Luck has it over Harbaugh...Miller tried to beat drug system...Three teams lock up playoff berths

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Associated Press

Posted on September 23, 2013 at 3:06 AM

Updated Monday, Sep 23 at 3:36 AM

UNDATED (AP) — Andrew Luck was a winner in his first game against Jim Harbaugh his original head coach at Stanford. Luck threw for 164 yards and ran for a six-yard touchdown that put Indianapolis ahead 20-7 late in the fourth quarter of a 27-7 win over the 49ers in San Francisco. Trent Richardson and Ahmad Bradshaw reach for one-yard TDs while the Colts held Colin Kaepernick (KAP'-ur-nik) to 170 total yards.

NEW YORK (AP) — A person familiar with the case tells The Associated Press that Broncos All-Pro linebacker Von Miller was caught trying to manipulate the NFL's drug-testing system. The manipulation attempt was first reported by ESPN. Miller is suspended for the first six games of the season under the NFL's substance-abuse policy.

UNDATED (AP) — Three more major league teams were able to clinch playoff berths on Sunday. Washington's 4-2 loss to Miami in Game 1 of a day-night doubleheader gave the Atlanta Braves their first NL East crown since 2005 and put the St. Louis Cardinals into the postseason. The Rangers lost 4-0 at Kansas City to give the Oakland Athletics their second straight AL West title.

ATLANTA (AP) — Henrik Stenson held off a brief challenge by 20-year-old Jordan Spieth (speeth) and closed with a 2-under 68 to win the Tour Championship by three shots over Jordan Spieth (speeth) and Steve Stricker. The 37-year-old Swede clinched the FedEx Cup and its $10 million bonus. Stenson also earned $1.44 million for winning the tournament.

LOUDON, N.H. (AP) — Matt Kenseth made it 2 for 2 in the Chase, holding off teammate Kyle Busch to win at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Kenseth followed his win in the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship opener at Chicagoland with his series-high seventh victory of the season.

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