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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>>

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>>

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>>

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>>

In Shanghai, LA Kings win 1st NHL 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>>

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>>

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>>

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>>

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>>

Alex Gordon hits MLB's record-setting 5,694th HR of season

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Kansas City's Alex Gordon hits Major League Baseball's record 5,694th home run of 2017, breaking the season record. More>>

AP Interview: Phelps has 'no desire' to return to swimming

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AP Interview: Michael Phelps says he has 'no desire' to return to competitive swimming" but eager to those who follow in his enormous wake. More>>

Stanton needs one last surge to match Maris' 61 homers

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With 55 homers, Giancarlo Stanton needs six in the final 12 games to match Roger Maris' hallowed 1961 total of 61. More>>

Dallas, Houston, Philly join Overwatch esports league

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Teams from Dallas, Houston and Philadelphia have joined the inaugural season of the esports Overwatch League. More>>

Indians roll on, beat Angels 6-3 for 25th win in 26 games

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Jay Bruce had a triple and a double among his three hits, Austin Jackson singled four times and the incredible Cleveland Indians rolled on by beating the Los Angeles Angels 6-3 for their 25th victory in 26 games. More>>

Morgan scores twice as US women beat New Zealand 5-0

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Alex Morgan scores twice as US women knock off New Zealand 5-0. More>>

Dolphins suspend Timmons and acquire Anthony as replacement

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Linebacker Lawrence Timmons has been suspended indefinitely by the Miami Dolphins after he went AWOL on the eve of the team's season opener. More>>

Chiefs take over top spot in AP Pro32 poll; Falcons are 2nd

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Chiefs take over top spot in AP Pro32 poll; Falcons jump to No. 2; 3 AFC West teams among the top 6. More>>

Tiger Woods' event out of Congressional, looking for sponsor

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Tiger Woods' tournament in danger as it leaves Congressional and searches for a title sponsor. More>>

Moss says Griffin gloated about Shanahans being fired

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Santana Moss says Robert Griffin III took credit for coach Mike Shanahan and offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan being fired by the Washington Redskins in 2013. More>>

Devils' Boyle diagnosed with cancer, expects to keep playing

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New Jersey Devils forward Brian Boyle has been diagnosed with chronic myeloid leukemia, a type of bone-marrow cancer that the team's doctor says can be treated with medication. More>>

Man testifies in trial over NBA players assault

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Testimony at the aggravated assault trial of NBA players Marcus and Markieff Morris has resumed with the testimony of a man the brothers are accused of beating. More>>

Wings' Allisha Gray wins WNBA Rookie of the Year award

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Dallas Wings guard Allisha Gray is the WNBA Rookie of the Year. More>>

Ex-tennis star Blake testifies about his mistaken arrest

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Former pro tennis star James Blake's mistaken arrest in New York City has become the subject of a disciplinary trial for the arresting officer, who's accused of using excessive force. More>>

Predators target NFL concussion victims, lawyers say

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A federal judge overseeing the NFL's $1 billion concussion settlement with former players says she's concerned they're being targeted by claims service providers, lenders and other groups seeking a share of the money. More>>

Healthy(ish) Steelers looking to avoid letdown in Chicago

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Two weeks in and Mike Tomlin's problems are of the NFL first-world variety. More>>

Prosecutors to argue Pistorius should get more jail time

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Oscar Pistorius faces another legal challenge when South Africa's Supreme Court of Appeal convenes Nov. 3 to hear arguments by state prosecutors that the former track star and convicted murderer should get more jail time. More>>

LEADING OFF: HR record set to fall, Maddon back in TB

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LEADING OFF: HR record set to fall, Maddon back in TB. More>>

Sporting KC to meet Red Bulls for US Open Cup championship

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Sporting Kansas City and the New York Red Bulls will meet for the U.S. Open Cup title Wednesday night. More>>

Cowboys' Elliott accused of quitting; Garrett plans chat

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Ezekiel Elliott accused of quitting by Hall of Fame running back LaDainian Tomlinson in Dallas' 42-17 loss to Denver. More>>

Irving: No cares about LeBron's feelings when leaving Cavs

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New Boston Celtics point guard Kyrie Irving says he doesn't care if anyone took it personally that he left Cleveland, even Cavaliers star LeBron James. More>>

Lions rolling into matchup vs Falcons; Giants seeming lost

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Matthew Stafford has the Detroit Lions rolling into early showdown against the defending NFC champion Atlanta Falcons. More>>

