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NCAA assistant coaches among 10 accused of fraud, corruption

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Federal prosecutors have announced charges of fraud and corruption in college basketball, including against four coaches. More>>

Pennsylvania high school golfer has 2 holes-in-one in round

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A Pennsylvania high school golfer has defied 67 million-to-1 odds by recording 2 holes-in-one in the same round. More>>

LEADING OFF: Cubs and Twins can clinch, Harper getting close

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LEADING OFF: Cubs can clinch, Harper hopes to get well. More>>

Cowboys kneel before national anthem against Arizona Video included

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The Dallas Cowboys and owner Jerry Jones kneeled together before the playing of the national anthem against the Arizona Cardinals. More>>

Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig benched after late arrival

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Yasiel Puig is running into problems with the Los Angeles Dodgers yet again. More>>

Cowboys kneel, then pull past Arizona 28-17 behind Prescott

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Dak Prescott threw two touchdown passes and flipped head over heels into the end zone on a 10-yard run for another and the Dallas Cowboys pulled away in the fourth quarter to beat the Arizona Cardinals 28-17. More>>

Trump begins the morning by slamming the NFL

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President Donald Trump is slamming the NFL on Twitter, again. Trump says "ratings for NFL football are way down except before game starts when people tune in to see whether or not our country will be disrespected.". More>>

Tillman's widow: Don't politicize Pat in effort to divide

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Marie Tillman, the widow of former NFL player and Army Ranger Pat Tillman, says that her husband's service 'should never be politicized in a way that divides us'. More>>

NBA players want change, and now must decide how to proceed

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NBA teams are going to do something. It's just that no one is exactly sure what. More>>

Some in NFL set to move past Trump-prodded anthem displays

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There are signs that some around the NFL already are ready to move on from the anthem-related gestures prompted by President Donald Trump. More>>

Steelers tackle Villanueva: mix up led to anthem flap

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The Pittsburgh Steelers will be on the field during the national anthem for next weekend's game against the Baltimore Ravens. More>>

AP FACT CHECK: Football ratings are down; reason unclear

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AP FACT CHECK: As president pointed out, NFL ratings are generally down this year. Why that's the case is a more difficult question. More>>

The Latest: Marc Anthony spits fire at Trump for Puerto Rico

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President Donald Trump says his criticism of football players who kneel during the national anthem "has nothing to do with race." Trump is siding with fans who joined him in criticizing football players who kneel during the national anthem. More>>

Trump revels in drama over spat with NFL

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President Donald Trump's attacks on activist athletes kicked off his favorite kind of drama _ personal, aggressive, culturally volatile and largely of his own making. More>>

Can brain disease explain Aaron Hernandez's behavior?

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Aaron Hernandez brain disease diagnosis raises questions about his life troubles & suicide. More>>

NBA players express frustration with Trump's words

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LeBron James' record-setting tweet made it clear: Politics will be part of the dialogue at NBA media days. More>>

Russell makes food run, Cubs beat Cards to near clinch

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Javier Baez hit a three-run homer, Addison Russell had a three-run double and the Chicago Cubs beat the St. Louis Cardinals 10-2 to move within a win of cinching a second straight NL Central title. More>>

Darvish delivers as Dodgers beat Padres 9-3 for 100th win

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Yu Darvish pitched two-hit ball over seven innings and the Los Angeles Dodgers reached 100 wins in a season for the first time in 43 years, beating the San Diego Padres 9-3. More>>

Jim Kelly tempers criticism of NFL player anthem protests

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Buffalo Bills defensive end Jerry Hughes is upset with Jim Kelly by accusing the Hall of Fame quarterback for attempting to divide the team by publicly criticizing LeSean McCoy for how he protested during the national anthem on Sunday. More>>

Judge breaks McGwire's HR rookie record, Yankees top Royals

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Aaron Judge broke Mark McGwire's major league record for home runs by a rookie, hitting a pair for the second straight day to raise his total to 50 and lead the New York Yankees over the Kansas City Royals 11-3. More>>

LeBron holds court, discusses Irving, distaste for Trump

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LeBron holds court, disses Trump and touches on several topics on media day. More>>

Paul and Harden hope bond translates to success on court

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After summer of bonding, Chris Paul and James Harden are eager to start camp with Rockets. More>>

Lakers are happy with the hype surrounding rookie Lonzo Ball

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Much-hyped rookie Lonzo Ball appears to have already won over his Los Angeles Lakers teammates. More>>

