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Fitzgerald on Anquan Boldin: ‘He’s like a big brother to me’

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Larry Fitzgerald took a moment Tuesday to talk about the retirement of his good friend and former teammate Anquan Boldin.

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Posted: aug. 22, 2017 11:48 p.m. | | Fitzgerald on Anquan Boldin: ‘He’s like a big brother to me’ Comments 0 Comments

Political football: Patriots gave Trump a Super Bowl ring

BOSTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has a Super Bowl championship ring — just like Vladimir Putin.

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Posted: aug. 22, 2017 11:47 p.m. | | Political football: Patriots gave Trump a Super Bowl ring Comments 0 Comments

UFC: Champ Jon Jones flagged for another failed doping test

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Jon Jones could face a lengthy suspension from mixed martial arts after the UFC light heavyweight champion was notified Tuesday of his ...

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Posted: aug. 22, 2017 11:47 p.m. | | UFC: Champ Jon Jones flagged for another failed doping test Comments 0 Comments

Carnival hits town as Mayweather and McGregor ready to fight

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The carnival finally hit town Tuesday, with Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather Jr. putting on a bit of a fashion show before ...

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Posted: aug. 22, 2017 11:47 p.m. | | Carnival hits town as Mayweather and McGregor ready to fight Comments 0 Comments

O’s Boog Powell meets Athletics’ Boog Powell

BALTIMORE (AP) — Boog Powell, meet Boog Powell.

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Posted: aug. 22, 2017 11:46 p.m. | | O’s Boog Powell meets Athletics’ Boog Powell Comments 0 Comments

Raiders look for more out of tight ends this season

ALAMEDA (AP) — The Oakland Raiders showed off a new wrinkle in their offense on the opening drive of their second preseason game.

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Posted: aug. 22, 2017 11:46 p.m. | | Raiders look for more out of tight ends this season Comments 0 Comments

Boston bound: Cavs trade Irving to Celtics for Thomas, more

CLEVELAND (AP) — Kyrie Irving was tired of being teammates with LeBron James.

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Posted: aug. 22, 2017 11:46 p.m. | | Boston bound: Cavs trade Irving to Celtics for Thomas, more Comments 0 Comments

Stanford coach Shaw: replacing McCaffrey to be a team effort

Two big questions for Stanford this college football season were answered not long after coach David Shaw arrived Down Under.

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Posted: aug. 22, 2017 11:45 p.m. | | Stanford coach Shaw: replacing McCaffrey to be a team effort Comments 0 Comments

Healy hits 2 of Athletics 4 HRs in win over Orioles

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Baltimore Orioles can’t put a winning streak together, a shortcoming that can be attributed primarily to one glaring weakness: poor starting ...

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Posted: aug. 22, 2017 11:45 p.m. | | Healy hits 2 of Athletics 4 HRs in win over Orioles Comments 0 Comments

Brewers rally behind Shaw to beat Giants

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Travis Shaw hit a two-out double in the seventh inning to drive in Neil Walker with the go-ahead run and the Milwaukee ...

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Posted: aug. 22, 2017 11:45 p.m. | | Brewers rally behind Shaw to beat Giants Comments 0 Comments

Beckham Jr. dodges serious injury

CLEVELAND (AP) — Odell Beckham Jr. didn’t point fingers or make accusations.

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Posted: aug. 22, 2017 12:00 a.m. | | Beckham Jr. dodges serious injury Comments 0 Comments

Browns players kneel in prayer during national anthem

CLEVELAND (AP) — Kneeling and bowing their heads, the Cleveland Browns bonded over something bigger than football.

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Posted: aug. 22, 2017 12:00 a.m. | | Browns players kneel in prayer during national anthem Comments 0 Comments

Boldin turns focus on bridging racial divisions

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Anquan Boldin didn’t decide overnight he was going to quit football in order to speak out against longstanding concerns ...

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Posted: aug. 22, 2017 12:00 a.m. | | Boldin turns focus on bridging racial divisions Comments 0 Comments

Stratton stymies contending Brewers, Giants win

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Catcher Nick Hundley came into the postgame scrum with a question of his own for pitcher Chris Stratton, razzing the rookie for ...

