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Astros now trailing Yankees in ALCS, need 9th Verlander win

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Astros have won to win Verlander's ninth start, like the first eight, or the Yankees will take the AL pennant in Houston. More>>

Hernandez hits 3 HRs, Dodgers top Cubs to reach World Series

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LA Story: Los Angeles Dodgers beat Chicago Cubs 11-1 to advance to World Series. More>>

Thunder top Knicks 105-84 in OKC debuts for George, Anthony

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Westbrook, Thunder top Knicks 105-84 in Oklahoma City debuts for George, Anthony. More>>

Will ALCS off day zap Yankees momentum like it did Astros?

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Joe Girardi says the New York Yankees would have preferred to be playing after winning three straight home games to take a 3-2 lead in the AL Championship Series. More>>

Ferguson, Taylor rally No. 25 Memphis past Houston, 42-38

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Riley Ferguson threw for 471 yards and a 21-yard TD with 1:28 left, Patrick Taylor rushed for a career-high four touchdowns and No. 25 Memphis rallied from a 17-point deficit to beat the Houston Cougars, 42-38. More>>

Raiders score on final play to beat Chiefs 31-30

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Derek Carr threw a 2-yard touchdown pass to Michael Crabtree on the final play after the game was extended by two straight defensive holding calls and the Oakland Raiders snapped a four-game losing streak with a 31-30 victory over the Kansas City Chiefs. More>>

Raiders Marshawn Lynch ejected for pushing official

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Oakland Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch has been ejected after shoving an official. More>>

AP source: Tigers in talks to hire Gardenhire as manager

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A person with knowledge of the discussions says the Detroit Tigers are in talks to hire Ron Gardenhire as manager. More>>

Hayward, Lin out for year, and many others in NBA are ailing

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Gordon Hayward and Jeremy Lin are out for the season, and plenty of other NBA stars are already dealing with injuries. More>>

Delany: 'Not shocked' by FBI investigation of college hoops

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Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany says he wasn't shocked by FBI investigation into college basketball because of the history of federal law enforcement intersecting with the sport. More>>

Big Ten expands conference basketball schedules next season

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The Big Ten is increasing its conference schedule to 20 games in men's basketball and 18 in women's basketball, starting in the 2018-19 season. More>>

Hamilton title chase returns to track he's dominated

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F1 leader Hamilton dismisses title talk as 'silly' as he returns Texas track he's dominated. More>>

Emails: Protests spur college officials to talk with players

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Some college and university officials are having talks with student-athletes and consulting each other amid concerns that demonstrations over racial injustice like the ones roiling pro sports will spread to college athletics. More>>

Bowman set to make debut for Raiders vs. Chiefs

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Linebacker NaVorro Bowman is active for his debut with the Oakland Raiders just three days after signing with the team. More>>

Nets' Lin expected to miss season with right knee injury

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Brooklyn Nets guard Jeremy Lin expected to miss the season because of a ruptured patella tendon of the right knee. More>>

Rio 2016 leader Nuzman to be released from jail

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The head of the Rio de Janeiro Olympics and former president of the Brazilian Olympic Committee will be released from jail after a top court decision. More>>

Bridgewater: 'I definitely believe I'll play this year'

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Teddy Bridgewater says he "definitely" believes he'll play for the Minnesota Vikings this season. More>>

Giroud's overhead kick gives Arsenal 1-0 win at Red Star

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Olivier Giroud scored late in the second half for Arsenal to maintain its perfect Europa League campaign with a 1-0 win over 10-man Red Star Belgrade. More>>

Food company chairman gets 2 years in prison in fraud case

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A former Texas food company executive who admitted feeding inside information to a Las Vegas gambler linked to golfer Phil Mickelson has been sentenced in New York to two years in prison. More>>

Cubs avoid sweep, top Dodgers 3-2 to cut NLCS deficit to 3-1

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Javier Baez snapped an 0-for-20 skid with two home runs, Wade Davis hung on for a six-out save and the Chicago Cubs avoided a sweep, holding off the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-2 in Game 4 of the NL Championship Series. More>>

Tanaka, Yankees top Keuchel, Astros 5-0 for 3-2 lead in ALCS

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Masahiro Tanaka pitched seven innings of three-hit ball and the New York Yankees finally solved Houston Astros nemesis Dallas Keuchel, beating the ace lefty 5-0 to take a 3-2 lead in the AL Championship Series. More>>

