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Nets' national anthem singer kneels to finish performance

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The national anthem singer at the Brooklyn Nets' home opener kneeled at the end of her performance. More>>

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Super Bowl rematch doesn't have a real super look

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Super Bowl rematch doesn't have a real super look as Falcons travel to meet Patriots in prime time. More>>

Truex confident as NASCAR's dominant driver hits Kansas

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Martin Truex Jr. already looks like the coolest cat at the club, but he has good reason to be relaxed this weekend. More>>

Verlander, Altuve help Astros top Yanks to force ALCS Game 7

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Justin Verlander remained perfect with Houston, pitching seven shutout innings when the team needed him most, and Jose Altuve homered and drove in three runs as the Astros extended the ALCS to a decisive Game 7 with a 7-1 win over the New York Yankees. More>>

Rockets say Chris Paul is 'week-to-week' with knee injury

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The Houston Rockets are bracing to be without All-Star point guard Chris Paul for multiple weeks because of an injured left knee. More>>

Raiders' Marshawn Lynch suspended game for shoving official

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Oakland running back Marshawn Lynch has been suspended for one game without pay by the NFL for shoving a game official during the Raiders' victory over Kansas City on Thursday night. Lynch was ejected from the game after he shoved line judge Julian Mapp. More>>

Devils fans help young anthem singer who forgets the words

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Fans have come to the rescue of a girl who apparently forgot the words while singing the national anthem at a New Jersey Devils game. More>>

Venus Williams returns to WTA Finals for 1st time since 2009

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Venus Williams returns to the year-end WTA Finals for the first time since 2009; she'll play Karolina Pliskova in the round-robin tournament on Sunday in Singapore. More>>

Ball flirts with triple-double, Lakers hold off Suns 132-130

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Lonzo Ball barely missed a triple-double with 29 points, 11 rebounds and nine assists in his second NBA game and the Los Angeles Lakers held on to beat the Phoenix Suns 132-130. More>>

Chen holds on to win Rostelecom Cup and beat Hanyu

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Nathan Chen's technique trumped Yuzuru Hanyu's superiority in program components to win the men's event at the Rostelecom Cup, the first leg of this year's six Grand Prix figure skating competitions. More>>

City only unbeaten EPL side after Man U lose at Huddersfield

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Manchester City has comfortably beaten Burnley 3-0 to remain the only unbeaten side in the EPL after Manchester United lost at Huddersfield 2-1. More>>

LEADING OFF: Yankees, Astros go to Game 7 in ALCS

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LEADING OFF: Yankees, Astros go to Game 7 in ALCS. More>>

Detroit coach Stan Van Gundy supports protesting athletes

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Detroit Pistons coach Stan Van Gundy used his team's trip to Washington to again voice his opposition to President Donald Trump and his support for athletes who kneel during the national anthem. More>>

Chelsea comes from behind to beat Watford 4-2

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Chelsea left it late but came from behind to beat Watford 4-2 and avoid a third successive defeat in the Premier League on Saturday. More>>

Curry, Thompson, Durant lead Warriors past Pelicans 128-120

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Klay Thomspon scored 31 points, Stephen Curry added 28 and the Golden State Warriors easily erased a 15-point first-half deficit en route to a 128-120 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans. More>>

James and Korver heat up from 3, Cavs beat Bucks 116-97

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LeBron James had 24 points and eight assists, and Kyle Korver hit three straight 3s in a decisive third-quarter run to help the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Milwaukee Bucks 116-97. More>>

Haas F1 tussling in middle of pack in 2nd season

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Haas F1's second year on the grid has been a battle for position among the second tier of teams. More>>

Dynamic Dodgers reach World Series with consummate teamwork

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The Los Angeles Dodgers are headed to the World Series with a high-priced team that won 104 regular-season games and rolled through the NL playoffs with only one loss. More>>

Baker gone as manager of Nationals after 2 NL East titles

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The Washington Nationals say that manager Dusty Baker will not be back next season. More>>

Tigers pick former rival, hire Gardenhire as new manager

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The Detroit Tigers have hired Ron Gardenhire as their new manager, bringing the longtime Minnesota Twins skipper back to the AL Central to take over a team that is in the middle of a significant rebuilding process. More>>

Ovechkin wins it for Caps in OT, 4-3 over Red Wings

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Alex Ovechkin's power-play goal at 1:56 of overtime gave the Washington Capitals a 4-3 victory over the Detroit Red Wings. More>>

