Fri, 30 Sep 2016 13:03:08 -0500SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — After years of searching for a new home, the Sacramento Kings are set to open a new venue that raises the bar of what an arena can be.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 13:05:46 -0500CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Panthers left tackle Michael Oher has been ruled out for Sunday's game against the Atlanta Falcons after developing concussion-related symptoms two days before the game.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 13:01:22 -0500RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina is scheduled to appear before an NCAA infractions committee panel Oct. 28 in the case tied to its long-running academic fraud scandal.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 12:58:10 -0500TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Alex Rodriguez is back on the field for the New York Yankees in his new role as an instructor.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 12:52:35 -0500PITTSBURGH (AP) — During his lengthy run as a coordinator, a time that began long before spread offenses and opponents trying to snap the ball moments after the officials spot it became the norm, Pat Narduzzi would set pretty ambitious…
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 12:45:01 -0500AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — A judge has dismissed a protective order against former Auburn tight end Landon Rice.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 12:39:08 -0500ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo Bills wide receiver Sammy Watkins will miss his second straight game due to a foot injury, and Bills coach Rex Ryan admitted he has "major concern" that Watkins could be out long-term.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 12:41:56 -0500FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The 2016 season is still in its first month, and so far nothing has been able to stop the New England Patriots.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 12:39:16 -0500The Indycar ownership tandem of Michael Andretti and Bryan Herta has decided to stay together after a Herta-guided entry with rookie driver Alexander Rossi at the wheel won the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 12:37:14 -0500CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — No. 3 Louisville and quarterback Lamar Jackson have done the improbable — turned Clemson passer Deshaun Watson into an afterthought this weekend.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 12:37:24 -0500The most challenging stretch of Boise State's season comes just as the Broncos have returned to the rankings.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 12:36:00 -0500Oct. 2
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 12:25:07 -0500LONDON (AP) — The International Tennis Federation has banned two Turkish officials for life for manipulating scores of matches, assisting fraudulent betting.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 12:20:36 -0500SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A suspended University of Southern California football player charged with rape in Utah and facing allegations involving the same woman in California was ordered Friday not to contact the alleged victim.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 12:18:05 -0500CHANDLER'S CROSS, England (AP) — The last time they played the Jacksonville Jaguars, the Indianapolis Colts suffered a 51-16 beating. Now the Colts seek redemption in London.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 12:13:16 -0500LONDON (AP) — A year ago, Jacksonville Jaguars coach Gus Bradley noticed the tempo and energy among his players increase as their first practice at London's Allianz Park neared an end. That effort preceded the Jaguars' first win in three…
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 12:16:00 -0500The Browns have officially cut ties with wideout Josh Gordon, who just announced Thursday he'd be entering a rehab facility just days before his four game suspension was to be lifted.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 12:09:43 -0500FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — New York Jets wide receiver Eric Decker has a partially torn rotator cuff that will sideline him for the team's game against the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 12:09:44 -0500BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — The Colorado Buffaloes were greeted by a swarm of fans upon their early morning return last weekend.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 12:09:49 -0500CHASKA, Minn. (AP) — The Americans got the Ryder Cup off to a red and rousing start Friday with the first sweep of the opening session since 1975.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 12:02:42 -0500CHASKA, Minn. (AP) — The Latest on the Ryder Cup (all times local):
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 11:55:28 -0500BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — The leading passer in the FBS has a pretty strong connection with the No. 1 overall pick in this year's NFL draft.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 11:50:00 -0500FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Philadelphia Eagles rookie quarterback Carson Wentz is back in Fargo, where he starred at North Dakota State University.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 11:48:31 -0500ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis Blues forward Jaden Schwartz will miss at least a month after hurting his left elbow in practice.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 11:48:00 -0500The Falcons have spent the past two weeks lighting up the worst defenses in the NFL, the Raiders and the Saints, giving Atlanta the most productive offense in the league in September.