Cubs' Maddon tossed again in NLCS; ump admits he missed call

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Cubs manager Joe Maddon has been ejected for the second time in the NL Championship Series. More>>

A win-win: Georgia, Miami succeeding after coaching change

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Mark Richt's departure from Georgia and return to Miami seems to be a win-win for both schools. More>>

IOC expects decisions on Russian doping cases next month

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Investigators at the International Olympic Committee expect to have "a number" of Russian doping cases from the Sochi Olympics resolved by the end of November. More>>

LEADING OFF: Cubs face Dodgers' Kershaw trailing 3-1 in NLCS

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LEADING OFF: Cubs face Dodgers' Kershaw trailing 3-1 in NLCS. More>>

Gordon Hayward's agent says his surgery 'went really well'

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After losing top free agent Gordon Hayward to a gruesome ankle injury, the Celtics dropped back-to-back games to open the NBA season. More>>

European soccer weekend: What to watch in the main leagues

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Chelsea will be looking to avoid a third successive loss in the Premier League when the Premier League champions take on a Watford side. More>>

US women's hockey team gets Wilma Rudolph Courage Award

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The U.S. women's hockey team received the Wilma Rudolph Courage Award at the Salute to Women in Sports hosted by the Women's Sports Foundation. More>>

Goodell: NFL not changing its national anthem policy

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The NFL is not changing its national anthem policy to require players to stand during the national anthem. More>>

Thomas fires 63, takes early lead at CJ Cup in South Korea

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Justin Thomas had two eagles on his front nine and finished with a 9-under 63 to take a first-round lead Thursday at the CJ Cup at Nine Bridges, the first PGA Tour tournament staged in South Korea. More>>

Blazers hand Suns worst loss ever in season opener, 124-76

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Damian Lillard scored 27 points and the Portland Trail Blazers opened the season by handing the Phoenix Suns the most one-sided loss in the franchise's 49-year history, 124-76. More>>

Brady thinks Patriots' offense has room to grow

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Despite solid numbers, Brady thinks Patriots offense has room for improvement. More>>

Hayward from hospital: It's hurting me that I can't be there

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Celtics coach Brad Stevens: Full recovery, but no timetable for Gordon Hayward's return. More>>

Louisville trustees fire athletic director Tom Jurich

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Louisville trustees have fired athletic director Tom Jurich, the school's second major official let go this week in the wake of its involvement in a national federal investigation of college basketball. More>>

Gymnast McKayla Maroney alleges sexual abuse by team doctor

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Gold medal-winning gymnast McKayla Maroney says she was molested by former USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar from the time she was 13 to her retirement from the sport last year. More>>

Jerry Sandusky denied new trial on child sex abuse charges

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A Pennsylvania judge is set to announce whether former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky will get a second shot at persuading a jury he's innocent of child molestation charges. More>>

Joe Theismann on Gordon Hayward's injury: 'It sickens me'

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Former NFL quarterback Joe Theismann says he was sickened by seeing the video of Boston Celtics forward Gordon Hayward breaking his left ankle. More>>

LEADING OFF: Cubs face Dodgers' Kershaw trailing 3-1 in NLCS

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LEADING OFF: Cubs face Dodgers' Kershaw trailing 3-1 in NLCS. More>>

NFL will stage draft in Dallas next April

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The NFL draft is headed for Dallas. More>>

Tanaka, Yankees top Keuchel, Astros 5-0 for 3-2 lead in ALCS

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Masahiro Tanaka pitched seven innings of three-hit ball and the New York Yankees finally solved Houston Astros nemesis Dallas Keuchel, beating the ace lefty 5-0 to take a 3-2 lead in the AL Championship Series. More>>

Tanaka, Yankees top Keuchel, Astros 5-0 for 3-2 lead in ALCS

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Masahiro Tanaka pitched seven innings of three-hit ball and the New York Yankees finally solved Houston Astros nemesis Dallas Keuchel, beating the ace lefty 5-0 to take a 3-2 lead in the AL Championship Series. More>>

Tanaka, Yankees top Keuchel, Astros 5-0 for 3-2 lead in ALCS

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Masahiro Tanaka pitched seven innings of three-hit ball and the New York Yankees finally solved Houston Astros nemesis Dallas Keuchel, beating the ace lefty 5-0 to take a 3-2 lead in the AL Championship Series. More>>