Bucs: Injured QB Jameis Winston will start against Bills

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Tampa Bay's Jameis Winston tests injured throwing shoulder, team says he'll start against Buffalo Bills. More>>

Packers place QB Aaron Rodgers on injured reserve

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Green Bay quarterback Aaron Rodgers says in post with photo on social media that surgery went well on his broken collarbone. More>>

Johnson, Kenseth on bubble as Kansas elimination race looms

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Jimmie Johnson and Matt Kenseth are among those Cup Series drivers on the bubble heading to NASCAR's elimination race at Kansas Speedway. More>>

Rams running back Gurley isn't happy about playing in London

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Los Angeles Rams running back Todd Gurley isn't sticking to the NFL's script when it comes to playing games in London. More>>

NHL admits Avs' goal should've counted on coach's challenge

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The NHL has acknowledged video review incorrectly nullified a goal by the Colorado Avalanche on Thursday night against the St. Louis Blues. More>>

With young stars, Cubs likely not fading after NLCS loss

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The Chicago Cubs boast a core of young stars and figure to remain contenders for years to come despite losing to the Dodgers in the NLCS. More>>

Jeremy Lin has knee surgery, will miss rest of the season

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The Brooklyn Nets say Jeremy Lin has had surgery repair a ruptured patella tendon in his right knee and will miss the remainder of the season. More>>

No. 2 Penn State faces No. 19 Michigan with high stakes

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A day short of exactly one year since Penn State scored a season-changing victory against Ohio State, the Nittany Lions have another white out scheduled and another Big Ten power visiting for a nationally televised game. More>>

Steelers' Mitchell fined $57,735 for 2 hits vs. Chiefs

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Pittsburgh safety Mike Mitchell was fined $57,735 by the NFL for two hits he made in the Steelers' win last Sunday against Kansas City. More>>

Carolina's Kuechly voted top inside LB in AP rankings

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Carolina's Luke Kuechly has been voted the NFL's top inside linebacker in The Associated Press rankings. More>>

Astros now trailing Yankees in ALCS, need 9th Verlander win

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Astros have won to win Verlander's ninth start, like the first eight, or the Yankees will take the AL pennant in Houston. More>>

Rio Olympic head leaves prison; will face corruption charges

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Carlos Nuzman, who headed last year's Rio de Janeiro Olympics, left prison on Friday after his arrest two weeks ago on eventual charges that he arranged bribes to land the games for Brazil. More>>

Wimbledon champ Muguruza earns WTA Player of the Year honors

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Wimbledon champion Garbine Muguruza is the WTA Player of the Year; U.S. Open champion Sloane Stephens been honored as the Comeback Player of the Year. More>>

Iditarod musher charged with theft of kennels

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A veteran musher in Alaska's Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race is accused of stealing four dog kennels from another competitor following this year's race. More>>

Chiefs' defensive woes costly in close loss to Raiders

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The Chiefs have lost two straight after a 5-0 start, and the culprit more than anything else has been the defense. More>>

Running backs in spotlight as No. 11 USC visits No. 13 Irish

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No. 11 Southern California visits No. 13 Notre Dame with running backs in the spotlight. More>>

Emotional Hernandez has 3 HRs, lifts Dodgers to World Series

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Enrique Hernandez homered three times and drove in seven runs, and the Dodgers beat the Cubs 11-1 to reach the World Series for the first time in almost three decades. More>>

Russia accuses US govt of pushing for its Olympic exclusion

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The Kremlin has accused the U.S. government of pushing for Russia's exclusion from the Olympics. More>>

Week 8 Preview: Next 3 games to show Penn St. playoff mettle

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No College Football Playoff contender faces more treacherous stretch than Penn State over the next three weeks. More>>

Will ALCS off day zap Yankees momentum like it did Astros?