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Posted: aug. 21, 2017 11:59 p.m. | | Stratton stymies contending Brewers, Giants win Comments 0 Comments

Jones homers twice, Orioles beat Athletics

BALTIMORE (AP) — Adam Jones called it a game the Baltimore Orioles needed to win.

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Posted: aug. 21, 2017 11:58 p.m. | | Jones homers twice, Orioles beat Athletics Comments 0 Comments

Bumgarner not enough for SF

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Madison Bumgarner pitched six innings in one of his best starts this season, took a line drive off his left shin and ...

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Posted: aug. 21, 2017 12:03 a.m. | | Bumgarner not enough for SF Comments 0 Comments

Semien, Cotton send Athletics past sloppy Houston Astros

HOUSTON (AP) — Marcus Semien wound up with a Little League home run when Houston kept throwing the ball away to help the Oakland Athletics avoid ...

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Posted: aug. 21, 2017 12:02 a.m. | | Semien, Cotton send Athletics  past sloppy  Houston Astros Comments 0 Comments

Lynch starts, Siemian throws TD as Broncos beat San Francisco 49ers

SANTA CLARA  (AP) — Vance Joseph isn’t yet ready to declare a winner in the race to be Denver’s starting quarterback between Paxton Lynch ...

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Posted: aug. 21, 2017 12:01 a.m. | | Lynch starts, Siemian throws TD as Broncos  beat San Francisco 49ers Comments 0 Comments

Carr, Goff shine in Raiders loss to Rams

OAKLAND  (AP) — Derek Carr, Marshawn Lynch and the rest of Oakland’s first-team offense looked sharp in their first action of the preseason. The starting ...

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Posted: aug. 21, 2017 12:01 a.m. | | Carr, Goff shine in Raiders loss to Rams Comments 0 Comments

Muguruza, Dimitrov get their 1st Cincinnati titles

MASON, Ohio (AP) — Garbine Muguruza cradled her smiling face in both hands and closed her eyes, taking it all in. The Wimbledon champion had added ...

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Posted: aug. 21, 2017 12:00 a.m. | | Muguruza, Dimitrov get  their 1st Cincinnati titles Comments 0 Comments

NFL, Electronic Arts unveil Madden ‘18 competition to end with Super Bowl

NEW YORK (AP) — NFL fans and gamers can play their way to the Super Bowl — if they’re good enough at the newest edition of ...

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Posted: aug. 20, 2017 11:59 p.m. | | NFL, Electronic Arts unveil Madden ‘18 competition to end with Super Bowl Comments 0 Comments

Late penalty kick saves San Jose in draw against Union

SAN JOSE (AP) — Chris Wondolowski scored on a penalty kick in stoppage time to give the San Jose Earthquakes a 2-2 tie with the Philadelphia ...

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Posted: aug. 20, 2017 11:58 p.m. | | Late penalty kick  saves San Jose in draw against Union Comments 0 Comments

Lampaert leads Vuelta as ridera face winds, passing train

GRUISSAN, France (AP) — Yves Lampaert took the overall lead of the Spanish Vuelta on Sunday after winning the second stage which saw strong winds, crashes ...

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Posted: aug. 20, 2017 11:58 p.m. | | Lampaert leads Vuelta as ridera face winds, passing train Comments 0 Comments

Kyle Busch completes Bristol sweep with 20th

BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — Erik Jones really needed to win, and Kyle Busch would have loved to celebrate the first Cup win for the kid he ...

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Posted: aug. 20, 2017 11:57 p.m. | | Kyle Busch completes  Bristol sweep with 20th Comments 0 Comments

Power holds off teammate Newgarden to win at Pocono

LONG POND, Pa. (AP) — Will Power masterfully protected the inside line and blocked Josef Newgarden from ever making the decisive pass over the final 10 ...

