Doncic scores 42 in triple-double, Mavs top Spurs 117-110
DALLAS (AP) — Luka Doncic scored a career-high 42 points in his sixth triple-double of the young NBA season and the Dallas Mavericks sent the San Antonio Spurs to their sixth straight loss, 117-110 on Monday night.
Winston speaks after Michigan State tops Charleston Southern
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Cassius Winston made his first comments in public since the death of his brother, thanking Michigan State fans for their support.
Hathaway ejected for spitting during brawl, Caps beat Ducks
WASHINGTON (AP) — Alex Ovechkin scored a power-play goal, Garnet Hathaway was ejected for spitting during a heated brawl and the Washington Capitals beat the Anaheim Ducks 5-2 in feisty matchup Monday night.
Leonard misses 3rd straight game for Clippers; George in
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kawhi Leonard is missing his third straight game for the Los Angeles Clippers, again delaying his on-court pairing with new teammate Paul George.
Capitals’ Hathaway ejected for spitting on Ducks’ Gudbranson
WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington Capitals forward Garnet Hathaway has been ejected from a game for spitting on a player from the Anaheim Ducks.
Tua Tagovailoa’s prognosis ‘excellent’ after his surgery
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama’s team surgeon said Tua Tagovailoa’s prognosis was “excellent” after the quarterback underwent surgery to repair a dislocated hip, although there is no timeline for Tagovailoa’s recovery.
Column: NASCAR bullish on future after promising rebound
HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — The freefall is over, rock bottom hit more than a year ago, the restart button officially activated. Just how cool is NASCAR these days? Michael Jordan said before Sunday’s championship race he sets his clock to watch every week.
Cherington on Pirates: scouting will drive success
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ben Cherington earned three World Series rings with the Boston Red Sox, the last as general manager of the 2013 club that raced from worst to first.
Duke climbs to No. 1 in AP Top 25 following Kentucky’s loss
Duke is back at No. 1, moving up a spot following a pair of victories last week. The Blue Devils can thank Evansville for the jump.
Sack-happy Ravens have the defense to back up Lamar Jackson
OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — Through the first nine games of the season, the Baltimore Ravens’ relentless pursuit of opposing quarterbacks garnered just 16 sacks, a few hurried throws and a whole lot of frustration.
Browns’ Garrett has suspension appeal set for Wednesday
BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Browns star defensive end Myles Garrett will make his case to the NFL to have his indefinite suspension reduced on Wednesday.
Old traditions persevere as new Davis Cup begins in Madrid
MADRID (AP) — Costume-wearing fans, boisterous crowds, exciting matches. Old traditions were preserved when the revamped Davis Cup began a new era on Monday in Madrid.
Browns take first steps without suspended star Myles Garrett
BEREA, Ohio (AP) — On a shelf in his locker just below where Myles Garrett keeps his collection of miniature model dinosaurs, his orange helmet sat unused.
Notre Dame’s 12-year run in women’s AP Top 25 is over
NEW YORK (AP) — Notre Dame’s 12-year run in The Associated Press women’s college basketball poll is over. The Fighting Irish fell out of the AP Top 25 on Monday for the first time since the end of the 2006-07 season, stopping a streak of 234 consecutive weeks being ranked.
Derek Jeter among 18 newcomers on Hall of Fame ballot
NEW YORK (AP) — Derek Jeter is among 18 newcomers on the 2020 Hall of Fame ballot. He is likely to be an overwhelming choice to join former New York Yankees teammate Mariano Rivera in Cooperstown after the reliever last year became the first unanimous pick by the Baseball Writers' Association of America.
Bach says opponents of Olympic marathon move wanted an edge
LONDON (AP) — Athletes who opposed moving the Olympic marathons and race walks from Tokyo to the northern city of Sapporo wanted a competitive edge, IOC President Thomas Bach said Monday.
Brendon Todd, once beset by yips, wins again in Mexico
PLAYA DEL CARMEN, Mexico (AP) — Two tournaments, two victories. They didn’t make Brendon Todd forget about the dark years, when he had the full yips so bad he didn’t know where the ball was going and made only two cuts in 35 events he played over three years.
Steven Holcomb’s Olympic legacy to grow, for a final time
U.S. bobsledder Steven Holcomb is getting one last victory celebration. A long overdue one. More than 2 1/2 years after his death — and almost six years removed from the bobsled races in question — Holcomb and his team are about to finally be presented the silver medals that they should have received at the 2014 Sochi Olympics.
AP Top 25 Reality Check: Separation at top around country
Separation at the top and a few random scheduling quirks has allowed the AP college football poll voters to work a little easier this season than last.
On weekend of blowouts, Broncos bow out
On a day of blowouts, the Denver Broncos blew it. Wipeouts ruled the weekend, led by the Ravens' 41-7 smoking of the Texans in which Lamar Jackson completely outshined Deshaun Watson, turning the much-hyped showdown between the two double-threat QBs into a one-sided affair.
NFL ICYMI: ‘Sell the team!’ chants at latest Skins debacle
LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — No matter how loud the chants of “Sell the team!” directed at Daniel Snyder were, no matter how sadly empty the stadium was, no matter how poorly his Washington Redskins are playing, no matter how unsuccessful his ownership has been for two decades, there’s no reason to believe he’ll heed that demand.
Gurley, Brown help Rams ground out 17-7 win over Bears
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Todd Gurley was told by Rams coach Sean McVay before Sunday night’s game against the Chicago Bears that he was going to be a focal point of Los Angeles’ offense.
Edelman’s TD pass leads Patriots over Eagles 17-10
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Julian Edelman’s touchdown toss had Bill Belichick flashing a slight smile and cracking some jokes. Edelman threw a go-ahead 15-yard TD pass to Phillip Dorsett and the New England Patriots rallied for a 17-10 victory over the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday.
Vikings overcome 20-0 deficit at half to beat Broncos 27-23
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings had barely moved the ball at all, when they gathered in a humbled locker room after an awful first half.
49ers rally past Cardinals 36-26 on 4 TD passes by Garoppolo
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Jimmy Garoppolo felt the rush coming, lofted up a pass to Jeff Wilson Jr. and then let the crowd tell him everything else.