Dogs test positive for drugs in Iditarod race for 1st time

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For the first time in the history of the world's most famous sled dog race, several of the high-performance animals have tested positive for a prohibited drug. But race officials have refused to name the musher involved. More>>

Experience matters for SEC teams looking to topple Kentucky

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How can SEC rivals compete with Kentucky? Experience matters. More>>

Texts: Sheriff, lawmaker pushed to stop cheerleader protest

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A powerful state lawmaker texted a Georgia sheriff, boasting how they pressured a university president after black cheerleaders knelt during the national anthem at a football game. More>>

Top 20 finishers in this year's Iditarod

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Here are the top 20 finishers in this year's Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. More>>

Trump again blasts NFL over players kneeling during anthem

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President Donald Trump is again criticizing the NFL over players kneeling during the national anthem. More>>

US roster for Deutschland Cup an indication of Olympic team

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USA Hockey revealed its roster for the upcoming Deutschland Cup, the best indication so far of what the Olympic team will look like without NHL players. More>>

Bulls suspend Portis 8 games for injuring Mirotic

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The Chicago Bulls have suspended forward Bobby Portis for the first eight games for injuring teammate Nikola Mirotic during a fight at practice. More>>

Denmark cancels World Cup qualifier against Sweden

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The Danish soccer federation says a women's World Cup qualifier against Sweden has been canceled after wage talks collapsed. More>>

Celtics star Hayward suffers gruesome injury in opener

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Celtics star Gordon Hayward suffered a broken left ankle in the first quarter of his debut with Boston. More>>

Judge HR sparks NY, Yanks beat Astros 6-4 to even ALCS at 2

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Aaron Judge ignited a rousing rally with a home run, then doubled during a four-run eighth inning to spur the unflappable New York Yankees over the Houston Astros 6-4 and tie their AL Championship Series 2-2. More>>

Dodgers close in on World Series with 6-1 win over Cubs

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Almost There: Dodgers beat Cubs 6-1 for 3-0 NLCS lead, just 1 win from first World Series since 1988. More>>

Rockets rally to spoil defending champion Warriors return

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Kevin Durant's baseline jumper swished through the net just barely too late, and the Houston Rockets rallied in the fourth to beat Golden State 122-121 on the night the Warriors received their championship rings. More>>

Cowboys' Elliott gets another reprieve, will play vs 49ers

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AP source: Suspended Ezekiel Elliott getting emergency hearing in New York. More>>

Hayward suffers gruesome injury, Celtics lose opener 102-99

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Boston 's Gordon Hayward breaks ankle in Celtics' 102-99 loss to LeBron, Cavs. More>>

LEADING OFF: Dodgers seek sweep; Yanks try to solve Keuchel

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LEADING OFF: Keuchel tries to stop Yankees again; Wood vs Arrieta, matchup of well-rested arms in NLCS Game 4. More>>

NFL players, owners hold talks on social issues Video included

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Cowboys owner Jerry Jones was confronted by two protesters before the NFL's annual fall meetings. He listened, said nothing, and the protesters were peacefully led away. More>>

Football player cut from Albright passes on reinstatement

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A football player who was offered reinstatement after being cut from the team at Division III Albright College in Pennsylvania says he will not rejoin the team. More>>

10 things to know as the NBA season gets underway

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The Spurs are chasing history, LeBron James is nearing milestones and defenses are getting shredded. More>>

Go for 2 or play for OT? How coaches make that call

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Long before a coach makes that critical call he has assessed everything from his players to his playbook. More>>

Mayfield, Love, Barkley lead AP midseason All-America team

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Baker Mayfield of Oklahoma and running backs Bryce Love of Stanford and Saquon Barkley of Penn State lead The Associated Press midseason All-America team, along with two defensive start from No. 1 Alabama. More>>

LeBron on: Cavs star playing in opener vs. Irving, Celtics

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LeBron James playing against Irving, Celtics in season opener after being slowed by ankle injury. More>>

Rude welcome: Irving set for return to 'rowdy' Cleveland

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Rude welcome: Irving set for rowdy homecoming on return to Cleveland with Celtics. More>>

Eagles top AP Pro32 poll for 1st time

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Eagles top AP Pro32 poll for first time; Chiefs slip to 2nd; Pats jump to 3rd. More>>

San Antonio Stars moving to Las Vegas, bought by MGM Resorts

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The San Antonio Stars are moving to Las Vegas and are being bought by MGM Resorts International the league announced Tuesday. More>>

