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Houchins scores on error in 12th, Mobile beats Biloxi

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 22:27:23 -0500

BILOXI, Miss. (AP) -- Zach Houchins scored on an error in the top of the 12th inning to lead the Mobile BayBears to a 1-0 win over the Biloxi Shuckers on Monday.



Guyer scores winner on Holt's error, Indians top Red Sox 5-4

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 22:26:09 -0500

CLEVELAND (AP) — Brandon Guyer scored when first baseman Brock Holt threw away Roberto Perez's bunt in the ninth inning, lifting the Cleveland Indians over the Boston Red Sox 5-4 on Monday night in a matchup of first-place teams.


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Moreno's double leads Burlington to 6-2 win over Kane County

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 22:21:15 -0500

GENEVA, Ill. (AP) -- Juan Moreno hit a bases-clearing double in the fourth inning, leading the Burlington Bees to a 6-2 win over the Kane County Cougars on Monday. The Bees swept the four-game series with the win.



Beckham Jr. injured in Giants' 10-6 loss to Browns

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 22:16:24 -0500

CLEVELAND (AP) — New York wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. suffered a lower leg injury — on a questionable hit for an exhibition — that the Giants are hoping isn't serious during their 10-6 loss to the Cleveland Browns on…


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Mets left-hander Steven Matz to have elbow surgery again

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 22:10:31 -0500

NEW YORK (AP) — Mets pitcher Steven Matz needs another elbow operation, almost certainly ending a miserable season for the New York left-hander.


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Stubbs has 3 hits, leads Round Rock to 10-3 win over Omaha

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 22:03:53 -0500

ROUND ROCK, Texas (AP) -- Drew Stubbs, Will Middlebrooks, Jared Hoying and Doug Bernier recorded three hits each, as Round Rock beat the Omaha Storm Chasers 10-3 on Monday.



Bird leads Scranton/WB over Rochester 4-3

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 22:03:50 -0500

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) -- Greg Bird had two hits and scored two runs as the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders topped the Rochester Red Wings 4-3 on Monday.






Loveless' walk leads New Hampshire over Binghamton in 10 innings

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 21:54:06 -0500

BINGHAMTON, N.Y. (AP) -- Derrick Loveless drew a bases-loaded walk in the top of the 10th inning to lead the New Hampshire Fisher Cats to a 7-6 win over the Binghamton Rumble Ponies on Monday.



Sanchez, Abreu power White Sox past Twins 7-6 in 1st game

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 21:53:12 -0500

CHICAGO (AP) — Carlos Rodon has been pitching well enough lately to win. He finally got a long-overdue victory Monday.


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Albers picks up 2nd win, Mariners hold off Braves 6-5

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 21:44:53 -0500

ATLANTA (AP) — Andrew Albers worked into the sixth inning for his second straight win since coming up from the minors, leading the Seattle Mariners to a 6-5 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Monday night.


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Bradley, Mejia lead Akron to 13-5 win over Harrisburg

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 21:44:00 -0500

AKRON, Ohio (AP) -- Bobby Bradley hit a two-run homer in the third inning, and Francisco Mejia homered and had three hits as the Akron RubberDucks defeated the Harrisburg Senators 13-5 on Monday.



New lawsuit alleges Baylor failures under new rape policies

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 21:30:14 -0500

WACO, Texas (AP) — A woman who reported that she'd been sexually assaulted filed a lawsuit Monday against Baylor University, alleging questions she faced from the university shifted blame away from her attacker toward her.



Shaver hits walk-off homer, Tri-City beats Brooklyn 10-6

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 21:29:04 -0500

TROY, N.Y. (AP) -- Colton Shaver hit a walk-off grand slam with two outs in the ninth inning, as the Tri-City ValleyCats topped the Brooklyn Cyclones 10-6 on Monday. The ValleyCats swept the three-game series with the win.



Indians' Andrew Miller aggravates knee injury, leaves game

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 21:23:18 -0500

CLEVELAND (AP) — Andrew Miller aggravated a right knee injury and was pulled from a game days after Cleveland's relief ace returned from the disabled list.



Lopes' homer leads Buffalo to 6-3 win over Pawtucket

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 21:18:52 -0500

PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) -- Christian Lopes hit a three-run home run in the ninth inning, leading the Buffalo Bisons to a 6-3 win over the Pawtucket Red Sox on Monday.