Timmons' future with Dolphins uncertain after disappearance

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Miami Dolphins coach Adam Gase declined Monday to discuss linebacker Lawrence Timmons' future with the team, which may be brief. Timmons went AWOL Saturday, the day before the Dolphins' season opener at the Los Angeles Chargers. More>>

Altherr's grand slam lifts Phillies past Dodgers 4-3

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Aaron Altherr hit a grand slam off Clayton Kershaw to lead the Philadelphia Phillies past the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-3. More>>

Judge hits No. 44, Chapman saves Yankees' 2-1 win over Twins

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Aaron Judge hit his 44th home run, Aroldis Chapman pitched out of big trouble in the eighth inning and the New York Yankees edged the Minnesota Twins 2-1 to increase their AL wild-card lead. More>>

Suter, Braun help Brewers beat Bucs to gain in playoff race

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Brent Suter pitched five efficient innings, Ryan Braun homered and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 3-0 to gain ground in the NL playoff chase. More>>

Stafford throws for 2 TDs as Lions beat Beckham, Giants

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Stafford throws for 2 TDs as Lions beat Beckham, Giants 24-10. More>>

Texas judge denies NFL bid to reinstate Elliott suspension

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A federal judge in Texas has denied the NFL's request to suspend his injunction that blocked a six-game suspension for Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott. More>>

Odell Beckham Jr. active for New York Giants against Lions

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Odell Beckham Jr. is active for the New York Giants' game against the Detroit Lions. More>>

Center Plumlee returning to Nuggets on 3-year, $41M deal

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Restricted free agent center Mason Plumlee has agreed to return to the Denver Nuggets on a three-year, $41 million deal. More>>

Fox says Bears sticking with Glennon as starting quarterback

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Chicago Bears coach John Fox says Mike Glennon will start against Pittsburgh despite a rough outing at Tampa Bay that fueled more calls for No. 2 overall draft pick Mitchell Trubisky. More>>

NBA players go on trial in 2015 Phoenix assault

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Opening statements will begin Monday for the trial of NBA players Marcus and Markieff Morris, who allegedly assaulted a man outside a Phoenix recreation center two years ago. More>>

Judge: NFL concussion victims hit with 'deceptive practices'

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A federal judge overseeing the NFL's $1 billion concussion settlement with former players says she's concerned about "deceptive practices" by claims service providers, lenders and other groups seeking a share of the money. More>>

Banged-up Redskins not getting Cravens back this season

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The banged-up Redskins won't have Su'a Cravens for the rest of the season after putting the 22-year-old safety on the reserve/left squad list. More>>

LEADING OFF: Maddon back in TB; Yanks-Twins in WC preview?

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LEADING OFF: Maddon back in TB; Yanks-Twins in WC preview?. More>>

Falcons pass rusher Beasley sidelined with hamstring strain

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The Atlanta Falcons will be without top pass rusher Vic Beasley this week at Detroit. More>>

Cowboys are world's most valuable team at $4.8 billion

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Cowboys are world's most valuable team at $4.8 billion; top NFL list for 11th year in row. More>>

Leishman wins BMW Championship and sets sight on $10 million

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The FedEx Cup finish line is in sight: 30 players tee it up at East Lake with $10 million on the line. More>>

AP Top 25 Heat Check: Balancing good with bad in AP Top 25

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AP Top 25 Heat Check: Balancing good with bad in AP Top 25. More>>

ICYMI in NFL Week 2: Lots of empty seats at 2 games in LA

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In case you missed it in NFL's Week 2: There were plenty of empty seats available for the two NFL games in Los Angeles. More>>

Falcons with a repeat performance in 34-23 win over Packers

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Matt Ryan and the Atlanta Falcons picked up where they left off against the Green Bay Packers, building a big halftime on the way to a dominating 34-23 victory. More>>

Gamble on Newgarden leads to 15th title for Roger Penske

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Gamble on Newgarden leads to 15th title for Roger Penske. More>>

Broncos' 42-17 crushing of Cowboys shows they're back

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The Denver Broncos relished the chance to go against the Cowboys' star-studded offense. More>>

Rooney gets road ban after pleading guilty to drunk driving

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Wayne Rooney has pleaded guilty to drunk driving. More>>