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 11:45:48 -0500SHENZHEN, China (AP) — Defending champion Tomas Berdych defeated Czech countryman Jiri Vesely 7-6 (1), 3-6, 6-2 in the Shenzhen Open quarterfinals on Friday.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 11:35:00 -0500Molina, arguably the Cardinals’ second-half MVP, is the only veteran who deserves to return.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 11:34:58 -0500BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Browns coach Hue Jackson says the team has "moved on" from suspended wide receiver Josh Gordon.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 11:30:00 -0500An umpiring blunder and a flawed replay challenge system helped the Cardinals beat the Cincinnati Reds Thursday night, to the chagrin of the San Francisco Giants. Not a great night for integrity of competition.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 11:18:05 -0500BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Novak Djokovic says Grand Slam trophies and the No. 1 ranking are no longer his priorities.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 11:20:00 -0500Walk-off double should have been a ground-rule double, but umpires were governed by a replay rule and Reds did not "immediately" challenge.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 11:13:52 -0500TASHKENT, Uzbekistan (AP) — Nao Hibino is one match away from retaining her title at the Tashkent Open after beating Denisa Allertova 6-2, 6-3 in the semifinals Friday.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 11:11:08 -0500PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — UCLA coach Jim Mora said he has been pleased by his defense's ability to contain "the guy that can hurt you most" this season.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 11:12:17 -0500COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Kevin Sumlin has been here before. This time, the Texas A&M coach believes his ninth-ranked Aggies can keep rising past September.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 11:09:43 -0500BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo Sabres general manager Tim Murray tells The Associated Press he doesn't believe defenseman Rasmus Ristolainen's decision to join the team for practice without a contract will have any effect on thawing negotiations.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 11:01:46 -0500COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The Southern Conference will keep four league championships in North Carolina despite the NCAA and the Atlantic Coast Conference withdrawing championships because of the state law restricting rights of LGBT people.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 11:02:14 -0500BOSTON (AP) — Boston College coach Steve Addazio is hoping for another week of positivity as his Eagles play their final tune-up game against Buffalo on Saturday.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 11:00:00 -0500As we finally get to October, the college football schedule starts to pick up with meaningful conference games, and there are a few games that match up teams in the top 25.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 10:48:02 -0500ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — The gang's almost entirely back for the Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins and Presidents' Trophy-winning Washington Capitals, Steven Stamkos re-upped with the Tampa Bay Lightning and the retooled Florida Panthers look ready for their close up.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 10:49:00 -0500Molina's two-out double in ninth scores Carpenter from first for a 4-3 win that keeps the Cardinals' wild-card hopes alive. The hit should have been called a ground-rule double, but Reds didn’t indicate quickly enough that they wanted to challenge.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 10:42:37 -0500STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — The struggling Texas defense will be tested again when it faces Oklahoma State's explosive offense on the road.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 10:37:30 -0500STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — As an incoming freshman, Penn State safety Marcus Allen figured his transition to college football would be gradual.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 10:30:00 -0500Ben Watson is the conductor. Fort Zumwalt East's combustible offense is his orchestra.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 10:29:28 -0500NEW YORK (AP) — Minnesota's Cheryl Reeve is the WNBA coach of the year and Lynx center Sylvia Fowles is the league's defensive player of the year.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 10:32:00 -0500He suffered an elbow injury in Thursday's practice
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 10:24:03 -0500LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Bobby Petrino was simply too good at what he does best to remain a college football outcast for long.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 10:24:51 -0500Larry Scott hits the first half of Stanford's game against Southern California before bouncing over to Berkeley for game two of his Saturday doubleheader.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 10:19:38 -0500Fantasy football players must now deal with an added challenge: the bye weeks. That means replacing top players in your lineups, starting with those from Seattle and Green Bay, where the Packers looked better on offense last week.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 10:14:53 -0500COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — When then-Ohio State co-defensive coordinator Chris Ash came to Urban Meyer last year seeking his opinion on the open Rutgers coaching job, Meyer advised him it was a "no-brainer."
