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 KANSAS CITY, Mo. Larry Schreiber Jersey . - The New York Jets season was lost long ago, so coach Rex Ryan figured he might as well go for it on fourth down at the Kansas City 3 early in the fourth quarter Sunday.What did he have to lose? What else could go wrong?Well, the answers this season have been anything and everything, and that was the case again. Not only did Michael Vicks pass end up incomplete, the quarterback was slammed to the ground by Chiefs linebacker Josh Mauga and walked woozily off the field.Vick eventually returned to finish the 24-10 loss Sunday, the Jets eighth straight defeat, but only after he went through the NFLs concussion protocol and was cleared to continue.We had some opportunities and we didnt capitalize on them, said Vick, who started in place of the injured Geno Smith. Whenever that happens, and the other team do capitalize on theirs you dont finding yourself winning the game.Smith was inactive with a shoulder injury, leaving Matt Simms to also play one series.New York actually moved the ball well most of the afternoon, utilizing Percy Harvin in the running and passing games to perfection. But the Jets kept misfiring in Chiefs territory, settling for a field goal just before halftime and then turning it over on downs three times.The result was another defeat tacked onto their longest losing streak since 1996, when the Jets went 1-15 in their final year under Rich Kotite. The franchise has never lost nine in a row, an embarrassment theyll try to avoid when they play Pittsburgh next Sunday.I think no different than the rest of our team, the rest of our organization, Ryan said. We all feel the same way. Were stung by it. Shoot, wed do anything for a win.Ryan said after the game that he would stick with Vick at quarterback next week.I thought he played well, Ryan said, and well give him a shot against Pittsburgh.Meanwhile, Alex Smith threw for 199 yards and two touchdowns for Kansas city, and Jamaal Charles ran for another score. Tight ends Anthony Fasano and Travis Kelce had the TD catches.I feel OK about where were at, Chiefs coach Andy Reid said. We just won. Normally I feel good. But I like the aggressiveness that the team is playing with.That was evident from the opening drive, when the Chiefs moved 81 yards in relative ease. Charles was the workhorse, carrying six times and capping the drive with a 1-yard TD plunge.After the Chiefs forced three-and-out, it took them just seven more plays to score again — this time on a play that encapsulated the way everything has been going right for Kansas City, and the way everything has been going wrong for New York.With first-and-goal at the 2-yard line, Smiths pass was knocked down by Calvin Pace, but the ball went right to Fasano. The tight end caught the inadvertent pass on his rump, rolled over the goal line and gave the Chiefs a stunning — if not humorous — touchdown for a 14-0 lead.Meanwhile, the Chiefs defence was getting after Vick every time he dropped to pass.Justin Houston, who had 4 1/2 sacks of Vick when he faced the Eagles a year ago, had two more on the elusive quarterback Sunday. Defensive tackle Dontari Poe also tracked Vick down for a sack, all before Mauga knocked him from the game with his crushing blow in the fourth quarter.Its a group effort, Houston said. I cant do it without everybody else.The only bright spot for the Jets was the play of Harvin, who caught 11 passes for 129 yards in his second game since getting traded from Seattle. Harvin showed the speed and shiftiness that the Jets were hoping he would provide when they made the deal.It was just far too little in a game dominated by Kansas Citys defence.Right now, I think the offence is moving the ball pretty well. Were just not making the big plays at the right time, Harvin said. Defence, we stopped them pretty well. But when we needed that clutch play, we couldnt get it.Notes: The Jets had 24 sacks coming into the game. Jason Babin had their only one Sunday with 2 minutes left in the game. ... Houston had a league-leading 10 sacks coming into the game. ... Rookie CB Marcus Williams started for the Jets in place of Darrin Walls (calf). ... New York has not won at Arrowhead Stadium since 1998.___AP NFL website: www.pro32.ap.org and http://twitter.com/AP_NFL Tai Streets Jersey .Y. -- Mike Zigomaniss goal at 5:53 of the third period stood up as the winner as the Rochester Americans hung on to defeat the visiting Hamilton Bulldogs 3-2 on Saturday in American Hockey League action. Mike Haynes Jersey .Y. - Peyton Manning made his fifth MVP award a family affair. PHOENIX -- Yovani Gallardo has always pitched well against Arizona. Home, away, doesnt matter. He has the Diamondbacks number. Gallardo outpitched Chase Anderson in seven strong innings to remain undefeated against Arizona, lifting the Milwaukee Brewers to a 4-1 win over the Diamondbacks on Thursday. "Sometimes you look at it as how this game is," Gallardo said of his track record against Arizona. "There are certain things like that I wish I could explain, but I just cant." A day after losing to Arizona on a walkoff hit, the Brewers beat the Diamondbacks for the third time in four games behind Gallardo (5-4). The right-hander entered the game with a 1.93 ERA against the Diamondbacks and lowered it by holding them to a run over seven innings. He improved to 7-0 in 10 career starts against Arizona and earned his 86th career win, tying Ben Sheets for fifth on Milwaukees all-time list. "Weve had him on the ropes several times, but his somehow wriggles out of it, but today he just kind of dominated us," Diamondbacks manager Kirk Gibson said of Gallardo. "There wasnt a lot of opportunities out there for us and when we had the opportunities we didnt do anything with them." Milwaukees Carlos Gomez had a run-scoring single in the eighth inning to extend his career high-hitting streak to 15 games and reached base for the 32nd straight game, the majors longest active streak. Francisco Rodriguez worked around a hit in the ninth inning for his majors-leading 23rd save this season and 327th career, moving past Roberto Hernandez for 14th all-time. Gallardo did most of the heavy lifting. Coming off two solid starts, he retired the first 10 batters he faced until Chris Owings blooped a single to right in the fourth inning. Owings reached third, but Gallardo stranded him there. The Diamondbacks had two hits to start the fifth inning and scored a run on Didi Gregorius grounder, but that was it off Gallardo. He alloweed five hits and struck out four, improving to 5-0 in six career starts at Chase Field. Norm Snead Jersey. . "He gets to where hes throwing a lot of strikes and you know hes going his rhythm going then," Brewers manager Ron Roenicke said. Anderson (5-2) wasnt bad, either. He had a superb start to his major league career, becoming the first Diamondbacks rookie to win his first five starts. Even though he pitched well, his run came to an end in his last start, when he allowed two runs on four hits in five innings of a 4-3 loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers. The right-hander was good again against the Brewers, holding them without a hit until Aramis Ramirez led off the fifth inning with a double. Lyle Overbay followed with a run-scoring double and Elian Herrera added an RBI single to put Milwaukee up 2-0. Ramirez made it 3-1 with a run-scoring single in the sixth after Jean Segura wound up on second with an infield single and a throwing error by Anderson. Anderson allowed two earned runs on five hits and struck out five in six innings. Hes allowed two earned runs or less in six of seven starts. "That was one of the better days Ive felt out there," Anderson said. "A couple of bloop hits, but limited the damage and felt good." Gomez struck out three times before hitting a run-scoring single in the eighth off Matt Stites, who made his major league debut. NOTES: Gregorius, a shortstop throughout his career, made his first career start at third base to give Martin Prado a rest. He was tested right away and made a nice play, snaring leadoff hitter Scooter Gennetts sinking liner. ... Brewers OF Ryan Braun, who has played 999 career games, and C Jonathan Lucroy were given the day off. ... RHP Josh Collmenter will start Friday when the Diamondbacks open a three-game series against San Francisco. RHP Marco Estrada will pitch for the Brewers to start a three-game road series against Colorado on Friday. ' ' ' 
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