Giro start in Israel to go from Jerusalem to Red Sea

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The Giro d'Italia cycling race says next year's event will open in Jerusalem, with a separate stage down the Mediterranean coast to Tel Aviv and another to Israel's southern tip of Eilat along the Red Sea. More>>

Seahawks puzzled by offensive struggles after beating 49ers

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For the second straight season, the Seattle Seahawks are spending the first two weeks of the regular season wondering how an offense with the likes of Russell Wilson, Doug Baldwin and Jimmy Graham has only found the end zone once in two games. More>>

Giro d'Italia: 2018 race route to feature 5 Israeli cities

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The Giro d'Italia cycling race says next year's event will open in Jerusalem, with a separate stage down the Mediterranean coast to Tel Aviv and another to Israel's southern tip of Eilat along the Red Sea. More>>

LEADING OFF: Will Romine play 9? Plus Marlins return home

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LEADING OFF: Will Romine play 9? Plus Marlins return home. More>>

Indians overcome injuries to win Central, eye Series title

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Indians celebrate second straight AL Central title with goal to win Series. More>>

Truex opens NASCAR's playoffs with win at Chicagoland

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Martin Truex Jr. backed up his regular-season dominance with a win in NASCAR's playoff opener at Chicagoland Speedway. More>>

AP Top 25: Defending champion Clemson makes move to No. 2

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Clemson moved up to No. 2 in The Associated Press college football poll, jumping Oklahoma and closing in on Alabama after beating a team ranked in the top-15 for the second straight week. More>>

Strasburg ends scoreless streak, but Nats beat Dodgers 7-1

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Stephen Strasburg ended his club-record scoreless streak at 35 innings, but two home runs from Ryan Zimmerman helped the All-Star win his fourth consecutive start as the Washington Nationals beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 7-1. More>>

Astros clinch AL West with 7-1 win over Mariners

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Justin Verlander struck out 10 in seven strong innings and Derek Fisher and Marwin Gonzalez both homered to put Houston on top in a big fifth inning as the Astros clinched the American League West title with a 7-1 win over the Seattle Mariners on Sunday. More>>

Leishman gets redemption in Chicago, wins BMW Championship

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Leishman makes good on another chance and wins the BMW Championship going away. More>>

Newgarden gives Team Penske a 15th IndyCar championship

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Josef Newgarden has earned his first IndyCar championship by closing out the best year of his career as the top driver at Team Penske. More>>

Patriots right ship with democratic game plan vs. Saints

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The New England Patriots responded to a season-opening loss with a convincing victory highlighted by Tom Brady's 447 yards passing and characterized by contributions from numerous players. More>>

Wilson's escape act helps Seahawks top 49ers 12-9

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Russell Wilson avoided two potential sacks and found Paul Richardson in the front corner of the end zone for a 9-yard touchdown with 7:06 left and the Seattle Seahawks held on for an unsightly 12-9 win over the San Francisco 49ers. More>>

Siemian, Broncos crush Elliott, Cowboys 42-17

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Trevor Siemian throws for four touchdowns and C.J. Anderson rushes for 118 yards in the Denver Broncos' 42-17 rout of the Dallas Cowboys. More>>

LEADING OFF: Will Romine play 9? Plus Marlins return home

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LEADING OFF: Will Romine play 9? Plus Marlins return home. More>>

The Latest: Falcons' Beasley hurts hamstring against Packers

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The Latest: Eagles lose 2 more secondary players. More>>

Redskins pound Rams on ground in 27-20 victory

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Kirk Cousins threw an 11-yard touchdown pass to Ryan Grant with 1:49 to play to give the Washington Redskins a 27-20 victory Sunday against the Los Angeles Rams and their former offensive coordinator, Sean McVay. More>>

Hunt scores 2 TDs as Chiefs hold on to beat Eagles 27-20

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Kareem Hunt reached the end zone twice, Travis Kelce took a shovel pass 15 yards for the go-ahead touchdown and Kansas City held on to beat Philadelphia 27-20. More>>

Seahawks Bennett continues to sit for anthem in home opener

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Michael Bennett gets ovation inside stadium and support from protesters outside. More>>

Detroit's Boyd falls an out short of no-hitter

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Matthew Boyd's no-hit bid ended when Tim Anderson doubled with two outs in the ninth inning, and the Detroit left-hander closed out a 12-0 win over the Chicago White Sox on Sunday for the first nine-inning complete game of his professional career. More>>

