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DeChambeau stands out even as he puts emphasis on US team

Sep. 21, 2021 17:47 PM EDT

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) — Bryson DeChambeau is determined to be an exemplary team player at the Ryder Cup, and he wasted no time Tuesday proving his point. He spoke to the print media, ending a 48-day boycott. “I think this is a team event. I'm...

Column: Handling friction at Ryder Cup a European specialty

Sep. 21, 2021 15:09 PM EDT

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) — Friction within the team is nothing new at the Ryder Cup. Except for the Americans. Europe has been dealing with it for decades, whether it was the enmity between Padraig Harrington and Sergio Garcia, the grievances Darren...

Bassitt to start for A's, 5 weeks after being hit in head

Sep. 22, 2021 01:23 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Athletics right-hander Chris Bassitt is set to return to the mound, just over five weeks after being hospitalized when he was hit in the head by a 100 mph line drive. Oakland manager Bob Melvin announced Bassitt will come off the injured list and...

Rays' Cash apologizes after Kiermaier takes, keeps data card

Sep. 22, 2021 00:05 AM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Tampa Bay manager Kevin Cash apologized to Blue Jays management a day after Rays veteran Kevin Kiermaier scooped up a scouting data card that fell out of Toronto catcher Alejandro Kirk's wristband and refused to give it back. Cash said he...

Afghanistan girls soccer team given asylum in Portugal

Sep. 21, 2021 16:20 PM EDT

The girls on Afghanistan’s national soccer team were anxious. For weeks, they had been moving around the country, waiting for word that they could leave. One wants to be a doctor, another a movie producer, others engineers. All dream of growing up to be professional...

Rookie quarterbacks struggling through 1st 2 weeks

Sep. 22, 2021 03:09 AM EDT

The rookie class of quarterbacks that entered the season full of fanfare is finding the adjustment to the NFL is not very easy. Top two picks Trevor Lawrence and Zach Wilson lead the league with five interceptions after opening the season with back-to-back losses, Trey...

Brady, Bucs are unanimous top team in latest AP Pro32 poll

Sep. 21, 2021 18:15 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Through the first two weeks of the regular season, Tom Brady looks as good as ever. Brady is a combined 56 for 86 for 655 yards with nine touchdown passes and two interceptions. And led by the seven-time Super Bowl winner, the...

Cards win 10th in row, beat Brewers to extend wild-card lead

Sep. 22, 2021 02:15 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Cardinals closer Giovanny Gallegos fanned pinch-hitter Pablo Reyes with the bases loaded for the final out and St. Louis won its 10th straight game, increasing its lead in the playoff chase by holding off the division-leading Milwaukee Brewers 2-1 Tuesday night. ...

Cody Bellinger placed on injured list with left rib fracture

Sep. 21, 2021 19:30 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers placed outfielder Cody Bellinger on the injured list with a left rib fracture. The team made the move Tuesday just before its game in Colorado against the Rockies and backdated the decision to Saturday. The Dodgers recalled...

Americans champs at ping-pong table, not so much Ryder Cup

Sep. 22, 2021 03:06 AM EDT

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) — Bryson DeChambeau was so excited about making the last Ryder Cup team that he went out and bought a new ping-pong paddle to bring with him to France. Patrick Reed celebrated the 2016 U.S. Ryder Cup win in Minnesota by playing ping-pong with actor Bill Murray. ...

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WVa governor withdraws from consideration as boys coach

Sep. 22, 2021 04:13 AM EDT

LEWISBURG, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice has withdrawn from consideration as the coach of a boys high school basketball team where he already is the girls coach. In a letter to the Greenbrier Board of Education on Tuesday, Justice asked that a boys coach...

Tuesday's Scores

Sep. 22, 2021 04:00 AM EDT

PREP VOLLEYBALL= Aberdeen Christian def. Waubay/Summit, 25-10, 25-9, 25-12 Baltic def. Elkton-Lake Benton, 25-17, 25-16, 25-19 Bridgewater-Emery def. Hanson, 25-11, 25-10, 25-14 Britton-Hecla def....

Rookie quarterbacks struggling through 1st 2 weeks

Sep. 22, 2021 03:09 AM EDT

The rookie class of quarterbacks that entered the season full of fanfare is finding the adjustment to the NFL is not very easy. Top two picks Trevor Lawrence and Zach Wilson lead the league with five interceptions after opening the season with back-to-back losses, Trey...

Americans champs at ping-pong table, not so much Ryder Cup

Sep. 22, 2021 03:06 AM EDT

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) — Bryson DeChambeau was so excited about making the last Ryder Cup team that he went out and bought a new ping-pong paddle to bring with him to France. Patrick Reed celebrated the 2016 U.S. Ryder Cup win in Minnesota by playing ping-pong with actor Bill Murray. ...

Sun, Aces get to rest, watch early WNBA postseason matchups

Sep. 22, 2021 03:01 AM EDT

Jonquel Jones and the Connecticut Sun have dominated opponents this season, winning their last 14 games en route to the best record in the WNBA. That earned the Sun a double bye in the playoffs that begin Thursday. And if history is any indication, they are in a good spot...

Tuesday's Scores

Sep. 22, 2021 03:00 AM EDT

PREP VOLLEYBALL= Alliance def. Gordon/Rushville, 25-15, 25-15, 25-13 Alma def. Medicine Valley, 25-17, 25-16, 25-19 Arlington def. Louisville, 25-19, 19-25, 25-21, 25-18 Auburn def. Humboldt/Table...

Dubois declares `I'm back;' set for fresh start in Winnipeg

Sep. 22, 2021 02:59 AM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — It’s nearing the end of a long day of promotional on-ice videos and lengthy interviews with one group of reporters after another, when Pierre-Luc Dubois strides confidently into the hotel conference room with a beaming smile and outreached hand. ...

"Late Night Lamonte" lifts Giants over Padres 6-5

Sep. 22, 2021 02:55 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — “Late Night LaMonte" struck again for the San Francisco Giants. LaMonte Wade Jr. singled over leaping All-Star shortstop Fernando Tatis Jr. in the ninth inning to bring in the go-ahead run and the Giants beat the staggering San Diego Padres 6-5...

AP source: Simmons won't report to 76ers' training camp

Sep. 22, 2021 02:52 AM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Ben Simmons may have missed his last playoff free throw with the Sixers. Simmons will not report to Philadelphia 76ers' training camp next week and prefers to continue his NBA career with another team, a person with direct knowledge of the player’s...

Cards win 10th in row, beat Brewers to extend wild-card lead

Sep. 22, 2021 02:15 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Cardinals closer Giovanny Gallegos fanned pinch-hitter Pablo Reyes with the bases loaded for the final out and St. Louis won its 10th straight game, increasing its lead in the playoff chase by holding off the division-leading Milwaukee Brewers 2-1 Tuesday night. ...