AP source: Richard Jefferson, Nuggets agree to 1-year deal

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A person with knowledge of the negotiations tells The Associated Press that veteran forward Richard Jefferson has agreed to a one-year deal with the Denver Nuggets. More>>

Spurs holds Madrid, Liverpool wins big in Champions League

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Tottenham Hotspur held two-time defending champion Real Madrid to a 1-1 draw in the Champions League on Tuesday, while Liverpool racked up its biggest ever away win in Europe. More>>

LeBron questionable to face Irving, Celtics in Cavs' opener

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LeBron still questionable to play Celtics because of sprained left ankle. More>>

Lawmaker: Mascot wrong to rally for kneeling cheerleaders

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A Georgia lawmaker says Scrappy the Owl, the mascot at the university where five cheerleaders have been kneeling during the national anthem, had no business leading students in a march through campus to support the cheerleaders. More>>

Questions and answers about Colin Kaepernick's grievance

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It still isn't enough for the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback to win the grievance he filed against the NFL on Sunday. More>>

Columbus Crew owner may move soccer team to Austin, Texas

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The owner of the Columbus Crew says the team will move to Austin, Texas, unless a new stadium is built in Columbus. More>>

Cavs, Warriors gear up to begin championship quests again

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The Golden State Warriors and new-look Cleveland Cavaliers will be tested in their openers. More>>

Pennsylvania college offers cut players reinstatement

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Three football players who were cut from Division III Albright College in Pennsylvania for kneeling during the national anthem have been offered reinstatement. More>>

LEADING OFF: Cubs try to dent Dodgers, Judge breaks loose

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LEADING OFF: Cubs try to dent Dodgers, Judge breaks loose. More>>

Judge, Sabathia help Yankees beat Astros 8-1, trail ALCS 2-1

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Aaron Judge hit a three-run homer and a made pair of sparkling catches, leading CC Sabathia and the Yankees over the Houston Astros 8-1 and cutting New York's deficit to 2-1 in the best-of-seven AL Championship Series. More>>

Spurs' Popovich labels Trump 'a soulless coward'

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San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich has called President Donald Trump "a soulless coward who thinks that he can only become large by belittling others.". More>>

Woodyard's stop helps Titans end 11-game skid against Colts

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The Tennessee Titans beat the Indianapolis Colts 36-22 to snap an 11-game skid tied for the NFL's longest active losing streak against one team. More>>

Wisconsin governor tells NFL players to stop anthem protests

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Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker says NFL players should stop protesting during the national anthem and take a stand against domestic violence instead. More>>

McCarthy: Packers' Rodgers to have surgery on collarbone

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Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy says quarterback Aaron Rodgers will have surgery on his broken right collarbone, and that his season could be over. More>>

AP source: Suspended Elliott getting emergency hearing in NY

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AP source: Suspended Ezekiel Elliott getting emergency hearing in New York. More>>

Goodell, union, players to meet on social issues and anthem

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Goodell, team owners, union, players to meet on social issues and anthem on Tuesday. More>>

Woods cleared for golf activities with no restrictions

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Doctors give Woods the go-ahead to practice without limitations, and he is going about slowly. More>>

Finally! Titans end 11-game skid to Colts with 36-22 win

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Finally! Tennessee Titans end 11-game skid to Indianapolis Colts with 36-22 win. More>>

Kucherov scores twice, Lightning beat Red Wings 3-2

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Nikita Kucherov scores twice as Tampa Bay Lightning top Detroit Red Wings 3-2. More>>

Rick Pitino out at Louisville as expected amid federal probe

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Rick Pitino's attorney has told the Louisville Athletic Association that it should not fire the coach of the men's basketball program because his client "could not have known" about activities alleged in a national federal investigation of the sport. More>>

Helmet maker vows fight against Hernandez concussion lawsuit

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Lawyers for late New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez have refiled a lawsuit against the NFL in Massachusetts' state court. More>>

LEADING OFF: Cubs try to dent Dodgers, Judge breaks loose

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LEADING OFF: Cubs try to dent Dodgers, Judge breaks loose. More>>

'Purposely hidden': Cheerleaders to protest anthem in tunnel

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A group of Georgia cheerleaders say they'll take a knee in the stadium tunnel at Saturday's homecoming game since their university moved them off the field after the five demonstrated at an earlier game. More>>

