LeBron's status for opener vs. Celtics still unclear

Published Oct. 16 2017

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) - Following Cleveland's final practice before a season opener against Boston with playoff-level hype, Cavaliers coach Tyronn...

Listing how each top NCAA school is reacting to hoops probe

Published Oct. 16 2017

The Associated Press asked 84 top universities with major basketball programs as well as six top conferences about their response...

Attorney makes case for Louisville to retain Pitino as coach

Published Oct. 16 2017

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Rick Pitino's attorney has told the Louisville Athletic Association that it should not fire the coach...

Ridley begins his reign as Augusta National chairman

Published Oct. 16 2017

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) - Fred Ridley recalls soaking up the ambience of Augusta National a week before his debut in...

Katie Smith named coach of the New York Liberty

Published Oct. 16 2017

NEW YORK (AP) - Katie Smith couldn't think of a better place to get her first chance to become a...

Dodgers' dominant bullpen is baffling foes in NL playoffs

Published Oct. 16 2017

Just a year ago, Dodgers manager Dave Roberts was attempting to get through the late innings of tight playoff games...

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

Published Oct. 16 2017

MIAMI (AP) - If there was one takeaway from Lonzo Ball's first training camp and preseason, it was this: He...

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

Published Oct. 16 2017

A look at what's happening all around the majors today:

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

Published Oct. 16 2017

DENVER (AP) - One suspension, three season-ending surgeries, six sidelined starters and seven lineup changes to accommodate this whole mess.

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

Published Oct. 16 2017

The Southeastern Conference is not the behemoth it was when the league dominated college football for almost a decade, but...

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

Published Oct. 16 2017

Aaron Rodgers might be done for the season with a broken collarbone .

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

Published Oct. 15 2017

DENVER (AP) - Eli Manning ignored the loss of four wide receivers, and the reeling New York Giants capped a...

Turner's 3-run shot in 9th gives Dodgers 4-1 win over Cubs

Published Oct. 15 2017

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Justin Turner hit a three-run homer with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning,...

Kaepernick files grievance against NFL, alleging collusion

Published Oct. 15 2017

Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick filed a grievance against the NFL on Sunday, alleging that he remains unsigned...

Rams score twice on special teams, beat Jaguars 27-17

Published Oct. 15 2017

The Los Angeles Rams have won games with offensive prowess, defensive stops and Greg Zuerlein's leg.

Saints' big-play defense fuels wild 52-38 win over Lions

Published Oct. 15 2017

Saints defensive lineman Cam Jordan saw the goal post right in front him and couldn't resist the urge to rise...

Rodgers breaks collarbone, Winston also hurts shoulder

Published Oct. 15 2017

Aaron Rodgers' season may have ended after an injury, just a week after the same thing happened to J.J. Watt...

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

Published Oct. 15 2017

Nick Novak kicked a 32-yard field goal on the final play of the game and the Los Angeles Chargers took...

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

Published Oct. 15 2017

Le'Veon Bell ran for 179 yards and a touchdown, Antonio Brown made an acrobatic touchdown catch in the fourth quarter...

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

Published Oct. 15 2017

Brad Keselowski was in trouble when he arrived at Talladega Superspeedway ranked 10th in the playoff standings. He knew he'd...

Sharapova wins her 1st title since doping ban

Published Oct. 15 2017

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

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

Published Oct. 15 2017

NEW YORK (AP) - Trailing again 2-0 in the postseason, these young New York Yankees remain even keeled going into...

With Rodgers out, Vikings cruise past Packers 23-10

Published Oct. 15 2017

Harrison Smith led Minnesota's defense in a thorough dismantling of Green Bay, as the Vikings knocked Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers...