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US knocked out of World Cup, loses to the Netherlands 3-1

Dec. 03, 2022 16:51 PM EST

AL RAYYAN, Qatar (AP) — Christian Pulisic covered his face as he walked off. Tyler Adams, Weston McKennie and Kellyn Acosta gathered for a group hug. Tim Weah, DeAndre Yedlin and Sean Johnson sat on the field in a small circle with their cleats off. “It hurts after a tough loss...

American fans captivated by US team's World Cup run

Dec. 03, 2022 15:44 PM EST

AL RAYYAN, Qatar (AP) — The bald man came dressed head-to-toe in full American spirit. A red, white and blue bandana, stars and stripes mismatched socks, shorts that might have been swimming trunks suited for a summer barbeque. Philip Labas wore an outfit bursting with pride for...

Messi scores, Argentina beats Australia 2-1 at World Cup

Dec. 03, 2022 16:11 PM EST

AL RAYYAN, Qatar (AP) — Lionel Messi marked his 1,000th professional game with his first goal in the knockout stage of a World Cup, leading Argentina into the quarterfinals with 2-1 win over Australia on Saturday. With a flourish of his famous left foot in the 34th minute, Messi...

No. 3 TCU loses 31-28 in OT to K-State in Big 12 title game

Dec. 03, 2022 16:56 PM EST

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Ty Zentner kicked a 31-yard field goal in overtime as 13th-ranked Kansas State beat No. 3 TCU 31-28 in the Big 12 championship game Saturday, leaving the Horned Frogs to wait another day to find out if they had already done enough to get into the four-team College Football...

Pelé responding well to treatment for respiratory infection

Dec. 03, 2022 16:18 PM EST

SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazilian soccer great Pelé is responding well to treatment for a respiratory infection and his health condition has not worsened over the latest 24 hours, the Albert Einstein hospital said Saturday. The 82-year-old Pelé has been at the hospital since Tuesday. ...

Rust issues? Deshaun Watson's long layoff could be factor

Dec. 03, 2022 11:06 AM EST

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Aside from battling the Houston Texans and some fans who are likely to taunt him, Deshaun Watson may have another not-so-visible opponent in his first NFL regular-season game in nearly two years. Rust. 700 days worth of it. Watson will make his...

World Cup Viewer's Guide: Rested France faces Poland

Dec. 03, 2022 11:03 AM EST

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — France, the reigning World Cup champions, has been warned by coach Didier Deschamps not to underestimate Poland and star Robert Lewandowski in the knockout round Sunday. Les Blues breezed through the group stage and clinched a spot in the round of 16 with a game...

LA Rams place QB Matthew Stafford on injured reserve

Dec. 03, 2022 15:18 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Quarterback Matthew Stafford was placed on injured reserve by the Los Angeles Rams on Saturday, one day after he cleared the NFL's concussion protocol for the second time this season. Stafford already had been ruled out for the Rams' home game against Seattle on...

Boston, Cardoso and No. 1 Gamecocks top Memphis 79-54

Dec. 03, 2022 17:24 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Aliyah Boston had her 66th career double-double and Kamilla Cardoso had a second straight game with double-figure points and rebounds as No. 1 South Carolina dominated underneath for a 79-54 victory over Memphis on Saturday. Boston, the 6-foot-5 reigning AP...

Neymar trains ahead of Brazil's game in last 16 of World Cup

Dec. 03, 2022 15:37 PM EST

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Neymar was back training on Saturday, doing drills with the ball and taking shots on goal only two days before Brazil's match against South Korea in the round of 16 of the World Cup. The good news for the five-time champions came the same day left back Alex...

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DeGrom's deal with Rangers could be worth $222M for 6 years

Dec. 03, 2022 17:30 PM EST

Jacob deGrom's $185 million, five-year contract with Texas includes a pair of conditional options, one that protects the Rangers against an arm injury and another that would make the deal worth $222 million over six seasons if he is remains a top pitcher at the end of 2027. The deal...

Brown's 17 lead Coastal Carolina over Winthrop 86-81

Dec. 03, 2022 17:29 PM EST

ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) — Linton Brown's 17 points helped Coastal Carolina defeat Winthrop 86-81 on Saturday. Brown was 5 of 10 shooting, including 4 for 8 from distance, and went 3 for 3 from the line for the Chanticleers (4-3). Jomaru Brown scored 16 points and added five steals....

Kirill Kaprizov leads Wild to 5-4 shootout win over Ducks

Dec. 03, 2022 17:24 PM EST

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Kirill Kaprizov and Matt Boldy scored in the shootout, helping the Minnesota Wild to a 5-4 win over the Anaheim Ducks on Saturday. Kaprizov, Calen Addison and Joel Eriksson Ek each had a goal and assist during regulation as Minnesota won for the fifth time in...

Jets activate OT George Fant from IR after missing 8 games

Dec. 03, 2022 17:24 PM EST

The New York Jets activated offensive tackle George Fant from the injured reserve list Saturday, in time for their game against the Vikings in Minnesota on Sunday. Fant missed the last eight games while dealing with a knee injury. He started the first three games this season at left...

Boston, Cardoso and No. 1 Gamecocks top Memphis 79-54

Dec. 03, 2022 17:24 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Aliyah Boston had her 66th career double-double and Kamilla Cardoso had a second straight game with double-figure points and rebounds as No. 1 South Carolina dominated underneath for a 79-54 victory over Memphis on Saturday. Boston, the 6-foot-5 reigning AP...

Weston's 12 lead Middle Tennessee over Maryville (TN) 69-46

Dec. 03, 2022 17:23 PM EST

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) — Camryn Weston scored 12 points as Middle Tennessee beat Maryville (TN) 69-46 on Saturday. Weston also added eight rebounds, five assists, and five steals for the Blue Raiders (6-3). Eli Lawrence scored 10 points and Tyler Millin had eight. ...

Cowart's 18 lead Grambling over Incarnate Word 72-39

Dec. 03, 2022 17:18 PM EST

GRAMBLING, La. (AP) — Shawndarius Cowart scored 18 points as Grambling beat Incarnate Word 72-39 on Saturday. Cowart also contributed six rebounds and three steals for the Tigers (5-3). Cameron Christon added 15 points while shooting 5 for 9 (3 for 6 from 3-point range) and 2 of 4...

Australia defender Souttar takes on the greats at World Cup

Dec. 03, 2022 17:18 PM EST

AL RAYYAN, Qatar (AP) — From a World Cup -threatening knee injury to marking Lionel Messi and Kylian Mbappe at soccer's biggest tournament, it’s been a wild ride for Australia defender Harry Souttar. Now, after a 2-1 loss to Argentina on Saturday and elimination from the World...

High Point beats North Florida 93-88

Dec. 03, 2022 17:17 PM EST

HIGH POINT, N.C. (AP) — Zach Austin's 25 points helped High Point defeat North Florida 93-88 on Saturday. Austin added eight rebounds for the Panthers (7-1). Jaden House scored 23 points while shooting 6 of 15 from the field and 11 for 15 from the line, and added six rebounds....

Cooper's 19 help George Mason knock off Toledo 80-73

Dec. 03, 2022 17:05 PM EST

FAIRFAX, Va (AP) — De'Von Cooper's 19 points helped George Mason defeat Toledo 80-73 on Saturday. Cooper shot 8 for 12, including 3 for 5 from beyond the arc for the Patriots (5-4). Victor Bailey Jr. added 11 points while going 2 of 6 and 6 of 7 from the free throw line, and he...