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Joe Girardi says the New York Yankees would have preferred to be playing after winning three straight home games to take a 3-2 lead in the AL Championship Series. More>>

Morgan, Rapinoe lift US soccer past South Korea 3-1

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Alex Morgan scored in her fourth straight game as the US women's soccer team beat South Korea 3-1 in New Orleans. More>>

Coaches: Trump should invite South Carolina to White House

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Vanderbilt women's basketball coach Stephanie White says it is a "slap in the face" that South Carolina still is waiting for an invitation to the White House. More>>

Sooners' Riley ready for K-State counterpart Snyder

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Oklahoma coach Lincoln Riley may be new to the Big 12, but he's certainly familiar with Kansas State and its coach, Bill Snyder. More>>

Raiders Marshawn Lynch ejected for pushing official

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Oakland Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch has been ejected after shoving an official. More>>

Raiders eke out 31-30 win over Chiefs on Carr's late TD pass

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Derek Carr threw a 2-yard touchdown pass to Michael Crabtree on the final play after the game was extended by two straight defensive holding calls and the Raiders snapped a four-game losing streak with a 31-30 victory over the Kansas City Chiefs. More>>

LEADING OFF: Verlander, Astros try to force Game 7 vs Yanks

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LEADING OFF: Verlander, Astros try to force Game 7 in ALCS; Yanks need road win to reach 41st World Series; Kershaw preps for World Series opener; Seager expected back for Dodgers; Tigers in talks with Gardenhire. More>>

Thunder top Knicks 105-84 in OKC debuts for George, Anthony

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Westbrook, Thunder top Knicks 105-84 in Oklahoma City debuts for George, Anthony. More>>

Packers' Aaron Rodgers gives surgery update on Instagram

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Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers says in post on social media that surgery on his broken collarbone went well. More>>

List fires 67 to take 1-stroke lead halfway through CJ Cup

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Luke List fired 5-under 67 Friday to take a one-stroke lead after the second round of the CJ Cup, the first U.S. PGA Tour regular-season event in South Korea. More>>

Hernandez hits 3 HRs, Dodgers top Cubs to reach World Series

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LA Story: Los Angeles Dodgers beat Chicago Cubs 11-1 to advance to World Series. More>>

AP source: Tigers in talks to hire Gardenhire as manager

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A person with knowledge of the discussions says the Detroit Tigers are in talks to hire Ron Gardenhire as manager. More>>

Raiders score on final play to beat Chiefs 31-30

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Derek Carr threw a 2-yard touchdown pass to Michael Crabtree on the final play after the game was extended by two straight defensive holding calls and the Oakland Raiders snapped a four-game losing streak with a 31-30 victory over the Kansas City Chiefs. More>>

Ferguson, Taylor rally No. 25 Memphis past Houston, 42-38

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Riley Ferguson threw for 471 yards and a 21-yard TD with 1:28 left, Patrick Taylor rushed for a career-high four touchdowns and No. 25 Memphis rallied from a 17-point deficit to beat the Houston Cougars, 42-38. More>>

Hayward, Lin out for year, and many others in NBA are ailing

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Gordon Hayward and Jeremy Lin are out for the season, and plenty of other NBA stars are already dealing with injuries. More>>

Delany: 'Not shocked' by FBI investigation of college hoops

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Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany says he wasn't shocked by FBI investigation into college basketball because of the history of federal law enforcement intersecting with the sport. More>>

Big Ten expands conference basketball schedules next season

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The Big Ten is increasing its conference schedule to 20 games in men's basketball and 18 in women's basketball, starting in the 2018-19 season. More>>

Hamilton title chase returns to track he's dominated

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F1 leader Hamilton dismisses title talk as 'silly' as he returns Texas track he's dominated. More>>

Emails: Protests spur college officials to talk with players

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Some college and university officials are having talks with student-athletes and consulting each other amid concerns that demonstrations over racial injustice like the ones roiling pro sports will spread to college athletics. More>>

Bowman set to make debut for Raiders vs. Chiefs

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Linebacker NaVorro Bowman is active for his debut with the Oakland Raiders just three days after signing with the team. More>>

Nets' Lin expected to miss season with right knee injury

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Brooklyn Nets guard Jeremy Lin expected to miss the season because of a ruptured patella tendon of the right knee. More>>

Rio 2016 leader Nuzman to be released from jail

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The head of the Rio de Janeiro Olympics and former president of the Brazilian Olympic Committee will be released from jail after a top court decision. More>>

Bridgewater: 'I definitely believe I'll play this year'

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Teddy Bridgewater says he "definitely" believes he'll play for the Minnesota Vikings this season. More>>

Giroud's overhead kick gives Arsenal 1-0 win at Red Star

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Olivier Giroud scored late in the second half for Arsenal to maintain its perfect Europa League campaign with a 1-0 win over 10-man Red Star Belgrade. More>>

Food company chairman gets 2 years in prison in fraud case

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A former Texas food company executive who admitted feeding inside information to a Las Vegas gambler linked to golfer Phil Mickelson has been sentenced in New York to two years in prison. More>>