Dolphins hold on to spoil Chargers' LA debut, 19-17

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Cody Parkey hit his fourth field goal from 54 yards with 1:05 to play, and the Miami Dolphins rallied in the fourth quarter to spoil the Los Angeles Chargers' home opener with a 19-17 victory. More>>

Brady torches Saints in 36-20 Patriots victory

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Tom Brady has rarely looked better than he did in a 36-20 victory over the Saints. More>>

Steelers shut down Bradford-less Vikings in 26-9 victory

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Steelers shut down Bradford-less Vikings in 26-9 victory. More>>

Heyward gets big hit as Cubs sweep Cardinals with 4-3 win

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Heyward hits tiebreaking RBI single as surging Cubs sweep Cardinals with 4-3 win. More>>

Winston, Buccaneers' defense shine in 29-7 rout of Bears

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Jameis Winston threw for 204 yards and one touchdown, helping the Tampa Bay Buccaneers return from an unscheduled bye week forced by Hurricane Irma to open the season with a 29-0 rout of the mistake-prone Chicago Bears. More>>

Peppers, Panthers' defense stymies Bills 9-3

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The Carolina defense allowed only three points for the second straight week, and Graham Gano converted three field goals as the Carolina Panthers held on to defeat the Buffalo Bills 9-3 on Sunday. More>>

Slovenia beats Serbia 93-85 to win Eurobasket title

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Slovenia has won its first European basketball championship by defeating Serbia 93-85 behind 35 points by Goran Dragic. More>>

Happy hour: Indians edge Royals, celebrate AL Central title

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Indians, Kluber edge Royals 3-2 and celebrate second straight division title. More>>

Lukaku compounds Everton's misery in Man United's 4-0 rout

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Manchester United thrashed Everton 4-0 in the Premier League with Romelu Lukaku providing the third goal against his former club. More>>

Cubs C Contreras serves suspension against Cardinals

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Cubs C Willson Contreras sits out against Cardinals after suspension reduced to 1 game. More>>

Golovkin and Alvarez fight to a brutal draw; rematch to come

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Gennady Golovkin has so many middleweight title belts that it's hard to keep track of them. More>>

Brissett starting for Colts against Cardinals

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Jacoby Brissett will start in place of Scott Tolzien at quarterback for the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday against Arizona. More>>

LEADING OFF: Strasburg's shutout streak, Astros can clinch

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LEADING OFF: Strasburg's shutout streak, Astros can clinch. More>>

Jay-Z dedicates song to Colin Kaepernick at NYC concert

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Jay-Z performed his first headlining concert in three years in his hometown of New York City on Friday, a show that featured his popular hits and a dedication to outspoken NFL player Colin Kaepernick. More>>

Belgium sets up Davis Cup final against France

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Jo-Wilfried Tsonga clinched a Davis Cup semifinal victory for France against Serbia by defeating Dusan Lajovic 2-6, 6-2, 7-6 (5), 6-2 on Sunday. More>>

Anderson breaks up Boyd no-hit bid with 2 outs in 9th inning

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Detroit Tigers pitcher Matt Boyd is hitless after seven innings Sunday against the Chicago White Sox. More>>

Police make ID in plane crash that took NASCAR racer's life

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Authorities have identified the second person killed in a Connecticut plane crash that claimed the life of NASCAR modified champion racer Ted Christopher. More>>

It was 1 great fight and 1 lousy scorecard

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Canelo and Triple G deliver on their middleweight showdown, marred by one bad scorecard. More>>

Penny Chenery, owner of Triple Crown champ Secretariat, dies

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Penny Chenery, who bred and raced 1973 Triple Crown winner Secretariat as well as realizing her disabled father's dream to win the Kentucky Derby in 1972 with Riva Ridge, has died. More>>

Done, Dale: Junior's final season ends without championship

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Fan enthusiasm hasn't waned for Dale Earnhardt Jr. even as he's stumbled through a disheartening final season that will end without a NASCAR Cup championship in his 18-year career. More>>

Leishman maintains the lead at BMW Championship

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Leishman surges to a 5-shot lead at BMW Championship and eyes top seed in FedEx Cup. More>>

No. 4 USC rallies for double-overtime win over Texas, 27-24

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No. 4 Southern California rallies for a wild 27-24, double-OT victory over Texas. More>>

