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FILE - In this Sept. 7, 2019, file photo, Russia's Khabib Nurmagomedov, right, fights with Dustin Poirier, of Lafayette, La., during a lightweight title mixed martial arts bout at UFC 242 in Yas Mall in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Nurmagomedov will risk his unbeaten record and his UFC lightweight title against interim champion Justin Gaethje in the main event of UFC 254 in Abu Dhabi on Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020. (AP Photo/Mahmoud Khaled, File)

Champion Khabib returns to cage, faces Gaethje at UFC 254

Oct. 23, 2020 2:14 AM EDT

Although Khabib Nurmagomedov hasn't been inside the UFC octagon in 13 months, the life and mind of the unbeaten lightweight champion have been fully occupied. He was scheduled to take on Tony Ferguson in April in the culmination of their epic fighting feud, but he couldn't get out of Russia due to the coronavirus...

Seattle Sounders' Will Bruin reacts after scoring in stoppage time against the Portland Timbers in the second half of an MLS soccer match, Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Bruin's late goal gives Sounders 1-1 draw with rival Timbers

Oct. 23, 2020 1:18 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Will Bruin scored off a corner kick in the third minute of second-half stoppage time, and the Seattle Sounders salvaged a 1-1 draw with the Portland Timbers on Thursday night. After dominating most of the second half, Seattle finally found an equalizer in the dying moments of the match as...

The Tampa Bay Rays celebrates their win against the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 2 of the baseball World Series Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020, in Arlington, Texas. Ray beat the Dodgers 6-4.(AP Photo/Eric Gay)

World Series draws record-low audience for 2nd night

Oct. 22, 2020 9:11 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The World Series drew a record-low audience of television viewers for the second straight night. Tampa Bay’s 6-4 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 2 on Wednesday night was seen by an average of 8,950,000 viewers on Fox, receiving a 5.0 rating and 11 share, according...

Tiger Woods waits on the 10th green during the first round of the Zozo Championship golf tournament Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020, in Thousand Oaks, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Munoz in the lead and Woods with his worst score at Sherwood

Oct. 22, 2020 8:47 PM EDT

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — The scorecards of Sebastian Munoz and Tiger Woods were unusual for different reasons Thursday in the Zozo Championship at Sherwood. That was only good news for one of them. Munoz twice holed out for eagle from a combined distance of 219 yards. He also had eight birdies. Throw...

Perdomo has TJ surgery, Strahm set to have knee surgery

Oct. 22, 2020 8:23 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — San Diego Padres right-hander Luis Perdomo has had reconstructive elbow surgery and left-hander Matt Strahm is scheduled to undergo patellar tendon repair in his right knee. Perdomo was 0-0 with a 5.71 ERA in 10 appearances, including one start, in his fifth season with the Padres. Strahm...

Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Alex Wood throws against the Tampa Bay Rays during the seventh inning in Game 2 of the baseball World Series Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

World Series notes: Wood's role in LA, Adames hugging Mookie

Oct. 22, 2020 8:16 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Alex Wood has experience starting in the World Series for the Dodgers. While in a different role now, the left-hander could be an intriguing option if Los Angeles needs another starter in this Fall Classic. “When you get to this point in the year, all bets are off. When you...

Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Charlie Morton walks off the mound after being relieved during the sixth inning in Game 7 of a baseball American League Championship Series against the Houston Astros, Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)

Charlie Morton quietly becomes dominant postseason pitcher

Oct. 22, 2020 7:45 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Charlie Morton has slowly and quietly become one of the most dominant postseason pitchers ever. He starts World Series Game 3 for the Tampa Bay Rays on Friday night with a chance to tie Orlando Hernandez’s record of eight consecutive winning postseason decisions, according to...

Jags' Lambo poised to return at Chargers, who cut him in '17

Oct. 22, 2020 5:37 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jacksonville Jaguars placekicker Josh Lambo is returning in time to face the team that cut him three years ago. The Jaguars (1-5) activated Lambo from the injured reserve/designated for return list Thursday and cut former college soccer player Jon Brown, who missed a field goal in...

Devils sign defenseman Dmitry Kulikov

Oct. 22, 2020 5:29 PM EDT

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey Devils added experience to their defense, signing Russian Dmitry Kulikov to a one-year, $1.15 million contract. Devils general manager Tom Fitzgerald announced the deal Thursday. “Kulikov is an experienced, physical left shot defenseman who skates well,”...

Michigan State dropping swimming and diving teams

Oct. 22, 2020 5:13 PM EDT

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State University is dropping swimming and diving teams for men and women after the 2020-21 season, officials said Thursday. “MSU athletics is facing a financial crisis unlike any we’ve ever seen in college athletics,” athletic director Bill Beekman...