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Cricket South Africa orders team to take knee at World Cup

Oct. 26, 2021 06:38 AM EDT

CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — Cricket South Africa ordered its players Tuesday to take the knee in support of the Black Lives Matter movement ahead of their remaining games at the T20 World Cup. The directive came in a statement after “concerns were raised” over...

Analysis: Pop's still coaching because he's still having fun

Oct. 26, 2021 03:20 AM EDT

The final buzzer sounded at the Tokyo Olympics, the gold medal for the U.S. was won and Gregg Popovich held his emotions in check for at least a couple of minutes. He shook hands with France coach Vincent Collet. He consoled some of the French players who had to settle...

Column: Astros proof that cheaters really do prosper

Oct. 26, 2021 03:19 AM EDT

Stop if this sounds familiar. The World Series is here, and so unfortunately are the Houston Astros. For the third time in just five years, if you’re keeping score at home. And, yes, they’ve brought their baggage along. The difference this time?...

Tipoff: In era of rampant transfers, Texas stands out

Oct. 26, 2021 03:18 AM EDT

Texas’ Chris Beard prepared for his first season coaching at his alma mater by assembling a virtual all-star team of transfers from across the country. Now it’s a matter of finding out how quickly these new Longhorns can establish chemistry. ...

'Home' race just like Formula One season for Haas: A clunker

Oct. 26, 2021 03:12 AM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — As home races go, the U.S. Grand Prix was just like the rest of the season for Haas F1. A clunker. The only Formula One team owned by an American finished last again. Its two cars, driven by rookies Mick Schumacher and Nikita...

World Series a father-and-son family affair for Snitkers

Oct. 26, 2021 03:06 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — No matter how this year’s World Series ends, a Snitker will get a championship ring. This edition of the Fall Classic is a family affair with Atlanta Braves manager Brian Snitker in the dugout opposite his son, Houston Astros co-hitting coach Troy...

Kennard has 23, Clippers rout Blazers 116-86 for 1st win

Oct. 26, 2021 01:52 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Luke Kennard scored 23 points, tying his career high with six 3-pointers, and Los Angeles ran away early to beat the Portland Trail Blazers 116-86 for the Clippers' first win of the season on Monday night. “If I make two or three in a row, I’m...

Saints capitalize on Seahawks' mistakes for 13-10 win

Oct. 26, 2021 00:59 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Alvin Kamara and Jameis Winston were the happy beneficiaries of the Seattle Seahawks' many mistakes. Then it was rookie Brian Johnson's turn to make sure the New Orleans Saints got the win they needed to keep pace in the NFC South. ...

Love, Allen guide Cavaliers to 99-87 win over Nuggets

Oct. 26, 2021 00:47 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — The tempers briefly flared between feisty guards Ricky Rubio and Facundo Campazzo as both got in each other's face late in the third quarter. Nothing happened besides a stare down. All it did was help ignite Cleveland's big win. Kevin...

Pelicans snap 3-game skid with 107-98 win over Timberwolves

Oct. 26, 2021 00:21 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Brandon Ingram scored 27 points, Jonas Valanciunas had 22 points and a career-high 23 rebounds, and the New Orleans Pelicans snapped a season-opening three-game losing streak with a 107-98 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Monday night. ...