AP Source: Spurs, Aldridge agree on extension

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The San Antonio Spurs have reached agreement with LaMarcus Aldridge on an extension that will keep him under contract for an additional three years. More>>

Ridley begins his reign as Augusta National chairman

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Fred Ridley starts his reign as chairman of the Masters with only goal 'constant improvement'. More>>

Bridgewater cleared to rejoin Vikings for practice this week

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Teddy Bridgewater has been cleared to rejoin the Minnesota Vikings for practice. More>>

Weah's hat trick leads US over Paraguay 5-0, to U17 QFs

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Tim Weah, a son of former world player of the year George Weah, scored three goals to lead the United States over Paraguay 5-0 and into the quarterfinals of the Under-17 World Cup. More>>

Listing how each top NCAA school is reacting to hoops probe

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A list of how each top NCAA school is reacting to hoops probe. More>>

LeBron's status for opener vs. Celtics still unclear

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Slowed by ankle injury, LeBron still not a certainty to play in season opener. More>>

ICYMI in NFL Week 6: A-Rod's out; Kaep vs. NFL; what's a TD?

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ICYMI in NFL Week 6: Rodgers out; Kaepernick vs. the NFL; what's a TD, anyway?. More>>

Dodgers' dominant bullpen is baffling foes in NL playoffs

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Los Angeles' relievers have retired 24 of 25 without allowing a hit in the NL Championship Series against the Cubs. More>>

AP Top 25 Heat Check: Georgia gives SEC the power its lacked

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AP Top 25 Heat Check: Georgia gives SEC power its lacked. More>>

Kaepernick files grievance against NFL, alleging collusion

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Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick has filed a grievance against the NFL. More>>

Giants take road less traveled to 23-10 shocker in Denver

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Juggling New York Giants had so many changes it helped them in their prime time. More>>

Al Michaels sorry for 'Sunday Night Football' Weinstein joke

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NBC play-by-play man Al Michaels has quickly apologized after making a joke about Harvey Weinstein during "Sunday Night Football.". More>>

Katie Smith named coach of the New York Liberty

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New York Liberty names Katie Smith its new head coach. More>>

LEADING OFF: Astros, Yanks try to get bats going in New York

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LEADING OFF: Astros, Yanks try to get bats going in New York. More>>

Demonstrators stage silent protest outside Ravens stadium

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More than 100 people participated in a silent protest before the start of the Baltimore Ravens game as the national anthem played inside the M&T Bank Stadium. More>>

Turner homers in 9th, Dodgers top Cubs 4-1 for 2-0 NLCS lead

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Justin Turner hit a three-run homer with two outs in the ninth inning, and the Los Angeles Dodgers took a 2-0 lead in the NL Championship Series with a 4-1 victory over the Chicago Cubs. More>>

This time vs Astros, Yanks again try to overcome 2-0 deficit

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The New York Yankees will try to overcome a 2-0 deficit against the Houston Astros when the best-of-five AL Championship Series resumes. More>>

Welcome, Rook: Ball, Tatum, Fultz and more making NBA debuts

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Even for a talented group of NBA rookies like this class, the learning curve will likely be steep. More>>

AP Top 25: Penn State up to 2 behind unanimous No. 1 Alabama

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Penn State is No. 2 in The Associated Press College football poll behind now unanimous No. 1 Alabama after a wild weekend of upsets gave the Top 25 a major makeover. More>>

Packers: Rodgers could miss rest of season with collarbone

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Green Bay Packers star quarterback Aaron Rodgers could miss the remainder of the season with a broken collarbone. More>>

Rodgers breaks collarbone, Winston also hurts shoulder

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Aaron Rodgers' season may have ended after an injury, just a week after the same thing happened to J.J. Watt and Odell Beckham Jr. Rodgers broke his collarbone in Green Bay's 23-10 loss to Minnesota. More>>

Manning, Pierre-Paul and rest of Giants stun Broncos 23-10

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Eli Manning ignored the loss of four wide receivers, and the New York Giants pulled off a 23-10 stunner over the Denver Broncos. More>>

Brady gets wins record, Patriots hold off Jets 24-17

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Tom Brady set the NFL record for regular-season victories by a quarterback as he got his 187th as the New England Patriots held on for a 24-17 win over the New York Jets to claim first place in the AFC East. More>>

Steelers outlast Chiefs 19-13 to defeat NFL's last unbeaten

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Le'Veon Bell ran for 179 yards and a touchdown, and Antonio Brown made an acrobatic touchdown catch in the fourth quarter, to help Pittsburgh beat Kansas City. More>>