Colts could get Luck back on practice field this week

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Indianapolis Colts coach Chuck Pagano says there's a chance Andrew Luck could return to practice Wednesday. More>>

The Latest: Pistons coach not 1 to just stick to sports

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Detroit Pistons owner Tom Gores released a statement saying players have the right to effect change through peaceful expression and thoughtful debate. More>>

Trump 'proud of NASCAR' for protest-free New Hampshire race

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President Donald Trump tweeted he was proud of NASCAR because no drivers, crew or other team members protested during the national anthem prior to a race at New Hampshire Motorspeedway. More>>

Frazier: Girl injured by foul improved, could leave hospital

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The Yankees' Todd Frazier said the condition of the young girl injured by his foul ball last week has improved and she could be leaving a hospital soon. More>>

Miami, Cleveland and OKC players all lobbying for Wade

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Players in Miami, Cleveland and Oklahoma City are making it clear that they've love to team up with Dwyane Wade. More>>

NHL '17: Penguins, Capitals losses make East wide open

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After the two-time Stanley Cup champion Penguins and Presidents' Trophy winning Capitals incurred significant personnel losses, the Eastern Conference is wide open. More>>

Harbaugh, Meyer say Big Ten needs locker room reform

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Harbaugh, Meyer say the Big Ten needs locker room reform. More>>

Cavaliers expect Isaiah Thomas to play in games by January

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Cavaliers guard Isaiah Thomas recovering from hip injury, expected to play by January. More>>

Dolphins' Gase describes offensive performance as 'garbage'

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Miami Dolphins coach Adam Gase is threatening a lineup shake-up after reviewing videotape of his team's 20-6 loss at the New York Jets. More>>

Redskins turn third downs from weakness to strength

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The Redskins are looking to continue their third down success against the Chiefs after making the Raiders go 0 of 11. More>>

Felony fraud complaints filed against 9 suspended Gators

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Standout receiver Antonio Callaway and running back Jordan Scarlett are among nine Florida players facing felony fraud charges. More>>

While USOC waits on doping probes, others in US want action

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Leaders at the U.S. Olympic Committee insist they must wait for the results of ongoing doping investigations before calling for harsh penalties against the Russians. More>>

Sproles out with torn ACL and broken forearm

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Eagles running back Darren Sproles tore his ACL and broke his wrist on the same play in Sunday's win over the Giants. More>>

No. 6 Washington loses WR Chico McClatcher to broken ankle

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Sixth-ranked Washington will be without wide receiver Chico McClatcher for the rest of the season after he broke his left ankle in the Huskies' victory over Colorado. More>>

Reeve blasts her Lynx after Game 1 loss to Sparks

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Minnesota Lynx coach Cheryl Reeve was still smarting a day later after seeing her team down 28-2 at home against the Los Angeles Sparks in Game 1 of the WNBA Finals. More>>

Thunder's Westbrook calls OKC "the place where I want to be"

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Thunder G Westbrook has yet to sign extension, calls OKC "the place where I want to be". More>>

Judge hits 49th, 50th HRs, breaking McGwire's rookie record

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Aaron Judge has tied Mark McGwire's major league record for home runs by a rookie, hitting his 49th of the season. More>>

Florida benches QB Franks, names Del Rio starter vs Vandy

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No. 21 Florida is giving quarterback Luke Del Rio another chance to start, making the switch from Feleipe Franks after the redshirt freshman was benched in two of three starts this season. More>>

Don't talk about mom: NFL players angry over Trump's insult Video included

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Don't talk about my mother: It was the three-word insult that Donald Trump used that bothered many NFL players the most. More>>

Wade to AP: Weighing options after agreeing to Bulls' buyout

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A person with knowledge of the negotiations says Dwyane Wade and the Chicago Bulls have agreed to terms on a buyout. More>>

Marc Buoniconti tells AP it's time to ban youth football

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Marc Buoniconti wants youth football banned; paralyzed ex-player tells AP game is too dangerous. More>>

Role play: Opportunities available after busy NBA offseason

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Several NBA stars changed addresses during the offseason, creating opportunities for players to step into bigger roles on several rosters. More>>

Pats' Tom Brady calls Trump's NFL comments 'just divisive'

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New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady is at odds with President Donald Trump on the issue of player protests of the national anthem, calling Trump's comments on the issue "just divisive.". More>>

