Another rider positive as Giro heads toward uncertain finish
UDINE, Italy (AP) — Colombian sprinter Fernando Gaviria became the latest cyclist to test positive for the coronavirus and be withdrawn from the Giro d’Italia on Tuesday as the race heads toward an uncertain conclusion this weekend.
Chase Briscoe lands childhood hero Tony Stewart's No. 14
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Chase Briscoe earned job security for the first time in his career with a well-deserved promotion to the Cup Series to cap a season that has so far been storybook.
Chiefs, Edwards-Helaire run away with 26-17 win over Bills
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Patrick Mahomes didn’t mind taking a back seat to rookie Clyde Edwards-Helaire and the Kansas City Chiefs' running attack.
Friedman's Series: Built Rays, then left to build Dodgers
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Andrew Friedman isn’t quite torn. The Dodgers’ president of baseball operations since October 2014, he helped build Los Angeles into a power that reached the World Series for the third time in four seasons.
Column: Fangio breath of fresh air during pandemic football
DENVER (AP) — With the NFL scrambling to get a full 2020 season in during the coronavirus pandemic, one coach has stood out in his roll-with-the-punches guidance.
6 Russian military officers charged in vast hacking campaign
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department announced charges Monday against Russian intelligence officers in cyberattacks that targeted a French presidential election, the Winter Olympics in South Korea and American businesses.
Murray has happy homecoming, Cards cruise past Cowboys 38-10
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Maybe Kyler Murray will lose a game on the home field of the Dallas Cowboys one of these days. It wasn't going to be on a night when the Arizona quarterback watched the star running back of his hometown team have another night of fumble-itis.
Few fans, masked umps, muted celebrations for World Series
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — A World Series like no other opens Tuesday night with Clayton Kershaw’s Los Angeles Dodgers pursuing redemption, Kevin Kiermaier’s Tampa Bay Rays seeking acclaim and Major League Baseball relieved just to reach the championship of the pandemic-delayed season.
Kershaw's latest World Series chance with Dodgers near home
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Clayton Kershaw has pitched in the final game of the season for the Los Angeles Dodgers six of the last seven years.
Column: Quiet and calm Dixon closes in on 6th IndyCar title
Scott Dixon was a quiet kid with rosy red cheeks when he left New Zealand looking for a career racing cars. He had little to say off the track and relied on performance to separate himself in a paddock full of superstars.
AP source: No talk of individual punishment for Titans
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The NFL and the NFL Players Association found instances when the Tennessee Titans failed to wear masks at all times and were “insufficiently clear” to players about not meeting or working out once the facility closed in a review given to the team Monday, a person familiar with the investigation told The Associated Press.
Mike 'Doc' Emrick, beloved voice of hockey in US, retires
Thinking back over 50 years in hockey, Mike Emrick can't name one favorite memory or game, but one story sticks out. Minutes after watching T.J.
Dolphins reach bye week at .500 for 1st time under Flores
MIAMI (AP) — They don't throw parades for teams that are 3-3, not even the Miami Dolphins, which is why Brian Flores declined to bask in his personal milestone Monday.
Morris uses communication skills to spark Falcons to victory
ATLANTA (AP) — Heading into his first game as interim head coach, Raheem Morris sought to make the underachieving Atlanta Falcons uncomfortable last week.
Mickelson, Barkley to face Manning, Curry in golf match
Phil Mickelson will team up with Charles Barkley to face Stephen Curry and Peyton Manning in an exhibition golf match next month highlighting diversity, equality and inclusion.
Who gets fans? New dividing line in Champions League
DÜSSELDORF, Germany (AP) — The coronavirus pandemic has brought a new dividing line to the Champions League this season. No longer is it only the super rich clubs against everyone else.
On Football: Packers, Browns, Patriots not so real
Aaron Rodgers throwing two picks in three passes. New England making errors of commission and omission on the field and on the sideline.
AP Top 25 Reality Check: Clemson poised for long stay at 1
The biggest news in the latest Associated Press college football poll was what didn't change. Clemson remained No. 1 in the Top 25 on Sunday, overwhelmingly ahead of No.
Inside the stable: A primer on the Rays' fearsome bullpen
The Tampa Bay Rays have crossed the desert on some no-name horses. Advancing from the AL playoffs in San Diego to the World Series in Arlington, Texas, manager Kevin Cash leaned hard on his bullpen — a group he described as “a whole damn stable of guys who throw 98 miles per hour” during a memorable spat with the Yankees in September.
Dodgers' Seager NLCS MVP after 5 HRS, 11 RBIs against Braves
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Corey Seager bashed his way to NLCS MVP. Once the Los Angeles Dodgers finally finished off the Atlanta Braves, the choice was obvious.
Bellinger HR sends Dodgers to 3rd World Series in 4 years
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers celebrated as Cody Bellinger’s drive soared deep into the Texas night. Bellinger flung his bat off to the side and strutted up the first-base line.
Jimmy Garoppolo throws 3 TD passes, 49ers beat Rams 24-16
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Jimmy Garoppolo and the San Francisco 49ers bounced back from a lopsided loss and showed the banged-up defending NFC champions aren't ready to pack it in quite yet.
Brady outplays Rodgers, Buccaneers rout Packers 38-10
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — So much for Tom Brady vs. Aaron Rodgers. A stingy Tampa Bay Buccaneers defense turned a rare meeting between the Super Bowl-winning quarterbacks into a mismatch on Sunday.
Jason Kokrak wins CJ Cup to get PGA Tour title in 233rd try
NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev. (AP) — Jason Kokrak was playing for the 233rd time in his 10th season on the PGA Tour without ever having won, so he didn't need any reminders Sunday in the CJ Cup at Shadow Creek that anything would come easily.
Henry, Titans rally past Texans 42-36 in OT, remain unbeaten
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Expectations for Derrick Henry already are pretty high, with his history of mighty stiff arms and long touchdown runs.