With Rodgers out, Vikings cruise past Packers 23-10

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Harrison Smith led Minnesota's defense in a thorough dismantling of Green Bay. More>>

Dolphins rally from 17-point deficit to stun Falcons 20-17

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Jay Cutler threw a pair of touchdown passes, Cody Parkey kicked a pair of field goals and the Miami Dolphins rallied from a 17-0 halftime deficit to stun the Atlanta Falcons 20-17. More>>

Cousins inconsistent as Redskins hold on to beat 49ers

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Kirk Cousins threw for two touchdowns and an interception and ran for a score as part of an inconsistent performance against Kyle Shanahan's winless San Francisco 49ers as the Washington Redskins barely held on for a 26-24 victory. More>>

The Latest: QB Siemian returns for second half

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The Latest from the NFL: Several 49ers take a knee again; 3 Dolphins stay off the field for the anthem. More>>

Watson tosses 3 TDs as Texans beat Browns 33-17

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Deshaun Watson threw for 225 yards and three touchdowns to become the first rookie in NFL history to have at least three TD passes in three straight games and give the Houston Texans a 33-17 win over the Cleveland Browns on Sunday. More>>

LEADING OFF: Astros, Yanks try to get bats going in New York

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LEADING OFF: Astros, Yanks try to get bats going in New York. More>>

Nebraska picks Washington State AD to head athletics program

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Nebraska has chosen Washington State athletics director Bill Moos to head its sports program. More>>

Novak's late kick leads Chargers past Raiders 17-16

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Nick Novak kicked a 32-yard field goal on the final play of the game and the Los Angeles Chargers took advantage of a key missed extra point by Giorgio Tavecchio to beat the Oakland Raiders 17-16. More>>

Keselowski races way into 3rd round of NASCAR's playoffs

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Brad Keselowski picked up the win he needed to continue his championship chances with a victory Sunday in a sloppy playoff race at Talladega Superspeedway. More>>

Taylor, Puig power Dodgers past Cubs 5-2 in NLCS Game 1

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Chris Taylor hit a tiebreaking homer in the sixth inning and the Los Angeles Dodgers overcame a short start by Clayton Kershaw for a 5-2 victory over the Chicago Cubs. More>>

Federer beats Nadal to win Shanghai Masters title

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Roger Federer extended his winning streak over Rafael Nadal this year to four matches after beating the top-ranked Spaniard 6-4, 6-3 to win the Shanghai Masters on Sunday. More>>

Sharapova wins her 1st title since doping ban

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Maria Sharapova won her first WTA title since returning from a doping ban after defeating Aryna Sabalenka to win the Tianjin Open. More>>

Sun Devils use strong defense to stun No. 5 Huskies 13-7

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Manny Wilkins completed 29 of 41 passes for 245 yards, Arizona State's defense smothered the Washington most of the night and the Sun Devils stunned the No. 5 Huskies 13-7 on Saturday night. More>>

Innsbruck won't bid for 2026 Winter Games after referendum

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Innsbruck no longer plans to bid for the 2026 Winter Olympics after its promise to organize low-cost and sustainable games failed to convince residents. More>>

Altuve's dash lifts Verlander, Astros over Yanks in Game 2

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Jose Altuve raced home on Carlos Correa's double in the ninth inning, Justin Verlander struck out 13 in a complete game and the Houston Astros beat the New York Yankees 2-1 for a 2-0 lead in the AL Championship Series. More>>

Rooney saves Everton and Koeman at Brighton; Saints draw

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Wayne Rooney may have saved his manager's job after a successful last-minute penalty kick secured a point for Everton in a 1-1 draw at Brighton on Sunday. More>>

LSU stuns No. 10 Auburn, riding clutch defense to 27-23 win

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D.J. Chark returns punt for touchdown as LSU stuns No. 10 Auburn, riding clutch defense to 27-23 win. More>>

Dolphins' Parker, Falcons' Sanu inactive because of injuries

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Miami's DeVante Parker is inactive with an ankle injury after being listed as doubtful on the team's most recent update. More>>

Miami Miracle: No. 11 'Canes rally past Georgia Tech, 25-24

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Darrell Langham made another miracle happen, and No. 11 Miami rallied past Georgia Tech 25-24. More>>