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 10:07:57 -0500DORTMUND, Germany (AP) — Borussia Dortmund coach Thomas Tuchel says winger Andre Schuerrle reinjured his right knee in the Champions League match against Real Madrid, in which he scored the late equalizer.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 10:01:31 -0500The NHL's Western Conference should be wild all season, perhaps as much as ever as parity reigns and points are tough to come by on any given night.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 09:49:49 -0500NEW YORK (AP) — There is only so much a coach can do to change a defense in a few practices. Game plans can be adjusted. Schemes can be tweaked. Lineups can be shuffled. Some different players can be given…
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 09:47:01 -0500WUHAN, China (AP) — Former champion Petra Kvitova advanced to the final of the Wuhan Open by beating fourth-seeded Simona Halep of Romania 6-1, 6-2 Friday.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 09:38:50 -0500PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — The German soccer federation has agreed to assist Kosovo in its first steps as a new organization.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 09:31:37 -0500TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A high school jersey once worn by Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez and stolen after his death has been returned to the Florida school.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 09:30:00 -0500The Cardinals hit the lotto, but a stroke of luck did not stop the Giants from protecting their lead.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 09:22:38 -0500ATLANTA (AP) — Mark Richt will be looking for offensive balance in his first Atlantic Coast Conference game as Miami's coach.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 09:11:44 -0500PARIS (AP) — Barcelona defender Jeremy Mathieu has been removed from the France squad for upcoming World Cup qualifiers for an unspecified reason.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 09:01:00 -0500There’s money to be made in predatory lending. Big money. And when that is threatened, it’s no surprise that an industry that preys on the poor turns to bullying tactics.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 09:01:00 -0500If the Cardinals tie the New York Mets or San Francisco Giants for a wild card, the tiebreaker game would be played Monday at Busch Stadium
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 08:49:35 -0500LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska is in the middle of a stretch of playing four of five games against teams it lost to last year.
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Fri, 30 Sep 2016 08:35:00 -0500Cleveland Browns first-year head coach Hue Jackson has received somewhere between solid and rave reviews for the way he is handling his young Browns team so far, as the club has gone from losing big to just blowing games they…
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 08:33:00 -0500Chicagoans running for the exit sign on their beloved Bears bandwagon appear to need a bit of a jolt to their memories before making the final leap.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 08:31:06 -0500MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — The San Diego State Aztecs have more on their minds than maintaining the program's highest ranking in nearly four decades.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 08:30:51 -0500COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Maryland couldn't ask for a better scenario to play its first Big Ten game under DJ Durkin.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 08:31:30 -0500The fifth week of the college football season offers arguably the best lineup of games since the opening weekend. With so many top 10 teams facing each other, this week could provide some clues on which teams have legitimate College…
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 08:20:40 -0500MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Linebacker Justin Arndt has been around as long as West Virginia has been in the Big 12. Five seasons in, Arndt and the Mountaineers are still looking for a way to figure out how to outfox…
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 08:20:55 -0500ZURICH (AP) — FIFA says it has hired Philippe Le Floc'h, a former marketing executive with UEFA and the ISL agency, as its chief commercial officer.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 08:11:16 -0500RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Wake Forest's defense has been good enough to give its offense time to figure some things out after a bumpy start. And that has the Demon Deacons heading into Saturday's game with instate rival North Carolina…
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 08:04:40 -0500DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — The Blue Devils and Cavaliers both pulled off impressive victories last week. So which team has more momentum now?