Cubs avoid sweep, top Dodgers 3-2 to cut NLCS deficit to 3-1

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Javier Baez snapped an 0-for-20 skid with two home runs, Wade Davis hung on for a six-out save and the Chicago Cubs avoided a sweep, holding off the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-2 in Game 4 of the NL Championship Series. More>>

Tanaka, Yankees top Keuchel, Astros 5-0 for 3-2 lead in ALCS

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Masahiro Tanaka pitched seven innings of three-hit ball and the New York Yankees finally solved Houston Astros nemesis Dallas Keuchel, beating the ace lefty 5-0 to take a 3-2 lead in the AL Championship Series. More>>

Cubs' Maddon tossed again in NLCS; ump admits he missed call

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Cubs manager Joe Maddon has been ejected for the second time in the NL Championship Series. More>>

A win-win: Georgia, Miami succeeding after coaching change

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Mark Richt's departure from Georgia and return to Miami seems to be a win-win for both schools. More>>

IOC expects decisions on Russian doping cases next month

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Investigators at the International Olympic Committee expect to have "a number" of Russian doping cases from the Sochi Olympics resolved by the end of November. More>>

LEADING OFF: Cubs face Dodgers' Kershaw trailing 3-1 in NLCS

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LEADING OFF: Cubs face Dodgers' Kershaw trailing 3-1 in NLCS. More>>

Gordon Hayward's agent says his surgery 'went really well'

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After losing top free agent Gordon Hayward to a gruesome ankle injury, the Celtics dropped back-to-back games to open the NBA season. More>>

European soccer weekend: What to watch in the main leagues

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Chelsea will be looking to avoid a third successive loss in the Premier League when the Premier League champions take on a Watford side. More>>

US women's hockey team gets Wilma Rudolph Courage Award

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The U.S. women's hockey team received the Wilma Rudolph Courage Award at the Salute to Women in Sports hosted by the Women's Sports Foundation. More>>

Goodell: NFL not changing its national anthem policy

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The NFL is not changing its national anthem policy to require players to stand during the national anthem. More>>

Thomas fires 63, takes early lead at CJ Cup in South Korea

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Justin Thomas had two eagles on his front nine and finished with a 9-under 63 to take a first-round lead Thursday at the CJ Cup at Nine Bridges, the first PGA Tour tournament staged in South Korea. More>>

Blazers hand Suns worst loss ever in season opener, 124-76

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Damian Lillard scored 27 points and the Portland Trail Blazers opened the season by handing the Phoenix Suns the most one-sided loss in the franchise's 49-year history, 124-76. More>>

Brady thinks Patriots' offense has room to grow

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Despite solid numbers, Brady thinks Patriots offense has room for improvement. More>>

Hayward from hospital: It's hurting me that I can't be there

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Celtics coach Brad Stevens: Full recovery, but no timetable for Gordon Hayward's return. More>>

Louisville trustees fire athletic director Tom Jurich

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Louisville trustees have fired athletic director Tom Jurich, the school's second major official let go this week in the wake of its involvement in a national federal investigation of college basketball. More>>

Gymnast McKayla Maroney alleges sexual abuse by team doctor

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Gold medal-winning gymnast McKayla Maroney says she was molested by former USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar from the time she was 13 to her retirement from the sport last year. More>>

Jerry Sandusky denied new trial on child sex abuse charges

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A Pennsylvania judge is set to announce whether former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky will get a second shot at persuading a jury he's innocent of child molestation charges. More>>

Joe Theismann on Gordon Hayward's injury: 'It sickens me'

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Former NFL quarterback Joe Theismann says he was sickened by seeing the video of Boston Celtics forward Gordon Hayward breaking his left ankle. More>>

LEADING OFF: Cubs face Dodgers' Kershaw trailing 3-1 in NLCS

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LEADING OFF: Cubs face Dodgers' Kershaw trailing 3-1 in NLCS. More>>

NFL will stage draft in Dallas next April

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The NFL draft is headed for Dallas. More>>

Tanaka, Yankees top Keuchel, Astros 5-0 for 3-2 lead in ALCS

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Masahiro Tanaka pitched seven innings of three-hit ball and the New York Yankees finally solved Houston Astros nemesis Dallas Keuchel, beating the ace lefty 5-0 to take a 3-2 lead in the AL Championship Series. More>>