Maddon 'couldn't disagree more' with overturned call at home

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Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon was ejected for arguing with umpire Mike Winters after a call at the plate was overturned by video review in the seventh inning of the opening game of the NL Championship Series. More>>

Boise State stifles Penny, beats No. 19 San Diego St. 31-14

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Alexander Mattison ran for 128 yards and a touchdown and Boise State's defense kept star running back Rashaad Penny in check to beat No. 19 San Diego State 31-14. More>>

NFL Week 6 features Patriots-Jets matchup for 1st place

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The surprising Jets battle the Patriots for first place, while the winless Giants play in primetime. More>>

Strycova beats Rybarikova in Linz final for 2nd career title

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Barbora Strycova ended a six-year wait for her second WTA singles title on Sunday by defeating Magdalena Rybarikova of Slovakia 6-4, 6-1 at the Ladies Linz. More>>

'Take a knee' comes to Germany through Hertha solidarity

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Hertha Berlin has nodded to social struggles in the United States by kneeling before its Bundesliga game at home. More>>

LEADNG OFF: No Seager in NLCS, but Puig a party for Dodgers

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LEADNG OFF: No Seager in NLCS, but Puig a party for Dodgers. More>>

Young Astros fan reaches for Correa's HR, no interference

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Young Astros fan reaches for Carlos Correa ALCS homer, no interference. More>>

Goals dry up for Man United as Man City delivers masterclass

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Manchester City has thrashed Stoke 7-2 for the biggest win of the English Premier League season, and the goals dried up for title rival Manchester United in another dull stalemate with Liverpool. More>>

No. 20 NC State pulls away from Pitt in 35-17 win

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Nyheim Hines ran for an 83-yard touchdown and returned a punt 92 yards for another score on his way to 249 total yards to help No. 20 North Carolina State win its sixth straight game with a 35-17 victory over Pittsburgh. More>>

No. 17 Michigan defense holds off Indiana in OT, 27-20

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Karan Higdon ran a touchdown on the first play of overtime for No. 17 Michigan and Tyree Kinnel intercepted a fourth-down pass in the end zone on the final play as the Wolverines held off Indiana 27-20. More>>

Seager dropped from Dodgers' NLCS roster with back injury

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Shortstop Corey Seager has been left off the Los Angeles Dodgers' roster for the NL Championship Series against the Chicago Cubs. More>>

LEADNG OFF: No Seager in NLCS, but Puig a party for Dodgers

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LEAIDNG OFF: No Seager in NLCS, but Puig a party for Dodgers. More>>

Gonzalez saves a run with big play, welcomes son soon after

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Marwin Gonzalez capped his big game in Houston's win over the New York Yankees in Game 1 of the AL Championship Series with an even bigger moment _ the birth of his third child. More>>

Memphis uses 5 turnovers to hand No. 25 Navy 1st loss, 30-27

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Riley Ferguson threw three touchdown passes and Memphis took advantage for five turnovers by No. 25 Navy to hand the Midshipmen their first loss 30-27. More>>

Flip out: Bowers' TD leap leads Cal past No. 8 Wash. St 37-3

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Ross Bowers did an acrobatic flip into the end zone to cap a touchdown run for California and the Golden Bears used a dominant defensive performance to stun No. 8 Washington State 37-3 for their first win in 14 years against a top 10 team. More>>

LEADING OFF: Altuve's October, Dodgers get weary Cubs

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LEADING OFF: Altuve's October, Dodgers get weary Cubs. More>>

Dungey has 3 TD passes, Syracuse stuns No. 2 Clemson 27-24

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Eric Dungey threw for 278 yards and three touchdowns, Cole Murphy kicked a tiebreaking field goal in the fourth quarter, and Syracuse stunned No. 2 Clemson 27-24. More>>

Keuchel strikes out 10, Astros beat Yanks 2-1 in ALCS opener

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Dallas Keuchel dominated the Yankees again, striking out 10 in seven scoreless innings to lead the Houston Astros over New York 2-1 in the AL Championship Series opener. More>>

Nadal, Federer advance to Shanghai final for 38th encounter

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Top-seeded Nadal chases his 7th title of year, advances to Shanghai final. More>>

UNC set to move past academic probe, not celebrating ruling

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North Carolina Is finally set to find out its fate in its multi-year NCAA academic case. More>>

Rested Dodgers welcome weary Cubs in compelling NLCS rematch

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The Cubs and Dodgers are back for a rematch of last season's NL Championship Series between two beloved powerhouses. More>>