ICYMI in NFL Week 3: Owners, players lock arms for anthems Video included

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The most memorable images of an usual and memorable day for the NFL might very well be teams owners such as Shahid Kahn of the Jaguars or Daniel Snyder of the Redskins locking arms with players during the national anthem. More>>

More than 200 NFL players sit or kneel during anthem Video included

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The breakdown of the NFL players who protested during the national anthem. More>>

AP Top 25 Heat Check: TCU, UGA move up _ but no far enough

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The effects of preseason rankings are still lingering in the AP college football poll, and probably holding back the two newest members of the top 10. More>>

LEADING OFF: Harper back for Nats? Red Sox, Cubs close in

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LEADING OFF: Harper back for Nationals? Red Sox, Cubs close in on division crowns. More>>

Treasury chief: First Amendment for players _ off the field

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Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin thinks pro football players lose their right to free speech once they don pads and chinstraps and take the field. More>>

Rodgers burns Bengals deep in OT, Packers win 27-24

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Mason Crosby kicked a 27-yard field goal with 6:26 left in overtime set up by Aaron Rodgers' 72-yard pass to Geronimo Allison, and the Green Bay Packers rallied to beat the Cincinnati Bengals 27-24 on Sunday. More>>

Redskins come up big in prime time, rout Raiders 27-10

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Kirk Cousins threw for 365 yards and three touchdowns, Chris Thompson had 188 all-purpose yards and a score and the Washington Redskins sacked Derek Carr four times and held the Oakland Raiders to 95 yards in a dominating 27-10 victory. More>>

Brady wins another in final seconds, 36-33 over Texans

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Tom Brady connected with Brandin Cooks for a 25-yard touchdown pass with 23 seconds left as the New England Patriots rallied to beat the Houston Texans 36-33. More>>

Falcons hold on to beat Lions 30-26 thanks to NFL rule

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Matthew Stafford's pass to Golden Tate was ruled just short of the goal line, overturning the call on the field and allowing the Atlanta Falcons to hold on for a 30-26 win over the Detroit Lions. More>>

Trump: Objection to protests "has nothing to do with race" Video included

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President Donald Trump says his objection to NFL players protesting during the national anthem has nothing do with race, instead it has to do with "respect for our country and respect for our flag.". More>>

Elliott's 61-yard field goal lifts Eagles over Giants, 27-24

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Jake Elliott kicked a 61-yard field goal as the clock expired to lift the Philadelphia Eagles to a 27-24 over the New York Giants. More>>

President's criticisms spark more protests at NFL games Video included

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President Donald Trump's comments about firing NFL players who kneel during the national anthem incited a huge increase in such protests. More>>

Schauffele wins Tour Championship, Thomas takes FedEx Cup

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Tour Championship winner Schauffele, FedEx Cup champion Thomas end their memorable PGA Tour seasons with big prizes. More>>

The Latest: More than 200 NFL players don't stand for anthem Video included

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About two dozen NFL players, including Baltimore Ravens linebacker Terrell Suggs and Jacksonville Jaguars running back Leonard Fournette, took a knee during the playing of the national anthem before the start of the teams' game at Wembley Stadium. More>>

Oakland's Maxwell kneels during anthem for 2nd straight day

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Oakland Athletics catcher Bruce Maxwell pressed a hand against his chest and took to a knee for the national anthem for the second straight day, part of the protest movement that has been criticized by President Donald Trump. More>>

The Latest: Packers, Bengals head to overtime at Lambeau

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Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Jeremy Maclin is in concussion protocol after hitting his head on the ground during the game against the Jacksonville Jaguars at Wembley Stadium. More>>

Kershaw wins 18th, Grandal powers Dodgers past Giants 3-1

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Clayton Kershaw became the first 18-game winner in the majors, pitching eight stingy innings to lead the Los Angeles Dodgers over the San Francisco Giants 3-1. More>>

Titans score 21 straight points in 3rd, beat Seahawks 33-27

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Marcus Mariota threw for 225 yards and two touchdowns, and the Tennessee Titans scored 21 straight points in rallying to beat the Seattle Seahawks 33-27 Sunday. More>>

Martinez's clutch hit secures top wild card for Diamondbacks

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J.D. Martinez lined a two-out RBI single to deep left field with the bases loaded in the ninth inning, and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Miami Marlins 3-2 to clinch the top wild card in the National League. More>>

Kyle Busch gets NASCAR playoff win in New Hampshire

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Kyle Busch earned a berth in the second round of NASCAR's playoffs with a dominant victory at New Hampshire Motorspeedway. More>>