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Posted: aug. 20, 2017 11:57 p.m. | | Power holds off teammate  Newgarden to win at Pocono Comments 0 Comments

Saints top Chargers 13-7 as Brees, Rivers both held out

CARSON  (AP) — Alvin Kamara ran for a 50-yard touchdown and the New Orleans Saints beat the Los Angeles Chargers 13-7 on Sunday night.

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Posted: aug. 20, 2017 11:57 p.m. | | Saints top Chargers 13-7 as Brees, Rivers both held out Comments 0 Comments

Boldin abruptly retires 2 weeks after signing with Bills

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Receiver Anquan Boldin is abruptly giving up on football to pursue his humanitarian and charitable work just under two weeks ...

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Posted: aug. 20, 2017 11:56 p.m. | | Boldin abruptly retires 2  weeks after signing with Bills Comments 0 Comments

Rookie Conner stars in Steelers’ 17-13 win over Atlanta Falcons

PITTSBURGH (AP) — James Conner overcame Hodgkin’s lymphoma and a serious right knee injury to reach the NFL. He showed in his Pittsburgh Steelers debut ...

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Posted: aug. 20, 2017 11:56 p.m. | | Rookie Conner stars in Steelers’  17-13 win over Atlanta Falcons Comments 0 Comments

Packers backup QBs impressive in following Aaron Rodgers’ lead

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Aaron Rodgers isn’t the only quarterback playing well for the Green Bay Packers. His backups are shining, too, which could ...

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Posted: aug. 20, 2017 11:56 p.m. | | Packers backup QBs impressive in following Aaron Rodgers’ lead Comments 0 Comments

Henrik Stenson closes with 64 to win at Wyndham

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Henrik Stenson kept making birdies on the back nine Sunday at the Wyndham Championship. They added up to a tournament record ...

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Posted: aug. 20, 2017 11:55 p.m. | | Henrik Stenson closes with 64 to win at Wyndham Comments 0 Comments

USA beats Europe in Solheim Cup play

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Lexi Thompson set the tone by rallying from four holes down. The rest of the Americans took it from there ...

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Posted: aug. 20, 2017 11:54 p.m. | | USA beats Europe in Solheim Cup play Comments 0 Comments

Clemson’s Doc Redman makes big late rally to win US Amateur

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Doc Redman stood over a 60-foot eagle putt on the 35th hole of the U.S. Amateur final, his hand in his ...

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Posted: aug. 20, 2017 11:54 p.m. | | Clemson’s Doc Redman makes big late rally to win US Amateur Comments 0 Comments

Moore pitches into 8th, Giants beat Phillies

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Matt Moore took a one-hitter into the eighth inning and picked up his first win in nearly two months as the San ...

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Posted: aug. 18, 2017 10:36 p.m. | | Moore pitches into 8th, Giants beat Phillies  Comments 0 Comments

We need Kaepernick more than ever in troubled times

It’s been a terrible week in America.

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Posted: aug. 18, 2017 8:37 p.m. | | We need Kaepernick more than ever in troubled times Comments 0 Comments

Saints’ Te’o reconnects with Chargers pals in joint practice

COSTA MESA (AP) — Manti Te’o has been surrounded by friends while his New Orleans Saints held two joint practices this week with the Chargers ...

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Posted: aug. 18, 2017 8:37 p.m. | | Saints’ Te’o reconnects with Chargers pals in joint practice Comments 0 Comments

Erik Jones wins 1st Cup pole in critical Bristol race

BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — Erik Jones’ timing was perfect for first career pole in the NASCAR Cup Series — at Bristol Motor Speedway, where he’s fighting ...

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Posted: aug. 18, 2017 8:36 p.m. | | Erik Jones wins 1st Cup pole in critical Bristol race Comments 0 Comments

US sweeps Solheim Cup fourball matches, takes 3-point lead

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The favored Americans found themselves trailing Europe after a sluggish start to the Solheim Cup.

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Posted: aug. 18, 2017 8:36 p.m. | | US sweeps Solheim Cup fourball matches, takes 3-point lead Comments 0 Comments

Armour, Simpson share 2nd-round lead in Wyndham Championship

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Ryan Armour shot a career-best 9-under 61 on Friday for a share of the lead with Webb Simpson after two rounds ...

