Shaquil Barrett (48) during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

FRISCO, Texas — Ezekiel Elliott was accused of quitting by Hall of Fame running back LaDainian Tomlinson in Dallas’ 42-17 loss to Denver.

NHL Players to Watch: Sabres Eichel has plenty to prove

FILE- In this Feb. 14, 2016, file photo, Buffalo Sabres' Jamie McGinn (88) celebrates with Jack Eichel (15) after Eichel scored during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Colorado Avalanche in Buffalo, N.Y. Eichel said he has plenty to prove after “two mediocre seasons,” making him among the NHL players to watch this season. (AP Photo/Gary Wiepert, File)

Sabres center Jack Eichel isn’t mincing words when assessing his first two NHL seasons.

All-America Watch: VTech WR rising; LSU RB start slow

FILE - In this Sept. 3, 2017, file photo, Virginia Tech wide receiver Cam Phillips scores a touchdown in the second half of an NCAA college football game against West Virginia, in Landover, Md. Phillips has taken nicely to being the go-to-guy for new quarterback Josh Jackson. He has 27 catches (second in the nation) for 417 yards (tops in the country) and five touchdowns, including 14 catches and three scores last Saturday in a rout of East Carolina. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

The Associated Press has been honoring college football’s best with an All-America team since 1925. This season, the AP released its first preseason All-America team and will also weigh-in with a midseason team before the full, three-team All-America selections are unveiled in December. The second installment of the weekly All-America watch:

Padres beat Diamondbacks 4-2

San Diego Padres' Hunter Renfroe throws his bat as he watches his three-run home run during the first inning of a baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks, Monday, Sept. 18, 2017, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Orlando Ramirez)

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Hunter Renfroe’s second swing back with the San Diego Padres was a big one.

Devils beat Capitals in preseason opener

As Washington Capitals Christian Djoos, of Sweden, (20), skates past, New Jersey Devils right wing Stefan Noesen (23) celebrates his goal with center Joseph Blandisi (64) during the second period of an NHL preseason hockey game, Monday, Sept. 18, 2017, in Newark, N.J. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Nico Hischier scored in his preseason debut, helping the New Jersey Devils beat the Washington Capitals 4-1 on Monday night.

Oregon State QB Luton back home after scary injury

Oregon State quarterback Jake Luton is carted off the field after suffering an injury during the second half of an NCAA college football game in Pullman, Wash., Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017. Washington State won 52-23. (AP Photo/Young Kwak)

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Oregon State quarterback Jake Luton is back with the Beavers after taking a scary hit in their loss to Washington State and being removed from the field on a stretcher.



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