Atletico puts new stadium to the test in Champions League

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Atletico Madrid makes its Champions League debut at its new stadium against Chelsea. More>>

Gray's jumper helps Sparks avoid collapse in Game 1

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Chelsea Gray's pull-up jumper with 2 seconds to play helped the Los Angeles Sparks avoid what would have been a stunning collapse and take Game 1 of the WNBA Finals, 85-84, over the Minnesota Lynx. More>>

Lewis scores 3 TDs as Jaguars rout Ravens in London

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Marcedes Lewis caught three of Blake Bortles' four touchdown passes as the Jaguars routed the Baltimore Ravens, claiming a 44-7 victory on Sunday in their fifth game in Britain's capital. More>>

AP Top 25: Georgia, TCU jump into top 10, 'Noles fall out

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No. 7 Georgia and No. 9 TCU jumped into the top 10 of The Associated Press college football poll for the first time this season and Florida State dropped all the way out of the rankings after starting 0-2. More>>

Howard's 19-yard TD in OT leads Bears over Steelers 23-17

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Jordan Howard scored on a 19-yard run in overtime to lead the Chicago Bears to a 23-17 victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers. More>>

D-backs clinch wild-card berth when Cards, Brewers lose

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The Arizona Diamondbacks clinched their first postseason berth since 2011 when St. Louis and Milwaukee both lost. More>>

Keenum has 3 TDs, 369 yards as Vikings top Buccaneers 34-17

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Case Keenum gave Minnesota a brilliant performance in relief of Sam Bradford, passing for three touchdowns and a career-high 369 yards without a turnover to guide the Vikings to a 34-17 victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. More>>

FIFA set to relax ban on war dead commemorations at games

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FIFA is set to relax the rules blocking teams from commemorating non-sporting events at soccer matches in response to high-profile disputes with British associations over honoring war dead. More>>

Trump tweet, NFL response escalate drama of Sunday games Video included

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The NFL's players and owners are frequently at odds over the issues, finances and rules of the game. More>>

Brissett gets in sync to lead Colts past Browns 31-28

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Jacoby Brissett ran for two touchdowns, threw for another and cheered and the Colts defense held off Cleveland's late charge to preserve a 31-28 victory. More>>

Oakland's Maxwell first MLB player to kneel during anthem

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Bruce Maxwell of the Oakland Athletics has become the first major league baseball player to kneel during the national anthem. More>>

Sticks and slashes break bones, so NHL aims for less pain

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Sticks and slashes break bones, so the NHL aims to get fewer players hurt this season. More>>

No. 4 Penn State beats Iowa 21-19 with TD on final play

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Juwan Johnson caught a seven-yard TD pass as time expired and fourth-ranked Penn State rallied to stun host Iowa 21-19 in the Big Ten opener for both teams. More>>

AP source: Knicks agree to trade Carmelo Anthony to Thunder

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Person with knowledge of deal to AP: Knicks agree to trade Carmelo Anthony to Oklahoma City. More>>

Yankees clinch postseason berth by beating Blue Jays 5-1

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The New York Yankees returned to the playoffs after a one-year absence, clinching no worse the a wild card with a 5-1 win over the Toronto Blue Jays on Saturday behind Greg Bird's three-run homer. More>>

Federer beats Kyrgios as Europe wins 1st Laver Cup

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Roger Federer rallied to beat Nick Kyrgios 4-6, 7-6, 11-9 and clinch the new Laver Cup tournament for Europe. More>>

Anderson's 3 TDs lead No. 16 TCU past No. 6 Oklahoma St.

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Darius Anderson ran for career highs of 160 yards and three touchdowns to help No. 16 TCU beat No. 6 Oklahoma State 44-31. More>>

LEADING OFF: After Maxwell takes knee, will others join?