Varsho, Lara lead the way for Hillsboro

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 21:15:53 -0500

KEIZER, Ore. (AP) -- Daulton Varsho homered twice and doubled, driving in three runs and scoring a pair as the Hillsboro Hops defeated the Salem-Keizer Volcanoes 9-5 on Monday.



Thurman's homer leads Clinton to 7-6 win over Peoria

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 21:15:50 -0500

PEORIA, Ill. (AP) -- Nick Thurman hit a three-run home run in the fifth inning, leading the Clinton LumberKings to a 7-6 win over the Peoria Chiefs on Monday.



Collmenter helps to shut out Durham, Gwinnett wins 9-0

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 21:12:57 -0500

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) -- Josh Collmenter and four other pitchers combined for a shutout as the Gwinnett Braves beat the Durham Bulls 9-0 on Monday.



With turmoil at home, Venezuela Little Leaguers get big lift

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 21:11:36 -0500

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — The players from Venezuela look as happy as any other team, dancing to "Shake Your Groove Thing" with the tournament mascot before a win over Mexico and raising the roof to "Taking Care of Business"…


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Cespedes' single leads Batavia to 10-4 win over Williamsport

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 21:09:31 -0500

BATAVIA, N.Y. (AP) -- Ricardo Cespedes hit a run-scoring single in the seventh inning, leading the Batavia Muckdogs to a 10-4 win over the Williamsport Crosscutters on Monday. The Muckdogs swept the four-game series with the win.



McGuire, Guerrero lead Pensacola to 3-1 win over Jackson

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 21:07:50 -0500

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) -- Gabriel Guerrero homered and had two hits, and Deck McGuire allowed just five hits over seven innings as the Pensacola Blue Wahoos defeated the Jackson Generals 3-1 on Monday.



Herb, Carbonell lead Richmond to 11-1 win over Erie

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 21:07:49 -0500

ERIE, Pa. (AP) -- Tyler Herb tossed a five-hit complete game and Daniel Carbonell hit a three-run home run and had three hits, as the Richmond Flying Squirrels topped the Erie SeaWolves 11-1 on Monday.






Wong leads Great Lakes over Fort Wayne 5-3

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 21:02:39 -0500

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) -- Connor Wong homered and had three hits as the Great Lakes Loons defeated the Fort Wayne TinCaps 5-3 on Monday.



Boyd, Taijeron lead the way for Las Vegas

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 21:02:33 -0500

LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Jayce Boyd homered and singled twice, driving home four runs as the Las Vegas 51s topped the Salt Lake Bees 8-4 on Sunday.



Benson's run leads Tri-City to 5-3 win over Spokane

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 21:02:31 -0500

PASCO, Wash. (AP) -- Tyler Benson scored on an error in the seventh inning to help the Tri-City Dust Devils secure a 5-3 victory over the Spokane Indians on Sunday.



Brennan induces groundout, leads Charlotte to 4-2 win over Norfolk

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 21:02:30 -0500

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) -- Brandon Brennan got Pedro Alvarez to ground out with the bases loaded to end the game, leading the Charlotte Knights to a 4-2 win over the Norfolk Tides on Monday.



Gimenez hits walk-off single, Columbia beats Rome 6-5

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 21:02:27 -0500

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- Andres Gimenez hit a walk-off single with two outs in the ninth inning, as the Columbia Fireflies defeated the Rome Braves 6-5 on Monday.



Tucker's homer leads Altoona to 2-0 win over Hartford

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 21:01:17 -0500

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- Cole Tucker hit a two-run homer in the seventh inning, leading the Altoona Curve to a 2-0 win over the Hartford Yard Goats on Monday.



Schroeder leads Kannapolis to 4-2 win over Hagerstown

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 20:59:34 -0500

HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) -- Casey Schroeder had two hits and scored two runs as the Kannapolis Intimidators beat the Hagerstown Suns 4-2 on Monday.



Kingery hits walk-off single in 10th, Lehigh Valley beats Syracuse 4-3

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 20:58:31 -0500

ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- Scott Kingery hit a walk-off single in the 10th inning, as the Lehigh Valley IronPigs beat the Syracuse Chiefs 4-3 on Monday.