Man United contains Liverpool in 0-0 draw in Premier League

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Manchester United produced another resolute containing job at Anfield to hold Liverpool to a 0-0 draw in the Premier League. More>>

Scherzer shows starters in relief are a roll of the dice

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Max Scherzer showed in Game 5 of the NLDS that using a starting pitcher in relief is a roll of the dice. More>>

Elliott attorneys to seek new hearing before appeals court

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Attorneys for Ezekiel Elliott have indicated they intend to ask for another hearing before the federal appeals court that cleared the way for the NFL's six-game suspension of the star Dallas Cowboys running back over domestic violence allegations. More>>

Arena quits after US World Cup failure, Gulati stays for now

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Bruce Arena resigned as U.S. national team coach, three days after the Americans failed to qualify for the World Cup for the first time since 1986. More>>

Stenhouse trying to give Ford a season sweep at plate races

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Ricky Stenhouse Jr. will try to keep his championship chances rolling by winning Sunday at Talladega Superspeedway. More>>

Tar Heels unveil 2017 NCAA championship banner

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North Carolina unveiled its 2017 NCAA championship banner on a Friday night filled with Midnight Madness-style preseason event across college basketball. More>>

Countdown on: Texas-OU is first Herman-Riley coaching duel

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Texas' Tom Herman and Lincoln Riley of Oklahoma are both leading their teams into the Red River rivalry as head coaches for the first time, which hasn't happened since 1947. More>>

USOC wants Winter Games, must decide on 2026 or 2030

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The prospect of a U.S. bid for the Winter Olympics is less a matter of "if" and more a matter of "when.''. More>>

Former player: Parents should be warned of football's risks

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NFL Hall of Famer Harry Carson says Congress should require that parents be informed that football can cause long-term neurological damage before they sign up their kids to play. More>>

LEADING OFF: Dodgers get weary Cubs; Verlander vs. Severino

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LEADING OFF: Dodgers get weary Cubs; Verlander vs. Severino. More>>

Clemson QB suffers concussion late in first half at Syracuse

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Clemson quarterback Kelly Bryant has been injured late in the first half against Syracuse. More>>

Yanks pick up Girardi, get fresh start in 1st ALCS since '12

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The New York Yankees picked up Joe Girardi and now are in a fresh series with a chance for their first World Series since 2009. More>>

Raiders' Mack gets top spot in AP's defensive end rankings

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Khalil Mack of the Oakland Raiders earned the No. 1 spot in the AP's rankings of NFL defensive ends. More>>

Astros add RHP McHugh for ALCS against New York Yankees

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Right-hander Collin McHugh has been added to the Houston Astros roster for the AL Championship Series against the New York Yankees. More>>

'Wiped out' Francona aching from Indians October ouster

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Indians, Francona still processing early October ouster from playoffs. More>>

The Latest: Coaches eager for UNC to move past NCAA case

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North Carolina has avoided major penalties after an NCAA infractions committee panel "could not conclude" there were academic violations in the multi-year case focused on irregular courses. More>>

Cubs get to Scherzer, then hold on to top Nats 9-8 in Game 5

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Addison Russell drove in four runs, Wade Davis earned a seven-out save, and the Chicago Cubs reached their third NL Championship Series in a row by edging the Washington Nationals 9-8 in a thriller of a Game 5. More>>

Italian luxury villa seized in FIFA, World Cup bribery case

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Italian police say they seized a luxury villa in Sardinia allegedly used by Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser al-Khelaifi to bribe former FIFA official Jerome Valcke. More>>

Panthers await word on Kuechly in concussion protocol

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The Carolina Panthers will have to wait to find out whether star linebacker Luke Kuechly will be out after he entered the concussion protocol during Thursday night's loss to the Philadelphia Eagles. More>>

Week 7 Preview: Red River Rivalry and Penny's Heisman push

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With no games pitting ranked teams, Week 7 of the college football season could be a ho-hum couple of days. More>>

Raiders-Chargers game may be affected by wildfires

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The NFL is keeping an eye on the wildfires in Northern California and has been exploring options to move the game between the Oakland Raiders and Los Angeles Chargers if it becomes necessary. More>>

Court clears way for 6-game suspension of Cowboys' Elliott

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A federal appeals court has lifted an injunction that blocked a six-game suspension for Dallas Cowboys star Ezekiel Elliott. More>>

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