Tanaka, Yankees top Keuchel, Astros 5-0 for 3-2 lead in ALCS

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Masahiro Tanaka pitched seven innings of three-hit ball and the New York Yankees finally solved Houston Astros nemesis Dallas Keuchel, beating the ace lefty 5-0 to take a 3-2 lead in the AL Championship Series. More>>

Tanaka, Yankees top Keuchel, Astros 5-0 for 3-2 lead in ALCS

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Masahiro Tanaka pitched seven innings of three-hit ball and the New York Yankees finally solved Houston Astros nemesis Dallas Keuchel, beating the ace lefty 5-0 to take a 3-2 lead in the AL Championship Series. More>>

Dogs test positive for drugs in Iditarod race for 1st time

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For the first time in the history of the world's most famous sled dog race, several of the high-performance animals have tested positive for a prohibited drug. But race officials have refused to name the musher involved. More>>

Experience matters for SEC teams looking to topple Kentucky

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How can SEC rivals compete with Kentucky? Experience matters. More>>

Texts: Sheriff, lawmaker pushed to stop cheerleader protest

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A powerful state lawmaker texted a Georgia sheriff, boasting how they pressured a university president after black cheerleaders knelt during the national anthem at a football game. More>>

Top 20 finishers in this year's Iditarod

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Here are the top 20 finishers in this year's Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. More>>

Trump again blasts NFL over players kneeling during anthem

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President Donald Trump is again criticizing the NFL over players kneeling during the national anthem. More>>

US roster for Deutschland Cup an indication of Olympic team

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USA Hockey revealed its roster for the upcoming Deutschland Cup, the best indication so far of what the Olympic team will look like without NHL players. More>>

Bulls suspend Portis 8 games for injuring Mirotic

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The Chicago Bulls have suspended forward Bobby Portis for the first eight games for injuring teammate Nikola Mirotic during a fight at practice. More>>

Denmark cancels World Cup qualifier against Sweden

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The Danish soccer federation says a women's World Cup qualifier against Sweden has been canceled after wage talks collapsed. More>>

Celtics star Hayward suffers gruesome injury in opener

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Celtics star Gordon Hayward suffered a broken left ankle in the first quarter of his debut with Boston. More>>

Judge HR sparks NY, Yanks beat Astros 6-4 to even ALCS at 2

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Aaron Judge ignited a rousing rally with a home run, then doubled during a four-run eighth inning to spur the unflappable New York Yankees over the Houston Astros 6-4 and tie their AL Championship Series 2-2. More>>

Dodgers close in on World Series with 6-1 win over Cubs

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Almost There: Dodgers beat Cubs 6-1 for 3-0 NLCS lead, just 1 win from first World Series since 1988. More>>

Rockets rally to spoil defending champion Warriors return

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Kevin Durant's baseline jumper swished through the net just barely too late, and the Houston Rockets rallied in the fourth to beat Golden State 122-121 on the night the Warriors received their championship rings. More>>

Cowboys' Elliott gets another reprieve, will play vs 49ers

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AP source: Suspended Ezekiel Elliott getting emergency hearing in New York. More>>

Hayward suffers gruesome injury, Celtics lose opener 102-99

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Boston 's Gordon Hayward breaks ankle in Celtics' 102-99 loss to LeBron, Cavs. More>>

LEADING OFF: Dodgers seek sweep; Yanks try to solve Keuchel

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LEADING OFF: Keuchel tries to stop Yankees again; Wood vs Arrieta, matchup of well-rested arms in NLCS Game 4. More>>

NFL players, owners hold talks on social issues Video included

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Cowboys owner Jerry Jones was confronted by two protesters before the NFL's annual fall meetings. He listened, said nothing, and the protesters were peacefully led away. More>>

Football player cut from Albright passes on reinstatement

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A football player who was offered reinstatement after being cut from the team at Division III Albright College in Pennsylvania says he will not rejoin the team. More>>

10 things to know as the NBA season gets underway

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The Spurs are chasing history, LeBron James is nearing milestones and defenses are getting shredded. More>>

Go for 2 or play for OT? How coaches make that call

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Long before a coach makes that critical call he has assessed everything from his players to his playbook. More>>

Mayfield, Love, Barkley lead AP midseason All-America team

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Baker Mayfield of Oklahoma and running backs Bryce Love of Stanford and Saquon Barkley of Penn State lead The Associated Press midseason All-America team, along with two defensive start from No. 1 Alabama. More>>