Espinal scores winning run, Greenville beats West Virginia 8-7 in walk-off finish

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 20:54:24 -0500

GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) -- Santiago Espinal scored the winning run in the ninth inning, as the Greenville Drive defeated the West Virginia Power 8-7 on Monday.



Ruiz, Arruda spur Vermont to 9-3 win over Connecticut

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 20:54:11 -0500

WINOOSKI, Vt. (AP) -- Aaron Arruda homered and had two hits, and Jean Ruiz threw six scoreless innings as the Vermont Lake Monsters beat the Connecticut Tigers 9-3 on Monday.



Nelson's walk leads Mahoning Valley to 7-2 win over West Virginia

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 20:54:10 -0500

GRANVILLE, W.Va. (AP) -- Hosea Nelson drew a bases-loaded walk in the ninth inning, leading the Mahoning Valley Scrappers to a 7-2 win over the West Virginia Black Bears on Monday.



Trammell, Siri lift Dayton over Lake County 7-2

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 20:54:09 -0500

EASTLAKE, Ohio (AP) -- Taylor Trammell doubled and singled, also stealing three bases as the Dayton Dragons beat the Lake County Captains 7-2 on Monday.



Eckert leads Lexington to 3-2 win over Asheville

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 20:54:07 -0500

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) -- Travis Eckert allowed just two hits over seven innings, leading the Lexington Legends over the Asheville Tourists in a 3-2 win on Monday.



Klimek induces groundout, leads Delmarva to 4-3 win over Lakewood

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 20:54:05 -0500

LAKEWOOD, N.J. (AP) -- Steven Klimek got Raul Rivas to ground out with the bases loaded to end the game, leading the Delmarva Shorebirds to a 4-3 win over the Lakewood BlueClaws on Monday.



Mazza leads Jacksonville to 4-1 win over Birmingham

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 20:54:03 -0500

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- Chris Mazza allowed just five hits over 7 1/3 innings, leading the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp over the Birmingham Barons in a 4-1 win on Monday.



Solak's single leads Trenton to 3-1 win over Portland

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 20:54:01 -0500

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- Nick Solak hit a run-scoring single in the seventh inning, leading the Trenton Thunder to a 3-1 win over the Portland Sea Dogs on Monday.



Littell leads Chattanooga to 3-2 win over Mississippi

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 20:53:58 -0500

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) -- Zack Littell allowed just two hits over six innings, leading the Chattanooga Lookouts over the Mississippi Braves in a 3-2 win on Monday.



Group of Browns players kneel during anthem

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 20:52:09 -0500

CLEVELAND (AP) — Kneeling and bowing their heads, the Cleveland Browns bonded over something bigger than football.


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Umpire Wendelstedt leaves game after taking pitch off mask

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 20:49:23 -0500

CLEVELAND (AP) — Plate umpire Hunter Wendelstedt has left a game after being struck on the mask by a warmup pitch from Boston Red Sox reliever Joe Kelly.


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McKay's single leads Hudson Valley to 4-2 win over Aberdeen

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 20:43:40 -0500

FISHKILL, N.Y. (AP) -- Brendan McKay hit a run-scoring single in the first inning, leading the Hudson Valley Renegades to a 4-2 win over the Aberdeen IronBirds on Monday. With the victory, the Renegades swept the three-game series.



Kingham, Stallings lead Indianapolis to 6-1 win over Louisville

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 20:38:51 -0500

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Jacob Stallings homered and had two hits, driving in three, and Nick Kingham allowed just six hits over 8 2/3 innings as the Indianapolis Indians topped the Louisville Bats 6-1 on Monday.



Adduci's double leads Toledo to 3-2 win over Columbus

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 20:38:50 -0500

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) -- Jim Adduci hit a two-run double in the seventh inning, leading the Toledo Mud Hens to a 3-2 win over the Columbus Clippers on Monday.



Ramirez leads Auburn to 6-1 win over State College

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 20:36:31 -0500

AUBURN, N.Y. (AP) -- Yonathan Ramirez allowed just four hits over six innings, leading the Auburn Doubledays over the State College Spikes in a 6-1 win on Monday. With the victory, the Doubledays swept the three-game series.



