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Panthers LB Christian Miller opts out of NFL season

Aug. 3, 2020 1:32 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Panthers linebacker Christian Miller has informed the team he has opted out of the 2020 season because of coronavirus concerns. Miller, a fourth-round pick in 2019 out of Alabama, played in seven games last year. He had two sacks in the victory over the Cardinals in Week 3, but...

PGA CHAMPIONSHIP '20: A capsule look at 10 contenders

Aug. 3, 2020 7:33 AM EDT

A capsule look at 10 players in the 102nd PGA Championship, which starts Thursday at the TPC Harding Park in San Francisco (listed in predicted order of finish): JON RAHM Age: 25. Country: Spain. World ranking: 2. Worldwide victories: 10. Majors: None. PGA Championship memory: Posting all four rounds in the 60s...

FILE - In this May 19, 2019, file photo, Brooks Koepka reacts after winning the PGA Championship golf tournament at Bethpage Black in Farmingdale, N.Y. Koepka goes for a third straight PGA Championship title this week in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)

Koepka's biggest challenge is history in bid for 3 in a row

Aug. 3, 2020 7:23 AM EDT

Peter Thomson might have been up to his old tricks. He once described the Americans as the “greatest collection of golfers in the world” right before he captained an International team that annihilated the U.S. in the 1998 Presidents Cup. So what to make of his prediction at Carnoustie nine years...

Philadelphia Phillies manager Joe Girardi, left, talks with Bryce Harper, right, prior to a baseball game against the Miami Marlins, Friday, July 24, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola)

Leading Off: Phillies end layoff, visit Judge, Cole, Yankees

Aug. 3, 2020 2:28 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: BACK TO WORK The Philadelphia Phillies face a difficult assignment in their long-awaited return to action. Bryce Harper and the Phils haven't played since opening the season with a three-game series against the Miami Marlins, a team that has had at least 18...

FILE - In this Aug. 29, 2019, file photo, Tennessee Titans quarterback Logan Woodside throws a pass during the first half of an NFL preseason football game against the Chicago Bears in Chicago. A seventh-round draft pick by Cincinnati in 2018, Woodside has been part of seven NFL roster moves. Now he is in Tennessee's training camp being given the chance to earn a roster spot in backing up Ryan Tannehill. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, File)

Challenging road has QB eager to back up Titans' Tannehill

Aug. 3, 2020 1:51 AM EDT

Logan Woodside is used to being written off as a quarterback, starting when he was forced to transfer to a different Kentucky high school to start and then being benched twice in college at Toledo. The NFL has been little different so far. A seventh-round draft pick by Cincinnati in 2018, Woodside has been part...

Members of the Orlando Magic and Brooklyn Nets kneel around a Black Lives Matter logo during the national anthem before the start of an NBA basketball game Friday, July 31, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis, Pool)

Analysis: Early returns say so far, so good for NBA bubble

Aug. 3, 2020 1:43 AM EDT

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — So far, so good. The NBA’s bubble remains intact. The extraordinary health protocols put into place to try and save this season seem to be working. The mission shared by coaches and players to use their platform and continue the conversation about racial injustice is...

Orlando Magic players surround forward Jonathan Isaac, who receives medical attention after an injuring during the fourth quarter of the team's NBA basketball game against the Sacramento Kings on Sunday, Aug. 2, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (Charles King/Orlando Sentinel via AP)

Magic build big lead, stay on roll in 132-116 win over Kings

Aug. 3, 2020 12:58 AM EDT

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — The Orlando Magic got a big win and a big loss Sunday. Nikola Vucevic had 23 points and 11 rebounds, Aaron Gordon scored 19 of his 22 points in the first half and the Magic continued a strong restart with a 132-116 victory over the Sacramento Kings. But the Magic lost Jonathan...

FILE - In this March 10, 2019, file photo, Milwaukee Brewers bench coach Pat Murphy, center, talks with Chicago Cubs bench coach Mark Loretta (19) and the umpires before a spring training baseball game in Phoenix. Murphy suffered a heart attack during a Saturday, Aug. 1, 2020, team workout, but team officials said he was resting comfortably and should be out of the hospital later this week. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File)

Brewers' Pat Murphy 'resting comfortably' after heart attack

Aug. 2, 2020 10:18 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee Brewers bench coach Pat Murphy suffered a heart attack during a Saturday team workout at Miller Park, but team officials said he was resting comfortably and should be out of the hospital later this week. Brewers general manager David Stearns said the 61-year-old Murphy received a...

Houston Astros' Alex Bregman, right, is congratulated by Michael Brantley after hitting a solo home run during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels Sunday, Aug. 2, 2020, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Astros outlast Angels 6-5 in 11; Ohtani has arm discomfort

Aug. 2, 2020 9:52 PM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Houston Astros didn't even need to lift their bats from their shoulders to chase Shohei Ohtani from another wild performance in the second inning. Almost four hours later, Ohtani provided another worry for Angels fans when the two-way star said he felt discomfort in his pitching...

Daly, Singh the latest to pull out of PGA Championship

Aug. 2, 2020 9:49 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — John Daly and Vijay Singh were the latest players to withdraw from the PGA Championship next week at TPC Harding Park, making 12 players either exempt or offered invitations who have chosen not to play. Daly, the surprise winner in 1991 at Crooked Stick when he began the week as the...