Week 2 in the NFL starts with Irma ceremonies

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Jacksonville and Tampa Bay began their games with tributes to those affected by Hurricane Irma. More>>

Miserable return for Rooney as Man United routs Everton 4-0

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Manchester United thrashed Everton 4-0 after scoring three goals in the final 10 minutes on a miserable return to Old Trafford for Wayne Rooney. More>>

Vettel's recklessness plays straight into Hamilton's hands

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Lewis Hamilton profited from the chaos to win the Singapore Grand Prix and extend his championship lead on Sunday while his title rival Sebastian Vettel lost huge ground after crashing out on the first lap. More>>

Nordqvist beats Altomare in playoff to win Evian major

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Anna Nordqvist beat unheralded American Brittany Altomare in driving rain and hail at the first extra hole to win the Evian Championship on Sunday. More>>

Mississippi State routs No. 12 LSU 37-7

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Nick Fitzgerald threw two touchdown passes and ran for two more scores to help Mississippi State rout No. 12 LSU 37-7. More>>

No. 24 Florida stuns 23rd-ranked Tennessee with Hail Mary

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Feleipe Franks heaved a 63-yard touchdown pass to Tyrie Cleveland as the clock expired, and No. 24 Florida beat 23rd-ranked Tennessee 26-20 in a wild, wacky and sometimes unwatchable rivalry game Saturday. More>>

Chelsea held by Arsenal in Premier League in rare 0-0 draw

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Chelsea was held to a 0-0 draw for the first time in almost 20 months on Sunday when Arsenal produced a disciplined display to frustrate the Premier League champions. More>>

Lights out! After darkness delay, SDSU edges No. 19 Stanford

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Christian Chapman threw an 8-yard touchdown pass to tight end David Wells with 54 seconds left to lift San Diego State to a 20-17 victory against No. 19 Stanford. More>>

Ferguson leads Memphis to 48-45 upset of No. 25 UCLA

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Riley Ferguson throws for six touchdowns, Memphis defense stiffens down the stretch and the Tigers upset No. 25 UCLA 48-45. More>>

Hurts, No. 1 Alabama outlast Colorado State, 41-23

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Jalen Hurts passed for 248 yards and two long touchdowns and rushed for 103 yards to lead No. 1 Alabama to a 41-23 victory Saturday night over Colorado State. More>>

Back-to-back: Indians clinch second straight Central title

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Indians clinch tie for AL Central title with 8-4 win over Royals. More>>

Mayfield throws 4 TDs as No. 2 Oklahoma tops Tulane 56-14

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Baker Mayfield throws 4 TD passes to help No. 2 Oklahoma top Tulane 56-14. More>>

Washington's Dante Pettis ties NCAA punt return record

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Washington punt returner Dante Pettis has tied the NCAA career record for punt return touchdowns, taking a kick 77 yards for a score in the first quarter against Fresno State. More>>

The Latest: Alvarez and Golovkin fight to brutal draw

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Crowd favorite clear in showdown between Gennady Golovkin and Canelo Alvarez. More>>

LEADING OFF: Strasburg's shutout streak, Astros can clinch

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LEADING OFF: Strasburg's shutout streak, Astros can clinch. More>>

NASCAR driver, pilot killed in Connecticut plane crash

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NASCAR officials say modified championship racer Ted Christopher was killed in a small plane crash in Connecticut. More>>

Moriya Jutanugarn leads at Evian, aims at majors record

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Moriya Jutanugarn of Thailand shot 3-under 68 to lead in the Evian Championship second round on Saturday. More>>

Olympic leader confident Games will go on in South Korea

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The president of the International Olympic Committee says he remains confident the Winter Games will go on as scheduled in South Korea despite growing tensions including North Korea's latest ballistic missile test. More>>

Rudolph has 5 TD passes, No. 9 Oklahoma St. beats Pitt 59-21

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Mason Rudolph threw five touchdown passes, all in the first half, and No. 9 Oklahoma State drilled Pittsburgh 59-21. More>>

Rampant Manchester City looking more like a Guardiola team

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Manchester City is finally beginning to resemble a Pep Guardiola-coached team as it maintains its rampant form by ending Watford's unbeaten start to the EPL 6-0. More>>

Cubs' Contreras suspended 2 games, appeals; Lackey fined

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Cubs catcher Willson Contreras has been suspended for two games and fined an undisclosed amount by Major League Baseball for "inappropriate actions" during Chicago's 8-2 win over the St. Louis Cardinals on Friday. More>>

