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Hopkins converts 2nd chance, Washington beats Giants 30-29

Sep. 17, 2021 01:31 AM EDT

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — Taylor Heinicke and Dustin Hopkins made the most of their second chances. Washington needed every last second — and then some — to earn a long-awaited win over the New York Giants. Hopkins made a 43-yard field goal on an...

Angels' Ohtani has sore arm, may not pitch again this season

Sep. 16, 2021 15:54 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Two-way star Shohei Ohtani won’t pitch Friday for the Los Angeles Angels because of a sore right arm that could sideline him as a pitcher for the rest of the season. “If there’s any kind of lingering soreness, you may not see him pitch,” Angels...

At long last, Ballmer, Clippers break ground on new home

Sep. 17, 2021 08:14 AM EDT

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — The design meetings have been going on for years. Technology has evolved throughout the process. Painstaking decisions were made time and time again, right down to what an inch or two difference in leg room between rows would mean or where cupholders should be...

Week 3 Preview: Tide visits The Swamp; Rare SEC-B1G game

Sep. 17, 2021 03:14 AM EDT

The last time Florida beat Alabama, Tim Tebow was the Gators' quarterback and the team was on its way to a second national title under coach Urban Meyer. Tebow is now retired and Meyer is coaching in the NFL. So, yes, it's been a while. ...

Seahawks-Titans heads Week 2 games with 2020 playoff teams

Sep. 16, 2021 23:50 PM EDT

Russell Wilson put off watching film for an extra hour to join Peyton and Eli Manning and provide commentary on the alternate “Monday Night Football” broadcast as the Ravens-Raiders thriller went to overtime. After carving up the Colts’ secondary in the opener,...

Raducanu back in Britain and in demand after US Open win

Sep. 17, 2021 06:41 AM EDT

She’s been on American talk shows, attended the Met Gala, ticked off a “bucket list” item by visiting the New York Stock Exchange, and chatted to Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton — a major deal for a big motorsports fan. As for top soccer coach Jurgen Klopp,...

Aaron Donald turns 30, closes in on more records for Rams

Sep. 16, 2021 21:27 PM EDT

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — No matter how many sacks Aaron Donald racks up, he doesn't stop thinking about the quarterbacks who got away. Donald’s first game in his 30s last Sunday looked like most of his performances from his 20s for the Los Angeles Rams. The most...

Best of the best: AP ranks the top Games of the Century

Sep. 16, 2021 12:17 PM EDT

The mere idea of trying to rank the greatest “games of the century” doesn't make sense, which makes it perfect for college football. The national champion, after all, for decades was determined by educated guess, which meant there could be multiple games deemed...

Yanks toss it away in 9th, fall to Hays, Orioles 3-2 in 10th

Sep. 16, 2021 22:09 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Yankees reliever Clay Holmes threw a wild pitch with two outs in the ninth inning that let the tying run score, then Austin Hays chopped an RBI single in the 10th that lifted the Baltimore Orioles to a 3-2 win Thursday night, dropping New York back in the AL wild-card race....

Cobb’s 5 scoreless IP in return lead Angels over White Sox

Sep. 16, 2021 18:22 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Alex Cobb pitched five scoreless innings, Luis Rengifo and Jose Rojas hit home runs, and the Los Angeles Angels coasted to a 9-3 win over the Chicago White Sox on Thursday. Cobb was activated from the 10-day injured list after suffering right wrist...

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NZ abandons cricket tour of Pakistan over security concerns

Sep. 17, 2021 08:25 AM EDT

RAWALPINDI, Pakistan (AP) — New Zealand abandoned its cricket tour of Pakistan on Friday over security concerns that mystified the hosts, just before the Black Caps’ first scheduled match in Pakistan in 18 years. New Zealand Cricket said it received a security alert...

At long last, Ballmer, Clippers break ground on new home

Sep. 17, 2021 08:14 AM EDT

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — The design meetings have been going on for years. Technology has evolved throughout the process. Painstaking decisions were made time and time again, right down to what an inch or two difference in leg room between rows would mean or where cupholders should be...

2 charged in robbery of Blues prospect at Gateway Arch

Sep. 17, 2021 08:11 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Federal charges have been filed against two people accused of robbing a St. Louis Blues hockey prospect on the grounds of the Gateway Arch. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that 19-year-old Christopher Franklin and 18-year-old Kaniya Sloan are...

IOC urges Olympic teams to ask for Chinese vaccines

Sep. 17, 2021 06:52 AM EDT

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Olympic teams were urged Friday by the IOC to request more Chinese vaccines ahead of the 2022 Beijing Winter Games, which will be held in the country where the coronavirus outbreak started. The International Olympic...

Raducanu back in Britain and in demand after US Open win

Sep. 17, 2021 06:41 AM EDT

She’s been on American talk shows, attended the Met Gala, ticked off a “bucket list” item by visiting the New York Stock Exchange, and chatted to Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton — a major deal for a big motorsports fan. As for top soccer coach Jurgen Klopp,...

Thursday's Scores

Sep. 17, 2021 06:30 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Chicago ( SSICP) 14, Corliss 6 Chicago (Noble Street Charter/Rowe-Clark) 30, Clemente 28 Senn 42, Chicago Academy 6 Simeon 55, Hubbard 8 ___ Some high...

Thursday's Scores

Sep. 17, 2021 04:05 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Cin. College Prep., Ohio 34, Newport 6 ___ Some high school football scores provided by Scorestream.com, https://scorestream.com/ ___ Information from: ScoreStream Inc.,...

Thursday's Scores

Sep. 17, 2021 04:00 AM EDT

PREP VOLLEYBALL= Aberdeen Christian def. Wolsey-Wessington, 25-22, 25-19, 20-25, 20-25, 15-11 Aberdeen Roncalli def. Tiospa Zina Tribal, 25-18, 25-9, 25-14 Arlington def. Castlewood, 25-21, 25-13, 25-19 Baltic...

LEADING OFF: Angels' Ohtani might not pitch again this year

Sep. 17, 2021 03:15 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: ___ ONE WAY TO GO? Two-way star Shohei Ohtani was scratched from his scheduled start for the Angels against Oakland because of a sore right arm that could sideline him as a...

Week 3 Preview: Tide visits The Swamp; Rare SEC-B1G game

Sep. 17, 2021 03:14 AM EDT

The last time Florida beat Alabama, Tim Tebow was the Gators' quarterback and the team was on its way to a second national title under coach Urban Meyer. Tebow is now retired and Meyer is coaching in the NFL. So, yes, it's been a while. ...