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LEADING OFF: After Maxwell takes knee, will others join?. More>>

Brighton wins 1-0 to end Newcastle's winning streak

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Newcastle lost 1-0 at Brighton as Israel forward Tomer Hemed denied the Magpies the chance to move fourth in the Premier League. More>>

Ravens DE Urban questionable to return with foot sprain

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Baltimore Ravens defensive end Brent Urban has a foot sprain and is questionable to return in Sunday's game against the Jacksonville Jaguars at Wembley Stadium. More>>

Statement win: NC State upsets No. 12 Florida State, 27-21

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Ryan Finley threw for 230 yards and two touchdowns as North Carolina State got its first road win over a ranked team since 2008, defeating No. 12 Florida State 27-21 on Saturday. More>>

About two dozen players kneel for national anthem in London

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About two dozen players, including Baltimore Ravens linebacker Terrell Suggs and Jacksonville Jaguars running back Leonard Fournette, took a knee during the playing of the national anthem before the start of the teams' game at Wembley Stadium. More>>

Puerto Rican players across MLB help after Hurricane Maria

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Puerto Rican major league players look for ways to help with recovery from Hurricane Maria while anxiously awaiting word from family and friends back home. More>>

US first lady to Invictus athletes: 'Bring home the gold'

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Melania Trump is set to take her biggest step yet as first lady. She's embarking on her first solo trip and leading the U.S. delegation to an international sporting event in Toronto for wounded service members. More>>

London native Eluemunor active for Ravens' game vs. Jaguars

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Baltimore Ravens rookie offensive lineman Jermaine Eluemunor is active for the first time in the game against the Jacksonville Jaguars at Wembley Stadium. More>>

Trump comments on Curry, NFL protests anger athletes Video included

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President Donald Trump's two-day rant targeting the NFL and NBA has brought swift condemnation from league executives and star players. More>>

Casey closes in on an elusive victory at Tour Championship

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Paul Casey has a 2-shot lead in Tour Championship and chance to end 8 years without winning on PGA Tour in a big way. More>>

Mets ace Syndergaard returns, goes 1 shutout inning vs Nats

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Mets ace Noah Syndergaard tossed one scoreless inning against Washington, throwing just five pitches in his first major league game since partially tearing his right lat muscle on April 30. More>>

Shaw's 2-run homer in 10th stuns Cubs, gives Brewers 4-3 win

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Travis Shaw hit a game-winning two-run homer with one out in the 10th inning off All-Star closer Wade Davis, lifting the Milwaukee Brewers to a 4-3 win over the Chicago Cubs. More>>

Tigers' Alex Wilson breaks leg on Mauer line drive

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Detroit Tigers reliever Alex Wilson broke his right fibula when hit by a 103.8 mph line drive off the bat of Minnesota's Joe Mauer. More>>

LEADING OFF: After Maxwell takes knee, will others join?

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LEADING OFF: After Maxwell takes knee, will others join?. More>>

Trump comments on Curry, NFL protests anger athletes Video included

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Trump inflames sports stars by doubling down on anthem protests, rescinding Steph Curry invitation. More>>

UNC team skipping White House visit due to schedule conflict

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North Carolina's national championship men's basketball team will not visit the White House because of a scheduling conflict. More>>

NFL commissioner, players' union angrily denounce Trump Video included

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Trump has a suggestion for National Football League owners whose players decide to take a knee during the national anthem: fire them. More>>

Trump's comments about anthem, Curry inflame sports stars Video included

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President Donald Trump says if a basketball player doesn't want to visit the White House to celebrate an NBA title, then don't bother showing up. More>>

Marlins luminaries Conine, Dawson, Perez part of sale purge

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Jeff Conine, Andre Dawson, Tony Perez, Jack McKeon part of the purge of Miami Marlins executives before the sale to Derek Jeter's investment group. More>>

Sparks, Lynx set for WNBA Finals rematch

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The Los Angeles Sparks are trying to become the first team to repeat as WNBA champions in 15 years. More>>

The Latest: Trump sticks by NFL criticism on national anthem Video included

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The commissioner of the National Football League says President Donald Trump's comments about players who kneel during the national anthem are "divisive" and show an "unfortunate lack of respect.". More>>

Time for Broncos to show what they've got in a road show

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It's time for the Broncos to leave the Mile High City and show what they've got in a road show. More>>

Logano forced to watch practice as part of NASCAR punishment

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Joey Logano was parked for practice as part of NASCAR punishment for car failing inspection four times. More>>

Morata hat trick keeps Chelsea near top of EPL

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Despite having been Chelsea's second choice in the transfer window this summer, Alvaro Morata is quickly proving his doubters wrong in the Premier League. More>>

Dodgers beat Giants 4-2 to clinch 5th straight NL West title

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The Los Angeles Dodgers clinched their fifth straight NL West title, beating the San Francisco Giants 4-2 as Cody Bellinger set an NL rookie record with his 39th home run. More>>