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 08:06:05 -0500LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The international boxing association says it is developing a new anti-betting education program after three boxers were sanctioned by the IOC for gambling on fights at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 07:55:12 -0500CHASKA, Minn. (AP) — The 41st Ryder Cup is off to a rollicking start at Hazeltine.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 07:52:56 -0500AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — The Auburn Tigers face another Sun Belt Conference team hoping for similar results.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 07:47:14 -0500BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Ed Orgeron is encouraging everyone associated with LSU to forget the recent past and let go of the frustration that led to the firing of arguably the most successful football coach in school history.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 07:19:58 -0500MOSCOW (AP) — UEFA says it has not opened a disciplinary case against Russian club FC Rostov after a banana was thrown onto the field during a Champions League game.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 06:42:35 -0500FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Ilkay Gundogan will return for Germany after nearly a year out with various injuries for World Cup qualifiers against the Czech Republic and Northern Ireland.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 06:07:30 -0500MADRID (AP) — Andres Iniesta will lead Spain in its World Cup qualifying matches against Italy and Albania after returning from injury.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 05:42:41 -0500SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The South Korean soccer league has deducted nine points from league leader Jeonbuk Hyundai after one of the club's employees was convicted of bribing referees in 2013.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 05:40:00 -0500The Cardinals rookie is unflappable.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 05:32:30 -0500MADRID (AP) — Andres Iniesta will lead Spain in its World Cup qualifying matches against Italy and Albania after returning from injury.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 05:23:00 -0500Yadier Molina willed the Cardinals to another victory Thursday night, but it might be nice if he got more help from his friends.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 05:15:00 -0500EAST ST. LOUIS FLYERS AT EDWARDSVILLE TIGERS
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 05:05:35 -0500CHASKA, Minn. (AP) — Welshman Jamie Donaldson had quite the debut in the Ryder Cup two years ago, though his rookie success wasn't enough to get him invited back.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 05:00:00 -0500In three seasons with the San Diego Padres, Jedd Gyorko never came close to experiencing the thrill of a pennant race.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 05:00:00 -050015 (or more) numbers that will help prepare you for Mizzou vs. LSU
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 04:51:53 -0500TOKYO (AP) — The Japanese government approved a 150 billion yen ($1.5 billion) contract Friday to build a new main stadium for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, a project that has been delayed by more than a year.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 04:38:15 -0500BEIJING (AP) — Mi Jung Hur eagled two of the last three holes Friday for a 10-under 63 and a share of the second-round lead with Brooke Henderson in the Reignwood LPGA Classic.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 04:40:32 -0500SEPANG, Malaysia (AP) — Lewis Hamilton fired the latest shot in the close Formula One title fight against Nico Rosberg by edging his Mercedes teammate and setting the fastest time in Friday's practice for the Malaysian Grand Prix.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 03:58:08 -0500SEPANG, Malaysia (AP) — Force India remains "very confident" of extending the contract of Sergio Perez despite the Mexican driver's threat that he will be forced to consider changing teams if a deal is not reached this month.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 03:05:00 -0500Having exhausted other options, club must get creative for pivotal game -- and hopes that the decision is important enough to make.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 02:07:14 -0500PRO FOOTBALL
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 02:01:13 -0500IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Over the past two games, Iowa has looked nothing like the team that dominated the Big Ten West in 2015.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 02:01:16 -0500Coach Mark Dantonio finds himself in an unusual place this weekend. He's trying to get No. 17 Michigan State off the mat and ready to fight back.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 02:01:29 -0500AMES, Iowa (AP) — As tumultuous as Baylor's offseason was, the Bears' first month under interim coach Jim Grobe has gone relatively smoothly.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 01:59:42 -0500SEATTLE (AP) — The last-place Oakland Athletics fell just short of handing the Seattle Mariners a crushing loss to their playoff hopes.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 01:50:55 -0500Syracuse failed its biggest early season challenge, which in retrospect shouldn't have been a big surprise. Louisville apparently is that good.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 01:44:23 -0500THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Carson Palmer can appreciate Jared Goff's current predicament better than just about anybody.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 01:43:59 -0500FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — While Oklahoma gets a fresh start in pursuit of its 10th Big 12 title, coach Bob Stoops doesn't expect the Sooners to have to change their focus after two September losses pretty much ended their…
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 01:39:57 -0500FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — It would be so easy for Arkansas to overlook Football Championship Subdivision member Alcorn State on Saturday.