LeBron on: Cavs star playing in opener vs. Irving, Celtics

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LeBron James playing against Irving, Celtics in season opener after being slowed by ankle injury. More>>

Rude welcome: Irving set for return to 'rowdy' Cleveland

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Rude welcome: Irving set for rowdy homecoming on return to Cleveland with Celtics. More>>

Eagles top AP Pro32 poll for 1st time

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Eagles top AP Pro32 poll for first time; Chiefs slip to 2nd; Pats jump to 3rd. More>>

San Antonio Stars moving to Las Vegas, bought by MGM Resorts

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The San Antonio Stars are moving to Las Vegas and are being bought by MGM Resorts International the league announced Tuesday. More>>

AP source: Richard Jefferson, Nuggets agree to 1-year deal

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A person with knowledge of the negotiations tells The Associated Press that veteran forward Richard Jefferson has agreed to a one-year deal with the Denver Nuggets. More>>

Spurs holds Madrid, Liverpool wins big in Champions League

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Tottenham Hotspur held two-time defending champion Real Madrid to a 1-1 draw in the Champions League on Tuesday, while Liverpool racked up its biggest ever away win in Europe. More>>

LeBron questionable to face Irving, Celtics in Cavs' opener

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LeBron still questionable to play Celtics because of sprained left ankle. More>>

Lawmaker: Mascot wrong to rally for kneeling cheerleaders

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A Georgia lawmaker says Scrappy the Owl, the mascot at the university where five cheerleaders have been kneeling during the national anthem, had no business leading students in a march through campus to support the cheerleaders. More>>

Questions and answers about Colin Kaepernick's grievance

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It still isn't enough for the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback to win the grievance he filed against the NFL on Sunday. More>>

Columbus Crew owner may move soccer team to Austin, Texas

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The owner of the Columbus Crew says the team will move to Austin, Texas, unless a new stadium is built in Columbus. More>>

Cavs, Warriors gear up to begin championship quests again

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The Golden State Warriors and new-look Cleveland Cavaliers will be tested in their openers. More>>

Pennsylvania college offers cut players reinstatement

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Three football players who were cut from Division III Albright College in Pennsylvania for kneeling during the national anthem have been offered reinstatement. More>>

LEADING OFF: Cubs try to dent Dodgers, Judge breaks loose

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LEADING OFF: Cubs try to dent Dodgers, Judge breaks loose. More>>

Judge, Sabathia help Yankees beat Astros 8-1, trail ALCS 2-1

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Aaron Judge hit a three-run homer and a made pair of sparkling catches, leading CC Sabathia and the Yankees over the Houston Astros 8-1 and cutting New York's deficit to 2-1 in the best-of-seven AL Championship Series. More>>

Spurs' Popovich labels Trump 'a soulless coward'

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San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich has called President Donald Trump "a soulless coward who thinks that he can only become large by belittling others.". More>>

Woodyard's stop helps Titans end 11-game skid against Colts

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The Tennessee Titans beat the Indianapolis Colts 36-22 to snap an 11-game skid tied for the NFL's longest active losing streak against one team. More>>

Wisconsin governor tells NFL players to stop anthem protests

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Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker says NFL players should stop protesting during the national anthem and take a stand against domestic violence instead. More>>

McCarthy: Packers' Rodgers to have surgery on collarbone

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Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy says quarterback Aaron Rodgers will have surgery on his broken right collarbone, and that his season could be over. More>>

AP source: Suspended Elliott getting emergency hearing in NY

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AP source: Suspended Ezekiel Elliott getting emergency hearing in New York. More>>

Goodell, union, players to meet on social issues and anthem

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Goodell, team owners, union, players to meet on social issues and anthem on Tuesday. More>>

Woods cleared for golf activities with no restrictions

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Doctors give Woods the go-ahead to practice without limitations, and he is going about slowly. More>>

Finally! Titans end 11-game skid to Colts with 36-22 win

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Finally! Tennessee Titans end 11-game skid to Indianapolis Colts with 36-22 win. More>>

Kucherov scores twice, Lightning beat Red Wings 3-2

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Nikita Kucherov scores twice as Tampa Bay Lightning top Detroit Red Wings 3-2. More>>

Rick Pitino out at Louisville as expected amid federal probe

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Rick Pitino's attorney has told the Louisville Athletic Association that it should not fire the coach of the men's basketball program because his client "could not have known" about activities alleged in a national federal investigation of the sport. More>>