Kings beat Canucks 4-3 after shootout in China

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The Los Angeles Kings beat the Vancouver Canucks 4-3 in penalties to win both of the National Hockey League's first-ever preseason games in China. More>>

International team motivated by Presidents Cup failure

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Motivated by failure, International team tries again to take home Presidents Cup. More>>

Thomas tied for lead as $10 million comes into view

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Justin Thomas shares the lead and nudges ahead in the race for $10 million FedEx Cup. More>>

Sane excels as Man City thrashes beleaguered Palace 5-0

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Leroy Sane excelled in another devastating attacking display by Manchester City in its 4-0 win over last-place Crystal Palace in the Premier League. More>>

Ausmus out as manager of Detroit Tigers after season

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The Detroit Tigers will not bring back manager Brad Ausmus next season. More>>

Minnesota's Wiggins considers contract deal without agent

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Andrew Wiggins says he feels good about a max contract offer that is sitting in front of him with the Minnesota Timberwolves. More>>

Kane scores 2 as Tottenham holds on to beat West Ham 3-2

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Harry Kane scored twice as 10-man Tottenham held off a West Ham comeback to maintain its perfect away record with a 3-2 victory in the Premier League. More>>

No. 23 Utah recovers late fumble to hold off Arizona

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Chris Hart recovered Arizona quarterback Brandon Dawkins' fumble at Utah's 20-yard line with 2:33 left, preserving the 23rd-ranked Utes' 30-24 victory in the Pac-12 opener for both schools. More>>

First-timers, familiar faces hop on NHL's coaching carousel

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Seven NHL teams hired new coaches in the offseason. More>>

LEADING OFF: Superheroes in NY, Ivy Leaguers in Milwaukee

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LEADING OFF: Superheroes in NY, Ivy Leaguers in Milwaukee. More>>

Kyle Busch takes pole at New Hampshire in 2nd NASCAR playoff

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Kyle Busch turned a lap of 135.049 mph to win the pole Friday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. More>>

Von Miller gets top spot in AP's outside linebacker rankings

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Denver's Von Miller gets the top billing in The Associated Press rankings of the NFL's best outside linebackers. More>>

No. 17 Mississippi St faces No. 17 Georgia in early SEC test

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No. 11 Georgia hosts No. 17 Mississippi State in a game that will help shake out the balance of power in the Southeastern Conferences after you get past top-ranked Alabama. More>>

Jets' Skrine fined $24K by NFL, Giants' Engram $12K

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New York Jets cornerback Buster Skrine has been fined $24,309 by the NFL for a helmet hit last week at Oakland. More>>

Cruz hits 2-run shot in 9th, Mariners beat Indians 3-1

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Nelson Cruz hit a game-ending two-run homer in the ninth inning, lifting the Seattle Mariners over the Cleveland Indians 3-1. More>>

Goins' hidden-ball trick, slam lead Blue Jays over Yanks 8-1

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Ryan Goins successfully pulled off a hidden ball trick and hit his second career grand slam, leading the Toronto Blue Jays over Masahiro Tanaka and the Yankees 8-1 and ensuring New York had to wait at least one more day to clinch a playoff berth. More>>

LEADING OFF: Superheroes in NY, Ivy Leaguers in Milwaukee

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LEADING OFF: Superheroes in NY, Ivy Leaguers in Milwaukee. More>>

Yanks' Frazier says expanded netting should go up this year

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After speaking with the family of the young girl hit in the face by his foul ball, the New York Yankees' Todd Frazier thinks teams should move quickly to expand protective netting at major league ballparks. More>>

Trump says NFL should fire players who kneel during anthem Video included

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President Donald Trump says National Football League owners should fire players who kneel during the national anthem. More>>

Gotcha! Jays' Goins gets Todd Frazier with hidden-ball trick

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Blue Jays shortstop Ryan Goins used the hidden-ball trick to retire New York Yankees slugger Todd Frazier. More>>

Returning to London, Ravens rookie tackle comes full circle

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Decade after discovering NFL, Ravens rookie Eluemunor returns to London for game vs Jaguars at Wembley Stadium. More>>

Reds catcher Tucker Barnhart gets $16M, 4-year contract

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Catcher Tucker Barnhart and the Cincinnati Reds agreed to a $16 million, four-year contract that covers his salary arbitration years and the first season after he would have been eligible for free agency. More>>