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Posted: aug. 18, 2017 8:36 p.m. | | Armour, Simpson share 2nd-round lead in Wyndham Championship Comments 0 Comments

Pliskova sweeps into Cincinnati semis

MASON, Ohio (AP) — Defending champion Karolina Pliskova pulled off a doubleheader sweep Friday at the Western & Southern Open, reaching the semifinals by winning a pair ...

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Posted: aug. 18, 2017 8:36 p.m. | | Pliskova sweeps into Cincinnati semis Comments 0 Comments

Smith, Locklear lead wave of new faces

ANAHEIM (AP) — Technically, Ragan Smith never stepped foot on the floor as a competitor at the 2016 Summer Olympics as the star-studded U.S. Olympic ...

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Posted: aug. 18, 2017 8:36 p.m. | | Smith, Locklear lead wave of new faces Comments 0 Comments

Sean Smith faces assault charge

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Oakland Raiders cornerback Sean Smith has been charged with beating his sister’s boyfriend last month, Los Angeles prosecutors said Thursday.

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Posted: aug. 17, 2017 11:53 p.m. | | Sean Smith faces assault charge Comments 0 Comments

Cutler debuts in Dolphins defeat

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Jay Cutler ran onto the field with the Miami Dolphins for the first time, and the fans greeted their new quarterback ...

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Posted: aug. 17, 2017 11:53 p.m. | | Cutler debuts in Dolphins defeat Comments 0 Comments

Nationals owner Mark Lerner had cancer, leg amputated

WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington Nationals owner Mark Lerner said Thursday night in a letter to a Washington Post columnist that he had cancer and had his ...

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Posted: aug. 17, 2017 11:52 p.m. | | Nationals owner Mark Lerner had cancer, leg amputated Comments 0 Comments

Manfred working on pace of play

CHICAGO (AP) — Major League Baseball is having conversations with the players’ association over possible rule changes designed to speed the pace of play, and Commissioner ...

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Posted: aug. 17, 2017 11:52 p.m. | | Manfred working on pace of play Comments 0 Comments

Broncos, 49ers QBs capitalizing on opportunity to start

SANTA CLARA (AP) — Paxton Lynch now gets his chance to seize the starting quarterback job for the Denver Broncos.

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Posted: aug. 17, 2017 11:51 p.m. | | Broncos, 49ers QBs capitalizing on opportunity to start Comments 0 Comments

Samardzija strikes out 6 as Giants beat Phillies

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Hunter Pence had to holler at Denard Span mere inches ahead of him on the bases to run harder because otherwise he ...

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Posted: aug. 17, 2017 11:50 p.m. | | Samardzija strikes out 6 as Giants beat Phillies Comments 0 Comments

Rookie LB Foster limited by injury to right shoulder

SANTA CLARA (AP) — San Francisco 49ers rookie linebacker Reuben Foster has a mild AC joint sprain in his surgically repaired right shoulder.

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Posted: aug. 17, 2017 11:49 p.m. | | Rookie LB Foster limited by injury to right shoulder Comments 0 Comments

Raiders working on long to-do list for LV stadium

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Oakland Raiders and the public entity that oversees the team’s proposed stadium in Las Vegas sought to to forge ahead ...

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Posted: aug. 17, 2017 11:49 p.m. | | Raiders working on long to-do list for LV stadium Comments 0 Comments

Marshawn Lynch avoids questions about anthem

NAPA (AP) — Oakland Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch spoke to reporters Thursday for the first time in training camp and avoided questions regarding his decision ...

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Posted: aug. 17, 2017 11:49 p.m. | | Marshawn Lynch avoids questions about anthem Comments 0 Comments

Alex Gordon’s single in 9th lifts Royals

OAKLAND (AP) — The Kansas City Royals could have headed home with another squandered late-inning lead and far less momentum as they prepare for an important ...

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Posted: aug. 17, 2017 12:12 a.m. | | Alex Gordon’s single in 9th lifts Royals  Comments 0 Comments

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