It's on: Triple G and Canelo ready for big middleweight bout

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Golovkin, Alvarez ready to rumble in big middleweight showdown that's been brewing for years. More>>

New digs for Falcons as they welcome formidable Packers

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It's a rematch of the NFC title game of last January, but in different Atlanta venue. More>>

With Bradford ailing, Vikings bring up QB Kyle Sloter

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Vikings quarterback Sam Bradford listed as questionable for Sunday's game vs Pittsburgh with knee injury; sign QB Kyle Sloter from practice squad. More>>

Red Sox fined for stealing signs, Yanks docked lesser amount

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The Boston Red Sox have been fined by Major League Baseball for using electronic equipment to steal signs given by a Yankees catcher this season, and New York has been fined a lesser amount for improper use of a dugout telephone in an earlier year. More>>

22 and through: Indians' AL record win streak stopped at 22

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Indians' winning streak stopped at 22 with 4-3 loss to Royals. More>>

BYU QB Tanner Mangum out vs No. 10 Badgers with foot injury

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BYU quarterback Tanner Mangum has injured left foot, will not play against No. 10 Wisconsin; Sophomore Beau Hoge will make his first start. More>>

Bryant homers, keys big rally as Cubs pound Cardinals 8-2

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Kris Bryant homers, keys big rally as Chicago Cubs pound St. Louis Cardinals 8-2. More>>

LEADING OFF: Lindor's extra-base streak, Keuchel's next try

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LEADING OFF: Lindor's extra-base streak, Keuchel's next try. More>>

Pole-sitter Vettel well placed to reclaim championship lead

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Red Bull continued to dominate at the Singapore Grand Prix with Max Verstappen posting the fastest time in final practice ahead of qualifying later Saturday. More>>

Court: Ohio rape convict can play football in Saturday game

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A federal appeals court is allowing an Ohio man convicted of rape as a teen to play in a college football game Saturday. More>>

Sandusky's son pleads guilty to child sex abuse allegations

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A son of ex-Penn State University assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky has pleaded guilty to pressuring a teenage girl to send him naked photos and asking her sister for oral sex. More>>

NFL seeks quick action to get Elliott suspension reinstated

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The NFL is asking a federal appeals court to move quickly on its request to overrule a judge's injunction that blocked a six-game suspension for star Dallas running back Ezekiel Elliott. More>>

Wood, Dodgers bats overpower Nationals 7-0

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Alex Wood throws six scoreless for 15th win; Dodgers bats overpower Nationals 7-0. More>>

Leishman backs up good start with a low score at BMW

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Leishman has the answer for a great start with another low round to build 3-shot lead at BMW Championship. More>>

Russia doping tension marks final day of IOC meetings

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American Anita DeFrantz wins 2nd term as IOC vice president at Olympic meetings in Peru. More>>

MLB rules no intent on Tigers pitch that hit plate umpire

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Person familiar with situation to AP: MLB reviewing how umpire got hit by pitch in Tigers-Indians game. More>>

Thumbs down a sign of success for Todd Frazier, Yankees

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Sparked by an unhappy Mets fan at Citi Field this week, Todd Frazier and the New York Yankees have adopted the thumbs-down as a sign of success, a playful gesture to help bonding during a September pennant race. More>>

LEADING OFF: Lindor's extra-base streak, Keuchel's next try

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LEADING OFF: Lindor's extra-base streak, Keuchel's next try. More>>

Trump demands ESPN apologize for anchor's tweets

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President Donald Trump called on ESPN to apologize days after one of the sports network's anchors called him a "white supremacist" and "bigot.". More>>

Lynch fined $12K, 3 Steelers docked $24K

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Marshawn Lynch's return to the NFL came with a price. The Oakland Raiders running back was fined $12,154. More>>

Ovechkin, NHL players grudgingly accept Olympic absence

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Alex Ovechkin's statement acknowledging he won't be allowed to represent Russia in the 2018 Winter Olympics is the latest acceptance from a star NHL player about the league's decision not to participate in the Games in South Korea. More>>

Giants' Beckham limited, but increasing practice workload

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New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. is doing a little more at practice and apparently getting closer to playing on Monday night against the Detroit Lions. More>>

Rookie running backs, linebackers make big contributions

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Kareem Hunt, Dalvin Cook and T.J. Watt led the way as rookie running backs and linebackers made an immediate impact in Week 1. More>>