Kilome leads Reading to 5-0 win over Bowie

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 20:34:43 -0500

BOWIE, Md. (AP) -- Franklyn Kilome allowed just three hits over eight innings, leading the Reading Fightin Phils over the Bowie Baysox in a 5-0 win on Monday.



Zhang upsets Kvitova in first round of Connecticut Open

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 20:28:56 -0500

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Petra Kvitova's final tuneup for the U.S. Open ended with a 6-2, 6-1 loss to Shuai Zhang of China in the first round of the Connecticut Open on Monday night.



Guzman leads Staten Island to 1-0 win over Lowell

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 20:30:49 -0500

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. (AP) -- Jorge Guzman allowed just three hits over six innings, leading the Staten Island Yankees over the Lowell Spinners in a 1-0 win on Monday.



Balaguer induces double play, leads Quad Cities to 8-7 win over Wisconsin

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 20:30:48 -0500

APPLETON, Wis. (AP) -- Jesus Balaguer got Mitch Ghelfi to hit into a double play in the ninth inning, leading the Quad Cities River Bandits to an 8-7 win over the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers on Monday.



Lujan induces double play, leads Cedar Rapids to 5-4 win over Beloit

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 20:30:46 -0500

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) -- Hector Lujan got Mike Martin to hit into a game-ending double play with the bases loaded, leading the Cedar Rapids Kernels to a 5-4 win over the Beloit Snappers on Monday. With the victory, the…



Pieters' single leads South Bend over Lansing in 11 innings

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 20:32:34 -0500

LANSING, Mich. (AP) -- Chris Pieters hit a two-run single in the top of the 11th inning to lead the South Bend Cubs to an 8-7 win over the Lansing Lugnuts on Monday. With the victory, the Cubs swept the…



Diaz, Valera lead the way for Memphis

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 20:24:23 -0500

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- Aledmys Diaz reached base four times as the Memphis Redbirds defeated the New Orleans Baby Cakes 5-1 on Monday.



Leblanc, Kowalczyk lead the way for Hickory

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 20:24:22 -0500

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) -- Charles Leblanc homered and singled, scoring a couple of runs while also driving home two as the Hickory Crawdads topped the Greensboro Grasshoppers 5-2 on Monday.



Cowboys entertain fans with 1st camp practice at home base

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 19:57:40 -0500

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Jason Witten has practiced in front of thousands of Dallas Cowboys fans during training camp plenty of times in his 15 seasons.


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Mavs sign former Utah center Jeff Withey

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 19:51:07 -0500

DALLAS (AP) — The Dallas Mavericks have signed free-agent center Jeff Withey, who spent the past two seasons with the Utah Jazz.



Martin's single leads Tijuana to 4-3 win over Aguascalientes

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 19:46:42 -0500

TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) -- Dustin Martin hit a run-scoring single in the eighth inning to give the Toros de Tijuana a 4-3 win over the Rieleros de Aguascalientes on Sunday.



Wings' Glory Johnson suspended 1 game for throwing punch

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 19:42:51 -0500

NEW YORK (AP) — Dallas Wings forward Glory Johnson has been suspended for one game for throwing a punch at Atlanta Dream guard Matee Ajavon.



Boldin turns focus from NFL to bridging racial divisions

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 19:40:42 -0500

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Anquan Boldin didn't decide overnight he was going to quit football in order to speak out against longstanding concerns over inequality in America.


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Bracewell, Nunez lift Nashville over Iowa 7-0

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 19:11:44 -0500

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Renato Nunez doubled and singled, and Ben Bracewell allowed just four hits over six innings as the Nashville Sounds defeated the Iowa Cubs 7-0 on Monday.



Angomas scores on forceout in 11th, Augusta beats Charleston

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 19:05:46 -0500

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) -- Jean Angomas scored on a forceout in the top of the 11th inning to lead the Augusta GreenJackets to a 3-2 win over the Charleston RiverDogs on Monday.



Chiefs' QBs have dazzled in training camp, preseason games

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 18:58:12 -0500

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — It was fitting that Chiefs quarterback Tyler Bray, on his first play after checking into a preseason game against Cincinnati, threw an 18-yard touchdown pass to Seantavius Jones.


