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Chiefs-Rams game moved from Mexico City to LA due to field

Nov. 13, 2018 7:02 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The NFL moved the Rams' Monday night showdown with the Kansas City Chiefs from Mexico City to Los Angeles on Tuesday due to the poor condition of the field at Azteca Stadium. The league announced the extraordinary decision six days before one of the most-anticipated regular-season games...

Steelers RB Le'Veon Bell refuses to sign tag, out for 2018

Nov. 13, 2018 6:04 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Le'Veon Bell's patience on the football field sets him apart. In a game built on chaos, the star running back rarely hurries or makes hasty decisions. His ability to put his hand on the back of an offensive lineman while waiting for the hole to open — much like a child sticking...

Warriors suspend fiery Green 1 game for detrimental conduct

Nov. 14, 2018 1:45 AM EST

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Golden State Warriors don't expect Draymond Green's latest dustup with Kevin Durant to become a long-term issue for the two-time defending NBA champions. Nor do they expect the emotional Green to change after his one-game suspension by the team Tuesday. Durant said he expects to...

Oakland's Melvin, Atlanta's Snitker voted top managers

Nov. 13, 2018 9:02 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Bob Melvin's job was a lot different as a rookie manager with Seattle in 2002, and even when he was voted Manager of the Year with Arizona in 2007 and Oakland in 2012. "Organizations and certainly front offices are more a part of it now, and you have to understand that," Melvin said Tuesday...

Rutgers coach Stringer joins 1,000 career win club

Nov. 13, 2018 11:04 PM EST

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — As the red and white confetti rained down on the court to celebrate C. Vivian Stringer's 1,000th career victory, the Hall of Fame coach took a moment to soak it all in. She was surrounded by family, friends, former players and coaches from all three schools where she coached. "Let...

APNewsBreak: Moses asks for thorough review of WADA culture

Nov. 13, 2018 11:59 PM EST

Olympic champion Edwin Moses sent a tersely worded letter to leaders of the World Anti-Doping Agency, asking for an investigation into the culture at WADA that would expand beyond athletes' representative Beckie Scott's claim that she was bullied at a recent meeting. The Associated Press obtained the letter that...

Alabama, Clemson, Notre Dame and Michigan hold steady in CFP

Nov. 13, 2018 7:54 PM EST

The College Football Playoff rankings held steady at the top, with Alabama, Clemson, Notre Dame and Michigan an unchanged first four from last week. The third rankings of the season were drama-free Tuesday night after every top-10 team won last weekend. In fact, the selection committee's entire top 10 stayed the...

AP All-America Watch: WVU's top tackler; UCLA's talented TE

Nov. 13, 2018 1:07 PM EST

The Associated Press has been honoring college football's best with an All-America team since 1925. The full three-team AP All-America selections will be unveiled in December. The ninth All-America watch of the season features West Virginia's virtually unblockable linebacker, UCLA's bright spot tight end and...

Nets say LeVert could return from foot injury this season

Nov. 13, 2018 8:56 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Caris LeVert's injury wasn't as bad as it looked. The Brooklyn Nets said Tuesday their leading scorer suffered only a dislocation of his right foot and no fractures, and he could return this season. That's far better than what was feared when LeVert's leg appeared to bend in a gruesome...

Thornton's 400th goal lifts Sharks past Predators 5-4

Nov. 14, 2018 1:49 AM EST

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Joe Thornton broke a third-period tie with his 400th goal, Joe Pavelski scored twice and the San Jose Sharks defeated the Nashville Predators 5-4 on Tuesday night after squandering a three-goal lead. Marcus Sorensen and Antti Suomela also scored to help San Jose win its second...

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Draisaitl has goal and 2 assists as Oilers top Canadiens 6-2

Nov. 14, 2018 2:06 AM EST

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Tinkering with their top line paid dividends for the Edmonton Oilers. Reunited as linemates, Leon Draisaitl had a goal and two assists and Connor McDavid added three assists to lead Edmonton past the Montreal Canadiens 6-2 on Tuesday night. Matt Benning, Drake Caggiula, Ryan...

Jonestown survivors lost only life they knew, built new ones

Nov. 14, 2018 2:01 AM EST

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Jonestown was the highlight of Mike Touchette's life — for a time. The 21-year-old Indiana native felt pride pioneering in the distant jungle of Guyana, South America. As a self-taught bulldozer operator, he worked alongside other Peoples Temple members in the humid heat, his...

Kevin Durant leads undermanned Warriors past Hawks 110-103

Nov. 14, 2018 1:59 AM EST

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Kevin Durant never found his typical offensive flow and found it a little strange playing without fiery Draymond Green, even if they have yet to make up from all that went down a night earlier in Los Angeles. Durant isn't sharing any details. "I'm going to keep that in house, that's...

Michelle Obama begins arena tour in talk with Oprah

Nov. 14, 2018 1:56 AM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Michelle Obama began her 12-stop book tour Tuesday by sitting with Oprah Winfrey before an audience at the home arena of the Chicago Bulls, speaking on everything from piano lessons and washing socks to crying on a plane the day her family moved out of the White House and President Donald...

Thornton's 400th goal lifts Sharks past Predators 5-4

Nov. 14, 2018 1:49 AM EST

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Joe Thornton broke a third-period tie with his 400th goal, Joe Pavelski scored twice and the San Jose Sharks defeated the Nashville Predators 5-4 on Tuesday night after squandering a three-goal lead. Marcus Sorensen and Antti Suomela also scored to help San Jose win its second...

Tavares, speedy Maple Leafs race away from Kings in 5-1 rout

Nov. 14, 2018 1:48 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Toronto Maple Leafs have one of the fastest teams in hockey. The Los Angeles Kings do not. And when the Leafs hit the Staples Center ice in full flight, the Kings were caught a bit flat-footed. Nazem Kadri scored two power-play goals and John Tavares had a goal and two assists in the...

Warriors suspend fiery Green 1 game for detrimental conduct

Nov. 14, 2018 1:45 AM EST

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Golden State Warriors don't expect Draymond Green's latest dustup with Kevin Durant to become a long-term issue for the two-time defending NBA champions. Nor do they expect the emotional Green to change after his one-game suspension by the team Tuesday. Durant said he expects to...

Investigation launched into abuse claims by "Garlic Girls"

Nov. 14, 2018 1:35 AM EST

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The darlings of South Korea's Winter Olympics are back in the headlines eight months after their stirring run to a curling silver medal in Pyeongchang. South Korea's sports ministry on Wednesday announced a joint investigation with the national Olympic committee into allegations...

Peppers scores 7 late, Nicholls holds off Idaho 83-80

Nov. 14, 2018 1:09 AM EST

MOSCOW, Idaho (AP) — Gavin Peppers scored seven of his 21 points in the final seconds as Nicholls held off Idaho 83-80 on Tuesday night. Idaho's Cameron Tyson nailed a 3-pointer to close to 76-75 with 30 seconds remaining. Peppers dropped in four straight free throws before Scott Blakney made a layup to...

Gene-edited food is coming, but will shoppers buy?

Nov. 14, 2018 1:09 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The next generation of biotech food is headed for the grocery aisles, and first up may be salad dressings or granola bars made with soybean oil genetically tweaked to be good for your heart. By early next year, the first foods from plants or animals that had their DNA "edited" are...