MEXICO CITY (AP) - Dressed in their classic silver and black uniforms, the Raiders players huddle before kickoff. After words of encouragement and a prayer, the teenagers finish with head butts, shoulder slaps and a battle cry: "Uno, dos, tres... vamos!"
SANTA CLARA (AP) - Colin Kaepernick is standing behind his decision not to vote in the presidential election or even register to take part in the democratic process, saying he can effect change in other ways besides through a ballot.
LAS VEGAS (AP) - The Clark County Commission has approved an ordinance to enact an increase in the local hotel room tax to help fund construction of a huge stadium they hope will bring the NFL's Raiders to Las Vegas.
DOHA, Qatar (AP) - Los Angeles sought to allay concerns over Donald Trump's election, Paris played up its glamorous venues and Budapest set itself apart as a mid-sized alternative as the three cities made their first public pitches Tuesday in the race to host the 2024 Olympics.
CLEVELAND (AP) - LeBron James had 28 points and 14 assists, Kyrie Irving scored 24 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Toronto Raptors 121-117 on Tuesday night to match the best start in franchise history after 10 games.
NEW YORK (AP) - Freshman Malik Monk scored 23 points on 7-for-11 shooting from 3-point range, and Isaiah Briscoe added 21 to lead No. 2 Kentucky to a 69-48 victory over No. 13 Michigan State on Tuesday night in the State Farm Champions Classic at Madison Square Garden.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Chris Paul had 21 points and nine assists, Blake Griffin added 20 points and the Los Angeles Clippers blitzed the Brooklyn Nets 127-95 on Monday night to improve to an NBA-best 10-1 with their seventh straight victory.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) - Ben McAdoo has shown a willingness to gamble in his first season as the Giants coach, and New York is riding his hot hand for a run at their first postseason berth since winning the Super Bowl in 2011.