SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Carlos Hyde helped Jim Tomsula win his 49ers head coaching debut by rushing for 168 yards and two touchdowns in a 20-3 stifling of Minnesota. Hyde had scoring runs of 17 and 10 yards while outplaying Vikings running back Adrian Peterson, who had 31 yards on 10 carries. Colin Kaepernick threw for 165 yards and improved to 5-0 on Monday night.
ATLANTA (AP) — Matt Ryan hit Julio Jones for a pair of second-quarter touchdowns to help the Atlanta Falcons take a 20-3 halftime lead in a 26-24 triumph over the Philadelphia Eagles. Jones had nine receptions for 141 yards, and Ryan shook off a pair of interceptions to throw for 298 yards on 23 of 34 passing. Eagles running back DeMarco Murray ran for a pair of second-half touchdowns but had just nine yards on eight carries.
NEW YORK (AP) — Miami Dolphins defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh (ehn-DAHM’-uh-kehn soo) has been cleared of any wrong doing after he dislodged an opponent’s helmet Sunday at Washington. Suh tackled Redskins running back Alfred Morris, and when Suh rose, his right leg made contact with Morris’ helmet, which came off. Suh has been fined over $420,000 for on-field misbehavior during his five-plus NFL seasons.
UNDATED (AP) — The American League West race is a little tighter after the Texas beat Houston 5-3 to climb within a half-game of the division-leading Astros. Prince Fielder smacked a tiebreaking, two-run blast in the eighth, two innings after Mitch Moreland hit a go-ahead, two-run homer that put the Rangers ahead 3-2 in the sixth. The Astros have dropped five of seven.
ZURICH (AP) — U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch says she expects more indictments in a widening investigation of corruption implicating FIFA (FEE’-fuh), the governing body of soccer. Lynch’s department indicted 14 soccer and marketing officials in May and unsealed six guilty pleas in a $150 million bribery and racketeering conspiracy.