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Wake Forest running back Kenneth Walker III (9) looks for room to run against North Carolina State during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Raleigh, N.C, Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020. (Ethan Hyman/The News & Observer via AP)

The Latest: Scottish Open decides not to have limited fans

Sep. 23, 2020 2:00 PM EDT

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ The European Tour has decided against having a limited number of fans for the Scottish Open next week. The tour says because of a recent update on the Scottish government's guidelines for COVID-19, the tournament at the...

Minnesota Twins' Max Kepler (26) celebrates with Minnesota Twins' Marwin Gonzalez (9) after they score on Kepler's two-run home run during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Chicago Cubs Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Matt Marton)

Kepler homers and Twins beat Cubs and Darvish 4-0

Sep. 20, 2020 11:43 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Max Kepler homered, José Berríos threw six shutout innings to outduel Yu Darvish and the Minnesota Twins beat the Chicago Cubs 4-0 on Sunday night. Kepler had three hits and Josh Donaldson added two for the Twins, who took two of three from the NL Central-leading Cubs. After...

Book, No. 7 Notre Dame run by USF 52-0 to extend home streak

Sep. 19, 2020 7:46 PM EDT

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Ian Book just needed to stick to the routine against South Florida. Notre Dame quarterback ran for three first-half touchdowns as the seventh-ranked Fighting Irish rolled to their 20th straight home victory 52-0 over the Bulls on Saturday. “I don't need to make any super-hero...

FILE - Notre Dame running back C'Bo Flemister (20) is tackled by Iowa State defensive back Braxton Lewis (33), defensive back Datrone Young (2) and linebacker Jared Gescheidler (40) after rushing for yardage during the second half of the Camping World Bowl NCAA college football game Saturday, Dec. 28, 2019, in Orlando, Fla. With all the success Notre Dame has enjoyed its last three seasons, amassing a 33-6 record under coach Brian Kelly, it has been the inability to run the football successfully in big games that has curtailed the championship hopes of the Fighting Irish. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, File)

Kelly's No. 7 Irish welcome Scott's rebuilding South Florida

Sep. 17, 2020 3:23 PM EDT

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — First-year South Florida coach Jeff Scott is looking forward to the gamble his Bulls are taking this Saturday in visiting No. 7 Notre Dame. The 39-year-old Scott, fresh off a 27-6 opening victory over The Citadel, is planning to roll the dice and see how things work out against the...

Former ITT students in Indiana to get $10M in debt relief

Sep. 15, 2020 8:17 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — More than 1,000 students who were enrolled at now-closed ITT Technical Institute campuses in Indiana are eligible for nearly $10 million in student loan forgiveness, the state’s attorney general announced Tuesday. Indiana's share of a $330 million national settlement follows...

No. 7 Irish defense shows talent and depth, USF up next

Sep. 15, 2020 3:21 PM EDT

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — A week ago, Jeremiah Owusu-Koramoah was looking ahead to Notre Dame’s season-opening game against Duke and had a prediction. “If our team chemistry continues to get better, we’ll be an even better team and an even better defense than the one last year,”...

Police respond to University Park Mall following a shooting on Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020, in Mishawaka, Ind. A shooting at the northern Indiana mall left one person dead and sent shoppers running for safety, authorities said. St. Joseph County Coroner Michael McGann said Saturday evening that one person was killed in the shooting about 3 p.m. at the mall. (Robert Franklin/South Bend Tribune via AP)

Authorities: 1 dead in shooting at Indiana shopping mall

Sep. 12, 2020 8:56 PM EDT

MISHAWAKA, Ind. (AP) — A shooting at a northern Indiana mall left one person dead and sent shoppers running for safety, authorities said. St. Joseph County Coroner Michael McGann said Saturday evening that one person was killed in the shooting about 3 p.m. at University Park Mall in Mishawaka. He did not...

No. 10 Notre Dame beats Duke 27-13 in ACC debut

Sep. 12, 2020 8:04 PM EDT

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Kyren Williams was ready to go in his starting debut at running back for Notre Dame. The No. 10 Irish rode the sophomore’s big day to a 27-13 victory over Duke on Saturday at rainy Notre Dame Stadium in the season and Atlantic Coast Conference opener for both teams....

Milwaukee Brewers' Christian Yelich scores the game-winning run from third on a sacrifice fly by Ryan Braun during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Chicago Cubs Friday, Sept. 11, 2020, in Milwaukee. The Brewers won 1-0. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

Yelich scores on Braun's fly in 9th, Brewers beat Cubs 1-0

Sep. 12, 2020 12:03 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers are starting to get the kind of stellar pitching performances they’ll need for a successful late playoff run. Christian Yelich scored on Ryan Braun’s ninth-inning sacrifice fly, Brandon Woodruff pitched seven innings of one-hit ball and the Brewers beat...

Notre Dame COVID-19 protocols bar independent photographers

Sep. 11, 2020 10:08 PM EDT

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — The Associated Press and other news organizations and publishers will not have digital images from Saturday's Notre Dame's home game against Duke because of the school's COVID-19 restrictions on who is allowed in the stadium and on the field. Notre Dame is not allowing independent...