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Pique says Rafael Nadal to play in new Davis Cup format

Oct. 17, 2018 12:34 PM EDT

MADRID (AP) — Gerard Pique says he's not worried about the possible absence of some top players in the new Davis Cup, and that Rafael Nadal has promised to play in the competition when it debuts next year. The Barcelona defender, who spearheads the company behind the new format of the Davis Cup, says Nadal...

All current US champions to compete at Skate America

Oct. 17, 2018 12:08 PM EDT

For the season following an Olympics, when the world's best figure skaters tend to take a break, Skate America certainly is packed with top U.S. competitors. The six-event Grand Prix series begins in Everett, Washington, on Friday with all six American champions in action: world gold medalist Nathan Chen, U.S....

The Latest: Alabama trying to replace Collin Sexton

Oct. 17, 2018 11:55 AM EDT

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on Southeastern Conference media day (all times Eastern): 11:50 a.m. Alabama has a tough task: The Crimson Tide need to replace point guard Collin Sexton, who led them back to the NCAA Tournament in his lone season in Tuscaloosa. Sexton declared for the NBA draft after...

APNewsBreak: Commish: 1 women's hockey league 'inevitable'

Oct. 17, 2018 11:48 AM EDT

Players want a single North American women's professional hockey league. NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman does, too. And now National Women's Hockey League founder and Commissioner Dani Rylan is on record saying she is working toward that objective. "One league is inevitable," Rylan wrote in an email to The...

Shad Khan drops bid to buy Wembley Stadium amid opposition

Oct. 17, 2018 11:05 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Wembley Stadium is staying in the hands of English soccer. American sports magnate Shad Khan abandoned a 600 million pound ($790 million) offer for the English Football Association's main asset on Wednesday after recognizing the extent of opposition to the sale. Khan, who owns the NFL's...

Kentucky preseason pick to win SEC men's basketball title

Oct. 17, 2018 10:51 AM EDT

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Kentucky is once again the preseason favorite to win the Southeastern Conference men's basketball title. The Wildcats were picked to win in a poll of SEC and national media members. The same paned has named Tennessee forward Grant Williams as the SEC preseason player of the year....

English Football Association says Shad Khan has withdrawn his offer for Wembley Stadium and it will not be sold

Oct. 17, 2018 10:04 AM EDT
LONDON (AP) — English Football Association says Shad Khan has withdrawn his offer for Wembley Stadium and it will not be sold.

Wickenheiser, Pegula reflect NHL's trend toward diversity

Oct. 17, 2018 6:53 AM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — With a laugh, Kim Pegula's competitive nature kicked in when the subject of the Toronto Maple Leafs hiring Hayley Wickenheiser was broached. Impressed as the Sabres president was by the gender-breaking move in August, Pegula's first reaction was wondering how Buffalo's cross-border...

LEADING OFF: Astros on defense, Kershaw's last turn for LA?

Oct. 17, 2018 5:56 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: SPYGATE, THE SEQUEL The Houston Astros might find themselves defending more than their World Series title. The champions are under scrutiny after Cleveland filed a complaint to Major League Baseball about a man associated with Houston attempting to film in the...

Bellinger lifts Dodgers over Brewers 2-1 in 13 to tie NLCS

Oct. 17, 2018 5:35 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — By the time Manny Machado rounded third base, the Los Angeles Dodgers had already started streaming out of the dugout. After more than five hours of tension-filled baseball, they were certainly eager to celebrate. Cody Bellinger singled home the winning run with two outs in the 13th...