Helmet maker vows fight against Hernandez concussion lawsuit

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Lawyers for late New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez have refiled a lawsuit against the NFL in Massachusetts' state court. More>>

LEADING OFF: Cubs try to dent Dodgers, Judge breaks loose

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LEADING OFF: Cubs try to dent Dodgers, Judge breaks loose. More>>

'Purposely hidden': Cheerleaders to protest anthem in tunnel

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A group of Georgia cheerleaders say they'll take a knee in the stadium tunnel at Saturday's homecoming game since their university moved them off the field after the five demonstrated at an earlier game. More>>

AP Source: Spurs, Aldridge agree on extension

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The San Antonio Spurs have reached agreement with LaMarcus Aldridge on an extension that will keep him under contract for an additional three years. More>>

Ridley begins his reign as Augusta National chairman

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Fred Ridley starts his reign as chairman of the Masters with only goal 'constant improvement'. More>>

Bridgewater cleared to rejoin Vikings for practice this week

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Teddy Bridgewater has been cleared to rejoin the Minnesota Vikings for practice. More>>

Weah's hat trick leads US over Paraguay 5-0, to U17 QFs

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Tim Weah, a son of former world player of the year George Weah, scored three goals to lead the United States over Paraguay 5-0 and into the quarterfinals of the Under-17 World Cup. More>>

Listing how each top NCAA school is reacting to hoops probe

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A list of how each top NCAA school is reacting to hoops probe. More>>

LeBron's status for opener vs. Celtics still unclear

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Slowed by ankle injury, LeBron still not a certainty to play in season opener. More>>

ICYMI in NFL Week 6: A-Rod's out; Kaep vs. NFL; what's a TD?

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ICYMI in NFL Week 6: Rodgers out; Kaepernick vs. the NFL; what's a TD, anyway?. More>>

Dodgers' dominant bullpen is baffling foes in NL playoffs

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Los Angeles' relievers have retired 24 of 25 without allowing a hit in the NL Championship Series against the Cubs. More>>

AP Top 25 Heat Check: Georgia gives SEC the power its lacked

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AP Top 25 Heat Check: Georgia gives SEC power its lacked. More>>

Kaepernick files grievance against NFL, alleging collusion

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Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick has filed a grievance against the NFL. More>>

Giants take road less traveled to 23-10 shocker in Denver

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Juggling New York Giants had so many changes it helped them in their prime time. More>>

Al Michaels sorry for 'Sunday Night Football' Weinstein joke

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NBC play-by-play man Al Michaels has quickly apologized after making a joke about Harvey Weinstein during "Sunday Night Football.". More>>

Katie Smith named coach of the New York Liberty

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New York Liberty names Katie Smith its new head coach. More>>

LEADING OFF: Astros, Yanks try to get bats going in New York

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LEADING OFF: Astros, Yanks try to get bats going in New York. More>>

Demonstrators stage silent protest outside Ravens stadium

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More than 100 people participated in a silent protest before the start of the Baltimore Ravens game as the national anthem played inside the M&T Bank Stadium. More>>

Turner homers in 9th, Dodgers top Cubs 4-1 for 2-0 NLCS lead

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Justin Turner hit a three-run homer with two outs in the ninth inning, and the Los Angeles Dodgers took a 2-0 lead in the NL Championship Series with a 4-1 victory over the Chicago Cubs. More>>

This time vs Astros, Yanks again try to overcome 2-0 deficit

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The New York Yankees will try to overcome a 2-0 deficit against the Houston Astros when the best-of-five AL Championship Series resumes. More>>

Welcome, Rook: Ball, Tatum, Fultz and more making NBA debuts

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Even for a talented group of NBA rookies like this class, the learning curve will likely be steep. More>>

AP Top 25: Penn State up to 2 behind unanimous No. 1 Alabama

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Penn State is No. 2 in The Associated Press College football poll behind now unanimous No. 1 Alabama after a wild weekend of upsets gave the Top 25 a major makeover. More>>

Packers: Rodgers could miss rest of season with collarbone

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Green Bay Packers star quarterback Aaron Rodgers could miss the remainder of the season with a broken collarbone. More>>

Rodgers breaks collarbone, Winston also hurts shoulder

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Aaron Rodgers' season may have ended after an injury, just a week after the same thing happened to J.J. Watt and Odell Beckham Jr. Rodgers broke his collarbone in Green Bay's 23-10 loss to Minnesota. More>>