Court sets hearing, clearing Elliott at least 2 more games

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A federal appeals court has set oral arguments for Oct. 2 in the NFL's bid to reinstate Ezekiel Elliott's six-game suspension over a domestic case in Ohio, meaning the star Dallas Cowboys running back will play at least two more games. More>>

Knicks expect Carmelo Anthony at training camp next week

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The New York Knicks expect Carmelo Anthony at training camp when they report next week. More>>

A lenient NCAA imposes two-year probation on Rutgers

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The NCAA has placed Rutgers on two-year probation and publically reprimanded and censured the Big Ten Conference university for failing to monitor its football program over a five-year period between the 2011-12 academic year and the fall of 2015. More>>

Ex-Baylor president: Some women 'make themselves victims'

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A court filing this week reveals that the former interim president of Baylor University referred to some women who had been sexually assaulted as willing "to make themselves victims.". More>>

Rams hold off 49ers 41-39 in rare Thursday night thriller

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What many expected to be a typical Thursday night snoozer between a couple of teams lacking star power turned into quite a thriller. More>>

Camp time! Warriors, Wolves prepare to open training camp

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After one of the busiest offseasons in recent memory, the NBA is getting ready to ramp up again. More>>

Aaron Hernandez had severe CTE; daughter sues NFL, Pats

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Aaron Hernandez's lawyer said the former New England Patriots tight end's brain showed signs of a degenerative brain disease. More>>

Judge tosses suit by family of hazed player who killed self

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A judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by the family of a 17-year-old Vermont boy who killed himself a year after he was sexually assaulted by teammates on his football team. More>>

Week 4 Preview: Big 12 showdown; Hot seat watch in SEC

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Week 4 of the college football season features 11 ranked teams playing unranked teams on the road. More>>

LEADING OFF: Dodgers try to clinch NL West, Verlander rolls

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LEADING OFF: Dodgers try to clinch NL West, Verlander rolls. More>>

Banned from tennis, Nastase starts new career as diplomat

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Ilie Nastase is taking on a new role as a diplomat for the Czech Republic. More>>

Top-seeded Muguruza advances to Pan Pacific Open semifinals

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Wimbledon champion Garbine Muguruza advanced to the semifinals of the Pan Pacific Open by beating Caroline Garcia 6-2, 6-4. More>>

Undefeated champ Andre Ward retires, desire no longer there

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Andre Ward retiring from boxing undefeated because he no longer has desire to fight. More>>

Cubs rally in 9th, beat Brewers 5-3 in 10th to extend lead

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Javier Baez grounded a tying single with two outs in the ninth inning, Kris Bryant hit a two-run homer in the 10th and the Chicago Cubs widened their NL Central lead over Milwaukee, beating the Brewers 5-3. More>>

Girl hit by foul ball at Yankees game gets game's attention

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Foul ball that struck girl at Yankees game gets game's attention. More>>

Stanley opens strong at East Lake, and so does Spieth

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Kyle Stanley, Jordan Spieth off to strong starts in the Tour Championship with different goals in mind. More>>

Rams use big offensive night to beat 49ers 41-39

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Jared Goff threw for 292 yards and three touchdowns and Todd Gurley ran for two TDs and caught another to help the Los Angeles Rams put up another big offensive performance with a 41-39 victory over the San Francisco 49ers. More>>

NBA refs can rule reckless closeouts as flagrants or techs

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NBA referees will be able to call flagrant or technical fouls on defenders who dangerously close on jump shooters without allowing them space to land this season. More>>

Twins rout Tigers, lead AL wild-card race by 2 ½ games

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Joe Mauer and Jorge Polanco had three hits each, and the Minnesota Twins beat the Detroit Tigers 12-1, extending their lead for the American League's second wild card to 2 ½ games. More>>

Clemson junior QB Kelly Bryant blazing own path with Tigers

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Kelly Bryant has quickly taken away all the worries and concerns Clemson fans, coaches and national analysts might have had over who would replace two-time Heisman Trophy finalist Deshaun Watson. More>>

Nebraska fires athletic director after 5 years

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Nebraska has fired athletic director Shawn Eichorst, abruptly ending a five-year tenure and citing a failure to improve "on-field performance" by the Cornhuskers. More>>

Team USA rules out including NHL draft-eligible prospects

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Team USA rules out including NHL draft-eligible prospects. More>>

NHL taps new market, plays 1st preseason game in China

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In Shanghai, the Los Angeles Kings beat the Vancouver Canucks 5-2 in first NHL preseason game played in China. More>>