Le'Veon Bell gets top billing in AP running back rankings

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Beginning his fifth NFL season, Le'Veon Bell has only logged 51 games for Pittsburgh, including the playoffs. More>>

Week 3 Preview: Jackson vs. Clemson; Scouts flock to Laramie

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Lamar Jackson basically had the Heisman Trophy all but wrapped up last season by Oct. 2, playing so well in Louisville's biggest games early in the season that a few stumbles late didn't cost him. More>>

French city to send misspelled Montpelier jerseys to Vermont

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Vermont's capital city is saying merci to France for a spelling error on some soccer jerseys. More>>

Wallace faces uncertain future with Petty race team

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Darrell Wallace Jr. remained hopeful sponsorship could be found so he can drive the No. 43 car for Richard Petty Motorsports in 2018. More>>

US-Trinidad World Cup qualifier in Couva, not Port-of-Spain

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The United States' final game in regional World Cup qualifying against Trinidad and Tobago will be played at 10,000-seat Ato Boldon Stadium in Couva rather than 27,000-capacity Hasely Crawford Stadium in the capital of Port-of-Spain. More>>

Some Olympic leaders impatient with onslaught of scandals

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As the scandals add up, some Olympic leaders grow impatient. More>>

Ovechkin turns attention to Capitals staying a Cup contender

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Alex Ovechkin is ready to be done with Olympic talk and is focused on trying to win the Stanley Cup with the Capitals. More>>

Bengals fire coordinator Ken Zampese after 0-2 start

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The Bengals replace offensive coordinator Ken Zampese a day after they again failed to get into the end zone. More>>

No. 4 USC hosts Texas in early-season meeting of powers

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No. 4 Southern California is ready to face Texas in a showdown of major college football programs. More>>

Tony Kanaan says IndyCar finale will be last with Ganassi

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Tony Kanaan said the IndyCar season finale will be his last with Chip Ganassi Racing. More>>

Catch 22: Indians rally, win AL-record 22nd straight game

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Indians rally for win No. 22 in a row, beat Royals 3-2 on Bruce's single in 10th. More>>

Park fires 63, uses fresh start to lead Evian major by 2

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Sung Hyun Park took full advantage of a fresh start to the Evian Championship on Friday, firing an 8-under 63 to lead the rescheduled first round by three shots. More>>

French Olympic delegation celebrates 2024 Games victory

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The French Olympic delegation has been welcomed back in Paris after securing the 2024 Olympic Games at a meeting in Lima, Peru. More>>

Patriots-Saints clash showcases aging stars Brady, Brees

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New England quarterback Tom Brady and prolific New Orleans counterpart Drew Brees will face off in Superdome just days after U2's concert. More>>

Texans' Watson wins 1st start vs historically bad Bengals

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Deshaun Watson wore a tux to his first NFL start on his 22nd birthday. The clothes and the moment were a perfect fit. Watson scrambled 49 yards for the game's only touchdown Thursday night, leading Houston to a 13-9 victory over Cincinnati. More>>

Candace Parker helps Sparks beat Mercury 86-72 in Game 2

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Candace Parker had 24 points and 13 rebounds _ showing no effects of an ankle injury _ to help the Los Angeles Sparks beat the Phoenix Mercury 86-72 in Game 2 of the WNBA semifinal series. More>>

LEADING OFF: Indians aim for 23rd win in row, Price to 'pen

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LEADING OFF: Price to bullpen, lots at stake for Cards-Cubs. More>>

Mickelson, Bradley working their way back to better golf

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On The Tee: Phil Mickelson sends Keegan Bradley an encouraging text with hopes better golf is ahead for both of them. More>>

Alvarez sees a knockout and a great fight against Triple G

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Alvarez goes to bed at night thinking about knocking out the fearsome Golovkin. More>>

No Angel: Astros' Fiers banned 5 games for retaliating vs LA

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Houston Astros pitcher Mike Fiers has been suspended five games for throwing a fastball over the head of Los Angeles Angels infielder Luis Valbuena in an apparent act of retaliation. More>>

Hit parade: White Sox pound out 25, rout Tigers 17-7

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Avisail Garcia went 5 for 5 and drove in a career-high seven runs, Yoan Moncada scored five times and the Chicago White Sox pounded out 25 hits while routing the Detroit Tigers 17-7. More>>

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