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Polizzi leads Vancouver to 5-3 win over Everett

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 18:57:47 -0500

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) -- Riley Adams scored on a wild pitch in the sixth inning, leading the Vancouver Canadians to a 5-3 win over the Everett AquaSox on Sunday.



Latimore's homer leads Rancho Cucamonga to 4-3 win over Lake Elsinore

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 18:57:44 -0500

LAKE ELSINORE, Calif. (AP) -- Quincy Latimore hit a two-run homer in the ninth inning, leading the Rancho Cucamonga Quakes to a 4-3 win over the Lake Elsinore Storm on Sunday.



Bolin to start at QB for Rutgers

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 18:57:30 -0500

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Kyle Bolin has won the starting quarterback job at Rutgers.



Arians has much to criticize in Arizona's final week of camp

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 18:55:09 -0500

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona coach Bruce Arians opened the final week of training camp with a long list of complaints after dissecting the Cardinals' performance in Saturday night's 24-23 preseason loss to the Chicago Bears.


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Indians' Jay Bruce makes debut in home ballpark

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 18:51:36 -0500

CLEVELAND (AP) — Jay Bruce is ready to show his new home fans what he can do. His numbers so far with the Indians have already made him a big hit.



Zimmer says Vikings prefer to keep 3 QBs on active roster

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 18:41:43 -0500

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — As long as Sam Bradford stays healthy this season, the Minnesota Vikings won't be worried about their quarterback situation.


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Lions' Stafford mum on plans to let talks drag into season

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 18:34:29 -0500

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — Matthew Stafford stands to be wealthier than he already is, possibly very soon.


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Burdeaux's double leads West Michigan to 7-5 win over Bowling Green

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 18:31:03 -0500

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) -- Dylan Burdeaux hit a bases-clearing double in the ninth inning, leading the West Michigan Whitecaps to a 7-5 win over the Bowling Green Hot Rods on Monday.



US Cycling hires longtime Aussie coach for endurance program

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 18:18:26 -0500

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — USA Cycling has hired longtime Team Australia coach Gary Sutton to oversee its endurance program, which won a world championship in team pursuit and two silver medals at the Rio Olympics.



Reed leads Visalia to 4-2 win over San Jose

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 18:16:10 -0500

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) -- Cody Reed struck out 10 hitters over seven innings, leading the Visalia Rawhide over the San Jose Giants in a 4-2 win on Sunday.



Flemer, Tapia carry Albuquerque to 2-1 win over Sacramento

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 18:16:12 -0500

WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- Raimel Tapia homered and had three hits, and Matt Flemer allowed just two hits over eight innings as the Albuquerque Isotopes topped the Sacramento River Cats 2-1 on Sunday.



Mejia's homer leads Tulsa to 3-2 win over San Antonio

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 18:16:09 -0500

TULSA, Okla. (AP) -- Erick Mejia hit a two-run homer in the fourth inning, leading the Tulsa Drillers to a 3-2 win over the San Antonio Missions on Sunday. With the victory, the Drillers swept the three-game series.



Jurado, Ibanez carry Frisco to 7-1 win over NW Arkansas

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 18:16:08 -0500

FRISCO, Texas (AP) -- Andy Ibanez hit a two-run home run and had two hits, and Ariel Jurado allowed just four hits over six innings as the Frisco RoughRiders topped the Northwest Arkansas Naturals 7-1 on Sunday.



Man who shot judge was father of player convicted of rape

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 18:12:19 -0500

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A man who shot and wounded a judge outside a county courthouse before being gunned down by a probation officer was the father of a high school football player who was convicted of rape in 2013,…


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Trevor Siemian wins Broncos quarterback job again

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 18:07:02 -0500

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Vance Joseph was admittedly enamored of the idea of a towering, chuck-it-or-tuck-it quarterback with first-round pedigree and a lightning bolt for a right arm leading the Denver Broncos in 2017.


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Sharpe finally healthy in Titans' crowded receiver group

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 18:04:21 -0500

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tajae Sharpe is finally off the physically unable to perform list and the Titans wide receiver finds himself not only competing for playing time but possibly a roster spot.