Dodgers clinch tie for NL West, end skid, top Phillies 5-4

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Pinch-hitter Andre Ethier and Curtis Granderson homered as the Los Angeles Dodgers clinched a tie for the NL West title, ending a four-game losing streak by beating the Philadelphia Phillies 5-4. More>>

Alan Anderson working out, hoping for 1 more NBA call

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NBA veteran Alan Anderson is working out in Las Vegas and hoping for one more call, preferably from his hometown Minnesota Timberwolves. More>>

Report: NFL players ask league to support campaign

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Report: NFL players ask league to support campaign for racial equality, criminal justice reform. More>>

Bernie Casey, pro football player turned actor, dies

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Bernie Casey, a professional football player turned actor known for parts in "Revenge of the Nerds" and "I'm Gonna Git You Sucka," has died. More>>

Dodgers' Turner hit by pitch in hand, leaves game

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Dodgers third baseman Justin Turner hit by pitch in hand, leaves game against Phillies. More>>

Young girl hospitalized by 105 mph foul at Yankee Stadium

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A young girl at Yankee Stadium was injured by a foul ball off the bat of Todd Frazier during a game against Minnesota, leading some New York players to call for protective netting to be extended. More>>

LEADING OFF: Cubs-Brewers meet in NL Central showdown

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LEADING OFF: Cubs-Brewers meet in NL Central showdown; Twins and Rockies cling to wild-card spots; Keuchel tunes up for playoffs. More>>

Sale reaches 300 Ks, Red Sox clinch after blanking Orioles

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Chris Sale struck out 13 to become the first AL pitcher in 18 years to reach the 300 mark, and the Boston Red Sox clinched a playoff berth hours after beating the Baltimore Orioles 9-0. More>>

Pat Perez is at East Lake and feels like 10 million bucks

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Even with a shot at $10 million, Pat Perez just happy to be at East Lake as oldest Tour Championship rookie. More>>

Lindor, Indians hold off Angels 6-5 for 26th win in 27 games

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Francisco Lindor snapped a seventh-inning tie with a two-run homer and the remarkable Cleveland Indians held off the Los Angeles Angels 6-5 for their 26th victory in 27 games. More>>

Stanton hits 56th homer, Marlins beat Mets 9-2 for sweep

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Giancarlo Stanton hit his major league-leading 56th home run and the Miami Marlins completed a three-game sweep of the New York Mets by winning 9-2. More>>

DeMaurice Smith re-elected as head of NFL players' union

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DeMaurice Smith has been re-elected as executive director of the players' union in a special committee vote. More>>

Red Sox clinch 2nd straight playoff berth

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The Boston Red Sox are going back to the playoffs. More>>

Sporting KC beats Red Bulls 2-1 to win 4th US Open Cup title

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Latif Blessing helps Sporting KC top Red Bulls 2-1 for 4th US Open Cup title. More>>

FBS sees huge spike in targeting penalty enforcement so far

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Football Bowl Subdivision sees 73-percent increase in targeting penalties enforced through comparable point in 2016. More>>

Vikings QB uncertainty: Bradford says knee is 'better'

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Minnesota Vikings quarterback Sam Bradford says his left knee is feeling better this week, raising the possibility he'll return from injury after only a one-game absence. More>>

Jake LaMotta, boxer who inspired 'Raging Bull,' dies at 95

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Jake LaMotta, the former middleweight champion whose life was depicted in the film "Raging Bull," has died. More>>

Judge hits 45th HR, young girl hit by foul, Yanks top Twins

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Aaron Judge hit his AL-leading 45th home run and topped 100 RBIs, Didi Gregorius surpassed Derek Jeter for the most home runs by a Yankees shortstop and New York beat the Minnesota Twins 11-3 for a three-game sweep. More>>

Lewis to winless Bengals: Next job lost will be yours

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Coach Marvin Lewis is telling Bengals players that more changes are coming if they continue to lose, and the next job lost could be theirs. More>>

New mom Serena Williams thanks mother for being a role model

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New mom Serena Williams is thanking her own mother for being the role model she says she needed. More>>

Indy 500 winner Takuma Sato to drive for Rahal in 2018

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Indianapolis 500 winner Takuma Sato will return to Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing next season. More>>

LEADING OFF: Dodgers can clinch NL West; Cubs on a roll

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LEADING OFF: Cubs on a roll; Yankees try to gain on Red Sox; Sale chasing 300 Ks; Oakland rookie enjoying home run tear. More>>

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