Manning, Pierre-Paul and rest of Giants stun Broncos 23-10

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Eli Manning ignored the loss of four wide receivers, and the New York Giants pulled off a 23-10 stunner over the Denver Broncos. More>>

Brady gets wins record, Patriots hold off Jets 24-17

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Tom Brady set the NFL record for regular-season victories by a quarterback as he got his 187th as the New England Patriots held on for a 24-17 win over the New York Jets to claim first place in the AFC East. More>>

Steelers outlast Chiefs 19-13 to defeat NFL's last unbeaten

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Le'Veon Bell ran for 179 yards and a touchdown, and Antonio Brown made an acrobatic touchdown catch in the fourth quarter, to help Pittsburgh beat Kansas City. More>>

With Rodgers out, Vikings cruise past Packers 23-10

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Harrison Smith led Minnesota's defense in a thorough dismantling of Green Bay. More>>

Dolphins rally from 17-point deficit to stun Falcons 20-17

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Jay Cutler threw a pair of touchdown passes, Cody Parkey kicked a pair of field goals and the Miami Dolphins rallied from a 17-0 halftime deficit to stun the Atlanta Falcons 20-17. More>>

Cousins inconsistent as Redskins hold on to beat 49ers

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Kirk Cousins threw for two touchdowns and an interception and ran for a score as part of an inconsistent performance against Kyle Shanahan's winless San Francisco 49ers as the Washington Redskins barely held on for a 26-24 victory. More>>

The Latest: QB Siemian returns for second half

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The Latest from the NFL: Several 49ers take a knee again; 3 Dolphins stay off the field for the anthem. More>>

Watson tosses 3 TDs as Texans beat Browns 33-17

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Deshaun Watson threw for 225 yards and three touchdowns to become the first rookie in NFL history to have at least three TD passes in three straight games and give the Houston Texans a 33-17 win over the Cleveland Browns on Sunday. More>>

LEADING OFF: Astros, Yanks try to get bats going in New York

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LEADING OFF: Astros, Yanks try to get bats going in New York. More>>

Nebraska picks Washington State AD to head athletics program

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Nebraska has chosen Washington State athletics director Bill Moos to head its sports program. More>>

Novak's late kick leads Chargers past Raiders 17-16

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Nick Novak kicked a 32-yard field goal on the final play of the game and the Los Angeles Chargers took advantage of a key missed extra point by Giorgio Tavecchio to beat the Oakland Raiders 17-16. More>>

Keselowski races way into 3rd round of NASCAR's playoffs

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Brad Keselowski picked up the win he needed to continue his championship chances with a victory Sunday in a sloppy playoff race at Talladega Superspeedway. More>>

Taylor, Puig power Dodgers past Cubs 5-2 in NLCS Game 1

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Chris Taylor hit a tiebreaking homer in the sixth inning and the Los Angeles Dodgers overcame a short start by Clayton Kershaw for a 5-2 victory over the Chicago Cubs. More>>

Federer beats Nadal to win Shanghai Masters title

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Roger Federer extended his winning streak over Rafael Nadal this year to four matches after beating the top-ranked Spaniard 6-4, 6-3 to win the Shanghai Masters on Sunday. More>>

Sharapova wins her 1st title since doping ban

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Maria Sharapova won her first WTA title since returning from a doping ban after defeating Aryna Sabalenka to win the Tianjin Open. More>>

Sun Devils use strong defense to stun No. 5 Huskies 13-7

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Manny Wilkins completed 29 of 41 passes for 245 yards, Arizona State's defense smothered the Washington most of the night and the Sun Devils stunned the No. 5 Huskies 13-7 on Saturday night. More>>

Innsbruck won't bid for 2026 Winter Games after referendum

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Innsbruck no longer plans to bid for the 2026 Winter Olympics after its promise to organize low-cost and sustainable games failed to convince residents. More>>

Altuve's dash lifts Verlander, Astros over Yanks in Game 2

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Jose Altuve raced home on Carlos Correa's double in the ninth inning, Justin Verlander struck out 13 in a complete game and the Houston Astros beat the New York Yankees 2-1 for a 2-0 lead in the AL Championship Series. More>>

Rooney saves Everton and Koeman at Brighton; Saints draw

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Wayne Rooney may have saved his manager's job after a successful last-minute penalty kick secured a point for Everton in a 1-1 draw at Brighton on Sunday. More>>

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