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The Associated Press

Cowboys bounce back against Cardinals

GLENDALE, Ariz.—Dak Prescott kneeled with his teammates and team owner before the game, flipped head over heels for a touchdown in the first half, and capped his night with a 37-yard TD pass that proved to be the winner.

The Dallas Cowboys erased last week's ugly memory last night, with their young quarterback leading the way in a 28-17 victory over the Arizona Cardinals.

Twins nearing berth

DETROIT—Eduardo Escobar may be having the most unpredicted success on the surprising Minnesota Twins.

Escobar hit his 20th home run, and Jorge Polanco also went deep, as Minnesota dumped the Detroit Tigers 10-4 yesterday to complete a four-game sweep that moved the Twins closer to securing a wild-card berth in the playoffs.

Bradford says knee is 'better'

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn.—As the Minnesota Vikings plunged into a second week of uncertainty at their most important position, quarterback Sam Bradford offered reasons to believe he'll return swiftly from a left-knee injury.

That's the hope at team headquarters and among the fan base, at least, following Sunday's 26-9 loss at Pittsburgh with backup Case Keenum forced into action.