Baseball fans flock to minor league stadiums to see eclipse

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 17:49:45 -0500

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Baseball fans in more than a half-dozen cities from Oregon to South Carolina crowded into minor league ballparks Monday to watch the solar eclipse at game-day viewing parties.


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Rookie RB Foreman shines early for Houston Texans

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 17:47:46 -0500

HOUSTON (AP) — D'Onta Foreman's performance through Houston's first two preseason games has many raving about the rookie.


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Bowles will announce Jets' starting QB next Monday

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 17:34:13 -0500

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Todd Bowles will declare the winner of the New York Jets' quarterback competition next Monday.


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Column: NASCAR needs to speak up amid US turmoil

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 17:33:24 -0500

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Fans turn to sports for entertainment, a respite from the stress of the real world. They say they don't want politics mixed in with sports, they just want to enjoy the show.


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Pena's single leads Omaha to 5-1 win over Round Rock

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 17:33:00 -0500

ROUND ROCK, Texas (AP) -- Brayan Pena hit a two-run single in the fourth inning, leading the Omaha Storm Chasers to a 5-1 win over the Round Rock Express on Sunday.



Levante beats Villarreal 1-0 in its return to La Liga

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 17:32:19 -0500

VALENCIA, Spain (AP) — Levante marked its return to the Spanish league after a season away with a 1-0 win over Villarreal on Monday.



The Latest: Wounded Ohio judge oversaw suspect's lawsuit

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 17:32:05 -0500

STEUBENVILLE, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on the shooting of a judge outside an Ohio courthouse (all times local):


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More uncertainty on Seahawks O-line as season approaches

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 17:23:02 -0500

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — It wouldn't be the preseason without uncertainty about how the Seattle Seahawks offensive line will look come Week 1.



Rooney nets 200th EPL goal, Everton draws 1-1 at Man City

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 17:15:28 -0500

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Wayne Rooney wheeled away in delight after scoring his 200th goal in the English Premier League, cupping both of his ears with his hands in front of the Manchester City fans who jeered his name and…


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Bonifacio leads Jackson over Biloxi 6-2

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 17:17:48 -0500

JACKSON, Tenn. (AP) -- Emilio Bonifacio had two hits and two RBI as the Jackson Generals beat the Biloxi Shuckers 6-2 on Sunday.



Alyson Piskulic, junior, Mehlville

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 17:00:00 -0500

Piskulic was dominant playing the top spot for the Panthers, losing just one of her 16 regular-season matches. She elected to play doubles at state with Andrea Luziac. Piskulic was a state singles qualifier as a freshman.


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Ella Kinder, junior, Summit

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 17:00:00 -0500

Kinder finished 15-4 last season while playing No. 1 singles for the Falcons. She had a tough draw at state, having to face state champion Caroline Pozo of Lafayette in the second round. But she followed up her first-round win…


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Maria Brandt, senior, Incarnate Word Academy

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 17:00:00 -0500

Brandt was the No. 1 player for the Red Knights last season and will be so again this time around. She had a stellar regular season with an 18-1 mark and followed with three victories at the state tournament to…


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Ellie Lewis, senior, Marquette

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 17:00:00 -0500

Lewis is an accomplished singles player, manning the No. 1 spot for the Mustangs. But she has shined in doubles during her three years, qualifying for state each season. She finished third at state twice, including last season when she…


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Chloe McIsaac, junior, Belleville East

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 17:00:00 -0500

McIsaac was named the Southwestern Conference Player of the Year as a sophomore as she went undefeated in conference in singles while playing No. 1 with the Lancers. She has qualified for the state tournament both years, in singles as…


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Oklahoma State RB Hill could emerge as star this season

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 16:58:26 -0500

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Running back Justice Hill isn't as well known to Oklahoma State fans as teammates Mason Rudolph and James Washington. He might be after this season.


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Vegas airport asks owners to plan places to park their jets

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 16:48:57 -0500

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas airport officials are asking owners of corporate planes to find places to park their aircraft while in town for the upcoming fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor.



Rivera's double leads Batavia to 4-3 win over Williamsport

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 16:48:02 -0500

BATAVIA, N.Y. (AP) -- Marcos Rivera hit a two-run double in the sixth inning, leading the Batavia Muckdogs to a 4-3 win over the Williamsport Crosscutters in the second game of a doubleheader on Sunday.