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GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) - Drew Brees threw for a touchdown and ran for another, Mark Ingram rushed for a score and the New Orleans Saints overcame several mistakes to beat the Green Bay Packers 26-17. Will Lutz kicked two second-half field goals, including a 44-yarder for a 19-17 lead with 10:26 left in the game.

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) - Packers quarterback Brett Hundley ran for a 14-yard touchdown but struggled through the air in his first start in place of injured star Aaron Rodgers. Hundley was 12 of 25 for 87 yards and threw an interception with about four minutes left on a deep ball down the middle at Lambeau Field. The third-year backup says he will improve.

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Protesters kneeled outside of U.S. Bank Stadium before the Minnesota Vikings' game against the Baltimore Ravens. About 50 people took part in the demonstration Sunday while the national anthem played inside the Minneapolis stadium. The protesters say they want to raise awareness about shootings by police officers.

QUEBEC CITY (AP) - Brianna Decker scored twice to help the U.S. women's hockey team open its pre-Olympic exhibition schedule with a 5-2 victory over Canada on Sunday. Hilary Knight, Annie Pankowski and Alex Carpenter also scored for the Americans in Quebec City.

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